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…
NY Times: Trump on Immigration Was 'Hate Speech'; O'Reilly Hits Back
September 9th, 2016 8:38 PM
On September 2 (appearing in the Sept. 3 print edition), New York Times op-ed columnist and correspondent Timothy Egan moved the smear meter to 11 reacting to Donald Trump's August 31 speech in Arizona on immigration. Thanks to the intervening holiday weekend, it took Bill O'Reilly at Fox News a bit of time to hit back at Egan — but when he did Thursday evening, he made it…
Geraldo Scolds GOP to Admit They 'Were Wrong' On Clinton E-Mails
August 12th, 2016 12:17 PM
Thursday night on the O’Reilly Factor, Fox News Senior Correspondent Geraldo Rivera argued with guest host Eric Bolling, co-host of The Five, about whether or not the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails was worthwhile, as even more controversy surrounding the Clinton Foundation comes to light. Rivera contended that Republicans were “wrong” to…
MRC's Graham Highlights Network Split in Clinton, Trump Controversies
August 10th, 2016 9:57 PM
Hours after MRC President Brent Bozell appeared on FNC’s Your World, NewsBusters Executive Editor Tim Graham entered the No Spin Zone of Thursday’s O’Reilly Factor to highlight for fill-in host Eric Bolling the stark disparity in network coverage of Trump’s Second Amendment slip and the father of the Orlando terrorist attending a Hillary Clinton rally.
Even Geraldo Slams 'Misguided' Obama on ISIS, 'Want to Love' the Prez
July 16th, 2016 3:49 PM
On Thursday's The O'Reilly Factor on FNC, during a discussion of the terrorist attack in Nice, France, self-described liberal Republican FNC analyst Geraldo Rivera seemed to be in touch with his more right-leaning side as he criticized President Barack Obama for not dealing with ISIS and depriving them of a safe haven from which to attack the West.
Rivera declared that "I want to…
Fox's Bill O'Reilly Claims Upcoming GOP Convention Will Be 'Boring'
July 12th, 2016 7:28 PM
During a lengthy interview with a reporter from the Adweek magazine and website, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel discussed several topics, including the fact that he will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland July 18-21 because he thinks the event will be “boring.”
When asked why he believes that, the host of the top-rated weeknight news program -- The…
Fox Touts ‘Stunning’ MRC Study on Media Yawning at Hillary’s Scandals
June 22nd, 2016 11:34 AM
Fox News anchors Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity on Tuesday night heralded a “stunning” new study by the Media Research Center that exposes just how little airtime Hillary Clinton’s scandals are getting. In contrast, the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts are feasting on any perceived controversy with Donald Trump.
CNN, FNC Laud MRC Studies on Election, Chicago vs. Gorilla Coverage
June 1st, 2016 8:24 PM
In just over the last 24 hours, the Media Research Center fetched two mentions on both CNN and the Fox News Channel (FNC) with the latter network devoting a segment to a study by MRC Culture’s Katie Yoder comparing network coverage of the Cincinnati gorilla shooting versus the latest violence in Chicago.
O'Reilly Blames Black Lives Matter for Spike in Violent Urban Crime
May 27th, 2016 8:47 AM
Wednesday evening, Bill O Reilly at Fox News sharply criticized the Black Lives Matter movement, assigning it primary blame for the spike in violent urban crime seen throughout the nation since late 2014.
Though his monologue contained one significant exaggeration, his overall take — expressed in layman's terms, that the "Ferguson effect" is real — was spot-on.…
Fox News Highlights MRC Study on Network Coverage of Trump
April 21st, 2016 8:57 PM
On Thursday’s O’Reilly Factor, an ongoing media study by the MRC’s Rich Noyes was cited. Depauw University’s Professor of Media Studies, Jeffrey McCall cited the March report, which details how much airtime the media have given Donald Trump, in comparison to other GOP candidates, and what stories they obsess over, to the neglect of others.
Rivera Smears Ted Cruz as ‘Anti-Semitic’ for New York Values Remark
April 8th, 2016 12:42 PM
On the same night that CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin smeared Ted Cruz as anti-Semitic, Fox News’s Geraldo Rivera on Thursday did the same thing. Regarding the Texas senator’s claim that Donald Trump represents New York values, Rivera slimed, “Aside from the stinking, anti-Semitic implications that I see in that whole New York values money and media coded message that he put out…
FNC’s Watters Discovers People Abducted By Aliens Back Trump
March 8th, 2016 1:46 PM
FNC’s Jesse Watters went to the International UFO Congress gathering in Scottsdale, Arizona a couple of weeks ago – and discovered those who’ve had alien encounters support Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders.
FNC's Rivera: GOP Has a 'Suicide Complex,' 'Have to Be a Nut' to Win
February 27th, 2016 11:46 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's The O'Reilly Factor, FNC correspondent Geraldo Rivera declared that "you've got to be a nut to get the Republican nomination," and that Republicans "have a suicide complex" as he responded to host Bill O'Reilly recalling that Hillary Clinton's campaign has already started characterizing GOP presidential candidate Donald…
Geraldo Calls FNC's Bolling 'Gringo' for Correctly Pronouncing Nevada
February 19th, 2016 9:14 PM
If you're going to flaunt your superior knowledge, it's a good idea to get it right . . . On this evening's O'Reilly Factor, Geraldo Rivera scolded guest host Eric Bolling for pronouncing the state of Nevada as Ne-VA-da. Condescendingly instructed Rivera: "It's a Spanish word, Ne-VAH-da. Gringo."
There's just one problem. When it…