Erik Wemple: newsbusters


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 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 08:57 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Palin fields Hannity softballs: Mediology, Sept. 10

Hannity asks RNC guy to explain the 4.5-million-job ‘lie’

By Erik Wemple  |  08:57 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill clinton, sean hannity, washington post, tim graham, newsbusters, sarah palin, fox news

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 07:59 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Media news derivatives: July 30

A roundup of media stories for July 30.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:59 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  st. louis post-dispatch, spin, henry blodget, wall street journal, esquire, new york times spin, sarah palin, chick-fil-a, pink, newsbusters

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Colorado shootings: ABC News’s bogus report

A retracted report by Brian Ross spurs bias claims.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:29 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abc news, brian ross, newsbusters, tea party patriots, denver, colorado, aurora shootings, jim holmes, james holmes

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 06/25/2012

MSNBC takes more shots on Romney-Wawa

We all sound silly when we say ‘Wawa’

By Erik Wemple  |  04:41 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, wawa, msnbc, newsbusters, fox news, howard kurtz

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Chris Hayes and the need to ‘marshal’ facts

Just what was Chris Hayes trying to say about heroes?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, chris hayes, newsbusters, heroes, heroism

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 05/11/2012

What’s a hit piece?

Did WaPo target the young Mitt Romney?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:20 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, cranbrook school, washington post, newsbusters, big journalism

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 08:21 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Media news derivatives: May 2

What’s new in the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bryan fischer, american family association, richard grenell, mps, rupert murdoch, andrea mitchell, newsbusters, daily show, jon stewart, citizens for responsibility and ethics in washington, buzzfeed, mediaite

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Media news derivatives: April 26

What’s happening in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:16 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack shafer, rupert murdoch, ajr, michele bachmann, bill o'reilly, newsbusters, nbc, george zimmerman, white house correspodnents' association, david rehr, fox mole

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Is Gwen Ifill feting top Obama official?

PBS’s Gwen Ifill says there is nothing awry in Sebelius event.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gwen ifill, pbs, newsbusters, the blaze, washington week, newshour, kathleen sebelius

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Why did PBS call George Zimmerman ‘white’?

George Zimmerman is not what PBS called him.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:13 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  george zimmerman, pbs, gwen Ifill, hispanic, white, newsbusters, bernard goldberg, trayvon martin

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Media news derivatives: April 11

What’s up in the media world?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:24 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, roland martin, joe pompeo, gawker, nbc, newsbusters

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 10:19 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Media news derivatives: March 14

For March 14.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:19 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dylan byers, keach hagey, politico, jack coleman, newsbusters, buzzfeed