These sponsors are dropping like flies. Just found this in my inbox:
Dear Concerned Reader,
Thank you for your email. We have pulled all of our ads from KXRQ. We did this as soon as the matter was brought to our attention.
We appreciate your concern and thank you for contacting on this matter.
CKE, Public Relations
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Update: Verizon has just dropped sponsorship. They've been crossed off the list.
Update 2: Wells Fargo has removed its logo from KRXQ's site, responding to the complaints with the following message:
Thank you for your message. We appreciate your feedback and take such matters seriously.
We are strongly committed to equality for all and we do not tolerate discrimination. When we learned of the inappropriate comments made during the May 28th KXRQ broadcast we immediately removed our logo from the radio station’s Web site.
was not an advertiser on the May 28 broadcast, is not currently advertising with KXRQ, and has not done so for more than a year.
We’re proud of our commitment of supporting many organizations that serve our diverse communities – which is consistent with our company values.
We very much appreciate your comments.
Diversity is at the core of Wells Fargo’s vision and values and Wells Fargo is honored to be on DiversityInc Magazine's Top 50 list for 2009.
Thank you for taking the time to bring this matter to our attention.
Wells Fargo Communications
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