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!

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Shannon Bream-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Shepard Smith on Katrina, the Fox News Deck, and BriWi.
  • The Donald on a Loop: MSNBC has been ‘all Trump since Sunday‘.
  • Trump vs Fox’s (and CBS’s) Luntz: feud heats up.  Weekend numbers.
  • CNN, MSNBC try to out-Trump each other.  Chris Cuomo’s a lifesaver.
  • Kirell: Sarah Palin to return to cable news on a nearly-invisible channel?
  • Not-so-humble brag: Hewitt says his debate will top FNC’s (via CNNC).
  • Zucker play: CNN to air ‘exuberant chronicle of hip hop/urban fashion’.
  • Late Night videos: Shep with Seth Meyers
  • New TBS/Burnett reality series will be cross-pollinated on CNN and HLN.
  • Zurawik: There’s a ‘smell of fear’ about the timid coverage given to Trump.

Friday Links and Open Thread

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.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Greta rips ‘dishonest’ Hillary ad featuring her, wants it taken down.
  • Profile: Gretchen Carlson.  Is Don Lemon seeking greener pastures?
  • Throwback Thursday video: to Jane Skinner.
  • Gibson: Attacks on Fox News are driven by bitterness and resentment.
  • Wemple: Federal government ‘active shooter’ alert led to false reports.
  • Wemple: Emails show Begala analysis strikingly similar to talking points.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Reilly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Congratulations to the new host of Red Eye: Mr Tom Shillue.
  • May program ranker: Fox News holds top 14 slots.  Demo: 25-54.
  • Patten: (MS)NBC interns score $4.6 million in lawsuit settlement.
  • Q&A: Abby Huntsman loves cheese.  The Rev rating: Mostly false.
  • Throwback Thursday video: over Duke Lacrosse hoax.
  • Rothstein: Faces of Ed.  The Rev to march against Hartford violence.
  • CNN reality shows awarded.  Buzzers in place for more CNN games.
  • Joyella: How should cable news treat victims who want to speak out?
  • Fallon: ‘Tough, responsible‘; Tucker: ‘half-hearted‘; Streisand: ‘hard-hitting‘.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Fox News planning a move to a deluxe apartment in the sky?
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Video: Shepard Smith on NSA data mining.
  • May numbers: Fox News up double digits, +42% in key demo.
  • May: CNN up; HLN mixed; MSNBC tanks.  Weekend numbers.
  • Q&A: Neil Cavuto from Orlando.  Sunday’s Reliable edges Buzz.
  • Conan videos: Jake Tapper part one, part two.  FNC plugs CNN!
  • The Schultz Tapes: It depends on what the meaning of ‘often’ is.
  • Nightly Show videos: Christiane Amanpour
  • TCG: What about Jim?  Cable news and the biological imperative.
  • Kelly File video: on media coverage of Duggar family.

‘The Police Came Up There and Killed That Boy’

J$P Video!  An eyewitness to a shooting delivers a compelling account to Leland Vittert. The only problem: there was no shooting



From Shepard Smith Reporting, May 4 2015

Monday Links and Open Thread