Erik Wemple: Martin Bashir


Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 01/30/2014

MSNBC fires staffer after new controversy

Network boss is reportedly extremely angry about recent missteps.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:46 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC, Phil Griffin

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Fox News host: Was Bashir’s resignation ‘enough’?

What more does Elisabeth Hasselbeck want?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Phil Griffin, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Good riddance to MSNBC’s Martin Bashir

Just what will MSNBC be missing with his departure?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:37 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Report: Networks ignored Bashir outrage

Whereas the nets did extensive coverage of Limbaugh outrage, they’ve taken a pass on Bashir.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:13 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, Media Research Center, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Alec Baldwin’s great contribution to cable news

A debate: Who’s more offensive?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:11 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alec baldwin, Martin Bashir, MSNBC

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 11/25/2013

MSNBC’s Martin Bashir takes a break

It is Thanksgiving week, after all.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:52 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Sarah Palin attacks media-elite ‘hypocrisy,’ accepts apology of MSNBC’s Martin Bashir

Will interview with Chris Wallace let MSNBC off the hook?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:33 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apology, Chris Wallace, Fox News, Martin Bashir, Sarah Palin

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2013

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews weighs in on Martin Bashir fiasco. Sort of.

Host declines to get into detail on offensive remarks.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Should Martin Bashir’s sincere apology save his job?

Just what is accountability, anyway?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Joe Concha, Martin Bashir, MSNBC

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Rush Limbaugh bashes Martin Bashir, hypocritically

Limbaugh takes issue with how long it took Bashir to apologize for his Sarah Palin remarks. What about you, Rush?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:12 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  EIB, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Rush Limbaugh

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Martin Bashir’s towering mistakes on Sarah Palin

The politics of cable news rebuttal.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:47 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Fox News's James Rosen: Did the Justice Department really need to call him a 'co-conspirator'? (cont'd)

New court documents offer insight into what the Justice Department was seeking.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:13 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, Eric Holder, Fox News, James Rosen, Justice Department, Martin Bashir, MSNBC

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 07/31/2013

MSNBC's Bashir: 'All I ever hear about is Anthony Weiner's penis'

Well, then focus on something else, Mr. Bashir!

By Erik Wemple  |  05:08 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, Martin Bashir, MSNBC

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Women in the Secret Service: ‘Quota mongering?’

S.E. Cupp and Secret Service ”quota mongering.”

By Erik Wemple  |  05:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  s.e. cupp, secret service, msnbc, martin bashir