Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Your Buzz videos: Obama politicizing
  • Reliable Sources videos: Larry Lessig, late night politics, gun violence.
  • Abby Huntsman hired as a Fox News reporter based in New York.
  • Concha: Megyn and Coop correct to avoid sharing shooter’s name.
  • Kelly File video: on media treatment of Melania Trump.
  • Wallenstein: Viewer reactions to Brian Williams’s return are mixed.
  • Brian Williams-led shooting coverage lifted MSNBC to…third place.
  • Q&A: Morgan Spurlock and branded content.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Media

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: for assaulting child rapist.
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Bret Baier-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Q3 numbers: FNC sets records; CNN up 36%MSNBC, HLN +14%.
  • Lou Dobbs tops CNBC as FBN has best quarter.  Weekend numbers.
  • Gold: Chuck Todd promises ‘a lot of NBC talent‘ on his MSNBC hour.
  • ICN:  Tapper is out, while Coop and Don Lemon are in…but why not?
  • Concha: Tapper is out, while Coop and Don Lemon are in…but why?
  • TCG: Jake Tapper is out, while Coop and Don Lemon are in…but why?
  • No meeting but Trump ends ‘boycott’, enters the no-spin zone tonight.
  • John Walsh gets his man. Q&A: Chuck Todd; Mike Rowe; Bill O’Reilly.
  • News Emmies to MSNBCNN, Ted Turner.  Wemple responds to Megyn.
  • Kelly File video: on possible perjury in email scandal.
  • Gretchen Carlson at The Summit.  Mika Brzezinski at Know Your Value.
  • Modest Elisabeth Hasselbeck crib up for bids.  Greta to interview Kerry.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Wemple: Chuck Todd thinks MS/NBC can compete with CNN.
  • Video: O’Reilly talks to Kelly and Michael about Donald Trump.
  • Steinberg: Ailes and Trump will meet to iron out differences.
  • Concha: Rich Lowry should be suspended for poor taste, timing.
  • F&F video: CNN of sabotaging their live shot!
  • Wemple: Here’s the backstory of CNN Trumpologist Jeffrey Lord.
  • Rich Lowry references ‘balls’, triggering a twitter spat with Trump.
  • Erin Burnett returns today.  Coop’s moonlighting.  Big news for Isa.
  • Was Sanjay Gupta skeptical of vaccinations before he was for them?
  • Prominent CNN role in The Martian a by-product of The War on Fox?

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: The Trump
  • Reliable Sources videos: The debate, Brian Williams on MSNBC, Trump.
  • Cable news and post-partisan depression.  Erin Burnett to return.
  • Vanity Fair to the 2015 New Establishment list.
  • FNC signs Eboni K Williams as contributor; will be a Factor regular.
  • TCG: Again? CNN’s Dylan Byers doesn’t acknowledge Concha scoop.
  • Your Buzz videos: soft Fox call her
  • Michaela Pereira and ‘President Muhammad’.  Coop is snippy, then sorry.
  • Frivolous Lohan suit vs Fox News collapses; new reply filed in FBN matter.
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC skeds trophy hunting doc.  Sunday talkers: preview.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Jenna Lee reacts to Conan bit.  David Gregory remembers Tony Snow.
  • TCG: Controversy lingers as Dylan Byers joins Fareed Zakaria at CNN.
  • Somerby: Why All In with Hayes gave Donald Trump ‘oodles of time‘.
  • Megyn Kelly’s media moment: she’s ‘not contained to set expectations’.
  • Tapped out? Wemple says Coop, not Jake, set to moderate Dem debate.
  • Video: with Jimmy Kimmel.  Q&A: Dana Bash (via CNNC).
  • Seriously, CNN? Quiet, please. Concha: Numbers. FNC live post-game.
  • Flashback: CNN Political Director smears Mitt Romney as racist; more.
  • Latino group demands CNN ban ‘illegal’; CNN agrees to ‘new guidelines’.
  • CNN’s Trumpgasm: 2,159 reports, more than FNC or MSNBC (v/CNNC).
  • F&F video: Anna helps Surfers Healing to
  • Upset: Trump speech helps Lou Dobbs Tonight top all business news shows.

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Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Baier 1-2-3.
  • CNN staffers blast obsessive Trump coverage (v/CNNC).
  • New impartial MSNBC journalist is from Huffington Post.
  • Brian Williams will return to MSNBC on Sept 22.  Flashback.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • CNN’s celebrity chef starts season six in Castro’s Cuba.
  • Harris Faulkner raises $3 million for Navy SEAL Foundation.
  • Has Coop’s quiz played its last lightning round?  Fox’s five weeks.
  • Wemple: Trump’s debate stunt is ‘compelling and inoffensive‘.  More.
  • Kelly File video: Judge Napolitano says six officers

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

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: 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.

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.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Wemple: Cable newsers getting muscled by Clinton Foundation.
  • Video: of Hillary and US Iraq strategy debated.
  • Hardball: Matthews strategizing for wife’s political campaign.
  • Jake Tapper moonlighting.  Coop declines.  Out with the old.
  • Jackson: FNCNN basing debate participation on polls is ‘asinine‘.
  • Megyn on Facebook.  Mika’s makeup for millennials.  Twitter trouble.
  • Factor video: on a singular interview with Ted Cruz.

Thursday Links and Open Thread