NRATV Initiates Layoffs Due To Funding Shortfall
By Tom Knighton
One of the NRA’s many efforts is NRATV, a video platform that is expressly pro-gun that runs a number of programs. Some are commentary, others come in different stripes, but all are pro-Second Amendment at their core.
Unfortunately, NRATV had to let some folks go due to decreases in funding this year.
NRATV, the media wing of the National Rifle Association (NRA), has reportedly laid off several employees following a $55 million revenue drop for the nation’s most prominent gun-rights lobby.
NRATV was launched in late 2016 and dubs itself the “online television platform of the powerful gun-rights lobby,” including “two live news channels and 34 taped shows, all sponsored by gunmakers,” according to its homepage.
Its offerings include programs hosted by NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch, CEO Wayne LaPierre, frequent Fox News guest Dan Bongino, and former Reagan National Security Council member Oliver North.
On Tuesday, the Daily Beast reported it had obtained National Rifle Association tax records showing the organization’s income drop $55 million from 2016 to 2017.
The NRA reportedly saw a $55 million drop in revenue from $367 million in 2016 to $312 million in 2017, due in part to decreased donations and annual dues.
That sucks on so many levels, …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms