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Super PAC Mad Men | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 Republican presidential primary campaign has been the most negative in recent memory. The main culprits are well-funded super P...

Fox News Chief's Startling Words About Maddow

Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

UPDATE: Rachel Maddow has weighed in on Roger Ailes' blurb for her new book. She writes, via an MSNBC spokesperson: ‪"I have professional contac...

Washington Post Blogger Busts Media Matters On 'Fox Effect'

The Washington Post | Hide This | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

Media Matters for America (MMfA) has been called many things. "Liberal media propaganda outlet." "A "propagandist" organization. "Partisan activists."...

Fox News Chief Speaks Out About Reporter In Hot Water

Posted 02.27.2012 | Media

Fox News chief Roger Ailes has spoken out about the recent scandal involving his employee, Douglas Kennedy. The Fox News reporter and son of Rober...

How Fox News Is Destroying the Republican Party

Eric Boehlert | Posted 03.27.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

It's becoming increasingly clear that Fox's programming and the radical, fear-based agenda it's setting for Republicans is now doing lasting damage to the Grand Old Party.

Campaign Launches To Get Beck Back On Fox News

Posted 01.24.2012 | Media

A conservative group has launched a new campaign urging Fox News CEO Roger Ailes to bring Glenn Beck back and criticizing the network for hiring a les...

'Things Go Better With Newt-- er, Coke'

David Boghossian | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
David Boghossian

Running for president need not be merely an opportunity to express your views in order to serve your country, or even to creatively hide your views in order to impose them after you win. Rather, the campaign can now be secondary to the real goal: the promotion of a business.

The Death of Privacy

Al Eisele | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy
Al Eisele

I had just reached into the fridge for a piece of leftover cherry pie when I heard a voice, "Hey fatso, you sure you want to eat that?"

Five Right-Wing Political Obstacles That Must Be Sidelined

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The first midterm election in the post-Citizens United universe was a Republican rout. Going into 2012 I fear that the smug predictions of an inevitable Obama reelection are premature.

Andrew Sullivan To Roger Ailes: 'F-ck You'

Posted 02.13.2012 | Media

Blogger Andrew Sullivan capped a lengthy endorsement of Ron Paul on Wednesday with a brief, four-letter message for Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. Sulli...

Roger Ailes Is Writing An Autobiography

Posted 02.11.2012 | Media

Roger Ailes is writing an autobiography, New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman reports. Ailes has certainly led a memoir-worthy life: from Nixon oper...

Fox News Tacking Towards Center: Report

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

Fox News has put on a different hat this primary season. New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman reported on the network's noticeably tougher approach...

Michael Calderone

New York Magazine Ramps Up 2012 Coverage | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Nov. 21 New York magazine hit newsstands with dueling pieces, one titled "How the GOP Went Mad," by former Bush speechwriter David Frum...

Fox News Gets A Lot Of NYPD Protection

Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

The NYPD provides Fox News's midtown Manhattan studios 24/7 protection, The Daily Beast reports, more than any other media organization in the city. ...

Why Roger Ailes Was Furious With Sarah Palin

New York Magazine | Gabriel Sherman | Posted 11.21.2011 | Media

Sarah Palin's announcement that she wouldn't run for president disappointed her legions of admirers — but it infuriated Roger Ailes. The Fox News ch...

Rush Limbaugh's Chelsea Clinton Conspiracy Theory

Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh took to his radio show Monday to discuss NBC's announcement that Chelsea Clinton will join its reporting staff. The network has tappe...

Comedy Relief

Steven Weber | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

It's the most hilarious show in town: the rhetorical gymnastics executed by the Right, taking every hard-fought victory for the United States and twisting, hammering, chopping and screwing them into the feel-bad fabrications about that "evil other" Barack Obama.

Republicans Will Have a Fundraising Field Day With Occupy Wall Street

Tarot Politico | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Tarot Politico

I predict that Occupy Wall Street will be a campaign cash cow for Republicans. If you've ever wanted to pull back the curtain and look behind the sce...

What Super Gig Did Madonna Score This Week? Take The Fark Weird News Quiz | David Moye | Posted 12.07.2011 | Weird News

What big gig did Madonna score this week? If you know, take the Fark Weird News Quiz. However, there are nine other tough -- and weird -- questi...

Rupert Murdoch's Super-Awkward Appearance On Fox News

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.07.2011 | Media

The curvy couch at "Fox and Friends" was a tad more crowded Friday morning, as the cable news network celebrated its 15th year on the air. Rupert Murd...

Fox News' Primary Trouble (Or, Bye-Bye Christie)

Eric Boehlert | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Poor Roger Ailes. He wants to play kingmaker, he's just having trouble finding a viable king.

Sean Hannity Responds To Bill O'Reilly Diss

Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

Sean Hannity reacted to Fox News CEO Roger Ailes' claim that Bill O'Reilly "hates" him — and to O'Reilly's joking half-confirmation of the charge. ...

Fox News President: Personal Attacks Are 'Very Hard' On Loved Ones

Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes discussed some of the challenges in leading a public life, "New York Daily News" reported in an article focusing on the ...

Bill O'Reilly Responds To Diss From His Boss

Posted 11.27.2011 | Media

The tables turn when broadcasters hit the pavement on book tours, offering viewers the opportunity to see their talk show heroes and villains answer q...

Olbermann Skewers Fox News Chief

Posted 11.27.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann lashed out at Newsweek's Howard Kurtz for what he called a dishonest, enabling interview with Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. Kurtz drew ...