Fox News founder Roger Ailes dies at age 77

Fox News founder Roger Ailes died on May 18.

He was 77 years old.

Ailes is best known for starting the Fox News Channel. He created Fox News in 1996 at the behest of Australian billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch to compete with CNN.

Ailes ran the channel for two decades. He was ousted in 2016 after a sexual impropriety lawsuit.

 
 
 
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