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

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Roger Ailes to Variety: I report to Rupert, and that will continue.
  • Prins: The ‘Game of Murdoch‘.  Video: The story.
  • Sherman: 2015 is looking like a ‘pretty good year for Roger Ailes’.
  • Scarry: NewsmaxTV broadens its focus with Concha’s Daily Wrap.
  • Q&A: Jake Tapper (Breitbart); Jake Tapper (TV Newser).
  • Perlberg: CNN’s Courageous is an idea that’s been bad for decades.
  • The Alisyn Factor: New Day only cablenews morning show to grow.
  • Factor video: on Brian Williams and Jerry Seinfeld.
  • When nostalgia trumps news.  Weigand: 70spleasant, unremarkable‘.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Lawsuit alleges anti-Semitism at Al-Jazeera America; Wemple.
  • Faber: Rupert Murdoch to step down. Yarow: What about Roger?
  • Throwback Thursday video: Do you remember
  • Lowry: The 70s is ‘once-over-lightly‘ history;  Gay: a good primer.
  • Concha: Fox could triple its ratings by doubling down on debates.
  • MSNBC truther wants to help the children.  HLN re-revamps sked.
  • FNC to air a runners-up forum for non-qualifying GOP candidates.
  • TCG: MSNBC’s ‘lean forward’ news programs…are they news at all?
  • Q&A: Jake Tapper; more. Wemple: A timeline to his Clinton exclusive.