Juan Williams

Z on TV: Roger Ailes' legacy as media visionary overshadowed by predatory culture at Fox News

Z on TV: Roger Ailes' legacy as media visionary overshadowed by predatory culture at Fox News

Roger Ailes, who in founding Fox News changed the relationship of TV and politics more than any other media figure in broadcasting history, is dead at age 77, his family announced today in a statement to the conservative news site Drudge Report. No cause of death was given.

"I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning," his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement released to the conservative news site Drudge Report. "Roger was a loving husband to me, to his son Zachary, and a loyal...