Its latest push isn’t the reason his position is as precarious as it has ever been (nor did Media Matters stop Bill O’Reilly, who was sunk by multiple “falafel talk” allegations, or Rush Limbaugh, who is still on the air).
doing what they’ve seldom if ever done before: taking Hannity and his ilk seriously enough to criticize them.
Fox News Channel lent support to its best-known anchor Sean Hannity, saying Thursday that the popular host would return to its air next week following a Memorial Day holiday vacation – an effort to tamp down speculation that a controversy currently enveloping Hannity could escalate further.
“Like the rest of the country, Sean Hannity is taking a vacation for Memorial Day weekend and will be back on Tuesday,” the 21st Century Fox-owned network said in a statement.
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But Hannity’s angry claims elide the fact that the progressives at Media Matters have sought the scalps of conservatives like him for more than a decade.
The Media Matters website has 3,488 items tagged “Hannity” dating back to 2006.
Now the Fox News fixture is going Hollywood, so to speak, signing on as executive producer for a feature film by Kevin Sorbo of the 1990s “Hercules” TV show fame.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie, to be titled “Let There Be Light,” stars Mr.