Recently laid of media columnist for Slate.com Jack Shafer talks to Howard Kurtz about why he likes partisan media and the role of media criticism. Catch more on Reliable Sources Sunday, September 4 at 11am EST.
Now more than ever, the press is a part of every story it covers. And CNN's "Reliable Sources" is one of television's only regular programs to examine how journalists do their jobs and how the media affect the stories they cover. Host Howard Kurtz is the nation's premier media critic, and each week he questions print reporters, television correspondents and Internet bloggers about how the press is covering the major stories of the week.