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.
Nov 172016
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Bannon, transition, and more.
  • Concha: Media again show their hands in flap over Trump’s ‘press pool’.
  • Keith Olbermann resurfaces.  Audio: talks to Howard Stern.
  • Q&A: Meghan McCain.   Hannity’s $29 million a year tops NYC’s ‘rich list’.
  • Calderone: End of Bloomberg’s WADR will leave a gap in MSNBC schedule.
  • Ellefson to MSNBC: Don’t go middle-of-the road; ICN: That’s just nonsense.
  • How CNN pulled off 18 months of election coverage.  About CNN’s chatbots.
  • The View videos: Megyn Kelly on Trump, O’Reilly, and more
  • Battaglio: Organized campaign trying to damage sales of Megyn Kelly’s book.
  • Post-election, MSNBC trails The Hallmark Channel.  Gretchen talks to 20/20.
  • Videos: Tucker Carlson debates Coop talks with Megyn.
Oct 262016
 
Oct 112016
 
  • Leaked emails: CNBC debate moderator trashed Trump, praised Hillary.
  • Monday’s numbers: Anderson Cooper-Rachel Maddow-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Sunday showdown: Reliable Sources tops Media Buzz.   Weekend numbers.
  • Success cover story: Megyn Kelly says work harder, do better, stop whining.
  • Outnumbered videos: Panel erupts over Trump campaign
  • Zucker play: CNN’s Brazile shared town hall questions with Clinton camp.
  • Gerri Willis, back on Fox Business, details six things cancer has taught her.
  • Videos: rates the debate mods; Joe Concha on Billy Bush.
  • Coop brings debate viewers to CNN.   Why Carol Tshabalala said no to CNN.
  • CNN AppleTV app gets extreme makeover. CNN doc targets girls’ education.
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.
Oct 052016
 
  • Tuesday numbers: Debate/CNN-Debate/FNC-Post-Debate/FNC 1-2-3.
  • Acrimonious squabbles erupt between CNN, ABC over Sunday debate.
  • Concha: Quijano’s bias of omission conforms to Lester Holt’s playbook.
  • CNBC icon loses the week to Fox Biz.   How CNN beat MSNBC and Fox.
  • Kelly File video: Panel and moderator Elaine Quijano.
  • No Live with Kelly: Coop signs long-term CNN deal, allows for 60 Minutes.
  • Wemple: CNN should hire Pence.  Harris, Hasbro settle.  Today’s outrage!
  • Confessions of an MSNBC intern.  Ass-iest Chris Matthews tv moment ever.
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 262016
 
  • Concha: MSNBC catches flak over on-screen graphics mishaps.
  • Friday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Bill O’Reilly talks with and
  • Maria Molina at CMU.  Coop at Stambaugh.  Carlos Watson resurfaces.
  • Gahr: Why does Dylan Byers think perjury by Phil Griffin is ‘not a story‘?
  • Steinberg: Ad on CNN looks like real newscast; Lester Holt’s difficult task.
  • Kelly File video: Panel explores how for the debate.
Sep 202016