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Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

Galeno Paniagua | 21 Abril, 2017, 19:43

Bill O'Reilly, who has been ousted from his top-rated TV show on Fox News over allegations of sexual harassment, will receive nearly US$25 million (NZ$36m) for agreeing to leave the company, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Ratings for "The Factor", formerly "The O'Reilly Factor", were up considerably on Wednesday night in the wake of the announcement that host Bill O'Reilly has been fired by Fox News.

But pressure mounted on the company to take action after a New York Times investigation found that O'Reilly and the company had reached settlements with five women who had complained about sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior by him.

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O'Reilly issued a statement on Wednesday after the news of his departure was announced, saying, "It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". According to Politico's Joe Pompeo who saw an April 18 email exchange between O'Reilly and his representatives, O'Reilly is said to have wrote, "If we show to Fox tomorrow, word will get out and the Thursday call may be cancelled". Yet even as Fox gave up on O'Reilly, it sent him off with a reported $25 million severance package.

The women either worked for O'Reilly or appeared as guests on his programme.

"Well I want to be clear that I don't know what the nature of the investigation is", said attorney Judd Burstein.

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Ricardo Lorenzetti , está severamente sospechado de irregularidades, algo inaceptable para alguien que ocupa tan alto cargo en nuestra República".

O'Reilly's statement in response to the Times' report said his prominence had made him a target - an argument he made in the 2004 segment. "If somebody else came forward against those people I can do it too, '" Siri said. It went on to say that his lawyers had uncovered "evidence that the smear campaign is being orchestrated by far-left organizations bent on destroying O'Reilly for political and financial reasons", and this "irrefutable" evidence would be "put forth shortly".

"The O'Reilly Factor" finished 2016 as the most-watched show in cable news and O'Reilly has dominated competition for almost two decades, finishing at No. 1 in all of cable news for 16 straight years.

Separately, 21st Century Fox made settlements with six of Ailes' accusers, including Gretchen Carlson, who received a $20 million settlement.

Bale trains with the squad, should be ready to play El Clasico
And the total opposite happened as we went there and drew 3-3 and I think we deserved to win. Barcelona, which will miss Neymar because of a suspension, is in a rut.

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