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MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid reportedly set to take over Chris Matthews' former 'Hardball' time slot

Black lives may matter more at MSNBC.The No. 2 cable news network is reportedly adding some much-needed color to its prime-time lineup.Weekend morning anchor Joy Ann Reid — sometimes referred to as Joy Reid — will reportedly succeed Chris Matthews in his “Hardball” time slot, which was vacated three months ago when he resigned over sexual harassment accusations.Citing unnamed individuals with knowledge of the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports that MSNBC is “close” to announcing Reid as the new host of the network’s 7 p.m. ET slot, establishing her as the lead-in to its block of primetime...


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