RD Recap: Roger Ailes Is Out; NY Post Loses Its Managing Editor

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

And there it is: Roger Ailes is out as chairman and CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network and chairman of Fox Television Stations. Rupert Murdoch takes over as chairman and acting CEO and will be assisted by Bill Shine, Jay Wallace and Mark Kranz. “We join our father in recognizing Roger’s remarkable contributions to our company,” said 21st Century Fox executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch and CEO James Murdoch. “Our talented Fox News and Fox Business colleagues, up and down the organization and on both sides of the camera, have built something that continues to redefine the cable news experience for millions of viewers. We are enormously proud of their accomplishments.”…

The New York Post loses managing editor Lauren Ramsby. She’s off to a new, unnamed opportunity. “Lauren has been instrumental in a lot of the changes in the past decade, including redesigning the Sunday paper as editor of that edition, and then being a big part of our web site changes as managing editor,” editor in chief Stephen Lynch wrote in a memo… The Associated Press senior vice president and executive editor Kathleen Carroll plans to step down at the end of the year. She’s been in charge for 14 years. “If AP were a sports team, we would be retiring Kathleen’s number,” said AP president and CEO Gary Pruitt. “She has been a major force in shaping the modern AP as a global, multiformat news leader”… Dozens of buyouts go down at The New York Times… And there are changes at IRIS.TV and more