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J$P Archives: September-October 2008

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'Ann Will Be Responsible if McCain Loses'

J$P Video! Battle Royale: Geraldo Rivera vs Ann Coulter:


From Fox & Friends, October 31 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Olbermann crashes Saturday Night Live. Saturday specials: Huckabee live town hall (5:00 pm); H&C (9:00 pm), Greta (10:00 pm);... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Dingell: don't call a winner until midnight?! Rachel Maddow now Brian Williams's equal? Video: Cavuto skewers McCain. Wednesday's numbers. Obamamercial lifts... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Tuesday's numbers. Shock study: MSNBC is biased! Today's Maddow profile. The first tv election. FNC plans. Profile: Brit Hume; his faith. Video: Julie on... Read more

'I Pull People Aside'

J$P Audio! O'Reilly reacts to the Kelly/Burton dustup and defends FNC:


From The Radio Factor, October 28 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Air America airs another MSNBC show: Maddow! MSNBC's green machine in Pittsburgh. Hotline quotes. Fox's five pronged election night coverage (via... Read more

'This Is What You Do: You Blame Fox!'

J$P Video! Megyn takes on Bill Burton over Fox-bashing:


From America's Election Headquarters, October 27 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: What's behind O'Reilly's ratings reality check. Election coverage lacks suspense? Q&A: John King. Friday's numbers. Greta slams CNN, then pulls post? Tonight's Factor:... Read more

'It Was Shocking'

J$P Video! Comparing coverage of Biden and Palin:


From Fox News Watch, October 25 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Weekend cable news links [updated through the weekend]: Today's combo boycott and firing demand. Photo fairness? CNN election map's dissimilar candidate shots. McCain/Obama "loser" pix compared. Kimberly Guilfoyle dresses... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Thursday's numbers. Greta: CNN doesn't get it...and Cooper is no Edward R Murrow! Harold vs Huck. Moody blog prediction. FBN on CBS. Video:... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Wednesday's numbers. CNN's "apology". Greta: they're "disgraceful"! MSNBC ponders Hi-Def. Video fireworks: Megyn vs Singer. Profile: Coop (via Jossip). Kilmeade contract claims categorically contradicted. Video... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: MSNBC joins forces with ACORN! Tuesday's numbers. Expanded financial coverage. Profile: Mike Huckabee. Tucker/Cox chat. Roger Ailes inducted. Afternoon Joe, wthout Joe. John McCain commends... Read more

Newshounds: Both Dishonest and Stupid

It's beyond comprehension that anybody takes their drivel seriously any more. We speak of the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed cabal). When they... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Monday's numbers. Bill Hemmer in Baghdad. Coop in Rochester (via Soup Cans). Cramer's apology. Blonde on blonde action. Today's Maddow marvel: she tweets! NPR... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Greta: Don't blame me! Friday's numbers. Stelter trumpets Maddow spurt. Roger Ailes to the Hall. Was MSNBC punked? CNBC: scaremongering graphics? Profile: Liz... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [updated through the weekend]: Huckabee reviewed. Graphix: Touch vs Surface. Cablers tout their restraint. Rally receptions diverge. Rupert at NewsCorp's annual meeting. Alan's hate mail. Because you can't... Read more

'Imagine if Joe the Plumber Was That Testy'

J$P Video! Angry Ed Schultz storms off Fox & Friends:


From Fox & Friends, October 17 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Thursday's numbers. Joe the Plumber: a Fox-Rove conspiracy! Rupert Murdoch: FBN prospects. Long overdue: another Maddow profile. Rachel Sklar leaving HuffPo; rumor:... Read more

'It Looked Like an Old Heavyweight Title Fight'

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


From Fox News Channel, October 15 2008

'There Wasn't a Sense of Presence'

J$P Audio! Joe Wurzelbacher, aka "Joe the Plumber", speaks:


From The John Gibson Show, October 15 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Olbermann's anchor role greater than advertised. Glenn Beck signs with Fox! Too many Brians. Wednesday's numbers. Greta's Obama special. CNN's pies: half-baked? Brit Hume... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Tuesday's numbers. When in doubt, blame Fox! CNBC strikes back. Greta's a winner. Sanchez Sarah story slammed. Alan's hate mail. Brit Hume in Manhattan,... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Weekly ranker. FNC new interns page. Picture power. Bumped from The Factor. E.D. Hill's View. Campbell Brown: Partisan? Not... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Greta gets Clinton and Bush '41. Egregious FNC cover up exposed! Friday's numbers. Today's most brainless bloviating. CNN's conference keynote. Fun with... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [updated through the day]: Too much news? Chris Matthews: pundit or politician? Let me hear your body talk. Sunday talkers: roundup. Greta: they're just copycats! Video: Maddow... Read more

'How Nuts Is That?'

J$P Audio! Chris Wallace on Brokaw's debate performance and more:


From Brian and the Judge, October 10 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Friday cable news links [updated through the day]: Thursday's numbers. Q&A: Eric Shawn on the vote fraud beat. Fox Business's uphill battle (via TV Newser). Weekend market coverage.... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Greta's complaint department is open. Wednesday's numbers. Fox Business on the floor (via TV Newser). Political pyrotechnics. Q&A: Juan Williams. Video: Joe Scarborough... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Post debate: MSNBC vs FNC. Tuesday's numbers: CNN tops. Chat: Tucker and Anna Marie Cox. O'Reilly with Reege. Hannity re-signs: Stelter. Cable's unpredictability. Weather,... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Enough with clown tv! Cramer vs Cramer: analysis. Greta Pix: Palin, debate. Robin plays games. Q&A: Liz Claman. Live... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Friday's numbers. Jargon controversy. Cramer vs Cody. Frantic biz coverage attracts eyeballs (via TV Newser). CNBC: heroes or zeroes? CNN's... Read more

Mythbusting Update: The Fox News Audience

Two months ago, when Fox haters erupted over the hiring of Howard Wolfson, we repeatedly heard a common smear: Democrats can pretend that there are "independents"... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [updated through the day]: Robin Hood 702. Cable's odd couple. An extra hour [3:00 pm] of Julie today! Letterman blames Olbermann. Chris Matthews in Bristol. Bold, Fresh... Read more

'You're Incredible Alan, Is It That You Can't Think?'

J$P Video! Dick Morris snaps at Alan Colmes:


From Hannity & Colmes, October 2 2008

'Watch the Polling Data Over the Next 48 Hours'

J$P Video! Dr Luntz's focus group picks tonight's debate winner:


From Fox News Channel, October 2 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: FNC stunning numbers: 11 million viewers! Thursday's numbers. Geraldo's absence today explained: fire injuries. False CNN ireport roils APPL. Star-studded flight. Greta... Read more

Too Stupid to Be True?

We get some interesting letters here at J$P. Many of them are too vulgar to reprint without large-type language disclaimers. Others are more complimentary. But... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Tonight's Factor: Barney Frank! Flashback: "big fat toad". New CNBC / New York Times disclosure controversy. Wednesday's numbers. Dopey rumor finally... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Quarterly ratings (spin: FNC, CNN, MSNBC). Tuesday's numbers. Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers: Cavuto, Huckabee strong. Tonight's bailout specials. Greta: "I... Read more

'We Need a Cleansing Action'

J$P Video! Trump's word on bailouts, business, and Bush:


From Fox & Friends, September 30 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Huck in Texas. Monday's numbers: delayed. CNBC: Wall Street shills? Cramer's latest apologia. It's a scandal? Ali Velshi crossed the line? Gail Shister's Q&As. FBN... Read more

'What Was the Speaker Thinking?'

J$P Audio! Karl Rove is not pleased with today's events:


From The John Gibson Show, September 29 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Friday's numbers: the debate. FNC tweaks lower third. Bailout programming changes. Julie makes the list! No clips for you! Robin Meade's stalker. A Bartiromo-Burnett... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Weekend cable news links [updated through the weekend]: Greta eschews gotchas. Huckabee premiere live blogged, and critiqued. Today's Rachel Maddow profile. Yet another Maddow profile. Alert: third profile appears! Sunday talkers:... Read more

'He Didn't Stutter'

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


From Fox News Channel, September 26 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Did MSNBC cave to pressure from Bill O'Reilly? AP report. GretaPic: FNC's NY studio. Cablers' debate prep (via Inside Cable... Read more

'Walk Away from These Right Wing Liars!'

J$P Audio! O'Reilly erupts against talk radio, calls Barney Frank a 'fat toad': From The Radio Factor, September 25 2008 fox news bor bail bf UPDATE: Complete... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Is Campbell Brown abandoning nonpartisanship? Shep Smith: Q&A, profile. Five times two is ten? Obama still stiffing Greta. Debate disorder. Hotline quotes. Mike Huckabee... Read more

'This Is My Show, and I'll Run the Interview!'

J$P Video! Megyn spars with Bill Burton over handguns:


From America's Newsroom, September 24 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: MSNBC anchor for Bush address is not David Gregory: it's Rachel Maddow! Analysis: "so blatant it's embarrassing". McCain's Letterman replacement:... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers: Cavuto tops. Weekly ranker. Larry King grills A-jad. Gretchen's two day week? CNN's debate coverage: slammed... Read more

'What's Wrong with Gretchen Today?'

J$P Video! Shep promotes Strategy Room, goofs on Gretchen:


From Fox & Friends, September 22 2008
Chickaboomer: Shep's "hissy fit"?

'You Just Wanna Yap Your Stupid Mouth Off!'

J$P Video! Spicy Banderas interview with "evangelical" Tony Alamo:


From The Fox Report, September 21 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day: Eric Burns resurfaces... on HuffPo! Friday's numbers. USA Today on "Bold, Fresh". Fox & Friends changes. Video: Norah O'Donnell's "wow". Howard Kurtz compares... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Weekend cable news links [updated through the weekend]: The Strategy Room marathon begins tomorrow morning. Greta revisits "pig" comment. Q&A: CNBC's Mark Hoffman (via Inside Cable News). Cable: where... Read more

'This Would Make Joe Stalin Very Happy'

J$P Audio! Judge Napolitano rules on the burgeoning federal bailouts:


From Brian and the Judge, September 19 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: FNC sends cease and desist letter over McCain ad. Hackers' next target: Bill O'Reilly? Thursday's numbers. Keith talks ratings. Cavuto special... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Wednesday's numbers. Hannity & Colmes get 4.9 million viewers, their second highest of 2008. Rachel, don't pop that... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Pat Buchanan: now a campaign issue? Why Rupert Murdoch dumped DirecTV. Tuesday's numbers. Videos: Rove as the new Chuck Todd, Neil... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Women to Chris Matthews: apologize or get fired! Greta calls foul! Zucker hearts Keith; Jossip reax. Joe and Keith take separate... Read more

Fair and Balanced: Live and in Color

J$P Video! Megyn Kelly and Bill Hemmer grill the McCain and Obama campaigns. "Fair and Balanced" is not just a slogan: From America's Newsroom, September 15... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated throughout the day]: Friday's numbers. Shep Smith tops in demo. Doc block stopped. Those ubiquitous FBNers. What is John Kasich's future? Q&A: Howard Kurtz. Hannity's grilling of... Read more

'They Had a Serious Credibility Problem'

J$P Video! News Watch looks at the Matthews/Olbermann demotions and more:


From Fox News Watch, September 14 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [9:05 pm]: MSNBC's problems "a perfect storm". Sunday night specials: America's Future: The Terror Threat; The Fall of Lehman. Profile: Luke Russert. Link of the... Read more

'It Was Slightly Condescending'

J$P Audio! Chris Wallace on the Palin interview, lipstick, and more:


From Brian and the Judge, September 12 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Greta sticks up for Larry King. Thursday's numbers. Geraldo: "I'm not going to quit!" Five myths about Keith Olbermann. MSNBC then... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: For politics: cable is still king. Ask Mr Bill. Wednesday's numbers. Tom Brokaw: don't look at me! Greta Pix from Wasilla. Hotline quotes. Cablers... Read more

'A PhD in Crazy'

J$P Audio! Gibby has his hands full with a fervent Obama backer:


From The John Gibson Show, September 9 2008

Wednesday Links & Open Threa

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Olbermann: "for politics, he's done". Tuesday's numbers. Soledad O'Brien in Dayton. What did Jeffrey Immelt know? Maddow minute-by-minute. The worst two hours... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Monday's numbers. Weekend numbers. Weekly ranker. Palin doc rocks. Does MSNBC need a brain room? Olby's pay raise leaked by... Read more

'His Program Airs on Air America!'

J$P Video! Reaction to the Olbermann/Matthews demotion:


From Fox & Friends, September 8 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Greta tonight: live from Wasilla. Friday's numbers. Inside The Strategy Room (via TV Newser). Did Scarborough stay in the tub? Olbermann and... Read more

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Sunday cable news links [updated through the weekend]: New York Times: Olbermann and Matthews off MSNBC debates/elections, David Gregory in! MSNBC: What would Bill Paley do? MSNBC:... Read more

Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: FNC makes history again! Thursday's numbers! Greta prepares Palin program. FBN breaks into New York. Brit Hume's last hurrah (via TV... Read more

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Wednesday's numbers: FNC 9 million viewers! History-making! Tuesday's numbers. Fox beats all three broadcast nets both days! David Gregory's... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Tuesday chart topper! Monday's numbers! Weekend numbers. Blockbuster coming. Chuck Todd's open mic moment. Greta's RNC pix. Olbermann got his way? Ask... Read more

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [updated through the day]: Finally! Bill O'Reilly interviews Barack Obama: Thursday. Joe Scarborough slaps Keith Olbermann, sort of. Alexis Glick: the lessons of Gustav. Friday's... Read more

'It's Not Believable'

J$P Video! Kilmeade and Napolitano debate Palin's qualifications:


From Brian and the Judge, September 2 2008