Fox News Admits O’Reilly Lied About Encounter with Irish Terrorists

Did Bill O’Reilly personally witness “Irish terrorists kill and maim their fellow citizens in Belfast with bombs”? The answer, as you may have guessed, is definitely not. But in this particular case, his long-time employer Fox News is openly admitting to their top anchor’s fabrication. » 3/01/15 9:36pm Yesterday 9:36pm

Why Has Fox News Stopped Defending Bill O’Reilly?

Over the past week, Fox News has aggressively rebutted accusations that its star host Bill O’Reilly lied about his whereabouts during the Falklands War in 1982. But after a new report challenged O’Reilly’s recent claim that he was present at the violent suicide of a Lee Harvey Oswald acquaintance in 1977, the… » 2/25/15 3:22pm Wednesday 3:22pm

Jeff Wise Is Here to Chat About His Flight MH370 Disappearance Theory

Anyone obsessed with the disappearance of Flight MH370 knows the name of Jeff Wise, a private pilot and science writer who has frequently appeared on CNN to track new developments in the search for the missing plane. Today he’s here to chat with Gawker readers about his personal theory—detailed in a 95-page Kindle… » 2/24/15 2:00pm Tuesday 2:00pm

Is MSNBC Abandoning Its Liberal Slant?

Yesterday, MSNBC announced the cancellation of Ronan Farrow Daily and The Reid Report, both of which had consistently posted low ratings in their respective daytime slots. The news marked yet another low point in the liberal cable channel’s failed attempts to raise ratings. According to The Daily Beast, it was also… » 2/20/15 7:05pm 2/20/15 7:05pm

Three More Gay Rumors We’ve Heard About Kevin Spacey

Last week, in response to a Defamer post soliciting stories about celebrities behaving badly, a reader left a lengthy tale about Kevin Spacey cruising him in a Santa Monica spa. (“After a few minutes,” the reader wrote, “he starts rubbing his crotch through his towel.”) This reminded us of three other Spacey… » 2/17/15 11:40am 2/17/15 11:40am

The 10 Best Student-Professor Sex Stories, Courtesy of Our Own Readers

We recently asked our readers to share their tales of hooking up with their college professors—a project inspired by Harvard’s recent ban on student-professor relationships. And, well, our readers delivered. Without further comment, here are their 10 best submissions. You can read the rest in the comments here.… » 2/16/15 3:00pm 2/16/15 3:00pm

Obama Secretly Partied With Bill Ayers Last Summer

On Aug. 30, 2014, MSNBC anchor Alex Wagner and former White House chef Sam Kass got married at a private wedding north of New York City. It was widely reported at the time that President Obama, a longtime friend of the groom, attended the ceremony with his family. There were two other notable guests, however,… » 2/12/15 3:10pm 2/12/15 3:10pm

NBC News Suspends Brian Williams for 6 Months Without Pay

NBC News has suspended Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay, effective immediately. The punishment follows revelations that, over the past decade, Williams misrepresented several details about his experience reporting in Baghdad, Iraq. Most significantly, Williams said a formation of… » 2/10/15 7:51pm 2/10/15 7:51pm