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O’Reilly: Why don’t you talk about black families? Obama: I do, but you’re not listening

President Barack Obama repeated his assertion to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly that the conservative network unfairly covered his administration in the second part of a combative interview. “Absolutely,” Obama said when the host asked if he’d been unfair. “Of course, you have, but I like you anyway, Bill.” O’Reilly…

Fox News contributor: Angry blacks to blame for rise in ‘American Anglo-Saxon’ racism

A Christian radio host insisted last week that white people were no longer racist, and even if they were, it’s the fault of racist black people. Sandy Rios, of American Family Radio, was offended when a listener suggested she was racist toward black people, who she blamed for inciting white…

Fox host unwittingly demonstrates own point about ignorance of American history

A Fox News host unintentionally proved her own point Wednesday during a discussion on history. Andrea Tantaros, host of the network’s “The Five,” said Americans were less free because they were unaware of their own history during a panel discussion on a new report by the conservative Heritage Foundation that…

Fox News: YMCA swim class for Muslim girls proves Sharia law is ‘changing everything’

Fox News anchor Heather Nauert announced on Monday that a YMCA swim class that respected the religious traditions of Muslim girls was proof that “Sharia law is now changing everything.” The Minneapolis StarTribune reported last week that the downtown St. Paul YMCA had teamed up with the St. Paul police…

Conservative columnist: Obama may be planning ‘false flag’ hate crimes to stir up racial unrest

Frequent Fox News guest Erik Rush suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama would stage phony hate crime attacks to spark racial unrest. “In my view it would be profoundly imprudent to dismiss the possibility that the administration might go beyond exploiting tense racial situations (or those that might be construed…

‘WEEEEEEEE’: Internet finds endless entertainment in Fox News website troubles

The website of the Fox News Channel on Tuesday briefly warned of a “World Zombie Day” and encouraged visitors to watch “STUFF YO.” The odd headlines quickly stirred up commotion. Users of the social media outlet Twitter, along with several publications, were quick to question whether the site had been…

Colbert writer sets up Twitter account to mock Fox News ‘sock puppets’

A staff writer for The Colbert Report has come up with a hilarious way to mock Fox News efforts to counter negative online commentary. According to a new book by NPR media writer David Folkenflik, the network’s public relations team set up phony accounts to fill comment sections of negative…

Fox News: You can oppose non-discrimination law because being LGBT is just a ‘belief’

Fox News anchor Bret Baier suggested to his viewers on Wednesday that a good reason to oppose a law to prevent discrimination against LGBT people was that “beliefs” like sexual orientation could “conflict with a company’s goals.” During a segment on Fox News’ Special Report, Baier noted that Democrats were…

Media Matters: Fox News panelists distort health insurance policy changes

News watchdog Media Matters called out Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace for hyping reports that insurers are cancelling health plans. Wallace failed to mention that new policies will offer better coverage at comparable cost. Citing figures from a Kaiser Health News article, Wallace claimed the article showed people losing…

Megyn Kelly tells atheist activist to ‘chill’ during Fox News discussion on Air Force oath

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly got into a heated exchange with an atheist activist during Wednesday evening’s broadcast. During a “Kelly File” segment on a campaign to remove the phrase, “so help me God,” from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s honor oath, guest Mikey Weinstein thanked the host for inviting…

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