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Howard Kurtz Reliably Sleazes

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Apparently the appearance of impropriety isn’t something Kurtz considers when booking guests. Which wouldn’t be that huge a deal, considering it’s CNN/Time-Warner– where such confluences are usually euphemized as “synergy”– but Kurtz fancies himself a media critic.

“There’s Nothing Fair Or Balanced About the Truth”

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

That’s a quote from a New York Times interview with Lou Dobbs last February. Louie may be shamelessly populist, pandering, dogmatic and a questionable journalist, but at least he’s annoying about it. The best part of his characteristically combative/defensive Reliable Sources interview this weekend [scroll about a third down the page for a transcript] was [...]

Last Year’s Favorite Things (A Partial, Late List)

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

I was preoccupied during the last few months (like, the last 8 or 9, actually) of the 2005 and didn’t feel passionately about contributing a List. I have since been suffering post-no-list remorse and need to be clear of this negativity. I came really close to listing the Kate Bush CD Aerial but I need [...]

Kurtz On Katrina | FEMA Missteps

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

Reliable Sources has been bumped the last two weeks due to wall-to-wall Katrina coverage on CNN. Howard Kurtz checks in via his Washington Post column. Andrew Sullivan points to a Meet The Press transcript from this weekend with some damning FEMA details.