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.
Sep 232016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Don Lemon 1-2-3.
  • Video: on media that buried a key fact in Charlotte story.
  • Ariens: Meet the newest members of FNC’s Reporter Training Program.
  • Joyella: Joe Scarborough’s son hospitalized, stable after ‘horrible accident’.
  • Maria Molina at CMU.  Jon Ostrower to CNN. CNN digital adds Mabry, Cline.
  • Watch What Happens videos: Tamron Hall.   Hall to host a ‘people’s revolution‘.
  • Welzenbach: Chris Hayes, corporate sock-puppet.  Thomas Roberts awarded.
Sep 202016
 
Sep 192016
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Maddow-Hannity-O’Reilly/O’Donnell (tie) 1-2-3.
  • Bloomberg reporter asks: Did Russians order NY attacks to help Trump?!
  • Concha: Pack media resort to bullying the refs ahead of first Prez debate.
  • To smooth Brian Williams’s acceptance MSNBC paired him with Maddow.
  • Meyer: Chris Hayes ridiculed for dumb tweet.  CNN hires Brekke Fletcher.
  • Zengerle: Joe Scarborough has big dreams…including Trump: The Musical?!
  • Lean Forward: Impartial MSNBC reporter agrees, Gore won Florida in 2000.
  • Perino & Stirewalt videos: Candidates what
  • F&F video: Hogue: Mornings get a jarring jolt.  RIP CNN’s Tom Mintier.
Aug 272016
 
  • Media Buzz videos: Hillary’s Trump’s Mike
  • Reliable Sources videos: Hillary’s charity; white supremacists; evil FNC.
  • Concha: Trump media feud moves from Megyn Kelly to Mika and Joe.
  • Video: Former WNBC anchor makes his Fox News debut.
  • Greta: Erik Wemple should apologize for ‘absurd’ column smearing me.
  • Kelly File video: Kurtz, Colmes, and Chris on a for Hillary.
  • Clayton Morris moonlighting.  CNN’s F-bomb.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Flood: Decision to cancel Dr Drew made weeks ago.  Q&A: John Stossel.
Aug 262016
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Coop/8pm 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Emails, tax returns, and
  • Concha: John Stossel previews the first FBN Libertarian town hall.
  • Stelter: CNN given Fox News oppo-research file on Gabriel Sherman.
  • Today’s Wemple vs Fox: Ed Henry and the ‘crisis of morality‘ at FNC.
  • Trump demands ‘crazy’ Mika apologize.  Ed Schultz case back in court.
  • Pete Hegseth goes to Israel finding facts.  Video: Jim Angle
  • Ellefson: Get to know Brianna Keilar.   Sally sticks up for Sharia law.
  • The Kelly File videos: Megyn questions and
  • Concha: Nightly’s Larry Wilmore would be a perfect fit for MSNBCNN.
  • Today’s conspiracy: Dr Drew cancelled after he questioned Hillary’s health.
Aug 252016
 
Aug 232016
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: over allegations of ‘pay for play’.
  • Concha: Kirsten Powers calls questions about Hillary’s health ‘sexist’.
  • Rothstein: Joe & Mika discuss not discussing Trump ‘girlfriend’ crack.
  • Video: Kirsten Powers debuts on CNN…as one of a six-person panel!
  • Concha: Some in media crusading against covering candidates’ health.
  • Goldberg: Mainstream journalists can behave as badly as Trump shills.
  • Rothstein: Brian Stelter is not what he used to be.  Where’s the capital?
  • Ariens: No Andrea, TVNewser was not ‘created and controlled‘ by Ailes.
  • Say wut?!? A J$ tweet implicated by Tantaros as
  • Tantaros lawsuit serves up melodramatic language, titillating accusations.
Aug 222016
 
Aug 192016
 
  • Adios Anna: Fox & Friends‘s Anna Kooiman moving to Australia.
  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Reilly-MacCallum (Megyn)-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered videos: and
  • Click-bait: Breitbart’s deceptive headline, Mediaite’s lying headline.
  • Concha: A tale of two Louisiana disasters, and the ensuing media bias.
  • Factor video: analyzes coverage of the Soros hack.
  • Perino: I will never lie to you.  CNN, the most trusted name in drones.
  • Video: Martha MacCallum and discuss paying ransom.
  • MSNBC plans Hillary/Trump forum.  MoJo touts its anti-Trump history.
  • FTV makes public apology…for Hannity and Stelter.  Two FNC execs exit.

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