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Angie’s List And Proactiv Sever Ties With Tucker

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Proactiv and IAC (Homeadvisor and Angie’s List) became the latest advertisers to abandon Tucker Carlson’s primetime Fox News program as of Monday, joining Jackson Hewitt tax services, which absconded Thursday, and a host of others from earlier in the week.

Media Matters for America, an organization that monitors conservative media, has been keeping a list of Carlson’s advertisers and highlighting those that have dropped from the program in recent days and weeks. Media Matters noted the drop of Proactiv on Saturday and IAC (Homeadvisor and Angie’s List) Monday. Unbendable Media indicated in a press release that Angie’s List and Homeadvisor were the 11th-largest ad buyer for the show this year and the brand is the seventh to cite recent comments from Carlson for the pull.

Representatives for the companies did not immediately return a request for comment.

They join Poshmark, Jackson Hewitt, Disney, T-Mobile, Vari and Papa John’s Pizza, all of which pulled out of the show’s advertising lineup in the past week.

Smile Direct Club is also listed by Media Matters as no longer advertising on Carlson’s show, though a representative told TheWrap the company’s ad campaign concluded at the end of May.

The mass pulling of company ads came in light of Carlson’s recent com… (Read more)

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