Fox News’ ‘The Five’ Becomes A Cable News Regular

By Lucas Shaw LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – So long Glenn Beck, we hardly missed you. That is what Fox News is saying in announcing that “The Five,” which replaced Beck’s show in July, will continue as a regularly scheduled program at 5 p.m. We speculated last month that the show could become Beck’s permanent replacement. […]

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NPR Says Executive In Williams Firing Has Resigned

WASHINGTON – A senior executive at National Public Radio who had a role in the firing of commentator Juan Williams has resigned. NPR announced Thursday that Senior Vice-President for News Ellen Weiss has resigned, but gave no reason for that step. NPR simultaneously announced the completion of a review of the October firing of Williams, who […]

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Fired NPR Commentator Signs Two-Book Deal

NEW YORK – The commentator fired by National Public Radio in October for his remarks about Muslims has a deal to write two books. Crown Publishers announced Tuesday the first book by Juan Williams will “focus on free speech and the growing difficulty in America of speaking out on sensitive topics.” Williams was let go […]

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Shepherd Shares Her View On Juan Williams’ Good Fortune And The Bill O’Reilly Feud

Sherri Shepherd thinks Juan Williams owes a debt of gratitude – or cold hard cash – to the ladies of ‘The View.’ “He should at least come on the show and say, ‘Thank you, ladies!’ ” Shepherd told Fancast in a phone interview this week. Shepherd was interviewed on the subject of ‘The Newlywed Game,’ […]

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NPR Chief Sorry Over Handling of Williams’ Firing

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – NPR’s chief executive says she’s sorry for how analyst Juan Williams’ dismissal was handled — but she’s not sorry for firing him. Vivian Schiller sent an apology to NPR staff members Sunday night. She says Williams deserved a face-to-face meeting to hear that his contract as an analyst was […]

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