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Air America
Type Radio network
Branding Progressive talk
Country United States
Founded by Sheldon Drobny
Anita Drobny
Jon Sinton
Broadcast area United States (broadcast)
Internet radio
Owner Newsweb Radio Company
Key people Al Franken, Rachel Maddow, Cenk Uygur, Marc Maron, Chuck D, Lizz Winstead, Sam Seder, Randi Rhodes
Launch date March 31, 2004
Dissolved January 21, 2010
Affiliates 66

Air America (also called Air America Radio or Air America Media) was an American radio network which represented in liberal and progressive talk radio. It began in March 2004 and dissolved in January 2010.

This network featured discussion and information programs from the liberal perspectives. Several shows had audiences past one million.

Liberal and progressive personalities included Rachel Maddow and Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr.

Financial problems caused the radio group to cease programming in early 2010.

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