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Unformatted text preview: Another theory is that there are equal amounts of both conservative and liberal hosts, the difference is that while Rush is talking about politics, shock jocks like Howard Stern is talking about sex. What role does economics play in talk radio? Most Americans get their political information from TV, newspapers, and then talk radio, so the philosophy is he who talks the loudest wins, which seems to be the case with the conservative dominance on talk radio. Given conservative's dislike (and/or distrust) of the media, why is it that radio attracts people of this political persuasion? The talk radio shows are highly entertaining especially when someone like Rush Limbaugh or Michael Savage receive callers who are extremely liberal and get completely dominated by the host who has done his research and is an expert. Many times conservatives appreciate a voice that speaks for them loud and clear and makes a fool of the fool/liberal. Sean Trank 373150 Dr Greer 3/31/08...
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- Spring '08