Weekend Links and Open Thread

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Hats Off

Updated! Searching for cable news truth, they read johnny dollar’s place…but don’t want you to know about it. A not-very-shocking exposé. ...read more
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Monday Links and Open Thread

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You Decide!

Writer and MSNBC employee Jonathan Alter sent out a tweet at 9:57 pm, boasting that a New York Times article ‘uses story from my new book The Center Holds about Ailes cutting Geraldo’s mic’. And sure enough, it does:

As the three {Fox & Friends] hosts criticized the administration for failing to save the ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans who died in Benghazi, Mr. Rivera protested. He accused the co-host Eric Bolling of lying, calling him “a politician trying to make a political point.” “After the argument continued for several minutes, Ailes called the control room and told the producers to cut Rivera’s mic,” Mr. Alter writes.

Alter’s tweet was quickly retweeted (further circulated) by Times media writer Brian Stelter, author of the article in question, and Politico’s Dylan Byers, himself fresh off a grueling dress-down of Howard Kurtz over inaccuracies in reporting.

But there’s a catch. Did it really happen? ...read more
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Wednesday Links and Open Thread

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Friday Links and Open Thread

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Friday Links and Open Thread

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Map Flap Gap

A tale of two gaffes. ...read more
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Fox Haters Week in Review

There’s only one topic on our minds this weekend. We’ll address it in tonight’s Fox Haters Week in Review. With J$P Video!  ...read more
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Tuesday Links and Open Thread

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Fox Haters Week in Review!

Deck the halls with trowels of folly: it’s a Yuletide edition of Fox Haters Week in Review! ...read more
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Fox Haters Week in Review!

The leak that wasn’t a leak, nasty Nazi talk, and a shaggy dog. It’s a jaw-dropping pre-Thanksgiving edition of Fox Haters Week in Review. With J$P Video! ...read more
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Fox Haters Week in Review!

Strange goings on at Mediaite, typical goings on at the dog pound. It’s another thrill-packed edition of Fox Haters Week in Review! With J$P Video! ...read more
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