Erik Wemple: media


Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Weekly Standard’s Kristol on early Cliven Bundy condemnation: ‘Common sense’

A diversity of opinion on conservative outlets.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:47 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cliven Bundy, Fox News, Media Matters, Weekly Standard

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014

John Cook bolts Gawker for the Intercept

The challenge for the new editor of the Intercept: What comes after the Snowden documents?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Gawker, Glenn Greenwald, John Cook, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Title for Klein’s new venture: Vox.com

Mission: Not to break the news, but to explain it.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ezra Klein, SB Nation, The Verge, Vox, Vox Media

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/07/2014

The faulty logic of Chris Christie’s anti-mediaism

The media defines us! Except when we define us.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ann Romney, Chris Christie, CPAC, Media, Mitt Romney

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Journo-diversity advocate turns attention to Ezra Klein project

And many others as well.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:36 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Diversity, Ezra Klein, Journalism, Richard Prince, Vox Media

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Pierre Omidyar joins PandoDaily-First Look scrum over Ukraine

Cites small window for comment.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar, Ukraine

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Glenn Greenwald, PandoDaily tussle over Ukraine, editorial independence

Definitely not a scandal but instead a back-and-forth that illuminates how First Look Media works.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, PandoDaily, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s traveling press crew circa 1995: ‘fans’

Lots of positive coverage, at least from the Hillary Clinton camp’s POV.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:01 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Media, NBC News, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 02/21/2014

FCC bags controversial media study. Let media reporters take over!

Government employees needn’t bother with this stuff.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:33 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ajit Pai, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Media

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Baltimore City Paper reporter on sale: ‘This is the only thing I’ve ever done’

Isn’t the alt-weekly supposed to be the enemy of the dominant daily? Maybe not anymore.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:26 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore Sun, media criticism

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 02/14/2014

Former FCC commish: This is no ‘golden age of digital news’

Michael Copps says it’s not too hard to suss out the impact of media consolidation.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:35 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast, FCC, media consolidation, Michael Copps

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Events executive Keffer to leave Atlantic

And another David Bradley memo takes flight.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:05 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlantic Media, David Bradley, Elizabeth Baker Keffer, Justin Smith

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Glenn Greenwald and the U.S. ‘assassination’ program

A disagreement on anti-terrorism terminology.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:06 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  drone strikes, First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, New York Times, President Obama, Washington Post

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Omidyar news venture: Where’s the leadership?

Can a news organization function horizontally?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editors, First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Pierre Omidyar: Dream media mogul

Look at this guy’s plan.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Ezra Klein’s new audience demands more context

Context, context, context!

By Erik Wemple  |  10:32 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ezra Klein, The Verge, Vox Media, Washington Post

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/23/2014

New York Times editor: We’re ‘cosmopolitan,’ not liberal

Could we get a bit more detail on that?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cosmopolitan, Jill Abramson, media bias, New York Times, Noam Chomsky

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Are the U.S. media as transparent as the U.S. government?

Yes, the media has been aggressive in pushing the Obama administration for transparency. But how well do we all live up to the values we demand of others?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Fox News, Media, New York Times, Politico, Washington Post

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Report: Networks ignored Bashir outrage

Whereas the nets did extensive coverage of Limbaugh outrage, they’ve taken a pass on Bashir.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:13 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, Media Research Center, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Media sidelined in coverage of Newtown football squad

National media outlets aren’t welcome for the Newtown High School’s run toward a state championship. But who’s being protected here?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:11 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  football, Media, Netwown, Sandy Hook elementary school

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Geraldo Rivera dropped from radio syndication, will focus on NYC

Showman-slash-journo headed back to the streets of his hometown

By Erik Wemple  |  04:11 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cumulus media networks, Geraldo Rivera, radio, syndication

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart humble-brags about media attention

Look how little progress Jon Stewart has made on his pet causes.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:12 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Jon Stewart, Media

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/27/2013

Fox News’s Perino: Liberal media’s ‘charade’ is over

Journalists move into the Obama administration. Does that prove much?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dana perino, Fox News, liberal media, Washington Post

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 05:25 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Media reports on trivial stuff: Report

What could have persuaded survey respondents that the media is reporting 'unimportant stories'?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:25 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Pew research center

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Snowden thrashes 'mainstream media'

Snowden thrashes "mainstream media"

By Erik Wemple  |  01:15 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Guardian, Media

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 06/03/2013

The risk in Eric Holder's survival

Just what are the consequences of Justice Department overreach?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:28 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Department of Justice, Eric Holder, Media

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Who will hold Eric Holder accountable?

A bunch of media types are meeting with a top government official about a pressing public issue, and it's all off the record.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:25 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, Justice Department, Media

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Eric Holder's boilerplate 'remorse'

The attorney general echoes Justice Department boilerplate when talking about the media and government.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:23 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AP, Attorney General Eric Holder, Fox News, Media

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 05/17/2013

AP subpoena: Who says 550 interviews is enough?

Who gets to decide when the government has exhausted investigative alternatives short of snooping into journalists' phone records. The government.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:45 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AP, Justice Department, media shield law, President Obama

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Media Matters denies involvement in Justice-AP talking points

A sister organization created a pro-administration blog post on the AP subpoenas, it claims.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:25 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, Eric Holder, Justice Department, Media Matters

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 08:01 AM ET, 04/27/2013

Fox News poll on Gosnell: People blame media bias

The people know to what extent media bias has been responsible for minimal coverage of the Gosnell case.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:01 AM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, Kermit Gosnell, Media

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Gosnell case: HuffPost host says left 'made a decision' to not cover trial

Bias to blame for the Gosnell non-coverage? Absolutely, says HuffPost Live host.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Kermit gosling, marc lamont hill, media bias

Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 04/12/2013

In the Kermit Gosnell case, conservative watchdogs rattle the mainstream media's cage

OPINION | Complaints about trial’s coverage have gone mainstream, with the help of NewsBusters.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:32 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, Brent Bozell, Kermit Grosnell, Media Research Center, Washington Post

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Donald Trump lambastes media for 'false' stories, specifies none

Mastering the art of bashing the media without bashing a single media outlet.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:38 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donald Trump, Media

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 03/19/2013

The media's Iraq War failure

Knight-Ridder journalists who were skeptical of the administration's case for war say they had trouble interesting papers from their own chain in their work.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:49 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iraq war, Knight-Ridder, Media

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Americans abandon lame news outlets: A caveat

Nearly a third of respondents report that they've walked away from media orgs that have fallen short of their expectations. How bad is that? We don't really know.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:25 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Hannity botches slam on media

People don't trust Obama-loving media, says Hannity. Nor do they trust Obama-hating media.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:16 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Media, Sean Hannity

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Erick Erickson attacks conservative journalism, gently

He calls for more conservative-media integrity. Yet he doesn't name names.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:32 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative media, Erick Erickson

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 01/14/2013

President Obama credits power of conservative media

President Obama delivers a nice compliment to the conservative media.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:24 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, conservative media, Daily Caller, President Obama, Washington Examiner

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Message to conservatives: Cut the whining

Weekly Standard writer says enough with liberal-media whining.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt labash liberal media, liberal media whining, matt labash pollster bias, labash media bias, labash liberal media, daily caller liberal media, labash daily caller bias

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Woodward: Romney partisans passed along lame Benghazi tip

Also rates campaign coverage.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:17 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news sean hannity media bias, fox news sean hannity benghazi, sean hannity bob woodward media bias, sean hannity

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Palin admits to not thinking

Palin says she hasn’t had much time to think.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:43 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin fox news, sarah palin greta van susteren, sarah palin media, sarah plain, media evangelicals

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Fox News doesn’t like Mourdock story

Fox News finds a lot of stuff to cover aside from Mourdock story.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news mourdock rape comment, mourdock rape comment fox, mourdock rape fox msnbc, media matters mourdock rape msnbc

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Ann Coulter credits non-Fox media (except NBC)

Non-Fox, non-NBC gets some credit.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:13 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ann coulter media, ann coulter hannity libya, ann coulter nbc media libya, ann coulter benghazi fox, hannity coulter libya benghazi attack

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Stewart whiffs on Libya question

Stewart’s Libya question fails.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:58 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart obama libya, jon stewart obama media, jon steart libya benghazi, benghazi stewart obama

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Media tend to cite Obama-favoring profs, the Hill reports

The Hill looks deeper at the professors who are quoted in news stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama donor professors the hill, obama donor professors, obama professors donors the hill, obama favoring professors, liberal media, media bias, presidential campaign media bias

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 03:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Conservative media, making MSM look brilliant

MSM should thank conservative media for the good PR.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington examiner, breitbart.com, daily caller, hampton university, president obama, mainstream media vetting, obama vetting daily caller, derrick bell

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Pat Caddell: Press is the ‘enemy of the American people’

Analyst says news media are leaving U.S. democracy in peril.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:16 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pat caddell, media enemy of the american poeple, media bias, libya, new york times, mainstream media bias

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Liberals covering for Obama on Benghazi?

Krauthammer blasts liberals over Libya attack.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rush limbaugh, charles krauthammer, benghazi, newsbusters, media matters for america, innocence of muslims, nakoula basseley nakoula

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Ann Curry scores dubious distinction from conservative group

Ann Curry grilling of Paul Ryan not appreciated by media group.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ann curry, today show, nbc, howard fineman, media research center, gala, rush limbaugh, piers morgan

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Romney campaign’s ‘no whining’ rule on media

Why won’t the Romney campaign complain about the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:25 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, media, no whining, ed gillespie, buzzfeed, media bias

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Are liberals stung more than conservatives by fact-checking?

Washington Post’s Fact Checker says liberal-media ‘myth’ plays a role in reaction.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:22 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington post, glenn kessler, fact-checker, liberal media, myth, democrats, republicans

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012

AP editor cites Bachmann fact-checking ‘quota’

Editor from Associated Press jokes about Bachmann fact-checking ‘quota.’

By Erik Wemple  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim drinkard, associated press, ap, fact-checking, democrats, republicans, fairness, media bias, michele bachmann, hpv vaccine

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Charge: Media ‘rigging’ presidential election

Is pro-Obama bias surging?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:12 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media matters for America, brent bozell, media research center, cnn, michael mukasey

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Commentator: Romney faces ‘most corrupt’ coverage ever

Does Mitt Romney have to deal with the most slanted media ever?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:07 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benghazi, mona charen, christopher stevens, wall street journal, jerusalem post, benghazi attacks, media, corrupt media

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Is New York Times’ Sullivan a big liberal? Mediology, Sept. 11

“Fox & Friends” nullifies the war on women!

By Erik Wemple  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newsbusters, breaitbart, cnn, media matters, war on women, gore vidal, new york times, margaret sullivan, clay waters, michael patrick leahy

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Networks hype Akin, with good reason: Mediology, Aug. 23

Are the networks giving too much attention to Akin?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, newsbusters, joe biden, equivalency, nbc, cbs, abc, media matters for america, new york times

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Obama White House manipulating local reporters? Mediology Aug. 22

What’s going down in the ideologically driven media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newsbusters, breitbart.com, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, media matters for america, robin roberts, abc news, larry conners, president obama, matthew sheffield

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Fun with ‘Fox & Friends’: Inaugural edition of Mediology

A look at the spot where ideology and media come together.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:24 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newsbusters, media matters, fair, aim, joe biden, gaffe, fox & friends, mitt romney tax returns, mediology

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 09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 14

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 14.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul ryan, ryan lizza, new yorker, helen gurley brown, new york times, jon steart daily show, brit hume, media matters for america, dylan byers, politico, jim lehrer, candy crowley, bob schieffer

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Hannity proves media bias!

He cites ‘glaring difference’ in treatment of candidates

By Erik Wemple  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, sean hannity, john mccain, neil munro, daily caller, media bias, fox news

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Romney unhappy with media treatment

Media run from issues, says Romney.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:54 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, media fox news, carl cameron, republican presidential race

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Media news derivatives: July 18

A roundup of media stories for July 18.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  borowitz report, media, quote approval, new york times, newsosaur, alan d. mutter, reddit, conde nast

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Libor-dissing continues

What stories beat out Libor last night on ABC.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:10 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  libor, abc, nbc, mitt romney, media matters for america, dan abrams, diane sawyer

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/10/2012

O’Reilly issues media mission statement

Fox host says he hunts for ‘powerful people’ who bury the facts.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill o'reilly, fox news, bernard golfberg, media bias

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Mike Daisey invites media critics to reworked Apple show

Apple critic promotes his updated show.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:08 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike daisey, the agony and ecstasy of steve jobs, woolly mammoth theatre company, jack shafer, media critics

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Media news derivatives: June 22

A roundup of media stories for June 22

By Erik Wemple  |  11:20 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  karl rove, nancy pelosi, atlantic media, justin smith, fox & friends, politico, joe williams

Posted at 07:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Media news derivatives: June 21

A roundup of media stories for June 21.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, marco rubio, abc, bill o'reilly, lanny davis, fox & friends, new york times, ann curry, today show, bob hall, philadelphia media network, glenn beck

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Ed Schultz kneecaps Limbaugh boycott

Ed Schultz has a problem with the Rush Limbaugh boycott.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:17 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ed schultz, msnbc, huffington post, advertisers, rush limbaugh, media matters

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 06/12/2012

O’Reilly trips up when describing Fox News

Can Bill O’Reilly explain what Fox News is all about?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:03 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, bill o'reilly, bernie goldberg, media bias

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 01:27 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Warren Buffett buys newspapers. Is he nuts?

Why would he buy a bundle of newspapers?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  warren buffett, berkshire hathway, media general, richmond times dispatch, community newspapers

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 08:28 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Media news derivatives: May 1

What’s happening in the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack shafer, bill o'reilly, bernard goldberg, demand media, ben bradlee, bob woodward, jeff himmelman

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/26/2012

CNN’s Dana Loesch revives the ‘madrassa’ story

Hold on, aren’t we done with the whole ‘madrassa’ thing?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dana loesch, cnn, president obama, madrassa, media matters for america, marines taliban, urination

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Bernard Goldberg on Wemple: Dumb guy

Erik Wemple blogger not among ‘smart’ group of media critics.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:56 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bernard goldberg, fox news, erik wemple, media, smart, not smart, not serious, not thoughtful, sadly, ad hominem

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Breitbart.com lobbies Romney

Breitbart.com goes activist on Mitt Romney.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:44 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  larry o'connor, breitbart news, media matters, mitt romney, interview

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 04/10/2012

NewsBusters roots for NBC story

Newsbusters asks Congress to step in on NBC tape editing.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:40 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brent bozell, media research center, newsbusters, nbc, george zimmerman, tape

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Media news derivatives

More and more on the Trayvon Martin case.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack shafer, poynter.org, george zimmerman, trayvon martin, sean hannity, politico, village voice media, backpage.com, white house, new york times, "white hispanic"

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Study: Fox blames Obama for high gas prices

Study says yes

By Erik Wemple  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, media matters, president obama, gas prices

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Media news derivatives: March 6

For March 6

By Erik Wemple  |  08:19 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rush limbaugh, ed schultz, alt-weeklies, rachel maddow, media matters, sandra fluke

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Fox hearts Gingrich

On the Fox & Friends set.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steve doocy, fox news, newt gingrich, meet the press, elite media

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Media news derivatives: March 2

For March 2

By Erik Wemple  |  08:52 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  andrew breitbart, matt taibbi, steve bannon, jack shafer, village voice, village voice media, miami herald, new york times

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Media news derivatives: March 1

For March 1

By Erik Wemple  |  08:44 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington post, vanity fair, media matters, fox effect, james murdoch, jon stewart

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Media Matters’ ‘Fox Effect’: Fair and balanced?

Maaaybe. . .

By Erik Wemple  |  04:47 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media matters, glenn beck, fox news, david brock

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/21/2012

The ultimate Dick Morris full disclosure

For Dick Morris?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media matters, the hill, dick morris, newt gingrich

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 16

For Feb. 16

By Erik Wemple  |  08:53 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  new york post, stephen breyer, david carr, new york times, atlantic media, caribbean

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Fox News and the art of media-timing

Fox contributor attacks Media Matters on eve of book release.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:28 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tucker carlson, daily caller, media matters for america, fox effect

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 14

For Feb. 14

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, media matters for america, president obama

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Daily Caller should have included me in list of scandalous journos

I am part of a big media scandal

By Erik Wemple  |  04:57 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, media matters for america, scandal

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 13

For Feb. 13.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:25 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jason whitlock, jennifer rubin, media matters, rachel maddow, new york times, media matters, daily caller

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 02/02/2012

‘Marketplace’ feature is a complete fabrication

Turns out, it wasn’t so true.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:17 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american public media, leo webb, army sniper, my life is true

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012

How to freshen the Gingrich campaign: Fix the media

How about fixing the elite media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, jim vandehei, elite media, federal judges

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Juan Williams, Fox News guy: The contradictions!

You have to wonder how he justifies that title.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:08 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juan williams, fox news, the hill, media matters for america

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Fox News’s Tantaros slams debates

There she goes again.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, media, andrea tantaros