Roger Ailes

Remember in 1997 when the thematically-similar Dante’s Peak and Volcano both came out? Or a year later when Deep Impact and Armageddon each threatened to destroy Earth with asteroids? The same thing is happening again, except with a threat even greater than a volcano or space rock: Roger Ailes. There are two competing projects about the disgraced Fox News chairman out there: Fair […]

CLEVELAND — Long before Fox News began, founder Roger Ailes was working here in Cleveland at Channel 3. Back in the 1960s, Ailes was a producer for The Mike Douglas Show, a variety talk program. Channel 3 was known as KYW back then. After his time in Cleveland, Ailes moved on to become a consultant for […]

A Trump advisor, Ailes was known as the GOP kingmaker who transformed Fox News into a ratings powerhouse by pushing a conservative agenda.   Roger Ailes, the disgraced ex-Fox News chairman and CEO who transformed the network into a powerful mouthpiece for the right, has died. “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my […]

Your worst suspicions about the conservative network, confirmed.   A $50 million sexual harassment case against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is revealing some not-so-shocking details about the behind-the-scenes culture of the conservative news network — particularly what many have long-suspected as the reason Stacey Dash was hired there. Andrea Tantaros’ suit includes specific references to the former […]

(RNN) – Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is leaving the organization amid accusations of sexually harassing women anchors and other employees. CNN and The New York Times reported earlier this week that his departure was being negotiated. Rumors that the embattled Fox chief was on his last legs came after Associated Press reported that he  sexually harassed […]

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 journalism students at the University of North Carolina. In the question-and-answer segment of the talk, he referred to O’Brien as “that girl that’s named after a prison.” Ailes was referring to […]