141 Advertisers Rush Away from Limbaugh

As of Monday, 141 advertisers had evacuated the Rush Limbaugh show. The latest to withdraw:

The Wrap reports that Limbaugh’s syndicator, Premier Network, owned by Clear Channel,

withdrew its national advertising spots from his and other talk shows for two weeks on Monday, the same day that Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem called for the Federal Communications Commission to yank the right-wing radio host’s license.

Additionally, Think Progress reported that advertisers have asked that their ads no longer run on Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck or Michael Savage, as advertisers have deemed those shows


[H/T: Think Progress and The Wrap]

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Lisa Derrick

Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles native, attended UC Berkeley and Loyola Marymount University before punk rock and logophilia overtook her life. Worked as nightclub columnist, pop culture journalist and was a Hollywood housewife before writing for and editing Sacred History Magazine. Then she discovered the thrill of politics. She also appears frequently on the Dave Fanning Show, one of Ireland's most popular radio broadcasts.