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Ex-Host Sues: Fox Like a 'Playboy Mansion-Like Cult'

Andrea Tantaros also accuses Roger Ailes of harassment

(Newser) - The departure of Roger Ailes hasn't stopped the legal trouble over sexual harassment claims at Fox News. On Monday, former host Andrea Tantaros sued the network, Ailes, and other Fox execs and alleged that she was punished after she complained about inappropriate remarks by Ailes, reports USA Today . According... More »

Clinton: 'I Know That I Have Work to Do'

Acknowledges she'll have to convince many Americans she's trustworthy

(Newser) - “I think that it's fair for Americans to have questions,” Hillary Clinton tells Fox News in her first interview since accepting the Democratic nomination. “Every time I run for an office, though, oh my goodness, all of these caricatures come out of nowhere. And people begin... More »

Roger Ailes Resigns From Fox News

It's official

(Newser) - It's official: Fox News reports that Roger Ailes has resigned from his role as CEO of the network, effective immediately. Rupert Murdoch will become acting CEO, and will also assume Ailes' former role as chairman of Fox News and Fox Business Network. "Roger Ailes has made a remarkable... More »

Report: Megyn Kelly Says Roger Ailes Harassed Her

The alleged harassment took place a decade or so ago

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly is telling investigators that Fox News head Roger Ailes sexually harassed her during her early years at the network, two sources with knowledge of the investigation tell Gabriel Sherman at New York magazine. Sherman claims Kelly told investigators Ailes "made unwanted sexual advances at her" then described... More »

Sources Claim Roger Ailes Is Out, at Some Point

21st Century Fox tight-lipped on report Murdochs want Ailes gone

(Newser) - Roger Ailes is a heartbeat away from being disappeared from his CEO post at Fox News, per two unnamed sources who reportedly have inside knowledge about Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment case against him. But the Murdoch family may be arguing over the timing, Gabriel Sherman wrote Monday for the... More »

Sandwiched by Lawyers, Gretchen Carlson Speaks

She gives her first interview since filing her suit last week

(Newser) - Gretchen Carlson says she "wanted to stand up for myself" and "for other women who maybe faced similar circumstances," in her first interview since suing Fox News chairman Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. She tells the New York Times she first complained to Fox in 2009 when... More »

Newt Gingrich Out at Fox Thanks to VP Speculation

Meanwhile, here's who Hillary is vetting

(Newser) - Fox News says it is suspending its contributor agreement with Newt Gingrich "due to the intense media speculation" about him as a potential vice presidential candidate of Republican Donald Trump. Jay Wallace, executive vice president of news at Fox, said Tuesday the network thought it was best to stop... More »

Women Step Forward to Defend, Accuse Roger Ailes

In wake of Gretchen Carlson's suit

(Newser) - After former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News head Roger Ailes for sexual harassment this week, more than 10 other women contacted her lawyers claiming they'd also been harassed by Ailes, Politico reports. New York Magazine spoke to six of the women—three former models, a former... More »

Ailes Slams 'Retaliatory' Sex Harassment Lawsuit

He says Gretchen Carlson is suing because her contract wasn't renewed

(Newser) - Gretchen Carlson only filed a sexual harassment lawsuit because her contract wasn't renewed, according to the man she accuses of sexual harassment. The "allegations are false," Fox chairman Roger Ailes said in a statement Wednesday. "This is a retaliatory suit for the network’s decision not... More »

Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes for Sex Harassment

And wrongful termination—she's been let go from Fox

(Newser) - Gretchen Carlson made waves last month when she voiced approval for an assault weapons ban , but that was nothing compared to the bomb she dropped Wednesday: that she's no longer employed by Fox News and she's filing a sexual harassment and wrongful termination suit against her former boss,... More »

Fox News Correspondent Off the Air After Alleged Affair

Las Vegas hostess says she and Ed Henry 'pretty much just have sex'

(Newser) - Fox News has taken reporter Ed Henry off the air—at least for the time being—after reports of an affair with a Las Vegas hostess surfaced this week, Politico reports. Henry has been Fox News' chief White House correspondent since 2011. In Touch Weekly was the first to report... More »

Megyn Kelly: O'Reilly, CNN Should've Done More for Me

She says journalists need to stick together in the face of Trump

(Newser) - Fox News' Megyn Kelly is taking notes on who she feels could've been more supportive when she was attacked by Donald Trump, the AP reports. It's a list that includes both Bill O'Reilly and CNN. Kelly, in an interview with Charlie Rose to air on CBS' Sunday ... More »

Fox: Trump Has 'Sick Obsession' With Megyn Kelly

Network fires back after Trump tells followers to boycott show

(Newser) - Donald Trump isn't a man known for letting things go, but Fox News says it's time for him to get over his "sick obsession" with Megyn Kelly. The network issued an angry statement after Trump targeted the anchor yet again on Friday, urging his followers to boycott... More »

Fox Cancels Monday's Debate

After Trump, Kasich drop out

(Newser) - Fox News, apparently uninterested in hosting a forum in which Ted Cruz debates, alone, on live national TV, has canceled Monday's GOP presidential debate. Donald Trump was the first to drop out of the Utah debate, claiming on Wednesday that there have been "enough" debates already , and John... More »

'Enough': Trump Again Skipping Fox Debate

Could it have something to do with Megyn Kelly?

(Newser) - The front-runner will once again be absent : Donald Trump says he's skipping Fox News' GOP debate in Salt Lake City on Monday because nobody told him about it, per Politico . Trump is already scheduled to speak at a conference of the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC, and he says there have... More »

Fox News 'Finished With Rubio'

'New York' says Roger Ailes and network have lost faith

(Newser) - "We can't do the Rubio thing anymore." That's what Fox CEO Roger Ailes recently told a host at the network he leads, or so reports Gabriel Sherman for New York . Until now, according to Sherman, Marco Rubio has enjoyed support from Fox, including softball interviews, "... More »

So Who Won: Fox or Trump?

Well, it's not exactly clear

(Newser) - Who won Thursday night: Donald Trump or Fox News? The early word seems to be that there's "no clear winner," as the Baltimore Sun puts it. Trump, of course, skipped the Fox News GOP debate, and other networks including CNN and MSNBC ran portions of Trump's... More »

Trump Says He'll Skip Fox Debate

He won't appear on stage with Megyn Kelly

(Newser) - Donald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final Republican presidential debate before the Iowa caucuses, saying Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly is "a lightweight." With 48 hours to go before the faceoff, campaign manager Corey Lewandowski confirmed Trump's decision Tuesday evening after a press conference in... More »

Fox Star Megyn Kelly Has a TV Role Model

She likes how Oprah was simply too good to ignore

(Newser) - The new Vanity Fair has Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly on its cover, and the headline makes clear the tenor of the piece: "Blowhards Beware: Megyn Kelly Will Slay You Now." Evgenia Peretz writes that Kelly is a "feminine icon of sorts," unafraid to go after... More »

Fox Suspends 2 for Swearing About Obama

Peters, Dash made 'inappropriate and unacceptable' remarks

(Newser) - Two Fox commentators have been given two weeks to cool their heels after crossing the network's line for criticism of President Obama. Strategic analyst Ralph Peters was suspended for calling the president a "total pu---" on Fox Business Network while discussing his Sunday night Oval Office speech on... More »

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