Air America on Ad Blacklist?
ABC document: Sponsors shun liberal network
An internal memo from ABC Radio Networks to its affiliates reveals scores of powerful sponsors have a standing order that their commercials never be placed on syndicated Air America programming that airs on ABC affiliates.
You know, these guys don't care if they're on G. Gordon Liddy urging people to assassinate federal agents or Rush Limbaugh sliming a disabled guy. But say a good word about unions or peace or fair elections and boyoboy!
Companies: Bank of America, Chlorox, Coke, Dell, Denny's, Epson, Expedia, Goodyear, Hershey's, Hewlett Packard, Home Depot, J&J, Kraft, McDonald's, Microsoft, Pier One, Red Lobster, Travelocity, True Value, Visa, Walgreen's, Wal-Mart, Wrigley
Non-profits: American Heart, US Navy, USPS
This is scummy corporate behavior. It ought to be raised at shareholder meetings.