Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2/3 (tie).
  • October numbers: FNC tops; CNN, MSNBC, HLN, FBN make gains.
  • Trump’s boycott impacts Megyn Kelly ratings…they keep going up!
  • Video: Mary Katharine Ham honors her husband
  • Clarissa Ward’s CNN debut.  Lean Forward: Don’t say ‘hard worker‘!
  • Patten: Hasbro responds to Faulkner’s filing.   Weekend numbers.
  • Morning Joe goes on the road again.  Sean Hannity rated: Pants on fire!
  • Beckel makes book.  CNN tops Yahoo.  Lynne Russell lawsuit proceeds.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Video: in the Washington Wizards (v/TVN).
  • Intrepid reporter finds Newshounds’ official Halloween costume.
  • TCG: Revisiting the Newshounds…still classy after all these years.
  • Bigger than the Kardashians: Fox News top Facebook social brand.
  • Video: why the FBI is listening to Hillary.
  • Sen Rubio ends CNN boycott.  Michaela Pereira raises a cool million.
  • Who needs John Walsh? CNBC’s American Greed helps nab fugitive.
  • There was one problem with that MSNBC live interview with Hillary.
  • Yurcaba: Too bad Megyn Kelly won’t be hosting the next GOP debate.
  • But who wrote it? CNN’s Fareed Zakaria special on Iraq to air tonight.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: or bust; Joe
  • Reliable Sources videos: Benghazi; Rick Santorum; Phil Donahue.
  • Fox Report video: on the science behind the storm.
  • Kelly File video: on media’s Benghazi reactions.
  • Wemple looks at MSNBC’s shift to ‘hard news‘…if that’s what it is.
  • Coop complains about ‘queened up’ SNL bit.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Anti-Trump Dem Dan
  • Swells gather for book bash.  CNN biggest loser in Benghazi competition.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Benghazi bump: FNC holds nine of top 15 slots on all cable. More.
  • Video: hearing ‘a lost opportunity’ for the GOP.
  • Controversy swirls around another CNN Middle East headline.
  • Kelly File video: Hillary Clinton statements.
  • Joy-Ann Reid at Wake Forest U.  Kasich gets a Morning Joe town hall.
  • Factor video: on the impact of Clinton’s testimony.

‘A Lot of Evidence, A Lot of Clues, Were Left There’

J$P Video! Greg Palkot recalls his visit to the scene of the crime in Benghazi:




From Happening Now, 22 October 2015

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Video: Abby Huntsman’s  Weekend numbers.
  • Poggi: Great Big Story CNN’s play for the Buzzfeed millennial crowd.
  • Factor video: to criticisms of Killing Reagan.
  • Kiran Chetry resurfaces.  Greg Krieg to CNN.  Misplaced poll found.
  • Q&A: Abby Huntsman, from CBS news intern to Fox News reporter.
  • TCG: Trump, ‘blaming Bush’, baseball, Olbermann, and coincidences.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Media Joe claims
  • Reliable Sources videos: Carl Bernstein, equal time, Goosebumps.
  • Janice Dean: A letter to myself, ten years ago.  Prized pictures.
  • Carlson on the couch: Tucker showing greater ease, confidence.
  • Today’s frivolous lawsuit.  Richard Grenell crosses party lines.
  • TCG: A strange way for MSNBC to brand itself as ‘nonpartisan’.
  • (MS)NBC mum as controversy swirls around Mohyeldin’s reporting.
  • Coop returned speaker’s fee to UNLV Fndn.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Ben more

‘We’ve Allowed It to Take Root’

J$P Video!  The Five looks at fictional jihad (‘Homeland’) vs the real thing:




From The Five, 16 October 2015

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Video: the Wayne Simmons controversy.
  • Grenell: The astonishing bias of (MS)NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin.
  • Griswold: Botched hit-job by Dylan Byers should embarrass CNN.
  • Report: CNBC agrees to Trump demands.  Isenstadt: CNBC caves.
  • Concha: Trump’s credibility on the line in showdown with CNBC.
  • Wemple: Coop ‘knew’ Sanders’s reply would ‘shut down’ email talk.
  • After big debut, Leno’s Garage stalls out.  Worth a thousand words.
  • Josh Levs at Stony Brooke U.  Joy-Ann Reid in Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Golgowski: Lynne Russell lawsuit claims motel ignored known dangers.
  • Wemple: Donald Trump officially assumes full ownership of cable news.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • GOP issues with CNBC debate grow: Trump threatens pull out.
  • Video: Does (MS)NBC have an
  • Ross: CNN treated Lemon and Lopez like ‘window-dressing‘.
  • CNN touted free streaming of debate, but it didn’t quite pan out.
  • Throwback Thursday: Greg Kelly
  • Former terrorism ‘expert’ Wayne Simmons charged with fraud.
  • Factor video: analyzes CNN’s debate questions.
  • Somerby: It’s ‘one of the strangest programs in cable news history’.
  • Maloney: Sanders supporters fuming over CNN comment deletions.
  • Riedl: Judge rules ‘filming’ can continue on MSNBC signature series.

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Wednesday Links and Open Thread

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