Radio and Streaming Media News 8-13-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Spanish Broadcasting System Second Quarter Results (down 19 %) yahoo
  • CBS Radio Sees Auto Ads Lifting Revenues In Second Half 2009 nasdaq
  • SIRIUS XM SIRI Radio to offer $250 million in notes yahoo
  • Some advertisers bail on Glenn Beck upi
  • KIIS retains top spot as KNX moves up in radio ratings la times
  • Eric & Kathy hold on to lead, WVAZ jumps to 2 chicago sun times
  • Melissa Forman out at WLIT-FM — again chicago tribune
  • More Static: Citadel Radio Slams PPM media post
  • WBZ-FM sports-talk station debuts Format competes with WEEI boston herald
  • Dr. Laura gets jabs from Bill Handel on her way to KFWB oc register
  • Citadel bringing back oldies format buffalo business first
  • Collins Programs Two For Bonneville/Cincy radio ink
  • Citadel launches WJR AM sister station in western Michigan crain’s detroit
  • Kristy Steeves Exits WJW ohio media watch
  • Playboy radio to have show at Mustang Ranch rgj
  • Trial Date Set in Sacramento Radio Contestant’s Death news 10 sacramento
  • Radio Producer Accused Of Molestation ‘Paul And Young Ron’ Employee Fired wplg miami
  • Shannon Burke Blames Alcohol For Shootin wesh orlando
  • Fresh evidence of “No Urban Dictates.” inside radio
  • FCC Chief Diversity Officer Asks For Public Funds (for NPR) mel phillips
  • WLIU going up for sale. Long Island may lose only NPR affiliate suffolk times
  • Analysis: WOXY Adds To Future Sounds’ Growing Business Model billboard
  • BBC Wales pays out £100,000 in unfair dismissal claim wales online
  • Kyle & Jackie O back on air on Tuesday – with time delay mumbrella

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CBS Radio Sees Auto Ads Lifting Revenues In Second Half 2009 nasdaq
  • Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Reports Results for the Second Quarter 2009 yahoo
  • SBS Radio Revenues Fall In Q2 radio ink
  • SBS posts 19% revenue drop. inside radio
  • SIRIUS XM SIRI Radio to offer $250 million in notes yahoo
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Intends to Offer $250 Million of Senior Secured Notes Due 2015 yahoo
  • Sirius To Offer $250M Senior Notes To Refinance Debt barrons
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Prices Offering of Senior Secured Notes Due 2015 yahoo
  • Sirius Lives! (SIRI) silicon alley insider
  • Katz Broadcast Group Takes it Local television broadcast
  • Geo-Targeted: Katz 360 Partners With Rubicon Project media daily news
  • Katz 360 Launches Display Network audio4cast
  • Q4 Broadcast Revenue Falls at Harris radio world
  • Geico Pulls Ads From Fox’s ‘Glenn Beck’ Advertisers flee the news show after Beck called President Obama ‘racist’ adweek
  • Some advertisers bail on Glenn Beck upi
  • TSS-Radio Named to the Inc. 500 as a Result of Strong Revenue Growth marketwire
  • Jackson Earnings Grow by Millions After Death ny times

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • KIIS retains top spot as KNX moves up in radio ratings la times
  • Clear Channel PPM Waltz One-Two-Three, Three-Two-One, One-Two-Three, Three-Two-One. Clear Channel’s KIIS, KFI and KOST rank top three in July PPM la radio
  • Eric & Kathy hold on to lead, WVAZ jumps to 2 chicago sun times
  • KMJ (AM 580) stays on top of ratings fresno bee
  • ‘Radio Lazer’ No. 1 station for 9th consecutive time ventura county star
  • Arbitron Outlines Two Key Sample Quality Improvement Initiatives for Diary and PPM Markets arbitron
  • Arbitron to Up Cell-Only Household Samples mediaweek
  • Arbitron Shoots For 20% CPO Sample In PPM Markets radio ink
  • Arbitron Spring 2009 Diary Survey Achieves Major Advances in Sample Quality arbitron
  • Arbitron brags on diary sample improvement radio business report
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Dallas-Fort Worth Houston New York Philadelphia Riverside Los Angeles Chicago San Francisco San Jose Nassau Middlesex radio daily news
  • Inside the Numbers – Boston and Detroit inside radio
  • Urban AC and Urban Contemporary June PPM (pdf) inside radio
  • Scarborough Adding Cellphone-Only Data radio ink
  • More Static: Citadel Radio Slams PPM media post
  • Luckoff Calls for More PPM Panelists in Every Market radio online
  • Luckoff To Skarzynski: Too Few PPMs In Markets radio ink
  • Dr. Laura gets jabs from Bill Handel on her way to KFWB oc register
  • Brian Jennings, Bob Proffitt Join Alpha Broadcasting radio online
  • Collins Programs Two For Bonneville/Cincy radio ink
  • Melissa Forman out at WLIT-FM — again. Melissa_forman Melissa Forman is out once again as morning personality at Clear Channel’s WLIT-FM 93.9. chicago tribune
  • WLIT drops morning host Melissa Forman chicago sun times
  • Chicago shakeup at “Lite FM.” inside radio
  • On the Radio: Woodstock’s 40th anniversary means all over dial, hippie days are here again ny daily news
  • Local radio show will spotlight Woodstock anniversary (WENY) star gazette
  • Sports finds its place on FM radio 98.5 The Sports Hub ready to compete with WEEI, ESPN boston.com
  • WBZ-FM sports-talk station debuts Format competes with WEEI boston herald
  • The gloves come off tomorrow as Sports Hub launches boston radio watch
  • Radio stations ready for sports turf battle A new outlet for fans hits the air, but can it stand up to the mighty WEEI? metro us
  • Citadel bringing back oldies format. Aretha Franklin, John Lennnon and Elton John have returned to WHTT-FM’s airwaves. buffalo business first
  • Citadel Broadcasting launches WJR AM sister station in western Michigan crain’s detroit
  • WBBM beefing up coverage of Air and Water Show chicago sun times
  • WBBM-AM adds video stream to Air and Water Show coverage chicago tribune
  • Top radio stations remain static as AM sees decline The area’s radio ratings leaders are holding steady, with no changes in how the top five stations fared with all adult listeners. inforum fargo moorhead
  • Kristy Steeves Exits WJW ohio media watch
  • Brien Straw, Frank Sanders join Birmingham sports-talk radio station WJOX 94.5 FM al.com
  • Mobile radio personality Brien Straw, former Auburn star Frank Sanders to join WJOX radio team al.com
  • Vitriolic Gunny Bob departs talk radio colorado independent
  • La Sabrosa alive and well. Hispanic radio is thriving in northern Utah 10 months after the launch of “La Sabrosa, 104.5 FM.” cache valley daily
  • Miami Rescue Mission’s `Mission Possible’ radio show will deliver a positive message (WIOD) miami herald
  • MASTODON To Play ‘Secret’ Show For San Diego Radio Station – Aug. 12, 2009 roadrunner records
  • Playboy radio to have show at Mustang Ranch rgj
  • Dr. Robert Lanza is Featured Guest on Deepak Chopra’s SIRIUS XM Stars Radio Show it news online
  • Christina Aguilera takes a new spin as a radio DJ newsday
  • New sports network for UA will have new team of broadcasters individual.com

News & PR

  • Trial Date Set in Sacramento Radio Contestant’s Death news 10 sacramento
  • Trial over woman who died in radio station contest reset sacramento bee
  • Trial Set In Radio Contest Death Case Woman Died While Trying To Win Wii kcra sacramento
  • Paul and Young Ron radio show producer accused of fondling 12-year-old Deerfield Beach boy palm beach post
  • Former Paul and Young Ron radio show producer accused of fondling a boy sun sentinel
  • Radio Producer Arrested On Sex Charges With Minor cbs4 miami
  • Radio Producer Accused Of Molestation ‘Paul And Young Ron’ Show Employee Fired just news wplg miami
  • Shannon Burke Blames Alcohol For Shooting Burke Speaks To Reporter For First Time Since Incident wesh orlando
  • Pete Fornatale, Author/WFUV Deejay gothamist
  • Saginaw radio station W3 Soul fans, disc jockeys reunite mlive saginaw
  • John Inman: The voice of a legend montgomery herald
  • Watertown is getting a new radio station. KXLG 99.1 FM should be on the air by mid-September ksfy sioux city
  • Radio meteorologist Barton loses job, keeps sunny outlook dallas morning news
  • Guitar hero Les Paul, a longtime N.J. resident, dies at age 94 nj.com
  • AEROSMITH Guitarist JOE PERRY: New Radio Interviews Posted Online – Aug. 13, 2009 blabbermouth
  • Pregnant Kourtney Kardashian: I Forgot to Take “the Pill” us magazine
  • Lobo Radio Network Closer to Blanketing The State Addition of a Las Cruces Station brings Voice of Lobos deeper into NMSU country golobo
  • 49ers, Raiders find new Sacramento radio homes sacramento bee



OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • MMTC Says 33% of Minority Outlets Would Suffer radio online
  • MMTC Cites ‘No Urban Dictate’ From Mini Cooper Agency radio ink
  • Fresh evidence of “No Urban Dictates.” inside radio
  • MMTC reasserts nondiscrimination in ad sales contracts radio business report
  • Net Neutrality Bill Introed in House radio magazine
  • RealNetworks court loss a reminder about limits of “fair use” ars technica
  • ‘Mischievous’ Genachowski Pounds the Boards radio world
  • FCC Chief Diversity Officer Asks For Public Funds… mel phillips
  • FCC’s Chief Diversity Officer Wants Private Broadcasters to Pay a Sum Equal to Their Total Operating Costs to Fund Public Broadcasting cns news
  • FCC approves Tama transfers radio business report
  • NAB fights paperwork mandate. inside radio
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Cisco and Warner Music extend Web partnership cnet
  • Iconic Boston Rock Radio Station WBCN Moves to Net and HD about.com
  • Interactive One Launches BlackPlanet Rising, the First Online Platform Empowering African Americans Seeking to Give Back to the Community yahoo
  • Analysis: WOXY Adds To Future Sounds’ Growing Business Model billboard
  • Free radio stations and podcasts sans computer philly.com
  • eMarketer: Online TV Ad Spend Small But Growing media daily news
  • Web Sites Debate Best Values for Advertising Dollars wall street journal
  • Spotify alliance can add “truly meaningful” value to online radio, says Edison’s Webster rain
  • 92Q, HipCricket Partner On PEACE Plan radio ink
  • Online Video Ad Market Grows But its share of overall Internet advertising game remains small adweek
  • Wowza Media Systems Sees Surge In Us-Based Streaming Radio Market yahoo
  • Kneller Joins Nautel radiomagazine
  • Is the next iTunes challenger iLike? cnet
  • Microsoft confirms Zune HD details cnet
  • Review: Resco Pocket Radio wm experts
  • Digital Mobile Radio Association Formed radio 2020
  • China’s new media rules slammed by WTO as trade violations ars technica
  • Looking for a job? Try LinkedIn or Twitter reuters

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle & Jackie O back on air on Tuesday – with time delay mumbrella
  • Kyle Sandilands, Jackie O back on radio after lie detector furore adelaide now
  • Shock jocks back on air canberra times
  • Kyle, Jackie O back on radio next week sky news
  • Sandilands returns to radio the age
  • Foul radio hurts us all herald sun
  • Radio jocks ride wave of experience queensland times
  • Gold loses its lustre. THE Australian Radio Network shed 66,000 listeners from its two stations in the latest ratings survey. wa today
  • Radio Misty revamps, starts two new shows radio and music
  • Eros International appoints A P Parigi as CEO for India television point
  • Media fosters the “argumentative tradition” indian newslink
  • Community radio a shining star – RAMS bizcommunity
  • BBC unveils special radio programming for Independence Day indian television
  • Comment: Guidelines for local radio presenters overdue joy online
  • FM Larkana goes on air after one-year delay dawn.com
  • Manager refuses to register as community radio with NTC individual.com
  • Community radio is flourishing, but regulators fret about vested interests individual.com
  • CBS Radio Host Dan Taylor Visits Erin Croes In Brand New Magic FM Studios aruba.com