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Roger Ailes biography 'Loudest Voice' is reasonably fair and balanced
Roger Ailes biography 'Loudest Voice' is reasonably fair and balanced

Weeks before its release, "The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News — and Divided a Country" set the media universe popping and fizzing. And no wonder. The unauthorized biography of the media titan revealed, just for starters, that Ailes: Once offered a female producer $100 extra a week for sex. Targeted a rival TV executive with an obscene, anti-Semitic slur. Mused that if he ever found himself as commander in chief he would require Navy SEALs to pass a new certification requirement — killing illegal immigrants as they crossed the border. The unsavory revelations provoked a stinging counteroffensive against the...

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