Jul 242017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-Melber-Reid 1-2-3; a historic week.
  • Somerby: ‘Lousy work‘ by CNN’s Coop, and beyond that…’Good God!’
  • Somerby: Embarrassing Joe/Mika bio and its preoccupation with hair.
  • Today’s adulatory profile of Joe & Mika, and their storybook love affair.
  • Next Revolution video: Health insurance companies are
  • Count the errors in MSNBC attack on Trump’s wives.  Betsy likes to watch.
  • CNN’s Jim Acosta wouldn’t do a correction, now Chris Cillizza won’t either.
  • Flood: Fox News rips NY Times ‘hyperventilating to the media’ over apology.
  • NY Times asks Fox to apologize for reporting what Special Ops General said.
Jul 182017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow, O’Donnell, Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Coop’s con…shady editing turns ‘true’ into ‘flat-out false’!
  • Somerby: Phony facts, fuzzy math…Maddow plays another ugly con.
  • Multiple cable newsers named to top 25 millennial broadcasters list.
  • New FNC sales chief brings new priorities.  FBNers go Triathlonning.
  • Hunter: How Tucker Carlson is opening up the foreign policy debate.
  • Today’s prediction that a competitor to Fox News is all but imminent.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz tops CNN Reliable. Weekend numbers.
  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld on the media’s political
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 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.
Jun 062017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Joy-Ann Reid-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Contentious debate on
  • Video: Neil Cavuto and sites that parrot them.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Concha: Where in the world is Rachel Maddow?  CNN’s ‘badass‘ women.
  • Eboni K Williams moonlighting.   Calling all specialists.   Q&A: Dana Bash.
  • Maddow, BriWi fuel MSNBC surge.  Megyn’s tepid debut.  Coop in Tenafly.

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Jun 032017
 
  • Impartial MSNBC anchor: Is Trump trying to provoke a terror attack?
  • MediaBuzz videos: coverage; heat;
  • Reliable Sources videos: Terror coverage; Londoners react; Kathy Griffin.
  • CNN host who ate human brain on camera calls POTUS a ‘piece of sh!t‘.
  • Q&A: Steve Hilton on ‘positive populism’ and The Next Revolution. More.
  • Maloney: Hannity’s post-holiday ratings bump.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Cablenews revenues surge.  Q&A: Lawrence O’Donnell.  Calling Kimberly.
  • The Five video: Panelists give their take on
  • Griffin feels ‘betrayed’ by Coop (who wants Andy Cohen to be new co-host).
May 302017
 
  • Rothstein: Will CNN dump New Year’s Eve co-host Kathy Griffin?
  • Freaky Friday numbers: O’Donnell-Melber-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • F&F video: Anna Kooiman reveals she’s going to be
  • Steinberg: MSNBC touts its ‘hard news focus‘ as Maddow surges.
  • Q&A: Steve Hilton talks Brexit, economics, and The Next Revolution.
  • Concha: Hannity plugs counter-boycott; Megyn promo: ‘must-see tv‘.
  • Hod: Over a dozen Hannity advertisers who are not pulling their ads.
  • Collateral damage: Hannity boycott results in ads pulled off MSNBC.
  • MSNBC: Jared is a Russian agent!  MSNBC promotes Jason Johnson.
  • Video: Teen Rishi Sharma is interviewing of WWII.
May 202017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: on probe;
  • Reliable Sources videos: Flow of leaks; Trump Saudi speech; Ailes legacy.
  • Q&A: Eboni K Williams on her new show and the turmoil at Fox.
  • Bauder: Fox News stands ‘at a crossroads‘.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tucker video: Alan Dershowitz has a question…
  • Maddow has warm words for ‘friend’ Roger Ailes…but not on MSNBC.
  • Bill O’Reilly: It doesn’t seem FNC has a plan to deal with losing people.
  • Audio Q&A: Stephen Collinson.   Jim Clancy resurfaces.   Coop is sorry.
  • On again, off-again talks with O’Donnell on again.  Joy Reid’s spiffy togs.
May 162017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-Erin Burnett 1-2-3.
  • A day at CNN: 92% is Trump coverage; 6% of guests were pro-Trump.
  • Outnumbered video: Fiery discussion over
  • Kimberly Guilfoyle confirms she is in talks for WH press secretary role.
  • Sunday Showdown: Reliable Sources edges MediaBuzz by 316K to 312K.
  • Bill O’Reilly to have regular Friday spot on Beck radio show.  Flashback.
  • Q&A: Melissa Francis.  Tucker’s crib up for sale.  Today’s lawsuit update.
  • Coop snags Sally Yates.   MSNBC and O’Donnell are in talks...or are they?
  • Athey: Impartial MSNBC news anchor pushes news she knew to be false.
  • Gretchen Carlson doesn’t trust HR.  Yesterday’s outrage, today’s
  • Somerby: Maddow’s dramatic exposé of McCabe was ‘slippery and dumb‘.
May 112017
 
  • Video: on why 30 sources don’t guarantee truth.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Media critic Trump: ‘dumb’ Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo a ‘chained lunatic’.
  • Tucker Carlson video: on manic media going to DefCon One.
  • Ariens: Soledad and Grace set to resurface.  Somerby: Coop goes 7 on 1.
  • Rothstein: Sara Murray has uneasy reaction to Spicer wedding comment.
  • Legal woes complicate FNC CEO search.  21C earnings top expectations.
  • Parties mum on dismissal of lawsuit against CNN.  Cooper: Save MSNBC!
  • Bahamas flap involves Shillue, Levy, Evan Siegfried.  Q&A: Shepard Smith.

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May 102017
 
  • Specialists video: on equating Comey with Watergate.
  • Comey Tuesday numbers: Maddow-Coop-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Concha: CNN Mook, Conway segments exemplify media taking sides.
  • F&F video: on Comey firing, calls for special counsel.
  • Concha: Media seemingly collude with Yates to ignore criminal leaks.
  • Deadline: White House connects the dots with DC-rich graphics design.
  • Tucker Carlson videos: Former Rep
  • Wolff: Is the Sinclair group competition for FNC?   Advertisers are back.
  • Katz: Fox News most-watched channel in all cable for 18th week in a row.

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Apr 282017
 
Mar 232017
 
Mar 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Misstatements, omissions…and another ‘Maddow edit‘.
  • Kurtz: It’s time for Maddow, Coop et al to come out of denial.
  • The POTUS media diet: CNN and Fox News…MSNBC not so much.
  • Factor video: on facts, speculation, and credulity.
  • Report: Megyn Kelly tired of hard news, wants to be ‘the next Oprah‘.
  • Tucker: the Socrates of our time.  Ed Davis: new FNC security analyst.
  • Wemple enthralled by Shep outburst.   Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Zucker play: CNN show features A.I. sex dolls and romance with robots.
Mar 082017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Out# videos: Co-hosts debate ‘day without women’
  • Video: Out# panel Concha: Mika & Joe bash Out# ladies.
  • Gardner: Fox News appears to have the edge in lawsuit over clip-sharing.
  • Steinberg: CNN’s New Day gets ‘new mission‘ as Olby producer takes over.
  • After Maddow said she’s ignoring Trump’s tweets,  Coop has a brainstorm.
  • Paparazzi snap Megyn.  Five fast facts about Ainsley.  Andrea escorted out.
  • Not just Coop 360°: CNN launches virtual reality unit with Pamplano bulls.
  • Ruhle show is all female.  CNN hires Jason Miller.  Hogue: Unfaithful Bolling?
  • Erik Wemple’s strange new respect for Fox & Friends alum Gretchen Carlson.
  • Zucker: Our Israel coverage is not perfect.  Cannibalism controversy persists.
  • Tucker video: on the recent epidemic of fake news, and fake scandals.