Fox News ratings dip, others rise. A lasting trend?

Fox News ratings dip, others rise. A lasting trend?

Fox News ratings Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 November 2017 Fox News ratings dip, others rise. A lasting trend? The other cable news networks envy the Fox News ratings but a tide might be turning. Ratings for the cable news network leader are dropping...
Put the CNN retraction in context, please

Put the CNN retraction in context, please

CNN retraction Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 June 2017 Put the CNN retraction in context, please Dammit. I can see where this CNN retraction of a story concerning a Donald Trump confidant leads. Now, all those who believe mainstream news sources are...
The Fox News brand changes for the better?

The Fox News brand changes for the better?

Fox News brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 June 2017 The Fox News brand changes for the better? What’s your opinion of the Fox News brand? I assume it depends on your political leaning. Those on the left believe the network is overly biased to the...
Online news has become un-newsworthy

Online news has become un-newsworthy

Online news has become un-newsworthy Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 February 2017 Ultimately, though, it’s because of us, the readers Is there anything taking more of a branding hit than the media? I think not, thanks to the lunacy of alternative...
Politically ignorant generation of sheep

Politically ignorant generation of sheep

Politically ignorant generation of sheep Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 28 July 2016 The news industry is not doing us any favors The word ignorant gets its root from the word ignore. Someone who is ignorant is someone who ignores. Because we ignore, we are...
MSNBC and its lack of brand personality

MSNBC and its lack of brand personality

News? MSNBC? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 23 March 2015 MSNBC and Fox Love it or hate it, Fox News has a brand and that’s the single reason why it leads in the cable news ratings by a large margin. With news that MSNBC will shake up its primetime lineup...
The State of the CNN network

The State of the CNN network

The State of the CNN network Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 January 2015 I won’t watch CNN again I tuned into Tuesday’s President’s State of the Union Address and found myself totally disappointed. Not in the speech itself, that value judgment...
CNN troubles and news outlets

CNN troubles and news outlets

CNN troubles and news outlets Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 April 2014 The issues aren’t just limited to CNN troubles You have to read this story titled, “The worst men’s grooming trends of all time.” It was on my web portal under “Top News...
Larry King is leaving. CNN is dying.

Larry King is leaving. CNN is dying.

CNN brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 30 June 2010 Larry King is leaving. CNN is dying. I was interviewed by the New York Times a few weeks back regarding CNN’s plunging ratings.  The article (you can read it here) was mostly about Larry King and his...
CNN has no brand. It has personality, and that is the problem.

CNN has no brand. It has personality, and that is the problem.

CNN Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 3 June 2010 CNN has no brand. It has personality, and that is the problem. What is wrong with CNN and why are its ratings dropping faster than a meteor? Well, it is not the fault of Larry King or Anderson Cooper. They are...
Newspapers got here late – even the NY Times

Newspapers got here late – even the NY Times

Journalism and the consumer changed – newspapers haven’t Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 10 July 2009 Newspapers got here late – even the NY Times One of our strategists at Stealing Share is a former journalist who has always amazed me with...
Where will we be when newspapers go away?

Where will we be when newspapers go away?

The demise of the newspaper Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 May 2009 Where will we be when newspapers go away? So if you think your life would be unaffected if your newspapers closed its doors, your might be in for a real shock. But, I have to tell you,...