Glenn Beck returned to his usual FOX News time slot yesterday at 5PM EST. As AP reports, he’s back on the air, but “with fewer companies willing to advertise on his show than when he left, part of the fallout from calling President Barack Obama a racist.”
But as I’ve reported here, you can’t rely on the mainstream media to tell you the full story. And you certainly can’t trust the likes of the Huffington Post. I could have spent all day yesterday DM’ing Twitterers with handles like “@stopglen” (sic), who can’t stop crowing about the “boycott”, and spreading half-truths around the web.
So let’s review, shall we?
A month into this boycott, about half the advertisers targeted by the radical black group Color Of Change have either:
a) stopped running ads on Beck’s show, but continue to run ads in other day parts on FOX News, so there is no revenue loss, or
b) were never advertising on it anyway and still wonder how their names got mixed up in all this.
Read More: By Kathy Shaidle, Examiner.com
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