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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Economist Nouriel Roubini, anchorwoman Trish Regan, and Bill Shine attend the book party for Bremmer's book, "Superpower: Three Choices For America's Role In The World" on May 12, 2015 at DBGB Kitchen in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for TIME)

Bill Shine Leaves Fox News

Bill Shine, who served as co-president of Fox News after Roger Ailes’ ouster, will part ways with the cable news network.

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Vanity Fair: No ‘Bidding War’ for Megyn Kelly Outside of Fox

Sarah Ellison reports in Vanity Fair that although the Murdoch sons are eager to renew Fox News’s contract with host Megyn Kelly for her reported $20 million asking price, none of their network’s rivals appear interested in signing her. The much anticipated “media-wide bidding war for Kelly” has not materialized, due perhaps to the lackluster ratings performance of her “heavily promoted prime time interview with Trump.”

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Vanity Fair: Murdoch Sons See Megyn Kelly as ‘Brightest Star’ and ‘Future’ of Fox News

Sarah Ellison writes in Vanity Fair about the efforts of Rupert Murdoch’s sons James and Lachlan to renew the contract of Fox News’s “brightest star, Megyn Kelly,” who they see as a “big part of the future” of the formerly right-leaning cable news network, despite her “enmity” for the network’s other stars, Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity.