Erik Wemple: State Department


Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Former Obama official on Benghazi: 'Press has been so lazy, it's infuriating'

A hundred pages of e-mails detailing administration actions on Benghazi tell us only so much.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:34 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Benghazi, CNN, State Department, Susan Rice

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Benghazi whistleblower's lawyer: Washington said not to speak to media

It's one thing everyone can agree on: Whatever you do, don't talk to the media.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:15 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gregory Hicks, Media, State Department

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 04/30/2013

President Obama needs to watch more Fox News

If he did, he'd be quite familiar with the case of the Benghazi whistleblowers.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:47 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox News, State Department

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/23/2013

It makes a difference, Secretary Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton asks a Senate committee why it makes a difference precisely what gave rise to the Benghazi attack. Seriously?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Rodham Clinton, State Department

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 12/19/2012

State Department report casts doubt on Fox News scoop

A new report from the State Department calls into question the reporting of Fox News on the murky events of Benghazi.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:05 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox News, State Department

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Fox News’s Benghazi coverage: Van Susteren says Obama administration excludes Fox

Van Susteren says Obama administration stiff-arming Fox News.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:08 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news greta van susteren, fox news briefings, fox news cia briefing, fox news state department briefing, fox news beghazi, fox news libya, fox news obama

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012

On Benghazi, Fox News picks fight with State Department

Fox alleges chaos at pre-attack Benghazi site; State Department alleges calm.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi state department, fox news benghazi cia, fox news benghazi cia state department christopher stevens, fox news benghazi christopher stevens, fox news benghazi terrorism

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/24/2012

How CNN really feels about the State Department

CNN executive suggests State meddling in journal issue

By Erik Wemple  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  state department, cnn, christopher stevens, journal, phone call, cnn worldwide, mark whitaker

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 02:37 PM ET, 09/23/2012

CNN vs. the State Department: A long story

State alleges CNN violated a commitment over slain ambassador’s journal.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:37 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn, state department, libya, benghazi, christopher stevens, ambassador, andrews air force base, cnn state department, state department cnn, stevens famiiy