The two-paragraph internal memo from CBS News president David Rhodes, which was seen by Reuters, said that Fager's departure "is not directly related to the allegations surfaced in press reports, which continue to be investigated independently".
He said Mr Fager had "violated company policy", without elaborating on how.
Duncan revealed the contents of the text message on the "CBS Evening News" on Wednesday, "since Jeff Fager publicly referred to our exchange today". "So many comments, I can't say that enough about the people within this organization who sent me text message, e-mails, viewers, people on Twitter, so I'm extremely grateful for that". He acknowledged that his language in the text was "harsh", but said that "although journalists received harsh demands for fairness all the time, CBS didn't like it".
'The company's decision had nothing to do with the false allegations printed in The New Yorker, ' said Fager.
The directors then began planning his exit - but reportedly still planned on giving him a $90 million exit package, until the New Yorkerpublished a second story Sunday with six more accusers who also slammed the possibility of a golden parachute. Would the company have cashiered Fager for that mere offense, absent the underlying claims? Fager, who was named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace at CBS, stepped down today.
Ford fights back on ruling
He added that the Tory government will use "every tool at our disposal" to uphold the constitution and democratic rights of the people of Ontario.
'Man Of Steel' Star Henry Cavill Is Done Playing Superman
During a recent investor conference, WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey hinted that a change was brewing in the DC extended universe. He's emerged as an early contender for the role, should Warner Bros . and DC opt to cast another relative unknown in the role.
Jeff Fager at the "60 Minutes" offices in NY on September 12, 2017.
Discussing yesterday's firing of 60 Minutes exec producer Jeff Fager, the co-hosts did not mention Chen's husband, former CBS CEO Les Moonves, by name, but generally applauded the move to "clean house" at the network, as the show's Sharon Osbourne put it. And since the report from the New Yorker, Fager has said there was no legitimacy to the accusations.
His second-in-command, Bill Owens, has been put in charge temporarily.
Fager, a former CBS News chairman, has also been accused of dissuading employees from reporting incidents to human resources. He returned as full-time executive producer at "60 Minutes" in 2015, and this fall would have marked his 15th as chief of the news magazine program.
The 36-year CBS veteran has been at the center of allegations that CBS's news division fostered a culture of harassment.
Porter said he was "struck by the selective and often misleading portrait it paints of the president and his administration". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, according to Woodward's reporting, also reportedly said that Mr.
Nintendo has just announced via social media that the Direct will indeed air tomorrow , September 13th. According to Nintendo's site , individual plans will go for about $4 a month, and $20 for a year.
The iPhone XR will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT) RED for $749. With the new launches, Apple is hoping to expand its market share in the increasingly competitive smart-phone space.
The new iPhones are available for pre-order starting Friday and will be in Apple stores (cue the line-ups) starting September 21. It also will have a bigger battery and longer battery life than the iPhone Xs , but is otherwise identical in terms of features.
Every sixth case involved rape and at least 1,670 clergy were involved, according to Spiegel Online and Die Zeit. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a policy in 2002 that is regarded as the gold standard policy.
They should have known that delivering supplies would be more complicated and they'd have stepped up their game. President Donald Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd in Puerto Rico past year following Hurricane Maria .
Nuku'alofa in Tonga, meanwhile, is sure to be different to anywhere else Prince Harry and Meghan visit on their tour. The royal couple, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , will be in Australia between October 16 and 28.
He said Wednesday it was imperative that locals heed evacuation warnings and that the time to flee Florence is now. Rick Scott announced that the state will deploy resources to assist those affected in North and SC .
The eighth game was an epic, lasting over 20 minutes and featuring eight deuces before Djokovic withstood the pressure to hold. The win for Djokovic gave him 14 Grand Slams to move into a tie for third on the all-time list alongside Pete Sampras.
WNBA Champions Storm vs Mystics Game 3 Recap
She had just accepted the WNBA Finals MVP trophy, and was still in shock from the 98-82 Game 3 win over the Washington Mystics . The Storm outscored the Mystics 26-14 in the second quarter to extend their lead to 46-30 at halftime and never looked back.
Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year
Floods, landslides and huge waves could put millions at risk as Typhoon Mangkhut hurtles towards the Philippines and Hong Kong. More than three million people live in northern Luzon, which is sparsely populated compared to other parts of the island.
Death toll from Afghanistan blast rises to 68
The casualty toll increased overnight as a number of critically wounded protesters died from their injuries. It's not clear what the protest was about, nor who carried out the attack.
Trump signs order authorizing sanctions for election meddling
Bolton says the executive order will work to stem disinformation campaigns or any attempt to manipulate the outcome of ballots. Bolton and Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats said the signing of the executive order on a conference call.