TVNewser LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps

WFXT Reporter Confronts Viewer Backlash Over His Investigation Into Teacher’s Porn Star Past

During WFXT‘s 10 p.m. newscast on Wednesday, reporter Mike Beaudet confronted the major backlash his investigation into a teacher’s porn star past has recieved this week.

In a story that first aired Tuesday evening, Beaudet confronted Kevin Hogan, an English teacher and crew coach at a top-rated local high school, about his alleged appearances in three gay porn videos. Since the story aired, WFXT has been hit with an onslaught of letters from viewers criticizing the story, and students at the high school have banded together in support of Hogan.

So Beaudet was left to explain himself Wednesday. Speaking with anchor Maria Stephanos, Beaudet emphasized that the story came from a tip and pointed out that a couple of parents he interviewed before the story aired were concerned about a teacher appearing in pornos. Video inside…

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!