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The American broadcast industry is rocked, realigned and blasted into a new orbit, yet again, by Rush Limbaugh, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.
In what is being described as an unprecedented radio contract, Limbaugh will keep his syndicated show on-the-air and e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e through 2016 with CLEAR CHANNEL and PREMIERE RADIO.
Already host of the most lucrative hours since radio's inception, Limbaugh's total package is valued north of $400 million, according to media insiders.
While newspapers and traditional broadcast media are experiencing declining revenues, Limbaugh's golden microphone has turned diamond-laced:
Earnings now pace him ahead of the annual salaries for network news anchors: Katie Couric, Brian Williams, Charlie Gibson and Diane Sawyer — combined!
The deal represents a stunning triumph over the establishment by an outsider who connected with and captured the spirit of the nation's heartland.
Originally posted by centurion1211
And a stunning triumph over all those on the left that seek to censor his right wing views.
Originally posted by intrepid
I've got no problem with right wing views. I do have a problem with morons and he's one of the largest. Good thing he got a lucrative contract with someone. He couldn't hold a job in the real world:
Originally posted by RRconservative
So being an anchor on ESPN is a real world job? What world do you live in?
I'd love for Rush to run for President one day. But like he has so often said 'I don't want to take the paycut." Good for you Rush!
Originally posted by Becker44
2 well respected Mods posting as regular humans!
I respect Shock and Intrepid but I do find it intersting how very liberal most of the staffers appear to be.