Tuesday, March 15, 2011
As Fox News North Prepares To Launch
Kevin Drum speculates as to why:
This is interesting. The audience for actual cable news dropped a fair amount, but the audience for prime time blowhardery dropped even more. So the problem isn't that 24/7 news is too boring and needs further injections of attitude, because it turns out that attitude isn't selling as well as it used to.
Meanwhile, as SunTV pours money into its theme music, the parent co. gives parliamentary reporter Kathleen Harris her walking papers.