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You may have heard by now that the Bill O'Reilly comedy hour has been getting hammered pretty hard lately for stalking and accosting a female blogger, Amanda Terkel, who dared to write a piece critical of BillO the Clown.

ThinkProgress, which employs Ms. Terkel, has been hosting a letter-writing campaign to O'Reilly's advertisers this week to highlight BillO's shameful tactics.  I joined in and just got this response from UPS:

Thank you for sending an e-mail expressing concern about UPS advertising during the Bill O'Reilly show on FOX News. We do consider such comments as we review ad placement decisions which involve a variety of news, entertainment and sports programming. At this time, we have no plans to continue advertising during this show.

After I got the email from UPS, I checked over at ThinkProgress.  They just confirmed that UPS is indeed pulling its advertising.

[Originally posted on Library Grape.]

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Update: Be sure to write to UPS to thank them for paying attention to our concerns.

Update 2: My first time on the rec list!  Thanks everyone!  Let's keep bringing the fight to O'Reilly.

Update 3: Some things to know about UPS:

-- Brown deeply rooted in going green: Some of the many ways UPS conserves

-- UPS Completes Deployment of 300 New "Green" Trucks

-- UPS "Global Volunteer Month Environmental Challenge" Awards $70,000 to Keep America Beautiful Affiliates

[-- Check out my blog, LibraryGrape, for my regular musings on politics, atheism and more. --]

Originally posted to monitor on Fri Mar 27, 2009 at 02:02 PM PDT.


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