Critics are pouncing on Katie Couric for low ratings, but what about her journalism?
For more than a year and a half, pundits, pontificators and soothsayers have been trying to figure out why Barack Obama hasn't been a more effective president. He hasn't developed a narrative. He hasn't been emotional enough. He deferred too much to Congress. He picked the wrong issues. He's overexposed. He's too passive, too cerebral. He inherited a disaster. You've heard it all.
Bill Kristol (gasp) has something nice to say about Barack Obama
A Washington Post columnist apologizes for a bogus scoop on Twitter.
Rick Stengel may have his shoulder in a sling, but when it comes to the newsmagazine wars, he's the last man standing.
When I interviewed Glenn Beck two years ago, I told him that I found his remarks about the first Muslim member of Congress "horribly offensive." He had informed Minnesota's Keith Ellison during an interview that "what I feel like saying is, sir, prove to me that you are not working with our enemies." Beck, who was then with Headline News, said on my CNN program: "I apologize for a poorly worded question. However, I think we're all living in denial if we are really saying to each other that a world that we live in now, where we can't -- where we have to shut up because of political correctness and we can't say Muslim extremists are bad, 10 percent of Islam is extreme and want to kill us."