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CE’s departure ushers in new era for Fox News

bdlive.co.za — ROGER Ailes stepped down as Fox News Channel's chairman and CE in the wake of a sexual-harassment scandal, bringing an abrupt end to his 20-year tenure and raising questions about how the cable news powerhouse will adapt to a new era.

Roger Ailes steps down from Fox News with $40 million exit package

marketwatch.com — Roger Ailes has agreed to resign as Fox News Channel's chairman and chief executive in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal, ending his successful but controversial tenure at the helm of the cable news network he has built up over 20 years. Fox News-parent 21st Century Fox Inc.

21st Century Fox strategizing exit of Fox News architect Roger Ailes: report

marketwatch.com — 21st Century Fox is negotiating the exit of Fox News chief Roger Ailes following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former network anchor, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be a staggering fall for a titan of cable-TV news. 21CF statement: Roger is at work.

Fox News chief Roger Ailes appears to be on the way out

marketwatch.com — 21st Century Fox is negotiating the exit of Fox News chief Roger Ailes following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former network anchor, a person familiar with the matter said, in what would be a staggering fall for a titan of cable-TV news.

Republican Convention Was a Coup for Some Cable News Outlets

wsj.com — More than 22 million people tuned in to watch Donald Trump's wife Melania address the first night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, as some cable news outlets boosted their audiences significantly compared with 2012, according to Nielsen. In the 10 p.m. EDT hour in which Mrs.

Fox News sues Charter Communications over carriage rate

marketwatch.com — Fox News on Tuesday sued Charter Communications Inc., the nation's second-largest cable operator, for breach of contract and fraud. The suit, filed in New York, comes in the wake of Charter's $60 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable.

Fox News Sues Charter Communications Over Carriage Rate

wsj.com — Fox News on Tuesday sued Charter Communications Inc., the nation's second-largest cable operator, for breach of contract and fraud. The suit, filed in New York, comes in the wake of Charter's recent $60 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Fox News, a unit of 21st Century Fox, claims Charter is illegally seeking to apply Time Warner Cable's...

Fox News sues Charter Communications over carriage rate

marketwatch.com — Fox News on Tuesday sued Charter Communications Inc., the nation's second-largest cable operator, for breach of contract and fraud. The suit, filed in New York, comes in the wake of Charter's $60 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable.

Publishers and TV Networks Feud Over Streaming Feed Ahead of Conventions

editorandpublisher.com — On the eve of the Republican National Convention, a dispute has broken out between the five national television networks that have traditionally pooled resources to provide live video from key political events and the online news publishers who rely on that signal for their streaming platforms. The networks - ABC News, CBS News, CNN, Fox News and NBC News - recently informed news outlets that aren't members of the "pool" they will have to begin paying significant new fees in return for access to live coverage, not just at the conventions but debates, presidential press conferences, and many other events.

National Amusements Opposes Viacom’s Planned Paramount Stake Sale

wsj.com — Viacom Inc.'s plans to sell a stake in its Paramount Pictures movie studio could have a "severe negative impact" on the company's future, the media giant's controlling shareholder National Amusements Inc. said Friday. Viacom is in talks with China's Dalian Wanda Group Co.
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Jul 23, 2016

Guessing Fox News will rethink marketing for "Outnumbered," from panel of four women and "one lucky guy," per FNC website.

Jul 23, 2016

Add and wear clean underwear in case you're in an accident and you've got my mom.  https://twitter.com/Mediaite/status/757004046007930880 

Jul 23, 2016

Remember Seinfeld ep. where sign from Kenny Rogers' Roaster turns Kramer's apartment red? That's what sun & clouds from fires is doing here.

Jul 23, 2016

The fires and ash have turned the LA sky a shade of Trump orange. Is the apocalypse near? https://t.co/E4DP58yrup

Jul 23, 2016

Stories show challenge for reporters of harassment. Rather than situation being righted, a check is written & they're gone & nothing changes

Jul 22, 2016

Bill Maher on Trump's speech: "Any politician can talk about unemployment. He (Trump) actually showed us Scott Baio."


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