Murdoch’s Pride Is America’s Poison

Roger Ailes is (a) the genius who midwifed the astoundingly successful Fox News; (b) the sharpest thorn in the side of Barack Obama; and (c) the most important surviving officer in Rupert Murdoch’s global media army.

ou can see why he would be a great subject for a biography. He is also (d) a political operator of the first order, which is why there are now three Ailes books in the works, two of which look to me like pre-emptive strikes by Ailes ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Jeff Jarvis, New York Times (Most Emailed)
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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - May 6, 2012 - 7:21 AM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - May 6, 2012 - 4:47 PM PDT

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by Megan Neider - May. 6, 2012

Analyze the structure and the sources used in the article you selected. Comment on at least one element in the structure and its effectiveness, and why you think at least one of the sources was chosen. The article confused me because it seemed to switch its focus several times. The informational lede was about a man named Roger Ailes, and it wasn't apparent why, given the title of the article "Murdoch's Pride is America's Poison. Then the article seems to be about how Murdoch Inc is sinking deeper into crisis, while Fox remains reliable and profitable. But THEN it switches to say that Fox News is actually the worst part of Murdoch's legacy. And then once it is done talking about why Fox is bad it goes back to Ailes and how he ... More »

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