The news is that Roger Ailes has died

I was all set to go off on a riff about the appointment of a special prosecutor re: Trump/Russia investigation, but that has been “trumped” today by the news that embattled former Fox News boss Roger Ailes has died. It seems the Drudge Report broke the news before Fox News did, which some people find…

Brenda Buttner of Fox News/Fox Business fame dead at 55

Oh, no, not again. Neil Cavuto went on the air today to announce the death of Brenda Buttner, Fox News business reporter and host of Bulls and Bears. If you get déjà vu watching this, it’s because it wasn’t so long ago that Cavuto has gone on TV to announce the passing of Terry Keenan, who also…

Big shocking TV news: Greta Van Susteren departs Fox News Channel

The shocking news from TV today is that Greta Van Susteren has left Fox News Channel. This is more fallout from the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal; Ailes’ departure gave Greta an “out” in her contract with Fox News, and so she used it last Thursday and quit.  Based on the story I linked to…

Roger Ailes drama almost upstages the GOP convention

In spite of Donald Trump’s omnipresence there is other news going on in the USA this GOP convention week and a lot of it has to do with the head honcho of Fox News Channel. News broke that Roger Ailes was negotiating his exit from the Fox empire, with the news reported on outlets such…

Post about lawyers in TV news: Jamie Colby, Shannon Bream

 Here is another of my occasional pieces designed to convince miserable disgruntled lawyers, wasting away in law firms, that there are good and uplifting alternatives out there that they can do with their lives. I notice a few articles online these days about Jamie Colby (pictured) who is an attorney at the firm of Ailes Smith…