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Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Fox News’s anti-Obama video, revisited in new Roger Ailes book

A biography of Roger Ailes reopens an old question about an four-minute video that aired on “Fox & Friends.”

By Erik Wemple  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Fox News, Roger Ailes

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Charge: Lefty media making ‘fools’ of Americans

Blog reader mad about media’s ‘left-wing’ preference.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  liberal media bias, left wing media, mitt romney media bias, barack obama media bias, virginia school romney photo, ap photo romney, romney photo kids

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Obama camp blaming media

Now the Obama campaign dabbles in media-blaming

By Erik Wemple  |  05:38 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama debate, barack obama media, media narrative romney debate win, romney debate narrative, media bias romney, media bias obama

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Fact-checkers have fun with Obama, Romney

Obama, Romney called out by fact-checkers.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:48 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debate fact-checking, mitt romney, president barack obama, associated press, politifact, cnn, factcheck.org

Posted at 11:06 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Jim Lehrer: A stand-in for American dissatisfaction with media

Moderator Jim Lehrer gets skewered by observers.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:06 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim lehrer, presidential debates, fail, mitt romney, president barack obama, jim lehrer debate, jim lehrer presidential debate, jim lehrer moderator, jim lehrer moderator debate

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 10/03/2012

AP stands by its 2007 Obama speech story

Did the Associated Press blow it in 2007 in covering Obama’s Hampton speech?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:10 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, tucker carlson, sean hannity, obama video, obama race video, hampton university, fox news daily caller video, hannity video obama

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Obama campaign: Video is ‘wrong’ and ‘irresponsible’

What’s so ‘wrong’ and ‘irresponsible’ about Obama video?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:48 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama video, obama video race, obama video race hampton university, daily caller fox news obama video, fox news video obama carlson, daily caller obama race

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Fox News exposes itself

Look in the mirror, Fox News.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:53 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, hannity, daily caller, president obama, barack obama, hampton university, speech, fox news hammity obama speech, fox news obama race speech

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Obama on Letterman: President avoids debt number

Letterman wonders what the national debt figure is; Obama whiffs.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david letterman, president obama, barack obama, national debt, republican national convention

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 09/17/2012

‘Fox & Friends’ misfires on interview

‘Fox & Friends,’ embarrassed again.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:48 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox & friends, gretchen calrson, max rice, barack obama

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Hannity on Akin: Stop the double-standard talk!

Dear Hannity: Akin is a bad example.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:02 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, barack obama, sean hannity, ann coulter, missouri

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/17/2012

MSNBC’s Touré apologizes for ‘niggerization’ remark

MSNBC commentator says he’s sorry for calling Romney’s Obama references “niggerization”.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  toure, apolozizes, niggerization, mitt romney, barack obama

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Palin: Media suppressing Obama truths

Palin makes appearance on Fox News, Palin complains about the media.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:31 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, greta van susteren, media, barack obama, pew research center's project for excellence in journalism, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Daily Caller escapes sanction from WHCA

White House Correspondents’ Association declines action against Daily Caller.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, tucker carlson, neil munro, president barack obama, heckling, ed henry

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 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 03:49 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Hannity crusades for Wright stuff

Hey Sean Hannity: DIY!

By Erik Wemple  |  03:49 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sean hannity, fox news, mainstream media, jeremiah wright, president obama, barack obama, investigative journalism

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

Why did ABC News let Obama choose his interviewer?

Should ABC News have told the White House, ‘Hey, we’ll decide who does the interview’?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:04 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fred francis, Barbara Cochran, cbs, nbc, abc, walter cronkite, jack shafer, robin roberts, president obama, barack obama, gay marriage

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Rove gripes about Obama vetting

Here’s why he’s wrong.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:35 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington post, new york times, chicago tribune, barack obama, saul alinsky

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 02:49 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Breitbart’s last scoop: Obama participated in a panel discussion!

Obama appeared on a panel discussion!

By Erik Wemple  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  andrew breitbart, barack obama, president obama, saul alinsky, terrapin theatre