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Fox News Co-President Bill Shine resigns amid criticism of his handling of sexual harassment claims

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine resigns amid criticism of his handling of sexual harassment claims

The revolving door at Fox News headquarters was spinning again Monday as parent company 21st Century Fox once again sought to put the network’s sexual harassment scandal behind it.

Bill Shine, the co-president of Fox News who faced mounting criticism over his handling of sexual harassment claims against former Chief Executive Roger Ailes and recently fired host Bill O’Reilly, became the latest employee to head for the exit.

Shine’s resignation came less than a week after Rupert Murdoch, the company’s co-chairman, took Shine and fellow Fox News Co-President Jack Abernethy to lunch in Manhattan in a high-profile show of support.

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