Two weeks ago I wrote an article suggesting that advertisers do understand that their commercials have an association with the programs they participate in and that the host directs the activities. The reason I decided to write about this was that Bill O’Reilly (of The O’Reilly Factor) had gotten himself into hot water by alleged accusations of female harassment on the Fox News cable channel. At the time of the article, it was being considered by Fox executives whether O’Reilly should stay or go. Since then, we now know that that Lachlan and James Murdoch, who now have operational responsibility for Fox, influenced their father Rupert to get rid of O’Reilly. No need to repeat that Roger Ailes, former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, was charged with the same allegations and our “illustrious” President Trump said “Bill did nothing wrong.”
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