May 202017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: on probe;
  • Reliable Sources videos: Flow of leaks; Trump Saudi speech; Ailes legacy.
  • Q&A: Eboni K Williams on her new show and the turmoil at Fox.
  • Bauder: Fox News stands ‘at a crossroads‘.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tucker video: Alan Dershowitz has a question…
  • Maddow has warm words for ‘friend’ Roger Ailes…but not on MSNBC.
  • Bill O’Reilly: It doesn’t seem FNC has a plan to deal with losing people.
  • Audio Q&A: Stephen Collinson.   Jim Clancy resurfaces.   Coop is sorry.
  • On again, off-again talks with O’Donnell on again.  Joy Reid’s spiffy togs.
May 162017
 
  • Monday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-Erin Burnett 1-2-3.
  • A day at CNN: 92% is Trump coverage; 6% of guests were pro-Trump.
  • Outnumbered video: Fiery discussion over
  • Kimberly Guilfoyle confirms she is in talks for WH press secretary role.
  • Sunday Showdown: Reliable Sources edges MediaBuzz by 316K to 312K.
  • Bill O’Reilly to have regular Friday spot on Beck radio show.  Flashback.
  • Q&A: Melissa Francis.  Tucker’s crib up for sale.  Today’s lawsuit update.
  • Coop snags Sally Yates.   MSNBC and O’Donnell are in talks...or are they?
  • Athey: Impartial MSNBC news anchor pushes news she knew to be false.
  • Gretchen Carlson doesn’t trust HR.  Yesterday’s outrage, today’s
  • Somerby: Maddow’s dramatic exposé of McCabe was ‘slippery and dumb‘.
May 152017
 
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Rachel Maddow-O’Donnell-Hayes 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Kellyanne has a right to respond to attacks on Morning Joe.
  • Videos: F&F welcomes anchor Dana Perino’s
  • Upcoming installment of OBJECTified to feature Benjamin Netanyahu.
  • Somerby: Riding the Comey wave, Maddow does yet another about-face.
  • Megyn: ‘I’m honored to be joining this historic, incredibly talented team.’
  • Special Report video: All-Star Panel chews over who
  • Q&A: Brooke Baldwin; Brooke at UNC.  Is Jason Chaffetz headed to FNC?
  • Scandal sweeps up Bo.  Trump roils ‘conservative media’.  Mr Bill’s revenge?
  • Tucker’s alive and well.  MSNBC may drop O’DonnellMore. Video
May 112017
 
  • Video: on why 30 sources don’t guarantee truth.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Media critic Trump: ‘dumb’ Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo a ‘chained lunatic’.
  • Tucker Carlson video: on manic media going to DefCon One.
  • Ariens: Soledad and Grace set to resurface.  Somerby: Coop goes 7 on 1.
  • Rothstein: Sara Murray has uneasy reaction to Spicer wedding comment.
  • Legal woes complicate FNC CEO search.  21C earnings top expectations.
  • Parties mum on dismissal of lawsuit against CNN.  Cooper: Save MSNBC!
  • Bahamas flap involves Shillue, Levy, Evan Siegfried.  Q&A: Shepard Smith.

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May 102017
 
  • Specialists video: on equating Comey with Watergate.
  • Comey Tuesday numbers: Maddow-Coop-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Concha: CNN Mook, Conway segments exemplify media taking sides.
  • F&F video: on Comey firing, calls for special counsel.
  • Concha: Media seemingly collude with Yates to ignore criminal leaks.
  • Deadline: White House connects the dots with DC-rich graphics design.
  • Tucker Carlson videos: Former Rep
  • Wolff: Is the Sinclair group competition for FNC?   Advertisers are back.
  • Katz: Fox News most-watched channel in all cable for 18th week in a row.

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May 052017
 
  • Specialists video: Kellyanne Conway, Tyrus join
  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Trump camp blasts CNN as MSM blackout of advert spreads.
  • Video: talks comedy, politics, and Stephen Colbert.
  • Rothstein: WaPo writer tells journalists to avoid Tucker Carlson’s show.
  • Mohajer: Tucker’s success after many flops typifies white male privilege.
  • Zurawik: Bullying, brow-beating Tucker symbolizes patriarchy, privilege.
  • Somerby: Maddow quietly changes Flynn story she’s peddled for months.
  • LaCorte: There’s little real evidence to support the spin against Bill Shine.
  • Attorney for FNC accusers talks to Sky News regulators.  What Bo knows.
  • Smith: The inside story of Joe’s carefully choreographed proposal to Mika.
  • Profile: Van Jones.  Shep Smith at Ole Miss.  CNN still cites ‘hands up’ story.
  • After four days, viewer reactions to Fox News Specialists seem discouraging.

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May 042017
 
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: O’Donnell exemplifies the defeat of gloom-and-doom media.
  • Out# video: over Hillary’s ‘pathetic’ excuses.
  • Lovebirds make it official…they’re engaged.  The Joe and Mika story.
  • April stunner: Rising star Heather Childers at 5am beats Greta at 7pm!
  • April program ranker: Fox has eight of the top 10.    25-54 demo ranker.
  • Videos: Tucker discusses Comey with and
  • Rothstein: Brit Hume and Paul Begala in a twitter spat.  Today’s lawsuit.
  • Somerby: It’s all clowning, pretty much all the time.  NBC scorches CNN.
  • Randi Kaye revisits unsolved mystery.  Revamped HLN gets re-revamped?
May 032017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-The Five-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Pomerantsev: Tucker’s pugnacious debates are like sporting events.
  • Jessica Tarlov is newest FNC contributor.  Chief of Staff Hannity?!?
  • O’Reilly: Trump right about civil war, Dan Rather et al are ‘morons’.
  • CNN host admits to sharing ‘fake news’.  CNN prevails in app appeal.
  • Grim: Despite ‘ratings wreck’ Greta, MSNBC continues shift to right.
  • Tucker Carlson makes book…actually two multi-million dollar books.
  • Videos: Tucker talks violence with and
  • Q&A: Charles GasparinoWill Ripley in N Korea.   John King in Canada.
  • Late Night videos: Rachel Maddow with Seth Meyers
May 022017
 
  • Specialists video: Backlash grows over
  • Monday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Tomi Lahren to Fox, MSNBC: Here am I. You can hire me now.
  • April numbers: Fox News #1 again; CNNMSNBC show growth.
  • Sunday showdown: Reliable tops MediaBuzz.  Weekend numbers.
  • Gold: CNN refuses to air Trump ad containing ‘fake news’ graphic.
  • Five fast facts about Eboni WilliamsKat Timpf, and Eric Bolling.
  • Graphics/studio designs for The Story and Specialists.  Fancy pants.
  • Q&A: Eboni Williams.  Hogue: The Fox News Specialists felt like filler.
  • Arthel Neville moonlighting…in handbags?!  Richard Quest in Lagos.
  • Mr and Mrs Stelter open up about fertility and imminent parenthood.
  • Videos: Tucker grills Prez; responds.
  • Olmstead: Why is CNN producing campaign ads for Mark Zuckerberg?
  • Greenfield: Is CNN willing to offend every religion on earth…except one?
Apr 252017
 
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 192017
 
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.
Apr 082017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  generals covering
  • Reliable Sources: O’Reilly; more O’Reilly; Zurawik; media too pro-Trump.
  • Red Eye series finale videos: looks back; the together again; the
  • Videos: Tucker takes on debates
  • 25 things you don’t know about Judge Pirro.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Maslin snarks about Old School.  Morning Joe lovebirds at Johns Hopkins.
  • What O’Reilly means to his viewers.   What O’Reilly means to Fox News.
  • Canto: It’s amazing how much time CNN spends talking about Bill O’Reilly.
  • CNN covertly shoots off-camera briefing.   CNN’s apps seeking new users.
  • Chris Wallace on journalism, Trump, and more.   Cramer’s Street struggling.
Apr 052017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Rachel Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Videos: Anna Kooiman revisits F&F, talks about new
  • Concha: MSM tries to spike Rice story; MSNBC plays race, gender cards.
  • Caruso: Why is an Obama political appointee reporting on Rice for CNN?
  • Videos: Tucker sounds off debates on spying.
  • Stelter’s Tuesday newsletter: 16 entries on O’Reilly/Fox; 1 on Susan Rice.
  • We know O’Reilly salary why not others?  Today’s firing demand, O’Whine.