Mar 282017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Q1 numbers: FNC breaks record, tops all cable; CNN, MSNBC increase.
  • Out# videos: Bill O’Reilly talks and
  • Q&A: Bill O’Reilly on sacrifice and self-discipline.  Video: Mr Bill
  • Massive protest‘ over CNN depiction of Hindus.  MSNBC: Gone Phishing.
  • FTV Live: Philly’s Jillian Mele is off to Fox News for possible morning role.
  • Hannity to CBS: Release the missing footage.  Kayleigh is sorry; so is Mr Bill.
  • Videos: Brit Hume on Tucker vs
  • CNN snags Gracie Awards.  Immunity negotiations in Ailes payment probe?
  • Sunday Showdown: Reliable Sources trumps MediaBuzz.  Weekend numbers.
  • FBN beats CNBC for six months straight; Maddow tops demo for third week.

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Mar 202017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-Bret Baier-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Buckman: Maddow badly bungled her ‘scoop’…and Fallon didn’t help.
  • Pribila: My pick for FNC’s next breakout star.  Maddow wins 2nd week.
  • Another Reza Aslan golden moment: engages in Voodoo goat slaughter.
  • Stonestreet: CNN’s ‘religion quiz’ doesn’t take Christianity very seriously.
  • Greg Gutfeld video: Timpf, Sivan, Dobbs et al snark on
Mar 162017
 
Mar 152017
 
  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld and the panel on
  • Steve Hilton gets Sunday night hour on Fox News: The Next Revolution.
  • Concha:  Maddow hands Trump ‘fake news’ ammo as social media jeer.
  • Somerby: Self-adoring circus clown starts media stampede over nothing.
  • Slate: Overhyped; Esquire: A nothingburger; Wrap: Will viewers defect?
  • Video: Kurtz on Maddow Wemple: Fox can’t handle her scoop.
  • AP: Bait and switch; Caller: Humiliating debacle; CNBC: A win for Trump.
  • Maddow ‘scoop‘, first reactions: Overhypedoverhyped…and overhyped.
  • Controversy swirls around Tucker Carlson segment involving Chatham, NJ.
  • Moscow slams ‘odious’ CNN Russia special.  Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Tucker videos: How in the 2016 election; analyzes.
  • Willow Bay resurfaces.   Big news for Ayman Mohyeldin.   Eagle trips up Shep.
Mar 142017
 
  • Steinberg: FNC says Megyn Kelly has been released from her contract.
  • Concha: Cronkite award judges don’t have a clue about real journalism.
  • Battaglio: Ainsley, Brian, and Steve speak out as Fox & Friends surges.
  • Extraordinary growth of Fox Business gives them new bragging rights.
  • Wemple spends 21 paragraphs not deciding if FNC is ‘mainstream media‘.
  • Bauder: Fueled by anti-Trump sentiment, Maddow’s popularity increases.
  • Factor video: Rep Dennis Kucinich was while in office.
  • CNN to end modern-day slavery with rallies, hashtags.  Parade of horribles.
  • FNC primed for upfronts.  Grand jury to hear evidence on Ailes settlements.
Mar 132017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • FTV Live: CNN has hurt journalism more than Hannity ever could.
  • Somerby: Maddow repeats, again and again, factually wrong claim.
  • CNN series is ‘Black Mirror meets Westworld‘.  HLN adds Cupp show.
  • The Norman Lear Center honors Tapper, Tur, and Reliable ‘Resources’.
  • Q&A:  Chris Hayes insists All In isn’t dead yet.   The anti-Trump bump.
  • Snubbed! Trump unfollows Joe & Mika.  Producers decline Megyn gig.
  • Key thesis of CNN series called ‘patronizing nonsense‘.  Cillizza to CNN.
  • Fox & Friends videos: Time to abolish Daylight Saving?
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 042017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: claim; reviews;
  • Reliable Sources: Unprecedented; diversitydeception; nix on neutrality.
  • Fox & Friends video: Trump wiretapping claims.
  • Zurawik: Trump’s ‘war on press’ is no match for Barack Obama’s.
  • Report: Heather Naurt hired as State Department Spokeswoman.
  • MSNBC signs Mark Halperin as analyst.  Tom Shillue makes book.
  • CNN hires another impartial reporter…Valerie Jarrett’s daughter!
  • Intelligence Report video: Joe Concha on the stories
  • Kaylee Hartung jumps from ESPN to CNN.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Flood: How Maddow doubled her ratings; has FBN dethroned CNBC?
  • Tucker video: Entrepreneur offers  Q&A: Reza Aslan.
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.
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.
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.
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.