Friday, August 14, 2009

Economics of Saying Crazy Shit on TV

Some of the nation's biggest advertisers are distancing themselves from Fox News host Glenn Beck after he called President Obama a racist during a July 28 broadcast. Geico has pulled its ads from Fox News Channel's "The Glenn Beck Program.", which is owned by LexisNexis, also has vowed not to advertise during the program
This is some proof that 24 hour news stations, no matter how bad they get, are still subject to market forces. If you want better news, demand it.

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