Don’t let its success fool you: Fox News is a mess | Richard Wolffe

Comments by Tucker Carlson and Jeanine Pirro mark just the latest crisis engulfing the most-watched cable channel Fox News Channel should not be struggling right now. It has just completed its 17th year as the most-watched cable news channel, and its third year as the most-watched channel in all of cable TV. It prints money for its owners, the Murdoch family, as part of a cable division that earns more than $1.5bn every quarter. And as the Chinese and North Koreans like to say, its as close to the White House as lips and teeth. Theres also no doubt that it is lurching from one self-inflicted crisis to another, as its anchors and management melt down in full public view. …

30 Amusing Wildlife Photos By Award-Winning Austrian Photographer

Comedy Wildlife Photography Award with his image of a running hamster, titled “Rush hour”. A ground squirrel that enjoys sniffing a flower, a hamster climbing up a blackberry branch or a red squirrel trying to reach for a walnut – each of his images tells a story and evokes emotions. Wildlife photographers always fascinated me for their patience and it seems that Julian wouldn’t mind waiting thousands of hours to get the perfect shot. #1 Just… A Little… Bit… Closer Possibly a reincarnation of Scrat the saber-tooth squirrel from Ice Age in his latest pursuit of the acorn, and by acorn we actually mean this nut. Also – striking a majestic yoga pose while at it. #3 European Hamster A …