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REPORT: Sean Hannity May Not Return To Fox News

The right wing Independent Journal Review reports: Amid ongoing turmoil at Fox News, an internal battle appears to be brewing between top executives and one of the last remaining vestiges of the lineup that made the network a powerhouse in cable news — Sean Hannity. Hannity has gone “underground” and is actively considering whether or not he will return to ...

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O’REILLY REDUX: Sean Hannity Goes On Vacation As Advertisers Hit The Exits Over Seth Rich Conspiracy

As the number of boycotting advertisers continues to grow, last night Fox News announced that Sean Hannity is taking a brief vacation starting tonight. Sound familiar? Via Mediaite: Could this be the end for the love-him-or-hate-him hallmark of the conservative cable news channel and one-time ratings juggernaut? It’s worth noting that the network has been in familiar territory before–in fact ...

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FINALLY: Fox News Issues Public Apology For False Reporting On 2016 Murder Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich

Just posted by Fox News: On May 16, a story was posted on the Fox News website on the investigation into the 2016 murder of DNC Staffer Seth Rich. The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting. Upon appropriate review, the article was found not to meet those standards ...

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Son Of Roger Ailes Vows Revenge On His Late Father’s Sexual Harassment Accusers: “Hell Is Coming With Me”

From Laura Ingraham’s Lifezette blog: Friends and family of former Fox News chairman and founding CEO Roger Ailes gathered together and mourned his death Saturday during an intimate service at the St. Edward Roman Catholic Church in Palm Beach, Florida. Family and friends alike remembered Ailes as fiercely committed to his principles and always willing to lend a hand to ...

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Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro Signals Producers To Cut Clip Of Trump Bowing To Saudi Arabian King [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: The Fox News program Justice with Judge Jeanine on Saturday abruptly cut video of President Donald Trump bowing his head to King Salman of Saudi Arabia. During an interview with Trump Counselor Kellyanne Conway, Fox News host Jeanine Pirro’s show played B-roll of Trump’s lavish visit to Saudi Arabia. But when the highly-mocked video of Trump bowing ...

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Bill O’Reilly: Fox Founder Roger Ailes Died Of “Hatred”

The Daily Dot reports: Fox News founder Roger Ailes officially died of complications from “a subdural hematoma” after falling and hitting his head in his home. But according to Bill O’Reilly that is incorrect. His former boss died because of “hatred.” “We are living in a rough age, with technological advances changing behavior and perspective,” O’Reilly said in his obituary ...

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Fox News Fires Host Bob Beckel For Racist Comment

Variety reports: Fox News Channel is parting ways – again – with Bob Beckel, the co-host of its primetime program, “The Five.” “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a statement. The dismissal opens – or perhaps closes – another chapter in an off-and-on relationship Beckel has had with ...

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BBC Commenting Rules: Post Something Offensive And We Might Look Up Your Employer And Tell Them

Mediaite reports: BBC is receiving some pushback from free speech advocates after the broadcaster released the latest version of their privacy policy, which included a warning that “if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to BBC websites…the BBC may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.” The section about “offensive or inappropriate content ...

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Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies At Age 77

Matt Drudge is reporting that Fox News founder and former chairman has died at the age of 77. Ailes resigned from the network last year after multiple women came forward with claims of sexual harassment. Ailes’s wife has issued a statement: I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning. Roger was a ...

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WSJ To Trump: Loose Lips Sink Presidencies

The Wall Street Journal is behind a paywall so here’s CNN’s account of today’s editorial: It’s not just liberal critics taking President Trump to task for his latest crisis. The conservative Wall Street Journal pleaded with the embattled president Wednesday to get his act together. In an editorial titled “Loose Lips Sink Presidencies,” the Journal recounted the administration’s most recent ...

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Lawrence O’Donnell: I Might Be Leaving MSNBC

After weeks of rumors, this morning MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell acknowledged that his contract with the network may not be renewed. But O’Donnell might not be the only one departing. Via Mediaite: The air is thick with MSNBC intrigue: amidst a week of rumors that primetime host Lawrence O’Donnell’s days at the network are numbered, a Daily Beast report says ...

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Homocon Fox Contributor Tammy Bruce Apologizes For Mocking Autistic Boy As A “Snowflake” [VIDEO]

CNN’s Jake Tapper has been leading the call for Fox News to apologize and this morning they finally did. You can see Tammy Bruce’s original remarks in the second clip below. Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce on Tuesday issued a formal apology for mocking an 8-year-old autistic child by calling him a “snowflake.” “I am so sorry to the family,” ...

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MSNBC Morning Joe Hosts: Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Secretly Detests Trump [VIDEO]

Salon reports: MSNBC morning hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough stepped up their attacks on President Donald Trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday, telling viewers that she secretly loathes her employer and hates spinning for him. According to Brzezinski, during Trump’s presidential bid, Conway would express disgust at having to defend Trump at the end of segments, but only when ...

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Fox News Sex Lawsuit Tab Soars To $45 Million

The Hill reports: Twenty-First Century Fox has incurred $45 million in costs from litigation related to alleged sexual harassment, according to a new report. The company disclosed the numbers Monday in a regulatory filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, The New York Times reported. The SEC filing said $10 million of the total is “related to settlements of pending ...

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Trump Claims He Doesn’t Watch CNN Anymore Because Of “Lunatic” Chris Cuomo And “Dumb” Don Lemon

“I don’t watch CNN. I don’t watch MSNBC. Scarborough used to treat me great. But because I don’t do interviews and stuff and want to … He went the other way. Which is fine. He’s got some problems. But I don’t watch the show anymore. It drives him crazy. I don’t watch the show. I do watch Fox in the ...

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LAWSUIT: Breitbart’s Owner Made Racist Comments

Bloomberg reports: Hedge fund mogul Robert Mercer, one of the biggest financial backers of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, was sued by a former employee who claims he was fired for calling Mercer racist and publicly criticizing his support of Trump. The complaint by David Magerman, a research scientist who worked at Renaissance Technologies LLC for two decades, alleges he was ...

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George Will Becomes MSNBC Contributor

Politico reports: Washington Post columnist George Will has joined MSNBC as a contributor. Will, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, was most recently a contributor at Fox News, though he became a free agent in January when Fox declined to renew his contract. Before joining Fox in 2013, he spent three decades as a contributor with ABC. A conservative columnist, Will broke ...

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Russian State Outlet Denied Congressional Press Pass

Politico reports: The Congressional Periodical Press Gallery committee has denied Sputnik, a Russian state-owned news website, a permanent congressional press pass. Sputnik has the opportunity to appeal the decision, said Senate Periodical Press Gallery Director Justin Wilson. According to the gallery rules members must not “act as an agent for, or be employed by the Federal, or any State, local ...

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Hosts Get Engaged

People Magazine reports: They’ve only hinted at a romance, but now Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough going public – and planning to tie the knot. The Morning Joe anchors are engaged, an MSNBC spokeswoman confirms to PEOPLE. A source told Page Six that Scarborough proposed during the couple’s vacation to France and Monaco in celebration of Brzezinski’s 50th birthday. “Joe ...

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Fired Bill O’Reilly Defends Trump: Only Morons Think Andrew Jackson Wouldn’t Have Stopped The Civil War

The Hill reports: Ousted Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday defended President Trump’s assertion that Andrew Jackson could have averted the Civil War, attacking former CBS News anchor Dan Rather and other Trump critics as “morons.” “You may have seen a bunch of people on cable news, and that’s one of the reasons I don’t really miss it, saying ...

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