With Bill O'Reilly officially kicked off the network (he'll likely be paid up to $25 million when he goes), we could be witnessing what Fox News looks like under the control of James and Lachlan Murdoch, rather than their father Rupert. O'Reilly's show brought in a huge amount of money to the network, so the younger Murdochs do seem to be making a statement that the kind of behavior he was accused of is not acceptable in their workplace. Though allegations of assault had followed O'Reilly for years, so some say this action comes too late.
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