Cumulus Media, a media outlet with many conservative talk radio stars such as Mark Levin and Dan Bongino, has released an internal memo directing all talk program hosts to stop recommending that the election was taken from President Donald Trump, or else face immediate termination.
The relocation is especially consequential seeing as Cumulus owns 416 radio stations in 84 areas nationwide, most of which function conservative talk radio programs. Such programs have come under analysis from listeners and advertisers following last Wednesday’s riot by Trump supporters on the U.S. Capitol.
” We require to help induce national calm NOW,” Brian Philips, executive vice president of content for Cumulus, composed in an internal memo on behalf of Cumulus and its program syndication arm, Westwood One, according to The Washington Post
“[The companies] will not tolerate any idea that the election has actually not ended. The election has actually been dealt with and there are no alternate appropriate ‘paths,'” the memo continues. “If you transgress this policy, you can anticipate to separate from the business instantly.”
Even up to last Tuesday, the day before the capitol riots, Levin stated on his program that Congress would be dedicating an act of “tyranny” if it authorized President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
The memo likewise comes as business of various types are disassociating themselves from fans of last Wednesday’s riots and the election scams declares that fueled it.
Twitter has prohibited Trump, Trump-supporting attorneys Lin Wood and Sidney Powell and many QAnon conspiracy theorists who have all consistently flowed baseless claims of prevalent election scams that have been consistently dismissed by courts.