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Radio News for Tuesday, 9/30/2008


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Radio and Records

  • Obama, Durbin Push For PPM Delay
  • Bill Would Force HD Radio On Sat. Receivers
  • NABOB Continues The PPM Dialogue
  • Webcasters Welcome House Vote On Royalties Negotiation
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Duopolies Rescue Radio From Recession
  • Stock Market Snapshot, Sept. 29, 2008
  • Sirius XM Names New After Market Executives
  • Vancouver No Longer Clear
  • Columbus Exits Cumulus/Nashville
  • Kelly Steps Aside As WHAT/Philly GM
  • eMusic CEO To Exit
  • Lambert, Nast Form Rock Band Entertainment
  • Greaseman Returns To Jacksonville
  • Cadillac Jack Parks In WOGL Afternoons
  • EMI Music Appoints Handler Executive VP
  • UMG Names Harleston Senior Legal VP
  • Arbitron Adds Stavropoulos To Growing Technology Team
  • Rollover Beethoven!
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Updated: Collins Fills PD Opening At KYLD
  • Updated: ‘The Beat’ Says Goodbye, Becomes ‘Digital’
  • Report: WXDX To Get Madden
  • Chart Highlights: Hudson Steps Into Urban AC ‘Spotlight’
  • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
  • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
  • ABC Radio’s Anderson Elevated To Senior VP Of Programming, Distribution
  • Smiley Rolls Into Four More Markets
  • Syndication Scorecard: Sept. 26, 2008
  • Arbitron Forced To Scrap Houston’s PPM Report For Week 1
  • Arbitron Reissues San Diego Trends
  • Pietroluongo Named Billboard Charts Director
  • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools
  • PPM Coalition, Arbitron Submit Comments To FCC
  • Radio CEOs Emphasize Power Of New Platforms
  • UMG Plans Online Music Video Portal
  • Changes At Corus/Seaway Valley
  • Satellite Merger Dislodges Ernst Young From Sirius
  • Wilson Named NPR Digital Media Senior VP/GM
  • Bettelli To Exit Dial Global
  • SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds

    All Access

    • Now Obama And Durbin Weigh In On PPM
    • Shiverick Exits As MJI Interactive President
    • Radio Stocks Mixed As Market Dives
    • Travis Barker Released From Hospital
    • Revs Up, But Net Loss For HipCricket
    • Journal Buys More Papers
    • Portland-Area Translator Sold
    • Bryant Named Sr. Exec. Officer At KWAM/Memphis
    • Andrea Scott Named Market Mgr. For Main Line/Dayton
    • WWBA/Tampa Moves To 820 AM
    • Organization Still Fighting Dobson Inclusion In Hall
    • Garber Named LSM At KFI-KTLK/L.A.
    • Report: Nokia’s ‘i-Phone’ Could Roll This Week
    • Radio One Launches Voter Registration Drive
    • ACM Names New Officers
    • WTKK Adds Sliwa For Nights
    • Footy Out, Beck Back At WIOD
    • WSSP Sets Brewers Playoff Coverage
    • KTLK-F/Twin Cities’ Monosso Joins Fox
    • Mo’ Bounce … Primed To Shout Out Your Calls!
    • Walter Lee Dead At 63
    • Larry Pareigis Loses Uncle
    • Host, Playwright J.J. McColl Dies

    FMQB

    • New Bill Introduced To Expand HD Radio’s Reach
    • Web Radio Royalty Rate Extension Passes House
    • EMI Names Howard Handler EVP, Head Of Marketing
    • Cat Collins Joins KYLD/San Fran
    • Carl Anderson named SVP/Programming and Distribution for ABC Radio Networks
    • UMG appoints Jeffrey Harleston SVP of Business & Legal Affairs
    • Sirius XM stock predicted to fall to 50 cents
    • Live Nation comes alive

    Radio Ink

    • Most Radio Stocks Follow The Markets Down
    • Survey: Americana Format Shows Big Potential
    • BMP’s KXXS/Austin Gets Simulcast Partner
    • Make Money Now With Text Messaging
    • Bill Would Require Satellite Receivers To Include Digital
    • 1010 WINS’ Brooks Honored By New York City Council
    • Doug Stephan’s Good Day Celebrates 20 Years
    • Stavropoulos Named VP/Engineering At Arbitron Tech Group
    • Who Are The Best Managers In Radio?
    • Genesis Buys WMGG/Tampa

    Inside Radio

    • Barack Obama urges PPM delay.
    • Market meltdown: Ad impact TBD.
    • Digital downturn?
    • Congress tunes into HD Radio.
    • HipCricket charts triple-digit growth.
    • Wendy’s likely to revise its radio mix.
    • Journal buys — not sells — newspapers.
    • Mystery: What did Dead Air Dennis say?
    • ASCAP Presents… The Mike Kinosian Interview

    Radio Business Report

    • Radio’s future is multi-platform
    • Shotgun wedding for terrestrial/satellite radio?
    • ‘RXP giving away 1,000 concert tickets
    • Sirius XM a four-bit stock

    Radio Online

    • Obama Asks Arbitron to Delay PPM Rollout in 8 Markets
    • Genesis Communications to Acquire WMGG-AM/Tampa
    • Markey Legislation Would Boost HD Radio Integration
    • Arbitron’s Technology Group Adds Stavropoulos as VP/E
    • Columbus Exits Cumulus/Nashville as Market Manager
    • Assault Charges Filed on KLLI/Dallas PM Host Martin
    • WOR Radio Network Names Regional Affiliate Sales Execs
    • WPOW-FM (Power 96 )/Miami inks ever-popular morning host DJ Laz (aka Lazaro Mendez) to a new two-year deal
    • Border Media Partners’ Spanish Pop KXXS-FM now has full market coverage in the Austin
    • Tom Kelly, President of Marconi Broadcasting, exits the General Manager post at Marconi-owned WHAT-AM/Philadelphia

    Billboard

    • Bruce Springsteen To Rock Super Bowl Halftime
    • Plant: No Tour Or Recording With Zeppelin
    • Foo Fighters, Raconteurs Rock Austin City Limits
    • Kings Of Leon Rule U.K. Album, Singles Charts
    • Oasis, Ryan Adams Team For More Touring
    • Letters To Cleo Reuniting For Short Tour
    • Travis Barker Released From Georgia Hospital

    NTS Aircheck

    • Russ Martin Update
    • Scott Cox Back On At KERN/Bakersfield
    • Ike Blows Away Week One Of Houston PPM Results
    • Genesis Buys Third Tampa Station
    • WOR Radio Network Ups Two
    • Will They Re-Name It The Super “Boss?”

    Urbansite

    • News – Eric Lynch Named WLOK VP/GM
    • News – Emmai Alaquiva Wins Emmy
    • News – Tazz Launches Urban Radio Coach
    • News – Crain’s Detroit Profiles WJLB/WMXD GSM
    • News – Radio One Philly Voter Registration Drive
    • Arbitron – Greenville-New Bern, Huntsville and West Palm Beach

    All About Country

    • Keith Urban Leads Happy Birthday For Marty Stuart
    • Charlie Haden And Grayson Caps Tie For Americana’s Most-Added
    • Duke University Student Spends ‘An Hour’ With Country Music
    • Obama & Durbin Urge PPM Delay
    • ACM Elects New Officers
    • Alan Jackson Scores COUNTRY’S Most-Added
    • One Radio–All Digital
    • AristoMedia & Broken Bow Release Craig Morgan’s Best Videos
    • Where COUNTRY Radio’s $$ Came From
    • Charlie Garner Memorial Sunday In Centerville, TN
    • Road Hammers Support The Race For The Cure
    • Program Note: Darius Does Letterman Show Tomorrow
    • PEOPLE: Mindy McCready Going Back to Jail Voluntarily
    • Wynonna: Christmas In October For The Troops
    • First Round of Performers Announced for The 42nd Annual CMA Awards
    • Carrie Underwood’s Carnival Album Contains Holiday Bonus Tracks

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    Radio News for Monday, 9/29/2008


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    Radio and Records

    • NABOB Continues The PPM Dialogue
    • Webcasters Welcome House Vote On Royalties Negotiation
    • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
    • ABC Radio’s Anderson Elevated To Senior VP Of Programming, Distribution
    • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Duopolies Rescue Radio From Recession
    • Kelly Steps Aside As WHAT/Philly GM
    • ‘The Beat’ Says Goodbye, Becomes ‘Digital’
    • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 26, 2008
    • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
    • Smiley Rolls Into Four More Markets
    • Syndication Scorecard: Sept. 26, 2008
    • Arbitron Forced To Scrap Houston’s PPM Report For Week 1
    • Arbitron Reissues San Diego Trends
    • Pietroluongo Named Billboard Charts Director
    • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools
    • Best Buy Snags Guns N’ Roses Album Exclusive
    • McCain Resumes Campaign, Will Debate Friday
    • CBS Interactive To Hold Investor Conference On Oct. 7
    • PPM Coalition, Arbitron Submit Comments To FCC
    • Collins Fills PD Opening At KYLD
    • San Diego Sports Shuffle
    • O’Dell Departure Is Official
    • Radio CEOs Emphasize Power Of New Platforms
    • Stokes Hit With Defamation Charges
    • KTAR Makes Changes
    • Greater Media Board Chairman John Bordes Dies
    • R&R Christian Summit Postponed
    • D.C. Lawyer: A McCain-Less Debate Poses Equal Time Issues
    • Baka Boyz Cross Over
    • UMG Plans Online Music Video Portal
    • MySpace Music Launch ‘Unhealthy,’ Says Merlin
    • Changes At Corus/Seaway Valley
    • Scott Joins Main Line/Dayton As Market Manager
    • CCKA Adds Two To Atlanta Marketing Advantage Team
    • Satellite Merger Dislodges Ernst Young From Sirius
    • The Debate Debacle
    • Romeo, Wherefore Art Thou?
    • Wilson Named NPR Digital Media Senior VP/GM
    • Bettelli To Exit Dial Global
    • Greater Media, Kurt Hanson Launch PhillySmoothJazz.com
    • SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds
    • Broadcasters Wait In The Wings As McCain, Obama Debate Their Debate
    • CBS Tops Ando Media’s Internet Radio Top 20 For August
    • Update: WMMS’s Dieter Charged In Bottle-Throwing Incident
    • One Music-Royalty Pact Done, One To Go
    • R&R Convention: The Voice Of The People
    • R&R Convention: No Harmony On Performance Rights
    • R&R Convention: R&R Talks About Alternative Business Models For, Well, R&R

      All Access

      • WSJ: Debate Over Royalty Rates Nears Resolution
      • Tom Kelly Exits As WHAT-A/Philly GM
      • Springsteen To Perform During Super Bowl Halftime
      • Rock 105 Is Cooking With Grease
      • Florida Attorney Jack Thompson Disbarred
      • DJ AM Released From Burn Hospital
      • Partnerships Bought And Sold In NH, NJ
      • A ‘Cadillac’ Will Drive WOGL In Afternoons
      • Report: KLLI’s Martin Indicted On Misdemeanor Charges
      • WCNY’s Dolloff To Retire
      • NPR Music To Stream New Dylan Album
      • Report: Live Nation Comes Alive
      • StreetPulse: Kings Of Leon Remain #1
      • Sebastian Bach Wins CMT’s ‘Gone Country 2’
      • Report: Madden Freed To Go To Pittsburgh’s X
      • KQTH’s Justice Turns Car Into Campaign Billboard
      • Padres Renew Leitner, Masur
      • Lynch Joins Wolves’ Radio Crew
      • Touchdown Radio’s Torretta Tapped For U. Of Miami’s Ring Of Honor
      • WKVT-A/Brattleboro Adds Keene Simulcast
      • Report: Cleveland’s Chris Quinn Dies
      • Congrats To XM 20on20’s Michelle Boros

      FMQB

      • e-QB highlights excerpts from the October issue of FMQB featuring interviews with Gene Romano, Sue O’Neil, John E. Kage, Sean Demery.
      • Nickelback Management UEG Expands Team
      • Intellectual Property Rights Act Passes
      • PPM Coalition Files FCC Comments
      • Universal Eyeing Music Video Web Site?
      • Congress Tackling Internet Music Issues

      Radio Ink

      • Houston PPM Report For October Week 1 Canceled
      • Crowley, Zuckerman Go One-On-One At Radio Ink’s Forecast ’09
      • WOR Radio Network Names Regional Affiliate Sales Execs
      • ABC Radio Networks Promotes Anderson, Combines Programming & Affiliate Relations
      • San Diego Trends Reissued
      • Who Are The Best Managers In Radio?
      • CEO Summit Focuses On New Opportunities
      • Arbitron Reports Full House At PPM Seminar
      • CCKA/Atlanta Adds Two Execs
      • Greater Media Chairman Bordes Dies

      Inside Radio

      • ABC Radio Networks merges operations.
      • Break in webcast royalty logjam.
      • Radio faces challenging holiday retail season.
      • ABC Radio Networks forms “Youth Lab.”
      • Critical Mass Media reorganizes.
      • Hurricane Ike claims another week.
      • WaMu woes touch radio.
      • Stern nemesis Jack Thompson disbarred.
      • Mark Madden snags new gig.
      • ASCAP Presents… The Mike Kinosian Interview

      Radio Business Report

      • Shotgun wedding for terrestrial/satellite radio?
      • Sirius XM a four-bit stock
      • Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes
      • FCC authority over PPM in dispute

      Radio Online

      • San Diego Arbitrends Re-Issued Over Tainted Diaries
      • ABC Radio Promotes Anderson to SVP/Programming
      • Arbitron Cancels October Week 1 PPM Report in Houston
      • Baka Boyz Exit XMOR (Blazin’ 98.9)/San Diego Mornings
      • Overflow Crowd Packs Spanish Format Seminar for PPM
      • Syndication One’s Rickey Smiley adds WHTA/Atlanta andWHTD/Detroit
      • Sports KLSD-AM/San Diego adds Content Factory-syndicated Dan Patrick from 6-9am
      • WGN-AM/Chicago morning host Spike O’Dell will leave the Tribune Talk outlet at the end of this year.
      • Chris Zito exits mornings at Hot AC WXLO-FM/Worcester, MA
      • Former WQBW-FM (The Brew)/Milwaukee morning personality Sean Lynch returns to the Classic Rocker as Assistant PD/middays.

      Billboard

      • Bruce Springsteen To Rock Super Bowl Halftime
      • Plant/Krauss, Iron & Wine Star At ACL Festival
      • Mars Volta, N.E.R.D. Get Austin City Limits Started
      • Best Buy Snags Guns N’ Roses Album Exclusive
      • New Britney Spears Single Hits Radio
      • Ludacris Lets Listeners Inside His ‘Mind’
      • Kanye Won’t Face Felony Charge In Airport Flap

      NTS Aircheck

      • OK, Cancel That Fill-In Host
      • Carl Anderson Upped At ABC Radio Networks
      • In Dallas ABCRN’s TJ Lambert Exits
      • Off The Front Page, But Still On The Front Lines (KTRH)
      • Jeff Monosso Joins FOX News Radio
      • RTNDA’s Barbara Cochran To Be Honored
      • KFI’s Towering Presence
      • Arbitron Rebuffs FCC Investigation Of PPM
      • Traffic Reporter, Or WWF Contender?
      • Does Bill Belichick Know About This?
      • USRN Taps Slade Sohmer For Dobbs Show
      • KDKA Sets “Warm-A-Thon”
      • Laura Ingraham Adds New Affiliates
      • NTS Aircheck Weekly
      • Gambling Demands Energy Reform
      • Another Host Charged With Diary Tampering
      • Murder Confession A Hoax
      • Talk Media News Notes
      • T-Mobile Unveils G-1 Phone
      • So You Wanna Be A News Reporter, Eh?

      Urbansite

      • News – Eric Lynch Named WLOK VP/GM
      • News – Emmai Alaquiva Wins Emmy
      • News – Tazz Launches Urban Radio Coach
      • News – Crain’s Detroit Profiles WJLB/WMXD GSM
      • News – Radio One Philly Voter Registration Drive
      • Arbitron – Greenville-New Bern, Huntsville and West Palm Beach

      All About Country

      • Jewel Takin’ NYC
      • Indie Producer Terry Wendt Responds To River County Bands Claims
      • Josh Turner and Martha Stewart Play Cupid
      • Webcasters Win Weekend Reprieve from the House – with Help From NAB
      • When You Hear Radio and/or Music News…
      • Critical Mass Media Lays Off Employees on Friday (9/26)
      • WCEN Ready To Pin Down Cancer
      • KSEL Ups Its Power And Frequencie
      • Rocker Sebastian Bach Names Season Two Winner of ‘Gone Country’ By Host John Rich
      • October Week 1 Houston PPM Report Canceled
      • Gonzo May Be Ridin’ The Range Again Soon
      • ABC Radio Networks: Anderson Promoted, Programming & Affiliate Relations Combined
      • Telns Sells Steckline Communications Buys Telns’ KGYN
      • After Thanksgiving Most Country Stations are Scheduling Two Christmas Songs An Hour
      • AllAboutCountry Adds New Country Music Releases Daily To The Website
      • This Week’s Featured Article may “Blow You Away”
      • What Do Tacos and Lasagna Have To Do With The Country Music Business?
      • Darius Does It Again
      • What T’s You Off?
      • Further UPDATE: River County’s CD Release Party Set For Thursday In Nashville
      • John Michael Montgomery “Time Flies” World Premiere Radio Special
      • Conclave Launches Online Educational Initiative with First Webinar Offering
      • You Can Get Tickets To CMT’s Taylor Swift and Def Leppard Taping
      • Trace Adkins To Host 2008 ‘Heroes & Winners
      • Kelly King Named Partner and Co-Owner of My Good Girl Music
      • KKWF.The Wolf/Seattle is Seeking Weekend Talent
      • Hushabye Baby and Carrie Underwood Creates Lullabies
      • Carson James Has Landed At WhiteStar/Nashville

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      Radio News for Friday, 9/26/2008


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      Radio and Records

      • Smiley Rolls Into Four More Markets
      • Performance Royalties Bill Unlikely To Benefit From Congressional Extension
      • Pietroluongo Named Billboard Charts Director
      • ABC Radio’s Anderson Elevated To Senior VP Of Programming, Distribution
      • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Burkhart/Abrams Launches AOR To National Prominence
      • Best Buy Snags Guns N’ Roses Album Exclusive
      • McCain Resumes Campaign, Will Debate Tonight
      • CBS Interactive To Hold Investor Conference On Oct. 7
      • PPM Coalition, Arbitron Submit Comments To FCC
      • Collins Fills PD Opening At KYLD
      • San Diego Sports Shuffle
      • O’Dell Departure Is Official
      • Radio CEOs Emphasize Power Of New Platforms
      • Stokes Hit With Defamation Charges
      • KTAR Makes Changes
      • Greater Media Board Chairman John Bordes Dies
      • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 25, 2008
      • R&R Christian Summit Postponed
      • D.C. Lawyer: A McCain-Less Debate Poses Equal Time Issues
      • Baka Boyz Cross Over
      • UMG Plans Online Music Video Portal
      • MySpace Music Launch ‘Unhealthy,’ Says Merlin
      • Changes At Corus/Seaway Valley
      • Scott Joins Main Line/Dayton As Market Manager
      • CCKA Adds Two To Atlanta Marketing Advantage Team
      • Satellite Merger Dislodges Ernst Young From Sirius
      • The Debate Debacle
      • Romeo, Wherefore Art Thou?
      • Wilson Named NPR Digital Media Senior VP/GM
      • Bettelli To Exit Dial Global
      • Greater Media, Kurt Hanson Launch PhillySmoothJazz.com
      • SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds
      • Broadcasters Wait In The Wings As McCain, Obama Debate Their Debate
      • CBS Tops Ando Media’s Internet Radio Top 20 For August
      • Update: WMMS’s Dieter Charged In Bottle-Throwing Incident
      • One Music-Royalty Pact Done, One To Go
      • R&R Convention: The Voice Of The People
      • R&R Convention: No Harmony On Performance Rights
      • R&R Convention: R&R Talks About Alternative Business Models For, Well, R&R

        All Access

        • Ike KO’s PPM October Week 1
        • Media-Tainted Diaries Prompt Revised San Diego Arbitrends
        • Cumulus Ratings RFP Process Almost Complete
        • Radio’s Execs Speak At AdWeek Event
        • FCC Drops FM Translators-For-AM Stations Item From Agenda
        • WHTA, WHTD Add Smiley For Mornings
        • KMPG In, Ernst And Young Out As Sirius XM Auditor
        • LBI Buys KVIB/Phoenix
        • Montana Station Owner/Host Hit With $3.8M Defamation Judgement
        • Downtown’s Bergin Grabs Greenberg
        • StreetPulse: Kings Of Leon Remain On Top
        • KSEL Adds Power And Moves Frequencies
        • More Changes At Xtra Sports/San Diego
        • KTAR Changes: Gaydos Joins Mac In PM Drive, Crummey Back
        • Astros Announcers Add Weekly KBME Talk Show
        • Jones Upped To Middays At Raleigh-Durham’s Bull
        • Union, Arab Group Call For CHMP Host’s Firing
        • Virgin/Toronto Cracks The Code
        • Greater Media Chairman John Bordes Dies

        FMQB

        • October issue of FMQB featuring interviews with Gene Romano, Sue O’Neil, John E. Kage, Sean Demery, and more.
        • Nickelback Management UEG Expands Team
        • Dave Loncao, Brad Roosa and Kevin “Chief” Zaruk join Union Entertainment Group.
        • Intellectual Property Rights Act Passes
        • PPM Coalition Files FCC Comments
        • Universal Eyeing Music Video Web Site?
        • Congress Tackling Internet Music Issues
        • Mike Betelli to exit Dial Global
        • son of Scott Muni says ‘goodbye’ on behalf of his late father on ‘RXP,
        • Arbitron cancels Houston October week 1 PPMs
        • Radio execs talk ad slump
        • Arbitron recaps Spanish PPM seminar
        • indie labels disappointed by MySpace Music
        • Muxtape founder explains site’s fate

        Radio Ink

        • ABC Radio Networks Promotes Anderson, Combines Programming & Affiliate Relations
        • Arbitron Reports Full House At PPM Seminar
        • CEO Summit Focuses On New Opportunities
        • CCKA/Atlanta Adds Two Execs
        • Greater Media Chairman Bordes Dies
        • Arbitron: FCC Has No Authority To Regulate Ratings
        • Scott Named MM For Main Line/Dayton
        • Wilson Named SVP/GM For NPR Digital Media
        • PPM Coalition: Unaccredited PPM Rollout ‘Unprecedented’
        • Rapalee To Dir./Engineering For Entercom/Sacramento

        Inside Radio

        • ABC combines programming, distribution.
        • CMM cuts 13% of its workforce.
        • Debate coverage under way.
        • Greater Media’s John Bordes dies.
        • TV fall line-up promotion heats up.
        • Sources: MRC blessing not close.
        • Fire-plagued KOOP goes home.
        • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian:

        Radio Business Report

        • Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes
        • FCC authority over PPM in dispute
        • WorldSpace founder offers to step down
        • EAS manufacturers develop common protocol in broadcast EAS
        • Laura Ingraham adds new affiliates
        • New name, look for Beasley’s 106.3 WJPT-FM

        Radio Online

        • ABC Radio Promotes Anderson to SVP/Programming
        • Arbitron Cancels October Week 1 PPM Report in Houston
        • Baka Boyz Exit XMOR (Blazin’ 98.9)/San Diego Mornings
        • Overflow Crowd Packs Spanish Format Seminar for PPM
        • CC Taps Collins for Vacant KYLD/San Francisco PD Post
        • Arbitron Files Comments Opposing FCC Probe into PPM
        • Entercom/Sacramento Names Rapalee Dir./Engineering
        • Sohmer Named Executive Producer of Lou Dobbs Show
        • CC Katz Advantage Expands in Atlanta, Renews Web Site
        • Former Harrisburg Morning Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud
        • Greater Media, AccuRadio Offer Online Smooth Jazz
        • Alternative WFXH-FM Savannah, GA-Hilton Head Leslie Scott heads to Cumulus AAA KBXR-FM/Columbia, MO, as PD/mornings.
        • Legendary Chicago air talent Tommy Edwards will exit mornings at AC WILV-FM/Chicago
        • Jennifer Foxx is upped to Program Director of AC WEZF-FM (Star 92.9)/Burlington, VT

        Billboard

        • T.I. Back Atop Hot 100, Kanye Debuts High
        • ay-Z, Stargate Form Label, Publishing Company
        • McCartney Rocks For Huge Crowd In Tel Aviv
        • Flaming Lips Unveil ‘Mars’ CD/DVD Details
        • Bon Jovi Unveils Clips From New Documentary
        • Busta Rhymes Denied U.K. Entry For Benefit Show
        • Rock The Bells Tour Making European Debut

        NTS Aircheck

        • OK, Cancel That Fill-In Host
        • Carl Anderson Upped At ABC Radio Networks
        • In Dallas ABCRN’s TJ Lambert Exits
        • Off The Front Page, But Still On The Front Lines (KTRH)
        • Jeff Monosso Joins FOX News Radio
        • RTNDA’s Barbara Cochran To Be Honored
        • KFI’s Towering Presence
        • Arbitron Rebuffs FCC Investigation Of PPM
        • Traffic Reporter, Or WWF Contender?
        • Does Bill Belichick Know About This?
        • USRN Taps Slade Sohmer For Dobbs Show
        • KDKA Sets “Warm-A-Thon”
        • Laura Ingraham Adds New Affiliates
        • NTS Aircheck Weekly
        • Gambling Demands Energy Reform
        • Another Host Charged With Diary Tampering
        • Murder Confession A Hoax
        • Talk Media News Notes
        • T-Mobile Unveils G-1 Phone
        • So You Wanna Be A News Reporter, Eh?

        Urbansite

        • News – Rickey Smiley Picks Up Four More Affiliates
        • Arbitron – Jacksonville, Orlando, Shreveport, Little Rock, Baton Rouge, Gainesville
        • News – Syndication One’s Rickey Smiley and Yolanda Adams Score Awards

        All About Country

        • United Stations Offers Heros & Winners For The Holidays
        • Rick Star Hangs Out His Americana Shingle
        • Charlie Garner Succumbs To Brain-Stem Tumor at 65
        • TSA To Jimmy Wayne: ‘Keep Your Shorts On’
        • Vince Gill & Amy Grant Plan Christmas Tour
        • Changes At 95.7 The Wolf/San Francisco
        • KSEL/Portales Heads Into Texas With In Improved Signal
        • Trace Adkins & 38 Special Jam Tomorrow Night
        • John Michael Montgomery Radio Special Available
        • The Conclave Offers Its First-Ever Webinar
        • River County’s CD Release Party Set For Thursday In Nashville
        • Kellie Pickler Radio Special Available This Weekend
        • CMT’s Gone Country Finale Tonight
        • Lia Joins Big Country 102.7/Fresno Monday
        • Faith Unveils Her Christmas Album On PBS Special
        • Daniel Lee Martin Does More Backstage & Backroads Episodes
        • Charlie Daniels Captures Magical Night On DVD
        • Bill Cody’s Classic Country Weekend Ends
        • Roper Lassoos WGTR/Myrtle Beach PD/AM Drive
        • Farm Aid Board Of Directors Send Letter To Congress
        • Lady Antebellum Does Late-Night TV Tonight
        • Arbitron Completes Delivery Of Summer Phase II Today
        • Emilio & Wife Injured In San Antonio Car Crash
        • Gary Allan’s Father Passes
        • KAT 103/Omaha Begins 7 Weeks Of Dreams
        • WUBE/Cleveland’s Travis Moon Gets Guitar Lesson
        • Kix 104/Fayetteville Wraps Up Silver Anniversary Series With Gary Allan
        • CMA Makes $1,000,000 Endowment To Words & Music
        • IBMA Bluegrass Annual Gathering Is Next Week
        • Travis Tritt Advises James Otto
        • MySpaceMusic Is Now A Reality
        • Arbitron Files Comments With The FCC
        • Scott Alexander KHAY/Ventura’s New Music Director
        • First-Ever Music File-Sharing Trial Gets A Do-Over
        • Danny Wright Departs Dial Global

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        Radio News for Thursday, 9/25/2008


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        Radio and Records

        • Radio CEOs Emphasize Power Of New Platforms
        • D.C. Lawyer: A McCain-Less Debate Poses Equal Time Issues
        • SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds
        • Sirius XM Names Music Programming Execs
        • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Burkhart/Abrams Launches AOR To National Prominence
        • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 24, 2008
        • MySpace Music Launches with Notable Upgrades, Glaring Omissions
        • Broadcasters Wait In The Wings As McCain, Obama Debate Their Debate
        • Cook To Join KKGO Full-Time
        • Judge Grants New Trial In Thomas Downloading Case
        • Airstaff Cruise Into Denver Oldies
        • TNS: First-Half Ad Spend Down 1.6% In 2008
        • Diary Controversy Take Two: San Diego
        • CBS Tops Ando Media’s Internet Radio Top 20 For August
        • Knoll, Gannon Exit TM Studios
        • Springer Joins CBS Radio Sales As L.A. DOS
        • Kierszenbaum To Lead Interscope Rock/Pop A&R
        • Update: WMMS’s Dieter Charged In Bottle-Throwing Incident
        • Greaseman Is Just Fine
        • Boise Scheduled To Rock
        • One Music-Royalty Pact Done, One To Go

          All Access

          • It’s Official: MySpace Music Launches
          • TNS Report Shows Ad Revenues Down For Q2, Year-to-Date
          • NABOB Pleased With NYC Council’S PPM Vote
          • Jay-Z And Stargate Officially Announce Label StarRoc
          • KSXT Sold, Flips To Religion
          • Tommy Edwards Not Feeling The Love
          • Station Tapes Sought In Rape Case
          • Former WNNK Host Bond Pleads Guilty In Check Scheme
          • Arbitron Summer ’08 Phase 2 Trends Are Out Today For…
          • Eric Lynch Named VP/GM At WLOK-A
          • KGED/Fresno Flips Again
          • KFI Celebrates New Tower, Return To 50kw
          • Campaign Sign Snatching Lands Suspension For KERN’s Cox
          • Sutton Gets Earlier Wake-Up Call At WSBA
          • Syndicated Host Knapp Pens Biden Article For Human Events
          • Tom Kents Grabs Nights In Beantown

          FMQB

          • Sirius XM Announces Music Programming Team
          • Bill Cahill takes two at CC-Washington D.C.
          • Michael Fang joins Columbia
          • How CBS went digital
          • Can Pandora survive royalty rate battle?
          • ratings discrepancies at XTRA Sports/San Diego

          Radio Ink

          • NYCC Asks For PPM Investigation
          • Cook Joins KKGO/Los Angeles
          • Ad Spending Down In First Half Of ’08
          • Your Clients Don’t Want ‘Spots’
          • Springer Arrives At CBS Radio Sales
          • Sirius XM Names Music Programming Execs
          • Friedlander Leads Air America Website
          • Ratings Flap In San Diego
          • Emmis Sets Fiscal Q2 Earnings Call
          • Davies Heads Radio One/Atlanta

          Inside Radio

          • Radio takes on its image.
          • Arbitron: Only a judge will stop PPM rollout.
          • SRA calls PPM vote a “wake up call.”
          • Auto dealers weigh ad spending.
          • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian:
          • Ad spending off the worst since 2001.
          • Host pleads guilty to forgery scheme.
          • Talker linked to bogus Arbitron diaries.

          Radio Business Report

          • Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes
          • NYC Council backs FCC probe of PPM
          • Tainted diaries pulled in San Diego
          • No murder charge in radio confession

          Radio Online

          • NY City Council Resolution Asks FCC to Investigate PPM
          • Charlie Cook Joins KKGO/Los Angeles as Sr. Mgr./Country
          • Ludlum Exits KFWB/Los Angeles as Program Director
          • San Diego Air Personality Out Over Ratings Controversy
          • KERN/Bakersfield Morning Host Cox Suspended for Stunt
          • Bonneville Taps Barrett to Program WMVN-FM/St. Louis
          • Total Ad Spending Declined 1.6% in First Half 2008
          • WMMS/Cleveland Stunt Boy Deiter Charged with Assault
          • Former KYZZ-FM (The New Jammin’ 97.9)/Monterey Assistant PD/MD and afternoon personality Your Boy Q heads to Rhythmic CHR KVPW-FM
          • Alternative KQXR-FM (100.3 The X)/Boise, ID, flips to Active Rock as “100.3 The X Rocks”

          Billboard

          • Metallica Edges Ne-Yo, Nelly To Remain No. 1
          • Kanye Bumps Album Up, Single Debuts At No. 3
          • Enya, Sarah Brightman Releasing Holiday Albums
          • Smashing Pumpkins Ready 20th Anniversary Tour
          • Fresh Hot Chip: Covers, EPs, Shows, New Songs
          • Rockers Band Together For Obama Events
          • Matisyahu Preps EP, Eyes ’09 For New Album

          Urbansite

          • Arbitron – Charleston, Chattanooga, Columbia, Raleigh, Richmond
          • News – Ad Agencies Making Progress on Hiring Minorities, After All
          • Arbitron – Birmingham, Charlotte, Memphis, Nashville
          • News – Tim Davies Joins Radio One Atlanta
          • News – Prayers Needed For Hank Spann
          • Arbitron – Indianapolis, Las Vegas, New Orleans

          All About Country

          • Eli Young Band Debuts #5 On Album Charts
          • First-Ever Music File-Sharing Trial Gets A Do-Over
          • Danny Wright Departs Dial Global
          • Arbitron’s Summer Phase II Results For 18 Markets Due Today
          • Anthony Snares Sirius XM VP/Country–Lindy Leaves
          • Toby Keith Appears On Forbes List
          • Katie Armiger Helps Raise Funds For The Red Cross
          • #1 Songwriters Honored By ACM
          • Jason Meadows featured in new Chrysler Campaign
          • Crack the Code® Debuts Monday On Virgin Radio 999/Toronto
          • Darius Rucker’s Learn To Live Outsells ‘Em All
          • Analyst: Radio Revenue Declines Everywhere
          • Celebrity Auction On eBay Launched By ‘Women For The Cure’
          • Vince Gill To Appear At R.O.P.E. Golden Banquet/Awards
          • Charlie Cook Climbs Aboard Mt. Wilson As Sr. Dir./Programming

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