Oof: Expert journo-doofus Howard Kurtz gets his networks mixed up


In a Daily Beast write-up about “Today Show” host Lauer’s crappy year, CNN’s Kurtz dropped this little factoid:

Too bad History is actually owned by A&E Networks.

Facepalm time. RT @alexweprin: In his big Matt Lauer exclusive: Howard Kurtz says that NBC owns the History Channel. It dosn’t.

— Armen Terjimanian (@translator82) March 11, 2013

Disney-Hearst’s gotta love that. MT @alexweprin: In his big Lauer exclusive: Howard Kurtz says that NBC owns History Channel. It doesn’t.

— Greg Sainer (@gsainer) March 11, 2013

@brianstelter interesting story. Someone should ask @howardkurtz when NBC bought History Ch. Whopper of a mistake. What else is inaccurate?

— Don Day (@DonLDay) March 11, 2013

Howard’s journalistic cred will be history before he knows it.



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