Friday, 17 November, 2017

Media Matters Using Roy Moore Allegations To Go After Hannity's Advertisers

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Laurie Berry | 13 November, 2017, 04:24

In a nutshell, a lot of Hannity fans are supposedly boycotting Keurig now-and even replacing or destroying ones they already own-in order to show their sharp displeasure with the company's decision to abandon the Fox News firebrand.

Realtor.com and Keurig are no longer advertising with Fox News' "Hannity" show after the Fox News host's coverage of Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore's sexual misconduct allegations.

Of course, this movement has turned unavoidably political for the left and right, although the latter seems more intent upon producing a venomous result while the former side thinks Keurig will come out on top.

The next day, Hannity interviewed Moore on his nationally syndicated radio show, and Moore denied all of the accusations.

It appears, however, that the they made their decision after getting feedback from social media users and the general public to distance themselves from the program.

Jacoby Brissett in Concussion Protocol After Loss vs. Steelers
After the game, the Colts announced Brissett "developed symptoms after the game" and was now in the concussion protocol. The team later clarified Brissett had passed two different diagnostic tests, which allowed him to return to the game.

Realtor.com also responded to a tweet by saying it would no longer be advertising on his show.

"Thank you for your concern and for bringing this to our attention", Keurig wrote.

The liberal advocacy group Media Matters has for months been pressuring Hannity's advertisers to take back their dollars over the Fox host's fixation on conspiracy theories, especially his promotion of the unproven idea that Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich was murdered a year ago over a supposed role in leaking party documents. We continue to closely evaluate where we advertise'. Its announcement led to a #BoycottKeurig campaign from Hannity supporters, which became a trending topic on Twitter Sunday. Bravo. We must speak out with our wallets.

Fox News did not comment on the fleeing advertisers.

Voting kicks off less than four weeks, with Moore going up against Democrat Doug Jones in a special election.

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