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Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Michael Isikoff leaving NBC News

Major Washington investigative reporter departs network news operation.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:55 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Isikoff, NBC News

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Court ruling: Case against MSNBC’s Ed Schultz may proceed

Liberal loudmouth will have to sustain more legal costs.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:29 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, Michael Queen, MSNBC, NBC, the ed show

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Ed Schultz revises Obamacare history, appears confused about March

In December, he predicted 5 million enrollees by March 1. Now he’s pushed that to March 31.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, Michael Hiltzik, MSNBC, Obamacare

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/21/2014

American journalism, brimming with once-in-a-generation talent

Journalists are impressed, very impressed, with their co-workers.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BuzzFeed, John Harris, Michael Hastings, Mike Allen, Politico, Steve Coll, Washington Post

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 10:05 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Talk radio host Michael Smerconish joins CNN

Pundit continues referencing “non-ideological” brand of commentary.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:05 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Michael Smerconish, MSNBC

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 01/24/2014

The Post’s new initiative that sounds kinda familiar

Reporting: Check. Data: Check. Narrative: Check.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:54 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anne Hull, Dana Priest, David Finkel, Gene Weingarten, Michael Leahy, Washington Post

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Complaint archive: Child supervision edition

Who'll look after high-school students expressing their First Amendment rights?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:22 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Moore, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Geraldo Rivera's hilarious take on Michael Hastings

Just who took down Stanley McChrystal?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:24 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Michael Hastings, President Obama, Rolling Stone

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Michael Smerconish pushes 'non-ideological' talk radio

Idealistic talk-radio host talks up virtues of up-the-middle commentary.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:23 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Smerconish, talk radio

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Rupert Murdoch should ignore Michael Bloomberg

Don't mess with the News Corp. boss's media-consumption habits. They're proven to create wealth.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Bloomberg, Rupert Murdoch, Twitter

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Michael Moore predicts release of Newtown crime-scene photos

Michael Moore says that someone will leak the Newtown crime-scene photos and that some media outlet that publishes them will face a boycott. Correct on that last part, at least.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:01 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Moore, Newtown, NRA

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 02/27/2013

BuzzFeed and a piece of preemie journalism

Wait before publishing: How hard is that?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:44 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BuzzFeed, Michael Moore

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Fact-checking: A consumer-driven movement

Fact-checking: A consumero-journalistic movement.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:44 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fact-checking, politifact, factcheck.org, republican national convention, brooks jackson, david broder, michael dobbs, history of fact-checking, glenn kessler

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Chris Matthews accuses Sean Hannity of pandering to his audience

Hannity is accused of pandering.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  new york times, chris matthews, ron reagan michael tomasky, dick morris, republican national convention

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 02:06 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Examiner prints wrong Chavous

What’s the difference between Kevin P. Chavous and Kevin B. Chavous?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:06 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kevin p. chavous, kevin b. chavous, michael hedges, washington examiner, local

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Politico’s skinny-dipping story: Quite a reach [Updated]

It alleges an FBI probe of naked swimming. Really?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:47 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, wall street journa, eric cantor, michael grimm, kevin yoder, congress, jake sherman, john bresnahan, sea of galilee, skinny dipping

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 15

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 15

By Erik Wemple  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuters, hacked, fareed zakaria, self, lucy danziger, michael calderone, huffington post, buzzfeed, ben smith, new york times, mark thompson

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Jonah Lehrer can’t fool everyone

He resigns after admitting to fabricating Dylan quotes.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:05 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jonah lehrer, new yorker, imagine, tablet, michael c. moynihan

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Media news derivatives: July 19

A roundup of media stories for July 19.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike allen, libor, roll call, washington post, michael bloomberg, cnn, piers morgan, new york times co. guild, mathew ingram, sean hannity, george zimmerman

Posted at 09:24 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Can ‘The Cycle’ rollick?

MSNBC’s new program opens with a question.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:24 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, "the cycle", fox news network, "the five", michael bloomberg, s.e. cupp, brian kilmeade, kimberly guilfoyle

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 06/25/2012

On cable, lobbyists emerge as bipartisan heroes

How to appeal to cable TV: Preach civility.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:02 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lanny davis, michael steele, john heilemann, bush v. gore, uncivil, republican national committee, o'reily factor, morning joe, purple nation solutions

Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Media news derivatives: May 23

A roundup of media stories for May 23

By Erik Wemple  |  07:57 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  propublica, atlantic, peter osnos, andy coulson, sean hannity, michael wolff, josh gerstein, politico, patch

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Is WaPo Romney story ‘fair game’?

New York Times says WaPo story raises ‘questions’ about candidate biography.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt romney, new york times, michael d. shear, jason horowitz, poynter

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 04/27/2012

WHCA prez defends festivities from hit pieces

White House Correspondents’ Association chief defends the festivities.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:13 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  caren bohan, whca, white house correspondents' association, dinner, reuters, new yorker, hamilton nolan, michael dolan

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Michael Moore indicts Fox News

Michael Moore talks trash about Fox.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:51 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael moore, susan sarandon, fox news, poynter, phone hacking

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Media news derivatives: April 23

What’s happening in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:15 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  buzzfeed, chelsea clinton, michael getler, whitman-walker clinic, gwen ifill, new york times, david carr, george zimmerman

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Nonsense about Chelsea Clinton and the Lewinsky scandal

Why must Chelsea Clinton talk about Monica Lewinsky?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:39 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chelsea clinton, monica lewinsky, nbc, michael

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Media news derivatives: March 21

For March 21

By Erik Wemple  |  08:57 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael wolff, nicholas kristof, washington times, bob caldwell, kathleen glanville, oregonian, bill o'reilly, trayvon martin

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/20/2012

If only we all could write as well as Michael Wolff

Says journalists cannot write

By Erik Wemple  |  01:01 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael wolff, mike daisey, guardian, howard kurtz, foxconn

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Media news derivatives: Jan. 26

For Jan. 26

By Erik Wemple  |  09:36 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily mail, joe pompeo, michael hasting, rolling stone