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Second FOX News Suicide in Two Months: Employee Shoots Himself in Front of NYC Head Office

21st Century Wire says…

Phillip Perea was a 41-year-old employee for FOX News local affiliate in Austin, Texas, who was on a mission to expose the ills and hypocrisy of his former employer. This morning he apparently shot himself in the head in front of News Corporation head offices in New York City.

The irony here (according to the official narrative) is that this whole debacle originated from  FOX News accusing one of its own for being ‘sensational’ (see full report below). Bizarre, to say the least.

Stranger however, might be the fact that one of the network’s most dubious ‘journalists’, Geraldo Rivera, was tweeting rumors of a “suicide note” immediately after the event, and also that no photos or images of Perea were left on his Facebook page or in his photo albums before his death – only audio tracks remain online of his voice – making him a ghost of sorts.

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Moments before he shot himself outside News Corp’s head offices in New York City, he was tweeting and also handing out fliers that criticized FOX TV…


Smoking gun:
one of the witnesses heard two shots. So what kind of suicide gunman shoots himself two times? As stated below, “Kris Lew was preparing to open a coffee-and-food cart, the Cinnamon Snail, nearby around 7:45 am when she “heard two shots—‘Pop. Pop.’—really quick,” she told the Journal. “I know what gunshots sound like…It was a thing where I thought to myself, ‘Those sound exactly like gunshots, but it can’t be, because we’re in Rockefeller Center’.”

As it turns out, Perea was the second FOX News employee who is said to have committed suicide in the last 60 days. On December 14, 2014, Fox News Channel international correspondent Dominic Di-Natale, 43, was tragically found dead in Colorado. His work was featured on the Fox News Channel, the Fox Business Network, and FoxNews.com. Di-Natale was covering Ferguson over Thanksgiving weekend, when he tweeted a picture of the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis with a caption that simply said “last one.”

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Interestingly, Di-Natale (photo, above) had also reported from the ‘Osama bin Laden compound’ in Abbotabad, Pakistan after the alleged raid which the US government claimed “took out” the al-Qaeda leader.

Not surprisingly, FOX News is not covering this story today.

More from RT…

 

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RT

A man shot himself in the chest outside the News Corporation building in midtown Manhattan. The former employee of the company had been protesting Fox News before he killed himself, according to reports.

The man, identified as Phillip Perea, was handing out fliers, saying his former employer had “ended my career” and that the news channel had ruined his life, a police official told the Wall Street Journal. The 41-year-old had previously worked at a Fox News affiliate in Austin, Texas. The Journal, also owned by News Corp., is in the same building.

Security guards asked the man to leave and when they turned around to walk back inside, they heard a gunshot, a source told the New York Post.

A suicide note was found in Parea’s pocket and a small-caliber pistol was next to him, police said.

Kris Lew was preparing to open a coffee-and-food cart, the Cinnamon Snail, nearby around 7:45 am when she “heard two shots—‘Pop. Pop.’—really quick,” she told the Journal. “I know what gunshots sound like…It was a thing where I thought to myself, ‘Those sound exactly like gunshots, but it can’t be, because we’re in Rockefeller Center’.”

Videos uncovered by AOL News titled ‘The American Workplace Bully: How FOX News Ended My Career’, “paint the picture of a disgruntled former employee who he believes was outed as part of a master plot against him,” the online news organization reported.

About an hour before his death, Perea tweeted more criticisms of his former employer, and linking to one of his 35 YouTube videos railing against Fox News. The eight-minute video laid out his complaints against the channel.


He was found unresponsive outside News Corp. headquarters, and was rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center. He was pronounced dead an hour later, police said.

The suicide comes only a day after a murder-suicide involving coworkers at a Home Depot just 23 blocks south of Monday morning’s incident.

Perea was a promotion producer at Fox affiliate KTBC, and teased a story on Facebook in February that showed a crying jaywalker being arrested next to a picture of Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo reacting to the viral video.

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THE OFFENDING ARTICLE: Sheriff Acevedo triggered controversy.

Perea’s bosses at the station thought the photo of Acevedo was “more sensational than informative” ‒ in part because the police chief didn’t like the image, the Austin Chronicle reported. The producer was set to be suspended three months later due to the incident, as well as alleged inappropriate behavior and an alleged general inability to follow directions, according to the Chronicle. Perea was subsequently fired.

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