NEW YORK -- HBO is dropping its plans to make a film on Roger Ailes
and the rise of Fox News
Channel.The network had optioned film rights to work by media writer Gabriel Sherman, who is writing a book on Fox News
. But HBO said Thursday that it's not going forward with those plans, saying it wouldn't be appropriate considering the network's ties to Fox competitor CNN. Both HBO and CNN are owned by Time Warner.Until a report on the ...