The suspension came after the Los Angeles Times reported Payne had been accused of sexual harassment by a female political analyst who appeared on Fox Business.“We take issues of this nature extremely seriously,” a Fox rep says.
CNBC hit a 20-year low in its 25-54 demo, according to Nielsen data, and since 2008, daytime viewership has fallen more than 50%. Fox Business Network declined to 58,000 from 71,000 in the past year. And Bloomberg LP has failed to turn a profit off its TV network. Kevin Magee, EVP of Fox Business said people can get stock prices from anywhere today. “Aside from that, there is general unhappiness with the economy these days, and it isn’t always fun to watch news that’s bad.” Wall Street Journal subscribers can read the full story.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox Business host is apologizing for what detractors have called racist insults directed at President Barack Obama. In a brief mea culpa, conservative host Eric Bolling said on his Monday broadcast that he “got a little fast and loose with the language.” He says he’s sorry his remarks were interpreted […]
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press release – henderson 07 Fox Business Network (FBN) has signed a multi-year deal with former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, announced Kevin Magee, EVP of the network. Dobbs will develop and host a new daily program premiering in the first quarter of 2011. He will also make appearances across a variety of FBN programs to […]