Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • July 2015 program ranker: Fox News holds the top 14 slots.
  • Chariton: Lack fights turmoil at MSNBC as morale tumbles (via ICN).
  • Wemple: Sean Hannity takes issue with study of conservative media.
  • Videos: Kelly’s and segments critiqued by Wemple.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s Fox obsession one of the dumbest cable jihads ever.
  • Upcoming O’Reilly tome adopts controversial take on Reagan Presidency.
  • CNN’s Rachel Nichols named to top-ten list.  HLN tweaks its line-up again.
  • Kirell: Brian Williams news deck mirrors Eichmann war crimes trial booth.
  • Atkins: What MSNBC needs is hosts like Bill Maher and Whoopi Goldberg.
  • Premature burial.  FNC hears Ben Carson echoes.  A question of questions.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Cable news ratings and Presidential elections: a 2016 ‘love story’.
  • Zurawik: Will Megyn succeed where Coop and O’Reilly have failed?
  • Concha: Politico falsely claims ‘exclusive’ to a story they didn’t break.
  • Bret Baier previews the first GOP debate: ‘We will enforce the rules.’
  • MSNBC ‘not talking to‘ Olbermann; BriWi ‘doesn’t want’ his own show.
  • Mashayekhi: Greg Gutfeld unloads his Tribeca crib for a cool $2 million.
  • St John: CNN’s The Seventies redeems (almost) the cable news channel.
  • Video: Have media to Hillary email controversy?
  • Joyella: A strong Trump-driven week offers ratings hope for Morning Joe.
  • Miniter: A CNN founder explains why the channel is one-sided about guns.
  • Factor video: on networks’ Planned Parenthood coverage.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Roger Ailes shoots down Murdoch/Trump rumors (via ICN).
  • The Rev to launch ‘The Shift Daily’ media blog. Coincidence?
  • Nolte: GOP bigwigs conspiring to sabotage Fox News debate?
  • Wemple: MSNBC pivots, and preps for BriWi…but to what end?
  • Mike Allen claims ‘exclusive’ eight hours after Concha’s scoop!
  • Concha: Shake-up as MSNBC cancels Wagner, Schultz, The Cycle.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier previews the debate.  S.E. Cupp gets online show.
  • Throwback Thursday: Future stars remember Take Five (via CNNC).
  • Q&A: Alisyn Camerota.  Throwback Thursday video:
  • Late Night videos: Rachel Maddow
  • Did impartial MSNBC reporter declare GOP guilty of a ‘war on women’?

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Why has MSNBC been avoiding discussion of the trade deal?
  • Tapper triumphs in twitter spat.  Soledad moonlighting.  CNN’s got Style.
  • Hillary grants first national interview to CNN’s Brianna Keilar.  Flashback.
  • Donald Trump vs Brian Williams: Is (MS)NBC trying to have it both ways?
  • Winner of comic reality show contest gets to do weather forecast on CNN.
  • Vaccino: Today’s complaint about cable news debate criteria (v/ TVNewser).
  • Reliable Sources videos: Trump’s lawyer, Trump’s campaign, Trump’s verbiage.
  • Media Buzz videos: Q&A with Donald Trump

Friday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread