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Progressive talk is coming back to Seattle’s airwaves: Welcome, KODX-LP 96.9 FM!

Excerpt: With bad news in abundance these days, it’s always a relief when we have good news to share. And we have some really good news to pass along and celebrate: Seattle is gaining a new independent media outlet that will air progressive news and views over our publicly owned airwaves. KODX-LP 96.9 FM will be […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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KPLU SAVED! Deal with KUOW is off, 88.5 FM to become an independent NPR affiliate

Excerpt: A major victory for media diversity and independent journalism has been won today with the news that Pacific Lutheran University has agreed to sell NPR affiliate KPLU to the nonprofit group Friends of 88.5 FM, which successfully raised $7 million in the span of just a few months to keep the station independent. The just-announced […]
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“Seattle’s Progressive Talk” to be shut down; CBS Radio converting AM 1090 to sports

Excerpt: Last week, as we reported a few days ago, Clear Channel pulled the plug on progressive talk radio in Portland, converting AM 620 KPOJ (“Portland’s Progressive Talk”) to a Fox Sports affiliate after more than eight years of serving as a home for popular hosts like Thom Hartmann, Ed Schultz, Randi Rhodes, Norman Goldman, Rachel […]
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Rush Limbaugh loses another station and more than a dozen more national advertisers

Excerpt: Let’s keep the pressure on! Another station has just canceled Rush: AM 1420 WBEC [Pittsfield, Massachusetts]  releases statement regarding the removal of Rush Limbaugh from the airwaves Due to the inappropriate remarks made by Rush Limbaugh regarding Sandra Fluke, the management of AM 1420 WBEC has made the decision to remove the Rush Limbaugh Show […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Hawaii radio station cancels Rush Limbaugh’s nationally syndicated three hours of hate

Excerpt: Let’s hope that they’re just the first of many: New West Broadcasting announced today that it is discontinuing the Rush Limbaugh program on KPUA AM 670 in Hilo, Hawaii effective immediately. Chris Leonard, President and General Manager of New West released the following statement this morning: “We have always encouraged spirited discussion about national and […]
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