Last week, news broke that Roger Ailes — the Fox News chairman and CEO who's been accused of sexually harassing multiple women for many, many years — was asked to step down. Apparently Rupert Murdoch (the CEO of 21st Centry Fox, which is Fox's parent company) felt the charges against Ailes, which ... More »
Fox News Channel is minus founding leader Roger Ailes but not its direction, Rupert Murdoch vowed. "I am personally committed to ensuring that Fox News remains a distinctive, powerful voice. Our... To view the full story, click the title link.
Rupert Murdoch will be running the shop for a while.
The temporary replacement of Roger Ailes by Rupert Murdoch as CEO and Chairman of Fox News is designed to calm shareholders and viewers, but it is also a strategy to shut down exposing information from the Gretchen Carlson sexual harrassment...Show More Summary
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The problem, according to TV Week Open Mic blogger Chuck Ross, is not that 21st Century Fox got rid of Roger Ailes, the chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel – it’s what Rupert Murdoch and his sons said...
Roger Ailes resigns as head of the Fox News Channel, leaving his boss Rupert Murdoch to settle frayed nerves at the network. ||| Los Angeles - Roger Ailes resigned as head of the Fox News Channel, felled by sexual harassment accusations...Show More Summary
Things are rarely simple in the world of huge corporate scandals, especially when the scandal involves an organization that’s as good at controlling the message as Fox News. Everyone has to find a way to come out of it looking like things are still going fine, because anything else would be a show of capitalistic weakness. Show More Summary
"There's no change, except that Roger won't be there."
The speculation about Roger Ailes’ fate as Fox News chief ended today with the announcement from Fox that Ailes has exited the network. Ailes leaves after 20 years with Fox News, which he built into a ratings powerhouse and a...
It’s hard out there for a pimp: Rupert Murdoch, chairman of Fox’s parent company 21st Century Fox, cut short a vacation on the French Riviera with his wife Jerry Hall to return to New York and finalise the departure of his long-term ally. He will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox […]
It's official: Fox News reports that Roger Ailes has resigned from his role as CEO of the network, effective immediately. Rupert Murdoch will become acting CEO, and will also assume Ailes' former role as chairman of Fox News and Fox Business Network. "Roger Ailes has made a remarkable contribution to...
The resignation letter Roger Ailes wrote to Rupert Murdoch was published online by the Drudge Report. Ailes resigned on Thursday as CEO and chairman of Fox News after a shock sexual harassment lawsuit was filed by former host Gretchen...Show More Summary
Roger Ailes is officially out at Fox News. On the heels of a growing list of sexual harassment allegations, rumors had speculated he and company chairman Rupert Murdoch were talking about the best way to get Ailes out the door. Now Roger Ailes has indeed been pushed out the door with an official announcement from... Show More Summary
Man who transformed television news departs in wake of lawsuit by former Fox star Gretchen Carlson alleging sex harassment
Roger Ailes resigned from Fox News. But Rupert Murdoch will be stepping into Ailes’s job, unfortunately, so don’t expect anything to change.
Roger Ailes has resigned as the CEO of Fox News, according to a statement released today from 21st Century Fox. Rupert Murdoch will be assuming the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News. The official announcement comes days after...Show More Summary
Roger Ailes has officially stepped down as CEO of Fox News after sexual harassment claims were brought against him. Rupert Murdoch will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. “Roger Ailes has made a remarkable contribution to our company and our country. Roger shared my vision [...]
It's official. Roger Ailes is OUT as Chairman and CEO of Fox News network. According to a 21st Century Fox press release, Rupert Murdoch will be stepping in until they find a replacement. Rupert Murdoch issued the usual platitudes, saying: “Roger Ailes has made a remarkable contribution to our company and our country. Show More Summary
After a week of speculation and false reports, it seems that Roger Ailes is finally out at Fox News. According to a press release at 21st Century Fox, the former Chair and CEO resigned earlier today amid a sexual harassment scandal that...Show More Summary