Stories tagged: Fox News
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
O’Reilly reportedly paid $32 million harassment settlement before signing new Fox contract
Fired Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly paid $32 million to settle a sexual harassment claim just before he signed his last contract with Fox News.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Report: O’Reilly settled 6th sexual harassment claim for $32 million
Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly secretly settled a sexual harassment allegation with a network contributor for $32 million – the largest, by far, of six such agreements that eventually …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Fox News duped by phony military hero, removes false story
Fox News Channel has removed a false story from its website, saying it was duped by an artist the network highlighted as a Vietnam veteran, a member of the first …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
O’Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision
The deposed king of cable television news had a contentious interview Tuesday with Matt Lauer on NBC’s “Today” show, where he said his conscience was clear about how he dealt …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Charlottesville didn’t spring from nowhere
How many Hillary Clinton voters do you really think were out there rallying for racism? Indeed, whose name did those bigots chant?
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Fox removes video with cars plowing through demonstrators
Fox News says it has removed a video from its web site that depicted cars plowing through demonstrators, saying it was “inappropriate.”
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Despite complaining of leaks, Trump retweets Fox report based on anonymous sources
President Donald Trump has retweeted a Fox News report based on anonymous U.S. intelligence sources, despite his attorney general’s pledge to clamp down on government leaks.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Trump worked with Fox News on DNC staffer death story, lawsuit claims
President Donald Trump collaborated with Fox News to concoct a story claiming a Democratic National Committee staffer was killed in retaliation for furnishing information damaging to Hillary Clinton to WikiLeaks, …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Former Fox News executive files $48 million lawsuit over sexual assault scandal
A former Fox News executive fired after settling a claim that he attempted to sexually assault a female on-air commentator is suing parent company 21st Century Fox for going public …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Chaffetz, leaving Congress this week, heading to Fox News
A Republican who is quitting Congress at the end of the week is heading to Fox News.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Sean Spicer says he doesn’t face reporters on TV because it would distract from the president
President Donald Trump’s press secretary went more than a week without facing the press on TV, the Washington Post noted. The White House seems to be making a habit of …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Fox News crew ‘watched in disbelief’ as Montana’s Greg Gianforte ‘slammed’ and ‘punched’ reporter
A Fox News reporter provided a vivid eyewitness account late Wednesday of an attack on a reporter by Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte that led to him being cited …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Hannity says liberal fascists are after his sponsors; one is leaving
Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of “liberal fascism” for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it would no longer …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Fox News fires liberal commentator Bob Beckel for racially insensitive remark
Fox News Channel said Friday that it had fired liberal commentator Bob Beckel for making a racially insensitive remark to a black employee.
Fri., May 19, 2017
Margaret Sullivan: Ailes inadvertently emboldened women
The founder of Fox News is gone but before he went, he helped put Donald Trump in the White House and, ironically, emboldened a nation of women to decide not …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
More lawsuits aimed at Fox News – this time for race discrimination
The alleged exploits of some of Fox News’ most prominent male powerhouses has cast the conservative TV company as a hostile work environment for women in the last year and, …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Ex-Fox News guest: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advances
A former Fox News guest says Sean Hannity made her feel “uncomfortable” by repeatedly asking her to his hotel while on assignment more than a decade ago, and said she …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
State Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswoman
The State Department says former Fox News Channel anchor Heather Nauert will be the agency’s new spokeswoman.
Sun., April 23, 2017
Ambrose: Whither Fox News with O’Reilly gone?
The hope is that they will reach for more depth, emphasize objectivity in aggressive reporting and stick to commentary that includes liberal views but remains focused on conservative views.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Local reactions mixed to Fox News firing of Bill O’Reilly
Local reaction to the news that longtime host Bill O’Reilly has been fired from Fox News was mixed. Some said they had rarely watched the show and others stated that …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Bill O’Reilly is officially out at Fox News
Fox News on Wednesday ended its association with Bill O’Reilly, the combative TV host and commentator who has ruled cable-news ratings for nearly two decades and was the signature figure …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
O’Reilly’s departure creates new challenges for Fox
With its biggest star departing in another blowup over sexual harassment, Fox News faces some big challenges. It now has to show that it can hang on to its loyal …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Viewership of ‘O’Reilly Factor’ drops without Bill O’Reilly
Through three days of Bill O’Reilly’s vacation, his show’s viewership declined by 26 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana Perino, Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld.
Sun., April 16, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Social media roughs up bullies, boors
Like a single organism endowed with the accumulated moral fortitude of human society, Twitter demands justice.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 5:51 a.m.
Harassment headlines spotlight change – and the lack of it
The accusations – of an Uber manager propositioning an engineer via instant message on her first day in his department, of the top-rated host at Fox News calling female co-workers …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Angie’s List rejects O’Reilly boycott: Trusts members to ‘make their own’ decisions
More than 30 advertisers have fled the airwaves of “The O’Reilly Factor,” the most popular cable television show on the most popular cable network, after a New York Times report …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
More advertisers say they have ditched Fox’s O’Reilly show
Bill O’Reilly’s top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. Automakers Hyundai and BMW, financial firm T. Rowe …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
More advertisers say they have ditched Fox’s O’Reilly show
Bill O’Reilly’s top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Analysis: Bill O’Reilly’s problems just got real
Fox News stood by Bill O’Reilly when he settled a high-profile sexual harassment lawsuit in 2004 and when a 2015 Mother Jones article chronicled the host’s misleading claims about having …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Fox News faces another sexual harassment claim against network leadership
The sexual harassment scandal at Fox News Channel continued on Monday, with a contributor alleging that the network’s co-founder pressured her for sex and its current co-president retaliated against her.