Conservative talk radio is a talk radio format in the United States and other countries devoted to expressing conservative viewpoints of issues, as opposed to progressive talk radio.
The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Progressive talk radio is a talk radio format devoted to expressing leftist, liberal or progressive viewpoints of news and issues as opposed to conservative talk radio.
Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues.
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The definition of conservative talk is generally broad enough that libertarian talk show hosts are also included in the definition.
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The format has become the dominant form of talk radio in the United States since the 1987 abandonment of the Fairness Doctrine.
The Fairness Doctrine was a policy of the United States Federal Communications Commission, introduced in 1949, that required the holders of broadcast licenses both to present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was — in the Commission's view — honest, equitable, and balanced.
Conservative talk radio includes personalities, both local and nationally syndicated, such as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Michael Medved, Michael Savage, Larry Gaiters Mark Levin, and many others.
Sean Patrick Hannity is an American radio and television host, author, and conservative political commentator.
Mark Reed Levin is an American lawyer, author, and the host of syndicated radio show The Mark Levin Show.
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III is an American radio talk show host and conservative political commentator.
The format peaked in popularity in the 2000s, when conservative talk hosts dominated the list of most-listened-to radio programs in the United States.
Conservative talk radio is heard mostly on commercial radio; after the deregulation from the United States federal government, the amount of stations and nationally syndicated stations multiplied.
Because of the influence of the Religious Right in the U.S., some socially conservative talk radio can be heard on religious broadcasters as well.
Christian right or religious right is a term used mainly in the United States to label right-wing Christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative policies.
Although other countries such as Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia also feature prominent conservative talk hosts, the idea of conservative talk radio as a national movement is predominantly an American phenomenon.
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