Sunday, July 27

Rula Jebreal and Jeffrey Goldberg discuss coverage of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict; Maziar Bahari on the recent arrests of journalists in Iran and his time spent in an Iranian prison

Rula Jebreal and Jeffrey Goldberg discuss coverage of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict; Maziar Bahari on the recent arrests of journalists in Iran and his time spent in an Iranian prison

January 13th, 2013
01:17 PM ET

Media Monitor- January 13

Greta van Susteren’s efforts to help Haitians recover from the 2010 earthquake, an ESPN pundit who questioned Robert Griffin III’s “blackness” does not get a new contract and Al Roker’s candid admission about an unfortunate side effect of his gastric bypass surgery.


Filed under: Al Roker • Blog • ESPN • Fox News • Greta van Susteren • NBC • Reliable Sources • RGIII • Washington Redskins
January 13th, 2013
01:14 PM ET

Censorship clash in China

Rebecca MacKinnon and Howard Kurtz on this week’s strike by Chinese journalists; could it lead to greater press freedom?

 


Filed under: Blog • Censorship • China • International • Media • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources
January 13th, 2013
01:13 PM ET

My Two Cents: The shame of the BBC

Howard Kurtz gives his thoughts on the disturbing findings of an investigation into former BBC presenter Jimmy Savile’s acts of sexual abuse and the BBC’s inability to prevent them.

 


Filed under: BBC • Blog • International • Jimmy Savile • My Two Cents • Reliable Sources
January 13th, 2013
01:12 PM ET

Cable combat: Joe vs. Mika

Gail Shister, Adam Buckman and Howard Kurtz on angry cable news confrontations- do they generate more heat than light?

 


Filed under: Blog • Media • Media Criticism • MSNBC • Reliable Sources • Sexism
January 13th, 2013
01:11 PM ET

Jimmy Kimmel enters late-night wars

Gail Shister, Adam Buckman and Howard Kurtz on the late-night comic’s time slot switch and what it means for ABC’s venerable news magazine, Nightline.

 


Filed under: ABC • Blog • CBS • David Letterman • Jay Leno • Jimmy Kimmel • NBC • Nightline • Reliable Sources
January 13th, 2013
01:11 PM ET

Lance Armstrong plays Oprah card

Christine Brennan and Howard Kurtz look ahead to the disgraced cyclist’s interview with Oprah, when he’s expected to admit to doping.

 


Filed under: Blog • Lance Armstrong • Oprah • Reliable Sources
January 13th, 2013
01:10 PM ET

Media gear up for gun fight

Paul Farhi, Robert Costa, Keli Goff and Howard Kurtz examine media coverage of the gun control debate.

 


Filed under: Blog • Gun Control • Gun Policy • Guns • Media • Media Criticism • Piers Morgan • Politics • Reliable Sources • Sandy Hook • School Shooting