Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: DNC/CNN – DNC/MSNBC – Coop 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Trump’s acceptance speech outrated Hillary’s.  Flashback.
  • The War on Fox: Cameraman blocked, assaulted; reporter forced to leave.
  • Hogue: Nothing beats a great pair of legs.  Fournier: Hey, let’s ban Trump!
  • Video: Were the media in covering the two conventions?
  • Flood: Why Megyn visiting the CNN Grill is no big deal.  Dancing with Wolf.
  • Sherman: Ex-FNC booker with troubled history claims 20 years harassment.
  • Factor video: discusses DNC hacking, emails, and slavery.
  • Another photo copyright lawsuit.  The Great Sean Hannity Wawa Encounter.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Friday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Coop-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Gabriel Sherman ‘sources’ say Ailes exit is imminent.
  • Stelter: Review not concluded, ex-employees may be quizzed.
  • Ariens: An inside look at the media swarming the FNC.
  • The Five video: A look at the gang’s
  • Somerby: Maddow understands that what she said is just not true.
  • Concha: News nets prepped for convention, and maybe much more.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier talks conventions, coffee, Colbert, and Carlson.
  • Specularama: Why Megyn isn’t talking about Roger.   Cupp’s pilot.
  • The Brothers Murdoch may make changes at FNC…unless they don’t.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Bruce: Carlson implies all female Fox hosts prostituted themselves.
  • ICN: Every day CNN looks less and less reputable compared to FNC.
  • FTV Live: CNN’s Lewandowski also being paid by Trump campaign.
  • Late Show videos: Bret Baier with Stephen Colbert
  • Goodrich: Bill Hemmer shares his take on Trump and all things RNC.
  • Luke Russert leaving (MS)NBC to ‘pursue other interests’ (via Stelter).
  • CNN convention anchors to include Coop, Cuomo, Tapper, Lemon et al.
  • Concha: Tapper’s crazy route to CNN stardom.  CNN fights privacy suit.
  • Concha: Even if Gingrich isn’t a VP candidate, Fox unlikely to rehire him.
  • Road trip: Pittsburgh or bust.  Bill and Matt’s breakfast in the Hamptons.
  • Real Story, sans Gretchen, scores its biggest ratings ever.  Q&A: Maddow.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier on Ailes, Fox, and more.  Wemple: Leave Megyn out of it.
  • McFarland: There was never a whisper of Roger being one of ‘those men’.
  • Gretchen Carlson: I’m standing up for what happened to me and the truth.
  • Kennedy video: Judge Nap spots about AG Lynch’s testimony.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly-Anderson Cooper 1-2-3.
  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly/Sean Hannity (tie)-O’Reilly 11pm 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Does attack in Turkey mean that
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Fox & Friends video: Benghazi report coverage.
  • Shepard: Hiring Corey ‘a smart move‘.  Television’s snakes and weasels club.
  • CNN insiders rip Zucker, compare Stelter segment to something from Pravda.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: to State Dept editing admission.
  • Wemple: Belated admission by the State Dept doesn’t go far enough.
  • State Dept admits Rosen footage intentionally deleted; video:
  • May numbers: FNC breaks its 13-year record; CNN, MSNBC, HLN grow.
  • Monday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Shannon Bream-Anthony Bourdain 1-2-3.
  • Friday’s numbers: The Five-Shannon Bream-The O’Reilly Factor 1-2-3.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Outnumbered video: dissects Cheryl Mills testimony.
  • Maria Bartiromo leads Fox Business ratings rally.  FBN up, CNBC down.
  • Gold: MSNBC hypes ‘codebreakers’, ‘firebrands’ in new rebranding.  More.
  • Hogue: It’s time to return Andrea Tantaros to Outnumbered. CNN turns 36.
  • FTV: As CNN blackout on Couric flap continues, Stelter pleads ‘limited time’.
  • Battaglio: After her big year, Megyn Kelly could command $20 million salary.
  • Gahr: Those MSNBCers allegedly ‘working to pay off’ their tax debt? Haven’t.
  • CNN: The ‘worst ever mobile ad’ experience?  Hillary stiffs her peeps at MSNBC.

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Somerby: Maddow attack on Susanna Martinez ‘dishonest and stupid‘.
  • Outnumbered video: dishonest edit in documentary.
  • Stelter: Katie Couric documentary is an ‘obscure, barely-watched film’.
  • Rothstein: Zucker ordered Stelter not to air segments on Couric.  More.
  • The Cable Game: CNN buries Couric controversy, as Stelter plays along.
  • Grynbaum: Newsers ‘think outside the box‘ to balance Trump ‘dominance’.
  • Errol Barnett signs off CNN; Chloe Melas returns as entertainment reporter.

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Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Atkinson: Is MSNBC’s Phil Griffin on his way out? (via Mediaite)
  • Media Buzz videos: Supreme
  • Reliable Sources: Trump coverage; Trump fans; Trump and Megyn.
  • Fox & Friends video: Tucker Carlson asks…
  • Wemple: Moments after MSNBC signed Stephanie, they cut her.
  • Blaine: Cable nets bend to Trump’s will.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Parker: Trump fires back at Roger Ailes responding to Trump.
  • Q&A: Bret Baier on Trump, debates etc.  Beck: Leave Megyn alone!
  • Darcy: FNC blasts Trump for ‘sexist’ attack on Megyn Kelly.  
  • Your Buzz videos: Trump rally laws
  • Kelly File video: Trump protesters.   Rev Chetry.
  • FNC counters CNN with one-on-one interviews.  Brian Stelter awarded.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: on bias. Is Is
  • Reliable Sources videos: Egging them on; the Trump ShowBernie Sanders.
  • Flashback: Hannity backs path to citizenship…months before dinner!
  • Did secret dinner cause ‘anchors’ like Hannity to back amnesty path?
  • Does CNN put minorities in a corner?  Video: Who’s
  • Farhi: MSNBC to drop Harris-Perry; Díaz-Balart future in doubt. More.
  • Stelter: Melissa Harris-Perry is ‘highly unlikely‘ to return to MSNBC.
  • ICN: Harris-Perry a case of career self-immolation; further thoughts.
  • Concha: Dishonest, unhinged Harris-Perry petulantly plays race card.
  • Borchers: CNN was right to ignore Ben Carson.  MADD about Shep.
  • Flood: Why GOP perceptions of Fox News don’t impact viewership.
  • Your Buzz videos: the a
  • Blake Burman and Cody.  Q&A: Ainsley Earhardt.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Luntz focus group video: If Trump wins Tuesday is it

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-post-debate-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Hillary Clinton
  • Concha: Hits and misses from MSNBC’s Democratic debate.
  • FNC’s much-criticized press release may have changed America.
  • FTV: MSNBC putting pressure on Rachel Maddow to apologize?
  • Rutz: MSNBC’s debate set a new record…lowest viewership yet!
  • Kurtz: Why did MSNBC put Rachel Maddow on the debate stage?
  • Byers: On debate night the pressure was on MSNBC.  Whoops!
  • Q&A: Rachel Maddow discusses cable, Fox News, sex, and more.
  • Videos: Megyn with Fallon with
  • F&F video: Geraldo Rivera post-debate hugs.
  • Wemple: MSNBC’s low-key questioners put on a ‘substantive’ debate.
  • Cable: rated most helpful news source.  MSNBC’s
  • Megyn Kelly signs multi-million-dollar book deal with HarperCollins.
  • Factor video: on who’s at fault for Carson/Cruz gaffe.
  • FTV: O’Reilly took deserved shots at CNN, Stelter says it’s because of him.

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