November 3, 2010 As Republicans swept the House, top news outlets were focused on the big story of the night: the media.
July 21, 2010 MEDIA CIRCUS: Andrew Breitbart and his conservative allies see the the NAACP as hypocritical and want to wrest it from its privileged place in the national conversation on race. Someone like the Agriculture Department employee who lost her job amid the flap would simply be collateral damage.
May 18, 2010 Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was fighting for his political career Tuesday after The New York Times raised questions about whether he distorted his military service. But Blumenthal wasn't the only one who failed to present his record accurately. Several newspapers repeatedly mischaracterized his service.
October 19, 2009 The saga of "Balloon Boy" (or Falcon Heene, as he's known to his new friends at the Larimer Co., Colo., sheriff's office) proved irresistible to the media last Thursday — especially the 24-hour cable news channels, which went into commercial-free crisis mode for more than an hour.
March 23, 2009 Liberals may be ascendant around much of the nation — in control of both houses of Congress, a majority of governors' mansions and, of course, the White House — but times could hardly be better at the Fox News Channel, the cable channel liberals love to hate.
March 13, 2009 The running feud between Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and CNBC came to a head Thursday when the financial network's Jim Cramer appeared on Stewart's Daily Show. Cramer accepted many of Stewart's critiques but argued the network's reporters and analysts did their best to convey the news of the financial world.
March 9, 2009 There are plenty of people to share the blame for the collapse of the nation's financial system. But whether the media played an appropriate role in reporting on the health and status of the financial industry is a tough question. Some argue coverage was overlooked; others say it was incomplete.
January 29, 2009 The transition from the age of bashing the media to the age of eulogizing the media may be in full swing, but CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shows that, dead or alive, the standards for good journalism are unchanging.
January 20, 2009 Amid drowning rhetoric from media pundits leading up to President Barack Obama's inauguration, anchors and analysts cast about, sometimes in unexpected ways Tuesday, seeking to capture the moment as some 2 million spectators crowded the National Mall to watch the ceremony.