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The Hill’s Cusack Recognizes Media Failure on Benghazi; Carlson Blames Right Wing Media

Asked on Sunday’s Reliable Sources if the wider media dismissed the Weekly Standard story, by Stephen Hayes about the Benghazi talking points getting altered to take out any references to ...
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CNN Panel Whitewashes Media Bias on Gay Marriage; 'In the Middle'

Sunday's Reliable Sources was absurdly generous to the media for their coverage of the same-sex marriage debate. Gay activist John Aravosis ridiculously claimed that the press is "in the middle" ...
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CNN Panel Laughs at Press Getting 'Manipulated' by White House, But CNN Was 'Manipulated' Too

On Sunday's Reliable Sources, the CNN panel scoffed at the media for getting "manipulated" by the White House last week into hyping Obama's meetings with the GOP as a "charm offensive." "I ...
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Howard Kurtz Ridicules Media Freak Out on Sequester

CNN's Howard Kurtz mocked the media – including his own network – on Sunday's Reliable Sources for uncritically channeling government hysteria over the sequester cuts. "[I]f the press had put in, ...
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Blind Spot? Howard Kurtz Rips Coverage of Rubio's 'Watergate' But Ignores CNN's Stunt

CNN media critic Howard Kurtz ripped the press infatuation with Sen. Marco Rubio's water sip as "profoundly depressing," but on Sunday's Reliable Sources he wouldn't call out his own network's ...
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On CNN, Howard Kurtz Hits Media's 'Romance' with Hillary Clinton

CNN's media critic Howard Kurtz focused on the "romance" between the media and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Sunday's Reliable Sources. "[T]hings were so lovey-dovey, it almost ...
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GOP-Bashing Authors on CNN: Press Not Hard Enough on GOP

The GOP-bashing tag team of Norm Ornstein and Thomas Mann was once again welcome on CNN on Sunday. Reliable Sources host Howard Kurtz did challenge the duo's leftist indictment of the media, ...
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Reuters's Freeland Thinks Paul Ryan's Gotten 'Pretty Fabulous' Media Coverage

In an irony of ironies, a CNN roundtable on media bias featured a liberal figure of the institutional media, Chrystia Freeland, claiming that Paul Ryan has gotten "pretty fabulous treatment" ...
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CNN Panelists Admit Media 'Nostalgia' for Clinton, Past 'Love Affair' With Obama

The media have "nostalgia" for Bill Clinton and a "tedious marriage" with President Obama, according to panel members on Sunday's Reliable Sources. CNN's Howard Kurtz mused that "the ...
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Howard Kurtz: Shouting Reporters a 'Model of Decorum' Compared to Cursing Romney Aide

CNN's media critic Howard Kurtz made the ludicrous assertion that reporters shouting loaded questions outside of a sacred site in Poland were still a "model of decorum" compared to Mitt Romney ...
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