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

March 24th, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Why NBC is dumping Leno

Marisa Guthrie, Joe Concha and Gail Shister join Howard Kurtz to discuss NBC’s decision to drop the late night comedian.


Filed under: Blog • Comedy • Conan O'Brien • Jay Leno • Jimmy Fallon • NBC
March 24th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Pew study on cable news

Marisa Guthrie, Joe Concha, Gail Shister and Howard Kurtz on the recently released report from The Project for Excellence in Journalism, which found MSNBC to be the most opinionated network when compared to Fox and CNN.


Filed under: Blog • CNN • Fox News • Media • Media Criticism • MSNBC
March 24th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

The man behind the news

Zev Chafets joins Howard Kurtz to discuss his new authorized biography on Fox News President Roger Ailes.


Filed under: Blog • Fox News • Roger Ailes
March 24th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

GOP admits critics were right

Bill Press, Tim Carney and Howard Kurtz on the GOP ‘autopsy’ report and whether the media was right all along on the Republican Party’s inability to reach out to minorities during the 2012 campaign.


Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Blog • Media Criticism • Mitt Romney • Politics
March 24th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Reporter reveals mental illness

Annmarie Timmins joins Howard Kurtz to discuss a recent column she wrote on her battle with depression and suicide.


Filed under: Blog • Depression • Mental Health • Suicide
March 24th, 2013
01:20 PM ET

Media Monitor – March 24

Dana Bash fact checks Michele Bachmann and the Pope calls to cancel his newspaper subscription… in Argentina.

March 24th, 2013
09:50 AM ET

From the desk of Howard Kurtz: Why consumers are fleeing the media

Editor's note: Howard Kurtz is the host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" and is Newsweek's Washington bureau chief. He is also a contributor to the website Daily Download.

(CNN) - The slow-motion shrinkage of the news business is driving away part of the public.

A Pew Research Center survey says that 31% of those questioned have deserted a particular news outlet because it no longer provides the kind of news and information they had come to expect. And they have noticed this despite the fact that six in 10 overall have heard little or nothing about the industry's financial woes.

Talk about cutting our own throats. This is the most depressing news we've heard about the news business in quite some time.

Who are these customers who are slipping away?

Read more of Howie's two cents here.