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WTFX Investigation Prompts Action

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Date Posted: 2/6/2017

Fox owned-and-operated WTXF-TV Philadelphia investigated a sexual harassment scandal at ASPIRA, a local charter school operator. Reporter Jeff Cole questioned ASPIRA’s CEO in the parking lot of his office regarding a related $350,000 payoff. The payoff was confirmed through ASPIRA’s insurance company, yet the CEO remained in his position. The story prompted action from the state of Pennsylvania.

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