Those Fox Ratings Don't Necessarily Mean The Country is Moving To The Right

David Kiley

I confess to a guilty pleasure. Though I know TV and radio blatherers like Sean Hannity and just about everybody on Air America, Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly are full of (my Mother reads this) beans, I find myself listening to the shows, especially the righty shows, on Sirius radio on my way home from work. This might explain the following bad news for CNN. The cable network’s ratings dipped 16 percent overall and 21 percent in prime time during February, according to Nielsen Media Research, as some of the cable news channel's biggest stars lost viewers. Fox News was the only one among the four cable news networks to post ratings gains during the month.

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