- Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Rachel Maddow-The Five 1-2-3.
- Farhi: Who screwed up on CNN’s debunked, retracted Russia report?
- Specialists on life support? Pre-empted today for 2-hour Special Report.
- Attkisson: Why most distrust media. The controversy over Lord’s firing.
- Somerby: Latest Morning Joe bungle is comic relief, but also instructive.
- Carol Costello’s plan for HLN: ‘Cut the bullsh!t‘. Video: Eboni K on Extra.
- Manriquez: Fox News millennial covering the White House a ‘rising star’.
- Flood: Joe & Mika ascribe their success to ‘total freedom’ and ‘raw talent’.
- Daum: Today morning gig plans to showcase the softer side of Megyn Kelly.
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