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anthroguy101 Donating Member (250 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-05-10 07:30 PM
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32. Well, what we could do is...
Start on the Internet and use the funds gained from there to eventually expand to the airwaves.
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  -Progressive talk radio: third time's the charm? anthroguy101  Jun-05-10 06:22 PM   #0 
  - we need to get someone who has the business experience to run it the right way.  wingnut40   Jun-05-10 06:25 PM   #1 
  - Perhaps it would be better off run as a co-op than a business.  marmar   Jun-05-10 06:37 PM   #7 
  - Its still a business, co-op or otherwise and Air America failed for business reasons  ProgressiveProfessor   Jun-05-10 06:51 PM   #19 
     - How so, and what's a co-op?  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:58 PM   #23 
  - Running AAR the "right wat" is what killed it.  Greyhound   Jun-05-10 08:37 PM   #37 
  - who will listen now that conervadems and republicans are running the country? AA was on a  msongs   Jun-05-10 06:29 PM   #2 
  - I was thinking more along the lines of...  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:31 PM   #5 
  - I thank Air America every single day for Rachel Maddow and Ed Schultz  Donnachaidh   Jun-05-10 06:30 PM   #3 
  - I do agree that they were both good hosts...  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:34 PM   #6 
  - what COULD they have done to *save* the network?  Donnachaidh   Jun-05-10 06:44 PM   #13 
     - They could have been owned and managed by competent people  GoCubsGo   Jun-05-10 06:54 PM   #21 
     - Then what should we do?  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:56 PM   #22 
  - Ed was never on Air America. He was on the same stations. But, a different syndication company  mucifer   Jun-05-10 06:46 PM   #16 
     - I was able to listen to him on the Air America website.  Donnachaidh   Jun-05-10 06:53 PM   #20 
  - Definately, we need to sell ourselves, not run down the other side.  GreenStormCloud   Jun-05-10 06:30 PM   #4 
  - Folks, listen up! LPFM is coming and YOU can be the change!  rurallib   Jun-05-10 06:37 PM   #8 
  - Wow, actually beat me to that one before I could reat it...  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:40 PM   #10 
  - don't wait too long. I expect the Senate to act yet this year  rurallib   Jun-05-10 07:08 PM   #25 
     - Another major catch:  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 07:14 PM   #28 
        - Tell some friends.  rurallib   Jun-05-10 10:01 PM   #42 
  - What is the effective range of low power FM signals...?  Hempathy   Jun-05-10 07:19 PM   #30 
     - I understand the sarcasm but it can still be an effective tool.  rurallib   Jun-05-10 10:02 PM   #43 
  - Another VERY good idea...  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:39 PM   #9 
  - Radio Has Become A Toxic Dead Zone...  KharmaTrain   Jun-05-10 06:41 PM   #11 
  - If the programming is interesting and people want to tune in again and again  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:46 PM   #14 
     - Chicken And Egg  KharmaTrain   Jun-05-10 07:01 PM   #24 
  - Talk radio of any kind turns me off.  hobbit709   Jun-05-10 06:42 PM   #12 
  - Well, music could be a PART of the show...  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:48 PM   #17 
  - Free Speech TV has Thom, Amy and Laura on every weekday  EFerrari   Jun-05-10 06:46 PM   #15 
  - Can you listen to this in the morning while you're commuting?  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 06:51 PM   #18 
     - Free Speech TV is on DishNet and soon, on DirecTv.  EFerrari   Jun-05-10 07:40 PM   #33 
  - Unlike most conservatives, liberals have no psychological need to listen to listen to talk radio.  Oedipus W. Bush   Jun-05-10 07:11 PM   #26 
  - That's actually a very good observation. Didn't think of that.  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 07:20 PM   #31 
  - That and  chillspike   Jun-05-10 09:06 PM   #38 
  - True. Progressives have moved on to newer media, like the Internet.  backscatter712   Jun-05-10 09:17 PM   #40 
  - You said it better than I could as well  JonLP24   Jun-05-10 09:26 PM   #41 
  - Radio. Pfft.  Codeine   Jun-05-10 07:14 PM   #27 
  - What about Independents?  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 07:17 PM   #29 
     - They didn't listen to either incarnation of Air America.  Codeine   Jun-05-10 08:08 PM   #35 
  - Well, what we could do is...  anthroguy101   Jun-05-10 07:30 PM   #32 
  - There's Already Lots of Progressive Talk On The Internet  KharmaTrain   Jun-05-10 07:44 PM   #34 
  - We have a Progressive Talk Radio Network! HeadOnRadioNetwork!  ralps   Jun-05-10 08:25 PM   #36 
  - It couldn't hurt for this network to own a radio station or two.  Raineyb   Jun-05-10 09:17 PM   #39 
  - I was listening when Air America first hit the airwaves  tavalon   Jun-05-10 10:04 PM   #44 
  - Radio just isn't "our" thing.  KonaKane   Jun-05-10 10:08 PM   #45 
  - Don't forget Senator Al Franken!!!  longship   Jun-06-10 04:54 PM   #46 

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