Sunday, August 31

How radical Islamists spread their messages; Red News/Blue News: is the ISIS "threat to the homeland" overblown? Hollywood reacts to Joan Rivers' hospitalization.

How radical Islamists spread their messages; Red News/Blue News: is the ISIS "threat to the homeland" overblown? Hollywood reacts to Joan Rivers' hospitalization.

September 22nd, 2013
02:05 PM ET

Restrictions on reporting

Guest host David Folkenflik speaks with The Guardian’s editor, Alan Rusbridger about his newspaper’s work uncovering NSA surveillance practices and compares press freedom laws in the US and the UK.


Filed under: Blog • Glenn Greenwald • NSA • Snowden • United Kingdom
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
September 30th, 2012
01:51 PM ET

Media Monitor (Sept. 30)

A misunderstood piece of political satire, new revelations about Ann Curry's exit from "Today," and the BBC apologizes after a reporter breaks a royal confidence.


Filed under: Ann Curry • Media Monitor • NBC • Paul Ryan • Politics • United Kingdom
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 17th, 2011
02:12 PM ET

Rusbridger on paper's phone hacking scoops

In the full version of the interview we aired part of on Sunday morning, the editor of the Guardian talks to Howard Kurtz about his paper's dogged pursuit of the phone hacking story.


Filed under: Hacking • Media • Newspapers • Politics • Reliable Sources • United Kingdom
July 17th, 2011
02:03 PM ET

Is Murdoch's empire falling apart?

As Rebekah Brooks is arrested, our panel of Michael Wolff, David Folkenflik and Sarah Smith debates the worldwide fallout of the phone hacking scandal.


Filed under: Hacking • Media • Politics • Rupert Murdoch • 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