Kelly will come to the end of her current contract next year and has indicated that she may leave. Host Bill O’Reilly has talked about retirement, meaning Fox could lose its two biggest draws, as well as its chief executive and guiding visionary.
It’s unclear who among Fox’s managers, a cadre highly loyal to Ailes, might depart, as well.
.. If Carlson and other female employees of the network are to be believed, Ailes was a serial harasser.
.. Carlson’s lawyer, Nancy Erika Smith, told The Washington Post on Tuesday that 20 women have contacted her law firm with allegations of harassment by Ailes.
.. Ailes also stocked Fox News’s ranks with attractive blond female news readers and positioned them on news sets with their bare legs exposed.
.. He was a media consultant for three successful Republican presidential candidates — Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush
The host of The O’Reilly Factor critiques the government’s response to the Orlando shootings, and examines statements offered by the presidential candidates.
Radicals think ISIS is winning, but if we annihilate them, their support will go down.
Trump is making a political tool of the tragedy. He is betting that the country wants a real avenger (5 min)
The reason why we beat the British is that everyone had a gun. (6 min)
Cut the head off the snake.
Last night, Ailes directed Sean Hannity to cancel Trump’s interview. O’Reilly’s refusal to abide by a ban adds a new dynamic to the clash of egos. For O’Reilly, this is an opportunity to take back star power from Kelly. Sources say O’Reilly feels he made Kelly’s career by promoting her on his show, and he’s been furious that Kelly surpassed him in the ratings.