ViacomCBS Put ‘I Can’t Breathe’ on Its Networks, Still Gives New Bill O’Reilly Show a Platform

ViacomCBS Put ‘I Can’t Breathe’ on Its Networks, Still Gives New Bill O’Reilly Show a Platform
ViacomCBS’ entertainment and youth brands went dark for eight minutes and 46 seconds in support of Black Lives Matter and as a tribute to George Floyd, the unarmed black man whose killing by a white police officer last week has sparked nationwide protests.

The following day, conservative pundit Bill O’Reilly uploaded a YouTube video where he cited a New York Times report that said George Floyd had fentanyl and methamphetamine in his system when he died in Minneapolis. Immediately after, O’Reilly questioned whether “the taxpayer should give trillions to African Americans” before noting that he his “No Spin News” web show would be returning to television. O’Reilly’s “No Spin News” began broadcasting on several platforms on June 1, including the ViacomCBS-owned Pluto TV, according to a report by Axios.

O’Reilly’s show began airing on Pluto TV, a free ad-supported service that offers a variety of channels,
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