The race between Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN over prime-time cable news viewers heats up

Jun 4, 2018
CNN is trailing its rivals Fox News and MSNBC in the cable news ratings race over coveted prime-time evening hours. But CNN is hoping to turn the tide with a new show.
The Cable News Network (CNN) logo adorns the top of CNN's offices on the Sunset Strip, January 24, 2000 in Hollywood, CA. 
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Roger Ailes transformed 'American politics into a contact sport'

May 18, 2017
Gabriel Sherman of New York Magazine says Fox News trying to find its identity.
Roger Ailes, founder of Fox News, has died at 77. Ailes left Fox News last year amid accusations of sexual harassment.
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Here’s the message brands are sending Fox and customers

Apr 4, 2017
Consumers want their brands to take an authentic stand and do right by society.
Advertisers have started pulling their ads from Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor," hosted by Bill O'Reilly.
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Megyn Kelly leaves Fox for NBC

Jan 3, 2017
Fox reportedly offered her 20 million to stay.
Megyn Kelly looks on during the Republican Presidential debate sponsored by Fox News at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa on January 28, 2016. 
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Fox settles sexual harassment lawsuit, with an apology

Sep 6, 2016
Former anchor Gretchen Carlson gets a reported $20 million from the network.
Roger Ailes enters a car outside the News Corp building in July in New York City. Fox will reportedly pay Gretchen Carlson $20 million as part of the settlement after a sexual assault lawsuit against Ailes.

 
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More companies insure against employee harassment

Aug 29, 2016
Employment practices liability insurance has exploded in recent decades.
Former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson has sued former Fox News chair Roger Ailes for sexual harassment.
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Roger Ailes reportedly out as head of Fox News

Jul 19, 2016
With a $40 million goodbye.
Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes walks with his wife, Elizabeth Tilson, as they leave the News Corp building Tuesday in New York City. As of late Tuesday afternoon, Ailes and 21st Century Fox are reportedly in discussions concerning his departure.
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Roger Ailes' time at Fox News could be over

Jul 18, 2016
The Murdochs have reportedly decided to remove Roger Ailes as head of Fox News.

Fox News and Roger Ailes 'reversed the economics of TV news'

Jan 16, 2014
"The Loudest Voice in the Room" is Gabriel Sherman's new book chronicling the legacy of Fox News creator Roger Ailes.

Left, right or center: Time for CNN to rethink its brand

Nov 28, 2012
On the verge of hiring former NBC head honcho Jeff Zucker, cable news expert Gabriel Sherman thinks it's time for CNN to do a branding exercise.