April 20 at 11am ET

Sharyl Attkisson explains her resignation; Glenn Greenwald's first interview since Pulitzer announcement; Aereo’s CEO Chet Kanojia previews Supreme Court case.
May 5th, 2013
02:13 PM ET

Covering the Boston suspects

Ryan Lizza, Lynn Sweet and Howard Kurtz examine this week’s coverage of the Boston bombing investigation and discuss President Obama’s Tuesday press conference.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources
April 21st, 2013
01:36 PM ET

Boston bombings rock media: Part 1

Joe Concha, Erik Wemple, Lauren Ashburn & Howard Kurtz discuss mistakes in the media's coverage of the Boston bombings.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism
April 21st, 2013
01:36 PM ET

Boston bombings rock media: Part 2

Joe Concha, Erik Wemple, Lauren Ashburn & Howard Kurtz discuss mistakes in the media's coverage of the Boston bombings.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism
April 21st, 2013
01:35 PM ET

Boston mistakes lead to media caution

Joe Concha, Erik Wemple, Lauren Ashburn & Howard Kurtz on how early mistakes led to reporters taking a cautious tone.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism • Social Media
April 21st, 2013
01:35 PM ET

Tracking the tragedy on Twitter

Joe Concha, Erik Wemple, Lauren Ashburn & Howard Kurtz on the role social media played in coverage of Monday's bombings.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism
April 21st, 2013
01:35 PM ET

National media descend on Boston

Callie Crossley and Howard Kurtz talk about the local media's coverage of the terrorist attacks that rocked Boston.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism
April 21st, 2013
01:35 PM ET

Sports scribes cover hard news

Christine Brennan and Howard Kurtz on the sports media response after two bombs interrupted the Boston Marathon.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism
April 21st, 2013
01:35 PM ET

Marathon runner resumes reporter's role

Vernon Loeb tells Howard Kurtz how he responded when the race he was running became national news.


Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Media • Media Criticism
April 19th, 2013
04:29 PM ET

Sneak Peek at this Sunday's show

By Becky Perlow, CNN

Monday morning was supposed to be a slow day in news - a gun hearing here, maybe a senate presser there... until a bomb exploded at the Boston Marathon, injuring more than 100 people and killing three, including an 8-year-old boy.

The media raced to Boston, blanketing the city in TV anchors, cameramen and hand-held microphones.  During this time, most media outlets began speculating as to the cause of the bombings - was it a terror attack? Was it domestic or foreign in nature? How many were hurt? As the investigation continued, several organizations (inducing CNN) faced criticism for incorrectly reporting news of an arrest, then later correcting it.  Mediaite’s Joe Concha, The Washington Post's Erik Wemple, and Lauren Ashburn of The Daily Download join Howard Kurtz in our Washington DC studio to discuss the media's coverage - from Monday's breaking news to the on-going Boston manhunt and more.  After our panel, Callie Crossley, host of WGBH radio's "Under the Radar with Callie Crossley," will join Howie from Boston to discuss media coverage on the ground.

USA Today's Christine Brennan will also join Howie in DC to discuss how the sports news world reacted to the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, including how sports journalists became breaking news reporters and how athletes became first responders.

One journalist didn't just report the Boston Marathon bombings - he actually ran the race and crossed the finish line 39 minutes before the first bomb exploded. The Washington Post's Vernon Loeb swings by the studio to share his experience about his 61st marathon race and what it was like reporting breaking news following a 26.2 mile run.

Tune in Sunday at 11am ET.

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Filed under: Boston • Boston Bombings • Boston Marathon • Reliable Sources • Sneak Peek • Terrorism