The Long Goodbye?
- While the column below is by a left-wing site, ratings are ratings. I have seen Limbaugh's ratings decline first hand in my SoCal radio market. Conservatives like Sean Hannity and Mark Levin have also seen a ratings decline.
- Personally I grew tired of brainless cheerleader Conservative talk (GOP is good, Demo is bad). For the last five years I have moved over to independent Conservative talk show host Dr. Michael Savage who is not afraid to directly attack the open borders, Leftist drift of the GOP.
|Dumped in Los Angeles|
I started listening to Rush on day one in L.A. on 50,000 watt KFI. He
was a powerhouse. Today KFI has dumped Rush on to low rated KEIB.
Three months later, Limbaugh's KEIB is a ratings disaster, coming in 37th place in the second largest radio market in America with a .5 rating
share in March, the most recent month available.
How small is KEIB's audience? So small that eleven non-English radio
stations have larger audiences in Los Angeles. And so small that KEIB actually
trails four college-run, non-commercial stations in the market. (Read More)
|Conservative Talk Decline|
The 2011 ratings chart shows Limbaugh at 15 million listeners and Hannity at 14 million. The American public may be getting tired of an often mindless format that worships any asshole with an "R" after his name.