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Premiere Radio Networks has confirmed that the memo purportedly sent out to affiliate stations listing the 98 corporations that want nothing to do with Rush Limbaugh is valid.

A company spokesperson told Greg Sargent:

This is a routine communication that notifies our affiliates’ traffic managers of advertisers that prefer not to be in ANY potentially controversial programs. It is prepared and disseminated on a quarterly basis.
So it might be routine for a huge group of companies to decide en masse that they don't want to have controversial associations. Premiere also distributes Glenn Beck, Hannity, Michael Savage and other programs, all of which have certainly generated plenty of controversy in their time. So it stretches the limits of imagination to think that this is a routine request by advertisers. Sargent attempted to get clarification from the Premiere spokesperson on how this normally works, but hasn't received a response.

Nearly 50,000 Kossacks have signed the petition to tell Rush Limbaugh's sponsors to drop him permanently. Join in.

Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 01:42 PM PDT.

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