ErikWemple

ErikWemple


Washington Post media critic. I love family, journalism, pushups. Girl Scout Troop Cookie Manager--2018-19 cookie season. Tips welcome: erik.wemple@washpost.com

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Introducing The Grisham Watch: What's the White House press secretary up to?

Absolutely. Please see second definition:

- @jamieson  with a deep piece on how a union leveraged the Dem debate to secure a huge $76 million settlement with CNN:

Stunning excerpt from new book by @CarolLeonnig  & @PhilipRucker  () hints at the bottomlessness of Trump administration dysfunction. There's always more to probe:

"Only six shots were fired by Japanese police nationwide [in 2015]."

From @PostScottWilson  a closeup look at the koalas struggling to stay alive on Kangaroo Island:

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We are in the midst of one of the great experiments in human history: How long can cable news talk about a document that it doesn't have?

Counsel for the publisher of has sent this reply to legal threats from Roy Moore camp:

Fareed Zakaria says on CNN that this will be remembered as the day that the United States "resigned as the leader of the free world."

Just as Trump finishes at CPAC, WaPo Executive Editor Marty Baron releases statement standing by nine-source story:

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Memo is a big win for the in that it confirms the Papadopoulos issue 'triggered' the FBI investigation, as the newspaper reported in late December:

Great deadpan from House Dems counsel Daniel Goldman: "I want to spend some time just reading the transcript, as we've been encouraged to do."

Nearly three years into the Trump presidency, the three major cable-news networks are still running unfiltered his Q&A sessions, wherein he delivers misinformation directly to the American public.

President Trump just decreed: "We must never allow political violence to take root in America." This is the same man who very recently celebrated a politician body-slamming a journalist.

I have contacted Fox News for a comment about the newly surfaced recordings of saying misogynistic things: One thing Fox News cannot say: We're shocked and appalled.

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