Erik Wemple: scandal


Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Bill Maher misfires on MSNBC=Fox News complaint

This guy goes a bit overboard on cable-news equivalence.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Maher, bridge scandal, Chris Christie, Fox News, MSNBC

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Fox News site corrects Woodward misquote

Thanks to correction, veteran journalist no longer depicted as a promoter of IRS-Watergate comparisons.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Woodward, Fox News, IRS scandal

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Fox News site botches Woodward's take on IRS scandal

Longtime Washington investigative journalist didn't actually say that the IRS scandal is 'on the road to Watergate.'

By Erik Wemple  |  08:16 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, Bob Woodward, Fox News, IRS scandal

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Daily Show's Jon Stewart lumps ABC News into Washington scandals

Likens misfiring e-mail summary to the documentary viability of "a Groupon."

By Erik Wemple  |  08:27 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Benghazi, scandal

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

British phone-hacking case: 'A dramatic new twist'?

More arrests in a case that has shown remarkable resilience since its July 2011 origins.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, phone-hacking scandal

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Who wants to cover Libor?

Should ABC and NBC have covered the Libor scandal more thoroughly?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:02 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LIBOR, abc, nbc, scandal, london interback offered rate, barclays, bob diamond

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 05/01/2012

British politicians split on Murdoch’s ‘fitness’

Is Murdoch fit to run a big company?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:45 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rupert murdoch, phone hacking, scandal, parliament, report, not fit, conservatives, moth-eaten kangaroo, news of the world

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