Feb 032017
 
Jan 182017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Martha MacCallum 7pm bow a knockout, tops MSNBCNN combined.
  • New Pew: Fox top source for voters…FNC 19% CNN 13% MSNBC 5%.
  • Katz: Guide to tv Inauguration coverage.  Anna Kooiman resurfaces.
  • Concha: The rise of Tucker Carlson, and the fall of Greta van Susteren.
  • Greta responds to fans:  Same show, same me, just a different channel.
  • Factor video: on reactions to Trump.  Q&A: Van Jones.
  • Fox News re-ups, expands leases; plans new state-of-the-art newsroom.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Ellison:  Latest Megyn Kelly specularama sees her as the next Matt Lauer.
  • Sincerest form of flattery: Katy Tur anchors show on Trump first 100 days.
  • Don Lemon’s condo goes for nearly $1 million.  Bret’s inauguration playlist.
  • Videos: Jake Tapper with Seth Meyers Q&A: Jeff Zucker.
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
Dec 272016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Tucker Carlson-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Don Lemon has a bright idea: let’s refuse to report any Trump tweets.
  • Kelly File video:  Megyn tells the real reasons Hillary wouldn’t talk to her.
  • Playbook: Speculation swirls around Greta and MSNBC’s vacant 6pm slot.
  • Snopes: No, CNN didn’t use shots of the same girl for three different crises.
  • Hasson: Claims by Brian Williams et al about ‘fake news’ may be hyperbolic.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter
Dec 062016
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • James Murdoch touts Fox’s diversity of views: ‘We’re tough on both sides.’
  • Concha: After Tucker NYT editor backpedals criticism of reporters.
  • Post-election ratings: MSNBCNN plunge as FNC scores viewership gains.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.   Weekend numbers.
  • Esquire profiles the ‘breakout voice of the 2016 election’: truther Van Jones.
  • Rose: CNN’s choice of Van Jones says it all.   Wemple: Zucker took the heat.
  • Watson: CNN to air special on Obama’s legacy anchored by Fareed Zakaria.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Does the risk censoring ‘real’ news?
  • Steinberg: MSNBCNN seeking another Nightline moment with 11pm shows.
Nov 212016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: OBJECTified, O’Bolling Factor, Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Hamilton treatment of Pence was a
  • Report: Trump scorches CNN ‘liars’, Zucker, Tur et al at newser summit.
  • Summit up: Prez-elect Trump convenes meeting with cablenews execs.
  • Harvey Levin Trump special gets boffo Friday night ratings on Fox News.
  • Greg Gutfeld Show video: When hate crimes turn out to be
  • Don Lemon: ‘I have to bite my tongue‘ so I don’t give my opinions on air.
  • What’s next for MSNBC?  ‘Ripped from the headlines’ weekend originals.
  • ABC considering a 24-hour digital news channel.  Dylan Ratigan resurfaces.
Oct 272016
 
  • Wednesday numbers: Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity-Bill O’Reilly  1-2-3.
  • Don Lemon wants to host a show like Bill Maher’s.   Q&A: Jeff Zucker.
  • Concha: CNN et al dinged by ABC ‘exclusive’ hype.  Up late with Hannity.
  • On the Record video: on Trump’s ‘attack the media’ strategy.
  • Zurawik: Megyn Kelly is in the vanguard of the war against male privilege.
  • Flint: Megyn Kelly is seeking more than $20 million in FNC contract talks.
  • Rupert wants to keep Megyn and Bill at Fox: ‘We’re not changing direction.’
  • Wemple: Eight reasons Donald Trump is the ultimate cable news candidate.
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 272016
 
  • Monday numbers: Debate/CNN  Debate/FNC  PostDebate/FNC 1-2-3.
  • Q3 numbers: Fox #1, viewership sets records; CNN, MSNBC improve.
  • Out# videos: Bret Baier et al size up the debate
  • Megyn Kelly salutes Don Lemon, as Judge Judy pays tribute to Megyn.
  • Klein: Fox, the ‘Never-Trump Network‘.  ICN: Fox, the Trump Network.
  • Ariens: FNC, CNN share honors for debate night.  Q&A: Chris Stirewalt.
  • Concha: Holt emerges from debate ‘bruised and partisan‘; record ratings.
  • HuffPo: See, moderators can fact-check.  Politico: Holt kept out of the way.
  • Kelly File videos: Kurtz says pundit panel
  • Greta honored for ‘fairness and honesty‘.  Martin Bashir resurfacesFlashback.
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’.
Jul 092016
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  video media
  • Reliable Sources videos: A week of social media; evil Ailes; legal finagling.
  • Former MSNBC anchor claims she was ‘blacklisted at CNN‘ by Don Lemon.
  • F&F debate: Were Hillary remarks on Dallas shootings
  • Wemple: When images get ahead of confirmations.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Kim Guilfoyle: Nobody believes this…Ailes is a man who ‘champions women’.
  • Flashback video: Gretchen Carlson’s just 17 days ago.
  • Concha: CNN deserves credit for hiring Lewandowski and Scottie Nell Hughes.
  • Bartiromo: I’ve known Ailes for 25 years; he’s been ‘nothing but a professional‘.
  • New Ailes allegations are from as far back as 1960s.  FNC settles suit re 9/11 pic.
May 272016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Mike Huckabee 1-2-3.
  • Joyella: It’s off! Donald Trump backs out of debate with Bernie Sanders.
  • Outnumbered video: Robust debate to Hiroshima.
  • Q&A Don Lemon: It ain’t easy being me (via CNNC).  Tom Sater’s X-rays.
  • Zucker play: CNN exec likes his mix of news coverage and reality shows.
  • Geraldo Rivera wants Folkenflik and Marimow to retract their false attack.
  • TCG: Why the sudden demand that candidates’ families be cross-examined?
  • Factor video: debates transgender bathrooms with Mr Bill.
May 162016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Out# videos: Megyn on Doug Brunt on
  • Videos: Megyn Kelly and
  • Concha: Megyn’s Fox special is her most important job interview ever.
  • Borchers: What we know about tomorrow’s Megyn/Trump tête-à-tête.
  • Joyella: Trump calls CNN control room over Fox News segment.  More.
  • Matt Finn: From Junior Reporter to Correspondent.  Andrea goes private.
  • CNN steamed over Wilmore dinner jokes, cancelled spot on Lemon’s show.
  • CNN, stop whipping up fear.  Gina London resurfaces.  Q&A: Ed Lavandera.
  • Cable Game: Lou Grant would hate Adam Housley…and that’s a good thing.
May 022016
 
Apr 302016
 
  • Media Buzz videos: Cruz the
  • Reliable Sources videos: DC dinner; writing Obama’s jokes; Julia Ioffe.
  • It’s his world: Jesse Watters brawls with HuffPo ‘reporter’ at WHCD.
  • Concha: Larry Wilmore began his routine by calling Fox News racist.
  • Esteemed CNN anchor gives Larry Wilmore the finger on national tv.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s dishonest Kasich smears.  Cable Game: Gone girl.
  • Wayne Simmons still insists he really was CIA.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Off the Record video: Greta about her town halls.
  • Wemple: Howard Kurtz setting expectations for Kelly/Trump showdown.