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Interesting facts about Roger Ailes, president of Fox News

L. Brent Bozell: Here Come the Ailes Haters

When I did a Google search for Roger Ailes yesterday, I was struck by the fact that the number two entry was the very unflattering and factually-flawed “Rolling Stone” article from last May about the Fox News chief. I thought … Continue reading

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Roger Ailes: The Most Influential Executive in TV News Today

Since joining the staff of the locally-produced “Mike Douglas Show” in Cleveland in 1962, Roger Ailes quickly ascended to national importance, becoming executive producer of the nationally syndicated show at the age of 27. A spirited discussion with then-presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Most Profitable News Network

Although published in January 2010, the New York Times noted that Rogr Ailes has created an incredibly profitable network, with Fox News making more money that CNN, MSNBC and the evning newscasts of NBC, ABC and CBS COMBINED.  That’s quite … Continue reading

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Stanford University’s Hoover Institution interviews Fox News Chief Roger Ailes

This interview really helped to shape my view about Roger Ailes.  It’s a great counterbalance to some of the kneejerk reactions and negativism you often see about Roger Ailes on the internet.  Really worth your time.  

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