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Roger Ailes's life achievement? He helped create this nightmare world | Arwa Mahdawi

A prescient propagandist, Ailes was quick to see the power of television as a tool of political persuasion. We are feeling the consequences of that every day Roger Ailes was not a good guy. Normally I would steer clear of speaking ill of the dead, but in the case of the founder of Fox News, who died aged 77 on Thursday, I think this represents a “fair and balanced” point of view.Of course, not everyone shares the same perspective. Rupert Murdoch, who hired Ailes to create Fox in 1996, said...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 19 May