Erik Wemple: Wall Street Journal

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Why credit the Wall Street Journal on the Medicare data release?

Just what did this newspaper do?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:43 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AP, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Reporter notes ‘conflicting reports’ from authorities

The universality of contradiction in breaking news.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:39 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pasztor, Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Wall Street Journal corrects Malaysia Airlines story

Does the newspaper get half credit?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:28 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flight 370, jay carney, Malaysia Airlines, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Wall Street Journal story about the Malaysia Airlines jetliner is under attack

Wall Street Journal v. Malaysia.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pasztor, CNN, Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s traveling press crew circa 1995: ‘fans’

Lots of positive coverage, at least from the Hillary Clinton camp’s POV.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:01 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ABC News, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Media, NBC News, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 02/04/2014

The media’s massive revisions on CBO-Obamacare story

Change that headline now!

By Erik Wemple  |  07:03 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBO, Forbes, hours, jobs, Obamacare, Politico, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, workers

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Doesn’t John Boehner know about anonymous sources?!

Twice in recent weeks, the White House has found itself scorning anonymous quotes from dear colleagues.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:30 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Boehner, Wall Street Journal, White House

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Wall Street Journal attacks CNN’s Rouhani translation; CNN fires back

Interpretation of headline-making interview at issue.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  christiane amanpour, CNN, Hassan Rouhani, holocaust, Wall Street Journal

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 12:37 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Wall Street Journal investigates charcuterie room/kitchen renovation

Anonymous sources help all kinds of Washington journalism.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:37 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  real estate, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Boston bombings: Tsarnaev brothers drawn into 'religious affairs'

Newspaper talks religion, but not too specifically.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:26 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Karl Rove, read Nate Silver

Memo to Karl Rove: Read Nate Silver’s archive.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:38 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  karl rove data, karl rove wall street journal, karl rove president obama, karl rove obama, karl rove romney momentum, karl rove election

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 10/16/2012

State Dept. on WSJ: ‘Right hand wasn’t talking to the far right hand’

‘Right hand wasn’t talking to the far right hand.’

By Erik Wemple  |  02:04 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wall street journal hillary clinton libya, wall street journal clinton libya, wall street journal libya responsibility clinton, wsj clinton libya

Posted at 09:26 PM ET, 10/15/2012

WSJ calls Clinton ‘mute’ just as she opens up

Editorial on ‘mute’ Clinton coincides with Clinton media offensive.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:26 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hillary clinton wall street journal, hillary clinton editorial wall street journal libya, clinton wsj benghazi, clinton wsj benghazi wsj, hillary clinton responsibility benghazi

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Hey, Jack Welch: Question marks don’t help

The most craven part of his defense of his tweet.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:12 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack welch question mark, jack welch unemployment numbers, jack welch question mark unemployment, jack welch wall street journal question mark

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Commentator: Romney faces ‘most corrupt’ coverage ever

Does Mitt Romney have to deal with the most slanted media ever?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:07 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benghazi, mona charen, christopher stevens, wall street journal, jerusalem post, benghazi attacks, media, corrupt media

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Scientists: Climate bias at Fox, WSJ ‘far exceeded’ rest of media

Why are a bunch of scientists singling out Fox News and Wall Street Journal?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, wall street journal, climate change, brenda ekwurzel, union of concerned scientists

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/14/2012

All Lehrer content must be Ghostbustered

How the Web should handle plagiarism and others deeds of journalistic malpractice.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wall street journal, poynter, jonah lehrer, wired,, plagiarism

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Stop the 9/11 anniversary tyranny

NBC News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal — did they do 9/11 right?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:24 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBC news, kris jenner, new york times, wall street journal, anniversary

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Paul Ryan, flexible and uncompromising

By Erik Wemple  |  01:16 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul ryan, mitt romney, policy flexibility, wall street journal washington post, peter nicholas, david a. fahrenthold

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Former Times-Picayune reporter blasts ownership

Could Times-Picayune staffers really have ‘found a way’?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:18 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  new orleans times-picayune, kari dequine harden, new york times, usa today, washington post, wall street journal, usc annenberg school

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Media news derivatives: July 30

A roundup of media stories for July 30.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:59 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  st. louis post-dispatch, spin, henry blodget, wall street journal, esquire, new york times spin, sarah palin, chick-fil-a, pink, newsbusters

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto backtracks on ‘worthy’ tweet

James Taranto wondered whether female survivors of Aurora were ‘worthy.’

By Erik Wemple  |  04:38 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  james taranto, wall street journal, tweet, worthy, aurora shootings

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Pulitzer fraud furnishes mini-beat for reporter

Are you really a Pulitzer nominee? Bill Dedman wants to know

By Erik Wemple  |  02:46 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill dedman, fox business network, wall street journal, betty liui, pulitzer prices, bill dedman, betty liu, jonah goldberg

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Media news derivatives: June 29

A roundup of media stories for June 29

By Erik Wemple  |  09:55 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, cnn, bloomberg tv, bloomberg news, supreme court, huffington post, rupert murdoch, news corp., new york times, wall street journal

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Wall Street Journal intern busted for quote-fabrication

Intern for Wall Street Journal fabricated quotes for story

By Erik Wemple  |  06:13 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wall street journal, liane membis, quotes, fabrication, jack shafer, wall street journal, andrew beaujon, poynter, 103rd street pedestrian bridge

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Mitt Romney’s unconvincing ABC slam

His unconvincing slam.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abc news, jonathan karl, mitt romney, marco rubio, vetting, vice president, abc, washington post, wall street journal

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Media news derivatives: June 11

Roundup of media stories for June 11

By Erik Wemple  |  08:16 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david carr, new york times, dylan ratigan, msnbc, megyn kelly, carl bernstein, twitter, wall street journal, newspaper crisis

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Media news derivatives: May 3

What is happening in the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, dreams from my father, newt gingrich, r.c.l hammond, keach hagey, wall street journal, new york times, fcc, bloomberg TV, lorne michaels, mitt romney, george zimmerman, rupert murdoch, sean hannity

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 17

For Feb. 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anthony shadid, new york times, washington post, wall street journal, apple, china, gawker, politico, ap, whitney houston

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Apple and the New York Times not meshing

Yes, but at what cost?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:14 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, new york times, wall street journal, mountain lion