Thursday, December 30, 2010

FOX is Tops

by: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
Birthplace of Independent Conservatism

The 2010 results are in, and once again FOX News captures the top rating slot. After nine years of doing so it should be relatively clear, at least to the rational mind anyway, that America finds FOX  fair and balanced. But you can rest assured that the liberal progressive mindset is going wacko over this report and will spin it in the typical and usual liberal progressive fashion.

Fox, owing to its typically conservative leanings, draws the ire of the political left. The elitist of the progressive left simply refuse to accept the wisdom of the American people, ie: middle class.
The Nielsen numbers are in for 2010, and in the battle for cable news ratings supremacy, Fox News took the title for the ninth year in a row -- bludgeoning the competition for another year.

The blowout comes on the heels on Fox News’ surging 2009, when the News Corp.-owned channel posted its highest-rated year in the network’s 13-year history. (Overall, cable news audiences were down across the board -- though FNC's decline was from a high-water mark.)

Among the other 2010 highlights:

>> MSNBC, which in 2009 boasted its first full-year primetime win over CNN in the 25-to-54-year-old demographic, did so again, while beating CNN in total day “demo” viewers and average total viewers in primetime – both firsts for the network.

>> CNN had its lowest rated year in 14 years in primetime, both in terms 25-54-year-old viewers and average total viewers. And barring a breaking news event in the next few days, the network will at least tie its lowest rated year ever (1999) in total day “demo” viewers.

For average primetime and total viewers in 2010, Fox News beat its cable news competitors (CNN, MSNBC and HLN) combined in total viewers -- and we outslugged CNN and MSNBC combined in “demo.”

More here.

FOX News and commentary is obviously what the discerning American viewer finds to be accurate and balanced reporting. Naturally the American intellectual elite, aka he liberal progressive statist, will continue to use their usual and customary ways to discredit that which the majority of Americans see as rational and objective reporting.

The progressive left continues to not get it.

Cross posted to the Left Coast Rebel.

Via: Memeorandum


  1. Hello, JMJ? Did you catch this one? I'm just sayin'...

    Donald in Bethel, CT

  2. Odie - For us this is no surprise. For the liberal progressives they are still trying to spin t ain't so.

  3. How you have changed, RN...

    But my views on Fox News have changed a lot also. Though, I still oppose left-wing efforts to censor it. and those who love MSNBC for doing what they hate Fox doing are still awful hypocrites.

    My solution has generally been to avoid watching Fox News.

    1. No dmarks I have not changed. I am still the independent free thinking individual I always have been. I still see value in Ayn Rand's individualism and a true capitalist economy, albeit not the one the mega billionaires strive for. I still believe in personal integrity and personal responsibility as well as equality of opportunity. And this is far as I am going to explain it.

      What you perceive as having changed is my impatience towards BS from the party and ideology I tried to work with for many years.


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