Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Reactions to the
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-O’Donnell-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Bauder: Ad rates soar at tv’s ‘most influential news show‘.
  • Dems see hope in MSDNC ratings.  Today’s boycott update.
  • Disney-Fox negotiations could result in Disney acquiring Sky.
  • Interior Dept officials complain about ‘f-ing idiot’ CNN reporter.
  • Tucker videos: on Syria; on Mueller.
  • Profile: Christiane Amanpour.  F&F not involved in O’Reilly event.

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Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five videos: Analysis of and reaction to
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Laura Ingraham 1-2-3.
  • New CNN shows include team-up with leftist Vox Media.  Ali oops.
  • Sally Kohn: What working at Fox taught me about arguing politics.
  • Harris Faulkner and the gender pay gap.  Edward Lawrence to FBN.
  • Brooke, Mika, Joy, FBN’s Gambelli et al named to distinguished list.
  • Q&A: Ronan Farrow resurfaces.  Mooch to Trump: Go on MSNBCNN.
  • ‘Fox News’ tells Trump to bomb Syria (a guy Fox interviewed said it).
  • D’Addario: Laura typifies Fox culture of resentment and provocation.
  • Tucker videos: on Mueller; on Syria.
  • Applying the Ingraham standard.  Problematic profile of Pope Pius XII.

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Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Video: Sinclair promo directly targets
  • Radio days are not over: Benson & Harf to premiere in May.
  • F&F video: Anna Kooiman and Brooks visit
  • Fox News giving a bigger role to ‘honest broker’ Dana Perino.
  • Ingraham Angle video: Bullies who
  • Laura returns to Fox News, boycott continues: ‘the new normal‘.
  • Nielsen partners with CNN Español.  Colley: Coop is not an idiot.
  • Concha: Hannity vows ‘no name-calling‘ if Kimmel accepts invite.
  • Hannity: Kimmel statement a ‘forced corporate Disney apology‘.
  • Today’s lawsuit update.  Zuckerberg coverage.  Weekend numbers.
  • The Russians are coming…bot are they?  Gregg Jarrett makes book.

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Monday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld on the
  • Friday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Rachel Maddow-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Ex-FNC Michael Clemente finds work.  Piers Morgan resurfaces.
  • Watters World video: CNN’s stunning
  • Kurtz slams AP for dishonest smear of Fox; AP issues correction.
  • It’s ‘correct’: MSNBC’s Hayes ‘reports’ Hamas propaganda as fact.
  • Wulfsohn: Kimmel’s pathetic apology doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
  • Hannity harangue removed from website.  Today’s firing demand.
  • Savage: Why won’t CNN report the true origins of AIDS and Ebola?
  • MSNBC fantasizes about Trump barricading himself in White House.

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Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • MediaBuzz videos:
  • Reliable Sources: Evil Sinclair; evil Laura; evil Fox; a metaphor!
  • MSNBC calls off WSU Liz Warren town hall.  Sunday talkers.
  • Kimmel throws in the towel, apologizes for First Lady ‘jokes’.
  • Hannity twitter spat escalates;  blowback bludgeons Kimmel.
  • Hannity video: Joe Concha, Judge Pirro on
  • Parts Unknown to visit…New York City.   Jim Acosta visits JMU.
  • On multicultural tv: Juan Williams, Arthel Neville, Phillip Mena.
  • Somerby: MSNBC is a curse that eats the souls of those it hires.

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Friday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: WH Correspondents’ Dinner.
  • CNN honcho: We don’t pay attention to gender pay issues.
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-O’Donnell-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Hasson: Stelter’s reporting was ‘more Hannity than Cronkite’.
  • Ruhle: I root for Trump.  Video: Dana queries
  • Elder: If Laura goes down for ‘bullying’, then who will be next?
  • Kellyanne zings CNN.  Ace is not the place.  Q&A: Paul Goodloe.
  • Hannity in a twitter spat with Kimmel.  Judge Pirro makes book.
  • Is another Zucker play in the works?  Melissa Knowles’s big news.

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Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Panel argues
  • Wednesday numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Megyn Kelly ‘willing to work‘ to make her show a success.
  • Harris Faulkner makes book.  Tomi Lahren in Bismarck ND.
  • FBN moves markets: Dow drop reverses after Kudlow spot.
  • Q1 program ranker: Hannity is most watched; 25-54 ranker.
  • Q1 2018 numbers: Fox News still #1 on cable; CNN; MSNBC.
  • Nolte: CNN ‘humiliated’ as no shows make cablenews top 20.
  • Monday’s numbers.  Tuesday’s numbers.  Weekend numbers.
  • Barr: Is it time for CNN to dump its tired ‘food fight’ formula?
  • Stelter snags Sinclair scoop…but there’s a catch.  It’s a miracle.
  • Q&A: Brian Stelter on Sinclair etc. A surfeit of Sinclair superfluity.
  • Quest for streaming.  Today’s lawsuit update.  Silencing accusers.
  • Hannity video: Joe Concha and Larry Elder on

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April 1 2018

From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a and Easter!