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Bill O’Reilly: Media Running Fake Approval Polls on Joe Biden

O’Reilly accused the mainstream media of publishing fake polls that show increasing support for President Joe Biden.

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Political pundit Bill O’Reilly accused the mainstream media of publishing fake polls that show increasing support for President Joe Biden. 

O’Reilly appeared on the “Glenn Beck Show” Friday during his regular weekly segment. 

According to The Hill, Biden’s approval rating rose six points from last month amid a decline in gasoline prices and other “legislative victories.” 

“It’s not true, but it could have an effect if it’s not countered by people like you and me,” O’Reilly said. “We live in a country where half of the voters don’t know anything.” 

O’Reilly reiterated that he wasn’t trying to be arrogant but added people live in “a world of their own.” 

“A world they create out of cyberspace, they don’t pay attention, they don’t understand the big picture, and so they are subject to unbelievable propaganda.” 

O’Reilly said if the Republican party doesn’t counteract the urgency of some of the alleged media propaganda being distributed, there will be negative consequences in the November midterms.  

“The Democratic machine allied with the media on K Street in Washington where these political action campaigns operate, they are well organized, and the Republicans aren’t,” said O’Reilly. 

O’Reilly added that there must come the point when the collective citizenry must decide about what direction they want the country to take. 

“To you and me, it’s so clear, right?” O’Reilly said. “There aren’t two sides to this story like there may have been with Bill Clinton or Barack Obama. This is a massive government takeover of your personal freedom.”

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Grace Curley: Greg Gutfeld Has Cracked the Late-Night Code Others Have Struggled With

“Usually, those two things don’t go hand in hand: a late-night show and actual ratings.”

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Fox News late-night host Greg Gutfeld has seen strong success with his Gutfeld! program. Grace Curley believes it’s even more impressive when you consider the era in which he’s succeeding.

Late-night TV ratings, outside of Gutfeld’s show, are down across the board. Venerable programs like NBC’s The Tonight Show, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, have dropped considerably, while network challengers from Jimmy Kimmell and Stephen Colbert struggled to regain their footing in the competitive ratings.

During The Grace Curley Show, the Boston-based host gave the Fox News star his props.

“Bill Maher was on with Greg Gutfeld, which is a funny combination because Greg Gutfeld now has a very successful show on late night. Usually, those two things don’t go hand in hand: a late-night show and actual ratings,” said Curley. “Those are usually contradictory.”

Gutfeld, the self-professed “King of Late-Night”, recently saw the highest-rated show in his program’s history with the appearance by Maher. Monday’s episode with the comedian averaged 2.9 million viewers, outpacing other shows in the genre.

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Sid Rosenberg: 77 WABC Was ‘Down to Our Last Breath’ Before John Catsimatidis Bought Station

“You took a station that was once so illustrious, and we were down to our last breath. They were about to pull the plug, and you and Margo came in, and you’ve made it great.”

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77 WABC has seen an impressive resurgence under the ownership of John Catsimatidis. Morning host Sid Rosenberg believes the station wouldn’t still exist if not for the billionaire.

While discussing the station’s owner being honored by Manhattan College on Wednesday, Rosenberg lauded Catsimatidis for the work he’s done with the station, insinuating 77 WABC was on its deathbed before he took over the outlet.

“The truth is … we were dying here. We were dying and you and Margo came in,” said Sid Rosenberg. “We had Chad (Lopez_. Chad has always had great ideas, but we couldn’t implement any of them (with Cumulus). You also had a great vision along with Chad.

“You took a station that was once so illustrious, and we were down to our last breath. They were about to pull the plug, and you and Margo came in, and you’ve made it great. So I appreciate that. But without you and Margo I’m not on the air today. Not even close.”

John Catsimatidis credited the folks working for the station for its meteoric rise back to the upper echelons of the New York radio ratings.

“Nielsen people tell us that we’re the number one AM station in the country. Not New York, the country,” Catsimatidis said. “Not too many people could say that. I want to congratulate you and the entire WABC team by helping achieve that.”

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Alpha Media Continues Layoffs as Tim Fleming, Bob Fisher Exit 1300 KGLO in Iowa

“This is not only happening here, but throughout the country with their smaller markets.”

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After making cuts earlier this month, Alpha Media has continued its ongoing layoffs by removing Tim Fleming and Bob Fisher from 1300 KGLO in Mason City, Iowa, according to RadioInsight.

Tim Fleming has been with the station for 47 years, serving as morning show host and sports director for the news/talk station. He also previously worked as the operations manager of the outlet.

Fisher previously served as the News Director of not only 1300 KGLO but sister station 1490 KRIB. In 2023 alone, Fisher won three awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association’s small market radio division.

“Alpha Media is going a different direction with their radio stations in their smaller markets. A majority of the programming staff, including myself, were terminated this morning as part of that plan,” Fisher wrote in a post on social media.

“This is not only happening here, but throughout the country with their smaller markets.”

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