WISH-WNDY Sue AT&T For Discrimination

Circle City Broadcasting, owner of WISH and WNDY Indianapolis, has filed suit against AT&T, claiming “intentional misconduct” by the cable provider over retrans rates.

Justices Tuning In To Cable Civil Rights Suit

Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Nov. 13 in a $20 billion lawsuit that Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen filed against Comcast, with the outcome also affecting a $10 billion racial discrimination case he has filed against Comcast.

Judge Dismisses CNN Racial Discrimination Case

CNN Faces Another Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Fired FNC Exec Calls Lawsuit Against Her ‘Money Grab’

NEW YORK (AP) — A former financial executive at Fox News Channel says a racial discrimination lawsuit against her is “nothing more than a meritless and reprehensible money grab.” Lawyers for Judith Slater, who ran the accounting department at the network but was fired earlier this year when some employees alleged she ran a racially […]

New Racial Discrimination Suit Against FNC

The lawsuit, filed in New York state Supreme Court, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving three former Fox workers and their accusations against a since-fired Fox financial executive. It also expands the case to include Dianne Brandi, Fox’s chief counsel. Fox News said it vehemently denies the allegations, calling them “copycat complaints.” It said Brandi denies the claims against her.

 

Fox News’ Legal Nightmare Continues

Seven black Fox News employees plan to join a racial-discrimination suit filed last month by two colleagues. The original lawsuit alleged that Fox News’ longtime comptroller, Judy Slater, subjected members of Fox’s payroll staff to racial insults for years. (Fox News fired Slater in February after those employees began litigation against the network.)

CNN Faces Growing Racial Discrimination Suit

The lawsuit against CNN and sister companies claims that African Americans receive lower performance ratings in evaluations, that there are dramatic differences in pay between similarly situated employees of different races, and that the promotion of African-American employees is blocked by a “glass ceiling.”

3rd Woman Joins Racial Suit Against FNC

Monica Douglas said former controller Judith Slater, who was fired on Feb. 28, frequently expressed an unwillingness to be near black people. Douglas is black, as are colleagues Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright, who filed suit against Fox last week.

Fox News Sued Over Racial Harassment

A pair of women are suing the cable news network, saying they were subjected to “top-down racial harassment” in the company’s payroll department, according to a new lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Bronx.

DMA 33: KANSAS CITY

KSHB Journo Suing For Discrimination

Reporter Lisa Benson alleges in a lawsuit that she has been discriminated against by the Scripps Kansas City NBC affiliate because of her race.

Court Petition Alleges Discrimination By CNN, TBS

Charter Fails To Get $10B Suit Dismissed

A federal judge on Monday rejected a bid by Charter Communications to toss out a $10 billion racial discrimination lawsuit filed by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios and the National Association of African-American Owned Media for “racial discrimination in contracting for television channel carriage.”

Allen’s $20B Suit Against Comcast Dismissed

It might not be entirely over, but Comcast can take some relief in the ruling Tuesday to dismiss the $20 billion racial discrimination lawsuit from the Byron Allen-founded Entertainment Studios Network and the National Association of African-American Owned Media. This latest amended complaint from the plaintiffs was given the boot by U.S. District Judge Terry Hatter Jr. — but Allen and NAAAOM have one more chance in the more-than-a year-long suit to make their case.

DMA 4 (PHILADELPHIA)

Ex-WTXF Anchor’s Use Of ‘N-Word’ On Trial

AT&T Sued Over Racist Meme

DMA 56 (LITTLE ROCK, AR)

Sportscaster Sues KTHV, Gannett For Being Racist

‘American Idol’ Sued By 10 Black Contestants

Ten black former American Idol contestants from various seasons have filed a lawsuit against the show, claiming they were unjustly booted because of their race … and they each want  a minimum of $25 million.

‘Bachelor’ Racial Discrimination Suit Tossed

A U.S. District Court judge sides with ABC over The Bachelor discrimination suit on First Amendment grounds.

DMA 47 (AUSTIN, TX)

KXAN Hit With Two Racial Discrimination Suits

ABC’s ‘Bachelor’ Accused Of Racial Bias

Two black men who said they were “lookin’ for love” and auditioned last summer for the popular ABC reality television show The Bachelor sued the network on Wednesday, saying they were rejected because of their race.