NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Fox News and former anchor Ed Henry must face a lawsuit accusing Henry of promising career advancement to coerce an employee into a sometimes violent sexual relationship including rape, and accusing the network of allowing a hostile work environment, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams in Manhattan said that former associate producer Jennifer Eckhart could try to show Henry engaged in sex trafficking, and “victim shamed” her by posting what he claimed were nude photos of Eckhart in the court docket.

Abrams said Eckhart could also try to prove

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“Rotting bag of oatmeal … tyrant.”

Those are only a handful of the vile attacks directed at President Biden on Fox News Thursday night following his address to the nation announcing sweeping new vaccine mandates. Biden’s move has prompted an all-out declaration of war in right-wing media. While he is getting a fair amount of praise from mainstream sources, with some analysts even saying he still did not go far enough, the reality is entirely different in the media consumed by the individuals Biden actually needs (and has tried) to persuade.

It is difficult to overstate the degree to which

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In a confrontation that swiftly went viral, a Montana man told Fox News host Tucker Carlson: “You are the worst human being known to mankind.”

The man, identified on Instagram as Dan Bailey, posted the video of the encounter in a sporting goods store on 23 July.

He wrote: “It’s not every day you get to tell someone they are the worst person in the world and really mean it! What an asshole!”

Carlson’s response is difficult to hear in the 22-second video but he appears to be trying, politely, to stop the man talking. At one point he smiles

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On election night last year Rupert Murdoch reportedly gave his son Lachlan permission for Fox News to call Arizona for Joe Biden, a decision that signalled Donald Trump’s defeat, with “a signature grunt” and a pithy barb: “Fuck him.”

The news is sure to anger Trump as he pushes his lie that he lost the White House because of electoral fraud. It is contained in Michael Wolff’s third book on the Trump presidency, Landslide, which will be published next week.

The Daily Beast first reported Murdoch’s remark.

Wolff, a former Guardian columnist, is one of a number of authors who

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The lawsuit accused Scott of having “publicly smeared” Henry as a “sex criminal” when she released a statement saying he had engaged in “willful sexual misconduct” when the network terminated his contract. It also alleged invasion of privacy.

Shortly after he was fired from Fox News in July 2020, Henry was accused of rape in a lawsuit filed by Jennifer Eckhart, a former Fox Business Network producer and online personality. The lawsuit also alleged that he retaliated against two women who rejected his advances.

Henry, however, has denied the rape allegation and said his relationship with Eckhart was consensual, according … Read more

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