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Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Paul Krugman's phony bankruptcy: a history

A Daily Currant piece duped one person, then another, then another. That's how satire gets distributed today.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:57 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston.com, Breitbart.com, Paul Krugman

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Anonymous sources, take five!

All you anonymous sources need to pick up your game. Now.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:42 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, BuzzFeed

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 02/21/2013

'Friends of Hamas' mess: Not a crisis of conservative media

Sure, conservative media organizations should be more careful about picking up stories by Breitbart.com and the Daily Caller. Yet those sites have issues all their own.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:17 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, Daily Caller

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Fox News scoops: Where's Gabriel Sherman?

We're told that the failure of Roger Ailes's unauthorized biographer to break news about Fox News could have dire consequences for his book. Okay.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:02 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, Gabriel Sherman

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 01/14/2013

President Obama credits power of conservative media

President Obama delivers a nice compliment to the conservative media.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:24 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, conservative media, Daily Caller, President Obama, Washington Examiner

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Conservative media, making MSM look brilliant

MSM should thank conservative media for the good PR.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington examiner, breitbart.com, daily caller, hampton university, president obama, mainstream media vetting, obama vetting daily caller, derrick bell

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Obama White House manipulating local reporters? Mediology Aug. 22

What’s going down in the ideologically driven media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newsbusters, breitbart.com, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, media matters for america, robin roberts, abc news, larry conners, president obama, matthew sheffield

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Dana Loesch: No defender of Todd Akin

Did the CNN contributor defend the “legitimate rape” congressman?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dana loesch, cnn, breitbart.com, u.s. marines, taliban, peeing, todd akin, legitimate rape, rush limbaugh, sandra fluke

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Politico’s Joe Williams calls out his enemies

Joe Williams goes on the counterattack.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:05 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe williams, politico, breitbart.com, bill press, mediaite, current tv

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Joe Williams blasts ‘small group’ in statement

Joe Williams issues statement on suspension

By Erik Wemple  |  07:35 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe williams, politico, suspension msnbc, breitbart.com, politico, joe williams

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Jason Mattera interviews someone — is it Bono?

Or someone who looked a lot like Bono?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jason mattera, bono, impersonator, breitbart.com, blaze.com

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Derrick Bell’s widow: Unaware of second hug between prez and prof

Not according to Bell’s widow

By Erik Wemple  |  03:54 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  harvard law school, derrick bell, janet bell, breitbart.com

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Media news derivatives: March 9

For March 9

By Erik Wemple  |  08:24 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  time magazine, hannity, breitbart.com, fox news, the new republic, jack shafer, reuters, david corn, greta van susteren

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Media news derivatives: March 8

For March 8

By Erik Wemple  |  08:05 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  keith olbermann, rush limbaugh, breitbart.com, hannity, british complaints commission, philadelphia inquirer