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Fox News Producer Claimed Ailes Hacking Phones in 2008

A little known story in 2008. Ailes fires Producer Dan Cooper after he was an anonymous source in a New York Magazine article. Cooper's assertion the only way Ailes could have known I was interviewed by David Brock was to access my phone records. Cooper claimed Fox has a Black ops division...His claim got no traction in 2008...With Murdoch's closest advisers dropping like flies...What else is there to learn?

Jan 10 2008 12:00am EDT
Fox News Knocks Down 'Brain Room' Claim

Has Roger Ailes been keeping tabs on your phone calls? A disgrunted former Fox News producer claims he has the capability thanks to a secret "brain room" that the network uses for "counterintelligence and black ops."

Actually, "disgruntled" is an understatement. Dan Cooper, who was fired from the Rupert Murdoch-owned channel shortly after its 1996 launch, has an ax the size of Paul Bunyan's to grind. And grind it

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Added: Jul-15-2011 Occurred On: Jul-15-2011
By: joalexan
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Politics
Tags: Roger Ailes, FOX News, Phone Hacking
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