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Roger Ailes is the subject of a new book by New York Magazine contributing editor Gabriel Sherman. He describes Ailes' rule inside Fox News as "absolute."

Author Interviews

Book Chronicles The Building Of Roger Ailes' Fox News Empire

Gabriel Sherman traces the beginning of Fox News' success back to its wall-to-wall coverage of Monica Lewinsky. He says, "Ratings during the Lewinsky scandal exploded more than 400 percent, so you saw instantly that there was a market for this type of ... television." Sherman's book is called The Loudest Voice In The Room.

Protesters in San Francisco block a Google bus, which shuttles employees from the city to its location in Silicon Valley.

All Tech Considered

Hackers? Techies? What To Call San Francisco's Newcomers

Linguist Geoff Nunberg lives in the Mission and says young tech employees have been pouring into the neighborhood. But what to call these new residents? He says the term "techie" used to suggest a computer whiz with no social skills; now it suggests one with no social conscience.

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    Isotope 217
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    The Unstable Molecule
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