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    Report: Fox News Execs Will Dump Roger Ailes

    He’s been outfoxed. Rupert Murdoch and his sons have reportedly agreed that Roger Ailes must leave Fox News over the sexual harassment suit by former host Gretchen Carlson, which sparked an internal investigation of Ailes’ management style. The cable network’s $1 billion-plus contribution to the bottom line of 21st Century Fox makes it an incredible cash cow, and there’s no obvious replacement for the former Richard Nixon hand, who’s been CEO since 1996. But as the Republican convention opened yesterday, Fox maintained, “This matter is not yet resolved.”

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