Thursday Links and Open Thread

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Throwback Thursday video from 2008: on Fox & Friends.
  • Oddsmakers’ favorite for new Kelly Ripa co-host: Anderson Cooper.
  • Big news for Brianna Keilar.  CNN hires yet another Trump surrogate.
  • Katz: Struggling ratings and fudged numbers won’t help Carlson’s case.
  • FTV Live: The likelihood of Carlson’s case ever going to trial is ‘remote’.
  • Ziegler: Coverage of Carlson suit already becoming tribal and partisan.
  • Wemple: Don’t settle, Gretchen, so you can force Roger Ailes to testify.
  • Collins: In 2015 book Gretchen Carlson lavishes praise on ‘brilliant’ Ailes.
  • ICN: Carlson has been poorly advised; her broadcast career is likely over.
  • Carlson lawyers say lawsuit about ‘more than money‘, but expect ‘millions’.
  • Factor video: on media coverage of Hillary email news.
  • Tucker: NBC and CNN have put Trump a step away from the White House.

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Trump pushing
  • Reliable Sources: Trump vs press; deaths by firearms; media and Muslims.
  • Fox & Friends video: under questioning from Tucker.
  • Wemple: Bill Hemmer asks why are authorities not answering questions?
  • Aly’s oops: ‘The Muslim world, the Christian world, and the Baptist world‘.
  • Davis: In new filings Fox News argues TV Eyes video service is not ‘fair use’.
  • Q&A: Sandra Smith on debates, career, and more.  Sunday talkers: preview.

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‘There’s So Many Threads to Be Pulled Here’

J$P Video! Dana Perino, and a special friend, join Tucker, Anna Kooiman, and Peter Johnson Jr for observations about the Orlando massacre…and a book preview:




From Fox & Friends 18 June 2016

Monday Links and Open Thread

Friday Links and Open Thread

  • Thursday’s numbers: Megyn Kelly-Sean Hannity-Coop 1-2-2 (tie).
  • Concha: What accounts for the impressive rise of Jesse Watters?
  • Somerby: Was last week the dumbest week ‘cable news’ ever aired?
  • Megyn named to People’s most beautiful list, explains her haircut.
  • Koblin: Al Jazeera America hit with a racial discrimination lawsuit.
  • Long & Long: Why we’re done with MSNBC.  Q&A: Jonathan Alter.
  • Ryan: W Kamau Bell’s United Shades is thoughtful and well-crafted.
  • Coop gets weird.  Q&A: W Kamau Bell.  Live with Kelly…and Don?!?
  • CNN’s not-so-extreme makeover.  Summers to CNN.  Touré resurfaces.
  • Kilmeade video: Brian and Tucker on
  • Factor video: sizes up two candidates’ high unfavorables.

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: Hillary’s
  • Reliable Sources: Trump vs Fox; more Trump vs FoxBob and Laurie.
  • F&F video: Fox’s Embassy Suites Iowa setup.
  • Chris Hayes defends covering Thursday’s Trumpathon.
  • Camerota: Journalists are intimidated into not criticizing Trump.
  • Concha: Trump’s obsession with Megyn is at Stage Five stalker status.
  • Picchi: Who is that Saudi Prince anyhow?  The View video:
  • Special caucus weekend schedules: Fox News.   Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: vs Trump; a media

‘Who Are These People Anyway?’

J$P Video! Juliet Huddy joins Tucker and Clayton in a lively discussion on terror, ISIS, government spying, gun control, and more:




From Fox & Friends, 6 December 2015

‘I Was Kind of Disgusted When I Watched That Speech’

J$P Video! Tucker Carlson and Julie Roginsky join the Outnumbered crew for a robust, intelligent debate on refugees, immigration, ISIS, and more:




From Outnumbered, 20 November 2015

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • F&F video: Geraldo Rivera in Paris.
  • FNC Sunday schedule includes expanded Fox Report, Justice.
  • F&F Weekend team pulled, only this time Tucker got to stay.
  • Video: Geraldo’s daughter in Paris stadium, escaped attack.
  • Brian Williams watch: MSNBC attacks Trump with false story.
  • Sunday talkers: preview.  MSNBC overnight.  Megyn: Half-true.
  • Koblin: Cable newsers scramble to cover Paris terrorist attacks.  More.
  • FNC Saturday: Shep (10a/7p); News HQ (2p); Banderas (4p); Baier (6p).
  • Your Buzz videos: Ben scrutiny, too.

Monday Links and Open Thread

Weekend Links and Open Thread

  • Media Buzz videos: Media Joe claims
  • Reliable Sources videos: Carl Bernstein, equal time, Goosebumps.
  • Janice Dean: A letter to myself, ten years ago.  Prized pictures.
  • Carlson on the couch: Tucker showing greater ease, confidence.
  • Today’s frivolous lawsuit.  Richard Grenell crosses party lines.
  • TCG: A strange way for MSNBC to brand itself as ‘nonpartisan’.
  • (MS)NBC mum as controversy swirls around Mohyeldin’s reporting.
  • Coop returned speaker’s fee to UNLV Fndn.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Your Buzz videos: Ben more

Thursday Links and Open Thread

Wednesday Links and Open Thread

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Bill O’Reilly-Megyn Kelly-Bret Baier 1-2-3.
  • Varney & Co video: on Kate’s Law, sanctuary cities, etc.
  • Steinberg: Bret Baier signs new multi-year contract with Fox News.
  • Impartial CNN journalist rips ‘disrespectful’ Major Garrett question.
  • Red Eye video: Did Jesse Joyce past mute button guy?
  • Sex workers’ advocates want MSNBC to cancel Sex Slaves in America.
  • Actress Jada Pinkett Smith to anchor CNN report on human trafficking.
  • CNN signs Bakari Sellers (D-SC) to contributor role.  Gray’s astronomy.
  • C-SPAN plans to upstage Fox News debate.  Did O’Reilly zing Megyn?
  • Q&A: Tucker Carlson talks Grateful Dead; Andrea Mitchell from Vienna.
  • WaPo‘s Wemple startled at O’Reilly activism, doesn’t recall Jessica’s Law?

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‘.