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Fox News loses more advertisers after sexual harassment claims against cable host are revealed

"Fox losing more advertisers after sexual harassment claims against O’Reilly", 4 Apr 2017

Pressure mounted on Tuesday for Fox News to take action against its top-rated host, Bill O’Reilly, as a series of prominent companies pulled advertising from his show and a leading women’s rights group called for his ouster following an investigation by The New York Times…that revealed multiple settlements over allegations of sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior …Among the companies pulling their ads from Mr. O’Reilly’s show are the car companies Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, BMW of North America, Mitsubishi and Lexus; the pharmaceutical and health care companies Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Consumer HealthCare; and Allstate, the insurance company… Some advertisers have said they will continue to run ads on his show. Cheryl Reed, a spokeswoman for Angie’s List, said, “Just as we trust members to make their own hiring decisions, we trust them to make their own media consumption decisions.”…

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Related companies: 21st Century Fox Allstate Angie's List Bayer BMW GlaxoSmithKline Hyundai Group Mercedes-Benz (part of Daimler) Mitsubishi Group Sanofi