Updated: Glenn Beck is out at Fox News Channel.
Beck’s Mercury Radio Arts and FNC have reached a deal which will see Beck “transition off of his daily program” later in 2011.
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Beck’s much-reported troubles with the advertising community are believed to play a role in the decision.
Nonetheless, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has on a few occasions defended Beck and his program from advertiser issues, including in a call with shareholders last year:
One wanted to know how long Fox News would “subsidize” the show, which is “filled with house ads.”
Read More at Media Bistro By Alex Weprin, TVNEWSER