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J$P Archives: Mar-Apr 2008

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Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:25 pm]: Where's Anderson? Audio: Hillary-O'Reilly sneak preview. Is it "empathy"? Tuesday's numbers. April ranker. Candy Crowley honored. Estrich: it's judgment? Hotline quotes. Arianna Huffington banned? Most influential: 30-21. Another... Read more

'He's Walking on Dangerous Ground'

J$P Audio! Malik Shabazz on Obama, Wright, and Farrakhan:



From The John Gibson Show, April 29 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:52 pm]: Nauert: new media befuddle Bill? FNC goes hi-def on Thursday! David Gregory replacing Chris Matthews? Juan Williams's despair? Hillary on The Factor! Reax: Kurtz,... Read more

'Did You Just Say Probably Not?'

J$P Video! Shep and Mark Lamont Hill revved up about Wright:


From Studio B, April 28 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:10 pm]: The Dhue resurfaces. MSNBC's paradox? What is HvZ? Friday's numbers. Q&A: Tony Snow. Lauren Green: thinking Wright thoughts. Video: Greta at the Press Club. Enough with the... Read more

'Smoking Hot!'

J$P Video! Julie Banderas & friends (including her dog) at the DC Correspondents Dinner:


From Fox News Channel, April 27 2008

Netroots Nostradamuses

The Big Interview is now history and the reviews are in: a "friendly exchange" that Sen Obama handled "deftly" and artfully. Chris Wallace was "civil"... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [4:07 pm]: ObamaWatch reax: LA Times, The Swamp, HuffPo, Politico. Transcript. Blue-blog blues: TPM, TalkLeft, Kos, Seminal. F&F needs Page? Whereabouts? Video: Courtney's... Read more

'That's Not Your Decision to Make'

J$P Video! Geraldo vs Dick Morris fired up over super delegates:


From At Large, April 26 2008

'He Wanted to Reach Out to Fox Viewers'

J$P Video! Chris Wallace reports on the Obama interview:


From Weekend Live, April 26 2008

Who's Petty Now?

Yesterday we posted about Air America entertainer Rachel Maddow, who, on Keith Olbermann's Countdown show, railed at Democrats for daring to appear on Fox News... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:45 pm]: Greta Pix: East Wing. Red Eye guest host. David Gregory slipping? FNC isn't. Thursday's numbers. Shep in NOLA (v/TVN). Top five worst newscasters? Obama to... Read more

'Some of That Stuff Will Come Up'

J$P Audio! Chris Wallace previews the Obama interview:



From Brian and the Judge, April 25 2008

Rachel Maddow: Take Back Your Lie!

The last time Rachel Maddow, entertainer for the Air America radio network, guest-hosted MSNBC's Countdown, Keith Olbermann was forced to make a correction on the... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:13 pm]: MSNBC's tangled Montag web. Wednesday's numbers. ObamaWatch ends: details, Kurtz, blue blog outrage. Oh no, it's a trap! Video: McAuliffe in the make-up... Read more

'He Has Been in the Tank From Day One'

J$P Audio! Terry McAuliffe unloads on Chris Matthews:



From The John Gibson Show, April 23 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:33 pm]: David Mac Dougall in Sadr City. CNN's "Match Game". Tuesday's numbers. Lapel-pin lowdown. Talk to Larry King. Speculation. Audio: Hillary entering the no-spin zone. Tony Snow:... Read more

'Fair & Balanced Fox: You Beat 'Em All!'

J$P Video! Garrett and Hume poke fun at CNN; Terry McAuliffe makes himself tomorrow's "worst person":


From Fox News Channel, April 22 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:30 pm]: Layfield blasts Olbermann. NYT out to get FNC? Larry King stays. Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Ranker. Wearing CNN headlines? Try these. Papal thoughts. Senator Chris Matthews? Q&A:... Read more

'Hey! Not Opinion Here!'

J$P Video! Shep tees off on Bill Clinton and an emailer:


From Studio B, April 22 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [5:35 pm]: Friday's numbers. Tony Snow joins CNN? [via HotAir] Confirmed! Cable is king. FBN ratings, accuracy concerns. Video: David Shuster hearts Obama? Hillary tonight: LKL, Countdown.... Read more

'A Very, Very Nasty Guy'

J$P Video! Did Lou Dobbs insult the Pope? Greg Kelly w/Liz Trotta:


From Fox News Channel, April 20 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [6:05 pm]: Walking Joe: blame Maddow? FNS-HD. FNC today: "something great"? F&F: Clayton Morris welcomed; Jim Pinkerton returns. Pix: Tobin in Syria. Thursday's numbers. Pentagon influences analysts? Dan Abrams... Read more

'That Was a Mistake'

J$P Audio! Chris Wallace on Katie, ABC's debate mistake, and more:


From Brian & the Judge, April 18 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Friday's latest cable news links [updated at 7:08 pm]: Karl Rove goes nuclear on Dan Abrams. Q&A: CNN's John King. CNN attack planned? Quest arrest. Fox & Friends Saturday lineup. Crybaby... Read more

'They Overplay Their Hands'

J$P Audio! Kilmeade and Napolitano on The Debate:


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From Brian & the Judge, April 17 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:20 pm]: Wednesday's numbers. Brian Kilmeade "saves" Ainslee? Q&A: Kiran Chetry. Baghdad ballet. Pix: CNN's RTCA after-party. Video: Greg Gutfeld smacks GLAAD. Debate overreaction? Olbermann blames Fox! Books... Read more

'It's Not About Dogma, It's About Honesty'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz's focus group rates tonight's debate:


From Hannity & Colmes, April 16 2008

Peter Doocy: An Ugly Drunken Retarded Gay Nazi!?!

So this Villanova student walks into a town meeting and asks John McCain a question. The crowd cheers and roars with laughter, and the exchange... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:27 pm]: Pix: Kiran Chetry's shower (via SoupCans). Video: Jack Welch with Cavuto. Tuesday's numbers. "Thin skinned" Chris Matthews (via TVN). RTCA swells. Video: The Edge behind-the-scenes. Papal... Read more

Double Dog Dishonesty

It's a beneficial rule of thumb to remember: Fox haters are not to be trusted. That's why we periodically check out their smears to keep... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:50 pm]: A Jack Cafferty "thought experiment". Doocy on Hardball! Bias Alert! Vicious Obama "smear" exposed! Q&A: Lauren Green. Pix: Greta at the White House. Changes at... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:35 pm]: Friday's numbers. Roger Ailes to the Hall of Fame, joins Associated Press. Rev Wright fallout, blowback. Video: Daryn Kagan on Fox & Friends. Brock... Read more

'Do Not Pull This on Me!'

J$P Video! A lively discussion of Obama "bitter" comments:


From The Strategy Room, April 13 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [5:45 pm]: Profile: Daryn Kagan. Rev Wright attacks Fox. FNC 5:00 pm: O'Reilly responds! Newsers confab. Biznewsers confab. Susan Estrich: it ain't over. Today's firing demand. Bonus... Read more

Fox News Channel Flashback 1999

J$P Video! Hannity & Colmes, Jane Skinner, Paula Zahn, and more:


From Fox News Channel, 1999

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:35 pm]: Pix: Protesters at MSNBC! (via HotAir) More F&F fiddling. Thursday's numbers. DVR numbers. Sunday talkers. Video: Shep bores in. Baghdad: gray skies. LKL: Drew Peterson. Greta:... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:15 pm]: Wednesday's numbers. FNC HD scuttlebutt. Fox hater recants? Cable news stinks! Soledad O'Brien in Mas (via TVN). Rate your favorite Factor segments. MSNBC's Monster deal. CNBC Plus. Chris... Read more

'It Blew Us Off Our Feet'

J$P Video! Greg Kelly recounts his ride into Baghdad:


From Fox & Friends, April 9 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:15 pm]: Air America simulcasts MSNBC! ICN: O'Reilly proven right?! F&F's "center square". Iraq after five years. Tuesday's numbers. Courtney Friel BlogWar? Fox: five. CNN's controversial claim. Another... Read more

'I Know the Jews Inside Out'

J$P Audio! Alan Colmes talks to Yousef al-Khattab:


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From The Alan Colmes Show, April 7 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:55 pm]: In-house Matthews resentment? Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. The DVR factor. Juan Williams: keynoter. TCG: Olbermann's "new low"? Audio: Lanny lances Keith. Ware catches Zzzs. Phil Keating... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:05 pm]: Big Story "canceled"? Not so fast... CNN plans "compassion forum". Friday's numbers. Andrea's cheerleaders? New FNC blog: On the Scene. Censorship: a good thing? David Gregory... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Latest Sunday cable news links [8:00 pm]: Julian Phillips resurfaces. Video: Rendell elbows Olbermann. The two David Wilsons. Charlton Heston report bungled. Geraldo "endorses" Obama? Not so fast... Ann Curry honored. Video:... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Friday's latest cable news links [6:12 pm]: Thursday's numbers. Is Andrea Mitchell floundering? F&F Weekend tinkering. CNN's selective quotes? Robin Meade's mobilization. Audio: 15 seconds of fame. CNN grabs impromptu interview with... Read more

'She Should Be Fired!'

J$P Video! Geraldine Ferraro reacts to Randi Rhodes:


From America's Election HQ, April 3 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:47 pm]: Shock: Fox haters recant! Blogging Baghdad: double agents. Greg Gutfeld the seer. Wednesday's numbers. Glick's boots: made for walkin'. Pix: Greta rides with McCain. Alan Colmes... Read more

'That's Called Libel Per Se'

J$P Video! Greta responds to USA Today insult:


From Fox & Friends, April 3 2008

'Let 'Er Rip!'

J$P Video! It's the Greta-est Show on Earth!


From On the Record, April 2 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [5:59 pm]: CNN's Black in America reviewed. CNN circumvents ban. Where the party at? Tuesday's numbers. Why was Red Eye removed? Adam Housley in Venezuela. Thursday: John McCain... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Tuesday's latest cable news links [7:16 pm]: You too can play: blind speculation. Is this Kiran Chetry's opportunity? Nicholas Kristof regurgitates his "challenge". Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. The Program... Read more

New Week, New Lie, Newshounds

What do you do when you can't find anything to smear Fox News with? Make something up! That works for the newshounds (another fine product... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:47 pm]: Friday's numbers. Countdown network special tanks. CNBC "cashing in" (via TVN) Cable news: profitable perks. Q&A: Charlie Gasparino (via TVN). Adam Housley is back... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday's latest cable news links [4:10 pm]: Blogging Baghdad: meet the crew. Hey, Hemmer! Campbell Brown's low-key debut. Sunday 3:00 pm: Jihad, USA (video preview). 8:00 pm: CNN's Wolf... Read more

'A Self-Aggrandizing Twisting of the Truth'

J$P Audio! Chris Wallace on Hillary's "whopper" and, yes, The F&F Flap:


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From Brian and the Judge, March 28 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:05 pm]: Pix: The Greta-est Show on Earth! Cable quotables. Thursday's numbers. CNN upset in the making? Tibet: CNN defends itself. Fox protest du jour. Ben Stein... Read more

Google Guile

You can't teach an old dog new tricks. That goes double for the Fox haters. Their armamentarium of artifice ranges from recklessly sloppy research to... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:33 pm]: Wednesday's numbers. FBN: a "leap of faith". Saturday special: Jihad, USA. Video preview. Hillary Clinton: bad lighting. "Pimping" again? Jim Cramer's track record (via TVN). Gail... Read more

'I Wish I'd Asked a Question'

J$P Video! Shep is displeased with media restrictions on Chelsea Clinton:


From Studio B, March 26 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:56 pm]: Video: the life of an embed. Video: movie promo ridicules Lou Dobbs. Tonight: Hillary w/Greta (video: behind the scenes); Janice Dean on... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:30 pm]: Memo to Dan Abrams. MSNBC announces documentary on race, plus town hall meeting. Bias alert: professor uses a cliche! CNN: banned in Zimbabwe. Blitzeritis? Biking... Read more

'Brian Walks Off the Set About Once a Week'

J$P Video! The "walkout" explained, so even Olbermann and the blue blogs can understand it:


From Fox & Friends, March 24 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:21 pm]: From FNC to MSNBC: Harold Ford! Friday's numbers. From Bloomberg to FBN: Brian Sullivan. Video: W smacks Greta. Video: Chris Matthews's left-handed compliment? TV diplomacy? Guess... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [2:39 pm]: HuffPo decrees: stop reporting on Wright. Cable news ch-ch-changes. Olbermann's "harangue"? Battle of the blondes. Obama camp: Fox's pro-Hillary bias! Addicted to news. Jim Cramer explains. China... Read more

'Two Hours of Obama Bashing Is Enough!'

J$P Video! Chris Wallace scolds the F&F gang: From Fox & Friends, March 21 2008 UPDATE: J$P Audio! Wallace & Kilmeade continue the debate on radio: Link for... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Friday's latest cable news links [6:55 pm]: Thursday's numbers. FBN's good Friday. Video: Anderson Cooper slaps Keith Olbermann? Life after Fox News. Video: The f-bomb drops on Studio B. The Fox... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:58 pm]: Tuesday's numbers. Wednesday's numbers. Video: Julie Banderas's secret (via HotAir). Ainsley talking out of school. Greta commits an unforgivable sin. Cavuto honored. Countdown special. Liberals driving... Read more

'Like Being Interviewed by Your Mom'

J$P Audio! Bill O'Reilly critiques Larry King and Chris Matthews:


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From The Radio Factor, March 20 2008

The Return of Stupid Hound Tricks

It's the return of Stupid Hound Tricks, wherein we document the subterfuge, deceit, and outright lying of the ultimate Fox hater website, the newshounds (another... Read more

'It's Too Weak a Case''

J$P Video! Will super delegates tip the scales to Hillary? Bob Beckel lays it out:


From America's Pulse, March 19 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:47 pm]: Obama speech numbers. FBN's "ballsy" cancellation. Video: Jenna Lee in Best Life. 10:00 pm showdown: Cooper with Obama, Greta with Sharpton, Rove. Coop... Read more

'Put Obama's Speech in the Trash'

J$P Audio! Michelle Malkin reviews Barack Obama's big speech:


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From The John Gibson Show, March 17 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:18 pm]: Monday's numbers. Chris Matthews is enthused. Pix: Jonathan Hunt in China. Ben Stein's money honeys. Cable news quotables. An unfortunate online ad. John Gibson commentaries show... Read more

Moon Madness

Maybe it's because we are approaching a full moon. Or perhaps someone is spiking the Alpo. For whatever reason, things have gotten increasingly surreal over... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:00 pm]: Q&A: David Gregory; controversy over his wife. New show live-blogged. Monday's numbers. H&C strong. Inside the green room: Beckel infuriated! Obama camp... Read more

'He Promised Me, Face to Face'

J$P Video! Chris Wallace launches a new feature: "Obama Watch":


From Fox News Sunday, March 16 2008

See also: Politico.

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday's latest cable news links [4:19 pm]: TV Newser scoops: Laurie Dhue leaves FNC! Reax: Chris DeBello, Anchor Babes, Hot Air, FNC Central. Her symbiosis. Politico: Obama... Read more

'She's Been Feisty and Courageous'

J$P Video! The News Watch panel analyzes the Ferraro flap:


From Fox News Watch, March 15 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:19 pm]: Major Garrett interviews Obama tonight, shown on H&C and Greta. Obama on Countdown w/Alison Stewart (scheduled sub-host), Coop 360. Dan Abrams... Read more

'The Spark Has Left the Eye'

J$P Audio! Geraldo on Ferraro and why the Democrats will not win the White House:


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From Brian and the Judge, March 14 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [5:56 pm]: Olbermann: management OK'd his Special Comment before it aired! Wednesday's numbers. VIdeo: Greta's hem. CNN filching photos? Bill the "Irish bully"? Beck the hypocrite? Profile:... Read more

'How Did He Decide Who to Protect?'

J$P Video! The Judge says Elliot Spitzer could face decades in prison:


From Studio B, March 12 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:00 pm]: Elliot Spitzer news storm. Tuesday's numbers. Disrespecting Tucker. Laura Ingle: Iron Maiden planning. Video: Bo Dietl on Spitzer. Jeff Cohen resurfaces. Hotline quotes. Shep Smith profile (via... Read more

'I Will Not Be Intimidated!'

J$P Audio! Geraldine Ferraro is sticking by her Obama comments:


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From The John Gibson Show, March 11 2008

The Eraser Is Coming

Whatever you do, don't you dare tell a Fox hater that they got something wrong. It doesn't matter if the issue is a minor matter... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:08 pm]: Pix: Iron Maiden voyage. Monday's numbers. MSNBC: Dump the docs! Brian Stelter: The Big Story is gone. Karl Rove's phone call, and his retort... Read more

'A Perfect Candidate for Prosecution'

J$P Video! Judge Napolitano why the Feds are seeking to prosecute Elliot Spitzer:


From Studio B, March 10 2008

Donna Doubles Down

Lies about FNC sprout up like dandelions all over the internet. We spotted this one Saturday, on a gay activist site with a penchant for... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [5:25 pm]: Who is this? Friday's numbers. Cable and Spitzer. Flashback. Confirmed: Big Story axed! Today's firing demand. TVN: Tucker's replacement. (BigHead wrong!) ThisGoesTo11 laments. AJR likes Morning... Read more

'I Will Dance Until I Can't Dance Any More'

J$P Video! Janice Dean reveals her multiple sclerosis:


From Fox & Friends, March 9 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [Sunday 6:30 pm]: Pix: Housley in Columbia. Tucker axed! Announcement tomorrow? Janice Dean shock: "I have MS". Video. Reax: DogOnCrack. More Tucker/Peev fallout. Still more. Q&A:... Read more

Challenge: What Does This Mean?

This is a challenge to observant, knowledgeable cable news buffs. How good are you at reading between the lines? Something struck us about the following... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:26 pm]: Thursday's numbers. Cable quotables. Anderson Cooper: the early years. Dan Abrams's selective editing? Saturday specials: MSNBC's Hardball: 7:00 pm. FNC's ElectionHQ: 6:00 pm, 10:00... Read more

'It's a Contract'

J$P Audio! When is "off the record" not off the record? The Judge explains:


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From Brian and the Judge, March 7 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:48 pm]: "So-called" terrorists. Marsden money: up to $2200. Wednesday's numbers. Sophisticated, intellectual analysis. Sgt Cal on CNN. Dan Abrams questions Rush Limbaugh's patriotism? Geraldo Rivera's writing: roots. Reese... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:33 pm]: Family feud. Book plug masquerading as O'Reilly attack du jour. Tuesday's numbers. ElectionHQ interloper. Election center behind-the-scenes. Government issues declaration against a reporter? Olby has "deep... Read more

'The Momentum Has No Place to Go'

J$P Video! Does Hillary have momentum? Bob Beckel says it won't save her:


From America's Election HQ, March 5 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

POST your election coverage comments here! Latest cable news links [7:20 pm]: Foxnews.com six live streams! Video: Kos kontroversy. Q&A: Wolf Blitzer. Monday numbers. New ElectionHQ graphics. CNN's fuzzy math? Pot, meet kettle.... Read more

'It Made Me Insane'

J$P Audio! Brit Hume talks to Don Imus:


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From Imus in the Morning, March 3 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:31 pm]: Friday's numbers. CNN's delegate counter. Alan's mailbox. Video: pantsuit polemic. Video: The Buzzword Institute. MSNBC's Rita Cosby?! FNC's Strategy Room. Pix: Shep in Texas. CNN responds to AJC. FBN... Read more

'They Are Flying Off the Shelves'

J$P Video! Courtney Friel models political T-shirts!


From Happening Now, March 2 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday's latest cable news links [7:18 pm]: CNNMoney thrives. Another programming genius. She's baaaack! Fallout. More fallout. Video: Lizard Man! NBC's news judgment. Today's firing demand. Estrich: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda. Vicious FNC Obama... Read more

'It Gets McCain Back to What He's Best At'

J$P Video! News Watch analyzes controversial remarks by Bill Cunningham:


From Fox News Watch, March 1 2008