Roger Ailes

There is lots of evidence that Fox News' Roger Ailes orchestrated a concerted conservative attempt to try to discredit his biographer.

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Here's Why There's No Liberal Roger Ailes

In Democratic demographics, no one platform has that much power

A new biography of Fox News honcho Roger Ailes helps explain why there is no liberal equivalent to him, and why liberals maybe should be happy about that.

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The Fox News honcho once ordered 3 entire pages of food from a room service menu.

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Roger Ailes Is Not That Powerful

We know more than ever about how vile Roger Ailes is. But he still can't elect a president.

We know more details than ever about how vile the Fox boss is. Yet we keep overstating his power. 

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He's not a bleeding heart, but... Ailes suffered from hemophilia and almost died after he bit his tongue as a pre-schooler. His father rushed him to a hospital sixty miles away. Chafets writes: "Bob Ailes’s coworkers from Packard came to the clinic to donate blood. 'Always remember,' Bob Ailes told his son, 'you’ve got blue collar in your veins.'" (page 9)

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Roger Ailes's Border War

Can the Fox News CEO make his network more Latino-friendly?

The Fox News CEO wants more Latino viewers. His employees don’t seem to agree.

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After years of trying, Al Jazeera has finally bought a seat at the cable-television negotiating table.

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Who's trashing whom on the right? Here's a handy guide to post-election GOP recrimination.

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What's behind Rupert Murdoch's mistrust of Romney?

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Gawker's story on Fox News president Roger Ailes has to be read to be believed. The basic story is that Ailes purchased the little newspaper of the small town in upstate New York where he planned to live. He then cleaned out its editor and hand-picked Joe Lindsley, a young editorial assistant from the Weekly Standard, to run it is a Fox News-style propaganda organ and took a strangely intense interest in its operation. Then the story gets really weird: Ailes confronted the three staffers and accused them of badmouthing him and Elizabeth during their lunch breaks.

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