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Glenn Beck: Nobody Trusts Cable News Networks

“We look to find our news and find our information — no longer from the media — because it’s not trusted.”

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Last week, conservative pundits — including Glenn Beck — pounced on revelations that CNN’s primetime ratings slumped to a mere 444,000 viewers. The network has undergone several changes since President and CEO Chris Licht took over last May. 

According to Breitbart, CNN attracted just 417,000 total day viewers with competing Fox News more than tripling that output. 

On Friday, Glenn Beck said the latest numbers signal a change in the way people are getting their news. He said the latest ratings also prove that nobody trusts cable news networks. 

“We look to find our news and find our information — no longer from the media — because it’s not trusted,” said Beck. “We just saw the ratings for Fox News. They are now in the demo worse than when we had at CNN Headline News.” 

In 2006, Beck hosted a nightly, news commentary show on the network called simply “Glenn Beck“. It aired on the network’s primetime block. 

Last year, a Gallup Poll indicated just 7% of Americans had a great deal of trust in the media. Meanwhile, 28% of U.S. adults say they do not have very much confidence and 38% have none in newspapers, TV, and radio.

“(Fox News) are still way ahead of everyone else, but no one is watching cable news except the elderly. I’m out of the demo now. At 54 years old, you’re out of the prime demo that is the money demo.” 

Beck reiterated that trust is a huge factor in the decline of interest and viewership in cable news networks. 

“We trust people who have gained our trust as individuals. They post on social media or on their own platforms,” he added.

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Mark Kaye Launching New Podcast and Video Simulcast

Mark Kaye Saves the Republic will launch from the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

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Former nationally syndicated radio host Mark Kaye has announced a new podcast and video simulcast project that is set to debut on Monday, July 15th.

Mark Kaye Saves the Republic will launch from the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

It is the first project from the former radio host since he departed Cox Media Group as a nationally syndicated host in the 12-3 PM ET timeslot as the company’s replacement for Rush Limbaugh. His program originated from 104.5 WOKV in Jacksonville before he exited the post in February of this year. He was replaced on most stations by The Erick Erickson Show, which originates from sister station 95.5 WSB in Atlanta.

In addition to an audio podcast, the program will also feature a video simulcast on YouTube. Currently, Kaye has more than 33,000 subscribers on his channel.

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Megyn Kelly, David Webb Hosting SiriusXM Shows From Milwaukee During Republican National Convention

The Megyn Kelly Show — which airs on SiriusXM’s Triumph channel — will be live from Fiserv Forum on both Wednesday and Thursday next week for the convention.

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SiriusXM has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming Republican National Convention, which includes Megyn Kelly and David Webb being on-location in Milwaukee.

The Megyn Kelly Show — which airs on SiriusXM’s Triumph channel — will be live from Fiserv Forum on both Wednesday and Thursday next week for the convention.

Meanwhile, David Webb will take his program — heard on SiriusXM Patriot — to Milwaukee for the duration of the Republican National Convention. He has already secured interviews with former President Trump’s son Eric, and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS).

Additionally, Stacy Washington will anchor evening broadcasts for SiriusXM Patriot from the convention floor in Milwaukee.

Julie Mason will lead evening coverage for P.O.T.U.S. for the satellite broadcaster. She’ll host a special program at 8 PM ET on Monday with live interviews from Media Row. Steve Scully will provide coverage for the channel from its Washington D.C. studios.

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710 KNUS Host Randy Corporan Exits

He added that since announcing his exit, he has been contacted by “truly conservative outlets” to continue his program, but said he won’t begin a new show until after the 2024 election.

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After more than a decade, 710 KNUS weekend host Randy Corporan has hosted his last show for the Denver news/talk station.

According to the host, Salem Media Group informed him it would not be renewing his contract late last month.

Corporan told CompleteColorado.com that after the death of his wife in June of last year, he considered ending the show. However, he persisted, commuting an hour and a half one way to continue the show.

He added that since announcing his exit, he has been contacted by “truly conservative outlets” to continue his program, but said he won’t begin a new show until after the 2024 election.

“I want to get the start of my new life going and sort myself out,” he said. “And I want to take care of some personal problems that need to be dealt with.”

Randy Corporan is listed as one of the defendants — along with Salem Media Group, parent company to 710 KNUS — in a defamation lawsuit brought forth by Dominion Voting Systems over what the election machine company calls “false claims of fraud in the 2020 election.”

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