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Author Bobbitt, Randy, 1955-

Title Us against them : the political culture of talk radio / Randy Bobbitt
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 275 pages)
Series Lexington studies in political communication
Lexington studies in political communication.
Contents Hot air -- The audience: who listens and why -- The sponsors: who advertises and why -- The conservatives -- The progressives -- The libertarians -- The women -- The haters and the shockers -- The locals -- In theory: talk radio and American politics -- In practice: Talk radio and the 2008 Presidential election -- Talk radio, the First Amendment, and the Fairness Doctrine
Summary Why do people choose to listen to political talk instead of music on the radio? Randy Bobbitt addresses this and other crucial questions as he closely examines the phenomenon of talk radio and the role that it plays in the American political process and popular culture.--[book cover]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-256) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Radio broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States.
Radio in politics -- United States.
Radio talk shows -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1461634652 (electronic bk.)
9781461634652 (electronic bk.)