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Fox News owns Bill O'Reilly's ugly legacy

Original story at Mother Jones• 5 mentions • 6 days ago

Mother Jones 6 days ago

Fox News doesn't—or didn't—have a Bill O'Reilly problem. It has a Fox News problem. For years, it was clear that O'Reilly was a lying lout who exploited his position, power, and mega-profits-generating status at the network to harass women, bully critics, and hurl a variety of false accusations. Yet Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes (until last July, when he was forced out as CEO of the network as a result of his own sexual harassment conduct) allowed O'Reilly to run wild and free. As the king of the hill at Fox News, O'Reilly survived numerous scandals that would have knocked ...
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21 Apr
Monika Bauerlein @MonikaBauerlein
.@DavidCornDC on being the target of O'Reilly's threats, and the pattern they fit into. https://t.co/XIt09M9L0H https://t.co/17MvpFFUmD
20 Apr
David Corn @DavidCornDC
Fox News owns Bill O'Reilly's ugly legacy. https://t.co/0xdNc9WMQy
20 Apr
joshua epstein🏳️‍🌈 @thejoshuablog
Via @MotherJones: Fox News Owns Bill O'Reilly's Ugly Legacy https://t.co/7bTbQguuZ7 | #p2 #tcot https://t.co/LLaplCik15
20 Apr
Clara Jeffery @ClaraJeffery
RT @markfollman: Fox News owns O'Reilly's horrid legacy https://t.co/E4dshjVhHk By @DavidCornDC, who O'Reilly called a "guttersnipe"—and vi…