Fox News Channel has confirmed the termination of a high-ranking employee for what it described as “financial irregularities.”
Karl Rove enlivened Fox News Channel’s election coverage last year by questioning the network’s declaration that Barack Obama had been re-elected. It hasn’t affected Fox’s desire to keep him on the air.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich has signed on as a regular contributor to Fox News Channel.
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. said Friday that Fox News chief executive Roger Ailes has signed a new four-year contract. Ailes, 72, first joined News Corp. in 1996. He will continue to oversee Fox News, the Fox Business Network, the Fox TV stations, Twentieth Television and MyNetwork TV. He will also continue to be […]
NEW YORK — HBO is dropping its plans to make a film on Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News Channel. The network had optioned film rights to work by media writer Gabriel Sherman, who is writing a book on Fox News. But HBO said Thursday that it’s not going forward with those plans, […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Is Fox News honcho Roger Ailes working on a tell-all? New York Magazine contributing editor Gabriel Sherman reported on Monday that Ailes is negotiating with HarperCollins for an advance between $3 and $4 million for his autobiography. Who owns HarperCollins? News Corp., which as you probably know, also owns Fox. How […]
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Anonymous, a group of hackers that has previously attacked Sony and Bay Area Rapid Transit, said it will shut down the Fox News website on November 5. It announced its intentions in a video on YouTube, citing Fox News’ propaganda against the Occupy Wall Street movement as reason. […]
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Friday marked the 15th anniversary of the Fox News Channel, and after 10 years as the most-watched network in cable news, what’s left to conquer? The networks. Having beat the original cable news channel, CNN, at its bread and butter of breaking news, Roger Ailes and his boys […]
By Lucas Shaw LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – So long Glenn Beck, we hardly missed you. That is what Fox News is saying in announcing that “The Five,” which replaced Beck’s show in July, will continue as a regularly scheduled program at 5 p.m. We speculated last month that the show could become Beck’s permanent replacement. […]
By BETH DeFALCO, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being sued over his administration’s refusal to release any correspondence between Fox News President Roger Ailes and the governor or his staff. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey filed suit Monday on behalf of a reporter for Gawker Entertainment […]