Following a series of increasingly hostile public exchanges between Fox News and Glenn Beck’s camp, Beck’s “transition” off of Fox was announced on April 6. Fox recently confirmed that Beck’s final show will take place on June 30.
Glenn Beck’s Fox News exit is the result of a decline in revenue, ratings and relevance.Revenue
More than 300 advertisers excluded their ads from Glenn Beck’s Fox News program since late July 2009 when he called President Obama a “racist” who has a “deep-seated hatred for white people.” In February 2010, the UK broadcast of Glenn Beck’s show began running without any commercials due to More >
More than 300 advertisers excluded their ads from Glenn Beck’s Fox News program since late July 2009. The New York Times reported that Fox News saw “the refusal of hundreds Fox advertisers” to place ads on Beck as an issue that influenced the cancellation of Beck’s show.
Be sure to check out these amazing charts that illustrate the cost of advertisers boycotting Glenn Beck’s show.
Great work all! Onward we go…More >
HuffPo Slideshow: 12 Things Glenn Beck Can Do With His Newfound Free Time (with shout out to StopBeck effort)
Today, the Huffington Post’s comedy section posted a slideshow with some suggestions for how Glenn Beck can fill his free time now that Fox News has canceled his show.
Blinds.com started sponsoring Glenn Beck. Consistent with past actions, participants in the StopBeck effort reached out. We informed Blinds.com that nearly 400 advertisers currently refuse to sponsor Glenn Beck’s reckless vitriol. And, we kindly requested that Blinds.com follow the responsible action of hundreds of other advertisers.
Jay Steinfeld, Blinds.com’s CEO, ignored scores of requests from StopBeck participants. But, he did take the time to respond to a few of Beck’s defenders.
In one tweet, Blinds.com’s Steinfeld expressed gratitude for a tweet that characterized StopBeck effort participants as a “motley crew of homo activists:”
Media Matters Ben Dimiero discussed Glenn Beck’s reaction to the tragic earthquake in Japan. In short, Beck claimed that it was a message from god.
From Glenn Beck’s March 14 radio show: (more…)
Steve and Angelo discussed the origins of the StopBeck effort, Glenn Beck’s lost advertisers, Angelo’s role in Media Matters‘ DropFox campaign, Fox News’ political machinations, the recent New York Times report that Fox News is contemplating parting ways with Glenn Beck and more…
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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…)
Anti-Defamation League Says Glenn Beck’s Comments About Reform Judaism Deomonstrate “Bigoted Ignorance”