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Roger Ailes, Who Built Fox News Into an Empire, Dies at 77

New York Times - 24 May 2017
Roger E. Ailes, who shaped the images that helped elect three Republican presidents and then became a dominant, often-intimidating force in American conservative politics at the helm of Fox News until he was forced out last year in a sexual harassment ...
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Roger Ailes replaced intellectual conservatism with hate

The Boston Globe - 30 May 2017
They say that one ought not speak ill of the dead, but in the case of Roger Ailes that would leave little to say. Ailes wrested conservatism away from intellectuals like George Will, who at minimum based their views on a coherent body of deliberate ...
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Discrimination suits proceed against Fox after Roger Ailes' death

CBS News - 29 May 2017
NEW YORK -- The sudden death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes won't slow the march of litigation swirling around the network, legal observers and lawyers involved in the suits said. Three new lawsuits by people alleging a hostile work environment were ...
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The Roger Ailes I Knew

POLITICO Magazine - 24 May 2017
Roger Ailes was an underdog. That's how he viewed himself, from his difficult childhood through astonishing success and finally to his Palm Beach exile. Born with hemophilia, he knew early that any episodes of bleeding could kill him. That, coupled ...
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What Roger Ailes Figured Out

The New Yorker - 24 May 2017
Twenty years ago, Roger Ailes launched Fox News with a simple but effective premise: most news outlets were liberal, and most Americans were not. “I think the mainstream media thinks liberalism is the center of the road,” he once said. “I really think ...
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Roger Ailes Leaves Long Shadow at Fox With Complicated Legacy

Variety - 23 May 2017
There's no disputing that Ailes, who died May 18 at 77, turned Fox News Channel into a political and cultural force, generating outsize profits for Rupert Murdoch's empire along the way. But his personal indiscretions and attitudes shaped in the “Mad ...
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Obituary: Roger Ailes died on May 18th

The Economist - 24 May 2017
STROLLING down a corridor in a high-security jail in 1981, where he was directing an interview, Roger Ailes suddenly bumped chests with Charles Manson. America's most notorious killer looked mean and wiry, like a dangerous ferret. Mr Ailes, in his own ...
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Roger Ailes: The Man Who Wrecked Conservatism

New York Times - 20 May 2017
Friends and colleagues who knew Roger Ailes better than I did attest that he was a nicer and more considerate man than most liberal obituarists will ever give him credit for. They add (and the same obituarists concede) that the creator of Fox News ...
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Roger Ailes a polarizing figure in suburban New York

USA TODAY - 18 May 2017
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Roger Ailes was a polarizing figure 50 miles north of New York City, where he had a weekend mansion in the hamlet of Garrison, and extended his media empire after he bought two local weekly newspapers. Ailes mostly kept a low ...
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For Roger Ailes, A Vast Real Estate Portfolio

Forbes - 21 May 2017
Since his death last week, friends and former colleagues have hailed Roger Ailes as a communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and running Fox News Channel for two decades. A former GOP ...
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Roger Ailes' death put spotlight on rare condition

Palm Beach Post - 26 May 2017
When former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes died this month after suffering a fall that caused a fatal brain bleed, many of us were surprised to learn that the controversial 77-year-old had hemophilia (which the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner said ...
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Former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has died

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 18 May 2017
NEW YORK — Roger Ailes, the communication maestro who transformed TV news by creating Fox News Channel only to be ousted from his media empire at the height of his reign for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth ...
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Joy Reid: Roger Ailes Built a Kingdom on Exploited Bias

TIME - 20 May 2017
If you are a certain kind of white conservative, especially a white male conservative, then Roger Ailes was a hero. He constructed a world in which your core beliefs and your gut instincts were, and still are, constantly validated. As a media ...
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Maddow says Roger Ailes 'offered to pay her not to work'

Daily Mail - 29 May 2017
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was once offered a job by late Fox News chief Roger Ailes – to stay at home and not go anywhere near a television studio. Maddow told Howard Stern on his satellite radio show Wednesday that Ailes offered her money just so ...
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Roger Ailes, Founder Of 'Fox News,' Dies At 77

NPR - 18 May 2017
Roger Ailes, the founding visionary of Fox News who propelled it to great profits and ratings but resigned in disgrace last summer, has died at 77. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: The man who made Fox News into a conservative force has died. Roger Ailes was 77.

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