Archive for August 10, 2012

Romney/Ryan: Your Coverage Reactions…

Posted in CNN, FNC, MSNBC on August 10, 2012 by icn2

Post your reactions to the news breaking tonight that Mitt Romney will announce his VP choice Saturday morning (according to NBC News it will be Paul Ryan) here. From my vantage point MSNBC is owning the story. It has Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell while CNN is simulcasting CNNI and FNC has someone who I don’t even recognize anchoring the coverage.

CNN Suspends Fareed Zakaria…

Posted in CNN on August 10, 2012 by icn2

Hey…what happened to those August news-less doldrums?

This afternoon Fareed Zakaria had a bad day. Both Time and CNN suspended him over plagiarism charges as Politico’s Dylan Byers chronicles

CNN has joined Time Magazine and suspended Fareed Zakaria following his admission of plagiarism.

“We have reviewed Fareed Zakaria’s TIME column, for which he has apologized,” CNN said in a written statement. “He wrote a shorter blog post on CNN.com on the same issue which included similar unattributed excerpts. That blog post has been removed and CNN has suspended Fareed Zakaria while this matter is under review.”

Time Magazine suspended Zakaria earlier this afternoon after he admitted to plagiarizing an April article about the National Rifle Association by New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore.

Free for All: 08/10/12

Posted in Free For All on August 10, 2012 by icn2

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