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!

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Fox News opens ‘runners-up’ debate to even more candidates.
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Red Eye video: on quotes, some of them his own.
  • July numbers: Fox News ‘far out in front‘; MSNBC, CNN edge up.
  • Profile: Harris Faulkner.  Impartial MSNBC anchor gets award.
  • CNN’s new ‘severe weather‘ deck.  Tapper’s twitter gets results.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable.  Weekend numbers.
  • Somerby: ‘The Mickey Maddow Show‘…silly, dumb, and insulting.
  • CNN debate could feature as many as 17 candidates in two segments.
  • Kelly File video: may deny benefits to TN victims.
  • The Rev’s media criticism site preps piece praising The Rev’s daughter!
  • Impartial CNN journalists rip Huckabee: ‘Ugly’, ‘dangerous’, ‘despicable’.

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.

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.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Varney & Co video: on Kate’s Law, sanctuary cities, etc.
  • Steinberg: Bret Baier signs new multi-year contract with Fox News.
  • Impartial CNN journalist rips ‘disrespectful’ Major Garrett question.
  • Red Eye video: Did Jesse Joyce past mute button guy?
  • Sex workers’ advocates want MSNBC to cancel Sex Slaves in America.
  • Actress Jada Pinkett Smith to anchor CNN report on human trafficking.
  • CNN signs Bakari Sellers (D-SC) to contributor role.  Gray’s astronomy.
  • C-SPAN plans to upstage Fox News debate.  Did O’Reilly zing Megyn?
  • Q&A: Tucker Carlson talks Grateful Dead; Andrea Mitchell from Vienna.
  • WaPo‘s Wemple startled at O’Reilly activism, doesn’t recall Jessica’s Law?

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Gardner: Leftfield Pictures sues over aborted Fox Biz reality show.
  • Red Eye videos: ‘Donald Trump’
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC host circulates false Scott Walker report.
  • CNN signs Tal Kopan.  Hillary advisor Patti Solis Doyle joins CNN.
  • Videos: Kate Steinle’s parents speak Kate’s
  • Miller: How MSNBCNN are helping Donald Trump.  Weekend numbers.
  • Darcy: Julie Banderas returns fire at woman who tells her ‘speak English’.
  • WaPo‘s Wemple wonders if Rupert Murdoch tells Fox pundits what to say.
  • MSNBC signature series comes to Savannah.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.

Friday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Mentioners mention Nomiki Konst, Julie Roginsky for the Beckel chair.
  • Bob Beckel and FNC split; Shine: he ‘took advantage‘ of our generosity.
  • The Daily Show video: talks to Jon Stewart.
  • Wemple: Roger Ailes demoted? Yeah right: Ailes wins again.  Stocks boom.
  • Roger Ailes re-signed by FNC to multi-year contract.  More.  Conjecture.
  • Schwarz: How The Five became a Fox News hit that even Jon Stewart likes.
  • Morgan: Race-obsessed US media share the blame for Charleston murders.
  • Ahiza Garza jumps from Talking Points Memo to CNN.  Drew Griffin awarded.
  • Q&A: Megyn Kelly.  Matthews makes book.  Move Lemon to 8pm (v/CNNC)?
  • Factor videos: Memo, and dishonest media.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-The Five-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Kevin Spacey Fox 21 deal includes a co-production with Megyn Kelly.
  • Q&A: Roger Ailes discusses Megyn Kelly.  Campbell Brown resurfaces.
  • Robert Jonathan: Will Fox News cancel The Greg Gutfeld Show?
  • Fans react to revamped Red Eye debut.  Video: returns.
  • Wemple: Don Lemon’s stunt was actually ‘good tv and good journalism‘.
  • That’s Lemon with an ‘n’.  Shtick sparks ridicule.  CNN alum slams stunt.
  • Five things you didn’t know about Tom Shillue.  Weekend numbersSotU.
  • Pierce: Williams move to MSNBC is an embarrassment.  Staffers’ f-bomb.
  • After the Buzz video: on the prospects for news on MSNBC.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Robust debate over
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Tapper’s State of the Union debuts in 4th place at 9:00 am (25-54).
  • Trump likely to make the cut for first debate.  Weekend numbers.
  • Today’s firing demand.  Concha: Find yourself another scapegoat.
  • Ashleigh Banfield disqualifies herself.   When reruns trump news.
  • Videos: Gretchen Carlson and returns to
  • Ed Henry frozen out.  Jake parties.  Farah: It’s the end of everything!
  • Kelly File video: on the dearth of due process at US colleges.
  • Q&A: Thomas Roberts; Mika Brzezinski; Dana PerinoJosh Levs and All In.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Concha: Fredricka Whitfield’s non-apology fails damage control 101.
  • Media Buzz videos: Hillary’s NY Times Hill’s
  • Reliable Sources videos: Debate over debates, Hillary, Rupert, and Jake.
  • Video: The world’s largest free-flying American flag
  • Hogue: NewsmaxTV’s Daily Wrap is ‘a great show for political junkies’.
  • Fox News fights fire with fire.  Q&A: Greg Gutfeld; Profile: Mike Tobin.
  • Jake Tapper to moderate GOP debate.  Fredricka and the hardest word.
  • Sunday special to rebut Blackfish lies.  CNN wins award…for marketing.
  • Profile: Thomas Roberts, MSNBC’s pitchman.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Wemple: Enough with the shrouded, disguised Baltimore cop interviews.
  • Your Buzz videos: the Fox