Jun 282017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Hannity-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: Panel debates at WH briefing.
  • Eric Bolling makes book…and Trump’s tweet makes it take off.
  • Ellison: Can Megyn Kelly outpace her first-month ‘nightmare’?
  • Sally Kohn in a twitter spat.  Chaffetz to Fox, Stephens to MSNBC.
  • Concha: Will media learn from CNN’s mistakes? (Don’t bet on it.)
  • Goodwin: CNN has a bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.
  • Videos: and on CNN’s credibility crisis.
  • Smith: CNN caved on Russia story after threat of $100M libel suit.
  • Baragona: Why did Reliable Sources ignore CNN’s retracted story?
  • FTV Live: CNN has become a laughing stock; Jeff Zucker’s Mini-Me.
  • Farhi: CNN’s Russian story debacle came at the worst possible time.
  • Shepard: CNN needs to slow down after Russia story repercussions.
  • Folkenflik: CNN resignations a sign of ‘high stakes‘ in covering Trump.
  • Impartial CNN anchor calls for civil disobedience in the White House.
  • Alisyn sticks up (sort of) for Kellyanne.  Scarborough sticks up for CNN.
  • Somerby: Kushner vs Bernie…Rachel Maddow’s McCarthyism in action.

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Jun 262017
 
  • Three journos involved in retracted CNN report have resigned.
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Maddow-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Greer: Fair-weather liberals have had their fill of Megyn Kelly.
  • Megyn NBC ratings sink to new low.  Andrea Mitchell honored.
  • Hogue: ‘The band’ is back together; Heather’s new 5am partner?
  • Don Lemon at Sag Harbor High.   Oh, Joy: Russia…Russia…Russia
  • Hugh Hewitt MSNBC premiere gets hostile reception from the left.
  • Joe Scarborough releases anti-Trump mushroom cloud music video.
  • Videos: CNN retraction etc Monday
  • CNN tightens rules after retracting fake story;  Reliable Sources silent.
Jun 222017
 
Jun 212017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Fox radio drops Sullivan, Gibson, adds Starnes and Tom Shillue.
  • Somerby: 14 minutes that broke the cablenews dishonesty record.
  • Salvadori: CNN fake Paris attack photo is a reminder to be wary.
  • Barr: Is Bill O’Reilly plotting his future online, or on tv?  Or…both?
  • One America News pulls back O’Reilly offer, will pursue ‘other talent’.
  • CNN plans to turn Great Big Story into a Great Big streaming channel.
  • Video: says Iran, not Russia, is the problem in Syria.
  • With EP release, Scarborough’s grassroots fanbase ‘poised to explode‘!
  • Report: ‘Betrayed’ Matt Lauer ready to quit Today over Megyn Kelly hire.
Jun 172017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  the Megyn
  • Reliable Sources videos: Oliver Stone; Amy Klobuchar; Megyn backlash.
  • Joe Scarborough is puzzled: Who would attack Steve Scalise?
  • O’Reilly begins tour in Westbury, drops hints of a ‘new network‘.
  • Fox & Friends video: Abby Huntsman and Jeff drop
  • CNN bias raised at stockholders’ meeting.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Reza Aslan not sorry for the sentiment.  ‘Fake News‘ protest at CNN.
  • MSNBC leaves Scalise medical update early to go back to Trump talk.
  • Tucker video: cites media malpractice by HuffPo, NY Times.
Jun 142017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Situation Room 1-2-3.
  • Petition demands MSNBC stop hiring all those white conservatives.
  • Rothstein: Mika tells manly man Joe the White House is full of sissies.
  • Fox News retires its ‘fair and balanced’ slogan.  Q&A: Rachel Maddow.
  • ‘It’s a sh!t show!’: ‘Panicked’ meetings at NBC over Alex Jones segment.
  • Advertisers, afraid to offend, are shaping the content of news programs.
  • Ex-CNNer mulls Congressional run.  Van Jones heading to Miami Beach.
  • The 13 most-watched Fox News programs since Tucker replaced Mr Bill.
  • Tucker videos: with Aresh Aramesh; on collusion.
Jun 092017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers:  At This Hour-Inside Politics-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Concha: White House rips ‘lazy’ MSNBC report on Trump/Qatar.
  • CNN drops Reza Aslan series after host’s vulgar anti-Trump tweets.
  • Outnumbered video: Comey’s leaking shows
  • O’Reilly: ‘Hannity fought back. I should have.’  Jake Tapper in Toronto.
  • Matthews: MSNBCers are well informed; Mika: Is Trump mentally ill?”
  • CNN schedules Champions for Change.   DC’s ‘Badass women’ assemble.
  • Tucker videos: on Comeyrama; serves up a scoop.
Jun 072017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Lawrence O’Donnell-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Fox execs thank staff for London coverage, re-sign Charles Payne.
  • They’re back: The Hannity/Scarborough twitter spat heats up again.
  • Tucker video: has a reality check on the Jared Kushner flap.
  • Joyella: Rachel Maddow now the ‘most powerful person in cable news’.
  • Dana Bash’s Badass Womenbreaks barriers‘.  Heather Nauert resurfaces.
May 152017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Rachel Maddow-O’Donnell-Hayes 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Kellyanne has a right to respond to attacks on Morning Joe.
  • Videos: F&F welcomes anchor Dana Perino’s
  • Upcoming installment of OBJECTified to feature Benjamin Netanyahu.
  • Somerby: Riding the Comey wave, Maddow does yet another about-face.
  • Megyn: ‘I’m honored to be joining this historic, incredibly talented team.’
  • Special Report video: All-Star Panel chews over who
  • Q&A: Brooke Baldwin; Brooke at UNC.  Is Jason Chaffetz headed to FNC?
  • Scandal sweeps up Bo.  Trump roils ‘conservative media’.  Mr Bill’s revenge?
  • Tucker’s alive and well.  MSNBC may drop O’DonnellMore. Video
May 122017
 
  • Specialists video: What was with his comment on briefings?
  • Thursday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-O’Donnell-Brian Williams 1-2-3.
  • Glenn Beck audio: Bill O’Reilly on being plus
  • Mika: CNN ‘disgusting’ for giving Kellyanne air time.  Olby in a twitter spat.
  • Rothstein: MSNBC rampage against Sarah Sanders.  New MSNBC shows?
  • Bell: Most everyone on  CNN is ‘playing a character‘.   Wolf Blitzer at HPU.
  • Fox News continues to drive 21CF revenues.   Jeffrey Toobin moonlighting.

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May 092017
 

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May 052017
 
  • Specialists video: Kellyanne Conway, Tyrus join
  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Trump camp blasts CNN as MSM blackout of advert spreads.
  • Video: talks comedy, politics, and Stephen Colbert.
  • Rothstein: WaPo writer tells journalists to avoid Tucker Carlson’s show.
  • Mohajer: Tucker’s success after many flops typifies white male privilege.
  • Zurawik: Bullying, brow-beating Tucker symbolizes patriarchy, privilege.
  • Somerby: Maddow quietly changes Flynn story she’s peddled for months.
  • LaCorte: There’s little real evidence to support the spin against Bill Shine.
  • Attorney for FNC accusers talks to Sky News regulators.  What Bo knows.
  • Smith: The inside story of Joe’s carefully choreographed proposal to Mika.
  • Profile: Van Jones.  Shep Smith at Ole Miss.  CNN still cites ‘hands up’ story.
  • After four days, viewer reactions to Fox News Specialists seem discouraging.

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May 042017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: O’Donnell exemplifies the defeat of gloom-and-doom media.
  • Out# video: over Hillary’s ‘pathetic’ excuses.
  • Lovebirds make it official…they’re engaged.  The Joe and Mika story.
  • April stunner: Rising star Heather Childers at 5am beats Greta at 7pm!
  • April program ranker: Fox has eight of the top 10.    25-54 demo ranker.
  • Videos: Tucker discusses Comey with and
  • Rothstein: Brit Hume and Paul Begala in a twitter spat.  Today’s lawsuit.
  • Somerby: It’s all clowning, pretty much all the time.  NBC scorches CNN.
  • Randi Kaye revisits unsolved mystery.  Revamped HLN gets re-revamped?
May 012017
 
  • Specialists video: Series premiere opens with
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Maddow-Martha MacCallum 1-2-3.
  • Megyn will host 9am hour of Today, airing opposite Ripa and Ryan.
  • Come rain, go Shine: Fox exec is out…Hannity hardest hit.  Wemple.
  • Rothstein: Viewers want more Morning Joewithout Joe and Mika.
  • MediaBuzz video: talks Trump, ‘fake news’, and ESPN.
  • Hogue: The News Specialists better avoid the Mika trap.  Today’s lawsuit.
  • MSNBC hires Glenn Thrush.   CNN swells mingle with the brunch bunch.
Apr 292017
 
  • Lean Forward: Brian Williams rebuked for ‘patronizing’ Maddow.
  • MediaBuzz videos: fixation;
  • Reliable Sources videos: Venomous Trump; anti-media Trump; NY Times.
  • Weprin: Sorry cablers, there was no news to cover at the WHCD.
  • Somerby: Rachel Maddow in the killing fields part one, part two.
  • The perfect solution: let’s just hire a woman to run Fox News.
  • Court rules CNN defamation case can proceed.   Q&A: W Kamau Bell.
  • Kelly is keeping up with the Kardashians.  Morning lovebirds’ road trip.
  • Kludt: Fox & Friends enjoys ratings surge;  Weiss: How F&F warps minds.
  • CNN celebrity chef carries a concealed weapon.  FNC quits Election Pool.
  • Six things you didn’t know about Abby Huntsman.  Sunday talkers: preview.