Media Criticizes New York Post, CNN For Boston Marathon Bombings Coverage

The Huffington Post The media — most notably, The New York Post and CNN — came under fire on Sunday for mistakes it made during coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. On Wednesday, CNN and other outlets erroneously reported that an arrest had been made in the bombings. The New York Post was also hotly criticized for… More Media Criticizes New York Post, CNN For Boston Marathon Bombings Coverage

Tucker Carlson: Reporters have ‘slavish, dog-like loyalty’ to Obama

Republicans try to be as crude as possible when critically referring to President Obama.  History will not be kind to them… The Raw Story The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson on Thursday blasted “the average working journalist” for having a “slavish, dog-like loyalty” to President Barack Obama. Guest hosting on Fox News’ Hannity, Carlson told the… More Tucker Carlson: Reporters have ‘slavish, dog-like loyalty’ to Obama

Current TV Files a Blistering Countersuit Against Fired Anchor Keith Olbermann

Poor Keith Olbermann, he even admitted that he “screwed up” just taking the job over at Current TV.  The saga continues… The Daily Beast The network excoriates its fired anchor by painting him as an arrogant and uncooperative slacker. Howard Kurtz on the latest round in the legal war. Moving a day after Olbermann sued… More Current TV Files a Blistering Countersuit Against Fired Anchor Keith Olbermann

Frum: Fox News creates an ‘alternative knowledge system’

Given the recent data showing Fox News viewers are less informed than viewers who watch other news networks, it’s safe to say that David Frum is correct in his analysis that Fox News creates an alternative knowledge system… Raw Story Conservative columnist David Frum, who was speechwriter for former President George W. Bush, blasted Fox… More Frum: Fox News creates an ‘alternative knowledge system’

Bill Press Tells Howard Kurtz That MSNBC Hosts Are ‘Not Calling Anyone Nazis’

During a discussion of Glenn Beck’s departure from Fox News’ air on Sunday’s Reliable Sources, progressive radio host Bill Press joined host Howard Kurtz in pushing back against the idea that MSNBC’s opinion personalities are somehow equivalent to Beck. While Press and Kurtz were correct in their overall assessment, Press’ declaration that MSNBC hosts are “not… More Bill Press Tells Howard Kurtz That MSNBC Hosts Are ‘Not Calling Anyone Nazis’

Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is A “McCarthyite Chamber Of Horrors”

Mediaite In a profile of Rachel Maddow, The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz reveals how Maddow puts together her nightly show and also gets many comments praising the new “face of a cable network.” With Keith Olbermann gone, MSNBC is clearly looking to Maddow to lead the way and she seems eager to assume the position. MSNBC’s President… More Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is A “McCarthyite Chamber Of Horrors”

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes: Fox And ‘The Other Side’ Need To Tone Down Rhetoric

Too little too late? Huffington Post Fox News CEO Roger Ailes said that he has told his network to “tone it down” in the wake of the shooting in Arizona, and that he hopes the “other side” will do so as well. Ailes’ comments appeared in a conversation with Russell Simmons that was published on Simmons’… More Fox News CEO Roger Ailes: Fox And ‘The Other Side’ Need To Tone Down Rhetoric