Stories tagged: Fox News
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, midnight
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, midnight
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, midnight
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.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Napolitano returns to Fox News, stands by unconfirmed surveillance claim
Fox News Channel legal analyst Andrew Napolitano returned to the air Wednesday, saying he stood by his claim about spying on President Donald Trump that got him benched by the …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Bill O’Reilly compared a black congresswoman’s hair to a ‘James Brown wig’
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly seemed to disparage a senior African American congresswoman because of the lawmaker’s appearance – comparing her hair to a “James Brown wig.”
Sun., March 26, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Fox News host calls on Ryan to step down, hours after Trump tweets about her show
A Fox News personality – whom President Donald Trump had urged his supporters to watch Saturday night – called on House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., to step down, saying …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Analysis: Rise of Trump puts greater scrutiny on right-leaning media
These should be high times for conservative news outlets, what with like-minded officials and operatives in control of virtually every important office in Washington, D.C. And yet the news about …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Fox pulls Napolitano from air after Trump report
Fox News Channel has pulled legal analyst Andrew Napolitano from the air after disavowing his on-air claim that British intelligence officials had helped former President Barack Obama spy on Donald …
Mon., March 20, 2017, midnight
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Explaining journalism to Fox News – again
What does it say about that network, about Trump, about how upside down our world has become, when being pro-truth is decoded as being anti-Trump?
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Trump says his critics ‘pull out the racist card’
President Donald Trump accused television pundits and other critics of playing “the racist card” when they characterize him or his policies as anti-Muslim or anti-black.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Kremlin protests Fox News host O’Reilly’s ‘killer’ comment on Putin
The Kremlin is indignant over the comments of a Fox News host who called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “killer” in an interview with President Donald Trump.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Report: Fox News settled harassment claims against O’Reilly
The employee, Juliet Huddy, said O’Reilly, the network’s biggest star, pursued a sexual relationship with her in 2011. When she rebuffed O’Reilly’s advances, he tried to derail her career, the …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Gretchen Carlson: Fighting sex harassment is everyone’s job
The former “Fox and Friends” host settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with the network in September for $20 million and received a public apology.