He was the darling of the left-wing blogosphere last year when he was known as the "Fox News Mole," but yesterday he was just another humiliated criminal in handcuffs as he agreed to a plea deal in New York: Fox News mole Joe Muto entered a Manhattan courtroom in handcuffs this afternoon, pleading guilty to two misdemeanor charges. Show More Summary
Joe Muto, the former O’Reilly Factor producer who was let go after reporting from inside the organization for Gawker, entered a New York City courtroom on Thursday and pled guilty to two misdemeanor charges.
Fox News mole Joe Muto entered a Manhattan courtroom in handcuffs this afternoon, pleading guilty to two misdemeanor charges. A source inside the courtroom tells TVNewser two detectives escorated a cuffed Muto into the courtroom, sat...Show More Summary
Gawker is reporting that Fox News mole, Joe Muto, will plead guilty today to misdemeanor attempted theft and attempted computer tampering charges. The agreement, in which the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has pledged not to file...Show More Summary
Joe Muto, the former producer for Bill O'Reilly who did a short-lived star turn as "the Fox Mole" here on Gawker about a year ago, will plead guilty today in a Manhattan criminal courtroom to misdemeanor attempted theft and attempted computer tampering charges. Read more...
Joe Muto, the former Fox News associate-producer-turned-infamous-"Fox Mole," was served with a search warrant by police early Wednesday. Investigators seized his laptop, Muto said. "I just got search warranted at 6:30 a.m. by a very polite crew from the DA's office," Muto tweeted. "Took my iPhone, laptop, some old notebooks." Gawker published several columns by [...]
ABC will air a new series this summer that sounds very much like The Mole combined with Fox's Murder in Small Town X, though CSI and the board game Clue are cited as inspirations for Whodunnit?. There will be a $250,000 prize and nine episodes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary
Remember Joe Muto, who, after a day of writing anonymously for Gawker was revealed as the Fox mole, then fired? Of course you do. Well he’s got a book coming out this Spring all about his time at Fox News and Jim Romenesko noticed Amazon.com already has the cover art (you can pre-order for the low, low price of $16.73). Show More Summary
On April 10, Gawker introduced a new columnist: The Fox Mole. The plan was for him to provide Gawker with “regular dispatches from inside the organization,” but then Roger Ailes & Co. “nailed” him. (It took just a day for them to sniff him out.) Joe Muto quickly became a media star. He gave Howard … Read More
Former Defence Secretary says leadership coup is ‘utter nonsense’ after 14 MPs ask for change Column The Mole LAST UPDATED AT 09:45 ON Mon 17 Sep 2012 FORMER Defence Secretary Liam Fox has called off the dogs of war inside the Conservative...Show More Summary
Deadspin's Anonymous PR Guy — a working sports publicist who is kind of a poor man's Fox Mole — is doing a live Q&A today. Most of it isn't that notable (beyond that claim that 90% of pro athletes cheat on their wives), but one answer about high school sports caught our eye: Q: How has High school recruiting changed the way you do your job? A: None. Show More Summary
Ever since the Fox News mole released an audio tape of Mitt Romney discussing his love of dressage horses with Sean Hannity off-camera, the presidential candidate has been trying desperately to distance himself from the “sport” most view as something only rich, elitist as$holes give a crap about. Show More Summary
Joe Muto, the disgruntled Bill O'Reilly employee promptly fired by Fox News when he started leaking dispatches to Gawker, has surfaced again with similar complaints. This time, the Fox News Mole is writing at Slate, grading the accuracy of Aaron Sorkin's new HBO show The Newsroom against his own experiences ... More »
Slate Congratulations to the person who thought of this: Joe Muto, whose short run as the “Fox Mole” gripped New York media for a workweek, has reviewed “The Newsroom” for Slate. Why not Gawker, where he wrote about
Looking back over my career (with my tongue firmly in cheek), I think I've encountered: 7 lions 10 jackals 5 elephants 4 snakes 2 sharks 6 badgers 3 foxes 2 eagles 2 moles 8 bears 6 hummingbirds and numerous sloths and rats as well as a few gnats. Show More Summary
Federal Bureau of Investigation | Security Management The FBI has posted a list of traits of corporate spies, and Security Management’s Carlton Purvis says they’d have helped identify Joe Muto as the Fox Mole: “What Muto did… Read m...
In the wake of the New York County District Attorney's decision last month to launch a criminal investigation into Joe Muto, a.k.a. the Fox Mole, for the alleged theft of videos from his former employer Fox News, we thought it wouldShow More Summary
As we noted this week, the Fox News “mole,” Joe Muto, has been shopping a memoir detailing his eight years at the channel. Our sister blog GalleyCat notes that he has already sold it. Penguin Group’s Dutton Imprint will publish the book...Show More Summary
Joe Muto, who dubbed himself the "Fox Mole" in a Gawker blog post about working at Fox News and was caught and fired within days, has gotten a six-figure deal to write a book about his eight years working at the TV network. He claims...Show More Summary
It's in the six figures. This, combined with the Goldman Sachs turncoat's seven-figure book deal, suggests the most efficient path to a book advance in American letters today is to tell all about your employer. Unrelated: Anyone want to buy a memoir about one woman's time inside NYmag.com? Includes thrilling ... More »