Fox News co-president out amid misunderstanding at wire network

NEW YORK — The misunderstanding at Fox News Channel has claimed another victim. The network pronounced Monday that Bill Shine, the network’s co-president and a longtime major of suspended Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, is out.

Shine’s depart follows the banishment of top celebrity Bill O’Reilly and Ailes, both amid charges that they had tormented women. Shine was not accused of harassment, but there were questions about what he knew about the network’s workplace atmosphere for the years problems were going on. 

His co-president, Jack Abernethy, will remain. Fox pronounced Monday that it was also promoted two other executives, Suzanne Scott and Jay Wallace.

Rupert Murdoch, executive authority of 21st Century Fox, pronounced Wallace and Scott have “played a vast partial in convention the deepest dais of gifted broadcasters and journalists.”

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