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Roger Ailes's Dream Was My Nightmare

Added: 23.05.2017 12:02 | 16 views | 0 comments

, New York Times
This is not another obituary for Roger Ailes, who died last week 10 months after being ousted at Fox News. It is, I hope, instead an obituary for the culture he purveyed — a culture that affected me profoundly and personally. Just two years after Rupert Murdoch appointed Mr. Ailes to head the new cable news network, my relationship with President Bill Clinton became public. Mr. Ailes, a former Republican political operative, took the story of the affair and the trial that followed and made certain his anchors hammered it ceaselessly, 24 hours a day.


Roger Ailes death: Rupert Murdoch remembers 'brilliant broadcaster'

Added: 18.05.2017 15:31 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of 21st Century Fox, released this statement Thursday on the death of former Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes: Everybody at Fox News is shocked and grieved by the death of Roger Ailes.


Rupert Murdoch: 'Nothing's happening at Fox News'

Added: 11.05.2017 19:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

Rupert Murdoch is confronted over Ofcom and discrimination and sexual harassment claims at Fox News.


Sinclair Broadcast buys Tribune Media

Added: 11.05.2017 15:53 | 7 views | 0 comments

AT A time when ever fewer people are watching television, it may seem improbable that the owners of local TV stations in America want to expand their empires. It turns out that they can hardly wait. On May 8th, just 18 days after a change in federal rules made the deal possible, Sinclair Broadcast Group announced that it would buy Tribune Media in a transaction worth $6.6bn, beating out interest from others including 21st Century Fox, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch. Sinclair will become America’s dominant owner of local TV stations.
The deal signals a broader interest in expanding what has been a surprisingly decent business in recent years. In America local TV stations tend to affiliate themselves with a national broadcast network, transmitting its content, including live sports. In exchange the stations make substantial payments. Despite falling viewership of network TV, the economics of local-station ownership have remained robust for two reasons.
First is the resilience of local TV advertising, especially in election years, says Mark Fratrik of BIA/Kelsey, a media consultancy. The ability of small TV stations to reach specific areas for local political races has proved difficult to match.
Second, TV stations have tapped a new vein of cash: retransmission fees, the payments they command from cable- and satellite-TV providers for their consent...


Fox News names NBC veteran first female head of ad sales

Added: 09.05.2017 16:49 | 18 views | 0 comments

Former NBC veteran Marianne Gambelli has been hired by Fox News to lead its advertising sales team amid upheaval at the conservative network.Rupert Murdoch called Gambelli, who was most recently with Horizon Media...

Rupert Murdoch says 'nothing's happening at Fox News.' Here's a list of 'nothing.'

Added: 09.05.2017 14:48 | 18 views | 0 comments

Murdoch is kidding himself, if he thinks anyone buys into his breathtaking denial.

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British media: Murdoch ditches former top editor and columnist

Added: 09.05.2017 12:36 | 18 views | 0 comments

Rupert Murdoch may be about to say goodbye to another stalwart of his media empire.


UK's Sun ousts Murdoch protege who likened soccer star to gorilla: FT

Added: 09.05.2017 12:08 | 18 views | 0 comments

Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun is to oust Kelvin MacKenzie, a provocative columnist and long-time favorite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article widely criticized as racist, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.


Rupert Murdoch: 'Nothing's happening at Fox News'

Added: 08.05.2017 22:09 | 7 views | 0 comments

Rupert Murdoch is confronted over Ofcom and discrimination and sexual harassment claims at Fox News.


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