Erik Wemple: Geraldo Rivera


Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Geraldo Rivera dropped from radio syndication, will focus on NYC

Showman-slash-journo headed back to the streets of his hometown

By Erik Wemple  |  04:11 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cumulus media networks, Geraldo Rivera, radio, syndication

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Cable news hosts write on sex and love

What can possibly tie together an unruly class of literature?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:16 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, Bill O'Reilly, CNN, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, MSNBC, Piers Morgan

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Fox News’s Geraldo Rivera beats chest over Benghazi

The veteran newsman brings a bit of fair-and-balanced sauce to Fox News’s Benghazi proceedings.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:28 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, Laura Ingraham

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Fox News’s Geraldo Rivera and Bill O’Reilly mix nostalgia with entitlement slams

What a great deal: Satisfy the Fox faithful and talk about your family’s grit, all in the same segment.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, entitlements, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Let Geraldo speak!

Geraldo Rivera's skin-heavy selfie gets him disinvited to a Duquesne University conference. For real.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Geraldo, Marion Barry battle over cocaine facts

The Fox News host gets stuck in the past, thanks to a bit of a fact-check from the D.C. Council member.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, Marion Barry

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 07/23/2013

Geraldo's skin-filled selfie: NOT among the dumbest things he's done

Just think about some of his statements over the past year and more.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:08 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Bolling, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Geraldo: Jurors would have 'shot and killed Trayvon Martin a lot sooner than George Zimmerman did'

Jurors would have shot Trayvon Martin "sooner than George Zimmerman did."

By Erik Wemple  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox & Friends, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Trayvon Martin case: FoxNews.com resuscitates Geraldo-esque viewpoint

Trayvon Martin's alleged "street attitude" blamed by FoxNews.com commentator for killing.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:26 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, George Zimmerman, Geraldo Rivera, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Geraldo, Benghazi and the alleged mic cut-off, revisited

Author had given Rivera a chance to deny the story long before it became a story.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:49 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, Roger Ailes

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Did Fox News seek to squelch Benghazi debate?

Why would the network news chief have done such a thing?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:43 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Fox News to watch Geraldo!

As he ponders a run the Senate, the network keeps a close eye.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:23 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Geraldo uses Fox News to hone stump speech

Geraldo Rivera, a possible Senate candidate, works on his talking points on Fox News programs.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:14 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Geraldo Rivera

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Fox’s Benghazi story punctured on Fox

Did government fail in response to Benghazi? Geraldo says no!

By Erik Wemple  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news benghazi, fox news benghazi attack, fox news benghazi geraldo, fox news benghazi geraldo eric bolling, fox news bolling geraldo rivera, fox news benghazi cia

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Geraldo on Libya: Stop ‘preposterous’ nonsense

Geraldo blasts politicization of Libya

By Erik Wemple  |  09:37 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geraldo libya fox news, geraldo rivera libya fox & friends, fox & friends geraldo libya, geraldo libya fox

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Geraldo calls hoodie ‘thug wear’

Will Geraldo Rivera ever wake up on the hoodie thing?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:18 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geraldo rivera, trayvon martin, 7-eleven, fox news, mark zuckerberg, benjamin crump

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Geraldo gives ‘hoodie’ apology another try

Rivera tells Trayvon Martin’s parents all about ‘hoodie’ comments.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:55 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geraldo rivera, apology, hoodie, trayvon martin

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Geraldo undoes apology!

Hours after apologizing for his hoddie comment, Rivera walks backward.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geraldo rivera, apology, politico, trayvon martin, hoodie

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Geraldo’s hoodie comments: Definitely not a hoax

Radio show proves the point.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geraldo rivera, trayvon martin, fox news, kabc, hoodie