CNN to Righty NYT Columnist, Film Critic: ‘Stop Writing About Movies'

June 24th, 2022 8:30 AM

CNN senior writer Brian Lowry, and by extension CNN media reporter Brian Stelter mocked right-of-center New York Times columnist Ross Douthat for daring to write about two new movies in his latest column, even though he’s been a movie critic for National Review for years. Stelter’s June 19 newsletter included a snotty take from Lowry that suggested Douthat …

‘Crossfire’ Reviews Are In and They’re Not Good

September 12th, 2013 9:33 AM
One of the worst things a reviewer can say about a television program is that "it has potential,” which usually means the show's not utilizing much of it. That situation was played out on Monday, when the Cable News Network brought back “Crossfire,” a conservative-liberal debate program that had been in television limbo for eight years. Despite a newsworthy…

Variety Columnist Accuses FNC of Racial Motivations, Provides Zero Quo

August 10th, 2010 11:39 AM
Variety Magazine TV critic Brian Lowry - formerly a reporter for NPR and the Los Angeles Times - surely was not a member of JournoList. But he sure writes like he was. Lowry took a page directly out of the Spencer Ackerman Guide to Dubious Racism Accusations in his most recent column, claiming the Fox News Channel caters to racial fear and resentment to sell its brand.Lowry provided no examples…

Variety Reporter Begs For Civility; Calls Drudge Readers Anti-Semitic

December 20th, 2007 2:15 PM
Apparently the Drudge Report has struck yet another nerve in the mainstream media. Today, Variety magazine reporter Brian Lowry pens a plea for civility- calling out the readers of the Drudge Report in particular. Writes Lowry, Gee, gang, why so angry? Every time a column or article of mine gets posted on the site, I invariably wake up to a torrent of hostile emails. For awhile, it was like a…