After Hur, WashPost Media Critic Takes On 'MSNBC's Biden Memory Hole'

February 16th, 2024 5:23 PM

On Thursday, Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple (a frequent Fox News critic) penned an article decrying "MSNBC's Biden Memory Hole." In the aftermath of Robert Hur's report and its passages on Biden's faulty memory, Wemple honed in on the Peacock Progressives: "As the debate churns, we need to look at the model laid out by MSNBC — one of institutional denial and stubborn…

WashPost's Wemple Atones for Not Condemning Cowardly, Woke NY Times

October 31st, 2022 2:49 PM

Erik Wemple, media critic at the Washington Post, issued a fascinating and revealing mea culpa on October 27, regarding the disgraceful firing in the summer of 2020 of former New York Times editorial page editor James Bennet, after Bennet ran an op-ed by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton that suggested sending in troops to quell the rioting stemming from Black Lives Matter…

Trump Sues CNN for Defamation, WashPost Finds No 'Defamatory Labels'

October 5th, 2022 5:18 PM

Donald Trump sued CNN on Monday for defamation, demanding $475 million in damages. CNN barely noticed it. But Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple bizarrely claimed there were no "defamatory labels" against Trump, as if he wasn't compared to Hitler....or was painted as more murderous than Hitler! 

Column: The Prizes of Collusion and the Collusion of Prizes

July 29th, 2022 6:01 AM

Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple angrily went after the Pulitzer Prize folks for fighting with Trump (instead of ignoring him) on why they gave a 2018 prize for reporting on Trump-Russia collusion. Wemple colorfully complained it “amounts to lunatic-appeasement of the high-maintenance sort.”

WashPost Media Critic: My Paper Printed 'World's Worst #MeToo Op-Ed'

June 6th, 2022 6:56 AM

The Washington Post published a mea culpa of sorts on Sunday’s op-ed page with an article by their media critic Erik Wemple headlined “The Depp-Heard case hinged on the world’s worst #MeToo op-ed.”

WaPo's Wemple Asks CNN Retract Claim Steele Dossier Was Corroborated

November 14th, 2021 4:39 PM

The main source of the Steele dossier hyped by CNN and much of the media has been indicted for lying to the FBI so Erik Wemple of the Washington Post wonders if CNN will correct the record about their claim that the dossier was corroborated.


WashPost's Wemple Calls Out CNN's Trashing of Joe Rogan

October 25th, 2021 9:30 AM

In a piece posted on Thursday evening, Washington Post media reporter Erik Wemple called out CNN for the liberal news network's refusal to admit that they misinformed viewers in claiming that podcast host Joe Rogan used "horse dewormer" to treat his COVID infection.


JEALOUS? Brian Stelter Bemoans 'Fire Starter' Tucker Carlson's Ratings

March 15th, 2021 5:08 PM

CNN’s least talented anchor, Brian Stelter, dedicated more than ten minutes of Sunday’s Reliable Sources arguing that Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson is the “new Donald Trump.” In an awkward fit of rage and demonstrable jealousy over Carlson’s unprecedented ratings, Stelter denigrated both Fox News personnel and viewers. The unhinged host accused Carlson of rewriting history and…


Watch CNN Be Blasted for ‘Love-a-Thons’ With Cuomo: ‘a Real Black Eye'

March 15th, 2021 4:01 PM

Finally, someone went on CNN to call out the hack network for doing the bidding of Democrat Andrew Cuomo, brother of Democratic network host Chris Cuomo. Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple told Brian Stelter on Sunday to his face that the network offered “love-a-thons” with the now-scandal-ridden governor, calling them a “real black eye” for CNN. 

CNN Communications Exec Tries to Flunk Fox, MSM Reporters Disagree

February 3rd, 2021 11:06 PM

Sister Toldjah at RedState reported CNN head of "strategic communications" Matt Dornic "thought he’d play gotcha games with Fox News media reporter Brian Flood by pointing out how Flood sometimes goes about trying to obtain quotes from sources via LinkedIn." The strategy didn't end well. 


Politico Staff Have Hissy Fit Over Shapiro Guest-Writer Spot

January 14th, 2021 10:05 PM

Well, it appeared as though Politico chief political correspondent Tim Alberta was blowing a lot of smoke. Because after the magazine’s editors signed Daily Wire founder and conservative leader Ben Shapiro to guest-write for Politico’s Playbook on Thursday, a large portion of the staff revolted.

Column: Manipulating Steele's Dossier of Disinformation

April 22nd, 2020 6:47 AM
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple recently issued the 13th article in a series on the partisan liberal media promoting the Clinton-funded “dossier” assembled by ex-British spy Christopher Steele. Newly declassified notes from the report of Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz reveal Steele’s “findings” were part of a Russian disinformation campaign. “It’s ironic that the…

NPR Touts Donations Amid Impeachment-Related Dust-Up with Pompeo

February 3rd, 2020 9:26 AM
Liberal NPR is getting some great PR during impeachment regarding its recent spat with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The outlet recently boasted an increase in donations as a result of the whole kerfuffle.

WashPost Melts Down Over 'Vile' McSally's 'Vicious Outburst' At CNN

January 17th, 2020 10:48 AM
The only thing the media hates more than a Democrat getting humiliated by the right is when the media gets humiliated by the right. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) sparked a media meltdown Thursday morning after calling CNN reporter Manu Raju a “liberal hack.” That afternoon, The Washington Post rushed to Raju’s rescue with an overwrought opinion piece attacking McSally, saying her “outburst” was…