DirecTV drops Trump-friendly One America News | AP News

DirecTV plans to drop One America News Network, shrinking the reach of the right-wing TV channel friendly to Donald Trump and widely criticized for spreading misinformation, including the former president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election.

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1/16/2022 3:26:00 AM

DirecTV plans to drop One America News Network, shrinking the reach of the right-wing TV channel friendly to Donald Trump and widely criticized for spreading misinformation, including the former president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election.

BOSTON (AP) — DirecTV plans to drop One America News Network, significantly shrinking the reach of the right-wing TV channel friendly to Donald Trump and widely criticized for spreading misinformation including the former president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election.

“We informed Herring Networks that, following a routine internal review, we do not plan to enter into a new contract when our current agreement expires,” a DirecTV spokesman said in an emailed statement.The spokesman would not say when the contract expires, but Bloomberg News, which first reported development on Friday, said it expires in early April.

ADVERTISEMENTSan Diego-based Herring Networks did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.

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DirecTV Plans to Drop Right-Wing Cable’s One America NewsOne of the nation’s biggest satellite broadcasters, DirecTV, plans to drop carriage of the fringe right-wing cable outlet One America News, several months after a Reuters report revealed that… We're waiting ViacomCBS & PlutoTV First Amendment... Unfortunately, the damage has already been done.

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The satellite television provider said Saturday that it has informed OAN’s owner, Herring Networks. Inc., that it will no longer carry its two channels when their contract expires. The other, AWA, is a lifestyle channel. The decision is believed to remove OAN from millions of homes. “We informed Herring Networks that, following a routine internal review, we do not plan to enter into a new contract when our current agreement expires,” a DirecTV spokesman said in an emailed statement. The spokesman would not say when the contract expires, but Bloomberg News, which first reported development on Friday, said it expires in early April. ADVERTISEMENT San Diego-based Herring Networks did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Bloomberg said DirecTV is OAN’s largest distributor.