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Author Bobbitt, Randy, 1955-

Title Us against them : the political culture of talk radio / Randy Bobbitt.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 275 p.).
Series Lexington studies in political communication
Lexington studies in political communication.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-256) and index.
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].
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.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Radio talk shows -- United States.
Radio broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States.
Radio in politics -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Us against them Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010. 9780739126394 (cloth : alk. paper) (DLC) 2010007002
ISBN 9781461634652 ebook
9780739126394 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739126393 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739126400 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0739126407 (pbk. : alk. paper)