A good place to start telling the unfolding story of sexual harassment in newsrooms is July 6th, 2016. That’s the day former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sued Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News, saying she was fired in retaliation for rebuffing his sexual advances. Within days Gabriel Sherman, who was working at...
"It is not liberal to ask for a workplace where you are not fondled or groped."
Former Fox News anchor-turned-activist Gretchen Carlson says producer Brett Ratner engaged in "bully tactics" by suing a woman who says he raped her.
Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson spoke to Business Insider about what advice she'd giver her twenty-year-old self. In 2016, Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News founder Roger Ailes. Carlson's allegations led to his resignation and a $20 million settlement. Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly was back in the news this week when the NY Times reported that he had agreed to a $32 million settlement with an attorney who accused him of sexual harassment at the start of the year, shortly before Fox News gave him a lucrative contract extension. Show More Summary
In a pair of interviews with Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers, the former Fox News hosts put their old colleague (and network) on blast.
In 2016, former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment suit against Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News. Carlson won a $20 million settlement and Ailes was eventually fired. However, Carlson says that most women's sexual harassment stories are kept secret because of a legal loophole. Show More Summary
"More women are saying enough is enough.”
"I don't care how much money you have."
Carlson slammed her former network a day after the New York Times reported executives were aware of the settlement when it resigned the since-fired O’Reilly in February to a four-year, $100 million deal.
Nobody pays $32m for false allegations - nobody https://t.co/qB3njcHHuy — Gretchen Carlson (@GretchenCarlson) October 21, 2017 The former Fox News host effectively destroys Bill O'Reilly's claims of innocence, garnering 70k 'likes' so far on Twitter. Show More Summary
Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson lashed out at her old network on Saturday, saying that she’s “horrified” the company has allowed serial sexual harasser Bill O’Reilly back on the air. The Hill pointed to a statement Carlson released after news broke on Saturday that...
Author and former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has become a champion and prototype for speaking out against workplace sexual harassment, and now she is determined to take her advocacy to the next level by putting sexual harassment legislation on President Donald Trump’s desk.
Gretchen Carlson is on a mission to raise awareness about sexual harassment in the workplace — whether it's through her book or at home talking with her kids. As part of the press tour for BE FIERCE: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back, the former Fox News host sat down with Nancy Armstrong to discuss [...]
"You have no idea how much it meant to me that as a man, you reached out to me in my darkest days, and said I was a role model for your kids," Carlson tells Jake Tapper.
While not directly naming her former network, the ex-host slammed Fox News for its self-righteous coverage of Harvey Weinstein while ignoring its own sexual-harassment cesspool.
Former Fox anchor has compiled thousands of messages she received after her sexual harassment case, along with her own experience, in her new book.
Gretchen Carlson thinks the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein are the “tipping point” that could finally help dismantle the culture of sexual harassment in workplaces around the country.
She also revealed she experienced sexual harassment long before Roger Ailes.
“I’m incredibly optimistic with where we are, 15 months after I jumped off the cliff and into the abyss,” Carlson said.