When is this disgusting behavior going to stop? The HuffPost and New York Times are reporting that yet another Fox News personality has engaged in ongoing, lewd and predatory sexual harassment of female colleagues and guests of the network. From the HuffPost: "Eric Bolling, a longtime Fox News host, sent an unsolicited photo of male genitalia via text message to at least two … [Read more...] about Fox News Host Caught Sending Lewd ‘Anatomical’ Pics; Harassment Claims Mount
Restore Progress recently reported on the more than $13 million Fox News has paid out to women who were the purported victims of sexual harassment by Fox personality Bill O'Reilly. Now, O'Reilly's alleged predations threaten to cost the right-wing network millions of more dollars, as major advertisers have pulled all advertising from the program. As reported by CNN: "The … [Read more...] about Advertisers Abandon Accused Predator O’Reilly. Trump? Not So Much.
Trump has sent weeks trying to justify his lie that former president Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign. To our knowledge, no serious person has bought in to his ever shifting wire-tapping conspiracy and, moreover, the FBI, senior Republicans, and the intelligence community more broadly have all stated that there is no evidence to support … [Read more...] about Trump, Head of World’s Most Powerful Intel Apparatus, Gets Intel From Fox and Friends
Restore Progress has previously reported on the culture of sexual harassment at Fox News, and the tens of millions of dollars the right-wing news organization has been forced to pay out in connection with such harassment. Now, the New York Times is reporting that Bill O'Reilly alone has racked up a $13 million sexual harassment "tab", for some truly disgusting … [Read more...] about Fox News Paid $13M to Bill O’Reilly’s Sex Harassment Victims.
Donald Trump's abrupt firing of US Attorney Preet Bharara last week raised many eyebrows in New York and Washington. Mr. Bharara had built a reputation as a politically neutral, extremely competent US Attorney, who, as the New York Times put it, had "made a name for himself as one of the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors of public corruption and Wall Street … [Read more...] about Dirty Don: Trump Just Fired A US Attorney Investigating Fox News
Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly, who has built his career lecturing Americans about the sanctity of "family values," is in the news yet again for sexual improprieties. Reports the New York Times, Fox News secretly settled a sexual harassment claim brought against O'Reilly in 2011 by a former Fox News employee. As recounted by the Times, this is far from O'Reilly's first … [Read more...] about No Morals: Fox News Covered Up Hypocrite Bill O’Reilly’s Sexual Harrasment Case
With the departure of Megyn Kelly from Fox News this week, many people, both within Fox News and outside the organization, hoped that Fox would shift from its role as a hyper-partisan cheerleader for the right to a more balanced and reputable news organization. Not so, according to New York Magazine. “Rupert Murdoch moved swiftly and unexpectedly to fill the void opened up … [Read more...] about Shocker: Fox News Morphing Into ‘Trump TV’