Media figures from Ellen Degeneres, Oprah Winfrey and Stan Lee to William Randolph Hearst, Anderson Cooper and Chris Cuomo highlight important issues and drive the conversation in television, journalism and publishing.
Bill O'Reilly hosted the popular cable news program 'The O'Reilly Factor,' which began airing on Fox News in 2001. He was fired from the network in 2017 after reports surfaced of his settlements for sexual harassment allegations.
Billionaire media executive and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey is best known for hosting her own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011. From there she launched her own television network, OWN.
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Ryan Seacrest’s former stylist has accused him of sexual aggression. The ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ host, who is scheduled to co-host E! Network’s annual red-carpet Oscars show this Sunday, denies all claims and says she was trying to extort millions from him.
The ‘Boston Globe’ published an exposé with multiple guests claiming TV psychiatrist Dr. Phil McGraw staff members enabled their substance addictions to boost ratings. Dr. Phil declined to comment; a spokesperson said the claims were “unequivocally untrue.”