OAN Returns To Cable With New Telecommunications Company

One America News Network is returning to cable after two other distributors ended contracts with the right-wing network. OAN will broadcast its 18 hours of live news and 24/7 coverage with Zito Media, a telecommunications company that serves over 75,000 subscribers across 100 communities in 22 states, according to its website. Zito Media is not available in any of the states that house OAN’s news bureaus in Washington, D.C., New York, California and Florida.

OAN’s Troubles Spark Questions For Conservative Cable News

Verizon’s decision to drop One American News from its channel listings is raising questions about the future of conservative cable news networks that have sought to position themselves as competition to Fox News.

OANN Faces The End Of Its Verizon Fios Deal … And Pay TV Oblivion

The other shoe appears ready to drop for One America News Network, which lost its biggest pay TV carriage provider, DirecTV, back in April. The controversial far right cable network, known for its reporting of conspiracy theories and its avid support for former president Donald Trump’s “Big Lie” about bogus 2020 election fraud, sees a deal with its last major MVPD partner, Verizon Fios, set to expire on July 30.

Right-Wing TV Host Dan Ball’s Temper Rocks OAN Newsroom

OAN Anchor Goes On Homophobic Rant After Seeing Pride Flag

OAN Owner Gets Shut Down Quick After Claiming Elon Musk May Buy His Network

The Tesla mogul quickly let the air out of this “trial balloon.”

Judge Refuses To Drop Elections Suit Against Trump, Media

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colorado judge on Friday denied motions to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by an election systems worker against former President Donald Trump’s campaign, two of its lawyers and a handful of conservative media figures and outlets. District Court Judge Marie Avery Moses, in a 136-page decision, rejected various arguments to […]

DirecTV Will No Longer Carry OAN Beginning Today

DirecTV will drop far-right cable news outlet One America News Network on Tuesday, April 4. The satellite TV behemoth said earlier this year that it planned to no longer carry OAN, which was criticized for spreading false information about the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 presidential election and its general spread of conspiracy theories, once its contract expires. OAN began airing on DirecTV in April 2017.

OAN Sues AT&T For Dropping It From DirecTV

One America News might have to shut down because of DirecTV’s decision to drop the right-wing network from its channel lineup, OAN said in a lawsuit against DirecTV and its owner AT&T. DirecTV recently said it will drop OAN after their carriage contract expires in early April. DirecTV will also drop AWE (A Wealth of Entertainment), as OAN and AWE are both owned by Herring Networks. Herring alleges breach of contract and other violations were committed by AT&T, DirecTV and AT&T Board Chairman William Kennard.

Trump Backers Launching DirecTV-Targeted Petition

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Will DirecTV Drop Push OAN To Streaming?

Beneath all the ideological noise is a simple business truth — pay TV is less and less able to support niche channels across the political dial.

OAN Host Dan Ball Declares War On AT&T And DirecTV

One America News Network has declared war against AT&T’s DirecTV and its board chairman, former FCC Chairman Bill Kennard, following the distributor’s decision to drop the channel from its lineup in April. Dan Ball, host of OAN’s Real America, slammed AT&T on his show Jan. 17, but went beyond that to say that OAN was launching a campaign against the distributor and asking his viewers to dig up dirt on Kennard, which he said he would “love to see” and report.

Smartmatic Sues Newsmax And One America News Network, Claiming Defamation

Smartmatic, an election technology company that faced baseless accusations of rigging the 2020 election, earlier filed a similar lawsuit against Fox News.

Poll: 82% Of Fox News Viewers Believe Election Was Stolen

A new national poll from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) published on Monday shows that 31% of Americans believe the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump. That figure includes an overwhelming 82% of Americans who trust Fox News more than any other media outlet, 97% of those who trust One America News Network and Newsmax, and two-thirds of Republicans generally.

Appeals Court Affirms MSNBC Win In ‘Russian Propaganda’ Suit

MSNBC and Rachel Maddow have again prevailed in a libel suit brought by Herring Networks, the owner of One America News Network (OAN). On Tuesday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s ruling that Maddow’s statement about the Trump-friendly network isn’t actionable.

Dominion Voting Systems Files Defamation Suits Against Newsmax, One America News Network

Dominion Voting Systems has filed defamation lawsuits against Newsmax, One America News Network and Patrick Byrne, the former CEO of Overstock, over their advancement of conspiracy theories that company had a role in rigging the results of the 2020 presidential election. The lawsuits against One America, Newsmax and Byrne each seek more than $1.6 billion in damages.

OAN Producer Fired For Criticizing Network’s Coverage

One America News Network Stays True To Trump

A recent OAN segment said there were “serious doubts about who’s actually president,” and another blamed “anti-Trump extremists” for the Capitol attack.

Newsmax, OAN Vie For Trump Fans As Ga. Votes

For One America News Network and Newsmax, the Georgia runoffs present an opportunity to capitalize on post-presidential election audience gains, which they’ve boosted thanks to promotion from President Donald Trump. For weeks, the outlets pushed baseless theories about election fraud in an effort to be No. 2 behind dominant cable news channel Fox News.

Newsmax, OAN Sued Over False Vote Claims

Eric Coomer, security director at the Colorado-based Dominion Voting Systems, said he wants his life back after being named in false charges as a key actor in “rigging” the election for President-elect Joe Biden. There has been no evidence that the election was rigged. His lawsuit, filed Tuesday in district court in Denver County, Colorado, names the Trump campaign, lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, conservative columnist Michelle Malkin, the website Gateway Pundit, Colorado conservative activist Joseph Oltmann, and conservative media outlets Newsmax and One America News Network.

YouTube Temporarily Bans OANN

YouTube has barred One America News Network, a cable TV news channel, from posting new videos for a week after it uploaded a video promoting a cure for COVID-19. “After careful review, we removed a video from OANN and issued a ‘strike’ on the channel for violating our Covid-19 misinformation policy, which prohibits content claiming there’s a guaranteed cure,” said Ivy Choi, a YouTube spokesperson.

Trump Ramps Up Attacks On Fox News

On Monday before his rally in Sanford, Fla., President Trump ramped up his attacks on Fox News and promoted some competitors including  C-SPAN and conservative outlets One America News Network and Newsmax. “@FoxNews allows more negative ads on me than practically all of the other networks combined. Not like the old days, but we will win even bigger than 2016. Roger Ailes was the GREATEST!,” the president tweeted.

One America News Has Support Of Trump, But Not Cable Companies

The Unhappy Liberals Inside Trump’s Favorite Network, OAN

One America News, The Network That Spreads Conspiracies To The West Wing

One America News Was Desperate For Trump’s Approval. Here’s How It Got It.

‘Trump Is Really Aiming To Take Down Fox’

According to sources, an investor group aligned with President Trump’s son Don Jr. and the Dallas-based Hicks family has acquired a major stake in One America News Network, the fledgling conservative cable news channel that features hosts like Jack Posobiec, a chief promoter of the Pizzagate conspiracy. “[RNC co-chair] Tommy Hicks and Don Jr. have been looking to buy a station for Trump TV,” said one source briefed on the talks. “This is all about building a Fox competitor. Trump is really aiming to take down Fox,” the person briefed on the deal said.

Trump Allies Explore One America News Buyout

Allies of President Trump are pursuing an effort to acquire right-leaning news channel One America News Network, according to people familiar with the matter, in a bid to shake up a conservative media market that has been dominated by Fox News. The investment firm Hicks Equity Partners is looking to acquire the channel and is pitching other wealthy GOP donors to arrange a bid of roughly $250 million for the channel’s parent company, the people said.

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