Erik Wemple: Drones


Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Gibbs to Maddow: Drone secrecy was 'unsustainable'

Robert Gibbs does a little followup interview after his Sunday revelation about drone secrecy.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:08 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 02/25/2013

MSNBC's Gibbs: Breaking news

Why did MSNBC/NBC bring on Robert Gibbs? News.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:50 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, President Obama, Robert Gibbs

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Fox News's Bill O'Reilly probes Howard Kurtz on drone coverage

Personal spat gives way to a discussion of why drone coverage didn't take hold sooner.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:19 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, Drones, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 02/12/2013

State of the Union: President Obama pledges counterterrorism transparency.

"Even more transparent" with the public on counterterrorism policy?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:43 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Fox News contributor tells Yemenis not to ride in cars with al Qaeda operatives

Rich Lowry of the National Review suggests that casualties of drone strikes have preventive measures at hand.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:32 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, Fox News, Rich Lowry

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 02/07/2013

'Fox & Friends' Carlson: Why are Democrats upset about drones?

Fox News host asks whether Democrats are upset that drone strikes are killing innocent civilians or are they upset that drone strikes are killing terrorists?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:49 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, Fox & Friends, Fox News

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/06/2013

FoxNews.com published news of Saudi drone airstrip in 2011

FoxNews.com story on U.S. drone bases in the Arabian peninsula show just how hard it is to keep a lid on information.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, Fox News, FoxNews.com, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 02/06/2013

New York Times editor: Obama administration 'continued to object' to Saudi revelation

New York Times Washington Bureau Chief David Leonhardt says that government officials 'continued' objecting to plan to reveal a U.S. drone base in Saudi Arabia.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:46 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, New York Times, Saudi Arabia, Washington Post

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/06/2013

AP explains participation in Saudi drone-base secrecy

The Associated Press participated in an arrangement to keep secret the location of a Saudi drone base operated by the United States. It explains its rationale for complying with the arrangement.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, Drones, New York Times

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 09:33 AM ET, 02/06/2013

News orgs had 'informal arrangement' not to mention Saudi drone base

Washington Post and other news organizations participate in an "informal arrangement" not to report a Saudi base. Why?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:33 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, Washington Post

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Presidential debate: Schieffer’s drone question failed

Drones question lacked follow-up

By Erik Wemple  |  11:13 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  drones question, schieffer presidential debate, presidential debate schieffer, drones schieffer debate, schieffer presidential debate drones.

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Presidential debate: Drone question, please!

A drone question, please?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:44 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  drones debates, obama romney drones debates, crowley drones debates, crowley greenwald drones obama romney, crowley drones, crowley drone question debate