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Howie Kurtz picks five stories from the most important, to the most entertaining, to the buzziest.  And, he will sound off on what they tell us about the media culture: Are they fair, fascinating or a flop?

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    • Jul 6, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    July 4 Horror: Why Cops Seized Suspect's Knives and Then Did Nothing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 34:42

    Howie Kurtz on police taking knives from Highland Park shooter but did not raise red flags, Georgia grand jury subpoenaing Trump allies in investigation into election interference and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing another scandal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Another Mass Shooting Darkens America's Independence Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 45:51

    Howie Kurtz on another mass shooting putting a blemish on a holiday, Donald Trump trying to discredit Cassidy Hutchinson over Jan. 6th testimony and Brittney Griner pleading with President Biden to help with her release.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Best Of The Media Buzz Meter: Media Praise Cassidy Hutchinson for Powerful January 6th Testimony

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 34:25

    This episode of the Media Buzz Meter first aired on June 29th, 2022 ... Howie Kurtz on Cassidy Hutchinson delivering stunning testimony in January 6th hearing, Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to twenty years for sex trafficking for Jeffrey Epstein and John Hinckley Jr. apologizes for assassination attempt in first interview.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Biden Wants Filibuster Exception on Abortion But Doesn't Have the Votes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 34:24

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden saying he supports filibuster exception on abortion, Trump allies intimidating Cassidy Hutchinson before testimony and 'Friends' creator donating millions because of the lack of diversity of the show.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Trump World Hits Cassidy Hutchinson, Other Witnesses Crucial

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 33:49

    Howie Kurtz on the continuing fallout from the Cassidy Hutchinson testimony, dozens of prosecutors saying they will refuse to prosecute abortion cases and R. Kelly being sentenced to thirty years in sex trafficking case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Praise Cassidy Hutchinson for Powerful January 6th Testimony

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 34:25

    Howie Kurtz on Cassidy Hutchinson delivering stunning testimony in January 6th hearing, Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to twenty years for sex trafficking for Jeffrey Epstein and John Hinckley Jr. apologizes for assassination attempt in first interview.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Democrats Frustrated with Biden for Lack of Action After Roe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 32:42

    Howie Kurtz on pro-choice advocates pushing for injunctions to delay abortion bans, Democrats calling on President Biden to do more for abortion rights and former aide to Mark Meadows testifying before January 6th committee.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Why the Roe Ruling is a Political, Cultural and Moral Upheaval

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 34:13

    Howie Kurtz on the overturning of Roe v. Wade causing moral and political challenges, Senate Democrats urging President Biden to take action on abortion and Mike Pence calling for a national ban on abortion.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    American Earthquake: Supreme Court, After Leak, Overturns Roe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 34:22

    Howie Kurtz on the Supreme Court overturning decades old Roe v. Wade ruling, the Senate passing a bipartisan gun reform legislation and are the January 6th hearings hurting Trump?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Leaks Show Even Some Biden Aides Hate His Gas-Tax Cut

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 34:31

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden facing obstacles with his own party over gas tax holiday, Republicans only mildly supporting gun reform and Trump calling the lack of GOP involvement with the Jan. 6th committee a mistake.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Pressure, Threats and Harassment: Why the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing Broke Through

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 34:03

    Howie Kurtz on election workers giving powerful testimony during latest January 6th hearings, the Senate voting to advance gun reform legislation and information showing Uvalde police were equipped to storm shooter but did not.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Left's Lust for Prosecuting Trump-But Is It Realistic?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 34:06

    Howie Kurtz on Donald Trump defending January 6th mob as the left wants charges brought, President Biden barking at reporter who asked if a recession is 'inevitable' and Eric Greitens releasing controversial campaign ad with guns.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Claim Vindication as Ex-Trump Aides Testify

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 32:57

    Howie Kurtz on the January 6th Committee implicating Trump on fake electors plot, White House Chief of Staff saying President Biden will be ready to run again in 2024 and crew members of Stephen Colbert's show getting arrested for trespassing on Capitol Hill.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Pence's Life Endangered As Trump Team Pushed Bogus Legal Theories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 34:06

    Howie Kurtz on the January 6th hearing showing Mike Pence's life was in danger, the 'boyfriend loophole' causing complications for gun reform and SpaceX firing employees that signed a letter critical of Elon Musk.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Press Warns GOP is Nominating Election Deniers in Key States for 2024

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 34:43

    Howie Kurtz on the press raising warnings about the nomination of election deniers in various states, Elon Musk leaning towards Governor DeSantis for president and Senators trying to come to terms with framework for gun reform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Backlash: Barr, Other Ex-Aides Taking Heat for Calling out Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 36:53

    Howie Kurtz on former Attorney General Bill Barr testifying that Trump's claims of election fraud were "detached from reality", Amber Heard speaking to NBC in first post trial interview and Elon Musk intervening in 'Libs of Tik Tok' death threats.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Rough Day for Trump as Ex- Aides Say They Tried to Debunk Election Conspiracy Theories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 33:16

    Howie Kurtz on ex-Trump aides testifying they told him election fraud claims were false, mainstream media burying the Justice Kavanaugh assassination story and a bipartisan group of Senators reaching a deal on gun reform.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Senate Drug Deal: Will It Hold, Will It Help?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 38:06

    Howard Kurtz on the January 6th Committee hearings, the attempt by Cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment, and former Vice President Mike Pence deemed an American hero. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Why Jan. 6 Hearing, Despite Some Drama, Revealed Almost Nothing New

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 32:47

    Howard Kurtz on the first night of January 6th hearings, the ongoing drama at the Washington Post, and the arrest of Michigan gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Why The Jan. 6 Hearings Can't Match The Hype

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 34:18

    Howard Kurtz on an attempted assassination of Supreme Court Justice Bret Kavanaugh, the January 6th hearings in prime time, and the House's vote on the gun reform package. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Does California Vote Mean Democrats are Fed Up with Crime?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 35:25

    Howie Kurtz on California voters sending Democrat leaders a signal on crime and homelessness, Matthew McConaughey delivering a powerful appeal for gun reform and Donald Trump getting anxious to return to politics.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Trumpet Jan. 6th Hearings as Top Proud Boys Charged with Seditious Conspiracy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 34:44

    Howie Kurtz on the January 6th committee preparing for prime-time hearings, British PM Boris Johnson surviving a no-confidence vote and Elon Musk threatening to walk away from Twitter deal.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mayors Fume on Guns, GOP Dissident Giving Up House Seat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 34:16

    Howie Kurtz on U.S. mayors saying they get no help from the federal government on gun violence, ex-Trump aide Peter Navarro being charged with contempt of Congress and Ukrainian President Zelenskyy visiting the dangerous front lines of the invasion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Biden Says 'Do Something' But Most Sweeping Gun Proposals Have No Chance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 30:41

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden calling for assault weapons ban and other changes in prime time speech, Donald Trump's election fraud claims becoming boring and disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti sentenced to jail time.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Depp's Day: Amber Heard Judged a Liar by Jury and Public

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 33:41

    Howie Kurtz on the verdict coming down in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial as both reputations are trashed, another shooting taking place in Tulsa and President Biden admitting he wasn't aware of the baby formula shortage until it was already a problem.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ex-Clinton Lawyer Acquitted in Case that Embarrassed Hillary Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 34:03

    Howie Kurtz on Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer being found not guilty of lying to the FBI, the Supreme Court blocking a Texas law limiting social media content moderation and when does the media begin moving on from the Texas shooting?   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Biden Hopes 'Rational' Republicans Will Compromise on Guns

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 34:46

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden visiting Uvalde, Texas, the gun control debate being reignited and black White House staffers leaving in large numbers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Best Of The Media Buzz Meter: Why Biden Promised to Defend Taiwan, Followed by Inevitable Walkback

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 32:27

    This episode of the Media Buzz Meter first aired on May 24th, 2022 .... Howie Kurtz on President Biden saying the United States will defend Taiwan if China attacks, Georgia Republican party being forced to spend against fellow GOP candidates and a top level Russian diplomat resigning over Ukraine invasion.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How Police Botched the Texas Shooting and Peddled Fake News

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 34:28

    Howie Kurtz on Texas police being criticized after changing details on their response to the school shooting, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy pushing back on idea of giving up territory and the whistleblower report on baby formula not reaching the top FDA official. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Texas Shooting: Dems, GOP Trade Charges of Politicization, As Usual

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 34:02

    Howie Kurtz on both parties trading jabs of politicizing the Texas shooting, Trump influence taking a hit after Georgia primary and Twitter agreeing to pay millions in fines for 'deceptively collected data'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Texas Tragedy: Why This Keeps Happening Again and Again

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 32:25

    Howie Kurtz on the tragic shooting at a Texas elementary school, the politics of gun laws and a Trump candidate losing in Georgia.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Why Biden Promised to Defend Taiwan, Followed by Inevitable Walkback

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 32:27

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden saying the United States will defend Taiwan if China attacks, Georgia Republican party being forced to spend against fellow GOP candidates and a top level Russian diplomat resigning over Ukraine invasion.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Target GOP 'Election Deniers' In Heated Primaries

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 33:58

    Howard Kurtz on GOP 'election deniers' running in key battleground states, Rudy Giuliani testifying before the January 6th committee for nine hours and Ginni Thomas lobbying the Arizona lawmakers to overturn election results.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Elon Musk Denies Old Sexual Assault Allegation as Political Hit Job

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 30:42

    Howie Kurtz on Elon Musk denying old sexual harassment claims, Sen. Mitch McConnell calling out those that didn't support latest Ukraine aid package and more details coming from Hunter Biden's hard drive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Campaign to Blame the Disinformation Board's Suspension on Conservative Media

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 33:49

    Howie Kurtz on the DHS pausing the newly created disinformation board, New York Governor proposing new gun laws and President Biden invoking the 'Defense Production Act' to combat baby formula shortage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Biden Calls White Supremacy a Poison As New Details Emerge on Buffalo Suspect

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 34:03

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden delivering an emotional speech on visit to Buffalo, Donald Trump writing a book about the 2020 Election and Jeff Bezos blasting Biden over inflation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Buffalo 'Replacement Theory' Sparks Outrage But Also Pushback

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 33:06

    Howie Kurtz on the left and the right reacting to the Buffalo shooting, Elon Musk demanding answers on fake Twitter accounts and Netflix pushing back on 'cancel culture'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Grappling with the Racist and Anti-Semitic Evil of the Buffalo Suspect

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 35:25

    Howie Kurtz on the questions being asked about the Buffalo shooting, Biden's 'ultra-MAGA' term coming from months of research and the baby formula shortage causing a blame game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Elon Musk Dings Trump and Biden, Puts Twitter Deal On Hold

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 31:37

    Howie Kurtz on Elon Musk putting his Twitter deal on hold over fake account data, January 6th committee subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy and a baby formula shortage worrying parents.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Democrats' Abortion Bill Fails Amid Criticism It Goes Far Beyond Roe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 34:15

    Howie Kurtz on the Democrats' federal abortion rights bill failing in the Senate, Trump attorney John Eastman suggested throwing out votes in Pennsylvania and Finland seeking NATO membership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Freakout as Elon Musk Says He'll End Trump's Twitter Ban

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 33:13

    Howie Kurtz on Elon Musk saying he will allow Donald Trump to return to Twitter, President Biden blaming the GOP for inflation and the House approving $40 billion in aid to Ukraine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Former McCain Aide Says He Lied, Old Story of Senator's Affair with Lobbyist Was True

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 34:44

    Howie Kurtz on Mark Esper calling Donald Trump a threat to democracy, President Biden angered by Ukraine intelligence leaks and former aide saying John McCain lied about affair with lobbyist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Abortion Rights Protests Build as McConnell Calls Nationwide Ban Possible

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 31:42

    Howie Kurtz on Mitch McConnell saying a national abortion ban is possible, Jill Biden making a surprise trip to Ukraine and the New York Times outing Ed Koch as being gay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How Jen Psaki is Battling Republicans on the Leaked Roe v. Wade Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 32:42

    Howie Kurtz on Roe v. Wade dividing America, The New York Times reporting U.S. intelligence assisting Ukraine in killing several Russian Generals and Elon Musk's upbringing in South Africa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Reality Check: Biden Has Few Tools to Blunt a SCOTUS Ruling Against Roe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 33:14

    Howie Kurtz on the leaked draft opinion from SCOTUS on knocking down Roe v. Wade continued, more audio tapes featuring House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and COVID-19 cases rising with the new variant, with positive tests emerging after the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Chatter: Who Leaked The Supreme Court Draft Opinion, And Why?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 33:24

    Howie Kurtz on the SCOTUS draft leak: the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, the Ohio Primary results, and Donald Trump's Inaugural Committee & Organization pays to settle a lawsuit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Politico Leak Shows SCOTUS Moving Toward Overturning Roe, But with Inaccurate Headline

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 34:41

    Howie Kurtz on the Politico headline leaking SCOTUS draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade, META saying goodbye to their podcast platform, the NBC News jarring plagiarism scandal, and CNN President Chris Licht's revamping of the platform from anti-Trump media to a bi-partisan news outlet. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Disinformation Board Under Fire, Director Denounces Online 'Hatred'

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 34:28

    Howie Kurtz on The Disinformation Governance Board and Nina Jankowicz, The White House Correspondents Dinner, and the "Daily Elon." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Biden's $33-Billion Ukraine Aid Push Mired in Hill Politics

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 34:18

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden's request for $33 billion more in aid for Ukraine could take some time, the January 6th Committee being marred by a torrent of leaks and Elon Musk straddling the political line.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Biden May Forgive College Loans Amid Criticism Of Aiding Elite Students

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 32:47

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden signaling he will forgive student loan debts, Tesla losing billions after Musk's Twitter deal and Kevin McCarthy getting some support from fellow Republicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    McCarthy Criticism of Republicans Who Challenged Election Sparks Uproar

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 34:36

    Howie Kurtz on Kevin McCarthy's fellow Republicans turning on him over the latest leaked audio, Donald Trump blaming Ukraine casualties on a 'rigged' election and Russia cutting off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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