Even as a blogger, I do not understand the continued success of The Drudge Report. It is continuously one of the highest-viewed right-wing web sites, in fact one of the biggest sites period.
Though it ostensibly a blog, it is more of a round-up of the big news stories of the day, with an extra-special focus on stories that boost Republicans or tear down Democrats. It also features a heavy helping of celebrity and tabloid items. The strangest thing about it to me, is that other than providing links to these stories, there doesn't seem to be much more to the site.
Maybe I'm missing something, but where is the content? I too provide links to other sites, and excerpts and photos. But I'd like to think I show some personality. Some other reason for blogging than to provide a shot in the arm to a political party.
Anyway, Matt Drudge, the site's proprietor, is also a talk radio host on weekends. Or at least he was. It looks like those days might be over.
After a decade- long run, Matt Drudge's syndicated radio talk show is about to end, according to an industry trade report and a regional media blogger based in Ohio. These sources have 30 September pegged as his final program date.
Created at the peak of Drudge's Monica Lewinsky- fuelled fame, the show was confined to Sunday evenings, apparently at his insistence. At the time, the Internet star said he had been offered a weekday show, but chose the weekend slot instead. . .
Read the rest at: RadioEqualizer.blogspot.com