Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Report: The Rev is being shunted to 8am Sunday mornings.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Concha: In the Fox/Trump battle royale…who’s the winner?
  • Rothman: Fox News ‘took the first step in a noble direction’.
  • Wemple: Why does Roger Ailes keep sticking up for Megyn Kelly?
  • Zurawik: Trump will get his comeuppance from Fox News and Ailes.
  • TCG: Has Gabriel Sherman made common cause with Team Trump?
  • CNN spends most time on Trump speech, bumps its Katrina special.
  • Former Aussie PM and Labor Party leader gets anchoring gig on CNN.
  • Fox & Friends video: with the New York Fire Dept.
  • Chris Hayes on the challenge of holding an audience (via Brian Stelter).
  • Hennessey: The ‘alternative universe’ focus group that stunned Frank Luntz.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: media
  • Reliable Sources videos: Trumpnado, anchor babies, covering Katrina.
  • Linda Kelly: I didn’t raise my daughter to be a victim.
  • Concha: One-trick-pony Matthews deploys the race card again.
  • Invitation to a lawsuit: Something doesn’t seem quite right here.
  • Biznets sked special weekend coverage.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Zurawik: CNN’s nuanced Baltimore coverage bests the competitors.
  • Howard Kurtz videos: Hillary polls Trump

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Shannon Bream-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Maddow and Hayes use edited clip to ‘slime’ Jeb Bush.
  • Greta to CNN: This could be really dumb…you better figure it out.
  • Ariens: Wolf Blitzer talks about his ten years in The Situation Room.
  • Arana: MSNBC descends into self-parody with endless Trump show.
  • Crawford: Debates on cable are like a poll tax…thanks to Fox News?!
  • Tomi Lahren leaves OAN; will she join Fox News?  Fox & Friends
  • Videos: Rachel Maddow with Jimmy Fallon
  • Overkill? ‘CNN’ on screen in five places!  CNN is #1…in online videos.
  • Shep opens up on Katrina and more; the assignment he’ll never forget.
  • Byers: Trump will make money for CNN.  CNN didn’t do its homework?
  • CNN breaks impartiality rules: ‘improper ties’ to Malaysian media firm?

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Martha MacCallum-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Shaw: Is Trump becoming CNN’s new ‘missing plane’?  Leverage.
  • Greta: We took both town halls; our 7:00 pm competitors did not.
  • Throwback Thursday video: Linda Vester  More.
  • TCG: Raw Story smears Hasselbeck, quietly does stealth correction.
  • FTV: CNN ‘should be embarrassed‘ over its ‘whitest place’ mockery.
  • Katrina specials: The Storm that Never Stopped, The Storm of a Lifetime.
  • Kamisar: Carly Fiorina may not make the cut for CNN top-tier debate.
  • To rebut scandal charges Clinton campaign cites report from…Fox News!

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-The Five-Martha MacCallum 1-2-3.
  • TCG: On MSNBC ‘Lean Forward’ is off the screen, still there in spirit.
  • Startling development: Trump doesn’t want to appear on The Kelly File.
  • Factor video: on Trump causing trouble for the GOP.
  • Adams: Why is CNN resurrecting this guy?  The Samaria ‘CNN lies about‘?
  • Back to the Future: More social media-friendly content on tap for MSNBC.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Shannon Bream-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Shepard Smith on Katrina, the Fox News Deck, and BriWi.
  • The Donald on a Loop: MSNBC has been ‘all Trump since Sunday‘.
  • Trump vs Fox’s (and CBS’s) Luntz: feud heats up.  Weekend numbers.
  • CNN, MSNBC try to out-Trump each other.  Chris Cuomo’s a lifesaver.
  • Kirell: Sarah Palin to return to cable news on a nearly-invisible channel?
  • Not-so-humble brag: Hewitt says his debate will top FNC’s (via CNNC).
  • Zucker play: CNN to air ‘exuberant chronicle of hip hop/urban fashion’.
  • Late Night videos: Shep with Seth Meyers
  • New TBS/Burnett reality series will be cross-pollinated on CNN and HLN.
  • Zurawik: There’s a ‘smell of fear’ about the timid coverage given to Trump.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Debate on Trump immigration plan
  • Friday’s numbers: O’Bolling Factor-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Beck rips Trump, Hannity responds, both will argue it out tonight.
  • Hallock: NBC execs allowing a looser standard of truth at MSNBC.
  • Cannon: At the  debate Trump faced ‘Nolan Ryan in a cocktail dress‘.
  • Beer: Vice and CNN battle for the future of the news (via TV Newser).
  • Video: Are the media about Hillary’s emails?
  • Dana Bash: chief political correspondent.  CNN ad deal still suspended.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: winning
  • Reliable Sources: Trump vs Fox, the right vs Fox, how to question Trump.
  • Sorry trip truthers, Megyn Kelly’s vacation went just as scheduled.
  • Is this the stupidest Megyn Kelly hit-piece ever?   TCG: Who said it?
  • Sharon Stone Post cover too hot for morning tv?  Q&A: Kate Bolduan.
  • A little too much synergy in Red Eye, Kennedy, Gutfeld Show bookings? 
  • MSNBC graphics revamp: Q&A: JJ Ramberg.
  • Zurawik: Victor Blackwell’s coverage of Baltimore does CNN proud.
  • Greta apologizes to Chris Christie over ‘hug’.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • F&F video: wonders if Google could ‘steal’ an election.

Friday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Bolling-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Battaglio: Megyn Kelly will be at the next Fox News GOP debate.
  • Why Chris Wallace won’t let Trump phone it in on Fox News Sunday.
  • ICN: ‘Of the two stories, I find Stelter’s the far more likely outcome.’
  • Joyella: Ailes put Megyn’s dignity and safety above a ploy for ratings.
  • Stelter: Roger Ailes told  Trump, ‘Resolve this now…or we go to war’.
  • Throwback Thursday video: Democrats Fox News debate.
  • Kelly File video: on evidence of a criminal conspiracy.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Eric O’Bolling-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Three reasons why Megyn Kelly will not jump to network tv.
  • Kumar: The key to Megyn’s success.  Jonathan: Was it just careerism?
  • Fox News Sunday (the only no-Trump Sunday show) wins demo in DC.
  • Dr Gupta: Yeah I’m pretty liberal, but not as much as the rest of CNN.
  • Brian Williams’s suspension is over; no date set for his MSNBC debut.
  • Ritz: A different take on Ailes’s call to Trump.  Wolf given Klein award.
  • Mahler: Trumpnado brings benefits—and complications— to Fox News.
  • Breitbart: Megyn’s ‘arrogance of power‘.  Parker: Megyn ‘smart and fair‘.
  • Videos: Coop with Seth Meyers (v/CNNC).
  • Kelly File video: Legal implications of on Hillary’s server.
  • Thome: CNN blunder over NOTAMs (what?) causes cancellation of ad buy.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Stelter: Megyn Kelly doesn’t want to be seen as a victim.
  • Friday’s numbers: Chris Wallace-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Goldberg: Some FNC viewers don’t want ‘fair and balanced’.
  • Sherman: Is Megyn Kelly the next Oprah? (via Brian Stelter)
  • Trump won’t be bidding on this.  Call me and I’ll be around.
  • Video: Outnumbered discusses PTSD, Megyn Kelly.
  • Kurtz: Debates use provocative questions to get pols off-script.
  • F&F video: take the Army’s physical fitness test.
  • Battaglio: Bret Baier’s debate prep and Ailes’s non-involvement.
  • McCarthy: Debate proves FNC is an arm of the Democratic party.
  • CNN’s Great Weather Contest has begun.  Bob Beckel makes book.
  • Video: Totally believable Trump supporters rail against Megyn Kelly.