Radio and Streaming Media News 8-25-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Cumulus names Linda Hill CAO atlanta business journal
  • Syracuse trio is sold for $2.1 million radio info
  • 97.7 KDLW Albuquerque Becomes CHR “OMG! Radio” radio insight
  • Cox Promotes Three In Connecticut radio ink
  • THE RIVER ASHEVILLE NAMES BERLAK PD tripple a radio
  • ”Star” Torain Inks Syndication Deal with Superadio radio online
  • WWL radio morning man Bob DelGiorno marks a half-century nola
  • ‘Radio Boy,’ pleads guilty to soliciting a 13-year-old for sex chicago tribune
  • Salt Lake City radio station burgled over weekend sltrib
  • FUN 107 radio personality hospitalized (Sharon Fogaren Santos) south coast today
  • Glenn Beck blasts boycott group’s co-founder la times
  • DEFAMATION LETTER TO JACQUI SMITH (from Michael Savage) michael savage
  • Song publishers sue Web sites over lyrics use tennessean
  • Group fights to salvage UT radio station (KUT) daily texan
  • Diane Rhem Sidelined by Fall prpd
  • ESPN Hails a Streaming Success radio world
  • Twitter Is the New CB Radio yahoo
  • Three-way fight for Real’s iPhone-Rhapsody application register
  • TLRC set to sell off The Quay mediaweek uk
  • Canadian radio revenues jump in 2008 upi
  • Austereo weighs up the damage herald sun


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Cumulus names Linda Hill CAO atlanta business journal
  • Cumulus Names Linda A. Hill Chief Accounting Officer yahoo
  • Sirius Radio: Glowing or About to Burn Up? seeking alpha
  • Radio Broadcasting in the US – new market report recently published pr newswire
  • Agency observers pessimistic about recovery radio business report
  • Control changes for 10 radio stations. Wisconsin broadcaster Jim Coursolle has purchased a controlling interest in 10 stations owned by Heartland Communications Group LLC from Granite Equity Partners LLC, St. Cloud, Minn. greenbay pressgazette
  • Coursolle Takes On Heartland Communications radio ink
  • Syracuse trio is sold for $2.1 million radio info
  • BMI Reports .4% Fiscal-Year Revenue Increase billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Clear Channel Radio/Tucson Launches Mia ”97.1 FM” radio online
  • 97.7 KDLW Albuquerque Becomes CHR “OMG! Radio” radio insight
  • Cox Promotes Three In Connecticut radio ink
  • WWL radio morning man Bob DelGiorno marks a half-century in broadcasting today nola
  • Charese Fruge Adds KZZO-FM/Sacramento PD Duties radio online
  • THE RIVER ASHEVILLE NAMES BERLAK PD tripple a radio
  • Oklahoma DJ to replace Don Hall on KZSN wichita eagle
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 24 Chattanooga Oklahoma City Richmond Knoxville Columbia SC radio daily news
  • Don Was takes ‘Motor City Hayride’ to Sirius radio detroit news
  • MEGADETH’s DAVE MUSTAINE To Get His Own Radio Channel Via CLEAR CHANNEL blabbermouth
  • Spanish station back on air with a new tune arizona central
  • Local Spanish radio station back on air (KNUV) arizona central
  • New Alabama sports talk show on local radio, online & on iTunes examiner.com
  • New FM station to provide 24-hour service to Cherokee County goupstate
  • Demetra new radio voice for basketball, baseball wis tv

News & PR

  • Ex-radio host ‘Radio Boy,’ pleads guilty to soliciting a 13-year-old boy for sex, faces up to 5 years in prison chicago tribune
  • Former DJ among two men guilty in Internet sex cases examiner.com
  • ”Star” Torain Inks Syndication Deal with Superadio radio online
  • ‘We Moved Your Cheese.’ Twin Cities radio show pranks the Packers (KDWB) kare 11
  • WBCN call letters find a new home boston radio watch
  • Salt Lake City radio station burgled over weekend sltrib
  • Police seek radio station burglar abc 4 salt lake city
  • FUN 107 radio personality hospitalized (Sharon Fogaren Santos) south coast today
  • William E. Bailey, Radio Host, I.I.I. Special Counsel, Dead At 68 property and casualty
  • Talk Media News Notes nts online
  • Art Vuolo: Still Radio’s Best Friend radio world
  • Star & Buc Wild Embrace Raw Dogg and Hall of Fame Beverages individual.com
  • If you happen to have one specific dollar bill, local radio station will pay you $25,000 fontana herald news
  • WRHI named state’s top radio station rock hill herald online
  • Fans invited to Blues radio show Wednesday in Belleville (KMOX) bnd.com
  • Jack Ingram hopes to break interview record pnj
  • Ingram Preps For Tomorrow’s Gab-A-Thon pollstar
  • The “I-Man” Gets Tee’d Off nts online
  • HERE & THERE: Just like old times with Sox on radio standard freeholder
  • Tom O’Brien Radio Show kicks off this Monday chatham journal



OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Victory for LAUNCHcast as Appeals Court says service not interactive rain
  • DEFAMATION LETTER TO JACQUI SMITH (from Michael Savage) michael savage
  • Savage gives Brits a deadline. inside radio
  • Song publishers sue Web sites over lyrics use tennessean
  • Performers want radio stations to compensate them for airing their music philly.com
  • F.T.C. to Assess Business of News ny times
  • FCC orders TV station off FM inside radio
  • FCC Daliy Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Group fights to salvage UT radio station As more airtime goes to national artists, local musicians left behind daily texan
  • Diane Rhem Sidelined by Fall prpd
  • Conference Hotel deadline is Wednesday prpd
  • Palm Beach County teachers union speaks against TV, radio station purchase (WXEL) sun sentinel
  • KBCS 91.3 FM launches new weekday schedule bellevue reporter
  • Christian radio station WCCE’s signal is stronger fay observer

Streaming & Tech

  • ESPN Hails a Streaming Success radio world
  • ESPNRadio.com is Most Listened-To Audio Stream radio online
  • Twitter Is the New CB Radio yahoo
  • Twitter to charge for tweets? Wikipedia to add new layer of editing crikey
  • Twitter haters see no point in tweeting usa today
  • Visa Sponsors Clear Channel’s Stripped Channel media daily news
  • Music Publishers Goes After Lyric Web Sites wall street journal
  • CAN’T HOLD THE ‘PIRATES’ AT BAY ny post
  • File sharers hold vigil for Pirate Bay cnet
  • Swedish court orders shutdown of The Pirate Bay cnet
  • New Ikon digital radio boasts color touch screen cnet
  • How to make DAB radio interesting? Add a touchscreen igizmo
  • Three-way fight for Real’s iPhone-Rhapsody application register
  • Real versus Spotify: the battle for subscriptions register
  • RealNetworks hopes to launch Rhapsody app for Apple iPhone, iPod touch mac daily news
  • WEGENER(R) Receives Order from Educational Media Foundation for Additional iPump(R) Audio Media Servers pr newswire
  • Dees Entertainment Joins Forces With Technology Giant Orban Products to Bring a New Level of Audio Quality to the Internet pr newswire
  • Bob Dylan to become the voice of your satnav? For anyone lost on their way to Maggie’s Farm, this might be just the thing. telegraph
  • MTV Launches New Online Video Ad Unit webpronews
  • Time.com Picks Last.fm, Metacritic As Top Sites radio ink
  • U.K. Govt Beefs Up P2P Proposals billboard


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • TLRC set to sell off The Quay mediaweek uk
  • Orion Media axes five jobs mediaweek uk
  • Steve Lamacq bows out of Radio 1. BBC Radio 1 presenter Steve Lamacq has hosted his last show for the station after 16 years as part of the line-up. bbc
  • Jazz FM moves into mobile mad.co.uk
  • Commercial radio slams BBC’s “obsession with youth” mad.co.uk
  • Muslim community radio takes to the airwaves in Woking get surry
  • At the NAB European Radio Conference james cridland
  • Bath breaks more Ofcom rules radio today
  • Diamond goes daily in Berkshire radio today
  • Ulster says sorry for swearing radio today
  • Orion Media restructures staff radio today
  • Radio Ulster rapped for swearing. The broadcasting regulator Ofcom has found BBC Radio Ulster in breach of its rules after Hollywood actor Tony Curtis swore three times during a live show. bbc
  • ITV ‘weeks away’ from content deal with Hulu telegraph

Canada

  • Canadian radio revenues jump in 2008 upi
  • StatsCan Releases ’08 Private Radio Report broadcaster
  • When our music got cued up. Documentary’s creator aimed to delve beyond Joni and Neil in telling of CanCon’s first heyday the star
  • New radio station to play hits. Newcap Radio will launch a radio station called New HOT 93.5 FM today northern life

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Austereo weighs up the damage. Austereo has yet to feel any bottom-line pain from an advertiser backlash over The Kyle and Jackie O Show, but is “monitoring” the situation, according to company executive chairman Peter Harvie. herald sun
  • 5,500 community radio stations register with NTC the nation thailand
  • Adom FM celebrates God’s blessings with Adom Praiz modern ghana
  • Zelaya’s supporting TV, radio denounce attacks to block broadcasting peoples daily
  • Honduran radio station broadcasts again: director peoples daily