Tag Archives: Roger Ailes

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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TV news veteran Marvin Kalb comments on Sunday morning news shows & Fox News ‘course corrrection’

TVNewser posted an insightful interview with long-time TV journo Marvin Kalb.  Kalb was one of “Murrow’s Boys” at CBS News in the 1950s before heading to NBC and becoming a long-time host of “Meet the Press.” Some highlights of the … Continue reading

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Roger Ailes: the Most Powerful Man in News — Newsmax Profile

Don’t mean to go on and on about Roger Ailes, but the more I study about him, the more fascinated I become.  Here’s a great profile just published by Newsmax: This Is the Most Powerful Man in News Using his … Continue reading

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Roger Ailes profile in Newsweek/Daily Beast * NEW

Roger Ailes is profiled insightfully by Howard Kurtz, the media critic for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.  Definitely worth a read! By popular demand, here’s the article in full: Roger’s Reality Show Sep 25, 2011 10:00 AM EDT First, Ailes … Continue reading

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15 Years of Cable News Choices

2011 marks a milestone in Cable News: * MSNBC launched on July 15, 1996 * Fox News launched on October 7, 1996 While the MSNBC crew celebrated with fireworks on the Hudson during their anniversary party on the night of … 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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The Greatest Icons of TV News in America: 1949-present

                From Above Left:  Edward R. Murrow (CBS), Chet Huntley & David Brinkley (NBC), Walter Cronkite (CBS), Roone Arledge (ABC), Ted Turner (CNN), Roger Ailes (Fox News) These are just a few of … Continue reading

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