Radio and Streaming Media News 8-19-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Cox Reboots Management for Integrated Play mediaweek
  • Cox Media Group Announces New Integrated Media Organization individual.com
  • Cox Media Restructuring Merges Newspaper and Broadcast Business Operations editor & publisher
  • Cox Media restructures, consolidates operations tampa bay business journal
  • Cox Media Group Reworks Management, Neil Adds EVP Duties radio ink
  • Cox realigns; combines media units. inside radio
  • Cox Media Group brings radio, TV and newspaper closer together radio info
  • McGavren Guild Signs Opus Broadcasting radio ink
  • LBI Media, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results pr canada
  • Univision’s Q2 TV flat; Radio down 19% radio business report
  • Hispanic media hits bottom. Univision says the “continued deterioration” in advertising appears to have stopped. inside radio
  • Buckley Broadcasting Divests Syracuse NY Cluster radio online
  • Buckley Sells Syracuse Stations radio ink
  • Beck continues to hemorrhage advertisers radio business report
  • Loyalty Buy: Triton Acquires Enticent media daily news
  • Viacom Announces a Debt Offering of $750 Million of Senior Notes and a Cash Tender Offer for Any and All of Its Outstanding 5.75% Senior Notes Due 2011 individual.com
  • Business Matters: Albums Not Dead, Hastings Q2, Digital = Green? billboard
  • EMI Music Publishing Continues Strong Performance billboard
  • iTunes sells 25% of all music in the US, 69% of digital ars technica

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Alpha Brings In Citadel Vets Proffitt, Mahalick, Jennings radio ink
  • Mahalick Named Alpha/Portland Dir./FM Programming radio online
  • Alpha Broadcasting Announces Management Team radio online
  • John Ziegler vanishes from KGIL lineup Before leaving the air, the host tells listeners his life and career are ‘in crisis.’ oc register
  • Bob Grant set to return to WABC radio for third stint ny daily news
  • Sid’s Back On South Florida Radio nts online
  • Rosenberg Joins Beasley’s WQAM/Miami for Middays radio online
  • Jeanne Jakle: A familiar voice set to hit the air (C.J. Cruz KTFM) my san antonio
  • CC Akron/Canton Market Manager To PA (Dan Lankford) ohio media watch
  • Cox Media Group taps Taylor as Dayton, Louisville group VP dayton daily news
  • ‘Joe the Plumber’ tries hand at radio Campaign fixture hosts hourlong call-in toledo blade
  • Big waves set off by new radio ratings in Colorado Electronic “people meters” have replaced listener diaries, giving rise to much different audience numbers. denver post
  • Music intensity rewarded by PPM. July numbers from Arbitron for the Seattle/Tacoma radio market examiner.com
  • Political issues lift news-talk radio ratings Arbitron: Auto bailouts, ‘Obamacare’ among issues helping KTOK to top spot news ok
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 18 Buffalo Cincinnati Kansas City Monterey radio daily news
  • Denver wingnut radio audiences shrink under new ratings technology colorado independent
  • Utahns really like their sports radio deseret news
  • Lakes Media LLC Signs for Arbitron Custom Survey Area Report for Fall 2009: Northern NC–Southside VA arbitron
  • Arbitron Details July 2009 Sample Quality Metrics for PPM Markets arbitron
  • Arbitron Details July PPM Sample Quality Metrics radio online
  • Report: PPM ‘Assumptions’ May Affect Data radio ink
  • Smaller summer PPM drop-off. inside radio
  • NAB Radio Show: The PPM DNA of America’s High Performance Stations nab radio show
  • Sirius XM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio to Broadcast Live topix
  • Phantoms Announce Classic Hits Q-101.7 FM As Flagship Radio Station our sports central
  • Rocky football returns to radio billings gazette
  • Phantoms reach radio deal post star
  • Blades officially announce radio broadcasts will move to Fox Sports Radio naples news

News & PR

  • Sister: ‘Survivor’ winner jailed for interview (WPRO) google/ap
  • Radio station: No OK for ‘Survivor’ winner call-in washington post
  • Fox Business Turns to Imus For Morning Show mediapost
  • Houston singing praises of radio airplay for new single smart brief
  • Taylor Swift to Perform Private Concert at Country Radio Seminar cmt
  • Floatin’ The River 94.9 with Ken and Tim boise weekly
  • Leykis Shuts Down Whitman Podcast la radio
  • Sun-Times columnist Robert Novak dead at 78 chicago sun times
  • LaDawn Black and The Sexiest Minute in Radio urban radio nation
  • Polito Vega Celebrates 50 Years on the Radio with a Two-Day Concert Series yahoo
  • Dave Gorman, Phasetek Co-founder, Dies radio magazine
  • EMF to Floyd Residents: “We apologize” wktv utica
  • In lightning storm, stick to listening to FM radio watertown daily times
  • Wendy Williams, Studs Terkel in radio hall of fame windy city media group
  • Chattanooga Broadcaster Honored by Titans Radio newschannel9
  • Clear Channel Radio Syracuse Raises Over $22,000 to Rebuild Local Playground clear channel
  • New Mexico Broadcaster of the Year: Chuck Hammond clear channel
  • Clear Channel Radio’s KASE 101 Named Finalist for Prestigious Business Award clear channel
  • Activist, Radio Personality To Host Latino Festival durham
  • Airwaves light up with Favre talk wkowtv madison
  • Leona Lewis Leak Investigated billboard
  • Label hunts hackers who stole Lewis/Timberlake song washington post




OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Terrestrial Radio’s Pains Create Opportunity. Will Sirius XM Seize It? sirius buzz
  • The Future of Radio with Kipper McGee gotomeeting
  • McGee Explores The Future Of Radio nts online
  • Google Dance Will Affect Radio Industry audio graphics
  • Possibly The Music Of Your Life infinite dial
  • Citadel Facing Near Certain Bankruptcy inside music media
  • This Revolution will not be Televised hear 2.0
  • Measuring Listening – and Measuring What Matters hear 2.0
  • Does It Take a Man to Add Star Power to Fox Business? escape from corporate america
  • If It Rocks… jacobs media
  • Joe Scarborough Joins Jacobs Summit At NAB nts online
  • Conservative Radio Host Smerconish to the White House washington post
  • Obama to talk health care conservative radio (Michael Smerconish) yahoo
  • Obama to Talk Health Care With Conservative Radio Host ny times
  • On The Air: Ronald Reagan, Jr. radio 2020
  • More Fairness Doctrine Nonsense the plank
  • Disappointed with radio station’s personnel decision (KNCO) the union
  • Giving Fans an Earful wall street journal
  • Radio: Looking for class voices in the imaginary landscape In the first of a regular series, Mike Gonzalez writes on the potential for vibrant radio listening socialist worker online
  • Obama-related radio stunt angers onlookers charlotte observer
  • Radio stunt angers some onlookers wcnc
  • Man Who Brought Assault Rifle To Obama Rally Was Part Of Radio Stunt (VIDEO) huffington post
  • Glenn Beck Program Loses Another Advertiser After Calling Obama “Racist” seattle pi
  • Glenn Beck boycott grows pww
  • Obama’s attack dogs working to destroy Glenn Beck’s base of advertisers examiner.com
  • Hal Turner a Trained FBI Agent Provocateur prison planet
  • Oliver North to talk Friday at The Greene dayton daily news
  • G. Gordon Liddy and the Ugly Americans true slant
  • New law could mean Blagojevich loses cash from book, radio gig pantagraph
  • Comparing modern conservatives to Founding Fathers renew america
  • Here’s How You Can Strike Back Against Right-Wing Cable, Radio huffington post
  • Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association Launches Radio Ads Targeting Key Senators in Health Care Reform the auto channel

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR Names Kroc Fellows radio world
  • KJHK Announces Fall Schedule; Back On-Air 24/7 the pitch kansas city
  • Regional Public Radio Station Celebrates New Pasadena Facility From the trash bin, SCPR’s $27-million center now coming true pasadena news now
  • Third Coast pitch panel at PRPD…feeling brave? prpd
  • Annemieke Pronker-Coron: Where is the music? gainesville.com
  • Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod closer to selling KFUO-FM stl today

Streaming & Tech

  • Listening to Music on Mobile Phones Doubled in Past Year radio business report
  • NPR’s new iPhone app pairs radio streams with print articles rain
  • Behind the NPR News App radio world
  • More Free Radio Research from the Web james cridland
  • Radio on the Tube on the Net radio world
  • One song still a mystery for Beatles: Rock Band cnet
  • Sony expands Xplod line by four cnet
  • YANGAROO’s DMDS 5.0 delivers first broadcast-quality music video in U.S. individual.com
  • Google Continues to Satisfy, News Publishers Don’t webpro news
  • Washington Post scrapping ‘hyperlocal’ Web site yahoo tech
  • Thrillist Captures The Guy-Zeist. The online newsletter has found a way to make money online–one e-mail at a time. forbes
  • The New ubroadcast TV Enables Businesses to Create and Distribute Their Own Online Live TV Show yahoo

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Absolute CTRL: New live music digital radio station telegraph
  • Absolute Radio Testing Digital Live Music Station beat crave
  • Absolut Vodka sues Britain’s Absolute Radio over copyright infringement mail online
  • BBC To Broadcast ‘Muse Night’ billboard
  • Guy Burgess ‘exploited BBC expenses to make himself a better spy’ times online
  • The Media Week podcast – ABC Special mediaweek uk
  • Teen radio station one step closer mercury
  • Liverpool radio presenter says “pull the plug on Bath” click liverpool
  • Murray misses first 5 Live show radio today
  • New breakfast host for KCFM radio today
  • Burrows heads to Somerset radio today
  • Advertising Awards: Nominations radio today
  • Scotland’s Real Radio partners with Search.co.uk for jobs mediaweek uk
  • Comeback kid Marty ready to make waves at Lyric herald.ie
  • RFE, RL Settles Into Its New Home radio world

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O axed from Melbourne radio herald sun au
  • Radio lie detector stunt prompts Aussie inquiry cbc news
  • Keep Kyle and Jackie off air – Rees brisbane times
  • Rape call: Australian radio presenters back on air 3 news nz
  • DJ jailed after stealing widow’s savings stuff.co.nz
  • Widow scammed of $250,000 life saving. As disgraced broadcaster Brent Gilbert was led into the dock yesterday, his body shook and tears streamed down his face. bay of plenty times
  • Mudra Delhi bags My FM account medianewsline
  • My FM assigns creative duties to Mudra indian television
  • My FM receives FIPB nod to dilute stake media mughals
  • Radio Hello 106.4 FM to air BBC’s Tamil programming india pr wire
  • Radio Pakistan Lahore goes silent the nation
  • When FM Radio Meets the Mobile Phone in Pakistan idealab pbs
  • Cameroon shutters radio station over talk program cpj
  • 4,500 radio stations register bangkok post
  • Zimbabwe: SW Radio Africa Wins Station of the Year Award all africa