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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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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?

    Fauci Says He's 'Liberated' As He and Biden Warn of Surging Covid Deaths

    Fauci Says He's 'Liberated' As He and Biden Warn of Surging Covid Deaths

    Howie Kurtz on Dr. Anthony Fauci says he is feeling 'liberated' under new leadership, Biden signing another round of executive orders, Mitch McConnell suggesting Trump lawyers have more time before impeachment trial begins.

    • 30 min
    After Inaugural High, Biden Digging Into Vast Array of Problems

    After Inaugural High, Biden Digging Into Vast Array of Problems

    Howie Kurtz on President Biden inheriting a long list of problems, bridging the political divide in the country and Jen Psaki making her debut as new White House Press Secretary.

    • 30 min
    Biden Urges America to 'Stop the Shouting' in Inaugural Address

    Biden Urges America to 'Stop the Shouting' in Inaugural Address

    Howie Kurtz on Joe Biden being sworn in as our 46th President, Biden using his inauguration speech to plead for unity and Trump issuing dozens of pardons on his last day.

    • 33 min
    Trump Leaving with Low Approval Rating As Biden Heads to Washington

    Trump Leaving with Low Approval Rating As Biden Heads to Washington

    Howie Kurtz on the media beating up Trump as he leaves office, Trump leaving office with lowest approval ratings of term and Biden proposing immigration reform immediately. 

    • 30 min
    Trump Privately Mocked Sidney Powell, Accused Barr of Hating Him

    Trump Privately Mocked Sidney Powell, Accused Barr of Hating Him

    Howie Kurtz on the nation's capital locking down ahead of the inauguration, Trump turning on Bill Barr and Sidney Powell and more pardons coming from the outgoing President.  

    • 30 min
    Two-Thirds in Poll Say Trump Acted Irresponsibly in Attack, Most GOPers Disagree

    Two-Thirds in Poll Say Trump Acted Irresponsibly in Attack, Most GOPers Disagree

    Howie Kurtz on Biden releasing his own COVID-19 relief plan, majority of Americans calling the insurrection a threat to democracy and the Secret Service being forced to pay high rents to have a bathroom.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
396 Ratings

396 Ratings

Jenny Reader ,

Correction on Church Teaching

Hello. I enjoy your episodes very much. While listening to your latest episode, I must point out that the Catholic Church teaches that while homosexual sexual acts, like all sexual acts outside of marriage, are sinful, having a homosexual orientation is not a sin. If a Catholic with a homosexual or lesbian orientation persistently engages in sexual acts, they may not receive Communion until they go to Confession first and repent of their sins. Hope this clears things up with any Catholic listeners like me out there. Thanks & God Bless.

Really Listening ,

Can we move on, now?

Today’s podcast is again full of gossip minutiae that just makes me cringe. Please can we move on to the real stories. Recently some of the talk here has devolved into something that does not do you or me justice. I know we can do better because I have been listening for awhile and have noticed the recent slide into the mud.

vam1014 ,

Kudos to Howie

I start my news-consuming day with this podcast. While not right-leaning himself, Howie’s is the only MSM voice calling out the rest of the mainstream media for their shameful and shameless bias against conservatives. He’s that rarest of a rare breed, a neutral reporter. I worked in the media for three decades and there used to be lots of guys like him. Thank goodness there is still. At least one. Keep up the good work, Howie, and know that you can never retire.

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