Media Matters and the Huffington Post are crowing about the latest Nielson ratings, showing a dip in Glenn Beck’s viewership at Fox News. Media Matters thinks Beck’s weird (and now largely forgotten) hour-long interview with oddball Democrat Congressman Eric Massa in March marked a turning point, although their “logic” escapes me:
Prior to the Massa Moment, [...]
There are some things that I opt not to write about, especially if I don’t feel well-schooled enough on the subject matter to offer intelligent, insightful comment.
For lefties Messers Eric Boehlert and Karl Frisch at Media Matters that doesn’t seem to be much of an issue today. Frisch wrote and Boehlert retweeted:
What say you Fox [...]
“The OReilly Factor” devoted a segment to the political influence of late-night comedy, focusing on Jon Stewart.
Stewart is an appendage of the Obama White House. A self-confessed liberal, he has no influence beyond his politically like-minded fan club. The 1.6 million “Daily Show” viewership is lower than “Adult Swim” on Cartoon Network.
David Letterman’s adolescent humor is [...]
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But it is the historical documentary that has drawn us to History over the years and the general excellence of these all too infrequent programs causes the buff to ask why more of this kind of intelligent, high quality fare can’t be produced. For instance, the recentWorld War [...]