Rush Limbaugh Scandal Proves Contagious for Talk-Radio Advertisers

Premiere Networks, which distributes Limbaugh as well as a host of other right-wing talkers, sent an email out to its affiliates early Friday listing 98 large corporations that have requested their ads appear only on “programs free of content that you know are deemed to be offensive or controversial (for example, Mark Levin, Rush Limbaugh, Tom Leykis, Michael Savage, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity).” Full Story »

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Jack Dinkmeyer
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by Jack Dinkmeyer - Mar. 13, 2012

Lots of good news in this article if you can't stomach the likes of Limbaugh, his imitators, and Fox "News". But then the article could be less good news and more wishful thinking. Years ago, before right wingers gutted the FCC's authority, mechanisms were in place to prevent the kind of over the top abuse of right wing hate media like Fox "News" and Limbaugh. However as with everything else social in America, reform hinges on what the people think and how they react. If they're sufficiently fed up with the garbage being fed them, change will happen.

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