The Guardian, as seen through the eyes of Fark. Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News | Media | The Guardian Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News "Even Rupert Murdoch is afraid of Roger Ailes, the paranoid boss of Fox News. But 'the Chairman' is using his power to make Americans more rightwing, more ignorant and ever more terrified." Oh, thank you. We've been praying someone would notice.