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Hannity: Help Me Beat “Conspiracy Theory” MSNBC

L-O-L. Mediaite reports: At the end of his show Monday night, Sean Hannity informed his viewers that he’ll be returning to the 9pm time slot where his show began to make room for Laura Ingraham, whose show The Ingraham Angle will launch in October. “All of my career, I always started behind the eight ball,” Hannity told his viewers. “In ...

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Fox News Shuffles Line-Up: Sean Hannity Moves To 9PM Against Rachel Maddow, Laura Ingraham Takes 10PM

The Hill reports: Conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham’s rumored 10:00 p.m. ET program on Fox News could launch as early as next week, Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge said Monday on Twitter. Ingraham, who is currently a Fox News contributor and editor-in-chief of the online conservative publication “Lifezette,” has hosted programs on Fox News and MSNBC before. The ...

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TMZ: Eric Bolling’s Son Has Committed Suicide

TMZ reports: The son of Fox News Channel anchor Eric Bolling committed suicide, TMZ has learned, hours after his father was forced out of the network. Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ 19-year-old Eric Chase Bolling, Jr. took his life Friday night. His dad and FNC parted company after the co-host of “The Five” allegedly sent lewd text messages ...

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Fox News Cans Host Eric Bolling After Dick Pic Scandal

Variety reports: Fox News Channel will part ways with host Eric Bolling, a host and contributor whose on-air presence at the 21st Century Fox-owned network had been growing in recent months, after allegations surfaced that he had harassed colleagues there, the network confirmed Friday. “Fox News Channel is canceling ‘The Specialists,’ and Eric Bolling and Fox have agreed to part ...

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Chris Christie In Talks To Join CNN Or MSNBC

CNN reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s possible career as a sports broadcaster may not have panned out, but he might still have a shot at a television gig. Christie has had conversations with both MSNBC and CNN about possible contributor deals after his term ends, according to three sources with knowledge of the talks. “Yes. They are talking about ...

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Critics Blast New York Times Over Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Op-Ed Arguing For More US Mercenaries

Slate reports: Erik Prince is a former Navy SEAL who founded the “security contractor” Blackwater in 1997 and acted as its CEO until 2009. Blackwater was heavily involved in the Iraq War, and in September 2007, Blackwater employees shot and killed 17 Iraqis in Baghdad’s Nisour Square in what numerous witnesses—including some Blackwater whistleblowers—described as the grotesque, unprovoked massacre of ...

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Rachel Maddow Tops Ratings For Second Month

Forbes reports: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow had the most-watched show in cable news in August, ending the month with 2.783 million total viewers, according to data released by Nielsen Media Research. It was Maddow’s second month in a row as No. 1.  Maddow narrowly beat Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity, who had 2.679 million total viewers. The remaining shows in ...

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Fox News Will No Longer Air In Britain

CNN reports: Rupert Murdoch and his sons are pulling Fox News off the air in Britain. The network’s parent company, 21st Century Fox, has announced that the controversial news channel will no longer be broadcast in the U.K. after failing to attract an audience. The network has also become a lightning rod for critics seeking to spoil the Murdochs’ planned ...

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Fox Host Falls For “Biblical” Fake Photo Of Shark

“It’s like Sharknado!” The Hill reports: Fox News host Jesse Watters fell for a fake photo of a shark swimming down a highway that circulated through social media Monday alongside legitimate images of flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. Watters was discussing the extent of the “biblical things” that he saw on social media about the storm on “The Five” Monday ...

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The Village Voice Ends Its Print Edition After 62 Years

The New York Daily News reports: The venerable Village Voice, a New York newsstand staple since its 1955 inception, bid farewell Tuesday to its print edition. The left-leaning weekly, co-founded by the late Norman Mailer and once home to legendary bylines like Wayne Barrett, Nat Hentoff and Robert Christgau, is going digital-only. The Voice intends to “maintain its iconic progressive ...

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Tucker Carlson: Trump’s Eclipse Stare Was “Perhaps The Most Impressive Thing Any President Has Ever Done”

The HuffPost reports: Life imitated satire on Monday night when Fox News host Tucker Carlson offered effusive praise for President Donald Trump’s ability to stare at the sun during the eclipse without protective lenses. “In a move that is not a complete surprise, he looked at the sun without any glasses,” Carlson gushed. “Perhaps the most impressive thing any president ...

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Bill Maher: Fox News Reanimated The Nazis [VIDEO]

“They are the Jurassic Park that took the DNA of the Nazis and reanimated it. I believe that without Fox News for years giving the kind of poison they give over their airwaves, putting it into people’s heads, and then the internet, I think, which you know – people say they get radicalized on the internet. Before if you were ...

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CNN Unveils Massive Book Of Trump Tweets [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: There is no question that the @RealDonaldTrump Twitter account has been an integral part to both Donald Trump‘s rise to the White House and the way he’s communicated as president. As such, CNN is airing a one-hour special tonight entitled “Twitter & Trump” and host Bill Weir promoted during an appearance this morning with Jon Berman. Oh, and ...

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Fox CEO Donates $1 Million To Fight Nazis

The New York Times reports: James Murdoch, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox and the son of a frequent ally of President Trump’s, condemned the president’s performance after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and pledged to donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. In an email on Thursday, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times ...

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Jeffrey Lord: CNN Caved On The First Amendment

The Associated Press reports: CNN fired conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord on Thursday after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic. A network spokesperson confirmed that Lord was no longer with the network and said “Nazi salutes are indefensible.” The statement came hours after Lord tweeted the Nazi slogan “Sieg Heil!” at the head of a liberal advocacy group, Media ...

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Court Unseals Lawsuit Claiming That Anti-Feminism Book By Former Fox Host Was Ghostwritten By A Man

A couple of years ago now-former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros earned headlines by essentially declaring that feminists don’t have husbands because they are sluts. Tantaros then doubled-down by declaring that efforts to stem “rape culture” on college campuses are really just a “war on boys.” Which brings us to today. From the Hollywood Reporter: A New York federal judge ...

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BREAKING: CNN Shitcans Trump Sycophant Jeffrey Lord For Tweeting “Sieg Heil!” To Media Matters President

FINALLY. CNN reports: CNN severed ties with Jeffrey Lord on Thursday, hours after he ignited controversy by tweeting the words “Sieg Heil!” at a prominent liberal activist. “Nazi salutes are indefensible,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement. “Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network.” Lord, a columnist for The American Spectator, has been harshly critical of the activist ...

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Ousted Fox Host Bill O’Reilly Launches Web Show

From the Hollywood Reporter: It’s not Fox News, but it’ll do for now. On Wednesday night, Bill O’Reilly made a first stab at what could become his regular gig: a 30-minute-long news show, shot inside a studio and made available online to premium subscribers to his website. The show will then be made available to the non-paying public on Thursday. ...

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Suspended Fox Host Hires Trump’s Former Law Firm For $50M Defamation Suit Against “Dick Pics” Reporter

Suspended Fox News host Eric Bolling has filed a $50 million defamation suit against the Huffington Post reporter who last week cited unnamed sources who told him that Bolling sent them unsolicited dick pics. According to the reporter, Yashar Ali, Bolling’s suit targets him personally and not the Huffington Post. Yesterday afternoon and again just now Bolling tweeted out denials ...

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Colbert Tees Off On Eric Bolling: How Do You Forget Sending Someone Your Bits And Pieces? [VIDEO]

Salon reports: Eric Bolling pretty much begged to get mocked and ridiculed for the recent allegations of sexual harassment made against him, i.e., sending “dick pics” to colleagues at Fox News. The Fox News host, “whose cologne you can smell through the TV,” according to late-night comedian Stephen Colbert, has been a blowhard on the right-wing network for years. “Whatever ...

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