Aug 182017
 

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May 172017
 
Apr 122017
 
  • Smith: Megyn Kelly’s first NBC interview could be with Vlad Putin.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Janice Dean, recently absent from Fox News, says all is well, ‘back soon’.
  • What could go wrong? Google puts CNN et al in charge of fact-checking.
  • Explaining how tv news really works.   Video: on Syria.
  • New season of Parts Unknown premieres with exotic, faraway Los Angeles.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier, Jake Tapper, et al discuss ‘fake news’, fairness, and more.
  • Q&A: Melissa Francis on Roger Ailes, corporate culture, and her new book.
  • Wolff: No evidence, no trials…it doesn’t matter if allegations are true or not.
Feb 132017
 
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Feb 022017
 
Jan 232017
 
Jan 112017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Obama (CNN)-Don Lemon-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Bret Baier and panel examine
  • Concha: Mika Brzezinski slams CNN, Buzzfeed over unverified reporting.
  • Somerby: Remember when Maddow wasn’t pretending to admire Greta?
  • Grove:  Greta on MSNBC is the same ideology-free show as Greta on Fox.
  • Columnist takes shot at Fox women…gets called out by CNN contributor.
  • Q&A: Gretchen Carlson, Greta FNC’s Three Days in January.
  • 9/11 truther Van Jones has ‘high hopes‘ for his series of CNN ‘conversations’.
Jan 102017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Sean Spicer previews the
  • CBS This Morning video: on Three Days in January, and more.
  • The Cable Game: Missing personsHousecall, Insiders, Massi, Dash, etc.
  • Wolff: The best laid plans of Megyn and the Murdoch boys go badly awry.
  • Factor video: Tucker on celebrities, and Fox’s primetime.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • White media outraged by white man.   CNN’s video wall.   Favre phones in.
  • Videos: Van Jones w/Seth Meyers  Nancy Grace resurfaces.
  • Spargo: Greta ‘never liked‘ Megyn Kelly, didn’t know they’d both be at NBC.
Jan 062017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: in debate over who pays for border wall.
  • Cable Game: David Frum, Jonathan Chait spread fake news about Fox.
  • Chris Wallace named to distinguished list.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.
  • CNN’s 2017: More apps, more K-File, more Brian Stelter…plus Van Jones.
  • Factor video:  Bernard Goldberg examines
  • Greta makes her MSNBC debut.   WWHL video: Maddow with Andy Cohen.
  • Will Megyn replace Savannah?  Bret Baier makes book. Melissa Francis too.
  • DeRiso: Chicago co-founder slams ‘revisionist informercial’ shown on CNN.
Dec 092016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Sandra Smith 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Is Van Jones another conflict of interest headache for CNN?
  • Outnumbered video: Is the real threat ‘fake news’, or
  • Fake news: MSNBC ‘journalist’ says FNC partied at Trump hotel. Update.
  • Greenwald: Clintonite’s disinfo spread by MSNBC to discredit Wikileaks.
  • Bret Baier talks with Seth Meyers about the challenge of covering Trump.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Is poking around in our elections?
  • Today’s Megyn specularama.  FTV pours cold water on the speculathon.
  • Roy: Hegseth would be a ‘grand slam‘ pick.   VA whistleblower weighs in.
  • Brian Williams is against ‘fake news’.  Partisans take sides re news outlets.
  • Impartial CNN reporter ‘felt like a new person‘ when taken off Trump beat.
Dec 082016
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Martha MacCallum 1-2-3.
  • Video: Kurtz and Jenna Lee on of a military coup.
  • Concha: Should reporters be banned from tweeting? In some cases…yes!
  • Gibbons: Juan Williams, Kim Guilfoyle at Multichannel Diversity Discussion.
  • Hollywood Reporter video: at Women in Entertainment event.
  • With feds’ decision on merger deal pending, CNN promises ‘independence’.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Hate speech opponent who compared
  • Bret Baier at Franklin Templeton Pro-Am.  Q&A: Fareed Zakaria, Jake Tapper.
Nov 102016
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: As leaders confer, self-promoting pundits divide and conquer.
  • Zurawik rips CNN: All I wanted to do was turn off the channel in disgust.
  • Guthrie: Inside Fox’s $30M studio on an ‘unreal, surreal‘ election night.
  • Battaglio: What a Trump administration means for FNC and cable news.
  • Griswold: CNN airs agitator’s call for murder.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • CNN just figured out websites are reposting their clips.  Tweet of the day.
  • Here’s why the election’s end means very bad news for CNN and MSNBC.
  • Videos: Election coverage reviews by
Nov 092016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: FNC, CNN share honors for election coverage.
  • Concha: Trump defeats Hillary, mainstream media elites hardest hit.
  • Video: Live, with Kelly Ripa, Naomi Watts, et al.
  • F&F videos: Election reactions from and
  • Election night behind the scenes at MSNBC, Fox Business, with Shep,
  • Murdoch: We set the gold standard.    20/20 books Gretchen Carlson.
  • Tucker: CNN like a ‘sad trombone‘ compared to Fox/MSNBC coverage.
  • Wemple: Election day is cable news coverage at its nadir.  Today’s oops.
  • Swift: Megyn and Bret upstaged by ‘Chandy’.  Twitter zings Wolf Blitzer.
  • Somerby: How blindingly stupid are clowns like O’Donnell and Maddow?
  • Zurawik: The most engaging election coverage…the one with Megyn Kelly.
Nov 042016
 
  • The View video: on debate prep, the campaign, and more.
  • Conspiracy theorists erupt as Fox News and CNN vanish from DirecTV.
  • Concha: Cable news channels prep for post-partisan ratings depression.
  • MSNBC anchor halts talk of ‘unverified’ report MSNBC already reported.
  • Wemple: How is Bret Baier like Hannity? Both are Trump propagandists!
  • Video: confirms and clarifies Fox reports on Clinton Foundation.
  • Geraldo lists upper east side crib: $7.2 million.  FNC signs Dem Mo Elliethee.
  • Zurawik: CNN’s actions in leak scandal show why media are year’s big losers.
  • Cable Game: The most busted name in news.  Bauder: CNN on the defensive.
  • Factor video: on how the POTUS nominees deal with press.
  • Q&A: John BermanJeffrey LordNicolle Wallace, Rachel Maddow, Hallie Jackson.