Roger Ailes Ouster from Fox News Highlights Ongoing Issue of Workplace Harassment

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Former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes walks with his wife Elizabeth Tilson as they leave the News Corp building, July 19, 2016 in New York City. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

In the wake of former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filing a sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, more women have come forward claiming that Ailes demanded sexual favors in return for career advancements. As Fox investigates claims into the actions of its former CEO, we discuss sexual harassment in the workplace, what options exist for reporting it and the efficacy of workplace training programs.

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Guests:

Deborah Rhode, professor of law, director of the Center on the Legal Profession, Stanford Law School; author, "What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women's Movement"

Gabriel Sherman, national affairs editor, New York Magazine; author, "The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News - and Divided a Country"

Allison West, principal, Employment Practices Specialists

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