Oct 202016
 
  • Wednesday numbers: Debate/FNC-Deb/CNN-PostDeb/FNC 1-2-3.
  • FNC tops broadcast and cable nets for 3rd debate, also wins demo.
  • Video: Outnumbered debates on electoral process.
  • Deja Vu: Dem ticket stiffs Fox News.  MSNBC moves into studio 3C.
  • ICN: CNN slam of Morning Joe compromised by a lack of clean hands.
  • Byers: Chris Wallace focused on substance in a ‘sterling performance’.
  • Concha: ‘Masterful’ Chris Wallace revived pride in the debate process.
  • Grynbaum: Subtle, yet firm, Chris Wallace elevated the election season.
  • Rieder: Chris Wallace clear winner of debate.  Riddell: What Rieder said.
  • Katz: Will CNN purchase and air Gabriel Sherman’s Roger Ailes tv movie?
  • Kelly File video: Asked about leaked questions Donna Brazile
  • Guthrie: Bret Baier talks about politics, Megyn Kelly, Roger Ailes, and more.

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Oct 172016
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Sean Hannity-Rachel Maddow-Coop 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Chris Stirewalt is Outnumbered
  • Shepard Smith opens up about Roger Ailes, Fox News, and much more.
  • Concha: CNN refusal to investigate Brazile leak exemplifies rampant bias.
  • Genius CNN anchor: It is illegal for the public to look at Wikileaks emails!
  • Working without a net: Ashleigh Banfield‘s new show is unscripted and live.
  • Videos: preps for debate; Bret Baier talks Trump, tv…and golf.
Oct 102016
 
  • FNC/Nancy Grace ‘scoop’ a fabrication.  Maria Bartiromo honored.
  • Hogue: CNN’s mantra ‘p*ssy…p*ssy…p*ssy’ a startling wake-up call.
  • Concha: Coop, Raddatz best moderators so far; Cillizza cries ‘sexism‘.
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Don Lemon-Anderson Cooper-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Krinsky: Bret Baier on Ailes, Special Report, and the future of Fox News.
  • Video: O’Reilly says some media orgs told employees
  • Video: Luntz’s rates the debate.   Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Fox News Sunday video: on media bias, Chinatown, and more.
  • Multiple ‘friendly’ cable newsers identified by name in leaked Clinton docs.
  • Somerby: Cable channel turns into The Kellyanne Show…and it wasn’t Fox.
Sep 292016
 
  • Video: Neil Cavuto for abandoning ‘fair and balanced’.
  • Wednesday numbers: O’Reilly-Obama Town Hall-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Q3 program ranker: Fox News holds top ten slots; Megyn tops demo.
  • Bret Baier makes book.  CNN makes books.  Coop gets another tryout.
  • Wemple: Lewandowski no longer on Trump payroll, given a lump sum.
  • Davis: CNN report on NC shooting riddled with errors, omits key facts.
  • Factor video: has issues with FBI email investigation.
Sep 272016
 
  • Monday numbers: Debate/CNN  Debate/FNC  PostDebate/FNC 1-2-3.
  • Q3 numbers: Fox #1, viewership sets records; CNN, MSNBC improve.
  • Out# videos: Bret Baier et al size up the debate
  • Megyn Kelly salutes Don Lemon, as Judge Judy pays tribute to Megyn.
  • Klein: Fox, the ‘Never-Trump Network‘.  ICN: Fox, the Trump Network.
  • Ariens: FNC, CNN share honors for debate night.  Q&A: Chris Stirewalt.
  • Concha: Holt emerges from debate ‘bruised and partisan‘; record ratings.
  • HuffPo: See, moderators can fact-check.  Politico: Holt kept out of the way.
  • Kelly File videos: Kurtz says pundit panel
  • Greta honored for ‘fairness and honesty‘.  Martin Bashir resurfacesFlashback.
Sep 132016
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Perino/Stirewalt podcast leads to a Sunday 5pm election-themed show.
  • Baier, Hume helped lead crushing FNC win; Cavuto sets records on FBN.
  • Concha: How a smartphone video changed cable news’ Clinton coverage.
  • Q&A: Greta talks about Hillary, the media, her future.  Weekend numbers.
  • Wemple calls O’Reilly historical book series ‘moribund’: #1
  • Videos: Bill O’Reilly talks politics, Ailes, and more on Today;  on F&F.
  • Echoing Brian Stelter, another CNN host paints Hillary as a victim of sexism.
  • Kelly File video: What impact will have on the campaign?
  • What WebMD learned from CNN.com.  HuffPo: There are no journalists on tv.
  • Wemple: University to de-Ailes its newsroom, but the scholarship he funds stays.
Sep 092016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Bill O’Reilly-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Griswold: Why Chris Wallace is right about fact-checking debaters.
  • Lean Lean: MSNBC cuts over a dozen producers in ‘restructuring’.
  • Outnumbered video: in email flap.  Q&A: Bret Baier.
  • Gray: Sean Hannity hasn’t changed, ridicules rumors of ‘Trump TV’.
  • Today’s firing demand: Drop Chris Wallace from third Prez debate.
  • Today’s CNN Lauer piece.  Video: with Charlie Rose.
  • Today’s NY Times Matt Lauer piece.  Today’s bonus NYT Lauer piece.
  • Flood: CNN’s 9/11 remembers the day, the dust, and the ‘legacy kids’.
  • Turner wants to sell its channels directly to consumers via streaming.
  • Pamela Brown, Eugene Scott on distinguished list.  Q&A: Robin Meade.
  • Videos: on nitpicking; did Brian Stelter?
  • Geraldo book deal axed because he defended Ailes.  Greta blames execs.
Sep 062016
 
Aug 182016
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Hannity-O’Reilly-Trish Regan (Megyn) 1-2-3.
  • Tom Foreman at Troy University.  Lynne Russell suing Motel 6 et al.
  • Ashley Banfield moves to HLN, Inside Politics takes over noon on CNN.
  • Concha: FNC adds Sunday election report with Bret Baier.   No mo Bo?
  • Suebsaeng: Bo Dietl threatens lawsuit over Gabriel Sherman allegations.
  • Trump/Ailes media conspiracy theory promoted by Stelter, Esquire, et al.
  • Kennedy videos: Party panel debates Trump Ellen’s
  • Lean Forward: Chris Matthews says get excited about Hillary ‘or don’t vote‘.

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Aug 042016
 
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Jul 202016
 
Jul 182016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Coop-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Gabriel Sherman ‘sources’ say Ailes exit is imminent.
  • Stelter: Review not concluded, ex-employees may be quizzed.
  • Ariens: An inside look at the media swarming the FNC.
  • The Five video: A look at the gang’s
  • Somerby: Maddow understands that what she said is just not true.
  • Concha: News nets prepped for convention, and maybe much more.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier talks conventions, coffee, Colbert, and Carlson.
  • Specularama: Why Megyn isn’t talking about Roger.   Cupp’s pilot.
  • The Brothers Murdoch may make changes at FNC…unless they don’t.
Jul 132016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Bruce: Carlson implies all female Fox hosts prostituted themselves.
  • ICN: Every day CNN looks less and less reputable compared to FNC.
  • FTV Live: CNN’s Lewandowski also being paid by Trump campaign.
  • Late Show videos: Bret Baier with Stephen Colbert
  • Goodrich: Bill Hemmer shares his take on Trump and all things RNC.
  • Luke Russert leaving (MS)NBC to ‘pursue other interests’ (via Stelter).
  • CNN convention anchors to include Coop, Cuomo, Tapper, Lemon et al.
  • Concha: Tapper’s crazy route to CNN stardom.  CNN fights privacy suit.
  • Concha: Even if Gingrich isn’t a VP candidate, Fox unlikely to rehire him.
  • Road trip: Pittsburgh or bust.  Bill and Matt’s breakfast in the Hamptons.
  • Real Story, sans Gretchen, scores its biggest ratings ever.  Q&A: Maddow.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier on Ailes, Fox, and more.  Wemple: Leave Megyn out of it.
  • McFarland: There was never a whisper of Roger being one of ‘those men’.
  • Gretchen Carlson: I’m standing up for what happened to me and the truth.
  • Kennedy video: Judge Nap spots about AG Lynch’s testimony.
Jun 212016
 

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