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November 17, 2008

Obama's Likely Avenue of Attack on Talk Radio: "Localism"

To be perfectly honest, I don't exactly understand how the current rules of "localism" will be changed to threaten conservative talk radio. I suppose the idea is that the local minority communities, supposedly underserved by radio, will be mandated a greater voice. Which means their own (non-performing) shows, which in turn means it's too expensive to run conservative talk shows, which in turn means that AM stations turn to Top 40 again.

All I know is that every time I get into a cab, the minority cab-driver has NPR on. So the government funded station seems to be serving minority interests well.

Thanks to Kent.


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