Erik Wemple: Mother Jones


Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Breitbart News cited for 'colluding' with conservative coalition

Allegations of collusion between conservative journos and conservative activists. A big deal?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:56 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart News, David Corn, Mother Jones, Washington Examiner

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Mother Jones and Mitch McConnell: Assessing the charges

A Mother Jones publisher "observes" a meeting of a bunch of liberal groups. Is that cool?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:10 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kentucky, Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones, Progress Kentucky

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Mother Jones: 'No legal liability' in McConnell case

Mother Jones won't comment on the source of its Mitch McConnell tape, but it's sticking with its story about not being involved in its making.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 04/09/2013

McConnell tape: Judd statement needs context

Yes, Ashley Judd may take a shot or two at Mitch McConnell over that Mother Jones tape. An appropriately caveated shot, that is.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:43 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ashley judd, Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 04/09/2013

How did Mother Jones obtain McConnell tape?

If Mother Jones didn't assist in creating the recording of the Mitch McConnell strategy session, it's okay under the law.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell, Mother Jones

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 02/23/2013

Fox News contributor: If Corn deserved Polk award, so did O'Keefe

James O'Keefe worked harder on his video scoop than did Mother Jones's David Corn, says commentator.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:23 PM ET, 02/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Mother Jones

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Mother Jones receives Polk Award for 'digging' on Romney video

Did the judges reward 'digging' or 'oppo research'?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:21 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  47 percent, David Corn, Mitt Romney, Mother Jones

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Romney-video story thrives on clandestine factor

The media are captivated by things clandestine.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:49 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, mother jones, videos, david chalian, ari shapiro, jan crawford

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Romney and Obama: Open your fundraisers

Why are politicians keeping the media out of big-money fundraisers?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, president obama, video, mother jones, ari shapiro, washington post, new york times

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Mother Jones: Romney ‘may get his wish’

Mother Jones: Full Romney-fundraiser video could be on the way

By Erik Wemple  |  09:56 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, david corn, mother jones, videos, 47 percent

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Five reasons why the Boston Globe story blew up

Five guesses as to why the Boston Globe story on Romney went viral.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:40 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, boston globe, bain capital, obama campaign, mother jones, tpm

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Globe to credit TPM, Mother Jones in Bain-Romney story

Paper got a little stingy with attribution in Romney-Bain story.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boston globe, mitt romney, bain capital, mother jones, tpm, david corn

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Media news derivatives: April 19

What’s going on in the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  oklahoman, lawrence o'donnell, sean hannity, bill o'reilly, mother jones, jack shafer, reuters