Feb 152018
 

  • The Five clip: Greg says
  • Wednesday numbers: Tucker-Bret Baier-Cooper 1-2-3.
  • CNN rips GOPers as ‘afraid’ of them, Cruz fires back.  More.
  • Internet stream ‘Twitch’ beating MSNBC and CNN.  Shep’s list.
  • Ingraham video: About the Audio Q&A: Kat Timpf.
  • Video: Sharyl Attkisson behind ‘fake news’.
  • CNN warns Trump:  Get enough apples and ‘you’ve got a case‘.
  • Hayes: Trump exploited shooting.  CNN viewership down 30%.
  • Sanjay Gupta moonlighting; Eboni Williams too…at Fox Sports.
  • Levine: Megyn’s ratings up by double digits…but there’s a catch.

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Feb 012018
 

  • The Five videos:  and Greg
  • Wednesday numbers: Sean Hannity-Tucker-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • NBC execs loved Megyn’s SotU gig.  Q&A: Shannon Bream.
  • Video: Tucker and Joe discuss
  • Tomi is sorry.  ‘Fake news’ in action.  In CNN we don’t trust.
  • Joy Reid: Only Fox News viewers have ever heard of MS-13.
  • The Morning Joe formula: fawn over a guest, then shank him.
  • Mika cuts off Wolff; Wolff slams MoJo; twitter rips everyone.
  • Andrea representing herself after three legal teams quit case.
  • Kathy Griffin calls New Year’s show without her a dumpster fire.
Jan 302018
 

Jan 292018
 

Jan 252018
 

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Maddow-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • CNN dismisses lost texts as a ‘Pro-Trump media’ talking point.
  • Perlberg:  CNN paid millions for ‘Beme’, now shutting it down.
  • Profile: Guy Benson.  Tamron Hall finds work.  Q&A: Van Jones.
  • Eric Bolling resurfaces…at the White House, with the President.
  • Execs OK’d Fonda critique but stunned by how far Megyn took it.
  • Teeman: Megyn Kelly has set up a ‘rogue Fox News state‘ at NBC.
  • Somerby: Outrageous behavior on Tucker. Q&A: Maria Bartiromo.
  • Video: Gregg Jarrett, Sara Carter on missing texts.
Jan 232018
 

  • The Five video: Analysis of the newest
  • Monday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • CNN host scolds Megyn after her Fonda criticism; Rosie piles on.
  • SCOTTeVEST founder calls FNC viewers ‘idiots’.  Cablers in Davos.
  • Tucker Carlson videos: Responding to Joy Reid
  • Does Joe Scarborough have an itch to switch?  Weekend numbers.
  • Impartial MSNBC producer:  We’re so ‘proud’ of Durbin’s integrity.
  • Lawsuit: At TBS/CNN blacks work three times as long to get ahead.
  • Another snag in Sky News bid.  Caller threatens to ‘gun down’ CNN.
Jan 202018
 

  • MediaBuzz videos: the the
  • Reliable Sources: Attacks; protests; attention spans; SuperBowl.
  • Megyn vs Savannah & Hoda feud spurs on-air ‘mean girl’ jabs.
  • Kennedy video: Juan Williams, Guy Benson play
  • Zucker play: CNN chief lobbying for top job at ESPN.  Or is he?
  • Adams: Joy Reid is ‘MSNBC’s shame‘.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Q&A: Neil Cavuto talks news, Trump, etc.  Profile: Nicole Wallace.
  • Fox News, NYT top Momentum Awards.   Five years of CNN Films.
  • What does CNN’s Sanjay Gupta really know about Trump’s health?
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.
Jan 062018
 

  • MediaBuzz videos: brawl; trigger media;
  • Reliable Sources: Constitutional crisis; press access; mental illness.
  • Greer: Why Megyn refused to interview author Michael Wolff.
  • Dammit I’m a doctor, not a media critic.  Don’t quote me, but…
  • CNN preps series to focus on the ‘radical story’ of Patty Hearst.
  • Brown: Has CNN lost its way?  FNC tests Bennett roundtable show.
  • Recipe for success? Gretchen to drop swimsuits from Miss America?
  • CNN stays mum over co-opting accusations.  Sunday talkers: preview.
Dec 282017
 

  • The Five video: What new immigration statistics
  • Weds numbers: Webb (Sean)-Steyn (Tuck)-Emanuel (Bret) 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: New Pew study reveals
  • Tuesday numbers: Styne (Tucker)-Webb (Sean)-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Profile: Tomi Lahren and the power of ‘tenacious resilience’.
  • Five things you didn’t know about: Tomi Lahren and Joan Walsh.
  • Impartial CNN anchor skips over Dem’s misconduct settlement.
  • CNBC director accused of peeping on teen via bathroom camera.
  • A year of morning show hell. The era of big-name anchors is over.
  • Breitbart fingers Tapper and Darcy for ‘provably false’ allegations.
  • The Story video: Did Obama admin the Russian threat?
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Plantagenet Matter,  part three…
Dec 222017
 

  • Thursday numbers: Tucker-Maddow-Guilfoyle (for Sean) 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: Will Trump to pass his own plan?
  • Ariens: James Rosen leaving Fox News at the end of the year.
  • Mika scolds Halperin’s victims for not talking to their abuser.
  • F&F video: CNN cancels Snapchat show.
  • Megyn seen hobnobbing with Kimberly, Harris, Ainsley et al.
  • CNN to air live commercial.  Fox News gets top dollar for ads.
  • Morning Joe’s $3.7M 15-room Colonial is up for sale (via FTV).
  • Bauder: Why Neil Cavuto is not interested in talking to Trump.
  • Video: Joe Concha on of a post-tax-cut Trump.
  • Vanity Fair:everybody knew;’ Willie Geist: ‘a shock to everybody.’
  • Lemon’s ‘Burgundy‘ look. John Williams:
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part five…

 

Dec 192017
 

  • Monday’s numbers: Pirro (for Sean)-Tucker-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Impartial MSNBC anchor argues with GOP Rep over tax cuts.
  • Mika reiterates claim that Trump sexually assaulted Billy Bush.
  • The War on Fox: CNN joins Media Matters in anti-FNC crusade.
  • Who’s buzzier? Fox News is #4, CNN #17 on buzziest brands list.
  • FTV: Insiders knock Megyn for ‘cheap shot‘ Matt Lauer segment.
  • What viewers clamor for: more Chris Cuomo!  Weekend numbers.
  • Ingraham Angle video: to criticism of Mueller.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part two…
Dec 142017
 

  • The Five video: holds the tax cut hostage.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • CNN ‘end of the internet‘ headline triggers twitter ridicule.
  • Tucker guest suspended from Canadian tv, now flat-out fired.
  • Deal raises anti-trust issues.  New Fox not rejoining News Corp.
  • Sale of the Century! Disney deal with 21C Fox a ‘game changer‘.
  • Ariens: Never mind Kramer vs Kramer…now it’s Kelly vs Kelly.
  • Ridiculist: Mockery greets CNN secret gym hacker tweet theory.
  • Q&A: Shepard Smith;  Nima Elbagir; advice from Mika Brzezinski.
  • What made CNN pundit Angela Rye scream with delight…on air!?
  • Tucker videos: Mueller team; analyzes.
  • CNN show host tells all: paid off victim to settle harassment claim.
  • Video: with Stephen Colbert.  NBC News investigates itself.
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.