Tuesday Links and Open Thread

‘You’re Going to Do Amazing Things’

J$P Video! Anna Kooiman has left the building:




From Fox & Friends 5 September 2016

Confessions of a Fox News ‘Sock Puppet’

No sock puppets needed.A little while ago, after Andrea Tantaros’s lawsuit was made public, your humble correspondent was approached by Mediaite for an interview on the subject of Fox News ‘sock puppet’ twitter accounts. I said yes; Lindsey Ellefson submitted the questions via email and I responded. But the contemplated Mediaite post didn’t pan out, and Ms Ellefson agreed that we could publish the Q&A here, at J$P.

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Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Report: Dr Drew refused CNN demand to retract Hillary comments.
  • Videos: F&F Weekend‘s goodbye to Anna Kooiman
  • Media Buzz videos: The media the
  • Reliable Sources videos: Media soft on Trump; playing doctor; Glenn Beck.
  • Chris Hayes tweet called anti-Semitic.  What’s bothering Chuck Todd.
  • Greta: This is unfair; why do these haters come out of the woodwork?
  • Your Buzz videos: Hillary; the guests?
  • New Jersey hero: How can HLN call it an error?  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Borger and Brown discuss their CNN docs with Lindsey EllefsonJoe Concha.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Bolling-The Five-Anderson Cooper 1-2-3.
  • Univision exec to debate commission: Sorry, that’s not good enough.
  • Video: to being chosen Prez debate moderator.
  • Wemple: How long can Brian Williams continue to shelter himself?
  • F&F zings Tim Kaine for doing every morning show but theirs; video.
  • The Kelly File video: Is DHS formulating a
  • Q&A: Don Lemon talks about The Donald.   Post-speech Hannity: Yuge!
  • Debate moderators include Cooper, Chris Wallace.   Concha: Slam-dunk.
  • Sherman’s Ailes rehash suggests some of Megyn Kelly’s reporting is ‘racist’.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier (8pm) 1-2-3.
  • August 2016 program ranker: Fox News holds 12 of the top 14 slots.
  • Concha: On CNN doctor questions Hillary’s health.  Flashback: ‘reckless‘.
  • Kelly File video: Does Megyn over Facebook’s fake news?
  • Grove: Ailes’s lawyers leading a ‘vicious vendetta‘ against Gabriel Sherman.
  • Allen: Where did Dr Drew go wrong?  Q&A: Greg Agvent, Ayman Mohyeldin.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Maddow-O’Bolling Factor-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Fox News files response to Tantaros: ‘not a victim…an opportunist’.
  • Out# video: over Clintons’ ‘outrageous bribery’.
  • Flood: Neil Cavuto set to make post-surgery return on September 6.
  • After ‘fixing’ algorithms, Facebook hypes totally fake Megyn Kelly ‘news’.
  • Dylan Byers declares Megyn Kelly out of the running to moderate debate.
  • Concha: Fusion kicks white male debate moderators over 55 to the curb.
  • Survey says: Megyn Kelly, Anderson Cooper top debate moderator picks.
  • Bias? CNN host grills AP exec for publishing exposé on Clinton Foundation.
  • CNN’s Dylan Byers misrepresents Washington Post fact-check.   This is CNN.
  • Maria Molina returning to FNC…sort of.  Bo Dietl resurfaces.  Extra-crispy oops.

‘I Almost Died from C-Diff Three Years Ago’

J$P Video! Meet Teresa Zurberg and her amazing friend Angus:




From Fox News Channel 28 August 2016

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Hillary’s Trump’s Mike
  • Reliable Sources videos: Hillary’s charity; white supremacists; evil FNC.
  • Concha: Trump media feud moves from Megyn Kelly to Mika and Joe.
  • Video: Former WNBC anchor makes his Fox News debut.
  • Greta: Erik Wemple should apologize for ‘absurd’ column smearing me.
  • Kelly File video: Kurtz, Colmes, and Chris on a for Hillary.
  • Clayton Morris moonlighting.  CNN’s F-bomb.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Flood: Decision to cancel Dr Drew made weeks ago.  Q&A: John Stossel.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Coop/8pm 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Emails, tax returns, and
  • Concha: John Stossel previews the first FBN Libertarian town hall.
  • Stelter: CNN given Fox News oppo-research file on Gabriel Sherman.
  • Today’s Wemple vs Fox: Ed Henry and the ‘crisis of morality‘ at FNC.
  • Trump demands ‘crazy’ Mika apologize.  Ed Schultz case back in court.
  • Pete Hegseth goes to Israel finding facts.  Video: Jim Angle
  • Ellefson: Get to know Brianna Keilar.   Sally sticks up for Sharia law.
  • The Kelly File videos: Megyn questions and
  • Concha: Nightly’s Larry Wilmore would be a perfect fit for MSNBCNN.
  • Today’s conspiracy: Dr Drew cancelled after he questioned Hillary’s health.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Hannity-Coop/9pm 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Ed Henry returning to Fox News…in a different role.
  • Ariens: Dr Drew is leaving HLN; last show will air September 22.
  • Election ‘guru’ Nate Silver attacks FNC while he gives CNN a pass.
  • Can FNC keep Megyn Kelly, the ‘most prized anchor in cable news’?
  • Fox & Friends video: her move to Michigan.
  • Concha: Unethical Ramos doesn’t disclose his own conflict of interest.
  • Coop gets another try-out with Kelly.  Why Sean does those town halls.
  • Late Show videos: Coop w/Colbert Q&A: Brianna Keilar.
  • Fox: Joe Scarborough has a ‘secret’…(that he has discussed repeatedly).
  • Wemple: Tantaros’s crack legal team boasts that they’ve only just begun.
  • Shafer: Has FNC hit its ceiling?  Sakoui: FNC has to expand its demographics.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: over allegations of ‘pay for play’.
  • Concha: Kirsten Powers calls questions about Hillary’s health ‘sexist’.
  • Rothstein: Joe & Mika discuss not discussing Trump ‘girlfriend’ crack.
  • Video: Kirsten Powers debuts on CNN…as one of a six-person panel!
  • Concha: Some in media crusading against covering candidates’ health.
  • Goldberg: Mainstream journalists can behave as badly as Trump shills.
  • Rothstein: Brian Stelter is not what he used to be.  Where’s the capital?
  • Ariens: No Andrea, TVNewser was not ‘created and controlled‘ by Ailes.
  • Say wut?!? A J$ tweet implicated by Tantaros as
  • Tantaros lawsuit serves up melodramatic language, titillating accusations.