Mar 122018

  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • FNC touts ‘real news’, and opinion ‘where dissent is allowed’.
  • Has a new year brought for Eboni?  Q&A: Ali Velshi.
  • Video: Judy and Joe on of Trump/Korea meet.
  • Somerby:  Coop ‘didn’t care’, but spent 2/3 of his airtime on it.
  • Next Rev videos: Trump meeting
  • Malaysian prime minister being told to sue Maddow and MSNBC.
  • CNN blackout of Farrakhan scandal.  Q&A: Jim Acosta (via CNNC).

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Mar 052018

  • Freaky Friday numbers: Tucker-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Video: Judy and Joe discuss the media’s
  • CNN: People don’t care about Russia but it’s all we talk about.
  • SwampWatch video: How the farm bill
  • Despite ‘move to center’ ratings keep MSNBC leaning forward.
  • Ponnuru: CNN isn’t ‘covering’ gun control…they’re on a crusade.
  • Joie Chen resurfaces.  Chris Hayes in Brooklyn.  Jammin’ with J.R.

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Feb 172018

  • MediaBuzz videos: The
  • Reliable Sources: Bad Fox News; leaks; the Playmate;
  • MSNBC all but ignores Ronan Farrow report.  Sunday talkers.
  • Somerby: Lemon topped Maddow for Friday’s ‘worst of cable’.
  • Gretchen to receive First Amendment Award.  Shep
  • CNN sets town hall on shooting titled Students ‘Demand Action‘.
  • Ingraham bashed for ‘shut up and dribble’; video: Laura
  • CNN didn’t air Cruz Q&A while claiming he was ‘afraid’ to come on.
  • Applebee’s bartender makes good.  Video: Is

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Feb 102018

  • MediaBuzz videos: more Dow Moody
  • Reliable Sources: Hope Hicks; bad Fox News; fearful journalists.
  • Judge Jeanine video: in the Rob Porter matter?
  • CNN gushes over Kim Jong-Un’s sister; twitter derision ensues.
  • TCG: Mediaite buries the ‘lede’.  Video: Bret Baier
  • Former FBI agents ‘disturbed’ by CNN hiring Comey’s assistant.
  • Hughes v Payne heating up.  Who is Sara Carter?  Sunday talkers.
  • Maddow grills Eric Holder.  Profile: Resistance ‘heroine’ Joy Reid.
  • Tucker videos: Russia, etc with

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Feb 022018

  • The Five video: What can we learn from
  • Thursday’s numbers: Hannity-Laura Ingraham-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Rachel channels Joe McCarthy with Carter Page slam.
  • MSNBC declares leaks ‘partisan’, whines about Fox News scoop.
  • Fox News re-ups OBJECTified.  Rene Marsh’s vineyard wedding.
  • Kennedy video: with Tom, Kat, and a guy named Joe.
  • Half of CNN’s day goes up in smoke.  How CNN shapes the news.
  • How women made MSNBC #1 in cable news (except, they aren’t).
  • Tur compares Nunes to ‘a traitor‘.  CNN deprecates MoneyStream.
  • The Story videos: on wages; on media.
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.
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.