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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

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

‘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

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