Statement from ColorOfChange.org in Response to Glenn Beck’s Departure from the Fox News Channel
April 6, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. – The following is a statement from James Rucker, executive director of ColorOfChange.org, in response to Glenn Beck’s departure from the Fox News Channel:
“ColorOfChange strongly applauds Glenn Beck’s departure from the Fox News Channel. More than 285,000 ColorOfChange members have participated in our campaign against him since it began in July 2009. Because of them, Beck’s show lost more than 300 advertisers – companies that were unwilling to attach their products and brands to his vitriolic and divisive commentary. Fox News Channel clearly understands that Beck’s increasingly erratic behavior is a liability to their ratings and their bottom line, and we are glad to see them take this action.”
With more than 750,000 members, ColorOfChange.org is the nation’s largest African-American online political organization.
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