Are you better off than you were a year ago? If you’re Roger Ailes, you sure are.
According to Silicon Alley Insider’s Peter Kafka, the Fox News president and chairman earned an unbelievable $19.9 million in the last 12 months, according to S.E.C. filings from News Corp.
"What did he do to earn that?" Mr. Kafka asks. We wonder the same since in July, The Washington Post‘s Howard Kurtz reported that the Fox Business Network averaged 8,000 viewers during the day, as noted by Felix Gillette.
Per Mr. Kafka:
He better save every penny now that he’s moonlighting in a notoriously bad business: In July, Mr. Ailes bought a newspaper.