Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • Monday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Oct numbers: Fox tops, Megyn is #1; CNN, MSNBC grow; FBN tops CNBC.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz tops Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • ‘Handle your scandal’: CNN on-air blackout of latest Donna Brazile news?
  • Wemple: Eight questions for CNN on Donna Brazile and the leak scandal.
  • Outnumbered video: on how Wikileaks got her phone number.
  • Loufbourow: Megyn Kelly symbolizes ascendance of ‘conservative women’.
  • O’Reilly honored by Marine Corps University Foundation.  TWC visits HLN.
  • Lapointe: State of the Union is Sunday’s state of the art.  Q&A: Bakari Sellers.
  • Zurawik:  CNN leak scandal shows perils of mixing politicos with journalists.
  • Videos: Ed Henry , and on CNN leak scandal.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-Bill O’Reilly 1-2-3.
  • Concha: The numbers show Trump’s media criticisms make a valid point.
  • Wikileaks: Another CNBC debate mod secretly cozy with Hillary’s camp.
  • Extreme makeover: Schwab branch office now a high-tech Fox News studio.
  • Ariens: Rupert Murdoch helps Fox Business celebrate its ninth anniversary.
  • Videos: on Trump’s troubles; eyes the timing.
  • Zurawik: Megyn Kelly’s debate question foreshadowed the Presidential race.
  • Impartial CNN reporter: Trump’s response to charges ‘paranoid…dangerous‘.
  • Wemple: Jake Tapper blasts leak of town hall question.  ICN: Why, CNN, why?
  • Craig Melvin defends John Harwood.  Chuck Todd moonlighting.  Lou is sorry.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Rothstein: Clinton team tries to repair damage after Greta insulted.
  • Fox News 20-year videos: Mr a
  • Treacher: Andrew Kaczynski’s first big scoop for CNN is a real doozy.
  • Lean Forward: MSNBC producer really eager to get Hillary aide on air.
  • Wemple: That’s not a ‘feud’…it was an unprovoked attack by Hannity.
  • Concha: In spite of media hype, Fox News ‘war’ is over before it began.
  • Latest Fox News ‘civil war’ turns out to be the shortest one yet.  Video.
  • Factor video: previews Sunday’s Clinton/Trump rematch.
  • Audio Q&A: Jake Tapper on media bias etc; Chris Stirewalt on the debates.
  • CNN re-shoots focus group poll, changes third-party backers to ‘undecided’.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Will MSNBC rebuke Dean for cocaine smear? ‘Of course not.’
  • Zucker play: CNN renders Lester Holt invisible.  The purloined graphic.
  • Factor videos: Debate analysis with and
  • Tied up in knots: FNC, Tantaros disagree about alleged settlement offer.
  • FNC veep cautions staff about online surveys.  Today’s Wemple O’Whine.
  • Andy Lack calls BriWi’s credibility issues ‘ancient history‘.  ICN disagrees.
  • Sunday showdown: Media Buzz beats Reliable Sources.  Weekend numbers.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Maybe Trump broke the law.  Q&A: Richard Quest.
  • Fox Business hits new highs.  Steinberg: CNN greenlights Shades season two.

Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: DNC/CNN – DNC/MSNBC – Coop 1-2-3.
  • Q&A: Gretchen Carlson reacts to the ouster of Roger Ailes and more.
  • Wemple: One thing you can be sure of…on CNN speeches are ‘powerful’.
  • Out# video: Is Hillary best qualified ever? square off.
  • Concha: Suspension lifted…Newt Gingrich returns to Fox News August 1.
  • Factor video: Bill O’Reilly and guests address slavery and
  • Q&A: Jake Tapper; Chris MatthewsJoe and Mika on politics, romance, etc.
  • Greta: Let’s get this straight…what I said was true then, and is still true now.
  • Report: A ‘stony silence‘ at FNC as staffers take sides.  Peaceful co-existence.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: it’s
  • Reliable Sources: Ailes bails part one, part two, part three, part four.
  • Fox & Friends video: in leaked DNC emails.
  • Jake Tapper responds to criticism re DNC emails referencing him.
  • Q&A: Meghan McCain says ‘I no longer recognize my party’.
  • Harris Faulkner lawsuit clears first hurdle.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • The ‘Political Insiders’ one-hour special Saturday.  Governor Gretch?
  • Wasserman-Schultz complained about Mika, Chuck Todd intervened.
  • Abrams: Running MSNBC I didn’t compete with Ailes, I emulated him.
  • NYT exposé on Fox News ‘culture’ cites
  • Concha: If timing is everything, Fox scored a bullseye with Ailes exit.
  • Guthrie: Behind the scenes on day one at Fox News sans Roger Ailes.
  • Bauder: Rupert Murdoch vows Fox News without Ailes is still Fox News.

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.

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Video: NY Times still reporting a Benghazi!
  • Audio Q&A: Harris Faulkner examines ISIS recruitment in Minnesota.
  • What will become of HLN without its biggest star?  Leno’s crash a flop.
  • Nolte: Is Jake Tapper fair and balanced?  CNN into ‘human augmentation‘.
  • Borchers: Lewandowski’s first week was just as bad as everyone expected.
  • Wemple: How Fox News structures a debate is none of the feds’ business.
  • Videos: on smears, on Loretta Lynch.

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Sean Hannity-Megyn Kelly 1-2-3.
  • Video: on a ‘devastating’ Hillary emails report.
  • CNN anchor denounces ‘shameful’ Trump comments.  Today’s oops.
  • Flood: Hines Ward joins CNN as contributor.   Q&A: LZ Granderson.
  • HLN spins addition of a reality show as a return to their ‘news roots‘.
  • Today’s bright idea: Fox News should stage a Trump/Sanders debate.
  • Greta totally unsurprised that Salon hack misrepresented her program.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • ‘Courage, principle’: Megyn Kelly addresses Power of Women event.
  • Somerby: Maddow ‘disgusted’ by salacious stories she keeps hyping.
  • 15 million reasons Megyn Kelly likely to re-up with Fox News.  More.
  • Peyser: Fame-whoring Megyn Kelly is acting just like Kim Kardashian.
  • Respect reruns mean tough choices for MSNBC.  Jenna says it’s a girl!
  • Roger Stone: CNN used a deceptively edited clip to justify banning me.
  • Brent Bozell: MSNBCNN made the right move in banning Roger Stone.
  • Video: Trump trying  Q&A: Melissa Harris-Perry.
  • Chariton: MSNBCNN show blatant bias for Hillary. Rob O’Neill arrested.
  • Video: Jake Tapper on The Nightly Show, Juan Williams on The Daily Show.
  • Factor video: on broadcast networks’ Trump coverage.

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Friday Links and Open Thread

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Trump’s and media chaos
  • Reliable Sources: American fascism; American Muslims; time for Trump.
  • Somerby: In Trump discussion Maddow ‘blew right past‘ the key issue.
  • Kelly File videos: speaks out; responds.
  • Schram: Chris Matthews at the center of latest (MS)NBC news scandal.
  • Cable Game: A big, fat black eye for Mediaite.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Jake Tapper, Roland Martin to moderate Sunday’s CNN/TV One town hall.
  • Greta: Use judgment covering Fields.  Wemple: What are you talking about?
  • Your Buzz videos: 101; affluent
  • Battaglio: Behind the scenes as CNN goes all in to polish debate presentation.