Posted by on January 25, 2023 5:46 pm
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Gingrich Questions DirecTV’s Motive in Canceling Newsmax: ‘A Lot More About Ideology’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is the latest to express alarm over broadcaster DirecTV’s decision to drop conservative channel Newsmax, a move he criticized as an “arbitrary use of power.”
DirecTV removed the network overnight on Jan. 24 after its contract with Newsmax expired, blocking an estimated more than 13 million customer base from seeing the channel, and marking the second time in a year that the television provider cut a conservative outlet from its lineup.
Gingrich, a contributor to The Epoch Times, said he considered the act “terrible.”
“I think this is the kind of arbitrary use of power that people want to be really looking at. I don’t understand how AT&T can just censor a network,” he said in an interview. DirecTV is owned by AT&T and asset firm TPG Capital….

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