May 9, 2017

'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-worker claiming harassment

A woman who alleges she was sexually harassed while working at Fox News has asked UK media regulators to block 21st Century Fox's planned purchase of Sky. "The Murdoch-owned firm 21st Century Fox said its management"has taken prompt and decisive action to address reports of sexual harassment and workplace issues at Fox News. Three of Fox News' most senior male staff have recently left the company following accusations of sexual harassment and mismanagement. Dr Wendy Walsh and her lawyer, Lisa Bloom, who represents four women who say they were sexually harassed or discriminated against at 21st Century Fox, argue that Fox should not be allowed to succeed in its bid for Sky. Former Fox news anchor Bill O'Reilly and the network's chief executive Roger Ailes have both left the company, following allegations of sexual and racial harassment, which they deny.

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