Erik Wemple: State of the Union


Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Fox News tackles gender pay equity!

Host references a ‘little special handout’ for women.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:28 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alan Colmes, Fox News, President Obama, State of the Union, Tucker Carlson

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014

State of the Union 2014: MSNBC, Fox News watched entirely different speeches

On one network, the speech was ‘masterful’; on another, ‘oversold’

By Erik Wemple  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, Charles Krauthammer, Chris Matthews, Fox News, george will, MSNBC, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 02/13/2013

'Morning Joe' on Marco Rubio: Too many cooks

A bunch of people analyzing a speech: Can you get more idle?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:33 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Morning Joe, State of the Union

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 02/12/2013

State of the Union: President Obama pledges counterterrorism transparency.

"Even more transparent" with the public on counterterrorism policy?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:43 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 02/12/2013

State of the Union: Tour objects to Nugent invitation

What objection could the MSNBC host possibly have to the rocker's attendance at one of the most sacred events in American politics? That he said a few edgy things?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:17 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MSNBC, State of the Union, Ted Nugent, Toure

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Why not make ‘Entertainment Tonight’ the official White House media organ?

Let’s just make ‘ET’ the official White House press organ.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stephanie cutter, president obama, jim acosta, cnn, state of the union, entertainment tonight, people magazine, nancy o'dell

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Super Bowl ads can wait until the Super Bowl

No pre-buttal, either.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:17 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  super bowl, ads, early, state of the union address, early excerpts