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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-14-06 06:15 AM
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49. A slightly more reliable link (it's the SUN but they quote Al)
Air America Radio, the liberal talk-show network, is fighting off bankruptcy, the face of the network, Al Franken, told The New York Sun yesterday.

The comedian and liberal author said the financial situation is dire enough that he has not been paid recently.

"We have a cash flow problem. That's what I know," Mr. Franken told the Sun. "No cash has been flowing to me. That's the first inkling I got of a cash flow problem."

Mr. Franken reportedly earns a base salary of about $2 million a year from the radio network.

He said he found out he was not being paid about a week ago, and that he has had some recent conversations with management over the financial problems.

"I know that they are trying to get it together to weather the storm like we have in the past. Hopefully we will," Mr. Franken said......
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