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Radio Ratings

A Challenge to Rush: Prove Your Ratings

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.04.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

How many listeners does Rush Limbaugh have? Well, in the press there are only two numbers you'll ever see -- 20 million or 15 million. I've got news for you -- those numbers are a total fabrication.

Limbaugh's Ratings Plummet

Posted 07.24.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh's ratings have fallen sharply in recent months, according to a new report by Arbitron. Limbaugh still has the top-rated radio talk sh...

Why Don't We Just Pretend Rush Limbaugh Has 50 Million Listeners?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

A check of Nexis finds more than 800 news references to that mythical Limbaugh number throughout the years. Despite the fact nobody knows if it's accurate, the figure has been codified: Limbaugh attracts 20 million listeners each week.

Radio Audience Drops 14%, College Graduates Tuning Out 8 Times Faster Than Nongrads

New York TImes | Alex Mindlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Over the last 10 years, the average share of Americans listening to radio at any given time has shrunk about 14 percent, or 2.3 percentage points. Tee...