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

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By Andrew Gauthier Comment

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…

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