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New O'Reilly Accusation: He Didn't See Nuns Gunned Down

He said he saw nuns killed in El Salvador, but arrived after

(Newser) - Accusations of deceit aren't ending with Bill O'Reilly's Falklands War reporting or a JFK-linked suicide . Media Matters has turned up a new claim that O'Reilly lied about what he saw while covering civil war in El Salvador in the 1980s. On Dec. 2, 1980, early in... More »

O'Reilly Accused of Lying About JFK-Linked Suicide

He was in Dallas, not on Fla. doorstep, ex-colleagues say

(Newser) - Another dramatic episode from Bill O'Reilly's past has been called into question by former colleagues. In his 2012 book Killing Kennedy, O'Reilly says that he was on George de Mohrenschildt's doorstep in Palm Beach, Fla., in March 1977, ready to "confront" the friend of Lee... More »

O'Reilly to NYT Reporter: 'You Can Take It as a Threat'

Fox News host offers clips to defend reporting record

(Newser) - On his Fox News show yesterday, Bill O'Reilly again defended himself against reports that he misled the public about what he called his "war zone" experiences. This time, he used footage from his time at CBS News to back up his assertion of the danger he faced in... More »

CBS Workers Dispute Bill O'Reilly's 'War Zone' Story

Fox host under fire over claim he saw combat

(Newser) - The media skirmish over Bill O'Reilly's "war zone" claim is only getting nastier. The Fox News host has long said "many were killed" in Buenos Aires, Argentina, when he was there in 1982 for CBS—but now several CBS staffers say it's not true, CNN... More »

Bill O'Reilly Defends His War Reporting, Slams 'Liar'

Mother Jones critic responds with annotated rebuttal

(Newser) - Bill O'Reilly aggressively defended his own war reporting last night, dismissing accusations that he embellished his work about the Falklands and El Salvador in the 1980s as a "political hit job" from a "far left zealot" and "liar." The Fox News host is referring to... More »

Lindsay Lohan Sues Fox News Over Cocaine Claim

Mom Dina gets in on defamation lawsuit, too

(Newser) - It took a while, but Lindsay Lohan and mom Dina are suing Fox News over a comment made on Sean Hannity's show nearly a year ago. On Feb. 4, 2014, two days after Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose, commentator Michelle Fields apparently accused Lindsay and Dina... More »

Paris Mayor: 'We're Suing Fox News'

Anne Hidalgo says city was 'insulted' by network's Muslim 'no-go zone' report

(Newser) - The City of Lights is not taking Fox News' erroneous reports of supposed Muslim "no-go zones" in England and France lightly: Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that the city will be bringing a lawsuit against the network. "When we're insulted … then I... More »

Fox Pundit: UK's 2nd-Biggest City 'Muslim-Only'

News comes as a surprise to Birmingham residents

(Newser) - The residents of Birmingham, England, may have been startled to learn from a Fox News terrorism "expert" that their city is a "Muslim-only" one where "non-Muslims just simply don't go." Steven Emerson, founder of the Investigative Project on Terrorism group, also claimed there are parts... More »

Fox News Reporter Found Dead

Dominic Di-Natale was a globetrotting reporter with serious health issues

(Newser) - A Fox News journalist known for covering high-profile international stories was found dead this week in an apparent suicide, Fox News reports. Officials found the body of Dominic Di-Natale, 43, on Wednesday in Jefferson County, Colo., where he owned property. A friend had alerted the officials, saying Di-Natale was in... More »

Glenn Beck: I'm Very Sick

Conservative pundit says he has neurological disease

(Newser) - Glenn Beck said today that he suffers from a severe neurological disease that doctors are unable to diagnose, Mediabistro reports. Appearing on TheBlaze, the conservative pundit says doctors have given him five to 10 years before he's unable to function. He also divulged seizures dating back to his time... More »

Guy Dressed as Fox Reporter Attacked on Halloween

By Sean Kory, new candidate for 'hot mugshot man'

(Newser) - A guy dressed as a Fox News reporter on Halloween experienced the downside of media politics when a stranger allegedly attacked him, yelling, "I hate Fox News!" What's more, the Fox-hater may be a new candidate for "hot mugshot man." Police say the victim was... More »

Female Pilot Led UAE Airstrikes Against ISIS

Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, was first woman to join Emirates' air force

(Newser) - If a country's going to send military pilots to fight ISIS, it's going to send its very best. Which is why the United Arab Emirates selected Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, 35—the first female fighter pilot in the Emirates air force—to lead one of its airstrike missions... More »

Megyn Kelly to Bill Ayers: 'You Sound Like bin Laden'

Fox News host confronts former Weather Underground member

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's interview with former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers got a little heated last night. The Fox News host repeatedly questioned Ayers about bombings and killings attributed to the radical group, and Ayers denied involvement in many of them, Mediaite reports. At one point, Politico reports, Ayers said... More »

Jon Stewart Takes on Haters of 'Muslim' Bergdahls

While Colbert mocks his so-called cage

(Newser) - Bowe Bergdahl has been taking a lot of heat on cable news, with pundits—particularly on Fox—calling him un-American or worse. "In just a few days this guy ... went from 'guy who left base without permission' to 'Muslim terrorist Kennedy assassin,'" Jon Stewart observed... More »

Fox News Hires Clueless Star

Stacey Dash comes on as contributor

(Newser) - Fox News is getting a little Clueless. No, that's not a dig. The No. 1 cable net has hired Stacey Dash, who played Dionne in the hit 1995 film Clueless, as a contributor, the same role Sarah Palin has at the network. According to Deadline, the 47-year-old Dash will... More »

Fox Anchor May Have Mixed Vodka, Pills

Police found 3 gabapentin pills on Gregg Jarrett

(Newser) - Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett may have been mixing vodka with a drug that doesn't do well with booze before his arrest this Wednesday at the the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, the AP reports. A police report released yesterday notes Jarrett was swaying back and forth at the Northern Lights... More »

Busted Anchor Has 'Serious Personal Issues,' Fox Says

Gregg Jarrett had been on leave for them already

(Newser) - Fox News didn't offer the most ringing endorsement of weekend anchor Gregg Jarrett, who was arrested yesterday at a Minnesota airport. Jarrett "is dealing with serious personal issues at this time," the network said in a statement, according to USA Today . "A date at which Gregg... More »

'Intoxicated' Fox Anchor Arrested at Airport

Gregg Jarrett was 'belligerent' at Minneapolis airport bar

(Newser) - Fox News co-anchor Gregg Jarrett got a first-hand look at the scene inside the Hennepin County Jail yesterday after being arrested at a bar in Minneapolis-St.Paul Airport around 12:30pm. Police had been called about an intoxicated man at the Northern Lights Grill in the main terminal, and the... More »

This Was Least-Watched SOTU in 14 Years

Fox the only network to gain viewers for speech

(Newser) - American TV viewers chose to skip President Obama's State of the Union address en masse. The address pulled in just 33.3 million viewers, the lowest since Bill Clinton's final SOTU address in 2000, when there were 35 million fewer Americans, the Hollywood Reporter finds. The ratings were... More »

Sorry, Beck: Sometimes It's Too Late to Apologize

Caitlin Dickson, Matt Lewis say they're not letting Fox's ex-demagogue off the hook

(Newser) - Glenn Beck yesterday expressed remorse for, in his words, "helping tear the country apart" during his Fox News tenure. But Caitlin Dickson at the Daily Beast isn't accepting that apology, calling it "too little, too late." This is the guy who once told the world that... More »

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