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Fox News Anchors Try To Walk Back Their Defense of Roger Ailes
A parade of Fox News personnel came to Roger Ailes’ aid back in July after Gretchen Carlson, a former anchor at the network, accused him of sexual harassment. Now that same procession seems poised to walk itself backwards. Greta Van Susteren and Geraldo Rivera were two of the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news outlet’s most prominent... Read more »
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What is Greta Van Susteren up to? Tweeting, ignoring Drudge and fighting with Fox News
It's been a busy week.
24 points by The Washington Post | Greta Van Susteren Fox News Channel News Corporation Roger Ailes Drudge Report Andrew Breitbart Matt Drudge On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren
Netflix Taps Fox 21 TV Studios’ Tara Flynn as Drama Originals Development Exec
Netflix has recruited another TV exec for its expanding originals slate: Tara Flynn, formerly with Fox 21 Television Studios, has joined the company as a development executive primarily working on original drama series. At Netflix, Flynn reports to VP of original series Peter Friedlander, who joined the company in 2011 from production firm Playtone. A... Read more »
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Lawyer hired by Trump and Ailes to threaten the media once defended it
Charles Harder says he is still protecting the First Amendment — just in a different way.
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Geraldo Rivera apologizes to Fox News sex scandal victims
Even Roger Ailes' own supporters are turning against him.
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7 things to know now: Fox settles with Carlson; Wetterling murder confession; iPhone reveal

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Greta Van Susteren Fox News Channel Roger Ailes News Corporation Hillary Rodham Clinton America's Talking Chevy Chase On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren
Geraldo Rivera Apologizes for Defending Roger Ailes: ‘I Am Filled With Regret’
Geraldo Rivera is “filled with regret” over his statement defending Roger Ailes shortly after the then-Fox News chief was sued by Gretchen Carlson for sexual harassment, the journalist said in a lengthy Facebook post late on Thursday. “Like virtually all my colleagues at Fox News, I was totally blindsided by his sexual harassment scandal, which... Read more »
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Tanya Saracho developing TV series set in Chicago with 'Empire's' Danny Strong
TV writer Tanya Saracho is developing a series for 20th Century Fox Television with "Empire" executive producer Danny Strong. The untitled Latino family drama will be set in Chicago, where the now LA-based Saracho lived and worked as a playwright for more than a decade. If all goes according to...
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Will Chase Carey Speed Up Formula One’s Drive Into U.S. Market?
The decision by U.S. cable company Liberty Media to buy motor-racing business Formula One is fueling speculation that the sport is preparing to accelerate its drive into the U.S. market and to rev up its social-media profile. One of the most notable aspects of the takeover, unveiled Wednesday, was not the high value placed on... Read more »
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Braves owner ‘excited’ to spend $4.4B to add Formula One to lineup

633 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Liberty Media Formula One Atlanta Braves John C. Malone Auto racing Time Warner John Schuerholz News Corporation
US media mogul John Malone completes $8.5bn F1 takeover
Billionaire media tycoon Malone has completed an $8.5bn mega deal to purchase Formula One. Read Full Article at RT.com
19 points by Russia Today | Formula One Red Bull Racing Concorde Agreement News Corporation 2005 United States Grand Prix Atlanta Braves Formula One Group Cosworth
Greta Van Susteren leaves Fox News
"Nothing to do" with payout to settle Gretchen Carlson lawsuit, the network says.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Fox News Channel Greta Van Susteren Fox Broadcasting Company News Corporation Roger Ailes On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren Brit Hume CBS
Undercard fight pulled from Saturday's UFC 203 event in Cleveland
UFC cancels one of the show's early bouts due to a fighter's illness. CLEVELAND, Ohio - A flyweight bout between Ian McCall and Ray Borg has been pulled from Saturday's UFC 203 card in Cleveland, according to Fox Sports. Borg is unable to compete due to illness. UFC has chosen not to find a last minute replacement to fight McCall with just two days left before the pay-per-view. The bout was supposed to take place during the Fox Sports 1 prelims. UFC 203 will continue on Saturday with 11 fights, instead of 12. The show is headlined by a UFC Heavyweight Championship bout between Cleveland's very own Stipe Miocic and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem.
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Fox settles Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Ailes for $20M
The former Fox host says she was sexually harassed by Fox News founder Roger Ailes.         
6140 points by Arizona Republic | Fox News Channel Greta Van Susteren News Corporation Fox Broadcasting Company Roger Ailes MyNetworkTV 21st century America's Talking
Carlson settles lawsuit against Ailes for $20 million
Former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson settles her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, and the network's parent company offers a public apology
10 points by The Boston Globe | Fox News Channel Greta Van Susteren News Corporation Roger Ailes Rupert Murdoch Pleading America's Talking Sexual harassment
21st Century Fox settles Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes
Fox News parent 21st Century Fox moved decisively Tuesday to end the sexual harassment scandal that has roiled the media company, issuing an extraordinary apology to former anchor Gretchen Carlson and agreeing to pay $20 million to settle her lawsuit against her former boss, Roger Ailes. “We sincerely...
819 points by Los Angeles Times | Fox News Channel Roger Ailes News Corporation Greta Van Susteren America's Talking 20th Century Fox Rupert Murdoch 21st century
'Most hated man in sports' tries to get viewers to love Fox
In a Los Angeles barbershop taping a promotional spot for his new TV show, the country's most divisive sports commentator was in an argument, naturally. There was Skip Bayless, igniting a fury by insisting that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is overrated. A Super Bowl champion! A former...
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Roger Ailes and Donald Trump are kindred masters of 'truthiness'
Having lost his job as boss of Fox News because of sexual harassment charges lodged against him by multiple women, Roger Ailes probably has plenty of time on his hands. Reportedly, he is spending some of that time as Donald Trump’s chief debate coach. I say reportedly because, though numerous sources...
97 points by Los Angeles Times | News Corporation Roger Ailes Rupert Murdoch Fox News Channel Lachlan Murdoch Hillary Rodham Clinton America's Talking Donald Trump
Van Susteren's abrupt exit means Fox News Channel chaos rolls on
As Fox News Channel continues to roil and rock, some folks there insist there's nothing to see here — so please move along.
379 points by Daily News | Greta Van Susteren Fox News Channel Roger Ailes News Corporation Sky News Fox Broadcasting Company America's Talking On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren
F1 has a billionaire new owner

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Fox News settles sexual harassment lawsuit

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Roger Ailes Stands Defiant as Fox Settles Lawsuits
Lawyers for the ousted Fox News chairman say he paid no money in a $20 million sexual harassment settlement with Gretchen Carlson.
917 points by The New York Time | Fox News Channel Greta Van Susteren News Corporation Roger Ailes Rupert Murdoch 20th Century Fox America's Talking Fox Broadcasting Company
Poll: Who Could Be the Next to Leave Fox News?
On Tuesday, news broke that Greta Van Susteren, who anchored for Fox News for more than a decade, left the outlet abruptly. It’s the latest departure for Fox News, which has seen some serious drama in the past year. After sexual harassment allegations arose against former Fox News chief Roger Ailes (the lawsuit over said... Read more »
31 points by Variety | Fox News Channel Greta Van Susteren News Corporation Roger Ailes On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren Sean Hannity The O'Reilly Factor Megyn Kelly
Scottie Lindsey’s return could be just what doctor ordered for Northwestern
Scottie Lindsey swung his arms and hips and danced to a little ditty during pregame introductions Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Much to the delight of the crowd, the junior guard/forward was announced as a starter for the Wildcats after missing the previous four games with mono. Lindsey whiffed...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Northwestern University Northwestern Wildcats News Corporation Big Ten Conference Big Ten Network
Northwestern survives scare against Rutgers, earns 20th win of season
Northwestern narrowly avoided what could have been a devastating upset Saturday when it defeated Rutgers 69-65 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Bryant McIntosh hit a 3-pointer with 58 seconds left to give the Wildcats a lead they barely held onto. A home loss to Big Ten bottom-dweller Rutgers, which fell to...
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Is Fox in the doghouse with the feds over secret payments made by former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes?
Whether Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox lands in hot water with federal prosecutors over payments made to resolve sexual harassment claims at Fox News could boil down to a few key issues: Were Murdoch and other high-level corporate officers aware of the payments, and did they conspire to shield...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | News Corporation Roger Ailes Rupert Murdoch Prosecutor Fox News Channel United States Department of Justice Lachlan Murdoch Corporate governance
20th Century Fox Apologizes for ‘A Cure for Wellness’ Fake News Promos
Twentieth Century Fox conceded on Thursday that using a series of fake news sites and bogus stories to promote its new film, “A Cure for Wellness,” was a mistake. The studio apologized for a campaign that was widely criticized on social media and beyond. “In raising awareness for our films, we do our best to push... Read more »
2 points by Variety | 20th Century Fox Donald Trump Regency Enterprises Ethics Fox Broadcasting Company Marketing 20th Century Fox Television News Corporation
Federal prosecutors are probing sexual harassment settlements paid out by Fox News
The U.S. attorney’s office is exploring whether Fox News settlement payments for sexual harassment claims should have been reported to the shareholders of parent company 21st Century Fox. Fox News said in a statement issued Wednesday that it has been in discussions with the office “for months”...
585 points by Los Angeles Times | Fox News Channel Roger Ailes News Corporation Fox Broadcasting Company 20th Century Fox Fox News Fox Business Network New York City
Attorney for Roger Ailes Accuser Says That U.S. Attorney is Investigating Fox News
An attorney representing former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros in her suit against the network and its former chieftan Roger Ailes told a New York court on Wednesday that Fox was being investigated by federal authorities. Judd Burstein said at a court hearing that he “was told by the U.S. Attorney’s office there is an ongoing... Read more »
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Feds probing Fox News in undisclosed criminal investigation
The U.S. Attorney’s office may be investigating Fox News for an unspecified violation of federal law, the Daily News has learned.
23014 points by Daily News | Supreme Court of the United States Pleading Fox News Channel Roger Ailes United States News Corporation United States Department of Justice Grand jury
Fire breaks out on set of Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron film
A staged fire got out of hand early Sunday morning on the set of Hugh Jackman‘s latest movie The Greatest Showman  — and about 100 firefighters reportedly raced to the scene to put it out.A rep for movie studio 20th Century Fox told PEOPLE in a statement: “There was a small fire on the set of The Greatest Showman. The fire was quickly contained and no one was injured. The main cast had already wrapped when the fire occurred.”
-2 points by Boston Herald | 20th Century Fox Brooklyn Brooklyn Navy Yard News Corporation Empire State Building Zac Efron New York City Fire hydrant
‘Logan’ Drew Concerns at Fox Over Dark Tone, Says Studio Chief
A tonal shift in “Logan,” the final film in the “Wolverine” franchise, drew concerns internally that it would be too dark, according to Twentieth Century Fox Film chairman Stacey Snider. “Inside, there was real consternation about the intensity of the tone of the film,” she said in a Q&A at the Recode Media conference Tuesday... Read more »
645 points by Variety | 20th Century Fox Film Warner Bros. Hugh Jackman News Corporation Super Bowl Fox Searchlight Pictures Fox Entertainment Group
Ethics office says White House should probe Conway

26388 points by CNN | Dow Jones Industrial Average President of the United States Dow Jones & Company Dow Jones Indexes News Corporation Charles Dow White House Trademark
Fans try to win celebs over with romantic gestures
These stars have the whole world to buy them all the flowers and candy they want.
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News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump managed to avoid questions about hot-button issues facing the White House — such as the future of national security adviser Michael Flynn and the North Korean missile launch — in a news conference…
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Fox Picks Up Medical Drama Pilot ‘The Beast’ From Neal Baer
At the tail-end of pilot season, Fox has greenlit “The Beast,” a medical drama from Neal Baer, Variety has learned. “The Beast” centers around three challenging medical cases each week. In the end, two will live, one will die. Their doctor — with a clinical fear of death — never stops fighting the odds. Baer, an alum of... Read more »
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Trump says additional immigration security steps will come ‘rapidly’
WASHINGTON — President Trump says he has “no doubt” he will win in court on his travel ban, and promises additional security steps will be coming “rapidly.”
2066 points by New York Post | News Corporation New York Post Rupert Murdoch Google New York City Fox News Channel Alexander Hamilton News
Gabby Douglas spreads her wings and more star snaps
Gabby Douglas is a pink butterfly, Perez Hiltons wears a kilt and more...
10 points by New York Post | New York Post Google App Store News Corporation American film actors Andrew Lloyd Webber Jenny McCarthy American television actors
Dolphins are probably getting high on blowfish
Young dolphins in Western Australia like to pass around blowfish — probably to get high, according to new research. Krista Nicholson, a researcher at Murdoch University in Perth, observed young porpoises holding a blowfish in their mouths for several hours, before passing it along to their friends. But they never actually eat the blowfish —...
2022 points by New York Post | Perth Western Australia Western Australia News Corporation Rupert Murdoch Scientific method The Times Murdoch University Hypothesis
Federal appeals court rules against Trump’s travel ban
US appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.  
13517 points by New York Post | News Corporation New York Post Rupert Murdoch Google New York City Manhattan Alexander Hamilton Fox News Channel
Ethics office flooded with calls

10336 points by CNN | Dow Jones Industrial Average Dow Jones & Company Trademark Dow Jones Indexes Charles Dow White House News Corporation Edward Jones
Fox International to Produce Its First Movie in Indonesia
Fox International Productions, the local-language movie-making arm of 20th Century Fox Film, is to co-produce its first feature film in Indonesia. With Indonesian producer Lifelike Pictures, it will produce “212 Warrior,” based on a best-selling martial arts book series. The move to produce in Indonesia follows other local production initiatives by FIP around the world.... Read more »
9573 points by Variety | 20th Century Fox Feature film Film Movie theater Film production 20th Century Fox Television News Corporation Indonesia
Did the NY Times bury top-selling book on abortionist-killer?
It debuted at No. 3 on Amazon’s best seller list, but supporters of the true crime book “Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer” say that the New York Times intentionally kept it off its influential bestseller list The book focuses on former abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, who was convicted of murdering...
12 points by New York Post | New York Times Best Seller list Bestseller Newspaper New York City News Corporation Best sellers Murder Desmond Tutu
Van Susteren leaving Fox News
The stunning announcement was made by Fox News on Tuesday morning. No reason for her exit was given.
7847 points by CNN | Greta Van Susteren Fox News Channel News Corporation Dow Jones Industrial Average CNBC Dow Jones & Company Dow Jones Indexes Trademark
Gabriel Sherman Named Contributor At NBC News, MSNBC
CNN has Brian Stelter. Fox News Channel has Howard Kurtz. And now, NBC News and MSNBC will be able to tap the perspective of Gabriel Sherman for stories related to media and politics. Sherman, a national editor at New York magazine and the dutiful chronicler in recent months of growing dysfunction at Fox News Channel, will... Read more »
11 points by Variety | Fox News Channel News Corporation Roger Ailes MSNBC New York City CNBC Rupert Murdoch NBC
‘Panicked’ British advertisers pull airtime on RT UK after phone calls from Sunday Times
Several British advertisers “panicked” and pulled airtime on RT UK after the Sunday Times called them to ask for comment for an upcoming article about RT, according to a sales house used by advertisers on the channel. Read Full Article at RT.com
2007 points by Russia Today | The Times Broadsheet Advertising News Corporation The Sunday Times Rupert Murdoch Newspaper News International
Fox boosts profits by 27 percent in second quarter
Fresh off a blockbuster Super Bowl and through-the-roof ratings at Fox News Channel, Twenty-First Century Fox boosted profits by 27 percent in the December quarter, the media company said Monday. Strong advertising and affiliate revenue in TV operations and huge interest in baseball’s World Series helped drive the positive performance, the company said in a...
3 points by New York Post | News Corporation Roger Ailes Fox Broadcasting Company Rupert Murdoch Sky News Lachlan Murdoch Fox News Channel Fox Business Network
Fox's quarterly earnings lifted by TV, but film revenue declines
Media conglomerate 21st Century Fox reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings boosted by the World Series and Fox News, but shares were down slightly in after-hours trading Monday after the company whiffed on revenue due largely to weaker film results.  Fox posted fiscal second-quarter...
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World Series Ratings, Cable Ad Sales Lift 21st Century Fox Earnings
21st Century Fox got a lift from its cable business and the Chicago Cubs’ World Series victory during its most recent quarterly earnings. The media conglomerate saw revenues climb 4% to $7.68 billion for the three months ending in December. Profits were 53 cents a share, up from 44 cents in the year ago period.... Read more »
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Kremlin says it wants apology from Fox News over Putin comments
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday it wanted an apology from Fox News over what it said were "unacceptable" comments one of the channel's presenters made about Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.
17322 points by Reuters | Fox News Channel Reuters Thomson Reuters News Corporation News agency Fox Broadcasting Company The O'Reilly Factor Bill O'Reilly