Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-predebate-postdebate 1-2-3.
  • Joyella: Nearly 12 million viewers watch latest GOP debate.
  • Concha: Melissa Harris-Perry to get her own show on Fusion. Or is she?
  • Video: Are Trump’s campaign rallies
  • Nancy Reagan funeral coverage anchored by Shep Smith, Brian Williams.
  • Wemple: CNN should stop with the insulting countdown clock fake-outs.
  • CNN uses Samantha Bee to push GOP debate.  Bobbie Battista resurfaces.
  • Concha: High marks for Tapper, Ted, even Trump, at ‘elegant’ CNN debate.
  • Videos: Bill O’Reilly talks debate etc w/ Maria Bartiromo
  • No questions about Michelle Fields. Fields: Sad and disappointing; a shame.
  • Battaglio: CNN’s Jake Tapper expected more fireworks at the GOP debate.
  • Kelly File videos: The assault violence

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Fox Dem town hall’s 2.6 million viewers tops MSNBCNN combined.
  • Corasaniti: Fox’s successful town hall may promote thaw with Dems.
  • Grove: FNC forum ‘remarkably civilized‘.  Abortion issue finally raised.
  • Outnumbered video: The ‘establishment’ at Donald Trump.
  • Sunday Media Buzz tops Reliable.  FNC #1 again.  Weekend numbers.
  • Concha: CNN acted irresponsibly with its botched Rubio ‘exclusive’.
  • Why did CNN cancel Rubio spox?  Trump backed out of Sanders debate.
  • The View videos: Jedediah Bila and Sunny Hostin
  • Lafayette: Fox News plans campaign for post-election year revenues.
  • Lead-in boosts CNN’s Race.  MSNBC online series focuses on migrants.
  • Kelly File video: reacts to Democratic town hall.
  • Steinberg: HLN shelves Heads Up game.  Michaela Pereira bounced to HLN.
  • Wednesday is Town Hall Day! 7pm: Greta/Kasich; 8pm: Todd/Rubio;  9pm: Megyn/Cruz; 10pm: Hannity/Trump; 11pm: Megyn/Rubio.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Bolling-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Video: Are the for Marco Rubio’s electoral difficulties?
  • Q&A: Bret on tonight’s town hall, and Repubs who might go for Hillary.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier to ask Hillary, Bernie about topics not talked about.
  • Baier: There are no restrictions from either campaign on the questions.
  • Hannity to host Trump town hall; Greta to moderate Kasich town hall.
  • Steinberg: CNN finds new ways to cram more commercials on screen.
  • Intel Report video: Trish Regan about Nancy Reagan.
  • CNN debate second-lowest rated of cycle; FNCNN share Saturday honors.
  • Borchers: CNN pundit suggests less information may be better than more.
  • Zurawik: Cheesy re-enactments mar thin, artificial Race to the White House.
  • Irving: The secret of CNN’s turnaround was going ‘all in’ on a missing plane.

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Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: GOP remembering
  • Reliable Sources: Debate in Flint; the right chooses sides; off the record?
  • Cable newsers break Nancy Reagan news as rolling coverage continues.
  • The Five video: candidacy gets personal.
  • Fox newsers moonlighting in House of Cards.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tonya Reiman resurfaces.  Crankshaw: CNN sells its soul.  Today’s oops.
  • Your Buzz videos: Trump; Trump; Trump.
  • Saturday coverage rundown.  Trump camp broke rules ‘at multiple debates‘.
  • Ainsley Earhardt’s ‘American dream‘; her first week spurs F&F ratings bump.

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Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Hillary Clinton will participate in the Fox News town hall.
  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-O’Reilly/11p-O’Reilly/8p 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Gawker’s voicemails story is ‘complete and utter crap‘.
  • Voicemails reveal Trump’s cozy relationship with MSNBCers.
  • Happening Now video: Are the media
  • Concha: Fox earns an A+ for impeccable debate performance.
  • Fox debate most watched of 2016, snagged 17 million viewers.
  • Wemple: O’Reilly post-debate show an embarrassing debacle.
  • Wemple: Fox News finds the key to stopping Trump…graphics.
  • Koblin: Megyn’s ‘intense interrogation‘ of Trump avoided hostilities.
  • Zurawik: Fox turned GOP debate into an inquisition of Donald Trump.
  • Videos: on Trump crudity; Frank Luntz
  • Fox moderators ‘the best’, ‘pressing candidates‘ with ‘tough questions’.
  • Smith: Geraldo will compete on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars.
  • MSNBC caught photographing Fox event.  MSNBC goes to the dogs.
  • Bauder: Exit of Melissa Harris-Perry raises diversity issues at MSNBC.
  • Q&A: Clinton compadre Kevin Spacey and The Road to the White House.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Q&A: Chris WallaceBret Baier wants substance, expects surprises.
  • Video: the Trump election-night presser.
  • Somerby: Joe and Mika’s deceptive video couldn’t hide the truth.
  • Ariens: Fox News and CNN share honors on a big Super Tuesday.
  • CNN signs a new contributor: Kayleigh McEnany.  Today’s oops.
  • Zurawik: Five media take-aways from the Super Tuesday coverage.
  • Willie Geist gets NBC morning show. Brian Williams, trending again.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable. Richard Quest loses a job.
  • Wemple: Illinois Rep Gutierrez excoriates MSNBC on the House floor.
  • Harris-Perry claims a ‘culture of fear‘ at MSNBC, turned down exit deal.
  • Video: Megyn Kelly, Bret Baier on his electoral chances.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Red Eye video: Why is Stacey Dash Weekend numbers.
  • Top ten reasons to fire Harris-Perry.  Farhi: Is MSNBC now too white?
  • Joyella: Super Tuesday coverage rundown.  FBN hits ratings high in Feb.
  • February numbers: Fox News breaks 13-year record; CNN; MSNBC.
  • Flood: Debates, town halls give CNN Feb demo; FNC wins total viewers.
  • Did MSNBC cancel an interview over a mention of Melissa Harris-Perry?
  • CNN snags Mary Katherine Ham.  CNN to simulcast another Dem debate.
  • Trump rips Fox…while on Fox! NY Times revives the Wayne Simmons story.
  • Kelly File videos: on Trump and David Duke.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: on bias. Is Is
  • Reliable Sources videos: Egging them on; the Trump ShowBernie Sanders.
  • Flashback: Hannity backs path to citizenship…months before dinner!
  • Did secret dinner cause ‘anchors’ like Hannity to back amnesty path?
  • Does CNN put minorities in a corner?  Video: Who’s
  • Farhi: MSNBC to drop Harris-Perry; Díaz-Balart future in doubt. More.
  • Stelter: Melissa Harris-Perry is ‘highly unlikely‘ to return to MSNBC.
  • ICN: Harris-Perry a case of career self-immolation; further thoughts.
  • Concha: Dishonest, unhinged Harris-Perry petulantly plays race card.
  • Borchers: CNN was right to ignore Ben Carson.  MADD about Shep.
  • Flood: Why GOP perceptions of Fox News don’t impact viewership.
  • Your Buzz videos: the a
  • Blake Burman and Cody.  Q&A: Ainsley Earhardt.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Luntz focus group video: If Trump wins Tuesday is it

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-PostDebate-Kelly 11pm 1-2-3.
  • Melissa Harris-Perry refusing to show up for MSNBC show. More.
  • Ainsley Earhardt dedicates F&F to her parents, awaits SNL parody.
  • MSNBC host threatens to flee the country if Trump elected.
  • Cutting the cable is one thing, but this is going a tad bit overboard.
  • Christopher: Genteel MSNBC Hillary chat signals game change?
  • Profile: ‘Fabulous woman’ Mika Brzezinski.  Q&A: Jacob Soboroff.
  • Video: Reactions to and CNN’s rowdy debate.
  • Joe Concha’s debate report card grades Wolf and the candidates.
  • Kelly File videos: Frank Luntz focus group findings
  • After giving Trump most time, CNN tossed in two post-game interviews!
  • Wemple: Telemundo anchor was the bright spot in a  ‘same-old’ debate.
  • Chotiner: A terrible night for CNN.  McCaughey: The big loser was CNN.
  • Ainsley Earhardt on her new Fox & Friends role.  Here come(s) The Eighties.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Bill O’Reilly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Can Ted and Marco
  • Q&A: Ainsley EarhardtBret Baier on Trump, Maddow, Megyn, etc.
  • Cavuto video: on Apple, unlocking iPhones, and 9/11.
  • Lemon: It’s ‘vital’ that CNN cover…the Oscars?!  Video Q&A: Soledad.
  • Waxman: How CNN turned Trump from a reality star to a frontrunner.
  • On the Record videos: for her
  • Jake Tapper, sidelined for Dem debates, is back for another GOP debate.
  • Somerby: Why won’t Coop ask Trump these questions?  FNC branding dip.
  • CNN investments in politics are paying off.  FNC signs Mercedes Schlapp.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-CNN TownHall-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Fox News tops demo and totals on a heavy Tuesday news night.
  • Outnumbered video: Are Trump’s GOP rivals
  • Q&A: Greta celebrates 3500.  Sonny Hostin leaves CNN for ABC.
  • Mika rips Rubio…for ‘sucking up’ to Trump!  The Megyn Kelly effect.
  • Roger Stone scorches CNN pundits: ‘no qualifications whatsoever’.
  • Wemple: Stone’s ‘nasty, bigoted’ tweets got him banned from CNN.
  • Video: have first reactions to Trump Nevada victory.
  • Coop to moderate Flint Democratic debate.  Robin Meade moonlighting.