Fox Catches Mole?

fox Fox Catches Mole?

(Photo: Richard Dumoulin / Rex Features, via Telegraph.co.uk)

Fox News claims to have identified their mole, the “long-standing, current employee of Fox News Channel” who has been slipping Gawker intel for the past two days, including unreleased video footage of pre-show banter between Mitt Romney and Sean Hannity and a picture of the office’s flawed bathroom stalls—where Bill O’Reilly defecates.

Fox, for their part, kept it brief.

“We found the person and we’re exploring legal options at this time,” the network told Mediaite.

Mole tells Gawker that he hasn’t heard anything of the sort. “I’m still here. Back to work.”

Wouldn’t it be fun if there were no “mole,” just a couple of anonymous tips and some extrapolation on Gawker’s part to send Fox on a wild goose chase of a witch hunt?

Update: Gawker is denying that