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mwooldri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-01-09 09:09 PM
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83. I wish we could get into the inside of Arbitron...
then we'd win!

If we could show a massive switch-off between 12pm and 3pm ET on those stations that take him at that time (or the appropriate tape-delay time for those stations that take him later) then those stations will take notice, or rather their advertisers will, because they will want the book data from Arbitron too

It's no use boycotting an entire broadcast group, because Clear Channel, CBS Radio, Citadel, Cox, Emmis, Entercom - they all seem to have at least one station that airs him. (the one exception I noted was Salem Communications - but they're either Christian or very right wing talk, O'Leilly, Weiner, Insanity, etc) If you have decent local radio left, listen to them... and your NPR station too (and don't forget to donate). Your Progressive Talk station might actually be owned by one of the majors, so you'll have to boycott them too. Now might be a good time to subscribe to Sirius/XM - radios can be found on Ebay cheap enough - I recommend XM over Sirius right now for progressive programming though that could change.

You can boycott advertisers, you can tell them why too.

How about protesting individual stations, or better yet, a station that he's actually broadcasting from? I know this is hard cos he does broadcast from "undisclosed locations" but there were times he would tour various stations and broadcast from their facilities.

Mark.
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