Ailes Scandal Puts Sex Discrimination Issues In Plain View

Law360, New York (August 19, 2016, 11:33 AM EDT) -- Debra Katz

Hannah Alejandro When former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed her recent lawsuit against Roger Ailes, then chairman and CEO of Fox News, she turned a spotlight on the inner workings of one of the most powerful media companies in American history and on the sexually predatory conduct of its top executive. Carlson's allegations, if true, depict a workplace where she was routinely subjected to sexist, offensive and discriminatory treatment by Ailes and co-workers.

Carlson asserts that she was belittled and denigrated by her co-hosts both on air and off, and that when she reported this unlawful treatment to...

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