Conservative news channel One America News Network is losing its largest TV provider


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A One America News Network reporter is working at a campaign rally with President Donald Trump in Newport News, Virginia, on September 25, 2020.Drew Angeler / Getty Images

  • DirecTV has removed One America News from its service, a TV provider spokesman confirmed.

  • DirecTV is the largest distributor of the network and has been broadcasting right-wing news channels since April 2017.

  • OAN is a Trump sect and has become known for disseminating false information about COVID-19 and the 2020 elections.

DirecTV has excluded the one American News Network, a conservative media channel, from its channel selection, a DirecTV spokeswoman confirmed to insiders.

Satellite TV providers are the largest distributors of the network and have been broadcasting right-wing news channels since April 2017.

The provider will also discontinue OAN’s sister network, A Wealth of Entertainment. Both of these are subsidiaries of Herring Networks.

“After regular internal reviews, we notified Herring Networks that we have no plans to sign a new contract when the current contract expires,” a DirecTV spokeswoman told insiders by email.

Bloomberg The first report on Friday was that DirecTV will not renew its contract with Herring Networks after April. According to the network, One America News will also be visible to TV provider Verizon Fios, online streaming service KlowdTV, and other smaller distributors. Website..

OAN’s YouTube channel was shut down in November 2020 due to dissemination of false information about COVID-19. CBS News..

This network has become known for being a Trump sect and disseminating false information, especially with regard to elections and ongoing pandemics.

According to Bloomberg, former President Donald Trump once called the channel one of his favorites. Tweet About it in 2020: “This is why @ FoxNews daytime and weekend daytime have lost their reputation … many great options have been formed and exist, especially @OANN and @newsmax. ! “

OANN and AWE did not immediately respond to insider comment requests.

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