Sharpton: Ferguson Police Chief's Apology 'Too Little, Too Late'
September 25th, 2014 5:45 PM
On Thursday morning, Thomas Jackson -- the chief of police for the city of Ferguson -- released a video in which he apologized for many things, including the death of Michael Brown, the African-American teenager who was shot and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on August 9.
Later that day, Rev. Al Sharpton – host of the weekday afternoon PoliticsNation program on the MSNBC…
Gayle King To O’Reilly: Why Do You Say Things With Such Certainty?
September 23rd, 2014 11:12 AM
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly appeared on Tuesday’s CBS This Morning to promote his latest book “Killing Patton” and was met with a barrage of questions for insisting that a mercenary army needs to be established to defeat the terrorist group ISIS. During the interview, O’Reilly maintained that we need a 25,000 “man force to be deployed to fight on the…
State Dept. Press Deputy Sneers at O'Reilly Show For Having No 'Intell
September 4th, 2014 12:27 PM
Fox News correspondent James Rosen has been investigated by Obama's Justice Department for being a "co-conspirator" and violator of the Espoinage Act. Attorney general Eric Holder even approved seizing Rosen's private e-mails. Now, Rosen's latest question at a State Department briefing to press aide Jen Psaki prompted her assisant Marie Harf to tweet that Psaki "…
Black NY Times Columnist Charles Blow Claims Bill O'Reilly Is True 'Ra
August 28th, 2014 10:26 PM
During a segment on Tuesday evening's edition of The O'Reilly Factor, the Fox News Channel host stated he “does not, does not believe in white privilege. However, there is no question that African-Americans have a much harder time succeeding in our society than whites do.” [video below the jump]
Those assertions led Charles Blow, a columnist for the New York Times, to ask…
O'Reilly: Al Sharpton 'Almost Single-Handedly Has Corrupted NBC News
August 27th, 2014 8:58 AM
On his show Monday night, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly declared that MSNBC host and Ferguson, Missouri activist Al Sharpton "has become so controversial in America that it's hard to explain how a news agency, NBC, can even have him on the payroll." Mediabuzz host Howard Kurtz agreed, labeling Sharpton's employment with the network "a travesty." [Listen to the…
O’Reilly Blasts Sharpton on Ferguson, Calls Him a ‘Charlatan’ Wh
August 20th, 2014 10:50 PM
On Wednesday evening, Bill O’Reilly returned from vacation to anchor his Fox News Channel (FNC) program live to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri since the death of Michael Brown on August 9. In just over an eight-minute-long “Talking Points” segment, O’Reilly addressed multiple aspects of the story, but specifically slammed MSNBC commentator and activist Al…
Sherri Shepherd Dismisses O’Reilly and Maher During Final Appearance
August 12th, 2014 9:26 PM
During Monday's edition of The View, Sherri Shepherd -- who had served as a co-host on the ABC weekday program for seven years -- gave an emotional farewell in which she declared she is “so thankful for the group of friends and family that I have made and that have supported me” throughout her tenure.
Shepherd also acknowledged the criticism she'd received over the years…
O'Reilly, Mattera Clash Over 'Ambush Journalism' on Hillary Clinton's
June 27th, 2014 11:28 PM
During the Wednesday evening episode of The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly slammed conservative activist Jason Mattera's “ambush journalism” of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, calling it “unacceptable” to use “a horrendous act of terror to make a political point.”
After Martha MacCallum, another Fox anchor,…
Bill O'Reilly Uses MRC Stat to Show Liberal Media 'Subverting American
June 26th, 2014 2:20 PM
At the top of his Wednesday show, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly denounced the liberal media for "subverting American democracy." He cited a particularly glaring double standard: "You may remember New Jersey Governor Chris Christie being pounded by the national media for a controversy on the George Washington Bridge....devoting 112 minutes to the situation in the first week....…
O'Reilly on NBC: Obama Has 'Blind Spot' on Trading Taliban 'Monsters
June 6th, 2014 10:47 AM
In an interview with the Fox News host on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered if "President Bill O'Reilly" would have made the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange with the Taliban. O'Reilly replied: "I would not make the deal....These are not prisoners of war, these Taliban guys, they're war criminals. We ran down last night the atrocities that the Taliban…
Fox News Anchors Spar Over Income Inequality
May 30th, 2014 2:40 PM
On the May 29 edition of the Fox News Channel’s O’Reilly Factor, anchor Bill O’Reilly and colleague Kelly Megyn of FNC’s Kelly File, argued about how conservatives and Republicans should take on the Left’s spin about “income inequality” in American society today.
While Kelly argued that income inequality has objectively gotten worse and is a valid…
NPR Show Attacks O'Reilly for Shaming Beyonce; Host Somehow Compares T
May 20th, 2014 8:23 AM
NPR’s shooting rhetorical bullets at that “ill-informed so-called journalist” Bill O’Reilly again, for daring to criticize Beyonce recently for her skimpy outfit on a cover of Time magazine.
The show is “Here and Now,” out of Boston, now airing on almost 500 NPR affiliates. On Friday, host Robin Young somehow went from a black-and-white photo of Beyonce in…
Fox News Anchors Hammer Jon Stewart for Calling Them Hypocrites on Ira
May 7th, 2014 9:01 PM
During the Monday evening edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart accused the reporters at the Fox News Channel of having “hypocritical outrage and sanctimony” regarding the war in Iraq a decade ago compared to the situation in which four Americans were killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012.
It didn't take long for Greta van Susteren -- host of…
O'Reilly: 'Disgraceful' Media 'Doesn't Give A Damn' About Benghazi
May 2nd, 2014 4:16 PM
One day after accusing the press of ignoring the Benghazi scandal in order to protect President Obama, on Thursday's O'Reilly Factor, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly ripped into the media yet again: "Does it get any worse than that in our democracy?...The Obama administration was completely derelict in the Benghazi terror attack and was dishonest in the aftermath. And the national…