Erik Wemple: Koch Brothers


Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014

McConnell correction goes viral (updated)

Could be a journalistic record here.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago sun-times, correction, Daily Beast, Harry Reid, judd legum, Koch Brothers, Mitch McConnell, National Journal, The Hill, thinkprogress

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Kochs turn down Wichita interview video for security reasons

Industrialists, local biz publication negotiate terms of interview.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:11 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Koch Brothers, Koch Industries, Wichita, Wichita Business Journal

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Think-tank boss: MSNBC’s Maddow made ‘unhinged’ claims

A summer internship program takes center stage in a disagreement between the Kochs and MSNBC.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:38 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foundation for Government Accountability, Koch Brothers, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Epic e-mail from MSNBC to Kochs

Here’s a reflection of how dogged the Kochs have been in seeking corrections from MSNBC.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:12 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Koch Brothers, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 01/28/2014

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow recommits to her slam on Koch brothers

How to define a “Koch group.”

By Erik Wemple  |  03:18 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Koch, David Koch, Florida, Koch Brothers, MSNBC

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 01/16/2014

MSNBC chief asserts factual rectitude

Apologies are good, but what’s up with that Maddow claim?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:53 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Koch Brothers, Koch Industries, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/10/2014

PunditFact whacks MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow over Koch issue

More skepticism on claim of link between the Koch brothers and a Florida group.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Koch Brothers, MSNBC, PolitiFact, punditfact, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 01/08/2014

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow hunkers down on Koch Bros. claim

What standard does the network use to designate a group as “Koch-related“?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:04 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Florida, Koch Brothers, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow, Rick Scott, welfare

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 05/01/2013

L.A. Times staffers: Keep your hands down!

Don't quit now.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:17 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Koch Brothers, Los Angeles Times