Roger Ailes | 1940-2017

Roger Ailes, the former Fox News chairman died Thursday at the age of 77. He was credited with turning the news channel into a ratings powerhouse over his 20 years at the helm. He was ousted from the network last year following sexual harassment charges.

Here's a look at recent coverage:

Roger Ailes, polarizing and controversial Fox News founder who changed cable news, dies at 77

Roger Ailes, founder and longtime head of Fox News — who also worked as an advisor to Republican presidential candidates from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump — died Thursday after a fall. He was 77.

Fox News faces another sexual harassment claim as Mercedes and Hyundai pull ads from 'O'Reilly Factor'

Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky files a sexual harassment lawsuit against former Fox News chief executive Roger Ailes and current co-president Bill Shine.

N.Y. TV reporter said her career was harmed by former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes

Lidia Curanaj raises new harassment charges against former Fox News boss Roger Ailes in a lawsuit.

In new memoir, Megyn Kelly claims Roger Ailes sexually harassed her

Megyn Kelly's upcoming book, 'Settle For More,' reveals details of her alleged sexual harassment by former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes.

Roger Ailes is returning to television — as the subject of a limited series from 'Spotlight' director

Roger Ailes, former chairman and CEO of Fox news, will be at the center of an upcoming mini-series based on Gabriel Sherman's reporting.

Roger Ailes and 21st Century Fox in settlement talks on Gretchen Carlson's harassment case

Ousted Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes and 21st Century Fox are in talks to settle the sexual harassment suit filed by former anchor Gretchen Carlson, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Fox News exec Michael Clemente is out in first shake-up after Roger Ailes' resignation

Fox News executive Michael Clemente is out in the first move made since Roger Ailes' resignation.

Roger Ailes, Fox News ex-CEO, is writing an autobiography

More women come forward as Fox News CEO Roger Ailes fights sexual harassment lawsuit by former anchor Gretchen Carlson

Six more women have come forward with allegations of sexual harrassment against Fox news chief Roger Ailes in the wake of host Gretchen Carlson recent filing of a lawsuit.

Fox News may have just opened itself up to more lawsuits with Roger Ailes’ resignation

Roger Ailes has stepped down as chairman of Fox News, but fallout from his controversial tenure won’t end anytime soon.

Fox News on-air talent supports Roger Ailes — but where's Megyn Kelly?

Megyn Kelly has not spoken out in support of Roger Ailes.

Roger Ailes has resigned from Fox News; Rupert Murdoch will be acting chairman

Roger Ailes is leaving Fox News amid sexual harassment charges made against him.