Joe Muto, the former O’Reilly Factor producer who turned into a “mole” for the leftist gossip site Gwker, has resurfaced thanks to an AP report which chronicles how he pled guilty to two separate misdemeanors for passing along outtake...Show More Summary
The “Fox Mole,” Joe Muto has an excerpt in Salon from his new book chronicling life at the cable news channel. Muto, who pleaded guilty earlier this month to misdemeanor attempted theft and computer tampering charges over his GawkerShow More Summary
It turns out Fox News’ organizational structure is much more dynamic than its group-think, radical-agendaed labels might suggest. Former Fox… Read More
In April of 2012, Joe Muto decided to steal unaired video footage of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney from his employer, Fox News, sell the tape to Gawker and then post anonymous online tell-all rants about the network, its bathrooms and prime-time hosts. Show More Summary
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 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 [...]
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 $16.73). Show More Summary
Ever since the Fox News mole released an audio tape of Mitt Romney discussing his love of dressage horses with Sean Hannity off-camera, the presidential candidate has been trying desperately to distance himself from the “sport” most view as something only rich, elitist as$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 »
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
Muto was fired in April after posting stories to Gawker as the Fox Mole, an unidentified Fox News Channel employee who was fed up and ready to leave the organization.
Joe Muto, an “an NPR-listening, Obama-loving liberal,” worked at FOX News Channel for years. Last month, he took on a role as the “Fox Mole,” reporting from the “inside” for Gawker. Not long after, he was caught, got fired, etc. Now, Muto has sold a book proposal about his time there. The tentative title: An [...]
Andy Lewis The "O'Reilly Factor" roducer lost his job with the conservative news channel after blogging for Gawker as the anonymous "Fox Mole." read more
The Fox News mole apparently has enough secrets to spill that it's worth a six-figure book deal. Joe Muto will get an advance in the "low six figures" from publisher Dutton for the upcoming Atheist in the Foxhole, reports Gawker, where Muto-as-mole first surfaced. Dutton says the book will describe...
Congratulations to Joe Muto, formerly known as the Fox Mole, for selling a book about his experiences inside Fox News Channel to Dutton, an imprint of Penguin. More »