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Clinton campaign blasts New York Times in letter to Executive Editor Dean Baquet

washingtonpost.com — On Monday, New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan reported that she had spent the preceding days piecing together accounts of the deeply flawed New York Times story of Thursday night, July 22, which initially reported that former secretary of state and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton was target of criminal referrals from two inspectors general relating to her e-mail usage during her time at State.
Jul 30, 2015

A weak self-accounting by the New York Times over HRC email fiasco set table for this blistering shot from campaign: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ErikWemple: A weak self-accounting by the New York Times over HRC email fiasco set table for this blistering shot from campaign: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ErikWemple: A weak self-accounting by the New York Times over HRC email fiasco set table for this blistering shot from campaign: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ErikWemple: A weak self-accounting by the New York Times over HRC email fiasco set table for this blistering shot from campaign: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

Cautionary tale for digital media as @HillaryClinton campaign rips @nytimes a new one over "criminal" email fiasco shrd.by/1P319h

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So you want to be an ‘associate content strategist’ at the Huffington Post?

washingtonpost.com — Herewith a list of the responsibilities for the " associate content strategist " being hired by the Huffington Post: Create multiple pieces of content daily with clear strategy behind decisions Experiment with and create hypotheses involving initiatives that touch every corner of the newsroom Participate in out of the box

Via Michael Bay movie, Fox News gets more bites at Benghazi ‘stand down’ dispute

washingtonpost.com — On Fox News this morning, host Martha MacCallum discussed the trailer for " 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. " "When people hear about Benghazi," MacCallum said, "I think a lot of people have forgotten some of the details." Certainly not Fox News viewers!

For critical report on conservative media, Harvard fellow interviews one conservative media guy

washingtonpost.com — A lot of work went into the new report by Jackie Calmes on the radicalizing impact of conservative media in American politics. A New York Times reporter who did the report on a fellowship with Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Calmes turned in nine beefy chapters, endnotes, appendices, etc.
Jul 30, 2015

For report critical of conservative media, Harvard fellow interviews one conservative media guy: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

My theory is that Hannity talks with @ErikWemple because he's constantly writing negative things about O'Reilly. washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Editor who oversaw Rolling Stone’s U-Va. story departs magazine, four months too late

Jul 30, 2015

"Now he’s hiding behind a flak and canned statements, just like all the clowns his magazine likes to skewer" washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

Rolling Stone management hide behind statement, flak in splitting from ME Will Dana: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

Rolling Stone management hides behind statements, flak in splitting with ME Will Dana: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem… (fixed link)

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Guardian US votes to unionize

washingtonpost.com — The Guardian US, the stateside operation of the British newspaper, has voted to unionize under the News Media Guild, according to an announcement first reported by the Huffington Post. The vote on the matter was a unanimous 45 to 0, according to guild President Bernie Lunzer.

Sean Hannity lashes back at Shorenstein study on conservative media outlets

washingtonpost.com — Fox News host Sean Hannity is mentioned 20 times in a new study released by Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Titled "'They Don't Give a Damn About Governing': Conservative Media's Influence on the Republican Party," the study essentially indicts right-leaning media outlets - with Hannity commonly figuring among the perpetrators - for acting "in ways that are impeding Republicans' ability to govern and to win presidential elections."
Jul 29, 2015

Sean Hannity answers report on conservative media, calls Stephanopoulos "Clinton sycophant." washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

National Journal executive disses competitors

washingtonpost.com — Turmoil has gripped National Journal of late. David Bradley, chairman of Atlantic Media, which publishes the 46-year-old property, announced this month that its weekly print edition would go poof by year's end. Though he didn't announce layoffs, the company noted that 13 positions would disappear in the shift.

Fox Newsers blast Daily Beast’s Trump story on grounds of relevance

washingtonpost.com — Daily Beast reporter Tim Mak received the Megyn Kelly treatment last night on Fox News. Along with Brandy Zadrozny, Mak is co-author of a story looking back at a long-ago rape allegation leveled by ex-wife Ivana Trump in a long-ago divorce proceeding: "Not only does the current frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination have a history of controversial remarks about sexual assault, but as it turns out, his ex-wife Ivana Trump once used 'rape' to describe an incident between them in 1989.
Jul 29, 2015

I’m sure Megn Kelly will deploy the same relevance arguments when folks start talking about Clintons in the 1990s. washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @TimFernholz: I’m sure Megn Kelly will deploy the same relevance arguments when folks start talking about Clintons in the 1990s. washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Fox TV reporter in interview request: ‘I’m a POLICE fan!’

washingtonpost.com — What will reporters do for access? Quite a bit, based on this May 3 interview request (see below) from Rick Boone of WTTG-TV (D.C.'s Fox5) to then-Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts. The request follows unrest on the streets of Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, who sustained a spinal injury while in police custody.
Jul 28, 2015

'I'm a POLICE fan!' writes local Fox TV reporter in seeking Baltimore police interview: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @ErikWemple: 'I'm a POLICE fan!' writes local Fox TV reporter in seeking Baltimore police interview: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @ErikWemple: 'I'm a POLICE fan!' writes local Fox TV reporter in seeking Baltimore police interview: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @ErikWemple: 'I'm a POLICE fan!' writes local Fox TV reporter in seeking Baltimore police interview: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 28, 2015

Fox TV reporter promised Balto cops 'positive' story about 'rebuilding,' 'WILL NOT discuss Freddie Gray': washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

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Jul 31, 2015

RT @spulliam: Activists release a fourth undercover video as the battle over Planned Parenthood intensifies wpo.st/S-wS0 by @abbyohlheiser

Jul 31, 2015

Clinton campaign fills in the rest of the story of NYT failures regarding email probe referral: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

A weak self-accounting by the New York Times over HRC email fiasco set table for this blistering shot from campaign: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @TomKludt: After reading Trump's book all day, I treated myself to two of the classiest, most luxurious pieces of cake.

Jul 30, 2015

RT @alexburnsNYT: “Who was your source?” Mr. Binn demanded. “Koch is going crazy.” “Donald Trump,” Mr. Kaiser answered. nytimes.com/times-insider/…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ryanbeckwith: Area Stock Photo Model Had No Idea This Headline Would Be Used Above That Photoshoot pic.twitter.com/X2BBJ21Mgv

Jul 30, 2015

NY Post says Jason Fine will succeed Will Dana as Rolling Stone editor. Wonder if they interviewed any women: nypost.com/2015/07/30/rol…

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