BREAKING NEWS – New York City, New York – NBCUniversal’s NBC News and sister network MSNBC have suffered through a variety of ratings issues as it prepares for its biggest star to take on a reduced workload that is expected to further erode viewership, prompting an insider to question where the accountability is at the media conglomerate.

Rachel Maddow returned this week from a two-month hiatus that saw her show struggle as replacement hosts failed to maintain her audience, only to announce she would soon scale back her on-air duties once again. A person close to her stated that she is trying get off a “sinking ship”, and Maddow is currently trying to become a lecturer at colleges, teaching aspiring journalists how to promote ridiculous conspiracies and outrageous theories to advance their careers.