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Donald Trump's Demagoguery Challenges Journalistic Norms

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media

CNN’s Jake Tapper has been one of Donald Trump’s most persistent TV interviewers this election cycle, winning recent praise for following up 23 ti...

How Grammar Proves That Trump Is A Racist

Julie Schwartzbard | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Julie Schwartzbard

Controversy is swirling around Trump's latest comments about Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the judge presiding over the class action lawsuit against Trump University. In an interview on June 3 with Jake Tapper of CNN, among other statements, Trump declared: "Jake, he's a Mexican."

This Is Exactly How You Call Out Donald Trump For Lying

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

After Donald Trump on Monday began to float the bizarre conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were responsible for murdering former aide Vin...

From Boston University to Army Paratrooper to The Academy Awards: Q & A with Henry Hughes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

He's fought in a war. He's been nominated for an Academy Award. He met his wife when he was 13. He's mentored by the director of Star Wars. Director H...

TONIGHT'S DEBATE: Will Trump Play it Cool or not?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Has The Establishment played into Trump's (big) hands? The stakes are high in tonight's Republican presidential debate at the University of Miami....

Donald Trump Is Being Politically Correct

Frank Islam | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Frank Islam

As 2015 draws to a close, Trump has shown that being politically correct by not being politically correct is a poll-winner. It's also become a popular place to be for other Republican presidential candidates. This is scary stuff in more ways than one.

Chris Christie Denies That Gun Control Motivated Him To Enter Politics

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday denied that the issue of gun control motivated him to run for the New ...

Friday Talking Points -- Hillary's Very Good Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Hillary Clinton just had the best week of her campaign yet. Not only did she shine at the Benghazi hearing yesterday, three of her Democratic opponents dropped out of the presidential nomination race.

Ben Carson's Interview With CNN's Jake Tapper Cut Short By Campaign Manager

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Media

Things got heated during CNN's "State Of The Union" on Sunday, when host Jake Tapper pressed Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on remarks h...

Clear and Present Danger

Justin Frank | Posted 09.21.2015 | Media
Justin Frank

Ignorance is not just bliss, and preying on the ignorance of others by misinforming them is not just a source of power. Trump went a vital step further when his reckless words morphed into a clear and present danger to the health of our young.

Week to Week News Quiz for 9/18/15: Special GOP Debate Roundup Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 09.18.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Relive the highlights and lowlights of the recent GOP debate by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Her Se...

Will the Media Call Out Donald Trump on His Anti-Vaxxer Nonsense?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 09.18.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

By any reasonable standard of what constitutes acceptable public discourse, Donald Trump's presidential campaign should have ended on Wednesday at about 10:50 p.m. That's when he set his extravagantly sprayed hair on fire by indulging in some truly dangerous myths about vaccines.

CNN Debate Moderator Jake Tapper Once Went On A Date With Monica Lewinsky

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media

Guess who Jake Tapper, the moderator of Wednesday night's CNN debate, once went on a date with? Monica Lewinsky. No joke. Tapper first discussed his ...

Black Lives Matter Was Absent From The GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican candidates were not asked to address Black Lives Matter or the state of policing in the U.S. during the second GOP debate on ...

Previewing the Second 2016 Republican Debate

Alan Schroeder | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Six weeks have passed since the first Republican debate of the 2016 race, and as the cast of characters returns to the stage for their second match, campaign dynamics have come more sharply into focus.

While Hillary Conditions, Bernie Engages. Guess Who's Rising?

Alan Kelly | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
Alan Kelly

To understand the hows and whys of Bernie Sanders' spike and Hillary Clinton's stall, look no further than the plays they're running. Two recent CNN sit downs serve this purpose, beginning with Brianna Keilar's interview of Clinton.

On the Idiocy of Comparing Trump's Campaign to Bernie Sanders'

Liam Miller | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Liam Miller

Never mind Sanders' and Trump's complete unlikeness in virtually every other respect, or the vast qualitative and quantitative differences between the Democratic and Republican fields; for some, two points of superficial similarity render Trump and Sanders identical.

Gabriel Arana

Glenn Beck's Site Praises Liberal Commentator For Charleston Remarks | Gabriel Arana | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

In the face of national tragedy, partisan news outlets often sow discord with predictable cynicism -- getting your viewers riled up is good for rating...

'Green News Report' - June 11, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.11.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil spill clean up continues in Santa Barbara; Major media steps up, chal...

Michael Calderone

Jake Tapper Readies For Long-Overdue Sunday Show Role Amid 'Generational Shift' | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.08.2015 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Jake Tapper surrounds himself with losers. A picture of Al Smith, the four-term New York governor who failed to capture the White Ho...

CNN's Jake Tapper Named New Host Of 'State Of The Union'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.24.2015 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper has been named the new anchor of the Sunday political talk show "State of the Union," the network's senior media correspondent Brian...

Michael Calderone

Republican Presidential Contenders Flocking To Conservative Radio Host | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.12.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When radio host Hugh Hewitt questions Republican candidates at CNN’s first primary debate this fall, he says, viewers will be “much mo...

CNN Walks Back Interview With Pilot Who Partially Supported Brian Williams' Helicopter Story

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

A pilot who partially supported Brian Williams' claim of coming under fire while aboard a helicopter during the Iraq War is now walking back an accoun...

Jake Tapper Just Got Jon Stewart To Say CNN Is 'The Best'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.13.2014 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper sat down with Jon Stewart and journalist Maziar Bahari on Wednesday to discuss Stewart's directorial debut with his new film, "Rosew...

A Bagful of Sugar Rot: Is Subscriber 'Support' Just Some Kind of Trick in the Pay-TV Provider Wars?

Marie Woolf | Posted 01.04.2015 | Media
Marie Woolf

When CNN and six other channels suddenly vanished from Dish Network on October 21 due to failed contract negotiations with content provider Turner Broadcasting, I decided to go along with the gag, for one of my masochistic little experiments in customer service.