May 312016
  • Somerby: Maddow attack on Susanna Martinez ‘dishonest and stupid‘.
  • Outnumbered video: dishonest edit in documentary.
  • Stelter: Katie Couric documentary is an ‘obscure, barely-watched film’.
  • Rothstein: Zucker ordered Stelter not to air segments on Couric.  More.
  • The Cable Game: CNN buries Couric controversy, as Stelter plays along.
  • Grynbaum: Newsers ‘think outside the box‘ to balance Trump ‘dominance’.
  • Errol Barnett signs off CNN; Chloe Melas returns as entertainment reporter.
May 302016
Best wishes from J$P for a and Memorial Day.


Video courtesy Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

May 282016
  • Media Buzz videos: theories; Trump press
  • Reliable Sources videos: Conspiracy theories; racial anxiety; Rush Limbaugh.
  • F&F video: run the CMC obstacle course;
  • Brian Williams: America dropped atomic bombs on Japan ‘in anger’.
  • Greta explains it again, this time for the Examiner.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Hillary’s blame Bob
May 272016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Mike Huckabee 1-2-3.
  • Joyella: It’s off! Donald Trump backs out of debate with Bernie Sanders.
  • Outnumbered video: Robust debate to Hiroshima.
  • Q&A Don Lemon: It ain’t easy being me (via CNNC).  Tom Sater’s X-rays.
  • Zucker play: CNN exec likes his mix of news coverage and reality shows.
  • Geraldo Rivera wants Folkenflik and Marimow to retract their false attack.
  • TCG: Why the sudden demand that candidates’ families be cross-examined?
  • Factor video: debates transgender bathrooms with Mr Bill.
May 262016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: A Trump/Sanders bout would benefit all candidates but one.
  • Flood: How Megyn can become the most powerful woman in tv news.
  • CNN primary night ratings crater as Presidential races lose suspense.
  • Rogers: Disagreement over Michelle Fields’s Cashin In‘ role continues.
  • Errol Barnett jumps to CBS (via CNNC).  What if Apple took over CNN?
  • MSNBC ‘reporter’ shamed Asian Trump fan as Kornacki cheered him on.
  • F&F vids: Obstacle course runs by
May 252016
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Video: on a ‘devastating’ Hillary emails report.
  • CNN anchor denounces ‘shameful’ Trump comments.  Today’s oops.
  • Flood: Hines Ward joins CNN as contributor.   Q&A: LZ Granderson.
  • HLN spins addition of a reality show as a return to their ‘news roots‘.
  • Today’s bright idea: Fox News should stage a Trump/Sanders debate.
  • Greta totally unsurprised that Salon hack misrepresented her program.
May 242016
May 232016
May 212016
  • Media Buzz videos: Trump on #NeverTrump.
  • Reliable Sources videos: Polarization; Megyn’s special; Democratic ‘civil war‘?
  • Profile: Matt Lewis.   RIP: CNN original Will King.   Petition Watch: 6,700+.
  • Egypt slams ‘disrespectful‘ CNN crash coverage.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • ICN dismembers Gabriel Sherman’s ‘assinine’ trashing of Megyn Kelly special.
  • Your Buzz videos: Fox more it’s
May 212016

J$P Video! Megyn Kelly’s commencement address at Albany Law School includes comments about career, life goals…and a song!

Courtesy Albany Law School 20 May 2016

May 202016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Sandra Smith 1-2-3.
  • Hillary agreed to debate before Fox offered to host it; O’Reilly chimes in.
  • Flood: Why Carl Cameron is ‘off the Red Bull’.  Hannity’s $20,000 pooch.
  • Bolduan, Capehart lose to comedian on Jeopardy!  Bourdain’s biggest fears.
  • Factor video: on the latest New York Times Trump exposé.
  • Joyella: Colleagues, competitors pay tribute to ‘outstanding journalist‘ Greta.
  • FBI probes stalker inundating Katie Pavlich with ‘creepy and menacing‘ emails.
  • Szalai: Comcast CEO Roberts grilled by shareholders over liberal bias of MSNBC.
May 192016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Greta to receive Excellence in Journalism award.  RIP Norma Leonard.
  • Megyn zings Trevor Noah.  Video: Laurie Dhue, Suzanne Sena
  • Joyella: Cablers scramble to cover disappearance of Egyptian airliner.
  • Kelly File video: Megyn and Howard Kurtz of her special.
  • Bernie Sanders to Hillary: I’m in for the Fox News debate…how about you?
  • TCG: No news is good news.  New BriWi promo emphasizes ‘the good stuff’.
  • Levin: Why I love Mika Brzezinski; Somerby: No one could really be so dumb.
  • Castillo: CNN’s big bet on Great Big Story.   CNN anchors hawk Turner wares.
May 182016
May 172016
  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: O’Donnell takes a dive.  Weekend numbers. FNC tops week.
  • Audio Q&A: Autonomous podcasts with Van Jones and Guy P Benson.
  • Wemple: Fox News makes new appeal to host the last Democratic debate.
  • Joe & Mika inducted into Cable Hall of Fame, edging out Maury & Connie.
  • The Late Show videos: Megyn Kelly with  Stephen Colbert
  • WWHL videos: Megyn on taking her and
  • No plans for more Megyn specials…unless there are.   Q&A: Megyn Kelly.
  • Shafer: Will Megyn/Trump measure up? Is Megyn the new Barbara Walters?
  • CNN media team gets spanking from Politico over claim of Trump media win.
May 162016
  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Out# videos: Megyn on Doug Brunt on
  • Videos: Megyn Kelly and
  • Concha: Megyn’s Fox special is her most important job interview ever.
  • Borchers: What we know about tomorrow’s Megyn/Trump tête-à-tête.
  • Joyella: Trump calls CNN control room over Fox News segment.  More.
  • Matt Finn: From Junior Reporter to Correspondent.  Andrea goes private.
  • CNN steamed over Wilmore dinner jokes, cancelled spot on Lemon’s show.
  • CNN, stop whipping up fear.  Gina London resurfaces.  Q&A: Ed Lavandera.
  • Cable Game: Lou Grant would hate Adam Housley…and that’s a good thing.