Jan 202017
Jan 182017
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Martha MacCallum 7pm bow a knockout, tops MSNBCNN combined.
  • New Pew: Fox top source for voters…FNC 19% CNN 13% MSNBC 5%.
  • Katz: Guide to tv Inauguration coverage.  Anna Kooiman resurfaces.
  • Concha: The rise of Tucker Carlson, and the fall of Greta van Susteren.
  • Greta responds to fans:  Same show, same me, just a different channel.
  • Factor video: on reactions to Trump.  Q&A: Van Jones.
  • Fox News re-ups, expands leases; plans new state-of-the-art newsroom.
  • Sunday Showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Ellison:  Latest Megyn Kelly specularama sees her as the next Matt Lauer.
  • Sincerest form of flattery: Katy Tur anchors show on Trump first 100 days.
  • Don Lemon’s condo goes for nearly $1 million.  Bret’s inauguration playlist.
  • Videos: Jake Tapper with Seth Meyers Q&A: Jeff Zucker.
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
Dec 122016
  • Friday’s numbers: O’Bolling Factor-Sean Hannity-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Fox News names John Roberts chief White House Correspondent.
  • Concha: Ailes saga to become movie, miniseries; this apology Ruhles.
  • Somerby: Van Jones special ‘blatantly phony in all the standard ways’.
  • Backlash hits CNN for Ghana report.  Malkin: Van Jones’s ‘messy truth‘.
  • Stelter: Are we in ‘a national emergency‘?  Kozak: Media echo chamber?
  • Video: John Bolton on if the hack attack could be a
  • Tapper-type interviews should be the norm.  More.   The Rev in Camden.
Dec 082016
  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Martha MacCallum 1-2-3.
  • Video: Kurtz and Jenna Lee on of a military coup.
  • Concha: Should reporters be banned from tweeting? In some cases…yes!
  • Gibbons: Juan Williams, Kim Guilfoyle at Multichannel Diversity Discussion.
  • Hollywood Reporter video: at Women in Entertainment event.
  • With feds’ decision on merger deal pending, CNN promises ‘independence’.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Hate speech opponent who compared
  • Bret Baier at Franklin Templeton Pro-Am.  Q&A: Fareed Zakaria, Jake Tapper.
Nov 222016
  • Monday’s numbers: O’Bolling-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Tucker’s bang-up start: beating MSNBCNN combined in all demos.
  • CNBC skeds reality show with cutting-edge concept: flipping houses!
  • Tucker Carlson’s one-time rape accuser now admits: ‘I was delusional.’
  • Wemple: TV newsers have learned nothing about how to coverTrump.
  • Jake Tapper rips CNN for a chyron on his own show.  Q&A: Richard Lui.
  • Kelly File video:  You haven’t seen the last of Studio F.
  • Sunday Showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
Nov 012016
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Oct numbers: Fox tops, Megyn is #1; CNN, MSNBC grow; FBN tops CNBC.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • ‘Handle your scandal’: CNN on-air blackout of latest Donna Brazile news?
  • Wemple: Eight questions for CNN on Donna Brazile and the leak scandal.
  • Outnumbered video: on how Wikileaks got her phone number.
  • Loufbourow: Megyn Kelly symbolizes ascendance of ‘conservative women’.
  • O’Reilly honored by Marine Corps University Foundation.  TWC visits HLN.
  • Lapointe: State of the Union is Sunday’s state of the art.  Q&A: Bakari Sellers.
  • Zurawik:  CNN leak scandal shows perils of mixing politicos with journalists.
  • Videos: Ed Henry , and on CNN leak scandal.
Oct 142016
  • Thursday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Concha: The numbers show Trump’s media criticisms make a valid point.
  • Wikileaks: Another CNBC debate mod secretly cozy with Hillary’s camp.
  • Extreme makeover: Schwab branch office now a high-tech Fox News studio.
  • Ariens: Rupert Murdoch helps Fox Business celebrate its ninth anniversary.
  • Videos: on Trump’s troubles; eyes the timing.
  • Zurawik: Megyn Kelly’s debate question foreshadowed the Presidential race.
  • Impartial CNN reporter: Trump’s response to charges ‘paranoid…dangerous‘.
  • Wemple: Jake Tapper blasts leak of town hall question.  ICN: Why, CNN, why?
  • Craig Melvin defends John Harwood.  Chuck Todd moonlighting.  Lou is sorry.
Oct 072016
  • Rothstein: Clinton team tries to repair damage after Greta insulted.
  • Fox News 20-year videos: Mr a
  • Treacher: Andrew Kaczynski’s first big scoop for CNN is a real doozy.
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC producer really eager to get Hillary aide on air.
  • Wemple: That’s not a ‘feud’…it was an unprovoked attack by Hannity.
  • Concha: In spite of media hype, Fox News ‘war’ is over before it began.
  • Latest Fox News ‘civil war’ turns out to be the shortest one yet.  Video.
  • Factor video: previews Sunday’s Clinton/Trump rematch.
  • Audio Q&A: Jake Tapper on media bias etc; Chris Stirewalt on the debates.
  • CNN re-shoots focus group poll, changes third-party backers to ‘undecided’.
Sep 282016
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Will MSNBC rebuke Dean for cocaine smear? ‘Of course not.’
  • Zucker play: CNN renders Lester Holt invisible.  The purloined graphic.
  • Factor videos: Debate analysis with and
  • Tied up in knots: FNC, Tantaros disagree about alleged settlement offer.
  • FNC veep cautions staff about online surveys.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Andy Lack calls BriWi’s credibility issues ‘ancient history‘.  ICN disagrees.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Maybe Trump broke the law.  Q&A: Richard Quest.
  • Fox Business hits new highs.  Steinberg: CNN greenlights Shades season two.
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 132016
Jul 012016
  • Video: NY Times still reporting a Benghazi!
  • Audio Q&A: Harris Faulkner examines ISIS recruitment in Minnesota.
  • What will become of HLN without its biggest star?  Leno’s crash a flop.
  • Nolte: Is Jake Tapper fair and balanced?  CNN into ‘human augmentation‘.
  • Borchers: Lewandowski’s first week was just as bad as everyone expected.
  • Wemple: How Fox News structures a debate is none of the feds’ business.
  • Videos: on smears, on Loretta Lynch.
May 252016
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Video: on a ‘devastating’ Hillary emails report.
  • CNN anchor denounces ‘shameful’ Trump comments.  Today’s oops.
  • Flood: Hines Ward joins CNN as contributor.   Q&A: LZ Granderson.
  • HLN spins addition of a reality show as a return to their ‘news roots‘.
  • Today’s bright idea: Fox News should stage a Trump/Sanders debate.
  • Greta totally unsurprised that Salon hack misrepresented her program.