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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Thursday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Charlie Rose video: Full interview.  Megyn in Jeopardy!
  • Megyn Kelly to give Albany Law School Commencement address.
  • Tamron Hall to replace Bill Cosby.  CNN AppleWatch app upgraded.
  • Throwback Thursday: on the MSNBC ‘pimping’ scandal.
  • Former NABJ Prez claims FNC is ‘very difficult‘ for black employees.
  • TCG: Rehiring Olby would make MSNBC ‘the place for prevaricators‘.
  • Q&A: Lisa Ling.  The Circuit in Mexico; Open Court previews Davis Cup.
  • Dem debate trimmed.  CNN pounces when Murdoch tweets.  Update.
  • Coop: no ‘gotcha’ questions at debate.  CNN debate hype in overdrive.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Reilly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Cable newsers scramble to cover shootings at Oregon campus.
  • Throwback Thursday: John Gibson talks about his
  • Video: critiques CNBC’s restrictive debate criteria.
  • Despite CNN’s best efforts, Joe Biden will not be in their debate.
  • CNNC: Jake Tapper talks about the debate he won’t be moderating.
  • Concha: Why Chuck Todd is having a good week.  The ticker is back.
  • Q&A: Richard Wolffe on the Global Citizen Festival; Lisa Ling‘s Life.
  • Q&A: Bill O’Reilly on Killing Reagan.  Gretchen Carlson at Liberty U.
  • CNNC: No, CNN didn’t ‘bench’ Jake Tapper; HLN extreme makeover.
  • Wemple: Sean Hannity demonstrates the power of ideological media.
  • Stelter: Megyn Kelly success justifies Ailes’s 2013 primetime shake-up.

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Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • She’s got mail: Megan Kelly hears from fans, angry viewers.
  • Fox & Friends Weekend video: The Summer
  • Concha: Only one scenario makes sense for BriWi on MSNBC.
  • Stelter: Trump to appear on Fox after two-week hiatus.  More.
  • Media Buzz: The Carly Hillary
  • Reliable Sources: Summer of Trump, Hugh Hewitt, Fox vs BLM.
  • Schram: CNN has a chance to stage a real Presidential debate.
  • Trish Regan joins Jefferson Foundation.  Lisa Ling’s Life returns.
  • Battaglio: Nets want in on cable windfall.  Nichols’s NFL special.
  • Your Buzz videos: the
  • Latino group protests MSNBC cutback of Diaz-Balart’s Rundown.
  • The real reason CNN changed their debate criteria.  Sunday talkers.
  • Zurawik: Arwa Damon reports plight of refugees with power, passion.

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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.

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.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-O’Bolling-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Battaglio: Megyn Kelly will be at the next Fox News GOP debate.
  • Why Chris Wallace won’t let Trump phone it in on Fox News Sunday.
  • ICN: ‘Of the two stories, I find Stelter’s the far more likely outcome.’
  • Joyella: Ailes put Megyn’s dignity and safety above a ploy for ratings.
  • Stelter: Roger Ailes told  Trump, ‘Resolve this now…or we go to war’.
  • Throwback Thursday video: Democrats Fox News debate.
  • Kelly File video: on evidence of a criminal conspiracy.

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • Stelter: Megyn Kelly doesn’t want to be seen as a victim.
  • Friday’s numbers: Chris Wallace-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Goldberg: Some FNC viewers don’t want ‘fair and balanced’.
  • Sherman: Is Megyn Kelly the next Oprah? (via Brian Stelter)
  • Trump won’t be bidding on this.  Call me and I’ll be around.
  • Video: Outnumbered discusses PTSD, Megyn Kelly.
  • Kurtz: Debates use provocative questions to get pols off-script.
  • F&F video: take the Army’s physical fitness test.
  • Battaglio: Bret Baier’s debate prep and Ailes’s non-involvement.
  • McCarthy: Debate proves FNC is an arm of the Democratic party.
  • CNN’s Great Weather Contest has begun.  Bob Beckel makes book.
  • Video: Totally believable Trump supporters rail against Megyn Kelly.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Monday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Debate over politics, immigration
  • Friday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Video: Blinded veteran Scotty Smiley triathlon.
  • TCG: What did CNN’s not-a-media-critic mean by that?  False alarm.
  • Impartial CNN anchor says there’s no such thing as ‘sanctuary cities’.
  • Flood: O’Reilly to air exclusive interview with Kathryn Steinle’s parents.
  • Ariens: Jamie Colby, Eric Shawn re-up with FNC.  ‘Lean Forward’ lives on.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread