O’Reilly is now the second major Fox News employee UltraViolet members have forced out, following serial harasser and former CEO Roger Ailes. UltraViolet members proved once again there must be a cost to sexual harassment.
Since Andrea Tantaros came forward in August 2016 about being harassed by O’Reilly, UltraViolet members have been calling for O’Reilly to be fired. When the New York Times report made it clear many more women had been silenced, we ramped up our campaign and joined powerful allies at Color of Change and Media Matters--and won.
Here is what UltraViolet members did to make this happen:
Here are a few of the best stories covering this campaign:
Ousting Ailes and O’Reilly are big wins against sexual predators, but the problem at Fox is even bigger. Fox executives have enabled a culture of harassment for decades and we will keep the pressure on until they do a complete investigation, all the enablers are fired, and they fix their disgusting work culture. Add your name if you’re committed to fight with us.