Radio and Streaming Media News 9-3-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Fox seals deal with Imus Network to simulcast radiocast starting Oct. 5. variety
  • Westwood One and The Weather Channel Announce Agreement reuters
  • Clinton Broadcasters Inc. buys radio station WGAP knoxville biz
  • Radio Ad Spending Continues To Lag Behind… mel phillips
  • “The End” Says Goodbye. (KDND) news 10 sacramento
  • Cumulus to Flip KDBN-FM/Dallas to CHR as ”I93.3” radio online
  • STATIC: Psst! Wanna buy ‘Jeff & Jer’? north county times
  • JB & Sandy bringing their act to KEYE-TV austin 360
  • Firefighters, weather keep flames from broadcast towers oc register
  • KMOX Radio Legend Dies After Surgery Jim White Dead at 73 kplr st louis
  • Former NC congressman, radio station owner dies (Bill Hefner) yahoo
  • Ex-Chicago DJ “Radio Boy” charged with possession of child porn wbbm 780 chicago
  • 99.5 Host Kane Says He Staged Faux-Philanderer Stunt washington post
  • LA Wildfires vs. Radio inside music media
  • FBI, SEC investigates Pat Kiley inside radio
  • Logitech Squeezebox Radio: The next great Wi-Fi radio? cnet
  • Report: YouTube in talks to stream rental movies la business
  • New government agency to drive digital radio switchover mediaweek uk
  • Global Radio’s Don Thomson leaving company mediaweek uk
  • CRTC approves sale of CKPC to Evanov the expositor

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Fox seals deal with Imus Network to simulcast radiocast starting Oct. 5. variety
  • It’s Official: Imus Show to Begin on Fox Business in October ny times
  • FOX Business Network Secures Deal with Don Imus to Simulcast Morning Show individual.com
  • Imus To Simulcast On Fox Business Network radio ink
  • Westwood One and The Weather Channel Announce Agreement reuters
  • The Weather Channel Switches to Westwood mediaweek
  • Clinton Broadcasters Inc. buys radio station WGAP knoxville biz
  • prnewswire Liberty Media Corporation Announces SVP Bill Fitzgerald to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference yahoo
  • Spanish Broadcasting System Signs With BDSradio.com radio ink
  • Radio Ad Spending Continues To Lag Behind… mel phillips
  • Sirius Reaches Out To Used Volvo Buyers media daily news
  • Executive contract adds pay cut (Barry Mayo) inside radio
  • Exec VP Liles To Exit WMG billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Radio Station ‘The End’ Ends 107.9 Makes Announcement On Web Site kcra sacramento
  • “The End” Says Goodbye. It soon will be “The End” for local radio station KDND, 107.9 “The End.” news 10 sacramento
  • Entercom’s “End” counts down to a “Goodbye” on September 8 radio info
  • STATIC: Psst! Wanna buy ‘Jeff & Jer’? north county times
  • KEYE to air JB & Sandy in morning slot austin business journal
  • KEYE To Air Radio Show in Place of Morning Newscast Austin a.m. programs “essentially the same” broadcasting and cable
  • KEYE To Air Radio Show in Place of Morning Newscast Austin a.m. programs ‘essentially the same’ digitalmedianet
  • JB & Sandy bringing their act to KEYE-TV austin 360
  • In Ohio, a yard sale on the radio speaks volumes (WFIN-AM) la times
  • Cumulus to Flip KDBN-FM/Dallas to CHR as ”I93.3” radio online
  • Regular Guys lose their Dallas gig. 100.5 The Regular Guys’ short-lived experiment with syndication is over. ajc
  • Quality Rock 93.3 KDBN in Dallas changing formats mike mcguff
  • This Week it’s Chubb Rock on 107.5 WBLS urban radio nation
  • College Football Season Kicks Off on SIRIUS XM Sept. 3 yahoo
  • Last broadcast for Jay Lamont’s radio show philadelphia inquirer
  • CHR & Rhythmic CHR – July PPM inside radio
  • Bill Snyder Radio Show to Debut Thursday The Bill Snyder Radio Show will make its 2009 debut on Thursday as Saturday’s season opener against UMass draws nearer. wibw
  • USF Bulls Radio extends its reach individual.com
  • Hershey Bears broadcasts remain on WQIC-FM pennlive

News & PR

  • Firefighters, weather keep flames from broadcast towers Crews will coat structures on Mt. Wilson with fire-retardant gel. oc register
  • Updated: Station Fire Near 40% Contained radio ink
  • Good news about L.A.’s Mt. Wilson antenna farm – engineers are being allowed to return radio info
  • KMOX Radio Legend Dies After Surgery Jim White Dead at 73 kplr st louis
  • Famed radio personality Jim White dies ksdk st louis
  • Radio Legend Dies After Surgery Jim White Dead at 73 (video) fox 2 st louis
  • Longtime member of KMOX family passes away (Jim White) kmox
  • Former NC congressman, radio station owner dies (Bill Hefner) yahoo
  • Former US Rep. Bill Hefner from NC dead at age 79; also a gospel singer, owned radio station sf examimer
  • Michael Savage gets UK invite inside radio
  • Ex-radio DJ arrested on child porn charge (Radio Boy – Michael Wawrzyniak) chicago breaking news
  • Ex-Chicago DJ “Radio Boy” charged with possession of child porn wbbm 780 chicago
  • New child porn charges for ex-disc jockey examiner.com
  • RADIO PERSONALITY, SHARON FOGAREN SANTOS OF FUN 107 DIES phillip brunelle
  • Vetrans Donation Scammers Used Radio Station’s Name (94.1 The Point) cw arkansas
  • Pattiz to Be Inducted Into Radio Hall of Fame jewish journal
  • A Cheatin’ Heart at 99.5 On the Air, at Least, Host Kane Says He Staged Roadside Faux-Philanderer Stunt washington post
  • Wash Post admits adulterer story untrue washington times
  • Ronn Owens; KRON and Comcast SportsNet; SF media notes rich lieberman report
  • Star Lawsuit Against Clear Channel Radio Thrown Out urban radio nation
  • Hip-Hop Shock Jock Star’s Lawsuit Thrown Out hip hop wired
  • Long Island Radio Broadcasting moves offices to Water Mill 27 east
  • Local radio stations awards Cortese scholarship award before taking it away (WSTC-WNLK) stamford times
  • AUDIO: Marvin Zindler’s lost radio show mike mcguff
  • Rape victim uses airwaves to ask for help (KWHL) ktuu alaska
  • Spencer Pratt Lashes Out at Ryan Seacrest for Bashing Heidi us magazine
  • Petros & Money vs. Shaq in Studio clear channel
  • The Most Influential Women In Media alibaba
  • Update: Cami McCormick Now At Walter Reed nts online
  • Talk Media News Notes nts online
  • Talentmasters To Give Talk Talents The “Boot” nts online
  • Another “N-word” surfaces in Broward Schools (Steve Kane) examiner.com
  • Radio hosts honored lawrence journal world and news
  • Sports Radio 850 The Buzz and Coastal Federal Credit Union Kick Off Scholar Athlete Program For 8th my nc
  • Swinging through a slice of golf radio the valley breeze




OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • This Is a Simple Issue of Fairness radioworld
  • Public Radio Me hear 2.0
  • LA Wildfires vs. Radio inside music media
  • Yeah, Yeah, Yeah. As we approach 9-9-09, and another celebration of everything Beatles, it’s a great time to kick back and think about exactly what an incredible phenomenon the Fab Four have become jacobs media
  • What was once a go-to source for music is now a shell of its former self. NB Beat. canada east
  • Radio got soul (KZEW) herald democrat
  • Glenn Beck remains on State Theatre schedule NAACP in Easton asked theater to drop him in wake of his calling Obama ‘a racist.’ the morning call
  • NAACP asks State Theatre to cancel Glenn Beck appearance over Obama remark lehigh valley live
  • Memo to Laura Ingraham — Buy a Vowel to Spell Compassion news hounds
  • Advertisers continue to abandon Glenn Beck after pundit had called President Obama a ‘racist’ ny daily news
  • Eleven More Companies Flee Glenn Beck gawker
  • Radicals to the left of us and Jokers to the right and here I am.. the citizen
  • Radio political commentator Proft eyeing gov’s seat marion daily republican

FCC & Gov

  • FCC yet to issue decision on NMC’s radio station transfer saipan tribune
  • Big cable to FCC: don’t define broadband by its actual speed ars technica
  • FBI, SEC investigates Pat Kiley inside radio
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • College D.J. Completes 24-Hour Marathon On Radio 69 news
  • Lightning strikes WHDD, station gets community support tcestra
  • Monthly ‘slam’ open to wanna-be storytellers (WDET) hometown life
  • Blaze FM back on air in new Hopper Hall home the spectator
  • Sound Surfing by Mike Horyczun stamford news
  • 2 Weeks to Public Radio Programming Conference prpd
  • Appreciation Financial Announces a New Radio Show on KKVV AM 1060 online pr news

Streaming & Tech

  • Logitech debuts Squeezebox Touch, Radio yahoo
  • Logitech Squeezebox Radio: The next great Wi-Fi radio? cnet
  • Juicy Development Releases Android Version of Popular iPhone App, Talk Radio yahoo
  • Internet Radios to Receive Certification Standard at IFA individual.com
  • Customers Angered as iPhones Overload AT&T ny times
  • Report: YouTube in talks to stream rental movies la business
  • YouTube, PRS Agree Licensing Deal billboard
  • YouTube UK welcomes back the music register
  • Nielsen: Americans Consuming More Video, Any Which Way They Can mediabistro
  • Watching TV while surfing the Internet? You’re not alone ars technica
  • HMV buys half of music download startup register
  • Move over Apple app store, here comes Facebook industry standard
  • Nielsen: Digital Growing, But TV Still No.1 media daily news
  • SocNet Branding Fails to Sway Women 75% of women say social networking sites have little influence over their purchasing decisions adweek
  • Philly Broadcaster Appreciates the Details (wbeb) radio world
  • Iowa Radio Station Rocks with Solar Panels (KRUU) cooler planet
  • Stardraw.com Releases Stardraw Control 2010 radiomagazine
  • DRM System Enhancements Approved by ETSI radiomagazine
  • Inventor of wind-up radio calls for tougher patent laws Trevor Baylis, the inventor of the wind-up radio, has called for tougher laws to protect patents. telegraph

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • New government agency to drive digital radio switchover mediaweek uk
  • Britain Mulls Over Digital Radio Transition The UK slouches toward DAB ieee spectrum
  • Radio bosses call for switch to digital iom today
  • BBC radio boss pledges to move away from commercial rivals broadcastnow
  • Global Radio’s Don Thomson leaving company mediaweek uk
  • Terry Wogan fury: Newsreaders furious over radio legend’s putdowns mirror
  • Terry Wogan: newsreading ‘is a piece of cake’ times online
  • Jay-Z to play on Live Lounge tour. Jay-Z and Coldplay have been revealed as two of the big names on Radio 1’s Live Lounge tour. bbc
  • Former radio presenter’s discrimination case to go to Euro Justice Court east kilbride news
  • HMV Sales Inch Up In U.K. billboard
  • Wire and Kingdom FM renewed radio today
  • Birthday billboards at Classic radio today
  • DRDB to be dismantled radio today
  • Jonathan Creek star faces 25% pay cut by BBC herald scotland
  • GAA All-Ireland Finals Available Worldwide on RTÉ Radio 1 rte sport

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Australia’s Swish Group Enters Administration billboard
  • Govt delays licensing of community radio business standard india
  • Radio: The new cult for the generation Y merinews
  • Radio Misty partners with Mega voice of North Bengal india pr wire
  • Keep sexy talk for late-night slots asia one news
  • Shock jock’s satire brightens Pakistan az central
  • Radio Pakistan unhappy over criticism of Jaswant Singh book on Jinnah new kerala
  • Saudi prof: Sentence TV station owners to death Argues broadcasters spreading ‘deadly poison’
  • Radio Bethlehem 2000 returns to the airwaves despite Israeli confiscation and continued threat pnn