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Fox News Mole Gets Six-Figure Book Deal

But it's 'low' six figures for Joe Muto

(Newser) - The Fox News mole apparently has enough secrets to spill that it's worth a six-figure book deal. Joe Muto will get an advance in the "low six figures" from publisher Dutton for the upcoming Atheist in the Foxhole, reports Gawker , where Muto-as-mole first surfaced . Dutton says the book... More »

Fox News Mole Gets Served Search Warrant

And Joe Muto tweets his way through the process

(Newser) - Fox News mole Joe Muto got an early morning wake-up call from the New York District Attorney's Office today, which served him with a search warrant at 6:30am, tweeted Muto. According to Muto's Twitter feed, he was greeted by a "very polite crew" who "took... More »

Gawker Paid Fox News Mole $5K: Forbes

Joe Muto apparently hasn't struck it rich over his posts

(Newser) - So what's a mole go for these days? Gawker paid Fox News turncoat Joe Muto $5,000 for his insider posts, writes Jeff Bercovici at Forbes . (He says he got the figure straight from John Cook, a friend who works for Gawker.) Bercovici crunches some numbers on ad... More »

Mole Flap Shows Media's Need to Get Over Itself

Forbes blogger: Outlets obsessed with self-image

(Newser) - The Fox News mole story may have generated lots of headlines yesterday, but it's "about the weakest cloak-and-dagger story imaginable," writes John McQuaid at Forbes . Outed mole Joe Muto hasn't offered much beyond the mundane so far about the inner workings at the network, he notes.... More »

Fox Mole Found, Fired

Joe Muto was O'Reilly Factor producer

(Newser) - Joe Muto's career at Fox News lasted eight years, but his career as Gawker 's "Fox mole" only lasted some 36 hours after his first column . Muto, an associate producer on the O'Reilly Factor, unmasked himself after being summoned to a meeting with a senior Fox... More »

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