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50,000 Watts of Hate: Hispanic media group seeks FCC inquiry

A pilot study to evaluate hate speech on conservative talk radio found an astounding 334 instances of anti-Hispanic bias uttered in a sample of brief 40-minute segments from three national syndicated shows, including one widely broadcast in Colorado. A Hispanic media organization is now calling for the Federal Communications Commission to probe whether there is a connection between odious radio yakking and hate crimes.

50,000 Watts of Hate: KOA ignores ex-FEMA chief’s role in Katrina...

Somethings you just can't live down. When 1,836 people die, 700 still remain missing, millions more are displaced from their homes and the nation suffers billions in property damage and recovery efforts lag years later that albatross should be tightly wound around one's neck for a long, long time. Unless, of course, you're being interviewed by the crack Colorado Morning News crew on Newsradio 850 KOA.

50,000 Watts of Hate: Santa vs. global-warming deniers

Mike Rosen may think he has a friend in Santa and the polar bears but climate scientists? Eh, not so much. From our friends at Colorado Media Matters, Newsradio 850 KOA talker Mike Rosen's gone off a polar ice cap once again when it comes to global warming.

50,000 Watts of Hate: Calling out Colorado’s radioactive talk radio

A cynic could argue that the invective sputtered on right wing talk radio is simply entertaining shtick designed to create controversy that attracts listeners and advertisers. Yet to hear the noxious rantings of those most targeted on the AM dial — women, lesbians and gay men — is especially disturbing in context of the 2008 election cycle that broke race, sex and gender barriers on both sides of the political spectrum.

50,000 Watts of Hate: Rant of the Day

Statesmanship -- remember that quaint notion from civics class about love of country trumping partisanship and short-term political gain? In a few weeks, the...

Hot Air: Fair and Balanced

Originally published in the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, this five part series examines the shock jock phenomenon... Colorado-style Most recent talk radio controversies have not involved...

Hot Air: Pleading the First

Originally published in the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, this five part series examines the shock jock phenomenon... Colorado-style Shortly after the Imus firing, Clear Channel management...

Hot Air: More Fun Than the Law Allows

Originally published in the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, this five part series examines the shock jock phenomenon... Colorado-style Amy Oliver doesn't feel muzzled at all by...

Hot Air: Fair and Balanced

Originally published in the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, this five part series examines the shock jock phenomenon... Colorado-style Most recent talk radio controversies have not involved...

Hot Air: Tuning in to Colorado Talk Radio

Originally published in the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, this five part series examines the shock jock phenomenon... Colorado-style Potty-mouthed talk radio hosts serve a lot of...