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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.

WATCH: Jake Tapper Goes OFF On Ferguson Police

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media

Jake Tapper gave an impassioned monologue about the highly militarized police response he was seeing in Ferguson on Friday. During one of his many ...

Jake Tapper Shuts Down DOJ Spokesman In One Tweet

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.14.2014 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper had the perfect response when the spokesman for the Department of Justice claimed to speak up for press freedom on Wednesday night. ...

Jake Tapper's Grim Question For Israeli Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media

Jake Tapper spoke to Israeli spokesman Mark Regev on Tuesday in a tense reprise of their previous discussion about Israel's conduct in Gaza. Tapper...

WATCH: Jake Tapper's Tough Grilling Of Israeli Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media

Jake Tapper conducted a tough interview on Monday with Mark Regev, spokesman for Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Tapper grilled Regev ab...

WATCH: Seth Meyers Puts Jake Tapper To The Test

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.10.2014 | Media

Long before Jake Tapper had his own show on CNN, he wanted to be a cartoonist. Tapper used to do a political cartoon strip for Roll Call, and even...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Confronts John McCain

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media

On Wednesday, Jake Tapper got a lot of attention for highlighting John McCain's apparent change of heart when it came to letting Taliban fighters out ...

Jake Tapper Calls Out John McCain Over Flip-Flop

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media

On his Tuesday show, CNN's Jake Tapper highlighted an apparently big shift in John McCain's position on the release of prisoner Bowe Bergdahl from Afg...

CNN Is Making These Anchors Fight To Replace Piers Morgan

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media

CNN is going to put four anchors in the ring and see who emerges as the victor in the quest to find a replacement for Piers Morgan. Morgan's show i...

CNN Setting Up A Huge Battle

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media

CNN is setting up a battle of the anchors to see who will replace Piers Morgan in the network's coveted 9 PM slot. Morgan's show, whose premature e...

Jake Tapper Lands Obama Interview After SOTU

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper has nabbed President Obama's first interview after the State of the Union address. The interview — which will cover issues ran...

Jake Tapper Says Obama Is 'In An Untenable Position'

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media

Jake Tapper described President Obama on Monday as being in an "untenable position" when it comes to Obamacare. Tapper spoke after Obama's speech ...

Jake Tapper's Tough Words On Syria

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper had some tough questions on his Monday show for the Obama administration's deputy national security adviser, Tony Blinken. The ad...

Shakeup In The White House Press Room

Posted 08.12.2013 | Media

The White House press briefing room will look a tad different now that some additional news organizations were granted seats. The New York Times' ...


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media

Jake Tapper gave Eliot Spitzer a very rough time on Thursday, aggressively questioning the newly resurfaced political candidate about his checkered pa...

WATCH: Jake Tapper Tries Something Very Different

Posted 06.18.2013 | Media

Jake Tapper has a new gig to add to his resume: soap opera actor. The CNN host will make a guest appearance on "All My Children," playing —what ...

Jake Tapper Predicts What Will Happen To Glenn Greenwald

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.12.2013 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper said Tuesday that he does not expect the United States government to prosecute Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the story o...

Jason Linkins

CNN, You Are Still Pretty Terrible | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media

Hey, CNN, If you’re reading this, tie yourself down to whatever chair you're sitting in, because this is going to be a rough ride. A little over ...

WATCH: Jake Tapper's Warning To Obama Supporters

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper once again spoke out against the Obama administration's media surveillance during his Wednesday show. Tapper previously said the ...

Sarah Palin's Surprising Praise For Jake Tapper

Posted 05.22.2013 | Media

Jake Tapper has a new fan: Sarah Palin. The former vice-presidential candidate tweeted Tuesday: There's something different, certainly refreshing,...

LOOK: Home Runs for Horton's Kids At Nationals Park

Posted 05.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A celebrity chef, a CNN correspondent and a member of Congress stepped up to the plate last week at Nationals Park for the Home Runs for...

So Cable News Apparently Hates The Turkish Prime Minister

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.16.2013 | Media

President Obama's press conference on Thursday was filled with news, and cable news networks naturally covered every bit of what he said about the IRS...

Jake Tapper Tears Into Obama

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

CNN's Jake Tapper took aim at President Obama's policies towards the media on Thursday. Obama addressed the scandal surrounding the Justice Departm...

Shouldn't Jonathan Karl Reveal His Benghazi Email Source?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

It's not unheard of for journalists to reveal source identities if it's proven that that person badly misled a reporter or passed along bogus information. Some observers think that's what happened in the case of the Benghazi talking points.