January 6 hearings on Fox News

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Here are this morning’s news headlines on Fox News (in the order they appear on the site): Reckless Rhetoric: Media and Democrat attacks on Justice Kavanaugh scrutinized after assassination attempt Request Denied: Napa DA refuses to release video from Paul Pelosi’s DUI arrest ‘Feeling of Validation’: Crime victim recalls treatment he got from now-recalled liberal … Continued

Shouting and screaming on Fox News, or at it? A rant from Lt. Col. Ralph Peters.

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Ralph Peters, a retired army lieutenant colonel and Russia expert, left a blistering email for Fox News staff as he exited the network. His main point seems to be that the Fox News shift from conservative propaganda to nationalist propaganda is problematic. Liberals and other Fox News haters are thrilled to see a Fox News … Continued

The year in bullshit: top “Without Bullshit” posts of 2017

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It’s been a hell of a year, and every month was filled with its share of bullshit. So let’s review 2017 through the lens of the most popular Without Bullshit posts in every month. January: “What’s really wrong with millennials?” asks Simon Sinek Simon Sinek has it all figured out. Millennials are screwed up because … Continued

With its Seth Rich retraction, Fox News doesn’t behave like news

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Right-leaning viewers think Fox News reveals a side of the news not seen in mainstream media. Left-leaning viewers would say the same about MSNBC. But there’s a difference. Fox News just retracted its controversial article about murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich in a way completely different from how journalists should behave. You can read the … Continued

What really happened with Fox News and Bill O’Reilly

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I’ve just read the statements about Fox News host Bill O’Reilly leaving. It is hard to believe statements this short can be this overblown and vacuous. Here’s some context. O’Reilly had the top-rated show on Fox News. Reporters Emily Steel and Michael S. Schmidt published a story in The New York Times that detailed five allegations of sexual … Continued

What advertisers said (and didn’t say) about the now radioactive “The O’Reilly Factor”

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According to The New York Times, five women have accused Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment or similar behavior and received $13 million in settlements. Some “O’Reilly Factor” advertisers have pulled their advertising; others haven’t. But what these advertisers share is their mealy-mouthed, platitudinous statements. Here’s what they are actually thinking — and how they should permanently … Continued

All narratives are biased, as the Benghazi report coverage reveals

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Four Americans died in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. Yesterday’s “final” 800-page report about it from the U.S. House Select Committee is biased. So are the response from House Democrats, the coverage from Fox News, the coverage from CNN, and every other article. Why? Because all stories are inherently biased. It’s the nature of the form. Here’s … Continued

Six short words explain why Donald Trump quit Fox News debate

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The Donald Trump campaign’s 271-word statement about skipping the next debate is short, clear, and free of jargon. But it could have been much shorter, only six words: “I am afraid of Megyn Kelly.” I believe his strategic calculation was that this debate would not help him — people already know who he is — but that tangling again … Continued