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TV HOST BARRY NOLAN LOSES SUIT AGAINST COMCAST

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Boston television personality Barry Nolan has lost his $1.2-million lawsuit against his former employer, Comcast. Nolan was fired by Comcast two years ago after he mounted a protest against the Boston chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Science’s decision to present Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly its annual Governor’s Award. At the […]

CJR: O’REILLY’S CLOUT HAD COMCAST HOST FIRED

August 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Implicitly raising questions about how Comcast might deal with its Fox News-bashing commentators on MSNBC if it takes over NBC Universal, the Columbia Journalism Review has disclosed that the eponymous host of a Comcast cable program, Backstage with Barry Nolan, was fired in 2008 after Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly wrote a "lawyerly letter" to […]