When A Kurtz Scoop Isn’t A Kurtz Scoop

Howie Kurtz got lots of press (read: Drudge) for a snippet in his new book detailing how Dan Rather intended to give a document to the NYTimes if CBS did not run his National Guard story.

Problem? New York Press editor David Blum’s book had that two years ago, according to Gawker.

Kurtz tells Michael Calderone: “I was completely unaware of that.”