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July 29th, 2012
12:34 PM ET

Romney's Gold-Plated Gaffe

Keli Goff, Ryan Lizza, Jim Geraghty and Howard Kurtz on the Republican candidate's diplomatic miscue during his trip to London.

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Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Mitt Romney
July 29th, 2012
12:33 PM ET

A Sportswriter's Life

Sports Illustrated's Frank Deford talks to Howard Kurtz about his distinguished career and NBC's London Olympics coverage.

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Filed under: NBC • Sports
July 29th, 2012
12:32 PM ET

Ferreting Out the Facts

Former CNN Washington Bureau Chief Frank Senso tells Howard Kurtz about his new project, "Face The Facts" – a new project that aims to provide a non-partisan source for fact-checking the 2012 elections.

Find out more at: www.facethefactsusa.org.

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Filed under: Politics
July 29th, 2012
12:10 PM ET

Media Monitor- July 29

CNN's president steps down, the Washington Post clamps down on source approval and the New York Times writes a questionable obituary of Sally Ride.

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July 29th, 2012
12:01 PM ET

Media's Fascination with Accused Shooter

Fred Francis, Jane Hall and Howard Kurtz examine the media's fascination with the accused Colorado theater shooter.


Filed under: Crime • Media • Reliable Sources
July 29th, 2012
11:59 AM ET

The Media and the Massacre

Fred Francis, Jane Hall and Howard Kurtz examine the media's handling of the gun control debate in the aftermath of the Aurora theater shooting.

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July 29th, 2012
11:57 AM ET

The Media's 'Likability' Factor

Keli Goff, Ryan Lizza, Jim Geraghty and Howard Kurtz discuss the media's role in what has so far been a largely negative campaign.

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July 27th, 2012
04:21 PM ET

Sneak peek at this Sunday's show

By Cassie Spodak, CNN

Mitt Romney embarked on an overseas trip this week but so far British headlines have slammed the Republican candidate –  calling him a "twit" and a "party pooper." The tone in the U.S. was also markedly different from coverage of then-candidate Barack Obama’s trip to Europe in 2008 – which was hailed as a “rock star” tour. Keli Goff, contributing editor of Loop21.com, Ryan Lizza, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker and Jim Geraghty, contributing editor at National Review discuss the week in political coverage and how Romney’s fairing on his international excursion.

A week after the shooting massacre in a movie theater in Aurora, CO coverage of the tragedy has turned into an opportunity for fiery debate on gun control laws. Jane Hall, of American University’s School of Communications and Fred Francis, former national security correspondent for NBC News, discuss the name calling and partisan fall out.

Frank Deford, is a senior contributing writer for Sports Illustrated and author of the new book Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter, which recounts his 50 plus years as a sportswriter. He’ll discuss the latest Olympics 2012 coverage as NBC pulls out all the stops to milk their exclusive coverage of the games.

Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University will discuss “Face the Facts” – a new nonpartisan project aimed at distilling facts from fiction as we head into the 2012 election season. The site debuts Monday July 30th and will reveal one fact per day in categories ranging from the economy to healthcare and “life in America.”

This Sunday, 11am ET.

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July 22nd, 2012
01:41 PM ET

On the Ground in Aurora, CO

CNN Correspondent Jim Spellman talks to Howard Kurtz about the media scene on the ground in Aurora, CO at the apartment of James Holmes, suspected shooter.


Filed under: Reliable Sources
July 22nd, 2012
01:29 PM ET

Right Takes on Romney

Bob Cusack, Ana Marie Cox and Ramesh Ponnuru join Howard Kurtz to discuss conservative pundits calling for Romney to release his tax records.


Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Mitt Romney • Politics • Reliable Sources
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