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Entry from July 18, 2021
ONAN (One America News Network or OANN nickname)

One America News Network (OAN or OANN) was founded in 2013. Some critics have dubbed the OANN network “ONAN” (like “onanism”).

“@OANN. Hope it’s covered by other networks as we don’t get onan” was posted on Twitter by Eunice Stevens on January 27, 2016. “OANN=ONAN” was posted on Twitter by Steven on May 28, 2016. “Trump gives a shout-out to OANN (which I always think of as ONAN in my head)” was posted on Twitter by Chris Hayes on August 28, 2017. “Only ONAN (The Network of Jerk Offs) will stoke your (President Donald Trump’s—ed.) ego” was posted on Twitter by Michael Day on April 12, 2020.

Other OANN nicknames include “grOANN, ” “OANonsense,” “One America Nonsense Network” and “Only Assholes News Network.”


Wikipedia: One America News Network
One America News Network (OANN), also known as One America News (OAN), is a far-right, pro-Donald Trump cable channel founded by Robert Herring Sr. and owned by Herring Networks, Inc., that launched on July 4, 2013. The network is headquartered in San Diego, California, and operates news bureaus in Washington, D.C., and New York City.

Twitter
Eunice Stevens
@EuniceStevens15
Replying to @_HankRearden
@_HankRearden @OANN. Hope it’s covered by other networks as we don’t get onan
10:15 AM · Jan 27, 2016·Twitter for Android

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Steven
@hoaxie
More Trump is Johnny Gentle evidence. OANN=ONAN
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Greta Wall
@GretaLWall
· May 27, 2016
#HUGE crowd at @realDonaldTrump rally in #SanDiego, tune in to @OANN for coverage!!
1:31 AM · May 28, 2016·TweetDeck

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Hello Sun
@dredd2011
Replying to @LibyaLiberty
@lilyallen @realDonaldTrump @OANN it’s spelt ONAN anyway. As in Trump is an ONANist
10:33 AM · Jan 14, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

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Kenneth Heintz
@ktheintz
Far-right cable channel @OANN should be called ONAN
11:54 AM · Jan 14, 2017·Twitter Web Client

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Chris Hayes
@chrislhayes
Trump gives a shout-out to OANN (which I always think of as ONAN in my head)
4:51 PM · Aug 28, 2017·Twitter Web Client

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GRACE 4 ALL***John 3:16,17,18,19
@prolife4grace
For Rachel, who called @rushlimbaugh for wondering where she could get good news...Fox & Friends, Lou Dobbs, Hannity, @IngrahamAngle, @TuckerCarlson
ONAN ONE @OANN ONE AMERICA NEWS
1:53 PM · Jan 26, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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Robert Hill
@Vonotar
Replying to @TheRealHoarse @HoarseWisperer and 3 others
That One America channel will. OnAN or whatever it is.
9:21 PM · Jun 13, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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HowardInDC
@HowardInDC
Replying to @allahpundit
One America News = ONAN?
Just asking....
7:28 PM · Nov 15, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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Daniel Daire
@misterscampers
One America News Network: We misspelled “Onan.”
11:28 AM · Dec 18, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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Ronald Lynn White
@RonaldLynnWhit1
Replying to @RudyGiuliani and @realDonaldTrump
Faux news is no longer enough of a lapdog? You’ve switched to ONAN? “Both Vanity Fair and The Independent in London have said that the channel promotes falsehoods and conspiracy theories. Some sources describe the network as belonging to the far-right.”
12:39 PM · Dec 16, 2019·Twitter for Android

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Jason Phoenix
@JPHX
It’s admittedly impressive that their briefing after days of delaying still didn’t get the usual bloodlust going in US lawmakers.
Peeps at Faux and ONAN gonna be pulling overtime to come up with rationales and hypotheticals now.
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Reuters TV
@ReutersTV
· Jan 8, 2020
U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument https://reut.rs/39RYyc2
10:18 PM · Jan 8, 2020·Twitter Web App

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Michael Day 🇺🇲🇺🇲
@mddayelectric
Replying to @BelkissObadia @CNN and @MSNBC
The only news folks that should be showing up to these things are FAUX and ONAN (not a misspell).
8:59 PM · Mar 25, 2020·Twitter Web App

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Michael Day 🇺🇲🇺🇲
@mddayelectric
Replying to @realDonaldTrump and @FoxNews
You’re beginning to spiral down Donnie. Even Faux News sees it. Only ONAN (The Network of Jerk Offs) will stoke your ego. Just go away.
5:03 PM · Apr 12, 2020·Twitter Web App

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Gregg A. Edwards
@ae_gregg
Replying to @MysterySolvent
Nope. “They” = Faux, OANN, Infowars… you get the idea.
OANN, QANON, ONAN… coincidence?
11:17 AM · Apr 27, 2020·Twitter for Android

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elmobronowski
@elmobronowski
Replying to @EmporersNewC
Good lord.  It looks like they’re doing a thoroughly Britishized version of our “One America News Network” (OANN, which I can never not see as ONAN).  Pro tip - occasionally check how many Russians/Belarussians/etc are working there).
5:42 PM · Jun 13, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Zemyla
@Zemyla
Replying to @idiggedydawg @CineSeth and @JimLaPorta
Oh my god, *infiltrating*! Did you hear that on Faux News or ONAN?
8:09 PM · Jun 23, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Joseph Bevilacqua
@joebev49
Replying to @thefactualprep
OANN just looks too much like Onan—sorry.
9:03 AM · Jul 11, 2021·Twitter Web App

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