DirecTV to drop far-right channel OAN from its service

DirecTV to drop far-right channel OAN from its service

DirecTV to drop far-right channel OAN from its service Jan 14 (Reuters) - U.S. satellite broadcaster DirecTV said on Friday it will drop far-right channel One America News (OAN) from its service when its contract expires, in a blow to the popular news network. OAN, which rose to prominence amid the triumph and tumult of the administration of then-President Donald Trump, has been criticized for spreading conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 pandemic and 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 spokesperson said in an emailed statement to Reuters. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com AT&T has a 70% stake in DirecTV, after last year spinning …
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