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Fox News slashes Justice Department, Holder for exit interview stiff-arm

washingtonpost.com — Fox News has failed to secure an exit interview with outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, and it is unhappy about it. In a statement, Fox News Executive Vice President Michael Clemente signaled that his network has been excluded from a round of interviews granted to competing outlets.

The massive lefty conspiracy against Bill O’Reilly

washingtonpost.com — Fox News host Bill O'Reilly wasted no time last week in casting his detractors in precisely the terms most recognizable to his network's audience. "This guy is [a] far-left assassin," said O'Reilly. "That's what he does."

Gun rights-advocating local Fox reporter has told different versions of ‘home invasion’

washingtonpost.com — In an instance of stunning journalistic transparency, WTTG-TV (Fox5) this week disclosed that chief investigative correspondent Emily Miller is a " proponent" for Second Amendment rights. An activist, in other words. It's a strange role for any investigative reporter, and its perils surface in a number of statements that Miller has made in recent years.

Fox News answers additional charges against Fox News host Bill O’Reilly

washingtonpost.com — It's official: Fox News won't be debating every attack on the credibility of host Bill O'Reilly, who has spent several days fighting off allegations that he has embellished his exploits in foreign reportage over a long career in journalism.

Fox affiliate discloses that its chief investigative reporter is a Second Amendment ‘proponent’

washingtonpost.com — Washington's Fox affiliate, WTTG-TV (Fox5), is disclosing that its chief investigative reporter, Emily Miller, is a Second Amendment "proponent." At the bottom of her Feb. 24 article about securing her D.C. gun carry permit, the story notes, "Emily Miller is a proponent for Second Amendment rights.

Argentine newspaper archives on O’Reilly claims: Plenty of violence, no deaths

washingtonpost.com — A plunge into the archives of three Argentine newspaper archives betrays the claims of Fox News host Bill O'Reilly of fatalities resulting from protests after Argentina's surrender to the British in the Falkland Islands War.

Bill O’Reilly threatens reporter from the New York Times

washingtonpost.com — Just how desperate is Fox News host Bill O'Reilly to fight off challenges to the stories he has told about his reporting amid the Falkland Islands War in 1982? For one, he said last night on his program after refuting the claims of Mother Jones magazine, "I want to stop this now.

Argentine historian disputes Bill O’Reilly’s claim of protest fatalities

washingtonpost.com — Fox News host Bill O'Reilly needs to find some bodies. In a swirling dispute over his characterization of reporting on the aftermath of the Falkland Islands War in 1982, O'Reilly stands accused of embellishing his courage in covering the protests that followed Argentina's surrender to the British following the hostilities.

Former New York Times correspondent cited favorably by Bill O’Reilly rips Bill O’Reilly

washingtonpost.com — In a series of statements on Fox News yesterday, host Bill O'Reilly repeatedly cited a June 1982 story by Richard J. Meislin of the New York Times to substantiate his claims that he encountered a "combat" situation in Argentina while covering the Falkland Islands War.

Bill O’Reilly calls ex-CBS News detractor a ‘coward’

washingtonpost.com — video.foxnews.com Fox News host Bill O'Reilly has established himself as King of Cable News in part through a second-to-none presence in front of the camera. Who knew that he was nearly as compelling over the phone?
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Feb 27, 2015

Carjacking suspect: “Times are hard, you gotta do what you gotta do," via @phscoop wpo.st/XLv50

Feb 26, 2015

@RobVMack No, au contraire -- thanks for reading and for caring enough to flag.

Feb 26, 2015

Fox News is furious that outgoing AG Eric Holder won't grant them an exit interview: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Feb 26, 2015

@RobVMack I think it says "27-year correspondent," meaning that's how long he worked there.

Feb 26, 2015

Media Matters going all-in on O'Reilly fact-checks, via @dylanbyers politico.com/blogs/media/20… via @POLITICO

Feb 26, 2015

Everything you need to know about the liberal conspiracy against Bill O'Reilly: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Feb 26, 2015

Llama chase, says @CNN anchor, is not something that @CNN typically covers.

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