Erik Wemple: the hill


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 06:50 PM ET, 02/25/2014

The Hill organizes summit on regulations, but who’ll stick up for them?

Red tape, get ready for a beating on Wednesday morning!

By Erik Wemple  |  06:50 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Beckel, George Allen, regulations, Robert Weissman, Susan Dudley, The Hill

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 02/14/2014

The Hill punctures Politico Magazine story on Obama-Sebelius meetings

Two publications reach different conclusions on President Obama’s meetings with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:48 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, Peter Schweizer, Politico, Politico Magazine, President Obama, The Hill

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 12/11/2013

The Hill hires new publisher from Politico, aims at paid services

Competitors in this little industry are starting to resemble one another.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:09 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill publications, CQ Roll Call, Jimmy Finkelstein, National Journal, The Hill

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Is there room for Politico, Examiner mags?

No one really knows!

By Erik Wemple  |  04:42 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitol Hill, CQ Roll Call, National Journal, Politico, Roll Call

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Gosnell case: HuffPost host says left 'made a decision' to not cover trial

Bias to blame for the Gosnell non-coverage? Absolutely, says HuffPost Live host.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:39 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  huffington post, Kermit gosling, marc lamont hill, media bias

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Dick Morris, thriving at The Hill

Dick Morris, still in good stead at The Hill.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:39 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dick Morris, Juan Williams, The Hill

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Juan Williams plagiarism case and the plight of the researcher

Juan Williams's researcher: Blamed when he screws up; uncredited when he doesn't.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Juan Williams, The Hill

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/16/2013

More trouble ahead for Capitol Hill publications?

We knew newspapers were in trouble. But are Capitol Hill newspapers also ailing?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BGOV, CQ Roll Call, National Journal, Politico, The Hill

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Media tend to cite Obama-favoring profs, the Hill reports

The Hill looks deeper at the professors who are quoted in news stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:09 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama donor professors the hill, obama donor professors, obama professors donors the hill, obama favoring professors, liberal media, media bias, presidential campaign media bias

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 08/31/2012

MSNBC’s Matthews, GOPers shout at each other

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews shouts at GOPers at restaurant.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:51 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris matthews, the hill, gop, tampa restaurant, msnbc, uncivil

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 08/30/2012

The Hill suspends reporter, reverses itself on Jon Kyl statement

The Hill corrects itself on Jon Kyl quotes, suspends reporter

By Erik Wemple  |  12:31 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the hill, cameron joseph, suspends reporter, jon kyl, fox news

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 08/30/2012

The Hill busts Kyl via audiotape

The Hill has audiotape of Jon Kyl saying what he says he didn’t say.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:19 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon kyl, The Hill, fox news, arizona republican party, jenna lee

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Roger Ailes attests to Fox News’s factual perfection

Fox News chief brags about network’s journalistic record.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:49 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roger ailes, fox news, chapel hill, university of north carolina, new york times, gabriel sherman, david folkenflik

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 04/06/2012

O’Reilly: What about black-on-black crime?

Fox News personality suggests Martin case is anomaly.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:14 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  trayvon martin, bill o'reilly, fox news, juan williams, shelby steele, marc lamont hill

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 03/19/2012

News media derivatives: March 19

For March 19

By Erik Wemple  |  08:25 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike daisey, brian lamb, jack shafer, david carr, rachel maddow, president obama, obama, the hill, george clooney

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/21/2012

The ultimate Dick Morris full disclosure

For Dick Morris?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media matters, the hill, dick morris, newt gingrich

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Juan Williams, Fox News guy: The contradictions!

You have to wonder how he justifies that title.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:08 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juan williams, fox news, the hill, media matters for america