Erik Wemple: Ed Schultz


Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Court ruling: Case against MSNBC’s Ed Schultz may proceed

Liberal loudmouth will have to sustain more legal costs.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:29 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, Michael Queen, MSNBC, NBC, the ed show

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/28/2014

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz learns lesson on Obamacare predictions

Host ‘thinks’ sign-ups could hit 7million.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, enrollees, Fox News, MSNBC, Obamacare, six million

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/25/2014

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz issues weak apology for Obamacare mis-prediction

Misses the point, glosses over responsibility to viewers.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, enrollment, MSNBC, Obamacare

Posted at 08:45 PM ET, 03/18/2014

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz asks: ‘Should Americans For Prosperity be ashamed of their lies about Obamacare?’

Talk about a bit of push-polling.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans For Prosperity, Ed Schultz, Julie Boonstra, MSNBC, Obamacare

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 03/18/2014

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz celebrates Obamacare’s 5 million mark, omits mention of prediction

Perhaps Uncle Ed should ditch the I-told-you-so bravado

By Erik Wemple  |  10:21 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Department of Health & Human Services, Ed Schultz, enrollment, MSNBC, Obamacare

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Ed Schultz revises Obamacare history, appears confused about March

In December, he predicted 5 million enrollees by March 1. Now he’s pushed that to March 31.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, Michael Hiltzik, MSNBC, Obamacare

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/12/2014

MSNBC host Ed Schultz botches defiant Obamacare enrollment prediction

Number reaches 4.2 million by March 1, 800,000 short of his projected figure.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 10/30/2013

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz scolds ‘mainstream media’ for tilted Obamacare coverage

Host sees a slam on news outlets in the remarks of the president.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:27 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 10/01/2013

MSNBC scores with Alec Baldwin ad

Network has been killing it with its promotions.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:32 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  advertisements, Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Signing off, Ed Schultz says 'we're going to build those hours'

Cable host pledges quixotic quest to make Saturday and Sunday dinnertime programming the best hours in cable news.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:32 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 03/14/2013

MSNBC boss: 'I don't care' about media reaction on Schultz

MSNBC President Phil Griffin is casting his lot with 'smart."

By Erik Wemple  |  07:18 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Phil Griffin

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Union chief: MSNBC's Schultz move a 'big loss' for middle class

MSNBC may be alienating union folks with its decision to move Ed Schultz to weekends. But what other cable outlet will they move to?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:45 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Scott Prouty

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Chris Hayes to take over key MSNBC slot

MSNBC wants younger and more viewers in prime time. Thus, the ascension of Chris Hayes.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:20 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Hayes, Ed Schultz, MSNBC

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Ed Schultz: King of the Hill!

Ever wonder why MSNBC's Ed Schultz doesn't routinely show up on the Sunday talk shows? He doesn't.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Armed schools: MSNBC's Schultz goes deeper on Utah

MSNBC explores the arming of schools in Utah, where neither students nor parents may know that teacher is carrying a gun.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:52 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Utah

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Ed Schultz and the right to know if a teacher is packing

Utah grade school teacher tells MSNBC host that parents and students needn't know if she has a gun in the classroom.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:50 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, Journal News, MSNBC

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 09/04/2012

MSNBC, why cite Fox?

Conversation with Sandra Fluke goes south.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sandra fluke, msnbc, fox, ed schultz, bill o'reilly, condoms

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Media news derivatives: June 14

A roundup of media stories for June 14

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ed schultz, rush limbaugh, pbs, the guardian, ken auletta, joe pompeo, detroit, new orleans times-picayune, jeff sonderman, poynter, leon panetta

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Ed Schultz kneecaps Limbaugh boycott

Ed Schultz has a problem with the Rush Limbaugh boycott.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:17 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ed schultz, msnbc, huffington post, advertisers, rush limbaugh, media matters

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Media news derivatives: June 7

A roundup of media stories for June 7.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:14 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, ed schultz, el huffington post, frances martel, mediaite, mitt romney, police uniform, harry shearer, cjr, barbara walters, bashar al-assad, poynter, rick edmonds, jack shafer

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/06/2012

News media derivatives: June 6

Roundup of media stories for June 6.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ed schultz, gabriel sherman, roger ailes, GOOD magazine, drudge report, new yorker, news corp., disney, espn star sports

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/01/2012

MSNBC plans to ‘revise’ ad for ‘The Ed Show’

MSNBC to tone down activist ad for ‘The Ed Show.’

By Erik Wemple  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, fox news, "the ed show", ed schultz, wisconsin, scott walker, recall

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 04/27/2012

MSNBC, Obama campaign at odds over video

Can the Obama campaign use ‘Ed Show’ material?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:43 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill o'reilly, msnbc, obama campaign, mitt romney, education, video, ed schultz, the ed show

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Media news derivatives: March 6

For March 6

By Erik Wemple  |  08:19 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rush limbaugh, ed schultz, alt-weeklies, rachel maddow, media matters, sandra fluke