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WATCH: CNN Panel Excoriates David Gregory

Posted 07.01.2013 | Media

CNN "Reliable Sources" host Howard Kurtz and a panel of guests excoriated "Meet the Press" host David Gregory on Sunday for asking Glenn Greenwald if ...

Howard Kurtz Leaving CNN

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Media watchdog Howard Kurtz, host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" for 15 years, said Thursday that he's jumping to Fox News Channel. ...

Howard Kurtz Joining Fox News

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.20.2013 | Media

Howard Kurtz is leaving CNN and joining Fox News, the network announced Thursday. Mediaite first reported the news, and an official release from th...

Jason Linkins

Howard Kurtz Thinks Media Skipping Holder Briefing Are Just Trying To Be Hip

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

From the Twitter account of formerly hyper-employed media critic Howard Kurtz on Thursday: Seems like the "cool" media position now is to blow off ...

A Star Is Born

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

On April 28, Collins was a respected journeyman backup center. On April 29, he found stardom in the hard and brave act of becoming a hero and role model for sexual minority youth. Lighting a path for others - few stars shine brighter than that.

Is Outrage Driving Homophobia Underground?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 07.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Maybe all the outbursts are doing us a favor by allowing us to understand and address homophobia. But the outbursts can only be helpful if they are taken seriously and not dismissed or censored by the outrage police.

Daily Download Apologizes Over Howard Kurtz's Comments

Posted 05.06.2013 | Media

Daily Download editor-in-chief Lauren Ashburn has apologized and retracted a video she did with Howard Kurtz about Jason Collins. Kurtz was fired ...

Michael Calderone

Howard Kurtz Downplays Role At Daily Download

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK – On Sunday’s “Reliable Sources,” CNN host and media critic Howard Kurtz apologized for falsely claiming that NBA player Jason Collin...

Howard Kurtz: 'I Am Truly Sorry' For Jason Collins Piece

Posted 05.06.2013 | Media

Howard Kurtz addressed his notorious error about Jason Collins, which led to his firing from the Daily Beast, on his CNN show "Reliable Sources" on Su...

Friday Talking Points -- Most Disappointing Plan B

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A professional pundit was fired because he wrote an opinion piece that was factually inaccurate. Is that even a thing? "Journalists" can get fired for saying things which are false (things that five minutes of fact-checking would have proven laughably wrong), and for other stupid comments?

CNN Speaks Out On Howard Kurtz

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.03.2013 | Media

Howard Kurtz, who was fired from The Daily Beast on Thursday, will remain the host of a weekly media show on CNN. A CNN spokesperson told The Huff...

Michael Calderone

Why Did Howard Kurtz Take Such Large Role In Obscure Site?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.03.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– Before The Daily Beast fired Howard Kurtz on Thursday, newsroom staffers had been wondering why their Washington bureau chief appeared t...

Howard Kurtz, Daily Beast Part Ways

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.02.2013 | Media

The Daily Beast fired Howard Kurtz. Newsweek/Daily Beast chief Tina Brown tweeted on Thursday that the company had parted ways with Kurtz, the new...

Jason Linkins

Jason Collins Accused Of Not Disclosing Thing He Actually Totally Disclosed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.02.2013 | Media

Jiminy damn crickets. Mysterious multi-platform media macher Howard Kurtz has taken issue with the way NBA player Jason Collins -- now best known for ...

Michael Calderone

Howard Kurtz's Connection To Little-Known Website Raises Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Howard Kurtz, the Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast and Newsweek, has been regularly contributing to, and heavily promoting, a l...

Unreliable Sources: The Radicalization of Howard Kurtz

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 06.28.2013 | Media
Joseph Bobrow

I was shocked and dismayed by Howard Kurtz's unprofessional and closed-minded comments on his Reliable Sources show on CNN today regarding the coverag...

CNN Show Makes Surprising Choice

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2013 | Media

CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday covered quite an array of pressing media issues. ...

GOP Swears It’s Not Stupid

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Consider: Sarah Palin and Dick Morris are out at Fox News, and Scott Brown, the Massachusetts moderate, may be in....

Media Ethics Journalist Howie Kurtz Should Be Ashamed of Himself: New Low in American Journalism

Vicky Ward | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media
Vicky Ward

Last Sunday I got an email: "I think I have convinced Jill Kelly to speak with you if you are still interested?... She wants the promise of a cover and an assurance that the interview will be favorable." I laughed. Today I saw, to my astonishment, that Kelley appeared to have got her conditions -- in The Daily Beast.

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney And The Associated Press Are Having Themselves A Tiff

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Gosh, will Mitt Romney and the traveling press corps ever get their relationship right? Work out their kinks? Build a happy home together? Or are they...

CNN Host Scrutinizes Own Network For Health Care Blunder

Posted 07.03.2012 | Media

CNN's "Reliable Sources" proved to be somewhat awkward, as host Howard Kurtz dissected his own network's botched reporting of the Supreme Court's heal...

Think Again: What Howard Kurtz Thinks You Don't Need to Know

Eric Alterman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Howard Kurtz is an example of how to be a success in the mainstream media. Unfortunately, giving readers the relevant information they might need to understand the context and significance of a story comes second, third, or fourth, if at all.

WATCH: CNN Panel Analyzes Network's Cable Ratings Woes

Posted 06.10.2012 | Media

Newsweek/Daily Beast columnist Howard Kurtz analyzed the downward trend of cable news ratings on his Sunday CNN show "Reliable Sources," with a partic...

Better Idea -- Next Time, Just Light Your $35 Million on Fire

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Ari Rabin-Havt

Americans Elect was never a grassroots movement. At best, it was a well-funded organization in which a number of elites could dream up a fake democratic process and pretend they were above the silly infighting of the plebes.

Tom Brokaw Doubles Down On WHCD: 'If You Go, It'll Steal Your Soul'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Media

Tom Brokaw doubled down on his criticism of the White House Correspondents Dinner during a Tuesday conversation with the Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz. ...