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DirecTV To Remove Conservative News Network OANN

The IAF and AFCENT engaged in their first joint drill during the “Desert Eagle” aerial exercise this August, also at the Uvda Air Base.
DirecTV to remove conservative news network OANN
A screenshot of “The Real Story with Natalie Harp” on OANN.

Axios

DirecTV, the satellite company jointly owned by AT&T and private equity giant TPG, will no longer distribute the far-right One America News Network after its current contract expires, a spokesperson confirmed to Axios.

Why it matters: It’s a massive blow to OANN’s business as the majority of its revenue comes from distribution contracts with AT&T.

Details: “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,” said a DIRECTV spokesperson.

  • The programming is available today under the existing agreement between the two companies. It’s unclear when that contract expires. Bloomberg first reported the news.

The big picture: Telecom providers have faced increased pressure from lawmakers to address the misinformation that’s spread by TV networks they distribute.

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