“At Fox News, Mr. Ailes presided over a cable outlet that combined television news from a conservative perspective with the rabble-rousing rhetoric of right-wing talk radio to produce a singularly influential media machine.” Roger Ailes, one of the most powerful and controversial personalities in journalism, has died at the age of 77.

+ NY Mag: Few people did more to shape the current tenor of our nation’s politics. He was both a powerful shaper of media, and serial sexual harasser. Here’s how Fox News women took down the most powerful, and predatory, man in media.

+ Here are some media reactions to his death. (For his sake, I hope god doesn’t get cable.)