Erik Wemple: Reliable Sources


Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 12/09/2013

CNN’s Stelter examines CNN’s Cuomo

CNN’s Cuomo-on-Cuomo interview was great television, says CNN media critic.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:19 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Stelter, Chris Cuomo, CNN, Reliable Sources

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Fox News’ ‘Media Buzz’ starts with a roar

Howard Kurtz's new show could use some format-busting, but it comes out of the gate smooth and frisky.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:45 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Fox News, Howard Kurtz, Reliable Sources

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Kurtz's Fox News show 'Media Buzz' to challenge CNN head-on

'News Buzz'? Can't you do better than that, Kurtz?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:52 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Fox News, Howard Kurtz, News Buzz, Reliable Sources

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Dear CNN: Find a female media critic

We've seen our share of guys filling in for guy Howard Kurtz on CNN's "Reliable Sources."

By Erik Wemple  |  05:14 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Howard Kurtz, Reliable Sources

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Milbank affirms 'heckling' at Newtown meeting

Panel appears to agree that whether or not Neil Heslin was heckled last week is a judgment call. Yes, an easy one.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Newtown, Reliable Sources

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Tom Ricks stops talking about Fox News clash!

At long last

By Erik Wempl  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Howard Kurtz, Reliable Sources, Tom Ricks

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/24/2012

CNN host Kurtz applauds CNN’s journal handling

Kurtz: CNN did the right things.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn, state department, howard kurtz, reliable sources, libya

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Kurtz: Romney gaffe coverage ‘overshadowed’ Benghazi tragedy

Kurtz: Media’s pounding on Romney went too far.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:32 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, president obama, benghazi, howard kurtz, cnn, reliable sources

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Lolo Jones gets no sympathy from USA Today scribe

New York Times piece on Jones: tough but fair.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jere longman, lolo jones, new york times, christine brennan, cnn howard kurtz reliable sources

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 07/23/2012

CNN host doesn’t want bio of Aurora suspect

Kurtz says he doesn’t want to know more about Aurora suspect.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  howard kurtz, cnn, aurora shooting, seung hui cho, virginia tech shootings, reliable sources

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 07/16/2012

What’s so corrupt about news tips?

Washington Postie decries “noxious” info-cycle.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:48 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington post, jennifer rubin, cnn, reliable sources, obama campaign, noxious cycle

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 08:19 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Post commentator says presidential candidates’ bios are ‘irrelevant’

Blogger says look-backs on lives of presidential candidates are ‘irrelevant.’

By Erik Wemple  |  08:19 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jennifer rubin, reliable sources, cnn, washington post, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Claim: President can choose his interviewer

Why the commander in chief shouldn’t also be editor in chief.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:59 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  good morning america, robin roberts, cnn, reliable sources, terence smith, lauren ashburn, howard kurtz

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Fox Mole on CNN: Legal threats are ‘baseless’

Fox Mole calls Fox’s legal threats ‘baseless.’

By Erik Wemple  |  04:38 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox mole, cnn, howard kurtz, baseless, reliable sources, legal