#18 || The defection of a Roger Ailes warrior - Reckonings
"Very earlier on, Roger called me Ailes Junior. He told my dad, 'I've never met anyone more like me than Joe.'" As the protégé of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, Joe Lindsley was closer to the man who built Fox News than any Fox executive. He helped write Ailes' speeches, sat next to him at executive meetings, and went to church with his family on Sundays. What moved the ambitious twenty-something to abandon the conservative media titan?
For a deeper dive into his epic odyssey, check out Joe's memoir — Fake News / True Story: https://www.inkshares.com/books/fake-news-true-story