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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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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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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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Fox Business Host Allows Industry CEO To Continue Denying The Real Reason For Coal’s Decline

Fox Business host Stuart Varney allowed a coal mining company CEO who previously said President Donald Trump couldn’t bring back coal jobs to walk back those comments, while Varney himself pushed the myth that environmental protections are to blame for … 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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Bill O’Reilly’s History Of Racism

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly was widely criticized for his racist remarks in which he mocked the hair of an African-American congresswoman, saying it looked like she was wearing a “James Brown wig.” This isn’t the first time O’Reilly has made … Continue reading

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Trump’s Golfing Reveals The Shameless Hypocrisy Of The Right-Wing Media Bunker

“What do most men do when they retire?” Greg Gutfeld asked the other hosts of Fox News’ The Five, three days before President Barack Obama left office in January. “They play golf. But what if you’ve been playing golf for … Continue reading

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Here are Nigel Farage’s British values: rubbishing London for money on Fox News | Marina Hyde | Opinion | The Guardian

He talks about ‘respect’, but the rightwing blowhard’s response to the Westminster attack has been tall tales he can only get away with on US TV Source: Here are Nigel Farage’s British values: rubbishing London for money on Fox News … Continue reading

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Sean Hannity Falls For Misleading Claim From Gateway Pundit (Again)

On February 22, Jim Hoft posted an article on his website The Gateway Pundit alleging that a “Wikileaks Document Shows John McCain Requested Donations From Russians!” Fox News’ Sean Hannity retweeted a tweet that both linked to the Gateway Pundit … Continue reading

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Fox News anchor Chris Wallace turns on Donald Trump claim after latest attack on media

Trump repeatedly attacked the media as “fake news” in several tweets in recent days. One Fox anchor has hit back. Source: Fox News anchor Chris Wallace turns on Donald Trump claim after latest attack on media

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Fox News just admitted its segment on food stamp fraud was fake news

After getting thoroughly debunked, Fox News has finally taken back a fake news report claiming widespread fraud among food stamp users. Source: Fox News just admitted its segment on food stamp fraud was fake news

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Donald Trump: Five Australian incidents in White House list of under-reported ‘terrorist attacks’ – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The White House sends journalists a list of terror attacks it believes did not receive adequate attention from Western media — including five incidents in Australia, one of which was determined to be a murder case. That list is an … Continue reading

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Trump Reportedly Outraged That CNN Doesn’t Cover Him Like Fox News

According to sources from New York magazine’s Gabriel Sherman, President Donald Trump is angry that CNN and CNN chief Jeff Zucker do not grant him the favorable type of coverage he receives from Fox NewsTrump has made it no secret … Continue reading

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10 Ways the CIA ‘Russian Hacking’ Story is Left-Wing ‘Fake News’

Breitbart goes big Despite left-wing “fake news,” there is no evidence from the CIA investigation that Russian hackers actually distorted the voting process. Source: 10 Ways the CIA ‘Russian Hacking’ Story is Left-Wing ‘Fake News’

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Megyn Kelly, New Face Of NBC News, Spent Election Withholding News From The Public

The new face of NBC News spent the final months of the presidential campaign withholding vital information about Donald Trump, revealing it only in the book she published days after the election.Fox News host Megyn Kelly has been hired away … Continue reading

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Sean Hannity Encourages Trump To Continue His Media Blackout As Fox Announces Trump Protest

Fox Host Sean Hannity encouraged president-elect Donald Trump to “transcend the media” because “he doesn’t need them anymore” hours after Hannity’s Fox colleague Shepard Smith said Fox News would not be using promotional material from Trump’s meeting with Japanese Prime … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly: “I’m Not Interested In” Allegations Of Sexual Harassment At Fox Because It “Makes My Network Look Bad”

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly lashed out when asked about fellow Fox host Megyn Kelly’s allegations in her new book that she was sexually harassed by former Fox CEO Roger Ailes, saying, “I’m not interested in making my network look … Continue reading

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Media critic Jay Rosen on 2016 campaign coverage and the rise of Trump: “That’s the way authoritarian societies work” – Salon.com

In an interview, Jay Rosen explores six ways the media can move past bogus neutrality — and rebuild public trust Source: Media critic Jay Rosen on 2016 campaign coverage and the rise of Trump: “That’s the way authoritarian societies work” … Continue reading

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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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Donald Trump May Launch TV Venture After Election

Son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner reportedly “approached” a firm specializing in media deals. Source: Donald Trump May Launch TV Venture After Election

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Fox’s Kurtz Pushes Fake Clinton Quote That A Different Fox Host Already Apologized For Airing

Fox News’ media critic Howard Kurtz attributed a fake quote to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, predicting that she would have to answer in tonight’s presidential debate for calling primary opponent Bernie Sanders’ supporters a “bucket of losers.” But Snopes.com … Continue reading

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Fox News Didn’t Show Democratic Convention Speeches That Cut Against Its Right-Wing Narrative

Fox News did not air several Democratic National Convention speeches from figures promoting issues that run counter to the narrative the network has pushed for years — including racial justice, reproductive rights, gun safety reform, LGBT equality, and respect for … Continue reading

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STUDY: As The General Election Looms, Trump Retreats To Fox News

In June, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump far outpaced presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in interview airtime on cable and broadcast news programs. Trump also held a wide lead in the number of mentions on the three major cable … 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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The Soul of the Tea Party | The Nation

Source: The Soul of the Tea Party | The Nation

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The dirty secret of conservative journalism is that little of it constitutes journalism – Salon.com

Breitbart has always had a tenuous relationship with the truth. How fitting that its mendacity will be its undoing Source: The dirty secret of conservative journalism is that little of it constitutes journalism – Salon.com

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Ally David Brock Explains How Fox News Distorts the Media – Truthdig

Source: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Ally David Brock Explains How Fox News Distorts the Media – Truthdig

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It Turns out Fox News Is Spreading Bulls*!t 80% of the Time AnonHQ

By Kit O’Connell at theantimedia.org   New York, NY — Less than half the “facts” broadcast on Fox News are even partially true, according to an ongoing analysis by an independent fact-checking project. Some recent lies told by on-air personalities and guests seem designed … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch: GOP “Would Be Mad Not To Unify” Around Donald Trump If He Becomes Inevitable | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Rupert Murdoch: GOP “Would Be Mad Not To Unify” Around Donald Trump If He Becomes Inevitable | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Sean Hannity’s 30 Minute Trump Interview Ignores KKK Controversy | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Sean Hannity’s 30 Minute Trump Interview Ignores KKK Controversy | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Hannity Reportedly Calls For America To “Carpet Bomb The Shit Out Of ISIS” | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Hannity Reportedly Calls For America To “Carpet Bomb The Shit Out Of ISIS” | Blog | Media Matters for America

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How Fox News Responded to Beyoncé’s Super Bowl Show versus White Rioters Smashing Police Cars

In a dazzling display of ignorance and hypocrisy, Fox News once again shows us why they are the premier spin zone for the Republican party and its backwards politics. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a regular contributor and panelist … Continue reading

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Donald Trump & Fox News: Timeline Of A Relationship | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Donald Trump & Fox News: Timeline Of A Relationship | Blog | Media Matters for America

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2015 Broke A New Climate Change Record And It’s Bad News For The Planet «

How screwed are we as a species? Very. Source: 2015 Broke A New Climate Change Record And It’s Bad News For The Planet «

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The Fox Primary For November: Trump Leads, Rubio Surges | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: The Fox Primary For November: Trump Leads, Rubio Surges | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Speaking Of Media Bias… | Blog | Media Matters for America

Source: Speaking Of Media Bias… | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Suspect in Virginia Slaying Kills Himself | Al Jazeera America

Franklin County sheriff says gunman who killed reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward has died Source: Suspect in Virginia Slaying Kills Himself | Al Jazeera America Andrew Bolt will ignore this report and wont take back his suggestion it … Continue reading

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Fox News set Trump up to fail at the first GOP debate. So why is he still on top?

What Roger Ailes Really Thinks of Donald Trump

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Jon Stewart has been one the most influential American voices in the last half-century, especially when it comes to calling out Fox News’ lies. To celebrate his last week on The Daily Show, here are some of our favorite moments:

The Best Of Jon Stewart Taking On Fox News

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Fox News reported that an “ISIS-linked” Twitter account warned of today’s shooting in Tennessee before it happened, but the tweet in question was sent after the attack had ended. The falsehood was propagated by anti-Islam blogger Pamela Geller before spreading through conservative media

Fox Runs With Bogus ISIS Link To Chattanooga Shooting http://mediamatters.org/embed/static/clips/2015/07/16/40878/fnc-yw-20150716-herridge-isis-3 UPDATE: Fox Admits It Was Wrong About ISIS Tweet Four Marines were killed when a shooter fired on two military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Fox News reported that the attacks … Continue reading

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The numbers don’t lie. Since 9/11, more Americans have died at the hands of white supremacists than radical Muslims

Fox News can’t bear the truth: Right-wing terror groups are America’s gravest threat

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Robert Reich blasted overtime opponents for warning of “unintended consequences” from stronger wages “without an ounce of empirical data to back it up.” They also likened the policy to a “minimum wage hike for the middle class,” and explained that it will either boost workers’ pay or give them additional leisure time while adding new jobs.

“Greece On Steroids”: Fox’s Cavuto Attacks New Overtime Rules That Will Help Millions Of Workers Fox has a long history of attacking overtime protections, recently complaining that the then-rumored proposal amounted to “left-wing economic engineering” and was “probably going to … Continue reading

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War On Christianity Heats Up

CHARLESTON, S.C. – (CT&P) – The tragic attack on a black church in Charleston has captured the nation’s attention as many of our nation’s politicians, media figures, and other idiots try to make some sense of the event. It was … Continue reading

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Murdoch’s America, Denial of Ferguson,Baltimore and Institutionalized Racism. It was the Reverend’s fault. 21st Century Schizoid Mann

Fox’s Scramble To Make The Charleston Shooting About Religion, Not Race WSJ Editorial Page On Charleston Shooting: Institutionalized Racism No Longer Exists In America NRA Board Member Blames Murdered Reverend For Death Of His Congregants In Charleston Church Mass Shooting

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‘The Girl Was No Saint Either’: Fox Jumps To Defend McKinney Police Officer’s Brutal Manhandling Of Teen Girl At Pool Party. How Fox News Presents it

‘The Girl Was No Saint Either’: Fox Jumps To Defend McKinney Police Officer’s Brutal Manhandling Of Teen Girl At Pool Party | Research | Media Matters for America.

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Fox News Devoted Less Than Two Minutes To The Duggar Controversy | Blog | Media Matters for America

Fox News Devoted Less Than Two Minutes To The Duggar Controversy | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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Former CIA Official Calls Out Fox News’ Latest ‘Benghazi Myth’ | Blog | Media Matters for America

Former CIA Official Calls Out Fox News’ Latest ‘Benghazi Myth’ | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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‘War On Cops’: Fox News Abandons Its Catchphrase When Bike Gangs Threaten Police | Blog |Murdoch media bias

‘War On Cops’: Fox News Abandons Its Catchphrase When Bike Gangs Threaten Police | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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