Erik Wemple: CIA


Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Rachel Maddow unloads massive snark on CNN

What media outlet occupies CNN’s spot?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:42 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, CNN, Rachel Maddow, Ukraine

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Fox News and James Rosen: How much notice did they give the government?

Media organizations have developed a MO before publishing sensitive national-security information. Did Fox News observe it?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:59 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, Fox News, James Rosen

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 05/22/2013

The Benghazi approach to government transparency

Really want to smoke out government secrets? The Benghazi story suggests an approach.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:18 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Benghazi, CIA, Fox News, White House

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/06/2013

New York Times broke 'informal arrangement' on drones

The New York Times reveals that a drone base is located in Saudi Arabia. That's news, and it's also the subject of an 'informal arrangement' among news organizations not to disclose.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, Drones, New York Times

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Fox News mangled huge Benghazi story

The network amended bombshell Benghazi report on the fly.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:26 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi, fox news benghazi cia stand down, fox news benghazi glen doherty, fox news benghazi tyrone woods glen doherty, fox news libya, fox news correction, fox news benghazi griffin, fox news griffin

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Fox News Benghazi report gets some backup

Reinforcements arrive for Fox News story on Benghazi

By Erik Wemple  |  01:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia benghazi military, cia military benghazi backup, cia military benghazi tripoli, fox news cia military benghazi, fox news military cia benghazi, fox news benghazi, fox news cia, fox news daily beast cia

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Fox News’s Benghazi coverage: Van Susteren says Obama administration excludes Fox

Van Susteren says Obama administration stiff-arming Fox News.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:08 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news greta van susteren, fox news briefings, fox news cia briefing, fox news state department briefing, fox news beghazi, fox news libya, fox news obama

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012

On Benghazi, Fox News picks fight with State Department

Fox alleges chaos at pre-attack Benghazi site; State Department alleges calm.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi state department, fox news benghazi cia, fox news benghazi cia state department christopher stevens, fox news benghazi christopher stevens, fox news benghazi terrorism

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Why exclude Fox News from Benghazi intel briefing?

Any reason why Fox News wasn’t ‘invited’ to CIA’s briefing on Benghazi?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi coverage, fox cia benghazi

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Fox News report again takes issue with CIA

Fox News rebuts the agency’s rebuttal.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:12 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news cia benghazi

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Fox’s Benghazi story punctured on Fox

Did government fail in response to Benghazi? Geraldo says no!

By Erik Wemple  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi, fox news benghazi attack, fox news benghazi geraldo, fox news benghazi geraldo eric bolling, fox news bolling geraldo rivera, fox news benghazi cia

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Benghazi timeline challenges Fox News story

Two story lines emerge.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi, fox news benghazi cia, fox news cia benghi obama, fox news timline benghazi

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Fox News’s Benghazi bombshell: Why haven’t other media followed?

Should media outlets follow the Fox News story on Benghazi?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi, fox news benghazi cia stand down, fox news cia benghazi stand down cia, fox news libya