ox News and owner Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers The New York Post, and The Wall Street Journal have all fallen silent as more questions emerge about Bill O’Reilly’s claims about his reporting career.

The New York Post has never reported on any of the recent revelations that O’Reilly has inflated tales of his journalism career, while the Wall Street Journal provided just one article right as the controversy began, and Fox News’ scant coverage has disappeared as they now ignore all new developments, according to a Media Matters review.

O’Reilly has come under heavy criticism for multiple lies and exaggerations, after a Mother Jones report first noted the Fox host has a history of misleadingly claiming to have been “in the Falklands” and in “combat” during the Falklands War. Media Matters has also identified serious discrepancies in O’Reilly’s stories about witnessing nuns being shot in El Salvador, and overhearing the suicide of a figure linked to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

via Fox News, Murdoch Papers Fall Silent On O'Reilly Fabrication Questions | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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