Apr 222017
 
  • WUSA’s Ellison Barber jumps to Fox News; video: her
  • Sandra Smith targeted by fake news sites.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • The Murdochs’ extreme makeover.  Hannity a Trump advisor…or is he?
  • O’Reilly exit lifts auto parts stock.   Video: the final Factor.
  • Kilmeade video: on the end of Red Eye.   Selective cable outrage.
  • Spin Stops Here Tour is not stopping…but there is a petition.  It’s his world.

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Apr 212017
 

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Apr 202017
 
  • Pompeo: Dem fundraiser, Media Matters led effort to oust O’Reilly.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Dana Perino-Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: McCain and Harf spark over Iran.
  • ICN: FNC will be fine without Bill.  Wolff: James Murdoch takes over.
  • Concha: Bill + Beck = a whole new ballgame; video: Concha with Briggs.
  • Video: Dana Perino’s about the absent Bill O’Reilly.
  • The blossoming year of Ainsley Earhardt: newscaster, mother, and author.
  • Audio Q&A: Chris Hayes w/ Brian Lehrer.  Today’s (non-O’Reilly) lawsuit.
  • O’Connell: What is Bill’s next move?  Hoover suddenly reveals ‘bad vibes‘.
  • Flood: Can Fox News thrive without Mr Bill?  Beck: It’s the end of Fox News!
  • O’Reilly critics: ‘This isn’t over!’  Demands to scrap agreed-to contract terms.
  • Newly combative Jake Tapper is TV’s essential truth-teller.  Gretchen honored.

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Apr 192017
 
Apr 182017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Dana Perino-Bret Baier-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • CNN host to candidate: When are you going to marry your girlfriend?
  • Concha: Networks, cablenewsers air Facebook killer’s unhinged rants.
  • Morning Joe promotes impeachment.   Holes in latest O’accuser’s story.
  • Sports Wrap video: Ed Henry discusses 42 Faith.  Way, way off-Broadway.
  • ICN: Salon‘s ‘pretty wild claim’ about J$P just ‘doesn’t pass the smell test‘.
  • Pants on fire: Salon falsely says J$P ‘subsidized’ by FNC ‘black ops team’!
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • CNN Reagan documentary shows the ‘unquestioned reign of white men‘.
  • Video: One way China can help with Kim-Jong-Un…
  • Late Show video: with Stephen Colbert.  Two times the Tapper.
Apr 172017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Maddow-O’Gutfeld Factor 1-2-3.
  • Nolte: Does Guardian report give credence to Napolitano comments?
  • Concha: Ari Fleischer rips ‘inherent bias‘ of media on social issues.
  • Fox & Friends video: at the Easter egg roll.
  • Impartial MSNBC reporter sides with protesters against Trump ‘threat’.
  • Kaylee Hartung joins CNN.   CNBC gets 28 candles.  Gretchen’s mission.
  • Jeff Zucker caught in heated exchange at swanky Big Apple media party.
  • Geraldo responds to Kendrick Lamar. Video: to Joy Reid.
Apr 162017
 
From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a and Easter!

Apr 152017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: skies; again.
  • Reliable Sources: Dan Rather; Jen Psaki pspeaks; O’Reilly on vacation.
  • Somerby: Hateful Maddow revives long debunked smear of Sessions.
  • Tornoe: How CNN created a controversy that filled hours of airtime.
  • Zucker play: CNN considers unsealing Bill O’Reilly’s divorce records.
  • O’Connell: The ‘geniuses’ behind FNC’s graphics.   The Megyn factor.
  • Q&A: (MS)NBC’s Hallie Jackson; CNN Politics editor Rachel Smolkin.
  • Shafran: Aslan’s ludicrous portrayal of Israel.  Sunday talkers: preview.
Apr 142017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity-Eric Bolling 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: join debate over Comey comments.
  • Swells gather at NYC media party.  Property Man Bob Massi moves to FBN.
  • Audio Q&A: The ‘studiously neutral’ Chris Cillizza.   Q&A: Rachel Maddow.
  • O’Reilly’s sidelines: Books, speeches, philanthropy.  Today’s O’Specularama.
Apr 132017
 
Apr 122017
 
  • Smith: Megyn Kelly’s first NBC interview could be with Vlad Putin.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Janice Dean, recently absent from Fox News, says all is well, ‘back soon’.
  • What could go wrong? Google puts CNN et al in charge of fact-checking.
  • Explaining how tv news really works.   Video: on Syria.
  • New season of Parts Unknown premieres with exotic, faraway Los Angeles.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier, Jake Tapper, et al discuss ‘fake news’, fairness, and more.
  • Q&A: Melissa Francis on Roger Ailes, corporate culture, and her new book.
  • Wolff: No evidence, no trials…it doesn’t matter if allegations are true or not.
Apr 112017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • CNN hires Oliver Darcy as media writer.  Flashback: The story is bogus.
  • Douglas Brinkley at Virginia Tech.  Big Ed Schultz yammers about CNN.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Fox News hires first female CFO.  As boycott spreads, O’Ratings skyrocket.
  • O’Reilly’s fate seen as litmus test for FNC’s future. Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Tucker videos:   on Putin; on the massacre in Egypt.
Apr 102017
 
Apr 082017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  generals covering
  • Reliable Sources: O’Reilly; more O’Reilly; Zurawik; media too pro-Trump.
  • Red Eye series finale videos: looks back; the together again; the
  • Videos: Tucker takes on debates
  • 25 things you don’t know about Judge Pirro.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Maslin snarks about Old School.  Morning Joe lovebirds at Johns Hopkins.
  • What O’Reilly means to his viewers.   What O’Reilly means to Fox News.
  • Canto: It’s amazing how much time CNN spends talking about Bill O’Reilly.
  • CNN covertly shoots off-camera briefing.   CNN’s apps seeking new users.
  • Chris Wallace on journalism, Trump, and more.   Cramer’s Street struggling.
Apr 072017
 
  • Thurs numbers: Coop/10p, Hannity, CNN/11, Shep/9:15, Shep/11  1-5.
  • Outnumbered video: Kennedy for hypocrisy over Syria.
  • MSNBC viewers mad that propagandist Maddow didn’t anchor war news!
  • Shaffer: Advertiser boycotts imperil journalistic freedom.  Old School #1.
  • Zurawik: Bill O’Reilly is a ‘disgusting hypocrite‘.   Advertisers ‘blindsided‘.
  • De Pasquale: Here’s what made Red Eye work, and why it will be missed.
  • Bunch: Iconoclastic Red Eye was something rare for cablenews…it was fun.
  • Welch: One of cable tv’s best shows is ending.  Red Eye’s five best moments.
  • Red Eye retrospective videos: Andy Bill Schultz the panel first appearance; talk festishes.