Eric Deggans, Paul Farhi, Jane Hall and Brian Stelter assess the fallout from the MSNBC host’s controversial comments, apology and resignation.
Amy Holmes and Erik Wemple join guest host Eric Deggans to discuss Martin Bashir's suggestion to Sarah Palin and the resulting turmoil.
By Becky Perlow, CNN
The "Running of the Interns" is a time honored tradition for the DC media. Respective news interns spend their summer vacations standing in sweltering, swamp-like DC heat, waiting for Supreme Court decisions to be handed down. This year, though, one intern in particular drew more attention than others: Dan Stein, an editor of the Yale Daily News, became a viral sensation after numerous media outlets showed him racing from inside the Court's press room to hand deliver the Court's decision (and dissent) to his company's awaiting correspondent, Pete Williams. Stein was later interviewed on NBC's "Today" and told the morning show team it was "an honor to be part of the history."
Irony can be a funny thing, especially when a collegiate program that is supposedly teaching students to edit their articles can't even seem to edit its own diplomas. According to Joe Carpenter, Radford’s chief communications officer, "1,481 undergraduate and graduate diplomas from fall 2012 and spring 2013 were misspelled."
Michael Graczyk, an Associated Press reporter who has covered Texas executions since 1984, can't remember how many executions he has witnessed, and to be honest, he doesn't really care to anyway. He is, however, able to recall very specific memories - from one inmate singing "Silent Night" as the lethal injection coursed through his veins, to another inmate's "pretty brown eyes" popping open as he died.
It's embarrassing enough to lose your job... but one British soccer club manager not only lost his job, but also lost his job on live television. According to Deadspin, Brighton & Hove Albion's manager, Gus Poyet "was officially fired when BBC producers printed out a press release from the team announcing the decision and it was read aloud for him on air."
Joe Concha joins Howard Kurtz to discuss MSNBC's fall in ratings, as well as Roger Ailes' response to Jonathan Alter's allegations.
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.
David Zurawik and Howard Kurtz on what the hiring of David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs means for the future of the left-leaning network.
Terence Smith, Amy Holmes, Dana Milbank and Howard Kurtz on the controversy over how MSNBC presented the testimony of a grieving Sandy Hook father.
Gail Shister, Adam Buckman and Howard Kurtz on angry cable news confrontations- do they generate more heat than light?
Jackie Kucinich, Fred Francis and Howard Kurtz on the MSNBC host's thoughtless election night remark and subsequent apology.
Jackie Kucinich, Jane Hall, Bob Cusack and Howard Kurtz discuss Mitt Romney's first Meet The Press appearance and debate the significance of political conventions in today's media universe.