Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday numbers: Bongino (for Sean)-Tucker-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • These are not the racists you’re looking for.  Gallows humor.
  • Video: Schlapp, Gaetz, and Geraldo on
  • CNN’s new HQ ‘an utter disaster‘?  Celebs go gaga for Rachel.
  • Concha: Journalism no longer news-based…it’s opinion-based.
  • Acosta’s book further muddles his CNN role.  Q&A: Jim Sciutto.
  • Fox Nation exec is thrilled with its ‘momentum and excitement‘.
  • Avenatti nixed 60% of MSNBCNN calls, still appeared 254 times.
  • Does Brian Stelter’s excuse for praising Avenatti still hold water?
  • MSNBC claims their gushing Avenatti coverage was ‘appropriate’.

Updated 5:45 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.