Erik Wemple: Roland Martin


Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Media news derivatives: April 11

What’s up in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:24 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, roland martin, joe pompeo, gawker, nbc, newsbusters

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Gay activist group commends Roland Martin

And talks on air about the results.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:44 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, tweets, super bowl, glaad, washington watch

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 02/14/2012

GLAAD, Martin get together

Issues positive statement on meeting with CNN contributor.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:36 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, cnn, suspension, tweets, glaad

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 02/10/2012

O’Reilly, Beck thread the needle on Roland Martin

On the topic of Roland Martin.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:34 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, suspended, glenn beck, bill o'reilly

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 02/09/2012

What’s ‘homophobic’ in Roland Martin case? Don’t ask the press.

They don’t work

By Erik Wemple  |  03:41 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn, roland martin, jack shafer, ron paul newsletters

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Roland Martin to meet with gay advocacy group

CNN analyst tweets that he’s looking forward to ‘productive dialogue’ with GLAAD.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:44 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roland Martin, GLAAD, cnn, suspension

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Will a suspension help Roland Martin?

Roland Martin is the latest TV personality put on ice.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:43 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, mark halperin, cnn, lawrence taylor, suspension

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/08/2012

CNN’s Roland Martin suspended for homophobic tweets

OPINION | Some said Roland’s tweets about the H&M David Beckham Super Bowl ad were the equivalent of urging violence against gay men.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:58 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, suspended, cnn

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 8

For Feb. 8

By Erik Wemple  |  08:05 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  glenn beck, new york times, roland martin, mathew ingram, juan jose rojas cardona

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 02/07/2012

CNN’s crisis-management strategy: No comment

Silence, though, sends its own message.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:07 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, cnn, homophobia, david beckham

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 7

For Feb. 7.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:15 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, howard kurtz, david carr, paul carr

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Roland Martin’s new statement, old hogwash

Same old nonsense

By Erik Wemple  |  07:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, cnn, homophobia

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 02/06/2012

CNN’s Roland Martin: No on-air homophobia in recent months

Only on Twitter!

By Erik Wemple  |  05:27 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn, roland martin, twitter, super bowl, david beckham

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 02/06/2012

At CNN, is homophobia a ‘viewpoint’?

Advocating urination on corpses is, so why not.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:32 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roland martin, cnn, david beckham, super bowl