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Limbaugh-Topping Deal Goes to Unnamed Liberal Host

by Scott Ott · 208 Comments

(2008-07-03) — A consortium of progressive radio broadcasters, including Air America and NPR, today announced that a blockbuster eight-year, $500 million contract, topping Rush Limbaugh’s new deal with Clear Channel and Premiere Radio, has been negotiated with a liberal talk show host yet to be named.
“The era of conservative radio domination is over,” said an [...]

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‘Operation Chaos’ Spurs Hillary to Mull Limbaugh as VP

by Scott Ott · 19 Comments

(2008-05-08) — The success of radio talkshow host Rush Limbaugh’s ‘Operation Chaos‘ in helping Sen. Hillary Clinton edge out rival Barack Obama in the Indiana primary this week has spurred the former First Lady to move Mr. Limbaugh’s name to the top of the short list of potential running mates, according to sources.
Her campaign war [...]

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Tags: Politics

ACLU Defends Limbaugh, Sharpton Demands Reid Apology

by Scott Ott · 46 Comments

(2007-10-04) — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) today offered free legal services to defend talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, whose civil rights, the ACLU contends, “are in jeopardy from powerful officials in the U.S. government.”
“This is not just an issue of simple slander,” said an unnamed ACLU spokesman, “This is a coordinated campaign at [...]

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Tags: Media/Journalism · Politics · U.S. News