Air America dumped in Portland
Tue Sep 21 20:20:39 EDT 2004
Larry Weil wrote:
>At 06:46 PM 9/21/2004 -0400, Daniel Billings wrote:
>>Nassau is dropping Air America from 870 WLVP Gorham/Portland and
>>replacing it with ESPN radio.
>>If liberal radio can't make it in liberal southern Maine, its viability
>>nationally has to be questionable.
>I think it's a stretch to extrapolate the national viability of a format
>based on the decision of one station. Perhaps, they just got a better
>offer from ESPN.
Works both ways. Lots of extrapolation of AA's national viability after a
successful first book in Portland, Ore. Like many other formats, what
works on one market may not in another.
>I still can't figure out why some right-wingers are so afraid of another
>point of view being aired. Are they really that insecure in their
>convictions that they can't stand to hear of something else being aired?
That works both ways too. Liberals seem to make a big fuss about how
conservative the media is, when they really mean commercial talk radio.
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