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Bed bugs hit Wall Street Journal offices again

January 15, 2013

Bed bugs have hit the Wall Street Journal’s New York City headquarters – and the 1211 Avenue of the Americas building – once again, according to the Daily Intelligencer. This past Friday, a bed bugs was sighted by an employee in the office’s 6th floor video area, according to an employee memo published by Capital. […]

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Bed bugs in the workplace PTSD suit thrown out by judge

April 23, 2011

Remember Jane Clark? The former Fox News employee’s lawsuit, which we first mentioned in 2008 — and which was apparently the first ever filed by an employee against an employer’s landlord over bed bugs — has now been thrown out of court. The Washington Post reported that the judge “said workers can’t necessarily hold their […]

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Fox employee suing building management, maintenance over bed bug bites

May 29, 2008

Remember bed bugs at Fox News New York? Now Jane Clark is suing the building management of 1211 Avenue of the Americas, where Fox and the Post are housed, as well as two building maintenance companies, over the bites she incurred, says CBS News. The New York Observer reports that the lawyer for the plaintiff, […]

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Fox NY claims it became infested with bed bugs “a few weeks ago”; tipster tells Gawker they fired employee who brought them in

March 18, 2008

Someone claimed there were bed bugs in the VIP couch at Fox News’s Manhattan studios in November of 2006. After we followed up, the source claimed she was told this by a Fox producer. That sounded plausible enough, but still, just a rumor. Then, a year later, in November 2007, someone else claimed there were […]

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More rumors of bed bugs at Fox News

November 19, 2007

It was just over a year ago when a journalist claimed a reliable source told her of bed bugs infesting the midtown Manhattan offices of Fox News. The allegation was that the infestation “originated on the VIP couch,” a tidbit which might be apocryphal, but is too good to pass up. Still, I was skeptical […]

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Rumors of bed bugs at Fox News

November 11, 2006

So Claudia’s blog reports: We are reliably informed that the Fox News tower in midtown Manhattan has bedbugs. Dangerman reports that they originated on the VIP couch. . . Is Claudia teasing us? Don’t believe everything you read, folks, but if they do have bed bugs in the VIP couch at Fox News, then I’m […]

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