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SHOULD REPORTER HAVE INTERRUPTED OBAMA?

June 18, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Conservative commentators diverged over the weekend over the appropriateness of a reporter for the website TheDailyCaller interrupting President Obama during his remarks at a White House Press conference last week. On Fox News, Chris Wallace called the interruption by Neil Munro “outrageous,” adding, “The idea that you would interrupt the President in the middle of […]

FOX MOLE — COMMITTING CAREER SUICIDE?

April 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Joe Muto, the Fox News producer who got himself fired last week by offering himself up to Gawker.com as a “mole,” says he found himself caught in a career squeeze. On the one hand, he told CNN’s Reliable Sources, “they promote people for pushing this conservative viewpoint. … People at work knew I wasn’t really […]

WAS SWEEPING COVERAGE OF HOUSTON’S DEATH WARRANTED?

February 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The blanket coverage of Whitney Houston’s death became a topic of some contention on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday. Host Howard Kurtz opened the discussion by asking the panelists, “Is the Whitney Houston story worth that kind of coverage?” Kurtz appeared to express surprise that the coverage, “especially on cable” received “wall to wall” attention […]

BACHMANN ACCUSES CBS NEWS OF BIAS

November 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s campaign on Sunday charged that an email it accidentally received from CBS News political analyst John Dickerson proves that the network’s coverage of her campaign is being manipulated by “the liberal mainstream media elites.” Responding to an email about including Bachmann on a CBS web telecast following Saturday’s broadcast debate, […]

WHY DID OLBERMANN LEAVE MSNBC?

January 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The sudden departure of Keith Olbermann from MSNBC became the subject of TV columnists and a topic of discussion on television talk shows over the weekend, even as Olbermann and MSNBC declined to respond to questions about it. In his parting statement Olbermann remarked cryptically that anyone who has “been told what I have been […]

FROM FLIGHT ATTENDANT TO TV STAR?

August 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Steven Slater, the much-celebrated flight attendant who reportedly ended his career dramatically after an encounter with an obstreperous passenger by releasing the emergency chute and sliding onto the tarmac, has been approached to host a reality TV series, the celebrity website TMZ reported over the weekend. According to TMZ, the show, in which Slater would […]