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J$P Archives: May-June 2008

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Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: CNBC's Bear Stearns hatchet job? Video: Baghdad after dark. New Factor ad. John Kasich subs tonight. Rachel Sklar: Do it live! Numbers... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the weekend]: Hating Fox: the new world sport? Sunday talkers: roundup. Jenna Lee does Fox & Friends Sunday (via FTVLive). Coiffure concerns? HuffPo:... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Sunday talkers. FNC gets another Sean. Thursday's numbers. Fox tops. Behind the scenes: Iraqi Airways. Jeff Goldblatt to Chi-town? Q&A: James Rosen. Top ten anchorbabes? Cast... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Video: precocious pooch pukes on Mika. Wednesday's numbers. Matthews and Mrs at the Marriott. Keith Olbermann's craven about face? Greta booking allegation stirs controversy;... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Obama campaign booking guests for CNN?!? Tuesday's numbers. FNC: tapeless news. Keith's ketchup calamity. Video: Fox & Friends piles on. A... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Another Obama/Osama blunder. Get ready for a hotroll. Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Pix: Greta with Nancy Pelosi. Lou Dobbs jumps the shark? Kinky... Read more

Caution: Geniuses at Work

Times are tough in the Fox haters echo chamber. Has the economic slowdown also affected our pals the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Monday cable news links [updated through the day]: Video: (news)man's best friend. Promotion: "Clay" Hinchman. Progress report: Peter Herridge. Friday's numbers. The package is crashing! Pix: Gitmo, behind the scenes. The... Read more

'The MSM Sensing the Genuine End of an Era'

J$P Video! The News Watch panel on the Tim Russert coverage:


From Fox News Watch, June 21 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [updated through the day]: Review: Fareed Zakaria GPS. The misogyny Hall of Shame? FNC success scientifically explained! Greta: why I left CNN. The perils of cable... Read more

'I Had Not a Clue'

J$P Video! Laura Ingraham plays "This or That" with Greta and Brit:


From Just In... brit greta

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Sunday talkers. Video: reportus interruptus. The "feud": analysis. Thursday's numbers. Q&A: Steve Capus. Shock: Center for American Progress misrepresents media. Flap flap on hold? Threats... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Urgent breaking news! (via ICN) Wednesday's numbers. Hardball blurb booted. Glenn Beck takes a tumble. Aaron Barnhart: Countdown will surpass O'Reilly? Juan Williams:... Read more

'A Great Addition to Our Team'

J$P Video! Lanny Davis joins the Live Desk political panel to make his debut as a Fox News political analyst: From The Live Desk, June 17... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: (MS)NBC vs Arianna Huffington: the origin story. Tuesday's numbers. Weekly ranker. Analysis: FNC changes. Juliet Huddy likes The Live Desk. Greta loses... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Q&A: Bill Hemmer (via TVN). Poftfolio: the bias bias. Chris Wallace speaks of Russert. Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Laura lockout lowdown. It's... Read more

'Welcome to the Nerve Center'

J$P Video! Behind the scenes tour of the Fox newsroom:


From The Live Desk, June 16 2008 cw

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Cable news? Everything stinks! Baghdad's Lost and Found. Chris Wallace's autographs. Olbermann: Russert backed me! Hal Turner: Me too! From Glick, to Russert. Thursday's... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [6:00 pm]: Profile: "angry" Olbermann. Reax: Olbermann Watch, The Cable Game, TalkLeft, Democratic Daily, Page Six, Gawker. Father's Day thoughts. Bizarre Russert item. Today's boycott! MSNBC's... Read more

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

It took us two and a half years to make it to 500,000. After 18 more months, another milestone: Thanks to our readers, commenters, fans, and... Read more

'I Don't Want to Relive That'

J$P Video! Brian delivers the ad-lib of the week:


From Fox & Friends + Brian & the Judge, June 13 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [8:10 pm]: R.I.P.: Tim Russert. Coverage: CNN, FNC, MSNBC. Bio. Reax: radio, blogs, peers, Roger Ailes, TV Week, Time, Forbes, Poynter. Meet... Read more

'One of the Greatest Affirmations of the Rule of Law'

J$P Video! Uh oh! It's more GOP propaganda from Fox:


From Studio B, June 12 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:23 pm]: Olbermann promotes tonight's rant on Kos. Wednesday's numbers. Coop in Cameroon. Profile: Catherine Herridge. Laura's lowdown. Town hall tonight. Keith condemns Couric; Rachel Sklar scoffs! Backlash! Keith... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:15 pm]: Tuesday's numbers: KOmentum quashed? CNN-HD: TMI. Susan Estrich: Veep vetting a thorny venture. Katie Couric disses Chris? Lou Dobbs disses Brits? Addicted to CNN. Bret... Read more

Eric Alterman and CAP Smear Bill O'Reilly

Last week the "Center for American Progress" published a piece by Eric Alterman and George Zornick: Hatred for Sale. The article posits that certain cable... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [5:50 pm]: Laura Ingraham is Just In for three weeks. Q&A: Wolf Blitzer. Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Weekly ranker. E.D. Hill's fist-jab clarification. HuffPo's highest hopes... Ambush... Read more

'Army Strong, Baby!'

J$P Video! Ainsley jumps with the Golden Knights


From Hannity's America, June 8 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [8:33 pm]: The Laura lowdown. Olbermann's blog: we're gonna storm O'Reilly's house! Gets: Scott McClellan tonight, John McCain tomorrow. Friday's numbers. Is CNN on a roll? Video:... Read more

'It Is an Agenda Setter'

J$P Video! Why is The Drudge Report so influential?


From Fox News Watch, June 7 2008

Ignorance to the Power of Tan

Updated! Sometimes you can only shake your head in wonder. Just how uninformed are the Fox haters at the newshounds (another fine product of the... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [4:25 pm]: Bauder: The preoccupation with Hillary. Ainsley's bum knee. Matthews stiffs students. Janice Dean improving. Video: ambusher ambushed. The not so big idea. LA Times: Olbermann's echo... Read more

'We Look Like Shyster Lawyers!'

J$P Video! Geraldo and Kilmeade mix it up over Gitmo:


From Fox & Friends, June 6 2008

Firday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:33 pm]: David Gregory bigfoots Kevin Corke. First pitch surprise. Saturday Hillary coverage. Thursday's numbers. Courtney capers. Hotline quotes. Jeanne Moos vs Media Matters. Clinton stake-out: tunnel vision? Cable... Read more

Debbie Plays Doctor...Quote Doctor

She's baaaaack. It's Deborah of the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed cabal). And she's playing her favorite game: Doctor. Quote Doctor. How many ways... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:43 pm]: Tucker Carlson: the media heart Obama. Roger Ailes, the early years. Video: Chris Matthews explains it all. Intern: Fox or fake? Uh oh...Keith warrant... Read more

'He's a Liar!'

J$P Video! Fox & Friends throws a few elbows at Olbermann:


From Fox & Friends, June 4 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:05 pm]: Chris Matthews monologue. Bill O'Reilly's pink award. Video: The Strategy Room highlights. Tuesday's numbers. CNN's success. Is Obama dodging Greta? Jeff the jerk? Joe Scarborough... Read more

'A Very Big Shoe Dropping on Michelle Obama Tomorrow'

J$P Video! Is Bob Beckel's bombshell for real?


From Fox & Friends, June 3 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [8:07 pm]: The Strategy Room streaming live. TV Newser live blog. NBC insider slams Olbermann's Kos connection. MSNBC jumps the gun. Alan's hate mail [language]. The... Read more

Outrage: Newshounds Smear Megyn Kelly as Racist Slut!

Webster defines propaganda as “the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause or a person... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:30 pm]: Woman of the Year. CNN is hiring, could it be Jay Leno? Huffington Post: Fox most fair! Friday's numbers. Gretawire review. Cooperless Mole returns tonight. MSNBC's... Read more

D's Wheeze? It's Sleaze!

They're up to their old tricks again at the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed cabal). We posted previously about the magnificent journalism of... Read more

'I'll Give You 100 Bucks if It's True!'

J$P Video! Roger Stone invokes the elusive "whitey" tape:


From Fox News Channel, June 1 2008

'She Wants Obama Dead'

J$P Video! Jim Pinkerton and Ellen Ratner on the Democratic race--and someone is going to The Chapel of Love: From Fox & Friends, June 1 2008... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [9:30 pm]: Primary coverage, CNN: Wolf (2:00pm) FNC: Geraldo (2:00pm, 8:00pm), Wallace (3:00pm), Baier (5:00pm, 10:00pm) MSNBC: Matthews, Olbermann (2:00pm). Universal fire: pix. HuffPo and Olbermann. Alan's... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:30 pm]: Video: Megyn Kelly's girl fight. Don't believe disgruntled ex-employees...says MSNBC. Loose lips at CNN? Olbermann's bias slammed...by Air America! Second tax warrant surfaces!... Read more

PEJ Report: Fox Toughest on McCain, Favored Obama

The Pew Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism has just released its report on media coverage of the 2008 primary election. As always it covers... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:37 pm]: Keith Olbermann: tax cheat?! Olby fuming over Kurtz article. Reaction. Aaron Barnhart's defense. Matthews and Tucker vs Arianna's secret police. Bed bug briefing. Murdoch:... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:25 pm]: HuffPo: racially offensive, insane ambulance chaser hired...by HuffPo! Countdown site redesign. Coop didn't endorse. Bedbug battle builds. Monday's numbers. May numbers: CNN, FNC, MSNBC.... Read more

Canine Confusion Climbs

It's not easy being a Fox hater. It's quite a chore keeping track of all the distortions and lies, so it's not surprising that sometimes... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:55 pm]: The New Yorker drools over drooler. Keith Olbermann: "self-parody"? Nolan's nanosecond of notoreity. Hype and exaggeration. Friday's numbers. Cable news, Watts's way. Profile: Erin Burnett. David Shuster:... Read more

'I Sincerely Regret It and Apologize'

J$P Video! Liz Trotta falls on her sword:


From America's Newsroom, May 26 2008

HuffPo and Kos Spread New Fox Lie!

It's a special pre-Memorial Day treat from the Fox haters. Thanks to the miracle of video editing, some obscure blog came up with a startling... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links

Memorial Day cable news links [6:07 pm]: Rachel Sklar: the (MS)NBC problem. Video: Hillary's FOX-trot. Frontline feedback. Memorial pix. Video: Nettuno, Fleet Week. Video: Lou Dobbs / Media Matters showdown. Fox-hater... Read more

'A Shameless Degree of Outright Partisanship'

J$P Video! Has (MS)NBC crossed the line?


From Fox News Watch, May 24 2008

'I've Never Seen Anything Like This'

J$P Video! Tornadoes touch down on live television:


From Fox News Channel, May 24 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:45 pm]: Olbermann special comment tonight. Obama: Lou Dobbs causes hate crimes. Cable news makes strange bedfellows? Thursday's numbers. Video: Q&A with The Judge. MSCNN? MSNBC rewards Shuster... Read more

'Can You Imagine How Tim Russert Would Feel?'

J$P Video! Is MSNBC a liability to NBC?


From Fox & Friends, May 22 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:37 pm]: Q&A: Chris Wallace. Wednesday's numbers. FBN: insignificant? Analysis. Obama rally at...CNN HQ! Stelter: blogger blooper lawsuit. Idols on King. Video: Fox & Friends, Alexis Glick... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [9:03 pm]: Video: Shep Smith blasts cultist, dumps interview. "Happy Hour" in New Orleans. Tuesday's numbers: breakdown. Ranker. HuffPoer's Cavuto experience. Punditry disconnect? Marvin Kitman: ban... Read more

'That Is a Guy Who Picks on People's Children'

J$P Video! Steve Doocy tells off Keith Olbermann:


From Fox & Friends, May 20 2008

Will Deborah's Lies Ever Cease?

How long? How much more? Even after we documented years of smears and fabrications from the newshounds' Deborah, still the lies keep coming. Yesterday she... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [5:52 pm]: CNBC's new distribution deal. Jon Scott in Afghanistan. Tonight's primary coverage. Tapeless video. (MS)NBC/White House flap analysis: The Cable Game, Rachel Sklar, Inside Cable... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Alexis Glick in New Orleans. Hannity & Powers? Sticky fingers at CNN? Hillary's favorite pundit? White House smacks MSNBC; comeback. Friday's numbers. Scarborough's situation. Kurtz: O'Reilly/GE feud. Analysis: The Cable Game, Inside... Read more

'I'm Going to Ask You an Ugly Question'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz and a focus group of undecided voters on "appeasement". It's more GOP propaganda from Fox! From The Strategy Room, May 18 2008... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [6:50 pm]: Cablers fed. Estrich: year of the sweetie? Red Eye website unveils Keith fan club. Glenn Beck ordnance oration. Bill McCuddy resurfaces. Blame Fox! Hillary ad attacks...MSNBC! Sunday... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:50 pm]: Red Eye trio w/Alan tonight [stream]. Thursday's numbers. FBN debate digest. FBN to NOLA FBN firing flap (via/TVN). One day, four countries. Arianna Huffington, media critic. Today's... Read more

It's Time for Deb's Donald Trump Moment

Credibility is never high on the agenda for Fox haters, but nowhere is it lower than at the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:20 pm]: Griff Video: free the chicks! CNN gets it backwards! Wednesday's numbers. Boycott du jour: MSNBC. Fox MEGA-deal. Pix: Mike Tobin in Beirut, Janice Dean kayaking. Greta:... Read more

A Lie Too Brazen To Ignore

After exposing another newshound lie last night, we thought we were through with them for a while. But when it comes to smearing Fox News,... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:40 pm]: Keith Olbermann vs David Gregory: feud? Olbermann uses Kos to plug Special Comment. Tuesday's numbers. Megan Henderson update. Hip-hop FNC? Bill O'Reilly to break... Read more

More Stupid Hound Tricks

They just keep coming, and we just keep reporting on them: the tricks, deceptions, and lies of the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed... Read more

'I Don't Mean Nuts in a Bad Way...'

J$P Video! Bob Beckel & Mike Gallagher on Hillary, Ron Paul, etc:


From Fox & Friends, May 13 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:17 pm]: Janice Dean vacation pix. Erin Burnett in India. The media game. Living with Headline News. FBN: new look. Alan's hate mail. Terry McAuliffe slams pro-Obama media,... Read more

Out of Time

Updated! Why do we focus so much on the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed cabal)? It's because they exemplify the conundrum central to... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:38 pm]: Video: MSNBC's naked truth. Larry King's wake-up call. The worst show on cable news? Friday's numbers. Huck subs for Joe. Megan Henderson hire? Thumbs-up. Arianna and... Read more

'Democratic Activists Now Hate Her'

J$P Video! Ellen Ratner and Jim Pinkerton on campaign developments:


From Fox & Friends, May 11 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [6:55 pm]: Pix: inside Lebanon. Sunday roundup. Fake Facebook finagle? Susan Estrich: Is Barack Obama the next Dukakis? Fox & Friends glitch. FNC/Palestra partnership prospers. Cable news loudmouths. A... Read more

Fox Haters Congratulate Laura!

Laura Ingraham, radio host and contributor at the Fox News Channel, has adopted a baby girl from a Guatemalan orphanage. This sunny event was the... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:43 pm]: Sunday talkers. Lanny lambastes CNN, applauds Fox! Thursday's numbers. Gen-X news? Money honey glut. MSNBC/NYT hour limps. Greg Kelly and Jodi Applegate. Video: Shuster's race card? Barnes... Read more

The Drips Continue, Now with Extra Hypocrisy!

We posted about it last week, but it hasn't stopped. In fact, it has increased. It's how the Fox haters smear FNC not by what... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:55 pm]: David Gregory doesn't heart Joe? Video: ABC on FNC. Wednesday's numbers. Janice at Jon's place. Confessions of a Factor viewer. Red Eye's 300th. Video: Tucker's bon... Read more

'You Cried with the Polygamists'

J$P Video! Happy Birthday, Brian Kilmeade:


From Fox & Friends, May 7 2008

UPDATE: Birthday pix.

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:57 pm]: Rosen reopens Watergate. FNC re-evaluated. Blog War: Alan Colmes vs Paulie. Tuesday's numbers. Dubious dust-up. Q&A: Greg Gutfeld [link fixed!]. Primary: highlights. CNN over-wall-ming or not... Read more

'The Other Shoe Dropped Tonight'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz analyzes the election results:


From Hannity & Colmes, May 7 2008

Stupid Lie of the Night

You have to hand it to the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed cabal). Their ignorance is flabbergasting, and to cover it up, they... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:25 pm]: Strategy streaming and more. Profile: Tucker Carlson. Olbermann shows his stuff. Audio: Roehmer "endorses" Fox. Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Ranker. F&F PR flap. Video: outrage du... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Monday cable news links [7:45 pm]: John McCain, channel surfer. Q&A: Chris Wallace (via/TVN) Here comes the Judge. MSNBC introduces newsware. Video: CNN is a no Wright zone. Friday's numbers. Factor satire,... Read more

'A Mistake from the Start'

J$P Video! Fox News Sunday discusses the boycott:


From Fox News Sunday, May 4 2008

'Hillary Lost the MSNBC Primary to Obama'

J$P Video! News Watch on The Hillary Factor, boycotts, and more:


From Fox News Watch, May 3 2008

'The War on Fox: Definitely Still Real'

J$P Video! Griff Jenkins reports on the latest skirmishes:


From Weekend Live, May 3 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [8:25 pm]: Outrage imminent: Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on Fox & Friends Monday! Fran Townsend joins CNN. Outrage ensues. Drug subs. Olbermann unhinged: Hillary's... Read more

'My Master Is Obviously Not You, Dick!'

J$P Audio! Updated! Gibson confronts Marty Parrish of c-word fame:



From The John Gibson Show, May 2 2008

UPDATE: fact-check.

Dishonest to the Last Drop

Updated! To perpetuate a myth, it is important to feed it regularly, much like one waters a plant. The sustinence must be consistent and unceasing... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:56 pm]: Olbermann's envy: Hillary on Fox "pathetic, desperate"! Courage in the war zone. Thursday's numbers. Whither Tony Snow? Video: Daryn Kagan resurfaces. Outrage du jour. Profile: Gretchen... Read more

'Sorry, That's Weird!'

J$P Video! Shep gets frustrated talking with a former cult member:


From Studio B, May 1 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:15 pm]: Wednesday's numbers: Factor big. MSNBC resorts to "phony promos"? Obama, Hillary, now Dean! Gutfeld on FNC's balls. Profile: Liz Claman, Q&A: Alexis Glick... Read more