Howard Kurtz's Shocking Revelation: He Can't Read

Tom Scocca · 05/01/13 04:29PM

How does multi-platform conflict-machine Howard Kurtz crank out so much coverage, people wonder? Maybe it's easier to write a lot of media criticism if you don't read the media you're criticizing. So today Kurtz finds—for two different outlets—a dark shadow in the sunny coverage of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay: Collins was at one point engaged to a woman.

Howie Kurtz And Matt Cooper Are Friends

Choire · 06/04/07 12:32PM

Howie Kurtz didn't have a column, so he wrote about how alien and confusing and young Facebook is. But poor print. In today's Washington Post, he says that he only has 27 Facebook friends. Now he has 35! Internets win again! At least he'll always have Portfolio's Matt Cooper as his Facebook friend to keep him warm in those long dark internet nights. How weird! Maybe they can "poke" each other about the crazy stuff Karl Rove feeds them!