Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Life after Fox News

When Roger Ailes retired under pressure last July, I wrote:
Murdoch's kids will take the network over and turn it into another heaping, steaming, smelly, revolting pile of liberalism. I predicted this feces follies when the story broke two weeks ago. The heirs are itching for power.


This has come to pass, and some conservatives were wondering, now what?

Talk of a new conservative news network swirls:
On the heels of major shakeups at the Fox News Network, an alternative conservative network is being actively discussed amongst conservative fat cats.
A well-placed source close to the proposal tells Mediaite that serious discussions are underway to create an alternative conservative cable network on the belief that the Fox News Network is moving too far to the left. The source, who is engaged in the talks, says a meeting is planned for today with two prominent high-powered television executives, some underperforming conservative networks and people who have an interest and the ability to fund a new network.
Liberal fat cats apparently do not exist.

Any conservative network would have to be online, or an established cable network purchased and re-purposed to news.

If it helps salve wounds, Fox News and the rest face the same loss of revenues from cord-cutting that ESPN suffers, albeit in smaller amounts. Cable customers pay Fox News about $2 a month, while ESPN receives $6. But news is much cheaper to produce (ESPN has to pay for the games it broadcasts), which means CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC can withstand cord-cutting far better than ESPN.

For conservatives online, the news outlets are many. Lucianne, Free Republic, Drudge, and Instapundit are my daily if not hourly reads.

Also, while the Murdoch Boys begin tossing credibility overboard, the station still has many good reporters on hand. Ignore Shep Smith. Hang on till James Rosen comes on.

Don't lose hope. The truth will out -- and it will set us free.

On November 8, 2016, the American people said, "Trump the Establishment!"

Now read the book that explains how and why the press missed this historic the election.

It is available on Kindle, and in paperback.


And then read the original, "Trump the Press," which chronicled and mocked how the media missed Trump's nomination.

It is available on Kindle, and in paperback

Autographed copies of both books are available by writing me at DonSurber@GMail.com

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9 comments:

  1. Classic decline of rich elite familes. First generation makes the money or gets the power. Second generation tries to keep up but is overshadowed by the first and screws up. Third generation blows the money and the fourth is broke with delusions of grandeur. The "boys" are wannabe's and will get their clock cleaned. These are middle aged men not kids who just want to fit in with their social milieu like they are teenagers. Pretty pathetic.
    Elliott

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    1. "Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations" is the old saying.

      As in shirtsleeves rolled up for manual labor.

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  2. Don,
    You not watching the right ones.If I may make a suggestion for you.www.theconservativetreehouse.com ,your site and them are my sources of news,Keep up the good work

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    1. Totally agree with Anon here.

      Drudge links to lots of far-left Fake News outlets, and Insty (sadly!) has a stable of rabid NeverTrumpers blowing smoke out of you-know-where.

      Truthful news and excellent analysis at The Treehouse, though!

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    2. I agree 1. NeverTrump 2.Over the top NeverTrump 3.N/A 4. NeverTrump. For political analysis the Treehouse is at the pinnacle. I also like Gatewaypundit for real time news.

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  3. Fox will wind up as CNN's little sister.

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  4. Funny, sexscapades in the White House by a Dem president and that is defended and the president hailed as a hero ...


    Unproven accusations takes down fairly conservative network ...

    OMG, this an old Dem play ...

    Dems do not care who you screw, but only if they can screw Repubs!


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  5. Fine. Let them turn Fox into just another liberal news outlet and drive it straight into the ground. As you note, machinations are already underway for a better, more conservative network. Bring it on. - Elric

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  6. One America News Network. Die wrecked TV recently picked them up. Don't know about Ditch Nutwork or any of the buried line providers.

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