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  •  What a missed opportunity. (1+ / 0-)
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    As for shows like Levin and Savage and such, here's how it works: networks generally provide them to affiliates on an all-barter basis. In theory, the network makes money by selling national ads that run during the show, and local stations make some money selling local ads. In practice, I think a lot of these shows actually aren't all that profitable on either end...but they occupy time in off-hours to fill the schedule around the more profitable local morning shows and the higher-profile syndicated drive-time shows like Hannity.
    Sheesh.  It really wouldn't take much to have a "Best of the Blogs" hour or two that would be so much more informative.  Any of the "Top 10" blogs in any field - economics, international relations, science, music, etc.  Have one of their major contributors just do a review and predict run.  Relevant information from people with peer reputations.

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    "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

    There are no Christians in foxholes.

    by Odysseus on Sat Mar 03, 2012 at 05:50:06 PM PST

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