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CNN Bans Talk Radio Show Hosts
Newsbusters.org, ^ | 8/11/09 | by Noel Sheppard

Posted on 08/11/2009 2:38:11 PM PDT by Nachum

Has CNN banned talk radio show hosts from its on air programming?

Such was reported by TVNewser a few hours ago (h/t Steve Malzberg):

Exclusive: TVNewser has learned, and a CNN spokesperson confirms, that in his morning editorial meeting today, CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein asked his show producers to avoid booking talk radio hosts

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bans; cnn; radio; talk; talkradio
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1 posted on 08/11/2009 2:38:12 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Just more of the left silencing their enemies. This is war.


2 posted on 08/11/2009 2:39:48 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Nachum
Your title is wrong. It should read:

CNN Bans Conservative Talk Radio Show Hosts

3 posted on 08/11/2009 2:41:01 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Islaminaction

exactly they are trying to do as much damage as possible before the populus rises... too see how it ends they only need go back 60 to 70 years... we are still going to come out on top...


4 posted on 08/11/2009 2:41:26 PM PDT by Americanwolf ("How could they not tell they had a friggin 70 foot whale hanging off their bow?" ---Tijeras_slim)
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To: Nachum

I’m all for banning CNN... especially in airports!!! I’m trying to figure out a way to get that done! It is pure far left propaganda


5 posted on 08/11/2009 2:41:35 PM PDT by bareford101 (Give me liberty, or give me death!)
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To: Nachum

Did they ever have any on?


6 posted on 08/11/2009 2:41:51 PM PDT by charmedone (There is a right to health care but no right to be born?)
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To: Islaminaction

Thats fine. Doing just fine without them.


7 posted on 08/11/2009 2:41:56 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: Nachum

Translation: Conservatives shut the f up.


8 posted on 08/11/2009 2:43:05 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Nachum
Seems the lefties are in panic mode going this far.
9 posted on 08/11/2009 2:43:24 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Nachum

What’s CNN?


10 posted on 08/11/2009 2:43:39 PM PDT by oursacredhonor
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To: Nachum

Radio guys not wanted on TV?

Isn’t that like bakers not being needed at the auto shop?


11 posted on 08/11/2009 2:43:59 PM PDT by humblegunner (My Kung Fu is ten times power!)
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To: charmedone
"Did they ever have any on?"

A long, long time ago, Wolfie Blitzer's mommy let him invite Rush over to play...I haven't watched CNN television in years, but I doubt if El Rushbo has been invited back.

12 posted on 08/11/2009 2:44:48 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Nachum

Good, just makes Fox look all the better!


13 posted on 08/11/2009 2:46:24 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, just wait till it is free! "~ PJ O'Rourke)
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To: Nachum

Wow, I wonder what would happen if Liberals were banned from Fox news?


14 posted on 08/11/2009 2:47:09 PM PDT by GauchoUSA
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To: Nachum

Sounds un-American to me. Somebody call Nancy Pelosi.


15 posted on 08/11/2009 2:47:54 PM PDT by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com)
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To: Americanwolf

Count me in.


16 posted on 08/11/2009 2:48:25 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Nachum
This dopey decision by CNN is just more evidence that the left is in full panic mode as they see Obama's vaunted 'charisma' evaporate and the upcoming loss of the congressional power they craved for so long.

The leftist Democrats should be frightened. They made the stupid mistake of thinking that they had the media controlled and the votes in congress to pass anything, coupled with a president who they thought was the reincarnation of JFK (who was never that popular while president) and that America was just going to bow down and blindly go along with whatever bitter pill Obama and the Democrats served up. Surprise! This isn't Venezuela after all.

17 posted on 08/11/2009 2:50:09 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Nachum
Hmmmm........
I guess this means Fox will be getting more viewers........
Maybe......
18 posted on 08/11/2009 2:50:18 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Nachum

No Conservative talk radio hosts on CNN? Does that exclude Bill Bennett? All this does is really show how Fair and Balance the Fox News Network is in having both sides discuss the issues on virtually every opinion piece (most of CNN is leftist opinion disguised as news).

This returns CNN to the one-sided leftist socialist network that was not affectionately known as the Clintoon Notnews Network in the ‘90’s.

We will have to come up with a similar name that reflects the “Pravda-like” qualities of CNN now. Something like Communist Notnews Network.


19 posted on 08/11/2009 2:50:44 PM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: Nachum

No Conservative talk radio hosts on CNN? Does that exclude Bill Bennett? All this does is really show how Fair and Balanced the Fox News Network actually is in having both sides discuss the issues on virtually every opinion piece (most of CNN is leftist opinion disguised as news), when most of the rest of the networks are leftist state-run media..

This returns CNN to the one-sided leftist socialist network that was not affectionately known as the Clintoon Notnews Network in the ‘90’s.

We will have to come up with a similar name that reflects the “Pravda-like” qualities of CNN now. Something like Communist Notnews Network.


20 posted on 08/11/2009 2:51:42 PM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: Nachum

The reporter has it backwards. They are going to ban radio talk show hosts as guests and perhaps guest hosts. This was a meeting of producers, the guys who book guests.

They probably will continue to use radio talk show hosts as hosts because they can really talk a blue streak and make sense. They also pull in advertising better.


21 posted on 08/11/2009 2:53:06 PM PDT by texmexis best (uency)
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To: Nachum

22 posted on 08/11/2009 2:53:59 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: GauchoUSA
Wow, I wonder what would happen if Liberals were banned from Fox news?

"Corporate-owned, right-wing news network silences women and minorities."

23 posted on 08/11/2009 2:54:45 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist ("It (Gov't) can't make you happier, healthier, wealthier, and wise" - Sarah Palin 07/26)
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To: Nachum

Only guys that look like Larry the Cable Guy are allowed to discuss the issues from the right. Then we will make fun of them in the next segment.


24 posted on 08/11/2009 3:01:50 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Nachum

Shutting out opposing views is “un-American” unless they disagree with the regime


25 posted on 08/11/2009 3:02:37 PM PDT by GeronL (http://unitedcitizen.blogspot -Guilty of deviationism- http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: DManA

And I like Larry the cable guy!


26 posted on 08/11/2009 3:06:49 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jim Scott

Not yet...LETS ROLL!


27 posted on 08/11/2009 3:07:15 PM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: Nachum

So CNN is dropping the Rachel Maddow Show?


28 posted on 08/11/2009 3:09:22 PM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Nachum
Will everyone in the red counties please shut up? We don't need your viewership. Thank you very much. -CNN


29 posted on 08/11/2009 3:10:36 PM PDT by paulycy (Screw the RACErs.)
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To: Nachum

Just to make sure I don’t give them a ratings boost, I will block CNN and HLN from my selection list. While I am at it, so long MSNBC


30 posted on 08/11/2009 3:11:43 PM PDT by CenTex (Texas has a governor for sale; make an offer...)
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To: Nachum

Are they so weak that they can’t stand having conservative voices on their shows? Meanwhile, Fox is accused of bias. This is, in fact an attack on conservative freedom of speech.


31 posted on 08/11/2009 3:13:17 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Nachum

Does this INCLUDE Al Franken?


32 posted on 08/11/2009 3:13:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: Nachum

Lou is not gonna like this....he always has them on his show


33 posted on 08/11/2009 3:14:44 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Have you girded your loins today??????)
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To: Nachum

Let’s just eliminate truth and dialogue completely.


34 posted on 08/11/2009 3:16:50 PM PDT by TPOOH (I wish I could have been Jerry Reed.)
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To: Jim Scott

“the reincarnation of JFK (who was never that popular while president)”

To be perfectly blunt, getting his brains blown out was the most popular think JFK ever did.

Having barely one one of the tightest elections in history, but with hindsight being 20-20, it is hard to find anybody who will admit to having voted for Nixon over JFK.


35 posted on 08/11/2009 3:20:24 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed, so how could it be redistributed?)
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To: allmendream

The media was all over the Kennedys after the election. Kind of like today, except they were better dressed. The media created Camelot and the assassination made him a martyr.


36 posted on 08/11/2009 3:22:15 PM PDT by nufsed (Release the birth certificate, passport, and school records.)
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To: Jim Scott
coupled with a president who they thought was the reincarnation of JFK (who was never that popular while president)

The media has always loved the Kennedys far more than the public does. John Kennedy quite possibly would have been a one term president had he not been assassinated. His internal polling wasn't good, and he was at risk of losing Texas, which had not ever voted Republican in any presidential election. That said, they are an interesting bunch to study. It's kind of a combination of the Ewings from the series Dallas and the Sopranos.

37 posted on 08/11/2009 3:23:16 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

“Translation: Conservatives shut the f up.”


....quit talkin’, get out of the way and let me clean their mess up.

Roughly excerpted from B. H. 0bama


38 posted on 08/11/2009 3:24:02 PM PDT by hotshu (Keep the Faith, that will be the only thing 0bama doesn't try to steal from us.)
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To: Richard Kimball

Given the election practices in Texas, he would have never lost the election, unless Johnson and Connelly wanted him to.


39 posted on 08/11/2009 3:24:37 PM PDT by nufsed (Release the birth certificate, passport, and school records.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Does this INCLUDE Al Franken?

No it doesn't include Bill Bennett either. They are only banning conservatives.

40 posted on 08/11/2009 3:26:03 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: Nachum
Guaranteed to increase the IQ of the programming from the wonderful folks who brought you warp speed:


41 posted on 08/11/2009 3:29:43 PM PDT by ProfoundBabe (RightyPics.com)
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To: popdonnelly

“Are they so weak.....”?


Abso-friggin’-lutely!!!


42 posted on 08/11/2009 3:31:15 PM PDT by hotshu (Keep the Faith, that will be the only thing 0bama doesn't try to steal from us.)
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To: Nachum
CNN Oberfuerher Klein can't even control the lightning-fast leaks out of his editorial meetings let alone control the world as he'd love to do.

Leni

43 posted on 08/11/2009 3:31:30 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Work Harder! Millions On Welfare Depend on You!)
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To: paulycy

We should stop posting articles and links from CNN on FR.

and we might want to throw in the NYT and the WP too.

Just sayin...


44 posted on 08/11/2009 3:33:04 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Nachum

Me too. Hope he never goes political and ruins the act.


45 posted on 08/11/2009 3:33:49 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Nachum; All

we need some info about data collected via cable and satellite companies...and how we can use it to our advantage...

any freepers with that background?? Or who can get the info??


46 posted on 08/11/2009 3:35:23 PM PDT by bitt (Hey Nanzi Pelosi, ...we are not a MOB, we are the Brooks BrotherHood.)
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To: Ben Mugged

Thanks for the clarification.


47 posted on 08/11/2009 3:36:11 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: CenTex; All

ah, but does that blocked data get reported anywhere?? we need to know if cable/satellite notices/reports this to the advertisers and networks being blocked!

WHO KNOWS ABOUT THIS STUFF???


48 posted on 08/11/2009 3:37:29 PM PDT by bitt (Hey Nanzi Pelosi, ...we are not a MOB, we are the Brooks BrotherHood.)
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To: Nachum

So does that mean no Bill Bennett. BTW doesn’t James Carville have a talk show on satelitte radio?


49 posted on 08/11/2009 3:41:21 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (There might just be too many metrosexuals in America to allow Sarah Palin to become President)
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To: charmedone

They used to have Neil Boortz on quite a bit, mainly because he was right there in Atlanta and I think their studios are fairly close, if not in the same complex.


50 posted on 08/11/2009 3:44:08 PM PDT by Mr. Jazzy ("I AM JIM THOMPSON!!!")
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