Brian Stelter

Dan Rather: CNN’s ‘Reliable Source’

Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News host forced out in 2005 following one of the most infamous journalistic failures this century, is nevertheless a frequent guest on the CNN media show Reliable Sources.

Deval Patrick Refuses to Disavow Super PAC Support

Sunday show round-up

This week on the Sunday news shows: Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick refuses to disavow super PAC support for his campaign, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise defends President Donald Trump's decision to pardon military service members, and CNN's Brian Stelter said “truth still matters” before introducing the former news anchor that impugned George W. Bush's military service record.

Brian Stelter Asks CNN Contributor If Fox News Reminds Her of Totalitarian, State-Run Media

Sunday news round-up

This week on the Sunday news shows: CNN's Brian Stelter asks a CNN guest if Fox News reminds her of state-run media, a Democratic representative defended Rep. Adam Schiff's (D., Calif.) handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) says she would not be comfortable with her vice president's child sitting on the board of a foreign company.

The Soul-Crushing Tedium of Cable News, Explained in One Tweet

BREAKING: "Circle jerks," or "circles jerk"? We report. We decide

Rodents are raining from the ceiling of the White House press room. Maybe it's a metaphor for how the media, especially of the cable news variety, has become a plague of absurdity, an endless circle jerk of extraneous "analysis" and soul-crushing tedium.