Radio and Streaming Media News for 8-31-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Fire threatens L.A. transmitters Fire retardant spread around Mt. Wilson variety
  • Clear Channel Completion of Subsidiary’s Tender Offer businesswire
  • Disney Buys Marvel for $4 Billion washington post
  • Emmis keeps radio’s local voice thriving indystar
  • Casey McCabe gives KAMP-FM a lift la times
  • The great divide in Seattle’s radio-listening habits seattle times
  • Morning drive’s making a turn WBAL unveils new format baltimore sun
  • WNBC Launches Radio Show mediaweek
  • Two Syracuse radio stations switch to country within hours syracuse.com
  • Pat Ryan Appointed General Manager of Salem Media of Boston pr canada
  • Syndication One Names Myers Director of Operations radio online
  • Cumulus Elevates Joe Kelly to Huntsville Ops Mgr. radio onine
  • Paid-programming format spreading arizona starnet
  • CBS Radio News reporter moved to Germany after injury in Afghanistan ny daily news
  • DJ AM Found Dead In New York Apartment billboard
  • Is AM Radio Still Relevant? radio world
  • What the Blazes? No KFWB Out There Eating Smoke la times
  • Radio CPs moving between non-profits radio business report
  • Digimarc claims Arbitron is illegally using its technology portland business journal
  • Sirius XM Introduces iPod, iPhone-Controlled Sat Rad radio world
  • Simon Dee, television and radio star of 1960s, dies times online
  • BBC defends £250,000-plus pay of Radio 2 ‘Sachsgate’ chief guardian
  • BBM Canada Announces the Launch of PPM TV/Radio Panel broadcaster
  • Pay freeze tipped as Radio NZ slashes costs new zealand herald
  • RAM Rambling: Radio Mirchi continues its lead in Mumbai exchange4media


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Emmis keeps radio’s local voice thriving Emmis keys on staying vital in changing digital world indystar
  • Casey McCabe gives KAMP-FM a lift The Top 40 station is first in weeknight ratings in the L.A.-Orange County market. la times
  • Arbitron now uses meter to measure radio listening Given the bombast still heard on the airwaves, and how many spoken-word stations are found on the AM dial, it might appear that it’s still dominant. But it’s gone, gone, gone from the top rankings compiled by Arbitron. seattle times
  • The great divide in Seattle’s radio-listening habits Well, you always knew, didn’t you, that there is ultraliberal, hipster, rather-brunch-on-a-Sunday-than-attend-church Seattle … and then there is how life is viewed by much of the rest of Puget Sound. Here’s what both are tuning into. seattle times
  • Can’t find Patchin? KXLY anchor now talks sports on radio (Spokane Radio Ratings) spokesman
  • WRXP Morning Show Teams With WNBC-TV fmqb
  • Morning drive’s making a turn WBAL unveils new format beginning on Monday baltimore sun
  • Cumulus Elevates Joe Kelly to Huntsville Ops Mgr. radio onine
  • Syndication One Names Myers Director of Operations radio online
  • Two Syracuse radio stations switch to country within hours of each other syracuse.com
  • More Country In Syracuse radio insight
  • Wolf Howling Into Syracuse radio insight
  • New twist in Syracuse country war – Urban AC “Power” is back on 106.9 radio info
  • WNBC Launches Radio Show. As part of WNBC-TV’s new lifestyle approach to programming, the New York NBC flagship will launch this Saturday (Aug. 29) a weekly radio show on WRXP-FM, Emmis Communications’ Rock station. mediaweek
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 27 Greenville-New Bern Huntsville Albuquerque Colorado Springs West Palm Beach Bakersfield radio daily news
  • Waves noted at San Diego radio stations. Longtime San Diego radio show personalities Jeff and Jer were off the air last week after having abruptly left Star 94.1 amid stalled contract negotiations. my valley news
  • Pat Ryan Appointed General Manager of Salem Media of Boston pr canada
  • On the Move: Charese Fruge of San Diego has been named program director for KZZO-FM, CBS Radio Sacramento. She will continue her duties programming KSCF “Sophie 103.7” in San Diego and KMXB “Mix 94.1” in Las Vegas. sacbee
  • Paid-programming format spreading arizona starnet
  • A sneak peek at WBAL Radio’s new morning show baltimore sun
  • Radio veteran Joe Catalano is back in Quincy, this time on cable TV patriot ledger
  • Media Matters: WAVV shores up top radio ranking fort myers news press
  • NFL Network adds Michael Irvin to roster newsday
  • Rick Stockstill LIVE radio show debuts Monday mt goblue
  • Salem Media Of New York Welcomes Syracuse Sports fox sports

News & PR

  • Station Fire Doubles in Size Overnight Thousands evacuated in Los Angeles County. my fox detroit
  • Fire threatens L.A. transmitters Fire retardant spread around Mt. Wilson variety
  • Mt. Wilson Road is now closed, leading up to the antenna farm above Los Angeles radio info
  • California fire near LA: Two firefighters die in a blaze that threatens thousands examiner.com
  • Station Fire grows, threatens communications towers, observatory at Mt. Wilson seal beach daily
  • Mount Wilson TV, radio towers in danger abclocal kabc
  • TV, cellphone signals from Mt. Wilson at risk Observatory’s home is also a major communications hub. la times
  • CBS Radio News reporter moved to Germany after injury in Afghanistan ny daily news
  • CBS radio reporter wounded in Afghanistan flown to Germany for additional treatment sf examiner
  • CBS Radio News reporter Cami McCormick injured by IED blast while on assignment in Afghanistan ny daily news
  • San Antonio’s Local 782 Organizes for Media Empowerment Anne Elizabeth Moore reports on independent musicians and media makers organizing right in Clear Channel’s own backyard mediageek
  • Stations urging listeners to save free radio radio business report
  • WINER CELEBRATES 30 YEARS AT WXRT CHICAGO tripplearadio
  • WKRP’s in Cincinnati, but it’s not easy to find cincinnati.com
  • DJ AM Found Dead In N.Y. Death leaves question mark on MTV reality series broadcasting and cable
  • DJ AM Found Dead In New York Apartment billboard
  • Off the air: Inmate work crew cuts the cord on Destin’s Beach Radio nwf daily news
  • Jim Philips to interview Shannon Burke best talk radio news
  • Black Radio Has Great Value Especially the Urban AC Format urban radio nation
  • Radio station brings up-and-coming artists to the students reflector
  • Union radio earns STAR awards (WBCU) go upstate
  • New Oklahoma City Radio Station Seeks Local Music for Airplay pr.com
  • Radio campaign launched to help promote La Quinta businesses my desert
  • Eighth Anniversary of Syndicated Wine Radio Show from Las Vegas pr.com
  • McDonald returns to local airwaves daily progress
  • Vail Valley radio station moving down the dial (KSKE) vail daily
  • Media services company finds target audience for clients democrat and chronicle
  • Spanish-language radio station raises $214,000 for St. Jude commercial appeal
  • VoiceGalaxy Productions Does All The Talking individual.com
  • Stern gets fresh with Binaca drug store news
  • Bob Dylan Considers Lending Voice to GPS paste
  • Beck Bags Big Cable Numbers nts online
  • Parker: Monday morning radio QB-ing by Elway denver post
  • Rochester Red Wings radio men have major aspirations. This is the second of a two-part series focusing on Red Wings broadcasters through the years. democrat and chronicle
  • Blind broadcaster Oliu sees with his baseball expertise statesman

OP/ED, Political & Feature




FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • South Florida radio show celebrates everything ‘Under the Sun’ miami herald
  • Jeff Korbelik: KZUM seeks stability in time of change journal star
  • Economy hits KRWG Radio station cuts jobs as it struggles to keep up the round up
  • Radio Revival: WATO Back On wbir
  • Space will follow WMFE’s Duggins. Pat Duggins is taking a job in Alabama and leaving his post as senior news analyst at WMFE 90.7-FM in Orlando, but space won’t leave him. florida today
  • Tampa Community FM Will Carry USF Station on Its HD2 radioworld
  • Pat Robertson, 79, on mend after heart surgery miami herald
  • Radio Rog’s airwave comes in. The Federal Communications Commission last week approved Parmenter’s construction permit, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames, for a community radio station. amestrib
  • UU radio shows broadcast liberal religious message uu world

Streaming & Tech

  • SIRIUS XM Radio to Introduce Skydock for iPhone about.com
  • SIRIUS XM Skydock Turns iPhone into Satellite Radio newsfactor
  • Sirius XM Introduces iPod, iPhone-Controlled Sat Rad radio world
  • Sirius’ nifty new home satellite radio tuner cnet
  • Sirius XM Announces SR-H2000 sirius buzz
  • Social Media is the new Punk Rock hear 2.0
  • Apple approves Spotify iPhone app; “5 million songs in your pocket” rain
  • Webinars: IP Audio radio magazine
  • Streaming Music That’s Out of This World audio4cast
  • mp3’s Impact on the Music Industry audio4cast
  • A Delicious List of Websites audio4cast
  • Coming Soon to Your iPhone: Major League Baseball for a Dollar a Game all things digital
  • As Internet turns 40, barriers threaten its growth yahoo tech
  • Spotify, DRM and the celestial jukebox register
  • UK Music secret data: ‘Young people will pay for downloads’ register
  • Senate Bill Gives President Control Over Internet in Emergency media bistro


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Simon Dee, television and radio star of 1960s, dies times online
  • The real Austin Powers: Chatshow legend Simon Dee dies at 74 mirror
  • Simon Dee, the first chat show star who fell from grace, dies aged 74 telegraph
  • Simon Dee Simon Dee, who died on August 30 aged 74, was arguably British television’s first superstar telegraph
  • BBC defends £250,000-plus pay of Radio 2 ‘Sachsgate’ chief Corporation paid Lesley Douglas up to £90,000 more than other national station controllers, FoI request reveals guardian
  • Pre-rock Radio 2 guardian
  • Sir John Tusa to host archive-based series about 1989 on Radio 4 Fall of Berlin Wall, Madchester and end of Thatcher era to feature in 1989: Day by Day guardian
  • Flesh And Blood Elisabeth Mahoney is impressed by filmmaker Gillies Mackinnon’s compelling radio drama debut guardian
  • Community radio fight goes on. VOLUNTEERS axed from Tynedale’s community radio station hope to create an independent station to cater for all of the district’s tastes. hexham courant
  • New Huntingdon Radio station searches for friends hunts post
  • Glastonbury challenges decision radio today
  • Jazz FM makes it to number 1 radio today
  • Neal Veglio has it licked radio today
  • First voice on Caroline dies at 74 radio today
  • Radio unites to sound value to advertisers marketing.ie
  • At the NAB European Radio Conference james cridland

Canada

  • BBM Canada Launches World’s Largest Combined TV and Radio Media Measurement Panel Using Arbitron Portable People Meter(TM) Technology pr newswire
  • BBM Canada Announces the Launch of PPM TV/Radio Panel broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Pay freeze tipped as Radio NZ slashes costs new zealand herald
  • The man who eats guests for Breakfast the dominion post
  • Government to issue radio licences in October zw news
  • Radio Point: Mirchi leads in 3 RAM cities in Week 33 television point
  • RAM Rambling: Radio Mirchi continues its lead in Mumbai exchange4media
  • Radio City 91.1 FM celebrates Eco-friendly Ganesh festival radio and music
  • Media Monday: Private Radio Broadcasters to broadcast news! india business blog
  • Private FM Channels to be allowed to broadcast News from Agencies breaking news online
  • Pakistan’s Military Wins Swat Valley Radio War npr
  • Radio VOV launches East Sea broadcasting services vietnam net
  • Alcover reacts to hint to ban radio blocktimers during elections phil star
  • Change of tune at Kameme as Rose Kimotho bows out business daily africa
  • Alfa installs 132 new radio stations ame info
  • Young gospel artiste bemoans lack of radio air play post zambia
  • I’ve always wanted to educate and entertain people – Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi vanguard ngr
  • Arrest of suspected killer: minister suspects foul play joy online
  • DJ Chilli Spices Up ZTV individual.com
  • Christian ministry in Ecuador accelerates outreach strategy mnnonline

Radio and Streaming Media News 8-26-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Silver State Closes on Las Vegas Duo for $15.25M; radio online
  • Stern still poised to make big bucks when Sirius contract expires ny daily news
  • Morgan To Head Emmis/Indianapolis radio ink
  • WMFE: Pat Duggins leaving after 24 years (WMFE) orlando sentinel
  • KCYE-FM (The Coyote)/Las Vegas Moves to 102.7 radio online
  • Entercom tosses Red Sox coverage back to WEEI boston herald
  • Denver sports radio fixture Thierry Smith dies denver post
  • Radio Personality George Neher Dead At 65 wwny tv watertown ny
  • Local Radio Host Charged with DWI, Hit-and-Run (Bill Huff WBAG) my
  • FTC Probe Will Create “A Chilling Effect” nts online
  • Federal Trade Commission may assist Washington with ‘remaking’ news industry examiner.com
  • Savage Sets Deadline For Suit Over Ban radio ink
  • Why the boycott against Glenn Beck will almost certainly backfire christian science monitor
  • Craven departs as CEO of KUVO radio denver business journal
  • BandIt.fm Goes ‘Live’ Down Under billboard
  • Engineers developing streaming standard. inside radio
  • Steve Lamacq bows out of Radio 1 bbc
  • Popular radio show host Cohen ceases production after death threats daily bulletin
  • Triple M wants Eddie McGuire as $1 million breakfast trump herald sun au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Radio Slumps 22% in Q2; Digital Continues to Grow seeking alpha
  • Silver State Closes on Las Vegas Duo for $15.25M; radio online
  • Calvary Chapel to Acquire Bakersfield AM for $260K radio online
  • As Sirius Proves Its Profit Potential, Jim Cramer Proves An Agenda satwaves
  • Sirius XM Is a 15-Bagger motley fool
  • Howard Stern still poised to make big bucks when Sirius XM contract expires ny daily news
  • Report: Urban Formats Offer More Than Meets The Eye fmqb
  • Ad Market Slow for Big Events portfolio

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Morgan To Head Emmis/Indianapolis radio ink
  • KGNC general manager says he’s resigning (Brice Edwards) amarillo.com
  • WMFE: Pat Duggins leaving after 24 years (WMFE) orlando sentinel
  • Scott Daniels out at KXKC the independent weekly
  • KCYE-FM (The Coyote)/Las Vegas Moves to 102.7 radio online
  • L-C sports reporter joins Clarksville radio show (James D. Horne WKFN) the leaf chronicle
  • Radio station tightens belt, cuts all live deejays (The Highway Stations) barstow desert dispatch
  • RCA’s Gray says yay for radio radio business report
  • CBS Radio Tweaks WPGC 95.5 urban radio nation
  • Buzz Aldrin Lands at Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio yahoo
  • Megadeth Issues New Radio Show Update metal underground
  • Horne, Diaz team up to host Afternoon Blitz on ESPN AM 540 the leif chronicle
  • Cherokee abuzz as 104.3 hits air Return of FM station to feature Gaffney football, news, weather and call-ins go upstate
  • Corm and the Coach Come Back. A popular radio team in Chittenden County will soon be back on the air. wcax
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 25 Raleigh-Durham Grand Rapids Orlando Shreveport Jacksonville radio daily news
  • All Sox games will be on WEEI boston.com
  • Entercom tosses Red Sox coverage back to WEEI boston herald
  • Red Sox returning to WEEI radio Club back on former broadcast partner starting Wednesday mlb
  • Live Sports Radio Snags College Football Deals radio world
  • Register reporter hired as Ducks radio analyst (Dan Wood) la business
  • Gaffney football, hoops to air on 104.3 FM go upstate
  • WEBO will air high school football games press connects
  • Fox Sports Radio 1230 WCWA Is Walleye Flagship Station echl

News & PR

  • Denver sports radio fixture Thierry Smith dies denver post
  • Thierry Smith, Sports Radio Host, Dies zimbio
  • Radio Personality George Neher Dead At 65 wwny tv watertown ny
  • Local Radio Host Charged with DWI, Hit-and-Run (Bill Huff WBAG) my fox 8 greensboro
  • Radio host charged with DWI, hit-and-run times news
  • Former disc jockey Radio Boy pleads guilty to child solicitation roselle press
  • Chicago ‘Radio Boy’ Faces 5 Years for Soliciting 13-Year-Old Boy about.com
  • Maverick Media: We like what we see inside radio
  • Jack Ingram goes for Guinness radio interview record, takes The EW Pop Culture Personality Test pop watch ew
  • Whining & Dining: Snafu with phone cuts talk time on radio commercial appeal memphis
  • Radio Group Honors Mineola’s Hightower tyler paper
  • Star and Buc Wild – 90 Seconds Everyday urban radio nation
  • Actor, radio guy John ‘Spud’ McConnell celebrates Huey Long’s birthday nola
  • Earthworks Entertainment’s CEO and Hit Parade Radio’s President Comment on Up Coming Network Launch sys con
  • Steve Hoke Erich “Mancow” Mueller and Pat Cassidy River Forest red light issue hits talk radio wednesday journal
  • Radiothon Helping Children The Children’s Miracle Network is getting a helping hand from Country Legends 106.9 in the form of a Radiothon. wibw
  • Two locals play big part in Jimmy Fund radio telethon (WEEI) daily times chronicle
  • Wisconsin radio station donating Favre jerseys to homeless (WTDY) twin cities pioneer



OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • The Best Radio Group inside music media
  • Radio Works!!!!! jacobs media
  • FTC Probe Will Create “A Chilling Effect” nts online
  • ‘Fairness Doctrine’ still a no-show one news now
  • Pump up the volume! insight news
  • The Future of News, Viewed From Aspen’s Rarefied Atmosphere editor and publisher
  • Chuck Harder comments on performance royalties: radio daily news
  • 2014: a media odyssey As the pace of change in media continues to gather momentum, Suzy Bashford looks into the future to assess where the industry will be in five years’ time mediaweek uk
  • WPP predicts ‘italicised L-shaped’ recovery times online
  • Bill O’ Reilly & Rush Limbaugh Respond To Jay-Z’s “Off That” hip hop dx
  • Bill O’Reilly Responds To Jay-Z’s ‘Off That’ Dis The Fox News host calls rapper ‘a regular Otis Redding’ after playing leaked track. mtv
  • Limbaugh Defends Harsh Interrogation Tactics, Including Threats Against Children media matters
  • Savage Sets Deadline For Suit Over Ban radio ink
  • Savage: Deadline set for Jacqui Smith apology radio business report
  • Why The Glenn Beck Boycott Is Stupid, Both Practically And Tactically kxmb
  • Why the boycott against Glenn Beck will almost certainly backfire christian science monitor
  • Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh are ruining GOP by challenging Obamas legislative agenda examiner.com
  • Lockerbie bomber praised, Savage hated? wnd
  • Cohen has little response to Herenton radio interview wmctv

FCC & Legal

  • Rift over royalties A bill to make radio stations pay singers divides black artists, leaders chicago tribune
  • FCC: New York TV outlet must stop using analog FM signal smart brief
  • WRGB ends FM radio simulcast Station pulls plug on 87.9 broadcasts, fearing FCC action times union
  • Now The FTC Wants To Get Into The Act nts online
  • Federal Trade Commission may assist Washington with ‘remaking’ news industry examiner.com
  • FCC ‘Safe Viewing’ Report Tees Up More Study Inquiry will include a request for better data broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Grants Waivers on Four Set-Top Boxes broadcasting and cable
  • Transformers movies caught in FCC content filtering inquiry ars technica
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • BandIt.fm Goes ‘Live’ Down Under billboard
  • Clear Channel forces removal of Andrew Z. video toledo freepress
  • ESPN Radio is most listened-to terrestrial radio online stream rain
  • BigChampagne Knows Who’s Listening audio4cast
  • U.K. government eyes sanctions for file sharers cnet broadband genie
  • Engineers developing streaming standard. inside radio
  • Rick Dees targets online audio quality. inside radio
  • Digital Love: Checking back in with local Internet radio station 3WK riverfront times
  • Who’s Driving Twitter’s Popularity? Not Teens ny times
  • Microsoft Loses a Zune Exec wall street journal
  • Anger over government’s re-hashed UK file-sharing policy b
  • YouTube ad money available to more users cnet
  • Rhapsody Keeps It Real — for Paying Subscribers motley fool
  • The Reason Behind Digital Radio’s Five Second Delay gizmodo
  • RiT Technologies Implements its PatchView IIM Solution in Radio Free Europe pr newswire

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Steve Lamacq bows out of Radio 1. BBC Radio 1 presenter Steve Lamacq has hosted his last show for the station after 16 years as part of the line-up. bbc
  • Doctor prescribes a radio voice for city’s latest immigrants yorkshire post
  • East Ardsley home turned into Radio Aire studio! morley observer
  • Jazz FM goes fully mobile radio today
  • Absolute reaches for the Sky radio today
  • Humphrys helps BBC Surrey radio today
  • Win a naked wedding on-air radio today
  • 1-Local Radio plans to delist from AIM reuters
  • Local Radio plans to delist from AIM. Local Radio Co said it planned to delist from London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) to save costs while its restructuring continued. yahoo ireland

Canada

  • SOCCER: Popular radio show host Cohen ceases production after death threats daily bulletin
  • New voice comes to C103. Musical chairs continues at Moncton radio stations times transcript canadaeast
  • Profits climb 12% at Canadian Radio stations in ’08 digital home
  • JAZZ FM91, Toronto Announces Sound of JAZZ Concert Series broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

Radio and Streaming Media News 8-25-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Cumulus names Linda Hill CAO atlanta business journal
  • Syracuse trio is sold for $2.1 million radio info
  • 97.7 KDLW Albuquerque Becomes CHR “OMG! Radio” radio insight
  • Cox Promotes Three In Connecticut radio ink
  • THE RIVER ASHEVILLE NAMES BERLAK PD tripple a radio
  • ”Star” Torain Inks Syndication Deal with Superadio radio online
  • WWL radio morning man Bob DelGiorno marks a half-century nola
  • ‘Radio Boy,’ pleads guilty to soliciting a 13-year-old for sex chicago tribune
  • Salt Lake City radio station burgled over weekend sltrib
  • FUN 107 radio personality hospitalized (Sharon Fogaren Santos) south coast today
  • Glenn Beck blasts boycott group’s co-founder la times
  • DEFAMATION LETTER TO JACQUI SMITH (from Michael Savage) michael savage
  • Song publishers sue Web sites over lyrics use tennessean
  • Group fights to salvage UT radio station (KUT) daily texan
  • Diane Rhem Sidelined by Fall prpd
  • ESPN Hails a Streaming Success radio world
  • Twitter Is the New CB Radio yahoo
  • Three-way fight for Real’s iPhone-Rhapsody application register
  • TLRC set to sell off The Quay mediaweek uk
  • Canadian radio revenues jump in 2008 upi
  • Austereo weighs up the damage herald sun


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Cumulus names Linda Hill CAO atlanta business journal
  • Cumulus Names Linda A. Hill Chief Accounting Officer yahoo
  • Sirius Radio: Glowing or About to Burn Up? seeking alpha
  • Radio Broadcasting in the US – new market report recently published pr newswire
  • Agency observers pessimistic about recovery radio business report
  • Control changes for 10 radio stations. Wisconsin broadcaster Jim Coursolle has purchased a controlling interest in 10 stations owned by Heartland Communications Group LLC from Granite Equity Partners LLC, St. Cloud, Minn. greenbay pressgazette
  • Coursolle Takes On Heartland Communications radio ink
  • Syracuse trio is sold for $2.1 million radio info
  • BMI Reports .4% Fiscal-Year Revenue Increase billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Clear Channel Radio/Tucson Launches Mia ”97.1 FM” radio online
  • 97.7 KDLW Albuquerque Becomes CHR “OMG! Radio” radio insight
  • Cox Promotes Three In Connecticut radio ink
  • WWL radio morning man Bob DelGiorno marks a half-century in broadcasting today nola
  • Charese Fruge Adds KZZO-FM/Sacramento PD Duties radio online
  • THE RIVER ASHEVILLE NAMES BERLAK PD tripple a radio
  • Oklahoma DJ to replace Don Hall on KZSN wichita eagle
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 24 Chattanooga Oklahoma City Richmond Knoxville Columbia SC radio daily news
  • Don Was takes ‘Motor City Hayride’ to Sirius radio detroit news
  • MEGADETH’s DAVE MUSTAINE To Get His Own Radio Channel Via CLEAR CHANNEL blabbermouth
  • Spanish station back on air with a new tune arizona central
  • Local Spanish radio station back on air (KNUV) arizona central
  • New Alabama sports talk show on local radio, online & on iTunes examiner.com
  • New FM station to provide 24-hour service to Cherokee County goupstate
  • Demetra new radio voice for basketball, baseball wis tv

News & PR

  • Ex-radio host ‘Radio Boy,’ pleads guilty to soliciting a 13-year-old boy for sex, faces up to 5 years in prison chicago tribune
  • Former DJ among two men guilty in Internet sex cases examiner.com
  • ”Star” Torain Inks Syndication Deal with Superadio radio online
  • ‘We Moved Your Cheese.’ Twin Cities radio show pranks the Packers (KDWB) kare 11
  • WBCN call letters find a new home boston radio watch
  • Salt Lake City radio station burgled over weekend sltrib
  • Police seek radio station burglar abc 4 salt lake city
  • FUN 107 radio personality hospitalized (Sharon Fogaren Santos) south coast today
  • William E. Bailey, Radio Host, I.I.I. Special Counsel, Dead At 68 property and casualty
  • Talk Media News Notes nts online
  • Art Vuolo: Still Radio’s Best Friend radio world
  • Star & Buc Wild Embrace Raw Dogg and Hall of Fame Beverages individual.com
  • If you happen to have one specific dollar bill, local radio station will pay you $25,000 fontana herald news
  • WRHI named state’s top radio station rock hill herald online
  • Fans invited to Blues radio show Wednesday in Belleville (KMOX) bnd.com
  • Jack Ingram hopes to break interview record pnj
  • Ingram Preps For Tomorrow’s Gab-A-Thon pollstar
  • The “I-Man” Gets Tee’d Off nts online
  • HERE & THERE: Just like old times with Sox on radio standard freeholder
  • Tom O’Brien Radio Show kicks off this Monday chatham journal



OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Victory for LAUNCHcast as Appeals Court says service not interactive rain
  • DEFAMATION LETTER TO JACQUI SMITH (from Michael Savage) michael savage
  • Savage gives Brits a deadline. inside radio
  • Song publishers sue Web sites over lyrics use tennessean
  • Performers want radio stations to compensate them for airing their music philly.com
  • F.T.C. to Assess Business of News ny times
  • FCC orders TV station off FM inside radio
  • FCC Daliy Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Group fights to salvage UT radio station As more airtime goes to national artists, local musicians left behind daily texan
  • Diane Rhem Sidelined by Fall prpd
  • Conference Hotel deadline is Wednesday prpd
  • Palm Beach County teachers union speaks against TV, radio station purchase (WXEL) sun sentinel
  • KBCS 91.3 FM launches new weekday schedule bellevue reporter
  • Christian radio station WCCE’s signal is stronger fay observer

Streaming & Tech

  • ESPN Hails a Streaming Success radio world
  • ESPNRadio.com is Most Listened-To Audio Stream radio online
  • Twitter Is the New CB Radio yahoo
  • Twitter to charge for tweets? Wikipedia to add new layer of editing crikey
  • Twitter haters see no point in tweeting usa today
  • Visa Sponsors Clear Channel’s Stripped Channel media daily news
  • Music Publishers Goes After Lyric Web Sites wall street journal
  • CAN’T HOLD THE ‘PIRATES’ AT BAY ny post
  • File sharers hold vigil for Pirate Bay cnet
  • Swedish court orders shutdown of The Pirate Bay cnet
  • New Ikon digital radio boasts color touch screen cnet
  • How to make DAB radio interesting? Add a touchscreen igizmo
  • Three-way fight for Real’s iPhone-Rhapsody application register
  • Real versus Spotify: the battle for subscriptions register
  • RealNetworks hopes to launch Rhapsody app for Apple iPhone, iPod touch mac daily news
  • WEGENER(R) Receives Order from Educational Media Foundation for Additional iPump(R) Audio Media Servers pr newswire
  • Dees Entertainment Joins Forces With Technology Giant Orban Products to Bring a New Level of Audio Quality to the Internet pr newswire
  • Bob Dylan to become the voice of your satnav? For anyone lost on their way to Maggie’s Farm, this might be just the thing. telegraph
  • MTV Launches New Online Video Ad Unit webpronews
  • Time.com Picks Last.fm, Metacritic As Top Sites radio ink
  • U.K. Govt Beefs Up P2P Proposals billboard


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • TLRC set to sell off The Quay mediaweek uk
  • Orion Media axes five jobs mediaweek uk
  • Steve Lamacq bows out of Radio 1. BBC Radio 1 presenter Steve Lamacq has hosted his last show for the station after 16 years as part of the line-up. bbc
  • Jazz FM moves into mobile mad.co.uk
  • Commercial radio slams BBC’s “obsession with youth” mad.co.uk
  • Muslim community radio takes to the airwaves in Woking get surry
  • At the NAB European Radio Conference james cridland
  • Bath breaks more Ofcom rules radio today
  • Diamond goes daily in Berkshire radio today
  • Ulster says sorry for swearing radio today
  • Orion Media restructures staff radio today
  • Radio Ulster rapped for swearing. The broadcasting regulator Ofcom has found BBC Radio Ulster in breach of its rules after Hollywood actor Tony Curtis swore three times during a live show. bbc
  • ITV ‘weeks away’ from content deal with Hulu telegraph

Canada

  • Canadian radio revenues jump in 2008 upi
  • StatsCan Releases ’08 Private Radio Report broadcaster
  • When our music got cued up. Documentary’s creator aimed to delve beyond Joni and Neil in telling of CanCon’s first heyday the star
  • New radio station to play hits. Newcap Radio will launch a radio station called New HOT 93.5 FM today northern life

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Austereo weighs up the damage. Austereo has yet to feel any bottom-line pain from an advertiser backlash over The Kyle and Jackie O Show, but is “monitoring” the situation, according to company executive chairman Peter Harvie. herald sun
  • 5,500 community radio stations register with NTC the nation thailand
  • Adom FM celebrates God’s blessings with Adom Praiz modern ghana
  • Zelaya’s supporting TV, radio denounce attacks to block broadcasting peoples daily
  • Honduran radio station broadcasts again: director peoples daily

Radio and Streaming Media 8-24-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • RAB: Radio Revenue Down 22% In Q2 media post
  • Austereo profits down 15.2% big pond news au
  • KFWB-AM (980) handed out pinks slips Friday to 14 staff members la business journal
  • Ken Lane joins the Atlantic Records Group fmqb
  • Radio listening levels in many countries are growing follow the media
  • HD Radio sure doesn’t mean high definition sf gate
  • Will Disney Repossess ABC from Citadel? inside music media
  • The New-Media Crisis of 1949… some lessons for today wall street journal
  • Political Talk Shows Talk Themselves Out of Ads advertising age
  • F.T.C. to Assess Business of News ny times
  • RIAA loses against Yahoo’s Launch Media p2pnet
  • News Corp wants allies in paywall wars; and this is legal how? industry standard
  • Commercial radio blasts Radio 2 for ‘obsession with youth’ guardian
  • Actor Tony Curtis’ X-rated rant lands BBC Radio Ulster in hot water guardian
  • Austero charman foerced to defend on-air standards perth now
  • Radio station to host naked wedding stuff nz


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Radio Station Plans Layoffs. Executives at KFWB-AM (980) handed out pinks slips Friday to 14 staff members la business journal
  • KFWB Format Flip Results in Job Losses la radio
  • Ken Lane joins the Atlantic Records Group fmqb
  • Web radio pulls up listening. Defying trends in other media, radio listening levels in many countries are growing. At a time when media watchers fall all over themselves reporting new media usage up and all other fading away, radio is attracting more people. follow the media
  • Analysis: Nielsen vs. Arbitron examined cj online
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 21 Birmingham Las Vegas Charlotte Rochester NY Albany San Antonio Honolulu radio daily news
  • Back on air, but with a new tune (KNUV AM) arizona republic
  • Kids Host Radio Show kfyrtv
  • Cubs Will Stay On WGN nts online
  • Ags Rest On Sunday, Sherman Radio Show Debuts Monday kbtx
  • MEDIA WATCH: Change is the word in local prep broadcasts montgomery advertiser

News & PR



OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Will Disney Repossess ABC from Citadel? inside music media
  • The Wacky World of Radio – The Production Director about.com
  • Where’s your Radio “Experience”? hear 2.0
  • How Much is Satellite Radio Worth? zatz not funny
  • The New-Media Crisis of 1949 Network radio’s fate has some lessons for today wall street journal
  • A Social Networking Sandbox infinite dial
  • Goin’ Mobile jocobs media
  • Never mind the Sex Pistols, they’re historyt scotsman
  • Brian Jennings: Congress Gunning for Conservative Talk Radio newsmax
  • Obama appearance draws thousands, may prove a coup for BlogTalkRadio rain
  • Attack on Obama riles Beck’s advertisers google/ap
  • Right Wing Radio Week in Review: August 17-21, 2009 examiner.com
  • Beck’s not going anywhere–yet; ‘Mea-culpa probable sf gate
  • Attack on Obama riles Beck’s advertisers washington post
  • Glenn Beck boycott backfires! examiner.com
  • Farmers Insurance pulls Beck ads; What about radio? radio business report
  • Political Talk Shows Talk Themselves Out of Ads advertising age
  • Attack on Obama riles Beck’s advertisers google/ap
  • The Rush Limbaugh School of Journalism examiner.com
  • Hacker attack disables Michael Savage website Radio host wonders, ‘Would it not be possible the Brits ordered this?’ world net daily
  • Report: Hannity For President? nts online

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR.org aims to be ‘top of mind’ for news current org
  • WGRE 91.5 FM No. 4 college radio station in the nation banner graphic

    UPDATES: Issue of public radio in Texas Tech’s hands go san angelo

  • Programming Changes at WEKU Include Addition of Prairie Home Companion WEKU made some significant programming changes at the beginning of August. eku update
  • WEKU Captures National Award for News Reporting eku update
  • Carrboro High: Home of the … radio station? herald sun
  • KFUO poll results in stl today
  • Economy squeezes Christian radio. Two Toledo-area stations look for ways to tighten belts, raise funds toledo blade
  • Utah’s only Catholic radio station takes to airwaves deseret news
  • Parishioners trying to bring Catholic radio to Central Nebraska grand island independent
  • No Christian radio stations in San Diego? examiner.com

Streaming & Tech

  • Online Radio Service Wins Ruling Over License Fees abc
  • Sony Loses Music Fees Case… mel phillips now and then
  • KCRW Launches 5ive Things and Benefits App prpd
  • Yahoo wins appeal of music-streaming case yahoo
  • RIAA loses against Yahoo’s Launch Media p2pnet
  • Getting Sirius at the Dock — iPhone and iPod (SatBroadcasting) satnews
  • IBiquity tunes into Zune to boost HD Radio technology baltimore business journal
  • Will Apple Approve Rhapsody’s Music Application? ny times
  • Visa Signs Up With iheartradio audio4cast
  • This Is Classic Rock Radio! gizmodo
  • YouTube’s path to profitability: Extended interviews sf gate
  • Trading in The Pirate Bay bidder stopped over deal funding. Ground laid for clone attack register
  • John Lewis retro-style DAB kitchen radio retro to go
  • Radio’s Part in the ‘Smart Grid’ radio world
  • The Risks, and Rewards, of Social Media for Newspapers editor and publisher
  • News Corp wants allies in paywall wars; and this is legal how? industry standard
  • Media mogul sets sight on 100 million households insight news


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Commercial radio blasts Radio 2 for ‘obsession with youth’ guardian
  • BBC Radio 2 “obsessed with youth” broadcast now
  • Radio DJ is arrested after assault on woman (Mark Thornburn) sunday sun
  • That’s better Fearne! Radio 1 DJ ditches the socks-and-sandals for glamorous wedding outfit mail online
  • Made in Manchester wins R4 order broadcast now
  • Premier Christian Radio set for national digital launch Premier Christian Radio appeals to listeners to help it meet £650,000-a-year cost of its national digital plans guardian
  • Ikon pushes radio’s buttons radio today
  • Report says Radio 2 is failing radio today
  • Station sacks Sticker Spotter radio today
  • Actor Tony Curtis’ X-rated rant lands BBC Radio Ulster in hot water Ofcom says lunchtime show broke broadcasting code because viewers would not have expected swearing when listening to programme guardian
  • As JNLR ratings fall, 2FM chases the over-25s sbpost ie

Canada

  • Radio stations jockey on-air line-up. Big changes continue in Moncton radio market, but no format switch for XL-96 times and transcript

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Austereo boss Peter Harvie doesn’t ‘hear much’ of Kyle and Jackie O the australian
  • Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O’s boss doesn’t listen much adeliade now
  • Austero charman foerced to defend on-air standards perth now
  • Austereo profits down 15.2% big pond news au
  • Austereo optimistic despite profit drop yahoo
  • Weak advertising drags on Austereo, 2010 outlook challenging australian business
  • Ad slump hits Austereo Group earnings couriermail
  • Radio station to host naked wedding stuff nz
  • Kirsh resigns from Primedia screen africa
  • Major changes for radio station.THREE popular radio DJs return to the Bay FM airwaves after lengthy absences next month. weekend post za
  • Battle to save Lotus FM Subashni Naidoo and Taschica Pillay the times za
  • Thaksin steps up anti-govt campagin on internet radio Ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra will kickoff a radio talk show via the internet on September 1. the nation