Roger Ailes

Fox CEO Murdoch: Sky deal on track

21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch has claimed his company’s £11.7 billion (US$15 billion) takeover of European pay TV giant Sky remains on course. The deal is currently under investigation in the UK, with an Ofcom inquiry not scheduled to end until after the general election on June 23. With Fox under fire in the […]

Fox TV Stations names COO

Sharri Berg has been named as chief operating officer of news and operations at Fox Television Stations Group in the US, reporting to Fox Television Stations CEO and newly appointed Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy. Berg has previously worked in a dual capacity for Fox’s cable news and broadcast divisions, serving as SVP, news operations […]

Roger Ailes leaves Fox News

21st Century Fox has confirmed the departure of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network chairman Roger Ailes. Fox said that Ailes, who was also chairman of Fox Television Stations, had resigned from his role with immediate effect and that 21st Century Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch would take over his role at Fox News […]

Fox News chief reportedly set for exit

Longstanding Fox News boss Roger Ailes will leave the news channel as soon as this week, according to US reports. New York Magazine, citing multiple unnamed sources, reported that Lachlan and James Murdoch and their father Rupert Murdoch all broadly agree Ailes must go in the wake of a US law firm’s report into alleged […]