Jul 302015
 
  • Off the Record video: for Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
  • Television critic David Zurawik wins National Press Club award.
  • MSNBC fails the trust test.  Newsers named to distinguished list.
  • CNN host stung by fake autograph.  CNN makeovers include a 3-D floor.

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Jul 292015
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • July 2015 program ranker: Fox News holds the top 14 slots.
  • Chariton: Lack fights turmoil at MSNBC as morale tumbles (via ICN).
  • Wemple: Sean Hannity takes issue with study of conservative media.
  • Videos: Kelly’s and segments critiqued by Wemple.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s Fox obsession one of the dumbest cable jihads ever.
  • Upcoming O’Reilly tome adopts controversial take on Reagan Presidency.
  • CNN’s Rachel Nichols named to top-ten list.  HLN tweaks its line-up again.
  • Kirell: Brian Williams news deck mirrors Eichmann war crimes trial booth.
  • Atkins: What MSNBC needs is hosts like Bill Maher and Whoopi Goldberg.
  • Premature burial.  FNC hears Ben Carson echoes.  A question of questions.

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Jul 282015
 
  • Fox News opens ‘runners-up’ debate to even more candidates.
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Red Eye video: on quotes, some of them his own.
  • July numbers: Fox News ‘far out in front‘; MSNBC, CNN edge up.
  • Profile: Harris Faulkner.  Impartial MSNBC anchor gets award.
  • CNN’s new ‘severe weather‘ deck.  Tapper’s twitter gets results.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable.  Weekend numbers.
  • Somerby: ‘The Mickey Maddow Show‘…silly, dumb, and insulting.
  • CNN debate could feature as many as 17 candidates in two segments.
  • Kelly File video: may deny benefits to TN victims.
  • The Rev’s media criticism site preps piece praising The Rev’s daughter!
  • Impartial CNN journalists rip Huckabee: ‘Ugly’, ‘dangerous’, ‘despicable’.
Jul 272015
 
  • The Five video: controversial Iran comments.
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Bret Baier-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Tom Shillue on Red Eye and more.  HLN: the invisible network.
  • Somerby: Rachel Maddow’s hour has become a low-IQ clown show.
  • Impartial MSNBC anchorman co-hosts opinion show with Janet Mock.
  • State Dept honors CNN project.  Politics Nightcap, new CNN newsletter.
  • Happening Now video: Media coverage of debated.
  • Impartial MSNBC reporter called out by Trump witnessed illegal crossings.
Jul 252015
 
  • Media Buzz videos: Jon live
  • Reliable Sources videos: Trumpnado, GOP debate, Hillary, MSNBC.
  • Fox Report video: recognize National Dance Day.
  • Five things you didn’t know about Joanne Nosuchinsky.
  • Your Buzz videos:
  • Vause, Sesay to co-anchor CNNi simulcast.  Bob Beckel resurfaces.
  • Hecht: At HLN, tv is the sideline.  Q&A: Chris Hayes.  Sunday talkers.
Jul 242015
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Cable news ratings and Presidential elections: a 2016 ‘love story’.
  • Zurawik: Will Megyn succeed where Coop and O’Reilly have failed?
  • Concha: Politico falsely claims ‘exclusive’ to a story they didn’t break.
  • Bret Baier previews the first GOP debate: ‘We will enforce the rules.’
  • MSNBC ‘not talking to‘ Olbermann; BriWi ‘doesn’t want’ his own show.
  • Mashayekhi: Greg Gutfeld unloads his Tribeca crib for a cool $2 million.
  • St John: CNN’s The Seventies redeems (almost) the cable news channel.
  • Video: Have media to Hillary email controversy?
  • Joyella: A strong Trump-driven week offers ratings hope for Morning Joe.
  • Miniter: A CNN founder explains why the channel is one-sided about guns.
  • Factor video: on networks’ Planned Parenthood coverage.
Jul 232015
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Roger Ailes shoots down Murdoch/Trump rumors (via ICN).
  • The Rev to launch ‘The Shift Daily’ media blog. Coincidence?
  • Nolte: GOP bigwigs conspiring to sabotage Fox News debate?
  • Wemple: MSNBC pivots, and preps for BriWi…but to what end?
  • Mike Allen claims ‘exclusive’ eight hours after Concha’s scoop!
  • Concha: Shake-up as MSNBC cancels Wagner, Schultz, The Cycle.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier previews the debate.  S.E. Cupp gets online show.
  • Throwback Thursday: Future stars remember Take Five (via CNNC).
  • Q&A: Alisyn Camerota.  Throwback Thursday video:
  • Late Night videos: Rachel Maddow
  • Did impartial MSNBC reporter declare GOP guilty of a ‘war on women’?
Jul 222015
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Flood: MSNBCNN snag Emmy nominations.  Zucker defends n-word?!
  • Claim: Murdoch told Ailes to cut back on alleged ‘pro-Trump’ coverage.
  • F&F videos: on McCain; replies.  More.
  • Wemple: CNN bleeps a Donald Trump comment.  Jim Sciutto’s new girl.
  • Fox News, now with Quicklink Skype TX.  Greta takes one for the team.
  • Dem candidate trumpets his 100+ appearances on MSNBC.  Flashback.
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Jul 202015
 
  • Fox moves runner-up forum to 5:00 pm, ahead of main event.
  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Shannon Bream-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Kirell: Today’s Keith Olbermann returns to MSNBC specularama.
  • HLN spot with Olby’s ex-girlfriend’s father spurs assault accusation.
  • Video: Trump   Q&A: Erin Burnett: family vs career.
  • Video Q&A: weary of ‘ratings-driven’ CNN; more.
  • Impartial MSNBC journalist scores a network ‘first’.  Neck and neck.
  • Raby: Cable news pundits think their viewers are technological idiots.
  • Fox & Friends video: with stunt aviator Lt Col John Klatt.
Jul 182015
 
  • Media Buzz videos: major Mike
  • Reliable Sources videos: Trump, more Trump, Islamophobia, Bill O’Reilly.
  • F&F video: to flap over McCain comments.
  • Barney Frank dumped by MSNBC, blames it on ‘cost cutting’.
  • Politinerds audio Q&A: Greg Gutfeld.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: the that
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Jul 142015
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Gardner: Leftfield Pictures sues over aborted Fox Biz reality show.
  • Red Eye videos: ‘Donald Trump’
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC host circulates false Scott Walker report.
  • CNN signs Tal Kopan.  Hillary advisor Patti Solis Doyle joins CNN.
  • Videos: Kate Steinle’s parents speak Kate’s
  • Miller: How MSNBCNN are helping Donald Trump.  Weekend numbers.
  • Darcy: Julie Banderas returns fire at woman who tells her ‘speak English’.
  • WaPo‘s Wemple wonders if Rupert Murdoch tells Fox pundits what to say.
  • MSNBC signature series comes to Savannah.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.