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Fox Guest Says She Was Raped by Host, Blacklisted

New allegations made against Charles Payne

(Newser) - A political commentator who says she was raped by Fox Business Network host Charles Payne is suing the host and the network, alleging that she was pressured into having a extramarital relationship with him—and that Fox blacklisted her when it ended. Scottie Nell Hughes, a frequent Fox guest between... More »

Laura Ingraham Gets Primetime Fox News Show

It had been rumored for a while

(Newser) - The rumors are true: Fox News Channel says conservative commentator Laura Ingraham is joining its prime-time lineup next month with a regular show. Her show, The Ingraham Angle, will air at 10pm Eastern, the AP reports. Her ascension to a regular show has been rumored for several weeks, since... More »

Sources: Big Change Coming to Fox News Prime Time

Laura Ingraham is reportedly going to take over the 10pm slot

(Newser) - The upheaval at Fox News has created a big opportunity for conservative commentator and radio host Laura Ingraham, insiders say. Sources tell CNN that Ingraham—a President Trump supporter and popular Fox guest host—has been in talks to take over the network's 10pm slot and has told friends... More »

Hours After His Ousting, Ex-Fox Host Receives Tragic News

Eric Bolling's only child, 19-year-old Eric Chase, found dead

(Newser) - A tumultuous week for an ex-Fox News host just became tragic. Fox announced Friday it had "agreed to part ways amicably" with Eric Bolling and that it was canceling his show, The Specialists, in the midst of allegations that Bolling sent female co-workers pictures of his genitals in text... More »

Fox News Makes Decision on Bolling After Lewd Text Allegations

He's out

(Newser) - Eric Bolling is out at Fox News following allegations he sent a picture of a penis to multiple female coworkers. “Fox News Channel is canceling The Specialists, and Eric Bolling and Fox have agreed to part ways amicably,” Variety quotes the network as saying in a statement. The... More »

Tomi Lahren Has Lined Up Her Next Gig

She debuts on Sean Hannity's show Wednesday on Fox News

(Newser) - Fox News Channel has hired controversial conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, who has hosted shows on The Blaze and One America News Network along with working for a political action committee supporting President Trump. The network said Wednesday that Lahren will have a "signature role" on a digital product under... More »

Fox News No Longer Airing in the UK

Citing low ratings, Fox says airing on Sky no longer commercially viable

(Newser) - As of Tuesday, TV viewers in the UK can no longer get their Sean Hannity fix. Per the BBC , 21st Century Fox announced it has pulled its news feed from UK broadcaster Sky in a deal it says is no longer in the company’s “commercial interest.” The... More »

Surprise: One of the Murdochs Just Turned Against Trump

James, CEO of the parent company of Fox News, condemns Charlottesville response

(Newser) - The latest CEO to turn against President Trump may be the most surprising: It's James Murdoch, head of 21st Century Fox, parent company of the president's favorite news channel. Murdoch also is the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who is not only the acting CEO of Fox... More »

Fox Host Gets Death Threats for Criticizing Trump

Eboni Williams had to request extra security

(Newser) - Fox News host Eboni Williams says she received so many threats after criticizing President Trump that she had to request extra security from the network. On The Specialists Monday, Williams used her "Eboni's Docket" segment to criticize Trump's initial response to the Charlottesville violence, calling his remarks... More »

Fox News Could Be Getting New Host Soon

Sources say longtime commentator Laura Ingraham is in line for a promotion

(Newser) - If sources are to be believed, Fox News could be headed toward its third major prime-time lineup shuffle this year. A "source with knowledge of the matter" tells CNN that Laura Ingraham is in talks with Fox executives to get her own show on the network. That report was... More »

Fox Host Sues Reporter for $50M Over Dirty Pic Claim

He refers to 'false smear attacks' in tweet

(Newser) - Suspended Fox News host Eric Bolling is hitting back against allegations he sent an unsolicited photo of a penis to female colleagues. On Wednesday, Bolling filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against reporter Yashar Ali, whose Huffington Post story cited 14 sources as confirming the photo was sent by Bolling... More »

Fox News Suspends Eric Bolling Over Dirty Pic Allegation

Host accused of sending photo of penis to female colleagues

(Newser) - Eric Bolling has been suspended by Fox News amid allegations he sent photos of a penis to multiple female colleagues. The allegations were first reported Friday by HuffPost , which spoke to 14 sources to confirm the existence of the photo and who sent it. Sources say Bolling, who has been... More »

Fox News Gets Sued Over Explosive Seth Rich Story

Investigator says network fabricated quotes, worked with White House

(Newser) - Remember the controversy over the death of young Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich? It just took another tangled turn. A private investigator is suing Fox News, alleging that the network made up quotes from him to buttress its allegations that Rich leaked DNC emails and was murdered because of... More »

New York Times Demands Apology From Fox News

There is trouble brewing between 'Fox and Friends' and the 'Times'

(Newser) - There's a media storm brewing between President Trump's favorite news outlet and one of his most hated, but it concerns a story that unfolded long before he took office. On Sunday, New York Times VP of Communications Danielle Rhoades Ha demanded an on-air apology from Fox and Friends... More »

Fox News Still on Top in Ratings War

Fox holds its 15-year-run at No. 1—but MSNBC is gaining

(Newser) - Despite sexual-harassment scandals that prompted marquee-name resignations, Fox News is still on top. Rupert Murdoch's network clinched the most prime-time viewers among cable news networks, reports the Wall Street Journal , and even increased its hold among the much-desired demographic of 25- to 45-year-olds in the latest Nielsen ratings ending... More »

Fox Suspends Business Network Host Charles Payne

He's accused of sexually harassing political analyst

(Newser) - More upheaval at Fox: The company has confirmed that longtime Fox Business Network host Charles Payne has been suspended while sexual harassment allegations are investigated. Payne admitted to the National Enquirer earlier this week that he had been involved in a three-year extramarital affair with a married political analyst who... More »

College Hits Back at 'Lynched' Professor

Essex County College: Lisa Durden's remarks on Fox News made students fearful

(Newser) - A professor in New Jersey is repeating claims that she was "publicly lynched" by Essex County College after defending a Black Lives Matter event in a Fox News interview, reports the Washington Post . The school, meanwhile, is speaking out. In a statement , President Anthony Munroe says Essex County College... More »

Professor Says Fox News Comments Got Her Sacked

'They did this to humiliate me'

(Newser) - An adjunct professor in New Jersey says she was suspended by the administration because of an appearance on Fox News, the Star-Ledger reports. Lisa Durden was scheduled to teach courses on speech and popular culture at Essex County College in the fall but was informed June 8 she had been... More »

Fox News Ditches 'Fair and Balanced' Slogan

The network has dropped its longtime motto

(Newser) - Fox is officially no longer "Fair and Balanced." New York reports the network decided to drop the slogan it's used for more than two decades after the removal of Roger Ailes, who came up with it in 1996 as cover for the network's right-leaning news. Fox... More »

Advertisers Leaving Hannity Over Seth Rich Story

He's taking the rest of the week off

(Newser) - The Five host Kimberly Guilfoyle may be in the running to replace Sean Spicer —but she'll be replacing Sean Hannity first. Guilfoyle announced Wednesday night that she will be standing in for Hannity on Thursday and Friday as the Fox host takes two nights off amid the Seth... More »

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