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January 11, 2015

Terrorists target journalism; press sees Romney rerun

HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: On the buzzmeter this Sunday, it began with the massacre at a Paris satirical newspaper that left 12 people dead, a vicious act of terrorism, rooted in the mockery of Islamic extremists.

January 04, 2015

Huckabee's Fox advantage; Obama's media comeback

HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: On the first "BuzzMeter" of 2015 this Sunday, Mike Huckabee with a bombshell announcement that he's leaving Fox News to explore a presidential campaign.

December 21, 2014

Sony caves on free speech; Bill Cosby's team rips CNN

HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: On "The Buzz Meter" this Sunday, Sony utterly caves by deep sixing a movie after threats from the hackers backed by North Korea and tries to shift the blame over this major blow to free speech.

December 07, 2014

Chokehold death outrages media; Rolling Stone story crumbles

HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: On the Buzzmeter this Sunday, a Rolling Stone story, alleging a gang rape at the University of Virginia falls apart as new reporting undermines the account of the accuser, and even her friends question her version.

November 30, 2014

Media's Ferguson failure; Cosby's media enablers

HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: On the "Buzz Meter" this Sunday, the media narrative of what happened in Ferguson largely falls apart as a grand jury returns no indictment in the killing of Michael Brown and a prosecutor rips the round the clock coverage.