Radio and Streaming Media News 9-10-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Bonneville parent Deseret restructures inside radio
  • CBS optimistic about Q3 advertising the hollywood reporter
  • Robert J. Maccini resigns as a director of Saga Communications implu
  • Global Traffic Network Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter individual.com
  • St. Joseph Completes Buy of Sheridan/Pittsburgh radio online
  • Cox settles shareholder suit inside radio
  • Savage Out, John & Ken In At KNEW nts online
  • KFI’s talk beats KIIS’ tunes la times
  • WLTW-FM builds number one position ratings; WCBS-FM stays #2 examiner.com
  • WTMX-FM tops August radio ratings chicago sun times
  • The Numbers are In: Bay Area Rock Radio Gets Squashed media bistro
  • Skjodt Tapped As Entercom/Indy VP/GM radio ink
  • KNX Lays Off An Anchor, Reporters, and Sports Guys la radio
  • Oprah’s Talk Show Coming to Sat Radio mediaweek
  • Heavy Expands Into Radio adweek
  • FBI calls vandalism to WAEB, KRKO radio towers a coincidence the morning call
  • WSAR host Michael Herren facing assault charge the herald news
  • Pastor, wife sentenced in mortgage fraud (WJFP 91.1 FM) moneycentral
  • Clear Channel New York Cluster Gets Space radioworld
  • Obama picks a fight with talk radio – and loses sf examiner
  • Can a mere domain name be defamation? Glenn Beck says yes ars technica
  • FCC Chairman Appoints Ellison as Enforcement Bureau Chief 4g wireless evolution
  • Feds say they’ve busted major Internet music piracy group washington examiner
  • Humorist, radio star Keillor hospitalized after minor stroke jackson sun
  • Listening to Radio on the Web? That’s So Last Year ny times
  • Nano Goes retro with FM radio cnet
  • Apple To Target Spotify et Al With iTunes 9 it portal
  • iHeart Radio Updated to 2.2 iheartradio
  • Internet Radio Trying to Carve Out a Future marketing pilgrim
  • Google moves to micropayments register
  • Sir Michael Lyons makes a last-ditch defence of the BBC’s empire telegraph
  • Kellogg shuns TV for radio sponsorship marketingweek uk
  • Sandilands ‘holed up in luxury hotel’ ninemsn
  • NRL ‘cougar’ sues over radio ‘slut’ slur news au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CBS optimistic about Q3 advertising. Les Moonves says CBS Films releases are ‘low risk’ the hollywood reporter
  • Bonneville parent Deseret restructures inside radio
  • Robert J. Maccini resigned as a director of Saga Communications implu
  • KSL splitting from Bonneville; new company created mormon times
  • Global Traffic Network, Inc. Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Year End 2009 Operating Results individual.com
  • St. Joseph Completes Buy of Sheridan/Pittsburgh radio online
  • Survey: 33% of Advertisers See Uptick In ’09 Spending media daily news
  • Media may be back on Wall Street radar inside radio
  • Cox settles shareholder suit inside radio
  • St. Joseph Completes Buy of Sheridan/Pittsburgh radio online
  • Ken Roberts heads East. Clear Channel’s Washington-Baltimore operation gets a new head of sales inside radio
  • 5 Reasons Not to Worry About Sirius XM motley fool
  • 5 Reasons to Worry About Sirius XM motley fool
  • FM Preps Bigger, More Social Ads The broader goal is to help move brand advertising online adweek
  • Strong Global Demand For Beatles Reissues billboard
  • Analysis: New Forrester Report Highlights Music Release Strategies billboard


Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Savage Out, John & Ken In At KNEW nts online
  • Flagship drops Michael Savage show. San Francisco’s KNEW says it’s ‘headed in a new direction’ wnd
  • Michael Savage’s flagship station drops him. think progress
  • KFI-AM takes No. 1 spot from KIIS-FM The talk station captures 4.9% of the audience to unseat the Top 40 outlet. KOST-FM and KRTH-FM tie for third. la times
  • KFI’s talk beats KIIS’ tunes la times
  • WLTW-FM builds on its number one position in August ratings; WCBS-FM stays 2nd examiner.com
  • WTMX-FM tops August radio ratings chicago sun times
  • WGN slips in ratings Putting Harvey in morning slot seems to be paying off at WVAZ chicago sun times
  • The Numbers are In: Bay Area Rock Radio Gets Squashed media bistro
  • Rock radio is really dead in San Francisco. Despite the news yesterday that Apple is going to add an FM radio to one of its iPod lines, the latest ratings show that it’s probably too late to save rock radio. examiner.com
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: September 9 New York Chicago Los Angeles Dallas-Fort Worth Philadelphia Houston San Francisco San Jose Nassau Middlesex Riverside radio daily news
  • KGO Ups Rothman To Weekday Late Nights nts online
  • Bob Grant starts third stint on WABC this Sunday examiner.com
  • Skjodt Tapped As Entercom/Indy VP/GM radio ink
  • Entercom/Indianapolis Names Skjodt VP/Market Mgr radio online
  • KNX Lays Off An Anchor, Reporters, and Sports Guys la radio
  • KTAR’s Ankarlo To Return To Wake-Ups nts online
  • Colby Colb Heads To Radio One Cleveland urban insite
  • WQXR’s Moving Day Is Set: WQXR’s move up the radio band will happen on Oct. 8. Its new owner, WNYC Radio, made the announcement today. ny times
  • WQXR, New York’s venerable classical music radio station, moving further out on the dial ny daily news
  • WNYC To Switch Classical Music Station WQXR To 105.9 With Carnegie Hall Concert media bistro
  • Boston radio celebrates the fab four examiner.com
  • If WTMJ sends an on-air personality packing, does it make a sound? Local media decides to ignore last week’s firing of Phil Cianciola av milwaukee
  • Oprah’s Talk Show Coming to Sat Radio mediaweek
  • Oprah talk show heads to radio Sirius XM Radio, Winfrey’s Harpo Radio team for program thr
  • SIRIUS XM Announces New Programming Launch on Exclusive Oprah Radio Channel yahoo
  • Legendary Broadcaster John Madden Returns for Another Season on SIRIUS XM Radio yahoo
  • Heavy Gets Into Radio. Young-male destination Heavy.com is going offline. The Web site is launching a terrestrial radio program in a bid for expanded reach. mediaweek
  • Heavy Expands Into Radio adweek
  • Loss of Ol’ BS’er touches fans north myrtle beach times
  • Area loses legendary voice of beach music, friend to many north myrte beach times
  • Shhh…. Power 99 has an Announcement urban radio nation
  • PPittsburgh’s WAMO Radio and Urban Radio in Western Pennsylvania is now Silent… urban radio nation
  • The ‘90s Format Finally Finds A Foothold radio info
  • FridayFootball.com the Highlight Show to be simulcast on ESPN radio wsls roanoke
  • Bobcats, Cumulus Bring Back Coaches Show oursportscentral
  • Grizzlies Announce 1320 KFAN/1230 KJQS As New Radio Home oursportscentral
  • KTIB hires first female football color analyst in area tri parish times

News & PR

  • Toppled radio towers in Whitehall Township and West Coast probably were coincidence, FBI says the morning call
  • FBI calls vandalism to WAEB, KRKO radio towers a coincidence Agency sees no apparent link between toppled towers in Whitehall Township and Washington state the morning call
  • WSAR host Michael Herren facing assault with a dangerous weapon charge the herald news
  • SF Bay Area Top 20 Media Salaries (Update) rich lieberman
  • Jacobs Summit Set For NAB Radio Show fmqb
  • Clear Channel New York Cluster Gets Space radioworld
  • Pastor, wife sentenced in mortgage fraud. The investigation found that Rodney McGill, as president of the Young Millionaire’s Group, solicited listeners through a daily local radio program on WJFP 91.1 FM moneycentral
  • In Brief – September 9, 2009. Former Motown President Alvin “Skip” Miller passes away, programming appointments at KYSR/L.A., Jennifer Skjodt named VP/GM of Entercom-Indianapolis, NFL’s John Madden not fully retired fmqb
  • Radio-Info.com to publish Nielsen BDSRadio.com charts radio info
  • Smerconish Pens Tribute To “American Hero” nts online
  • Buckeye Country 105.5’s Bryan Wolfe examiner.com
  • Radio personality Art Laboe brings company to town press enterprise
  • Swift, B104.7-FM get at least 2 CMA nods 9wsyr
  • Services for Skip Miller Announced urban insite
  • Radio personality, “Beauty Shop” comic ready to rock Beavercreek dayton daily news
  • WRXP to Rank Listeners’ Picks california chronicle
  • THE COMPASS: WHQR throws a ‘Smooth’ party the compass cape fear
  • Wi-Ex hosting “Into Tomorrow” with Dave Graveline at CEDIA emeida wire
  • CBS Radio Presents Cars for Courage Boat Drive Sept. 13 pr newswire
  • 93.1 JACK FM Presents: Jack’s 4th Show for Talk About Curing Autism! age of autism
  • WeddingWire and My 106.1 FM present “My Wedding in a Week” in Philadelphia 7thspace interactive
  • MIX 107.3 Mix For Kids Radiothon my fox dc
  • Dollar bill worth $25,000 in circulation: radio station says check your wallet now! examiner.com
  • Radio station partners with Liberty for American Scholar Award liberty university
  • Radio One fetes media for community service the sentinel
  • Friends, colleagues honor Walter Cronkite cnn
  • 2009 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Class Announced individual.com



OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Listening to Radio on the Web? That’s So Last Year ny times
  • What the FM Radio-powered iPod Nano means to you…. hear 2.0
  • Prospects for the New iPod Nano FM inside music media
  • Is the iPod Nano the Radio Jesus? radionx
  • The Perfect Questionnaire? infinite dial
  • Back to School – Back to N/T Basics with “Ear Candy” packer start talk tips
  • Obama’s Classroom Speech and a Hello Kitty Radio radio 2020
  • Jay Leno’s New TV Slot? Promote It With Radio! radio 2020
  • The Changing Face of Media: Gerd Leonhard james cridland
  • Apple’s new iPod Nano – the saviour of Radio 1? james cridland
  • Validation, Apple Style radio ink
  • naYES! jacobs media
  • Two views on an ad recovery inside radio
  • Radio’s Future in the Media Mix – an interview with Tom Asacker hear 2.0
  • Help! I’m a Beatles hater bbc
  • Beatles take the music industry’s sad song and make it better la times
  • Uprise of ‘Fairness Doctrine’ New legislation would require radio hosts to cover political spectrum, but may suffocate freedom of speech daily gamecock
  • ‘Fairness doctrine’ targets radio critics tulsa beacon
  • Obama picks a fight with talk radio – and loses sf examiner
  • Obama praises Cronkite; critiques the media politico
  • Obama Asks To Reform Journalism cbs news
  • NCPA and Salem Radio Network Deliver 1.3 Million Plus Signature Petition ncpa
  • National Center for Policy Analysis and Salem Radio Network Deliver Million-Plus Signature Petition Opposing Government Run Health Care pr newswire
  • Move over, Rush: Ex-US Rep. Foley has radio show yahoo
  • Radio talk show to broadcast live from Ithaca College (Thom Hartmann) ithaca journal
  • Amy Goodman: Van Jones and the boycott of Beck the union
  • Glenn Beck Van Jones, epilogue examiner.com
  • Why Media Ignored Van Jones Story fox news
  • Can a mere domain name be defamation? Glenn Beck says yes ars technica
  • Does This Domain Name Defame Glenn Beck? mediabistro
  • Jacqueline Marcus: Are Liberal Talk Hosts Obsessed with Insane Republicans? How about Promoting Progressive Democrats Instead! buzzflash
  • WNYC Radio, The Takeaway & ProPublica Announce New “ShovelWatch” Website to Track and Report On Stimulus Bill Spending advertiser talk
  • Right-Wing talk show hosts feed anger to their followers senior times
  • Airwaves Flooded with Health Care Plan Discussions firstcoast news

FCC & Gov

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Apple’s iPod Nano Surprise: Pausable FM Radio pc mag
  • Updated: New iPod Nano to Include FM Tuner mediaweek
  • The New iPod Nano Shoots Video, Plays Radio gizmodo
  • New iPod Nano Unboxed electricpig
  • BOL 1059: Nano Goes retro with FM radio cnet
  • NAB, RAB Applauds Apple For Adding FM to Nano radio online
  • Whaddya Know – The iPod Gets A Radio infinite dial
  • ‘Don’t Just Listen to the Radio. Pause and Tag It, Too’ radioworld
  • Ipod Nano Adds FM Radio Tuner radiomagazine
  • Apple squeezes video camera into iPod nano. But not the iPod touch register
  • Smulyan: Nano With FM Recognizes Value Of Radio radio ink
  • Emmis’ Smulyan Applauds FM Tuner In iPod Nano fmqb
  • Radio leaders applaud new iPod with FM tuner smart brief
  • Struble Cites Importance of AM/FM Portable Devices radio online
  • Apple Announces iPod With FM Radio, More At Today’s Event fmqb
  • Apple Unveils Ringtones, ‘iTunes LP’ billboard
  • AccuRadio Debuts Songs From Remastered Beatles Catalog audio4cast
  • Apple To Target Spotify et Al With iTunes 9 it portal
  • iTunes 9 Integrates (Sort of) with Facebook, Twitter mediabistro
  • Apple refining still clunky music-buying experience cnet
  • Apple releases iTunes 9 cnet
  • New iTunes LP format is live cnet
  • iHeart Radio Updated to 2.2 iheartradio
  • iheartradio continues to engage audiences, adds features with iPhone version 2.2 clear channel
  • Ando Media seeks MRC blessing. inside radio
  • A Day Of Beatles “Plus” infinite dial
  • Internet Radio Trying to Carve Out a Future marketing pilgrim
  • Suburban Soundtrack: Blogs filling the void left by radio As commercial stations become more homogenized, Web sites fill the gaps gazette.net
  • Fox Sports Debuts Internet Talk Shows media daily news
  • MTV Awards Assigns Chief Tweet Reporter prpd
  • Rhapsody for iPhone (amazingly) gets approved First on-demand music-streaming program for iPhone gets the green light from softly-stepping Apple vator news
  • Pandora now available for Google Android devices zd net
  • Pandora’s Strategy Spells $40 Million This Year audio4cast
  • Slacker officially shifts focus to mobile apps, away from its own device rain
  • Sirius XM SkyDock Brings Full Satellite Radio Experience to iPhone ethopian review
  • Study: Advertisers Get What They Pay For With Online Ads radio business report
  • Google moves to micropayments. Will do for the media what iTunes did for music – take its revenue? register
  • Google plans to offer micropayments service to media owners industry standard
  • Google Touts New Search Ad Formats To Drive Innovation, Growth smart money
  • Google developing a micropayment platform and pitching newspapers: “‘Open’ need not mean free” nieman journalism
  • Billboard.biz Q&A: Neil Smith, VP of Business Management, Rhapsody billboard
  • Media Industry Leaders to Launch the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) – Executive Quotes individual.com
  • Media-Ad Consortium Launches Nielsen Rival Top media and advertising executives announce new cross-industry measurement effort broadcasting and cable
  • Marketers, Media, Agencies Form Coalition Group seeks to refine audience measurement in the multiscreen age adweek
  • ‘Internet Meter’ Will Measure Web TV Audience media bistro
  • YouTube’s Bandwidth Bill Estimated At $300M For 2009 Credit Suisse Analysts Issue Revised Analysis of Video Site’s Costs multichannel
  • Hulu Needs Mix of ‘Pay And Free’ Web Video Content (Update2) bloomberg
  • Antipiracy PSA to leave Pirate Bay running scared cnet
  • Pirate Bay buyer ‘misled’ investors, booted off exchange cnet
  • Pirate Bay suitor shoved off Swedish stock exchange register
  • Facebook Adding Privacy Pop-Ups New tool will ask users if they wish to share certain types of information broadcasting and cable
  • Wii web update wallops BBC iPlayer register
  • Portable Radio weighs 3.5 lb and measures only 10½ in. thomas net
  • Wi-Fi Pushing Radio IC Market to $4 Billion in 2013 cellular news
  • TECH Q AND A: Are there portable radios that receive HD broadcasts? grand forks herald
  • New Book Explores Audio Over IP radioworld


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Sir Michael Lyons makes a last-ditch defence of the BBC’s empire telegraph
  • BBC radio fallout – commercial sector warns against ‘breakfast war’ the london daily news
  • BBC’s Mark Thompson calls James Murdoch ‘desperately out of touch’ Director general Mark Thompson tackles James Murdoch’s MacTaggart lecture head on in email to all BBC staff guardian
  • Kelloggs tunes in to Classic FM for radio sponsorship how do
  • Kellogg shuns TV for radio sponsorship marketingweek uk
  • Optivita brings breakfast to Classic FM listeners talking retail
  • Richard’s radio return. A FAMILIAR voice for radio listeners in the south is making a surprise return to the airwaves next week. this is hampshire
  • 95 Alive road safety radio contest for York and North Yorkshire youngsters the press
  • Radio Scotland podcasts Elisabeth Mahoney enjoys the variety of podcasts from stations across the UK guardian
  • Marlow FM set to take to the air bucks freepress
  • On the Wire for 25 years at Radio Lancashire how do
  • New owners for Pennine FM radio today
  • Tommy Boyd is ready to rock radio today
  • PURE gets internet connected Radio manufacturer PURE has co-founded an industry standard for internet connected media devices. radio today
  • Tommy Boyd is ready to rock Tommy Boyd is to host Manchester’s 106.1 Rock Radio’s Breakfast show from 14th September while regular host Steve Berry is away. radio today
  • Free BBC Bootcamp available Community Radio volunteers across Greater Manchester are invited to an extended programme of BBC training seminars. radio today
  • Lancashire goes down to the wire BBC Radio Lancashire’s On The Wire, of the longest running alternative music shows in the history of UK radio, celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. radio today
  • The Media Week podcast – News Int, The Economist, CRR and an agency round-up mediaweek uk
  • Microsoft and Partners Help Media Companies Innovate in a Digital World individual.com
  • Czech Radio Makes The Move To Dalet Radio Suite HD prlog

Canada

  • Community Radio Needs Legislative Protection — Report broadcaster
  • Bigger Is Better At THE FAN 590. With the resounding success of Hockey Central from Noon until 1 p.m., the show has been expanded to two hours. the fan 590 toronto
  • Government launches radio ads on flu prevention ctv
  • Government launches radio ads on flu prevention google

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Sandilands ‘didn’t use on-air delay’ digital spy
  • Sandilands ‘holed up in luxury hotel’ ninemsn
  • Australia ‘radio rape’ DJ pulled off air tonight
  • Shock jock Sandilands suspended again abc au
  • NRL ‘cougar’ sues over radio ‘slut’ slur. NRL “cougar” Charmyne Palavi today won the first round of her legal fight with radio 2UE after she was allegedly labelled “a slut” for her dealings with footy players. news au
  • KAMPALA RIOTS: CBS FM radio station switched off daily monitor
  • BIG 92.7 FM appoints Sailesh Bijlani campaign india
  • Zambia: Maureen Complains Against Radio Phoenix allafrica
  • Mello FM goes islandwide jamaica observer
  • Nicaragua’s radio stations struggle to stay on the air, reports Knight Center blog la times