Community journalism perspective another wonderful friend of the blog who shares this important interview . . .
A personal reminiscence from Tom Bedell, who sold radio advertising in Kansas City and nationally--for 31 years.
Money line . . .
"Funny thing, the revenue the lovers generated was more than equal to the threatened losses from those that hated him. The station stayed the course and eventually those advertisers that hated benefited from Rush as the station’s ratings rose because of him. So even those that hated him were profiting from a great broadcaster. Isn’t that what broadcasters are supposed to do? Deliver ears. Rush did that. . ."
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You decide . . .