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5 Things You Must Tell Your Grandma About the Ads on FOX News So She Doesn't Get Scammed

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

Over the course of 5 hours between October 24 and 25, I wrote down every commercial that aired on FOX News during shows hosted by Brett Baier, Gretchen Carlson, Shep Smith, Bill Hemmer and Greta Van Susteren because I wanted to know what was being advertised. Here's what I found.

Fox & Goldline: Prospecting for Suckers

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.29.2013 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

When I wasn't screaming at the TV, or trying to sandblast off the disgust I was feeling, I wrote down what was being sold during each of the 150 commercials that ran in total during those programs.

Beck-Backed Company Facing Legal Trouble Over Scammy Practices

Salon | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

If you've ever listened to conservative talk radio, you've probably heard of Goldline, the precious metal seller endorsed by Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity ...

Keith Olbermann Gives Glenn Beck Top Spot On His 'Worst Persons List'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Keith Olbermann placed Glenn Beck at the top of his "Worst Persons" list on his show Wednesday night. Olbermann gave Beck this title due to his relati...

Beck's Favorite Sponsor Faces Criminal Charges

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.02.2012 | Media

One of Glenn Beck's most loyal sponsors is in a pickle again. Goldline, the precious metals dealer who boasted endorsement deals with conservative ...

PHOTOS: 9 Companies Cashing In On Our Doomsday Fears

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

These days the apocalypse is a profitable business. There's no shortage of companies marketing to our worst fears -- whether they be a nuclear doomsda...

Goldline Execs Head To Capitol Hill To Testify Before Congress

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Executives of California-based gold dealer Goldline are headed to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify in hearings regarding the Glenn Beck-backer's alleg...

'Glenn Beck' Sponsor Goldline To Testify Before Congress

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Glenn Beck's favorite gold company is getting hauled up to Capitol Hill Thursday for a grilling over its allegedly deceptive business practices. And t...

"Pop" Poplawski, the High-Def Hucksters, and the Downward Spiral of Violence

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

This is how hate talk is increasingly viral in America in 2010. At the bottom of the chain, a cop-killer like Richard Poplawski becomes a hero to a clearly deranged man like Hardy Lloyd. But who were Richard "Pop" Poplawski's heroes?

Sam Stein

Anthony Weiner Demands Answers From Goldline, Glenn Beck Sponsor | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Advancing his campaign against one of the top advertisers on Fox News's Glenn Beck show, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y) penned a letter to the head of Go...

Goldline Being Probed By Los Angeles D.A., 'Dateline' Investigates

Huffington Post | Tom Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldline, more popularly known for its high-profile endorsements from Fox News' Glenn Beck and former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, is under i...

Glenn Beck Advertiser Goldline Under Investigation

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Authorities in California said today they have opened an investigation into Goldline International, a company that pioneered the practice of weaving i...

Anthony Weiner: Glenn Beck's Goldline Connection 'Possibly Illegal' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Glenn Beck's controversial sponsorship by Goldline, a California-based gold dealer, was the focus of a critical report released Tuesday by Rep. Anthon...