Category Archives: Bill O’Reilly

Door didn’t hit Bill O’Reilly on the way out (darn it)

Bill O’Reilly is out at FOX News. (I’d do a happy dance but that is not a pretty sight.) Sadly, O’Reilly didn’t walk out of FOX News’ New York headquarters in disgrace. Instead, according to the Washington Post, The host … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Wall Street Journal: FOX News ready to jettison Bill O’Reilly

Keep something in mind as you read this Wall Street Journal story. The newspaper and FOX News have the same owner. A final decision on Mr. O’Reilly’s fate could come as early as the next several days, the people said. … Continue reading

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Is Bill O’Reilly toast?

An excerpt from today’s Morning Media Newsfeed from AdWeek: Embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly announced Tuesday night that he is taking a vacation. But according to four network sources, there’s talk inside Fox News that Tuesday night’s show could … Continue reading

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New York Times: Documents show FOX settled sexual harassment claims against O’Reilly

Wow, FOX News must have been quite the place to be…if you were a male and into sexual harassment. We already know that the culture of sexual harassment led to Roger Ailes getting the boot as the chairman of FOX … Continue reading

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Report: Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly threatens New York Times reporter

Gawker has the details. During a phone conversation on Monday, O’Reilly told Times media reporter Emily Steel that there would be consequences if he didn’t like the way the story she was writing came out. “I am coming after you … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Six former colleagues call Bill O’Reilly’s memories of war reporting bogus

The Guardian takes a look at the details. Former colleagues of Bill O’Reilly who worked alongside the Fox News anchorman in Argentina as the Falklands War ended more than 30 years ago have contradicted his claims to have encountered a … Continue reading

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Ted Koppel stands up…

…for the practice of objective journalism and gets ripped in the process. Let’s examine what Koppel wrote in last weekend’s Washington Post: The commercial success of both Fox News and MSNBC is a source of nonpartisan sadness for me. While … Continue reading

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