Erik Wemple: Chris Matthews


Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014

State of the Union 2014: MSNBC, Fox News watched entirely different speeches

On one network, the speech was ‘masterful’; on another, ‘oversold’

By Erik Wemple  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, Charles Krauthammer, Chris Matthews, Fox News, george will, MSNBC, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2013

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews weighs in on Martin Bashir fiasco. Sort of.

Host declines to get into detail on offensive remarks.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 07/25/2013

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: Roger Ailes would do 'backflips' if Weiner were NYC mayor

Weiner-as-mayor would serve a 'poster boy' for all that the Fox News chief despises.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:17 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Fox News, MSNBC, Roger Ailes

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Tom Brokaw slights 24/7 news, Chris Matthews

Network news legend says that these days, important work isn't getting done.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:53 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Daily Show, John Oliver, MSNBC, NBC News, Tom Brokaw, Watergate

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Chris Matthews's nasty lefty humor

Guest on show says that Murdoch is "going strong" into his 80s. "Is that good," quips Matthews.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:11 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Rupert Murdoch

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 12/12/2012

MSNBC's Matthews pulverizes guest

Should guests on cable television have to disclose who funds the organizations that they represent.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:41 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans For Prosperity, Chris Matthews, MSNBC

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/07/2012

MSNBC’s Matthews says he’s ‘glad we had that storm last week’

MSNBC’s Matthews ‘glad’ for Sandy’s political impact.

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Tags:  chris matthews superstorm sandy impact, glad, chris matthews hurricane sandy politics, chris matthews sandy

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Chris Matthews accuses Sean Hannity of pandering to his audience

Hannity is accused of pandering.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  new york times, chris matthews, ron reagan michael tomasky, dick morris, republican national convention

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 08/31/2012

MSNBC’s Matthews, GOPers shout at each other

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews shouts at GOPers at restaurant.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:51 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris matthews, the hill, gop, tampa restaurant, msnbc, uncivil

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Gingrich plus Matthews: Win

MSNBC: Hire Gingrich!

By Erik Wemple  |  10:47 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive, newt gingrich, msnbc, chris matthews, race, mitt romney, work requirements

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Media news derivatives, May 25

A summary of media stories for May 25.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, gun promotion, tom o'mara, new york state senate, jack shafer, chris matthews, hardball, new york times, new orleans times-picayune