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Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & the Weekend of 04-24-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Salem Communications Schedules First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release yahoo
  • Westwood One Completes Recapitalization pr newswire
  • Refi Deal Gives Gores Group 75% Of Westwood One. WW1 also getting $20 million loan radio and records
  • Champaign Partners Inks LMA w/Pendleton for WUIL radio online
  • A Reminder of What Liberty Sees in Sirius seeking alpha
  • Are Automaker Woes a Blessing in Disguise for Sirius XM? seeking alpha
  • Sirius Debt Challenges Aside, Satellite Radio Has Largely Lived Up To Expectations paid content
  • Journal Communications buys Idaho TV station wkowtv

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Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates The Randi Rhodes Show yahoo
  • Talk-Radio Host Randi Rhodes Joins Premiere wall street journal
  • Radio Talker Rhodes Signs On With Premiere mediaweek
  • KIIS Stays at Top los angeles business journal
  • KLSX challenges KIIS with switch from talk to Top 40 la times
  • 105.3 FM The Fan Is New Cowboys Flagship Station dallas cowboys
  • Dallas Cowboys make ‘The Fan’ their flagship station dallas morning news
  • Arbitron details March 2009 sample quality metrics for PPM markets arbitron
  • What happened to Mr. KABC? daily breeze
  • New Radio Station for Central New England. The Heart of New England’s pulse is on the air (WPKZ) leominster champion
  • Ted Henry, longtime local anchor, to retire cleveland.com
  • Don London takes afternoon shift on WWDE-FM daily press
  • Arbitron Details March PPM Sample Quality Metrics radio online
  • WXMM Norfolk stunting as Kung Pao 100.5. Beer Next? radio insight
  • Popular local radio station playing all the Chinese hits. Radio station WMMX-FM 100.5, known as Max-FM, is changing its tune from a mainstream rock format. daily press
  • Beloved Radio Station Returns “I am 99X.” emorywheel
  • Rumors Fly In Radio Host’s Dismissal. The abrupt dismissal of an immensely popular University of South Carolina radio host has many Gamecock fans fightin’ mad fits news
  • KGA 1510 Continues Relationship With Spokane Chiefs the raw feed
  • East Coast Bias exiting ‘The Bull Pen’ tri-cityherald

News & PR

  • U2 singer Bono’s statement on radio royalties surprising to WXRP big ny daily news
  • Rick Dees Gives Way to New Radio Station laist
  • WARM radio back on air after days of silence standard speaker
  • WARM-AM in northeast Pennsylvania back on the air the daily item
  • Radio show host charged with child molestation. LAKE COUNTY Radio talk show host Mark Alvin Knaup, 50, is facing charges of child molestation and sex with a minor. record bee
  • Missing Radio Host Waives Extradition To NH. Aaron Aldridge Facing Charges Related To Child Porn wmur
  • Behind the rebranding of Hot 107.1 FM denver westword
  • Radio station KWMR celebrates 10th year marin independent journal
  • Host mixes radio, business. Radio host Eddie Reyes almost always finds the happy medium between keeping business strictly on air and sipping margaritas during commercial breaks for his online radio show, Diversity in Action. north texas daily
  • Radio Goes Green for Earth Day – No Really about.com
  • Radio station should reconsider putting Bob Ney on the air newark advocate
  • Radio station tower hearing on hold. A public hearing on a conditional zoning use permit for a proposed 190-foot AM radio tower will resume on May 4 pike county courier
  • Dr. Laura to set sail in Newport-Ensenada yacht race oc register
  • Radio stations to host fundraiser for fire victims south carolina now
  • Services set for popular Mobile DJ Ray-Ray Russell al.com
  • Morning show host mixes fun with opinions (Shari Elliker WBAL) laurel leader
  • Ramsey: Hysteria ‘has got to stop’ sun journal
  • Radio station apologies for remarks on webcast. The operator of a Hattiesburg radio station has apologized for any offensive remarks broadcast on a live webcast during Southern Miss’ spring football game. wlox
  • KGA Remains Flagship Station for Chiefs our sports central
  • Radio host lifted by crane for fundraiser. WVOC’s Kevin Cohen airs show from 150 feet to raise money for blood cancer daily gamecock
  • Saturday’s UH baseball doubleheader on radio after all honolulu advertiser

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Randi Rhodes Returns to Radio May 11 Thanks to ‘Rightwing’ Network newsbusters
  • Radio schmadio… examiner
  • An Apple-Inspired Radio & Records Turnaround inside music media
  • Geek Breakfast! truth justice and all that stuff
  • ‘Morning Drive’: Radio host’s path to punditry. In his book, Michael Smerconish writes about his first adventures in politics – msnbc
  • Rush on Miss USA Runner Up: ‘We’ve Lost The Pop Culture’ human events
  • Governor joined Franks on Mancow show northwest herald
  • Jack Franks is on the air … daily herald
  • Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly Report the Alleged GE Corruption Story national center blog
  • Former Detroit TV anchor seeks city council seat (Charles Pugh) mlive
  • On the Path Productions — Is Traditional Talk Radio Good for What Ails America? earth times
  • Dr. Laura and diet misinformation examiner

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • This ‘Glass’ is completely full the brooklyn paper
  • Chuck Schaden signing off WDCB-FM (90.9), but ‘Those Were the Days’ will continue chicago sun times
  • Kalamazoo gets a plug on NPR series, ‘Retooling Detroit’ airing this week mlive
  • Union, NPR Reach Concession Agreement radio and records
  • NPR Cutbacks Include 13 Layoffs topix
  • Independent media reigns supreme on KPFA golden gate x press
  • WSUM looks to manage stage at Mifflin badger herald
  • WUOT honored with two awards daily beacon
  • WNYC studio aims to make public radio more interactive smart brief
  • WEGLfest rocks for hunger campaign pitch engine
  • Hundreds come out for Dave Ramsey Webcast herald zeitung
  • Catholic radio notes 10th year with conference, potential expansion catholic courier
  • 89.5 The Promise Radio Adds “Table of Humanity” talk show April 25 1pm pal-item
  • Money expert Dave Ramsey provides economic hope during broadcast aired at Jackson church mlive

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Streaming & Tech

  • Radio gets a radical revamp. The dawn of radio ushered in the beginnings of mass media entertainment, which has now become fundamentally woven into the fabric of modern-day society. bbc
  • The Radio magazine Pick Hits of the 2009 NAB Show radio magazine
  • Pirate Bay lawyer to demand a retrial business and leadership
  • HD Radio vs. the Internet: Charting a Course to Digital radio world
  • ipadio: Broadcast live to the Internet from a Phone: ipadio launches individual.com
  • CBS Radio Tops March 2009 Webcast Metrics Ratings radio online
  • Broadcasters moving into mobile marketing radio business report
  • StreamTheWorld launches “targeted” ad replacement rain
  • Stream the World Offers Targeted Ad Replacement to Entire Client Roster radio magazine
  • Amazon Q1 Sales Up 18% billboard
  • A Fine Day For Internet Radio audio4cast
  • 20 smart ways to discover new music tech radar
  • Host your own radio talk show; for free khq
  • News Corp. reshuffles top executives at MySpace the industry standard

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Zee Network Europe to close station and offload UK radio assets mediaweek uk
  • Bauer’s Kiss radio relaunches Totalkisss website mediaweek uk
  • EU votes for longer music copyright the register
  • Scots DJ Calvin Harris has one eye on sponsorship daily record
  • Sir Clement Freud funeral. Sir Clement Freud, the broadcaster and raconteur, was laid to rest in a laughter-filled funeral which honoured his three greatest loves: family, food and a flutter on the horses. telegraph
  • Frank Lampard has tirade hitting back at ‘heartless’ claims by ex Elen Rives live on radio mirror
  • Radio job is a dream come true for Carl bolton news
  • WRXP in Staten Island. FM jock Rich Russo aims to break the local music scene silive
  • KISS debuts ad-free home page radio today
  • SunTalk teams up with Million 2-1 radio today
  • Radio City founder ready to retire radio today
  • Vincent Joins The Revolution radio today
  • Radio – more than just a number james cridland’s blog
  • National TV and Radio company lacks money for Eurovision unian
  • SEEMO Urges NATO to Admit Mistake in Striking Radio-TV Serbia novinite

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

Trades

Radio & Records

  • musicFirst Accuses NAB Of False Poormouth Claims
  • Refi Deal Gives Gores Group 75% Of Westwood One
  • Arbitron Details March PPM Sample Quality Metrics
  • Radio Owner Possible FCC Commissioner?
  • Stock Market Snapshot: April 23, 2009
  • B96 Fills Middays & Nights
  • Union, NPR Reach Concession Agreement
  • Randi Rhodes Resurfaces
  • Street Talk: Stryker Leaves ‘Loveline’
  • Max Orders Chinese In Norfolk
  • NAB: Mays, Walters, Gabbert Presented Quaal Awards
  • Payola Consent Decrees In Works
  • Journal Radio Revenues Fall Nearly 22% in Q1
  • WHYY Cuts Staff
  • CBS Radio Tops Ando Media’s March Webcast Metrics
  • Confirmed: MySpace CEO DeWolfe To Exit Company
  • Street Talk: London Emerges In Virginia
  • Cowboys Ride Over To CBS/Dallas
  • Beasley Renews Contract With Arbitron In Five Diary Markets

All Access

  • Wildfire Hits Myrtle Beach; Radio Responds
  • ADA Takes Control Of Ryko Distribution
  • Group Releases Pro-LPFM Report
  • Pendleton LMAs 107.9 Jamz/Champaign-Urbana
  • Manager Buys Nebraska Combo
  • Schaden Sets Retirement From ‘Those Were The Days’
  • Zane Out, Camfield In For Mornings At Xfm/London
  • Eminem Premieres New Single On Sirius
  • StreetPulse: Diana Krall Back In Top Spot
  • CNN Radio Covers Obama’s First 100 Days
  • Dodger GM Makes Weekly Appearance On KABC
  • Bob Harvey Adds Audio Updates To Site
  • Rachel Logan Gets Around … Virtually
  • Gospel’s Rev. Timothy Wright Dead At 61

Radio Ink

  • PPM Goes Live In Boston, Arbitron Details March Metrics
  • Premiere Syndicates Randi Rhodes
  • Niecy Nash To Host Gracies
  • Ramiro Torres Takes Over Weekend Top 40 Rhythmic Mix
  • Cochran Receives Honors From NAB, RTNDA
  • Liberty Media Execs Join Sirius XM Board
  • Westwood One Completes Recapitalization
  • Regent Shareholders To Vote On Reverse Stock Split
  • Beasley Re-Ups With Arbitron In Diary Markets
  • Journal Revenues Drop Sharply In Q1
  • FCC Names Diversity Committee, Sets Meeting
  • Local Radio Freedom Act Adds More Support
  • CBS Radio Tops Ando Media Ratings
  • FlyCast Adds SongFlyer For Twitter, Facebook

FMQB

  • Report: Labels Negotiating With Hulu For Online Videos
  • Boston PPM Ratings Become Currency, Arbitron Releases March Metrics
  • FCC Announces Membership Of New Diversity Committee
  • MySpace executives to exit, more House members sign Local Radio Freedom Act.
  • What happens to the album pre-release cycle in this new era?
  • Congress plans new P2P probe

Inside Radio

  • HD Radio awareness stagnates.
  • Online radio gains ears.
  • Five lawmakers join royalty fight.
  • Randi Rhodes signs with Premiere.
  • A break in Boise for Journal.
  • LPFM becomes civil rights issue.
  • Radio: “Made for tough economic times.”
  • CBS Radio inks Dallas Cowboys.
  • More cuts at NPR.
  • Texas hosts return to Iraq.

Radio Business Report

  • Westwood One completes recap
  • Max Media brings “Kung Pao 100.5” to Tidewater
  • NAB issues response to label claim
  • Kekeluv past half way point
  • NAB gets five more to oppose tax
  • Arbitron Q1 net income down; revenue up
  • The Rush to eat crow
  • Social networking growth outpaces email
  • Clear Channel looking to restructure
  • NAB announces Crystal Radio Award winners

Radio Online

  • Arbitron Details March PPM Sample Quality Metrics
  • CBS Radio Tops March 2009 Webcast Metrics Ratings
  • WWI Completes Recapitalization, Gores Stake 75%
  • Premiere Radio Networks to Syndicate Randi Rhodes
  • CBS’s KRLD-FM/Dallas Inks Multi-Year Cowboys Deal
  • Research Director Debuts Instant Answers for PPM
  • EMF Agrees to Acquire Toledo Duo for $2.83 Million
  • Five More Lawmakers Oppose Local Airplay Rotalties
  • Entercom in Norfolk VP of Operations Don London, who also serves as PD/MD of AC WWDE-FM (2WD), takes afternoons on 2WD
  • WNKT-FM (107.5 The Game)/Columbia, SC, afternoon co-host Mike Morgan exits
  • WXMM-FM (100.5 Max FM)/Norfolk has jettisoned its air staff
  • KSEQ-FM (Q97)/Fresno taps veteran morning personality Davey D for afternoons
  • Gina Hart exits Christian AC WFHM-FM (95.5 The Fish)/Cleveland

NTS Aircheck

  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition
  • Premiere To Syndicate Randi Rhodes
  • March PPM Results Blow In
  • FCC “Diversity Committee” To Meet May 7
  • Dr. Laura Salutes Moms Across America

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – Atlanta, Detroit, Washington DC
  • Arbitron – New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia
  • News – Jennifer Hudson and Radio One Women’s Empowerment
  • News – Radio One Detroit PD Duties Dispersed
  • News – Charlamagne Takes Over Mornings at 100.3 The Beat

All About Country

  • Dierks Heads To Australia With Brooks & Dunn
  • Toby Talks To The Press
  • Mac McAnally Hangs With Texas PD’s
  • PPM Roll-Out On-Schedule & Continuing
  • Keep Your Info Up-To-Date
  • Adelle Borchetta Takes Lofton Creek’s NE Region
  • Gloriana Performs At High Schools
  • CMA Music Festival Adds 3 More Acts
  • Playboy Goes COUNTRY–Online Acoustics
  • Montgomery Gentry Sings For The Braves
  • Collin Raye Readies For His 5th Platinum Album
  • Nashville WSMV-TV I-Team Investigates WhiteStar
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Radio & Streaming Media News for 04-23-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Journal Communications’ net income drops 98 percent the milwaukee business journal
  • Arbitron Clarifies MRC Accreditation Status of Diary-Based, Local Market Radio Ratings Services yahoo
  • Beasley Broadcast Group Renews Diary Market Contract with Arbitron audio video producer
  • KLSX radio cuts the talk, increases its ratings la times
  • WOMC drops Ted ‘The Bear’ Richards in consolidation detroit news
  • Reimagining Radio as a Spectator Sport ny times
  • Billy Bob Thornton Explains Bizarre Radio Interview us magazine
  • NAB Names Crystal Radio Award Winners fmqb
  • Radio station reporter arrested in OKC (Calvin Wright) kjrh
  • Ed Schultz’s MSNBC Ratings Have Gone From Small To Microscopic kx net
  • Radio Owner Possible FCC Commissioner? (Paul Gardner) radio and records
  • FCC Names New Members Of Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age digital producer
  • WHYY cites budget woes as it lays off 17 staffers philly.com
  • Last.fm introduces subscription radio model music ally
  • Hulu, Labels Said to Be in Talks on Music-Video Site bloomberg
  • Another commercial radio station to close – the 13th since 2007 guardian
  • Barrie tuned out by the CBC canoe

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Arbitron Clarifies MRC Accreditation Status of Diary-Based, Local Market Radio Ratings Services yahoo
  • KLSX radio cuts the talk, increases its ratings la times
  • KLSX challenges KIIS with switch from talk to Top 40 la times
  • Reimagining Radio as a Spectator Sport ny times
  • WOMC drops Ted ‘The Bear’ Richards in consolidation detroit news
  • Big changes at CBS Radio’s WOMC and WYCD. detroit news
  • Radio Panel Debates PPM, Audience Retention Strategies billboard
  • Cox Radio Taps First Black Female Market Controller radio online
  • Former Wendy Williams Co-Host Lands New Radio Show (Charlamagne Tha God) sohh
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Covers Every Pick of the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26 pr newswire
  • Wake Up Wakulla! larry taylor and ed brimner wake up wakulla.gifConservative talk radio Wakulla style has arrived. wakulla.com

News & PR

  • Beasley Broadcast Group Renews Diary Market Contract with Arbitron audio video producer
  • U2 singer Bono’s statement on radio royalties surprising to WXRP big ny daily news
  • Billy Bob Thornton Explains Bizarre Radio Interview us magazine
  • Billy Bob Thornton Didn’t Understand The Fuss Over Radio Interview vh1
  • Thornton says CBC Radio blow-up gave ‘humpbacked geeks’ something to do the record
  • NAB Names Crystal Radio Award Winners fmqb
  • NAB: Mays, Walters, Gabbert Presented Quaal Awards radio and records
  • 2009 NAB Show Attendance Announced radio magazine
  • Return home looms for radio host. Father accused of making child porn concord monitor
  • KDGE Dallas Renunion 945reunion
  • Radio station reporter arrested in OKC. An Oklahoma City radio personality is among four people arrested for lewd conduct at Lake Hefner. (Calvin Wright) kjrh
  • Blue Iris Dead: Howard Stern’s ‘Wack Pack’ Member Removed From Life-Support the post chronicle
  • E Street Band’s Little Steven spins into WROR today boston radio watch
  • Historic jazz radio station gets the financial blues. (KRML) monterey county weekly
  • WNYC Opens New Studio With Radio Plays and Readings; Callaway, Mitchell, Yorinks Featured playbill
  • Ex-KFI host John Ziegler alleges ‘Media Malpractice’ His movie on coverage 2008 election coverage screens at Newport fest. oc register
  • Milwaukee TV and Radio js online
  • Eagle Radio brings home Twain honor north platte telegraph
  • Allen radio ad helps promote area port huron times herald
  • Donations needed to save Kingston Morning Radio record online
  • Jefferson councilor, radio host dies at 53. Family, friends and radio personalities from Louisiana and Texas met Wednesday in Jefferson to celebrate the life of Floyd Keith “Barney” Cannon. longview news journal
  • Former WFAA-TV (Radio) news anchor Bob Gooding dies at 76 dallas morning news
  • Oakland’s Real Radio Station the oak book
  • Happy Birthday to 100.1 The Beat! WXBT-FM celebrates six years of spinning mainstream urban music on the FM dial this year, but it’s throwing you the party. columbia free times
  • Radio personality, auto dealer co-chair United Way campaign news tribune
  • Wednesday’s Radio And TV Openness ohio media watch
  • Famous talk show host will shine spotlight on moms (Laura Schlessinger) sun journal

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Radio Owner Possible FCC Commissioner? Paul Gardner rumored to be on FCC commissioner list radio and records
  • FCC Seeks to Level Playing Field for FM Service in Rural Areas, AM Auctions radio world
  • FCC Names New Members Of Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age digital producer
  • Adelstein still on the warpath over PPM and VNRs radio business report
  • Public Interest Law Firm Sues Napolitano the bulletin
  • The Pirate and the Talk Show Lawyer export law blog

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Michigan Radio’s audience at record numbers. Michigan Radio, the public radio service from the University of Michigan broadcasting locally at WUOM (91.7 FM), has reached a record level in its weekly listening audience. mlive
  • Boyfriend of U.S. journalist jailed in Iran waits, hopes la times
  • PBS radio show simulcasts on big screen florida today
  • Riding the waves: NPR affiliate radio personality brings it home to Alton the telegraph
  • Miles radio station coming to Demopolis demopolis times
  • KHSU boosts signal in Eel River Valley; new translators for Southern Humboldt the humboldt beacon
  • Colorado Public Radio pledge drive all about the debt denver westword
  • WHYY cites budget woes as it lays off 17 staffers philly.com
  • KEDM turns 18, goes digital the new star
  • Laurie L. Meador: Clarifying a point on local radio summit daily news
  • KBWC nabs top award marshall news messenger
  • HOPKINS: The spirit of radio lives on WBNY tonawanda news
  • Pacifica radio at 60: A sanctuary of dissent the northport gazette
  • Fort Worth ISD unveils student-run radio station pegasus news
  • New Unrest on Campus as Donors Rebel wall street journal
  • Grace Community Church hosts Dave Ramsey money talk mcdowell news
  • 2009 Christian Radio Stations of the Year Announced the crhistian post

Streaming & Tech

  • Radio Eyes Twitter Application for iTunes at National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention This Week yahoo
  • Last.fm introduces subscription radio model music ally
  • Technology: Music lovers discover internet radio and playlists nj.com
  • DRM makes presence felt at NAB 2009 radio and music
  • WHY DOESN”T YOUR “404 MESSAGE” MAKE MORE FRIENDS FOR YOUR RADIO STATION OR BUSINESS? danoday
  • Online Radio Listening inside music media
  • Thanks to everyone involved for a great RAIN Internet Radio Summit! rain
  • Are You Content With Your Content? the infinite dial
  • Surging sales of Apple iPods, iPhones boost profit and revenue la times
  • What recession? Apple sees best non-holiday quarter ever the industry standard
  • Mac Mini Media Center: Get Content pc world
  • Hulu, Labels Said to Be in Talks on Music-Video Site bloomberg
  • Chris DeWolfe Out as MySpace CEO Part of major management shakeup at social networking giant adweek
  • Pirate Bay judge and pro-copyright lobbyist accused of bias the register
  • Bittorrent’s Bram Cohen on the music biz. Gazing into the smudgy crystal ball of P2P the register

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Another commercial radio station to close – the 13th since 2007. Bollywood music station Zee Radio closes – the 13th commercial station to go since 2007 guardian
  • Britain’s Got Talent’s Shaheen signed up by local radio station guardian
  • Radio review guardian
  • Community radio station seeks volunteers ic lanarkshire
  • South Northumberland radio station struggling for funds journal live
  • Capital shuffle as Lucio exits radio today
  • Radio City founder ready to retire radio today
  • UKRD extends offer deadline radio today
  • Camfield back on Xfm breakfast radio today
  • Swansea presenter gets filmed radio today
  • EMI Appoints U.K. President billboard
  • Online, on demand, on trial james cridland’s blog
  • British singer Bragg blasts EU copyright extension salon
  • State Radio and Television may merge the baltic times

Canada

  • Barrie tuned out by the CBC canoe
  • Radio station behind Tuesday’s $100-bill giveaway chca news
  • Radio station behind mystery woman with free money. canada.com

Asia/Africa/Oceana

  • Radio Pakistan keen to reform Indian elections new kerala
  • Big 92.7 FM Chennai launches Mooduketha Mix music awards business of cinema
  • Security forces crack down on (Thai) anti-government radio and TV stations ifex
  • Congo May Halt French Radio Broadcasts Over ‘Destabilization’ bloomberg
  • General Mega Dee in radio venture obverver.ug

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Radio Owner Possible FCC Commissioner?Paul Gardner rumored to be on FCC commissioner list
  • NAB: Mays, Walters, Gabbert Presented Quaal Awards
  • Payola Consent Decrees In Works
  • Journal Radio Revenues Fall Nearly 22% in Q1
  • Beasley Renews Contract With Arbitron In Five Diary Markets
  • Stock Market Snapshot, April 22, 2009
  • Jennings Leads WW1 Interactive Sales
  • UPDATE: Programming Positions Defined At Radio One/Detroit
  • IFPI: U.S. Music Sales Slump 18.6%
  • Clear Channel Looking To Refinance Debt
  • ‘Soundie’ Awards Handed Out In Seattle
  • R&R To Harnen: ‘Where Are You Now?’
  • Street Talk: Stone Rolls Out Of Zone
  • Radio Panel Debates PPM, Audience Retention Strategies
  • KABC’s Vin Scully Inducted Into NAB Hall of Fame
  • Nettleton To ‘Wibbage FM’ Mornings
  • Cochran And RTNDA Staffers Honored
  • NAB Show Attracts Nearly 84,000
  • NAB: 2009 NAB Crystal Radio Awards Announced
  • NAB Ratchets Up War On Performance Royalties Bill
  • Arbitron Revenue Up 4.7% In Q1
  • Veterans Honor WTOP Staffer
  • Professional Journalists: No Fairness Doctrine
  • Street Talk: Kevin & Bean Add Another
  • CBS Recaps 100 Days

All Access

  • Report: Labels In Serious Talks With Hulu.com
  • FCC Sets Diversity Committee Meeting, Members
  • Regent Shareholders Consider Reverse Split
  • Geronimo Nixes Podcast Over CBS ‘Indecency’ Policy
  • KCOH/Houston Sold
  • 17 Jobs Cut At WHYY
  • Bank Files To Take Over KZAT
  • Two Newcap AM Stations Get OK To Move To FM
  • Z93’s Pat Clark Gets To Talk
  • Child Singing Sensation To Host Special For Swansea Bay Radio
  • BET To Offer New Channel For Adults
  • Jamey Johnson, Pat Green Featured In Playboy Music Series
  • Macklin Goes To WBZ Radio
  • Stelton Exits Sporting News Radio
  • Morgan Exits Columbia’s ‘Game’
  • Radio Reporter Arrested For Exposure
  • Ex-NHLers Duguay, Daneyko Team For Sirius XM Show
  • Talk Show Asks For Donations To Stay On WGHQ
  • ‘Watchdog’ Minutes Added At WGUL, WLSS
  • Jeff Rizzo Is A Daddeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Radio Ink

  • Beasley Re-Ups With Arbitron In Diary Markets
  • Journal Revenues Drop Sharply In Q1
  • Music Of Your Life To Air Shows Live From Branson
  • Arbitron Revenue Rises In Q1
  • Clear Channel Looking To Reorganize Debt
  • Ramiro Torres Takes Over Weekend Top 40 Rhythmic Mix
  • Cochran Receives Honors From NAB, RTNDA
  • NAB Show Attracts More Than 80,000
  • Jennings Joins Westwood One For Interactive Sales
  • WIBC, WKRQ Among Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • FCC Sets Rural Radio Rulemaking
  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act

FMQB

  • Adelstein Talks Payola Consent Decrees, More At NAB
  • Global Music Sales Drop Eight Percent In 2008
  • NAB Names Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • Beasley renews Arbitron contract
  • More lawmakers back Local Radio Freedom Act, Cochraine promoted to GM of Rock Ridge Music
  • Yahoo! plans more job cuts
  • Congress plans new P2P probe
  • Online piracy at the tipping point?
  • Is Bob Dylan ending his Sirius XM show?

Inside Radio

  • Auto ad cuts may be slowing.
  • McDonald’s to increase ad efforts.
  • Regent eyes reverse-stock split.
  • “Amp” making impact in L.A.
  • MRC’s diary review continues.
  • Beasley renews Arbitron diary deal.
  • Indecency ends Geronimo comeback.
  • FCC renews Diversity Committee.
  • Jennings gets Westwood One role.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron Q1 net income down; revenue up
  • The Rush to eat crow
  • Social networking growth outpaces email
  • Clear Channel looking to restructure
  • NAB announces Crystal Radio Award winners
  • Crystal Radio Award winners named
  • NAB is not pro Bono when it comes to royalties
  • CRB finalizes Board for 2009-2010
  • Music of Your Life signs development deal
  • Clear Channel waxes Congress

Radio Online

  • Beasley Broadcast Renews Diary Markets w/Arbitron
  • Cox Radio Taps First Black Female Market Controller
  • Journal Broadcast Q1 Radio Revenues Fall 22%
  • Arbitron Clarifies MRC Status of Diary-Based Ratings
  • WWI Appoints Jennings Director of Interactive Sales
  • Ramiro to Host Rhythmic Mix of ”Weekend Top 30”
  • Fox Sports Radio to Air 9th Annual NFL Draft Weekend
  • Former NH Host Charged with Child Porn Possession
  • Adelstein: Payola Consent Decrees Are In The Works
  • WOMC-FM/Detroit afternoon personality Ted “The Bear” Richards is out
  • KROQ-FM/Los Angeles morning hosts Kevin & Bean add mornings on Alternative KEDJ
  • Zakk Tyler, former morning host and Falcons host at WZGC-FM (Dave FM)/Atlanta is now doing sports for Tribune Company’s WXIN-TV
  • WNYZ-FM (Pulse 87)New York adds Niko for afternoons and Borasio for middays
  • WDKF-FM (Channel 94.5)/Dayton adds syndicated Elvis Duran to mornings
  • WILW-FM/Avalon, NJ, taps “Diamond Jim” Nettleton for mornings

NTS Aircheck

  • Prager Vs. Perez On Larry King Live
  • 416 Million Mobile Devices By 2012
  • Westwood One Interacts With Michelle Jennings
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia
  • News – Jennifer Hudson and Radio One Women’s Empowerment
  • News – Radio One Detroit PD Duties Dispersed
  • News – Charlamagne Takes Over Mornings at 100.3 The Beat
  • News – Update: Funeral Services for Ray-Ray Russell

All About Country

  • Rumors Heat Up: Jimmy Harnen Leaving Capitol Nashville
  • Collin Raye Readies For His 5th Platinum Album
  • Nashville TV I-Team Investigates WhiteStar
  • More PPM Monthlies Due Today
  • Beasley & Arbitron: Happy Together
  • Rascal Flatts Unstoppable At #1
  • Seth Segues To Apex Music
  • Faith Hill Gets Redbook Cover
  • Kevin Herring Gets 2-More Years
  • Clear Channel Details Local Initiatives
  • Dean Brody Gets His Opry Debut
  • TelluRide Shoots Pencil Marks Video
  • KTTI/Yuma AM Drive Gets Misty
  • Wynonna Sings For Your Mom On Mothers’ Day
  • Miss A Story? Check The AAC Archives!
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Radio and Streaming Media News for Wednesday 04-22-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Q1 2009 Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • Arbitron to reissue Atlanta data radio business report
  • YAHOO! PROFIT DROPS 78%, SLASHES 700 JOBS ny post
  • Bono: Radio Should Pay for Songs, Like Web Does yahoo
  • NAB Hits Airwaves With Case Against Radio Royalties mediaweek
  • Radio host charged with child porn found in California boston herald
  • Husband of radio personality Diane Prior is accused of posting MySpace video nj.com
  • WTSA owne (Bill Corbell) r, 40, dies with cancer rutland herald
  • Time to Build for the Future radio world
  • Will Obama Seize the Radio Stations Next? american spectator
  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act radio ink
  • Iran hints journalist could get a reprieve philadelphia inquirer
  • Study: 86% Would Pay For Legal P2P billboard
  • Radio 1 DJ’s basement plan angers neighbours evening standard
  • Uncertain future for radio prompts Corus to move radio stations to MySpace tech media reports
  • Digital vs internet radio: what does the future hold?  cnet aus

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Q1 2009 Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • Clarifying Sirius Ambiguities over Liberty Shares seeking alpha
  • Is Sirius’s Dilution Actually Dilutive to Shareholders? seeking alpha
  • SIRI: Sirius dropped to almost .40 due to stale news hitting the wire, buy now! caps fool
  • How Will the Shifting Automaker Landscape Impact Satellite Radio? seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Radio Killed the Video Star motley fool
  • CC Looks to Refinance Debt media week
  • Journal Communications’ net income drops 98 percent milwaukee business journal
  • Global music sales down 8 percent in 2008: IFPI reuters

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Arbitron to reissue Atlanta data radio business report
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Covers Every Pick of the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26 yahoo
  • Where do your loyalties lie in the sports radio battle? seattle pi

News & PR

  • Bono: Radio Should Pay for Songs, Like Web Does yahoo
  • NAB Hits Airwaves With Case Against Radio Royalties mediaweek
  • NAB 2009: 83,242 Attendees. Vendors cite quality traffic broadcasting and cable
  • Higher radio pay for artists urged. A group pushing legislation to make radio pay more money to artists held a town hall meeting. miami herald
  • Times call for changes, author tells broadcasters. Economic downturn called opportunity to modernize review journal
  • Radio host charged with child porn found in California boston herald
  • Former NH policeman and radio host arrested in California boston.com
  • Former Talk Show Radio Host Arrested. Aldridge Wanted For Possession Of Child Pornography fox5news
  • Husband of radio personality Diane Prior is accused of posting MySpace video nj.com
  • Estranged husband charged over MySpace video. Chester Twp. cops say radio DJ’s divorce deposition was online daily record
  • Adelstein: Payola Consent Decrees Are In The Works radio online
  • Barbara Cochran Receives Awards from RTNDA, NAB radio online
  • The not-so-private life of Sheri Lynch. The popular radio host opens up about family, friends and love charlotte observer
  • Steve Harvey Hosts MotorCity Casino Hotel’s RADIO STAR 6/11 broadway world
  • WTSA owner, 40, dies with cancer. Bill Corbeil interned at the station before graduating from Brattleboro Union High School in 1987, then returned in 2006 when he signed a purchase agreement for the AM-FM facility. rutland herald
  • Boise DJ Keke Luv to run 7 marathons in 7 days to raise awareness about child abuse idaho statesman
  • Author Anthony Rudel recalls ‘Dawn of American Radio’ ny daily news
  • CNBC takes a look at world of Billy Mays, infomercials and our ad-diction ny daily news
  • Billy Bob strikes again with Kimmel comments the spec
  • Radio’s Tom Bodett set to host Latchis benefit rutland herald
  • Waco Radio Show Hosts Head Back To Iraq kwtx
  • Sharpton show to air from St. Aug’s news and observer
  • ABC, ESPN sports announcer Bradley Nessler to receive Minnesota State Mankato alumni award the weekly

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act radio ink
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Iran hints journalist could get a reprieve philadelphia inquirer
  • Jesse Jackson offers to go to Iran to help free journalist cnn
  • Scholarships Established in Honor of Reggae Radio Pioneer Clint O’Neil south florida caribbean news
  • SU extends radio partnership with Galaxy Communications 9wsyr
  • NewspaperARCHIVE Sponsors Public Radio Program yahoo
  • WNYC Unveils New Performance Space; Launches 10-Day Opening Festival On 4/28 broadway world
  • Thursday’s Agenda: ‘This American Life’ live broadcast; talk on arts and social change; Mozart’s Requiem at the Meyerson fort worth star telegram
  • Newark police detective launching radio program on race relations newark advocate
  • Wiley hosts Golden Mic Awards Thursday; event free to public marshall news messenger
  • Local theaters to play NPR program the lariat online
  • WWSU radio station at Cyber Cafe the guardian
  • Public radio station to analyze Lincoln case pekin daily times
  • NPR reporter tells Bethel audience of putting stories on air and page bethel college news
  • Popular Local Radio Station For Sale. A popular Christian radio station in Fort Wayne is up for sale. indiana newscenter
  • Dave Ramsey spreads Message of Hope Through Nationwide Town Hall Meeting union sentinel
  • Local churches to broadcast Ramsey show hattiesburg american
  • Dave Ramsey program to air at 3 local sites grand haven tribune
  • Gospel Music Association Announces 2009 Radio Stations Of The Year cn spin

Streaming & Tech

  • YAHOO! PROFIT DROPS 78%, SLASHES 700 JOBS ny post
  • NAB chief Rehr pushes radio, streaming in keynote address rain
  • Internet radio making waves biz report
  • IBM Unveils Enhancements To Media Hub Solution prnewswire
  • Uncertain future for radio prompts Corus to move radio stations to MySpace tech media reports
  • Study: 86% Would Pay For Legal P2P billboard
  • New Research Presented at Internet Radio Event This Week audio4cast
  • Technological Design Decisions Behind Gram Vaani’s Radio Platform idea lab
  • Radio Is The Next Big Thing, says Cleevely. The world is on the brink of a wireless technology breakthrough that will have as much impact as the Internet revolution of the 1980s. cambridge wireless
  • Bad Economy Leads Woman to On-Line Broadcasting Job wabi
  • eMarketer: Twitter Use Soars adweek

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Radio 1 DJ’s basement plan angers neighbours evening standard
  • History made as Journal Radio goes live journal live
  • BBC apologies after Radio 1 news bulletin blames Hillsborough disaster on Liverpool fans mail online
  • BBC’s Radio Times Offers iPhone and iPod Touch Application about.com
  • Drivetime changes at Radio Aire radio today
  • Swansea presenter gets filmed radio today
  • UKRD extends offer deadline radio today
  • NME signs deal with Adidas and JD Sports for 60th anniversary mediaweek uk
  • National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine dismisses Shevchenko kyiv post

Canada

  • Uncertain future for radio prompts Corus to move radio stations to MySpace tech media reports

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • Digital vs internet radio: what does the future hold?  cnet aus
  • ‘Dicko’ still happy to play the tart the age
  • TAIWAN: Illegal radio station busted in Kinmen asia media
  • Thai gov’t checks local radio, TV network on fears of inciting people to oppose gov’t xinhnet
  • Ministry studying private TV and radio stations drafts law yemen times
  • Democracy, on Mic and on Camera the nation
  • VOA Somali service announces piracy special mnilive
  • Dupont and Washie booted from WINN FM skn vibes

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Payola Consent Decrees In Works. Will soon be released
  • IFPI: U.S. Music Sales Slump 18.6%
  • Clear Channel Looking To Refinance Debt
  • Radio One Fills Voids From Within
  • KABC’s Vin Scully Inducted Into NAB Hall of Fame
  • Nettleton To ‘Wibbage FM’ Mornings
  • Cochran And RTNDA Staffers Honored
  • NAB Show Attracts Nearly 84,000
  • NAB: 2009 NAB Crystal Radio Awards Announced
  • Stock Market Snapshot, April 21, 2009
  • NAB Ratchets Up War On Performance Royalties Bill
  • Arbitron Revenue Up 4.7% In Q1
  • Veterans Honor WTOP Staffer
  • Professional Journalists: No Fairness Doctrine
  • Street Talk: Kevin & Bean Add Another
  • CBS Recaps 100 Days
  • UPDATE: Don Bernstine
  • Arbitron To Reissue Atlanta PPM Data
  • Citadel Media Teases Spanish Service
  • Updated: Charlamagne Tha God Lands In Morning Drive On WPHI
  • Now Makes It Hot In Philly
  • RadioTime Teams Up With Ando Media, Triton Digital
  • For Radio, The Future Is Now
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media
  • EA Games’ Steve Schnur To Be Honored At MUSEXPO Conference
  • Mapleton Hires Criswell To Oversee San Luis Obispo Stations
  • Street Talk: Haze Clears From Lazer
  • AWRT SoCal Cancels 2009 Genii Awards Show
  • Broadcasters Hit With Web Radio Patent Suit

All Access

  • New Wave Of Cuts At Yahoo!
  • Why Did 108,320 People Go To Vegas?
  • Cochran Honored By RTNDA, NAB
  • Former Talk Host Arrested In California
  • Journal Comm Revs Down 20.4% For Q1
  • Diane Prior’s Husband Charged Over MySpace Video
  • Has Dylan Done His Last Show?
  • An Elvis Sighting In Dayton
  • Jim Nettleton’s Back On ‘Wibbage’
  • Westwood One Appoints Michelle Jennings Dir./Interactive Sales
  • AWRT SoCal Cancels Award Show
  • StreetPulse: Rick Ross Debuts #1
  • Seth Necessary Joins Apex Music/Horizon Music
  • Eric Church To Perform At Lollapalooza
  • Martina Is Hollywood Hot
  • Little Big Town To Host ‘Ride For A Cure’
  • Trace Adkins To Sing At Nation’s Memorial Concert
  • Faith Hill On The Cover Of Redbook
  • WQYK Holds 8th Annual Red Neck Open
  • Chuck & Julianne Wow The Judges On DWTS
  • Viva SLC Rides Again With KZZQ
  • ‘Go Deep’ With Bruce Rave Debuts
  • Jackson Blue Heard On WPRT, WDJX
  • Big Apple Airchecks Update
  • Don Bernstine Passes
  • WTSA Owner Bill Corbeil Dead At 40

Radio Ink

  • Arbitron Revenue Rises In Q1
  • FCC Sets Rural Radio Rulemaking
  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act
  • WIBC, WKRQ Among Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • Greenblatt Heads Air America Affiliate Sales
  • Lesourd Named Citadel Media VP/Programming & Distribution
  • Rehr: With Change Comes Opportunity
  • Cantwell Joins Genesis As Orlando VP/GM
  • Clear Channel Looking To Reorganize Debt
  • Regent, Saga, Journal, Corus Join Broadcaster Traffic Consortium
  • Cox Radio Committee Now Neutral On Buyout, Offer May Be Upped
  • Broadcasters Sued Over Ad-Replacement Patent
  • Liquid Compass Tags Loomis As Sr. Developer
  • Triton Hooks Up With MojoPages
  • BE Ties iTunes, Twitter Together

FMQB

  • Arbitron Revenue Up In 2009 Q1
  • Rehr Delivers State Of The Industry Address
  • Clear Channel Planning Debt Re-Organization
  • Eighth House committee member supports Performance Rights Act
  • Maureen Lesourd joins Citadel Media as VP/Programming & Distribution
  • Online piracy at the tipping point?
  • Is Bob Dylan ending his Sirius XM show?

Inside Radio

  • NAB goes on-air with royalty fight.
  • Arbitron wants to be an “asset.”
  • Localism initiative worries some.
  • AWRT scraps awards show.
  • MOYL signs live show deal.
  • Diary service gets clean bill of health.
  • Ten groups win Crystal Radio Awards.
  • Tom Joyner buys Chicago airtime.
  • Atlanta to get two ratings reports.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron Q1 net income down; revenue up
  • Clear Channel looking to restructure
  • NAB announces Crystal Radio Award winners
  • Crystal Radio Award winners named
  • NAB is not pro Bono when it comes to royalties
  • CRB finalizes Board for 2009-2010
  • Music of Your Life signs development deal
  • Arbitron to reissue Atlanta data
  • Clear Channel waxes Congress

Radio Online

  • Adelstein: Payola Consent Decrees Are In The Works
  • Barbara Cochran Receives Awards from RTNDA, NAB
  • Candelaria, Wallace to Program Radio One Duo
  • NAB Reveals 2009 Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • Clear Channel Seeks to Restructure Debt Load
  • Arbitron to Reissue Atlanta PPM Data Over Simulcast
  • Arbitron Q1 Revenues Up 4.7%, EPS Grows to $0.46
  • Greenblatt to Head Air America Affiliate Sales Unit
  • More Members, New Spots Oppose Performance Tax
  • WPHI-FM (100.3 The Beat) Philadelphia taps Charlamagne Tha God for mornings
  • John Madden will continue to join the morning show on all News KCBS-AM/San Francisco
  • “Watchdog on Wall Street Money Minutes” hosted by the “Watchdog on Wall Street” Chris Markowski adds KRCN-AM/Longmont-Denver, and KKKK-AM (K4 Radio)/Colorado Springs
  • Mike Haze exits afternoons at Active Rock WLZX-FM
  • WLS-AM/Chicago Local Sales Manager Nic Merenda exits
  • WEEI Sports Radio Network adds three programs to its line-up
  • Mapleton/San Luis Obispo, CA, appoints Aaron Drake Criswell as Market Manager

NTS Aircheck

  • Yo Crystal, Bring Me An Award, Will Ya?
  • No More Daily Newspapers?
  • WCCO Taps Tafoya For PM Drive
  • Stuart Greenblatt Joins Air America Media
  • Maureen Lesourd Joins Citadel Media
  • Media Pros Recruiting At NAB Show

Urbansite

  • Airchecks – Radio One Detroit PD Duties Dispersed
  • News – Charlamagne Takes Over Mornings at 100.3 The Beat
  • News – Update: Funeral Services for Ray-Ray Russell
  • News – New Radio Opportunities says NAB President David Rehr
  • News – Give Us The Money: Joyner buys his way back on the air in Chicago

All About Country

  • Wynonna Sings For Your Mom On Mothers’ Day
  • WQYK/Tampa’s Redneck Open Raises $20K
  • Live Theater Entices KICKS 101-5/Atlanta’s Cadillac Jack
  • Arbitron Releases PPM Results Today & Tomorrow
  • Martina’s Hot Hollywood Style Reps Nashville
  • Kathy White Moves To The ‘Other Side’
  • NAB Names Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • FCC Proposes To Give Rural America Better Radio Service
  • Rascal Flatts Readies American Living Unstoppable Tour
  • CMA Music Festival Announces More Artists
  • Whitney Allen Returns To Work
  • Paisley Does Leno Show Friday Night
  • Edgehill Music & Media Debuts
  • Rosey Fitchpatrick Joins Shawna Russell Promo Team
  • Taylor Swift’s You Belong With Me Tops Add Board
  • 2009 Canadian Country Music Awards In Vancouver, BC
  • Moby In the Morning Welcomes U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson
  • CC McCartney Signs Up Some More!
  • Miss A Story? Check The AAC Archives!
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 04-21-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Radio Giant Is Planning to Revamp Its Debt Load. (Clear Channel) ny times
  • Cox Radio Lowball Set to Rise Up yahoo
  • Arbitron Inc. Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results individual.com
  • Fake Sirius News Report Outrages Investors seeking alpha
  • TargetSpot Adds 10 More Radio Broadcasters media daily news
  • Tafoya will be ‘CCO Radio afternoon-drive host star tribune
  • Joyner buys his way back on the air here chicago tribune
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media radio and records
  • Bo Money Exits Radio One/Detroit Trio as Ops Mgr. radio online
  • WOOD-AM radio host Gary Allen ‘doing great’ after double-bypass heart surgery mlive
  • Police Continue Search For Newport Radio Host wmur
  • SPJ: Don’t Reinstate Fairness Doctrine broadcasting and cable
  • Kerry Schedules Hearing On Future Of Journalism broadcasting and cable
  • Clear Channel Coming To The Very Halting Realization That It Pretty Much Screwed Up Radio idolator
  • Iran hints US (NPR) reporter’s sentence may be eased lincoln daily news
  • Older generation chooses internet radio but their kids prefer MP3 after dawn
  • The Pirate Bay loads cannon with official appeal the register
  • Jonathan Ross: ‘Russell and I will rule the world’ mail online

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Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Radio Giant Is Planning to Revamp Its Debt Load. Clear Channel Communications, the embattled radio and outdoor advertising giant, is seeking to reorganize its debt load by exchanging $2.3 billion worth of bonds, according to a regulatory filing on Monday. ny times
  • CC Projecting Q1 Revs Off 23% radio and records
  • Cox Radio Lowball Set to Rise Up yahoo
  • Cox Enterprises extends tender offer for Cox Radio. Cox Enterprises extends tender offer deadline for Cox Radio yahoo
  • Cox Siblings Adify And AutoTrader Partner On Ad Net; Cox Enterprises Offers To Buy Cox Radio yahoo
  • Cox Radio Committee Now Takes Neutral Position on Buyout media buyer planner
  • Saga Communications, Inc. Announces Date and Time of 1st Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call yahoo
  • Arbitron Inc. Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results individual.com
  • Fake Sirius News Report Outrages Investors seeking alpha
  • Sirius Call Options Volume Continues seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM’s Further Dilution Could Kill Any Hopes for a Near-Term Rebound seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Announces Annual Meeting sirius buzz
  • Sirius XM Is a 10-Bagger motley fool
  • Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) +53% After Buyins.net Friction Factor Report trading markets
  • Sirius Investors Should Prepare for Share Dilution, Reverse Split seeking alpha
  • Music of Your Life(R) Signs Development Deal with Mansion Entertainment fox business
  • TargetSpot Adds 10 More Radio Broadcasters media daily news
  • TargetSpot partners with 10 radio groups radio business report
  • Millard Outlives Martha Stewart, Partners With Ad Industry ‘Player’ Kassan media daily news

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Tafoya will be ‘CCO Radio afternoon-drive host star tribune
  • Tafoya will be ‘CCO Radio afternoon-drive host: The “Monday Night Football” regular also has a new baby. individual.com
  • ‘Big’ announcement scheduled for Don Shelby’s radio show twin cities
  • Arbitron To Reissue Atlanta PPM Data radio and records
  • JOYNER RADIO SHOW BACK IN CHICAGO: TJMS to begin airing Wednesday on SOUL 106.3. eurweb
  • Tom Joyner Back On The Air In Chicago beta culture 11
  • Joyner buys his way back on the air here chicago tribune
  • Playa, Playa, Play on: Tom Joyner Returns to Chicago Airwaves! huffington post
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media radio and records
  • Bo Money Exits Radio One/Detroit Trio as Ops Mgr. radio online
  • Genesis Taps Cantwell for Orlando VP/GM Post radio online
  • Rehr sees opportunities for radio and television radio business report
  • John Madden not retired from KCBS, No Name back and another good BFD sf radio examiner
  • Radio news: KXNO fills afternoon sports-talk slot, KXNO-AM (1460) Radio officials have hired Keith Murphy and Andy Fales to fill the station’s mid-afternoon time slot, Murphy confirmed Thursday. des moines register
  • BOB DYLAN – DYLAN ENDING RADIO SHOW? contact music
  • Rainbow twin bill won’t be on radio honolulu advertiser
  • Fox Sports Radio now available on Naples station AM 1460 naples news
  • Saints switch Baton Rouge radio spot. Broadcasts will be heard on WYPY-FM the advocate
  • Saints radio broadcasts switching stations the advocate

News & PR

  • WOOD-AM radio host Gary Allen ‘doing great’ after double-bypass heart surgery, wife says mlive
  • WOOD-AM radio’s Gary Allen undergoes heart surgery mlive
  • Police Continue Search For Newport Radio Host. Arrest Warrant Accuses Man Of Child Pornography wmur
  • Manhunt for Upper Valley Radio Host wcax
  • ’ZLX morning man bombs in Ashland. Like the Boston Marathon-weary Ashland cops didn’t have enough to do yesterday, WZLX-FM morning man Kevin Karlson had the men in blue scrambling the bomb squad! boston herald
  • Air America Not Hunting For Donations radio and records
  • Live 105 BFD lineup announced mercury news
  • Regent, Saga, Journal, Corus Join Broadcaster Traffic Consortium radio ink
  • NAB 2009 Opening weekend photos radio magazine
  • NAB 2009: Recession ‘Isn’t Stopping Us’.Rehr says great minds will thrive in Great Recession broadcasting and cable
  • Morning Mash with Cadillac Jack, “Drop Dead Diva” casting call access atlanta
  • Inqlings: KYW tops in billings – again the philadelphia inquirer
  • Higher radio pay for artists urged, A group pushing legislation to make radio pay more money to artists held a town hall meeting. miami herald
  • Pending radio tax pitting artists against broadcasters san antonio business journal
  • Would you donate money to a for-profit radio station? walletpop
  • InsideSales.com Primary Sponsor of ‘Glenn Beck at the Capitol’ Black Tie Fundraiser for George Wythe University marketwire
  • Laurel radio station apologizes to Southern Miss fans laurel leader call
  • Black Journalists Slashed from Newsrooms at Alarming Rate prnewswire
  • Former radio man plans bookstore. Ben Stomberg aims to open independent bookstore galesburgh register mail
  • “Nick D” is on your radio dial niner online
  • JULIE CHEN EXPECTING BABY ny post
  • He was wild about Harry. Jim Vassallo can be counted among the legion of baseball fans mourning the death of beloved sportscaster Harry Kalas. philly burbs
  • Harris expands VistaMax family of audio management systems individual.com
  • Local radio, TV shakeups turn off fans new haven register
  • Radio stations work to prevent child abuse wthr indianapolis
  • On-air talk about sex, sex, sex and the ‘N’ word oursports
  • Accenture Releases Consumer Broadcast Survey world screen

OP/ED, Political & Feature

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FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Iran hints US reporter’s sentence may be eased lincoln daily news
  • Ira Glass will spin his yarns live courier journal
  • Divas for a Difference: Amy Goodman event to help Boise Community Radio idaho statesman
  • Local radio stations persevere. Budget cuts and funding woes are causing issues for National Public Radio Inc., and its relationship with some of its local member stations. the baylor lariat
  • Broadcasting majors get hands-on experience fay observer
  • Webcasting Helps Non-Profits Reach More with Less infocommiq
  • Local Public Radio Station – WKMS Hires Membership Coordinator isurfhopkinsco
  • Fashion show, auction benefit Rockland’s nonprofit radio station village soup
  • Pump up the volume for low power community radio greater washington
  • Intelligent talk radio on ‘The Voice of the Nation’ final call news
  • The end of the Worldwide Church of God dallas morning news
  • WDBA now WCOH. Family Life Network has changed the call letters for its station in DuBois from WDBA-FM (107.3) to WCOH-FM (107.3). courier express

Streaming & Tech

  • 10 Radio Stations in the On LIne Era channel4
  • Pirate Bay says appeal is filed cnet
  • The Pirate Bay loads cannon with official appeal the register
  • Older generation chooses internet radio but their kids prefer MP3 after dawn
  • RAIN Summit 2009 underway in Las Vegas rain
  • Entercom’s Digital Homerun: WEEI.com audio4cast
  • RTNDA@NAB: Stations Atwitter Over Twitter. ‘Facebook on crack or Red Bull’ an effective newsgathering tool broadcasting and cable
  • That Deal With Napster? It Never Was Going to Happen billboard
  • Triton Digital and RadioTime Create Sales Alliance to Help Radio Broadcasters Develop Online Revenues yahoo
  • Study: pirates biggest music buyers. Labels: yeah, right ars technica

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Global Radio nears £30m stations deal with Bauer Media mediaweek uk
  • Chris Moyles blasts the Sun over paper’s claims he faces Radio 1 axe guardian
  • Russell Brand’s latest radio prank, Noel Gallagher and Russell Brand phoned US President Barack Obama to quiz him about soccer. yahoo
  • Jonathan Ross: ‘Russell and I will rule the world’ mail online
  • Oasis’ Liam Gallagher: ‘Noel And Russell Brand Are Pair Of Housewives’ festival wise
  • It’s time to go, says Liverpool Radio City founder Terry Smith ic liverpool
  • Radio Empire of the Sun channel4
  • Future of Pennine FM radio station in balance the huddersfield daily examiner
  • Radio DJ puts pants on eBay watford observer
  • School’s radio broadcasters hit the internet prestwich & whitefield guide
  • Radio review guardian
  • Cornish media company completes deal. Cornish company UKRD Group has sold its majority shareholding in Bristol Community Radio Ltd, which operates ‘Star 107.2 FM Bristol’ Radio Station, to rival Original Bristol FM. business cornwall
  • DJ Joey B: “I’m the best” get bracknell
  • You could be on the radio. A SOUTH Yorkshire radio station is offering wannabe DJs and producers the chance to train for free. the star
  • Volunteers needed for Helen Newlove’s charity Warrington radio station this is cheshire
  • New radio show is very Scilly radio today
  • Rose grows to BBC Wiltshire radio today
  • Breakfast’s Alex Zane exits XFM radio today
  • Literacy services promoted in radio series from Oban. A radio show is about to launch its second series to help people with literacy issues. stv

Canada

  • CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi to MC Dora Awards, celebrating theatre the record
  • Dealing with Ben Mulroney Radio eye weekly

Asia/Africa/Oceana

  • Station keeps listeners after Hosking takeover new zealand herald
  • Uproar after Radio Televisyen Malaysia’s retiming of Mandarin, Tamil news new kerala
  • Rais’ idiotic hypocrisy: Is it the job of TV/Radio stations to bodek BN? malaysia today
  • Somalia: Al Shabaab Arrest Radio Journalist in Baidoa all africa
  • DJ Sbu suspended for being too close to Zuma iol
  • DJ back on the air. YFM DJ Sbu Leope is back on the air after he was earlier suspended for allegedly appearing next to African National Congress President Jacob Zuma at a rally iol

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Arbitron Revenue Up 4.7% In Q1. Net income was $12.3 million
  • Professional Journalists: No Fairness Doctrine
  • Arbitron To Reissue Atlanta PPM Data
  • For Radio, The Future Is Now
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media
  • Broadcasters Hit With Web Radio Patent Suit
  • NAB: Let HD Radio Lure New Advertisers
  • Radio One/Detroit OM Departs
  • Bono Fires On NAB Over Royalties Statement
  • Condolences: Don Bernstine
  • Stock Market Snapshot, April 20, 2009
  • Stream Surge
  • CC Projecting Q1 Revs Off 23%
  • Obit: Karen Lash
  • TargetSpot Picks Up 10 More Clients
  • Pinka’s Label Love
  • Street Talk: Tesh Expands Further
  • Air America Not Hunting For Donations
  • CCR Names Sharma SVP, Strategic Initiatives
  • Triton Digital Offers Affiliates New Search Product
  • Arbitron Names EVP, Chief Strategy & Biz Dev Officer
  • Promo Summit Will Help Radio Meet Demands Of Marketplace
  • ‘Idol’ Vet Joins WHBQ/Memphis
  • Updated: Reporter Sentenced To Eight Years, NPR Asks For Immediate Release

All Access

  • Arbitron Will Reissue Atlanta Data
  • Arbitron, Clear Channel Handshake Now In Question?
  • Arbitron Reports Q1 Financial Results
  • NY Times: Is Clear Channel Planning A Big Refinance?
  • Florida AM CP Sold
  • Taylor Swift Receives Plaque For 7 Million Albums Sold
  • WKHX’s Cadillac Jack In “The Buddy Holly Story”
  • Mitch Mahan Named PD For KFIN
  • Country’s ‘Best Sellers’ Set To Appear At The ‘Best Cellars Dinner’
  • Brad Paisley To Appear On Tonight Show
  • Alison Krauss To Perform At Governor Bredeson’s Prayer Breakfast
  • Kathy White Launches KW Management
  • SOLID Presents “Backstage Pass”
  • ASCAP Hands Out Christian Music Awards
  • Tafoya Takes Afternoons At WCCO
  • Live 105 Rolls Out ‘BFD’
  • CC McCartney Adds To His Empire
  • MoJoe Marries Madden

Radio Ink

  • Lesourd Named Citadel Media VP/Programming & Distribution
  • Rehr: With Change Comes Opportunity
  • Cantwell Joins Genesis As Orlando VP/GM
  • Entercom Gets Greener
  • NPR Presses For Release Of Reporter Imprisoned In Iran
  • CRB Names Three New Directors
  • Sharma Joins Clear Channel Radio As SVP/Strategic Initiatives
  • Behbehani Tapped As Arbitron EVP
  • Regent, Saga, Journal, Corus Join Broadcaster Traffic Consortium
  • Cox Radio Committee Now Neutral On Buyout, Offer May Be Upped
  • Star Media Group Gets SMART
  • CMP Susquehanna Revenues Fall In ’08
  • Broadcasters Sued Over Ad-Replacement Patent
  • Liquid Compass Tags Loomis As Sr. Developer
  • Triton Hooks Up With MojoPages
  • BE Ties iTunes, Twitter Together
  • GSS Offers FM Radio Chips For Cellphones

FMQB

  • CC Media Holdings Sees Q1 Revenue Drop
  • Arbitron Names New EVP, Chief Strategy And Business Development Officer
  • Aldav LLC Sues Broadcasters For Patent Infringement
  • Bono Favors Performance Rights Act
  • Live 105 names No Name as new morning host
  • Clear Channel Radio names Vishal Sharma SVP of Strategic Initiatives
  • EMI to distribute Eleven Seven overseas
  • Conclave announces Promotion Summit lineup.
  • Online piracy at the tipping point?
  • Is Bob Dylan ending his Sirius XM show?

Inside Radio

  • HD-based traffic plan grows.
  • Arbitron hits a snag.
  • Better-than-expected vibe at NAB Show.
  • FCC rethinks FM move-ins.
  • BE merges iTunes tagging and Twitter.
  • Boost for FM-in-cell phones.
  • Cox may raise offer.
  • Entercom goes green.
  • Maureen Lesourd joins Citadel Media.
  • Keke Luv airs non-stop through Saturday.

Radio Business Report

  • Clear Channel waxes Congress
  • Cox tries a little tenderness
  • Entercom goes green
  • Keke does it again
  • Broadcaster Traffic Consortium expands
  • FCC unveils rural radio initiative
  • Early peek at Clear Channel’s numbers
  • Compass signs Ron Insana for biz reports
  • Emmis buys back some debt
  • WKOX ups power to 50K
  • Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of Michael Savage
  • Cumulus Media Partners confident for 2009 compliance
  • Clear Channel putting more Non-Local programming on stations

Radio Online

  • Citadel Media Appoints Lesourd VP/P & Distribution
  • Bo Money Exits Radio One/Detroit Trio as Ops Mgr.
  • Genesis Taps Cantwell for Orlando VP/GM Post
  • Rehr Delivers 2009 NAB Show Opening Keynote
  • Broadcaster Traffic Consortium Adds 4 Radio Groups
  • Bloomberg Radio Expands Lineup with Four Features
  • Arbitron Appoints Behbehani as EVP/Chief Strategy
  • Liquid Compass “Tags” Loomis as Senior Developer
  • Triton Signs with MojoPages for Triton Local Search
  • TargetSpot Inks 10 Radio Groups for Internet Ads
  • Entercom Goes Green With Sustainability Initiative
  • Clear Channel Radio Appoints Sharma as Senior VP/SI
  • “Monday Night Football” sideline reporter Michele Tafoya joins CBS Radio’s News/Talk WCCO-AM/Minneapolis
  • Tom Joyner returns to Chicago on Urban AC WSRB-FM and WYRB-FM
  • “Watchdog on Wall Street Radio Show” hosted by Chris Markowski adds WZAN-AM/Portland
  • KITS-FM (Live 105)/San Francisco taps No Name (aka Mike Nelson) to host the station’s weekday morning lineup

NTS Aircheck

  • Columbine: Ten Years Later
  • White House Calls Tea Parties “Unhealthy”
  • Rehr: Our Goal For Radio Is Simple
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • News – NAB President Rehr Seems New Opportunities
  • News – Give Us The Money: Joyner buys his way back on the air in Chicago
  • News – Watch The NAB on Urban Insite
  • News – From Chicagotribune.com: Tom Joyner reaches agreement with Soul 106.3

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