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Fox News Chief's 'Mouthpiece'?

Daily Intel | Gabriel Sherman | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media

But if you want to know what Roger Ailes really thinks about the news these days, here's a tip: Pay close attention to Peter Johnson Jr., Fox News' le...

Fox News Chief Signs Big New Contract

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has signed a new four-year contract to remain the head of the network, the Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz tweeted on Friday (See...

Did Murdoch Throw Fox News Under the Bus?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 11.13.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

I don't know what Murdoch's long-view strategy is, but in the short-term, by touting the success of the Democratic convention and downplaying the political importance of the "far right," it sure looks like he's throwing Fox News under the bus.

Fox News Chief Reportedly Negotiating New Contract

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Media

Fox News chief Roger Ailes is in talks over a new contract with News Corp., New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman reported Thursday. Ailes has been a...

Ailes In Talks For New Fox News Deal

New York Magazine | Posted 11.06.2012 | Media

With the presidential contest too close to call, both campaigns are planning for the aftermath....

Sarah Palin May Be Done At Fox News: Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Media

Sarah Palin's outburst at Fox News on Wednesday is part of a protracted set of contract negotiations that could see the former vice-presidential nomin...

Shep Smith 'On Thin Ice' For Outspokenness, Former Fox Newser Says

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Media

Could Shep Smith's constant independence be getting him into trouble with his Fox News bosses? The host is well-known for his propensity to say wha...

Think Again: What Howard Kurtz Thinks You Don't Need to Know

Eric Alterman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Howard Kurtz is an example of how to be a success in the mainstream media. Unfortunately, giving readers the relevant information they might need to understand the context and significance of a story comes second, third, or fourth, if at all.

If You Can't Beat Him, Smear Him?

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 08.04.2012 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

Over the weekend I caught up on some reading and noticed the level of swipes recently taken at Fox's CEO Roger Ailes. I thought, really? Why are some so obsessed with Roger -- obsessed to the point that they are so so so busy taking swipes at him?

Who Went Too Far Last Week?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.04.2012 | Comedy

These past seven days have had our Psychometer engineers working overtime. Do you agree with their findings? Hover over each picture to see who made t...

Roger Ailes Cancels Writer's Subscription To His Newspaper

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.01.2012 | Media

New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman, who is currently writing a biography on Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News, received some surprising news on Fr...

Fox News Doesn't Care About Your Outrage

Chez Pazienza | Posted 08.01.2012 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Not only does Fox News not fret over its many detractors, it generally welcomes the outrage as an opportunity to once again let its pit-bullish media relations department off the chain to maul the crap out of the poor sap with the bad sense to hassle its master.

Murdoch, Ailes

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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WATCH: Ed Schultz Rages Against 'Fox & Friends'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Media

Ed Schultz laid into Fox News on his show Wednesday night for airing an anti-Obama video on its morning program. "Fox & Friends" aired a loaded, fo...

Stewart: Fox News A 'Fanatically Micro-Managed Media Fiefdom'

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

After being on vacation for two weeks, "The Daily Show" made a triumphant return Monday night with guest Michelle Obama and a certain bone to pick. Na...

Fox News Chief Makes False Attack On New York Times

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.29.2012 | Media

A transcript of Roger Ailes' fiery talk at Ohio University revealed that the Fox News chief falsely accused The New York Times of publishing a questio...

Michael Calderone

Will Romney Go Beyond Fox News In General Election?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.24.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Mitt Romney addressed donors at a private campaign fundraiser on April 15, the presumptive Republican nominee described Fox News view...

Roger Ailes: Jon Stewart 'Wouldn't Do Well Without Fox,' Has Admitted To Me 'He's A Socialist'

Posted 05.22.2012 | Media

Roger Ailes' latest comments about Jon Stewart will surely raise a few eyebrows. The Fox News chief claimed that Stewart once admitted that he was a s...

Charles Koch + Roger Ailes = Ohio University?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Might this act of selling out have something to do with the fact that the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation serves as an underwriter of the George Washington Forum, which is the OU group hosting the speech?

Sarah Palin's Reaction to Roger Ailes' Truth Is Delusional

John Ziegler | Posted 06.17.2012 | Media
John Ziegler

Since her resignation, Sarah Palin has pretended to be a Tea Party Republican, done a cheesy reality show, joined a partisan network, and pretended to run for president. In short, she has disqualified herself from ever holding legitimate elected office again.

Soledad O'Brien Fires Back At Roger Ailes

Posted 04.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Last Thursday, Fox News chairman/CEO Roger Ailes made a mean-spirited comment about CNN’s Soledad O’Brien while speaking to journalism students at...

Team Newt Cuts Off Student Reporter: 'You're Done'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich's staff cut short an interview with a student reporter Saturday after the college journalist asked a question about Roger Ailes. Meme...

Palin Responds To Ailes' Brutal Words

Posted 04.14.2012 | Media

Sarah Palin responded to a harsh comment Fox News chief Roger Ailes made about her earlier this week. During a speech at the University of North Ca...

Fox News Chief's Jaw-Dropping Comment About CNN Host

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.13.2012 | Media

Roger Ailes made a jaw-dropping comment about CNN's Soledad O'Brien during a college lecture on Thursday night. The Fox News chief was speaking to ...

From Dog Whistles to Air Raid Sirens

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

The result of 40 years of these coded attacks is to ensure a permanent de facto racial segregation in our political dialogue, pitting white male voters against African Americans and poisoning our discourse.