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Host Howard Kurtz turns a critical lens on the media in this weekly CNN program.

Host Howard Kurtz turns a critical lens on the media in this weekly CNN program.
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Host Howard Kurtz turns a critical lens on the media in this weekly CNN program.

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How media pressure leads to White House action; Rothman: Why "fake news will never die"; Why did Bill O'Reilly pay a $32 million settlement?; Ex-Fox News anchor responds to O'Reilly story; Investigative journalist killed in Malta car blast

10/22/2017
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How media pressure leads to White House action; Rothman: Why "fake news will never die"; Why did Bill O'Reilly pay a $32 million settlement?; Ex-Fox News anchor responds to O'Reilly story; Investigative journalist killed in Malta car blast

Duration: 00:41:15


How media pressure leads to White House action; Rothman: Why 'fake news will never die'; Why did Bill O'Reilly pay a $32 million settlement?; Ex-Fox News anchor responds to O'Reilly story; Investigative journalist killed in Malta car blast; How Gretchen C

10/22/2017
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How media pressure leads to White House action; Rothman: Why 'fake news will never die'; Why did Bill O'Reilly pay a $32 million settlement?; Ex-Fox News anchor responds to O'Reilly story; Investigative journalist killed in Malta car blast; How Gretchen Carlson's lawsuit sparked a movement; Gretchen Carlson: 'Watch something you don't agree with'

Duration: 00:41:04


How Kim Masters stood up to "bully" Harvey Weinstein and revealed a harassment allegation against Roy Price

10/20/2017
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The Hollywood Reporter's editor at large Kim Masters talks about why no source would speak on the record about Harvey Weinstein in the 1990s, about the first time she and Weinstein met, about her most recent reporting on sexual misconduct allegations against Amazon Studios' Roy Price, and about how the Gawker lawsuit's chilling effect on newsrooms is hard to shake off.

Duration: 00:32:42


Harvey Weinstein loses another lawyer; FCC commissioner responds to Trump's license tweets; Why is FCC chair silent on Trump's TV threat?; Schieffer says we're 'overloaded' by news; Did Trump violate the First Amendment?; Jodi Kantor broke the Weinstein s

10/15/2017
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Harvey Weinstein loses another lawyer; FCC commissioner responds to Trump's license tweets; Why is FCC chair silent on Trump's TV threat?; Schieffer says we're 'overloaded' by news; Did Trump violate the First Amendment?; Jodi Kantor broke the Weinstein story; Starbucks wants to bring you 'good news'

Duration: 00:41:08


NYT's Jodi Kantor on the Weinstein scandal: how months of reporting led to a bombshell story

10/13/2017
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Reporter Jodi Kantor "felt the pressure of writing for history" while "trying to do something that other journalists had tried to do for so long" -- spending months collecting evidence and interviews for a story about decades of improper behavior by Harvey Weinstein. Kantor and Megan Twohey interviewed women who alleged sexual harassment and intimidation by Weinstein. Kantor tells Brian Stelter about her pursuit of the story, her "relief" after publishing it, and what comes next.

Duration: 00:17:19


Howard Schultz wants to give you good news with your Starbucks coffee

10/10/2017
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The executive chairman of Starbucks sits down with Brian Stelter to discuss the company's expansion into original content production, as the second season of the Starbucks original series "Upstanders" debuts online. Upstanders, as Schultz describes it, revolves around "emotionally charged, uplifting" stories of "ordinary Americans doing extraordinary things in service of others." Schultz is joined by Starbucks' "chief storyteller" Rajiv Chandrasekaran, hailing from a decades-long career at...

Duration: 00:21:16


Trump "trolling" journos with fake news talk; Should readers trust confidential sources?; Trump objects to coverage of his towel-throwing; Has the NRA become a right-wing media company?; Sykes says Trump has "immunized" himself; This is pro-Trump media's

10/8/2017
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Trump "trolling" journos with fake news talk; Should readers trust confidential sources?; Trump objects to coverage of his towel-throwing; Has the NRA become a right-wing media company?; Sykes says Trump has "immunized" himself; This is pro-Trump media's business model; Stelter: What the Weinstein story really means; Inside the WashPost with editor Marty Baron

Duration: 00:42:12


Marty Baron on the Washington Post in the Trump age

10/6/2017
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What is President Trump's biggest threat to press freedom? Marty Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post, answers that question and many more in this interview with Brian Stelter at the Post's HQ. Baron also discusses leak investigations, Trump's tweets, and the Russia investigations, along with the Post's changing business model and its competitors like The New York Times. He discusses the Post's recent milestone of one million paid digital subscribers and when the era of a printed...

Duration: 00:35:34


Reporters tell an important story in Puerto Rico; Trump lashes out at coverage of Puerto Rico; Trump's tweets cause news cycle overload; Media losing the thread on the NFL protests; Facebook 'designed for information warfare?'; Mattis 'on a tight rope' sp

10/4/2017
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Reporters tell an important story in Puerto Rico; Trump lashes out at coverage of Puerto Rico; Trump's tweets cause news cycle overload; Media losing the thread on the NFL protests; Facebook 'designed for information warfare?'; Mattis 'on a tight rope' speaking to press; Newhouse and Hefner, the deaths of two legends

Duration: 00:41:01


Hannity and O'Reilly: How Angelo Carusone of Media Matters views the right-wing echo chamber

9/29/2017
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Media Matters for America president Angelo Carusone talks with Brian Stelter about Bill O'Reilly's return to Fox News, the group's effort to pressure Sean Hannity's advertisers, and the future of Fox. Stelter asks about criticisms of the liberal media watchdog group and Media Matters' advocacy in a divided media landscape.

Duration: 00:35:15


NFL preaches unity in response to Trump; Is Trump's attack against the NFL racist?; How Trump is changing sports coverage; Kimmel 'more accurate' than GOP on health bill; Warner wants a new law tracking political ads; Carl Bernstein: Russia probes are 'cl

9/24/2017
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NFL preaches unity in response to Trump; Is Trump's attack against the NFL racist?; How Trump is changing sports coverage; Kimmel 'more accurate' than GOP on health bill; Warner wants a new law tracking political ads; Carl Bernstein: Russia probes are 'closing in'; The week in media news with Bill Carter

Duration: 00:43:06


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9/24/2017
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Duration: 00:43:07


Beyond the Facebook-Google "duopoly:" How tech is changing the media business

9/21/2017
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How are Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon affecting media companies? Brian Stelter speaks with Jason Kint, the CEO of Digital Content Next. Topics: What is the "digital duopoly?" What questions does Facebook need to answer about Russian interference? How will Apple's iPhone software upgrades impact newsrooms? What more does Facebook need to reveal about Russian interference?

Duration: 00:32:15


ESPN's rivals trying to tarnish the network?; Jemele Hill's 'mainstream opinion' about Trump; Former ESPN reporter: 'Blurred line' at network; The journalistic ethics of Jemele Hill's tweet; Facebook's Russia data: What Mueller may learn; Clinton says the

9/17/2017
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ESPN's rivals trying to tarnish the network?; Jemele Hill's 'mainstream opinion' about Trump; Former ESPN reporter: 'Blurred line' at network; The journalistic ethics of Jemele Hill's tweet; Facebook's Russia data: What Mueller may learn; Clinton says the news media helped Trump win; A plot twist in Trump coverage?; Nancy Gibbs on why it's 'Time' to step down; Stelter: Media must keep fact-checking Trump

Duration: 00:41:49


How Russia is weaponizing its state run media

9/14/2017
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Jim Rutenberg traveled to Moscow to examine how Russia has used Russia Today, Sputnik and social media to create "a 21st century Informational War machine that thrives in Western political fever swamps." Rutenberg spoke with Brian Stelter about his New York Times Magazine cover story on the topic. When does opinion journalism cross a line into propaganda? What does RT's "question more" slogan really mean? What are U.S. officials trying to do about Russian media?

Duration: 00:28:10


Liberal media, "identity politics," right-wing rhetoric, and Fox News

9/7/2017
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Mark Lilla, the author of "The Once and Future Liberal," talks with Brian Stelter about how the liberal media's focus on diverse identities in the U.S. sends the message that America is "a collection of different groups that can't understand each other," rather than a nation. Identity politics is also exploited by right-wing media like Fox News and other "bottom feeders" like Breitbart, as Lilla puts it, as White American identity becomes more salient among audiences.

Duration: 00:26:20


Is Trump's media diet changing?; Stelter: Lack of answers from Sarah Sanders; Journalists double as rescuers during Harvey; Hurricane Harvey ends, Houston's story begins; Right-wing media in denial about Russia probe?; Journalism is a family affair for th

9/3/2017
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Is Trump's media diet changing?; Stelter: Lack of answers from Sarah Sanders; Journalists double as rescuers during Harvey; Hurricane Harvey ends, Houston's story begins; Right-wing media in denial about Russia probe?; Journalism is a family affair for the Habermans

Duration: 00:41:11


Exclusive: Read the Inauguration Day letter Obama left for Trump, North Korea tests most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Where will Hurricane Irma go? Nobody knows

9/3/2017
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Exclusive: Read the Inauguration Day letter Obama left for Trump, North Korea tests most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Where will Hurricane Irma go? Nobody knows

Duration: 00:44:20


For Clyde and Maggie Haberman, journalism runs in the family

9/1/2017
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Maggie Haberman and her father Clyde both write for The New York Times, and they recently both had front page stories on the same day. How did journalism become a family calling? On this special edition of the podcast, Brian Stelter asks them both. Plus: How has the Times changed over the years? What are the differences between reporting and writing? And what has Clyde learned from Maggie's coverage of President Trump?

Duration: 00:33:43


Houston TV station rushed to higher ground as floodwater rises; Trump's tweets: distracting 'shiny objects?'; No, Mr. President, journalists aren't 'sick'; Greenfield: Trump is 'delusional' about reality; Does the media make too much of Breitbart?

8/27/2017
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Houston TV station rushed to higher ground as floodwater rises; Trump's tweets: distracting 'shiny objects?'; No, Mr. President, journalists aren't 'sick'; Greenfield: Trump is 'delusional' about reality; Does the media make too much of Breitbart?

Duration: 00:38:06

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