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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Media hammered by ‘Daily Show’ on Hillary Clinton grandma double standard

Why ask about grandmothership vis-a-vis 2016 race? Well, why not?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Daily Show, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jon Stewart, NBC News

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014

McConnell correction goes viral (updated)

Could be a journalistic record here.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago sun-times, correction, Daily Beast, Harry Reid, judd legum, Koch Brothers, Mitch McConnell, National Journal, The Hill, thinkprogress

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2014

New York Times stands by Benghazi story

The debate over al-Qaeda and Benghazi continues.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al qaeda, Benghazi, Daily Beast, Fox News, Mike Morell, Mike rogers, New York Times

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2014

‘Daily Show’: MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ protects the powerful

Samantha Bee, in a vicious takedown of a Washington insider’s institution.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinksi, Mike Allen, Morning Joe

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ rips CNN, other cable networks over MH370 coverage

Too much ridiculous speculation!

By Erik Wemple  |  11:16 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, MSNBC

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Business Insider signs Anthony Weiner as columnist. Hmm.

The written-word Weiner -- would you hire him?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:53 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, Business Insider, columnist, New York Daily News

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart suggests CNN programming improvement

Yes, CNN is rarely as entertaining as when Don King came on last week. But...

By Erik Wemple  |  06:17 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Show, Jon Stewart, russia, Ukraine

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart wonders who caused overreaction on religious freedom (Fox News)

Does Fox News really have this sort of power?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:54 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, Fox News, Jan Brewer, Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Daily Caller implements hybrid salary/Internet-incentive pay plan

Publisher says the site is paying out more in compensation than ever.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:03 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Internet, Neil Patel, traffic, Tucker Carlson

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ calls Obama ‘somewhat dishonest,’ accuses opponents of ‘lying’

Fox News stars in a reel of Obamacare distortions.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:52 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, Obamacare

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart humble-brags about media attention

Look how little progress Jon Stewart has made on his pet causes.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:12 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Jon Stewart, Media

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Daily News’s latest provocative cover

A provocative, yet safe, approach for a New York tab.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:45 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, government shutdown, navy yard shooting, New York Daily News

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 09/17/2013

New York Daily News no-comments AR-15 cover

New York tab goes to extremes in citing weapon.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:03 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Alexis, AR-15, navy yard shooting, New York Daily News

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Jon Stewart: News shows stampede toward war

Once the prospect of hostilities is raised, says host, news establishment wants ‘payoff.’

By Erik Wemple  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Show, Fox News, Jon Stewart, New York Times, syria

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Watch out for Tina Brown’s ‘flash debates’

Tina Brown will be gathering people to argue about current events. Haven’t we seen that before?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Beast, newsweek, Tina Brown, Tina Brown Live Media

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Report: Tina Brown will leave Daily Beast

Precise details of the departure to be determined, says BuzzFeed.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barry Diller, Daily Beast, IAC, newsweek, Tina Brown

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 09/06/2013

NPR runs Tina Brown correction

Seems the Daily Beast big shot didn't read carefully enough.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:09 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amanda Lindhout, Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz, NPR, Tina Brown

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Five truths about Glenn Greenwald and his critics

NSA watchdog says that inquiries from news outlets about his past won't stop him.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, New York Daily News, New York Times

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Tom Brokaw slights 24/7 news, Chris Matthews

Network news legend says that these days, important work isn't getting done.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:53 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Matthews, Daily Show, John Oliver, MSNBC, NBC News, Tom Brokaw, Watergate

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Daily Show parodies James Clapper's Senate-hearing head-rub

John Oliver isn't buying the body language of the country's top spy.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James clapper, John Oliver, The Daily Show

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Behind the Howard Kurtz-Lauren Ashburn connection at CNN

Records show that Howard Kurtz was Lauren Ashburn's ticket to air time on CNN. Why should we care?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Howard Kurtz is gone from Daily Beast [Updated]

Longtime Washington media critic loses his primary journalistic perch.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Howard Kurtz, media critic, takes own medicine

When you criticize media for a living, you have to embrace retractions.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:41 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz, jason collins

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Daily News doctored photo 'out of sensitivity'

New York Daily News spokesman says that more media outlets should have been sensitive about gory photos.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:18 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, New York Daily News, photo

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Did Daily Caller pay to frame Menendez?

More slime flying in Menendez-prostitution story. This time, it's washing up on the shores of the Daily Caller. What goes around comes around.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:12 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Robert Menendez, Washington Post

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Daily News: 'Shame on U.S.'

An editorial voice screams from the front page of the New York tabloid.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Assault weapons, New York Daily News, Newtown

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Daily Caller/Breitbart reporter appeals for Menendez interview

Reporter who first published allegations about Sen. Menendez and Dominican prostitutes is anything but modest in his request.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Sen. Robert Menendez

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Daily Caller 'continues' investigating Menendez

The Daily Caller wants you to know that it continues investigating the story of Robert Menendez and the prostitutes.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:45 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Dominican Republic, Robert Menendez

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Report: Outgoing Daily Caller editor was a bad impostor

Daily Caller's one-time executive editor once used pseudonymous Facebook account for professional ends.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013

New York Post: 'POUR IT ON'

Two tabs riff on soda ban, with differing results.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Daily News, New York Post, soda ban

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Tucker Carlson: How hard is journalism?

On its face, it is a simple transaction: Find out what happened and tell others about it.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Journalism

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 03/05/2013

ABC News blows up Menendez story

ABC News waits and waits and waits — then destroys the Menendez prostitution story.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:59 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Daily Caller, Robert Menendez

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 03/05/2013

WaPo v. Daily Caller: The forensics

Hard facts in the Menendez story, like names, remain hard to come by.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Washington Post

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Tucker Carlson: 'The Post's piece is wrong'

Daily Caller, Washington Post battle over facts, rumors, affidavits and a double-lawyer scheme that'll blow your mind.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson, Washington Post

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 02/21/2013

'Friends of Hamas' mess: Not a crisis of conservative media

Sure, conservative media organizations should be more careful about picking up stories by Breitbart.com and the Daily Caller. Yet those sites have issues all their own.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:17 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, Daily Caller

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Media scolded for ignoring Menendez prostitution allegations

Yet the truth lies in the opposite direction: Those allegations don't deserve any attention, at least in their current form.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:18 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, Sen. Robert Menendez

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Inauguration 2013: Cable news gets the 'Daily Show' treatment

Daily Show finds plenty to satirize in cable's inaugural coverage. What a surprise.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:37 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Fox News, MSNBC

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 01/14/2013

President Obama credits power of conservative media

President Obama delivers a nice compliment to the conservative media.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:24 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, conservative media, Daily Caller, President Obama, Washington Examiner

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 12/17/2012

Connecticut shootings: Not a media story

One pundit argues that the Newtown tragedy is a story about media wrongdoing and corruption. It isn't.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:32 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Caller, gun control, Newtown

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Fox News Benghazi report gets some backup

Reinforcements arrive for Fox News story on Benghazi

By Erik Wemple  |  01:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia benghazi military, cia military benghazi backup, cia military benghazi tripoli, fox news cia military benghazi, fox news military cia benghazi, fox news benghazi, fox news cia, fox news daily beast cia

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Message to conservatives: Cut the whining

Weekly Standard writer says enough with liberal-media whining.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt labash liberal media, liberal media whining, matt labash pollster bias, labash media bias, labash liberal media, daily caller liberal media, labash daily caller bias

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Kurtz on Newsweek/Daily Beast: ‘I’ll be sticking around’

Media critic Howard Kurtz ‘wistful’ about Newsweek print demise

By Erik Wemple  |  06:30 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  howard kurtz daily beast, howard kurtz newsweek daily beast, newsweek print cancellation, newsweek print tina brown kurtz, newsweek print editiion, newsweek tina brown howard kurtz

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Conservative media, making MSM look brilliant

MSM should thank conservative media for the good PR.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washington examiner, breitbart.com, daily caller, hampton university, president obama, mainstream media vetting, obama vetting daily caller, derrick bell

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 10/03/2012

AP stands by its 2007 Obama speech story

Did the Associated Press blow it in 2007 in covering Obama’s Hampton speech?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:10 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, tucker carlson, sean hannity, obama video, obama race video, hampton university, fox news daily caller video, hannity video obama

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Obama campaign: Video is ‘wrong’ and ‘irresponsible’

What’s so ‘wrong’ and ‘irresponsible’ about Obama video?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:48 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama video, obama video race, obama video race hampton university, daily caller fox news obama video, fox news video obama carlson, daily caller obama race

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Fox News exposes itself

Look in the mirror, Fox News.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:53 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, hannity, daily caller, president obama, barack obama, hampton university, speech, fox news hammity obama speech, fox news obama race speech

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Long live the book embargo!

What Rowling embargo?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  j.k. rowling, the casual vacancy, embargo, new york daily news associated press, publishing

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Akin shells out for Daily Caller blast

What does Todd Akin see in the publication’s list?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, daily caller, e-mail blast, republicans, establishment, reelection, senate race, gun giveaway

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 14

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 14.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul ryan, ryan lizza, new yorker, helen gurley brown, new york times, jon steart daily show, brit hume, media matters for america, dylan byers, politico, jim lehrer, candy crowley, bob schieffer

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 3

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 3.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al sharpton, dressage, nbc, olympics, harry reid, greta van susteren, mathew ingram, ipad, The Daily, Huffington

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Hannity proves media bias!

He cites ‘glaring difference’ in treatment of candidates

By Erik Wemple  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, sean hannity, john mccain, neil munro, daily caller, media bias, fox news

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Vetting errors: ABC News and the rush to get it wrong

Journalism’s rush to get it wrong

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian ross abc news, supreme court, fox news, cnn, huffington post, national review online, cbssports.com, politico, daily news

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Media news derivatives: July 25

A roundup of media stories for July 25

By Erik Wemple  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian ross, abc news, reuters, harman family, jane harman, newsweek daily beast, iac

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Roll Call bags print product for conventions

Newspaper bags special print plans for convention coverage.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:44 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roll call, roll call convention daily, web only, convention coverage

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Media news derivatives: July 17

A roundup of media stories for July 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:37 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wolf blitzer, stephanie cutter, mitt romney, bain capital, yale daily news, brian mcandrews, new york times co. marc andreesen, yahoo, marissa mayer, libor

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 07/16/2012

The Daily Caller totally busts community-news reporter

Elizabeth Wiener of the Current Newspapers feels the Daily Caller’s accountability.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:15 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, current newspapers, elizabeth wiener, obama donations, $500, northwest current, dupont current, foggy bottom current, georgetown current

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Daily Caller escapes sanction from WHCA

White House Correspondents’ Association declines action against Daily Caller.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, tucker carlson, neil munro, president barack obama, heckling, ed henry

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Neil Munro accounts for his interruption

Daily Caller reporter says he chose wrong moment to ask question.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  neil munro, the daily caller, white house, president obama, sean hannity, fox news

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Media news derivatives: June 19

A roundup of media stories for June 19.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:42 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  buzzfeed, new york times, neil munro, daily caller, hannity, washington post, david fahrehthold, jerry sandusky, bob costas

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Neil Munro won’t answer questions about his questions

Why won’t Neil Munro answer questions about his questions?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  neil munro, daily caller, no comment, president obama, immigration speech

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Howard Kurtz abandons caution on heckler controversy

Howard Kurtz shows some opinion about the heckler.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  howard kurtz, cnn, neil munro, daily caller, matt lewis

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Media news derivatives: June 12

A roundup of media stories for June 12.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:22 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  white house, politico, private sector is doing fine, watergate, washington post, daily beast, max holland, glenn beck, jack shafer, alex pareene, jon stewart, daily show

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 06/06/2012

What’s Barbara Walters apologizing for?

What did the ABC News star do wrong?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:38 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barbara walters, sheherazad jaafari, syria, bashar al-assad, new york times, daily telegraph

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Media news derivatives, May 25

A summary of media stories for May 25.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, gun promotion, tom o'mara, new york state senate, jack shafer, chris matthews, hardball, new york times, new orleans times-picayune

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Media news derivatives: May 15

A roundup of media stories for May 15

By Erik Wemple  |  07:54 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the daily, news corp., polish dentist, retraction, msnbc, new york times, rebekah brooks, melissa chan, bristol palin, jesse angelo

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012

How not to retract a falsehood

News outlets attempt to cover their tracks on dentist story.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, polish dentist, hoax, daily mail, msnbc, huffington post, new york daily news, new york post, msn, yahoo, fox news

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Media news derivatives: May 11

A roundup of media stories for May 11

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, daily show, savethenews, rupert murdoch, david cameron, facebook ipo, rush limbaugh, variety, brian stelter, new york times

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 12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Daily Mail cannot figure out origins of dentist story

Where did the Daily Mail get its Polish dentist story from?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily mail, polish dentist, erin tennant, msnbc, huffington post, los angeles times, new york daily news, new york post, yahoo news, san francisco chronicle

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Media news derivatives: May 9

A roundup of media stories for May 9

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david cameron, jon stewart, daily show, msnbc, polish dentist, wendy ruderman, daily news, chronicle of higher education

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 08:02 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Media news derivatives: April 17

What’s happening in the media today?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:02 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  staci d. kramer, daily tar heel, memet walker, newt gingrich, pulitzer prizes, steve myers, daily show, fox news, bob beckel

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Gingrich bags Daily Tar Heel: Where’s the footage?

UNC campus paper learns the value of video.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:09 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, the daily tar heel, andrew bell, memet walker

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Stewart: NBC hit the ‘remove context’ button

Producer at NBC hit the ‘remove context’ button.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:51 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nbc, trayvon martin, jon stewart, daily show, george zimmerman, editing error

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/29/2012

The Daily’s relish for female Iranian ninjas

Connects martial-arts group to Bangkok bombings.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Daily, rupert murdoch, iran press tv, luke jerod kummer

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 03/16/2012

Media news derivatives: March 16

For March 16

By Erik Wemple  |  08:04 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steve wozniak, washington post, gene weingarten, bob caldwell, oregonian, daily caller, democratic national committee

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Highly public DNC-Daily Caller spat should have been private

To another reporter?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:54 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, democratic national committee, matthew boyle

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Jon Stewart rips CNN primary coverage

Snooze. . .

By Erik Wemple  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, daily show, cnn, primary coverage, mississippi

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Fox News and the art of media-timing

Fox contributor attacks Media Matters on eve of book release.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:28 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tucker carlson, daily caller, media matters for america, fox effect

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Inquirer’s top editor speaks

Laments recent events.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  philadelphia inquirer, stan wischnowski, daily news, bart blatstein

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 14

For Feb. 14

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, media matters for america, president obama

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

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Daily Caller reporter points fact-checking finger at another news outlet

Conservative media should consider starting by correcting their own.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily caller, matt lewis, epa, cpac

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 13

For Feb. 13.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:25 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jason whitlock, jennifer rubin, media matters, rachel maddow, new york times, media matters, daily caller

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 3

For Feb. 3

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  donald trump, jon stewart, mathew ingram, mitt romney, daily show

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