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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?

    Covid Death Toll Breaks Record as Politicians Fail to Step Up

    Covid Death Toll Breaks Record as Politicians Fail to Step Up

    Howie Kurtz on the CDC issuing a warning that the pandemic will worsen in the coming months, Democrat leaders not practicing what they preach in regards to COVID-19 and the possibility of Bill Barr getting fired.

    • 30 min
    Barr Breaks with Trump on Election Fraud, Names Special Counsel on Russia

    Barr Breaks with Trump on Election Fraud, Names Special Counsel on Russia

    Howie Kurtz on AG Barr contradicting President Trump on widespread voter fraud, DOJ investigating a 'bribery for pardon' investigation and Facebook changing their policy on photos of breasts.   

    • 30 min
    Trump Says Georgia Runoff Should Be Canceled As He Presses Fraud Claims

    Trump Says Georgia Runoff Should Be Canceled As He Presses Fraud Claims

    Howie Kurtz on President Trump filing another election lawsuit in Wisconsin, coverage of Biden's foot injury showing some media bias and Giuliani and Trump having discussed a preemptive pardon.

    • 29 min
    Injured Biden Picks More Insiders as Trump Decries Fraud on Fox

    Injured Biden Picks More Insiders as Trump Decries Fraud on Fox

    Howie Kurtz on Joe Biden hurting his foot while playing with his dog, Biden announcing his economic team and Trump speaking to FOX News in first post election interview.  

    • 31 min
    Trump Jabs Reporters, Says He'd Leave After Electoral College Loss

    Trump Jabs Reporters, Says He'd Leave After Electoral College Loss

    Howie Kurtz on President Trump still saying the election was rigged but will leave the White House, the pardoning of Michael Flynn and the Supreme Court ruling against New York State COVID-19 restrictions on religious services.

    • 27 min
    Trump Eyeing 2024 As Pundits Say His Post-Election War Was Damaging

    Trump Eyeing 2024 As Pundits Say His Post-Election War Was Damaging

    Howie Kurtz on Trump wanting to stay relevant after leaving the White House, the political fallout from fighting the election and more Joe Biden cabinet choices described as moderates.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
384 Ratings

384 Ratings

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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.

Copperhead78 ,

Hugo Chavez

Several people including you, Howie, have laughed about the fact that Chavez has been dead for years as if Sidney Powell said Chavez had been involved in this conspiracy regarding converted Trump votes. That’s not what she said.

She said Chavez had worked with Dominion to change votes for him in his election. Powell’s charges are not believable in terms of Trump, but since you are kind of an “ombudsman” on the media, you should be pointing that out instead of repeating the joke that Chavez has been dead for years.

This kind of thing is why we don’t trust the media!

For Truth and Justice ,

I Agree!

OH.MY.STARS! I thought I was the only one when I started thinking recently that Howard Kurtz has joined the Never Trumpers. However, in reading the reviews, I see that others have also picked up on this. C’mon, man! Let’s bring back fair and balanced! Especially because you claim to be a journalist who decries bias in reporting!

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