The increasingly irrelevant Media Matters has been at the peak of their never-ending-highly-caffeinated-mega-outraged-panic-fury about Fox News allowing Glenn Beck to charge admission for the live broadcast of the TV show in Wilmington, Ohio in December. Just a couple of examples:
February 15, 2011"And did Fox News, which allowed Beck to charge $125 for tickets, in any way profit from the Wilmington event?"January, 24, 2011"So, for the live TV broadcast Beck banked more than $100,000 in ticket sales. (Question for Fox News execs: Do you often allow hosts to charge fans money to attend a Fox News taping?)"