July was a time of great turmoil for Fox News, as anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit against CEO Roger Ailes, claiming he'd told her they'd both benefit from entering into a "sexual relationship. Two weeks later, Ailes himself resigned. The tumult apparently allowed Fox News to address another potentially high-profile sexual harassment allegation in a less-public manner. Fox News reportedly paid off Huddy with a "sum in the high six figures" in exchange for her silence and her word that she wouldn't file a suit.
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William James O'Reilly Jr. He anchored the tabloid television program Inside Edition from to The O'Reilly Factor was the highest-rated cable news show for 16 years, and he was described by media analyst Howard Kurtz as "the biggest star in the year history at Fox News" at the time of his ouster. O'Reilly attended St. His father wanted him to attend Chaminade, but O'Reilly wanted to attend W. Tresper Clarke High School , the public school most of his closest friends would attend.
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This flurry of negative stories is also playing out against the backdrop of a federal investigation into how 21st Century Fox disclosed settlements to various women alleging sexual harassment. Advertiser boycotts are not unknown at Fox News. Yet Beck still hung on at Fox News for two years, even as hundreds of advertisers fled and spots once occupied by top-tier companies seemed to be increasingly taken up by gold-hawking businesses. Journalists have been calling up companies and tweeting their responses in real time, and news outlets are constantly updating their articles about where various advertisers stand. Do they give money because they believe his voice is necessary?
Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros filed a lawsuit in New York state court on Monday alleging that she suffered frequent and outrageous sexual harassment during her time at the network. Scott Brown of harassment. Since then, at least 20 other women have accused Ailes of harassment; most have requested anonymity.