Feb 152017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • FBN personnel dominate ‘best biz journalists’ list: eight of the top 15 slots.
  • CNN sources get it wrong four times.  Tantaros lawyer subpoenaedupdate.
  • Daly: Two of The Five keep sticking up for Trump…and that’s two too many.
  • Mika courageously bans Kellyanne Conway.  Wemple rips ‘dishonest‘ Tucker.
  • Videos: Tucker challenges over leaks, over bias.
  • Duca: Appearing with Tucker was the ’10 most infuriating minutes‘ of my life.
  • Ruiz: Jake Tapper, ‘journalistic hero’.  Video: Jake Tapper
  • Why CNN changed briefings policy.  This is CNN: Trump Valentine generator.
  • The Cable Game: Brian Stelter was against cheap shots before he was for them.
Feb 142017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered videos: Marie Harf joins debate over and
  • Want a Westchester crib? Mika’s is $2 million, Gregg Jarrett’s just $1.8M.
  • Fox News wins wild news week; O’Reilly tops all cable except for zombies.
  • Sunday Showdown: Reliable Sources beats Media Buzz.   Weekend numbers.
  • Goldberg: CNN, media ‘two faced‘ in attempts to silence Kellyanne Conway.
  • Datoc: MSNBCNN attack reporter who didn’t ask the question they wanted.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Berkeley school teacher argues for
  • CNN’s ‘impressive‘ comedy show. Funt: CNN a beacon in dark times. K.T. stays.
Feb 132017
 
Feb 062017
 
Jan 312017
 
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 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.
Jan 022017
 
  • Sean Hannity is en route to London for interview with Julian Assange.
  • Scarborough: Funny nobody objected when Obama talked to Zakaria.
  • Joe Scarborough in a twitter spat over partying with Trumps.  Day two.
  • What Were You Watching New Year’s Eve? CNN, FNC trounce MSNBC.
  • Bitter Lemon: CNN cuts mic as drunken anchor rants about ‘awful’ 2016.
  • Reliable Sources videos: Covering Trump; the Murrow Moment; populism.
  • F&F Weekend video:  Stelter Trump tweets trigger retorts.
  • MediaBuzz videos: presidents; Obama’s social
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 162016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Bill O’Reilly talks media, Obama’s legacy, changes at FNC, and more.
  • Joe and Mika slam CNN’s ‘fake news’, defend themselves against ‘the haters’.
  • Video: on the hidden agenda behind a restaurant review.
  • 2016 numbers: Fox News tops all basic cable.   CNN losing its VP of diversity.
  • Video: Eichenwald talk with Tucker is and an instant classic.
  • Impartial MSNBC reporter: Trump putting Putin ahead of the American public.
Dec 072016
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly, Hannity-Martha MacCallum 1-2-3.
  • Shepard Smith video: Shep and The Greatest Generation.
  • Cable newsers dominate Mediaite ‘most influential’ list.  Today’s lawsuit.
  • Chris Wallace snags first Trump Sunday show interview.   Stossel ending.
  • Tucker Carlson joins Hannity, O’Reilly in the Erik Wemple Hall of Shame.
  • Tucker video: Why did NYT editor of reporters’ bias?
  • Christi Paul opens up about domestic abuse.  Daily Show video: Van Jones.
  • Megyn Kelly tells NPR we’re in a ‘dangerous phase‘ right now (v/Mediaite).
  • Katz: Fox News ratings romp continues.  Concha: FNC tripling MSNBCNN.
  • Rothstein: Mika Brzezinski’s ‘feminine mystique‘.  Steve Kornacki at UMass.
Nov 302016
 
  • The Five video: Is Fox News for Democrats’ loss?
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • November numbers: FNC #1 total viewers and demo; CNN, MSNBC.
  • Scarry: MSNBC’s Katy Tur complains Trump is being too transparent!
  • Durkin: Mika spotting reignites feud between CNN and Morning Joe.
  • Tucker Carlson video: BLM activist of OSU officer.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Ross: Impartial CNN anchor suggests American women should wear hijabs.
  • Borchers: Trump’s war with CNN.  Wemple: Trump’s cable news Presidency.
  • Borchers: Instead of whining about Fox, Obama/Dems should go on their air.
Nov 292016
 
  • Hogue: Impartial CNN anchor’s expletive exemplifies ‘skin in the game’.
  • Thursday’s numbers, Friday’s too.   Ainsley makes book, book makes #1.
  • Somerby: Self-dealing huckster Rachel Maddow constantly sells the cars.
  • Tucker Carlson video: College professor argues Castro was
  • Kugle: The fake news of CNN.  Now More Than Ever airs Jan 1.  Mika spotted.
  • Ari Melber: I’ve paid my dues.  Ronan resurfaces.   Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
Oct 202016
 
  • Wednesday numbers: Debate/FNC-Deb/CNN-PostDeb/FNC 1-2-3.
  • FNC tops broadcast and cable nets for 3rd debate, also wins demo.
  • Video: Outnumbered debates on electoral process.
  • Deja Vu: Dem ticket stiffs Fox News.  MSNBC moves into studio 3C.
  • ICN: CNN slam of Morning Joe compromised by a lack of clean hands.
  • Byers: Chris Wallace focused on substance in a ‘sterling performance’.
  • Concha: ‘Masterful’ Chris Wallace revived pride in the debate process.
  • Grynbaum: Subtle, yet firm, Chris Wallace elevated the election season.
  • Rieder: Chris Wallace clear winner of debate.  Riddell: What Rieder said.
  • Katz: Will CNN purchase and air Gabriel Sherman’s Roger Ailes tv movie?
  • Kelly File video: Asked about leaked questions Donna Brazile
  • Guthrie: Bret Baier talks about politics, Megyn Kelly, Roger Ailes, and more.

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Sep 302016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Rachel Maddow-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Say What?! Brian Williams thinks he coined the phrase ‘runaway train’.
  • Wemple takes shot at James Rosen, gets a doozy of a rebuttal in return.
  • Megyn to Hillary: You keep using my name, it’s time to come on my show.
  • Sept numbers: Hannity-Megyn-Bill 1-2-3; Brit lifts On the Record; ranker.
  • More than mere media? Brian Stelter given title: ‘senior correspondent‘.
  • Factor video: Bernard Goldberg to smear Brit Hume.
  • Intramural battle royale: MSNBC analyst calls CNBC colleague a ‘jackass’.
  • Concha: Trump targets Lemon and Joe S; snarky CNN chyrons spare Hillary.