Erik Wemple: “CNN flouted journalistic ethics in spring 2020 when it allowed Chris Cuomo to host his brother about a dozen times in flattering gab sessions — and then, when the governor’s covid-19 and sexual harassment scandals piled up in early 2021, the network somehow tracked down its internal guidelines and banned Chris Cuomo from covering his brother. That switcheroo is what is unprecedented.”
Ex-Fox News Host Ed Henry filed two more defamation lawsuits Thursday in U.S. District Court in New York, naming NPR’s David Folkenflik and CNN’s Alysin Camerota and Brian Stelter (as well as their CNN parent, TBS) for their allegedly defamatory commentary and reporting on his firing by Fox News. The filings follow a similar lawsuit filed Wednesday in New York against Fox News and the channel’s CEO Suzanne Scott. That lawsuit also alleged defamation.
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter thought more than a quick update was necessary in preparing for the paperback edition of his book from last summer, “Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth.” In effect, he’s writing a substantially different book, adding some 20,000 words to the 95,000 […]
CNN’s Brian Stelter: “I used to think the transparency of Twitter helped improve trust in media. I think that’s true around the edges. But I’m leaning toward the Silicon Valley exec’s view that the incessant tweeting undermines trust. ‘You guys are down in the mud with the bots and the bad faith actors,’ the tech exec said.”
CNN hosts Don Lemon and Brian Stelter were the target of a death threat heard on-air Friday during a live C-SPAN program about Trump and his supporters’ dislike for news media.
On Tuesday, a link to a four-minute video specifically attacking CNN was posted atop the web sites of Sinclair’s stations. The video calls the network reprehensible for reporting on its directives, and said the “fake news” message was similar to warnings that CNN and its media reporter, Brian Stelter, have been giving for years. The video shows clips of Stelter’s reports. “Is it really news that fake news is a concern in 2018, or is this an attack on Sinclair?” the company said in Tuesday’s video.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway reignited the White House’s bitter rivalry with CNN on Sunday, trading blows with host Brian Stelter over his network’s coverage of the administration.
Stelter, who at 31 is in his third year of hosting a Sunday morning show on CNN after a 6½-year stint at the New York Times is capable of a great deal. But there is one thing, it seems, that he struggles to do: Turn it off. Especially now, when he has become a ubiquitous presence on the cable network, when more viewers than ever are tuning in to his show, Reliable Sources, and when 477,000 followers stand ready to receive his daily onslaught of tweets.
The CNN Reliable Sources host said Fox News spied on him under the cover of a romance with one of the network’s staffers while he was in college running his TVNewser blog.
In addition to hosting CNN’s Sunday media magazine show, former New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter also will serve as a senior correspondent reporting on media and entertainment news for CNN Worldwide throughout the week.
CNN is in advanced negotiations with New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter, people close to the situation say. Stelter, who has covered the television news and entertainment industry for the Times since 2007, would do the same for the cable news channel and is also expected to host the Sunday morning media magazine show Reliable Sources, a position that has been vacant since Howard Kurtz left for Fox News earlier this year.