Fox News is firing back at Gawker for its Bill O’Reilly story. Earlier today, Gawker posted what it billed as a major exclusive—a story by John Cook claiming that prime-time host Bill O’Reilly had attempted to coax the internal affairs unit of his hometown police department into investigating one of its officers, because O’Reilly believed an officer was having an extra-marital affair with his wife.
“Gawker has been lying about Fox News for several years,” a Fox spokesperson told Adweek when reached for comment about the story. “We are not going to dignify this with any further comment.”
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