- Bill Carter: Bill O'Reilly has long been the on-camera personification of the Fox ethos: older, alpha-male, conservative, white
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Bill Carter is a media analyst and CNN Contributor. Follow him on Twitter at @wjcarter
(CNN)Bill O'Reilly is the signature star of the Fox News Channel — in so many ways. He has the biggest ratings, the biggest profile, and the longest track record of saying whatever he damn well wants and getting away with it.