Limbaugh F-a-i-l

Limbaugh F-a-i-l

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Abby Zimet

Over 50 sponsors have now bailed on Rush Limbaugh. He apparently still doesn't get it, and now has dead, as opposed to foul, air on his show.

Update: Not just Rush now. 98 companies have said they don't want to advertise on other right-wing air waves "likely to stir negative sentiment."

 

Companies No Longer Advertising On Rush Limbaugh

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"We are working with our media buying company to remove our ads from Limbaugh's show immediately. Thanks to our Twitter followers for bringing it to our attention this morning."

"We are working with our media buying company to remove our ads from Limbaugh's show immediately. Thanks to our Twitter followers for bringing it to our attention this morning."

 

"It is our practice to be a content-sensitive advertiser, and in light of the current controversy, we will be asking WABC to no longer utilize these unpaid PSAs"

"It is our practice to be a content-sensitive advertiser, and in light of the current controversy, we will be asking WABC to no longer utilize these unpaid PSAs"

"Per our statement, these ads never should have run. We are looking into the situation in order to prevent any future accidental airings on this show. These ads aired in direct conflict with our media buying guidelines."

"Per our statement, these ads never should have run. We are looking into the situation in order to prevent any future accidental airings on this show. These ads aired in direct conflict with our media buying guidelines."

"Our decision to pull our advertising is due to the fact that current programming does not align with the Girl Scout mission."

"Our decision to pull our advertising is due to the fact that current programming does not align with the Girl Scout mission."

"Thank you for your messages about Portland Ovations advertising that recently ran during the Rush Limbaugh program on WGAN. Portland Ovations is not a local sponsor of this show and has requested that Portland Ovations advertising be removed from within and around this program"

"Thank you for your messages about Portland Ovations advertising that recently ran during the Rush Limbaugh program on WGAN. Portland Ovations is not a local sponsor of this show and has requested that Portland Ovations advertising be removed from within and around this program"

"Norway Savings Bank does not agree with or support any of Rush Limbaugh's comments made last week...Please note: We have requested that our ads not air during his show."

"Norway Savings Bank does not agree with or support any of Rush Limbaugh's comments made last week...Please note: We have requested that our ads not air during his show."

"We are indeed pulling all ads from Rush Limbaugh. Obviously Mr. Limbaugh’s comments are inconsistent with the Freedom values that we hold in high regard."

"We are indeed pulling all ads from Rush Limbaugh. Obviously Mr. Limbaugh’s comments are inconsistent with the Freedom values that we hold in high regard."

"Michael Major, the owner of Cunningham Security in Yarmouth, said he asked WGAN not to run his company's ads during the show..."The tone was 'If you're a responsible Maine business you will take a stand against this type of speech.'"

"Michael Major, the owner of Cunningham Security in Yarmouth, said he asked WGAN not to run his company's ads during the show..."The tone was 'If you're a responsible Maine business you will take a stand against this type of speech.'"

"The entire team at Regal Assets is truly concerned about what was said on the Rush Limbaugh show toward Sandra Fluke and intend to take all action necessary to remove themselves from any affiliations to Rush Limbaugh and his show."

"The entire team at Regal Assets is truly concerned about what was said on the Rush Limbaugh show toward Sandra Fluke and intend to take all action necessary to remove themselves from any affiliations to Rush Limbaugh and his show."

"We are in the process of having our ads moved due to the recent controversy surrounding The Rush Limbaugh show."

"We are in the process of having our ads moved due to the recent controversy surrounding The Rush Limbaugh show."

"We believe that Rush Limbaugh’s recent statements about law student Sandra Fluke were both inappropriate and disrespectful, and we decided to pull our advertising on his program."

"We believe that Rush Limbaugh’s recent statements about law student Sandra Fluke were both inappropriate and disrespectful, and we decided to pull our advertising on his program."

"Consolidated Credit fully supports the nationwide outcry against the gravely inappropriate comments Mr. Limbaugh made regarding Ms. Sandra Fluke. As a result, we have instructed our vendors to cease the running of all our advertisements on the Rush Limbaugh program."

"Consolidated Credit fully supports the nationwide outcry against the gravely inappropriate comments Mr. Limbaugh made regarding Ms. Sandra Fluke. As a result, we have instructed our vendors to cease the running of all our advertisements on the Rush Limbaugh program."

"Our reputation is our most important asset...It has come to our attention that our ad appeared on WABC internet radio during the Rush Limbaugh Show yesterday afternoon. We have instructed Cumulus Radio that our ad should not appear on The Rush Limbaugh Show in the future."

"Our reputation is our most important asset...It has come to our attention that our ad appeared on WABC internet radio during the Rush Limbaugh Show yesterday afternoon. We have instructed Cumulus Radio that our ad should not appear on The Rush Limbaugh Show in the future."

"Some ads are placed on the show as filler without our knowledge. We’ve told them to stop."

"Some ads are placed on the show as filler without our knowledge. We’ve told them to stop."

"[W]e will contact any local radio station that is in violation of our radio advertising parameters to ensure that our 'No Run' policy is adhered to regarding this program."

"[W]e will contact any local radio station that is in violation of our radio advertising parameters to ensure that our 'No Run' policy is adhered to regarding this program."

"We have asked the station to discontinue running ads in that time slot due to the host’s repeated pattern of making inflammatory statements that don’t represent the values of Downeast Energy"

"We have asked the station to discontinue running ads in that time slot due to the host’s repeated pattern of making inflammatory statements that don’t represent the values of Downeast Energy"

"We have reiterated our advertising choices to our media partners.  If an ad did run, it was not authorized by us, and we do not want it to happen again."

"We have reiterated our advertising choices to our media partners. If an ad did run, it was not authorized by us, and we do not want it to happen again."

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