Radio and Streaming Media News 8-20-2009


Radio Headlines:


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Cox Revamps Media Group media daily news
  • Cox Continues Reorg With Three New Appointments mediaweek
  • Cox Reorgs to Stoke Synergy Franklin and Neil named EVPs broadcasting and cable
  • Cox Moves Away From Media Silos in Reorg radio world
  • Cox will use Dayton as a test-tube market radio info
  • More Executive Announcements From Cox radio ink
  • Cox Media Names Four To Group VP Posts radio ink
  • Hazleton radio station WAZL sold to magazine citizens voice
  • Panorama owners buy WAZL radio individual.com
  • Sunrise finds parking space for WLGD-FM radio business report
  • Small market operator reports results radio business report
  • Allbritton decline barely into double-digits radio business report
  • Sirius XM On Fire; Up 26% In 3 Days; Double Since June barrons
  • Does Sirius’s Climb Indicate Short Covering? seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM’s Game Changer is About to Rock satwaves
  • Globalequityreport.com Announces an Investment Report Featuring Radio Broadcasting Services Company Sirius XM Radio Inc. yahoo
  • McGavren Guild Inks Rep Deal w/Opus Broadcasting radio online
  • Ad-driving “Cash for Clunkers” to end inside radio
  • Miller Kaplan Opens Access to Radio’s Leading Advertisers to X-Ray Subscribers marketwire
  • Employees likely out of luck in Trib meltdown radio business report
  • Chrysalis Revamps Music Catalog for Ads, Media Teams with The Lodge on new arrangements, covers and re-recorded masters adweek
  • L.A. Reid, EMI Teaming Up For Publishing Venture? fmqb
  • L.A. REID UNVEILS NEW MUSIC PUBLISHING VENTURE ny post
  • Newspaper Industry Ad Revenue at 1965 Levels Inflation-adjusted numbers show papers are even worse off than you think columbia journalism review

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Cox Media Group appoints VP (Alex Taylor) oxford press dayton
  • KCBS radio: Saying goodbye to eclectic mix. Station changes threaten local artistic jewels seattle times
  • On the Radio: Bit by bit, 92.3 Now climbs the chart (New York Radio Ratings) ny daily news
  • The deck is shuffled in the latest Tucson radio ratings survey arizona biz
  • Big waves set off by new radio ratings in Colorado Electronic ‘people meters’ have replaced listener diaries, giving rise to much different audience numbers. summit daily news
  • Lakes buys station, hires Arbitron radio business report
  • Blesser Analyzes Arbitron’s PPM in Technical Paper radio online
  • Blesser: Can PPM Really Detect All Audio? radio world
  • Inside the Numbers: Talk -July PPM (pdf) inside radio
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Omaha-Council Bluffs Portland OR New Orleans radio daily news
  • ESPN 1260 to stay on air. ESPN 1260 is staying on the airwaves according to the owner of Yates Broadcasting 9 ktre lufkin
  • Girls Night Out New York Talk Show Announced pr.com
  • WNTM will be new radio home for Tigers in Mobile market al.com
  • WKPT Radio Sports Announces Friday High School Football Line-Up tri cities sports
  • Texas A&M Among Initial Test Market For Live Sports Radio Enrich Game Experience kbtx

News & PR

  • Former Charlotte on-air staple passes away. Former WPEG Power 98 on-air personality, Nate Quick, passed away late Wednesday night from apparent liver complications. creative loafing charlotte
  • Remembering Nate Quick of KRNB urban insite
  • Nate Quick DEATH, Nate Quick k104 a pakistan news
  • Pat Bradley Arrested for DWI in Fayetteville (KABZ) arkansas business
  • ‘Survivor’ winner Richard Hatch jailed after calling radio station mercury news
  • Floatin’ The River 94.9 with Ken and Tim boise weekly
  • Rogers recounts tales of Placid on national radio adirondack daily enterprise
  • Curtis Sliwa and World’s Oldest Mom to Celebrate 65th Anniversary pr newswire
  • Rock 101 KLOL billboard becomes symbol mike mcguff
  • Local entrepreneur offers Green Wise Report (KXY) the journal record
  • Which Ad Strategy Is Right for You? alibaba.com
  • Rock, country acts added to York Fair lineup york daily record
  • Springsteen’s guitarist Steve Van Zandt warns on state of the art times union
  • Greektown Casino-Hotel’s Shotz Sports Bar to Host Detroit Lions’ Weekly Thursday Night Radio Show yahoo
  • 8 Questions with Michelle Beadle real clear sports
  • Interview: Detroit Tigers broadcaster Rod Allen talks about his career, pennant races and assesses Justin Verlander’s Cy Young chances mlive




OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • State senator blasts KSL Newsradio ksl.com
  • Anti-media drumbeat gaining volume radio business report
  • “No such thing as the ‘Radio Business'” hear 2.0
  • Radio’s New Obsession with Cume inside music media
  • Media: Zell hath no fury gorman media
  • Self-Inflicted Wounds jacobs media
  • A personal history of employment upheaval howzit howard
  • The Legacy of ‘Late Night’ Music infinite dial
  • Can Anyone Tap the $100 Billion Potential of Hyperlocal News? fast company
  • Shane: Top Ten Sports Media Wackos capstone report
  • Hey, What’s Gabe Thinking About These Days? nts online
  • Les Paul Has Left The Studio radio 2020
  • Insider Interviews DeDe McGuire – The Mike Kinosian Inteview inside radio
  • Obama to go on right-leaning radio show yahoo/ap
  • Conservative talk radio gets chance with Obama houston chronicle
  • Obama Takes Health Push To Conservative Radio cbs 2
  • Conservative Radio Host Smerconish to the White House washington post
  • Obama vs. Michael Smerconish: A radio smackdown? midwest voice
  • Direct from the White House: Radio Talk Show Host Michael Smerconish about.com
  • Limbaugh makes gay joke about Barney Frank; “He spends most of time living around Uranus” sf gate
  • White House threatens Rush Limbaugh examiner.com
  • Dobbs — Dobbs! — complains about misinformation in health care debate media matters
  • Ed Schultz Hated Sen. DeMint’s ‘Waterloo’ Comment in July, Now Singing Same Tune news busters
  • Support Glenn Beck part 1 examiner.com
  • Michael Reagan: Optimism for the future steamboat pilot
  • WWJB demonstrates lack of fair play tampa bay online
  • Novak, a light-hearted ‘Prince of Darkness’ dickinson press
  • Oprah Winfrey sues over use of her name with health claims Talk-show host accuses marketers of illegally using her name to peddle supplements chicago tribune
  • Seamans: Free speech or civil discourse? vpr

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Daily Digest FCC
  • Senator Questions FCC Chair’s Lloyd Appointment nts online

Public, Educational & Religious

  • WLIU going up for sale after 20 years Long Island may lose its only NPR affiliate suffolk times
  • Christian radio station 
is in the works. Bureau County could have a Christian radio station operating within the next few years. bureau county republican

Streaming & Tech

  • MySpace Buys iLike adweek
  • MySpace Confirms iLike Acquisition mediabistro
  • MySpace shoehorns its way into Facebook with iLike buy register
  • Source: iLike to debut downloads on Facebook app cnet
  • MySpace, iLike Deal Good For Musicians And Audiences industry standard
  • The social media revolution is going nowhere Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace were hailed as the future of the internet but it will be a long time before they reach their full potential. telegraph
  • Sirius Building iPhone Dock? all things digital
  • Muzak Unveils Next Generation Internet-Based Music and Messaging Delivery Device individual.com
  • MySpace Music Disables Auto-Streaming of Profile Songs mediabistro
  • Blockbuster, Motorola team up for mobile movies cnet
  • Time Warner, YouTube ink distribution pact cnet
  • The big lure of social media: Its users They are young and affluent and active consumers media life
  • Mobile streaming revenues drop inside radio
  • AES Jumps Into the Stream radio world
  • In-ear wireless device delivers live sports coverage without multi-second delay rain
  • iTunes Sells 25% of US Music audio4cast
  • Digital Music Downloads Continue to Increase radio magazine
  • GGF plans to steer The Pirate Bay freeloaders straight register
  • CD’s Still Rule But Digital Is Catching Up… mel phillips
  • European Commission urges New Media literacy the sofia echo
  • SEC Clarifies Social-Media Position mediabistro
  • IDC Acquires Radio, Video Lines of Comtech Tiernan radio world


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Radio 4 presenter turns air blue The presenters of Radio 4’s Today programme regularly talk over the pips at the top of the hour – but they don’t usually turn the air blue, unlike veteran Radio 4 continuity announcer Peter Jefferson telegraph
  • Absolut Vodka sues Britain’s Absolute Radio over copyright infringement mail online
  • UBC Media acquires Radio Lynx broadcast now uk
  • UBC buys Radio Lynx. Specialist radio company UBC has bought radio and internet marketing company, Radio Lynx, from Music Marketing Services Limited for an initial £1.6m mediaweek uk
  • Mazars appointed administrators at Asian radio station London-based station Club Asia enters administration accountancy age
  • Bono & Edge debut new U2 song on BBC Radio 1 @u2
  • Absolute Radio to air entire Oasis V Festival show virtual festivals
  • Champion fm change of Heart is a loss to Gwynedd caernarfon herald
  • Calne radio set up as buffer to big boys gazette and herald
  • Taxi for Global Radio’s LBC radio today
  • Premier wants money for DAB radio today
  • Radio Lynx bought by UBC Media radio today
  • New radio listening figures released 20 Aug 2009 Radio 1 dominate nationally, while South East Radio, KCLR 96FM, Galway Bay FM, WLR FM, Radio Kerry, Highland Radio & i102-104FM will all be popping corks! hot press
  • Highland Radio tops the JNLR listenership figures highland radio

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle and Jackie O axed from Melbourne radio the australian
  • Kyle and Jackie O’s no show. Shock jocks Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O will no longer grace Perth airwaves on weeknights as reported pressure from advertisers got their Melbourne radio show pulled today. wa today au
  • 2GB to launch Media Matters Sydney talk radio station 2GB is to launch a media discussion programme, the station’s programming boss has revealed. mumbrella
  • Ex-presenter questions VOX-FM expulsion. A former volunteer presenter at the Illawarra’s VOX-FM, Barry Butler, says he believes he was expelled because he questioned details of the station’s move to a new location. abc au
  • ABC radio recording on Straddie bayside bulletin au
  • BBC’s flagship Asian radio station in new race row The BBC’s Asian Network is at the centre of a race row after Sikhs accused the digital radio station of being insensitive towards their religion telegraph
  • Enough is enough:Ministry of communication weighs in and shuts down Sky One Radio rtv
  • Digital multimedia indaba at SABC Radio Park biz community india
  • Radio Misty partners with North Bengal Talent Hunt radio and music
  • Radio cos catch the social networking site bug business standard
  • MediaCorp’s radio station Lush 99.5FM moves to Orchard Central yahoo philippines
  • AFRICA: AIRWAVES CHANGE LIVES OF PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED isp europe
  • Radio Presenter Accused Of Fraud – Council Chairman In Trouble osun defender
  • Faded Israeli TV star Dudu Topaz kills himself Controversial entertainer faced charges of arranging attacks on media executives he blamed for dropping his shows guardian