Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Chris Wallace 1-2-3.
  • Video: The who spotted Roof, trailed his car, tipped police.
  • Somerby: The Rachel Maddow gong show turns to Donald Trump.
  • Factor video: on media opportunists assigning blame.
  • CNN signs Bill Carter as on-air contributor, promotes Sunlen Serfaty.
  • TCG: Forget it, Jake…it’s Zuckertown.  Arthur Aidala inducted, engaged.
  • Video: What can Brian Williams … and vice versa?
  • Greta to Brian Williams: Welcome to cable news.  Joyella: You lost me.
  • Video: Brian Williams starts the apology tour.  Reactions largely skeptical.
  • Wemple: So what exactly will Brian Williams be doing all day at MSNBC?
  • Zurawik: Williams gets a second chance, and truth strikes out at (MS)NBC.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Robust debate over
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Tapper’s State of the Union debuts in 4th place at 9:00 am (25-54).
  • Trump likely to make the cut for first debate.  Weekend numbers.
  • Today’s firing demand.  Concha: Find yourself another scapegoat.
  • Ashleigh Banfield disqualifies herself.   When reruns trump news.
  • Videos: Gretchen Carlson and returns to
  • Ed Henry frozen out.  Jake parties.  Farah: It’s the end of everything!
  • Kelly File video: on the dearth of due process at US colleges.
  • Q&A: Thomas Roberts; Mika Brzezinski; Dana PerinoJosh Levs and All In.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Concha: Fredricka Whitfield’s non-apology fails damage control 101.
  • Media Buzz videos: Hillary’s NY Times Hill’s
  • Reliable Sources videos: Debate over debates, Hillary, Rupert, and Jake.
  • Video: The world’s largest free-flying American flag
  • Hogue: NewsmaxTV’s Daily Wrap is ‘a great show for political junkies’.
  • Fox News fights fire with fire.  Q&A: Greg Gutfeld; Profile: Mike Tobin.
  • Jake Tapper to moderate GOP debate.  Fredricka and the hardest word.
  • Sunday special to rebut Blackfish lies.  CNN wins award…for marketing.
  • Profile: Thomas Roberts, MSNBC’s pitchman.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Wemple: Enough with the shrouded, disguised Baltimore cop interviews.
  • Your Buzz videos: the Fox

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Roger Ailes to Variety: I report to Rupert, and that will continue.
  • Prins: The ‘Game of Murdoch‘.  Video: The story.
  • Sherman: 2015 is looking like a ‘pretty good year for Roger Ailes’.
  • Scarry: NewsmaxTV broadens its focus with Concha’s Daily Wrap.
  • Q&A: Jake Tapper (Breitbart); Jake Tapper (TV Newser).
  • Perlberg: CNN’s Courageous is an idea that’s been bad for decades.
  • The Alisyn Factor: New Day only cablenews morning show to grow.
  • Factor video: on Brian Williams and Jerry Seinfeld.
  • When nostalgia trumps news.  Weigand: 70spleasant, unremarkable‘.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Lawsuit alleges anti-Semitism at Al-Jazeera America; Wemple.
  • Faber: Rupert Murdoch to step down. Yarow: What about Roger?
  • Throwback Thursday video: Do you remember
  • Lowry: The 70s is ‘once-over-lightly‘ history;  Gay: a good primer.
  • Concha: Fox could triple its ratings by doubling down on debates.
  • MSNBC truther wants to help the children.  HLN re-revamps sked.
  • FNC to air a runners-up forum for non-qualifying GOP candidates.
  • TCG: MSNBC’s ‘lean forward’ news programs…are they news at all?
  • Q&A: Jake Tapper; more. Wemple: A timeline to his Clinton exclusive.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: the sexual
  • Reliable Sources: Caitlyn and the Duggars, Lester Holt, Norman Lear.
  • Red Eye to air two weeks of repeats ahead of June 22 relaunch.
  • TCG: HuffPost’s Taibi, and a sneaky, sleathy smear of Fox News.
  • Concha: Bill O’Reilly just doesn’t ‘get’ Facebook.  Sunday talkers.
  • Wemple zings Perino: she’s not in lockstep with unnamed FNCers.
  • Your Buzz videos: the
  • From the White House to MSNBC back to the White House…in under a year!

Friday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Reilly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Congratulations to the new host of Red Eye: Mr Tom Shillue.
  • May program ranker: Fox News holds top 14 slots.  Demo: 25-54.
  • Patten: (MS)NBC interns score $4.6 million in lawsuit settlement.
  • Q&A: Abby Huntsman loves cheese.  The Rev rating: Mostly false.
  • Throwback Thursday video: over Duke Lacrosse hoax.
  • Rothstein: Faces of Ed.  The Rev to march against Hartford violence.
  • CNN reality shows awarded.  Buzzers in place for more CNN games.
  • Joyella: How should cable news treat victims who want to speak out?
  • Fallon: ‘Tough, responsible‘; Tucker: ‘half-hearted‘; Streisand: ‘hard-hitting‘.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread