Mar 292017
 
  • Q1 cable news program ranker: Fox News holds nine of top ten slots.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Sean Hannity-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Zucker play:  First Van Jones, now David Axelrod to host CNN ‘special’.
  • Video: stands by comments on surveillance.
  • Videos: O’Reilly addresses flap; Tucker grills
  • Treacher: Fuss over O’Reilly ‘designated outrage‘.  Rense: An Imus moment?
  • Farhi: Can viewers tell news from opinion? Today’s lawsuit. Q&A: Chris Hayes.

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Mar 282017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Q1 numbers: FNC breaks record, tops all cable; CNN, MSNBC increase.
  • Out# videos: Bill O’Reilly talks and
  • Q&A: Bill O’Reilly on sacrifice and self-discipline.  Video: Mr Bill
  • Massive protest‘ over CNN depiction of Hindus.  MSNBC: Gone Phishing.
  • FTV Live: Philly’s Jillian Mele is off to Fox News for possible morning role.
  • Hannity to CBS: Release the missing footage.  Kayleigh is sorry; so is Mr Bill.
  • Videos: Brit Hume on Tucker vs
  • CNN snags Gracie Awards.  Immunity negotiations in Ailes payment probe?
  • Sunday Showdown: Reliable Sources trumps MediaBuzz.  Weekend numbers.
  • FBN beats CNBC for six months straight; Maddow tops demo for third week.

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Mar 222017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Farhi: Shep Smith doing ‘cleanup’ at Fox.  First 100 town hall tonight.
  • ‘Bitch’ Nicole Lapin resurfaces.  Ainsley Earhardt makes book:
  • Q&A: Reza AslanJoe and Mika open up about Trump, Kellyanne, etc.
  • Ellison: Something’s brewing at Fox News…it must be another ‘civil war’!
  • Arianna Huffington rips CNN.  Clarissa Ward honored by Overseas Press.
  • Videos: on Gorsuch; concerns about Comey.

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Mar 172017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Watters asks Trump whom he’d fire: Schumer, Baldwin, or Zucker?
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Smith keeps Judge Nap at arm’s length; TCG: Shep’s strange disclaimer.
  • Perino: How I reset my heart after the election…my visit to Mercy Ships.
  • Videos: on the tax leak; Tucker vs
  • CNN ‘pointed gun’ story rebutted by both Hannity and Juan. Sean erupts.
  • Terms of Megyn Kelly’s Fox exit still unsettled.  Hibbs: Megyn comes home.
Mar 142017
 
  • Steinberg: FNC says Megyn Kelly has been released from her contract.
  • Concha: Cronkite award judges don’t have a clue about real journalism.
  • Battaglio: Ainsley, Brian, and Steve speak out as Fox & Friends surges.
  • Extraordinary growth of Fox Business gives them new bragging rights.
  • Wemple spends 21 paragraphs not deciding if FNC is ‘mainstream media‘.
  • Bauder: Fueled by anti-Trump sentiment, Maddow’s popularity increases.
  • Factor video: Rep Dennis Kucinich was while in office.
  • CNN to end modern-day slavery with rallies, hashtags.  Parade of horribles.
  • FNC primed for upfronts.  Grand jury to hear evidence on Ailes settlements.
Mar 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Misstatements, omissions…and another ‘Maddow edit‘.
  • Kurtz: It’s time for Maddow, Coop et al to come out of denial.
  • The POTUS media diet: CNN and Fox News…MSNBC not so much.
  • Factor video: on facts, speculation, and credulity.
  • Report: Megyn Kelly tired of hard news, wants to be ‘the next Oprah‘.
  • Tucker: the Socrates of our time.  Ed Davis: new FNC security analyst.
  • Wemple enthralled by Shep outburst.   Today’s cannibalism complaint.
  • Zucker play: CNN show features A.I. sex dolls and romance with robots.
Feb 282017
 
Feb 272017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Rachel Maddow-Chris Wallace-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Fox & Friends video: talks Oscars, and the DNC election.
  • Bill O’Reilly set to address the Mystery of Nils Bildt tonight: Factor
  • Martha MacCallum: Some reporters getting ‘far afield‘ from their mission.
  • MSNBC passes CNN in ‘consumer perception’.   Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Concha: MSNBC source disputes Gretchen Carlson rumor, says it’s ‘bogus’.
  • Grynbaum: CNN, once ‘down the middle’, is now playing in national politics.
  • Pfeiffer: Conspiracy theorist, and MSNBC panelist, is a NewsCorp executive.
  • The Fox Report video: on leaks, Trump address, DNC, and more.
Feb 252017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: ‘fake news’;
  • Reliable Sources videos: Trump attacks failing; no dinnerrealfake news‘.
  • Darcy: Gretchen Carlson in talks with MSNBC. Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Video:  Dagen McDowell, Gary B Smith, et al
  • Rothstein: Ed Schultz a ‘monster diva‘ at CPAC.  Taylor: Who is Nils Bildt?
  • What Tapper and Bash say they got wrong about 2016.  Jane Austen’s ring.
  • Videos: and on Trump slamming the media.
Feb 212017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: Jesse O’Watters-Ed Henry-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Rachel Maddow, changing and disappearing unwanted facts.
  • CNN contributor ridicules ‘little boy’ Jared Kushner.   Q&A: Reza Aslan.
  • FNC signs Ezekiel Emanuel as a contributor.  Craig Melvin snags POTUS.
  • Was Sanders surrogate ‘blacklisted’ by MSNBC?  Tamron Hall resurfaces.
  • Audio: Mike Gallagher rips (and Brian Stelter) over false tweet.
  • Factor video: O’Reilly asks if the US really has panelists
  • Martha MacCallum would like Trump to call in on tonight’s Town Hall special.
Feb 162017
 
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 092017
 
  • Video: Kellyanne Conway on court’s ruling, ethics, etc
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • David Shuster named ‘managing editor‘ of i24News channel.  Flashback.
  • Out# videos: Geraldo joins debate over Ivanka etc
  • Cable beats broadcast: O’Reilly tops Apprentice for three straight weeks.
  • Stelter: We’re not at war with Trump, but with people who make up facts.
  • Tucker Carlson video: USA Today editor defends
  • Tamron didn’t want to ‘sit on the sidelines‘ at NBC.  Today’s firing demand.
  • How MSNBC broke faith with black viewers.  All In skeds Bernie town hall.
  • Impartial CNN anchor hammers Trump, calls comments ‘nonsense’ and ‘vile’.
  • Late Show video: with Colbert.  He’s a ‘pop culture phenomenon‘.
Feb 072017
 
  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld at Fox News.
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Flood:  Bill O’Reilly basks in the success of his protégé Jesse Watters.
  • Wemple: ‘Good work, O’Reilly.’  Today’s O’Whine.  Deadly dog whistles?
  • CNN Elián doc called ‘a story about reconciliation‘.   Back from the dead.
  • CNN ‘ban’ of KellyAnne already over.  CNN: SNL bit ‘really affected‘ Spicer.
  • Sunday Showdown:  Reliable Sources edges MediaBuzz.   Weekend numbers.
  • CNN religion series may have a political agenda.  CNN plans drone division.
  • Tucker video: Piers Morgan says media are determined
Feb 062017