Erik Wemple: Huffington


Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Tiny Louisiana paper breaks a huge story

A video of a lawmaker kissing a staffer in his office boosts the Ouachita Citizen.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Ouachita Citizen, Politico, Vance McAllister, Washington Post

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 03/19/2014

HHS, playing selective with Obamacare enrollment numbers

At first, very stingy with data. Of late, a bit more forthcoming.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:27 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Department of Health & Human Services, enrollment, huffington post, Obamacare, Time, Washington Post

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Obamacare enrollment numbers: How to spin?

Same numbers, different presentations.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:42 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Fox News, HHS, huffington post, kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, Reuters, Time magazine

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Huffington Post tries to make GOP congressman ‘look bad’

Doesn’t succeed, though.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:59 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arthur Delaney, huffington post, sean duffy, Zach Carter

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Capital New York goes for the money

Media on media on media.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:08 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, huffington post, New York Times, Politico

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 10/08/2013

At Obama’s press conference, where’s the accountability?

Yes, a preoccupation with the shutdown-debt limit is understandable. But don’t let the boss get away without addressing problems with his signature issue.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:41 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, government shutdown, huffington post, Obamacare, President Obama, press conference

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 10/08/2013

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough repeats Congress-Obamacare-exemption falsehood

The temptations of this proven falsehood prove too much for “Morning Joe” principal.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Joe Scarborough, Morning Joe, Obamacare, President Obama, Sen. Claire McCaskill

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Jon Stewart lashes Fox News with expletive

Certain media types are downplaying the impact of the government shutdown. So what?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, huffington post, Jon Stewart, MSNBC

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Rolling Stone 'slightly' enhanced Tsarnaev image for mag printing

Image is officially ID'd as a photo illustration.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:09 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dzhokhar tsarnaev, huffington post, Rolling Stone

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Gosnell case: HuffPost host says left 'made a decision' to not cover trial

Bias to blame for the Gosnell non-coverage? Absolutely, says HuffPost Live host.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Kermit gosling, marc lamont hill, media bias

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Huffington Post deletes anti-Wal-Mart comments

What's with the Huffington Post and Wal-Mart?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:26 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, walmart

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Wal-Mart and Huffington Post: Friends again, apparently

A very nice interview with an outgoing Wal-Mart official has appeared in the Huffington Post

By Erik Wemple  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, walmart

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Tim O'Brien leaves the Huffington Post

The executive editor of the Huffington Post is leaving. What's next?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arianna Huffington, huffington post

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Nico Pitney returning to Huffington Post

A Huffington Post mainstay returns to a Huffington Post that has regained some of its erstwhile autonomy.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:08 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 01/30/2013

MSNBC, Huffington Post respond to 'heckling' issue

Once news orgs dig in on a judgment, they show their creativity in dancing around corrections.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:01 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, MSNBC, Newtown

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 12/15/2012

CNN addresses Ryan-Adam Lanza mis-ID

CNN wonders why everyone is blaming it for misidentifying the shooter in the Newtown massacre. Well, because it's CNN!

By Erik Wemple  |  08:20 PM ET, 12/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BuzzFeed, CNN, Fox News, huffington post, Newtown

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Progressive journos hang with Obama: Anything wrong with that?

A bunch of left-leaning journalists met with President Obama this week, prompting some attention from media types. Is this a scandal? No. Does it kinda stink? Yeah.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:33 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arianna Huffington, New York Times, White House

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Wal-Mart banishes Huffington Post

Retail giant is fed up with what it sees as news site's 'unbalanced' coverage.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:48 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, wal-mart

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 08/31/2012

The wobbly defenses of David Chalian

Everyone does what David Chalian did, right?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:08 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sam donaldson, huffington post, david chalian, yahoo, jack shafer, reuters

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 17

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:08 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  andrea mitchell ben labolt, new york times, president obama, joe pompeo, capital, huffington post, fox news the five, cnn, msnbc

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 15

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 15

By Erik Wemple  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuters, hacked, fareed zakaria, self, lucy danziger, michael calderone, huffington post, buzzfeed, ben smith, new york times, mark thompson

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Harry Reid, keep talking to the Huffington Post

What right does HuffPo have to publish Harry Reid’s ‘tips’?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:54 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, harry reid, mitt romney taxes, neutral reporting privilege, new york times

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 3

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 3.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al sharpton, dressage, nbc, olympics, harry reid, greta van susteren, mathew ingram, ipad, The Daily, Huffington

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Vetting errors: ABC News and the rush to get it wrong

Journalism’s rush to get it wrong

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian ross abc news, supreme court, fox news, cnn, huffington post, national review online, cbssports.com, politico, daily news

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Media news derivatives: June 29

A roundup of media stories for June 29

By Erik Wemple  |  09:55 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, cnn, bloomberg tv, bloomberg news, supreme court, huffington post, rupert murdoch, news corp., new york times, wall street journal

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Media news derivatives: June 27

A roundup of media stories for June 27.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:04 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, fox news, nora ephron, san jose mercury news, new york times, huffington post, joe williams, politico

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 08:58 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Media news derivatives: June 13

Roundup of media stories for June 13

By Erik Wemple  |  08:58 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sean hannity, josh klenert, huffington post, huffington, cnbc, yahoo, twitter, time inc., gina chon, brett mcgurk

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

Media news derivatives: June 8

A roundup of media stories for June 8.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:06 AM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe scarborough, msnbc, jon stewart, guardian, boston herald, sally quinn, el huffington post, commonWealth

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 01:58 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Critic calls AP ‘primarily” an aggregation service

AP: News aggregator or news breaker?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:58 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steve buttry, associated press, ap, aggregation, huffington post

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012

How not to retract a falsehood

News outlets attempt to cover their tracks on dentist story.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, polish dentist, hoax, daily mail, msnbc, huffington post, new york daily news, new york post, msn, yahoo, fox news

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Daily Mail cannot figure out origins of dentist story

Where did the Daily Mail get its Polish dentist story from?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily mail, polish dentist, erin tennant, msnbc, huffington post, los angeles times, new york daily news, new york post, yahoo news, san francisco chronicle

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Arianna Huffington’s exalted view of commenters

Arianna Huffington has an exalted view of why commenters comment.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:22 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  arianna huffington, huffington post, business insider, henry blodget, mitt romney

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Media news derivatives: March 27

For March 27

By Erik Wemple  |  07:20 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lawrence o'donnell, msnbc, trayvon martin, helen thomas, huffington post, joe oliver, enw york times, supreme court

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 02/13/2012

‘Parentry’: HuffPo crowd-sourcing prevails

The proud offspring of a HuffPo crowdsourcing exercise.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:16 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, parentlode, motherlode, lisa belkin, parentry

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Jack Abramoff, journalist?

We’re about to find out.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:21 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack abramoff, huffington post, united republic, republic report, huffington post