Talk radio is "a peculiarly American phenomenon featuring much rhetoric and not a lot of substance; high volume noise often combined with the absence of facts. An estimated 22 per cent of Americans get their daily news from Talk Radio - bizarre, bigoted and often startlingly misinformed diatribes from radio show hosts hired for their ability to shock first and foremost."
Dominated by conservatives
Resources and articles
- Sheila MacVicar, "Talking dirty to the American people," IndexOnline, March 20, 2003.
- Bonnie Azab Powell, "Framing the issues: UC Berkeley professor George Lakoff tells how conservatives use language to dominate politics," UCBerkeleyNews, October 27, 2003.
- Faiz Shakir, "REPORT: The Right Wing Domination Of Talk Radio And How To End It," Think Progress, June 20, 2007.
- "The Structural Imbalance of Political Talk Radio," Center for American Progress and Free Press, June 21, 2007.
- Amanda Terkel, "Mark Levin’s Grand Left-Wing Conspiracy Theory Falls Apart In First Sentence," Think Progress, June 21, 2007.
- Amanda Terkel, "The ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Myth: Right Wing Falsely Claims Progressives Want To Resurrect Mandatory Balance," Think Progress, June 21, 2007.
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