Erik Wemple: Politico


Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Tiny Louisiana paper breaks a huge story

A video of a lawmaker kissing a staffer in his office boosts the Ouachita Citizen.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:10 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Ouachita Citizen, Politico, Vance McAllister, Washington Post

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Politico Magazine surveys White House correspondents

One question: ‘Given what you know now, who do you think will be the next president?’

By Erik Wemple  |  12:19 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico, White House Correspondents' Association

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

Politico and Elle: Mutual admirers

Top 10 lists are the best.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:06 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elle, Politico, Women Rule

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Politico CEO declares ‘early success’ with Capital New York

Highly watched acquisition continues hiring.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:14 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, Jim VandeHei, Politico, Tom McGeveran

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Sharyl Attkisson and CBS News: What happened?

There’s a disconnect in Sharyl Attkisson’s history with CBS News.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Politico, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Politico Pro alert bears similarities to Education Week story

Education reporter nails Idaho scoop. Thirty-five minutes later, Politico Pro reports the same information.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  common core, Education Week, Idaho, Politico

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/21/2014

American journalism, brimming with once-in-a-generation talent

Journalists are impressed, very impressed, with their co-workers.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BuzzFeed, John Harris, Michael Hastings, Mike Allen, Politico, Steve Coll, Washington Post

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Politico Magazine stakes out principled position on Ukrainian clickbait!

But a clicky Ukraine photo essay is also available from...Politico Magazine.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:28 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico, Politico Magazine, Ukraine

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 02/14/2014

The Hill punctures Politico Magazine story on Obama-Sebelius meetings

Two publications reach different conclusions on President Obama’s meetings with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:48 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, Peter Schweizer, Politico, Politico Magazine, President Obama, The Hill

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Capital New York goes for the money

Media on media on media.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:08 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, huffington post, New York Times, Politico

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 02/04/2014

The media’s massive revisions on CBO-Obamacare story

Change that headline now!

By Erik Wemple  |  07:03 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBO, Forbes, hours, jobs, Obamacare, Politico, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, workers

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Very rich guy demands anonymity in Politico story

Of all the reasons to insist on anonymity!

By Erik Wemple  |  02:55 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben White, Politico

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 01/16/2014

In defense of media reporting

Conflicts of interest are part of the game.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:05 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Harris, Mike Allen, Politico, Washington Post

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 05:23 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Politico’s Maggie Haberman rebuts Bill Clinton

Yes, we need reporters on the Hillary Clinton 2016 goings-on.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:23 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Maggie Haberman, Politico

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Are the U.S. media as transparent as the U.S. government?

Yes, the media has been aggressive in pushing the Obama administration for transparency. But how well do we all live up to the values we demand of others?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Fox News, Media, New York Times, Politico, Washington Post

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 12/29/2013

Politico’s John Harris on Mike Allen story: ‘Totally unfair’; ‘innuendo’

Politico boss hammers story about Allen as ‘irresponsible.’

By Erik Wemple  |  05:31 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, John Harris, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Politico’s VandeHei: ‘awesome journalism’ is ‘executable’

Correct, and Politico’s Capital New York will need a big slice of that New York state lobbying-ad pie.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:48 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Stelter, CNN, Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, Politico

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen avoids addressing questions about advertisers

“Playbook” author says he’s got to catch a flight.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:06 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico, Richard Trumka

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Politico Magazine pushes reportorial envelope on Obamacare

What good is a White House schedule, anyhow?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:10 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HHS, kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, Politico, Politico Magazine, President Obama

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Mike Allen reels in exclusive on CNN for Capital New York

Another Mike Allen exclusive, another piece of puffery.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:22 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, CNN, Mike Allen, Politico

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Politico CEO on Mike Allen piece: ‘Nonsense’

Jim VandeHei says ‘Playbook’ is so massive that you can tease out any pattern you want to find.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:38 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  advertisers, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico, WNYC

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Roll Call gets new editor: PBS’s Christina Bellantoni

Roll Call taps an alum to lead newsroom

By Erik Wemple  |  12:32 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  PBS Newshour, Politico, Roll Call

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen, native advertising pioneer

Politico is taking its ‘Playbook’ formula to New York. But just what is the formula?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BP, Chamber of Commerce, Goldman Sachs, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen to assist with New York version of ‘Playbook’

Just how expandable is Politico’s franchise reporter?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:57 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Politico’s ‘Playbook’ tweaks Associated Press

Wire service boiled down a quote. That news?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Crossroads, Associated Press, Mike Allen, Politico

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen helps MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough with book sales

Short sumThe business alliance between Politico and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” deepens, if that’s possible.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:51 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Scarborough, Mike Allen, MSNBC, Politico

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Politico Magazine debuts

A true long-form breaktrhough for an outlet steeped in short form.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico, Politico Magazine

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Hey, what about Politico’s ‘brain drain’?

If the New York Times has a problem with staff retention, well then, so does a certain Rosslyn-based media property.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:45 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Stelter, New York Times, Politico

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 10/29/2013

National Journal responds to Politico on policy ‘verticals’

More competition among Capitol Hill publications.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:43 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  energy, healthcare, National Journal, Politico

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Memo to Politico: Brands can’t call themselves ‘hot’

If you’re a hot brand, let others call you that.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:41 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, Politico

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 10/24/2013

NYT’s Rick Berke to serve as Politico executive editor

By Erik Wemple  |  03:12 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jill Abramson, New York Times, Politico

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Politico: ‘Entire city in awe’ of us

But what about Robert Costa and the National Review?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:33 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Harris, National Review, Politico

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/10/2013

‘Obama administration is far worse than the Bush administration’ on transparency: Claim

Reporters tee off on White House transparency.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Committee to Protect Journalists, Politico, Washington Post

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Is Politico’s ‘Playbook’ a portable commodity?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, Mark Leibovich, Mike Allen, Politico, This Town

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Politico boss: Mika, Joe & Co. rock

When your boss endorses a media titan, how do you cover said media titan?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:13 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Politico and ‘Morning Joe’: The balance of power

In snaring its footing on “Morning Joe,” Politico has scored a coup.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:47 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Mike Allen, Politico and ‘Morning Joe’: Inseparable

What’s the buzz among GOP insiders about a yet-to-be-released book? Only one guy knows.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 10/02/2013

From Politico to ‘Hannity’: The trajectory of Congress’s Obamacare ‘exemption’ myth

Lawmakers and aides on Capitol Hill are moving to Obamacare’s exchanges, so just what is this ‘exemption’ all about?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:42 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Greta Van Susteren, Obamacare, Politico, Sean Hannity

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Politico’s fun ride on congressional ‘exemption’ from Obamacare

Politico, never one to take sides.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:48 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charles grassley, Congress, Obamacare, Politico

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Introducing the Erik Wemple Blog, Fox Nation contributor!

Fox Nation Web site apparently liked a post on this blog -- a lot.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:12 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox Nation, Fox News, Politico, Poynter

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Politico’s CEO to depart

Parent company’s move to unload TV stations makes departure ‘logical.’

By Erik Wemple  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Allbritton Communications Co., Capital New York, Frederick J. Ryan Jr., Politico

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Why did Politico’s publisher buy Capital New York?

Can Politico transfer its editorial-cum-business success to a publication that doesn't have access to Beltway money?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:37 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, Jim VandeHei, Politico, TBD.com

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 07/02/2013

David Chalian to leave Politico

Key video staffer is said to be looking for opportunities at broadcast outlets.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:59 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Chalian, Politico

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Don't blame media for Republicans' dumb comments

A gaffe is a newsworthy moment.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, Morning Joe, MSNBC, Politico

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Politico drives the conversation, about itself

Stuck inside the bubble? Perhaps.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:01 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, John Harris, Nate Silver, Politico

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Politico bosses answer gender question

When asked during an interview by The New Republic about gender environment, editor turns tables on TNR.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico, The New Republic

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Is there room for Politico, Examiner mags?

No one really knows!

By Erik Wemple  |  04:42 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, CQ Roll Call, National Journal, Politico, Roll Call

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Politico hires Foreign Policy's Glasser

Politico brings on board a new editor to do, well, a lot of things, including hiring a dozen new staffers.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign Policy, New York Times, Politico, Susan Glasser, Washington Post

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 05/23/2013

New York Times poaches Politico's Jonathan Martin

Departure could prompt a deficit of deep dives at the Rosslyn-based news site.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:44 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jonathan Martin, New York Times, Politico

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Politico's self-promo backfires

Why did Politico pursue an ad with a top congressional staffer?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitch McConnell, Politico, Roll Call

Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Politico experiments with a paywall

The site will "test a metered system for subscriptions in a half-dozen states and internationally."

By Erik Wemple  |  08:33 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Politico debuts homepage sponsored content

News site uses red, all-caps text to highlight sponsor-generated content.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:27 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national retail federation, Politico

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Allbritton exploring sale of TV assets

Move would re-commit company to Politico

By Erik Wemple  |  09:28 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Allbritton Communications Co., Politico, WJLA

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Can Politico spot gender issues?

Anonymous staffers will give you a story about any newsroom in the country.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:28 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico, sexism

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 03/29/2013

NationalJournal.com hires new editor: Politico's Tim Grieve

Veteran of Washington journalism called in to push staff of NationalJournal.com to, well, do what Politico has done.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:33 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Journal, Politico, Tim Grieve

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Politico aces PR

Politico knows how to make a video, especially when the topic is Politico.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:55 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Woodward: 'I wasn't running around complaining'

Bob Woodward says that he wasn't shopping his story.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:21 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Woodward, Jim VandeHei, Politico

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Media continues adoring 'purple' Washington insiders

Want to get the media to pay attention to you? Claim that you're looking to unite the country in bipartisanship.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lobbying, Politico

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/16/2013

More trouble ahead for Capitol Hill publications?

We knew newspapers were in trouble. But are Capitol Hill newspapers also ailing?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BGOV, CQ Roll Call, National Journal, Politico, The Hill

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Fox News 'shunned' at Obama news conferences?

Which news outlet gets to ask the most questions of the president?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:56 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Fox News, New York Times, Politico

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Politico makes new year's staffing moves

Unclear if photographer's tweet portends an upheaval at Politico or just a bit of early-year reshuffling.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:51 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Politico source calls a 28-minute conversation curt'

Politico source describes a 28-minute conversation between Obama and Boehner as "curt."

By Erik Wemple  |  05:55 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Six questions about Politico’s ‘Romney Rebellion’ story

Just what stands behind Politico’s latest scoop?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:43 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney politico, mitt romney politico staff shakeup, mitt romney politico rebellion, politico romney rebellion, politico vandehei allen romney, politico romney

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Politico editor: Horse-race coverage is ‘fine’ and ‘important’

VandeHei sticks up for embattled ‘horse-race coverage’

By Erik Wemple  |  02:14 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim vandehei, politico, diane rehm, wamu, horse-race coverage

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Stop the whining, political reporters

To political reporters: If you don’t like the race, quit.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political reporters, politico, dylan byers, maggie haberman, chuck todd, nbc news, mark leibovich

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Politico’s skinny-dipping story: Quite a reach [Updated]

It alleges an FBI probe of naked swimming. Really?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:47 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, wall street journa, eric cantor, michael grimm, kevin yoder, congress, jake sherman, john bresnahan, sea of galilee, skinny dipping

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Updated: Politico’s Dave Catanese pulled off Todd Akin story

Top editors chastise Dave Catanese for crossing a line.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:47 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, dave catanese, politico, john harris, jim vandehei

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Politico reporter ventures defense of Todd Akin

Dave Catanese goes for it, attempts to defend the indefensible Todd Akin.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:08 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, dave catanese politico, thought experiment, twitter, american journal of obstetrics and gynecology

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Politico puts ‘stop reading’ sign in article

Politico fashions new explanation for anonymity.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, paul ryan, mitt romney, republican operatives, beltway

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 14

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 14.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul ryan, ryan lizza, new yorker, helen gurley brown, new york times, jon steart daily show, brit hume, media matters for america, dylan byers, politico, jim lehrer, candy crowley, bob schieffer

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 13

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 13.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:14 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul d. ryan, mark zuckerberg, nbc, magazines, david carr, new york times, paul d. ryan, nbc, politico, mitt romney

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Vetting errors: ABC News and the rush to get it wrong

Journalism’s rush to get it wrong

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian ross abc news, supreme court, fox news, cnn, huffington post, national review online, cbssports.com, politico, daily news

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Mike Allen editorializes for Lance Armstrong

Why is the Playbook writer editorializing for Lance Armstrong?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:14 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike allen, politico, usada, lance armstrong, patton boggs, lobbying

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Romney campaign will ask Boston Globe for correction of Bain story, aide says [Updated]

Will Romney camp ask for correction of Globe report?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:22 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boston globe, mitt romney, campaign, bain capital, andrea saul, politico, dylan byers, martin baron, correction request

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 07/09/2012

CNN’s Howard Kurtz sort of delves into Joe Williams’s personal life

Is it an inevitability that personal life will be dissected.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:29 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, joe williams, howard kurtz, reliable sources, cnn

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Media news derivatives, June 28

A roundup of media stories for June 28

By Erik Wemple  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ann curry, today show, new york times, hyperlocal, leak investigations, jack shafer, reuters, news corp. split, news corp, joe williams politico, joe williams suspended

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Politico’s Joe Williams calls out his enemies

Joe Williams goes on the counterattack.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:05 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe williams, politico, breitbart.com, bill press, mediaite, current tv

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Media news derivatives: June 27

A roundup of media stories for June 27.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:04 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, fox news, nora ephron, san jose mercury news, new york times, huffington post, joe williams, politico

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Media news derivatives: June 25

A roundup of media stories for June 25.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:04 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe williams, boyce watkins, politico, howard kurtz, fishbowldc, anthony shadid, jerry sandusky, fox news, jack shafer, chris hayes

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Joe Williams blasts ‘small group’ in statement

Joe Williams issues statement on suspension

By Erik Wemple  |  07:35 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe williams, politico, suspension msnbc, breitbart.com, politico, joe williams

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Media news derivatives: June 22

A roundup of media stories for June 22

By Erik Wemple  |  11:20 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  karl rove, nancy pelosi, atlantic media, justin smith, fox & friends, politico, joe williams

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Media news derivatives: June 12

A roundup of media stories for June 12.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  white house, politico, private sector is doing fine, watergate, washington post, daily beast, max holland, glenn beck, jack shafer, alex pareene, jon stewart, daily show

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Politico puts a name to an unnamed Clinton insider: Patti Solis Doyle

Insider quote on Politico goes from unnamed to named!

By Erik Wemple  |  05:07 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, hillary rodham clinton, bill clinton, patti solis doyle, "lost in hillaryland"

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Politico’s media criticism, No. 6

Sixth in a series on Politico’s media critique

By Erik Wemple  |  05:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ari fleischer, george w. bush, politico, jim vandehei, mike allen, "to gop, blatant bias in vetting"

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Politico’s media criticism criticized, No. 5

Fifth in a not-so-occasional series on Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim vandehei, mike allen, politico, barack obama, mitt romney, new york times, washington post, bias, vetting

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Politico’s media criticism, No. 4

Another installment in critiquing Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, washington post, new york times, jim vandehei, mike allen, rush limbaugh

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Politico’s media criticism, exposed

Second installment in a series on Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:22 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, jim vandehei, mike allen, mitt romney, president obama, bullying, new york times

Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Media news derivatives: May 23

A roundup of media stories for May 23

By Erik Wemple  |  07:57 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  propublica, atlantic, peter osnos, andy coulson, sean hannity, michael wolff, josh gerstein, politico, patch

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/17/2012

News media derivatives: May 17

A look at media stories for May 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris hughes, facebook, upi, arnaud de borchgrave, washington times, jack shafer, politico, cnn, michelle malkin, mitt romney

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Media news derivatives: May 7

A summary of media stories for May 7.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:36 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tom brokaw, david carr, new york times, politico, charles barkley, ap, eric carvin

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Media news derivatives: May 4

What’s happening in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:05 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  shepard smith, politico, barack obama, new york girlfriend, mike debonis, washington post, fox news, sean hannity, fox mole, gawker, occupy

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Politico issues editor’s note on Obama post

Politico does the right thing on ‘New York girlfriend.’

By Erik Wemple  |  05:08 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, barack obama, dylan byers, editor's note

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Media news derivatives: May 3

What is happening in the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, dreams from my father, newt gingrich, r.c.l hammond, keach hagey, wall street journal, new york times, fcc, bloomberg TV, lorne michaels, mitt romney, george zimmerman, rupert murdoch, sean hannity

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Media news derivatives

More and more on the Trayvon Martin case.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack shafer, poynter.org, george zimmerman, trayvon martin, sean hannity, politico, village voice media, backpage.com, white house, new york times, "white hispanic"

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Politico rankles White House with ‘breaking’ alert

An e-mail gives the impression of an administration doing damage control.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:39 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  white house, donald verrilli, politico, dan pfeiffer

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Geraldo undoes apology!

Hours after apologizing for his hoddie comment, Rivera walks backward.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geraldo rivera, apology, politico, trayvon martin, hoodie

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012

C-SPAN knocks, Politico answers

What’s next?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  c-span, politico, howard mortman, david zurawik, maggie haberman, jonathan martin, jim vandehei

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Politico: Stupid is as stupid does

Kinda stupid.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:33 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, stpuid voters, john harris, alexander burns

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Media news derivatives: March 14

For March 14.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:19 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dylan byers, keach hagey, politico, jack coleman, newsbusters, buzzfeed

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Vanity Fair on Washington Post: Old story, new copy

Touches all the bases.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:12 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vanity fair, washington post, sarah ellison, donald graham, facebook, mark zuckerberg, kaplan, politico

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 17

For Feb. 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anthony shadid, new york times, washington post, wall street journal, apple, china, gawker, politico, ap, whitney houston

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Politico TV coming to a station on your dial?

Let’s hope so.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:43 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, politico tv, jim vandehei, juana summers

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 2

For Feb. 2.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, bill o'reilly, politico, cnn, jon stewart

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 01/30/2012

News media derivatives: Jan. 30

For Jan. 30

By Erik Wemple  |  09:04 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, newt gingrich, matt drudge, politico, new york times, david carr, steve waldman, tom brokaw, nbc, mitt romney, newt gingrich