Radio and Streaming Media News 8-26-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Silver State Closes on Las Vegas Duo for $15.25M; radio online
  • Stern still poised to make big bucks when Sirius contract expires ny daily news
  • Morgan To Head Emmis/Indianapolis radio ink
  • WMFE: Pat Duggins leaving after 24 years (WMFE) orlando sentinel
  • KCYE-FM (The Coyote)/Las Vegas Moves to 102.7 radio online
  • Entercom tosses Red Sox coverage back to WEEI boston herald
  • Denver sports radio fixture Thierry Smith dies denver post
  • Radio Personality George Neher Dead At 65 wwny tv watertown ny
  • Local Radio Host Charged with DWI, Hit-and-Run (Bill Huff WBAG) my
  • FTC Probe Will Create “A Chilling Effect” nts online
  • Federal Trade Commission may assist Washington with ‘remaking’ news industry examiner.com
  • Savage Sets Deadline For Suit Over Ban radio ink
  • Why the boycott against Glenn Beck will almost certainly backfire christian science monitor
  • Craven departs as CEO of KUVO radio denver business journal
  • BandIt.fm Goes ‘Live’ Down Under billboard
  • Engineers developing streaming standard. inside radio
  • Steve Lamacq bows out of Radio 1 bbc
  • Popular radio show host Cohen ceases production after death threats daily bulletin
  • Triple M wants Eddie McGuire as $1 million breakfast trump herald sun au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Radio Slumps 22% in Q2; Digital Continues to Grow seeking alpha
  • Silver State Closes on Las Vegas Duo for $15.25M; radio online
  • Calvary Chapel to Acquire Bakersfield AM for $260K radio online
  • As Sirius Proves Its Profit Potential, Jim Cramer Proves An Agenda satwaves
  • Sirius XM Is a 15-Bagger motley fool
  • Howard Stern still poised to make big bucks when Sirius XM contract expires ny daily news
  • Report: Urban Formats Offer More Than Meets The Eye fmqb
  • Ad Market Slow for Big Events portfolio

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Morgan To Head Emmis/Indianapolis radio ink
  • KGNC general manager says he’s resigning (Brice Edwards) amarillo.com
  • WMFE: Pat Duggins leaving after 24 years (WMFE) orlando sentinel
  • Scott Daniels out at KXKC the independent weekly
  • KCYE-FM (The Coyote)/Las Vegas Moves to 102.7 radio online
  • L-C sports reporter joins Clarksville radio show (James D. Horne WKFN) the leaf chronicle
  • Radio station tightens belt, cuts all live deejays (The Highway Stations) barstow desert dispatch
  • RCA’s Gray says yay for radio radio business report
  • CBS Radio Tweaks WPGC 95.5 urban radio nation
  • Buzz Aldrin Lands at Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio yahoo
  • Megadeth Issues New Radio Show Update metal underground
  • Horne, Diaz team up to host Afternoon Blitz on ESPN AM 540 the leif chronicle
  • Cherokee abuzz as 104.3 hits air Return of FM station to feature Gaffney football, news, weather and call-ins go upstate
  • Corm and the Coach Come Back. A popular radio team in Chittenden County will soon be back on the air. wcax
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 25 Raleigh-Durham Grand Rapids Orlando Shreveport Jacksonville radio daily news
  • All Sox games will be on WEEI boston.com
  • Entercom tosses Red Sox coverage back to WEEI boston herald
  • Red Sox returning to WEEI radio Club back on former broadcast partner starting Wednesday mlb
  • Live Sports Radio Snags College Football Deals radio world
  • Register reporter hired as Ducks radio analyst (Dan Wood) la business
  • Gaffney football, hoops to air on 104.3 FM go upstate
  • WEBO will air high school football games press connects
  • Fox Sports Radio 1230 WCWA Is Walleye Flagship Station echl

News & PR

  • Denver sports radio fixture Thierry Smith dies denver post
  • Thierry Smith, Sports Radio Host, Dies zimbio
  • Radio Personality George Neher Dead At 65 wwny tv watertown ny
  • Local Radio Host Charged with DWI, Hit-and-Run (Bill Huff WBAG) my fox 8 greensboro
  • Radio host charged with DWI, hit-and-run times news
  • Former disc jockey Radio Boy pleads guilty to child solicitation roselle press
  • Chicago ‘Radio Boy’ Faces 5 Years for Soliciting 13-Year-Old Boy about.com
  • Maverick Media: We like what we see inside radio
  • Jack Ingram goes for Guinness radio interview record, takes The EW Pop Culture Personality Test pop watch ew
  • Whining & Dining: Snafu with phone cuts talk time on radio commercial appeal memphis
  • Radio Group Honors Mineola’s Hightower tyler paper
  • Star and Buc Wild – 90 Seconds Everyday urban radio nation
  • Actor, radio guy John ‘Spud’ McConnell celebrates Huey Long’s birthday nola
  • Earthworks Entertainment’s CEO and Hit Parade Radio’s President Comment on Up Coming Network Launch sys con
  • Steve Hoke Erich “Mancow” Mueller and Pat Cassidy River Forest red light issue hits talk radio wednesday journal
  • Radiothon Helping Children The Children’s Miracle Network is getting a helping hand from Country Legends 106.9 in the form of a Radiothon. wibw
  • Two locals play big part in Jimmy Fund radio telethon (WEEI) daily times chronicle
  • Wisconsin radio station donating Favre jerseys to homeless (WTDY) twin cities pioneer



OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • The Best Radio Group inside music media
  • Radio Works!!!!! jacobs media
  • FTC Probe Will Create “A Chilling Effect” nts online
  • ‘Fairness Doctrine’ still a no-show one news now
  • Pump up the volume! insight news
  • The Future of News, Viewed From Aspen’s Rarefied Atmosphere editor and publisher
  • Chuck Harder comments on performance royalties: radio daily news
  • 2014: a media odyssey As the pace of change in media continues to gather momentum, Suzy Bashford looks into the future to assess where the industry will be in five years’ time mediaweek uk
  • WPP predicts ‘italicised L-shaped’ recovery times online
  • Bill O’ Reilly & Rush Limbaugh Respond To Jay-Z’s “Off That” hip hop dx
  • Bill O’Reilly Responds To Jay-Z’s ‘Off That’ Dis The Fox News host calls rapper ‘a regular Otis Redding’ after playing leaked track. mtv
  • Limbaugh Defends Harsh Interrogation Tactics, Including Threats Against Children media matters
  • Savage Sets Deadline For Suit Over Ban radio ink
  • Savage: Deadline set for Jacqui Smith apology radio business report
  • Why The Glenn Beck Boycott Is Stupid, Both Practically And Tactically kxmb
  • Why the boycott against Glenn Beck will almost certainly backfire christian science monitor
  • Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh are ruining GOP by challenging Obamas legislative agenda examiner.com
  • Lockerbie bomber praised, Savage hated? wnd
  • Cohen has little response to Herenton radio interview wmctv

FCC & Legal

  • Rift over royalties A bill to make radio stations pay singers divides black artists, leaders chicago tribune
  • FCC: New York TV outlet must stop using analog FM signal smart brief
  • WRGB ends FM radio simulcast Station pulls plug on 87.9 broadcasts, fearing FCC action times union
  • Now The FTC Wants To Get Into The Act nts online
  • Federal Trade Commission may assist Washington with ‘remaking’ news industry examiner.com
  • FCC ‘Safe Viewing’ Report Tees Up More Study Inquiry will include a request for better data broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Grants Waivers on Four Set-Top Boxes broadcasting and cable
  • Transformers movies caught in FCC content filtering inquiry ars technica
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • BandIt.fm Goes ‘Live’ Down Under billboard
  • Clear Channel forces removal of Andrew Z. video toledo freepress
  • ESPN Radio is most listened-to terrestrial radio online stream rain
  • BigChampagne Knows Who’s Listening audio4cast
  • U.K. government eyes sanctions for file sharers cnet broadband genie
  • Engineers developing streaming standard. inside radio
  • Rick Dees targets online audio quality. inside radio
  • Digital Love: Checking back in with local Internet radio station 3WK riverfront times
  • Who’s Driving Twitter’s Popularity? Not Teens ny times
  • Microsoft Loses a Zune Exec wall street journal
  • Anger over government’s re-hashed UK file-sharing policy b
  • YouTube ad money available to more users cnet
  • Rhapsody Keeps It Real — for Paying Subscribers motley fool
  • The Reason Behind Digital Radio’s Five Second Delay gizmodo
  • RiT Technologies Implements its PatchView IIM Solution in Radio Free Europe pr newswire

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • 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
  • Doctor prescribes a radio voice for city’s latest immigrants yorkshire post
  • East Ardsley home turned into Radio Aire studio! morley observer
  • Jazz FM goes fully mobile radio today
  • Absolute reaches for the Sky radio today
  • Humphrys helps BBC Surrey radio today
  • Win a naked wedding on-air radio today
  • 1-Local Radio plans to delist from AIM reuters
  • Local Radio plans to delist from AIM. Local Radio Co said it planned to delist from London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) to save costs while its restructuring continued. yahoo ireland

Canada

  • SOCCER: Popular radio show host Cohen ceases production after death threats daily bulletin
  • New voice comes to C103. Musical chairs continues at Moncton radio stations times transcript canadaeast
  • Profits climb 12% at Canadian Radio stations in ’08 digital home
  • JAZZ FM91, Toronto Announces Sound of JAZZ Concert Series broadcaster

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