If we are to live in a society that has freedom of speech, I realize that we must tolerate a multitude of viewpoints. However, we do not have to reward the sponsors of hate radio and hate TV with our business. Let's start a boycott of those who advertise on hate media. If half of us fall on the other side of the equation, that would make a serious dent in their revenue. They will pay attention and withdraw their ads if enough people protest through letters, emails and stop buying their products and services. I find it excruciating to listen for more than a minute, so at this moment I don't have any suggestions of advertisers to boycott. Please help me compile a list, and I'll publish it here.
Sunday, July 30, 2006
CALLING FOR A BOYCOTT
A new Springfield blogger -- Betty B. -- proposes a plan to hit "hate media" when it hurts. Talk radio's daily spew of venom draws plenty of sponsors. So does the swill passing for programming on Fox's "news" channel. Betty B. proposes:
Here being the blog of Betty B. You'll find that link in the CHATTERWORTHY blogroll, at right, or by clicking here.