Stelter Claims Media People Find Chris Wallace, Bret Baier 'Complicit'

September 20th, 2020 6:40 AM

CNN’s Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter has a book out, stuffed with anonymous sources, ranting about Fox News and President Trump. As you can tell by the title, it’s just the sort of even-handed account one could expect from an objective host of a media show at CNN: HOAX -- Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth. Stelter was guest on a friendly N

More Like Venezuela: NYT Book Review Says It's ‘Political Switzerland'

January 25th, 2019 9:35 AM
Is the New York Times book review truly a haven of centrism and neutrality? Lara Takenaga talked to Book Review editor Pamela Paul (Times Book Review editor since 2013) and section staffers Gregory Cowles and Barry Gewen. The piece was posted online in October 2018 but not printed until this week: “‘Political Switzerland’ for Books.” The “Switzerland” quip is…

WashPost Media Critic Honors MSNBC's Rachel Maddow As 'Clear Winner of

November 10th, 2013 8:27 AM
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple read through a stack of books by cable-news hosts for a Sunday Outlook piece, and declared “MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is the clear winner of the cable-news-host literary prize” for her book “Drift.” On Sunday’s front page, The Post called it a “blab lit review” and called it “A survey of the many…