Howard Kurtz

Stories by Howard Kurtz

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    A Late-Night Offer

    When Bradlee called Graham, things got ‘more fun.’ By Howard Kurtz
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    Hillary in 2016!

    Campaign fatigue? Get over it. The jockeying for the next presidential run is already well underway.
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    Chomping at the Bit

    John McCain is dying to help Romney. But is his advice wanted?
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    Game On

    Don’t like gymnastics? NBC is betting you’ll watch the Olympics anyway.
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    Walter Cronkite’s Firing Offense

    Junkets. A liberal bias. Howard Kurtz on a new biography that reveals how much has changed in America’s news culture.
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    Morning Stars Rising

    Journalism suffers as TV news seeks salvation in celebrity.
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    Ditching Dubya

    The top GOP candidates were Bush backers—and are running from his legacy as fast as they can.
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    Barack’s Bodyguard

    Meet the Democratic leader who’s blasting Republicans and reaching out to a peeved Congress.
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    How Low Can Morning TV Go?

    As CBS goes serious for sunrise, stars at rival networks grumble about the fluffy fare.
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    Charlie Rose

    The TV host talks about asking lengthy questions, two decades on PBS, and whether he’ll take over ‘The Early Show’ on CBS.
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    Roger’s Reality Show

    First, Ailes dialed back the Tea Party talk. Now he’s turning the GOP race into a political X-Factor.
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    Juan Williams Interview

    The Fox News analyst talks about losing his NPR job, the Murdoch haters, and why he can’t get a TV show.
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    The Empire Strikes Back

    The 80-year old mogul couldn't resist a shot at rivals with "dirty hands" for trying to build the "hysteria" of the phone-hacking scandal.
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    Split-Personality Disorder

    The clash over the debt has exposed the gulf between GOP purists and pragmatists.
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    2012's Cowards

    The Republican Party flirts should stop complaining about how tough it is to run for president and get in the game.
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    The Hardest Deadline

    A dizzying news cycle. An industry on the brink. Can the press make it past May?
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    Is Sarah Palin Over?

    As her presidential poll numbers shrink, her Fox ratings and her media profile are waning.
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    Katie Couric Seeks Advice

    On her way out, the CBS anchor starts to open up about her life’s ups and downs.
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    The Trump Backlash

    The Donald’s free ride is over. As the 2012 race begins, time for more reality, less reality TV.
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    What’s Killing NPR

    Steve Inskeep, a veteran National Public Radio correspondent, is calling from Cairo, having just visited a 23-year-old man with welts on his back who says the Egyptian Army tortured him. “That, to me, is a real story,” he says.