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

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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.”

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