Jan 162017
 
  • The Five video: He’s baaack… to Fox News.
  • Deja vu all over again: Bob Beckel returns to Fox News and The Five.
  • Q&A:  Abby Huntsman on her move to Fox and early morning television.
  • WashTimes: CNN learns a lesson…airing fake news will earn you contempt.
  • Watson: CNN may not be fake news, but there isn’t much real about it either.
  • Video: Joe Concha slams CNN for at Trump’s presser.
  • The First 100 Days debuts tonight.  Martha MacCallum Q&A: Adweek, Fortune.
  • Monica Crowley declines Team Trump post.   David Gregory’s spiritual journey.

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Jan 032017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Ed Henry-The Five-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Steinberg: NBC’s big bet on Megyn Kelly comes with some big risks.
  • Megyn thanks Murdochs, Fox News viewers.  Video: Kurtz
  • Concha: Twitter’s rightwing Megyn critics go into their happy dance.
  • Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News for NBC; Friday is her last Kelly File.
  • As rumors of MSNBC continue to swirl, Greta hits back at her critics.
  • Sainato: Haberman, Todd, et al in no position to call out Scarborough.
  • F&F video: Assange has no motive to lie about leaks.
  • Plosker: CNN’s ‘unacceptable’ description of ‘Palestinian citizen of Israel’.
  • Videos: Gretchen Carlson resurfaces…on NBC’s Today part one, part two.
Jan 022017
 
  • Sean Hannity is en route to London for interview with Julian Assange.
  • Scarborough: Funny nobody objected when Obama talked to Zakaria.
  • Joe Scarborough in a twitter spat over partying with Trumps.  Day two.
  • What Were You Watching New Year’s Eve? CNN, FNC trounce MSNBC.
  • Bitter Lemon: CNN cuts mic as drunken anchor rants about ‘awful’ 2016.
  • Reliable Sources videos: Covering Trump; the Murrow Moment; populism.
  • F&F Weekend video:  Stelter Trump tweets trigger retorts.
  • MediaBuzz videos: presidents; Obama’s social

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Dec 312016
 
Dec 302016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Kimberly Guilfoyle-Eric Bolling-Ed Henry 1-2-3.
  • Russia denies school closing report, accuses CNN of airing ‘fake news’.
  • Video: Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds.   43 Across.
  • Zakaria interviews POTUS and top staffers in Voices from the Obama Years.
  • Abby apologizes for erroneous report…that understated food stamp fraud.
  • Gretchen Carlson honored by CNN, will guest-host an hour of NBC’s Today.
  • Q&A: Eric Bolling, Kimberly Guilfoyle.  Newsers named to distinguished list.
  • Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter
Dec 282016
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Ed Henry-Bill O’Reilly-Doug McElway 1-2-3.
  • 2016 numbers: Fox News tops all cable; MSNBC, CNN improve.
  • Kim Guilfoyle ‘flattered and honored‘ to be considered for Press Secy.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources. Weekend numbers.
  • Is Greta about to resurface?   Hogue: Is F&F‘s sweet Abby a ‘mean girl‘?
  • CNN, ‘constantly not news‘, now loses to HGTV.  CNN’s news you can use.
  • Video: Journalist Eli Lake says he’s Obama’s Israel policy.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter
Dec 262016
 
  • Book TV video: Dana Perino discusses her life, her career…and Jasper.
  • MediaBuzz videos: Facebook media the
  • Reliable Sources videos: Josh EarnestJen Psakisocial media; Obama vs Fox.
  • The Cable Game: Newshounds’ fake news dishonors two religions’ holy days.
  • Ozzie and Harriet video: The  Peggy Lee:
  • Bauder: Post-partisan depression hits MSNBCNN, but FNC ratings defy trend.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter  FBN’s best year ever.  
Dec 242016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Shannon Bream-The Five-Eric Bolling 1-2-3.
  • Fox & Friends video: with the Huntsman family.
  • CNN offers streaming yule log on Facebook.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Videos: The Gathering (1977);  Ozzie and Harriet: The
  • Your Buzz videos: briefings; tweets; briefings.
  • Johnny Dollar: The  Lisa Ono:
Dec 222016
 
  • The Five video: Brian Stelter in hoax tweet discussion.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Jesse Watters-Tucker Carlson-Bolling 1-2-3.
  • How Ainsley Earhardt hit her stride in 2016.  Michaela loses an hour.
  • Concha: Fox News has no conflict of interest with Kimberly Guilfoyle.
  • Q&A: Anthony Bourdain on the ‘hatred’ and ‘racism’ engulfing America.
  • Videos: Rachel Maddow with Seth Meyers
  • That Girl video: Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid.   Stan Freberg:
  • Happening Now videos: Jon Scott and the story of Bubby
  • Chris Matthews can’t get enough of Love, Actually.   Gutfeld: Tucker’s secret.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter
Dec 192016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Eric Bolling-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Treacher: Good news, Kurt Eichenwald is all right after all.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar:  The Nick Shurn Matter
  • F&F video: on pressuring electors to switch their votes.
  • ICN nitpicks reports on Megyn’s fashions and Thomas Roberts’s demotion.
  • Q&A: Megyn Kelly and Wemple discuss Hemmer, Tucker, Media Matters, etc.
Dec 172016
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: Trump; CNN and
  • Reliable Sources videos: How to cover Trump; PolitiFact; press freedom.
  • MSNBC cancels Live with Thomas Roberts.  Chris Hayes makes book.
  • F&F video: High above NYC Abby Huntsman beats
  • From his basement, Olbermann citing nonexistent Eichenwald reports.
  • No one tells Megyn Kelly what to wear.  Video: with Colbert.
  • YourBuzz videos: Fox’s a Harry
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The  Sunday talkers: preview.
Dec 132016
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • O’Connell: Chris Wallace exclusive interview gives FNS a Trump bump.
  • It’s official: Abby Huntsman new co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend. More.
  • Concha: Post-election rally coverage shows Trump still owns the media.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Philipps: ‘Veterans groups’ oppose Pete Hegseth.  Lawsuit placed on hold.
  • Kelly File video: Howard Kurtz notes a on ‘rigged’ elections.
  • Kelly: Why I’m filing an FEC complaint against CNN (and so should Trump).
Dec 092016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Sandra Smith 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Is Van Jones another conflict of interest headache for CNN?
  • Outnumbered video: Is the real threat ‘fake news’, or
  • Fake news: MSNBC ‘journalist’ says FNC partied at Trump hotel. Update.
  • Greenwald: Clintonite’s disinfo spread by MSNBC to discredit Wikileaks.
  • Bret Baier talks with Seth Meyers about the challenge of covering Trump.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Is poking around in our elections?
  • Today’s Megyn specularama.  FTV pours cold water on the speculathon.
  • Roy: Hegseth would be a ‘grand slam‘ pick.   VA whistleblower weighs in.
  • Brian Williams is against ‘fake news’.  Partisans take sides re news outlets.
  • Impartial CNN reporter ‘felt like a new person‘ when taken off Trump beat.
Dec 052016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Chris Wallace-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Darcy: Tucker Carlson is at war with elitism, pomposity, and groupthink.
  • Ariens: James Murdoch gives Dad A+, says FNC prospects ‘very strong‘.
  • Gibson: Tamera Mowry-Housley is keeping the faith.   Dana’s dog ditties.
  • Greta resurfaces (via TVNewser).  Joe & Mika’s pipeline to Trump Tower.
  • Video: comments on her recent absence from Fox News.
  • The Cable Game: Reliable Sources pre-empts breaking news to slam Trump.
  • Wemple excoriates Corey.  Lyons: Settle for More needs greater detail, focus.
  • Video: Sharyl Attkisson on over Trump’s phone call.
  • Video: on Trump’s Taiwan chat.   F&F: Cabinet makers?
Dec 022016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: With choice of Mattis, Meghan McCain
  • Just for giggles:  CNN crew awaits Trump plane, jokes about it crashing.
  • Gutfeld: Barack Obama takes one last shot at Fox News.  Aidala for D.A.?
  • Henry: Why CNN paid $25 million for a startup generating zero revenue.
  • F&F video: Rich Reichmuth rappels down 22-story building
  • Berg: MSNBC claims post-election coverage will cut back on talking heads.
  • Ma: The truth about CNN bias.  Kaplan: Megyn Kelly has no future at CNN.
  • Zucker punch: High-level GOP aides say CNN undermined their campaigns.