Erik Wemple: rape

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Stop it, CNN!

To CNN, a growing number of things seems surprising and shocking, at least when it comes to promoting its stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:31 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alaska, CNN, rape, tweet, Twitter

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/18/2013

CNN no-comments outcry over breaking coverage of rape verdict

Won't talk about whether it agrees that breaking-news coverage of guilty verdict skewed toward sympathy for perpetrators of rape.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Candy Crowley, CNN, rape, steubenville

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013

CNN is getting hammered for Steubenville coverage

Backlash against network for breaking news coverage that's heavy on sympathy for boys found guilty in high-profile rape case.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, rape, steubenville

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Georgia lawmaker blames media for Akin mess

It was the media that 'tore apart' Akin's comments, says Rep. Phil Gingrey.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  legitimate rape, Phil Gingrey, Todd Akin

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 08:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Piers Morgan: Akin ‘a gutless little twerp’

Why you want a tabloid veteran running your talk show.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  piers morgan, cnn, todd akin, gutless little twerp, legitimate rape

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Dana Loesch: No defender of Todd Akin

Did the CNN contributor defend the “legitimate rape” congressman?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dana loesch, cnn,, u.s. marines, taliban, peeing, todd akin, legitimate rape, rush limbaugh, sandra fluke