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.

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Feb 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Erin Burnett 1-2-3.
  • Video: ‘poorly reasoned, absurd’ 9th Circuit ruling.
  • Bill Moyers has a sadz because CNN let Kellyanne Conway speak (v/CNNC).
  • Topel: CNN’s History of Comedy explores censorship, sexism, and more.
  • His eyes fill with tears, there’s a lump in his throat…the Post profiles Olby.
  • Daly: Megyn Kelly under fire from all sides for just doing her job.  Word up!
  • Q&A: Chris Hayes in Chicago; Greta asks ‘where are the primetime women?’
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Feb 022017
 
Feb 012017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Trump/O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • De Moraes: Make room for Megyn, Tamron Hall is leaving (MS)NBC.
  • Impartial MSNBC anchor warns Senate not to adopt ‘nuclear option’.
  • Q&A: Bill Hemmer discusses Fox’s ratings bonanza, Trump, and more.
  • Zucker play: Some people wrote ‘resist’ in the sand, and CNN is on it!
  • Flood: What’s in store for the most watched female in all cable news?
  • Videos: Tucker talks to has with Rep Swallwell.
  • Zucker punch: CNN’s ‘constant BS’ makes them their own worst enemy.
  • White House not providing surrogates for CNN shows. FlashbackUpdate.
  • Zurawik: Why Poppy’s a primo pick.  Farhi: How Katy Tur became a ‘star’.
  • CNN producer subjected to additional screening, sues Homeland Security.
  • In ‘sea of opinion’, Shep stands out.  Q&A: Janice Dean.  FNC corrects tweet.
Jan 302017
 
Jan 282017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: The the Sean Spicer
  • Reliable Sources videos: Trump vs the media; neutrality; fact vs fiction; Fox.
  • Greer: Fear and loathing sweep Today staff amid Megyn Kelly shake-up.
  • Concha: Here’s why Team Trump sees the media as the opposition party.
  • Stelter posts anti-Trump poetry by cancer survivor; Joe Concha cries foul.
  • Darcy: CNN uses alternate math in laughable claim that they tied Fox News.
  • Rothstein:  Chris Hayes may soon end up being the ‘blackest face at MSNBC‘.
  • YourBuzz videos: media; press;
  • New and improved: Anna Kooiman website relaunch.  Sunday talkers: preview.
Jan 272017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Bill O’Reilly-Ed Henry 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: Harris Faulkner on the meaning of
  • Video: Military family faces incredible challenges
  • Concha: Spicer’s complaint over CNN’s nomenclature doesn’t hold up.
  • Shake-up at Today to make room for Megyn; Tamron Hall to leave NBC?
  • Diane Falzone opens up about endometriosis.  The rise of Great Big Story.
  • Tel Aviv based news channel planned for US cable.  Q&A: Steve Kornacki.
  • Wemple:  In defense of CNN;  are the media mainly liberal, and if so, why?
  • Rothstein: Cable newsers go berserk over Bannon’s ‘just listen for a while’.
  • Baragona: Harris Faulkner remembers her mother, and Mary Tyler Moore.
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.
Jan 192017
 
Jan 182017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Martha MacCallum 7pm bow a knockout, tops MSNBCNN combined.
  • New Pew: Fox top source for voters…FNC 19% CNN 13% MSNBC 5%.
  • Katz: Guide to tv Inauguration coverage.  Anna Kooiman resurfaces.
  • Concha: The rise of Tucker Carlson, and the fall of Greta van Susteren.
  • Greta responds to fans:  Same show, same me, just a different channel.
  • Factor video: on reactions to Trump.  Q&A: Van Jones.
  • Fox News re-ups, expands leases; plans new state-of-the-art newsroom.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Ellison:  Latest Megyn Kelly specularama sees her as the next Matt Lauer.
  • Sincerest form of flattery: Katy Tur anchors show on Trump first 100 days.
  • Don Lemon’s condo goes for nearly $1 million.  Bret’s inauguration playlist.
  • Videos: Jake Tapper with Seth Meyers Q&A: Jeff Zucker.
Jan 122017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Panel debates secret dossier
  • Shepard Smith’s crib can be yours…for $4.9 million (via FTV Live).
  • Most trusted? Megyn Kelly, say authors whose company did study.
  • CNN drops Scottie Nell Hughes; Scaramucci leaves FBN for WH gig.
  • Dean: The preposterous story of Mike Lindell, America’s pillow king.
  • Throwback Thursday video: details Obama’s War on Fox.
  • There’s a precedent for Trump’s criticisms of the media: Barack Obama!
  • FTV: It’s not Trump’s fault that people don’t trust CNN…it’s CNN’s fault!
  • Videos: on Trump presser; Buzzfeed defender.
Jan 112017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Obama (CNN)-Don Lemon-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Bret Baier and panel examine
  • Concha: Mika Brzezinski slams CNN, Buzzfeed over unverified reporting.
  • Somerby: Remember when Maddow wasn’t pretending to admire Greta?
  • Grove:  Greta on MSNBC is the same ideology-free show as Greta on Fox.
  • Columnist takes shot at Fox women…gets called out by CNN contributor.
  • Q&A: Gretchen Carlson, Greta FNC’s Three Days in January.
  • 9/11 truther Van Jones has ‘high hopes‘ for his series of CNN ‘conversations’.
Jan 102017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Sean Spicer previews the
  • CBS This Morning video: on Three Days in January, and more.
  • The Cable Game: Missing personsHousecall, Insiders, Massi, Dash, etc.
  • Wolff: The best laid plans of Megyn and the Murdoch boys go badly awry.
  • Factor video: Tucker on celebrities, and Fox’s primetime.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • White media outraged by white man.   CNN’s video wall.   Favre phones in.
  • Videos: Van Jones w/Seth Meyers  Nancy Grace resurfaces.
  • Spargo: Greta ‘never liked‘ Megyn Kelly, didn’t know they’d both be at NBC.
Jan 092017
 
  • The Five video: Tucker reveals what for his 9pm debut.
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Shepard Smith-Neil Cavuto 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered videos: vetting  celebrity
  • Watters debut tops MSNBCNN combined.  Tucker is ready for primetime.
  • Strange Inheritance returns Inauguration Day.  HLN sets Hill Harper series.
  • Video: Janice Dean, the   Today’s lament for cable news.
  • Video: Joe Concha on Megyn Kelly’s move…’Fox
  • Zoren: Sorry Megyn, stardom for tv anchors is a train whose time has passed.
  • CNN calls Crowley plagiarist, props up Zakaria.  Huddy settles harassment suit.