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Media Feuds

The Year In Media Feuds

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

The media world is a competitive place. Media figures' intense drives to be first, to be right, and to be heard often clash with fellow industry perso...

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Scenes From The Secret War Of The New York Times Columnists | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.20.2012 | Media

If you're a regular consumer of the New York Times editorial page, you may have already noted that a sort of sub rosa battle has been going on between...

Keith Olbermann, Piers Morgan Duel On Twitter

Posted 10.18.2011 | Media

A spat between two outspoken media personalities broke out Thursday evening after Keith Olbermann publicly criticized Piers Morgan on Twitter. Olbe...

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Ben Quayle Sparks Comedy Battle With Politico At Fancy Dinner | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

Rep. Ben Quayle apparently crossed the line last night when he said something mean about a Beltway media organ at a fancy party for the media.

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Beltway Reporters' Garters Popping In Aftermath Of Bardella Email Flap | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Tuesday afternoon, Kurt Bardella, a spokesman for House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), was fired after it came to light that he had sh...

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Sarah Palin Lashes Out At Media, McCain Campaign And JournoList, Maybe | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sometime Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has heard about the JournoList! And she's not at all happy about it, according to "exclusive remarks" given to t...

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Richard Wolffe Draws The Ire Of White House Correspondents' Association | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

there is one White House hagiographer whom the White House Press Corps just hate like the dickens: MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe.

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Geraldo Rivera Slams Lou Dobbs In Speech, Says Dobbs Won't Be Coming To Fox | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News reporter Geraldo Rivera spoke at a luncheon sponsored by El Diario La Prensa NY yesterday, during which he unleashed a devastating critique o...

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White House Mocks 'Politico' With Super-Mean Email Forward | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I'd describe Politico's brand of journalism as banality, added to Scientology, multiplied by the spasmodic frenzy of a tween who hasn't learned to displace their unfulfilled erotic needs onto emo vampires.

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Fox News Reporter Battles Pentagon Flack In Latest Media Dust-Up | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's been a while since we've checked in on how that whole White House "War on Fox News" was playing out in the trenches, between Fox News's news-gath...

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Is Sean Hannity Afraid Of Glenn Beck? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday afternoon, The Plum Line's Greg Sargent posted a speculative bit of Fox News palace intrigue, wondering if Sean Hannity's recent targeting o...

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Dobbs Takes Aim At HuffPost Critic | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Scroll down for audio CNN birther-monger Lou Dobbs apparently reads the internets and had many nerves touched by one of our own bloggers, Roberto Lov...

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Olbermann Retracts "Fox-Twa" on Glenn Beck | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the wake of the Van Jones resignation, an aggrieved Keith Olbermann took to the pages of DailyKos and issued a call for an online witch hunt of Glenn Beck. Cooler heads now prevail.

Olbermann-O'Reilly: Détente We Don't Want

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

A sandbox brawl between Keith and Bill Has left their parents feeling ill They want their boys to get along Yet the ultimate result is quite wrong

Fox and G.E. Reach Deal to End O'Reilly-Olbermann Feud | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It was a media cage fight, televised every weeknight at 8 p.m. But the match was halted when the blood started to spray executives in the high-priced ...