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.
Jan 072017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: are
  • Reliable Sources: Megyn’s move; Trump’s threat; Glenn Greenwald.
  • Tamron Hall’s favorite places to chill.   Enquirer: Rachel got it wrong.
  • Gerri Willis: Surprised by joy on my last day of treatment for cancer.
  • Somerby: Maddow gushed, fawned, and told viewers ‘Greta is great!’
  • CNN: Monica Crowley plagiarized NR, WSJ, FNC sources.  Flashback.
  • Videos:  First trailer for Embeds;  Megyn’s from Fox News.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Glenn Greenwald on Washington Post‘s
  • Hannity launches a twitter rant at Morning Joe.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Zurawik: Megyn is positioned to succeed away from Fox’s ‘grubby sexism’.
Jan 062017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: in debate over who pays for border wall.
  • Cable Game: David Frum, Jonathan Chait spread fake news about Fox.
  • Chris Wallace named to distinguished list.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.
  • CNN’s 2017: More apps, more K-File, more Brian Stelter…plus Van Jones.
  • Factor video:  Bernard Goldberg examines
  • Greta makes her MSNBC debut.   WWHL video: Maddow with Andy Cohen.
  • Will Megyn replace Savannah?  Bret Baier makes book. Melissa Francis too.
  • DeRiso: Chicago co-founder slams ‘revisionist informercial’ shown on CNN.
Jan 052017
 
  • Wednesday numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Flood: Tucker to 9pm, Martha Mac to 7pm, Shannon Bream to 9am.
  • Drudge: Tucker new cable king, gets Fox 9pm slot.  Weekly Watters.
  • de Moraes: Megyn Kelly eyed to erase the ‘Billy Bush era’ at Today.
  • Sternberg: MSNBC’s For the Record w/ Greta debuts Monday.  More.
  • Concha: Greta will bring sliver of diversity to MSNBC echo chamber.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Violent attack on disabled man was ‘not evil’.
  • Fitzgerald: Is CNN anchor’s shameful behavior seen as cool, even chic?
  • Q&A: Andrew Morse on how CNN will cover the Trump administration.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Reporters exposed by Wikileaks
  • CNN airs two-hour show about rock band produced by the band members!
  • CNN sets primetime town hall specials, eight-part stand-up comedy series.
Jan 042017
 
Jan 032017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Ed Henry-The Five-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Steinberg: NBC’s big bet on Megyn Kelly comes with some big risks.
  • Megyn thanks Murdochs, Fox News viewers.  Video: Kurtz
  • Concha: Twitter’s rightwing Megyn critics go into their happy dance.
  • Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News for NBC; Friday is her last Kelly File.
  • As rumors of MSNBC continue to swirl, Greta hits back at her critics.
  • Sainato: Haberman, Todd, et al in no position to call out Scarborough.
  • F&F video: Assange has no motive to lie about leaks.
  • Plosker: CNN’s ‘unacceptable’ description of ‘Palestinian citizen of Israel’.
  • Videos: Gretchen Carlson resurfaces…on NBC’s Today part one, part two.
Dec 292016
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Sandra Smith-Eric Bolling-Kim Guilfoyle 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Since when are diverse perspectives bad for a cable news net?
  • Rothstein: Greta in line for MSNBC’s 6:00 pm slot; Joe’s bland welcome.
  • The 2016 cable news program ranker: Fox News holds 14 of top 15 slots.
  • Gold: MSNBC rebrands Morning Joe as your source for the latest Trump news.
  • Q&A: Eric Bolling thinks this is the New Year’s Eve FNC will beat Coop.   More.
  • Kelly File video: Muslim author Asra Nomani for supporting Trump.
  • Koblin: A banner year for cable news.  Wemple: Tucker Carlson, Fox’s ‘sexist pig‘.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter
Dec 272016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Tucker Carlson-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Don Lemon has a bright idea: let’s refuse to report any Trump tweets.
  • Kelly File video:  Megyn tells the real reasons Hillary wouldn’t talk to her.
  • Playbook: Speculation swirls around Greta and MSNBC’s vacant 6pm slot.
  • Snopes: No, CNN didn’t use shots of the same girl for three different crises.
  • Hasson: Claims by Brian Williams et al about ‘fake news’ may be hyperbolic.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter
Dec 232016
 
  • The Cable Game: CNN media critics tend not to apologize.
  • Video: Meghan McCain treatment of Ivanka and family.
  • Tucker: Hollywood is going out of business.   Megyn is mad at Shutterfly.
  • Lawrence O’Donnell: 2016 ruined political tv drama.  Craig Melvin’s crib.
  • Mary Tyler Moore video: Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid.  Ella:
  • Videos: on Brian Stelter; on Trump’s rallies.
  • Stossel a trailblazer for libertarianism.  Flap over Fox News fees continues.
  • Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter
Dec 212016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Eric Bolling-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Lawsuit against Megyn/FNC thrown out.  Push for Kimberly strengthens.
  • Salutin: How did Jake Tapper become a hero?  Q&A: CNN’s Barbara Starr.
  • Farhi: How Ed Schultz went from MSNBC lefty to mouthpiece for Moscow.
  • Did Stelter help promote potentially fake news by uncritically retweeting it?
  • The Cable Game: Noted opponent of ‘fake news’ serves up some of his own?
  • Holmes: The ongoing meltdown over ‘fake news’ is starting to get ridiculous.
  • Dancing with Elephants: On vacation with Coop.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Megyn Kelly-produced series announces cast, premiere date.   Today’s oops.
  • Warren:  Brian Williams’s (low-rated) show is quietly ‘conquering‘ late night.
  • Concha: Media should err on the side of caution when airing videos of death.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Radio host says Trump nominees literally
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter