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Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & the Weekend of 05-29-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Philip Guarascio Elected Arbitron Chairman of The Board individual.com
  • Houston’s radio scam artists Dean and Rog are back houston chronicle
  • WKLQ goes online, WBBL goes FM fox 17
  • Beasley to Flip KBET/Las Vegas to Sports Format radio online
  • KPWT San Antonio will flip to Talk as “FM Talk 106.7“. radioinsight
  • ESPN-FM 97.3 to cover Cape May to Toms River, Atlantc City to Philadelphia nj.com
  • PPM comes up short in minority demos radio business report
  • Jail takes heat over Drew’s radio call beacon news
  • Did Erich “Mancow” Muller Fake His Waterboarding for Publicity? gawker
  • Society confidential: Awkward moments in (Detroit) radio detroit news
  • STATIC: On airwaves, less news is bad news? north county times
  • Cubs fans will buffer WGN from backlash at shake-up chicago sun times
  • Bud Walters Predicts 25% Will Abandon Music Radio radio online
  • FCC official: Fairness Doctrine talk is ‘conspiratorial’ the hill
  • Radio Group Head Proposes One Big Royalties Pot radio and records
  • Journalist says she falsely confessed to spying (Saberi) wday
  • CBS Radio, Clear Channel Top April Webcast Ratings radio ink
  • Tweetmic – a great iPhone app for Broadcasters hear 2.0
  • Palm’s music strategy: Use iTunes cnet
  • Hulu Launches App That Makes Computer Viewing More Like TV media bistro
  • Lakeland Radio fined by Ofcom for picking wrong answers to contest guardian uk
  • Nuclear test carried out in North Yorkshire… announces BBC news presenter mail uk
  • CBC 99.1 FM, Toronto, Boasts Highest Ratings Ever broadcaster
  • CBC AM holds and gains radio listeners vancouver sun
  • AWESOME: Digital radio launches in Australia apc
  • Venezuela’s Chavez launches 4-day talkathon google/ap

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Philip Guarascio Elected by Arbitron Board as Non-Executive Chairman of The Board individual.com
  • 100% OEM Penetration Doesn’t Make Sirius Sense … Yet seeking alpha
  • Cox Sells Direct-Mail Business mediaweek
  • GUY ‘HANDS’ OVER $45M GIFT TO EMI ny post
  • Mac Attack: McDonald’s Ups Ad Reach media daily news

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Houston’s radio scam artists Dean and Rog are back houston chronicle
  • Grand Rapids station WBBL increases sports reach with move to 107.3 FM mlive
  • WBBL adds FM, WKLQ goes only online wood grand rapids
  • Grand Rapids all-sports station WBBL moves to 107.3 FM; WKLQ shifts to Web mlive
  • WKLQ goes online only; 107.3 becomes FM sports station wzzm 13
  • Khloe Kardashian Radio Show Premieres Friday Night (y100 miami) all headline news
  • WKLQ goes online, WBBL goes FM fox 17
  • Rock Off: It’s a Ball on FM in Grand Rapids. Rock WKLQ is no more on the FM dial as sports takes over the 107.3 frequency in the Grand Rapids area. michiguide
  • Beasley to Flip KBET/Las Vegas to Sports Format radio online
  • Power Out in San Antonio. Cox Radio’s Rhythmic CHR “Power 106.7” KPWT San Antonio will flip to Talk as “FM Talk 106.7“. radioinsight
  • ESPN-FM 97.3 to cover Cape May to Toms River, Atlantc City to Philadelphia nj.com
  • TRN & Washington Time Launch Radio Partnership fmqb
  • Syndicated ‘Washington Times’ Radio Show Debuts in June media buyer planner
  • Melanie Morgan scores a big shot at a national show examiner
  • Media and Marketing: Bob Chase to retire as WOWO sports director fort wayne daily news
  • Roxette Reunion Special Hosted By Per Gessle to Air on Nordic Rox on SIRIUS XM’s The Spectrum Channel yahoo
  • Legendary ‘Floydian Slip’ going off the air. The weekly Pink Floyd radio show “Floydian Slip” will end its 13-year Vermont run on Winooski’s Champ 101.3 vermont biz
  • Open-line radio back in Cape Breton with Local Matters cape breton community press
  • Radio show to help seniors with such issues as law, finances (WSTU) tc palm
  • Al Kaline in Tigers’ radio booth for two games mlive
  • Kaline filling in for Dickerson on radio. Hall of Famer to work Baltimore series in its entirety mlb
  • Eagles radio switching stations jackson sun
  • Local radio station finalizes deal to air Dodgers games review journal
  • NFL Network show to stir debate. Nantz to speak at KILT’s lunch fund-raiser houston chronicle
  • Henny lands new radio gig schenectady daily gazette

News & PR

  • PPM comes up short in minority demos radio business report
  • More Headaches For Arbitron. Ethnic 18-34 benchmarks off in multiple markets radio and records
  • Jail takes heat over Drew’s radio call beacon news
  • Society confidential: Awkward moments in radio. Greater Media market manager John Gallagher and music biz attorney/agent Mike Novak were on the upper deck at Memphis Smoke in Royal Oak last Thursday… when they realized they were in the middle of a group that included several radio folks Gallagher had fired. detroit news
  • Cubs fans will buffer WGN from backlash at shake-up chicago sun times
  • Two small electronic devices impact Seattle radio examiner
  • Peace breaks out at Sirius-XM AGM rapid tv news
  • NAB Launches “Don’t Tax That Dial” Radio Competition radio magazine
  • Documentary on North Texas DJ to play at Dallas’ Granada Theater (Brett Dillon) pegasus news
  • Longtime Flint radio engineer worked to make on-air hosts sound their best (Donald McComb) mlive
  • Journalist Chose Latin America as His Beat, Ken Dermota, 53, a journalist and former union organizer who specialized in issues involving Latin America, died May 11 of cancer at Washington Hospital Center. washington post
  • Forecaster Rea Strange, known on radio as ‘Erich Wright,’ dies at 77 ventura county star
  • Alamo Radio Station Conducts Demonstration Broadcast lincoln county record
  • SIRIUS XM’s Book Radio Channel Takes Its Microphones to ‘BookExpo America’ yahoo
  • Hanover radio personality heading to Nashville. Radio personality Tim Michaels, of WHVR-1280 AM in Hanover, will broadcast from Nashville during next month’s Country Music Association’s music festival. york daily record
  • Radio Station, 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Partners to Tell the Sustainer Story dvids
  • KEXP And Seattle Center Present Concerts At The Mural 7/31 – 8/21 broadway world
  • Holdrege Radio Station Provides Free Lunch (kuvr & kmty) nebraska tv
  • Local radio personality becomes TV personality cabinet.com
  • 100-plus radio spots in 24 hours: TJ’s task politirazzi
  • IMS Radio Network live and archived audio yahoo sports

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Bud Walters Predicts 25% Will Abandon Music Radio radio online
  • ‘Legal action is the only way to protect revenues’ business standard
  • At Cumulus, Big Dickey Is Watching inside music media
  • For A Great Radio Promotion, Ask The Mayor infinite dial
  • What To Ask Next infinite dial
  • STATIC: On airwaves, less news is bad news? north county times
  • They’ll Be Dancing In The Streets In Detroit… mel phillips
  • Getting Jobbed. Job Seekers The news that Clear Channel is launching a project to help unemployed workers in markets they serve is interesting, to say the least. jacobs media
  • What’s Going Up? While the traditional radio ad revenue picture looks bleak, digital radio expenditures actually jumped 13% during Q1 of this year. jacobs media
  • Will ‘perfect storm’ of problems doom Black radio? final call
  • Did Erich “Mancow” Muller Fake His Waterboarding for Publicity? gawker
  • Proposed $225K campaign to sway legislators over budget. A strategy memo prepared calls for using radio ads, automated phone calls and other campaign tools. abc 15 phoenix

FCC & Legal

  • FCC official: Fairness Doctrine talk is ‘conspiratorial’ the hill
  • Conyers moderates position after ‘Performance Rights Act’ uproar new pittsburgh courier
  • Radio Group Head Proposes One Big Royalties Pot. Cromwell’s Walters wants to educate Performance Rights Act proponents radio and records
  • Artists, radio station owners to air concerns detroit news
  • Proposed radio fees could mean less music, fewer stations counton2 charleston
  • WATCH: Performance tax raises concerns among radio industry kuve austin
  • Minority Broadcasters, Civil Rights Groups Oppose Performance Tax radio 2020
  • Verizon: Verizon Asks FCC to Prevent Cable Companies From Blocking Access to Regional Sports Programming individual.com
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Journalist says she falsely confessed to spying wday
  • Fear led US reporter to confess to Iran spying the raw story
  • Roxana Saberi On Her Imprisonment In Iran npr
  • Garrison Keillor brings ‘Prairie Home Companion’ to SoCal oc register
  • Vatican Radio Sells Advertising Time zenit

Streaming & Tech

  • CBS Radio, Clear Channel Top April Webcast Ratings radio ink
  • Slow month overall, but CBS Radio still leads in April ratings rain
  • New Internet radio stations test waters in CNY syracuse.com
  • Yahoo U.S. content exec latest to quit: memo reuters
  • Clear Channel Satellite Adds Virginia News Network to the X-Digital System. yahoo
  • Tweetmic – a great iPhone app for Broadcasters hear 2.0
  • Hanson Fills Local Void With Smoothjazz Online audio4cast
  • Will Microsoft’s Zune Boost HD Radio? mediaweek
  • Hulu Launches Labs Function. Debuts with desktop viewing application, widgetmaker broadcasting and cable
  • Hulu Launches App That Makes Computer Viewing More Like TV media bistro
  • Hulu’s New ‘Lean-Back Experience’ wall street journal
  • Hands on: much to like in Hulu Desktop ars technica
  • Study looks at early adopters. Broadband-media consumers fall into distinct categories thr
  • Palm shows off the Pre’s ability to sync with iTunes industry standard
  • Palm’s music strategy: Use iTunes cnet
  • Reportage: Turn Twitter into a “Radio Tuner” read write web
  • ‘Warner Music UK, Muzu announce video content partnership’ individual.com
  • Spotify Previews Mobile App billboard
  • Cuban on YouTube: “A Disaster Waiting to Happen” media bistro
  • Web Radio Hits the Road washington post
  • Techno savvy. Montreal electronic music festival MUTEK turns 10 cbc
  • Shifty study proclaims Brits a nation of freetards. Seven million downloading illegal content shocker register
  • Jobs sighted, reality distortion field primed for WWDC? register

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Lakeland Radio fined by Ofcom for picking wrong answers to contest. Most entrants had no chance of winning Lakeland Radio’s Suss the Celeb phone-in game, media regulator Ofcom rules guardian
  • Nuclear test carried out in North Yorkshire… announces BBC news presenter in Radio 5 gaffe mail
  • DJ Zoe Ball bags Radio 2 Saturday morning breakfast show mirror
  • Radio on Sky ‘hidden gem’ despite Bauer digital spy
  • What’s the point of NME Radio? NME Radio is good company, something that sites like Spotify can’t offer, but it’s just not rebellious enough guardian
  • Capitals Greek radio station not immune from slowdown and suffering from “pirate” radio stations the london daily news
  • The Radio Festival 2009 james cridland
  • Buckley takes charge of Signal radio today
  • Lakeland Radio fined £15,000 radio today
  • DAB space available in London radio today
  • talkSPORT extends Collymore deal radio today
  • Real Radio DJ Tony Wright banned for drink driving whales online

Canada

  • CBC 99.1 FM, Toronto, Boasts Highest Ratings Ever broadcaster
  • Astral Media Radio Stations Win Audiences broadcaster
  • CBC AM holds and gains radio listeners vancouver sun
  • Astral Media Radio stations win audiences!. Virgin Radio 999 and 97.3 EZ Rock show positive growth cnw group
  • CBC Downsizing Continues broadcaster
  • Kevin Klose Honored By North American Broadcasters Assn. radio and records
  • Radio ratings ride the home team in NHL postseason. You don’t need to be Einstein to match the city and the success for sports radio globe and mail

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Digital Radio: All You Need To Know cnet australia
  • AWESOME: Digital radio launches in Australia. Digital Radio officially goes live today. Here’s our massive guide on how CD quality audio over the air works. apc
  • Digital Radio goes Pink with disposable stations hydrapinion
  • Venezuela’s Chavez launches 4-day talkathon google/ap

Trades

Radio & Records

  • More Headaches For Arbitron. Ethnic 18-34 benchmarks off in multiple markets
  • Radio Group Head Proposes One Big Royalties Pot
  • Guarascio Elected By Arbitron Board As Non-Executive Chairman
  • UMG Held No. 1 Position In ’08
  • Will Microsoft’s Zune Boost HD Radio?
  • KBET Bets On Sports
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 28, 2009
  • Time Warner, AOL To Separate
  • Cox Has San Antonio Talking
  • Mancow Clarifies Waterboarding Stance
  • Kevin Klose Honored By North American Broadcasters Assn.
  • Arbitron Declares Dime Dividend For Quarter
  • Morgan And McCaslin Host Times Radio
  • Ando Media Releases April Webcast Metrics
  • ‘Paul & Young Ron Show’ Grows Florida Network
  • Riviera’s Las Vegas/Phoenix Stations To Get New Controllers
  • NAB Wants Radio To Get Creative
  • Sirius XM Shareholders OK Increased Shares
  • Mason’s The Walrus … Koo Koo Katchoo
  • Microsoft Packing HD Receiver In New Zune
  • Air America Creates In-House Sales Division
  • Culbertson Wakes Up The Smooth Jazz Network

All Access

  • NY Post: Terra Firma Injects More Cash Into EMI
  • Layoffs Hit ESPN
  • Guarascio Elected Non-Executive Chairman Of Arbitron Board
  • Johnson Joins UEG
  • Emmis SVP/VFO Dave Newcomer Exits
  • Royalty Increases Being Passed Along To Sat Subscribers?
  • Florida’s WBPC Sold
  • CNET: Video Of The New Zune HD
  • Web Radio Hits The Road
  • Local Radio Co. Gets Loan Facility From UKRD
  • John Rich Charged With Assault And Harassment
  • Jill Gleason Leaves RPM
  • KTHK Searches For Middayer As Melissa Snow Exits
  • Get Ready To ‘Jam’ In ‘Bama
  • Sarah Darling To Sing At Upcoming Sports Events
  • Hart Media Launches ‘Nashville Country Club’
  • Taylor Swift & Def Leppard Performance Available On DVD
  • Brown, Ramsay Join Tirico To Call NBA Finals For ESPN Radio
  • Kaline Pinch-Hits On Tigers Radio
  • Kellet Fills In At WINK, WOAI, WLAC
  • Lambuth U. Football Returns To AFR
  • Jon Carter Smells Like A Rose
  • Reporter Ken Dermota Dies
  • Ventura Weatherman Rea ‘Erich Wright’ Strange Dead At 77
  • Oops! Wrong Alice

Radio Ink

  • CBS Radio, Clear Channel Top April Webcast Ratings
  • TRN To Launch ‘America’s Morning News,’ With Morgan, McCaslin
  • Report: No Labor Day Fireworks From Emmis
  • Time Warner To Spin Off AOL
  • RadioTime Opens UK Office
  • Arbitron Declares A Dividend
  • Air America Starts Network Sales Division
  • Karmazin Presentation Accentuates The Positive
  • Conyers To Host Detroit Meeting On Royalties
  • NAB Opens ‘Don’t Tax That Dial’ Competition
  • Microsoft’s Zune Adds HD Radio

FMQB

  • Arbitron Elects Guarascio As Chairman Of The Board
  • Time Warner to spin off AOL
  • U2 manager talks illegal downloading
  • Tennessean op-ed pieces on performance royalty
  • SpiralFrog still facing troubles after shutting down

Inside Radio

  • Marketers prep for recovery.
  • Radio holds up better.
  • Google says goodbye to radio.
  • NFL is a contact sport on radio too.
  • Extremists target Rusty Humphries.
  • A light webcasting month.
  • ESPN cuts jobs.
  • Exclusive Report: April Radio Revenue.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian: Winter Adult Contemporary Overview.
  • Anchorage FM converts to wind power.

Radio Business Report

  • Performance Royalty showdown in Motown
  • PPM comes up short in minority demos
  • Rusty Humphries is now murder target
  • Minority broadcasters keeping the heat on Congress
  • AES 127th Convention sets committee
  • TRN, Washington Times announce Morning Show talent
  • The Breeze off air for financial reasons
  • Updating the Mays Family stake in Clear Channel
  • Civil Rights groups press Senate for royalty hearing
  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big?
  • NAB launches anti-tax ad competition
  • Marketron signs Regent
  • Next gen Zune devices to include HD Radio

Radio Online

  • Bud Walters Predicts 25% Will Abandon Music Radio
  • Airplay Royalties to Be Discussed in Detroit Meeting
  • TRN to Launch Investigative Reporting Radio Show
  • Beasley to Flip KBET/Las Vegas to Sports Format
  • CBS Announces $250 Million Senior Note Offering
  • Citadel to Flip WKLQ-FM/Grand Rapids to All Sports
  • Arbitron Board Declares 10-Cent Quarterly Dividend
  • KLLC-FM (Alice@97.3) San Francisco adds “Sex with Emily”
  • WXEG-FM (103.9 The X)/Dayton MD/afternoon talent Matt Jericho exits
  • KNRK-FM (94/7 FM)/Portland, OR, midday host Tara Dublin is out
  • WTKS-FM (Real Radio 104.1)/Orlando evening host Buckethead moves up to middays

NTS Aircheck

  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition
  • Morgan, McCaslin Host Washington Times Show
  • “Is Waterboarding Torture?” Not The Issue
  • Talk Host Claims Fatwa Issued On His Life
  • Peterson All Over Windy City Radio

Urbaninsite

  • Geno Jones Radio Network
  • Black Radio Doesn’t Deserve Our Help

All About Country

  • An Era Ends Tonight
  • John Rich Charged With Assault
  • WFRY/Watertown PM Driver Suffers Incredible Tragedy
  • Taylor Swift Does NBC Dateline Special Sunday Night
  • The Girl On The Billboard
  • Jim Diamond Moves To KGA/Spokane AM Drive
  • Arbitron Releases Spring Phase I Returns
  • Joe Nichols Sings For Mr Rogers Tribute
  • Gary Allan’s Stalker Gets Day In Court
  • Scott Borchetta & Big Kenny Join CMT Judges
  • Baseball Names River County Official Artist
  • CMA Now Taking 2009 Broadcast Awards Submissions
  • Kellie Pickler Suffers From Bronchitis
  • Country Weekly Fashion Show Benefits Musicians On Call
  • NAB Wants Your Creativity!
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 05-28-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Corus Entertainment, Inc. F2Q09 (Qtr End 02/28/09) Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • SIRIUS XM Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Stockholders yahoo
  • No Surprises at Sirius XM Holder Meeting the street
  • Sirius XM’s Karmazin Impresses in Shareholder Meeting seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Tries to Turn Dirge Into Jingle bnet
  • Sirius XM Shareholders OK Increased Shares, clear reverse stock split radio and records
  • Sirius XM Posts Screenshot Of iPhone App yahoo
  • Sirius XM’s iPhone App: A Picture Worth a Thousand Questions seeking alpha
  • Can the iPhone save Sirius XM? industry standard
  • What a GM Bankruptcy Would Mean for Sirius XM Shareholders seeking alpha
  • SIRI: Update, Sirius FM-5 satellite, and short interest change, WWDC coming up fool
  • Arbitron Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend individual.com
  • Regent Re-Ups With Marketron radioworld
  • Radio One is Closing Corporate Headquarters.”We are closing every other Friday,” Cathy Hughes told XM 169’s Joe Madison during a radio interview. urban radio nation
  • Updating the Mays Family stake in Clear Channel radio business report
  • Goldman Sachs, CIT to Take Control of Riviera Groups radio online
  • RadioTime Opens U.K. Office to Meet Growing Worldwide Demand for Its Technology businesswire
  • John Malone: Old Media Needs New Distribution seeking alpha
  • Ticketmaster CEO says Live Nation merger necessary cnet
  • Universal retained number one music spot in 2008 reuters
  • Papers try to bridge print, Web revenue gap newspapers and technology
  • Newspaper Execs Reportedly Meeting Today to Discuss Charging for Online Content editor and publisher

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • WCBS-FM leaps into No. 2 in April Arbitron rankings behind Lite FM ny daily news
  • Times announces radio talk show hosts. Longtime radio personality Melanie Morgan and award-winning newspaper columnist John McCaslin have been named the anchors for The Washington Times’ new morning-drive radio show washington times
  • Clear Channel cuts work force by almost 12% deseret news
  • Talk show host Horton let go by Duluth station. Radio talk show host Carinda Horton was let go Friday from KDAL-AM 610 after nine months on the air at the Midwest Communications station. duluth news tribune
  • WJMP Taking Off The Cleats ohio media watch
  • Classic Artists Today, Syndicated Radio Show Launches Coool Classic Artists Today On June 1st mi2n
  • Monthly live radio show introduced. Kingston Springs rockabilly artist Ronnie Lee Twist entertained a live radio audience from Pleasant View’s Coach House on Friday as WQSV 790 AM rocked the world with its Pleasant View sock hop. tennessean
  • Local radio station finalizes deal to air Dodgers games (KBET) review journal
  • ISP announces radio affiliates for Georgia Tech regional hattiesburg american

News & PR

  • Former radio host released from jail (Shannon Burke) nbc-2
  • Shannon Burke freed from jail: Shannon Burke, former Real Radio personality, must get psychological help, stay away from booze, drugs, guns orlando sentinel
  • Former Radio Personality Released On Bond wftv
  • Drew Peterson calls radio show to joke from jail. The former Bolingbrook police officer, charged in his third wife’s death, offered snippets of a comedy routine on WLS Radio’s Mancow & Cassidy show. southtown star
  • Air America Creates In-House Sales Division mediaweek
  • Islamic death threat targets U.S. radio host. ‘We will see his fat rotting torso dumped on the side of the road or in some swamp’ (Rusty Humphries) worldnetdaily
  • KCOH Up For Sale, But Staying Put houston press
  • Radio station The Breeze off air for financial reasons lincoln journal star
  • NAB Launches ”Don’t Tax That Dial” Competition radio online
  • KQLO-AM radio station bought for $65,000 by Sun Valley man. KQLO-AM radio station has been sold by the U.S. bankruptcy court in Reno to a Sun Valley man for $65,000, according to media broker Ray H. Rosenblum of Pittsburgh, Pa. reno gazette journal
  • Radio station The Breeze off air for financial reasons. Adult contemporary radio station The Breeze (KRKR 95.1 FM) remained off the air Wednesday morning with no timetable for its return. journal star
  • Valley radio station now powered by wind ktuu alaska
  • Local sports radio show host celebrates 15 years on the air. Garofolo hosting anniversary show June 6 poughkeepsie journal
  • Helen Johnston, Grand Dame Of Media Research, Dead At 74 media daily news
  • Author Team Preps to Break Talk Radio World Record open press
  • Tina Marie Participates in Breaking Guinness World Record of Most Radio Show Interviews in 24 hour period on Voice America Network yahoo
  • Zippi Approves Two Radio Campaigns and Expands Marketing Efforts for June 2009 Release yahoo
  • Clay ‘The Cooker’ Collins announces retirement dayton daily news
  • Answer Man: Arch-conservative radio DJ goes public post bulletin
  • Austin Rhodes Gets Dunked For A Good Cause (WGAC) news channel wjbf
  • Twin Lights beacon was nation’s first radio station independent
  • Stender excited about new challenge in radio. Jeremy Stender is general manager for 1310 KGLB-AM. mcleod county chronicle
  • New America Media Salutes 2009 National Ethnic Media Award Winners for Outstanding Print, Web and Broadcast Reporting individual.com
  • Arc of Monroe County Radio Ad Wins Award rnews
  • Fund-raisers win radio time (WGY) troy record

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • You’re Not In The Content Business infinite dial
  • Will Zune HD Help Microsoft More Than It Helps Radio??? mel phillips
  • What’s Going Up? jacobs media
  • Radio: Hogan’s Zeros gorman media
  • Addictive Media inside music media
  • An Exercise in Radio Station Addresses, Online audiographics
  • The Uncertain Future of Radio seeking alpha
  • Farewell to a voice of reason on radio columbus dispatch
  • I’m totally respecting your views here. You can find food for thought right around the dial – and not all of it is completely bonkers news statesman
  • Why Al Franken Has More Guts Than Rush Limbaugh gather
  • Rush Limbaugh: “Toby Harnden is right” telegraph
  • On Hardball: Racist Rush Chasing Away Hispanics newsbusters
  • Rush Limbaugh: 5 Things You Didn’t Know askmen
  • Gov. Schwarzenegger thinks Rush Limbaugh’s lost a lot of weight la times
  • Analysis: Newt, Rush and ‘Nutty White Man Talk’ cq politics
  • Shock jocks: Voice of unreason. Glenn Beck is the fastest-rising star on American TV. He’s part of a right-wing broadcasting boom that’s become the most powerful opposition to the President. Guy Adams reports the independent
  • Olbermann’s offer to Hannity off the table kwqc
  • The ‘Water Cure’ for Mancow Disease prison planet
  • Mark Oristano: Talk radio hosts, relax; the sky is not falling dallas news
  • Jason Stewart inspired by Howard Stern’s style recordnet
  • Talk radio favors Obama? dallas news
  • Obama’s War on Talk Radio the us daily
  • The PC Squad probes conservative talk radio washington examiner

FCC & Legal

  • Warring Sides on Health Care Carry Their Fight to TV and Radio Ads ny times
  • Motown stars expected to attend Conyers’ meeting on radio royalties detroit news
  • Minority broadcasters keeping the heat on Congress radio business report
  • Artists, radio station owners to air concerns detroit news
  • Royalties form part of a logical process. Today’s Topic: Performers may get radio pay tennessean
  • Performers will see little benefit from royalty legislation tennessean
  • Royalties amount to an unfair tax tennessean
  • Singing For Royalties. A bill that requires radio stations to pay performers is winding its ways through Capitol Hill. forbes
  • Black radio and the ‘performance rights’ tollbooth, Part 1 florida courier
  • FCC: Openness, Video Access, Important To Rural Broadband. Copps tells Congress adopting principle of net nondiscrimination should be part of plan broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily DIgest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Classical radio station KUSC extends its signal la times
  • Reporter Saberi thanks Clinton for pushing Iran reuters
  • Change coming to Augie airwaves. Student-produced radio content moving online augus leader
  • Augustana College Radio Station Going Online Only (KAUR) ksfy
  • Public Radio TunerWOUB Radio Now Available on iPhone, iPod Touch woub
  • WUOT’s ‘Dialogue’ Named State’s Best Radio Talk Show for Third Year press release point
  • WRVS-FM 89.9 host is Female Announcer of the Year (Sheila Lee) ecsu

Streaming & Tech

  • Time Warner to spin off AOL cnet
  • Time Warner, AOL Prepare to Separate. Internet unit to be spun off by year’s end adweek
  • Understanding The Podcast Audience radio business report
  • Unions and publishers join to fight piracy financial times
  • News Corp hopes for broader ad deal with Google reuters
  • John Malone Wants To Kill ‘Free’. Internet-based content can’t make it on ads, he says, but change is hard. forbes
  • Cuban: Internet video progress ‘disappointing’ cnet
  • SpiralFrog dogged by DRM issues, unhappy investors cnet
  • Study: More Americans Consuming Podcasts audio4cast
  • Zune w/HD Radio and the long awaited Sirius XM iPhone app. Yawn. hear 2.0
  • CBS Radio applauds Microsoft’s new Zune HD crain’s new york
  • paidContent.org – Researcher-Entrepreneur JV CircLabs To Offer Publishers New Ad-Targeting Service washington post

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • Broadcasters, cable execs make final pitch to MPs montreal gazette
  • Corus Entertainment, Inc Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • Charles Dalfen, former Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission died suddenly on Tuesday. broadcaster
  • New radio station coming to Whistler. Four Senses promise local content and ‘hot adult contemporary’ music pique

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Sirius XM Shareholders OK Increased Shares. Also clear reverse stock split
  • Will Microsoft’s Zune Boost HD Radio?
  • Time Warner, AOL To Separate
  • Riviera’s Las Vegas/Phoenix Stations To Get New Controllers
  • NAB Wants Radio To Get Creative
  • ‘Paul & Young Ron Show’ Grows Florida Network
  • Mason’s The Walrus … Koo Koo Katchoo
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 27, 2009
  • Microsoft Packing HD Receiver In New Zune
  • Air America Creates In-House Sales Division
  • Culbertson Wakes Up The Smooth Jazz Network
  • Greensboro Demands Hit Music…Now
  • Triton Offers Enhanced Mobile Marketing Solution
  • Grace Broadcast Sales Launches Online Social Network
  • Dark Reno Station Sold In Bankruptcy For $65,000
  • Minority Groups Press Leahy On Performance Rights Act
  • Arbitron To Revise Earlier New York PPM Data
  • Davis, Hunnicutt Expand CCR Roles
  • Mocarsky Exiting Arbitron
  • Citadel Board Member Resigns
  • Condolences: Don Anti
  • K-MOZART Is Back
  • Midday Vacancy On Hot 107.9 In Atlanta
  • Doyle Dizzy After Spinning Off
  • R&R Chart Highlights: New No. 1s At AC, Country
  • Condolences: Craig Erickson
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Gilreath Opens RASS
  • The ‘Kidd Chris Show’ Returns Online
  • BBM, Coleman Team For Canadian PPM Seminars

All Access

  • UMG Remains The Industry’s Top Dog
  • Time Warner To Spin Off AOL As Separate Company
  • Motown Stars Expected At Meeting On Radio Royalties
  • Even Dead, SpiralFrog Causes Controversy
  • KGEZ Owner Wins Delay In Ch. 7 Hearing
  • Phoenix Station Ownership Structure Reorganized
  • Arbitron To Pay Dividend
  • KBET/Vegas Adds Dodgers, Plans Sports Flip
  • Saberi Thanks Hillary Clinton, Talks To NPR
  • Drew Peterson Calls WLS From Jail
  • Marketron Wins Group Contract From Regent Communications
  • WXTU Gets Proclamation From PA Governor For 25th Anniversary
  • CMA Accepting Submissions For Broadcast Awards
  • Kellie Pickler Cancels Shows Due To Illness
  • Scott Borchetta & Big Kenny Added As Judges For ‘Can You Duet’
  • KSCS Parody King Does Taylor
  • Darius Rucker Gets His Own iPhone App
  • Can You Sing Like Trace?
  • Morgan, McCaslin Tapped To Host Washington Times Show
  • Duo Aims At Radio Interview Record
  • ‘Film Freak’ Lives On
  • WJMP Plans Jump To Talk
  • Paul & Young Ron Add Two Stations To Network

Radio Ink

  • NAB Opens ‘Don’t Tax That Dial’ Competition
  • Microsoft’s Zune Adds HD Radio
  • Air America Starts Network Sales Division
  • Karmazin Presentation Accentuates The Positive
  • Renda’s Velocity Partners With Broadcast Tower Management
  • Regent Re-Ups With Marketron
  • Fisher Signs With WorldNow For Online Video
  • Gilreath Opens Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication
  • Lincoln Financial Re-Ups With Liquid Compass
  • Report: No Labor Day Fireworks From Emmis
  • Davis, Hunnicutt Take On New Roles At Clear Channel
  • Mocarsky To Exit Arbitron
  • Broadcasters, Civil Rights Groups Appeal To Leahy For Royalties Hearing
  • Coleman Sets PPM Seminars In Canada

FMQB

  • Universal Maintains Leading Market Share
  • Sneak Peek At Sirius XM iPhone App During Shareholders Meeting
  • U2 manager talks illegal downloading
  • SpiralFrog still facing troubles after shutting down

Inside Radio

  • Microsoft may help radio with Apple.
  • Struble: Auto woes don’t hurt HD Radio.
  • Sirius “best of” outsells XM.
  • LBI Media at odds with BMI, ASCAP.
  • Atlanta’s “99X” back on ratings map.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian: Winter Adult Contemporary Overview
  • Montana owner fights liquidation.
  • Advertisers create ethnic radio award.

Radio Business Report

  • Minority broadcasters keeping the heat on Congress
  • Updating the Mays Family stake in Clear Channel
  • Civil Rights groups press Senate for royalty hearing
  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big?
  • NAB launches anti-tax ad competition
  • Marketron signs Regent
  • Next gen Zune devices to include HD Radio
  • Shake-up on Chicago FM dial
  • No fireworks for Emmis
  • Another Arbitron exit
  • Lenders become owners at Nassau
  • Skarzynski continues to remake Arbitron

Radio Online

  • Broadcasters Applaud Microsoft on the New Zune HD
  • Air America Media Creates In-House Sales Division
  • Sirius XM Stockholders Approve Reverse Stock Split
  • NAB Launches ”Don’t Tax That Dial” Competition
  • Triton Digital Offers Enhanced Mobile Marketing
  • Marketron Wins Long-Term Group Contract w/Regent
  • WEPN Inks 4-Year Extension with New York Jets
  • Former WTKS Middayer Burke Appears in Court
  • Broadcast Architecture’s Smooth Jazz Network taps smooth jazz musician, producer and broadcaster Brian Culbertson
  • WBCT-FM/Grand Rapids PD Doug Montgomery is appointed Country PD
  • Former Chris-Craft Industries Chairman/President Herbert J. Siegel has resigned from Citadel Broadcasting’s board of directors
  • Ernie Alexander joins Talk KVOL-AM/Lafayette, LA, as General Manager and morning host
  • CHR WJMX-FM/Florence, SC, morning host Zach Fox adds Music Director dutie
  • KBWF-FM (The Wolf)/San Francisco market vet Baltazar fills middays
  • The “Jeff Foxworthy Countdown” celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend

NTS Aircheck

  • More Comments On Mancow Waterboarding
  • And Now, Straight From The “Cow’s” Mouth
  • Apparently You CAN Go Home Again
  • Twitter Hopes For Revenue By Year’s End
  • Quarterback Sneak

Urbansite

  • Chris Brown on You Tube ” I AM NOT A MONSTER”
  • New Music – M. Beezy ft. T-Pain & Ole-E. – 2nite 2nite 2nite
  • New York PPM, Milwaukee Spring ‘09 Phase 1
  • Microsoft Announces Zune HD: So What?
  • Olivia Fox on Fox 5 Morning News Washington DC
  • Greensboro’s UAC KISS 105.7 is now Top 40

All About Country

  • NBC Features Taylor 2X In The Next 3-Days
  • CMA Now Taking 2009 Broadcast Awards Submissions
  • Kellie Pickler Suffers From Bronchitis
  • WXTU/Philadelphia Celebrates 25-Years!
  • It’s Red Light For Jay McCarthy
  • Country Weekly Fashion Show Benefits Musicians On Call
  • Arbitron Releases Spring Phase I Returns Today
  • Conclave Webinar Today
  • Stations: Be Ready For New George Strait Single
  • Bucky Covington Draws Record Crowd In Asheboro
  • NAB Wants Your Creativity!
  • A Good Week For COUNTRY Albums
  • How Much Can You Take…
  • COUNTRY Premium Choice Gets A PD
  • Rascal Flatts’ Summer Nights Mediabase Most-Added–Again
  • KIK-FM Reunion Set For June 5th In Fullerton, CA
  • Montgomery Gentry Invited Into Opry Membership
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Wednesday 05-27-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Citadel Board Member Resigns (Herbert J. Siegel) radio and records
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Lincoln Financial Media busineswire
  • Thom Mocarsky Out at Arbitron media buyer planner
  • Clear Channel Expands Roles of Davis, Hunnicutt radio online
  • Mason Upped to XHPRS (The Walrus)/San Diego PD radio online
  • Arbitron to Reissue N.Y. PPM mediaweek
  • Emmis’ SkyConcert to go dark this Labor Day indystar
  • First Listen: KBZC (the Buzz) Sacramento infinite dial
  • Radio Orenovscotia Petitions Congressman Conyers To Amend Performance Rights Act yahoo
  • Murdoch’s crossownership waiver stands radio business report
  • Microsoft’s Zune HD Coming in Fall With OLED, HD Radio pc world
  • Streaming rates cut to lure back YouTube, Pandora register
  • Former Virgin exec Lloyd joins Phil Riley’s Midlands radio group brand republic
  • PPM Audience Measurement Seminars for Radio Broadcasters broadcaster
  • FM radio seeks better listener measurement system indian television

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Citadel Board Member Resigns (Herbert J. Siegel) radio and records
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Lincoln Financial Media busineswire
  • Liberty Can Bring Multiple Leverage Possibilities to Sirius seeking alpha
  • Was Wienkes Right About Sirius XM? fool
  • With Forecast Grim, Investment Key to Local Media’s Future mediaweek
  • Kalispell radio station owner fights asset liquidation missoulian

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Arbitron’s Mocarsky to Exit mediaweek
  • Thom Mocarsky Out at Arbitron media buyer planner
  • WROR revs up afternoon drive with Doyle and Devereaux boston radio watch
  • Chicago talk radio sounding more and more like WBOY chicago tribune
  • Clear Channel Expands Roles of Davis, Hunnicutt radio online
  • Mason Upped to XHPRS (The Walrus)/San Diego PD radio online
  • Data Entry Error Affects More New York PPM Results radio online
  • Arbitron to Reissue N.Y. PPM mediaweek
  • Tobar Named KRTH (K-Earth 101)/Los Angeles LSM radio online
  • An AM to FM move in South Jersey. Millennium Radio Group’s 97.3 WXKW Millville/Atlantic City, NJ has begun on-air announcements that it will soon drop its simulcast of sister “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton. radio insight
  • WLFM-FM: Chicago’s new smooth jazz radio outlet has arrived chicago sun times
  • Dave Matthews Band Radio To Air on SIRIUS XM Radio yahoo
  • 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival Special to Air on Sirius XM’S Exclusive Playboy Radio Channel all about jazz
  • Heartbeat Radio comes to Leesburg daily commercial
  • Ernie Alexander returns to KVOL independent weekly
  • Former state rep to return to radio. Former State Rep. Ernie Alexander will return to the airwaves next week as host of a new radio show. the advertiser
  • Alexander returns to radio. Former State Rep. Ernie Alexander is returning to radio as general manager and radio host of KVOL-AM in Lafayette. 2 the advocate
  • ‘Successful Aging’ radio show begins on Treasure Coast tc palm
  • The Charmer Sunbelt Group Launches Socially Responsible Media Campaign on CBS Radio Stations across the Country earth times
  • Radio Resumes. 93.3 the Wolf, along with 570 WKBN are offering their unemployed listeners the chance to have their resume put on the air. wytv
  • High Country Radio Personalities Compete on Sqrambled Scuares go blueridge
  • RoadRunners sign radio deal 49news topeka
  • Texas Tech Athletics sells media rights to Learfield Sports daily toreador

News & PR

  • Shannon Burke returns to court today: Shannon Burke, former Real Radio personality, will ask a judge to set bail individual.com
  • DM’s lone liberal radio host is ‘a stranger in a strange land’ iowa independent
  • Emmis’ SkyConcert to go dark this Labor Day. Struggling broadcaster puts blame on economic woes. indystar
  • Kalispell radio station owner fights asset liquidation missoulian
  • ‘On the Air’ with D.J. Hoyle pine island eagle
  • TJ Walker & Jess Todtfeld will be attempting to break the Guinness World Records®
  • for Most Radio Interviews in a 24-Hour Period. tjwalhersecret
  • Red Sox Nation has presence in Richmond, radio reflects richmond times dispatch
  • Hey, WTMM listeners — who won that NBA game Tuesday night? times union

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Radio Orenovscotia Petitions Congressman Conyers To Amend Performance Rights Act yahoo
  • Minority Broadcasters Want Hearing On Radio Royalties fmqb
  • More on H.R. 848 Performance Royalty Tax – Passionate Plea from Cathy Hughes urban radio nation
  • Murdoch’s crossownership waiver stands radio business report
  • FCC: News Corp. Order Was Not Buried broadcasting and cable
  • D.C. Court Upholds Ban on MDU Contracts. FCC prevents new exclusive contracts and nullifies existing ones broadcasting and cable
  • FCC’s Rural Broadband Report Expected To Be Released Wednesday broadcastinga and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Lovers of mountain music could feel budget hit ashville citizen times
  • Between the Lines: Keillor on Torture. The liberal from Lake Wobegon leans against war crimes prosecution. valley advocate
  • KPCW changes park record
  • Vatican Radio To Air Its First Commercial npr
  • Vatican Radio goes commercial radio netherlands
  • Vatican Radio set to run ‘ethically sound’ commercials for first time in 78-year-history mail online

Streaming & Tech

  • Microsoft’s Zune HD Coming in Fall With OLED, HD Radio pc world
  • Broadcast Community Applauds Microsoft for Featuring HD Radio(TM) Technology on the New Zune HD pr newswire
  • iPhone/iPod rumors fly pre-WWDC computerworld
  • Elbonia: Your next (and only) music destination? register
  • Streaming rates cut to lure back YouTube, Pandora register
  • PRS announces new royalty rates for UK webcasters rain
  • Pandora sees revenue up 80% this quarter. CEO Joe Kennedy on monetization of personalized radio on the Web vator news
  • Apple May Start Selling Music Across EU on iTunes (Update2) bloomberg
  • Yahoo Music Revamp Gets Thumbs Up audio4cast
  • Sony Pictures CEO: Internet needs regulatory “guardrails” ars technica
  • First commercial 4G base station being tested in Sweden cnet
  • SIRIUS FM-5 Spacecraft Delivered to Baikonur space fellowship

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Former Virgin exec Lloyd joins Phil Riley’s Midlands radio group brand republic
  • Media 360: Perfect storm puts consumers in control mediaweek uk
  • Global builds on client credentials with key strategist appointments mediaweek uk
  • Sony wants digital radio switchover by 2015 tech radar
  • Listening to football on the radio while driving is dangerous, say scientists telegraph
  • Job Cuts Reported at Bauer’s Scottish Radio Stations all media scotland
  • Ball bags regular Radio 2 show radio today
  • Xfm Manchester signs Pete Mitchell radio today
  • David Lloyd heads up consortium radio today
  • Final countdown for hit40uk radio today
  • ‘CSA selects first wave of digital radio stations’ trading markets
  • National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting: no grounds for complete ban from advertising tobacco, low-alcohol beverages kyiv post

Canada

  • Radio station approved. Five Amigos Broadcasting (FAB) Inc. has received CRTC approval for a Wallaceburg radio station. chatham daily news
  • New radio station OK’d. Local media entrepreneurs have overcome a major hurdle in bringing a new radio station to Wallaceburg. chatham daily news
  • New radio station approved for Wallaceburg. Hetherington gone from CKSY courier press
  • PPM Audience Measurement Seminars for Radio Broadcasters broadcaster
  • Canadian radio Obama assassination joke criticized yahoo
  • CRTC “Tunes Out” Networks Appeals broadcaster
  • Canada’s broadcasters, regulators need to compromise to save industry: observers yahoo

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Bucketts Radio approval to broadcast. Gloucester Broadcasters Association Inc., better known as “Bucketts Radio”, will begin broadcasting on 97.3FM as of Monday June 1. glouchester advocate au
  • Geelong’s Pulse may hang on to its FM spot. GEELONG community broadcaster the Pulse could win the battle to hold on to its powerful 94.7FM frequency. geelong advertiser
  • Somalia: Radio Reporter Shot By Militia Dies of Injuries, Fourth Journalist to Be Killed This Year all africa
  • FM radio seeks better listener measurement system indian television
  • The FM Mullahs and the Taliban’s Propaganda War in Pakistan jamestown foundation
  • Gospel radio station searched. Licence breach suspected trinidad and tobego express

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Microsoft Packing HD Receiver In New Zune
  • Arbitron To Revise Earlier New York PPM Data
  • Minority Groups Press Leahy On Performance Rights Act
  • Davis, Hunnicutt Expand CCR Roles
  • Broadcasting: Plenty Of Gas Left In The Tank
  • Greensboro Demands Hit Music…Now
  • Triton Offers Enhanced Mobile Marketing Solution
  • Grace Broadcast Sales Launches Online Social Network
  • Dark Reno Station Sold In Bankruptcy For $65,000
  • Mocarsky Exiting Arbitron
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 26, 2009
  • Citadel Board Member Resigns
  • Condolences: Don Anti
  • K-MOZART Is Back
  • Midday Vacancy On Hot 107.9 In Atlanta
  • Doyle Dizzy After Spinning Off
  • R&R Chart Highlights: New No. 1s At AC, Country
  • Condolences: Craig Erickson
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Gilreath Opens RASS

All Access

  • New Zune Player Will Include HD Radio Receiver
  • NYT: AT&T May Have Swayed ‘Idol’ Results
  • Siegel Resigns From Citadel Board
  • Emmis Pulls Plug On Indy’s Labor Day Fireworks
  • Stations Sold In California, Nevada
  • What’s Up At KRZR/Fresno?
  • Alexander Returns To KVOL As GM, Morning Host
  • Montana Station Owner Fights Liquidation
  • Fox Nabs WJMX MD Stripes
  • Ball, Forbes Wake Up Early At BBC Radio 2
  • Liquid Compass Extends Deal With Lincoln Financial
  • StreetPulse: Grizzly Bear Grabs The Top Spot
  • Doug Montgomery Is A Premium Choice
  • Montgomery Gentry To Join The Grand Ole Opry
  • Sugarland Wants You To Choose Their Opening Act
  • Host In Search Of Aircheck… His Own Aircheck
  • Tigers’ Voice Dickerson Injured, Misses Game
  • KMOX Hosts Food Drive
  • Topeka Roadrunners Return To Radio On KTOP
  • KBNP’s Roger Curtis Dead
  • Former CRTC Chair Charles Dalfen Dies

Radio Ink

  • Microsoft’s Zune Adds HD Radio
  • Broadcasters, Civil Rights Groups Appeal To Leahy For Royalties Hearing
  • Davis, Hunnicutt Take On New Roles At Clear Channel
  • Mocarsky To Exit Arbitron
  • Morris: PPM Inquiry Part Of A ‘War On Talk Radio’
  • Gilreath Opens Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication
  • Lincoln Financial Re-Ups With Liquid Compass
  • Coleman Sets PPM Seminars In Canada
  • AP Mobile Turns One
  • iBiquity OK’s Sanyo HD Radio Approach

FMQB

  • New Zune To Include HD Radio
  • Is the PPM killing Hispanic radio?

Inside Radio

  • April declines, but glimmers of hope.
  • Consumers to advertisers: Spend!
  • Study: One-third sit through ads.
  • Lenders take over Riviera.
  • Radio wins patent suit delay.
  • Groups push for royalty hearing.
  • Activist shareholder seeks pay oversight.
  • Emmis to cut fireworks.
  • “K-Mozart” returns in L.A.

Radio Business Report

  • Civil Rights groups press Senate for royalty hearing
  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big?
  • Shake-up on Chicago FM dial
  • No fireworks for Emmis
  • Another Arbitron exit
  • Lenders become owners at Nassau
  • Skarzynski continues to remake Arbitron
  • More problems with NYC PPM data
  • Senate Republicans facing retirement issues
  • Radio’s Lois Lane dies
  • Traffic congestion loosens

Radio Online

  • Clear Channel Expands Roles of Davis, Hunnicutt
  • Mason Upped to XHPRS (The Walrus)/San Diego PD
  • Data Entry Error Affects More New York PPM Results
  • Tobar Named KRTH (K-Earth 101)/Los Angeles LSM
  • Senior VP/Press Thom Mocarsky to Exit Arbitron
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Lincoln Financial Media
  • Velocity Radio Management Partners with Gary Hess
  • Sheridan/Pittsburgh Ousts 35 Ahead of $8.9M Sale
  • BBM, Coleman Insights Ready Canada for PPM
  • LaShell Griffin to Perform at 2009 Gracie Awards

NTS Aircheck

  • Davis: “I Salute Mancow’s Guts, But …”
  • Still No Sign Of Severin’s Return
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • Mike Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter, Exodus, has died
  • Greensboro’s UAC KISS 105.7 is now Top 40
  • Obama to nominate Sonia Sotomayor – first Hispanic – for Supreme Court
  • How about saving the radio listeners?
  • Radio Canada rapped for Obama assassination joke

All About Country

  • COUNTRY Premium Choice Gets A PD
  • Rascal Flatts’ Summer Nights Mediabase Most-Added–Again
  • KIK-FM Reunion Set For June 5th In Fullerton, CA
  • Richie Fields Releases New Single
  • Montgomery Gentry Invited Into Opry Membership
  • Tonight’s The Night For George Strait
  • NYC Gets PPM Returns Today
  • The Conclave Sets Technology/Interactive Track
  • Randy Houser Plays Peoria For 97.3 River Country
  • Charlie Allen Returns To Bonnaroo
  • K92/Orlando Sets Guinness World Record
  • 650-WSM Allows Listeners To ‘Steal’ Outlaw Tickets
  • Miss A Story? Check The AAC Archives!
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesd:ay 05-26-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

  • Portable People Meters bring seismic shifts to Chicago radio programming. End of ‘Kathy & Judy’ show, WNUA’s smooth jazz format tied to how audiences are measured chicago tribune
  • Is The PPM Killing Hispanic Radio? hispanic market weekly
  • What went wrong with radio personality Shannon Burke? orlando sentinel
  • For radio personality Shannon Burke, a shocking turn of events orlando sentinel
  • On the Airwaves, News You Can Lose? voice of san diego
  • How radio ranked the Season 8 American Idols usa today
  • KATI radio returns to the air for commemorative weekend trib.com
  • Pine Island man fulfills lifelong dream on the radio cape coral daily breeze
  • Radio personality excelling in interior design career natchez democrat
  • RIP Lois Lane: Radio Actress Joan Stanton Passes radio 2020
  • Radio’s ‘Lois Lane’ Dies at 94 about.com
  • Country artists singing recession blues. Other music genres don’t seem to be tapping the economy for lyrics. th online
  • Media has heaviest drinkers, poll finds guardian

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big? radio business report
  • How about saving the radio listeners? detroit freepress
  • More lost than gained in WAMO radio station sale pittsburgh post gazette
  • Cultural, financial storm blowing against Severin boston.com
  • Radio’s Extra-Terrestrials inside music media
  • Radio: Sympathy for the devils? gorman media
  • Don’t Be A Twit jacobs media
  • Radio’s open invitation from Advertisers hear 2.0
  • “Why should I come back?” hear 2.0
  • Dr Boyce Money: Barack Obama and Alarming Black Unemployment black voices
  • “STUFF THAT’S NOT WORKING!” brought to you by the Radio Industry Do you have a HD radio? Do you even care about a HD Radio? urban radio nation
  • Why Isn’t Sirius XM Utilizing Effective Marketing Strategies? seeking alpha
  • Free Should Only Be Free Once It’s Paid For – Siriusly seeking alpha
  • Why satellite radio makes us beam ny daily news
  • Rush Not Fit to Shine Colin Powell’s Boots nbc new york
  • Conservative Radio Host Takes a Waterboarding Challenge: It’s Torture huntington news
  • Glenn Beck: Bush’s Compassionate Conservatism Must ‘Die Violent Death’ newsmax
  • New York Times Capitulates to Limbaugh, Hannity daily kos
  • Ridge takes aim at Limbaugh cnn
  • Evil Talk Radio Host Strikes Again (boortz) mind your own damn business politics
  • Newsom To Return Donation From Conservative Radio Host’s Son (savage) fox reno
  • Former Mayor Fetzer Plans To Sue Radio Host Over Forwarded E-mail wake ny nc
  • Former Mayor Fetzer Sues DJ Over ‘Gay’ Remark raleigh telegram
  • Bob Sanders: Democrats should target Rush oanow
  • 3 in N.J. GOP to square off in radio debate app
  • Akron Mayor discusses recall on radio show wkyc
  • Merkt to raise issues in GOP radio debates north jersey
  • Obama’s War on Talk Radio townhall
  • Keeping score: Is the paper ‘fair and balanced’? fredricksburg
  • Andrews: Talk radio vs. the thought police denver post

FCC & Legal

  • House Reps Seek A Helping Hand For Minority Broadcasters… mel phillips
  • Hot Button Radio bailout. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, South Carolina Democrat and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is leading an effort to petition the Treasury Department to bailout minority-owned broadcasting businesses. washington times
  • FCC Publishes 16-Month Old Denial of News Corp. Waiver Challenge broadcasting and cable
  • CCFC Says It Urged Congress To Require FCC Bus Report broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Call Center Gets 55,000 Calls broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious  

Streaming & Tech

  • Is the New iTunes Sirius App a Sign of Things to Come? seeking alpha
  • How Does Internet Radio Stack Up Against Satellite? seeking alpha
  • Dan Gross: Kidd Chris kicks off online radio show today philly.com
  • Casting beyond the Pod fourth speaker
  • Indie Ranch Media Subsidiary NetMix Broadcasting Signs Flycast Broadcasting Agreement earth times
  • Sirius v. Audible: Two Customer Retention Programs ozelwebtasarim
  • U.K. Streaming Rates Rise And Fall billboard
  • Reminder from the MPAA: DRM trumps your fair use rights ars technica

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Former Chrysalis boss buys eight radio stations london daily news
  • Global links with iTunes for new Big Top 40 Show media week uk
  • Global Radio relaunches chart show to include updated download sales brand republic
  • Phil Riley hires David Lloyd for LDC Midlands radio group guardian
  • Pete Mitchell joins XFM from Radio 2 howdo
  • Ed Richards warns against setting ‘meaningless’ radio switchoff date guardian
  • Bauer Media to axe radio jobs. Job losses will be centred around 20-strong network of Big City stations in the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland guardian
  • Not so Big City for Bauer music week
  • Radio review guardain
  • The Radio 4 road show guardian
  • Radio 1’s Big Gaming Weekend bbc
  • Mike Owen: hugely disappointed radio today
  • David Lloyd heads up consortium radio today
  • New marketing for Smooth Radio radio today
  • Final countdown for hit40uk radio today
  • Xfm Manchester signs Pete Mitchell radio today
  • After Radio Ulster, Curtis turns the air blue again belfast telegraph

Canada

  • Obama Joke on Radio Prompts Censure ny times
  • Broadcast standards council not laughing at satirical Radio-Canada show canoe
  • Radio Canada rapped for Obama assassination joke yahoo
  • DJs’ on-air name-calling didn’t defame Jackson, station says (CFNY) the star
  • BBM, Coleman Insights Ready Canada for PPM radio online
  • Polaris Music Prize Announces Sirius Canada as Presenting Sponsor broadcaster
  • Polaris Music Prize announces Sirius Satellite Radio Canada as presenting sponsor, and Long List, Short List and gala dates for 2009. newswire
  • CBC Lays Off More Employees broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Broadcasting: Plenty Of Gas Left In The Tank. Analysts talk radio at BIA conference
  • Mocarsky Exiting Arbitron
  • Radio/TV Sellers: Insight On Closing The Deal
  • A Bittersweet Adios For WNUA
  • KWOD Buzzes Into The ’90s
  • Gilreath Opens RASS
  • The ‘Kidd Chris Show’ Returns Online
  • BBM, Coleman Team For Canadian PPM Seminars
  • T Bone Burnett To Be Q&A Keynote At The Summit
  • HD Side Channels: Are Advertisers Biting?
  • Q1 Radio Revenue Tumbles 24%
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 22
  • Changes At WGN: Kathy & Judy Exit
  • Cincinnati’s Sound Is Silenced
  • Warner Bros. Partners With Emblem
  • Street Talk: Kraddick Gets The Point
  • Celling Carriers On Radio
  • BIA Offers Local Media Forecast
  • 93X/Memphis Is No More
  • Rogers’ F-Bomb Slip
  • Ernst Joins Yangaroo
  • McGrath To Receive AWRT Award
  • Music Of Your Life Adds ‘Hit Parade Radio’
  • Kris Allen Crowned ‘American Idol’ In Surprise Victory
  • Yangaroo’s DMDS Delivers ‘Idol’ Track To Radio
  • Former FCC Chairman Doubts PRA Passes This Year

All Access

  • Thom Mocarsky Is Leaving Arbitron
  • Don Anti Passes On
  • Susan Love To Exit Westwood One
  • Is PPM Killing Hispanic Radio?
  • FCC Seeks More Comment On Digital Power Increase
  • Nassau, Riviera Restructuring Plans Filed With FCC
  • Top 40 Replaces Urban AC At WMKS
  • WQHK/WMEE’s Dave Michaels Is Back Full-time
  • Kidd Chris Goes Online
  • David Lloyd Joins LDC Midlands
  • Coleman Insights Offers PPM Seminars To Canadian Stations
  • More Cuts Coming To Bauer Radio
  • John Fogerty Signs With ImagineNation
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • King George Reigns As ACM ‘Artist Of The Decade’
  • Brad Paisley Scores His 10th Consecutive #1 Single
  • Daniels Now Enjoying Wild Weekends
  • Wynonna To Headline Music City’s July 4th Celebration
  • NBC Goes Backstage With Taylor Swift
  • GAC Goes Behind The Scenes On Keith Urban Tour
  • RFD-TV & Time Warner Cable Enter Multi-Year Agreement
  • Chicago’s Score Launches Contest For New Reporter
  • NJ 101.5 To Split South Jersey Simulcast
  • Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication Opens It’s Doors
  • Billy Raven Launches ‘Smooth Jazz R’N’B’ Show
  • Singer DeSare Joins MOYL
  • Hit Parade Hall Of Fame Launches
  • Joan Alexander, Radio’s ‘Lois Lane,’ Dies At 94
  • Get Well Wishes To Mike McVay

Radio Ink

  • Mocarsky To Exit Arbitron
  • NY Post: CC Lenders Turn Down Debt Swap
  • RAB: Radio Revenues Down 24% In Q1
  • RAB Roundtable Seeks Better Radio Ads
  • Memphis FM Radio Is A Contact Sport
  • WNUA/Chicago Flips To ‘Mega’
  • KWOD/Sacramento Goes ’90s As ‘Buzz’
  • AFTRA, SAG OK New Commercial Contracts
  • Report: FCC Sues WQYK Over Unpaid Fine
  • Inspect Your Gadgets: FCC Claims Right To Warrantless Home Searches
  • Congress Pushes Financial Assistance For Minority Radio
  • AP Mobile Turns One
  • iBiquity OK’s Sanyo HD Radio Approach
  • Pandora Predicts Profit

FMQB

  • RAB: Radio Revenue Off 24% In Q1
  • Warner Bros. Partners With Emblem Music Group
  • Modern Rockers WSWD and KWOD flip formats
  • A2IM elect new board members
  • Radio One-Detroit GM editorial on performance royalty
  • WMG still watching EMI?
  • YouTube struggling with music rights issues
  • Sony considering music downloads for PSP

Inside Radio

  • Study: Podcasts offer revenue promise.
  • More buzz than ads.
  • Investors avoid radio.
  • ESPN targets Hispanic market.
  • Tom Beusse charts a new course.
  • No “Pulse” in L.A. and Chicago.
  • No debt help for Clear Channel.
  • Host finds way to get back on the air.
  • Obama joke gets station in hot water

Radio Business Report

  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big?
  • Shake-up on Chicago FM dial
  • Senate Republicans facing retirement issues
  • Radio’s Lois Lane dies
  • Traffic congestion loosens
  • Mancow gets waterboarded
  • Regent gets a downgrade from Moody’s
  • “Elvis Radio” to celebrate Memorial Day
  • “Seismic shift” for radio revenues in Q1
  • Neil Rogers suspended for f-bomb
  • FCC orders investigation of Arbitron’s PPM
  • WSOC FM-103’s Rob Tanner joins MRN Lineup

Radio Online

  • BBM, Coleman Insights Ready Canada for PPM
  • Report: Major Lenders Reject CC Debt Restructure
  • Smooth Jazz Finds New Home on WLFM-FM/Chicago
  • FCC Takes WQYK/Tampa to Court Over Failure to Fine
  • Greater Media/Charlotte Syndication Ups Snider
  • Businessman, WILK/Wilkes Barre Talk Host Indicted
  • WGN-AM in Chicago has cancelled the mid-morning program hosted by Kathy O’Malley and Judy Markey
  • WPTE-FM (94.9 The Point)/Norfolk adds Kidd Kraddick to mornings
  • Following KWOD-FM/Sacramento’s flip to a 90’s format, midday personality Andy Sims is out.
  • Robert “Rob” Redding Jr. adds WLMC-AM/Charleston and Myrtle Beach as his latest affiliate
  • John Evans is out at Classical KDFC-FM/San Francisco
  • WWQM-FM (Q-106)/Madison PD/afternoon talent Brad Austin exits.
  • Former KXNO-AM/Des Moines sports/talk host Marty Tirrell joins crosstown Sports KBGG-AM
  • WOWO-AM/Fort Wayne, IN, Sports Director Bob Chase, 83, is retiring

NTS Aircheck

  • Limbaugh In The News … Again
  • Please Don’t Forget To Remember
  • Mancow: “It’s Absolutely Torture”
  • Kathy And Judy Era Ends At WGN
  • Larson Returns To SD Radio Dial

Urbansite

  • Obama to nominate Sonia Sotomayor – first Hispanic – for Supreme Court
  • How about saving the radio listeners?
  • Radio Canada rapped for Obama assassination joke

All About Country

  • Bill Engvall Hosts CMT Music Awards
  • Wynonna Headlines Music City July 4th
  • Thom Mocarsky To Leave Arbitron After 26-Years
  • Scott Gilreath Launches Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication
  • George Strait Artist Of The Decade Show Tomorrow Night
  • PPM Begins In Canada
  • Arbitron Begins Release Of Spring Phase I Today
  • ‘Then’ is Then…and Now It’s Number One
  • Jerry Audley Gets Week #5 Atop The Texas Regional Top 75
  • New Feature Article: NUMB3RS
  • New AAC Survey Question
  • Making Better Radio Ads
  • People Names COUNTRY’s Hottest Guys