Erik Wemple: Malaysia Airlines


Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/22/2014

CNN’s Martin Savidge, ‘free at last’

Correspondent now liberated from tight spaces.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Malaysia Airlines. Flight 370, Martin Savidge

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 04/07/2014

CNN’s ‘Crossfire’ outage continues!

Pings crowd out political debate.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:31 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, crossfire, Malaysia Airlines, mh370, pings

Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 04/01/2014

CNN, MH370 and a 2,995-year story!

Mapping the ocean floor with a single ship? Patience required.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:57 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad Myers, CNN, Malaysia Airlines. Flight 370, mh370

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 03/31/2014

MH370 coverage: CNN’s ‘Crossfire’ remains on ‘hiatus’

Debate show is getting pre-empted by other stories. When to bring it back?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:22 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, crossfire, Malaysia Airlines. Flight 370, MH 370, Wolf Blitzer

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 03/26/2014

CNN’s MH370 coverage: Funniest moment yet!

Get this: CNN expert cites other CNN expert for expert opinion.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:42 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Malaysia Airlines, mh370, Ryan Abernathey, Wolf Blitzer

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Looking for missing Flight 370, the ‘needle in a haystack’

When the plain-old clich just isn’t good enough.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:52 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Malaysia Airlines, mh370, needle in a haystack

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Pew: More Republicans than Democrats condemn MH370 overcoverage

By Erik Wemple  |  05:46 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Malaysia Airlines

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly: Networks prefer MH370 over IRS, Benghazi; media ‘fabricating’ things

More of the same from the king of cable news.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:47 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, Malaysia Airlines, mh370

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 03/20/2014

CNN cranks out MH370 news alerts while America sleeps

Is demand THAT strong?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:15 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alerts, breaking news, CNN, Malaysia Airlines. Flight 370

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Why Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly is whining about cable news/CNN/Malaysia Airlines

Well, it’s not so hard to figure out.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, CNN, Flight 370, Fox News, Malaysia Airlines

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Malaysia Airlines: CNN meets Ezra Klein

On TV, real explanatory journalism, punctuated by occasional silliness.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ashleigh Banfield, Carol Costello, CNN, Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/18/2014

What verb tense for the passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? [Updated]

Should news outlets refer to them in the present tense or past tense?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, BBC, CNN, Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines, Washington Post

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 03/18/2014

O’Reilly: Malaysia Airlines coverage driven by ‘ratings, not journalism’

Who better to recognize such a dynamic than Bill O’Reilly?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:23 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, CNN, Flight 370, Fox News, Malaysia Airlines, War on Christmas

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Reporter notes ‘conflicting reports’ from authorities

The universality of contradiction in breaking news.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:39 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pasztor, Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/14/2014

CNN guest: ‘You bring me on to talk about a possible terrorism angle’

How detailed can the speculation about the missing Malaysian airplane go?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al qaeda, CNN, hijacking, Malaysia Airlines, Reuters, terrorism

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Wall Street Journal corrects Malaysia Airlines story

Does the newspaper get half credit?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:28 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flight 370, jay carney, Malaysia Airlines, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Wall Street Journal story about the Malaysia Airlines jetliner is under attack

Wall Street Journal v. Malaysia.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pasztor, CNN, Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 03/12/2014

CNN’s Chris Cuomo explains coverage of missing airliner

A defense of covering a huge news event with little in the way of news.

By waltersbd  |  04:00 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air France, CNN, Malaysia Airlines