Feb 242017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Slate reports Colmes death by calling him ‘patsy’, ‘buffoon’.
  • Lean Forward: Ari Melber gets weekly show for 100 days.  Flashback.
  • Spicer excludes CNN et al from press gaggle; CNN media critic reacts.
  • Video: Kimberly Guilfoyle and Sean Hannity
  • Survey says: Coop, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity top most-trusted list.
  • As cable news gets nasty, Zurawik implores pundits to stop the Hitler talk.
  • Cillizza: Trump election making cable news great again (i.e. more partisan).
  • Zucker play:  CNN may boycott the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
  • Pundit for sale: Ed Schultz, a progressive on MSNBC, now an RT Trump fan.
  • Lean Forward:  Maddow, Matthews, BriWi anchor Trump address coverage.
  • CNN anchor wants tolerance of men exposing privates in girls’ locker rooms.
  • Video: Anna Kooiman on Aussie TV.  Tucker: an FNC moneymaker.
  • Video: Tucker grills DNC advisor calling Trump for bathroom policy.
  • Megyn and the battle for NBC’s future.  Venezuela’s CNN ban spurs blowback.

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Feb 232017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos:  remember Alan Colmes.
  • R.I.P.: Alan Colmes.  Friends and colleagues react.  Video: Alan
  • Somerby: Maddow rewrites history in another fake pseudo-confession.
  • Veritas releases CNN audio bomb.  Gold: falls flat;  Borchers: overrated.
  • Rothstein: Wimpy Wemple whines about Coppins’ Tucker Carlson piece.
  • Coppins: Tucker’s hour is provocative, cringe-inducing, terrific television.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson/Sean Hannity (tie) 1-2/2.
  • Chris Matthews ‘blown away‘ that Hollywood isn’t about glamour or looks.
  • Another CNN town hall: McCain/Graham.  Hogue: Bob Beckel unrepentant.
  • Cover/Line blends politics, pop culture.   Rowley: CNN’s fake diabetes news.
  • Tucker video: Ex-CIA operative fears a is ‘out of control’.
  • Rothstein: CNN throws mud at James O’Keefe ahead of imminent ‘audio bomb’.
  • Conservative ‘provocateur’ targets CNN with release of secretly recorded audio.

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Feb 212017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Jesse O’Watters-Ed Henry-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Rachel Maddow, changing and disappearing unwanted facts.
  • CNN contributor ridicules ‘little boy’ Jared Kushner.   Q&A: Reza Aslan.
  • FNC signs Ezekiel Emanuel as a contributor.  Craig Melvin snags POTUS.
  • Was Sanders surrogate ‘blacklisted’ by MSNBC?  Tamron Hall resurfaces.
  • Audio: Mike Gallagher rips (and Brian Stelter) over false tweet.
  • Factor video: O’Reilly asks if the US really has panelists
  • Martha MacCallum would like Trump to call in on tonight’s Town Hall special.

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Jan 312017
 
Jan 242017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Cable Game: Is Townhall promoting fake Megyn news…and a scam?
  • Megyn who? Tucker Carlson nearly doubles Kelly’s ratings in 9pm slot.
  • Outnumbered videos: Panel debates Trump
  • Tucker Carlson video: director.  Beware the CNN spin-off!
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.   Weekend numbers.
  • George Will on leaving Fox News: ‘It’s their toy.’   Twitter holds a Dash bash.
  • Video: Pete Hoekstra vs in her debut as a Fox News contributor.
  • Joanne Nosuchinsky resurfaces.   Afonso: Rachel Maddow at Smith College.
Jan 202017
 
Jan 192017
 
Jan 172017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity-Eric O’Bolling 1-2-3.
  • Video: Judge Napolitano tells Shep about his
  • Out# video: Are the boycotting Dems actually
  • Super Bowl on Fox means O’Reilly to interview Trump.  Instant O’Whine.
  • Video: Tucker grills DNC contender  Bret Baier in Naples.
  • The Cable Game: CNN rallies to Jim Acosta’s defense, but there’s a catch.
  • CNN signs contributors David Fahrenthold et al.   Will AT&T sell off CNN?
  • Rothstein: Stelter bullied on twitter, seeks pity.  CNN wins award for beer.
  • CNN previews comedy series at Sundance fest.  Cablers converge in Davos.
  • Maddow to reinvent her show for the Trump era.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
Jan 142017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: John Martha
  • Reliable Sources: Trump hostile to facts, sees press as opposition; BuzzFeed.
  • Video: Jesse Watters visits scene of brutal
  • Concha: Trump should make cable news town halls the new fireside chats.
  • The Cable Game: After one week, Greta finds herself in unfamiliar territory.
  • Martha MacCallum rises to primetime.   Chris Wallace pushes back on Shep.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Putin is far from our biggest threat.
  • Fox News contributor running for DNC chair:  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Lean Forward: Maddow, Matthews, Williams anchor inauguration on MSNBC.
Jan 112017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Obama (CNN)-Don Lemon-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Bret Baier and panel examine
  • Concha: Mika Brzezinski slams CNN, Buzzfeed over unverified reporting.
  • Somerby: Remember when Maddow wasn’t pretending to admire Greta?
  • Grove:  Greta on MSNBC is the same ideology-free show as Greta on Fox.
  • Columnist takes shot at Fox women…gets called out by CNN contributor.
  • Q&A: Gretchen Carlson, Greta FNC’s Three Days in January.
  • 9/11 truther Van Jones has ‘high hopes‘ for his series of CNN ‘conversations’.
Jan 072017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: are
  • Reliable Sources: Megyn’s move; Trump’s threat; Glenn Greenwald.
  • Tamron Hall’s favorite places to chill.   Enquirer: Rachel got it wrong.
  • Gerri Willis: Surprised by joy on my last day of treatment for cancer.
  • Somerby: Maddow gushed, fawned, and told viewers ‘Greta is great!’
  • CNN: Monica Crowley plagiarized NR, WSJ, FNC sources.  Flashback.
  • Videos:  First trailer for Embeds;  Megyn’s from Fox News.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Glenn Greenwald on Washington Post‘s
  • Hannity launches a twitter rant at Morning Joe.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Zurawik: Megyn is positioned to succeed away from Fox’s ‘grubby sexism’.
Jan 062017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: in debate over who pays for border wall.
  • Cable Game: David Frum, Jonathan Chait spread fake news about Fox.
  • Chris Wallace named to distinguished list.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.
  • CNN’s 2017: More apps, more K-File, more Brian Stelter…plus Van Jones.
  • Factor video:  Bernard Goldberg examines
  • Greta makes her MSNBC debut.   WWHL video: Maddow with Andy Cohen.
  • Will Megyn replace Savannah?  Bret Baier makes book. Melissa Francis too.
  • DeRiso: Chicago co-founder slams ‘revisionist informercial’ shown on CNN.
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
Nov 292016
 
  • Hogue: Impartial CNN anchor’s expletive exemplifies ‘skin in the game’.
  • Thursday’s numbers, Friday’s too.   Ainsley makes book, book makes #1.
  • Somerby: Self-dealing huckster Rachel Maddow constantly sells the cars.
  • Tucker Carlson video: College professor argues Castro was
  • Kugle: The fake news of CNN.  Now More Than Ever airs Jan 1.  Mika spotted.
  • Ari Melber: I’ve paid my dues.  Ronan resurfaces.   Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
Nov 092016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: FNC, CNN share honors for election coverage.
  • Concha: Trump defeats Hillary, mainstream media elites hardest hit.
  • Video: Live, with Kelly Ripa, Naomi Watts, et al.
  • F&F videos: Election reactions from and
  • Election night behind the scenes at MSNBC, Fox Business, with Shep,
  • Murdoch: We set the gold standard.    20/20 books Gretchen Carlson.
  • Tucker: CNN like a ‘sad trombone‘ compared to Fox/MSNBC coverage.
  • Wemple: Election day is cable news coverage at its nadir.  Today’s oops.
  • Swift: Megyn and Bret upstaged by ‘Chandy’.  Twitter zings Wolf Blitzer.
  • Somerby: How blindingly stupid are clowns like O’Donnell and Maddow?
  • Zurawik: The most engaging election coverage…the one with Megyn Kelly.