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2:24 PM, May 22nd, 2012
[A] bunch of lying scum.
That’s how Roger Ailes, Fox News chairman, described New York Times reporters in a speech at Ohio University Monday night. A senior Fox News executive says he regrets using that language. 
1:03 PM, September 26th, 2011
Ailes is angry about an Associated Press report that 29 worshipers were killed by a suicide bomber in Baghdad’s largest Sunni mosque during prayers. “How do we know they were worshiping?” he demands. “I think the AP is so far over the hill, they’ve become left wing, antiwar. Gotta watch their copy.”
More from Newsweek’s interview with Roger Ailes.

(Source: thedailybeast.com)

12:10 PM, September 26th, 2011

In this week’s Newsweek, Roger Ailes talks about Fox’s quite “course correction” following Glenn Beck’s rants over Obama being racist and Sarah Palin being touted as the GOP’s savior. Ailes even directed his people to tone things down following the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. But don’t mistake him for a political operative—fostering friction is good for business.

Photo: Jake Chessum for Newsweek

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