Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2/3 (tie).
  • October numbers: FNC tops; CNN, MSNBC, HLN, FBN make gains.
  • Trump’s boycott impacts Megyn Kelly ratings…they keep going up!
  • Video: Mary Katharine Ham honors her husband
  • Clarissa Ward’s CNN debut.  Lean Forward: Don’t say ‘hard worker‘!
  • Patten: Hasbro responds to Faulkner’s filing.   Weekend numbers.
  • Morning Joe goes on the road again.  Sean Hannity rated: Pants on fire!
  • Beckel makes book.  CNN tops Yahoo.  Lynne Russell lawsuit proceeds.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Bret Baier-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Video: Shep goes on a and Donald Trump.
  • Q&A: Ed Henry on Fox vs CNN, etc; Sean Hannity on McCarthy etc.
  • Concha: Unfriendly fire complaints ding Fox News and MSNBC.
  • Donny Deutsch resurfaces, brings Joe and Mika into his world.
  • Chuck Todd hour hit by ‘big fall off‘ in ratings.  Weekend numbers.
  • York: CNN’s double standard for debates. CNN fact-check failure?
  • Lyons: CNN should give more airtime to Dana Bash in the debate.
  • Ads during CNN’s Dem debate going for half the price of GOP debate.
  • Parker: CNN hopes smaller field, greater focus will lure debate viewers.
  • McCall: Why the CNN Democratic debate will be as useless as the GOP’s.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Fox News at 19: A look back, with an O’Reilly clip from day one.
  • America’s Newsroom video: talks to Bill Hemmer.
  • Savan: Source says NBC and MSNBC share ‘one set of values’.
  • Gold: MSBNC’s Morning Joe ‘pressured’ to simulcast Hillary event.
  • MSNBC to air Democratic ‘forum’ moderated by…Rachel Maddow.
  • Roush: Stuart Varney on Fox Biz hits ratings high, tops rival CNBC.
  • Hannity video: Fox News contributor speaks out.
  • Key demo viewers (25-54) tuning out the ‘new’ MSNBC.  Blood Lions.
  • Bourdain’s food hall.   Look for the union label at Al-Jazeera America.
  • Byers: Given record low ratings, why is All In with Hayes still on MSNBC?
  • CNN’s Tom Foreman got lost running in the desert (a preview of his book).
  • Did CNN as payback for a ‘silent boycott‘ (via CNNC)?

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Reilly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Cable newsers scramble to cover shootings at Oregon campus.
  • Throwback Thursday: John Gibson talks about his
  • Video: critiques CNBC’s restrictive debate criteria.
  • Despite CNN’s best efforts, Joe Biden will not be in their debate.
  • CNNC: Jake Tapper talks about the debate he won’t be moderating.
  • Concha: Why Chuck Todd is having a good week.  The ticker is back.
  • Q&A: Richard Wolffe on the Global Citizen Festival; Lisa Ling‘s Life.
  • Q&A: Bill O’Reilly on Killing Reagan.  Gretchen Carlson at Liberty U.
  • CNNC: No, CNN didn’t ‘bench’ Jake Tapper; HLN extreme makeover.
  • Wemple: Sean Hannity demonstrates the power of ideological media.
  • Stelter: Megyn Kelly success justifies Ailes’s 2013 primetime shake-up.

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Monday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Debate on Trump immigration plan
  • Friday’s numbers: O’Bolling Factor-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Beck rips Trump, Hannity responds, both will argue it out tonight.
  • Hallock: NBC execs allowing a looser standard of truth at MSNBC.
  • Cannon: At the  debate Trump faced ‘Nolan Ryan in a cocktail dress‘.
  • Beer: Vice and CNN battle for the future of the news (via TV Newser).
  • Video: Are the media about Hillary’s emails?
  • Dana Bash: chief political correspondent.  CNN ad deal still suspended.

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.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • TCG: Are ‘impartial journalists’ getting a green light to attack Trump?
  • WaPo‘s Wemple finds immigration official who doesn’t like Kate’s Law.
  • Atlanta honors CNN founder.  Tonya Reiman resurfaces.  Fox tops cable.
  • New CNN/CVS sponsored Facebook posts ‘not exactly straightforward‘.
  • Weekend numbers.  Sunday showdown: MediaBuzz beats Reliable Sources.
  • Gutfeld: I chose Shillue to host Red Eye.  Tour: Hannity’s Manhattan office.
  • More filings in the momentous Fox News/Lindsay Lohan legal donnybrook.
  • Kelly File video: MS survivor Media Matters hate speech.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Ashleigh Banfield rips Outnumbered: they’re not smart like me!
  • Wemple: Waco police spokesman calls out CNN misreporting.
  • Rothstein: Jury rules in Ed Schultz’s favor.  Weekend numbers.
  • Joyella: Brian Williams could save MSNBC.  Kornacki makes book.
  • THR: Gavin McInnes responds to uproar over Hannity
  • Imus video: on the Clintons, Stephanopoulos, and more.
  • Coop expounds on not having a ‘Plan B’ (v/CNNC).  Fooled by Clickhole.
  • TCG: Concha’s Daily Wrap pundits willing to go outside ideological boxes.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread