Opposite ends of the radio dial

Published the day Hamilton Nolan was finalizing his very good media analysis (free) on Air America and liberal radio, The New York Times

Published the day Hamilton Nolan was finalizing his very good media analysis (free) on Air America and liberal radio, The New York Times tackled just how important the audio medium is to the Republican base.

It's fascinating just how much the uptake difference is between liberals and conservatives, when it comes to radio. Facile guesses, such as liberals being more likely to live in metropolitan environments where they're less likely to drive are only that - facile. The Times article did not tackle that issue, but did bring up this staggering reality.
Still, officials said, the meeting with the radio hosts gave Mr. Bush a chance to speak intimately with a group that reaches an overwhelmingly Republican audience of 30 million people per week.

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