Obama station bought out by conservatives

by Kathy Shaidle -- Washington, D.C.'s WWRC-AM thought they'd hit on a brilliant idea back in 2008: renaming their radio station "Obama1260AM," and broadcasting all AirAmerica, all the time. In what might more…

Why, oh, whine can't airwaves be 'fair'?

by Kathy Shaidle -- CNN's Rick Sanchez can't understand why talk radio programs lean to the right, why they make so much money – and why they are so much more popular more…

Rush to blame for Obamacare's passage?

by Kathy Shaidle -- "If Republicans succeed ... Rush's listeners get less angry. And if they are less angry, they listen to the radio less and hear fewer ads for Sleepnumber beds." more…

Oops! Did Dems mean to start this fire?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Leftists don't quite grasp the "Law of Unintended Consequences." Maybe this news will help them out: "The more heated the debate in Washington, the more profitable it seems more…

Obamacare on air falls flat on its face

by Kathy Shaidle -- Editor's note: Kathy Shaidle's Talk Radio Watch column will not appear next week, while she is traveling. The column will return, Friday, March 20. "On the Air" was more…

Who you calling a conservative?

by Kathy Shaidle -- "I ain't dead yet!" Veteran D.C. broadcaster Melanie Morgan resigned as co-host of "America's Morning News" last month, to fight thyroid cancer. Now she wants fans to know more…

Listener power earns even liberals' respect

by Kathy Shaidle -- Not long ago, I asked how much influence conservative talk radio had on the election of Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown to "Ted Kennedy's seat." Now a local liberal more…