St. Louis Anchor Larry Connors has been barred from posting on Facebook according to his attorney.
Last week, Connors claimed on his Facebook page that he became a target of the IRS after his interview with President Obama.
Connors then admitted that his IRS trouble started before the interview with the President.
KMOV has taken Connors off the air but the station stopped short of calling it a suspension (even though that is exactly what ii is). BELO the parent company of KMOV felt that Connors crossed the line in his post on the social media website.
“As a news anchor, he owes a duty to our viewers to report in an unbiased manner. His Facebook post and his Twitter posts, as a result, were inappropriate. And we don’t condone personal posts that jeopardize the journalistic nature of our business. It’s really that simple, ” said BELO's Mike Valentine.
Since Connors has been off the air, he has not posted on Facebook and has hired and attorney.
The attorney claims that the company has barred Connors from posting on Facebook or talking about the incident. The lawyer sent out this statement: