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Hunt for Red October
Fox News host Sean Hannity is threatening to leave New York after controversial comments by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that have spread across the conservative media landscape.
Hunt for Red October
Glenn Beck, the outspoken conservative talk-show host, has never been a fan of Bill de Blasio.
During the mayoral election, Mr. Beck went on an extensive monologue about the dangers of a potential Mayor de Blasio, accusing him of being a “Marxist communist with a history of supporting terrorism.”
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“Get out of New York,” Glenn Beck warned his audience yesterday. “Why? Because of who the next mayor is going to be.”
Mr. Beck, the outspoken conservative who now has a program on TheBlaze TV, made clear he is very concerned about Bill de Blasio, the Democratic front-runner in this year’s mayoral race.
Media on Media
The New York Times published a scathing editorial yesterday in the wake of the N.S.A. phone surveillance scandal titled “President Obama’s Dragnet.” It declared, conclusively: “The administration has now lost all credibility.”
Since then, however, the editorial, which appears in today’s paper, has been tweaked. “The administration has now lost all credibility on this issue,” the line now reads (emphasis ours), with additional sentences related to new reports published by The Guardian, which broke the news of the domestic surveillance, and The Washington Post.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Click here for four reasons we are running an excerpt from Roger Ailes: Off Camera [Penguin/Sentinel, $26.95].
In the fall of 2011, Roger Ailes told journalist Howard Kurtz that he was turning down the partisan heat at the network. Ailes didn’t say so, but he had already decided that, in the interest Read More
Onetime Fox News host and current The Blaze proprietor has a flair for the theatrical–and he’s urging his followers to go see a Broadway show. Following in the footsteps of Rosie O’Donnell, the TV host is mobilizing his fans to support the Great White Way–in this case, the new show A Christmas Story, Read More
Glenn Beck’s Mercury Radio Arts has re-upped with syndication partner Premiere Networks in a deal that will pay Mr. Beck a staggering $100 M. over five years, reports The New York Times. It’s a significant bump from his previous contract, worth $10 million a year.
This time last year, Glenn Beck made former Air Force pilot and Mormon congressional candidate Chris Stewart’s history book, The Miracle of Freedom, a bestseller by promoting it on his radio show. Now the Tea Party media mogul hopes to repeat history with Mr. Stewart’s series of thrillers, The Great and Terrible.
We already know how Andrea Peyser feels about the Park Slope Food Co-op’s proposed boycott of Israeli goods, but now an even bigger inorganic bloviator has weighed in: Glenn Beck.
Now that Glenn Beck is no longer employed by Fox News, he’s free to vacate New York, bastion of liberal values and target of God’s punitive weather systems.
In April, Glenn Beck first announced would he be leaving New York, though it was unclear where he was headed. After an international speaking tour, the Post reports he’s putting down roots in Bosque County, Texas (population 17,204). Mr. Beck will operate GBTV, via Mercury Radio Arts, out of Dallas.