Tag Archives: talk radio

Radio Host Fired For Racist Tweet On Chauvin Verdict

The Omaha Herald-Leader reports: Omaha radio personality Chris Baker was fired Wednesday after posting an offensive tweet about the Derek Chauvin verdict. C. Taylor Walet III, area president/Nebraska for iHeartRadio, said Wednesday that Baker had been fired from KFAB that afternoon and that a statement would be forthcoming. Baker did not appear on air Wednesday, and his Twitter account had …

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Bongino: Boring Biden Is “Just Terrible For Talk Radio”

“Biden, not only do I think is a terrible president in these last few months, it’s just terrible for talk radio. I think Biden is a disaster for the country and his ideas are an atrocity. “But he’s boring. He’s just boring. It’s going to be a challenge. It is. It’s going to be a challenge. I’ll tell you that …

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Rush Limbaugh’s Radio Slot Goes To Dan Bongino

Via press release from Westwood One: Cumulus Media’s Westwood One today announced The Dan Bongino Show, a new three-hour radio program airing Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET. The news and opinion show will launch May 24 in markets nationwide, including CUMULUS news stations in top-ten markets New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. …

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#AIDS Trends On Twitter As People Recall Limbaugh’s Vicious Mockery Of Dead Gay Men During The 1980s

Snopes reports: Radio host Rush Limbaugh has died at the age of 70 after a year-long battle with lung cancer. As conservative fans mourned the death of the radio pioneer, many on social media pointed to Limbaugh’s history of making sexist, homophobic, and bigoted remarks. Author Jessica Valenti, for example, posted a message on Twitter stating that Limbaugh once had …

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BREAKING: Rush Limbaugh Dead Of Cancer At Age 70

Fox News reports: Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced. Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn, made the announcement on his radio show. The radio icon learned he had …

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Talk Radio Network Warns Hosts: Stop Saying Election Was Stolen Or You Will Be Terminated “Immediately”

The Washington Post reports: After months of stoking anger about alleged election fraud, one of America’s largest talk-radio companies has decided on an abrupt change of direction. Cumulus Media, which employs some of the most popular right-leaning talk-radio hosts in the United States, has told its on-air personalities to stop suggesting that the election was stolen from President Trump — …

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MO Radio Host Pulled Off Air After Slur Against Kamala

The Springfield News-Leader reports: A Missouri sports radio host was off the air Monday morning after making offensive comments Friday about vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris, according to three people with knowledge of the situation. They spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. Nate Lucas, who hosts “The Nate Lucas Show” on Springfield’s Jock radio stations, …

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Stern To Trump Fans: Drink Bleach And “Drop Dead”

The Daily Beast reports: Howard Stern returned to his SiriusXM show after a week-long break on Monday. And he had a lot to say about President Trump’s recent suggestion that injecting disinfectant might just be the coronavirus cure Americans have been waiting for. “I would love it if Donald would get on TV and take an injection of Clorox and …

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Limbaugh Reveals Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The Washington Examiner reports: Rush Limbaugh on Monday announced during his nationally-syndicated radio show that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. The 69-year-old radio host — considered the most influential in radio among conservatives — added that he will be out for the next several days as he undergoes treatment. Limbaugh said he was experiencing shortness of breath …

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Michael Savage: Hillary Will Criminalize Everything

Guns, talk radio, and the internet! Listen below. Right Wing Watch has the quote: “One, guns will be taken away, she will make it illegal either through ammunition or registration, your guns will be seized, guns will be criminalized,” he said. “Two, she will criminalize speech, talk radio will disappear, she will pass it under the guise of the Fairness …

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