Jul 222016
Jul 192016
Jul 122016
May 062016
  • Did FNC ‘Guccifer‘ scoop force NBC News to run story they sat on?
  • Concha: Here’s all you need to know about Ed Henry and his career.
  • Why CNN’s Big Story is different from its rivals.  Shuster to resurface?
  • Video: for Megyn Kelly Presents. NewsCorp banks on book.
  • Medrano: Matthews’s Melania comments not nearly as bad as his others.
  • Factor video: on how the media treat Hillary and Trump.
  • Dismissal of ‘suicide’ lawsuit appealed to Supremes.  Changes at CNN Films.
May 052016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: The latest example of Maddow as cable news demagogue.
  • Outnumbered video: What to expect from a
  • It’s a New MF’in Day: CNN morning show slips in a two-word expletive.
  • Ariens: Zucker boasts about Great Big Story.  Q&A: Will Ripley in Korea.
  • Swells gather for ‘Women in Media’.  Jamaican tv host upset with CNN.
  • Video: Andrea Tantaros   Heil: Ed Henry is likely to return.
  • Erik Wemple enchanted by Brian Williams bon mots.  Reality suit settled.
  • Mr Class: Chris Matthews caught on hot mic drooling over Melania Trump.
  • Kelly File video: tells why a funeral was held for her.
  • Q&A: Cheryl Casone makes book; so does Pete Hegseth.  Q&A: Geraldo Rivera.
Apr 272016
Mar 262016
  • Media Buzz videos: War Belgium
  • Reliable Sources: The media disconnect; right-wing media; trust in media.
  • Greta salutes Medal of Honor recipients, emcees civilian ceremony.
  • MSNBC schedules Trump town hall with Chris Matthews for March 30.
  • Risen: Brian Williams brings baggage to MSNBC.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Wemple: Trump supporter hijacks segment, makes CNN even more tabloid.
  • Your Buzz videos: the words;
Mar 172016
Mar 152016
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • JJ Abrams gave to Mrs Matthews campaign, Star Wars got on-air plugs.
  • Megyn Kelly to host prime time special on Fox broadcast network.
  • Outnumbered videos: Bret Baier’s election preview
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz trumps Reliable.  Weekend numbers.
  • Varney tops CNBC’s Squawk for the week; three FBN shows beat CNBC.
  • Kelly File videos: and Ben Shapiro; all about
  • Audio Q&A: Bret Baier says Howie ‘could have pushed back’ a bit more.
  • Audio Q&A: Today’s Melissa Harris-Perry gripefest over quitting MSNBC.
  • How CNN raided the competition to up its game.  Q&A: Anthony Bourdain.
  • Borchers: CNN was right to talk with stage rusher.  Erin McPike resurfaces.
Mar 142016
  • Friday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Cooper 1-2-3.
  • GOP candidate calls for Chris Matthews to be taken off the air.
  • Ariens: Revived Wall Street Week moving to Fox Business Mar 18.
  • Video: Is media coverage of political violence?
  • Fox News to host March 21 GOP debate…but will Trump show up?
  • Why Chris Cuomo is giving up twitter for Lent.  Q&A: Clarissa Ward.
  • The View videos: Melissa Harris-Perry speaks out
  • TCG: NBC News “report” actually written by MSNBC progressive.
  • Megyn and Trump may have another close encounter.  Fields quits.
  • Controversy swirls around CNN interview with man who rushed stage.
Mar 122016
  • Media Buzz videos: Trump’s and media chaos
  • Reliable Sources: American fascism; American Muslims; time for Trump.
  • Somerby: In Trump discussion Maddow ‘blew right past‘ the key issue.
  • Kelly File videos: speaks out; responds.
  • Schram: Chris Matthews at the center of latest (MS)NBC news scandal.
  • Cable Game: A big, fat black eye for Mediaite.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Jake Tapper, Roland Martin to moderate Sunday’s CNN/TV One town hall.
  • Greta: Use judgment covering Fields.  Wemple: What are you talking about?
  • Your Buzz videos: 101; affluent
  • Battaglio: Behind the scenes as CNN goes all in to polish debate presentation.
Feb 152016
  • Video: Debate w/Omarosa when she brings up ‘boobs’.
  • Somerby: Chris Hayes has adopted Olbermann’s deceptive editing tricks.
  • Video: at the CBS GOP debate.  MSNBC scrubs Todd clip.
  • Gurian: Greg Gutfeld gets a studio audience; ‘the show was really funny‘.
  • Richard Quest elevated in CNNMoney expansion.  Inside Great Big Story.
  • A Democratic debate on Fox? Bernie Sanders is fine with it..sort of.  
  • Not maniacs: 10,000 sign petition calling for Chris Matthews’s suspension.
  • CNN staffers fume at anchor’s six-figure bathroom as layoffs spread.  More.

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Feb 122016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-O’Reilly-Debate postgame 1-2-3.
  • Video: Reporter on wording of story.
  • Buckman: All hail tv’s top newswoman—and she’s from Fox News!
  • Wemple: Why Democrats should do a primary debate on Fox News.
  • Ariens: Over 4 million watch Dem debate on CNN, plus 4M on PBS.
  • Video: Fox & Friends ducking interviews.
  • Concha: Byers’s ‘flimsy, feeble‘ Scarborough exposé a ‘nothingburger’.
  • Byers: (MS)NBC suits uncomfortable with Scarborough/Trump nexus.
  • Jake Tapper’s Trump talk triggers a twitter tiff with Buzz Feed Andrew.
  • Bret Baier special: Voter Revolt.  Unaired Bill Weir comedy pilot surfaces.
  • Factor videos: to Cruz; on the Dems.
  • IBD: Rabidly partisan Chris Matthews should recuse himself from coverage.

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Feb 092016
  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • TCG: Maddow feels the Bern as Sanders supporters revolt.
  • Hasson: Hillary donors being helpful to Chris Matthews’s wife.
  • Megyn Kelly: How to deal with the haters.   Weekend numbers.
  • Outnumbered video: the New Hampshire vote.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s dishonest reporting on Flint is ‘disgraceful’.
  • The Late Show video: Bill O’Reilly with Colbert part one, part two.
  • Sunday: Media Buzz tops Reliable, Fox & Friends tops cable news.
  • Golomb: ‘Political Insider’ John LeBoutillier speaks truth to power.
  • Factor video: Problems of the 2016 campaign.
  • Profuse revenues from ‘juggernaut’ Fox News save parent company.
  • Lean Forward: Maddow again named co-anchor of election coverage.
  • Lynn Smith: it’s a boy!  Daryn Kagan resurfaces.  Sonny’s crib for sale.
  • Nolte: CNN fact-checker gets facts wrong.  Cablers hit New Hampshire.
Jan 292016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate 9pm-Megyn Kelly-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Christopher: Ronan Farrow and Media Matters smear Megyn Kelly.
  • Somerby: After the Professor spoke, Maddow didn’t call on him again.
  • Video: Media coverage of analyzed.
  • Joyella: Reviewers rave…Megyn Kelly ‘clear winner’ in the Fox debate.
  • Preliminary numbers: 11-13 million, 4x MSNBCNN combined.  Update.
  • Trump demanded $5 million to appear.  Stockman: Megyn is no ‘bimbo’.
  • Videos: Focus group reacts to
  • Factor videos: Bill   on Bill’s Trump Q&A.
  • TCG: Look who’s riding the Trump train!  No-Trump debate: a good thing.
  • Sherman says Megyn trying to ‘bury Trump‘, distorts her remark to Cruz.
  • Zurawik: Fox moderators fine, but debate needed Trump.   Concha: Meh.
  • Harvey: Coop’s film like a high-end Barbara Walters special.   Chris is sorry.
  • Rothstein: Scarborough blasts ‘liar’ Dylan Byers, says he’s ‘bought’ by CNN.