Errol Louis, Lynn Sweet, Dylan Byers and Terence Smith join guest host Frank Sesno to discuss the 60 Minutes apology for their botched Benghazi story; did it go far enough?
It’s been another week of bad press for President Obama; Errol Louis, Lynn Sweet, Dylan Byers and Terence Smith assess the coverage.
Philippe Cousteau and Andrew Revkin join Frank Sesno to discuss the media’s lack of interest in covering global climate change.
With "Anchorman 2" set to debut next month, the Newseum in Washington opens an exhibit celebrating the original movie.
NPR’s Eric Deggans returns to the host’s chair for this week’s packed Reliable Sources.
Its investigation into the Benghazi attack made waves when it aired two weeks ago, but on Friday the venerable CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes” was forced to admit its reporting on the story was flawed. Bill Carter of the New York Times, Kelly McBride of Poynter and David Brock of Media Matters will dissect what went wrong.
Twitter made its stock market debut this week and its shares skyrocketed on their first day of trading. Despite never turning a profit, the social media site is now valued at over $24 billion. So what does the future hold for the publicly traded Twitter? We’ll get answers from Jeff Bercovici of Forbes and Sarah Lacy of Pando Daily.
NBC News’s payment for video footage of the collision of two planes carrying a team of skydivers has led to allegations of “checkbook journalism.” Did NBC cross an ethical line? We’ll ask McBride and Paul Farhi of the Washington Post.
The inner workings of the Miami Dolphins locker room have been under the media microscope this week after offensive lineman Jonthan Martin left the team and allegations swirled that he had been bullied by teammate Richie Incognito. Incognito has been suspended pending an investigation. So was it bullying or hazing, and how can reporters get to the bottom of the story? Two sports columnists, Dave Hyde of the Sun-Sentinel and Christine Brennan of USA Today join us to break down the coverage and discuss the challenges of reporting on a story where the facts are so subjective.
Tune in Sunday at 11am ET.
Emily Bell, Peter Jukes and guest host David Folkenflik discuss the opening week of the trial of former News of the World executives and journalists who face a range of charges related to phone hacking.
Eli Lake, Ryan Lizza and guest host David Folkenflik attempt to get to the bottom of conflicting information surrounding revelations by a Benghazi attack eyewitness featured in a 60 Minutes report.
As the News of the World trial gets underway in London, defense attorney Lin Wood and CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin join David Folkenflik to discuss restrictions that the British place on trial reporting and how their approach compares to the less regulated American system.
By Jamie Gray, CNN
A busy week of media news on a variety of fronts this week; we’ll break it all down on Reliable Sources with this week’s guest host, David Folkenflik of NPR.
The much anticipated trial of former News International chief executive Rebekkah Brooks and former News of the World editor Andy Coulson began in London this week. Brooks, Coulson and six other defendants face a range of charges related to alleged phone hacking by journalists at the News of the World. We’ll discuss this significant media trial with The Daily Beast’s Peter Jukes, who has been tweeting from inside the courtroom, and Emily Bell, former editor-in-chief of Guardian Unlimited. We’ll get context from CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and attorney Lin Wood, who will discuss the legal differences between the US and UK when it comes to covering court cases.
Last Sunday, New York Times writer Bill Keller published a column based on a series of online exchanges he had with former Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald. The two journalistic heavyweights discussed the state of modern journalism and their differing views on journalistic objectivity. Both men will join us for two separate interviews to expand on their views.
Finally, this week saw the launch of Fusion, a new cable television channel formed jointly by ABC and Univision. Fusion aims to target the rapidly growing “millennial” demographic, in particular English-speaking Hispanics. We’ll discuss Fusion’s goals and the challenges it will face with former OWN chief executive Christina Norman and Mark Hugo Lopez, Director of Hispanic Research at the Pew Research Center.
Tune in this Sunday, 11am ET.