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In a March 6 article, The New York Times’ David Carr reported that Fox News and Glenn Beck may soon part ways. According to Carr, Fox News officials have begun “contemplating life without Mr. Beck.” Carr also notes Glenn Beck’s drastically declining ratings as well as the 300+ advertisers currently boycotting Beck’s show.
From the article:
But a funny thing happened on the way from the revolution. Since last August, when he summoned more than 100,000 followers to the Washington mall for the “Restoring Honor” rally, Mr. Beck has lost over a third of his audience on Fox — a greater percentage drop than More >
His ratings and reputation are in steep decline: His show has lost more than one million viewers over the course of the past year, falling from an average of 2.9 million in January 2010 to 1.8 million in January 2011. He now ranks fifth among Fox’s six weekday talk hosts, trailing lesser-known personalities like Shepard Smith and Bret Baier. Beck’s three-hour radio show has been dropped in several major cities, including New York and Philadelphia, and has seen a ratings decline in More >
February ratings are out and Glenn Beck is down. TVNewser reports that year-over-year Glenn Beck’s total viewership for February declined -26% and his young viewers are down -32%.
Beyond his ratings slide, Glenn Beck also has other woes…
More than 300 advertisers are currently boycotting Glenn Beck’s Fox News show – and the list continues to grow to this day. Additionally, the UK broadcast of his show has run for over a year without any commercials due to Glenn Beck’s ad losses there. This fact was mentioned by a British MP during a parliamentary debate.
After being dropped by affiliates, Glenn Beck’s radio show is currently off the air in 3 More >
As Media Matters has dutifully noted, Glenn Beck sees evidence for his grand conspiracy everywhere.
From the March 1, 2011 edition of Fox News’ Glenn Beck, looked in Madison, Wisconsin for more caliphate clues. Sure enough, he found them in one of the signs that is making the rounds at the demonstrations: (more…)
A few weeks ago, Glenn Beck’s New York City radio affiliate dropped him from their lineup due to low ratings. And, he’s having just a bit of trouble finding another New York City station willing to pick him up.
Well, today it was announced that WTDY/Madison is dropping Glenn Beck:
PREMIERE’s GLENN BECK has exited the lineup at MID-WEST FAMILY Talk WTDY-A/MADISON. 1-2p host KURT BARON has moved to 10-11a and the station has added TALK RADIO NETWORK’s AMERICA’S NEWS NETWORK RADIO for 11a-noon and 1-2p.
So, now Glenn Beck’s radio show is off the air in New York City, Philadelphia and Madison, Wisconsin.
Update 2/25/11: WTDY More >
Spark Networks operates a range of online dating sites. Their most known site is JDate, but they also operate ChristianMingle.com, BlackSingles.com and a whole host of other online personals services.
Spark Networks has been running ads on Glenn Beck’s Fox News show for a couple months now. Specifically, the ads were for Spark Network’s ChristianMingle.com service.
As with other advertisers, participants in the StopBeck effort reached out to Spark Networks. We kindly requested that they follow the responsible action of hundreds of other advertisers and refrain from advertising on Glenn Beck’s show. Given Glenn Beck’s recent string of antisemitic smears, we also reached out JDate. More >
Anti-Defamation League Says Glenn Beck’s Comments About Reform Judaism Deomonstrate “Bigoted Ignorance”
Just last Friday, we noted the remarkable work done by Jewish Funds for Justice in getting commitments to keep Glenn Beck off the air in New York City from five major radio stations.
On the February 22 edition of his radio show, Glenn Beck railed against Reform Judaism by comparing it to “radicalized Islam” and saying that it was more about politics than faith.
Audio and transcript of the relevant portion: (more…)
On her nationally syndicated radio show, Stephanie Miller interviewed Angelo from the StopBeck/DropFox campaigns.
Stephanie and Angelo discussed Glenn Beck’s Egypt theory, the importance of attaching consequences to Glenn Beck’s deceit, Fox News’ political machinations and more…
Listen to the interview: (more…)