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Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Report: Sarah Palin to launch ‘Rogue TV’

The former vice presidential candidate to mix parenting tips, political commentary -- and media criticism?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:42 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff gaspin, jon klein, Rogue TV, Sarah Palin, Tapp

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Sarah Palin hammers BuzzFeed following Trump story

Reporter is allegedly a ‘nervous geek’! And?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:35 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart News, BuzzFeed, Donald Trump, McKay Coppins, Sarah Palin

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/28/2014

A Fox News-free February?

How can a media reporter skip out on covering Fox News?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dana Milbank, Fox News, Sarah Palin, Washington Post

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 01/06/2014

The real shame of the MSNBC-Romney flap

Mitt Romney, authentic family man.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:35 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Melissa Harris-Perry, Mitt Romney, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Fox News host: Was Bashir’s resignation ‘enough’?

What more does Elisabeth Hasselbeck want?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Phil Griffin, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Good riddance to MSNBC’s Martin Bashir

Just what will MSNBC be missing with his departure?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:37 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

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 04:52 PM ET, 11/25/2013

MSNBC’s Martin Bashir takes a break

It is Thanksgiving week, after all.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:52 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Sarah Palin attacks media-elite ‘hypocrisy,’ accepts apology of MSNBC’s Martin Bashir

Will interview with Chris Wallace let MSNBC off the hook?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:33 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apology, Chris Wallace, Fox News, Martin Bashir, Sarah Palin

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2013

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews weighs in on Martin Bashir fiasco. Sort of.

Host declines to get into detail on offensive remarks.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Martin Bashir’s towering mistakes on Sarah Palin

The politics of cable news rebuttal.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:47 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Sarah Palin on Obamacare’s relation to ‘war on Christmas’

More great stuff from the Christmas book tour.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christian Broadcasting Network, Christmas, Sarah Palin

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Sarah Palin on book tour: Stick with Christmas

She needs to avoid political talk.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:54 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Fox News, Jake Tapper, Sarah Palin

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Sarah Palin on ‘Today’: Obamacare is ‘socialized medicine’

There has to be a way to deal with guests who spout such nonsense.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:18 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBC News, Sarah Palin, socialized medicine, Today

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Sarah Palin bashes Fox News’s Chris Wallace over media ethics

Why use anono-sources when on-the-record ones are available?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Wallace, Fox news Sunday, Obamacare, Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Sarah Palin, proud of her media exposure

‘Death panel’ ad revisits some media highlights for the former Alaska governor.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  death panels, Sarah Palin

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Fox News, give Sarah Palin some light!

Contributor contributes from the shadows in recent interview.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, President Obama, Sarah Palin

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Fox News reunites with Sarah Palin. But why?

There has got to be a good explanation for why Fox News is reuniting with Sarah Palin. And we're waiting for it.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:21 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 04/08/2013

MSNBC hits home run with Harris-Perry ad

Conservative voices pummel a host over references to the role of the "community" in bringing up children.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Beck, MSNBC, MSNBC Melissa Harris-Perry, Sarah Palin

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Sarah Palin turns the tables on media

Outlets from MSNBC to Politico to Wall Street Journal play a supporting role in her killer new video.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sarah Palin

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Sarah Palin: She still has Facebook!

Media types are writing off Sarah Palin yet again. But she's an Internet star!

By Erik Wemple  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 01/29/2013

O'Donnell: Palin 'unceremoniously dumped' by Fox News

MSNBC host reminds viewers---many times over---that he was right about the Alaskan guv-turned-pundit.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:53 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Palin leaves Fox News: Who'll call Obama a socialist now?

Source says populist politico was offered an opportunity to renew her contract but turned it down. Huh?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:53 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Letterman's Palin apology enabled more Palin jokes

Did David Letterman really feel bad about his joke about Sarah Palin's daughter and New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez? Yes, but he also wanted to be able to continue skewering the elder Palin.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Letterman, Sarah Palin

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Palin: Time mag irrelevant

When asked about Time magazine's selection of President Obama as person of the year, Sarah Palin is careful to remind everyone that she's been on Time's list.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:05 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 11/20/2012

O’Reilly rips the Washington Post

Bill O’Reilly lashes back at The Washington Post

By Erik Wemple  |  09:25 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  o'reilly washington post, o'reilly romney white establishment, o'reilly fox news sarah palin, o'reilly white establishment

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 01:00 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Palin absurdity: ‘Nothing remotely racist’ in Obama comment

Sarah Palin lashes out at those alleging racism in her recent Facebook post.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin shuck and jive, palin shuck and jive, palin shuck and jive obama, palin obama shuck and jive, palin libya shuck and jive, palin benghazi shuck and jive

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Palin accuses president of ‘shuck and jive’ on Libya

She criticizes his statements on Libya with a racially loaded phrase.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:04 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin obama shuck and jive, palin shuck and jive, sarah palin fox news shuck and jive, palin obama shuck and jive libya

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Palin’s freedom v. ‘free stuff’ line: Viable?

How real is Sarah Palin’s mantra?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:19 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, fox news, sean hannity, bill o'reilly, alaska, dividend, scandinavia, tax, free stuff v. freedom

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 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 07:27 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Palin blames Cheney dig on ‘lamestream media,’ of all things

Palin claims Cheney is corrupted by ‘lamestream media.’

By Erik Wemple  |  07:27 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dick cheney, vice president sarah palin

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 12:54 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Fox News’s Sean Hannity sniffs ‘manipulative’ polling numbers

Fox analysts see something fishy in polling numbers.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:54 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sean hannity, fox news, polling, democratic, republican, washington post-abc poll, sarah palin

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Sarah Palin, in health-care Facebook messages, shows her media bona fides

Palin displays her bona fides in Facebook post.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:02 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, death panels, facebook, president obama, obamacare, predictions

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 03/07/2012

CNN scores Palin interview

Sounds a lot like Sarah Palin on Fox

By Erik Wemple  |  07:54 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, cnn, fox news, sam feist

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 22

For Feb. 22

By Erik Wemple  |  08:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marie colvin, remi ochlik, sarah palin, chris christie, jon stewart

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 21

For Feb. 21

By Erik Wemple  |  10:55 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, iran iraq, leon panetta, david ignatius, new york times, john fairfax

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 2

For Feb. 2.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, bill o'reilly, politico, cnn, jon stewart

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Sarah Palin cannot endorse Newt Gingrich

When asked if she’s a Gingrich backer, she talks about process.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:01 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, newt gingrich, sean hannity, endorsement