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Hold Bill O'Reilly Accountable

Fox News needs to hold Bill O'Reilly accountable for years of deceiving viewers about his "combat zone" experience.

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Why this matters

USA Today's editorial board is calling on Fox News to "distance itself" from the network's "truth-challenged" Bill O'Reilly in the wake of…Read More

For Bill O'Reilly, the facts are a factor: Our view

Perceived vast liberal conspiracy that helped create 'Fox News' means not having to say you're sorry. Bill O'Reilly(Photo: Kathy Willens, AP) Fox News host Bill O'Reilly pitches himself to viewers as a brave truth-teller, outraged by the partisan spin that has taken over the national debate. Judging by his ratings, that message sells. On…Read More

Bill O'Reilly's fabrications impact the people who actually lived through the situations he claims to have experienced.

Reporters And Lawyers Who Worked On Murdered Nuns Case Blast O'Reilly's Tall Tales

Media Matters for America
Bill O'Reilly's false claim that he witnessed the brutal 1980 murders of four American women in El Salvador -- and his excuse, after his lie was exposed, that he meant he saw photos of their bodies -- is drawing harsh criticism from journalists who covered the story and lawyers who worked with the nuns' families to bring justice in the case. …Read More

We just caught O'Reilly red-handed in another lie. Enough is enough. Fox News needs to hold him accountable for years of deceiving viewers.

O'Reilly Lied About Suicide Of JFK Assassination Figure, Former Colleagues Say

Media Matters for America
Bill O'Reilly has repeatedly claimed he personally "heard" a shotgun blast that killed a figure in the investigation into President John F. Kennedy's assassination while reporting for a Dallas television station in 1977. O'Reilly's claim is implausible and contradicted by his former newsroom colleagues who denied the tale in interviews with Media…Read More

With eight former CBS News colleagues coming out to condemn O'Reilly's story, Fox News can't dismiss this firestorm as a partisan attack.

Former CBS News Colleague Calls O'Reilly's Combat Claim "Absurd"

Media Matters for America
Another one of Bill O'Reilly's former colleagues at CBS News is casting doubt on his claims that he reported from a "combat situation" in Buenos Aires during the Falklands War. Charles Krause, a CBS News correspondent from 1980 to 1983 who reported from Buenos Aires during the same period as O'Reilly, is the latest to contradict the Fox News…Read More