Views Preview: Fox News & The O'Reilly 'Factor'

Apr 4, 2017

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Advertisers are walking away from Bill O’Reilly and Fox News following a New York Times report indicated more than $13 million had been paid out to those accusing him of sexual harassment. One year after Roger Ailes left the cable network following similar accusations, what’s ahead for O’Reilly?

Emily Steel & Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times: “Bill O’Reilly thrives at Fox News, even as harassment settlements add up

Emily Steel & Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times: “More trouble at Fox News: Ailes faces new sexual claims and O’Reilly loses two advertisers

Emily Steel & Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times: “O’Reilly show loses more advertisers over sexual harassment claims

Dylan Byers, CNN Money: “At Fox News, fear and silence amid O’Reilly controversy

Brian Flood, The Wrap: “Julie Roginsky returns to Fox News day after filing sexual harassment lawsuit

Gabriel Sherman, New Yorker: “Third black employee sues Fox News for racial discrimination

Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Bill O’Reilly stays silent on his sexual harassment scandal

Emily Peck and Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Fox News and Bill O”Reilly are out of excuses

James Warren, Poynter: “The cases for keeping – or canning – Bill O’Reilly

WUTC Radio reporter fired

Cari Wade Gervin, Nashville Scene: “Did legislators get a public radio reporter fired?

Erik Schelzig, Associated Press: “NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

Adam Rugeusea, Columbia Journalism Review: "Why public broadcasters need editorial freedom from their overlords"

Chas Sisk, WKNO-FM: “Republican lawmakers say they didn’t push for Chattanooga reporter to be fired

April Eidson, Chattanoogan.com: “Thank you, Jacqui Herbert – and response

Cari Wade Gervin, Nashville Scene: “Public Radio reporter suing UTC over firing

NPR: “Statement from NPR’s Michael Oreskes and Mark Memmott on WUTC

Jacqui Helbert, WUTC: “Gay-Straight Alliance students visit their lawmakers to discuss ‘Bathroom Bill’” (Internet archive)

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Changing libel laws?

David Jackson, USA Today: “Trump invokes changing libel laws in feud with New York Times

Jacob Sullum, Reason.com: “Trump wants to ‘change libel laws’ so that truth his no defense

Paige Lavender, Huffington Post: “Donald Trump revives call to ‘change libel laws’

Jill Colvin, Associated Press: “Trump revives threat to change libel laws

Kaitlan Collins, Daily Caller: “Trump wants to change libel laws to fight New York Times

Adam Liptak, New York Times: “Can Trump change libel laws?

Rick Edmonds, Poynter: “’Important political news’ is a casualty of the Trump-media feud, new Pew Research survey finds

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Online privacy repealed

Brian X. Chen, New York Times: “What the repeal of online privacy protections means for you

Alina Selyukh, NPR: “As Congress repeals internet privacy rules, putting your options in perspective

Elaine Ou, Bloomberg: “After Congress’ repeal, only public outrage defends internet policy

Russell Brandom, The Verge: “Losing the ISP privacy fight is only the beginning

Art Brodsky, Los Angeles Times: “The open internet is at risk again

Tali Arbel, Allentown Morning Call: “Fast Facts” Who gets to see what you do online?

A critique from inside

Kerry Myers, Columbia Journalism Review: “What I learned about journalism after 27 years in prison

Talking turkey at the top of the newscast

Rob Elgas, WLS-TV: “Wild turkey flies through windshield in Indiana for the 2nd time in 2 days

Rob Elgas, WLS-TV: “Man describes terrifying crash with 30 lb. wild turkey in Indiana

Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune: “Bird-brain decision degrades local TV newscast