Crazy Like Foxes

October 2006
Multichannel News;10/9/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p23
The article provides information on the agreement between Roger Ailes, Fox News Channel Chief Executive Officer, and Rupert Murdoch, founder of News Corp. in the U.S. Murdoch and Ailes gambled in 1996 in a three-way fight with CNN and MSNBC. Fox News started to beat CNN in weekly ratings scores in 1999 and overtook it in January 2002. The firm has dominated CNN and MSNBC where it doubles their combined viewership.


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