Maxine Waters: Bill O'Reilly 'needs to go to jail'
NEW YORK (AP) While dozens of brands have saidthey're pulling ads from Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" because of harassment allegations against its host, others remain to court the biggest audience on cable television news. Among the big-name sponsors dropping the show are Advil, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, BMW, Jenny Craig, Bristol Myers Squibb and Reddi-wip/Con Agra.
"This is a surprisingly quick and strong exodus of advertisers", said Jane Hall, a professor at American University's School of Communication and a former Fox media analyst.
Since then, at least 50 companies have withdrawn advertisements from his top-rated show.
O'Reilly said in a weekend statement that being a well-known public figure makes him vulnerable to lawsuits and that the settlements were made to put "any controversies" to rest.
That approach is similar to the one the company adopted during Ailes' struggles last summer, which culminated with him being sued by former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson for harassment. "The advertising strategy we have long used at Angie's List is meant to reach as many people as possible with news that our service exists and is available to them".
Research firm Kantar Media determined that Rosland Capital was the top advertiser on O'Reilly's show for 2015 and the first nine months of 2016, according to the report. She claimed O'Reilly tanked her career opportunities at Fox News after she refused to join him in his hotel room following a business meeting.
Ending O'Reilly's show without evidence his appeal is dwindling carries a risk: It could ignite a backlash among fans. She previously said her greatest desire is to lead President Donald Trump to impeachment.
It's essentially up to Rupert Murdoch and his sons to decide when or if O'Reilly has become a liability.
Since The New York Times had revealed five settlements amounting to $13 million made by O'Reilly or Fox News against the allegations, the news channel has lost almost 15 of its advertisers.
Representatives for 21st Century Foxtold the Times that O'Reilly denies the "merits of these claims" but that he "has resolved those he regarded as his personal responsibility". "And so, I just want you to know that the president didn't do himself any good standing up for Bill O'Reilly". "I can not be thought to be afraid of Bill O'Reilly or anybody".
As a result, some women at Fox have "contempt" for O'Reilly and "cynicism" about the Murdoch family's sincerity, according to Folkenflik. The consequences for low-wage workers can be even more severe, as they "often have little bargaining power" and "are least able to absorb the financial blow of a reduction in hours, or of sudden changes in their work schedules that make it hard for them to arrange child care or transportation to work".
"This is about money", Robinson said.
Waters added: "Bill O'Reilly needs to go to jail".
The drastic restructure comes amid financial losses and widespread fan discontent over the confusing and unbalanced competition. The Australian Rugby Union will now let the two endangered franchises plead their case for survival.
Intrawest owns resorts in Colorado, Vermont, West Virginia, and in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. Intrawest has been paring down its resort holdings since selling California's Mammoth Mountain in 2005.
Karns allowed four runs, two hits and two walks in a relief appearance in a 9-1 loss to Minnesota on Wednesday. Keuchel followed with a two-base throwing error that allowed Paulo Orlando to reach second with no outs.
In 1Q17, Tesla began ramping up its Fremont, California, facility to support Model 3 production, scheduled for later this year. Tesla expects to begin production in July on the Model 3, a US$35,000-lower-cost (NZ$50,000) alternative to its Model S.
Trump quipped that he had "gotten nothing" in the first round talks with Xi, with more meetings scheduled on Friday (local time). US First Lady Melania Trump wore a red dress; while the Chinese first lady was dressed in a bluish, pattern dress.
And if a dog is roaming the neighborhood, the neighbors may also be asked to pick up mail at the post office. In 2016, Houston ranked second in dog attacks on postal employees in the country, according to The U.S.
For the month of March, general revenue fund collections were $331.5 million, $26.3 million above the original budget estimate. Ferns said in his video the second promise the Senate kept was "passing a balanced budget without tax increases".
Islamic State said two of its fighters wearing suicide vests carried out the attacks, and it warned of more to come. In December, 25 people died when a bomb exploded during Sunday mass in Cairo , as NPR's Bill Chappell reported.
French candidates spar over corruption in debate
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Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee
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Her reaction was great
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Pearl Jam Is Inducted Into Rock Hall
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Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers
He started in right field the first two games in Milwaukee and said he expects Maddon to keep moving him and Baez around. He scored the winning run in Milwaukee's 2-1,11-inning win over the Cubs on Friday night, racing home on a wild pitch.