FNC/Journal: In The Works For Months

By Brian 

AP: When the Journal Editorial Report “became a subject of a political battle over PBS,” FNC VP Bill Shine “said he figured some people would suggest Fox, with a Republican-dominated audience, was welcoming” the show “to make a point.”

“I’ve been dealing with issues like that for nine years, and after four or five years it rolls off your back,” Shine says.

FNC approached Journal executives about making the move several months ago, David Bauder reports.

> THR: “Beyond adding commercial time to the show and a few more graphical elements, Shine doesn’t think there will be many changes to “Journal Editorial Report” with its move to Fox News:” “We think it’s a good show, and it’s a smart show, and it reaches an affluent audience, as do we,” Shine said…