Monday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

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Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sandra Smith-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Why Noah Trevor is laughable lecturing Rupert Murdoch.
  • Somerby: Rachel’s comedy relief…she always [hearted] Boehner.
  • Daily Show video: talks politics with Trevor Noah.
  • Salzman: CNBC mum in GOP debate controversy.  Q&A: Kate Snow.
  • Kilmeade audio: looks at the Ben Carson controversies.
  • Factor video: on smearing Ben Carson, and more.
  • Lapointe: Who gains from Kevin McCarthy’s fall? Maybe Chuck Todd.
  • CNN reveals the ten Heroes contenders.  Russkies rip CNN reporting.
  • Wemple: Free Rachel Maddow (and the candidates).  Twitter trumps tv?
  • More synergy at NBC/MSNBC.  Leno means ratings at CNBC…or does he?

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)?

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Trump Ben Laura
  • Reliable Sources videos: Jake Tapper, Arwa Damon, Dick Cavett.
  • TCG: Jacob’s ladder…from HuffPost to MSNBC correspondent.
  • Lapointe: Rachel’s rambling monologues go around in circles.
  • Somerby: The dumbing down of a heinous, irresponsible show.
  • Kurtzleben: How CNN’s altered debate criteria gave Carly an in.
  • Bret Baier’s recollections of 9/11/2001.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: questions, Carly news.
  • Wemple: Should Rachel Maddow be in charge of Republican debates?

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Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Rather, Maddow, Chip Reid promote Fox conspiracy theories.
  • Oops: CNN changes Hillary poll finding to ‘trustworthy’. 
  • Snow job? Joe Concha says MSNBC has big plans for Kate Snow.
  • Leibovich: Larry King prepping invites for his ultimate farewell act.
  • Videos: on Jorge Ramos; on The Kelly File.
  • Linkins: Fiorina is upset with CNN’s debate criteria…and she’s right.
  • Throwback Thursday video: about working in ‘a dump’.
  • Wemple: Another truce? Megyn doesn’t need your protectorship, Roger!
  • Controversy swirls around CNN airing, and not airing, full shooting video.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Shannon Bream-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: Maddow and Hayes use edited clip to ‘slime’ Jeb Bush.
  • Greta to CNN: This could be really dumb…you better figure it out.
  • Ariens: Wolf Blitzer talks about his ten years in The Situation Room.
  • Arana: MSNBC descends into self-parody with endless Trump show.
  • Crawford: Debates on cable are like a poll tax…thanks to Fox News?!
  • Tomi Lahren leaves OAN; will she join Fox News?  Fox & Friends
  • Videos: Rachel Maddow with Jimmy Fallon
  • Overkill? ‘CNN’ on screen in five places!  CNN is #1…in online videos.
  • Shep opens up on Katrina and more; the assignment he’ll never forget.
  • Byers: Trump will make money for CNN.  CNN didn’t do its homework?
  • CNN breaks impartiality rules: ‘improper ties’ to Malaysian media firm?

Friday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Somerby nails Rachel Maddow for lying about Fox News debate.
  • Wednesday numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • An appreciation of Jon Stewart, from…Bill O’Reilly?!? (v/Mediaite)
  • Outnumbered video: ‘interesting interactions’.
  • Parker: Behind the scenes as Fox News moderators prep for debate.
  • Martha MacCallum on how she will moderate the ‘undercard’ debate.
  • Factor video: offers advice for debate questioners.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier previews the big debate.  Geraldo in a twitter spat.
  • Concha: Sherman’s latest Ailes tale is another ‘fantastic fabrication‘.
  • Dems’ Presidential debate schedule ducks Fox News, puts CNN first.
  • Rothstein: CNN’s relationship with black journos isn’t getting better.
  • Dem candidate Mrs Chris Matthews buys time on FNCMSNBCNN.
  • ICN: Campaign to save cancelled MSNBC shows misses the mark.
  • Fired CNNer Karl Penhaul resurfaces…on twitter.  Fareed’s big get.
  • Soccer ace Christiano Ronaldo storms out of CNN Espagnol interview.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • This week Megyn Kelly twice topped Bill O’Reilly in 25-54 demo.
  • Somerby: Maddow’s attacks on Fox are ‘turning liberal brains to dust‘.
  • Surprise! Maddow misled viewers about Fox News debate positioning.
  • Rothstein: Controversy erupts over crediting Concha’s MSNBC scoop.
  • CNN’s ‘breaking news’ is a year old?!?  Richard Quest makes book.
  • Video Q&A: Megyn Kelly’s favorite interviews.  Q&A: Bret Baier.
  • Philen: Two stories that cure a news junkie’s summertime doldrums.
  • Logan: Is MSNBC clearing the decks for the return of Brian Williams?
  • Factor video: on media’s disparate coverage priorities.
  • Video: Comcast to shut him up!  Exposed: FNC mind-control!

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Throwback Thursday Red Eye video: Is a genius?
  • Griffin memo: Schultz, Ball, Huntsman, Touré have been fired.
  • Wednesday numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Somerby: What Maddow doesn’t report in her nightly Fox attacks.
  • Chris Cuomo complains, CNN issues denial, Cuomo chimes in again.
  • Off the Record video: for Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
  • Television critic David Zurawik wins National Press Club award.
  • MSNBC fails the trust test.  Newsers named to distinguished list.
  • Throwback Thursday video: and the fun begins.
  • CNN host stung by fake autograph.  CNN makeovers include a 3-D floor.