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Gretchen Carlson

Ex-Fox News Star Andrea Tantaros’ Therapist Confirmed Ailes’ Harassment

“Over the course of many months (2014–2016), Andrea relayed to me on multiple occasions instances of Mr. Ailes’ demeaning and overtly predatory behavior, as well as the abusive conduct of Fox News’ public relations department.” The statement goes on to confirm that Tantaros spoke about retaliatory actions taken by various Fox News staffers after she spoke up about Ailes’ behavior.

October 3, 2016
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Fox Settles With Gretchen Carlson For $20 Million On Ailes’ Behalf

Fox News has reached a $20 million settlement of former anchor Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against the network’s former chief Roger Ailes, Vanity Fair said on Tuesday, citing three people familiar with the settlement.

September 6, 2016
Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, answers questions during a panel discussion at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Pasadena, California July 24, 2006. Picture taken July 24, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Resigns After Sexual Harassment Claims

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox, will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, the company said.

July 21, 2016
Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, answers questions during a panel discussion at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Pasadena, California July 24, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Fox News, Ailes In Negotiations Over His Exit: Source

According to the report, which cited anonymous sources, lawyers for 21st Century Fox Inc, gave Ailes a deadline of August 1 to resign or face being fired for cause.

July 20, 2016

Cartoon: Rupert Murdoch May Have To Fire Roger Ailes

It’s not Roger’s fault.

July 18, 2016
Gretchen Carlson Fox News sexism

At Fox News, Sexism Is Business

With a few exceptions, the Fox News sets purposely pair men in business attire with women in sleeveless, short dresses — some featuring adorable peekaboo cutouts revealing cleavage. You don’t need a fashion anthropologist to tell you that this dress code screams inferior status.

July 14, 2016

9 Things You Should Know About the Gretchen Carlson Lawsuit Against Fox Chief Roger Ailes

In the court filing, Carlson states that Ailes “sabotaged her career,” because she did not give into his sexual advances and because she complained about the sexism she experienced at the network.

July 7, 2016
AR-15 rifles line a shelf in the gun library at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The NRA And Prominent Republicans Are… Considering Gun Control?

Faced with the tragic killing of 49 people in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, notable conservatives seem to be running out of excuses for why we need less gun control.

June 15, 2016

Rick Perry: ‘A Broken Clock Is Right Once A Day’ (Um…)

Rick Perry can’t even manage to go without an “oops” moment when he tries to deny that his campaign might be dead.

September 3, 2015
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For Fox News On Ebola, It’s About Credibility. OK, Let’s Go There…

Is Fox News sure that it wants to play this game?

October 8, 2014