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Minute-by-Minute Ratings Destroyed the News Media Overnight

The business model of the news media is broken. What once was an offering of three major networks became fragmented with the introduction of cable news and other TV networks, making everyone a slave to clicks and ratings. John Ziegler, radio talk show host and documentary filmmaker, joined Glenn on TV to break down exactly how the tail is now wagging the dog in mainstream news.

Watch the video for a sneak peak and answers to these newsworthy questions:

• Why did the news media used to be substantive?

• Has talk radio fallen victim to the same pitfalls that changed TV news?

• How did the overnight, minute-by-minute ratings change the game?

Watch the full episode on-demand at TheBlaze TV

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Glenn Beck celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

It was only 50 years ago, on July 20th, 1969, that Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to actually set foot on the lunar surface -- something that just ten years prior had been unthinkable. More than 600 million people around the world listened as Armstrong spoke these immortal words: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Watch the clip to hear Glenn tell the story and bring the historic day to life.