Fired Producer Files Gay-Bias Suit Against CBS News

A former CBS News producer is suing the network for discrimination, claiming that the company punished him for speaking out about being the victim of a brutal gay-bashing assault last year. Richard "Dick" Jefferson is seeking up to $50 million in damages from CBS, CBS News and Linda Mason, who is the network's senior vice president for standards and special projects, and executive producer Patricia Shevlin. In a suit filed in New York State Supreme Court June 25, Jefferson claims that the...Full Story
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