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Fox apologizes for ‘disgraceful’ comment about Greta Thunberg

Fox News has apologized for a guest’s “disgraceful” description of environmental activist Greta Thunberg as mentally ill but was silent Tuesday on Laura Ingraham likening her to a murderous cult …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 11:28 a.m.

`Greta’: A young activist’s moment, praised and criticized

Sometimes, a moment and a person align. For 16-year-old Greta Thunberg – whether you admire her or dislike her, and there are plenty of passionate partisans in both camps – …


’Fox isn’t working for us anymore,’ tweets Trump in another blast at the network

Trump lashed out at Fox on Wednesday morning, accusing the network in tweets of “heavily promoting the Democrats,” and adding, “The New @FoxNews is letting millions of GREAT people down! …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 5:08 p.m.

Fox’s Carlson calls white supremacy ‘a hoax.’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson is under fire for his comments declaring white supremacy a hoax.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:14 p.m.

Some Democrats see Fox as a helpful link to voters

Increasingly, Fox News is the star of the Democratic race. After years of playing the culture wars, the cable news network has become a key flash point in the 2020 …


Some Democrats see Fox as a helpful link to voters

In the gymnasium of Stevens High School, just before 7 p.m., Chris Wallace stepped onto the red-carpeted, Fox News-branded stage for his first-ever town hall. The host of “Fox News …


UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 10:56 a.m.

Fox News to host town hall meeting with Pete Buttigieg

Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to agree to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel.


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 9:50 p.m.

Fox News host Carlson says he’s the victim of a powerful bully. Meet the 24-year-old who found the tapes.

Madeline Peltz works the night shift at the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America. Given the timing of that particular shift, one of her main responsibilities is watching …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Fox ‘News’ doesn’t deserve a seat at the table

In being banned from hosting upcoming primary debates by the Democratic National Committee, Fox is getting what Fox deserves.


Christine Emba: The Democrats’ bad decision on Fox News

By cutting Fox News out of the debates entirely, the Democratic National Committee has alienated even the few responsible journalists from that network and given Fox News defenders even more …


Fox News host Tucker Carlson continues to shed advertisers following immigration comments

Fox News host Tucker Carlson continues to lose advertisers following comments he made on air last week that allowing certain immigrants to enter the United States “makes our own country …


Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump

Fox News said Tuesday that it has addressed the “unfortunate distraction” of Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro speaking at President Trump’s campaign rally in Missouri the night before, and that …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 12:54 p.m.

Fox’s Laura Ingraham: I wasn’t talking about race

Fox News Channel’s Laura Ingraham is disavowing the support of white nationalists and claims her views about the nation’s demographic changes have been distorted, although that hasn’t quieted critics who …


Roseanne Barr on racist tweet: ‘I wish I worded it better’

In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her “ill-worded” post and insisted she isn’t a bigot.


Fox News host calls President Trump a dictator, apologizes

A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of “two dictators.”


Fox News’ Charles Krauthammer writes he has ‘weeks to live’

Fox News contributor and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer says he has “only a few weeks to live” because of an aggressive form of cancer.


Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first …


Ingraham due back at Fox following tweet backlash, vacation

Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham is expected back at work on Monday following a backlash by advertisers upset over her tweet mocking a Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivor.


Fox military analyst says network makes him ashamed

A military analyst for Fox News said Tuesday that he was quitting the network because he believed it had turned into a propaganda machine for President Donald Trump’s administration.


Dana Milbank: Falsehoods fly freely in Trump’s America

This is the autopsy of a lie. On the night of Nov. 18, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was found dying on the side of an interstate in West Texas. …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 1:31 p.m.

Fox deletes column on ‘darker, gayer, different’ Olympics

Fox News has removed a column from its web site that said it appeared the U.S. Olympic Committee wanted to change the event’s motto to “darker, gayer, different.”


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 1:08 p.m.

Sean Hannity’s Twitter disappears; conspiracy theories ensue

The Twitter account for conservative TV host Sean Hannity had disappeared for a few hours, and the conspiracy theories quickly were flowing.


Fox News Washington correspondent James Rosen is leaving the network

James Rosen, one of the longest-tenured correspondents at Fox News, is leaving the company at the end of the year.


Leonard Pitts Jr.: What does it mean to be a man?

By itself it means little that you are bigger or more exalted. The measure of a man is what you do with those things.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

Clinton jokes she’s resigning from the ‘Fox News presidency’

Hillary Clinton is mocking Fox News for “always talking” about her as if she’d won the presidency.


Fox News hires former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka

Fox News has hired President Donald Trump’s former aide Sebastian Gorka as a contributor.


Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency

Bill O’Reilly has been dropped by his literary agency.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 12:42 p.m.

Fox gives heavy coverage to Weinstein, little to O’Reilly

NEW YORK – Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein are the celebrity faces of sexual harassment in 2017. But on Fox News Channel, O’Reilly’s former home, the Hollywood mogul’s fall has …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 10:46 a.m.

O’Reilly apologizes to ex-Fox colleague for podcast comment

Bolling told The Times later Monday that O’Reilly’s comment was “beyond inappropriate.” Bolling says his son’s death “was in no way connected” to his parting from Fox News.


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.