O’Reilly: Fox News More Influential than Network News

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Huffington Post

Bill O’Reilly took on the media over its coverage of the New Black Panthers scandal Monday night on “The O’Reilly Factor.”

O’Reilly took on Howard Kurtz, who said on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Sunday that Fox News was “pushing” the story, and Bob Schieffer, who told Kurtz that he missed the story because he was on vacation. Schieffer also disputed O’Reilly’s claim that the media had ignored the scandal to protect President Obama, saying instead that there were questions over how significant the story is.

“There is a growing split about how the news is covered in this country,” O’Reilly said. More…