PBS/Dow Jones Spat Led To FNC Deal

By Brian 

The Hollywood Reporter said “a tiff with PBS” led Dow Jones & Co. to pull ‘Journal Editorial Report’ and place it on Fox News.

“The Journal said it has been ‘blackballed’ by stations in some of the major markets, with eight of the top 30 markets not carrying it and four others scheduling it after midnight.” So “Dow Jones told PBS November 1 that it wouldn’t do a third season, opening the way for a deal with Fox News.”

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with a network that offers the national exposure this program deserves,” Dow Jones said in a statement…