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  • FIFA WOMEN's WORLD CUP FINAL (USA VS JAPAN AT VANCOUVER) LIVE

    07/05/2015 3:05:20 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 62 replies
    Today's World Cup Final - USA vs. Japan On Fox.
  • Fox Anchor Julie Banderas Stands Up for Gay Marriage: No One Voted on My Wedding

    06/30/2015 6:52:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeTeen · 133 replies
    Mediaite ^ | June 30, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    Over the weekend, Fox News anchor Julie Banderas gave a pretty passionate defense of gay marriage in response to a viewer question about why the American people shouldn’t be able to vote on it. Banderas said, “I’m a married woman. I have… a ring on my finger. I never asked anyone to vote on whether or not I had the right to do this.”
  • Ann Coulter refuses to joke around with Kennedy

    06/27/2015 10:05:45 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 28 replies
    Kennedy is the archetypal “Yes, I’m a libertarian-conservative, but I’m also fun and trendy! I use black terms like ‘boom’ and ‘baller’ ironically. I’m not an old, heartless fuddy-duddy like most libertarian-conservatives” libertarian-conservative that’s always apologizing for her views to her liberal friends. (SNIP) Kennedy: Well, I think the question answers itself. No, because I’ve heard from some mutual friends (Greg Gutfeld and the RINOs The Five) that you are a very fun person. Ann: [stares silently] Kennedy: Okay.
  • Fox News Parts Ways with Bob Beckel

    06/25/2015 12:13:07 PM PDT · by george76 · 111 replies
    Mediaite ^ | June 25th, 2015 | Andrew Kirell |
    Bob Beckel is no longer a Fox News employee, a network spokesperson confirmed to Mediaite on Thursday afternoon. Best-known as the salty liberal panelist on Fox’s hit midday talk show The Five, Beckel has been off-the-air since February 16. His absence was surrounded by mystery for several months until the network confirmed that he had undergone back surgery and, later, that he had also sought rehabilitation therapy for addiction to prescription pain medication. ... While often representing the lone “liberal” voice at the desk, Beckel has stirred up his fair share of controversy: When he called for an end to...
  • Fox News Special Report: Ted Cruz "conservatives across this country are frustrated"

    06/24/2015 5:50:45 PM PDT · by MN_Mike · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 24, 2015 | Bret Bair
    Ted Cruz hits it out of the park.
  • How Megyn Kelly Became the New Star of Fox News

    06/22/2015 11:38:16 PM PDT · by Mariner · 99 replies
    Variety ^ | June 22nd, 2015 | Ramin Setoodeh and Brian Steinberg
    Megyn Kelly is bucking the conventional wisdom of what it means to be a Fox News anchor. The take-no-prisoners newswoman isn’t afraid to throw hardballs at Republicans. She recently lectured Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul over his penchant for arguing with female reporters. She poked Jeb Bush about whether he would have invaded Iraq in 2003. She cornered Mike Huckabee for saying it was trashy for women to swear in public. Last year, she told Dick Cheney, “History has proven that you got it wrong” on Iraq. On Election Night 2012, she dared to question Karl Rove for claiming that Barack...
  • Sources: Clinton confidant who sent Libya memos paid $200G by Brock network

    06/19/2015 8:14:55 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/19/2015 | Judson Berger
    The Clinton confidant under scrutiny on Capitol Hill over detailed Libya memos he sent to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told lawmakers earlier this week he has been pulling in $200,000 a year from Clinton ally David Brock's media operation, congressional sources tell FoxNews.com. The figure is far higher than initially reported. While the payments to Sidney Blumenthal may not reflect any apparent conflict of interest, his work with Brock's liberal advocacy and media groups was a focus of his high-profile deposition on Tuesday before the House Benghazi committee. Republicans' rationale for the questioning was that his financial and political...
  • Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as CEO of FOX – Hands Reins to Liberal Son

    06/11/2015 9:13:07 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 27 replies
    Thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 6-11-2015 | Jim Hoft
    84 year-old Rupert Murdoch will step down as CEO and controlling shareholder of 21st Century Fox. Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as CEO of FOX – Hands Reins to Liberal Son June 11, 2015 by Jim Hoft 1 Comment 84 year-old Rupert Murdoch will step down as CEO and controlling shareholder of 21st Century Fox. CNBC reported: Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year-old chief executive officer and controlling shareholder of 21st Century Fox, is preparing to step down as CEO of the media giant and hand that title to his son James, according to numerous sources close to the Murdoch family. An...
  • Thanks to Fox, the Devil will now have his very own TV show

    06/09/2015 8:04:20 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/09/15 | Judi Mcleod
    What the the expanding Lib-Left/ Entertainment Industry Conquering Army want made acceptable by the pop culture, they first legitimize It’s not the “glorification” of the devil the American Family Association and One Million Moms should be objecting to on Fox’s upcoming ‘Lucifer’ TV show, but its “legitimization” of the age old Prince of Darkness. What the the expanding Lib-Left/ Entertainment Industry Conquering Army want made acceptable by the pop culture, they first legitimize. Already successful in having legitimized mass abortion and on their way to the legitimization of Same Sex ‘Marriage’, they call their societal turnaround, “The New Norm”. To...
  • Gasland Producer Kicked Off Fox For Calling Host A ‘Liar’ [Stuart Varney kicks butt]

    06/09/2015 1:44:00 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    The DC - The Daily Caller ^ | June 8, 2015 | Michael Bastasch
    Josh Fox, creator of the “Gasland” films, has been playing up on Twitter that he got kicked off the Fox Business show Varney & Co. after a heated debate with the show’s host on the EPA’s hydraulic fracturing report. Fox and his supporters claimed he was kicked off the Fox show for schooling its host Stuart Varney in a fracking debate. Fox claims Varney kicked him off the show after being “confronted with the truth on fracking.” But Fox’s claim of being kicked off Fox Business for beating them down with facts is very far from the truth. The Daily...
  • Michael Savage: Charles Krauthammer is “overrated”, people “confuse his dour looks for intelligence”

    06/05/2015 3:44:11 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 31 replies
    MofoPolitics ^ | Jun. 5, 2014
    On Wednesday, Charles Krauthammer came out in favor of the Bergdahl prisoner swap. Savage reax… "Charles “Sauerkraut” of Fox News– a man I’ve not been impressed with– I think he’s way overrated. Because of his sad demeanor, people think he’s intelligent. They confuse his dour looks for intelligence. They think somehow if you’re depressed-looking, you’re smart. "
  • Solved: The Riddle of the Nova of 1670

    06/03/2015 3:14:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | David Dickinson
    On June 20, 1670, a new star appeared in the evening sky that gave 17th century astronomers pause. Eventually peaking out at +3rd magnitude, the ruddy new star in the modern day constellation of Vulpecula the Fox was visible for almost two years before vanishing from sight. The exact nature of Nova Vulpeculae 1670 has always remained a mystery. The event has often been described as a classic nova… but if it was indeed a garden variety recurrent nova in our own Milky Way galaxy, then why haven’t we seen further outbursts? And why did it stay so bright, for...
  • Fox appoints itself a GOP primary gatekeeper

    05/31/2015 5:45:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    LATimes ^ | May 30, 2015 | Doyle McManus
    It's finally official: Roger Ailes, the president of Fox News, will decide which candidates can compete in Republican presidential primaries next year.. ------------ FOR THE RECORD GOP debate: Doyle McManus’ column on the rules for the first Republican presidential debate stated Roger Ailes is president of Fox News. He is its chairman and chief executive. A photo caption said the date of the first 2015 GOP debate is Aug. 5. It is Aug. 6. ------------ Think I'm exaggerating? The rules Fox recently announced for the first GOP debate Aug. 6 make the cable network a more influential player in the...
  • Mark Levin Scolds Fox Newsers Who Were ‘Mocking’ Santorum: ‘Kind of Harmful’

    05/28/2015 6:56:07 PM PDT · by God'sgrrl · 21 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 27, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    Conservative radio host Mark Levin scolded some Fox News talking heads today for “mocking” Rick Santorum right after he made his presidential announcement. And while he didn’t name any names, it was the hosts of Fox News’ The Five that reacted immediately to Santorum’s announcement during their hour. more...
  • What Liberals Still Don’t Understand About Fox News

    05/26/2015 1:30:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    Politico ^ | May 24, 2015 | Jack Schafer
    Annd it came to pass that the earth turned and another campaign season spun into view and the liberal commentariat rose from its siesta to begin its usual moping about the perverse political powers wielded by the Fox News Channel. This time, the sentinel waking the commentariat to the alleged Fox menace is not a liberal but a self-described conservative, Bruce Bartlett. Bartlett, a prolific writer on politics and economics who has worked for congressional Republicans (Ron Paul and Jack Kemp), Republican presidents, (Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush) and conservative and libertarian policy shops, broke with his party a...
  • Hillary Clinton's scandals piling up faster than flakes in a snowstorm

    05/22/2015 6:31:07 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 38 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | 5/22/2015 | Michael Goodwin
    Wading through the daily deluge of Hillary Clinton news, I feel like I’m reading the police blotter. The litany of her shameful shenanigans resembles the litany of neighborhood crimes recorded by cops. There are simply too many to stomach. There is another similarity, too: In both cases, fear and revulsion are the proper responses from honest Americans. More than 17 months before Election Day, Clinton scandals are piling up faster than robberies during a police strike. There is a media feeding frenzy over her shady dealings and the sheer volume of unsavory revelations is approaching a critical mass. The pace...
  • FBI director faces grilling by House panel on Benghazi, data leaks (LIVE THREAD)

    06/13/2013 7:18:48 AM PDT · by don-o · 138 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 13, 2013
    Members of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday will question outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller on investigations of the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, the Boston Marathon bombings, and recent leaks of classified government information. Mueller was to undergo questioning by the committee on these and other issues in what will be his final appearance before the panel. His last day on the job is Sept. 4. The Justice Department revealed last month that it had secretly gathered emails of Fox News correspondent James Rosen and phone records of The Associated Press in an effort to crack...
  • Bill O'Reilly Forced To Deny Accusations He Physically Assaulted His Ex-Wife Prior To 2010 Split...

    05/18/2015 8:26:37 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 62 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | May 18, 2015 | DAVID MCCORMACK
    Bill O'Reilly Forced To Deny Accusations He Physically Assaulted His Ex-Wife Prior To 2010 Split By Dragging Her 'Down A Staircase By The Neck' By DAVID MCCORMACK 18 May 2015 Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly is alleged to have physically assaulted his ex-wife by dragging her down a staircase by the neck, according to evidence heard during a bitter court battle over custody of their two children. A hard fought three-year custody dispute between O'Reilly and ex-wife Maureen McPhilmy finally ended last month when a Nassau County Supreme Court justice granted custody of the couple's two kids to their mother....
  • MSNBC Host Rips Obama Over Recent Fox News Channel Jab

    05/14/2015 8:34:49 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 5/14/2015 | B. Christopher Agee
    “Is he really the sole arbiter of what is right and just?” Referencing Barack Obama’s remarks at a recent forum aimed at addressing poverty, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough took exception to the president’s public indictment of a rival cable news network. Obama stated that Fox News Channel offers a “constant menu” of programming demonizing the poor as lazy “sponges” and “leeches.” Scarborough eviscerated Obama not only for his comments, but for the forum in which he decided to make them. “At a bipartisan summit, you decide to attack a cable news channel as the problem,” he said, “saying that [FNC...
  • Obama: We’re going to have to control the media, starting with Fox News

    05/13/2015 7:51:03 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 45 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-13-15 | DrJohn
      The mask is off. No more pretending. The dictator is displeased and things have to change. President Straw Man: I think that the effort to suggest that the poor are sponges, leeches, don’t want to work, are lazy, are undeserving, got traction. And look, it’s still being propagated. I have to say that if you watch Fox News on a regular basis, it is a constant venue. They will find folks who make me mad. I don’t know where they find them. They’re all like, “I don’t want to work. I just want a free Obama Phone, or whatever.”...
  • OBAMA RIPS FOX: ‘WE’RE GOING TO HAVE TO CHANGE HOW THE MEDIA REPORTS’

    05/13/2015 5:54:20 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/12/2015 | John Nolte
    For going on seven years we have learned three things about President Obama: 1) He loves the poor so much he continues to create more of them. 2) He loves the poor so much he does everything in his power to keep them poor. 3) He doesn’t see the opposition as loyal, but as bad players — his enemy. This is especially true of Fox News, which Obama ripped as anti-poor bigots during a Wednesday afternoon summit on poverty. We’re used to this Obama, the forever-partisan who has never seen himself as president of all the people but only of...
  • Obama Admits That Fox News Stories About Obamaphones ‘Make Me Mad’

    05/12/2015 10:49:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/12/15 | Charlie Spiering
    During a panel discussion about poverty, President Obama criticized Fox News for stereotyping poor people as “sponges” or “leeches.” Part of the problem, he explained, was that so many people think that the poor are underserving of help from the federal government, causing wealthy people to actually be angry at the poor. “I think the effort to suggest that the poor are sponges and leeches are don’t want to work, are lazy or are undeserving got traction,” Obama said. He blamed the Fox News channel for feeding that narrative. “It’s still being propagated, I mean, I have to say that...
  • Cable news is in trouble, and it’s more about the news than the cable

    05/10/2015 9:26:12 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Vox.com ^ | May 10, 2015 | Ezra Klein
    Cable news is in trouble. The Pew Research Center reports that the median daily audience for Fox, CNN, and MSNBC is down about 11 percent since 2008. The Washington Post's Paul Farhi sees a grim future for the industry. He argues that cable news outlets are pretty much where newspapers were a decade ago: their audience is aging, their medium is being disrupted by new technologies, and the next generation of viewers is developing habits and preferences that they're poorly placed to serve. (This is probably a good moment to note that I'm a contributor to MSNBC.) The networks may still...
  • 'The Simpsons' Renewed by FOX for 27th and 28th Seasons

    05/04/2015 3:06:23 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 52 replies
    TVbytheNumbers ^ | May 4, 2015
    via press release: FOX PICKS UP A DOUBLE D’OHse OF “THE Simpsons,” RENEWING SERIES FOR 27TH AND 28TH SEASONS FOX has renewed THE Simpsons for unprecedented 27th and 28th seasons, which will take the series to 625 episodes
  • Preview: 'Fox News Reporting: The Tangled Clinton Web'(LIVE thread for the FOX special tonight)

    04/24/2015 5:01:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 177 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 4/24/15 | Fox News
  • The Introspective Roger Ailes: Fox News' Chief on Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Brian Williams' Future

    04/20/2015 8:36:01 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 8 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | April20,2015 | Marisa Guthrie
    The picture is signed by Dr. Bernice King and Dr. Alveda King, King's daughter and niece, respectively, who attended in November the graduation ceremony for the Ailes Apprenticeship Program, a diversity education program he founded in 2004. In point of fact, though, Ailes actually knew Dr. King back in the 1960s — the two crossed paths occasionally when Ailes was a local TV producer in Philadelphia. It's a nugget of Ailes' 'biography that some might find surprising. "They certainly don't know me," says Ailes. Since creating Fox News in 1996 after leaving NBC in frustration, he has become the most...
  • Will FOX Pull the Plug on American Idol?

    04/18/2015 5:35:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Idol ratings hit a series low last week, dropping to a 1.4 in the desirable 18-49 demographic. Even when head to head competition with The Voice was no longer a threat (the rival show aired a special results show at 8 pm) the numbers stayed flat this week. Once the highly rated FOX show, Empire left the Wednesday night lineup, the show began to falter. The Wrap notes, however, that Idol is still ahead of the final season of the cancelled X Factor. Heading into this week the two regular editions of “Idol” were averaging a combined 2.9 rating...
  • 'Rocky Horror' TV Remake In Works At Fox With Gail Berman & Kenny Ortega

    04/10/2015 3:27:11 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 55 replies
    Deadline | Hollywood ^ | April 10, 2015 | Nellie Andreeva
    As we mark the 40th anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Fox is prepping a remake of the cult classic. The two-hour taped event special, which is in development with a cast-contingent order, is executive produced by Gail Berman of The Jackal Group; the 1975 movie's producer Lou Adler; and Kenny Ortega, who is set to direct and choreograph. Fox 21 TV Studios is producing.
  • News King: Drudge is top driver to CNN, WaPo, Fox, AP, NYT, WSJ, Politico

    04/08/2015 11:10:58 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 4-8-15 | Paul Bedard
    Nobody beats Matt Drudge's popular Drudge Report when it comes to driving people to the world's most influential news sites. A new infographic to promote the Drudge Report to advertisers uses statistics to show that no other website refers more traffic than Drudge to CNN, Fox, Washington Post, New York Times, AP, Politico and even the Daily Mail. "Drudge has a profound effect on America's premier news outlets: it's the top source for referral traffic to industry powerhouses like Fox News, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, and Reuters among others. That alone is extraordinary," said the report....
  • WSJ's Dorothy Rabinowitz on Fox News today

    03/28/2015 12:02:07 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 15 replies
    Today on Journal Editorial Report
  • Hysteria over Cruz illustrates what we're up against

    03/26/2015 9:03:12 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 50 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Lloyd Marcus
    For crying out loud, Cruz simply trumpeted traditional principles and values that Americans have celebrated since the Republic's founding: American exceptionalism, liberty, freedom, hard work, God, and country.  The problem is that without even realizing it, many have succumbed to the left successfully tainting their thinking, lowering the nation's behavioral bar, and forcing political correctness down our throats.  So when a Ted Cruz comes along, his message sounds edgy to those hearing it for the first time.  And yet I believe that many will be drawn instinctively to it. Why?  Because conservatism connects with our higher self/spirit.  It inspires people...
  • Ted Cruz: 'Nothing Like the Warm Embrace of the Mainstream Media'

    03/25/2015 10:59:27 AM PDT · by xzins · 5 replies
    CNS ^ | March 25, 2015 | Susan Jones
    "Well, look, there's nothing like the warm embrace of the mainstream media," Sen. Ted Cruz told Fox New Tuesday night, after various liberal media outlets bashed him as a "scary," "dangerous," "slimy" no-compromiser with a "hardline conservative message." For starters. The day after announcing his presidential ambitions, Cruz told Megyn Kelly one of his "favorite comments" came from the New York Times, which said that Cruz could not be swayed by the Washington elites, who hate him. "And I have to admit, my immediate thought was, holy cow, do I have to disclose that to the Federal Election Commission (the...
  • San Francisco Music Company Sued By Fox Over "Empire" Name

    03/24/2015 11:04:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 | Tamara Palmer
    Fox is suing a San Francisco digital music distribution company because of its name. According to TMZ, Twentieth Century Fox Television filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against EMPIRE Distribution over the name it shares with Fox's popular television series "Empire." Founded in 2010, EMPIRE Distribution releases digital music from urban artists including leading hip-hop stars Snoop Dogg, T.I. and Kendrick Lamar. Fox's fictional Empire Records releases urban music including hip-hop and R&B, but in a real life twist, songs from the series are actually available for sale. Columbia Records released songs from each episode for the duration of the...
  • Krauthhammer--Obama’s Betraying Our Allies – to Partner With Iran

    03/24/2015 6:04:37 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 40 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | March 24, 2015 | Sara Noble
    “He thinks he is going to do a Nixon to China. He is the man who is going to develop the entente, the understanding, the condominium with Iran to run the Middle East. We will join with them. We are going to recognize their presence, their dominance in Iraq, in Syria, in Lebanon, and now in Yemen as that will be the reward for having cut a deal with us on nuclear weapons.” “That’s impossible, O’Reilly said, “because if that ever were to come true, we would alienate all of the Sunni nations. Saudi Arabia, the Emirates…” “But that’s exactly...
  • What Did He Just Say???

    03/23/2015 11:01:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/23/15 | Jim Yardley
    Draw your own conclusions about how much confidence you can generate about the truthfulness of the administration's responses FOX News Sunday, and its continuing attempts to actually perform live-action news gathering, is often attacked by disappointed members of the Irate Right as well as the Indignant Left by the outcomes of their various interviews of the glitterati among the members of the Washington, D.C. elites. The Irate Right should recognize that, generally when Chris Wallace interviews anyone who represents (directly or indirectly) Barack Hussein Obama, the result can be very informative. Not from the video tape, but from the transcript...
  • O'Brien: Is Fox News Shilling for Amnesty? Looks like it

    03/19/2015 6:41:41 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | Teri O'Brien
    Mickey Kaus resigned from The Daily Caller after its editor, Tucker Carlson, pulled down a column he wrote critical of Fox News. Who is Mickey Kaus? He is a liberal, who has written for Newsweek, The Washington Monthly, and used to blog at Salon under the title "Kausfiles." In 2004, he expressed dissatisfaction with John Kerry, but still endorsed him and contributed to his campaign. Amazingly, despite being a graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law School, he seems to have avoided having every molecule of common sense wrung out of him, as evidenced by the reporting he has done on...
  • How One TV Channel Is Positioning Itself to Be the Next Fox News

    03/18/2015 8:25:29 AM PDT · by don-o · 46 replies
    National Journal ^ | March 17, 2015 | Emma Roller
    One America News, which launched patriotically on July 4, 2013, is something of an anomaly in the cable news universe. First of all, it's based in San Diego, California. The channel's news coverage is intended to be straight down the middle, even though its talk shows are pretty staunchly conservative. The network does not cover sports or pop culture news. Like Lahren, many of its news anchors and reporters are young. And for now, it airs no commercials. The network may want to emulate Fox's success, but it's taking a very different path to get there. Robert and Charles Herring,...
  • Mickey Kaus quits Daily Caller after Tucker Carlson pulls critical Fox News column

    03/18/2015 6:45:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | March 17, 2015 | Dylan Byers
    The blogger Mickey Kaus has quit his job at The Daily Caller after the conservative site's editor-in-chief, Tucker Carlson, pulled a critical column about Fox News from the site, Kaus told the On Media blog on Tuesday. "It's pretty simple," Kaus said in an interview, "I wrote a piece attacking Fox for not being the opposition on immigration and amnesty -- for filling up the airwaves with reports on ISIS and terrorism, and not fulfilling their responsibility of being the opposition on amnesty and immigration.... I posted it at 6:30 in the morning. When I got up, Tucker had taken...
  • Fox Makes It Easy for Amnesty

    03/18/2015 4:55:55 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 11 replies
    Kaus Files ^ | Mickey Kaus
    Axelrod’s Wish: On page 424 of his recent memoir, Obama’s former top strategist David Axelrod describes running into Fox chieftain (and immigration amnesty supporter) Rupert Murdoch at a dinner in the fall of 2010: During the dinner, Murdoch, who was seated beside me, insisted that the president had to move on immigration reform. …. “But the solution has to be comprehensive,” I said. “We can’t just attack a piece of the immigration problem. And you know, there’s one big thing that you can do to help, and that is to keep your cable network from stoking the nativism that keeps...
  • Fox News Hires SEAL Team Six's Rob O’Neill

    03/12/2015 5:14:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 3/12/2015 | Michael O'Connell
    Rob O’Neill, former member of the Navy's famed SEAL Team Six and purported Osama Bin Laden killer, has inked a deal with the network to offer military expertise and analysis across the network's roster of programs. This comes after FNC hit ratings highs with its O’Neill sit-down, The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden. “Rob O’Neill is an American hero who dedicated his life to serving our country and protecting our freedoms," said chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. "It’s incredibly rare to have someone in a television contributor role with his leadership experience and expertise at the fighting unit level....
  • Cable alternative Sling TV from DISH Network may be wave of future

    03/12/2015 5:52:08 AM PDT · by Colehill1999 · 21 replies
    The Daily News ^ | 3-10-15 | Eb Samuel
    Meet Sling TV, an Internet-driven endeavor from DISH Network that is the first legitimate alternative to traditional cable TV. It’s a service that’s free of contracts and friendly of pricing, and it offers tantalizing flexibility to the tech-savvy user. The service needs some work before it’s ready to captivate the average user, but with evolution, it has the potential to be special. The service is currently available on a handful of devices, including Amazon’s streaming devices, iPads and iPhones, Android phones and PCs and Macs. In the coming months (and Sling’s been working quickly), it will hit the Xbox One...
  • The most trusted name in news is … Fox?

    03/09/2015 9:44:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/09/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    It depends on how one measures trust, but Fox News wins in at least one definition provided by Quinnipiac in their latest polling. When ranked head-t0-head in a single question — notably asked after individual trust questions in this survey — Fox News wins by a significant margin against other national television news outlets, 29/22 over CNN and with NBC and ABC tied for a distant third at 10%. On the individual trust questions, though, the results become more nuanced: When asked, “Do you trust the journalistic coverage provided by FOX News,” 20 percent of U.S. voters say “a...
  • Fox News Channel Signs Dr. Alveda King to Contributor Role

    03/06/2015 12:37:32 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Business Wire ^ | 03/06/2015
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News Channel (FNC) has hired minister and civil rights activist Dr. Alveda King as a contributor, announced Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO, FOX News. In this role, Dr. King will provide social and cultural commentary across FNC’s daytime and primetime programming. “King Rules: Ten Truths for You, Your Family, and Our Nation to Prosper.” In making the announcement, Ailes said, “Alveda has brilliantly carried the legacy of the King family to the next generation and has been a source of inspiration for many Americans. Her passion and mission for social change will be a valuable contribution to...
  • Greta Van Susteren Cuts the Price on Her Maryland Home

    03/03/2015 6:28:26 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 40 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | February 26, 2015 | STEFANOS CHEN
    Fox News host Greta Van Susteren and her husband, John Coale, have reduced the asking price on their 18th-century Annapolis, Md., home to $1.825 million, down from $2.1 million last April. The couple bought the 3,684-square-foot home for about $1.8 million in 2010, according to public records and Mr. Coale. Located downtown near the waterfront, the home has five bedrooms, three full bathrooms and two half-baths. Its price was reduced in December.
  • ted on February 23, 2015 David Corn Hangs Up On Hugh Hewitt After 45-Minute Grilling on Bill O

    02/23/2015 6:31:10 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 17 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | February 23,2015
    David Corn Hangs Up On Hugh Hewitt After 45-Minute Grilling on Bill O'Reilly
  • Is this the cutest place on earth? Tourists can walk with six breeds of foxes [truncated]

    02/09/2015 6:46:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 9, 2015 | John Hutchinson
    With their little faces looking up to the camera, six breeds of foxes stand patiently awaiting their lunch. This is Fox Village, in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture, where for less than Ł4 (700 Japanese Yen) visitors are allowed entry and can feed the animals. Foxes are heralded in Japan, with many believing they have mystical powers, as well as others who believe they bring good luck as they descend from Inari Okami, the Shinto deity of fertility, prosperity and rice.
  • Who Killed Michael Hastings?

    11/11/2013 6:40:27 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 86 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Nov 10, 2013 | Benjamin Wallace
    Reflexively distrustful, eager to make powerful enemies, the young journalist whose Mercedes exploded in Los Angeles one night couldn’t possibly have died accidentally, could he? A t the end of his life, Michael Hastings, like many of the progressive journalists he counted among his friends, felt besieged by an overreaching government. Hastings was living in Los Angeles, and at a Beverly Hills theater in April, he took part in a panel discussion about the documentary War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State. Interviewed in May on The Young Turks, a talk show on Current TV, Hastings railed...
  • Cops: Ex-Fox producer kills himself outside NYC headquarters

    01/26/2015 7:16:40 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 44 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Jan 26, 2014
    <p>A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career, police said.</p> <p>He was pronounced dead shortly afterward at a hospital. Perea was employed as a producer at a Fox News station in Austin until June, according to Fox officials. He worked at the station FOX7-KTBC for 10 months, according to a statement from Jack Abernethy, CEO of Fox Television Stations, to employees.</p>
  • White House Drops ‘News’ from Fox News Placeguards at State of the Union Lunch

    01/20/2015 2:24:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 57 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 1/20/15 | Brendan Bordelon
    It was a subtler snub than the Obama administration’s 2009 claim that Fox News was “a wing of the Republican party.” But that didn’t stop Fox anchor Shepard Smith from calling out the White House for slighting the news network at Tuesday’s State of the Union lunch. Smith spent much of his on-air news hour waxing poetic about the lunch, which President Obama held in order to lay out his policy proposals before a small group of influential news anchors. But at the end of his broadcast, the Fox anchor pointed out a minor — but almost certainly intentional —...
  • ‘Sensitive urban areas’ [2008 article detailing the existence of NO GO Zones in France]

    01/20/2015 11:41:36 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    .....In May, the French voters elected Mr. Sarkozy as president because he had promised to restore the authority of the Republic over France’s 751 no-go areas, the so-called zones urbaines sensibles (ZUS, sensitive urban areas), where 5 million people — 8 percent of the population — live. During his first months in office he has been too busy with other activities, such as selling nuclear plants to Libya and getting divorced. While the French media publish nude pictures of the future (third) Mrs. Sarkozy, the situation in the ZUS has remained as “sensitive” as before. People get mugged, even murdered,...