Radio and Streaming Media News 8-14-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Univision Operating Chief Ray Rodriguez To Retire wall street journal
  • Clear Channel Announces Extension of Early Tender Date… For Senior Notes clear channel
  • WLIT-FM ousts Forman, seeks new direction for morning drive chicago sun times
  • Former 99Xer Jimmy Baron gets morning show gig at Dave FM access atlanta
  • Star & Buc Wild are coming back, again radio info
  • Feud among radio rivals ends in police call detroit news
  • KGO on top of radio ratings, Mickey Luckoff on fire, rock is dead? examiner.com
  • More Broadcasters Attack Arbitron’s PPM mediaweek
  • Kabrich’s not giving up PPMs inside radio
  • False start for Sports Hub radio station boston herald
  • Clippers will be on KFWB radio next season la times
  • 97.7 Supertalk will become gospel station (WTNE) jackson sun
  • Doctor: Mondale’s tumor surgery a success (WCCO) star tribune
  • MINI Disavows Agency Dictate radio ink
  • New FCC official: ‘Fairness Doctrine never repealed’ wnd
  • FCC to audit 170 stations inside radio
  • The Performance Royalty Tax Is Headed For Terrestrial Radio… mel phillips
  • Rush Limbaugh to appear in Family Guy guardian
  • Media, radio companies learning how to monetize their iPhone apps rain
  • Changing the Delivery of Radio: South African Company Runs WiMAX Test about.com
  • Kick sold to Andover Sound radio today
  • Keep Sandilands on the air, down there australian business

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Univision Operating Chief Ray Rodriguez To Retire wall street journal
  • Report: Zell To Lose Control Of Tribune Under Reorganization Plan upi
  • Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Announces Extension of Early Tender Date and Increase of Maximum Payment Sublimit in Connection with Subsidiary’s Tender Offer For Senior Notes clear channel
  • Univision to Host Conference Call on August 18, 2009 pr inside
  • LBI Media Radio Revenues Fall 14% In Q2 radio ink
  • Does This Hit the Ground? Sirius Swapping Heavy Debt Loads… digital music news
  • Sirius (SIRI) is looking up! motley fool
  • More Advertisers Pull Ads From Glenn Beck’s Fox News Show In response to Beck’s accusations that President Obama is “a racist” with a “deep-seated hatred for white people” broadcasting and cable
  • Glenn Beck Poised to Become the Next Howard Stern — From an Advertisers’ Perspective bnet
  • Auto Ads Fuel Increased Radio Revenues radio 2020
  • Sign Off, and Save Some Money radio world
  • Rubicon Signs New York Advertising Firm social tech
  • TV ratings shake-up challenges Nielsen financial times
  • Nielsen revenues fall 6% inside radio

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • WLIT-FM ousts Forman, seeks new direction for morning drive chicago sun times
  • Former 99Xer Jimmy Baron gets morning show gig at Dave FM access atlanta
  • Star & Buc Wild are coming back, again radio info
  • Contract ends, longtime WZAK host leaves (Kim Johnson) cleveland.com
  • Radio Ratings in; KGO’s Luckoff Unhappy Despite Top Spot media bistro
  • KGO on top of radio ratings, Mickey Luckoff on fire, rock is dead? examiner.com
  • More Static: Citadel Radio Slams PPM media daily news
  • More Broadcasters Attack Arbitron’s PPM mediaweek
  • Citadel Exec Pens Open Letter To Arbitron Over PPM Problems fmqb
  • Arbitron samples to grow 10% inside radio
  • Arbitron Shoots For 20% CPO Sample In PPM Markets radio ink
  • Arbitron boosting CPO targets again radio business report
  • Arbitron Outlines Two Key Sample Quality Improvement Initiatives for Diary and PPM Markets pr newswire
  • Kabrich’s not giving up PPMs inside radio
  • July radio ratings reflect the season (Chicago Arbitron Radio Ratings) examiner.com
  • Fresh from the Personal People Meters: July radio ratings (Minneapolis St Paul Arbitron Radio Ratings) minn post
  • Top 3 GF radio stations stay on top. The latest radio ratings are in for the Grand Forks market and it largely confirms the status quo, according to data from the New York-based research company Arbitron. grand forks herald
  • Country radio scores No. 1 KXDD-FM commands biggest share of Yakima-area listeners in spring ratings yakima herald
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Atlanta Boston Detroit Washington DC Miami Minneapolis Phoenix San Diego Seattle radio daily news
  • For debut of sports radio station, a Pats’ audible Lineup shift creates confusion; format to resume today boston.com
  • False start for Sports Hub radio station boston herald
  • New station shows promise, needs polish boston.com
  • 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Debut a Success nesn
  • Boston’s WBZ-FM Relaunches As Sports Station, Takes Jabs At WEEI sports business daily
  • New sports station gets off to a confusing start boston.com
  • 97.7 Supertalk will become gospel station (WTNE) jackson sun
  • Radio station could provide cruise soundtrack (WOMC) detroit news
  • ‘WJUC-107.3 The Juice’ Hip-hop station offers talk show to empower listeners toledo freepress
  • Clippers will be on KFWB radio next season la times
  • KFWB/Los Angeles Makes Deal For Clippers Rights radio ink
  • Everblades games find new home on radio Fox Radio 1200 picks up ECHL team’s broadcasts fort myers news press
  • ESPN to broadcast Little League game huntington herald dispatch
  • Mallards Team Up with 93.9 FM WYEC our sports central
  • SVSU Athletics Announces Partnership with ESPN Radio 100.9-FM saginaw valley state university
  • KALL 700 Sports Radio to Become New Home of ESPN Radio Programming in Utah DMA our sports central
  • Sundogs Name KDDL 94.3 FM Official Radio Home of Arizona Sundogs Hockey our sports central
  • Bear River Bears return to radio cache valley daily

News & PR

  • Radio boss: We support Mildred Gaddis in Reggie Reg feud detroit news
  • Feud among radio rivals ends in police call. Radio host Mildred Gaddis briefly interrupted her morning program today and called the police when a fellow Radio One host with whom she’s been feuding entered the station. detroit news
  • DJ Feud Forces Reggie ‘Reg’ Off Air. Mildred Gaddis Accused Of Smear Campaign click on detroit
  • Detroit Radio Host Asks For Help On Air my fox detroit
  • Reggie ‘Reg’ Davis leaving Hot 102.7 for Detroit charter commission run, blames Mildred Gaddis mlive
  • Deejay blames exit on feud with fellow jock Mildred Gaddis detroit news
  • Doctor: Mondale’s tumor surgery a success (WCCO) star tribune
  • Hitzges still a force after 35 years in radio dallas morning news
  • Tom Jicha asks DJ Eric Brandon 5 questions. DJ Brandon shows his passion for fishing and music. fort lauderdale sun sentinel
  • Lotus Broadcasting, Vegas stations focus on community las vegas sun
  • James Steven: He had a passion for sports radio. A former reporter/producer at WDFN-AM (1130), Mr. Steven died Monday of heart failure at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. detroit free press
  • Mini USA apologies for NUD inside radio
  • MINI Disavows Agency Dictate radio ink
  • Mini Cooper No Urban Dictate resolved radio business report
  • Urban radio vet speaks out on NUDs inside radio
  • “No Urban Dictates” Lives On – Mini Cooper Ad Agency Gets Caught in an Email – We Don’t Want to Advertise to Black Consumers urban radio nation
  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition (pdf) nts onine
  • Petros & Money Snuggle Up With Dodgers’ Fans nts online
  • WKZE radio, local, independent and profitable. Is thriving using a format that combines largely acoustic-based world music with a refusal to accept national advertisers to promote a buy-local mentality. westfair online
  • Russ Parr brings his radio show tour to Fayetteville fayeteville observer
  • Radio Stunt Death Going to Trial chicago tribune
  • KRKO radio tower foes again lose in court herald net
  • MacArthur launches AM radio station. Long Island MacArthur Airport today launched its own AM radio station the techno file
  • Tools for schools: local radio station organizes Pack the Bus campaign roanoke times
  • KMUN partners with two banks to help the needy during pledge drive daily astorian
  • Radio Show Host, R&B Group Stop In Durham my nc durham
  • Remembering TV reporter Faith Fancher abc local san francisco
  • Talk radio’s Joey Reynolds: “Les Paul was like a father to me” examiner.com
  • EMI Music Remembers the Life and Legacy of Music Legend Les Paul pr newswire
  • Littwin: McInnis strikes out at radio softball denver post
  • Redskins wall to wall on the radio washington examiner
  • KMMO Radio Kids Night at Central Missouri Speedway whowon




OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Fairness Doctrine Raises Its Ugly Head Under New FCC “Diversity Czar” hot air
  • New FCC official: ‘Fairness Doctrine never repealed’ Seeks $250 million fines from radio stations, money to go to National Public Radio wnd
  • Mark Lloyd: FCC Chief Diversity Officer Seeks to Punish Conservative Broadcasters right pundits
  • Obama Appoints Talk Radio Czar fox 4 kansas city
  • A Rant on Internet Radio I’m in a rant-a-riffic mood today, and the topic is streaming. hear2.0
  • Radio’s Recovery Involves Listening radio business report
  • The Smothers Brothers Cumulus Show inside music media
  • New Focus on Digital Albums for Record Companies? infinite dial
  • Out Of The Woods jacobs media
  • Station Web Polls And Loaded Questions infinite dial
  • Passionate About Music infinite dial
  • Hippie kay-yay! Area residents reflect on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock gaston gazette
  • The enduring appeal of Woodstock daily comet
  • What Happened to The Jeremy Taylor Show? (KLWN) ljworld
  • Oops! Mayor Bloomberg trips up on radio address, mentions things he’d do in a fourth term ny daily news
  • Readers Respond To CNN Talk Radio Host Ban nts online
  • Rush Limbaugh and Karl Rove to appear in Family Guy guardian
  • Limbaugh, Rove To Guest On “Family Guy” nts online
  • Glenn Beck’s Advertisers Dropped Air America alternet
  • Glenn Beck’s ‘racist’ comment haunts him kansascity.com
  • Host Loses Some Sponsors After an Obama Remark ny times
  • TV, radio statewide carrying Obama town-hall meeting live mt standard
  • Repeat Of ’94 Looks Unlikely Obama Remains More Popular Than Clinton Was During His Push For Health Care Reform national journal
  • Talk-show wing nuts pose danger arizona republic
  • Rush, Newt, and Sarah Supported Death Panels, Too! the nation
  • CNN Finally Fires Lou Dobbs! hartford courant
  • Critics Still Taking Aim at Lou Dobbs media bistro
  • CNN’s Lou Dobbs has sold his soul for ratings Commentary: He sure is famous now, but is it worth the price? marketwatch
  • Doocy ignores Fox personalities’ role in advancing “death panels” smear media matters
  • Fanning the flames of unfairness. Cable TV news needs to trade discord for truth washington times
  • Right Wing Radio Week in Review: August 10 – 14, 2009 examiner.com
  • Globe radio show to feature Joplin city manager the joplin glone
  • Michael Savage: UK now ordering him to “publicly renounce” his views sf gate

FCC & Legal

  • FCC’s New Hire Targeted Conservative Radio Stations in Writings. Mark Lloyd, the FCC’s new chief diversity officer, laid out a “battle plan” for liberal activists to target conservative talk radio stations in 2007. fox news
  • The Performance Royalty Tax Is Headed For Terrestrial Radio… mel phillips
  • The Day The Music Died? Radio Stations Fight to Stay Free. Radio stations nationwide are on a mission to make sure lawmakers do not pass a proposed performance tax. fox 8 cleveland
  • New FCC Public Safety Chief Says EAS Is on Priority List radio world
  • What Happened During the Initial Elevated Power Tests? radio world
  • AT&T files FCC complaint against Cablevision the hollywood reporter
  • NAB Wants To See New FCC Ownership Form radio ink
  • NAB: Reports could deter investors inside radio
  • FCC to audit 170 stations inside radio
  • FCC sending out EEO audits radio business report
  • FCC Turns Down Petition On PA AM radio ink
  • LA engineers chance unusual pirate inside radio
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Media, radio companies learning how to monetize their iPhone apps rain
  • Digital music: The battle rages on. Squabbles over the rates and rights online radio should pay highlights a fundamental problem: the music industry is broken. cnn money
  • Changing the Delivery of Radio: South African Company Runs WiMAX Test about.com
  • Facebook virus hits radio host. Jack Harris’ page hacked, virus infects ‘friends’ fox tampa bay
  • Pandora can thank iPhone for Internet radio success chicago sun times
  • Study shows there is not a lot of news on Twitter san antonio business journal
  • Google exec provides glimpse into future of search-based advertising industry standard
  • Print, beware! Publishers are “on the road” to pure digital ars technica
  • Pay-to-Read Group Says it has 506 Publications Signed Up prpd
  • Zune HD gets the grand tour on video cnet
  • Can Zune HD’s Radio Kill the MP3 Star? tech news world
  • Zune HD Player Features HD Radio Technology radio online
  • LEGO clock looks cool ubergizmo
  • Apt-x Codec Installed in Consumer Headphones radio magazine
  • Alesis Pro Track radio magazine

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Kick sold to Andover Sound radio today
  • Sport owner strikes commercial deal with ESPN mediaweek uk
  • BBC pays £100,000 to radio phone-in host sacked over bullying claims mail online
  • Where are radio’s heavy hitters? Tim Westwood’s drivetime show is great news for BBC 1Xtra – but where can a thirtysomething chap head to on the airwaves? guardian
  • Rebels take on radio station in licence battle hexham courant
  • Radio station to expand into city. A DARLINGTON radio station brand is to expand into Durham. northern echo
  • Birmingham’s classical music scene venues hit the airwaves birmingham post
  • Justin’s back in Toon for Real radio today
  • Reunion for 20 years of 252 radio today
  • New Ed for BBC Radio Devon radio today
  • Hallam FM’s sexual healing radio today
  • Limerick broadcaster: “I’m gay and I’m proud” (Gerry Hennan) limerick leader
  • NEW BEAT ON THE AIRWAVES A new English language radio station is set to hit the airwaves in the near future, offering people in the Gibraltar and Campo area 24-hour broadcasting. gibraltar chronicle

Canada

  • Yangaroo Delivers Broadcast Quality Music Video to MusicPlus broadcaster
  • Halifax native joins Catholic radio station (Patrick Coffin) the chronicle herald

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle and Jackie O newsreader says sorry the australian
  • Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O to return to radio on seven-second delay perth now
  • Keep Sandilands on the air, down there australian business
  • Radio boss Graham Mott in hospital with cancer news au
  • Radio Content Added to Vodafone Store etial today
  • Big FM sticks to lead in Bangalore radio and music
  • Radio Misty revamps its programming strategy television point
  • INDIA: MNNIT to start community radio station asia media
  • Independence Day: Radio stations unveil special programming television point
  • Sab uses radio to create brand touch points beyond TV television india
  • Radio Misty gets programming facelift indian television
  • Uganda: Radio Talk Show Case – Court to Deliver Verdict On Sept. 9 all africa
  • CITI FM Barclays Premiership Launched daily guide ghana
  • Private radio station secures rights to broadcast English Premier League ghana news agency
  • Sulunteh Donates Fuel to Radio Station daily observer
  • Clear Channel Outdoor Brings Bike Sharing To Latin America with Program In Mexico City clear channel
  • Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez aggressively seizing control of media, unclassified U.S. report says: An unclassified report lists examples of Venezuelan government efforts to crack down on or seize control of media outlets to stifle criticism. individual.com
  • Official journalism. How is it that taking 34 radio stations off the air cannot be called shutdown? Some journalists back the move and ask to stop the “media terrorism.” That is the logic of “socialist communicators” el universal