Mar 142017
 
  • Steinberg: FNC says Megyn Kelly has been released from her contract.
  • Concha: Cronkite award judges don’t have a clue about real journalism.
  • Battaglio: Ainsley, Brian, and Steve speak out as Fox & Friends surges.
  • Extraordinary growth of Fox Business gives them new bragging rights.
  • Wemple spends 21 paragraphs not deciding if FNC is ‘mainstream media‘.
  • Bauder: Fueled by anti-Trump sentiment, Maddow’s popularity increases.
  • Factor video: Rep Dennis Kucinich was while in office.
  • CNN to end modern-day slavery with rallies, hashtags.  Parade of horribles.
  • FNC primed for upfronts.  Grand jury to hear evidence on Ailes settlements.
Mar 132017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • FTV Live: CNN has hurt journalism more than Hannity ever could.
  • Somerby: Maddow repeats, again and again, factually wrong claim.
  • CNN series is ‘Black Mirror meets Westworld‘.  HLN adds Cupp show.
  • The Norman Lear Center honors Tapper, Tur, and Reliable ‘Resources’.
  • Q&A:  Chris Hayes insists All In isn’t dead yet.   The anti-Trump bump.
  • Snubbed! Trump unfollows Joe & Mika.  Producers decline Megyn gig.
  • Key thesis of CNN series called ‘patronizing nonsense‘.  Cillizza to CNN.
  • Fox & Friends videos: Time to abolish Daylight Saving?
Mar 112017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: Kellyanne
  • Reliable Sources videos: Press-shy POTUS, Tillerson too; harmful Hannity.
  • Next week’s CNN Town Hall: Tom Price.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • John Roberts: master of ‘fashion tips‘.  Fox News vs Gateway Pundit.
  • Jake Tapper unloads to Ana Marie Cox: Trump, fake news, and more.
  • Tucker Carlson video: exposes the hypocrisy of Samantha Bee.
Mar 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Misstatements, omissions…and another ‘Maddow edit‘.
  • Kurtz: It’s time for Maddow, Coop et al to come out of denial.
  • The POTUS media diet: CNN and Fox News…MSNBC not so much.
  • Factor video: on facts, speculation, and credulity.
  • Report: Megyn Kelly tired of hard news, wants to be ‘the next Oprah‘.
  • Tucker: the Socrates of our time.  Ed Davis: new FNC security analyst.
  • Wemple enthralled by Shep outburst.   Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Zucker play: CNN show features A.I. sex dolls and romance with robots.
Mar 092017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Wemple: John Roberts suggests the media should stop whining.
  • Katz: Andy Lack looks ahead to Megyn Kelly’s role at NBC News.
  • Judge Jeannine Pirro moonlighting: You the Jury premieres in April.
  • Videos: Tucker Carlson cross-examines Jorge Ramos
  • Q&A: How Erin Burnett became a news anchor.   Fox settles with Holder.
  • Somerby: Lawrence and Al’s moral stampede.  Vossoughian is out at HLN.
  • Ang: What did Dana Perino do on ‘women’s day’?   Regrets? Bob has a few.
Mar 082017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Out# videos: Co-hosts debate ‘day without women’
  • Video: Out# panel Concha: Mika & Joe bash Out# ladies.
  • Gardner: Fox News appears to have the edge in lawsuit over clip-sharing.
  • Steinberg: CNN’s New Day gets ‘new mission‘ as Olby producer takes over.
  • After Maddow said she’s ignoring Trump’s tweets,  Coop has a brainstorm.
  • Paparazzi snap Megyn.  Five fast facts about Ainsley.  Andrea escorted out.
  • Not just Coop 360°: CNN launches virtual reality unit with Pamplano bulls.
  • Ruhle show is all female.  CNN hires Jason Miller.  Hogue: Unfaithful Bolling?
  • Erik Wemple’s strange new respect for Fox & Friends alum Gretchen Carlson.
  • Zucker: Our Israel coverage is not perfect.  Cannibalism controversy persists.
  • Tucker video: on the recent epidemic of fake news, and fake scandals.
Mar 072017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Rachel Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.   Weekend numbers.
  • The Late Show video: Stephen Colbert.  Fox Biz sweeps the week.
  • MSNBC host appropriated reporting of two journalists without attribution.
  • Iraqi baby named after Arwa Damon.  Carol Costello show debuts in April.
  • ‘What does a dead guy’s brain taste like?’ Outrage over cannibalism on CNN.
  • Impartial CNN anchor on health care plan: the rich will like it, others may not.
  • Video: Lauren Green makes book.  CNN racism lawsuit at CA Supreme Court.
  • Maddow’s plan to defeat Trump in 2020.   CNN’s Jeff Kepnes rejoins MSNBC.
  • Videos: Spirited debate on wiretapping claims via and

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Mar 062017
 
Mar 042017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: claim; reviews;
  • Reliable Sources: Unprecedented; diversitydeception; nix on neutrality.
  • Fox & Friends video: Trump wiretapping claims.
  • Zurawik: Trump’s ‘war on press’ is no match for Barack Obama’s.
  • Report: Heather Naurt hired as State Department Spokeswoman.
  • MSNBC signs Mark Halperin as analyst.  Tom Shillue makes book.
  • CNN hires another impartial reporter…Valerie Jarrett’s daughter!
  • Intelligence Report video: Joe Concha on the stories
  • Kaylee Hartung jumps from ESPN to CNN.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Flood: How Maddow doubled her ratings; has FBN dethroned CNBC?
  • Tucker video: Entrepreneur offers  Q&A: Reza Aslan.
Mar 032017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Outnumbered debates pols meeting with
  • FTV Live: CNN Town Hall slips; Tapper not talking; everyone hates Van.
  • FTV Live: CNN paying a YouTuber more than Wolf and Coop combined!
  • Chris Hayes paints America as an oppressed colony of a tyrannical state.
  • Finding Jesus season premiere.  CNN celebrity chef’s new digital venture.
  • No CNN for you: Youtube ‘skinny bundle’ leaves out the Turner channels.
  • Wemple snarks on Trump over CNN report.  Daily Show video: Jake Tapper.
  • Concha: MSNBC says ratings up because they have the ‘smartest coverage‘.
  • Tucker videos: Dem calls for journo explores
Mar 022017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Why Shannon Bream loves covering the Supreme Court.
  • FTV Live: Sour Lemon; no news is good news…at the YMCA.
  • Katy Tur: I’m not a Trump critic, I’m a journalist.  Katy does a one-eighty.
  • Folkenflik:  Despite attacks and snubs, CNN ‘reclaims its newsy mission‘.
  • Concha: Despite negative media Trump polling well; CNN’s Trump ticker.
  • Ana Cabrera named weekend anchor.  Shep vs Trump fans.  Crisis averted.
  • Tucker videos: Dem in Trump speech; freed
Mar 012017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: speech/Fox – analysis/Fox – analysis/CNN  1-2-3.
  • February 2016 program ranker:  Fox News holds nine of top ten slots.
  • Fake news: NBC+MSNBC claims speech win, but fails to add Fox+FNC!
  • Somerby: Hour of Chris Matthews and comedians was a bad ‘gong show’.
  • News coverage of Trump Presidency ‘really, really negative‘, even on Fox.
  • Concha: Backlash hits CNN for all-male glam shot on Zucker cover story.
  • Zucker play: CNN exec’s bold plan to dominate digital and beat BuzzFeed.
  • Greg Gutfeld on life, books, and more.  FNC viewers tuned out the Oscars.
  • FTV Live: It’s time for CNN to cover Trump more fairly.   ICN: Not so fast.
  • David Gregory at SU.   Coop stiffed by Oscar.   Burnett: Is Trump a traitor?
  • Fox News signs David Bossie, CNN engages Jack Kingston, as contributors.
  • Wemple write-up of F&F Trump interview dumps the praise in an addendum.
  • Videos: Wallace on the speech; media impressed.