Jan 122018
 

  • Outnumbered video: Panelists chew over
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Faulkner raising the bar for tv news. Maddow blamed for threat.
  • Q&A: Janice Dean. Video: with Martha.  Ronan finds work.
  • Trump gets legal advice from Judge Nap.   MSNBC, Vox team up.
  • Tucker videos: The TPS outrage
  • Zucker play: CNN revives O‘Reilly Factor shtick – ‘word of the day‘.
  • CNN: Trump’s a racist; yeah, what he said.  Today’s Megyn nitpick.

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Dec 122017
 

  • The Five video: NYC bomber’s family.
  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Hannity- Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • FNC tops all cable in 2017, ‘miles ahead’ of cable news rivals.
  • Out# video: Did POTUS tweet to Gillibrand?
  • Disney/21CF deal appears to be imminent.   Weekend numbers.
  • Instead of selling CNN, AT&T could dump TBS, TNT, or DirecTV.
  • Hill: The look and sound of FNC’s ‘We Own Mornings’ campaign.
  • As Megyn milks MeToo wave, critics slam her wardrobe choices.
  • Ingraham videos: and on media screwups.
  • Somerby: You’re being conned by a weird, ‘oogy’ corporate clown.
Dec 092017
 

  • MediaBuzz videos: CNN blunder; Franken spin; Trump attacked.
  • Reliable Sources: Mistakes promote trust; Trump’s tv; Fox is evil.
  • Greenwald: After humiliating debacle, media refuse transparency.
  • Stelter fact-checks Trump, triggers twitter blowback.  Today’s oops.
  • CNN in damage control after false report.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Hemingway: 16 questions for CNN about its ‘fake news’ bombshell.
  • CNN’s fiasco: New ammo for Trump; colossal frack-up; self-inflicted.
  • Kacala: GLAAD targets Megyn Kelly.  Amy & Bret Baier make the List.
  • Talent agency for Maddow and Hayes sold to equity investment firm.
  • Video: his Andrew Jackson special Hero Under Fire.
Dec 072017
 

  • The Five video: Al Franken in ‘resignation’ speech.
  • Wednesday numbers: Maddow-Tucker-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Another MSNBCer embroiled in sexual harassment flap.
  • Chowka: MSNBC claims ratings ‘win’…but there’s a catch.
  • MSNBC reverses decision, will offer Seder his job back.  More.
  • Tucker video: with a rush to judgment on Franken.
  • On the warpath: Elizabeth Warren will oppose Time/Warner deal.
  • Impartial MSNBC anchor’s nine guests all opposed Trump decision.
  • Craig Melvin ‘in talks‘ for Today host.  Q&A: Ali Velshi; Charlie Sykes.
Nov 172017
 

  • Thursday’s numbers: Hannity-Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Banned for life: Fox bars Gene Simmons from all its properties.
  • If CNN were up for sale…who would buy?  Profile: Chris Cuomo.
  • Heilemann calls Fox News ‘corrupt‘, is schooled
  • Impartial CNN anchors spot racial angle in Trump UCLA comments.
  • Somerby: Should we stage an intervention to save Rachel Maddow?
  • The Five video: The panel probes on Capitol Hill.
Nov 162017
 

Nov 112017
 

  • MediaBuzz videos: furor; Sanders
  • Reliable Sources: Roy MooreAT&T deal; ex-newsman elected (D).
  • Jake Tapper scorches Roland Martin over leaks to Donna Brazile.
  • Ingraham Angle video: Dems calling GOP the
  • Swells, including a ‘Trump’, attend Joe & Mika engagement bash.
  • Somerby: Does Maddow ever make a claim that isn’t embellished?
  • What if CNN is sold…to Rupert Murdoch?  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Russia warns of crackdown on US media operating there…e.g. CNN.
Nov 072017
 

  • The Five video: Did ‘the system’ the Texas victims?
  • Monday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Sky News threatens to shut down if sale to 21C Fox not approved.
  • Concha: CNN skeds harassment town hall with Gretchen, Anita Hill.
  • Pressberg: The real reason Disney wants to snag 21st Century Fox.
  • Ellison:  Mother of mercy, is this the end of the House of Murdoch?
  • Somerby: How pathetically dumb can the utterly silly Maddow get?
  • CNN runs snarky, smart-ass headline that comes back to bite them.
  • Steve Doocy serves for charity.   UK speech police cite Sean, Tucker.
  • Videos: CNN Laura spots Christianity.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats CNN Reliable.  Weekend numbers.
Nov 042017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: Trump terror Bill
  • Reliable Sources videos: Kellyanne Conway; evil Murdoch; Ronan Farrow.
  • Agayeva: CNN should not endorse ‘crimes against humanity‘.
  • Somerby: The ‘gong-show-level sophistry‘ of Maddow and Sciutto.
  • CNN’s paywall and merger concerns.  Joy Reid at John Hopkins U.
  • CNN expert: Maybe terrorist struck because of an old traffic ticket.
  • Tucker video: Jim Acosta, CNN’s  Sunday talkers.
Nov 012017
 
  • The Five video: and terror attacks in the USA.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Hannity-Shepard Smith 5pm-Bret Baier 1-2-3
  • Barr: Sinclair CEO says they have no interest in hiring Bill O’Reilly.
  • Program rankers: FNC has eight of top ten in total viewers and 25-54.
  • Maddow dethroned: Sean Hannity now #1 in cable news, Tucker is #2.
  • FNC Rundown podcast debuts.  An angular Angle.  Joy Reid in Chicago.
  • CNN expert analyst: Don’t ‘rush to judgment‘ about this being terrorism.
  • Rutz: CNN journalist declined to report physical description of terrorist.
  • Tapper notes ‘Allahu Ahkbar’ is often said in very beautiful circumstances.
Oct 232017
 
Oct 212017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  harassment
  • Reliable Sources videos: O’Reilly flap; Gretchen Carlson; media pressure.
  • Q&A: Brian Kilmeade talks Trump etc.  Facebook locks out Smerconish.
  • Too wacky for HuffPo: new Maddow conspiracy theory lays an egg.
  • NY Times revives O’Reilly flap with story of $32M payout to Lis Wiehl.
  • Castillo back at CNN.   Van Jones in Cleveland.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tucker video: The left hits Gen Kelly  Greta finds work.
Oct 202017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Video: Impartial MSNBC anchor to lecture Trump.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s laughs, pauses, frowns, etc are all pre-scripted.
  • Evans: Hannity Las Vegas Tribute special features Rascal Flatts et al.
  • FBN tops CNBC as the Dow hits historic milestone.   Ali Velshi at ISU.
  • Wagmeister: Why other Today hosts are joining in during Megyn’s hour.
  • Chris Wallace decries ‘media bashing’.   CNN’s 19 seconds.   Today’s oops.
  • Tucker video: on the ‘unconscionable’ acts of Rep Wilson.
Oct 182017
 
Oct 172017
 
  • Audio: Eboni K Williams will ‘pursue other opportunities‘ in tv.
  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Steinberg: Cavuto gets down to business when calling out Trump.
  • Somerby: Rachel Maddow and her ‘baby-poop colored‘ cannisters.
  • Nets scramble to sign Ronan Farrow.  Hill: Kasie DC’s purple prose.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable.   Weekend numbers.
  • Katy Tur recalls her Brooklyn roots.   Surprise! Trump watches Fox.
  • CNN’s Stallworth says NFL protests are about the ‘gender pay gap‘.
  • Tucker videos: Lisa Bloom, Weinstein’s