Mar 172016
Mar 162016
  • More mag final issue cover story: Megyn Kelly, the Bully Slayer (v/FDC).
  • Outnumbered video: We all say ‘never again’, but
  • Video: on Merrick Garland and the GOP’s dilemma.
  • Zucker defends airtime given Trump.  FNC, CNN share Tuesday honors.
  • Concha: Trump fear of Fox moderators led to ducking now-axed debate.
  • Video: Trump says the Fox debate.  Kasich: Me neither.
  • First installment posted in GretaTalk podcast series on the OJ Simpson trial.
  • Kelly File video: debate Trump vs the press.
  • Atkinson: Secret MSNBC plan to boost ratings…bring back Olbermann!
  • Janelle Rodriguez takes over MSNBC daytime.  Expansion at CNN Digital.
  • As returns poured in, Trump spent the night tweeting Megyn Kelly insults.
  • Late Night videos: Chris Cuomo chats with Seth Meyers
  • Concha: Media should label these ‘protesters’ what they really are…agitators.
  • Wonder List season premiere visits Cuba.  Wemple: CNN owns campaign 2016.
Mar 152016
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • JJ Abrams gave to Mrs Matthews campaign, Star Wars got on-air plugs.
  • Megyn Kelly to host prime time special on Fox broadcast network.
  • Outnumbered videos: Bret Baier’s election preview
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz trumps Reliable.  Weekend numbers.
  • Varney tops CNBC’s Squawk for the week; three FBN shows beat CNBC.
  • Kelly File videos: and Ben Shapiro; all about
  • Audio Q&A: Bret Baier says Howie ‘could have pushed back’ a bit more.
  • Audio Q&A: Today’s Melissa Harris-Perry gripefest over quitting MSNBC.
  • How CNN raided the competition to up its game.  Q&A: Anthony Bourdain.
  • Borchers: CNN was right to talk with stage rusher.  Erin McPike resurfaces.
Mar 142016
  • Friday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Cooper 1-2-3.
  • GOP candidate calls for Chris Matthews to be taken off the air.
  • Ariens: Revived Wall Street Week moving to Fox Business Mar 18.
  • Video: Is media coverage of political violence?
  • Fox News to host March 21 GOP debate…but will Trump show up?
  • Why Chris Cuomo is giving up twitter for Lent.  Q&A: Clarissa Ward.
  • The View videos: Melissa Harris-Perry speaks out
  • TCG: NBC News “report” actually written by MSNBC progressive.
  • Megyn and Trump may have another close encounter.  Fields quits.
  • Controversy swirls around CNN interview with man who rushed stage.
Mar 122016
  • Media Buzz videos: Trump’s and media chaos
  • Reliable Sources: American fascism; American Muslims; time for Trump.
  • Somerby: In Trump discussion Maddow ‘blew right past‘ the key issue.
  • Kelly File videos: speaks out; responds.
  • Schram: Chris Matthews at the center of latest (MS)NBC news scandal.
  • Cable Game: A big, fat black eye for Mediaite.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Jake Tapper, Roland Martin to moderate Sunday’s CNN/TV One town hall.
  • Greta: Use judgment covering Fields.  Wemple: What are you talking about?
  • Your Buzz videos: 101; affluent
  • Battaglio: Behind the scenes as CNN goes all in to polish debate presentation.
Mar 112016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-predebate-postdebate 1-2-3.
  • Joyella: Nearly 12 million viewers watch latest GOP debate.
  • Concha: Melissa Harris-Perry to get her own show on Fusion. Or is she?
  • Video: Are Trump’s campaign rallies
  • Nancy Reagan funeral coverage anchored by Shep Smith, Brian Williams.
  • Wemple: CNN should stop with the insulting countdown clock fake-outs.
  • CNN uses Samantha Bee to push GOP debate.  Bobbie Battista resurfaces.
  • Concha: High marks for Tapper, Ted, even Trump, at ‘elegant’ CNN debate.
  • Videos: Bill O’Reilly talks debate etc w/ Maria Bartiromo
  • No questions about Michelle Fields. Fields: Sad and disappointing; a shame.
  • Battaglio: CNN’s Jake Tapper expected more fireworks at the GOP debate.
  • Kelly File videos: The assault violence
Mar 102016
Mar 092016
Mar 082016
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Fox Dem town hall’s 2.6 million viewers tops MSNBCNN combined.
  • Corasaniti: Fox’s successful town hall may promote thaw with Dems.
  • Grove: FNC forum ‘remarkably civilized‘.  Abortion issue finally raised.
  • Outnumbered video: The ‘establishment’ at Donald Trump.
  • Sunday Media Buzz tops Reliable.  FNC #1 again.  Weekend numbers.
  • Concha: CNN acted irresponsibly with its botched Rubio ‘exclusive’.
  • Why did CNN cancel Rubio spox?  Trump backed out of Sanders debate.
  • The View videos: Jedediah Bila and Sunny Hostin
  • Lafayette: Fox News plans campaign for post-election year revenues.
  • Lead-in boosts CNN’s Race.  MSNBC online series focuses on migrants.
  • Kelly File video: reacts to Democratic town hall.
  • Steinberg: HLN shelves Heads Up game.  Michaela Pereira bounced to HLN.
  • Wednesday is Town Hall Day! 7pm: Greta/Kasich; 8pm: Todd/Rubio;  9pm: Megyn/Cruz; 10pm: Hannity/Trump; 11pm: Megyn/Rubio.
Mar 072016
  • Friday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Bolling-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Video: Are the for Marco Rubio’s electoral difficulties?
  • Q&A: Bret on tonight’s town hall, and Repubs who might go for Hillary.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier to ask Hillary, Bernie about topics not talked about.
  • Baier: There are no restrictions from either campaign on the questions.
  • Hannity to host Trump town hall; Greta to moderate Kasich town hall.
  • Steinberg: CNN finds new ways to cram more commercials on screen.
  • Intel Report video: Trish Regan about Nancy Reagan.
  • CNN debate second-lowest rated of cycle; FNCNN share Saturday honors.
  • Borchers: CNN pundit suggests less information may be better than more.
  • Zurawik: Cheesy re-enactments mar thin, artificial Race to the White House.
  • Irving: The secret of CNN’s turnaround was going ‘all in’ on a missing plane.

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Mar 052016
  • Media Buzz videos: GOP remembering
  • Reliable Sources: Debate in Flint; the right chooses sides; off the record?
  • Cable newsers break Nancy Reagan news as rolling coverage continues.
  • The Five video: candidacy gets personal.
  • Fox newsers moonlighting in House of Cards.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tonya Reiman resurfaces.  Crankshaw: CNN sells its soul.  Today’s oops.
  • Your Buzz videos: Trump; Trump; Trump.
  • Saturday coverage rundown.  Trump camp broke rules ‘at multiple debates‘.
  • Ainsley Earhardt’s ‘American dream‘; her first week spurs F&F ratings bump.

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Mar 042016
  • Hillary Clinton will participate in the Fox News town hall.
  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-O’Reilly/11p-O’Reilly/8p 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Gawker’s voicemails story is ‘complete and utter crap‘.
  • Voicemails reveal Trump’s cozy relationship with MSNBCers.
  • Happening Now video: Are the media
  • Concha: Fox earns an A+ for impeccable debate performance.
  • Fox debate most watched of 2016, snagged 17 million viewers.
  • Wemple: O’Reilly post-debate show an embarrassing debacle.
  • Wemple: Fox News finds the key to stopping Trump…graphics.
  • Koblin: Megyn’s ‘intense interrogation‘ of Trump avoided hostilities.
  • Zurawik: Fox turned GOP debate into an inquisition of Donald Trump.
  • Videos: on Trump crudity; Frank Luntz
  • Fox moderators ‘the best’, ‘pressing candidates‘ with ‘tough questions’.
  • Smith: Geraldo will compete on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars.
  • MSNBC caught photographing Fox event.  MSNBC goes to the dogs.
  • Bauder: Exit of Melissa Harris-Perry raises diversity issues at MSNBC.
  • Q&A: Clinton compadre Kevin Spacey and The Road to the White House.
Mar 032016
Mar 022016
  • Q&A: Chris WallaceBret Baier wants substance, expects surprises.
  • Video: the Trump election-night presser.
  • Somerby: Joe and Mika’s deceptive video couldn’t hide the truth.
  • Ariens: Fox News and CNN share honors on a big Super Tuesday.
  • CNN signs a new contributor: Kayleigh McEnany.  Today’s oops.
  • Zurawik: Five media take-aways from the Super Tuesday coverage.
  • Willie Geist gets NBC morning show. Brian Williams, trending again.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable. Richard Quest loses a job.
  • Wemple: Illinois Rep Gutierrez excoriates MSNBC on the House floor.
  • Harris-Perry claims a ‘culture of fear‘ at MSNBC, turned down exit deal.
  • Video: Megyn Kelly, Bret Baier on his electoral chances.
Mar 012016
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Red Eye video: Why is Stacey Dash Weekend numbers.
  • Top ten reasons to fire Harris-Perry.  Farhi: Is MSNBC now too white?
  • Joyella: Super Tuesday coverage rundown.  FBN hits ratings high in Feb.
  • February numbers: Fox News breaks 13-year record; CNN; MSNBC.
  • Flood: Debates, town halls give CNN Feb demo; FNC wins total viewers.
  • Did MSNBC cancel an interview over a mention of Melissa Harris-Perry?
  • CNN snags Mary Katherine Ham.  CNN to simulcast another Dem debate.
  • Trump rips Fox…while on Fox! NY Times revives the Wayne Simmons story.
  • Kelly File videos: on Trump and David Duke.