Skip to comments.Glenn Beck's Blaze announces mass layoffs
Posted on 09/01/2017 12:35:18 PM PDT by Trump20162020
Glenn Becks struggling media project the Blaze will be conducting mass layoffs in a bid to keep pace with the massive changes in the media industry.
Today, we said goodbye to just over 20 percent of the combined workforce of Mercury Radio Arts and the Blaze, Beck said in a statement Thursday regarding his television and internet operation.
We are losing a lot of talented and committed colleagues, who are some of the best human beings I know some have been friends of mine for 30 years.
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It’s amazing they lasted as long as they have. The credit card auto renewals must be ending. (that is my guess)
Glen should not have sold his base out
I guess Soros decided to stop propping him up.
I hate that this is happening to his employees and to him as well.
But, he decided to stand on that hill.....
Exactly. He lost me when he went off the deep end.
Tell half your audience to take a hike and they will.
Won’t it be embarrassing for Glenn when he and his juvenile cohorts call some convenience store to play “Moron Trivia” and one of his former employees answers the phone.
Which time was that?
If He honestly would have boarded the Trump Train and supported MAGA,he would be better off. He chose to go elsewhere. I still think he is a bi-polar opportunist and waffler.
All you have to do to understand people like, Glenn Beck and some of the others in the media is read up on Dry Drunk Syndrome.
Beck, what a weird Masonic/Mormon copycat.
Remember that ritual with George Washington’s compass as he “anointed” Ted Cruz? Vomit.
No wonder Andrew Breitbart hated him. The Blaze is a Soros’ funded counterfeit Breitbart, with no soul. Yuck.
When at the top did anybody know that he would end up like this? Nixon, Newt. Stand your ground, be our hero but make sure you’re on solid footing all the way. If Trump gives them a real opening better hope it’s in year 7 of his presidency. MaLame, Megan, and the Crocodile Dundee crotch grab didn’t do it so maybe he’s good.
changes in the media industry = “Glenn totally screwed up and alienated much of our base audience”
That, and he can’t get distribution through major cable providers to entice more subscribers. And when your revenue model is based on subscription fees, survival becomes problematic.
The warning signs have been there for a while. Not only did Beck turn his back on his base, he (apparently) paid little attention to his company’s financial condition—just kept burning through money like a drunken sailor (with apologies to all swabbies who ever had one too many).
Like some entrepreneurs, Beck surrounded himself with yes men and women. His first CEO had no qualifications, except he was a long time Beck crony who couldn’t tell Beck “no.” When he departed, Beck tried to push a lot of the blame on him. But the real fault lies with Glenn; he kept hiring talent and tried to expand programming when the revenue model simply couldn’t support it.
And the hand-writing was clearly on the wall when Beck jumped on the “conservative outreach field trip” to Silicon Valley. It doesn’t take an MBA to realize Beck was trying to unload his enterprise on a tech firm, or look for more investors. He came hope empty-handed, and TheBlaze has been circling the drain ever since.
I predict the enterprise (or what’s left of it) will go bankrupt within 18 months—tops—and then someone may buy what’s left at a fire-sale price. Potentially, One America News Network might be interested; ditto for Sinclair, which could absorb elements of TheBlaze into its Circa news website.
But don’t worry: Glenn will be just fine. He still has his radio show, which is syndicated by Premier, the same outfit that signs his seven-figure radio paycheck. Pat, Stu, Jeffy and a few more of the inner circle are also paid by Premier, so they will also have jobs after TheBlaze is no more.
Who did he have on last night? Brad Thor—an incorrigible NeverTrump clown. I might as well have been listening to a CNN panel.
Glenn Beck deserves all the business he has lost. He had promise, but he lost his mind somewhere along the way—due to a combination of stubborn pride and blind hatred.
There's no middle ground in this war, folks. None. This is true even more so than it was when President Bush said it after 9/11.
This isn't some external force threatening America. This is a family affair—a civil war—and the sooner everyone chooses a side, the better. Ultimately, there will be no room for fence-straddling. Fence-straddlers are simply aiding and abetting the Enemy.
You're either helping to drain the Swamp, or you're helping to maintain the Swamp—and the Swamp is destroying this Republic...
No more Cheetos for you!
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