Media Gets Meta In Covering Casey Anthony Coverage


By Alex Weprin Comment

The cable news channels got meta after the verdict in the Casey Anthony trial was handed down. On CNN’s “In The Arena,” Jeffrey Toobin and Howard Kurtz gently criticized CNN sister network HLN for its handling of the trial, comparing it to how Fox News and MSNBC cover politics: with a clear point of view:

On “Fox & Friends,” Peter Johnson Jr. ripped the media coverage, and Grace in particular, calling her a “vigilante host”: