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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Aug 042016
Aug 032016
  • The Five video: Jedediah Bila to Fox News.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Real Story title for 2:00 pm (formerly Gretchen’s hour).
  • ICN: CNN ignoring major world events harming its long-term relevance.
  • O’Connor: Why isn’t CNN doing town halls for the Green Party ticket?
  • Concha: Media coverage of election race is ignoring important stories.
  • Rupert Murdoch memo salutes the ‘talent and drive‘ of Fox News staff.
  • Somerby: Joe and Mika faking it, a game they’ve been playing a long time.
  • Kelly File video: Controvery over shotgun-wielding woman
Jul 282016
Jul 232016
  • Media Buzz videos: it’s
  • Reliable Sources: Ailes bails part one, part two, part three, part four.
  • Fox & Friends video: in leaked DNC emails.
  • Jake Tapper responds to criticism re DNC emails referencing him.
  • Q&A: Meghan McCain says ‘I no longer recognize my party’.
  • Harris Faulkner lawsuit clears first hurdle.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • The ‘Political Insiders’ one-hour special Saturday.  Governor Gretch?
  • Wasserman-Schultz complained about Mika, Chuck Todd intervened.
  • Abrams: Running MSNBC I didn’t compete with Ailes, I emulated him.
  • NYT exposé on Fox News ‘culture’ cites
  • Concha: If timing is everything, Fox scored a bullseye with Ailes exit.
  • Guthrie: Behind the scenes on day one at Fox News sans Roger Ailes.
  • Bauder: Rupert Murdoch vows Fox News without Ailes is still Fox News.
Jul 162016
  • Concha: O’Reilly pulls off a rare 2016 feat.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Q&A: Joe Scarborough is making music.   Audio Q&A: Meghan McCain.
  • Ratings for 20 Kelly Ripa co-hosts put Coop near the bottom of the pile.
  • Your Buzz videos: playing race
  • Maddow: 25 things you don’t know about me.  CNN is up for nine Emmys.
  • Abby Huntsman talks about Fox and Ailes.   Litigants squabble over venue.
  • Q&A: Ainsley Earhardt, John Roberts.  MSNBC’s somber 20th anniversary.