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Russert Watch

Russert Watch 6-15-08: The Rest Is Silence

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

Meet the Press was really Meet Tim Russert, and it is hard to imagine anyone being as skilled a showman as Russert.

Jason Linkins

Media Can't Have It Both Ways On McClellan: They Were Either Duped Or Derelict In Duty

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one woke up Sunday morning needing Tim Russert to prove that McClellan changed his tune since leaving the White House -- McClellan had written a whole gollydarned BOOK on that very topic.

Russert Watch: 5-25-08: In Which Tim's Round Table Considers Gender and Race

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

The significant question Russert raised for his amiable bull session this week was: "What role did race, gender, and religion play in this campaign?"

Russert Watch 5-18-08: In Which Tim Stays on the Surface About "Appeasement"

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Todd Gitlin

Russert turned to his usual routine, and tried unsuccessfully to nudge Webb into saying that he was at odds with Democrat orthodoxy about veterans and Iraq.

Russert Watch, 4-27-08: In Which Tim and Team Play Inside Baseball

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

I sometimes wonder whether the custodians of commentary realize how little they move the conventional wisdom when they deplore its inadequacies.

Tim Russert Doesn't Want You to Read This

Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Linkins

Here is some of the stuff from Arianna Huffington's new book, Right is Wrong, that NBC's Tim Russert has worked himself into a lather over and doesn't want you to read.