Aug
17
2010

Did Bill O'Reilly Get Someone Fired?

Boston TV newscaster Barry Nolan was outraged to learn back in 2008 thatFox host Bill O'Reilly was getting an award from the local chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. SoNolanmade flyers documenting various O'Reilly outrages and distributed them at the local Emmys ceremony–and did not do so in a disruptive manner. He was soonfired by his employer (Comcast), and told his story at Think Progress. It turns out there was even moretoit. A new article at the Columbia Journalism Review websiteby Terry Ann Knopf (8/16/10)reveals thatpressure on Comcast came directly from News Corp/O'Reilly: On May 12, […]