August 22nd, 2011
09:00 AM ET

Media Monitor (August 21, 2011)

Howard Kurtz takes a look at how MSNBC's Ed Schultz misled viewers with an edited video and more hits and misses from this week's news...

Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Barack Obama • Hacking • Rick Perry • Rupert Murdoch
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  1. Leann Batala


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  4. Len@Seattle

    Come on Howard, are you engineering a veiled support for your conservative views. Ed made a mistake, and apologized for it. A better focus for CNN reporting may be on investigating reports that Governor Perry has a history of rewarding corporate campaign donors with government subsidy. The fact that you haven't even mentioned raises suspicion on you.

    August 22, 2011 at 3:10 pm | Reply
  5. Dan - Atlanta

    Howard, you are looking at the technicalities and missing the larger point. Anyone who lived through the 1950s in the South recognizes the coded language used by Rick Perry when he referred to the "black cloud" hanging over America. Sure, Perry, ever the clever politician, cloaked his racially suggestive language in a paragraph about the national debt, and you bought it. Shame on you. If you had lived through the 1950s here in Georgia, you would have understood that's how racial politics is done, or was done by Southern politicians from J.B. Stoner to Lester Maddox. Perry was making a racist comment. Perry is just reviving the race card as a political ploy, and shame on him, too!.

    August 22, 2011 at 11:15 am | Reply

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