Radio and Streaming Media News 9-14-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Moonves says CBS will stay in radio radio business report
  • Salem benefits from health care brouhaha pacific coast business
  • Clear Channel To Hand Out $1 Million In Free Ads fmqb
  • Alpha Flips KCMD to Conservative ”Freedom 970” radio online
  • Report : Entercom seeks to bolster WEEI’s brand with a move to FM boston radio watch
  • Conservative radio host Bob Grant makes return to WABC ny daily news
  • Sharon Taylor let go from WFLA, 970 AM tampa bay online
  • Frankie Darcell replaces Michael Baisden at Deroit’s Mix 92.3 urban radio nation
  • Staff canned at S.F. radio station Energy 92.7 contra coasta times
  • WRNO-FM hires new morning cohost. Tasha Carty nola
  • Could WAAF be next on the chopping block? blast magazine
  • McDonnell Uses “F-Word” on Live Radio newsplex
  • Gil Santos to be inducted into Broadcasters Hall of Fame enterprise news
  • Poll: News media’s credibility plunges to new low yahoo
  • WWOT PD Wins NAB ‘Don’t Tax That Dial’ Contest radio ink
  • Talk Radio Hosts Converge on Washington Over Immigration Policy about.com
  • Sirius XM Gets STA For Puerto Rico Repeaters radio ink
  • Radio host Keillor out of hospital upi
  • Move to save Southampton College radio station (WLIU) newsday
  • iPod Touch Has Wireless ‘N’, FM Radio wired
  • CBS to use Last.fm data to program four radio stations blorge
  • Under-fire BBC may sell slice of £1bn Worldwide division guardian
  • Chris Evans ‘acted like a spoilt child’ during Radio 1 stint telegraph
  • LabRat lines up for Kyle Sanidlands’ radio gig news au
  • Japanese RIAA wants server-side music DRM for mobile phones ars technica


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Conservative radio host Bob Grant makes return to WABC ny daily news
  • Alpha Flips KCMD to Conservative ”Freedom 970” radio online
  • KCMD/Portland Becomes ‘Freedom 970’ radio ink
  • ESPN Radio’s Boston affiliate set to sign off boston.com
  • ESPN Radio Boston may move to WEEI-AM spot; WAMG to go dark? radio business report
  • Report : Entercom seeks to bolster WEEI’s brand with a move to FM boston radio watch
  • Why Savage was axed at KNEW: It’s all about the money rich lieberman
  • Sharon Taylor let go from WFLA, 970 AM tampa bay online
  • Frankie Darcell replaces Michael Baisden at Deroit’s Mix 92.3 urban radio nation
  • Energy 92.7 goes from gay-oriented to mainstream sf gate
  • Staff canned at S.F. radio station Energy 92.7 contra coasta times
  • 35 people out as Ed Stolz takes over San Francisco’s dance “Energy 92.7” – now “Revolution” KREV radio info
  • San Francisco’s Gay Radio Station Goes Dark on top
  • WRNO-FM hires new morning cohost. Tasha Carty will join Michael Castner on the WRNO FM-99.5 morning show Monday (September 14). nola
  • Could WAAF be next on the chopping block? blast magazine
  • Sean Salisbury Fired From Radio Station, Allegedly For More Cellphone Hijinks (Semi-Update) deadspin
  • Refreshed format for WSEN, WFBL central ny link
  • Radio Disney’s `Next Big Thing’ returns yahoo
  • Finally, ‘modern rock’ can show its many faces (WRZX) indystar
  • There’s room for 2 in Detroit sports radio detroit free press
  • MTV Video Music Award-Winning Green Day To Host Special Music Countdown on SIRIUS XM Radio prnewswire
  • KSYZ announces on-air talent; Bradley moves to Star 97.3 grand island independent
  • Jasper AM radio station expanding to FM (WJLX) al.com
  • AM to FM switch planned for gospel station nbc 13
  • Host of “The Grinder” on 970am David Webb Joins The UCW Radio Show For An Up Close and Personal ucwe
  • Jackson Sun radio show is today at 5 p.m. on Good News 93.1 jackson sun
  • Kupchella taking his news to radio, the Web The former KARE anchor starts his all-local format Monday, airing on three stations and a website. star tribune
  • Amerks Announce Three-Year Radio Deal With Clear Channel our sports central
  • Lynx Announce Radio Broadcast Time Change our sports central
  • Rochester Americans Announce Deal With Clear Channel Radio raw feed
  • Radio: no news is good news oregon live

News & PR

  • Station challenging radio tower taxation (WWGE) johnstown tribune democrat
  • Eriksmoen: Well-respected radio journalist was from North Dakota inforum
  • ‘Captain Janks’ pleads not guilty to fraud main line media news
  • Revised jury instructions: Do not use the Internet Researching, discussing of cases ‘huge problem’ (wee for Wii) sign on san diego
  • Legends of airwaves to be honored in Mass. boston.com
  • Gil Santos to be inducted into Broadcasters Hall of Fame enterprise news
  • Radio days. Charles Laquidara was a big voice in Boston radio for more than three decades, starting in 1969, when he replaced a budding WBCN DJ named Peter Wolf boston.com
  • Jim Carroll, Poet and Punk Rocker Who Wrote ‘The Basketball Diaries’, Dies at 60 ny times
  • DJ’s go Wylde inside nova
  • The life and times of Bob Boze Bell az central
  • Irna Phillips, The Mother of Daytime Drama cbs news
  • Fred Sherman, 85, business commentator philly.com
  • Tigers’ broadcaster gave voice to the early Orioles individual.com
  • In Brief – September 14, 2009 Terri Avery wins first MIWR Group “Achievement In Programming” Award fmqb
  • Boomer Esiason, CBS Radio Join 2009 Season of TURF – Tailgaters Urging Responsibility & Fun yahoo
  • Clear Channel to Award $1 Million in Free Advertising to O’Toole Award Winners at Advertising Week 2009 yahoo
  • Clear Channel To Hand Out $1 Million In Free Ads fmqb
  • Cleveland’s First Armadillo On Display At Museum Center (WOOP) chattanoogan
  • Eau Claire radio station WAXX-FM (104.5) has been named a finalist for radio station of the year by the Country Music Association. leader telegram
  • KJAS radio station owner flies to the rescue of man in lake kfdm
  • Pew Survey: Charges of Media Bias Continue to Grow editor and publisher
  • Survey finds America’s crumbling trust in the news media’s accuracy hits a 24-year low chicago tribune
  • Pew: Fewer and fewer trust the media All-time low in those who think they get the facts straight medialife
  • Poll: News media’s credibility plunges to new low yahoo
  • NAB Announces Winner Performance Fee Of Don’t Tax That Dial Radio Competition radiomagazine
  • WWOT PD Wins NAB ‘Don’t Tax That Dial’ Contest radio ink
  • Clear Channel, H-E-B make best list. A new report being released Monday by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation rates two San Antonio-based corporations — Clear Channel Communications and H.E. Butt Grocery Co. — among the best in the nation in the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. my san antonio
  • Clear Channel Outdoor Announces Full Sponsorship Package for Iconic Times Square Sign yahoo
  • McCaffrey in booth should be right play denver post




OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Got to Be There: Why Portables Matter radioworld
  • Back To School jacobs media
  • The Only Two Elements tommy kramer
  • Radio’s Public Option inside music media
  • The No Fun Medium infinite dial
  • Technology: Is FM Radio A Thing of The Past? pr inside
  • Will Internet Radio Save HD Radio? audio graphics
  • Internet Is Future of Radio kansas city info zine
  • News Credibility Hits An All-Time Low… mel phillips
  • RIAA back-to-school steaming pile of poo p2pnet
  • Too-Popular Radio Station Forced To Play Country Music the right perspective
  • The ’90s Are Back Rash Report: Health-Care Debates, Asymmetrical Fashion and Melrose Place adage
  • Mark Foley, radio host ‘Who better to shed some light’ on politics today than the ex-congressman? a Florida station says. He resigned in a sex scandal in 2006. la times
  • McDonnell Uses “F-Word” on Live Radio newsplex
  • BOB MCDONNELL DROPS THE F BOMB ON WTOP!!!! not larry sabato
  • Virginia gubernatorial candidate drops the “F-bomb” during a live interview on DC’s WTOP news radio info
  • McDonnell Campaign says Radio Profanity Was “An Accident” newsplex
  • Propaganda is the secret to shock jocks’ popularity delaware online
  • Just say no to hate radio hj news
  • Talk Radio is aCancerous Blight on the Nation; Not “Entertainment”. oped news
  • A Tangled Web of Socialists Targets Glenn Beck and Talk Radio red state
  • Controversial Hometown Honor for Glenn Beck right juris
  • Kurtz notes Beck “practically conceived” the 9-12 protests, asks if he is “a talk show host” or “a leader of a movement” media matters
  • Beck’s Witch Hunt tpm cafe
  • Beck and the Mainstream the washington post
  • Will Genachowski help Obama find a heart, brain and courage to face Glenn Beck and his army of flying monkeys flinging poo? reclaim the media
  • Domestic terror group, ELF, targets talk radio; they are not the only ones examiner.com
  • Michael Savage: Irrepressible Canary in Freedom’s Mineshaft huffington post
  • RUSH H. LIMBAUGH III: CAN HE GET ANY WORSE? american chronicle
  • 47 Talk Radio Hosts Arrive in Washington, D.C. for Two-Day Immigration Enforcement Broadcast pr canada
  • Talk Radio Hosts Converge on Washington Over Immigration Policy about.com
  • ABC Denies It Ever Said Yesterday’s Protest Rally Had 1 Million People the moderate voice
  • Obama, GOP continue to talk health care on radio wbz

FCC & Gov

  • In the Arts: Bill Could Boost Low-Power Radio; Texas Senator Fears NEA ‘Politicization’ philanthropy today
  • FCC Report Language Troubles Attorneys Survey is only initial inquiry, but it already generates mulitple reactions broadcasting and cable
  • Sirius XM Gets STA For Puerto Rico Repeaters radio ink
  • House sets FCC hearing inside radio
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Radio host Keillor out of hospital upi
  • New KERA station puts focus on North Texas music scene pegasus news
  • Students nominate WIUX for top college radio station indiana daily student
  • Dallas radio station brings printed word to life for the blind star telegram
  • WPRB’s annual Membership Drive returns for its third year pitch engine
  • Move to save Southampton College radio station (WLIU) newsday
  • SUNY Stony Brook Southampton Holds Rally In Support Of WLIU-FM hamptons.com
  • Who was behind cancellation of talk radio show? shore news today
  • Boise State Radio Dedicates Series to the New Poor boise weekly
  • Jeff Korbelik: Digital transition helps boost Christian radio journal star

Streaming & Tech

  • Radio tunes in to iPods, looks to phones indystar
  • NAB Praises iPod Nano With FM Radio fmqb
  • iPod Touch Has Wireless ‘N’, FM Radio wired
  • Last.fm Scrobbles coming to a radio near you on October 5 ars technica
  • CBS to use Last.fm data to program four radio stations blorge
  • Last.fm’s user-generated programming comes to broadcast radio rain
  • CBS Puts Last.FM Brand On HD Radio audio4cast
  • Last.fm Launches ‘Broadcast’ Radio Station mediaweek
  • Last.fm: Now On The Air! radio 2020
  • last.fm makes it to proper FM radio james cridland
  • CBS INTERACTIVE’S LAST.FM COMING TO WXRT CHICAGO HD CHANNEL tripplearadio
  • Google to Launch DoubleClick Ad Exchange Within Two Weeks clickz
  • Twitter ‘leaves door open’ for targeted ads the register
  • The Problem With Spotify nme
  • SHOUTCAST WebRadio Now Available on Television on the BLOBbox individual.com
  • AccuRadio’s 500 stations load up on Beatles chicago sun times
  • Dalet Qualifies Quantum’s Stornext Storage Manager For Production Storage digital content producer
  • Stay on in Snow, Rain or Gloom of Night radio world


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • BBC considers part-privatization of commercial arm Britain’s BBC considers part-privatization of commercial arm BBC Worldwide yahoo
  • BBC considers BBC Worldwide stake sale digital spy
  • Under-fire BBC may sell slice of £1bn Worldwide division guardian
  • Chris Evans ‘acted like a spoilt child’ during Radio 1 stint telegraph
  • Evans ‘messed up’ Radio 1 stint bbc
  • DJ Chris: I was just like spoilt kid on R1 the sun
  • Three lose jobs as Lite FM makes switch evening telegraph
  • Listeners tune in to Tabor’s Global Radio revamp financial times
  • She’s just landed the job of her dreams, but radio royalty Fearne Cotton says she’s yet to find her fairy-tale prince newsoftheworld
  • Sara Cox announces she’s pregnant with baby number three on Twitter mirror
  • The Other Notting Hill, Radio 2 A bit of smirking from Hugh Grant and bang goes the neighbourhood the independent
  • Bauer Big City goes Late’n’Live Bauer Media has introduced a new show to its Big City network of FM stations in the North of England, which will also broadcast digitally on Heat Radio. radio today
  • Former Trent presenter dies Graham Knight, one of the original presenters at Radio Trent, has died from cancer at the age of 60. radio today
  • Heart aims to Make it Happen The 33-strong network of Heart stations are launching their biggest ever promotion today, Heart Makes it Happen. radio today
  • Cox expecting baby number 3 radio today
  • Festival celebration as Marlow FM wins licence bucks free press
  • Castledown Radio station still on air this is hampshire
  • Community radio station torn apart by email fiasco deadline scotland
  • ftm Radio Page – September 11, 2009 follow the media
  • Aged 92, Dame Vera Lynn Has Britain’s No. 1 Album billboard
  • Former adman among PPI radio nominees marketing ie
  • Be happy in your skin Living with the incurable skin condition psoriasis is possible with a positive attitude and family support, the Galway Bay FM radio presenter Keith Finnegan tells Joy Orpen, and stressing about what other people think is not going to help independent ie

Canada

  • The times are a changing at Belleville’s radio stations. Mark Philbin gets a new partner bellville intelligencer
  • Fair Copyright is Balanced Copyright — Writers Guild broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • LabRat lines up for Kyle Sanidlands’ radio gig news au
  • Sandilands: the wait goes on the age au
  • Meet the pests: shock jock Sandilands and Crikey the australian
  • Will women 16-25 still listen to badboy Kyle if he keeps breaking all the rules? the daily grind
  • Digital radio: In the pink or just in the red? cnet australia
  • Radio Mirchi loses ground in metro markets kew kerala
  • Radio Point: Mirchi leads in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata in Week 35 television point
  • RAM Rambling: Radio Mirchi still leads in Delhi, but Fever FM catching up exchange4media
  • Radio Misty gives Sikkim station a programming facelift indian television
  • Radio Misty Sikkim in New Look from Today web newswire
  • Women are radio pioneers in Pakistan’s tribal area richmond times dispatch
  • Uganda: Media Coalition Appeals Over Closed Radio Stations all africa
  • Radio stations still off the air the independent uganda
  • Uganda: Global Media Body, Civil Society Condemn Closure of Radio Stations all africa
  • Four radio stations closed and a talk-show host detained for “inciting riots” reporters without borders
  • Uganda: It is Wrong to Close Our Radio Stations all africa
  • Journalist on sedition. Radio One talk show host Kalundi Sserumaga who was on Friday night arrested by security agents, faces sedition charges and inciting violence daily monitor
  • Detained radio journalist in hospital monitor online
  • Uganda: Capital Fm’s Dj Ronnie Dead all africa
  • Death claims Capital FM ‘Love Doctor’ the observer uganda
  • Japanese RIAA wants server-side music DRM for mobile phones ars technica
  • INTERESTING RAYA PROGRAMMES OVER RADIO RTM yahoo malaysia
  • Rural folk want better radio coverage, says MP new straits times