Apr 24, 2017

Harassment payouts pile up for Murdoch’s Fox

There are reports that other victims of O’Reilly may emerge in coming weeks.

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

The list of former and current Fox News employees making claims against the network is about to grow by at least seven this week, and possibly more. But instead of more women emerging with claims about sexual harassment by Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes, they will be claims about sexual harassment linked to the words and activities of a former senior employee who has already triggered several earlier claims. They could possibly be more toxic and problematic for Fox News and the Murdoch clan than the depredations of Ailes and O’Reilly.

Gabe Sherman, the New York magazine reporter who has been at the forefront of reporting the Fox News harassment stories wrote at the weekend:

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2 thoughts on “Harassment payouts pile up for Murdoch’s Fox

  1. klewso

    Would you eat a “Murdoch apple” ….?

  2. AR

    As justified as the various claimants might be and as reprehensible as is NewsCorpse’s is generally in-house, the thought that I cannot shed is similar to the cries of woe from journos. made redundant by the endless cuts – “Why would you kiss the mudorc’s Ring and work there in there first place?”

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