Fox News defense reporter challenges war comments on air
Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin couldn't hold back when following a retired U.S. Army colonel on the air recently, saying she barely had time to correct all of his “distortions.” Griffin, who has reported for Fox News Channel since 1996, has attracted attention over the past two weeks as she has publicly corrected or contradicted several Fox analysts and hosts on the air about the crisis in Ukraine. When Tucker Carlson suggested this week that some reporters are acting as flacks for the Pentagon, some interpreted that as a criticism of his colleague.news.yahoo.com
Bill O'Reilly: 'Diminishing the Capitol riot could never have happened' while he was at Fox News
Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly said downplaying or diminishing the seriousness of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is something that "could never have happened" during his time at the network. "Fox News is a different place than it was when I was there," O'Reilly said Tuesday evening while appearing on Dan Abrams' primetime show on NewsNation. "I don't follow it that that closely anymore, but when I was there, there was a discipline...news.yahoo.com
O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order
NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” canceled a planned appearance Wednesday by a woman who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly, after the former Fox News Channel personality sought and received a restraining order against her. O'Reilly accused his former producer, Andrea Mackris, of violating a non-disclosure agreement by talking about her experiences with him nearly two decades ago. Mackris gave an interview to the Daily Beast earlier this month detailing her experiences with O'Reilly.news.yahoo.com
Suicide truck bomber hits Afghan guest house, killing 21
The death toll in a a powerful suicide truck bombing that struck a guest house in eastern Afghanistan rose to 21 with as many as 90 others wounded, officials said Saturday. There was no indication why the guest house was targeted. In Afghanistan, guest houses are lodgings often provided for free by the government, usually for the poor, travelers and students.news.yahoo.com
'Hoax' book reveals extent of internal unease at Fox
He wasn't prepared to hear the extent of concerns about the network's direction by people who work there. It was one of the reasons he wrote “Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth,” which will be released Tuesday. “There is a real resistance inside Fox News,” Stelter told The Associated Press. Catherine Herridge, a respected Washington reporter who left for CBS, told colleagues that Fox management was “afraid of the news,” Stelter wrote. The book discusses the exits of several others, including Jenna Lee, Abby Huntsman, Conor Powell, Clayton Morris and Ellison Barber.
Fox stars Hannity, Carlson and fired anchor Henry in lawsuit
NEW YORK Fox News Channel stars Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Howard Kurtz were accused of sexual harassment by a frequent on-air guest in a lawsuit filed Monday that the network called frivolous and untrue. Hannity and Carlson represent two-thirds of Fox's lucrative prime-time lineup, while Kurtz hosts the weekend Media Buzz show. In the cases of Carlson and Kurtz, Areu believed the men were making sexual advances, the lawsuit said. Being targeted again by Douglas Wigdor's law firm, well known for its pursuit of sexual misconduct cases, is an uncomfortable rerun for Fox. Fox News would have the public believe that it is a different place from the Fox News that was run by ... Ailes, the lawsuit said.