Thursday, July 27, 2017

The O’Reilly Factor

In this Jan. 18, 2007 file photo, Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly appears on the Fox News show, "The O'Reilly Factor," in New York. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill O’Reilly is back and ready to talk. His personal website says the former Fox News host will air a new episode of his “No Spin News” podcast Monday evening. Fox News Channel’s parent company fired ...
Posters featuring Bill O'Reilly are displayed at the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Shares of Fox News’ parent company, 21st Century Fox, held steady in morning trading Thursday following the firing of longtime and top-rated segment host Bill O’Reilly. Shares were up 16 cents to $30.54 shortly after the market opened. The stock ...
Activist Judah Friedlander holds his "Activist Barbie" with a photo of Bill O'Reilly, right, next to politician Bull Connor, who strongly opposed activities of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, in front of the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

BY LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite the inglorious end to Bill O’Reilly’s two-decade Fox News Channel career, observers say his deep imprint on Fox and other cable news outlets and his influence on barbed political discourse are intact ...
In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Through four days of Bill O’Reilly’s vacation, his show’s viewership declined by 23 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana Perino, Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld. O’Reilly is on a nearly two-week vacation at the same ...
In this Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, file photo, the Allstate logo is displayed at an insurance office, in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly’s top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. A dozen major advertisers, ranging from automakers Hyundai and BMW, to ...
In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Fox News Channel was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal last summer. The network’s No. 1 star, Bill O’Reilly, has been accused of crude and vindictive behavior toward women. ...
In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly says he could have been clearer about a man who appeared on his show last week billed as a Swedish national security adviser. Responding to criticism from officials in Sweden and ...
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