Tag Archives: Bill O’Reilly

Headscratching Stats o’ the Weekend

The hardditzing staff (mistakenly) thought Labor Day Weekend meant you should work all three days, so here are some of the startling statistics we came across. • From the New Republic’s 9/15 edition (sorry, no link: #TNRblows): Most Americans can name … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly’s Assassination-Industrial Complex

Full-page ad in Thursday’s New York Times: Got that? #1 Bestselling authors of Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln. There’s also the boffo Killing Lincoln documentary that just ran on National Geographic Channel. Bottom line: Bill O’Reilly’s making a killing on … Continue reading

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And The Hitman Just Keeps On Comin’

Boston Herald scribe Howie Carr has a new book out, and it’s been front-page news in the feisty local tabloid all week, starting on Monday: Even better, the publisher ran an ad for the tome in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal: … Continue reading

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To Know Trump

(. . . is to laugh) New York Times op-ed columnist is in a swell slapfight with short-sighted vulgarian and presidential wannabe Donald Trump (R-The World Is My Apprentice). The current rumpus started last week with “Donald Trump Gets Weirder,” … Continue reading

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Steve Inskeep Nails Jell-O To The Wall

In the wake of On the Media‘s Sisyphean effort to debunk the charge that NPR’s news coverage has a liberal bias, Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep ventured into the lion’s den – the Wall Street Journal op-ed page – to … Continue reading

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Amazingly, Canada Continues To Say No To Fake News

Canadian broadcasters 1, fake news 0. From the Globe and Mail: CRTC ditches bid to allow fake news Canada’s broadcasting regulator has abandoned its attempt to change a regulation that prohibits the dissemination of false or misleading news. The decision … Continue reading

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O’Reilly? Flimflam? O’Really?

From Friday’s New York Times: O’Reilly Distances Himself From a Video Promotion Lede: This summer Bill O’Reilly, the biggest star on the Fox News Channel, lent his name — inadvertently, he says — to a Web ad that lured viewers to … Continue reading

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Typo o’ the Day (pat. pending)

Headline of Bill O’Reilly’s column in Sunday’s Boston Herald op-ed page: Palin’s back and bigger then ever It was corrected on the Herald website, but still . . . The same edition of the Herald featured a piece about the … Continue reading

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O’Really?

On Friday, Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity Bill O’Reilly returned to Boston University for Alumni Weekend and regaled a largely admiring audience with a variety of Fact(ors) from the O’Reilly Files. The event was previewed by veteran Boston journalist Daniel Gewertz … Continue reading

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