Fox News' chief DC reporter left after harassment claims

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In exchange for her keeping the complaint private, NPR reported, Fox News and the producer, a foreign national, made a deal "that enabled her to extend her stay in the US", in NPR's words. As scrutiny of the allegations increased, he parted ways with the network, NPR reported.

Rosen, who is married with children, made "overt physical and sexual overtures", to three Fox News colleagues, according to the NPR report, which was based on interviews with eight of his former colleagues. The network did not immediately respond to a request for comment. And attempts to reach Rosen were unsuccessful.

On Jan. 2, Rosen tweeted, "I appreciate all the good wishes you have sent to me and I hope to bring you news about my future endeavors soon". The cable news network has wrestled with the fallout from several high-profile misconduct allegations in recent years, along with the revelations that Fox News was aware of misconduct and had contributed to payouts for some of the women.

In April, news host Bill O'Reilly was sacked after the New York Times reported Fox News paid five women about $13 million to settle harassment claims.

Rosen, 49, has been with Fox News since 1999, 3 years after the channel launched.

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He added that the attention "was largely political because we are conservative". Hughes alleged she was forced into a sexual relationship in exchange for air time.

Fox News fired two other employees, host Eric Bolling and executive Francisco Cortes, following misconduct accusations.

"In the winter following the September 2001 terrorist attacks, a female Fox News reporter joined the bureau from NY".

The first instance reportedly involved Rosen groping a female Fox reporter in a New York City cab in the early 2000s, while a State Department producer for the network accused him of directly sexually harassing her years later. He was also accused of trying to kiss a younger woman reporter in an elevator after she rebuffed him, according to the report. A foreign national, she reportedly accepted a deal from Fox to extend her stay in the United States in exchange for not going public with her allegations.