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J$P Archives: May-June 2009

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Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

News judgment: CNN, FNC.  Baier's decorating tips. Weekend numbers. Q2 spin: CNN, HLN, MSNBC, FNC. Maddow's nosedive. Spiderman's Dad a cable news host? Dr Nancy adopts Obama agenda? Q&A:... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: CNN scores again. Car chase bits and beefs. CNN viewers: Hitler fans?  Q&A: Kurtz. MSNBC's HD (via TVN). ICN: they blew it...bad! Profile: Dr Nancy.  MSNBC trimming... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

An old morsel of mendacity is resurrected, while Sanford sparks a blue-blog storm. It's time for another action-packed edition of Fox Haters Week in Review.... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wolff bites Fox. MSNBC HD preview. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Olby warns Kos about criticizing him. FNC's special Saturday. Schedule. See News Watch online. Amanpour, Maddow honored.  Contessa at two.... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: MJ makes CNN tops. FNC plans. Bartiromo bungles interview. Bret Baier's bungalow (via TVN). Gregory throws a fit over Joe.  Fuzzy math? Megyn to get Special. Did cablers... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Cable's Jackson coverage. FNC bumps O'Reilly/Hannity, will continue live until 2:00 am. Tweet of the day! Wednesday's numbers: FNC still tops. Ratigan ratted out. Fox fortunes flourishing. Iran attacks... Read more

'Afghanistan As You Have Never Seen It Before'

J$P Video! Dramatic aerial combat footage from Afghanistan:


From The Live Desk, June 24 2009

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Tuesday's numbers: FNC crushes rivals! CNN's humble pie. Bill vs Barney videos: one, two. FBN vs CNBC: Hot or Not? Spot the goof! Flashback! Coop hearts "Housewives". Q&A: Amanpour (via... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday's numbers: FNC sweeps, Big Ed and Chris sink.  Brown hits bottom.  Weekend numbers: Iran coverage.  Weekly ranker. Brennan to Bloomberg.  Cramer: jail journos?! Hotline after dark. ... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

CNBC: fake news? Friday's numbers: FNC tops, Olby falls to third in timeslot. MSNBC kickbacks? Big Ed speaks. Profile: Shep Smith. Watters won't play. The head table. Q&A: Kurtz, Mika (via TVN),... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Profile: Bret Baier.  Perfect pitch. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. FNC owns Iran coverage.  MSNBC: MIA. Keith crumbling?  Scarborough vs Schultz? Swells' night out.  No FNC tipoff. Updated through the weekend. ... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Scarborough strikes out? Megyn missive: it didn't happen!? Kurtz. Thursday's numbers: FNC sweeps. MSNBC's AM.  MSNBC.com tops. Video: Peter's story.  Kos vs Keith. Curry covers for Coop.  Blame Fox!  Hotline... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: FNC wins by 3-1. Fox 1, Obama zero? Father Matthews. D-Rat rankles colleagues? Q&A: Juan Williams, Joe.  Ambusher ambushed? Alterman vs Kurtz.  King's comedy gig.  Hotline after dark. FNC... Read more

'Bring It On!'

J$P Video! Why is Obama dissing Fox News?


From The Live Desk, June 17 2009

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Shuster slander softened. Tuesday's numbers: FNC rules. Claman vs Spitzer. CNN twitter troubles. Shep: I love Fox! Stossel on Beck.  Twin Quintanillas. Maddow in diggnation.  Hotline after dark. Hemmer in the Hamptons. ... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Greta to Obama: stop holding a grudge! Monday numbers: FNC reigns.  Weekend numbers. Cody Willard slams newshounds. Q&A: Glenn Beck (via TVN). The Abrams matrix. Red Eye dropped from international... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: Fox tops! Portrait of a Fox hater. Soledad celebrates. Watson's hour: a bad move?  Hot & Not. Q&A: Cody Willard, Beck (via TVN), Dagen McDowell, Kurtz. Cablers critiqued. ... Read more

Weekend Cable News LInks and Open Thread

Greta rebuts another tall tale. Q&A: Chris Wallace. Coop goes to pot. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Video: ABC's Beck profile. Norah's shoes. Walsh: a tv acid trip! Videos. Who won? Walsh!... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

UPDATED! It's a spectacular new edition of Fox Haters Week in Review. So big, so newsworthy that it just couldn't wait until Sunday! And so... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: Fox tops. NBC spikes FNC interview. Videos: Rebecca Diamond w/Tyra. More GOP propaganda from Fox! Showdown: Walsh v O'Reilly.  Munch w/Maddow (via TVN). Behar's blueprint.  Hotline after dark. Huddy... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Holocaust killer bashed O'Reilly, targeted Fox News office. Wednesday's numbers.  Fox dominates shooting coverage. Why are women stiffing Greta? Greta defends FNC coverage. Star-studded shower. Video: Barney bolts. Guilt by snippet. ... Read more

'It's Probably My Last Appearance on MSNBC'

J$P Audio! John Ziegler on his contentious Contessa contretemps:


From The John Gibson Show, June 10 2009

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Tuesday's numbers: FNC kicks butt. Damn good pie. Video: Contessa vs Ziegler (ICN reax), Joe vs Jon part deux. CNN: platform for murderers? MSNBC's apoplectic clown? Whither real debate? Beck:... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday's numbers: FNC sweeps! Weekend numbers: D-Day. Newsweek covers for MSNBC?  CNN snags Roeder. Robin bails, Peter signs. Mouthpiece Theater? Q&A: Howard Kurtz. Rachel's guest gauge.  Hotline after dark. Henry declines. ... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Profile: Bret Baier (via ICN). How to fix CNBC? Friday's numbers.  Thursday's numbers.  Anyone for pie? Rupert Murdoch with Cavuto. Next wave: Jay Wallace. Stu Rothenberg rips cablers. Saviour Joe?  Q&A:... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

UPDATED! Obama, ACORN, and George Tiller all co-star in the latest fun-filled edition of Fox Haters Week in Review! Fact-Check Follies One of the oldest bromides in... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Hot & Not. Kurtz with Wolffe. Meeting Geraldo. CNN disses D-Day? Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Immelt bans THR over GE/MSNBC report. Q&A: Joe.  Profile: Eric Bolling (via ICN).  MSNBC spins. Updated... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Joe breaks his silence. Three days in Silicon Valley. Sanchez smacks O'Reilly: the correction. Shock: Olbermann grandstanding! Today's WPitW rebuttal. John King knocks BriWi. Is MSNBC ready for D-Rat? Video: Brian vs... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Video: Impartial anchor attacks Rush, praises Olby. State Department promoting CNN?!? Wednesday numbers: FNC tops CNN/MSNBC/HLN combined! Keith contradicted. Twice?  Baier blames Olby. Reese regrets ratings report. B-Cast: Beck was... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Greta interviews her husband's friend! Outrage to follow?? Tuesday's numbers: FNC still tops! Big Ed contract controversy. Buchanan brouhaha persists. FNC defies gravity. Campbell flops.  Coop droops.  Maddow tumbles. Biznews boom. ... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Celebrity mom of the year. Monday's numbers.  Weekend numbers.  Cable ranker.  May numbers: Countdown is down.  May spin: CNN, HLN, MSNBC.  Check the charts. Olby declares war. ... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

Falsifiers, four-flushers, and anti-Fox fanatics beware. It's the latest edition of Fox Haters Week in Review. Take the Fox Haters Challenge! Can you get your head into... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: FNC sweeps! Video: Bret Baier family on Today. MSNBC: a liberal Mecca. It begins: Salon, TPM.  Rebuttal: Spectator, Tucker. Q&A: David Asman, Larry King, Danielle Schatz. Profile: Jenna Lee.  CNN's... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

MSNBC's leaping Limbaugh logo. What's MSNBC up to? Is this all?! CNN's missing mojo: bang the gong? Money honey Moscow-bound. F&F adds Sunday hour. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Gawker to Keith:... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: FNC overwhelms rivals. Mancow hoax: MSNBC knew? Mancow admits: "it was simulated!" Or was it? Countdown re-appearance set. Paging Howard Cosell? Revamped GretaWire launches. Shuster starts Monday. Lola... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers. Tuesday's numbers. Joe hawks hardback, rips Rush. Juan Williams at Princeton. Zurawik responds to Olby: lively radio interview. Red Eye turns to Pink. HotAir hammers O'Reilly. Bill's... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday numbers. Weekend numbers. Cable ranker: FNC #4. Live Desk goes HD. Greta's travels. Foxnews.com hoaxed? Shuster: gay marriage a "slam dunk"! Prejean premiere. Hotline after dark. Q&A: Glenn... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Preview: GretaWire makeover. Tucker plans HuffPo alternative. Friday's numbers: Beck #1 in demo! Geraldo gets goosebumps. Q&A: Howard Kurtz. Geist gets AM gig. Final four: Skinner v Shep. Hotline after... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Megyn to replace Greta?! Greta responds. CNN setback: Coop's droop. Jon Scott: Memorial Day. Soledad suit sunk. YouTube numbers. Vote: Kyra v Briwi. Ainsley back on F&F. Hot &... Read more

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers: Fox tops, Big Ed sinks to new low! Flashback: Geraldo and Bill Schulz. FNC protests Pelosi. MSNBC muzzles Watson? Buchanan brouhaha building. FNC mulling Strategy Room spinoff? Bill... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: FNC still dominates! Is CNBC the Gong Show? Beck tweets, wants Walters apology. Profile: Trace Gallagher. Crier files Wikipedia suit. HLN mocks Olby. CNBC softballs Oprah. Contessa denies bias.... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Tuesday's numbers: another FNC sweep! MSNBC.com tops. Grace under fire. Larry's filly fib. Who's guest-hosting Beck today? Video: Beck's View gig turns ugly. Hotline after dark. Q&A: Dan Abrams. Profile:... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday's numbers: FNC sweeps! Weekend numbers. Video: Shep ribs MSNBC. Coop regrets "teabagging". Larry and me. Cablers honored. Buy or sell? Unmasking Pat? Maddow's nadir. Wolf's advice. Julie's recovery. Friedman finds... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: FNC dominates! Video: Greg Gutfeld meets Reason. Carrie Prejean waffling? MSNBC excuse: skeleton staff. Keith crows over Kos connection. Bill/Boyce brouhaha resurfaces. Wolf in St Bonaventure. Maddow in... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

It's the latest edition of Fox Haters Week in Review, starring Janeane Garofalo, Roland Martin, Bill O'Reilly, and more! Fact-Check Follies Griff Jenkins' encounter with Janeane Garofolo... Read more

'Let's Use Civility? It's Absurd!'

J$P Video! Kirsten, Coulter, and Carlson talk Notre Dame:


From Geraldo at Large, May 17 2009

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

YouTube numbers. MSNBC: Missing in action! Is Bill O'Reilly a paper tiger? Profile: Glenn Beck. No Julie. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Tucker's switch: analysis; video: his debut on Fox &... Read more

'We Are Not Liars!'

J$P Video! Nancy Pelosi discussion sparks fireworks:


From The Live Desk, May 15 2009

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Tucker Carlson to FNC! Thursday's numbers: You-know-who sweeps again! Strategy Room adverts? Pay for cable news? Fox/photog fracas. Libel suit dismissed. Profiles: Alexis Glick (video), Suze Orman. Olby/Affleck: rumor... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Wednesday's numbers: another FNC triumph! Prejean to guest-host F&F hour. Olby throws tantrum over Affleck! Dubious denial? Uh-oh. Video: McCain's mom knocks Olby. Cramer cautions Stewart. Judge Nap's book: excerpt. Hotline... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Coop and Maddow: downslide! Tuesday's numbers: FNC crushes rivals! Q&A: Glenn Beck. Audio: Griff explains Garofalo encounter. R.I.P.: Bill Seidman. Brit Hume honored. Cabler auction. Hotline after dark. Profile: Big Ed. Gergen... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Monday's numbers: another FNC sweep! Foxnews.com readership surges. Unedited video: Griff vs Garofalo. Vomitous Shuster: liar Prejean is revolting! Keith and Katy: koincidence? Weekend numbers. Today's firing demand. Today's outrage! Pink Eye.... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Friday's numbers: FNC sweeps yet again! CNN and Essence team up. David Gregory: Fox set me up! Greta blasts NY Daily News. Q&A: Jeffrey Toobin. Watson's web venture. MSNBC mulls... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

Eric Boehlert, Media Matters, and anti-Fox fanatics beware. It's the latest edition of Fox Haters Week in Review! Boehlert's Boehlony We've had cause to call out... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Greta blasts "smarmy" internet reports (and CNN)! Profiles: Sanjay Gupta, Ali Velshi. Peter Arnett resurfaces. Buddy's O'Reilly adventure. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Video: Red Eye Twitter news. Q&A: The Judge. Pols nose... Read more

'You're All a Bunch of Losers!'

J$P Video! Ann Coulter and Douglas Kennedy argue about Miss California:


From Geraldo at Large, May 9 2009

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Thursday's numbers, Wednesday's numbers: tandem FNC sweeps! Fox Nation hosts Keith clip. Video: latest CBNC fracas. CNN debuts "wingnut" segment. Hemmer the hacker. Roesgen returns. Q&A: Cody Willard. ICN: Snyderman hour... Read more

Thursday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Audio: John Gibson hammers Dylan Ratigan. Tuesday's numbers, Monday's numbers: back-to-back FNC sweeps! Video: Martha, Shep, and a pole. FBN's scoop. Julie hosting Hispanic gala. Snyderman's daily MSNBC hour. Profile: Becky... Read more

Wednesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Updated through the day: Weekend numbers. Weekly ranker. Q&A: Maddow, Eric Bolling. FBN's new studio, Jenna Lee Q&A. David Gregory gets MSNBC hour. Weather intern on F&F. Malveaux's bangs. Dylan Ratigan... Read more

Tuesday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Updated through the day: Baier media room dedicated. Video: secrets of the cube revealed! MSNBC lifts graphic from Kos?!? Weekend numbers. Cranky Nasty Biz Correspondents? Video: Santelli vs Liesman. JD: Day two.... Read more

Monday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Updated through the day: CNNer quits, joins Obama administration. Friday's numbers: another FNC sweep! Love connection: White House & MSNBC? Glenn Beck is John Galt? Soledad vs Mika. FNC invites... Read more

Fox Haters Week in Review

Green footballs, fallacious flea bags, and fact-check follies. Slanders, stupidity, and skulduggery are on display in the latest edition of Fox Haters Week in Review.... Read more

Weekend Cable News Links and Open Thread

Updated through the day: Video: Julie runs the Marathon! E.D. Hill resurfaces. Media flu flurry. Chris Matthews on the Buckley mystique. Sunday talkers: HuffPo recap. Why Gregg Jarrett is away. Soledad celebrates. Coop... Read more

'That Was Retribution'

J$P Audio! Major Garrett says Obama's snub was payback, and talks bailouts & bankruptcy:


From Brian and the Judge, May 1 2009

Friday Cable News Links and Open Thread

Updated through the day: Thursday's numbers: FNC dominates rivals! 100 days nonsense? MSNBC.com experiments. John Kasich filing imminent. Q&A: Chris Wallace, Gretchen Carlson. Protesters target Lou Dobbs. Beltway Boys post-mortem reactions. Buffett buffet.... Read more