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Roger Ailes

Business (15-May-1940 — 18-May-2017)


Zev Chafets. Roger Ailes, Off Camera: An Inside Look at the Founder and Head of Fox News. New York: Sentinel. 2013. 272pp.

Gabriel Sherman. The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News, and Divided a Country. New York: Random House. 2014. 560pp.

Kerwin Swint. Dark Genius: The Influential Career of Legendary Political Operative and Fox News Founder Roger Ailes. New York: Union Square Press. 2008. 258pp.


  1. How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory
    by Tim Dickinson. Rolling Stone, 25-May-2011.

  2. Inside the Final Days of Roger Ailes's Reign at Fox News
    by Sarah Ellison. Vanity Fair, Nov-2016.

  3. The Fall of Roger Ailes
    He made Fox News his "locker room" --and now women are telling their stories
    by Manuel Roig-Franzia; Scott Higham; Paul Farhi; Krissah Thompson. The Washington Post, 22-Jul-2016.

  4. The Revenge of Roger's Angels
    How Fox News Women Took Down the Most Powerful, and Predatory, Man in Media
    by Gabriel Sherman. New York Magazine, 2-Sep-2016.


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  7. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.17)

  8. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, p.29)

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