Oprah Winfrey Network dismisses head of network

OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, has dismissed Christina Norman, the head of the network. The move comes as OWN continues to show disappointing ratings. The following Boston University professors from the College of Communication are available to offer expert commentary and analysis:

Tobe Berkovitz is an associate professor of advertising. He is an expert in media strategy and time buying. Contact info: 617-353-7724,  tobetv@bu.edu

Cathy Perron is an associate professor in Film & Television. She is a former programming consultant for national cable networks and for public television. Contact info: 617-353-4976, cperron@bu.edu