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The Best Cable News Show You May Never Have Heard Of

  • Salon, Friday, October 28, 2011 3:32 PM

David Sirota writes about a rare show on a major cable news network that dares to go beyond the genre’s usual red vs. blue partisan politics.

Hosted by Chris Hayes and airing on MSNBC, the program avoids the “vapid pundits” and “homogenized topics” that pervade the field in favor of “more expansive discussions with voices typically deemed too unconventional, provocative or dangerous to be allowed anywhere near a television set,” Sirota says. 

Sounds provocative, but set the alarm clock -- or DVR -- if you want to check out the show. MSNBC airs “Up With Chris Hayes” Saturday and Sunday mornings at 4 a.m.  

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