Sep 302016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Rachel Maddow-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Say What?! Brian Williams thinks he coined the phrase ‘runaway train’.
  • Wemple takes shot at James Rosen, gets a doozy of a rebuttal in return.
  • Megyn to Hillary: You keep using my name, it’s time to come on my show.
  • Sept numbers: Hannity-Megyn-Bill 1-2-3; Brit lifts On the Record; ranker.
  • More than mere media? Brian Stelter given title: ‘senior correspondent‘.
  • Factor video: Bernard Goldberg to smear Brit Hume.
  • Intramural battle royale: MSNBC analyst calls CNBC colleague a ‘jackass’.
  • Concha: Trump targets Lemon and Joe S; snarky CNN chyrons spare Hillary.
Sep 282016
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Will MSNBC rebuke Dean for cocaine smear? ‘Of course not.’
  • Zucker play: CNN renders Lester Holt invisible.  The purloined graphic.
  • Factor videos: Debate analysis with and
  • Tied up in knots: FNC, Tantaros disagree about alleged settlement offer.
  • FNC veep cautions staff about online surveys.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Andy Lack calls BriWi’s credibility issues ‘ancient history‘.  ICN disagrees.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Maybe Trump broke the law.  Q&A: Richard Quest.
  • Fox Business hits new highs.  Steinberg: CNN greenlights Shades season two.
Sep 222016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Don Lemon-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Krinsky: Fox News on target to make 2016 the ‘biggest sales year ever’.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live videos: Mr Bill O’Reilly
  • Discovery CEO: News channels are ‘eating cable tv‘.  Today’s conspiracy.
  • Battaglio: More reasons why ‘Trump TV’ is little more than a pipe dream.
  • Ellison: Roger Ailes final days, from the suit and the strategy to the lockout.
  • Kelly File video: Charlotte clash to the West Bank.
  • Warren: Is Brian Williams’s 11th Hour his path back to respectability?  More.
  • Dana Perino, a ‘thoughtful optimist‘ who eschews Sunday show talking points.
Sep 192016
  • Friday’s numbers: Maddow-Hannity-O’Reilly/O’Donnell (tie) 1-2-3.
  • Bloomberg reporter asks: Did Russians order NY attacks to help Trump?!
  • Concha: Pack media resort to bullying the refs ahead of first Prez debate.
  • To smooth Brian Williams’s acceptance MSNBC paired him with Maddow.
  • Meyer: Chris Hayes ridiculed for dumb tweet.  CNN hires Brekke Fletcher.
  • Zengerle: Joe Scarborough has big dreams…including Trump: The Musical?!
  • Lean Forward: Impartial MSNBC reporter agrees, Gore won Florida in 2000.
  • Perino & Stirewalt videos: Candidates what
  • F&F video: Hogue: Mornings get a jarring jolt.  RIP CNN’s Tom Mintier.
Sep 082016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: MSNBC forum-Megyn Kelly-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Brit boom: On the Record ratings jump, topping MSNBCNN combined.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Kids on bikes elderly Chicago man.
  • Concha: Matt Lauer bullied and shamed for not ‘taking down’ Trump.
  • Grynbaum: Lauer performance panned by ‘critics of all political stripes’.
  • Hannity tells Wemple: ‘The difference between me and you is, I’m honest.’
  • Greta to FNC: Can I have my pictures back?  Maryanne Rafferty resurfaces.
  • Grove: The only person who needs Brian Williams’s show is Brian Williams.
  • Flood: Without Ailes, FNC scores five weekly primetime cable wins in a row.
  • Kelly File videos: Analysis of ‘Commander-in-Chief Forum’
  • Guthrie: Gretchen Carlson settlement could launch ‘repositioning’ of Fox News.
Sep 062016
Sep 022016
  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Bolling-The Five-Anderson Cooper 1-2-3.
  • Univision exec to debate commission: Sorry, that’s not good enough.
  • Video: to being chosen Prez debate moderator.
  • Wemple: How long can Brian Williams continue to shelter himself?
  • F&F zings Tim Kaine for doing every morning show but theirs; video.
  • The Kelly File video: Is DHS formulating a
  • Q&A: Don Lemon talks about The Donald.   Post-speech Hannity: Yuge!
  • Debate moderators include Cooper, Chris Wallace.   Concha: Slam-dunk.
  • Sherman’s Ailes rehash suggests some of Megyn Kelly’s reporting is ‘racist’.
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May 282016
  • Media Buzz videos: theories; Trump press
  • Reliable Sources videos: Conspiracy theories; racial anxiety; Rush Limbaugh.
  • F&F video: run the CMC obstacle course;
  • Brian Williams: America dropped atomic bombs on Japan ‘in anger’.
  • Greta explains it again, this time for the Examiner.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Hillary’s blame Bob
May 192016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Greta to receive Excellence in Journalism award.  RIP Norma Leonard.
  • Megyn zings Trevor Noah.  Video: Laurie Dhue, Suzanne Sena
  • Joyella: Cablers scramble to cover disappearance of Egyptian airliner.
  • Kelly File video: Megyn and Howard Kurtz of her special.
  • Bernie Sanders to Hillary: I’m in for the Fox News debate…how about you?
  • TCG: No news is good news.  New BriWi promo emphasizes ‘the good stuff’.
  • Levin: Why I love Mika Brzezinski; Somerby: No one could really be so dumb.
  • Castillo: CNN’s big bet on Great Big Story.   CNN anchors hawk Turner wares.