Friday Links and Open Thread

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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

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • After two week hiatus, Trump booked on FNC…with O’Reilly.
  • Updegrove: Bill O’Reilly is ‘killing it’ (Parade cover story v/TVN).
  • Friday Fox News Reporting special: The Hidden Harvest
  • Byers hire: CNN building a strong media team.  Q&A: Josh Levs.
  • Trump starts insult war with Hewitt to gin up debate viewership.
  • ICN: Floundering MSNBC running out of ideas.  Concha: Update.
  • CNN cuts deal with Samsung.  Fiorina likely to be the 11th wheel.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Rothstein: Stelter’s egotism led to CNN exec’s departure (v/CNNC)?
  • Outnumbered video: on restoring law and order.
  • Griswold: Don’t let Fiorina bully her way into debate.  Big money.
  • Budowsky: Megyn Kelly is the 21st century’s Edward R Murrow.
  • August program ranker: FNC holds top ten (25-54), top 14 (total).
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Weather weather everywhere…but it will be without Al Roker.
  • Hasbro hatches Harris Faulkner hamster; Fox anchor files lawsuit.
  • Stelter and King lose a producer; CNN gains Politico’s Dylan Byers.
  • Factor video: rips coverage of Black Lives Matter.
  • Profile: Navy fighter pilot, now Fox News correspondent Lea Gabrielle.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Friday 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.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Report: The Rev is being shunted to 8am Sunday mornings.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Concha: In the Fox/Trump battle royale…who’s the winner?
  • Rothman: Fox News ‘took the first step in a noble direction’.
  • Wemple: Why does Roger Ailes keep sticking up for Megyn Kelly?
  • Zurawik: Trump will get his comeuppance from Fox News and Ailes.
  • TCG: Has Gabriel Sherman made common cause with Team Trump?
  • CNN spends most time on Trump speech, bumps its Katrina special.
  • Former Aussie PM and Labor Party leader gets anchoring gig on CNN.
  • Fox & Friends video: with the New York Fire Dept.
  • Chris Hayes on the challenge of holding an audience (via Brian Stelter).
  • Hennessey: The ‘alternative universe’ focus group that stunned Frank Luntz.

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?

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!