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Erik Wemple: January, 2012

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 01/03/2012

Daniel Snyder’s tough season — with the media

The Redskins owner should apologize not just to the fans, but also to the media.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:52 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Report: News of the World contracted for journo-espionage

Not according to a new story.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Daily Caller and EPA: Full compliance with internal editorial guidelines

No problem!

By Erik Wemple  |  04:22 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Megyn Kelly on gay ‘boos’: Right and wrong

Her truth batting average: one for two.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Where’s the crisis, Jose?

So argues Jose Antonio Vargas, kind of.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:31 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/27/2011

News Corp. flack resigns — or, resigned

Or, ‘resigned,’ way back in July.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Fox and the Washington Monument: Still not tilting

Still no tilt

By Erik Wemple  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Huffington Post D.C.: Built to last?

Built to last?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Gay soldier ‘audience’ boos: Exaggeration, again

‘Audience’ didn’t boo gay soldier.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:50 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Sarah Palin’s biographer: not happy with mainstream media

For hyping his book

By Erik Wemple  |  05:27 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Suskind under siege from Bush official

Any merit here?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:23 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Howard Kurtz’s bottomless supply of drama dashes

Repeated use of punctuational 2x4s hurts flow.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:28 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Did Suskind exaggerate in plain view?

‘That’s the way the world works,’ says author.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Weisberg details case against Suskind

Slate exec thinks controversial author stinks

By Erik Wemple  |  05:30 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Gawker, covering things ‘iteratively’

Writer endorses covering stories “iteratively”

By Erik Wemple  |  04:08 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Slate bombs Suskind

All but accuses author of fabrication.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:41 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 09/23/2011

GOP debate: Stop the crowdsourcing

The people shall not interrogate.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:01 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Pew media poll: One good laugh line

Why even bother?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:17 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Washington Post style debate: It’s not the profanity

Thanks to a stylebook that [stinks]

By Erik Wemple  |  04:01 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Amazon story lands big for small paper

Story exposes working conditions at Amazon facility

By Erik Wemple  |  01:26 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Gawker-Bloomberg story: What happened?

Gawker story shifting ground.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:12 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Issa and Bardella: Deja vu?

Depends on how you define it.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:40 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Suskind-Dunn dispute: A look inside

Get in line.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Perry ad: Media fumbles tricky triple dipthong

Outlets insist on dumping consonant where it shouldn’t be.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Tucker-Greta feud: Still going strong

Spat over Tyson’s comments could go on!

By Erik Wemple  |  08:01 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 09/20/2011

White House embargo confusion

Are they bound to repeat themselves?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:56 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Van Susteren-Carlson: Some lame arguments

TKOs for both fighters

By Erik Wemple  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 09/19/2011

News Corp. to pay $4.7 million over Dowler hacking

Millions in compensation for a 313-word story

By Erik Wemple  |  04:53 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Paul Carr and the CrunchFund: A naming problem

Former TechCrunch guy says controversial fund just had the wrong moniker

By Erik Wemple  |  02:50 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Who broke the White House embargo?

But by whom?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Alec Baldwin’s phone hacking joke: Fox response funnier

Not that funny. Fox’s response, though, is.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:05 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Bachmann on HPV: Fact-check!

Fact-check Bachmann on HPV representations

By Erik Wemple  |  05:03 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Krugman: twisting critical facts

“Crowd” did not “erupt” at debate

By Erik Wemple  |  01:38 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Journo job seeker says why experience is a minus

Experience hardly a plus in this environment

By Erik Wemple  |  12:19 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/16/2011

NPR and abortion: No style points

Convolutions over describing an “abortion clinic”

By Erik Wemple  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 09/15/2011

New York Times moves some people around

But where are they going?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:49 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Fox tries to book McGinniss: No dice

He’s too busy, say Fox people.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:40 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Ron Paul disses reporter: What happened to the free market?

Flying in the face of free-market ideology

By Erik Wemple  |  01:36 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 09/15/2011

Ron Paul ‘death’ moment: No ‘audience’ reaction

Not what we heard on Monday night.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:35 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 09/14/2011

A media editors’ association?

A ‘media’ misfire

By Erik Wemple  |  04:33 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Glen Rice and Sarah Palin: I don’t want to know

Oh, yeah, the hypocrisy factor.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:46 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Paul Krugman’s comment-stifling: cowardly and smug

With Krugman’s approach to comments

By Erik Wemple  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/13/2011

News Corp. drumbeat continues

Company can’t stay out of the news

By Erik Wemple  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Daniel Snyder lawsuit: Not completely baseless

One point.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:27 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Fox News on Obama’s binder clip: Good eye!

Large presidential document held together by office-supply staple.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 09/12/2011

CNN: Champion of the lower-tier Republican hopeful

Check out that CNN debate tape!

By Erik Wemple  |  10:23 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Rumsfeld cancels New York Times subscription: Who cares?

Has he lost his juice?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 09/12/2011

New York Post: Networks ‘infuriated’ viewers

In the New York Post.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:19 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/11/2011

Daniel Snyder lawsuit dropped against Washington City Paper

But did the paper’s editors ‘admit’ anything?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Issa v. New York Times, video version

Congressman slights reporter in hearing

By Erik Wemple  |  02:42 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Issa and the New York Times: The mutual fund

The mutual fund beef, fully explained

By Erik Wemple  |  02:29 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Ron Paul: Call him a nut

Such candor would have been helpful.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:27 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 09/08/2011

NYT v. Issa: A panoramic view

Getting a grip on a long-standing grudge.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:30 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Fox News’ Carlson: flawed and fantastic

And delivers fun TV.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:11 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Presidential debate: Did Brian Williams come up lame on death penalty?

A missed opportunity?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:25 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Presidential debate: What explains Bachmann’s showing

Or did the debate have “no plan” for Bachmann?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Presidential debate: Was Bachmann ever for real?

Can both of these twists reflect anything approaching reality?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Republican presidential candidates: Gingrich gets huge reaction with media slam

Invoke the lousy “news media”!

By Erik Wemple  |  09:04 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Claim: Another New York Times reporter iced by Issa

Another reporter for the paper says he’s shut out.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Business Insider: Moronic sourcing policy

Okay, no problem!

By Erik Wemple  |  03:18 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Sept. 11 anniversary: The battle of pet-goat remembrances

Go head to head

By Erik Wemple  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Media on Obama’s military non-applause: Bias?

Is that a big story?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 09/06/2011

New York Times under more correction pressure

The San Diego assessor comes knocking.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:26 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Howard Kurtz and Irene: Can’t have it both ways

Believes the storm was overhyped and underhyped.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 09/06/2011

No Bachmann-religion confusion here

‘She’s clearly a Christian,’ says one Jewish admirer.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:22 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 09/06/2011

NPR on Bachmann-Jewish story

NPR features search for elusive sources in weekend feature.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:15 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Labor Day Traffic: AAA’s got it measured!

AAA surveys have lock on newspaper market.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:08 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 09/02/2011

Michael Vick, the $35 million man

“Guaranteed” to mislead.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:57 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011

Bachmann-Jewish story: ‘I haven’t heard that at all’

Are there Jews who perceive Bachmann as Jewish?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Carney on media scheduling ‘obsession’ is a compliment

Yay for the media!

By Erik Wemple  |  04:17 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/01/2011

New York Post Bachmann ‘Jewish’ story gets another assist

Another media outlet pitches in to help confirm Bachmann ‘Jewish’ story

By Erik Wemple  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 09/01/2011

HuffPo gets a partner for convention strip-club investigations

HuffPo looks for separation from mainstream.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:36 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Romney money man on Bachmann-Jewish story: ‘No’

Not yet.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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