Ed Driscoll

Popularity: You're Doing It Wrong


Mark Tapscott asks, “Is American Politics Becoming A Hate Sport?”

Fortunately, the worst examples aren’t gaining that much popularity (though they have considerable influence amongst their followers.) TV By The Numbers reports:Coutdown With Keith Olbermann Posts Lowest Ratings of the Year In May.” Similarly, Olbermann protege Rachel Maddow’s ratings “Fall Nearly 65% From Premiere Month” amongst viewers in the prime 25-54 demographic.

In other ratings news, John Rosenthal asks, “How Does a Dead-Last French Cable Channel Nab a Sit-Down With Obama?”

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