Citadel Media

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Citadel Media is an American radio network owned and operated by Citadel Broadcasting. it controlled many of the assets of the former ABC Radio Networks, which Citadel purchased in June 2007. Prominent national talent syndicated by Citadel Media includes Mark Levin, Don Imus, Mike Huckabee, Michael Baisden and American Country Countdown.

The network adopted its current name in April 2009, after licensing the "ABC Radio Networks" name from The Walt Disney Company for nearly two years.

History

Citadel Media/ABC Radio has its origins in an early network set up by WJZ in New York which provided programs to other stations over Western Union lines.

WJZ/NBC Blue Network

WJZ, Newark, (originally owned by Westinghouse) and its informal network were absorbed into the National Broadcasting Company in 1927. To the new owner Radio Corporation of America, WJZ and affiliates were known as the Blue Network while New York station WEAF and affiliates (also absorbed into NBC) were known as the "Red Network." On the air, both were identified as "NBC, the National Broadcasting Company;" only to staff and advertisers were these distinctions made

Both NBC networks were owned by RCA; following a Federal Communications Commission investigation into the network's influence over advertising, strict ownership rules were introduced in 1941. RCA was compelled to sell one network and three local stations.

ABC Radio

RCA put an asking price of $8 million dollars on the...
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