Then he met Roger Ailes and installed him as head of what would become America's most successful cable news channel, Fox News Channel, also known as Fox News. And so the formula of conservatism and sex, pioneered on a newspaper in Britain, came to television and the rest, as they say, is history.
We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.
With the help of a cadre of dedicated volunteers, Bichlbaum and his partner in crime, Mike Bonnano -- who form the satirists known as The Yes Men -- produced and distributed a spoofed copy of the New York Post.