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  •  That's a difficult question to answer (0+ / 0-)

    We have some indications. For example, 4 progressive stations have recently been closed down:

    http://www.dailykos.com/...

    And there is significant indication that the Rush Limbaugh Effect has resulted in diminished advertising revenues for all of talk radio. Dial Global syndicates more liberal talk show hosts than conservatives, and they report being hurt by the Limbaugh boycott.

    That said, the focus of the boycott by the large national advertisers specifically singled out conservative talk show hosts as "controversial programming" to be avoided. Many of the advertisers who have abandoned Rush are advertising freely on some of the progressive talk radio shows that I listen to.

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    by Richard Myers on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 11:53:27 PM PST

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