May 032016
  • Megyn hits the red carpet at Met Gala.  Champagne from Chuck.
  • Flood: How Peter Bergen landed interviews with Obama, and UBL.
  • CNN anchor’s vulgar gesture gets a thumbs up from his co-workers.
  • Factor videos: Bill O’Reilly at WHCD;
  • TCG: Andrea Tantaros breaks her silence, hints impasse is over ‘free speech’.
  • Byers: Sean Hannity is not unbiased, and what’s more he favors Republicans.

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May 022016

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Apr 302016
  • Media Buzz videos: Cruz the
  • Reliable Sources videos: DC dinner; writing Obama’s jokes; Julia Ioffe.
  • It’s his world: Jesse Watters brawls with HuffPo ‘reporter’ at WHCD.
  • Concha: Larry Wilmore began his routine by calling Fox News racist.
  • Esteemed CNN anchor gives Larry Wilmore the finger on national tv.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s dishonest Kasich smears.  Cable Game: Gone girl.
  • Wayne Simmons still insists he really was CIA.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Off the Record video: Greta about her town halls.
  • Wemple: Howard Kurtz setting expectations for Kelly/Trump showdown.
Apr 292016
Apr 282016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Today’s conspiracy: Tantaros forced off the air by Rove and Perino!
  • Ed Schultz and Larry King are still on the air, only working for Putin.
  • TCG: CNN’s Company Man.  FTV Live: Who is Jeff Zucker’s Mini-Me?
  • Video: Outnumbered celebrates two years on the air
  • F&F video: Four Marine vets reunite and
  • Shuster reappears on MSNBC despite indefinite suspension. Flashback.
  • Borchers:  CNN’s ‘key race alerts’ are out of control.  Q&A: Sara Eisen.
  • Punchy, independent Chris Wallace;  Q&A: Journalistic ‘moxie‘;  more.
  • Q&A: Chris Wallace talks 20 years of FNS etc.  Video Q&A: Janice Dean.
  • Brown: Blame TV for Trump.  Shafer: No, the media didn’t ‘create’ Trump.
  • Battle of Thieves: Edward Snowden and Fareed Zakaria debate encryption.
  • Gold: The strange life of a campaign embed.   Coop book event packs house.
  • Bauder: Speculation over Kelly Ripa co-host again centers on CNN’s Cooper.
Apr 272016
Apr 262016
Apr 252016
Apr 232016
  • Media Buzz: Trump
  • Reliable Sources videos: the Trump Show; Ripa snafu; Carl Bernstein.
  • Somerby: Dishonest Rachel Maddow has ‘bought into Hannityism‘.
  • Bauder: Bitter campaign competition centers around Sean Hannity.
  • Factor video: Have really hurt America?
  • Wemple: Ted Cruz suggestion to Fox not so simple.   Sunday talkers.
  • Lapointe: Megyn reported on Prince’s death while Maddow giggled.
  • Sunday: FNC stages America’s Town Hall.   Why is Greta in Ecuador?
  • Huckabee back at FNC, but only as a contributor.  Jedediah Bila at NYU.
  • Your Buzz videos: Ted Jill nine
Apr 222016
Apr 212016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Weprin: FNC shuffles execs, creates new longform specials unit.
  • Video: about going to high school with Prince.
  • Who is ‘the Carrot Top of cable news‘? More.  Dr Drew quits radio.
  • Beck advice to Megyn really a virtuoso skewering of Scarborough.
  • Q&A: Anthony Bourdain talks travel, Viceland, bondage, and more.
  • Audio Q&A: Ali Velshi on his career and what went wrong at AJAM.
  • Weigand: CNN brings a comic point of view to conversation on race.
  • Rothstein: Tamron Hall’s balloon string chic.  Rena Ninan resurfaces.
  • Kelly File video: on the search for a ‘white knight’.
Apr 202016
Apr 192016
Apr 182016
  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Wemple: CNN pursued Ivanka Trump for an on-air pundit role.
  • Agbese: Is CNN propaganda for Boko Haram?  Brooke Baldwin afloat.
  • Rothstein: Scarborough, O’Reilly, Russert named to distinguished list.
  • Happening Now video: Why do only 6% of the public
  • F&F video: says the US is too cozy with Saudi Arabia.
  • Amar: Juan Williams book is ‘creative, thoughtful, nuanced, informative’.
  • Hillary praises of MSNBC host.  Coop film omits half brother: Q&A; more.
  • Today’s lament over the future of tv news.  Shep spotted at Miami wedding.