Radio and Streaming Media News 9-11-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Radio seen leading muted ad recovery radio business report
  • Bonneville shuffles media properties. inside radio
  • Digital Radio Looking Up, Traditional Down media daily news
  • News Corp COO: Broadcast Business ‘Clearly Needs To Evolve’ smart money
  • Michael Savage off the air in S.F. sf gate
  • KIRO radio’s Luke Burbank show canceled likely over low ratings seattle times
  • San Jose’s KSJO 92.3 and KCNL 104.9 to switch formats examiner.com
  • The dance music on San Francisco’s “Energy 92.7” stops for good radio info
  • WAMG to end all-sports format boston radio watch
  • Colby Colb Heads Up Cleveland’s Radio One Stations urban radio nation
  • Dan Gross: Reese to be paired with Eskin? philly.com
  • Shannon Stevens leaves Magic 96.5 al.com
  • FOWL ‘OPIE’ LAWSUIT SETTLED ny post
  • Radio prankster ‘Captain Janks’ fights fraud charges daily times
  • Mesa Kincaid, U100’s ‘Fox that Rocks,’ passes away at 52 minnpost
  • FCC Official Comes Under Fire for Past Statements wall street journal
  • Genachowski Scores a First for FCC With Video Blog radioworld
  • Rehm Back To WAMU Monday dcrtv
  • Last.fm To Launch As Broadcast Stations In Four Markets billboard
  • PPM and the New iPod Nano hear 2.0
  • Spotify May Go the “Freemium” Route in the U.S. read write web
  • Chris Evans may steal airtime… to prevent Radio 2 ratings plunge mail online
  • Wave 102 buys Original 106 radio today
  • Appointment to CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors marketwire
  • Rumours rife about Kyle’s future news au
  • Government hits back on criticism of radio bans the independent uganda


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • DMC unveils new digital media and broadcast operating divisions ksl.com
  • Deseret Forms New Digital, Broadcast Divisions radio ink
  • LDS Church launches commercial digital division in its communications arm salt lake tribune
  • Media Matters: LDS Church Bear Hugs Its Media Properties cityweek
  • KSL splitting from Bonneville; new digital media company created deseret news
  • Bonneville shuffles media properties. inside radio
  • KSL radio, TV get own division Deseret Management Corp. also puts digital media in one group deseret news
  • Radio seen leading muted ad recovery radio business report
  • Ryvicker: ‘Muted’ Recovery For Media Industry radio ink
  • Digital Radio Looking Up, Traditional Down media daily news
  • Brassem Moves Up At USRN radio ink
  • Pep Boys revs radio spending. inside radio
  • Jameson gives radio a shot. inside radio
  • The Hidden Gem In Sirius XM’s New XM Skydock: Profit satwaves
  • Horizon Rebrands As ‘Audio Specialists’ media daily news
  • News Corp COO: Broadcast Business ‘Clearly Needs To Evolve’ smart money
  • CBS CEO Leslie Moonves at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Media Conference la times
  • CBS’ Moonves Defends Broadcast Model Speaking at the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch media conference, CBS Corp. chief says company may do small acquisitions broadcasting and cable
  • Media Debt Sales of $18.3 Billion Signal More Mergers (Update1) bloomberg

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Michael Savage off the air in S.F. sf gate
  • Savage Gets Axed From Flagship Station the right perspective
  • Michael Savage out at KNEW rich lieberman
  • Conservative radio host Michael Savage canned at S.F. radio station KNEW-910 contra costa times
  • KFWB launches new talk format; layoffs hit KNX On the radio: KFI is No. 1 in latest ratings. oc register
  • KFI Tops Radio Ranking la business journal
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: September 10 Atlanta Boston Phoenix Miami Detroit Washington DC Seattle-Tacoma Minneapolis-St Paul San Diego radio daily news
  • KIRO radio’s Luke Burbank show canceled likely over low ratings seattle times
  • Luke Burbank’s radio show canceled likely over ratings KIRO-FM’s evening talk show, “Too Beautiful to Live,” hosted by Luke Burbank, has been canceled. seattle times
  • Burbank’s Talk Show Shuttered prpd
  • San Jose’s KSJO 92.3 and KCNL 104.9 to switch formats. Clear Channel, which killed off its flagship San Jose rock radio station, KSJO to make it a Spanish music format, is reversing the decision examiner.com
  • South Bay: 104.9 KCNL and 92.3 KSJO to swap formats radio insight
  • The dance music on San Francisco’s “Energy 92.7” stops for good radio info
  • Revolution Coming To San Francisco radio insight
  • The plug has been pulled on Energy 92.7, San Francisco’s gay radio station. Why was the staff fired? examiner.com
  • WAMG to end all-sports format boston radio watch
  • Frank Ski’s contract negotiations still pending (V103) access atlanta
  • Colby Colb Heads Up Cleveland’s Radio One Stations urban radio nation
  • Dan Gross: Reese to be paired with Eskin? philly.com
  • Shannon Stevens leaves Magic 96.5, says she and Rob are ‘totally fine’ al.com
  • Deeds: 99.1 goes viral, but will people listen to this station? idaho statesman
  • Darrell Ankarlo Returns Part-Time to KTAR phoenix new times
  • In Brief – September 10, 2009. FBI: no connection between radio towers falling in PA and WA, Ken Roberts named Director of Sales for CC-D.C. & Baltimore stations fmqb
  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition nts online
  • WMNF assistant news director Mitch Perry leaves the community radio station for Creative Loafing tampabay.com
  • Former KARE 11 anchor/reporter Rick Kupchella starting news site and radio reports pioneer press
  • Q&A: Why Fisher and KOMO are jumping into ‘hyperlocal’ news tech flash
  • On the Radio: Music shift popular move pasadena star news
  • Oprah talk show to get second airing on radio yahoo

News & PR

  • FOWL ‘OPIE’ LAWSUIT SETTLED ny post
  • Radio prankster ‘Captain Janks’ fights fraud charges daily times
  • FBI Addresses Toppling Of Local Radio Tower 69 news
  • City and Pastor Battle Over Backyard Radio Tower (KVTS) kspr
  • Mesa Kincaid, U100’s ‘Fox that Rocks,’ passes away at 52 minnpost
  • Eddie Fritts’ Father Passes Away radio ink
  • Howard Stern, That’s Right, Howard Stern calls opposition to Obama school speech ‘racist’ urban radio nation
  • Nantz gets a different view houston chronicle
  • Update: WAYM GM Clarifies Lawsuit Report radio ink
  • Local radio GM appointed to state broadcasters board (Lee Parkinson KYYK KNET) palestine herald
  • CIMM Says Focus Is Research, Not Nielsen Rivalry media daily news
  • Ando Media Begins MRC Accreditation Process radio ink
  • Controlled Burn Conducted on Mt. Wilson radioworld
  • 9/11’s legacy may be preparedness inside radio
  • Radio host-turned-comic overcomes stage fright (Kiki Melendez) las vegas sun
  • Radio DJ Alli That Girl takes a shot at improv comedy tampabay.com
  • Funds Raised by Bubba the Love Sponge Will Assist Three Fallen / Injured Officers’ Families prlog
  • Record companies sue ‘Ellen’ show over copyrights yahoo
  • Warner Bros. sues Ellen for dance tunes crain’s new york
  • Ellen DeGeneres’s Show In Hot Water For Using Unlicensed Songs gloss lip
  • More PPMs on eBay inside radio




OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Gov

  • FCC Official Comes Under Fire for Past Statements wall street journal
  • FCC Launches First Video Blog FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski posted first blog post about the power of broadband broadcasting and cable
  • Genachowski Scores a First for FCC With Video Blog radioworld
  • FCC Continues to Expand Web Presence Commission joins Ideascale, lets public rate broadband suggestions broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Chair Pledges New Media, Web 2.0 Push Genachowski talks up ongoing efforts to bring the FCC into the Web 2.0 era. internet news
  • FCC gives BusRadio a paddling over ads Supports parents’ concerns over kid’s exposure media life
  • Feds bust world’s most prolific music piracy ring. Rabid Neurosis institutionalized register
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR Labs Expects to Wrap Up Field Tests Soon radioworld
  • KWMU Now Calling Itself “St. Louis Public Radio” riverfront times
  • WBEZ-FM adds two new programs covering arts and business chicago sun times
  • Rehm Back To WAMU Monday dcrtv
  • KEDM plans fall membership drive to start Oct. 11; volunteers needed the news star
  • New Radio Magazine, TOWN HALL Journal, Premieres Sept 13 on 89.3 FM KPCC pr inside
  • Media communications combines 5 programs Journalism-photography, radio-television-film and digital design merged the ranger
  • Campus radio station returns after lightning strike last year the paladin
  • Love of radio spans a lifetime for local DJ (D’Arcy Ballinger WKCC) daily journal

Streaming & Tech

  • Last.fm To Take Over CBS HD Broadcast Stations In Four Markets paid content
  • Last.fm Launches ‘Broadcast’ Radio Station mediaweek
  • Last.fm To Launch As Broadcast Stations In Four Markets billboard
  • CBS To Launch Last.fm On HD Radio fmqb
  • PPM and the New iPod Nano hear 2.0
  • Radio Rejoices as IPod Nano Gets FM Tuner advertising age
  • Reviw: iPod Nano 5G Is So Good, You’ll Want to Eat It cult of mac
  • Radio Embraces IPod Nano’s New FM Tuner media post
  • New iPod Nano will have FM radio you can pause rain
  • New iPod nano torn to pieces register
  • iPod Nano Gets Integrated Radio Tuner! radio 2020
  • Apple welcomes music streaming to US App Store register
  • Rhapsody approved for iPhone cnet
  • iheartradio Version 2.2 Mobile Radio App for iPhone and iPod Touch Released about.com
  • Spotify Back To Invite Only In U.K. billboard
  • Spotify reintroduces waiting list, nudges you to paying register
  • Spotify May Go the “Freemium” Route in the U.S. read write web
  • Pandora Makes Radio Gains on Mobile Devices prpd
  • Michael Savage’s website attacked Cyber attacks are right out of the left’s playbook spero news
  • Review: Ira Internet Radio portable … sort of canoe
  • Zcom’s Kortel Communications Expands Product Offerings sys con australia
  • Twitter expands rules to allow advertising reuters
  • Halo everyone! Twitter’s yuppie fundraiser returns. Aren’t we virtuous? register
  • Twitter’s new TOS wants to say hello industry standard
  • AT&T Venture Looks a Lot Like Hulu Free content available without subscription adweek
  • Engineers, Start Your Engines! radioworld


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • IT was Chris Moyles’ Radio […] mirror
  • Chris Evans may steal airtime from Sarah Kennedy to prevent Radio 2 ratings plunge when he takes over from Sir Terry Wogan mail online
  • Absolute Radio strikes merchandise deal mediaweek uk
  • Roy Waller dropped from Radio Norfolk slot edp 24
  • Brian Shallcross telegraph
  • Walliams to front Dick Emery tribute broadcastnow
  • Jazz FM renews Pizza Express deal broadcastnow
  • Funding DAB radio infrastructure upgrade: still ‘no’ grant goddard
  • Original Bristol wants to go pop Ofcom has received a request for a format change for Original 106.5 in Bristol from its parent company Tomahawk Radio Ltd. radio today
  • Wave 102 buys Original 106 Former Radio Forth boss and Wave 102 owner Adam Findlay has bought Original 106, along with John Quinn and Murray Strachan. radio today
  • Ofcom grants five new licences Media regulator Ofcom has awarded five new community radio licences. The recipients are Marlow FM, Radio BGWS, Seahaven FM, The Park and Voice FM. radio today
  • Ofcom grants five new licences Media regulator Ofcom has awarded five new community radio licences. The recipients are Marlow FM, Radio BGWS, Seahaven FM, The Park and Voice FM. radio today
  • Radio mogul Findlay adds loss-making Original 106 to his stable scotsman business
  • IBC 2009: Harris Touts European Strength Amidst Soft U.S. Sales Nets traffic deal with Discovery, targets digital transmitter opportunity broadcasting and cable

Canada

  • Appointment to CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors marketwire

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Rumours rife about Kyle’s future news au
  • KZN mother grateful for much-needed donations eyewitness news za
  • Joy Fm scribes acquitted the daily times
  • Deejays on parade In celebration of Radio Day, some deejays had a great time meeting and giving away goodies to the public. the star online
  • Three more radio stations taken off air. The stations include, Suubi, Sapientia and Kaboozi ku bbiri. daily monitor
  • Somalia: Radio Horyaal director, jailed in Somaliland, should be freed all africa
  • Riots rock Uganda capital for second day, 3 killed reuters
  • Government hits back on criticism of radio bans the independent uganda
  • Radio Stations Team Up with DIgicel cayman net news