MEDIA BUZZmeter

MEDIA BUZZmeter

MEDIA BUZZmeter

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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?
  1. December 02, 2022
    38 min
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    Kanye Praises Hitler with Alex Jones, Tweets Swastika, Gets Suspended by Musk
    Howie Kurtz on Kanye West doubling-down on anti-Semitism speaking to Alex Jones, President Biden proposing South Carolina be first on the primary calendar and an appeals court halting the special master's revie…
  2. December 01, 2022
    31 min
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    Trump Advisors Kept Trying to Talk Him Out of Kanye Dinner
    Howie Kurtz on a growing number of Republicans criticizing Trump for his dinner with known anti-Semites, Democrats diversify their House leadership and the FTX CEO claiming he didn't commit fraud in interview.…
  3. November 30, 2022
    35 min
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    Trump Says He Wouldn't Have 'Accepted' Nick Fuentes' Views But Still Won't Condemn Him
    Howie Kurtz on Trump's dinner with anti-Semites causing Jewish supporters to distance themselves, Oath Keepers founder being convicted of seditious conspiracy and the Jan. 6th committee interviewing.  Learn mor…
  4. November 29, 2022
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    Leading Senate Republicans Break Ranks, Slam Trump-Kanye-Fuentes Dinner
    Howie Kurtz on Republicans blasting Trump over Kanye and Fuentes dinner, Elon Musk saying Apple threatened to remove Twitter from app store and protests against COVID controls sweeping across China. Learn more…
  5. November 25, 2022
    34 min
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    Plot Twist: Justice Wants Mike Pence to Testify In Trump Probe
    Howard Kurtz on Elon Musk's Twitter poll regarding amnesty to suspended accounts, President Biden's recent statements on banning assault weapons, and the U.S. Department of Justice requesting the testimony of f…
  6. November 24, 2022
    37 min
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    The Best of The Media Buzz Meter: Trump's Subdued and Scripted Speech Widely Panned, Even on Right
    This episode of Media Buzz Meter first aired on November 16th, 2022 ... Howie Kurtz breaking down Donald Trump's speech from Mar-a-Lago, the media reaction to the speech and Rep. Kevin McCarthy winning the GOP…
  7. November 23, 2022
    34 min
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    More Legal Drama: Supreme Court Rules Against Trump on Tax Returns
    Howie Kurtz on federal judges rejecting Trump's demand for a special master, President Biden extending the student loan payment pause and Elon Musk pushing back against liberal criticism.Learn more about your a…
  8. November 22, 2022
    27 min
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    Elon Musk Puts Verification on Hold Indefinitely as Liberals Keep Trashing Him
    Howie Kurtz on Elon Musk delaying the Twitter verification indefinitely, Kevin McCarthy threatening to remove Ilhan Omar from her committees and criticism of Jack Smith's wife prompts Ginny Thomas comparisons.…
  9. November 21, 2022
    38 min
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    Trump Reinstated, Not Tweeting Yet, Denounces Special Counsel
    Howie Kurtz on Elon Musk reinstating Donald Trump on Twitter, Merrick Garland appointing a special counsel to oversee Trump investigation and Elizabeth Holmes being sentenced to over eleven years in prison for…
  10. November 18, 2022
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    Pelosi, Octogenarian Team Step Down, GOP Targets Hunter Biden
    Howie Kurtz on Republicans snubbing Nancy Pelosi's announcement, Trump staying low key after launching 2024 run and Twitter closing offices as hundreds resign.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
  11. November 17, 2022
    38 min
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    GOP Wins House, Plots Investigations, Razor-Thin Margin
    Howie Kurtz on the GOP winning the majority in the House, the Senate clearing a bill that protects same-sex marriage and FTX crypto exchange company imploding.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
  12. November 16, 2022
    37 min
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    Trump's Subdued and Scripted Speech Widely Panned, Even on Right
    Howie Kurtz breaking down Donald Trump's speech from Mar-a-Lago, the media reaction to the speech and Rep. Kevin McCarthy winning the GOP nomination for House Speaker.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg…
  13. November 15, 2022
    35 min
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    Trump Announcement Stirring Angst and Anxiety from Many Republicans
    Howie Kurtz on Trump announcing his third bid for the presidency, conservatives melting down over Kari Lake loss and officials saying Trump took classified documents for ego trophies.  Learn more about your ad…
  14. November 14, 2022
    38 min
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    Trump Hit from Left, Right as Dems Hold Senate; Will Voters Stick With Him?
    Howie Kurtz on Republicans turning on Trump following midterm elections, Mike Pence speaking on January 6th for first time in new interview and John Kelly saying Trump wanted to use the IRS to investigate enemi…
  15. November 11, 2022
    38 min
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    Trump Definitely Running, Whacks DeSantis and Youngkin in Long Screeds
    Howie Kurtz on Donald Trump attacking Gov. DeSantis and Gov. Youngkin, conservative media turning on Trump and Elon Musk facing multiple problems with Twitter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
  16. November 10, 2022
    34 min
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    The Media's Midterm Malpractice As Conservatives Urge Trump to Delay Running
    Howie Kurtz on the media not owning up to terrible election predictions, conservatives urging Trump to delay 2024 run and Mike Pence recounting January 6th in a new book.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
  17. November 09, 2022
    38 min
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    Democrats Dodge Disaster, No Red Wave, Control of Congress Unclear
    Howie Kurtz breaking down the election results, a 'red wave' not materializing and grading the media coverage of the election.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
  18. November 08, 2022
    39 min
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    Election Day Favors GOP, Trump Pulls Plug on Declaring Candidacy at Last Minute
    Howie Kurtz on Donald Trump pushing his presidential run announcement, Trump firing first shot against Governor DeSantis and the midterm elections look to be favoring Republicans.Learn more about your ad choice…
  19. November 07, 2022
    36 min
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    NY Times Says Kari Lake Had Been an Obama Liberal, But Will Arizona Voters Care?
    Howie Kurtz on the Democrats scrambling to defend seats in 'blue states', Kari Lake's former colleagues saying they remember her politics differently and Elon Musk rushing to raise revenue for Twitter.Learn mor…
  20. November 04, 2022
    37 min
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    Democratic Panic Over Midterms, Scramble to Save Blue-State Seats
    Howie Kurtz on Democrats panicking just days before midterms, Trump advisor Kash Patel testifying in Mar-a-Lago document case and Nets suspending Kyrie Irving indefinitely. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…

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