An article in The New York Times about an alleged account from the officer accused of shooting to death Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, prompted considerable discussion on CNN today. A legal analyst for the cable network said it was a bad idea for this information to trickle out. Who leaked it is unknown. Mark […]
The media, in general, have been trying hard not to be labeled as overly alarmist about the threat that Ebola potentially poses in this country. They’ve gotten mixed reviews as to how well they’ve done. On CNN today, one story began with an inappropriate sentence. It could easily be classified as poor journalism. The anchor said […]
The conservative commentator and author spoke about immigration and Sen. Rand Paul’s denial that he once advocated cutting off foreign aid to Israel, as well as every other country,which he actually did propose.
In an interview with Think Progress, the network’s president, Jeff Zucker, said CNN wanted to talk to radio talk host Glenn Beck. S.E. Cupp, who works for both CNN and Beck’s online site, The Blaze, said she could do a fair interview.
Much buzz around the Internet today after a contentious CNN interview with the ex-NBA players who have been touring the world playing exhibition games. Their journey is designed, for one thing, to stir interest in basketball
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) today acknowledged an overstatement on Pres. Obama’s handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro but continued to say that the handshake was a mistake. He was questioned by
Some of the Sunday shows went with their normal political guests today. Two exceptions were “Face the Nation” and “Meet the Press.” They devoted their entire hours to Nelson Mandela. Both with guests
A big question for us, the viewers, will be whether we wind up better off in terms of what the new journalistic programming benefits us. The head of CNN is turning the cable network upside down to try to build the two elements of success, ratings and revenue. In an interview with Capital New York […]
CNN host Candy Crowley asked whether we’re safer now than we were a year or two ago. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) said, “I don’t think so. I think terrorism is up worldwide. I think statistics indicate that.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) had a different take on who’s responsible for the disastrous rollout of the website of the Avondale Care Act. On “State of the Union,” this morning, Rogers said, This really feeds into the
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), in an appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” said that the Democrats are thinking only about politics in trying to make “band-aid fixes” to the Affordable Care Act that wouldn’t
In importance, this pales but CNN’s Wolf Blitzer once again was not respectful of his audience in advance of a Presidential announcement. When Mr. Obama was due to come out and make his major announcement of a delay in a portion of the Affordable Care Act,