Can Ailes Outfox CNBC?

What You Should Have Read, Oct. 10, 2007

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Invoking Stonewall Jackson, Fox Business Chief Prepares to Battle Entrenched Rival

The Wall Street Journal sits down with Roger Ailes, who's heading up the launch of the Fox Business Network next week. It took Fox News four years to surpass CNN's ratings, and Fox Business is starting at a similar disadvantage. Now, Mr. Ailes is taking on CNBC, a network that, for now, will reach three times as many homes as the start-up business network. But it's a rival he knows well, because he served as the president of the channel he now must knock down.
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