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Republican Convention Coverage

Republican Convention Ratings Plummet From 2008

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.04.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When it comes to following political conventions, Twitter may soon trump television. TV viewership for last we...

Chris Matthews Gets Into Shouting Match With GOP Delegates

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.01.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews and his crew had a very contentious end to the Republican National Convention. The close of the forum that officially nominated Mitt...

Romney Speech Draws Less-Than-Thrilled Reaction From Pundits

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.30.2012 | Media

"Solid." "Competent." "Workmanlike." That was the immediate reaction to Mitt Romney's presidential nomination acceptance speech from many pundits a...

WATCH: Sheldon Adelson's Daughter Attacks 'Democracy Now' Crew

Posted 10.30.2012 | Media

A producer for "Democracy Now!" had his camera thrown to the ground by the daughter of conservative billionaire Sheldon Adelson during the Republican ...

WATCH: Juan Williams Trashes Ann Romney

Posted 08.29.2012 | Media

Fox News' Juan Williams stunned his colleagues when he attacked Ann Romney's speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. Mitt Ro...

Rachel Maddow Rips Chris Christie's RNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.29.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow tore into Chris Christie's speech immediately after the New Jersey governor wrapped up the keynote address at the Republican national co...

Republican Attendees Thrown Out After Racist Attack On CNN Worker

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media

Two attendees at the Republican National Convention were thrown out of the convention center in Tampa on Tuesday after throwing nuts at a black CNN ca...

Convention Coverage Kicks Off, But Isaac Still Looms

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media

The cable news networks kicked their coverage of the Republican convention into gear on Tuesday, even as Hurricane Isaac loomed large. All three ne...

Isaac Coverage Swamps Republican Convention For One More Morning

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media

Republicans had to endure a second morning of playing second fiddle to Tropical Storm Isaac on Tuesday, but signs pointed to a renewed focus on the GO...

Limbaugh's Wild Isaac Conspiracy

Posted 10.28.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh had a typically unique take on the threat of Tropical Storm Isaac during his Monday show, appearing to suggest that the Obama administra...

Republicans Battling Isaac For Media Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media

Republicans gathering to formally nominate Mitt Romney in Tampa were forced to grapple Monday with a media that has one eye trained firmly on Tropical...

Megyn Kelly Gets Big Role For Conventions; Calls Jon Stewart 'School Bully'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — Four years ago, Megyn Kelly roved the Democratic and Republican convention floors as a reporter for Fox News Channel. Starting Monday...

Newspapers Cut Back On Convention Coverage

Forbes | Brian Wingfield and Joshua Zumbrun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Washington, D.C. - Forget April. For bean counters at financially troubled newspapers, August is the cruelest month. Their budget-stretching began wi...