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.
Mar 072017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Rachel Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.   Weekend numbers.
  • The Late Show video: Stephen Colbert.  Fox Biz sweeps the week.
  • MSNBC host appropriated reporting of two journalists without attribution.
  • Iraqi baby named after Arwa Damon.  Carol Costello show debuts in April.
  • ‘What does a dead guy’s brain taste like?’ Outrage over cannibalism on CNN.
  • Impartial CNN anchor on health care plan: the rich will like it, others may not.
  • Video: Lauren Green makes book.  CNN racism lawsuit at CA Supreme Court.
  • Maddow’s plan to defeat Trump in 2020.   CNN’s Jeff Kepnes rejoins MSNBC.
  • Videos: Spirited debate on wiretapping claims via and

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Mar 032017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Outnumbered debates pols meeting with
  • FTV Live: CNN Town Hall slips; Tapper not talking; everyone hates Van.
  • FTV Live: CNN paying a YouTuber more than Wolf and Coop combined!
  • Chris Hayes paints America as an oppressed colony of a tyrannical state.
  • Finding Jesus season premiere.  CNN celebrity chef’s new digital venture.
  • No CNN for you: Youtube ‘skinny bundle’ leaves out the Turner channels.
  • Wemple snarks on Trump over CNN report.  Daily Show video: Jake Tapper.
  • Concha: MSNBC says ratings up because they have the ‘smartest coverage‘.
  • Tucker videos: Dem calls for journo explores
Mar 012017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: speech/Fox – analysis/Fox – analysis/CNN  1-2-3.
  • February 2016 program ranker:  Fox News holds nine of top ten slots.
  • Fake news: NBC+MSNBC claims speech win, but fails to add Fox+FNC!
  • Somerby: Hour of Chris Matthews and comedians was a bad ‘gong show’.
  • News coverage of Trump Presidency ‘really, really negative‘, even on Fox.
  • Concha: Backlash hits CNN for all-male glam shot on Zucker cover story.
  • Zucker play: CNN exec’s bold plan to dominate digital and beat BuzzFeed.
  • Greg Gutfeld on life, books, and more.  FNC viewers tuned out the Oscars.
  • FTV Live: It’s time for CNN to cover Trump more fairly.   ICN: Not so fast.
  • David Gregory at SU.   Coop stiffed by Oscar.   Burnett: Is Trump a traitor?
  • Fox News signs David Bossie, CNN engages Jack Kingston, as contributors.
  • Wemple write-up of F&F Trump interview dumps the praise in an addendum.
  • Videos: Wallace on the speech; media impressed.
Feb 082017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: CNN debate-Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Concha: ‘Hillary-friendly’ CNN contributor pens dubious WH report.
  • FTV: CNN’s ‘interview for the ages’ was like two kids on a playground.
  • Greer: Rumors swirl that Tamron Hall may be joining Live with Kelly?!
  • CNN comedy series begins with F-word.  Finding Jesus returns March 5.
  • Jen Psaki psigned as a CNN contributor.  CNN chef’s ‘change of address‘.
  • Video: Tucker and Brit Hume made at the 9th Circuit.
  • Late Night videos: Anderson Cooper with Seth Meyers
Feb 022017
 
Dec 292016
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Sandra Smith-Eric Bolling-Kim Guilfoyle 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Since when are diverse perspectives bad for a cable news net?
  • Rothstein: Greta in line for MSNBC’s 6:00 pm slot; Joe’s bland welcome.
  • The 2016 cable news program ranker: Fox News holds 14 of top 15 slots.
  • Gold: MSNBC rebrands Morning Joe as your source for the latest Trump news.
  • Q&A: Eric Bolling thinks this is the New Year’s Eve FNC will beat Coop.   More.
  • Kelly File video: Muslim author Asra Nomani for supporting Trump.
  • Koblin: A banner year for cable news.  Wemple: Tucker Carlson, Fox’s ‘sexist pig‘.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter
Dec 212016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Eric Bolling-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Lawsuit against Megyn/FNC thrown out.  Push for Kimberly strengthens.
  • Salutin: How did Jake Tapper become a hero?  Q&A: CNN’s Barbara Starr.
  • Farhi: How Ed Schultz went from MSNBC lefty to mouthpiece for Moscow.
  • Did Stelter help promote potentially fake news by uncritically retweeting it?
  • The Cable Game: Noted opponent of ‘fake news’ serves up some of his own?
  • Holmes: The ongoing meltdown over ‘fake news’ is starting to get ridiculous.
  • Dancing with Elephants: On vacation with Coop.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Megyn Kelly-produced series announces cast, premiere date.   Today’s oops.
  • Warren:  Brian Williams’s (low-rated) show is quietly ‘conquering‘ late night.
  • Concha: Media should err on the side of caution when airing videos of death.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Radio host says Trump nominees literally
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter
Dec 102016
 
  • Media Buzz videos: Flap Newt what
  • Reliable Sources videos: Flap over hack; fighting fake news; to tell the tweet?
  • ICN: CNN may have a Van Jones issue, but it’s not a conflict of interest.
  • Miniter: Is CNN position on women in bikinis just a ruse for playing politics?
  • Katz: Coop, Kelly together again for CNN Heroes.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Steinberg: ABC considered Megyn for GMA co-host.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Martha holding pols
Nov 182016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Eric Bolling-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Ainsley and Mr Bill topple Bernie.  Piers Morgan would like to resurface.
  • Big news for Kirsten Powers.   Michael Wolff takes on Stelter and Lemon.
  • Video: talks to Jenna Lee about the furor over ‘fake news’.
  • FTV Live: Why is Brian Stelter suddenly concerned over ‘fake news’ now?
  • ‘Cuckblock’ extension tags Trump opponents…and blocks CNN completely.
  • Video: Megyn Kelly talks with Gayle King about Trump, Ailes, Settle for More.
  • How, after 38 years, Coop was reunited with his brother.   Q&A: Megyn Kelly.
  • Somerby: More and more, Maddow is like a low-rent liberal version of Trump.