Sunday, November 16

Barbara Bowman claims the media protected Bill Cosby from her rape allegations; China's president finally faces a free press; the TV station behind #pointergate refuses to apologize.

Barbara Bowman claims the media protected Bill Cosby from her rape allegations; China's president finally faces a free press; the TV station behind #pointergate refuses to apologize.

June 30th, 2013
02:20 PM ET

Howie's goodbye

After 15 years, Howard Kurtz signs off as host of 'Reliable Sources' with reflections on his time at CNN.


Filed under: CNN • Howard Kurtz • Reliable Sources
May 5th, 2013
02:15 PM ET

A critical lens on Howard Kurtz: Part 1

Politico’s Dylan Byers and NPR's David Folkenflik ask Howard Kurtz about his mistakes in reporting on the story of gay NBA player Jason Collins.


Filed under: Howard Kurtz • Jason Collins • Media • Media Criticism • Newsweek • Reliable Sources • The Daily Bast
May 5th, 2013
02:14 PM ET

A critical lens on Howard Kurtz: Part 2

Politico’s Dylan Byers and NPR's David Folkenflik ask Howard Kurtz about his  media roles.


Filed under: Howard Kurtz • Jason Collins • Media • Media Criticism • Newsweek • Reliable Sources • The Daily Beast
March 12th, 2013
01:29 AM ET

From the desk of Howard Kurtz: Media's failure on Iraq still stings

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 10th anniversary this month of the invasion of Iraq will remind most people of a divisive and dubious war that toppled Saddam Hussein but claimed the lives of nearly 4,500 Americans and more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians.

What it conjures up for me is the media's greatest failure in modern times.

Major news organizations aided and abetted the Bush administration's march to war on what turned out to be faulty premises. All too often, skepticism was checked at the door, and the shaky claims of top officials and unnamed sources were trumpeted as fact.

Read more of Howie's two cents here.

February 21st, 2013
12:54 PM ET

MSNBC, a bastion of Obama advocates?

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) - David Axelrod is a smart guy who knows a heck of a lot about politics and the press.

Robert Gibbs is also a smart guy who knows a heck of a lot about politics and the press.

They will now be dispensing their wisdom as paid contributors at MSNBC, and I'll be interested in what they have to say.

But I have to ask: Is NBC's cable channel turning into an Obama administration in exile?
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Filed under: Howard Kurtz
February 17th, 2013
01:18 PM ET

A showdown with Bill O'Reilly

Jane Hall, Paul Farhi, Frank Sesno and Howard Kurtz discuss the CNN host's interview with the Fox News anchor.


Filed under: Bill O'Reilly • Blog • Drones • Fox News • Howard Kurtz • Media • Media Criticism • NBC • Politics • Reliable Sources