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

Alan Kelly | Posted 07.10.2015 | 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 07.06.2015 | 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 06.11.2015 | 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, ch...

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.

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 ...