Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Coop-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Gabriel Sherman ‘sources’ say Ailes exit is imminent.
  • Stelter: Review not concluded, ex-employees may be quizzed.
  • Ariens: An inside look at the media swarming the FNC.
  • The Five video: A look at the gang’s
  • Somerby: Maddow understands that what she said is just not true.
  • Concha: News nets prepped for convention, and maybe much more.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier talks conventions, coffee, Colbert, and Carlson.
  • Specularama: Why Megyn isn’t talking about Roger.   Cupp’s pilot.
  • The Brothers Murdoch may make changes at FNC…unless they don’t.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Concha: O’Reilly pulls off a rare 2016 feat.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Q&A: Joe Scarborough is making music.   Audio Q&A: Meghan McCain.
  • Ratings for 20 Kelly Ripa co-hosts put Coop near the bottom of the pile.
  • Your Buzz videos: playing race
  • Maddow: 25 things you don’t know about me.  CNN is up for nine Emmys.
  • Abby Huntsman talks about Fox and Ailes.   Litigants squabble over venue.
  • Q&A: Ainsley Earhardt, John Roberts.  MSNBC’s somber 20th anniversary.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • CNNC: Much ado about an unplugged cable.  This is CNN.
  • Steinberg: TV news placing its bets on splashy ‘town hall’ productions.
  • Ariens: Innuendo-drenched Gretchen Carlson clip from 2007 surfaces.
  • Grove: Fox News colleagues mad that Megyn hasn’t stuck up for Ailes yet?
  • Ellefson: As a VP at FNC, Neil Cavuto had no business sticking up for Ailes.
  • Wemple: Hannity’s plane ride makes FNC look like GOP; today’s O’Whine.
  • Moses: CNN’s digital emphasis aims to ‘find new readers‘ wherever they are.
  • Wemple: O’Reilly’s interview shows why Hillary should do more Fox News.
  • Concha: O’Reilly gets first live post-attack interviews with and .

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Bret Baier, Megyn to lead FNC conventions; Bartiromo, Regan on FBN.
  • Kelly File video: Megyn to DL Hughley, who resists.
  • F&F video: kicks off from the FNC plaza.
  • Wilstein: O’Reilly stands by Ailes, rips our ‘out of control, tabloid society’.
  • Late Night video: Bill O’Reilly with Seth Meyers
  • Make way for the King: Ashley Banfield frozen out of convention coverage.
  • Carlson’s lawyer says arbitration is unfair because ‘they’re all white men‘.
  • Carlson’s contract could shroud her litigation in the secrecy of arbitration.
  • Hannity defends Newt plane ride: favor for a friend; Sean snags Trump’s VP.
  • Lean Forward: José Diaz-Balart leaves MSNBC, will anchor NBC Saturdays.
  • Concha: Should MSNBC let Maddow anchor conventions after Hitler crack?

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Bruce: Carlson implies all female Fox hosts prostituted themselves.
  • ICN: Every day CNN looks less and less reputable compared to FNC.
  • FTV Live: CNN’s Lewandowski also being paid by Trump campaign.
  • Late Show videos: Bret Baier with Stephen Colbert
  • Goodrich: Bill Hemmer shares his take on Trump and all things RNC.
  • Luke Russert leaving (MS)NBC to ‘pursue other interests’ (via Stelter).
  • CNN convention anchors to include Coop, Cuomo, Tapper, Lemon et al.
  • Concha: Tapper’s crazy route to CNN stardom.  CNN fights privacy suit.
  • Concha: Even if Gingrich isn’t a VP candidate, Fox unlikely to rehire him.
  • Road trip: Pittsburgh or bust.  Bill and Matt’s breakfast in the Hamptons.
  • Real Story, sans Gretchen, scores its biggest ratings ever.  Q&A: Maddow.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier on Ailes, Fox, and more.  Wemple: Leave Megyn out of it.
  • McFarland: There was never a whisper of Roger being one of ‘those men’.
  • Gretchen Carlson: I’m standing up for what happened to me and the truth.
  • Kennedy video: Judge Nap spots about AG Lynch’s testimony.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • MediaBuzz videos:  video media
  • Reliable Sources videos: A week of social media; evil Ailes; legal finagling.
  • Former MSNBC anchor claims she was ‘blacklisted at CNN‘ by Don Lemon.
  • F&F debate: Were Hillary remarks on Dallas shootings
  • Wemple: When images get ahead of confirmations.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Kim Guilfoyle: Nobody believes this…Ailes is a man who ‘champions women’.
  • Flashback video: Gretchen Carlson’s just 17 days ago.
  • Concha: CNN deserves credit for hiring Lewandowski and Scottie Nell Hughes.
  • Bartiromo: I’ve known Ailes for 25 years; he’s been ‘nothing but a professional‘.
  • New Ailes allegations are from as far back as 1960s.  FNC settles suit re 9/11 pic.

Friday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Throwback Thursday video from 2008: on Fox & Friends.
  • Oddsmakers’ favorite for new Kelly Ripa co-host: Anderson Cooper.
  • Big news for Brianna Keilar.  CNN hires yet another Trump surrogate.
  • Katz: Struggling ratings and fudged numbers won’t help Carlson’s case.
  • FTV Live: The likelihood of Carlson’s case ever going to trial is ‘remote’.
  • Ziegler: Coverage of Carlson suit already becoming tribal and partisan.
  • Wemple: Don’t settle, Gretchen, so you can force Roger Ailes to testify.
  • Collins: In 2015 book Gretchen Carlson lavishes praise on ‘brilliant’ Ailes.
  • ICN: Carlson has been poorly advised; her broadcast career is likely over.
  • Carlson lawyers say lawsuit about ‘more than money‘, but expect ‘millions’.
  • Factor video: on media coverage of Hillary email news.
  • Tucker: NBC and CNN have put Trump a step away from the White House.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bourdain-CNN Newsroom-Bourdain 1-2-3.
  • Roger Ailes responds to Carlson allegations: false and defamatory.
  • Video flashback: on leaving Fox & Friends.
  • Carlson attorneys to explore claims about Ailes in Sherman book.
  • Fields: Gretchen not the first Ailes victim, says anonymous source.
  • Gretchen Carlson fired by Fox, files harassment suit vs Ailes.  More.
  • Is CNN’s Declassified telling the truth?  MSNBC investigates…clip art!
  • Friday’s numbers: O’Reilly/Dennis Miller-Sean Hannity-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Kelly File video: Hillary’s email claims fact-checked
  • Wemple: Latest hire shows CNN suits determined to torture their anchors.
  • Hollywood director wants Andrea Tantaros for move role, but can’t find her?!

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

July 4, 2016

Best wishes from J$P for a happy and meaningful 4th of July.



Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • MediaBuzz videos:
  • Reliable Sources videos: Coverage challenges; Green Party; millennials.
  • Q&A: Bill O’Reilly talks politics, history, etc with with Mo Rocca; video.
  • ‘Florida’s friendliest home town’ welcomes Eric Bolling.
  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly/Sean Hannity (tie)-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Larry King, now reigning in the cyber realms.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Martha MacCallum delivers Meals on Wheels.  Tamron Hall feathers her nest.
  • Kelly File videos: Terrorism town hall with and