Fox News is the geezer channel

Pat Cunningham

Reed Richardson SAYS Fox news has a demographic problem:

Fox News’s ?fundamentals—audience, ratings and public trust—have faltered. A 2010 study by Steve Sternberg found the network’s viewership to be the oldest (with an average age of 65) among an already elderly cable news audience. (CNN’s was 63 and MSNBC’s was 59.) By comparison, lifestyle cable channels Oxygen, Bravo and TLC were among the youngest, with an average viewer age of 42. And with MSNBC’s recent decision to plug 34-year-old rising star Chris Hayes into the coveted ?8 pm slot, the average age of that network’s prime-time hosts will now be ...

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