Rush Limbaugh
Brian Smith
United States

Premiere Networks

Rush
Limbaugh

Host, The Rush Limbaugh Show

Limbaugh celebrated the 30th anniversary of his nationally-syndicated show this year as the most-listened-to radio host in the U.S., with 25 million listeners across more than 650 stations. He also bolstered his digital presence with impressive subscriber growth for his “Rush 24/7 platform and a new free app released in January. His targets may have shifted slightly since President Trump took office – focusing on what he sees as the Department of Justice’s moves to undo the election of 2016 and the enjoined effort by the legacy media to break the bond between Trump and his base voters – but he says his mission remains the same: “attract and hold the largest audience I can so as to be able to charge confiscatory advertising rates.”

Career

  • The Rush Limbaugh Show
  • See, I Told You So
  • The Way Things Ought to Be

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Study: Rush Limbaugh, Buzzfeed Among Least Trusted News Sources

Study: Rush Limbaugh, Buzzfeed Among Least Trusted News Sources

Millennials, Baby Boomers and Gen Xers have been pitted against one another in study after study, but all three generations agree on at least one thing. According to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center, the trio of age groups distrust the same four political news sources: the digital outlet BuzzFeed and radio shows the "Glenn Beck Program," "The Rush Limbaugh Show" and "The Sean Hannity Show."The study, which surveyed 3,000 people to examine how the political news consumption...

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