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Trump Aides: Judge Jeanine Tweet Just 'Coincidental'

She called for Paul Ryan to step down

(Newser) - President Trump has a good relationship with Paul Ryan despite the American Health Care Act fiasco—and despite a tweet from Trump urging people to watch Judge Jeanine on Fox, who called for Ryan to quit , aides to both men say. On Saturday night, host Jeanine Pirro opened her show,... More »

Koppel to Hannity: You're 'Bad for America'

Hannity says CBS didn't air full interview

(Newser) - Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" while interviewing Hannity for a sit-down that aired on CBS' Sunday Morning and quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday, the AP reports. Hannity fired back on Twitter alleging that the... More »

Hannity Denies CNN Gun Story

Says he didn't point a gun at Juan Williams

(Newser) - Sean Hannity says he never pointed a gun at Fox News colleague Juan Williams, despite a CNN report to the contrary, the AP reports. CNN reported Thursday that Hannity pointed a gun directly at Williams and turned on the laser sight off-air following a heated segment last year. In a... More »

Amid Political Bickering, YMCA Gives Cable News the Boot

Because apparently, America, we cannot have nice political debate at the gym

(Newser) - You know how a few miles on the treadmill can really get your pulse racing? Well, it seems the same can be said of MSNBC and Fox News, so nary the two shall meet at the Greater Scranton YMCA, which has seen tempers get a little hot of late. "... More »

Fox News Mourns Loss of Another Familiar Face

Alan Colmes is dead at 66

(Newser) - Fox News is mourning its second loss in one week: Alan Colmes has died at age 66, the network announced Thursday, per Mediaite . Colmes was generally known as the "liberal" on the network (as this headline at the Washington Examiner notes), once paired as a counterpoint to Sean Hannity... More »

Longtime Fox News Host Dead at 55

Network mourns Brenda Buttner

(Newser) - Fox News is mourning longtime business correspondent and Bulls and Bears host Brenda Buttner, who has died at 55 after a long battle with cancer. Buttner, a Harvard graduate and Rhodes scholar, started her media career at an NBC affiliate and hosted CNBC's The Money Club before moving to... More »

Trump Tweets an Explanation About His Sweden Comment

It was tied to something the president watched on Fox News

(Newser) - After roughly 24 hours of confusion about what President Trump meant when he referenced an incident in Sweden on Friday night, an answer from the president himself. "My statement as to what's happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants... More »

Russia Wants Apology After Bill O'Reilly Disses Putin

Wants 'respectable television network' Fox News to say sorry for 'killer' statement

(Newser) - In a Sunday interview that aired before the Super Bowl, President Trump told Bill O'Reilly he had "no idea" if he would get along with Russian President Vladimir Putin—but Putin apparently has an idea on his own relationship with O'Reilly, and he already wants an apology.... More »

Trudeau Skewers Fox for Mosque Attack Tweet

Fox pulls tweet after PM's office accuses network of dishonoring victims

(Newser) - Fox News removed a tweet about Sunday's attack on a Quebec City mosque after Justin Trudeau's office accused the network of dishonoring the victims. The offending tweet, which described the alleged gunman as being of Moroccan origin, was pulled Tuesday night, the Montreal Gazette reports. "Sadly, this... More »

Trump Slams 'Hostile' Media on Hannity

Also calls Madonna 'disgusting,' says he thinks Obama likes him

(Newser) - One night after sitting down for his first one-on-one interview as president with ABC News, Donald Trump granted Sean Hannity the same privilege at the White House Thursday evening, and he offered as many ear-perking nuggets as he had the day before. Still on his radar, per Deadline : the "... More »

Bill O'Reilly Allegedly Made 'Sexual' Phone Calls to Ex-Host

Fox News quietly settled sexual harassment claims in September

(Newser) - A former Fox News host reached a six-figure settlement with the network in September after accusing Bill O'Reilly, as well as the network's co-president, of sexual harassment. The allegations and settlement were made public this week by Law Newz and the New York Times , which spoke to sources... More »

Fox Reveals Megyn Kelly's Replacement

Tucker Carlson will fill 9pm time slot

(Newser) - Sorry, Trish Regan . Fox News has announced Tucker Carlson will instead fill Megyn Kelly's 9pm time slot following her move to NBC , a selection that leaves the network without a female prime-time host. Carlson only just got his own weeknight show airing at 7pm but Tucker Carlson Tonight nabbed... More »

Roger Ailes 'Personally Prepared' Host to Replace Megyn Kelly

But with Ailes out, it's unclear if Trish Regan will get that shot

(Newser) - If Roger Ailes were still in charge at Fox News—instead of shuffled off amid multiple sexual harassment allegations—we would likely know the identity of Megyn Kelly's replacement. Kelly announced Tuesday she was leaving the network for NBC News , and now sources tells Business Insider that Ailes had... More »

Megyn Kelly Will 'Regret Her Move'

Precedent doesn't bode well for Fox News star's move from cable to broadcast

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly made a big announcement with her impending defection from Fox to NBC, where she'll host a daytime news show and anchor a Sunday evening news program, but not everyone thinks her career decision is wise—for her or the networks. Jack Shafer writes for Politico that Kelly... More »

Megyn Kelly Leaves Fox, Heads to NBC

She's accepted a multifaceted role: NYT

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly, one of Fox News' biggest stars, is leaving her network of 12 years to join NBC News, in what the New York Times calls a "seismic shift." Kelly herself confirmed the news, notes Fox News , posting on Facebook that "I am delighted to be joining... More »

Carlson to Teen Vogue Writer: 'Stick to Thigh-High Boots'

Tucker Carlson vs. Lauren Duca is holiday season's hot media fight

(Newser) - On a chilly Christmas Eve, why not warm up with a hot media fight between Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca. Mediaite calls Friday night's interview—video here —a "mesmerizing and fierce back and forth," while Uproxx says it was "kind... More »

Megyn Kelly Disagrees With NYT Review of Her Book

Tweets that she doesn't think Fox leaked questions to Trump

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's memoir is out next week, and she doesn't appear happy with parts of a review that appears Friday in the New York Times . Kelly took to Twitter to clarify two things: She doesn't think she was poisoned the morning of the first GOP debate, and... More »

Fox News: Sorry for Saying Clinton Would Be Indicted

Bret Baier apologizes for 'mistake'

(Newser) - Fox News apologized Friday for an inaccurate report this week that Hillary Clinton would likely be indicted as a result of an investigation by the FBI into the Clinton Foundation, the AP reports. Fox's Bret Baier, who initially reported on the case Wednesday, said Friday that "it was... More »

Is This a Casting Call for Trump TV?

New conservative news network looking for hosts, reporters, and panelists

(Newser) - Despite the candidate's statements to the contrary, Trump TV may still be a go. Fox News received a copy of a casting call Wednesday for an "up-and-coming conservative media network currently in development." The casting call doesn't specify who is starting the new network, which is... More »

Major Payday Coming for Megyn Kelly?

Fox News star's new contract could reportedly top $20M

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly has duked it out with the likes of Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich . Now those high-profile duels could pay off big: Deep in contract negotiations, the Fox News star is asking for a salary "north of $20 million," the Wall Street Journal reports. And she could... More »

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