Media Matters reports:
AS OF [THURS]DAY, 50 ADVERTISERS HAVE CANCELED THEIR ADS RUNNING DURING THE RUSH LIMBAUGH SHOW.Whoooooooooooops!
According to our coverage:
— A total of 86 ads aired during WABC's broadcast of The Rush Limbaugh Show [yesterday].
— 77 of those ads were public service announcements donated free of charge by the Ad Council.
— Of the nine paid spots that ran, seven were from companies that have said they have taken steps to ensure their ads no longer air during the program.
— WABC's online feed included about 5:33 of dead air when ads would normally have run.