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Bill O'Reilly Allegedly Made 'Sexual' Phone Calls to Ex-Host

Fox News quietly settled sexual harassment claims in September

(Newser) - A former Fox News host reached a six-figure settlement with the network in September after accusing Bill O'Reilly, as well as the network's co-president, of sexual harassment. The allegations and settlement were made public this week by Law Newz and the New York Times , which spoke to sources... More »

Fox Reveals Megyn Kelly's Replacement

Tucker Carlson will fill 9pm time slot

(Newser) - Sorry, Trish Regan . Fox News has announced Tucker Carlson will instead fill Megyn Kelly's 9pm time slot following her move to NBC , a selection that leaves the network without a female prime-time host. Carlson only just got his own weeknight show airing at 7pm but Tucker Carlson Tonight nabbed... More »

Roger Ailes 'Personally Prepared' Host to Replace Megyn Kelly

But with Ailes out, it's unclear if Trish Regan will get that shot

(Newser) - If Roger Ailes were still in charge at Fox News—instead of shuffled off amid multiple sexual harassment allegations—we would likely know the identity of Megyn Kelly's replacement. Kelly announced Tuesday she was leaving the network for NBC News , and now sources tells Business Insider that Ailes had... More »

Megyn Kelly Will 'Regret Her Move'

Precedent doesn't bode well for Fox News star's move from cable to broadcast

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly made a big announcement with her impending defection from Fox to NBC, where she'll host a daytime news show and anchor a Sunday evening news program, but not everyone thinks her career decision is wise—for her or the networks. Jack Shafer writes for Politico that Kelly... More »

Megyn Kelly Leaves Fox, Heads to NBC

She's accepted a multifaceted role: NYT

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly, one of Fox News' biggest stars, is leaving her network of 12 years to join NBC News, in what the New York Times calls a "seismic shift." Kelly herself confirmed the news, notes Fox News , posting on Facebook that "I am delighted to be joining... More »

Carlson to Teen Vogue Writer: 'Stick to Thigh-High Boots'

Tucker Carlson vs. Lauren Duca is holiday season's hot media fight

(Newser) - On a chilly Christmas Eve, why not warm up with a hot media fight between Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca. Mediaite calls Friday night's interview—video here —a "mesmerizing and fierce back and forth," while Uproxx says it was "kind... More »

Megyn Kelly Disagrees With NYT Review of Her Book

Tweets that she doesn't think Fox leaked questions to Trump

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly's memoir is out next week, and she doesn't appear happy with parts of a review that appears Friday in the New York Times . Kelly took to Twitter to clarify two things: She doesn't think she was poisoned the morning of the first GOP debate, and... More »

Fox News: Sorry for Saying Clinton Would Be Indicted

Bret Baier apologizes for 'mistake'

(Newser) - Fox News apologized Friday for an inaccurate report this week that Hillary Clinton would likely be indicted as a result of an investigation by the FBI into the Clinton Foundation, the AP reports. Fox's Bret Baier, who initially reported on the case Wednesday, said Friday that "it was... More »

Is This a Casting Call for Trump TV?

New conservative news network looking for hosts, reporters, and panelists

(Newser) - Despite the candidate's statements to the contrary, Trump TV may still be a go. Fox News received a copy of a casting call Wednesday for an "up-and-coming conservative media network currently in development." The casting call doesn't specify who is starting the new network, which is... More »

Major Payday Coming for Megyn Kelly?

Fox News star's new contract could reportedly top $20M

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly has duked it out with the likes of Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich . Now those high-profile duels could pay off big: Deep in contract negotiations, the Fox News star is asking for a salary "north of $20 million," the Wall Street Journal reports. And she could... More »

Right's New Feud: Sean Hannity vs. Megyn Kelly

He claims she's a Clinton supporter

(Newser) - Sean Hannity isn't just feuding with Glenn Beck , apparently. Twitter was in awe Wednesday when the Fox News host slammed fellow host Megyn Kelly with "what he might consider the worst insult imaginable," per USA Today : He accused her of "clearly" supporting Hillary Clinton. Earlier Wednesday... More »

Fox Settles Gretchen Carlson's Sex Harassment Suit for $20M

And Greta Van Susteren is leaving Fox News

(Newser) - Gretchen Carlson will take $20 million off Fox News' hands, settling on Roger Ailes' behalf in response to Carlson's sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit, reports Vanity Fair . Included with the settlement is what the magazine calls an "unprecedented" public apology for Carlson, an apparent effort by Fox... More »

Days After Facebook Fired Its Editors, a Big News Mistake

Fake news article about Megyn Kelly gets promoted

(Newser) - If you get most of your news from Facebook, then there's a chance you've been very misled about Megyn Kelly. For a few hours Monday, a fake news article about the Fox News anchor was featured on the social media site's "Trending" topics section, Variety reports.... More »

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 »

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