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Laura Ingraham Fox News Show Still Hasn’t Recovered From David Hogg Blowback

Laura Ingraham’s hard-right Fox News Show, “The Ingraham Angle,” is still suffering blowback from her attack on Parkland, Fla massacre survivor David Hogg. Advertisers are still gun-shy (no pun intended, well maybe) about running adjacent to her unabashed Trump cheerleading and racist diatribes. Ingraham suffered another blow to her image earlier this week after investigative Web site thesmokinggun.com revealed she received a slap on the wrist for theft while a Dartmouth University student in the 1980s....

Late Night Unravels Sean Hannity Secret; He’s Trump Hush Money Fixer Client (see!)

Sean Hannity, the sanctimonious conspiracy mongerer and all-round Donald Trump sycophant on Fox News, had a secret. That is, until a court judge forced Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen to reveal that Hannity was Cohen’s mystery client. Late night was, understandably, apoplectic. Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel all tackled the controversy in their late-night monologues....

Franken Foil Leeann Tweeden a Hard-Right Hannity Protégé, Hooter’s Girl

Leeann Tweeden, who explosively accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her during a 2006 USO trip, once worked as a scantily clad Hooter’s restaurant waitress, posed for Playboy twice–including nude– and was a talking head on two Sean Hannity Fox News shows. While Tweeden’s background doesn’t excuse Franken’s behavior, it does provide some context to her charges, which may exaggerated and politically motivated....

Sean Hannity Gins Up New Conspiracy to Fight Conspiracy Mongering Charges

Sean Hannity, the embattled Fox News talk show host, tried to gin up a new conspiracy today to counter charges that he is using his show to promote fake news and bogus right-wing conspiracy theories. Doesn’t he get it? Hannity revealed today on Twitter that Fox advertisers may be facing pressure from activists to pull ads from his show....

‘Birdman’ Win, ‘American Sniper’ Loss Sparks Oscar Uproar on Social Media

“Birdman,” the offbeat Alejandro G. Iñárritu film, won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards today (Feb. 23) and immediately sparked a backlash on social media by fans of “American Sniper,” including ugly racial remarks. The controversy also took on political overtones. Protesters were mostly conservative, pro-military types who were fanned by Fox News and Sean Hannity. Protesters blamed everyone from President Obama to “liberal Hollywood” for what they saw as “American Sniper’s” snub....