Sunday, August 31

How radical Islamists spread their messages; Red News/Blue News: is the ISIS "threat to the homeland" overblown? Hollywood reacts to Joan Rivers' hospitalization.

How radical Islamists spread their messages; Red News/Blue News: is the ISIS "threat to the homeland" overblown? Hollywood reacts to Joan Rivers' hospitalization.

March 10th, 2013
12:58 PM ET

Media Monitor- March 10th

Juan Williams’s plagiarism problem, Time Warner’s magazine spin-off, and news networks fall for another fake news story.


Filed under: Blog • Media Monitor • Reliable Sources
March 10th, 2013
12:55 PM ET

Washington Post axes ombudsman

Howard Kurtz talks to three former public advocates for the newspaper; Patrick Pexton, Geneva Overholser and Michael Getler about the importance of the ombudsman role.


Filed under: Blog • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources • Washington Post
March 10th, 2013
12:54 PM ET

Jon Stewart getting serious

Gail Shister, Marisa Guthrie and Howard Kurtz assess what the late night funnyman’s summer hiatus from The Daily Show will mean for him and the program.


Filed under: Blog • Comedy • Jon Stewart • Reliable Sources
March 10th, 2013
12:53 PM ET

Roger Ailes rips ‘lazy’ Obama

Gail Shister, Marisa Guthrie and Howard Kurtz on the release of intriguing excerpts from a new biography of Fox News chief Roger Ailes.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Blog • Reliable Sources • Roger Ailes
March 10th, 2013
12:52 PM ET

My Two Cents: How the Menendez story crumbled

Howard Kurtz on new revelations that cast doubt on the veracity of prostitution allegations against Senator Bob Menendez.


Filed under: ABC • Blog • Reliable Sources • The Daily Caller • Washington Post
March 10th, 2013
12:51 PM ET

Facebook’s daily ‘newspaper’

Kara Swisher and Howard Kurtz on the social media giant’s newest re-design; is Facebook becoming a quasi-news organization?


Filed under: Blog • Facebook • Reliable Sources
March 10th, 2013
12:51 PM ET

White House warfare against press

As more contentious exchanges with reporters are revealed, Ryan Lizza, Dana Milbank and Howard Kurtz discuss whether the Obama White House is being too tough with the media.