Open Thread: Why Did Fox News Fire Its PR Chief? 8.48K Hamilton Nolan 08/22/13 12:09PM Filed to: open thread open thread brian lewis fox news public relations flackery.media Earlier this week, veteran Fox News PR chief and Roger Ailes confidante Brian Lewis was abruptly fired, with vague allegations of "financial irregularities." The real reasons are still murky. What happened? Speculate with us below.