'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-guest claiming harassment
'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-guest claiming harassment
Could Fox News Woes Lead to Sky Deal Falling?
10 May, 2017, 04:00
Fox News averaged 2.4 million primetime viewers to finish atop the category for the third straight month.
A previous bid from the Murdochs to buy Sky was blocked after a scandal over phone hacking at Murdoch-owned newspapers.
The sexual harassment scandal that has enveloped Fox News is now posing a threat to the parent company 21st Century Fox's deal to take full ownership of the European satellite TV service Sky.
Outside the Fox News building, I asked him if he was anxious about whether Ofcom would take a close interest in what's happening at his cable news network as it made its decision. His firm also represents 13 current and former black employees of Fox News who claim they have faced racial discrimination throughout their tenure at the company.
Mackenzie, the Sun's top editor for more than a decade until 1994, was suspended from the newspaper last month after comparing mixed-race footballer Ross Barkley to a gorilla. With executive exits, Bill O'Reilly canned, and the lawsuits piling up in recent weeks, not to mention the removal of lon time head honcho Roger Ailes under a storm of sexual harassment claims and settlements last summer, FNC's response today was to say that "FOX News terminated Judy Slater before a single lawsuit or any amended complaint was filed".
A number of former Fox News employees are said to have been subpoenaed in the investigation.
"It's phone hacking part two" she said. "The role of the media has always been to be the Fourth Estate, the watchdog on government and greedy corporations".
Fox News complainant meets UK regulator over Sky-Fox deal
Wigdor, who represented Nafissatou Diallo, the chambermaid who accused ex-International Monetary Fund boss Dominque Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, said he had a responsibility to inform regulators about the complaints from his clients about Fox.
Ofcom is examining the £11.7bn bid for the United Kingdom broadcaster.
That message is that Fox has taken swift and decisive action; that the allegations remain unproven; that there is so much more to Fox than Rupert Murdoch; and that the generational change now under way is harbinger of a very different corporate culture. The regulator also has "an ongoing duty to be satisfied that the holders of broadcast licenses are fit and proper to be licensed".
Bloom said following the meeting that she told Ofcom about an "epidemic of sexual harassment and retaliation and allegations of racism rampant inside the Murdoch media empire".
"People are fanning the flames and the smoke signals are rising, but it's got to be more than a group of people aggrieved by their workplace environment", Enders said.
"I think it's very important that we realize that people are typically innocent until proven guilty so every allegation that's made around 21st Century Fox is not, in fact, fact", she said.
Walsh told The New York Times last month that after she rebuffed O'Reilly's advances he did not follow through on an offer to make her a regular contributor to his popular evening show. "Large companies can't do business this way".
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