“Screw-ups” and “Missing the Point”: Kurtz on Competitors


By SteveK Comment

Howard Kurtz called out two mistakes made by FNC and MSNBC last week on his CNN program Sunday. For FNC it was the graphics taken from a Republican press release. “You should be apologizing for using partisan propaganda from the GOP without telling your viewers where it came from,” he said. “And speaking of screw-ups,” Kurtz transitioned to discussing Keith Olbermann’s misquote of a Rupert Murdoch line, although Kurtz notes he “quickly corrected the mistake”:

> Update: A TV insider says: “Kurtz’s interpretation of ‘quick’ is a bit off given it took Olbermann a full five days to own up to the error after saying it twice on the show.”