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Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014

McConnell correction goes viral (updated)

Could be a journalistic record here.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago sun-times, correction, Daily Beast, Harry Reid, judd legum, Koch Brothers, Mitch McConnell, National Journal, The Hill, thinkprogress

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2014

New York Times stands by Benghazi story

The debate over al-Qaeda and Benghazi continues.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al qaeda, Benghazi, Daily Beast, Fox News, Mike Morell, Mike rogers, New York Times

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Watch out for Tina Brown’s ‘flash debates’

Tina Brown will be gathering people to argue about current events. Haven’t we seen that before?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Beast, newsweek, Tina Brown, Tina Brown Live Media

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Report: Tina Brown will leave Daily Beast

Precise details of the departure to be determined, says BuzzFeed.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barry Diller, Daily Beast, IAC, newsweek, Tina Brown

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 09/06/2013

NPR runs Tina Brown correction

Seems the Daily Beast big shot didn't read carefully enough.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:09 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amanda Lindhout, Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz, NPR, Tina Brown

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Behind the Howard Kurtz-Lauren Ashburn connection at CNN

Records show that Howard Kurtz was Lauren Ashburn's ticket to air time on CNN. Why should we care?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Howard Kurtz is gone from Daily Beast [Updated]

Longtime Washington media critic loses his primary journalistic perch.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Howard Kurtz, media critic, takes own medicine

When you criticize media for a living, you have to embrace retractions.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:41 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz, jason collins

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Fox News Benghazi report gets some backup

Reinforcements arrive for Fox News story on Benghazi

By Erik Wemple  |  01:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia benghazi military, cia military benghazi backup, cia military benghazi tripoli, fox news cia military benghazi, fox news military cia benghazi, fox news benghazi, fox news cia, fox news daily beast cia

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Kurtz on Newsweek/Daily Beast: ‘I’ll be sticking around’

Media critic Howard Kurtz ‘wistful’ about Newsweek print demise

By Erik Wemple  |  06:30 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  howard kurtz daily beast, howard kurtz newsweek daily beast, newsweek print cancellation, newsweek print tina brown kurtz, newsweek print editiion, newsweek tina brown howard kurtz

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Media news derivatives: July 25

A roundup of media stories for July 25

By Erik Wemple  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian ross, abc news, reuters, harman family, jane harman, newsweek daily beast, iac

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Media news derivatives: June 12

A roundup of media stories for June 12.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  white house, politico, private sector is doing fine, watergate, washington post, daily beast, max holland, glenn beck, jack shafer, alex pareene, jon stewart, daily show