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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.
As previously reported, Glenn Beck’s advertiser troubles played a part in Fox News’ decision to cancel Beck’s show. What hasn’t gotten much attention is how Fox News’ President, Roger Ailes, characterized those advertisers. (more…)
NYT on Beck’s Departure: Fox Saw “Refusal Of Hundreds of Fox Advertisers” To Place Ads On Beck As An Issue
From an April 6, New York Times article (emphasis added):
The negotiations that led Glenn Beck to announce his departure from the Fox News Channel on Wednesday ended with an expression of “let’s part as friends,” according to several people with knowledge of the talks. But behind that moment was a torrent of acrimony that underscored just how fractious the relationship between Mr. Beck and the network had become during his three-year run More >
Fox News and Mercury Radio Arts announced today that Glenn Beck will be transitioning off his daily Fox News program.
From an April 6, 2011 press release:
Fox News and Mercury Radio Arts, Glenn Beck’s production company, are proud to announce that they will work together to develop and produce a variety of television projects for air on the Fox News Channel as well as content for other platforms including Fox News’ digital properties. Glenn intends to transition off of his daily program, the third highest rated in all of cable news, later this year.
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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 >