Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Resigns After Sexual Harassment Claims

July 22, 2016 6:00 AM

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Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Resigns After Sexual Harassment Claims

(Reuters) - Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse, has resigned as chairman and chief executive of the popular cable channel following allegations of sexual harassment, according to the company.

The media executive and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News, had been in negotiations over his departure, a person briefed on the discussions said on Tuesday.

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