Accuracy in Media

Oprah’s OWN Woes

Oprah Winfrey, who rose to fame as a nationally syndicated talk-show host, is finding that running her OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) cable network is much more difficult than originally anticipated. After a management shakeup last year, OWN announced this week that it was laying off 30 employees, or one-fifth of its staff, and will restructure […]

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Oprah Comes to the Aid of Her OWN Channel

After what can only be described as a disappointing first year for her OWN channel, Oprah Winfrey is hoping to give the network a much needed boost this year. OWN, which launched with great fanfare one year ago, is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Oprah Winfrey’s HARPO , Inc., backed with $250 million […]

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March 2012

3/21/2012 - Oprah’s OWN Woes

February 2012

2/15/2012 - Oprah Apologizes for Attempt to Goose Her OWN Ratings

January 2012

1/1/2012 - Oprah Comes to the Aid of Her OWN Channel