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January 12th, 2014
01:31 PM ET

Interview with Ailes biographer Gabriel Sherman: part one

Gabriel Sherman talks with Brian Stelter about his explosive new biography of Roger Ailes, “The Loudest Voice In The Room.”


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  1. Judy

    The worst show EVER 1/12/14!!

    January 20, 2014 at 4:34 pm | Reply
  2. vigilantunderwood

    For everyone who detected a smelly mess at FAUX NEWS, the "Ailes Book" offers a few "ah-has" that help explain the odd consistency of negative reporting from that network. The book also sheds light on Rodger Ailes' over-the-top manipulation over how and when reporters covered certain stories. Americans have come to expect a certain political bias from journalists. However, what Roger Ailes has attempted since THE PEOPLE put Obama into the White House borders on criminal. It seems that Gabriel Sherman has done a "Woodward & Bernstein" on the Ultraconservatives; delivering a substantial catalog of factoids derived from more than 600 personal and corroborated interviews.

    January 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | Reply
  3. Brad Soliday

    Journalists are supposed to be critical of government. Watch Fox when there is a Democratic president... and watch CNN when there is a Republican. Every major news organization except Fox has been carrying water for this administration since he got into office.

    January 12, 2014 at 8:25 pm | Reply
  4. John

    I watch Reliable Sources regularly as I saw the show as an objective review of media coverage. The January 12th episode was certainly a disappointing low point. The Kitty Kelley-esque content by Sherman in the past seems to have continued with this Ailes book – and Brian Stelter treated this author as if he were a credible journalist. Sherman’s work is usually poorly sourced gossip – which is fine when not treated like serious journalism. The fact that he was given such a prominent and unchallenged portion of this week's show was odd considering what I thought was the context of the program. I have no problem with the Ed Schultz and Sean Hannity types as they are honest about their intent and the editorial nature of their efforts. That said, I usually don’t watch FoxNews or MSNBC because of this type of gossip-as-serious-news approach. I’ll not watch Reliable Sources again.

    January 12, 2014 at 8:24 pm | Reply

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