Today television news is watched more often than people read newspapers, than people listen to the radio, than people read or gather any other form of communication. The reason: People are lazy. With television you just sit—watch—listen. The thinking is done for you.
Roger Ailes in a Gawker exclusive: Roger Ailes’ Secret Nixon-Era Blueprint for Fox News (via soupsoup)

"It’s a fascinating article, to see how someone has so effectively manipulated how we think."

Howard Stern’s analysis of the Rolling Stone piece on Roger Ailes.  He compares Ailes’ manipulation to a vampire glamoring his victims, and in typical Stern fashion, details his views on Ailes’ Machiavellian ‘brilliance’.  As one of the smartest, most effective broadcasters in history himself, Stern has a fascinating way of expressing his thoughts.