Report: Ailes Autobiography Could Fetch $4 Million Advance

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 12:15 PM

By Paul Scicchitano

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The autobiography of Roger Ailes, who has overseen Fox News from a start-up in 17 million homes to one of the most profitable and respected news organizations in the United States, could fetch an advance of up to $4 million, according to New York magazine.

Representing the 71-year-old Ailes in the potential book venture is Robert Barnett, a powerful Washington, D.C., attorney who also represents the Clintons, former President George W. Bush, and Barbra Streisand.

Ailes created the Fox News Channel for Rupert Murdoch in 1996. By 2010, Fox had captured 10 of the top-rated cable news shows in the 25-54 age demographic.

Ailes worked on two presidential campaigns — Richard Nixon’s in 1969, and George H.W. Bush’s in 1988 — before Fox.

Fox News contributor James Pinkerton reportedly will co-write the book.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Mali's Islamists Withdraw Cease-Fire Pledge

Friday, 04 Jan 2013 13:06 PM

Tens of thousands of Fatah supporters rallied in the Hamas stronghold of Gaza on Friday for the first time since they we . . .

Fmr. CIA Director Hayden: Iran Nuclear Crisis Gets 'Scarier'

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 18:11 PM

 . . .

Join Fmr. CIA Director for Special Iran Briefing, Assess the Danger

Friday, 13 Jul 2012 12:27 PM

 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved