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Howie Kurtz picks five stories from the most important, to the most entertaining, to the buzziest. And, he will sound off on what they tell us about the media culture: Are they fair, fascinating or a flop?

Howie Kurtz picks five stories from the most important, to the most entertaining, to the buzziest. And, he will sound off on what they tell us about the media culture: Are they fair, fascinating or a flop?
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Howie Kurtz picks five stories from the most important, to the most entertaining, to the buzziest. And, he will sound off on what they tell us about the media culture: Are they fair, fascinating or a flop?

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English


Episodes

Is Having a Nation of News Addicts Unhealthy?

5/17/2019
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Howie discusses the impact of trying to remain too in touch with current events, President Trump is calling FBI actions against his campaign 'treason' and New York City says 'No' to candidate de Blasio. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:12

Alabama Abortion Law Sparks Fierce Media Debate

5/16/2019
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Howie and Emily Jashinsky, of the Federalist, discuss the abortion debate heating up again after two states pass new laws, President Trump wants to avoid war with Iran and laughter follows Mayor de Blasio announcement he is running for president. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz Follow Emily Jashinsky on Twitter: @emiljashinky For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:20:45

Trump vs. Biden Grabbing the Media Spotlight

5/15/2019
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Howie discusses the 'battle of the headlines' going on between President Trump and Joe Biden, farmers starting to feel the pressure from the US-China tariff fight and Kamala Harris continues to be pegged as just a 'V-P' choice. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:20:05

Barr Names Prosecutor to Investigate the Investigators

5/14/2019
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Howie and Emily Jashinsky, of the Federalist, discuss the appointment of a prosecutor to look into the origins of the Russia probe, a very Trump Fourth of July and the videos in the Robert Kraft arrest are thrown out. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz Follow Emily Jashinsky on Twitter: @emiljashinky For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:20:11

Beto, Kamala Float Plans To Get Out of Single Digits

5/13/2019
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Howie discusses Democrat candidates deciding on early campaign resets, whether pairing Harris with Biden diminishes her own chances for the nomination, Kudlow warns both countries will suffer from tariff war and Alyssa Milano suggests women stage a 'sex strike' for political point. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:01

Howard Stern Leaves Shock Jock Persona Behind

5/10/2019
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Howie discusses Howard Stern’s media legacy and latest book, a racial divide in the Red Sox’ visit to the White House, and co-founder of Facebook Chris Hughes calling for the company’s breakup.

Duration:00:21:31

Trump Subpoena Battle Consumes Washington

5/9/2019
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Howie discusses The Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena issued to Donald Trump Jr., the White House imposing new press rules, and President Trump’s criticism of a failed strategy to oust Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro.

Duration:00:20:36

A Media Uproar over N.Y. Times Report on Trump’s Taxes

5/8/2019
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Howie discusses the New York Times investigation on the President’s tax figures, a Kennedy family feud over the anti-vaccine controversy, and the new royal baby’s media debut.

Duration:00:20:20

Does the Media believe a Non-White Male Can Beat Trump?

5/7/2019
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Howie discusses the electability of Democratic Presidential candidates, Boeing 737 Max safety negligence, and gives a word of warning to Amazon “Alexa, stop recording us.”

Duration:00:21:22

Trump Reversal: Trying to Block Mueller From Testifying

5/6/2019
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Howie discusses AG Barr being held in contempt, Tiger Woods receiving the Medal of Freedom, and a perspective from “The Week,” on the media’s obsessive preoccupation with President Trump’s moves.

Duration:00:21:32

Facebook Bans Provocateurs As ‘Dangerous’: What Took So Long?

5/3/2019
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Howie discusses Facebook banning users they deem 'dangerous', a NY Times article that President Trump supports, Baltimore Mayor's fall from grace and no takers for a Woody Allen bio. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:14

More Fireworks As Dems Demand Barr’s Impeachment or Resignation

5/2/2019
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Howie discusses Mayor Pete Buttigieg making the cover of 'Time', how will the Trump team take on Biden and Hillary Clinton making the rounds to the chagrin of some dems. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:14

Barr on the Hot Seat Over Mueller Letter

5/1/2019
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Howie discusses AG Barr's testimony before the Senate, even supporters say Trump tweets too much, Oprah leaves '60 Minutes' and why baseball attendance is down. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:04

Why Joe Biden Is Suddenly Surging

4/30/2019
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Howie and Emily Jashinsky, of the Federalist, discuss why Joe Biden is a stronger candidate than the media portrays, claims of 'presidential harassment', the sleazy accusations against Mayor Pete look orchestrated and the New York Times cartoon controversy. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz Follow Emily Jashinsky on Twitter: @emiljashinky For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:18

New York Times Botches Apology for Anti-Semitic Cartoon

4/29/2019
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Howie takes on the New York Times for publishing an anti-Semitic cartoon, discusses the rise of nationalism in the U-S, a sports writer finally apologizes for sexist ideas and the new 'Jeopardy' master. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:20:42

Anita Hill Still Haunts Biden Campaign

4/26/2019
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Howie talks about Joe Biden going straight from announcement to dealing with his past, man with a 'hit list' released from prison causes concern, Trump blasts media while speaking to FOX and Don McGahn could be the White House's number one enemy. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:18:53

Is Joe Biden a Strong Front-Runner?

4/25/2019
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Howie and Emily Jashinsky, of the Federalist, discuss Joe Biden's announcement that he is running for president for the third time, Franklin Graham goes after Mayor Pete's sexuality and the President Trump and George Conway at it again. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz Follow Emily Jashinsky on Twitter: @emiljashinky For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:20:50

Trump Throws Down Gauntlet, Rejecting Hill Investigations

4/24/2019
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Howie discusses Congress pushing for more investigations into President Trump including impeachment and his defiant stance, Trump meets with Twitter's CEO and Rush Limbaugh has a laugh about the 'Steele Dossier'. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:20:56

Why Trump is Slamming Morning Joe, CNN’s New Day

4/23/2019
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Howie and Emily Jashinsky, of the Federalist, discuss President Trump's latest 'Tweet storm' against the media, Bernie Sanders says even murderers should vote and Samsung delays the release of their latest phone. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz Follow Emily Jashinsky on Twitter: @emiljashinky For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:23

Democrats Wonder If They Want a White Candidate

4/22/2019
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Howie discusses his interview with Alan Dershowitz who says the media has punished him for being fair, Democrats are concerned their candidates are 'too white', streaming binges chosen over sex and the importance of podcasts. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here

Duration:00:21:51