Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: SC Hillary
  • Reliable Sources videos: Polarization; real-time fact-checking; cozy Joe.
  • Video: from Bret Baier panel, candidates.
  • John Seigenthaler is out of a job again.  Q&A: Melissa Harris-Perry.
  • Zurawik: Why do anchors, moderators hug and kiss up to candidates?
  • Concha: CNN’s hustle and vision will bring them town hall ratings gold.
  • CNN skeds last-minute Coop-moderated back-to-back GOP town halls.
  • When Alison Kosik tried to get a Zika virus test.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Kelly File video: on PBS’s Dem debate, and if Fox gets a turn.
  • Sat post-debate: FNC Baier; Burnett; MSNBC John Kerry campaigner.

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Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-O’Reilly-Debate postgame 1-2-3.
  • Video: Reporter on wording of story.
  • Buckman: All hail tv’s top newswoman—and she’s from Fox News!
  • Wemple: Why Democrats should do a primary debate on Fox News.
  • Ariens: Over 4 million watch Dem debate on CNN, plus 4M on PBS.
  • Video: Fox & Friends ducking interviews.
  • Concha: Byers’s ‘flimsy, feeble‘ Scarborough exposé a ‘nothingburger’.
  • Byers: (MS)NBC suits uncomfortable with Scarborough/Trump nexus.
  • Jake Tapper’s Trump talk triggers a twitter tiff with Buzz Feed Andrew.
  • Bret Baier special: Voter Revolt.  Unaired Bill Weir comedy pilot surfaces.
  • Factor videos: to Cruz; on the Dems.
  • IBD: Rabidly partisan Chris Matthews should recuse himself from coverage.

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Thursday Links and Open Thread

‘I’m Never Climbing on You Again’

J$P Video! Adventures with The Five on the road:

From The Five, 10 February 2016

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Election/FNC-Election/CNN-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Kissell: Fox News tops MSNBCNN on New Hampshire primary night.
  • Video: rip media attacks on Trump voters.
  • Christopher: Thank Joe S for MSNBC’s unwatchable Halperin show.
  • Kilmeade audio: Megyn Kelly compares being on Fallon and Colbert.
  • Factor video: on appalling reactions to Trump win.
  • Joe and Mika gave Trump debate tips, made secret visit to NH hotel.
  • Zurawik: Five media take-aways from the New Hampshire coverage.
  • Wemple: MSNBC anchor spouting leftist commentary is a good thing!
  • The unusual sharing deal with PBS and CNN.  Sandals and sandwiches.
  • Impartial MSNBC reporters mock Rubio.  Audio Q&A: Rachel Maddow.
  • Endless CNN clocks aren’t even accurate.  More layoffs at CNN Atlanta.
  • Late Show video: with Stephen Colbert (v/CNNC).
  • In a politically charged season, Fox News powers 21st Century revenues.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • TCG: Maddow feels the Bern as Sanders supporters revolt.
  • Hasson: Hillary donors being helpful to Chris Matthews’s wife.
  • Megyn Kelly: How to deal with the haters.   Weekend numbers.
  • Outnumbered video: the New Hampshire vote.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s dishonest reporting on Flint is ‘disgraceful’.
  • The Late Show video: Bill O’Reilly with Colbert part one, part two.
  • Sunday: Media Buzz tops Reliable, Fox & Friends tops cable news.
  • Golomb: ‘Political Insider’ John LeBoutillier speaks truth to power.
  • Factor video: Problems of the 2016 campaign.
  • Profuse revenues from ‘juggernaut’ Fox News save parent company.
  • Lean Forward: Maddow again named co-anchor of election coverage.
  • Lynn Smith: it’s a boy!  Daryn Kagan resurfaces.  Sonny’s crib for sale.
  • Nolte: CNN fact-checker gets facts wrong.  Cablers hit New Hampshire.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Bids to meet Bill O’Reilly top $2000 for Chris Evert Charities.
  • Crupi: In the showdown between Trump and Ailes, Fox is winning.
  • Late Show video: Megyn Kelly with Colbert.  Father/daughter day.
  • Wemple: CNN uses Hong Kong fortune teller as a political pundit.
  • GGS video: Promo for electoral reality show
  • Video: Is it for confused Carson/Cruz reporting?
  • CNN blasts Cruz again.  Is CNN lying about its Carson reporting?
  • Interviewing Trump, Chuck Todd fails to stick up for Megyn Kelly.
  • A simmering feud between Rubio and Scarborough is highly personal.

‘People Will Remember That Moment’

J$P Video! Mary Katherine Ham gives her take on last night’s GOP debate:

From Fox & Friends, 7 February 2016

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: media Sanders
  • Reliable Sources videos: CNN vs Cruz; ABC debate disaster; SuperBowl.
  • Video: Carl Cameron and Bret Baier panel
  • TCG: Hugs and other perils of letting non-journalists host debates.
  • Joined CNN on Feb 1, appears on Fox Feb 6.  CNN adds Dem debate.
  • SotU to air commercial-free.  Sunday special preview:
  • Chris Cuomo to co-host CNN Super Bowl special.  Q&A: Sanjay Gupta.
  • Greta’s On the Record is ‘endorsement central‘.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Kelly File video: discusses Maddow and the MSNBC debate.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-post-debate-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Hillary Clinton
  • Concha: Hits and misses from MSNBC’s Democratic debate.
  • FNC’s much-criticized press release may have changed America.
  • FTV: MSNBC putting pressure on Rachel Maddow to apologize?
  • Rutz: MSNBC’s debate set a new record…lowest viewership yet!
  • Kurtz: Why did MSNBC put Rachel Maddow on the debate stage?
  • Byers: On debate night the pressure was on MSNBC.  Whoops!
  • Q&A: Rachel Maddow discusses cable, Fox News, sex, and more.
  • Videos: Megyn with Fallon with
  • F&F video: Geraldo Rivera post-debate hugs.
  • Wemple: MSNBC’s low-key questioners put on a ‘substantive’ debate.
  • Cable: rated most helpful news source.  MSNBC’s
  • Megyn Kelly signs multi-million-dollar book deal with HarperCollins.
  • Factor video: on who’s at fault for Carson/Cruz gaffe.
  • FTV: O’Reilly took deserved shots at CNN, Stelter says it’s because of him.

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Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Dem Forum-O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Carson, Cruz, and CNN all share blame for Iowa muddle.
  • Wemple: Bill O’Reilly ‘lost his license‘ to police the news media.
  • Bret Baier, Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly to moderate March 3 debate.
  • Somerby: The views you will never, ever, hear on Maddow’s program.
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC skipping live news events to talk politics.
  • Stacey Dash: No, I’m not ashamed to be black.  Sherman’s coin.
  • Ciobanu: Love Story is CNN’s voicemail social media experiment.
  • Savan: Making excuses for Trump is now the fun part of Morning Joe.
  • CNNC: CNN to simulcast PBS debate with Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff.
  • Kelly File video: Judge Napolitano on why against Ted Cruz.

‘That News Agency Screwed Up Big Time’

J$P Video! Bill O’Reilly rips CNN reporting on Ben Carson; Karl Rove has further details:

From The O’Reilly Factor, 3 February 2016

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Trump’s new-found humility
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Roger Ailes notches a win as wounded Trump loses leverage.
  • Guthrie: After Iowa loss Trump tries to mend fences, calls Roger Ailes.
  • MSNBC debate anchors: Harkin staffer Todd, Air America’s Maddow.
  • Melissa Harris-Perry has unnerving encounter.  TCG: CNN ‘stonewalls‘.
  • January 2016 program ranker: Fox News holds top 14 slots; demo: 25-54.
  • Trump: Maybe ditching the debate did cost me Iowa.  Video: The

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‘That Is Called Journalism’

J$P Video! Katie Pavlich and Kennedy join Bill O’Reilly to discuss conservative complaints about Fox News:

From The O’Reilly Factor, 2 February 2016

Tuesday Links and Open Thread