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  • DUmmie FUnnies 03-08-05 ("The Bev Harris story for newbies and those who have forgotten")

    03/08/2005 4:12:26 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 86 replies · 2,467+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | March 8, 2005 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    Among my favorite DUmmie FUnnies editions are the ones involving our favorite con artist---Bev Harris who conned the DUmmies out of some big bucks. Of course, the DUmmies didn’t wake up to her scam until LONG after Bev’s con artistry was revealed HERE on the DUmmie FUnnies. Finally, after shelling out HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS of dollars with NO results even the DUmmies woke up to the fact that they were gullible suckers and banned her from DUmmieland. Therefore it is with much relish, that I am DUFUing this DUmmie THREAD titled, “The Bev Harris story for newbies and those...
  • MSNBC suffers lowest ratings in a decade

    02/04/2015 6:55:07 PM PST · by george76 · 81 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/4/15 | DYLAN BYERS
    MSNBC registered its lowest full-day rating in nearly a decade on Tuesday, a devastatingly low benchmark that shows just how severe the network's decline has become. The liberal cable news network drew an average of 55,000 viewers in the all-important 25-to-54 year-old demo on Tuesday, its lowest full-day rating since July 2005, according to Nielsen ratings provided by an industry source. CNN had nearly three times as many viewers in the demo; Fox News nearly five times as many. That low reflects a more general decline in recent years.
  • KKZN Denver to drop liberal talk

    05/09/2014 5:18:02 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 23 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 5/9/14 | Lance Venta
    Yet another of Clear Channel’s Liberal Talk stations is dropping the format. “AM 760″ KKZN Thornton/Denver is next in line to shift to another Talk variation following similar moves in recent months at sister stations in Portland and Los Angeles. Morning host Gloria Neal posted on Facebook that she had been fired as the station would be changing formats. With Randi Rhodes ending her syndicated show next week the station is losing two of its shows. Greg Foster, VP/Programming for Clear Channel Denver confirmed to the Denver Post that Neal was let go. “I can confirm that Gloria Neal’s show...
  • Randi Rhodes Quitting Radio, Slams Ex-Colleagues Maddow, Franken on Way Out

    04/26/2014 1:37:58 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 121 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 26, 2014 | Jack Coleman
    The vast arid wasteland known as liberal radio is becoming even more barren. Loose-cannon lefty Randi Rhodes is pulling the plug on her show. News of Rhodes' impending departure came in a terse statement from Premiere Networks, which broadcasts her show through 35 affiliates -- "[We] can confirm that Randi Rhodes has decided to end her national radio program. We've had a successful partnership with Randi for several years and we wish her all the best for the future. Premiere Networks will conclude syndication and production of Randi Rhodes on May 16, 2014." (Audio clips after the jump) Rhodes spent...
  • What killed the liberal radio star?

    12/26/2013 8:27:51 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 89 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/26/13 | Errol Louis
    Next week, when WWRL 1600 AM flips its format from progressive talk to Spanish-language music and talk, New York will have no left-leaning commercial talk station for the first time in decades — an ironic development just as an unabashedly liberal mayor and City Council are set to take office. It’s not as if liberal voices will vanish — noncommercial stations like WBAI and WNYC are still alive and kicking — but they can’t replace the local flavor and crackling energy of commercial radio, where shows move more quickly to accommodate the ads. The changeover at WWRL comes as a...
  • WWRL TO DROP LIBERAL TALK

    12/16/2013 6:25:31 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 20 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 12/16/13 | Lance Venta
    The New York Amsterdam News reports Access.1 Liberal Talk 1600 WWRL (NYC) will drop its format and flip to a Spanish language music format on January 1. WWRL currently features a mix of of Talk focusing on the local African-American community and Liberal Political talk. The station features a local morning show hosted by Mark Riley as well as syndicated hosts Ed Schultz, Thom Hartmann, Randi Rhodes, Phil Hendrie, and Alan Colmes. Riley confirms the format change and end of his show on his blog. No further details on the new format have been revealed.
  • Libtalker Malloy Uses 9/11 Anniversary to Accuse Dick Cheney of Having Flight 93 Shot Down

    09/12/2013 8:41:14 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 29 replies
    Liberal radio host Mike Malloy has made some truly asinine comments in his career, but what he said on the twelfth anniversary of 9/11 Wednesday truly takes the cake. Discussing the tragic events of twelve years ago, Malloy said United Airlines Flight 93 was shot down over Pennsylvania with “orders from a bloodthirsty son of a bitch named Dick Cheney” (video follows with transcript and commentary): MIKE MALLOY (11 September 2013): And that disappearing jetliner and all the disappearing bodies at the Pentagon, right? I'm sorry, I'm just no - and - in Pennsylvania? The conventional wisdom being that oh...
  • Liberal talk gives way to ESPN in Buffalo

    09/05/2013 2:50:02 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 22 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | Lance Venta
    Entercom liberal talk WWKB AM 1520 Buffalo has flipped to sports utilizing ESPN. The new format will flank sister station WGR. It had been airing syndicated talkers such as Bill Press, Stephanie Miller and Ed Schultz.
  • Former Air America Radio Host Rants 'I Hate This G**-damned Country!'

    07/05/2012 9:56:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 123 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 5, 2012 | Jack Coleman
    What is it about leftists and their hate-hate affair with America? RadioOrNot.com host Nicole Sandler, formerly of the justifiably defunct Air America Radio, has upped the ante on libtalker Bill Press, who vented about his visceral loathing for the national anthem, and chirpy MSNBC weekend host Chris Hayes, who sniffed in disdain at the notion of fallen soldiers as "heroes." (Audio clip after page break).Libtalker: I HATE This G-D Country!Heck, Sandler hates the nation as a whole, not just its venerated secular hymn and most selfless warriors. Here is Sander filling in for liberal soulmate Randi Rhodes on Tuesday, the...
  • RFK Jr. Claims Air America Was More Popular Than Conservative Radio

    06/26/2011 10:23:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 60 replies · 1+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | June 25, 2011 | Jack Coleman
    ... which helps explain why conservative radio continues to dominate the airwaves while Air America Radio, uh, went kaput. During a recent appearance on Tavis Smiley's PBS show, enviro lawyer Robert F. Kennedy Jr., whose "Ring of Fire" show ran on Air America, made what reasonable souls among us might construe as a questionable claim.
  • Time Magazine Inadvertently Demolishes Maddow Description of Zarqawi as 'Not All That Well Known'

    05/14/2011 8:21:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 14, 2011 | Jack Coleman
    Fresh off Rachel Maddow's ludicrous claim that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was "not all that well known" until he was killed by the US military in 2006 and allegedly elevated in death beyond what he was in life, Time magazine published a special issue titled "The End of bin Laden." The cover of the magazine, which can be seen here, shows an illustration of bin Laden crossed out with a prominent red "X" -- as in, buh bye. Turns out this is only the fourth time in Time's history that the magazine has gone with the "X" cover. Prior to bin...
  • Air America host arrested for disrupting Allen West town hall event

    04/26/2011 10:18:30 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 63 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/26/11 | Matthew Boyle - The Daily Caller
    Local police arrested a woman who appears to be former liberal radio network Air America host Nicole Sandler while she was disrupting Rep. Allen West’s Tuesday town hall event in Fort Lauderdale and harassing the Congressman’s wife. According to video obtained by Florida blogger Javier Manjarres, known better online as The Shark Tank, police charged Sandler, who revealed her name on camera, with trespassing after they removed her from the event and she “continued her tirade and used an expletive to address a police officer.” With Air America now defunct, Sandler hosts a self-described “progressive talk radio” show at RadioOrNot.com....
  • Oprah Winfrey Network to start Jan 1, 2011 ( Sics Rosie back on the world )

    12/28/2010 4:51:01 AM PST · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 39 replies · 4+ views
    OWN.com ^ | 28 Dec 2010 | Unknown
    OWN shows include a talk show starring Rosie O'Donnell. Also projected is a new show with Ryan and Tatum O'Neil.
  • More J-Street revelations; moneymen and more Soros connections

    10/03/2010 1:15:01 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 3, 2010 | Ed Lasky
    When Eli Lake's story regarding J Street's donor list was published the role of George Soros created controversy. Soros has a long history of funding anti-Israel activism so his role at J Street was deliberately hidden by the group for years. Now more revelations have started to leak. I did a bit of further research (hat tip: Cheryl Lewin) about another donor and supporter of J Street: Gail Furman. She sits on its advisory council and is a donor listed on its Form 990  . She is also a member of the board of the Soros-created Democracy Alliance - a...
  • Exposure by Free Republic Forces Huffington Post to Pull Article Threatening Glenn Beck

    08/30/2010 9:12:45 AM PDT · by kristinn · 310 replies · 2+ views
    Monday, August 30, 2010 | Kristinn
    The Huffington Post has pulled an article published this morning targeting Glenn Beck with a $100,000 bounty after news of the threat was broken on Free Republic.The article, titled $100,000 For Glenn Beck's Sex Tapes has been replaced with the following message:Editor's Note: This piece was published directly to the Huffington Post by its author. It didn't meet our editorial standards and has been removed from the site.The URL for the pulled article reflects the title: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/beau-friedlander/100000-for-glenn-becks-se_b_698724.html The author of the threat, Beau Friedlander, is the former editor-in-chief of Air America.Here is the text of Friedlander's call for information to...
  • Rhodes View of Why People Listen to Rush: 'He's on Every Radio Station - They Have No Choice'

    04/06/2010 6:38:40 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 61 replies · 1,490+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | April 6, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    It's a simple law of economics, right? If there's a demand for a certain service or good, that business has a strong shot at thriving. Since the now-defunct Air America shut down for the last time earlier this year, the casual observer must conclude that no one wanted to hear left-wing diatribes over the broadcast airwaves. But that's not the case according to a panel on HLN's April 5 "The Joy Behar Show." This meeting of the minds, consisting of Behar, GQ's Ana Marie Cox and liberal talk show host Randi Rhodes, accused conservative talker Rush Limbaugh of playing victim...
  • Why Air America Will Be Missed

    03/18/2010 7:49:39 AM PDT · by FourPeas · 15 replies · 583+ views
    Time/CNN ^ | Thu 3-18-2010 | Richard Corliss
    Financed by some, but clearly not enough, liberal fat cats hoping to provide a countervoice to right-wing radio, Air America lurched to life amid chaos and suspicious bookkeeping that nearly sank the network in its first few months. Flouting received radio wisdom that one strong host creates the strongest listener identity, Air America began with teams in each three-hour time slot.... [snip] So why is poli-talk radio so dominated by Limbaugh, when the country is not? Because even for people who don't agree with him, he can be monstrously entertaining; he makes great radio. He and his clones may dominate...
  • WWZN-AM off the air (global warming knocks off progressive talk in Boston)

    03/15/2010 11:57:22 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 6 replies · 318+ views
    radio-info.com ^ | 3/15/10 | L. Glavin
    As most of you know, ther WWZN-AM 1510 transmitter and array are located in Waltham, where there is considerable flooding due to global warming. As a result, WWZN is off-the-air today at least, meaning no Stephanie Miller on the radio, just her web site.
  • Former AA CEO Blames 'Darwinian World' of Market Forces for Failure of 'Progressive' Talk Radio

    02/12/2010 9:02:53 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies · 627+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | February 12, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick
    The former CEO of Air America, Danny Goldberg, has been kind enough to provide us with some comedy entertainment in an article, Air America Radio, RIP -- It Didn't Have to Be This Way. Actually, Danny, it did have to be that way due to those market forces at work that you castigate. However, we all owe you a vote of thanks for coming up with several incredibly lame but laughable excuses to explain away the failure of Air America in particular and "progressive talk radio" in general. First the donor quality excuse: Democracy Radio folded in 2006 as a...
  • Poor reception

    02/06/2010 12:25:41 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 30 replies · 745+ views
    Boston Phoenix ^ | 2/4/10 | Adam Reilly
    Talk radio helped energize Scott Brown's Senate campaign. Will it doom the Democrats in 2010? The right loves to rant against the "liberal-media elite," but there's one key media sector where the conservative id reigns supreme: talk radio. It's a format long marked by an abundance of influential red-staters (Rush Limbaugh, Michael Savage, Sean Hannity) and precious few blue voices of comparable potency — an imbalance exacerbated when Air America folded last week. And this disparity could pose big problems for the Democrats in the 2010 elections, in which Republicans hope to emulate Scott Brown's recent Senate triumph. Talk radio...