FNC's Shep Smith Losing 7 p.m. Slot; Will Anchor Breaking News Stories

September 12th, 2013 3:34 PM
Updated below page break | Shepard Smith is losing his 7 p.m. Eastern Fox Report slot, but will gain the post of managing editor of the network's breaking news division, Mediaite is reporting. Presumably this opens that time slot for Sean Hannity, who is losing his 9 p.m. slot to Megyn Kelly. Smith will still retain his 3 p..m. Eastern Studio B program. The Mississippi native is no stranger…

Unfair and One-sided: Fox News’ Smith Exults That Obama 'Now in the

May 9th, 2012 5:52 PM
On Wednesday’s edition of Studio B w/ Shepard Smith, anchor Smith let slip his personal political views on same-sex marriage with some condescending remarks about how being pro-traditional marriage is an outdated notion.  Following the "official" announcement that Barack Obama now supports same-sex marriage, Smith opined that the President of the United States is "now in the 21st century,"…

Irritated Shepard Smith Decries 'Sour Grapes,' 'Slimy' Methods of Anti

November 9th, 2010 4:24 PM
A visibly annoyed Shepard Smith on Monday decried the "sour grapes" and "slimy motives" of a group of defeated House Democrats who are circulating a letter in opposition of Nancy Pelosi staying on as a leader of the new Democratic minority. The host even appeared to depart from his teleprompter to defend Pelosi. Introducing reporter James Rosen, the Fox News host complained, "Could it be…

Haley Barbour: Media's Oil Spill Coverage Exaggerating Facts, Harming

June 8th, 2010 3:35 PM
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour claims that the media's coverage of the Gulf oil spill is doing far more damage to his state's economy than the spill itself. "The coast is clear," Barbour quipped on Fox News Sunday. "The truth is we've had virtually no oil." Barbour criticized media coverage generally, and Fox in particular. Shep Smith, whose show airs at 4pm and 7pm on weekdays, has been one…

FNC's Shep Smith Scolds Thune on Health Care: 'We're Gonna Lose' and

February 25th, 2010 4:53 PM
Taking a break from ongoing coverage of today's Blair House health care summit around 3:15 p.m. EST today, Fox News Channel's Shep Smith scolded Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and congressional Republicans for impeding passage of the Democratic health care agenda (video embedded at right; audio available here):  Why do Republicans want to throw this thing out and start over, senator? Why do they want…

FNC’s Shepard Smith: Guantanamo Gave U.S. A ‘Black Eye

January 6th, 2010 5:57 PM
In an interview on Fox News Channel’s Studio B on Wednesday, New York Congressman Peter King criticized President Obama for his “race to close Guantanamo,” prompting host Shepard Smith to parrot left-wing talking points on the subject: “[Obama] said that gave us a black eye around the world and studies seem to suggest that’s exactly what it did.” King went on to staunchly defend the military…

Shep Smith Is Objective Because He Agrees With Left

November 16th, 2009 11:54 AM
Too often "objectivity in journalism" is code for agreeing with the left. The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz demonstrated this sentiment in his profile of Fox News Channel's Shep Smith.Kurtz lauded Smith as an "outspoken newsman at the network defined by high-decibel conservatives, a stance that has earned him respect even from some Fox-hating liberals." But was it really his "newsman" status…

NY Times: Fox Biz Flirting with CNN’s Lou Dobbs

October 12th, 2009 12:29 PM
Is Fox News Channel president Roger Ailes about to score another big name personality for his fledgling off-spin business channel? According to The New York Times television and digital media reporter Brian Stelter, News Corp's (NASDAQ:NWS) Fox Business Network is considering adding CNN "Lou Dobbs Tonight" host Lou Dobbs to its lineup. "The business channel is also keen on another administration…

FNC's Napolitano Claims Bush Administration Committed 'Extortion' Agai

April 1st, 2009 7:28 PM
It's no secret the Bush administration used fear tactics to push the $700-billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) through Congress last fall. Both members of the House and the Senate have come out after the fact and disclosed the details. However, the method the Treasury Department employed to get banks to go along with the TARP bailout breached legal boundaries to the point of "extortion…

Shepard Smith Explodes Over Plan to Tax Soda Pop

December 18th, 2007 4:51 PM

Fox's Shepard Smith: 'We're Having Trouble With Many People' Denying G

August 2nd, 2007 4:03 PM

Fox News Follies: Shep Smith Ad Libs During Fire Alarm

July 27th, 2007 10:38 AM
Nothing biased here, just an amusing video to kick off your weekend. Yesterday shortly after 3:30 p.m. Eastern on "Studio B," Fox News anchor Shep Smith cracked up his guests and crew by joking about the all-too-frequent incidence of false fire alarms at Fox News Headquarters in New York.Enjoy the YouTube video embedded below the fold.

Friday Night Fights: Shepard Smith vs. Bill Kristol

September 30th, 2006 12:24 PM
Well sports fans, technically this fight took place in the afternoon. But, regardless of the hour, a real barnburner took place on Fox News’ “Studio B” Friday between anchor Shepard Smith and contributor William Kristol (video link to follow).This melee perfectly demonstrated just how wrong folks like Paul Begala and James Carville are when they suggest that Fox News is just a propaganda arm of…

Shep Smith In Category 5 Histrionics Over 9/11 Commission Report Card

December 5th, 2005 3:39 PM