Roger Ailes Will Now Pay His Fair-and-Balanced Profiler

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 25: Chairman and CEO of the Fox News Network Roger Ailes participates in the "America's Best Leaders: How do they lead? Where are they taking us?" National Issues Briefing hosted by U.S. News and World Report October 25, 2005 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The talk was held in collaboration with the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images for U.S. News and World Report)
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Reporter Peter J. Boyer, an 18-year veteran of The New Yorker who joined Tina Brown at Newsweek (rest its soul) last year, is heading to Fox News as an editor-at-large, Mike Allen reports. The move is curious considering that in January 2011, Boyer penned a New Yorker story on Fox News chief Roger Ailes and his upstate newspaper, for which Ailes and his wife cooperated and apparently enjoyed, unless this is an “enemies closer” kind of thing.

Peter J. Boyer Joining Roger Ailes at Fox News