Latest from Erik Wemple
  • Opinion

Chuck Todd litigates the ‘big lie’ with GOP lawmaker

When can we start talking about other things? Not yet, that's for sure.
  • May 17, 2021
  • Opinion

Bret Baier plays Trump stooge in Liz Cheney interview

Anchor harps on the unsuitability of the Wyoming congresswoman to work in the contemproary Republican Party.
  • May 14, 2021
  • Opinion

Fox News’s Chris Wallace hounds GOP lawmaker over the ‘big lie’

Rep. Jim Banks tells 'Fox News Sunday' host: 'I have serious concerns about how the election in November was...carried out." That's standard Big Lie language.
  • May 10, 2021
  • Opinion

Washingtonian staffers orchestrate work stoppage over CEO’s ‘public threat to our livelihoods’

For the magazine's CEO, it's a 'tempting economic option'; for workers, it's something quite different.
  • May 7, 2021
  • Opinion

Fox & Friends hosts propaganda session for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

A finer propaganda production would be harder to fashion.
  • May 6, 2021
  • Opinion

Santorum flails and fails in CNN appearance following comments on Native American culture

Former Pennsylvania senator says he 'misspoke' about Native American culture.
  • May 4, 2021
  • Opinion

The Post, New York Times and NBC News publish corrections on Russia-Giuliani stories

Big corrections — which read a lot like retractions — address bad information about a so-called defensive briefing for Rudy Giuliani.
  • May 4, 2021
  • Opinion

Cuomo plays cat-and-mouse with New York media

The New York governor's press appearances this week were tough-to-get-to affairs.
  • May 3, 2021
  • Opinion

Do Tucker Carlson’s viewers take him at his word?

On Monday night, Carlson implored his crowd to call the authorities if they see kids being forced to wear masks. Did anyone actually do that?
  • Apr 29, 2021
  • Opinion

CNN stays silent on Rick Santorum’s comments about Native American culture

What does CNN derive from its relationship with this guy, anyway?
  • Apr 27, 2021