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Governor to Issue Talk Radio Ban

January 11, 2011 Politisite 0

I take it National Public Radio will be exempt ABC News’ Steven Portnoy reports: State officials in Rhode Island will soon be ordered to stay off the airways, provided the interviewer happens to be a talk show host. A spokesman for Gov. Lincoln Chafee tells the Providence Journal that talk radio is essentially “ratings-driven, for-profit programming,” and “we don’t think it is appropriate to use taxpayer resources” to have state […]