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Erik Wemple: June, 2013

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 06/29/2013

Facebook admits 'mistake' in blocking Fox News Radio commentator

Fox News Radio personality Todd Starnes posted something provocative on Facebook. Then he got blocked. Then he got an apology.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:02 PM ET, 06/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, fox news radio, todd Starnes

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 06/28/2013

MSNBC analyst: George Zimmerman may have intentionally gotten fatter

Nothing like some wild speculation to do with your high-profile trial!

By Erik Wemple  |  06:06 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Zimmerman, Goldie Taylor, Lisa Bloom, MSNBC, trial

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: Status quo

CBS News reporter said early last week that she thinks she knows the source of her computer intrusions. Will she tell us?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computer, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/28/2013

New Yorker cover on gay marriage: Unforgettable

Save your copy of next week's New Yorker.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, New Yorker, Supreme Court

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 06/27/2013

George Zimmerman trial: 'Cracker' debate persists

Is this term a regional honorific or a national slur?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:10 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cracker, George Zimmerman, Salon, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 06/27/2013

George Zimmerman trial: No one can agree on Rachel Jeantel

Good luck divining the impact of this witness on the jury.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:01 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, faith jenkins, Fox News, Megyn Kelly, Rachel jeantel

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Has Fox News gone wobbly on the national anthem?

The Star Spangled Banner isn't playing at its appointed time.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:46 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, national anthem, patriotism

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 04:49 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Bloomberg News reporter had 18 ledes ready for Supreme Court rulings

Being first doesn't mean merely seeking the glory of the scoop; it means preparation.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:49 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, Bloomberg News, Reuters

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 06/26/2013

MSNBC airs call from President Obama to Prop 8 plaintiffs

A huddle forms as the president says, "We're proud of you guys."

By Erik Wemple  |  11:40 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Prop 8, Supreme Court decision

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 06/26/2013

CNN brings back 'Crossfire'

This is all about Newt Gingrich.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:26 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, crossfire, mclaughlin group, Newt gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, van jones

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 06/25/2013

CNBC host apologizes to Greenwald for 'almost arrest' comment

A good mea culpa, especially considering the medium: cable news.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:33 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Ross Sorkin, cnbc, Glenn Greenwald

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 06/25/2013

A new-old look for Federal News Radio

News outlet comes up with a new look. Or a new and slight variation on an old look that few would recognize.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:10 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Federal News Radio

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 06/25/2013

What would it take to nail Glenn Greenwald under the Espionage Act?

Hey folks: YOU go ahead and prosecute Glenn Greenwald for his NSA stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:51 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Espionage Act, Glenn Greenwald, NSA, The Guardian

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/25/2013

MSNBC's Reid raises 'questions' about Guardian's Glenn Greenwald

Journalist travels to Hong Kong to get killer documents. Does that seem strange to you?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, joy reid, MSNBC

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 06/24/2013

David Gregory vs. Jake Tapper vis-a-vis Glenn Greenwald

By Erik Wemple  |  06:35 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Donald Trump: 'Spies in the old days used to be executed'

Behold the nodding on the couch of "Fox

By Erik Wemple  |  12:07 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donald Trump, Fox & Friends, Fox News

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 06/23/2013

David Gregory whiffs on Greenwald question

"Meet the Press" host asks a loaded question of Guardian journalist.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Gregory, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, NBC News

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/22/2013

Obama birthplace mistake: Yahoo! News declines comment

This is one mistake that Yahoo! News needs to explain.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  birthers, Kenya, President Obama, Yahoo

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Howard Kurtz and Fox News: The litmus test

Howard Kurtz and Fox News: A litmus test

By Erik Wemple  |  07:49 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Fox News, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Fox News's Greta Van Susteren (very rightly) body-slams Holder

Fox News host wonders what the Justice Department was thinking with its "co-conspirator" language vis-a-vis James Rosen.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:04 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, Fox News, Greta Van Susteren, gretawire, James Rosen

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: What's next?

It's unclear if CBS News is waiting to drop another big disclosure or if it's hoping this story will just go away.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:37 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computer, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Four points about Bloomberg BNA's snack-cam memo

Snacks. A news outlet is having an issue with snacks.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bloomberg, Bloomberg BNA, snacks, surveillance

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 06:11 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle to remain 'Democrat'

Longtime newspaper in western New York won't follow sad precedent of the former Fauquier Times-Democrat.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:11 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fauqier Times, Fauquier Times-Democrat, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Eric Holder on Fox News's James Rosen: Weaselly garbage

In attempting to explain why it called Fox News reporter James Rosen a possible co-conspirator in a federal crime, the Justice Department ties itself in knots.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:40 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, Fox News, James Rosen, Justice Department

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Howard Kurtz to Fox News: Five observations

Fox wins, CNN wins, Kurtz wins. There are no losers here.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Fox News, Howard Kurtz

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Geraldo Rivera's hilarious take on Michael Hastings

Just who took down Stanley McChrystal?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:24 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Michael Hastings, President Obama, Rolling Stone

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Fauquier newspaper no longer 'Democrat'

Some people apparently thought that the Fauquier Times-Democrat was a party organ.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:33 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fauquier county, Newspapers

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 06/19/2013

AP chief: Intrusive government is chilling journalism

Gary Pruitt says that five steps are needed to 'give meaning' to freedom of the press.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:35 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, Gary Pruitt, Justice Department, leak investigations

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Brokaw blasts 'expansion of blogosphere'

Web is too 'vitriolic,' full of pseudonymous nastiness, says big-time NBC News guy.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrea Mitchell, BNC News, MSNBC, Tom Brokaw

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Politico drives the conversation, about itself

Stuck inside the bubble? Perhaps.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:01 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, John Harris, Nate Silver, Politico

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Politico bosses answer gender question

When asked during an interview by The New Republic about gender environment, editor turns tables on TNR.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politico, The New Republic

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Sharyl Attkisson: 'I think I know' source of computer breaches

CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson appears to be launching a media tour over her hacked computers.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:24 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Edward Snowden is a coward? No, he's a media visionary

The Guardian wanted to give Snowden a chance to "answer the public's questions," not to mention to shape his own leaked stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:04 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Guardian

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/17/2013

CBS News's Attkisson: Computers woke up at night

Strange nocturnal activity, says Attkisson, tipped her off to intrusions.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: What could have prompted breaches?

Would a U.S. government operative let Sharyl Attkisson know that her computer was being accessed?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:55 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Fox News's Hannity blasts Obamacare

Fox News host tussles with Austan Goolsbee -- always a good combination.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:23 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Austan Goolsbee, Obamacare, Sean Hannity

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 06/14/2013

CBS News confirms multiple breaches of Sharyl Attkisson's computer

Investigation reveals data "exfiltration" as well as "methods to remove all possible indications of unauthorized activity."

By Erik Wemple  |  10:28 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Fox News sued over car chase/suicide coverage

The network's footage caused emotional harm to the victim's children, according to a lawsuit. Should Fox be liable for that?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:54 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, shepard smith

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Fox News reunites with Sarah Palin. But why?

There has got to be a good explanation for why Fox News is reuniting with Sarah Palin. And we're waiting for it.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:21 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Why Peter King's comments on Greenwald threaten the republic

Facts, context, freedom: Who cares?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:49 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, NSA, Rep. Peter king

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Greenwald: King 'fabricated' allegation

A congressman is be pressed to cite his source.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:09 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anderson Cooper, CNN, Glenn Greenwald, Peter King

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 01:54 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Los Angeles Times waits more than two years to celebrate major award

The paper's staffers will party like it's 2011.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:54 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Times, Selden Ring

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 12:36 PM ET, 06/12/2013

CNN coverage on ground floor of IRS scandal!

IRS agents consume news too.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:36 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, IRS, USA Today

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Trayvon Martin case: FoxNews.com resuscitates Geraldo-esque viewpoint

Trayvon Martin's alleged "street attitude" blamed by FoxNews.com commentator for killing.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:26 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, George Zimmerman, Geraldo Rivera, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 06/11/2013

James Clapper, NSA and the "L" word

Media outlets are hesitant to call public officials "liars." That's a good thing, but they're finding a compelling exception in James Clapper.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:38 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  andrew rosenthal, director of national intelligence, James clapper, National Security Agency, New York Times

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Did Snowden really earn a $200,000 salary?

Let the fact-checking phase of the Edward Snowden story begin.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Booz Allen Hamilton, Edward Snowden, National Security Agency

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Fox News's Bill O'Reilly calls for PRISM shutdown

There is a big difference, says cable host, between records of phone conversations and e-mails.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:43 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, National Security Agency, NSA, Prism

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Did Google, Facebook, Yahoo et al. have much to lose from NSA story?

The debate over the news value of the Guardian and The Post's scoops.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:06 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FISA, National Security Agency, The New Republic

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Tesla's Elon Musk bails on Barron's interview

More media jousting by a tech hero.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barron's, Elon Musk, New York Times, Tesla Motors

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Edward Snowden: 'Leaker,' 'source' or 'whistleblower'?

Terms make a difference!

By Erik Wemple  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, National Security Agency

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 06/09/2013

NSA source ID'd: 29-year-old Edward Snowden

By Erik Wemple  |  06:55 PM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, National Security Agency, NSA

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Geraldo, Benghazi and the alleged mic cut-off, revisited

Author had given Rivera a chance to deny the story long before it became a story.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:49 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, Roger Ailes

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Do these surveillance scoops debunk 'chilling effect'?

Two big stories, both based on leaks: Who's afraid of government investigations?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:25 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security Agency, surveillance, Washington Post

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 06/07/2013

What's up with Roger Ailes and the supply closet?

Did this guy really hole himself up in a backroom of Fox News over fear of surveillance?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:37 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Jonathan Alter, Roger Ailes

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 06/07/2013

President Obama: 'I don't welcome leaks'

President Obama places trust in professionals running data-mining operations in the U.S. government, expresses an obvious distaste for leaks.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:46 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leak investigations, President Obama

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Greenwald: NSA Web mining 'extremely menacing'

Guardian writer decries government's ability to "stick its hands" in servers of Internet giants.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:28 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, National Security Agency

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Why is Fox News helping Jonathan Alter sell his book?

Blasting of "The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies" by Fox Newser gives it precious promotional oxygen.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:46 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/06/2013

New York Post falls back on previous statement in re: 'Bag Men' suit

Lawyer for one of "Bag Men" questions sensibilities of the New York Post in publishing story.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, Libel, New York Post

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Suit against New York Post targets 'Bag Men' headline writer, too

"Jane Doe," that devilishly clever New York Post editorial employee, is "named" in legal action.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon bombings, New York Post

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Fox News and James Rosen: How much notice did they give the government?

Media organizations have developed a MO before publishing sensitive national-security information. Did Fox News observe it?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:59 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, Fox News, James Rosen

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 06/06/2013

New York Post sued for libel over 'Bag Men' story

Controversial story and accompanying photographs, says complaint, harmed two innocent people.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:35 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston marathon bombings, Libel, New York Post

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Olbermann to host TBS baseball coverage this fall

It's a deal with limits -- perfect for one of the industry's stormiest talents.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:53 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Keith Olbermann, Major league baseball, tbs

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 06/05/2013

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow condescends to Fox News viewers

They're loud and unintelligible, suggests MSNBC host.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:59 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Fox News uses bizarre copyright rationale to kill critical advertisement

A cable network says, in effect, that it doesn't control its own stuff.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  advertisements, copyright, Fox News

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013

$1 million for public records: That a record?

Seven figures: Could any trove of documents be worth such a sum?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, labor department

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 04:37 PM ET, 06/03/2013

WSJ editorializer: 'The bike lobby is an all-powerful enterprise'

Let's have a full series on pedestrian safety and transportation featuring Dorothy Rabinowitz.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:37 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dorothy rabinowitz, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 06/03/2013

The risk in Eric Holder's survival

Just what are the consequences of Justice Department overreach?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:28 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Department of Justice, Eric Holder, Media

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Politico hires Foreign Policy's Glasser

Politico brings on board a new editor to do, well, a lot of things, including hiring a dozen new staffers.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign Policy, New York Times, Politico, Susan Glasser, Washington Post

 

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