This Week’s Reliable Sources

From CNN:

    HOWARD KURTZ, HOST (voice over): Sound bite city. The media hail Rudy Giuliani for delivering a 9/11 applause line at a Republican debate.

    Are journalists covering this presidential debate like theater critics? And were the FOX News moderators fair and balanced?

    Brought down at the bank. Paul Wolfowitz forced out over a promotion and fat raise for his girlfriend. Did the press turn the World Bank dispute into a soap opera because of his role in pushing the Iraq war?

    Shock jock shocker. Opie and Anthony suspended for a month over jokes about sexually assaulting Condoleezza Rice and Laura Bush.

    Are radio hosts feeling the heat after Don Imus’ downfall?

    Plus, why is the military cracking down on soldiers, blogs, and YouTube?

Read the full transcript here.