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Jonno’s visit to the all-spin zone

The Daily Show‘s Jon Stewart paid a visit to Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly last week. The NYT calls it the most direct attack on Fox ever broadcast on that conservative attack-dog news channel — er, at least the parts that weren’t edited for time.

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Mon, February 8 2010 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on Jonno’s visit to the all-spin zone

Much ado about nothing

Wow: Bill O’Reilly and Stephen Colbert, together on the Colbert Report. Who would have thought that would be so lame? Now, Fox News’s The O’Reilly Factor was much spicier! Host Bill O’Reilly introduced the segment by saying: “… In the Culture War segment tonight,  The Colbert Report, a very sucessful show on Comedy Central, that owes […]

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Fri, January 19 2007 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on Much ado about nothing

‘Time hearts Ann Coulter’

Ann Coulter, one of the more toxic conservative voices in American punditry, is a cover girl for Time magaine. Salon’s Eric Bohlert offers his thoughts.

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Wed, April 20 2005 » Main Page, Media » 3 Comments

Don’t mess with Fox

A disturbing part of a lawsuit filed against Fox News star Bill O’Reilly talks about how he warned a female colleague that screwing with Fox News (so to speak) would bring repercussions: I posted this to CAJ-L first. It has its genesis in the Frank Rich column I posted earlier tonight. Another related posting is […]

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Fri, October 22 2004 » CAJ-L postings, Main Page » Comments Off on Don’t mess with Fox

Frank Rich on ‘The O’Reilly Factor for Lesbians’

The NYT’s Frank Rich takes a look at the harassment lawsuit levied against Fox News star Bill O’Reilly and its link with the “outing” of already-out Mary Cheney, lesbian daughter of U.S. veep Dick.

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Thu, October 21 2004 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on Frank Rich on ‘The O’Reilly Factor for Lesbians’