Jul 012017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: The WH The
  • Reliable Sources: Tweets; a new lowtransparency; press freedoms at risk.
  • F&F videos: Anna Kooiman with and
  • Veterans? Schmeterans! CNN skips vets ceremony to revisit Nixon.
  • The Five video: for the media.  The long walk home.
  • Flashback: Mika sneers at ‘long legs’ of Harris Faulkner, Sandra Smith.
  • Zurawik: Mika and Joe ‘compelling;’ they speak with ‘moral authority‘.
  • Greta: I’m not interested in going back to CNN, but Fox News…maybe.
  • HuffPo: Greta’s past at FNC killed her chances for success at MSNBC.
  • Steinberg: MSNBC to pre-empt Maddow on Fridays for Richard Engel.
  • Jenna Lee admits to ‘mixed emotions’, and hope for the ‘next adventure’.
  • Kellyanne reacts to CNNer who described her face as ‘hit with a shovel’.
  • Coleman: ‘Panic’ hit CNN as Jake Tapper displayed fake magazine cover.
  • Makers of CNN sting videos: MSM is ‘on notice’.  Sunday talkers: preview.
Jun 302017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Flood: How Specialists emerged as the potent youthful face of FNC.
  • CNN producer caught on camera: voters are ‘stupid’, Trump ‘crazy’.
  • McCall: Self-inflicted problems earned CNN its spot on the griddle.
  • Video: Bernard Goldberg says both sides need to
  • Videos: Tucker Carlson on The Five on
  • New Tantaros conspiracy theory claims Nomiki Konst is in on the plot.
  • Alex Pappas to FNC.  Tapper honored.  Will AT&T ‘neutralize‘ Zucker?
  • Smith: Joe & Mika may delay vacay to sling more ‘bad blood’ at Trump.
  • Stay classy MSNBC: Greta’s tweet that she’s fired is ‘liked’ by Joy Reid.
  • Erik Wemple kicks Greta while she’s down, calls her firing ‘good news’.
  • DePaolo: MSNBC’s silent dismissal of Greta van Susteren was insulting.
  • Spargo: Greta fired while prepping to go live on air.  Q&A: Bret Stephens.
  • Concha: Regardless of what lies ahead, Greta leaves an impressive legacy.
  • Flashback: Ari Melber, the opinionizer-anchor-opinionizer replacing Greta.
Jun 132017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Concha: NBC needs to pull Megyn’s interview with Alex Jones.
  • Steinberg: The unprecedented cable news wars in the Trump era.
  • Former FNC employee:  Workplace harassment suit is ‘meritless’.
  • Sunday showdown: Reliable beats MediaBuzz.  Weekend numbers.
  • Tucker Carlson video: Joe Concha sees a at CNN.
  • Back to the 90s.  CNN’s new ‘travel vertical‘.   Tapper at Dartmouth.
  • HuffPo: The problem with Greta is that she’s too fair and balanced.
  • The Five video: Debate over terrorism and its enablers
  • Hall: Stop the madness… before advertising boycotts destroy us all.
  • You can leave Fox News, but the boycotts will follow you everywhere.
Jun 092017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers:  At This Hour-Inside Politics-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Concha: White House rips ‘lazy’ MSNBC report on Trump/Qatar.
  • CNN drops Reza Aslan series after host’s vulgar anti-Trump tweets.
  • Outnumbered video: Comey’s leaking shows
  • O’Reilly: ‘Hannity fought back. I should have.’  Jake Tapper in Toronto.
  • Matthews: MSNBCers are well informed; Mika: Is Trump mentally ill?”
  • CNN schedules Champions for Change.   DC’s ‘Badass women’ assemble.
  • Tucker videos: on Comeyrama; serves up a scoop.
May 172017
 
May 082017
 
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Tucker Carlson-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: over Obama health care remarks.
  • Steinberg: Fox News hires NBC’s Marianne Gambelli to lead ad sales.
  • Olbermann: CNN was going to hire me but didn’t…because of Trump!
  • Video: Julie Banderas with the NYPD Security team.
  • CNN reporter who hyped O’Reilly boycotts opposes them with Colbert.
  • Sketch by impartial CNN anchor draws fire.  W Kamau Bell makes book.
  • MSNBC signs ex-Republican George Will, refurbishes graphics package.
  • Kornacki named (MS)NBC National Political Correspondent.  Flashback.
  • CNN is ‘fake news’, says Netanyahu!  Larry King: I never saw bias at CNN.

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Apr 242017
 
  • Show of support? Rupert has lunch with Bill Shine, Jack Abernathy
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Rachel Maddow-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Tucker Carlson benefits from chaos; Heather Nauert‘s new job.
  • Video: on her unplanned time off; Today’s lawsuit.
  • Sara Murray’s big news.  Michael Weiss to CNN; Deborah Feyerick exits.
  • Gutfeld video: in monologue on Dems’ election grief.
  • Bill O’Reilly is gone, but his influence lives on.  Jake Tapper moonlighting.
  • Doctor: Don’t expect a new Fox News.  Rogers: FNC will not be the same.
  • Koblin: With O’Reilly out, Fox rivals see a chance to take over cable news.
  • Stockman: Schlussel changes story, says she wasn’t harassed by Hannity!
  • Hannity to deploy country’s ‘toughest lawyers‘ against nemesis Schlussel.
Apr 202017
 
  • Pompeo: Dem fundraiser, Media Matters led effort to oust O’Reilly.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Dana Perino-Maddow-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: McCain and Harf spark over Iran.
  • ICN: FNC will be fine without Bill.  Wolff: James Murdoch takes over.
  • Concha: Bill + Beck = a whole new ballgame; video: Concha with Briggs.
  • Video: Dana Perino’s about the absent Bill O’Reilly.
  • The blossoming year of Ainsley Earhardt: newscaster, mother, and author.
  • Audio Q&A: Chris Hayes w/ Brian Lehrer.  Today’s (non-O’Reilly) lawsuit.
  • O’Connell: What is Bill’s next move?  Hoover suddenly reveals ‘bad vibes‘.
  • Flood: Can Fox News thrive without Mr Bill?  Beck: It’s the end of Fox News!
  • O’Reilly critics: ‘This isn’t over!’  Demands to scrap agreed-to contract terms.
  • Newly combative Jake Tapper is TV’s essential truth-teller.  Gretchen honored.
Apr 122017
 
  • Smith: Megyn Kelly’s first NBC interview could be with Vlad Putin.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Janice Dean, recently absent from Fox News, says all is well, ‘back soon’.
  • What could go wrong? Google puts CNN et al in charge of fact-checking.
  • Explaining how tv news really works.   Video: on Syria.
  • New season of Parts Unknown premieres with exotic, faraway Los Angeles.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier, Jake Tapper, et al discuss ‘fake news’, fairness, and more.
  • Q&A: Melissa Francis on Roger Ailes, corporate culture, and her new book.
  • Wolff: No evidence, no trials…it doesn’t matter if allegations are true or not.
Mar 272017
 
Mar 112017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: Kellyanne
  • Reliable Sources videos: Press-shy POTUS, Tillerson too; harmful Hannity.
  • Next week’s CNN Town Hall: Tom Price.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • John Roberts: master of ‘fashion tips‘.  Fox News vs Gateway Pundit.
  • Jake Tapper unloads to Ana Marie Cox: Trump, fake news, and more.
  • Tucker Carlson video: exposes the hypocrisy of Samantha Bee.
Mar 062017
 
Mar 032017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Outnumbered debates pols meeting with
  • FTV Live: CNN Town Hall slips; Tapper not talking; everyone hates Van.
  • FTV Live: CNN paying a YouTuber more than Wolf and Coop combined!
  • Chris Hayes paints America as an oppressed colony of a tyrannical state.
  • Finding Jesus season premiere.  CNN celebrity chef’s new digital venture.
  • No CNN for you: Youtube ‘skinny bundle’ leaves out the Turner channels.
  • Wemple snarks on Trump over CNN report.  Daily Show video: Jake Tapper.
  • Concha: MSNBC says ratings up because they have the ‘smartest coverage‘.
  • Tucker videos: Dem calls for journo explores
Feb 282017
 
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.