Erik Wemple: Jake Tapper


Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 01/29/2014

CNN’s Tapper agitated for Obama interview for almost a year

Anchor has no idea precisely what convinced the White House to say yes.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:19 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Jake Tapper, Martha Joynt Kumar, President Obama

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Politico’s Mike Allen and Fox News PR

Ailes often hammers the media, but he can’t be upset with the author of “Playbook.”

By Erik Wemple  |  05:20 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Jake Tapper, Jonathan Alter, Mike Allen, Politico, Richard Wolffe

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Sarah Palin on book tour: Stick with Christmas

She needs to avoid political talk.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:54 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Fox News, Jake Tapper, Sarah Palin

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Jon Stewart rips CNN on ‘The Daily Show’ for simplistic coverage

But good-or-bad questions aren’t always bad.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Jake Tapper, Jon Stewart, michele bachmann

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Who will interview Kurtz?

CNN media guy to address departure from Daily Beast on show this weekend. Who's going to interview him?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:17 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Howard Kurtz, Jake Tapper

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Tapper: Columbine inspired question to Obama

Jake Tapper asks President Obama a question: "Where have you been" on gun control?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:42 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, gun control, Jake Tapper, President Obama

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 09/28/2012

RNC issues e-mail blast for story critical of RNC

Why did GOP e-mail blast ABC story?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:01 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  president obama, john kerry, abc news, jake tapper, republican national committee, GOP, kirsten kukowski, benghazi

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 23

For Feb. 23.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:34 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abc news, jake tapper, white house, anthony shadid, new york times, newt gingrich, bill keller, le figaro