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Weather Channel Co-Founder Battles CNN Anchor On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.03.2014 | Media

Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman took his controversial global warming skepticism to CNN for a combative interview with "Reliable Sources" host...

President Obama Does Not Watch Cable News

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.27.2014 | Media

President Barack Obama does not watch cable news. This was the take away from an interview with former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on CNN's...

CNN Host Explains Major Layoffs As 'Reshaping'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.20.2014 | Media

Brian Stelter, the host of CNN's media commentary program "Reliable Sources," addressed the network's latest layoffs that left approximately 150 peopl...

Why CNN Won't Play Latest ISIS Video

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.22.2014 | Media

A CNN executive said Sunday that the network won't be showing the latest video released by the Islamic State, which appears to show British journalist...

Post-Dispatch Editor Speaks Out About Dumping George Will Column

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.22.2014 | Media

St. Louis Post-Dispatch op-ed editor Tony Messenger spoke out Sunday about George Will's incendiary piece on sexual assault and the newspaper's subseq...

CNN Panel Criticizes Fox News' Bergdahl Report

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media

The panel on CNN's "Reliable Sources" on Sunday criticized Fox News' recent report claiming that Bowe Bergdahl had converted to Islam while in captivi...

What It's Like To Witness An Execution

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media

In the wake of the controversy over Oklahoma's disturbingly botched execution of Clayton Lockett last week, CNN's Brian Stelter spoke to two reporters...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Rips Media's Climate Change Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media

Count everyone's favorite astronomer, Neil deGrasse Tyson, among the list of people who think the media should stop giving equal time to climate chang...

How Does Fox News Treat Liberals?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.09.2014 | Media

What's it like to be a liberal pundit on Fox News? A conservative commentator on MSNBC? This Sunday, Sally Kohn and Ben Ferguson tried to get to the h...

Brian Stelter Reportedly Set To Become CNN Host

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

CNN has hired New York Times media writer Brian Stelter to host "Reliable Sources" and cover the media industry. The Los Angeles Times first report...

How To Improve Those TV Media Shows

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

(Jack Shafer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Jack Shafer Sept 10 (Reuters) - After "Rel...

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...

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. ...

WATCH: Top Romney Adviser's Surprising Comments About The Media

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media

The top strategist for Mitt Romney's campaign told CNN that he doesn't think the media is "in the tank" for President Obama. Stuart Stevens appeare...

Good Friday: Reliable Narrators

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

We as by-standers of faith and/or followers of Christ? How do we take the narrative of the life of Jesus the Christ and weave it with our narratives?

Kurtz Confounds With Criticism of MSNBC, Sharpton, but Not Trayvon Martin Smears

Mark Thompson | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media
Mark Thompson

While Howard Kurtz has had an esteemed career as a media critic, his TV and tweet critique of MSNBC and the Rev. Al Sharpton Sunday seems like an attempt to appear balanced purely for the sake of appearing balanced.

CNN Host Criticizes Network's Debate

Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

CNN host Howard Kurtz seemed to criticize his network's presidential debate on Sunday's "Reliable Sources." Kurtz ran a segment about the media att...

WATCH: Olbermann's New Boss Dings MSNBC

Posted 10.15.2011 | Media

David Bohrman, the new president of Current TV, admitted to Howard Kurtz that he was "outing" himself as a liberal by joining the network. Bohrman,...

Ex-MSNBC Host Goes After Al Sharpton

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur continued his anti-MSNBC tour on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday--and he suggested that he was getting replaced because Al Sharpton, the ma...

Journalist Defends Decision To Reveal Huge, Risky Secret

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2011 | Media

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas defended his decision to reveal that he is an undocumented immigrant in an interview with CNN's Howard Kurtz. Vargas...

CNN Doesn't Bat An Eye When Guest Swears On Air

Posted 06.18.2011 | Media

CNN anchor Howard Kurtz showed his unflappability when he let a guest's expletive go by unmentioned. The guest on Kurtz's "Reliable Sources," forme...

Ted Koppel Responds To Olbermann's Criticism Of Him

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Media

ORIGINAL POST: Ted Koppel appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday to discuss what he feels is the deep decline of television news--and to respond ...

Howard Kurtz: Where's Media's Skepticism On Libya?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Howard Kurtz criticized the media for its coverage of the international air strikes on Libya, saying that the press was shirking its duty to be ...

David Shuster Defends Olbermann, Slams Fox News

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Sunday's "Reliable Sources," former MSNBC host David Shuster fervently defended Keith Olbermann and criticized Fox News while clashing with a fello...