Erik Wemple

Washington Post

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Erik Wemple is a media columnist for the Washington Post.

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CNN retracted a story  about a Russian investment fund and accepted the resignations of three journalists — including a Pulitzer Prize winner.

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CNN retracted a story about a Russian investment fund and accepted the resignations of three journalists — including a Pulitzer Prize winner.

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Last Friday, the New York Times introduced a new, conservative columnist: Bret Stephens, former editor at the Jerusalem Post and the Wall Street Journal.

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Last Friday, the New York Times introduced a new, conservative columnist: Bret Stephens, former editor at the Jerusalem Post and the Wall Street Journal.

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Fox is facing a fresh round of legal troubles. This time, a group of former and current Fox News employees is charging racial discrimination.

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Fox is facing a fresh round of legal troubles. This time, a group of former and current Fox News employees is charging racial discrimination.

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