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  •  One would hope so (2+ / 0-)
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    elwior, sidnora

    Makes me wish the progressive community could buy a radio station, change the format to progressive programming. Unfortunately it would cost beaucoup bucks to buy anything that has enough oomph to it to be able to hear it farther away than you could throw a rock from the top of the broadcast tower.

    The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains. – Paul Simon, "Train In The Distance."

    by Omir the Storyteller on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 12:11:12 PM PST

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    •  We did have a network for a while, (0+ / 0-)

      but since the guy on the business end of it turned out to be a crook, it failed (Air America).

      Truthfully I wonder whether there really is enough of an audience in most places. I listen to liberal talk radio quite a lot, but I recognize that my circumstances are unusual: I work a blue-collar job where we're allowed to listen to what we please (on headphones) while we work, and have no computer access.

      I'd guess that most liberals are not big radio listeners no matter what the format: they're younger than I am and more tech-savvy, and think of radio as an obsolete format. They are probably streaming their audio.

      "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

      by sidnora on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 08:27:43 AM PST

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