Here's How Every Network Announced Dzhokar Tsarnaev's Capture On-Air

Most of us learned that the manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev was over via Twitter or by listening to online feeds of law enforcement radio. But for those watching at home, the suspenseful moment of his capture—and learning that he was alive—would be a memorable if complicated moment: somber in light of those allegedly… » 4/20/13 12:25am 4/20/13 12:25am

Today's Boston Bombing Media Shitshow, In 90 Seconds

Our friends at Gawker already took a stab at this, but we thought we'd condense today's mess of media reporting into something easily consumable for the crowd that may have been working and thus wasn't privy to the disaster taking place on television airwaves. » 4/17/13 6:36pm 4/17/13 6:36pm

Sean Hannity Set A Boston Marathon Disaster Montage To Dr. Who Music

We thought it was bad enough when Sean Hannity led off his Fox News program tonight with a montage of Boston Marathon devastation that looked and sounded like the trailer for a Bay/Bruckheimer collaboration. Then we learned where the music came from. » 4/15/13 10:30pm 4/15/13 10:30pm

Karl Rove In Denial, Melts Down On Fox News, Attempts To Get Network…

It's been a weird night at Fox News, and it got even weirder in the moments after every network, wire service, and amateur mathematician called the election for President Obama. That's because Fox News contributor Karl Rove—who spent millions attempting to get Romney elected—bizarrely refused to accept his own… » 11/07/12 12:03am 11/07/12 12:03am

"World Series Shits To Detroit" Declares Chicago Tribune, Fox News, Et Al

Gather ‘round, my little dreamlets. Grandpa's going to sing of the days before every baboon with a wireless connection could vomit up a website and call it news. In those long-forgotten times, human beings would staff publications—magazines and newspapers, chiefly. But as audience habits and advertising money wandered… » 10/27/12 2:50pm 10/27/12 2:50pm

Fox News Interviewed Donald Trump About The Retirement Of "Arizona…

Elsewhere this would be called a chyronfail, but the juxtaposition of Donald Trump explaining his deep friendship with Tony La Russa to Greta Van Susteren makes it worth the video clip. Fox News has a long way to go to earn the "Cable News sports graphic blunder" title, though; that belongs to CNN's report on Derek… » 11/03/11 10:30am 11/03/11 10:30am