'60 Minutes' boss reportedly fired for text sent to reporter

Jeff Fager was reportedly fired for a text he sent to a network reporter who was covering the claims of alleged sexual misconduct against him.
1:59 | 09/13/18

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Transcript for '60 Minutes' boss reportedly fired for text sent to reporter
tomorrowmorning lo. But now we're going to turn to to the other new trouble for cbs.the head of "60es" is gone to Jeff fer reportedly fired for a te he sent a network reporter who was cering cu sexual misconctagainst him. ABC's ne Bankert has more. Reporter: CBS and the leader of the highlysteemed broadcast is out of a. Jeager fired, another uncomfortable Andy bombshell for thework just two daysft CBS chairman les moonown amid sexualnt allegatns and hs anchor Charlie rose was takeff the R. This is about a cture of women saying aegationse being covered up and a lot centers Andis stillhe that includes Jeff Fager. Reporr: Says the fg not directly R but ger instead violated company po a sending a threatening text message to a reporter at the askinghim for comment about the lates allegati I am that reporter. Reporr: Gjericka Duncan reading it. Reporter: He said,ot if U repeats false sations withy of your own reporting to bachem up, yowie held responsible for hang me.re people who lost their jobs tryingo hm me. Reporter: Earlier in the day ger told CNN my langua harsh and despite the fact that urnalistseceive harsh demands for fairnes the time, CBS did not lik . One such note should N rest in termination after6 years T it did. It anbrupt exit, the separate issues about claims H mayave inappropriatelyched male emploes and ignored complaints a harassment, Fager calls these completelyfalse. Didn'teem like a harsh message. Iteet like athreat. Hat's what lot are saying. Now back Tinger in north

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