Kai Ryssdal, Erik Wemple and Arik Hesseldahl join Howard Kurtz to discuss the reporting that went on behind the scenes of This American's Life retraction of a story on Apple's labor practices that host Ira Glass now says has "significant fabrications."
Kai Ryssdal, Erik Wemple and Arik Hesseldahl join Howard Kurtz to discuss This American's Life retraction of a story on Apple's labor practices that host Ira Glass now says has "significant fabrications."
Ali Wentworth joins Howard Kurtz to discuss her book, Yahoo! show and her life in the media.
Matt Lewis, David Shuster, Catherine Crier and Howard Kurtz discuss Rick Santorum's accusation that Fox News is shilling for Mitt Romney. They'll also take a look at the coverage of President Obama's campaign documentary.
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By Cassie Spodak, CNN
The Republican Primaries continue to roll on. This week brought surprise wins for Rick Santorum in Mississippi and Alabama and the media seemed to recycle the same old narrative: Mitt Romney’s unpopular inevitability, Santorum’s struggle to overcome delegate math, and why is Newt Gingrich still in the race?
Matt Lewis of the Daily Caller, David Shuster of Current TV and Catherine Crier, author of Patriot Acts, join Howard Kurtz to discuss the week in political media coverage. They’ll also take a look at all the attention given President Obama’s 17 minute campaign documentary.
Howard Kurtz also interviewed Ali Wentworth about her new book, Ali in Wonderland: And Other Tall Tales, and new Yahoo! show Daily Shot. The comedian talks about her past relationships as well as her marriage to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.
There was an explosion of attention over a New York Times Op-Ed written by Goldman Sachs exec Greg Smith. Smith used the platform to criticize the company and quit his high powered job. Erik Wemple of The Washington Post, Kai Ryssdal of American Public Radio’s Marketplace and Arik Hesseldahl of AllThingsDigital will be on the show to discuss This American Life’s retraction of a story about an Apple factory in China that they say had “significant fabrications.”
This Sunday at 11 a.m. EST.
Howard Kurtz talks to the director and screenwriter of "Game Change," the controversial HBO film about the 2008 GOP presidential campaign. (Part 2 of 2)
Michael Medved, Stephanie Miller and Howard Kurtz on why Rush Limbaugh's apology for his controversial comments hasn't stemmed the media's coverage.
Erin McPike, Eleanor Clift, Ramesh Ponnuru and Howard Kurtz discuss why Mitt Romney's Super Tuesday victories have left the media unconvinced.
Erin McPike, Eleanor Clift, Ramesh Ponnuru and Howard Kurtz on the 1991 video of Barack Obama praising his Harvard Law professor.