A regional Fox reporter interrupted her reside on-air weather record on Monday evening to accuse the channel's parent company, Fox Corp., of"muzzling" her while announcing that the infamous far-right activist team Project Veritas will launch her key records of this channel on Tuesday.
Ivory Hecker, a general assignment reporter for Fox 26 at Houston, was set to do a live on-location struck to talk about how the recent heatwave in Texas has influenced power outages throughout the viewing region. Before turning into the local weather, nevertheless, Hecker needed a bombshell of her for audiences along with her coworkers.
"Before we get to this story, I wish to let you, the viewers, know that Fox Corp. was muzzling me to maintain certain information from you, the viewers," Hecker casually announced. "And from what I am gathering, I'm not the sole reporter being exposed to this"
"I will be releasing some records about exactly what goes on behind the scenes in Fox, since it applies to you, the audiences," she added. "I discovered a non-profit journalism team named Project Veritas that will help put out that tomorrow, so tune in to afterward."
And as nonchalantly as she disclosed that she'd dropped a dime on her company to right-wing provocateur James O'Keefe's company, Hecker went back to bringing her live report on the blistering Texas heat. The station's two on-set anchors, meanwhile, didn't tackle Hecker's jaw-dropping comments after her section.
A spokesperson for Job Veritas supported to The Daily Beast the team will soon be publishing a sit-down meeting with Hecker on Tuesday evening. Aside from interviewing the reporter regarding her claims of corruption associated with Fox, Project Veritas said it'll also publish a number of Hecker's records and movies she states backs up her allegations.
A spokesperson for its social networking platform stated in April the O'Keefe was booted for"violating the Twitter Rules platform spam and manipulation "