Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

The Plum Line Archive: Political media

Bill Keller's wrongheaded attack on HuffPo

A lot of people have weighed in on this already, but I do think it's worth taking a moment to dwell on the attack that New York Times executive editor Bill Keller launched yesterday on The Huffington Post and its...

By Greg Sargent  | March 11, 2011; 5:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Political media  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Morning Plum

* Lefty groups expand advertising in Wisconsin: Over $400,000 has now flowed in from around the country to support the airing of that ad featuring ordinary Wisconsinites making the case against Governor Scott Walker. And the Progressive Change Campaign Committee's...

By Greg Sargent  | March 4, 2011; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (87)
Categories:  House GOPers, Labor, Morning Plum, Political media, Senate Dems, Social Security, budget  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

CNN and John King get played

I was hoping to avoid writing any more about Erick Erickson's dishonesty, since the book has already been closed on that topic. But now that CNN and John King have provided Erickson a platform on CNN's Web site to spread...

By Greg Sargent  | March 2, 2011; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
Categories:  Labor, Political media  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

In which I advocate for union thugs to get violent (not really)

I usually try to avoid getting into blogwars about this kind of stuff. But the buffoonish dishonesty on display today from CNN contributor Erick Erickson and others on the right is revealing and worth responding to in a bit of...

By Greg Sargent  | February 28, 2011; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Labor, Political media  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Happy Hour Roundup

* Dem Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana gives Scott Walker some friendly CEO-style advice: If you destroy the morale of your workers, "you are cutting your own throat." * This user-friendly state-by-state guide to all the battles between state governments...

By Greg Sargent  | February 25, 2011; 6:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
Categories:  Happy Hour Roundup, House GOPers, Labor, Political media, Senate Dems, gay rights  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Bad media coverage makes the people ignorant and stoopid

Yesterday a Kaiser Family Foundation poll brought us some startling news: 22% of Americans wrongly believe the Affordable Care Act has already been repealed, and another 26 percent are unsure whether it has been or are unwilling to say. Today,...

By Greg Sargent  | February 25, 2011; 3:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (88)
Categories:  Health reform, Political media  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Older Entries in This Category »

Fox News's parade of buffoons, Adam Serwer , February 25, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 25, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 24, 2011
No labor officials on Sunday shows this weekend?, Greg Sargent , February 24, 2011
Workers are workers, public or private, Adam Serwer , February 22, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 17, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 16, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 14, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 10, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , February 7, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 7, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 4, 2011
Media playing up rulings against health reform?, Greg Sargent , February 1, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , February 1, 2011
David Brock's big-money outside group gains steam, Greg Sargent , January 28, 2011
Charles Krauthammer gets it, Greg Sargent , January 28, 2011
The Republican SOTU reponse doesn't matter, Adam Serwer , January 25, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 24, 2011
Keith Olbermann out at MSNBC, Greg Sargent , January 22, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 18, 2011
Bush doesn't deserve credit for Tunisia, Adam Serwer , January 18, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 18, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 14, 2011
A truce between right and left, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
Obama's Tucson moment, Adam Serwer , January 13, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 13, 2011
Which side is more to blame?, Greg Sargent , January 11, 2011
George Will smears Howard Dean, Greg Sargent , January 11, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 10, 2011
Calls for `civility' generally prove short-lived, Greg Sargent , January 10, 2011
'Violent imagery' in politics isn't the problem, Adam Serwer , January 10, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 10, 2011
On the Gabrielle Giffords shooting, Greg Sargent , January 9, 2011
Matt Bai: No ideological shift, Greg Sargent , January 7, 2011
The GOP's message discipline, Greg Sargent , January 7, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , January 5, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 5, 2011
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , January 3, 2011
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , December 21, 2010
The most effective and diabolical lie of the year, Greg Sargent , December 17, 2010
It's war! AFSCME targets Glenn Beck, Greg Sargent , December 10, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 29, 2010
Michael Gerson protests too much, Greg Sargent , November 26, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 23, 2010
Left accuses GOP of economic "sabotage", Greg Sargent , November 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 18, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 17, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , November 8, 2010
Open Thread, Greg Sargent , November 6, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 5, 2010
Did Keith Olbermann even violate NBC policy?, Greg Sargent , November 5, 2010
Keith Olbermann booted from MSNBC, Greg Sargent , November 5, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , November 4, 2010
Ideological myopia in the center, Greg Sargent , November 4, 2010
ABC News pulls plug on Andrew Breitbart, Greg Sargent , November 2, 2010
Why ABC's Breitbart invite is a big deal, Adam Serwer , November 1, 2010
Andrew Breitbart now accusing ABC News of lying, Greg Sargent , November 1, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 29, 2010
The coming war among Dems over health reform, Greg Sargent , October 28, 2010
Obama was right to go on the Daily Show, Adam Serwer , October 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 28, 2010
Are Dems really scapegoating outside groups?, Greg Sargent , October 25, 2010
Juan Williams gets it right, Greg Sargent , October 22, 2010
Conservatives declare war on NPR, Adam Serwer , October 22, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 21, 2010
Should Juan Williams have been fired?, Adam Serwer , October 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 21, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 20, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 18, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 13, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , October 12, 2010
"Hicky" actor backs up GOP version of events, Greg Sargent , October 11, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , October 4, 2010
What Rick Sanchez said about CNN and Jews, Greg Sargent , October 1, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 30, 2010
Testing 'American Taliban' , Adam Serwer , September 28, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 28, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 24, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 13, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , September 10, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , September 8, 2010
Why is left so disappointed in Obama?, Greg Sargent , August 23, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , August 20, 2010
Whatever Gibbs said, liberals still like Obama, Greg Sargent , August 10, 2010
A question for David Broder: Who's to blame?, Greg Sargent , August 5, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , August 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 30, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 26, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 26, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 23, 2010
Politico editor defends puffing up Breitbart, Greg Sargent , July 23, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 22, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 21, 2010
White House apologizes to Shirley Sherrod, Greg Sargent , July 21, 2010
Shirley Sherrod blasts Fox News as racist, Greg Sargent , July 21, 2010
The Morning Plum: Vilsack must come clean, Greg Sargent , July 21, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 19, 2010
Only Republicans like Sarah Palin, Greg Sargent , July 16, 2010
The Morning Plum: Fury among House Dems, Greg Sargent , July 15, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 13, 2010
Sarah Palin plays media for chumps, Greg Sargent , July 12, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 9, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 6, 2010
Monday Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 5, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 2, 2010
Obama supporters deeply disappointed?, Greg Sargent , July 2, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , July 1, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , July 1, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 29, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 29, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 28, 2010
The Morning Plum: Byrd and the Senate, Greg Sargent , June 28, 2010
Saturday Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 26, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 25, 2010
On David Weigel's resignation, Greg Sargent , June 25, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 22, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 21, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 21, 2010
Sunday Open Thread, Greg Sargent , June 20, 2010
Saturday Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 19, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 18, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 17, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 14, 2010
Saturday Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 12, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 11, 2010
You, too, can pretend to crush Obama's head!, Greg Sargent , June 11, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 10, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 9, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 8, 2010
Obama's ass-kicking, in context, Greg Sargent , June 8, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 8, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 7, 2010
Could Fox News inherit Helen Thomas's seat?, Greg Sargent , June 7, 2010
Helen Thomas is 'retiring', Greg Sargent , June 7, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 7, 2010
Sunday Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 6, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 4, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 3, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 2, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , June 1, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , June 1, 2010
Memorial Day Open Thread, Greg Sargent , May 31, 2010
Sunday Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 30, 2010
Time to clean up Sestak mess, part II, Greg Sargent , May 27, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 27, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 26, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 25, 2010
Sunday Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 23, 2010
Saturday Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 22, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 21, 2010
Rand Paul is still ducking the core issue, Greg Sargent , May 21, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 20, 2010
Blumenthal: "I wore the uniform in Vietnam", Greg Sargent , May 20, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 20, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 19, 2010
Blumenthal told truth on same day he fibbed, Greg Sargent , May 19, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 18, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 17, 2010
White House bracing for Arlen Specter loss?, Greg Sargent , May 17, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 17, 2010
Saturday Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 15, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 14, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 13, 2010
All populist anger must be right wing, Greg Sargent , May 13, 2010
The Morning Plum, Greg Sargent , May 10, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 6, 2010
Happy Hour Roundup, Greg Sargent , May 5, 2010
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company