WashPost's Wemple Uses Event for Media Kids to Trash Sanders & Co.
April 25th, 2019 11:23 PM
The White House held a kind of Fake News briefing on Thursday for the children of White House correspondents and White House employees on Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day. That sounds cool for the kids, but Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple used the occasion to trash Sarah Sanders & Co., and their failure to host press briefings in 2019.
Outraged, Anti-Trump Reporters Were Silent Over Obama’s Press Attacks
May 12th, 2018 4:00 PM
According to a new Media Research Center study, 90 percent of the President’s coverage in 2018 has been negative. However, that hasn’t stopped journalists about whining about the President limiting press freedom. What happened when Barack Obama actually did that? Nothing.
Hypocritical CNN Fights in Court to Keep Editorial Standards Secret
May 10th, 2018 6:34 PM
CNN’s slogan may be “The Most Trusted Name in News,” but the cable TV channel is not so trusting when it comes to letting other people know the internal editorial standards the network uses when reporting the news. In fact, CNN is embroiled in a court struggle while trying to keep those guidelines a secret, according to an article posted on Monday by Washington Post media…
Bozell & Graham Column: The Grinchy Washington Post
December 30th, 2017 7:40 AM
Liberals at The Washington Post didn’t seem to have a Merry Christmas this year. They were seriously unhappy that anyone would utter the “lie” that President Trump made it safe to say “Merry Christmas” after eight years of the Obamas sending out White House “Happy Holidays” cards. But the Post also promoted an author saying "there is no Jesus, there…
Seriously? CNN Blames Gym Thief for Cooper Account Attacking Trump
December 13th, 2017 8:19 PM
Late Wednesday afternoon, CNN muddied the waters by blaming a New York City gym hacker/thief on a bizarre series of events that started earlier in the day when Anderson Cooper’s Twitter account called President Trump a “[p]athetic loser.” The freak incident furthered what’s been a difficult week for the network after Friday’s flawed Trump/WikiLeaks story that…
Trump 'Forced' FCC Chairman to Defend First Amendment?
October 18th, 2017 11:30 PM
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple was published in the newspaper on Wednesday on how Trump “forced” Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai to defend the First Amendment. So do Pai's words somehow demonstrate he had to respond to passionate liberal outrage? Or do Pai's words underline that this entire controversy was the cliched nothingburger? Pick B.…
WashPost Objects to Spicer Saying Media's 'Largely a Liberal Group'
September 21st, 2017 10:34 AM
Former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer granted an interview to Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple, which naturally focused on Wemple’s loathing of Team Trump’s media-bashing – which usually ignores Team Media’s relentless Trump-bashing.
WashPost Media Critic: 'NBC News Whiffed on Russiagate Story'
September 3rd, 2017 4:34 PM
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple spends a lot of his time lamenting the pro-Trump tilt of Fox News, but on Friday, he faulted NBC News for “whiffing” on a Russiagate story that quickly unraveled. MSNBC was breaking its news, and it was quickly broken into a mess.
NY Times Won't Take Responsibility for Its Error on Climate 'Scoop'
August 10th, 2017 7:27 AM
In April of 2004, New York Times White House correspondent Elisabeth Bumiller rudely challenged President George W. Bush: “Two and a half years later, do you feel any personal responsibility for September 11?” Bumiller is now the paper’s Washington bureau chief, and she can’t even take personal responsibility when her newspaper falls flat on its factual face.
The Times is…
Liberal Media Mock Breitbart for Exposing NY Times Reporter's Emails
August 8th, 2017 8:32 PM
Breitbart’s being mocked by “mainstream” media figures on Twitter for reporting on emails New York Times environment reporter/activist Coral Davenport sent to sympathetic fellow greens at the Environmental Protection Agency to produce hard-hitting reports on Trump’s EPA boss Scott Pruitt.
MSNBC Hosts Liberals to Complain About the Right Attacking the Media
July 17th, 2017 5:40 PM
On Sunday's MSNBC special, Trump at 6 Months, a panel stacked with liberals was assembled to discuss the conflict between President Donald Trump and the media. Given the makeup of the panel, it was no surprise that the group concluded that distrust of the media was the fault of right-wingers attacking them for decades, and that the media should continue what they already are doing, rather…
The Media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome
July 8th, 2017 4:00 PM
The liberal media doesn’t like the President. For that matter some in the conservative media don’t like the President either…yes, that means our friends at National Review and The Weekly Standard and doubtless a few others. There’s plenty of room for honest disagreement.
Why Is The Huffington Post Afraid of The Washington Post?
June 25th, 2017 7:52 AM
This week, NewsBusters and other sides noticed that after the death of Otto Warmbier, The Huffington Post edited, but did not take down a controversial article entitled “North Korea Proves Your White Male Privilege Is Not Universal.”
Washington Post media blogger Eric Wemple also grew interested in why the HuffPost would keep the Warmbier-bashing piece, when it unpublished a…
CNN Anchor Writes New Novel Where CNN-Style Network Is 'FAIR News'
June 15th, 2017 9:39 PM
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple wrote a profile of CNN New Day anchor Alisyn Camerota that was posted Thursday, but the first eye-catching thing is she has a new novel coming this summer about a morning cable-news anchor working for a CNN-like network with the letters FAIR! CNN boss Jeff Zucker proclaimed without giggling that other networks have "partisans," while CNN only…