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In the wake of Fager firing, CBS News looking as sexist, sick and predatory as Fox was

In the wake of Fager firing, CBS News looking as sexist, sick and predatory as Fox was

Maybe it doesn’t seem so shocking to some, because we have already seen the sins of patriarchy strip a top-rated news organization of its senior management and biggest star in the space of a year.

Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly were pushed out in a nine-month span at Fox News in 2016 and 2017. Longtime Ailes deputy Bill Shine, the current White House deputy chief of staff for communications, left Fox as co-president of the channel just weeks after O’Reilly’s firing amid questions about his handling of sexual harassment complaints.

But the firing Wednesday of Jeff Fager at CBS News as executive producer of “60 Minutes” marks just as epic a moment...

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