Radio and Streaming Media News 8-18-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Univision Revenue Down 4% broadcasting and cable
  • iTunes swallowed a quarter of US music sales register
  • Ingraham, Savage out, Thompson, King on KGIL lineup los angeles times
  • 1340-AM launches news talk format WJRW aims at rival WOOD Radio wood 8
  • V-103, WABE-FM, 99X up in July Atlanta Arbitron ratings access atlanta
  • Fisher tries hyper-local strategy. inside radio
  • Fox Business in Talks With Imus Over Show wall street journal
  • Broadcasting Legend is Home after Hospitalization (Ernie Harwell) wwj
  • Shannon Burke seeks reconciliation my fox orlando
  • Radio of the future is going to be local radio of the past george johns
  • FCC Chairman Is Being Asked About Lloyd’s Intentions… mel phillips
  • David Pitman Joins the Morning Edition Team on KUHF khuf
  • Universal Music toasts BigChampagne cnet
  • Houston Uses Facebook to Promote Single to Radio radio online
  • Global Radio offers DIY ads. mediaweek uk
  • 2FM seeks older audience as young listeners decline irish times
  • Media watchdog to probe Kyle and Jackie O radio segment australian business


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Univision Revenue Down 4% Retrans cash fuels fair quarter broadcasting and cable
  • SUN OF SAM ECLIPSE ZELL PREPARES TO ABANDON ILL-FATED TRIBUNE INVESTMENT ny post
  • iTunes swallowed a quarter of US music sales. World’s largest retailer thumped register
  • Media Floats Ideas After the Flood wall street journal
  • Inside Sirius Institutional Ownership seeking alpha
  • Sirius Lives! (SIRI). Watch this stock motley fool

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Ingraham, Savage out, Thompson, King on KGIL lineup KFWB will switch from news to talk. los angeles times
  • Citadel Broadcasting launches 24-hour news-and-talk format at 1340 AM on WJRW Radio mlive
  • 1340-AM launches news talk format WJRW aims at rival WOOD Radio wood 8
  • WZZM 13 and Citadel Radio expand for new Grand Rapids talk station wzzm 13 grand rapids
  • 93.5 Drops the Beat and focuses on 93.5 KDAY FM hip hip press
  • KTRK’s Jeff Ehling moves shows mike mcguff
  • Fisher tries hyper-local strategy. inside radio
  • V-103, WABE-FM, 99X up in July Atlanta Arbitron ratings, WSB-AM, Q100, Dave FM down access atlanta
  • Poof! Majic 107.7 tops list (Topeka Arbitrons) cjonline
  • More News/Talk/Sports Ratings Results nts online
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Allentown Akron Cleveland Hartford Wikes-Barre radio daily news
  • Radio shows return after summer break (WAQB) nems 360
  • Mavs make KCWJ their radio home All 64 games for CHL team to be broadcast on local station examiner.net

News & PR

  • Report: FBN in ‘Advanced Negotiations’ with Imus radio online
  • Fox Business in Talks With Imus Over Show wall street journal
  • Radio Talker Don Imu$ = Fox Bu$iness Network? about.com
  • Don Imus is healing among the kids with cancer projo.com
  • Shannon Burke seeks reconciliation my fox orlando
  • Spirit of Neil Rogers lives on with webcasts sun sentinel
  • Broadcasting Legend is Home after Hospitalization (Ernie Harwell) wwj
  • Uncertain future for local 1260 ESPN Radio ktre lufkin
  • Party that became a brawl was a radio station promotion (WJMN) union leader
  • Stay Tuned: Heather Miller california chronicle
  • Dave FM’s Jimmy Baron: ‘I’m passionate about Atlanta’ access atlanta
  • Neighbors say radio tower is making them sick cny central
  • Officials to consider moving antennas on Floyd radio tower utica od
  • Talk Radio Broadcasts Ninth Annual Care-a-Thon August 27 & 28 the weekly duluth
  • Poll: TV and radio fare fairly well radio business report
  • Double coverage: Irvin adding TV work to radio gig dallas morning news
  • Otters get 130 applications for radio, media relations job goerie

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Is local AM broadcasting dead? examiner.com
  • Radio Industry Needs to Make Change, Not Wait for It audio graphics
  • Radio of the future is going to be local radio of the past george johns
  • Miscasting in Broadcasting jaco blog
  • Commercial Free Mondays inside music media
  • CNSNews.com Top Senate Republican Fears FCC’s ‘Diversity’ Chief May Use ‘Back Door’ to Regulate Talk Radio cnsnews
  • The Fairness Doctrine – its’ about free speech, unless they disagree with your content examiner.com
  • Fairness Doctrine may threaten conservative, Christian talk radio everyday christian
  • MEDIA WATCH: DEMISE OF NEWSPAPERS, INCREASED MEDIA CONSOLIDATION THREATEN DEMOCRACY, WARN MEDIA EXPERTS AT LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS EVENT east county magazine
  • When will senators go on talk radio? shore news today
  • Who’s a Nazi now? If Obama’s a goose-stepper, according to Rush, then what about Ike, Teddy Roosevelt, and Dubya? crosscut
  • Republicans And The Rush Limbaugh Southern Strategy bsn
  • Limbaugh falsely claimed he has “not used the word ‘death panels,’ except in quoting Sarah Palin” media matters
  • Limbaugh: No Point To Liberal Reform Without A Public Option media matters
  • The Glenn Beck Phenomenon newsbyus
  • As advertisers abandon Glen Beck, will Fox pull his plug? daily finance
  • DLA Piper feeling sick over Armey’s work with group against health reform chicago tribune



FCC & Legal

  • Sen Grassley’s Letter to FCC Chair- Questions Media Should Ask About FCC ‘Chief Diversity Officer’ newsbusters
  • FCC Chairman Is Being Asked About Lloyd’s Intentions… mel phillips
  • Sirius XM Radio Brings New FCC Chairman Up To Date On WCS Issue satwaves
  • Benkler Tells FCC To Look At Other Countries To Inform Broadband Strategies broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Continues Working On DTV-Related Reception Issues broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Southern California Public Radio will break ground today at new Pasadena headquarters pasadena star news
  • Yuma public radio provides new format yuma sun
  • WUOG starts new era with tried and true format red and black
  • Classical fans protest WUFT’s switch to news and talk shows gainesville.com
  • Readers write in defense of Classic 89 gainesville.com
  • Jazz fundraiser to benefit Greece radio station (WGMC) mpnnow
  • The Austin Jazz Alliance – Helping The Jazz Scene in Austin examiner.com
  • David Pitman Joins the Morning Edition Team on KUHF khuf
  • St. Ambrose University KALA-FM will broadcast interview with Labor Leader quad cities online
  • Jake Shapiro Covers the Waterfront of Public Radio, the Internet, Going Mobile & More prpd
  • The Moth featured in NYT prpd
  • NPR Launches New Breed Of News App, Available Now In iTunes App Store pr canada
  • NPR Joins the ‘Heard’ radio world
  • NPR Mobile Strategy Mixes Text With Live And On-Demand Audio moconews
  • paidContent – NPR Mobile Strategy Mixes Text With Live And On-Demand Audio reuters
  • Radio station makes some format changes. New Life Radio (WNLR), 1150 on the AM dial, is making some changes to their on-air format. news leader

Streaming & Tech

  • Universal Music toasts BigChampagne cnet
  • Houston Uses Facebook to Promote Single to Radio radio online
  • Breaking: MySpace Close To Acquiring iLike For $20 Million tech crunch
  • iLike Digital Music Store Open For Business fmqb
  • BRS Media, Inc. Named as One of the 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine newswire today
  • Pureplay Agreement Impacts Webcasters digital media buzz
  • RAIN 8/17: Today is the deadline to file with SoundExchange for Pureplay Webcaster settlement rain
  • American Public Media Announces First Use of DTS Neural Surround radioworld
  • You Need Not Fear the CAP radioworld
  • NME Radio iPhone app breaks new record Currently number two in the paid for music application section macworld
  • BlogTalkRadio Gets Presidential audio4cast
  • Finn fined just €3,000 for sharing 768MB of music ars technica
  • Steve Harvey to Use Digital Interactive as ABC ‘Good Morning America’ Correspondent black web
  • Pierson Will Retire at NFCB radioworld
  • Tampa Talker’s Facebook Hacked nts online
  • Official Zune Specs Outlined by Microsoft high def digest


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Global Radio offers DIY ads. Global Radio has launched an internet application that enables advertisers to buy and create radio ads online. mediaweek uk
  • Absolute Radio unveils plans to launch live music station. Absolute Radio is launching a new radio station, under the working title of Absolute CTRL, which will broadcast live music events mediaweek uk
  • RAB announces shortlist for Radio Advertising Awards mediaweek uk
  • Global appoints Red Dragon MD broadcastnow
  • Swine flu forces Colin Murray to miss the kick-off of his radio football show the independent
  • New owners for Isle of Wight Radio isle of wight county press
  • NME Radio iPhone App charts radio today
  • Oldham takes on the Dragon radio today
  • UKRD/TLRC sells IOW Radio radio today
  • Fanning moves back to 2FM rte entertainment
  • 2FM seeks older audience as young listeners decline irish times
  • Why Miriam is primed to do more on radio independent.ie
  • South Serbia radio owner protests at disrespect of broadcasting law individual.com

Canada

  • CBC’s Peter Brown champions local talent. Eclectic radio host behind Fringe’s WetWare edmonton jounal
  • The Ex is the new top spender: Media Monitors radio rankings Aug. 10 – Aug. 16, 2009 media in canada

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Media watchdog to probe Kyle and Jackie O radio segment australian business
  • Kyle and Jackie O should not be allowed on air: Rees live news au
  • Kyle and Jackie O ‘sorry’ after exile australian business
  • Australian DJs return after teenager’s on-air ‘rape’ revelation furore Girl revealed she had been raped during Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O’Neil’s ‘lie detector’ stunt guardian
  • Australian ‘radio rape’ hosts back on air asia one news
  • Kyle Sandilands blames family for $150k broken promise news.com.au
  • News Corp announces Star TV shake-up financial times
  • Clearing FM radio of the static the financial express
  • Shock jock the star online
  • New Weapon in the Afghan Conflict: Radio radio 2020
  • Tom Alter to anchor radio show for visually challenged calcutta news
  • Exciting morning talk show the star online
  • Cameroonian government closes a private radio station afrik
  • Radio station studios ransacked, equipment destroyed ifex
  • Citi 97.3 FM launches EPL modern ghana