Thursday, June 12, 2008

FOX Fires Assistant For Disclosing She Supports McCain

What can you say but wow?

A 24-year-old Fox News Channel production assistant was fired this morning for something she said during the red carpet arrivals at the Time 100 Gala last night.

Insiders tell us the assistant, identified as Jennifer Locke, was on assignment with a camera crew to cover the entertainment angle of the event. When Sen. John McCain walked by, the assistant said, "I voted for you in the primary, you're going to win."


A Fox News insider called it "journalistically unacceptable." An FNC spokesperson would not comment on the personnel matter but did confirm Locke is no longer with the company, where she'd worked for a couple of years.

Video of Ms. Locke's statement to McCain can be viewed here (about 1 minute in).

And now they can fire Sean Hannity for being journalistically unacceptable.


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