Feb 242017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Slate reports Colmes death by calling him ‘patsy’, ‘buffoon’.
  • Lean Forward: Ari Melber gets weekly show for 100 days.  Flashback.
  • Spicer excludes CNN et al from press gaggle; CNN media critic reacts.
  • Video: Kimberly Guilfoyle and Sean Hannity
  • Survey says: Coop, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity top most-trusted list.
  • As cable news gets nasty, Zurawik implores pundits to stop the Hitler talk.
  • Cillizza: Trump election making cable news great again (i.e. more partisan).
  • Zucker play:  CNN may boycott the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
  • Pundit for sale: Ed Schultz, a progressive on MSNBC, now an RT Trump fan.
  • Lean Forward:  Maddow, Matthews, BriWi anchor Trump address coverage.
  • CNN anchor wants tolerance of men exposing privates in girls’ locker rooms.
  • Video: Anna Kooiman on Aussie TV.  Tucker: an FNC moneymaker.
  • Video: Tucker grills DNC advisor calling Trump for bathroom policy.
  • Megyn and the battle for NBC’s future.  Venezuela’s CNN ban spurs blowback.

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Feb 232017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos:  remember Alan Colmes.
  • R.I.P.: Alan Colmes.  Friends and colleagues react.  Video: Alan
  • Somerby: Maddow rewrites history in another fake pseudo-confession.
  • Veritas releases CNN audio bomb.  Gold: falls flat;  Borchers: overrated.
  • Rothstein: Wimpy Wemple whines about Coppins’ Tucker Carlson piece.
  • Coppins: Tucker’s hour is provocative, cringe-inducing, terrific television.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson/Sean Hannity (tie) 1-2/2.
  • Chris Matthews ‘blown away‘ that Hollywood isn’t about glamour or looks.
  • Another CNN town hall: McCain/Graham.  Hogue: Bob Beckel unrepentant.
  • Cover/Line blends politics, pop culture.   Rowley: CNN’s fake diabetes news.
  • Tucker video: Ex-CIA operative fears a is ‘out of control’.
  • Rothstein: CNN throws mud at James O’Keefe ahead of imminent ‘audio bomb’.
  • Conservative ‘provocateur’ targets CNN with release of secretly recorded audio.

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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.

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Feb 172017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Ed Henry-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Big-league ratings for Trump’s presser; FNC tops totals and demo.
  • Gardner: Ruling in CNN case makes defamation suits much easier.
  • Concha: Media miss big story. Wemple laments Trump viewing habits.
  • CNN reporter compares Trump to Hitler as her boss buys Obama pics.
  • F&F‘s Heather Nauert in talks for State Department spokesperson role.
  • FTV: Unlike CNN, Shepard Smith wasn’t mean spirited…he was honest.
  • Borchers: Trump attacks on the press raise eyebrows ‘even’ at Fox News.
  • Zurawik: MSNBC is transitioning toward less ideology, more journalism.
  • Video: Ed Henry asks to dissect Trump’s media critiques.
  • The Cable Game: No laughing matter.  Zucker: Trump attacks don’t hurt CNN.
Feb 162017
 
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 102017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Erin Burnett 1-2-3.
  • Video: ‘poorly reasoned, absurd’ 9th Circuit ruling.
  • Bill Moyers has a sadz because CNN let Kellyanne Conway speak (v/CNNC).
  • Topel: CNN’s History of Comedy explores censorship, sexism, and more.
  • His eyes fill with tears, there’s a lump in his throat…the Post profiles Olby.
  • Daly: Megyn Kelly under fire from all sides for just doing her job.  Word up!
  • Q&A: Chris Hayes in Chicago; Greta asks ‘where are the primetime women?’
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 082017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: CNN debate-Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Concha: ‘Hillary-friendly’ CNN contributor pens dubious WH report.
  • FTV: CNN’s ‘interview for the ages’ was like two kids on a playground.
  • Greer: Rumors swirl that Tamron Hall may be joining Live with Kelly?!
  • CNN comedy series begins with F-word.  Finding Jesus returns March 5.
  • Jen Psaki psigned as a CNN contributor.  CNN chef’s ‘change of address‘.
  • Video: Tucker and Brit Hume made at the 9th Circuit.
  • Late Night videos: Anderson Cooper with Seth Meyers
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
 
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