WINNER: Gabriel Sherman
The New York Magazine National Affairs Editor has been on a tear of breaking scoops regarding Bill O’Reilly being ousted from Fox News by the Murdoch family. His breaking report about O’Reilly’s firing was preceded by several other exclusives that illustrate his connection to the Fox/News Corp. brass since penning “The Loudest Voice in the Room” about Roger Ailes in 2014.
LOSER: Bill Shine
The Fox News co-president and Roger Ailes loyalist has his plate full with not only allowing the so-called “rogue culture” to continue throughout his tenure, but also being accused by Julie Roginsky and other lawsuits of retaliating against the harassment complaints and trying to make them “go away.” In addition, Shine reportedly has quite chore for the weekend: Find an O’Reilly replacement byMonday from a short bench on the Fox lineup.