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Fox News Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Aug. 21, 2017, 10:20 PM

Fox News settled a lawsuit filed by a female radio editor who said a male colleague used sexist language to refer to her and other women and mocked her disability, according to a judge’s order dismissing the case (Lee v. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., S.D.N.Y., No. 1:17-cv-03835, order 8/21/17).

A July 2016 sexual harassment lawsuit that former Fox News television host Gretchen Carlson filed against then-CEO Roger Ailes kicked off a flurry of complaints against the company and top executives by reporters and administrative staffers. The complaints led to the departure of Bill O’Reilly, the network’s highest-rated anchor, ...

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