Asked on "CBS This Morning" whether she felt threatened by the message, Duncan said, "I did, and it's even hard to say that today".
Prior to his firing, Chen released a statement defending her husband against the many sexual assault accusations being brought against him.
Fager said in a separate statement that the allegations in the New Yorker are "false" and that the decision by CBS was unrelated.
In this 2017 photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in NY.
A CBS News reporter has spoken out about the threatening text message she received from former 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager, who was sacked on Wednesday in the wake of recent accusations of sexual misconduct and fostering an abusive workplace. Fager has denied the claims. Rhodes was then brought in as news president, taking over full management of the news division when Fager went back to exclusively running "60 Minutes".
"60 Minutes" is the most popular and powerful news broadcast on television, and Fager is only the second person to lead it during its 50 years of history.
CBS News reported Wednesday that correspondent Jericka Duncan reached out to Fager on Sunday seeking his response to allegations made in a New Yorker story published earlier that day detailing allegations of him touching CBS employees inappropriately.
The two-paragraph internal memo from CBS News president David Rhodes, which was seen by Reuters, said that Fager's departure "is not directly related to the allegations surfaced in press reports, which continue to be investigated independently".
Quinnipiac University has rescinded Fager's Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, which he received in June, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Bill Owens, executive editor at "60 Minutes", will step in to manage the "60 Minutes" team while a search for a replacement is conducted.
The network also announced that it and Moonves would donate $20 million to organizations "that support the #MeToo movement and equality for women in the workplace". A $120 million financial exit package for Moonves will be withheld pending the results of the board's independent investigation.
The 36-year CBS veteran has been at the center of allegations that CBS's news division fostered a culture of harassment. "We need to be such a place".
One of the New Zealand firefighters, Wipari Henwood, said crews would often work 16 hour days in gruelling conditions. Underhill didn't know how many homes were evacuated, since she said it's a rural area with scattered residences.
Due to a severe thunderstorm, the kickoff time for the Falcons-Eagles game in Philadelphia has been pushed back to 9:05 p.m. Eagles: WR Mack Hollins was placed on injured reserve hours before the game because of a groin injury.
"The extent of their relationship is under investigation", said Instagram user Marriam_Muhammad about the incident. The family recommended that Jean move there because they thought he would be safe there. "God gave me an angel".
When Bears fans closed their eyes and imagined the ideal opening to the Matt Nagy era, they might have imagined a few things. He proceeded to lead the Packers to a field goal, before throwing three touchdown passes to earn the NFC North victory.
This year Apple is expected to launch three iPhones out of which two will come with OLED display and one with LCD display. Apple is also expected to introduce a lower priced iPhone with some X features but a less expensive LCD screen.
We did it a couple of times but at the moment we're still finding our feet in playing out from those areas. Southgate will tomorrow pair Manchester United's Marcus Rashford and Arsenal's Danny Welbeck up front.
The last Category 4 hurricane to plow directly into North Carolina was Hazel in 1954, a devastating storm that killed 19 people. All interests from SC into the mid-Atlantic region should complete preparations and follow any advice given by local officials.
Apple is preparing to unveil their new iPhone at a big tech event, and the public can see the big reveal by streaming it online. In the U.S. , all the major carriers will be supporting the feature, while in the United Kingdom , it's Vodafone and EE.
Mystics star and former league MVP Elena Delle Donne led Washington with 23 points, shooting 9-of-18 from the field. Lost in all of that Game 5 commotion was Stewart's strong performance, something that Bird said happens too often.
And it's so sad for someone to pin that on me because I'm the bad guy and they're gonna believe them.... When you have to say that I said or did something that I never said or did...
Alex Cora Calls Out Donald Trump for Comments About Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Florence still a threat despite downgrade
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Naomi Osaka talks mental health and beating her idol
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Fitbit Stock Is Falling and Apple's to Blame
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Nadal retires to send Del Potro into U.S. Open final
Del Potro may be the higher seeded player at No 3, but Djokovic, the No 6 seed, is the favourite to be the victor in NY . Kubot and Melo, seeded seventh, were trying to win their second major together, having won Wimbledon in 2017.
Olivia Newton-John Is Battling Cancer for the Third Time
Newton-John first announced her diagnosis past year after she was forced to cancel a summer tour in order to undergo treatment. In 2013, she was diagnosed with cancer in her shoulder after she was involved in a minor auto accident.
India scraps colonial-era ban on gay sex in landmark ruling
Justice Nariman said homosexuality can not be regarded as "mental disorder" and homosexuals had the right to live with dignity. In its ruling Thursday, the court said it must protect an individual's right to live with dignity as a fundamental right.