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“Oh, Boy”: Media Matters Bill O’Reilly Ad In The Hollywood Reporter

One week after Fox News was forced to fire Bill O’Reilly after advertisers boycotted his show because of reports of serial sexual harassment, Media Matters for America released its first ad emphasizing that companies must be mindful about where they … Continue reading

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After Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment By A Conservative, Hannity Blames ‘Liberal Fascists’ | Crooks and Liars

Memo to Sean Hannity: The Fox News employees pushed out of Fox News were sexually-assaulting conservatives, accused by conservatives and eventually ousted by conservative Rupert Murdoch. Source: After Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment By A Conservative, Hannity Blames ‘Liberal Fascists’ … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch’s Disturbing Corporate Legacy: Chronic Sexual Harassment In US, Rampant Lawbreaking In UK

Bill O’Reilly may be gone at Fox News, but Rupert Murdoch’s festering Fox News mess isn’t going away anytime soon.Murdoch cut ties with the host last week after multiple women’s reports of sexual harassment became public. Since then, seven black Fox … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch’s axing of Bill O’Reilly shows his defiance turn to pragmatism

Rupert Murdoch prizes loyalty and profits, both of which Bill O’Reilly brought him in droves, but Murdoch has also proved he is a pragmatist at his core. Source: Rupert Murdoch’s axing of Bill O’Reilly shows his defiance turn to pragmatism

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Fox News Didn’t Care About Sexual Harassment Until You Knew About It

As Fox News parts ways with longtime host Bill O’Reilly, some may be tempted to claim that his departure is a sign that the network and its parent company, 21st Century Fox, care about women who have been sexually harassed. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways Bill O’Reilly gave us Trump and cheapened America

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Bill O’Reilly is off the airwaves, but it doesn’t really matter. … Source: Top 5 Ways Bill O’Reilly gave us Trump and cheapened America

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Rep. Maxine Waters: “Bill O’Reilly Is Not Going To Be Recorded Favorably In History”

From the April 19 edition of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360: Source: Rep. Maxine Waters: “Bill O’Reilly Is Not Going To Be Recorded Favorably In History”

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Bill O’Reilly is out – how much more turmoil can Fox News handle?

Bill O’Reilly has joined the exit queue at Fox News – can the high-profile brand replace him? Source: Bill O’Reilly is out – how much more turmoil can Fox News handle?

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Murdoch Takeover Of Sky Would Undermine British Broadcasting Standards, Joint Report Shows

Media Matters, in partnership with global activism group Avaaz, submitted a report to U.K.’s chief broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, detailing the risks Rupert Murdoch’s desired takeover of British satellite broadcasting company Sky poses to British broadcasting standards. On March 16, U.K. … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch’s Memo To Fox News Will Cause Panic

Media Matters President Angelo Carusone, a recognized advertiser pressure campaign expert who is also running the @StopOReilly Twitter account, released the following statement after Rupert Murdoch reportedly sent a memo to staff members praising them for Fox’s recent ratings success.Rupert … Continue reading

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Read Attorney Lisa Bloom’s Letter About Fox News’ Toxic Culture And Why It Should Tank Murdoch’s Sky News Deal

Fox News’ “ongoing culture of sexual harassment, its recent payouts of tens of millions of dollars of hush money, and most egregiously, its role in ending the careers of women who complained has been well documented in American media,” and … Continue reading

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James Murdoch, CEO Of Fox News’ Parent Company, Reportedly Wants Bill O’Reilly Off The Air Permanently

New York magazine’s Gabriel Sherman is reporting that multiple Fox News sources are saying Fox News host Bill O’Reilly could be off the air permanently.Under pressure from advertisers and the network, O’Reilly announced on the April 4 edition of his … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Fox News Is Extremely Racist

Three black women are currently suing Fox News over “top-down racial harassment.” Bill O’Reilly recently made racist remarks against Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), the latest in the star Fox host’s long history of bigoted remarks. And it’s not just O’Reilly … Continue reading

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O’Reilly Scandal Proves That Sex Predators Stick Together

President Donald Trump, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, and former Fox Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes all have at least one thing in common: Multiple women have accused each of them of sexual harassment in the context of the workplace. … Continue reading

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New Sexual Harassment Allegations Make Clear Fox Never Attempted To Change

The latest gender discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by a Fox News contributor shows that the network and its parent company, 21st Century Fox, never sought to fix the toxic misogyny that the network has fostered, contributing to a culture … Continue reading

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Sky News apologises to Wendy Harmer, Kristina Keneally for Mark Latham claims

    Sky News has apologised “unreservedly” to broadcaster Wendy Harmer and its own employee Kristina Keneally after Mark Latham made on-air claims about both women. Source: Sky News apologises to Wendy Harmer, Kristina Keneally for Mark Latham claims

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Day After Flynn Bombshell, Trump Calls On Only Murdoch Outlets At Press Conference

Following a bombshell report that National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may have violated the Logan Act, President Donald Trump called on reporters only from outlets owned by Rupert Murdoch at a February 10 U.S.-Japan joint press conference, favoring news sources … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Columnist Praises Trump’s $100 Billion Gift To Wall Street

The Wall Street Journal’s top financial columnist praised President Donald Trump for issuing executive orders aimed to scale back consumer protections in the financial industry because the rollbacks would boost profits for big banks, ignoring the reality that the rules … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Reporters Concerned About Paper’s Softer Trump Coverage

Wall Street Journal staffers are increasingly concerned that the paper’s coverage of President Donald Trump is not critical enough and too willing to defend his actions rather than serve a watchdog role. In interviews with Media Matters, Journal reporters say that … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Blames ‘Reverse McCarthyism’ For Entertainers Refusing To Participate In Trump Inauguration |  It’s where Australia’s Andrew Bolt  learned to “Reverse” everything whenever he hasn’t an argument.

Charles Krauthammer was not amused. Source: Bill O’Reilly Blames ‘Reverse McCarthyism’ For Entertainers Refusing To Participate In Trump Inauguration | Crooks and Liars

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Wall Street Journal Wouldn’t Call a Lie a Lie If Trump Says It

TeleSur | – – The paper is worried about objectivity, said WSJ editor-in-chief Gerard Baker. The Wall Street Journal would … Source: Wall Street Journal Wouldn’t Call a Lie a Lie If Trump Says It

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Fake News Is Not the Real Media Threat We’re Facing | The Nation

From all the recent hand-wringing about “fake news,” you would think that the hand-wringers had never stood in a supermarket checkout line, surrounded by 72-point headlines about alien abductions and miracle cures. Source: Fake News Is Not the Real Media … Continue reading

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No to the Sky deal. The Murdochs can’t be trusted | Ed Miliband and Vince Cable | Opinion | The Guardian

The bid by 21st Century Fox is against the public interest Source: No to the Sky deal. The Murdochs can’t be trusted | Ed Miliband and Vince Cable | Opinion | The Guardian

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Murdoch’s dominance is insidious. He must not be allowed to buy Sky | Polly Toynbee | Opinion | The Guardian

Politicians already kowtow to the News Corp owner. Someone must stand up to his bullying and stop the spread of his brand of toxic vitriol Source: Murdoch’s dominance is insidious. He must not be allowed to buy Sky | Polly … Continue reading

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Murdoch’s New Sky Bid Should Be Probed, UK Opposition Politicians Say | The Huffington Post

“This is yet again a threat to media plurality.” Source: Murdoch’s New Sky Bid Should Be Probed, UK Opposition Politicians Say | The Huffington Post

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21st Century Fox bid for Sky values UK company at $31b

Fox reached a preliminary deal to acquire full control of Sky Plc for $19 billion, a long term objective of Rupert Murdoch. Source: 21st Century Fox bid for Sky values UK company at $31b

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Michelle Guthrie appoints Murdoch consultant to restructure ABC | Media | The Guardian

Exclusive: Jim Rudder, who has spent most of his career working for Sky, has been brought in to help deliver Guthrie’s plans for the ABC Source: Michelle Guthrie appoints Murdoch consultant to restructure ABC | Media | The Guardian

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Student Doubles Down With Fresh Defamation Claims Against Labor MP – BuzzFeed News| The Australian Paywalled the story| Is this a Media scam?

Exclusive: At the centre of the story is a mystery email, a single tweet and an opinion piece in The Australian. Source: Student Doubles Down With Fresh Defamation Claims Against Labor MP – BuzzFeed News

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Now That The Election Is Over, Megyn Kelly Reveals The Pro-Trump Conspiracy At Fox

Fox News host Megyn Kelly waited until after the election to reveal that Donald Trump had inside information from Fox News about the question she would ask him at the first Republican primary debate, and to confirm that during the … Continue reading

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Fox Host Claims Trump “Never Said He Was Blocking Muslims From Coming To The Country”

Fox co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle claimed that President-elect Donald Trump never advocated in favor of blocking Muslims from entry into the United States. In December of 2015, Trump read off a policy proposal calling for the “total and complete shutdown” of … Continue reading

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The FBI isn’t indicting Hillary Clinton over the Clinton Foundation, but Fox News wants you to think it is – Salon.com

The Trump campaign has no problem with the false reports, since they’re helping him VIDEO Source: The FBI isn’t indicting Hillary Clinton over the Clinton Foundation, but Fox News wants you to think it is – Salon.com

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Why Did The New York Times Call The Daily Caller “Moderate”?

The New York Times described The Daily Caller, the right-wing website run by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, as “relatively moderate.” If The New York Times believes The Daily Caller to be “relatively moderate,” anti-Semitic, sexist, racist, anti-LGBT commentary must be … Continue reading

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Andrew Bolt | Opinions and Articles Paper Boy for the Herald Sun| or| The Big Issue Genuine Balanced not Just Corporate Opinion | No Offense to The Issue Just a Reality Check You are the Better Paper Men not just a Paywall.

Read the latest Andrew Bolt Opinion Commentary and Discussions including Andrew Bolt Articles and Opinion News and Comments. More Andrew Bolt Opinions online at Herald Sun Source: Andrew Bolt | Andrew Bolt Opinions and Articles | Herald Sun

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Herald Sun | Breaking News from Melbourne and Victoria | Has Murdoch Taken Down his Paywall No!! Andrew Bolt Failed so it’s Head on Advertising for Subscriptions to No News Today!! Bolt will Remain The Australian’s Paper Boy;

Breaking News from Melbourne and Victoria | Herald Sun Source: Herald Sun | Breaking News from Melbourne and Victoria | Herald Sun

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Get used to it Malcolm – Murdoch is losing his grip – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Last Friday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took time out of his busy(?) schedule to launch a book written by Chris Mitchell, former chief editor of Murdoch’s newspaper, The Australian. Malcolm’s speech was, according to him, “uncontroversial” but it was interesting … Continue reading

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Fox Falls For Trump Lie: Clinton’s Child Care Plan Has Been Available For More Than A Year​

Fox News correspondent Carl Cameron repeated a false claim pushed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a policy speech in Aston, PA, intended to outline the candidate’s newly-proposed reforms to child care and maternity leave. Trump attacked Democratic nominee … Continue reading

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New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman: “Murdoch Blamed Ailes For Laying The Groundwork For Trump’s Candidacy”

New York magazine’s Gabriel Sherman shed light on the tensions between former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch, the head of Fox’s parent company 21st Century Fox, that resulted from Ailes “putting Fox so squarely behind the candidacy of … Continue reading

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Gay Abandon: News Corp Embraces Double Standards On Religious Homophobia – New Matilda

The Murdoch apparently press has no trouble identifying homophobia in Muslim clerics. But some other religions seem to get a free pass, writes Michael Brull. A few months ago, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull invited some Muslims to Kirribilli House for … Continue reading

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Cable News (Except Fox) Increasingly Using On-Air Graphics To Combat Trump’s Lies| Fox News Pimping Trump

Media outlets have increasingly turned to chryons (or on-air graphics) to combat Donald Trump’s lies in real time. This media tactic has become an important tool given their inability to pushback on lies that are consistently repeated by the Trump … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch (Who Is Supporting Trump) Helps Launch New Immigration Reform Initiative

The Partnership for a New American Economy, a pro-immigration advocacy organization that News Corp. executive co-chairman Rupert Murdoch co-chairs, is launching an initiative to push for immigration reform in 2017. But Murdoch is also backing the 2016 presidential bid of … Continue reading

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An Additional Six Women Detail Alleged Sexual Harassment By Fox News Chief Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes biographer and New York magazine writer Gabriel Sherman is reporting statements from six more women detailing alleged sexual harassment by Ailes.Earlier this week, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit in civil court in New Jersey accusing … Continue reading

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‘Anti-Hillary’ Fox News Host In Hot Water, Mistress Comes Forward With ‘Career Ending’ Texts

Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry has made a career out of following Hillary Clinton around on the campaign trail – and trying to get a rise out of her on anything and everyth… Source: ‘Anti-Hillary’ Fox News … Continue reading

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Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson says she was fired for refusing to have sex with Roger Ailes

Source: Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson says she was fired for refusing to have sex with Roger Ailes

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Fox Segment Fearmongers Over Affordable Housing In Affluent Neighborhoods | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Fox Segment Fearmongers Over Affordable Housing In Affluent Neighborhoods | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Spreading hate has backfired on right-wing media: How Fox News unwittingly destroyed the Republican Party – Salon.com

For years, Fox News has profited from its vicious, divisive rhetoric — and now a steep price is being paid Source: Spreading hate has backfired on right-wing media: How Fox News unwittingly destroyed the Republican Party – Salon.com

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The Fox Primary For March: Trump Widens His Airtime Lead | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: The Fox Primary For March: Trump Widens His Airtime Lead | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Washington Post Brushes Off Clinton Email Reporting Error: “Mistakes Are Made” | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Washington Post Brushes Off Clinton Email Reporting Error: “Mistakes Are Made” | Blog | Media Matters for America

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VIDEO: How Fox News Paved The Way For Trump’s Presidential Campaign | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: VIDEO: How Fox News Paved The Way For Trump’s Presidential Campaign | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Tony Abbott’s ‘private dinner’ with Barack Obama actually a lunch attended by dozens. NewsCorp Spin & Abbott doing the Rudd

Former prime minister Tony Abbott crossed paths with US President Barack Obama at an event attended by dozens of other people rather than having a “private dinner” as reported. Source: Tony Abbott’s ‘private dinner’ with Barack Obama actually a lunch attended … Continue reading

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Sean Hannity goes full sexist jackass: “I guess you could argue that Bill Cosby probably helped women in their careers” – Salon.com

In discussion of Bill Clinton’s infidelities and the liberal media, the Fox host comes out with this nutty garbage VIDEO Source: Sean Hannity goes full sexist jackass: “I guess you could argue that Bill Cosby probably helped women in their … Continue reading

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