Oct 162019

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Debate-CNN postgame-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Report: Fox News pm hosts peeved by Tucker/Megyn booking.
  • Q&A: Lachlan Murdoch on infighting, impeachment, and more.
  • Tulsi scorches CNN at debate: You called me ‘an asset of Russia’!
  • Women’s group: ‘Clean house’ at NBC or pull debate from MSNBC.
  • Impartial CNN anchor asks impartial CNN question at Dem debate.
  • The Five video: Greg examines CNNers yawn.
  • Meads: CNN impeachment ad verifies claims of CNN whistleblower.
  • ‘Bizarre’ CNN impeachment promo met with jeers: ‘zero credibility’.
  • FTV Live: Why would Hannity have reason to talk with Brian Stelter?

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Jul 072018

  • MediaBuzz videos: The
  • Reliable Sources: Rallies; the Supremes; the children; evil Fox News.
  • Babbling Brooke: ‘Pocahantas’ joke is not just sexist, it’s racist!
  • Ball: MSNBC never really wanted Ed’s audience.  Sunday talkers.
  • Oliver Darcy sang a different tune before going on CNN payroll.
  • Profiles: Sandra Smith looks back; Stuart Varney (via TVNewser).

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Jul 062018

  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker-Jason Chaffetz-Sandra Smith 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: Maxine Waters.  Wednesday numbers.
  • It’s a ‘national emergency!’  Stelter attacks prove Trump correct?
  • CNN spotlights Amy Barrett’s children.   Mrs Shine de-twitterizes.
  • Darcy snipes at Hume, takes heat.  Kim and Don drop in on friends.
  • Bourdain estate only a fraction of estimates.  Colleagues mourn Ed.
  • Tucker Carlson videos: for Trump;

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Jul 052018

  • The Five video:  for the Trump Presidency.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Laura Ingraham-Rachel Maddow-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Q2 program ranker: FNC has 7 of top ten shows; key demo ranker.
  • Lea Gabrielle: Be thankful for the brave Americans who protect us.
  • Eric Bolling show launches with bus tour.  R.I.P. Ed Schultz.  Shine in.
  • Impartial CNN journalist: Trump is ‘poisoning the American people‘.
  • Alisyn slams FNC.  Cable newsers who suited up.  This bird can sing.
  • CNN turns a joke into fake news.  No Joy: Reid’s gaffe.  Letter bomb.
  • Concha: Hiring Laura may have been best decision at FNC post-Ailes.
  • Anna Kooiman: What July 4 means to me and why I’m glad to be back.
  • Anna’s videos: The with

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Apr 172018

  • The Five video: Restraining orders to clueless comic.
  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Sarah Westwood to CNN.  No crawl at all.  CNBC in Abu Dhabi.
  • Pig out: Activist’s boycott backfires as Laura’s ratings soar 20%.
  • Athey: CNN airs mythical ‘pee tape’ claim 77 times over five days.
  • Is the Hannity/Cohen flap baaaaad…or less than meets the eye?
  • The Five video: The  Dershowitz chides Sean.
  • Ed Schultz resurfaces.  Lemon impugns honesty of pro-Trumpers.
  • Friday’s numbers: Laura-Lemon-Hannity 1-2-3.  Weekend numbers.
  • Somerby: When an attorney sent Brian Stelter ‘to the fainting couch‘.

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Apr 112017
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • CNN hires Oliver Darcy as media writer.  Flashback: The story is bogus.
  • Douglas Brinkley at Virginia Tech.  Big Ed Schultz yammers about CNN.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Fox News hires first female CFO.  As boycott spreads, O’Ratings skyrocket.
  • O’Reilly’s fate seen as litmus test for FNC’s future. Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Tucker videos:   on Putin; on the massacre in Egypt.
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 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.
Dec 212016
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Eric Bolling-Shannon Bream 1-2-3.
  • Lawsuit against Megyn/FNC thrown out.  Push for Kimberly strengthens.
  • Salutin: How did Jake Tapper become a hero?  Q&A: CNN’s Barbara Starr.
  • Farhi: How Ed Schultz went from MSNBC lefty to mouthpiece for Moscow.
  • Did Stelter help promote potentially fake news by uncritically retweeting it?
  • The Cable Game: Noted opponent of ‘fake news’ serves up some of his own?
  • Holmes: The ongoing meltdown over ‘fake news’ is starting to get ridiculous.
  • Dancing with Elephants: On vacation with Coop.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Megyn Kelly-produced series announces cast, premiere date.   Today’s oops.
  • Warren:  Brian Williams’s (low-rated) show is quietly ‘conquering‘ late night.
  • Concha: Media should err on the side of caution when airing videos of death.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Radio host says Trump nominees literally
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter
Oct 292016
  • Media Buzz videos: FBI
  • Reliable Sources videos: Hyperbolic media; anti-Clinton bias; Trump tally.
  • F&F video: on the revived FBI investigation.  Sunday talkers.
  • Gahr: Did Ed Schultz’s lawyer lie to the Court of Appeals?  Today’s lawsuit.
  • CNN’s Zucker sees no change in Atlanta from AT&T deal.  Q&A: Van Jones.
  • YourBuzz videos: cable’s the
  • Another lie about Fox News shot down.  Has Mark Levin gone off his meds?
Sep 172016
  • MediaBuzz videos: Probing media
  • Reliable Sources: Manipulator Trump plays the media, requires more scrutiny.
  • Concha: CNN edits Hillary statement, removes reference to ‘bombing’.
  • Cable news nets priorities.  Video: is back on Fox…sort of.
  • Q&A: Soledad O’Brien on mentoring.  Video: So you think
  • Stelter: Greta may be only exit using ‘Ailes clause’.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Gahr: Ed Schultz resurfaces, charges at female reporter ‘like a hippo on PCP‘.
  • Your Buzz videos: Trump seeking
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.
Apr 282016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Today’s conspiracy: Tantaros forced off the air by Rove and Perino!
  • Ed Schultz and Larry King are still on the air, only working for Putin.
  • TCG: CNN’s Company Man.  FTV Live: Who is Jeff Zucker’s Mini-Me?
  • Video: Outnumbered celebrates two years on the air
  • F&F video: Four Marine vets reunite and
  • Shuster reappears on MSNBC despite indefinite suspension. Flashback.
  • Borchers:  CNN’s ‘key race alerts’ are out of control.  Q&A: Sara Eisen.
  • Punchy, independent Chris Wallace;  Q&A: Journalistic ‘moxie‘;  more.
  • Q&A: Chris Wallace talks 20 years of FNS etc.  Video Q&A: Janice Dean.
  • Brown: Blame TV for Trump.  Shafer: No, the media didn’t ‘create’ Trump.
  • Battle of Thieves: Edward Snowden and Fareed Zakaria debate encryption.
  • Gold: The strange life of a campaign embed.   Coop book event packs house.
  • Bauder: Speculation over Kelly Ripa co-host again centers on CNN’s Cooper.
Jan 142016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Christopher: MSNBC’s Trump-pimping is getting ridiculous.
  • Ed Schultz resurfaces…and he’s working for Putin!  This is CNN.
  • Elle spotlights newsers Brooke Baldwin, Kasie Hunt, Sandra Smith.
  • Outnumbered video: tonight’s FBN debates.
  • Steinberg: Many cable systems to provide free FBN debate coverage.
  • Real Story video: bogus birther attacks on Cruz.
  • Gold: Cavuto and Bartiromo have broader questions for a smaller field.
  • Making history: First female duo moderating Presidential debates. More.
  • Sherman: With Ailes ‘absent’, FNC turns hostile to Donald Trump.  More.
  • TCG: All they want is Megyn Kelly…dead!  Zurawik: Why AJAm is folding.
  • Profile: Kat Timpf, Fox’s fearless millennial.  Q&A: Thomas Roberts (v/TVN).
Aug 012015
  • Media Buzz videos: Jon Huck’s
  • Reliable Sources videos: Hillary vs NYT, Carl Bernstein, Trumparama.
  • Concha: MSNBC needs a dose of…Cenk?!?  Video
  • Somerby: ‘Corporate-owned hustler‘ Maddow is dishonest too.
  • Concha: Wagner’s classless sign-off shows what nepotism can buy.
  • Best wishes to Anna Kooiman, now Mrs Tim Stuckey; F&F
  • ‘ISIS flag’ lady resurfaces.  Ted Turner’s regret.  Sunday talkers.
  • Greta exasperated over child slavery.  Lynne Russell re-resurfaces.
  • MSNBC flops sign off:
  • TCG: What will Brian Williams make of MSNBC’s concept of ‘hard news’?
  • Your Buzz videos: Jon vs Meghan