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