Erik Wemple: daily news


Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Business Insider signs Anthony Weiner as columnist. Hmm.

The written-word Weiner -- would you hire him?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:53 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, Business Insider, columnist, New York Daily News

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Daily News’s latest provocative cover

A provocative, yet safe, approach for a New York tab.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:45 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, government shutdown, navy yard shooting, New York Daily News

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 09/17/2013

New York Daily News no-comments AR-15 cover

New York tab goes to extremes in citing weapon.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:03 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Alexis, AR-15, navy yard shooting, New York Daily News

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Five truths about Glenn Greenwald and his critics

NSA watchdog says that inquiries from news outlets about his past won't stop him.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, New York Daily News, New York Times

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Daily News doctored photo 'out of sensitivity'

New York Daily News spokesman says that more media outlets should have been sensitive about gory photos.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:18 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, New York Daily News, photo

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Daily News: 'Shame on U.S.'

An editorial voice screams from the front page of the New York tabloid.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Assault weapons, New York Daily News, Newtown

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013

New York Post: 'POUR IT ON'

Two tabs riff on soda ban, with differing results.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Daily News, New York Post, soda ban

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Long live the book embargo!

What Rowling embargo?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  j.k. rowling, the casual vacancy, embargo, new york daily news associated press, publishing

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Vetting errors: ABC News and the rush to get it wrong

Journalism’s rush to get it wrong

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian ross abc news, supreme court, fox news, cnn, huffington post, national review online, cbssports.com, politico, daily news

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Media news derivatives: July 17

A roundup of media stories for July 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:37 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wolf blitzer, stephanie cutter, mitt romney, bain capital, yale daily news, brian mcandrews, new york times co. marc andreesen, yahoo, marissa mayer, libor

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Media news derivatives: May 15

A roundup of media stories for May 15

By Erik Wemple  |  07:54 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the daily, news corp., polish dentist, retraction, msnbc, new york times, rebekah brooks, melissa chan, bristol palin, jesse angelo

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012

How not to retract a falsehood

News outlets attempt to cover their tracks on dentist story.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, polish dentist, hoax, daily mail, msnbc, huffington post, new york daily news, new york post, msn, yahoo, fox news

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Media news derivatives: May 10

A rundown of media stories for May 10.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:12 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mallary jean tenore, news corp., staci d. kramer, cnn, new york daily news, atlantic media, seo, newsbusters, fox news, shepard smith, usa today

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Daily Mail cannot figure out origins of dentist story

Where did the Daily Mail get its Polish dentist story from?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily mail, polish dentist, erin tennant, msnbc, huffington post, los angeles times, new york daily news, new york post, yahoo news, san francisco chronicle

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Media news derivatives: May 9

A roundup of media stories for May 9

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david cameron, jon stewart, daily show, msnbc, polish dentist, wendy ruderman, daily news, chronicle of higher education

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Inquirer’s top editor speaks

Laments recent events.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  philadelphia inquirer, stan wischnowski, daily news, bart blatstein