Awkward: Watch Brian Williams Tiptoe Through Bill O’Reilly’s Departure
April 20th, 2017 4:05 PM
The awkwardness for viewers of MSNBC’s The 11th Hour on Wednesday had to have been through the roof as host Brian Williams tried to tiptoe his way through covering Bill O’Reilly’s axing from the Fox News Channel. This awkwardness, of course, has to do with Williams’s own scandal from 2015 that led to his own downfall from NBC Nightly News.
NYT Reporter Hints: Hannity Should Be Dumped Next
April 20th, 2017 4:00 PM
New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters hinted on Thursday's Morning Joe that Fox News's Sean Hannity be fired next after the network showed anchor Bill O'Reilly the door, Wednesday, in response to sexual harassment allegations. He lectured, "I think you have to look at somebody like Sean Hannity and question whether or not his -- almost propaganda-like attitude and programs every night is going to…
'View' Hosts Brag About Throwing Fit During 2010 O’Reilly Appearance
April 20th, 2017 1:28 PM
The hosts at The View couldn’t have been more thrilled with the news that Fox News ousted their longtime primetime personality Bill O’Reilly after multiple accusations of sexual abuse from female staffers and anchors. On the Thursday show, Whoopi excitedly told the audience that O’Reilly was “out” to loud applause, before boasting that the women at The View actually “broke with Bill” years ago,…
NBC Claims O’Reilly Story ‘Stirs Up Memories of Anita Hill’
April 20th, 2017 11:49 AM
During the Today show’s extensive coverage on Thursday of Bill O’Reilly leaving Fox News over sexual harassment allegations, the NBC morning program used the controversy to resurrect the unsubstantiated 1991 smear campaign against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Astonishingly, the numerous sexual harassment claims against former President Bill Clinton were never mentioned.
CNN Was 'Extremely Close' to Prying Into O'Reilly's Divorce Records
April 15th, 2017 7:11 AM
Just how negative was CNN prepared to go to get Bill O’Reilly fired from Fox News and make it a little easier for Anderson Cooper to score some ratings? The Hollywood Reporter revealed CNN was “extremely close” to going to court to pry into O’Reilly’s divorce records. This is fascinating, since in 1998, CNN was lamenting two days after President Clinton lied about having sex with Monica Lewinsky…
WashPost Turns to Partisan Anita Hill to Call for O’Reilly’s Firing
April 7th, 2017 4:24 PM
Who better to opine about the need to “fire” Bill O’Reilly from his Fox News show? According to the liberals at the Washington Post, it’s the partisan Anita Hill, the woman who accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment and excused Bill Clinton’s actions. Hill wrote an op-ed on Friday with this headline: “It’s Not Enough for O’Reilly to be Fired.”
Whoopi Wrongly Insists Fox Pushed Birtherism; Network Debunked It
March 29th, 2017 8:54 AM
On Monday's The View on ABC, as the group discussed Ted Koppel's recent interview with Sean Hannity in which he accused the conservative FNC host of being bad for the country, liberal co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, and Joy Behar all wrongly accused Fox News of promoting birtherism conspiracy theories against President Barack Obama. Ironically, a Nexis search reveals many examples of FNC…
O'Reilly Cites MRC Report on Soros Funding Women's March Partners
March 14th, 2017 9:31 AM
While the liberal broadcast networks continually fail to expose left-wing billionaire George Soros’ connections, Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly spent several minutes discussing the billionaire’s donations.
O'Reilly Rips Press Coverage of ICE Raids: 'A Low Point in Journalism'
February 14th, 2017 8:20 PM
In his opening monologue and first guest conversation Monday evening, Fox News's Bill O'Reilly sharply criticized the national and local press coverage of the past week's immigration raids. In his Talking Points Memo opener, O'Reilly observed the press's utter failure to headline the fact that the raids targeted criminal illegal aliens, describing that failure not as press bias, but as "blatant…
FOX Has Bill O’Reilly 'Killing Hannity' on ‘The Simpsons’
January 8th, 2017 10:17 PM
For the second time this season, Bill O'Reilly is a topic of ridicule on The Simpsons. This time, Bill gets some free press for his Killing book series (Killing Jesus, Reagan, Lincoln, Kennedy, etc.), but at the expense of a fellow conservative, natch.
Media Mum? Keith Ellison in 2012: Nazis 'Attacked Pearl Harbor'
November 26th, 2016 11:54 PM
The leftist press give gaffes made by Republicans years and even decades of shelf life. They roasted Bush 41 Vice President Dan Quayle for years for adding a "e" at the end of "potato" with the "help" of a flashcard which had the word spelled incorrectly — not only in the press, but also on the late-night talks shows. Gaffes by Democrats, liberals and even far-lefties tend to get a complete pass…
CBS Fawns Over 'Special' Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show;' 'Cultural Event'
November 22nd, 2016 2:53 PM
On Tuesday, CBS This Morning went gaga over liberal comedian Jon Stewart's and the 17 years of his Daily Show. Charlie Rose gushed that "it became, for all of us, a, kind of, cultural event — more than a show." He later added, "There was nothing quite like him. A lot of people did it very well....But Jon had a special place." Rose, along with Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell, later marveled over…
Colbert: Fox/Ailes Scandal Had Me 'Rolling My Eyes Back in Ecstasy'
November 6th, 2016 3:25 PM
On Wednesday, CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert appeared for the entire hour on the NPR chat show Fresh Air with Terry Gross. It's like attending a meeting with the president of your fan club. Since NPR folks hate Fox News with a passion, Gross and Colbert giggled over the downfall of Fox boss Roger Ailes over sexual harassment allegations. When Gross asked if he had a special interest in that…
WashPost Columnist Crashes, Burns on FNC While Fumbling for Quotes
October 25th, 2016 4:19 PM
"Oh, um. Let's see. Um. That would have been onnnn... Uhhhh.... Let's see if I have the date exactly... It would have been onnnnn.... 'Lock her up' would have been onnnn..." No, I am not indulging in a bit too much of fermented extract of sugar cane. Instead I am directly quoting "conservative" Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin as she stuggled in a most hilarious fumbling way on The O'…