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.
December 9th, 2012
12:56 PM ET

Death On The Front Page

Erik Wemple, Callie Crossley and Howard Kurtz examine the New York Post’s controversial front cover; was it ethical journalism?


Filed under: New York Post • Tabloids
December 6th, 2012
10:12 AM ET

From the desk of Howard Kurtz: The subway picture worth a thousand words

By Howard Kurtz, CNN

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) - It was a horrifying front-page photo in every sense of the word.

It felt cheap, degrading and exploitative in a way that words could never match.

The photo captures a Queens man, Ki-Suck Han, after he had been pushed onto the subway tracks Monday as an oncoming train roared toward him. The screaming headline says it all: "DOOMED."

But the New York Post had every right to run the picture.

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December 2nd, 2012
12:51 PM ET

Report Rips Murdoch Papers

Emily Bell and Howard Kurtz dissect the findings of the British public inquiry into phone hacking by newspaper journalists.


Filed under: International • Newspapers • Rupert Murdoch • Tabloids • United Kingdom
August 26th, 2012
12:38 PM ET

Publishing Those Princely Photos

Howard Kurtz on Birtish tabloid The Sun's decision to publish nude photos of Prince Harry against the Royal family's wishes.


Filed under: Media Criticism • Tabloids
April 22nd, 2012
01:31 PM ET

Publishing a Prostitute's Picture

Jennifer Rubin, Bill Press, Ben Smith and Howard Kurtz on the media's coverage of the Secret Service prostitution scandal.


Filed under: New York Daily News • Reliable Sources • Tabloids
September 18th, 2011
01:53 PM ET

Pouncing on the new Palin biography

Steve Roberts, Michelle Cottle, Ramesh Ponnuru, and Howard Kurtz discuss the allegations in the new anti-Palin book.


Filed under: Media • Sarah Palin • Tabloids
July 24th, 2011
02:55 PM ET

Is Murdoch getting a fair hearing?

After the Murdoch hearings, our panel of John Burns, Paul Farhi, and Vicky Ward discuss if the coverage has been fair.


Filed under: Hacking • Media • Reliable Sources • Rupert Murdoch • Tabloids • United Kingdom
July 24th, 2011
02:25 PM ET

McMullan justifies phone hacking

Former features editor of the News of the World, Paul McMullan, joins Howard Kurtz to defend his paper's use of phone hacking.


Filed under: Media • Newspapers • Reliable Sources • Rupert Murdoch • Tabloids • United Kingdom
July 10th, 2011
02:06 PM ET

News of the World closure: a business decision?

Howard Kurtz is joined by Emily Bell, Matt Frei and Toby Harnden to discuss the phone hacking scandal consuming the UK.


Filed under: Hacking • Media • Newspapers • Politics • Rupert Murdoch • Tabloids • United Kingdom