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Media Magnet orders right-wing hosts to stop talking about election fraud or getting fired

Posted by Scruggs on Jan 12, 2021, 8:27 a.m.
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Cumulus Media, a broadcasting company that is home to several prominent conservative figures, has called on its right-wing hosts to stop making false claims that elections are “rigged” or stopped, a move that comes amid a radical change in American business. following Capitol takeover, although some hosts say they never received memo.

“We must help induce national calm NOW,” wrote Brian Philips, executive vice president of content at Cumulus, in an internal memo to employees on Wednesday, which was reported by Inside Music Media and Washington post, as pro-Trump rioters stormed Capitol.

company “will not tolerate any suggestion that election is not over,” Philips continued, adding: “ election has been resolved and there is no other acceptable ‘way’.”

In the memo, Philips writes that if an employee violates this policy, “you can expect to separate from the company immediately.”

Cumulus Media, which owns more than 400 radio stations across the country including WMAL in Washington and KABC in Angeles, is home to leading conservative hosts such as Mark Levin, Ben Shapiro and Dan Bongino.

In a statement to Forbes On Monday, Shapiro said he never received the note from Cumulus and was not one of their employees, adding that he “never failed to accept the election result.”

Levin, Bongino and Cumulus did not

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