Along with Carr on today’s Kojo Nnamdi Show:
12:06—When Media IS the story
When one media outlet produces a report about another outlet’s approach to the news, the outcome is often confusing and open to accusations of bias. This week, media covering media hit the headlines, when a New York Times reporter publicly denounced the Fox News organization for reacting to media criticism with strong-arm scorched-earth tactics. We look at the complicated job facing media critics—and the variety of reactions they get to their work.
David Carr, Media Columnist, the New York Times
Matthew T. Felling, media analyst; former medic critic with CBSNews.com and the Center for Media and Public Affairs
Erik Wemple, Editor, Washington City Paper
David Folkenflik, Media Reporter, National Public Radio