Erik Wemple: aurora

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Theater shootings: Denver Post propagates a false plural

When one media outlet becomes ‘media outlets’

By Erik Wemple  |  12:25 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  denver post, checkbook journalism, entertainment tonight, joanne ostrow, aurora shootings

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 10:51 AM ET, 07/23/2012

CNN host doesn’t want bio of Aurora suspect

Kurtz says he doesn’t want to know more about Aurora suspect.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  howard kurtz, cnn, aurora shooting, seung hui cho, virginia tech shootings, reliable sources

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Colorado shootings: ABC News’s bogus report

A retracted report by Brian Ross spurs bias claims.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:29 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abc news, brian ross, newsbusters, tea party patriots, denver, colorado, aurora shootings, jim holmes, james holmes

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Media news derivatives: July 20

A roundup of media stories for July 20.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:47 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aurora, colorado, theater, shooting, denver post, poynter, marissa mayer, wwd, mormon, kirn, GQ, the new republic, bill o'reilly, john harwood, tom brokaw, bob schieffer, rush limbaugh, sandra fluke, armed forces network, rupert murdoch, mitt romney