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December 30th, 2012
12:29 PM ET

The press faces the cliff

Erik Wemple, Lynn Sweet, Bob Cusack and Howard Kurtz weigh in on NBC's Meet The Press interview with President Obama and the media coverage of the looming fiscal cliff.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Blog • Fiscal Cliff • Media • NBC • Reliable Sources
December 30th, 2012
11:51 AM ET

Guns and the media

Is NBC's David Gregory guilty? Will Piers be sent packing? Should The Journal News have published the gun owners map? Erik Wemple, Lynn Sweet and Howard Kurtz discuss the media's recent involvement in the gun control debate.


Filed under: Blog • Media • Media Criticism • NBC • Piers Morgan • Reliable Sources
December 23rd, 2012
12:46 PM ET

Richard Engel's close call

 

Howard Kurtz on the NBC correspondent’s lucky escape from his captors after being taken hostage in Syria.


Filed under: Blog • International • NBC • Reliable Sources • Terrorism
December 2nd, 2012
12:42 PM ET

Zucker Era Begins at CNN

Frank Sesno, Fred Francis, David Zurawik and Howard Kurtz react to the appointment of Jeff Zucker as the new president of CNN.


Filed under: Blog • CNN • NBC
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
September 16th, 2012
12:56 PM ET

Conservative Pundits Slam Romney

Clarence Page, Ryan Lizza, Amy Holmes and Howard Kurtz discuss this week's expressions of conservative disenchantment with Mitt Romney, and NBC's 9/11 moment of silence mistake.


Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Mitt Romney • NBC
August 5th, 2012
11:20 AM ET

NBC'S Olympic belly-flop

Howard Kurtz talks about Twitter's relationship with NBC and the complications it brings.

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Filed under: NBC • Olympics
July 29th, 2012
12:33 PM ET

A Sportswriter's Life

Sports Illustrated's Frank Deford talks to Howard Kurtz about his distinguished career and NBC's London Olympics coverage.

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Filed under: NBC • Sports
July 15th, 2012
02:37 PM ET

Diane Sawyer's "Hot" Newscast

Paul Friedman and Andrew Tyndall join Howard Kurtz to examine the distinctive approaches being taken by the three nightly network newscasts.

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Filed under: ABC • CBS • NBC
July 1st, 2012
01:01 PM ET

Ann Curry's Painful Exit

Gail Shister talks to Howard Kurtz about the abrupt hosting reshuffle at NBC's flagship morning show.

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