Erik Wemple: media matters


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 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 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 08:22 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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