Jun 232017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Hannity-The Five 1-2-3.
  • It’s no joke: The History of Comedy returns to CNN with season two.
  • Somerby: What MSNBC refused to say about Comey and the ‘tapes’.
  • Erik Wemple scolds Fox for saying what MSNBC refused to mention.
  • MSNBC scores a hat trick: three errors of fact in one single sentence.
  • Tucker video: why didn’t MSNBCNN air Trump speech?

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Jun 202017
 
Jun 172017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos:  the Megyn
  • Reliable Sources videos: Oliver Stone; Amy Klobuchar; Megyn backlash.
  • Joe Scarborough is puzzled: Who would attack Steve Scalise?
  • O’Reilly begins tour in Westbury, drops hints of a ‘new network‘.
  • Fox & Friends video: Abby Huntsman and Jeff drop
  • CNN bias raised at stockholders’ meeting.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Reza Aslan not sorry for the sentiment.  ‘Fake News‘ protest at CNN.
  • MSNBC leaves Scalise medical update early to go back to Trump talk.
  • Tucker video: cites media malpractice by HuffPo, NY Times.
Jun 162017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Ed Henry (for Tuck)-Hannity 1-2-3
  • Out# video: Tom Shillue about the baseball game.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s tale was false…but it felt so good going down!
  • Drudge: Competitive stress is causing cable hosts’ spate of illnesses.
  • Tucker Carlson hospitalized for appendicitis; Perino will sub tonight.
  • Hall: O’Reilly is assembling a production team to launch new project.
  • Video: Bill O’Reilly resurfaces, on One America News.  More to come?
  • In new audio Megyn tells ‘fascinating’ Jones he has ‘a very good point’.
  • Megyn ‘completely overhauls‘ Alex Jones segment; Jones leaks audio.
  • Turley:  CNN’s lawsuit could vindicate Comey…or trigger his downfall.
  • Ainsley Earthardt’s pants.  Katy Tur’s father.  Rachel Maddow’s A-block.
Jun 142017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Situation Room 1-2-3.
  • Petition demands MSNBC stop hiring all those white conservatives.
  • Rothstein: Mika tells manly man Joe the White House is full of sissies.
  • Fox News retires its ‘fair and balanced’ slogan.  Q&A: Rachel Maddow.
  • ‘It’s a sh!t show!’: ‘Panicked’ meetings at NBC over Alex Jones segment.
  • Advertisers, afraid to offend, are shaping the content of news programs.
  • Ex-CNNer mulls Congressional run.  Van Jones heading to Miami Beach.
  • The 13 most-watched Fox News programs since Tucker replaced Mr Bill.
  • Tucker videos: with Aresh Aramesh; on collusion.
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 102017
 
  • MediaBuzz videos: Comey big
  • Reliable Sources: WH in crisis; Trump under oath; Trump’s secrets.
  • ‘Staging’ charge debunked? New footage reopens controversy.
  • Somerby: Why should we focus on the ‘critical’ 25-54 demo?
  • Somerby: Just how dumb can cable news’ Rhodes Scholar be?
  • Q&A: Ed Henry.  Profile: W Kamau Bell.  CNN stuck in Siberia.
  • Hannity Comey special scores big.  Sean sticks up for Reza Aslan.
  • Torregrosa: The swift and surprising rise of ‘tough, edgy’ Katy Tur.
  • FoxNews.com to get extreme makeover.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tucker video: Equality advocate promotes for Muslims.
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.
Jun 082017
 
  • Out# video: Panel critiques to Comey.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-O’Donnell-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • CNN host’s tweets—vulgar, calling for rape—mysteriously disappear.
  • CNN corrects false Comey story.  Maddow mum on ‘mystery absence‘.
  • Zurawik: Media overkill on Comey worthwhile for ‘energy and passion’.
  • How Eric Bolling became FNC’s new star.  Comeypalooza viewer’s guide.
  • Tucker videos: and attorney talk Comey.
Jun 052017
 
  • Specialists video: over tactics to fight terrorism.
  • Friday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-The Five-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Eric Bolling re-ups, stays at 5pm, locks in NYE gig.  Meet the Mrs.
  • Reza Aslan says he’s sorry for using profanity…but there’s a catch.
  • Fox & Friends relocates to expansive new high-tech Studio F:
  • Q&A:  Steve Hilton is focusing on ‘real people and their real needs‘.
  • Martha MacCallum honored.  Gretchen Carlson named a ‘disruptor‘.
  • Video: Panel segment from debut.  Tucker in Ashland.
Jun 022017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Tucker Carlson-Hannity-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Fox shock: Jenna Lee leaving FNC…’It’s time for a change’; 
  • The San Francisco tech CEO who’s getting his own show on FNC.
  • America’s Talking: How MSNBC created Fox News.  CNN changes.
  • Zurawik: The changes at FNC are all about the ‘death of patriarchy‘.
  • The king of cable news is still on FNC, only now it’s not Bill O’Reilly.
  • Bill O’Reilly resurfaces…at The Hill.  NatGeo is killing ‘Patton’ movie.
  • Larry King rips CNN…for firing Kathy Griffin!  An inconvenient typo.
May 262017
 
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-The Five-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Juan Williams honored as Journalist of the Year.  Sean zings Joe.
  • Tucker Carlson video:  Who is to blame for
  • As Hannity predicted, haters hysterically hype his ‘abrupt’ vacation.
  • Friedman: End near for ‘erudite, clear-thinking’ O’Donnell.  
  • Flood: Fox News is cleaning up its act.   FNC files response to Roginsky.
  • Chicheko: Greta helps to transform the life of a deformed Liberian boy.
  • All is forgiven: Cramer’s sorry for bad Polish joke.  CNN launches tech site.
May 242017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Zucker play: Actual CNN headline.  Help wanted: An EP for Megyn.
  • Fox seeks sanctions against Tantaros for falsehoods in ‘hoax’ lawsuit.
  • Tara Palmeri joins CNN as ‘political analyst’.  Chanel Carmona upped.
  • Battaglio: Three reasons Fox News ratings dominance has taken a hit.
  • Hannity backs off Seth Rich case.  Jarrett: What is Mueller investigating?
  • Tucker videos: on Russia; on Manchester coverage.
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‘.