Jun 282017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Hannity-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: Panel debates at WH briefing.
  • Eric Bolling makes book…and Trump’s tweet makes it take off.
  • Ellison: Can Megyn Kelly outpace her first-month ‘nightmare’?
  • Sally Kohn in a twitter spat.  Chaffetz to Fox, Stephens to MSNBC.
  • Concha: Will media learn from CNN’s mistakes? (Don’t bet on it.)
  • Goodwin: CNN has a bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.
  • Videos: and on CNN’s credibility crisis.
  • Smith: CNN caved on Russia story after threat of $100M libel suit.
  • Baragona: Why did Reliable Sources ignore CNN’s retracted story?
  • FTV Live: CNN has become a laughing stock; Jeff Zucker’s Mini-Me.
  • Farhi: CNN’s Russian story debacle came at the worst possible time.
  • Shepard: CNN needs to slow down after Russia story repercussions.
  • Folkenflik: CNN resignations a sign of ‘high stakes‘ in covering Trump.
  • Impartial CNN anchor calls for civil disobedience in the White House.
  • Alisyn sticks up (sort of) for Kellyanne.  Scarborough sticks up for CNN.
  • Somerby: Kushner vs Bernie…Rachel Maddow’s McCarthyism in action.

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Jun 272017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-The Five-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Q2 cable news program ranker: Fox News holds 14 of top 20 slots.
  • Q2 biznet shake-up: CNBC dips to 20-year low as FBN surges 47%.
  • Q2 numbers: FNC dominates cable news for 62nd month in a row.
  • Q2: Fox News tops all cable nets; MSNBCCNN show improvement.
  • MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle snags a $7.5 million Upper East Side crib.
  • Kansas man arrested for stalking Joanne Nosuchinsky at her NYC pad.
  • CNN producer caught on tape: the Russia coverage is ‘mostly bullish!t‘.
  • Turley: Travel ban ruling should force the media to examine themselves.
  • The Late Show video:  talks Mean Dads with Stephen Colbert.
  • Jim Acosta: I’m ‘blackballed‘.   Soldier’s mom rips CNN’s ‘twisted’ reality.
  • Videos: Sharyl Attkisson on the origins of
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
Jun 262017
 
  • Three journos involved in retracted CNN report have resigned.
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Maddow-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Greer: Fair-weather liberals have had their fill of Megyn Kelly.
  • Megyn NBC ratings sink to new low.  Andrea Mitchell honored.
  • Hogue: ‘The band’ is back together; Heather’s new 5am partner?
  • Don Lemon at Sag Harbor High.   Oh, Joy: Russia…Russia…Russia
  • Hugh Hewitt MSNBC premiere gets hostile reception from the left.
  • Joe Scarborough releases anti-Trump mushroom cloud music video.
  • Videos: CNN retraction etc Monday
  • CNN tightens rules after retracting fake story;  Reliable Sources silent.
Jun 242017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  Acosta the tiff
  • Reliable Sources: Phil Donahue; Fox Trump ‘infomercial‘; the GOP liars.
  • Anna Kooiman heading back to the USA for FNC July 4th weekend.
  • Boyle: CNN retracts ‘very fake’ report on Scaramucci, Kushner et al.
  • Megyn: ‘I have zero doubt I can do this job.’  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • As Fox News builds new cutting edge newsroom, Studio N goes dark.
  • Duin: CNN spotlights gay 12-year-old Mormon…but is it really news?
  • Tucker video: after attempt to assassinate GOP reps.
Jun 232017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Hannity-The Five 1-2-3.
  • It’s no joke: The History of Comedy returns to CNN with season two.
  • Somerby: What MSNBC refused to say about Comey and the ‘tapes’.
  • Erik Wemple scolds Fox for saying what MSNBC refused to mention.
  • MSNBC scores a hat trick: three errors of fact in one single sentence.
  • Tucker video: why didn’t MSNBCNN air Trump speech?
Jun 222017
 
Jun 212017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Fox radio drops Sullivan, Gibson, adds Starnes and Tom Shillue.
  • Somerby: 14 minutes that broke the cablenews dishonesty record.
  • Salvadori: CNN fake Paris attack photo is a reminder to be wary.
  • Barr: Is Bill O’Reilly plotting his future online, or on tv?  Or…both?
  • One America News pulls back O’Reilly offer, will pursue ‘other talent’.
  • CNN plans to turn Great Big Story into a Great Big streaming channel.
  • Video: says Iran, not Russia, is the problem in Syria.
  • With EP release, Scarborough’s grassroots fanbase ‘poised to explode‘!
  • Report: ‘Betrayed’ Matt Lauer ready to quit Today over Megyn Kelly hire.
Jun 202017
 
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Jun 172017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  the Megyn
  • Reliable Sources videos: Oliver Stone; Amy Klobuchar; Megyn backlash.
  • Joe Scarborough is puzzled: Who would attack Steve Scalise?
  • O’Reilly begins tour in Westbury, drops hints of a ‘new network‘.
  • Fox & Friends video: Abby Huntsman and Jeff drop
  • CNN bias raised at stockholders’ meeting.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Reza Aslan not sorry for the sentiment.  ‘Fake News‘ protest at CNN.
  • MSNBC leaves Scalise medical update early to go back to Trump talk.
  • Tucker video: cites media malpractice by HuffPo, NY Times.
Jun 162017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Ed Henry (for Tuck)-Hannity 1-2-3
  • Out# video: Tom Shillue about the baseball game.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s tale was false…but it felt so good going down!
  • Drudge: Competitive stress is causing cable hosts’ spate of illnesses.
  • Tucker Carlson hospitalized for appendicitis; Perino will sub tonight.
  • Hall: O’Reilly is assembling a production team to launch new project.
  • Video: Bill O’Reilly resurfaces, on One America News.  More to come?
  • In new audio Megyn tells ‘fascinating’ Jones he has ‘a very good point’.
  • Megyn ‘completely overhauls‘ Alex Jones segment; Jones leaks audio.
  • Turley:  CNN’s lawsuit could vindicate Comey…or trigger his downfall.
  • Ainsley Earthardt’s pants.  Katy Tur’s father.  Rachel Maddow’s A-block.
Jun 152017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson-The Five 1-2-3.
  • CNN reporter refuses to correct false report: ‘Not playing your game’.
  • Play ball: FNC has special coverage of Congressional Baseball Game.
  • Somerby: All these pundits said there’s no way it’s true…only, it was.
  • Better than man bites dog: Anderson Cooper bites Anderson Cooper.
  • Fired CNN host angling for an Emmy nom.  Kaitlan Collins joins CNN.
  • CNN’s Zucker complains POTUS hasn’t done an interview with them.
  • Fox News exclusive investigative report triggers action from US Senate.
  • A Connecticut anchor in Fox & Friends’ studio.  Hardball gets a makeover.
  • Home & Family video: Harris Faulkner on with your kids.
Jun 142017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Situation Room 1-2-3.
  • Petition demands MSNBC stop hiring all those white conservatives.
  • Rothstein: Mika tells manly man Joe the White House is full of sissies.
  • Fox News retires its ‘fair and balanced’ slogan.  Q&A: Rachel Maddow.
  • ‘It’s a sh!t show!’: ‘Panicked’ meetings at NBC over Alex Jones segment.
  • Advertisers, afraid to offend, are shaping the content of news programs.
  • Ex-CNNer mulls Congressional run.  Van Jones heading to Miami Beach.
  • The 13 most-watched Fox News programs since Tucker replaced Mr Bill.
  • Tucker videos: with Aresh Aramesh; on collusion.
Jun 132017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Concha: NBC needs to pull Megyn’s interview with Alex Jones.
  • Steinberg: The unprecedented cable news wars in the Trump era.
  • Former FNC employee:  Workplace harassment suit is ‘meritless’.
  • Sunday showdown: Reliable beats MediaBuzz.  Weekend numbers.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Joe Concha sees a at CNN.
  • Back to the 90s.  CNN’s new ‘travel vertical‘.   Tapper at Dartmouth.
  • HuffPo: The problem with Greta is that she’s too fair and balanced.
  • The Five video: Debate over terrorism and its enablers
  • Hall: Stop the madness… before advertising boycotts destroy us all.
  • You can leave Fox News, but the boycotts will follow you everywhere.
Jun 122017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-O’Donnell-Tucker/Hayes 1-2-3.
  • Tani: Specialists hints at a new FNC formula for the post-Ailes era.
  • Concha: NYT cowed into rewriting headline of glowing Tur profile.
  • Ariens: Fox News promotes six execs to new roles in programming.
  • Impartial CNN host raves: Trump assassination play ‘a masterpiece‘.
  • Coop on Kathy Griffin: ‘I wish her well and I hope she bounces back’.
  • Goldberg: Donald Trump is good for business…Trump bashing business.
  • Q&A: Tom Shillue on meaner Dads. GQ: Shillue’s Trumpian book is ‘awful’.
  • Fox & Friends video:  by ‘viciousness’ of her father’s critics.