Erik Wemple: the daily caller


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 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 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 02:54 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Dominican police: Women were paid to talk about Menendez

Dominican police look into the video interview that formed the basis for a Daily Caller story about Sen. Robert Menendez. And they conclude it was a paid-for affair.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:54 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bob menendez, Daily Caller, Dominican Republic, Washington Post

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 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 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 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 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 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 09:54 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 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 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 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 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 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