Radio and Streaming Media News 9-8-2009


Radio Headlines:


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • NBC Turns to Radio for Leno Tune-in mediaweek
  • NBC Tunes In Radio for Leno Push Effort to break in 2 waves and focus on Jay’s comedy adweek
  • Katz, Horizon Plan Radio Push For ‘Leno’ mediapost
  • Leno Prime Time Premiere Gets Complicated Radio Blitz media buyer planner
  • Broadcaster reworks senior loan (Forever/Keymarket) radio business report
  • Sirius XM’s Subscriber Picture Is More than Optimistic seeking alpha
  • Immedia sales climb as stores roll out radio sharecast
  • Reportlinker Adds Radio Industry Report it news online
  • Ex-Clear Channel exec starts talent firm (Gabe Hobbs) tbo
  • Gabe Hobbs Launches Talent Management Company radio online
  • Hobbs Returns To Active Duty nts online
  • CC Vet Hobbs Launches Management Firm mediaweek
  • gabe hobbs media gabehobbsmedia.com
  • Survey: 33% of Advertisers See Uptick In ’09 Spending mediadailynews
  • Is Time Warner Getting Ready for an Acquisition? businessweek
  • Cisco, Warner partner in new-media venture Tech giant to provide Eos software to help promote artists, actors, movies chicago tribune
  • Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp launches global service to link all its outlets guardian
  • Bay Area toils through tough times broadcasting and cable

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Radio Station KFWB Moves to New Format Radio station moves from news to news & talk my fox la
  • WFNX looks to claim title as rock of Boston examiner.com
  • Jeff Hullinger let go from WSB-AM atlanta journal constitution
  • Norman Goldman Launches New Talk Show nts online
  • Gap West names four new Regional Operations Managers radio info
  • KQLZ Boise Spreads “The Virus” radio insight
  • Radio’s “new fall season” arrives inside radio
  • WJMZ/Greenville is Nation’s Top Rated Urban Station radio online
  • Broadcasting live from Owosso: Local radio station gets another shot at life argus press
  • Radio Lider back on air today. “Radio Lider” will return to Charlotte’s Spanish airwaves today after a year’s absence. charlotte observer
  • 2009 NFL Season Kicks Off on SIRIUS XM Sept. 10 yahoo
  • Tony Kornheiser is back today on radio – ESPN 980AM Washington examiner.com
  • Kornheiser returns to radio washington examiner
  • Kornheiser’s back on ESPN 980AM and it is a Wise move washington examiner
  • Dick Tomey Back On KNBR Radio sjsu spartins
  • Bruschi Lands ESPN Gig. Come winter, Bruschi will be in a cushy seat as his colleagues deal with rain and snow nbc connecticut

News & PR

  • Jury Selection Starting In Water Death Woman Died In 2007 After Sacramento Radio Contest kcra
  • Sacramento radio station on trial in water-drinking contest death mcclatchy
  • Trial over woman’s death in radio station contest to begin Tuesday boston herald
  • New Seattle radio towers toppled: Earth Liberation Front eyed in crime ny daily news
  • “Eco-Terrorism” To Blame As Radio Towers Fall In Two States? fmqb
  • Radio Towers Bulldozed by Eco-Terrorists about.com
  • Tower crashes to ground after DeLand High School football game west volusia beacon
  • FBI eyes Allentown tower vandals inside radio
  • $25,000 reward being offered, after “Eco-terrorists” claim they toppled two towers in Everett, WA radio info
  • OnTheRadio: Beatles increasingly yesterday’s news, despite CDs, ‘The Beatles: Rock Band’ video game ny daily news
  • Radio station to give 25K for dollar bill kabc
  • Local radio personality and legend Billy Smith passes away the sun news
  • Award-winning Myrtle Beach area DJ Smith dies at 67 the sun news
  • Local beach music DJ dies (Grand Stand) carolina live
  • Radio, PHS Sportscaster Daugherty Dies wtap
  • BR radio broadcaster Bob Bishop dies 2theadvocate
  • Obituary: Buddy Blattner / Sportscaster for many pro teams pittsburgh post gazette
  • Skip Miller passes away urban radio nation
  • Radio personality helps provide school supplies to children in need (Christine WIlliams) poughkeepsie journal
  • A Dose of Raunch on a Night of Stars, Shtick and Slapstick (WHQT) ny times
  • Sid Rosenberg loves the Boss, Mookie Wilson Sportscaster Rosenberg can’t get enough of Springsteen. sun sentinel
  • What happened to the beautiful music? Peoria was once a hotbed for the sweet sounds of instrumental music pj star
  • Jobless Turn To Radio To Get Noticed npr
  • Howard Sternʼs and Andy Rooneyʼs Illegitimate ”Love Child?” pr inside
  • Dick Vitale rants, but not about Rick Pitino, in disgraceful ESPN radio interview ny daily news
  • Collected Wisdom: Dan Patrick news ok
  • Racing is inherently Sirius gaston gazette
  • The Nation’s voice: Red Sox broadcaster has deep New Hampshire roots citizen.com
  • Nicaraguan Revolution. A South Miami-Dade baseball league is a potpourri of past, present, and future stars. miami new times




OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Denies Petitions Opposing WQXR Sale, Approves Transfer radio ink
  • FCC Receiving Comments On musicFIRST Petition fmqb
  • FCC cites success of video game rating system cnet
  • FCC Installing IT System to Help Coordinate With Emergency Personnel broadcasting and cable
  • Copps Picks Giusti As Chief Of Staff radio ink
  • FCC Daliy Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Steve Dahl embarks on digital journey with new perspective chicago tribune
  • Steve Dahl puts his faith in podcasts chicago tribune
  • Apple expected to rock and roll with new iPods Speculation points to improved iPod Touch; event coincides with Beatles launch marketwatch
  • The Beatles Stereo Box / In Mono pitchfork
  • HD Radio Movement keyc
  • RadioTime.com Releases Its Top 19 Programs List for July yourstory
  • Association Moves to Set Standards for Internet Radio Devices audio4cast
  • Pressure Mounts on Web Tracking Change will come via a government regulatory regime or through industry policing adweek
  • Japanese Govt Set To Crack Down On Mobile Piracy billboard
  • Japanese mobile operators shout ‘Avast’ at piracy register
  • Music industry cooks UK government’s piracy stats register
  • Tricky Internet Radio Is Worth the Effort radioworld
  • Pure DAB Radios Galore at IFA 2009 unbeatable uk
  • Revo Ikon: the next generation digital radio media mughals
  • Pure Siesta Flow: Wi–Fi wake–up radio mirror.co.uk
  • Spotify’s Sneak Peek at their S60 client all about symbian
  • C. Crane Brings Wireless Radio To Your Bedside truly obscure
  • Gizmodo’s iPhone Essentials Include Five Radio Apps radio 2020
  • Rumored YouTube streaming rental gambit could flop ars technica
  • Richardson Named Director of Sales at Auralex Acoustics radio magazine


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Terry Wogan to leave Radio 2 breakfast show yahoo
  • Sir Terry Wogan to leave BBC Radio 2 breakfast show guardian
  • Sir Terry Wogan: a life in radio Sir Terry Wogan has spent the past 30 years with BBC Radio and his departure from the breakfast show marks the end of an era. telegraph
  • Saying goodbye is the hardest thing I’ve ever done, says Terry Wogan as he confirms Chris Evans is taking over Radio 2 breakfast show mail
  • Chris Evans to host Radio 2 breakfast show after Terry Wogan quits times online
  • Can Chris Evans fill Terry Wogan’s shoes on Radio Two? mirror
  • Wogan and the Togs bbc
  • Moyles sets breakfast DJ record. Chris Moyles has become the longest-serving breakfast DJ on BBC Radio 1. bbc
  • Hit parade of Radio 1’s breakfast show DJs express and star
  • Chris Moyles and the history of Radio 1 breakfast DJs – pic special mirror
  • Danny Baker: ‘I’m sensitive to being sat on’, says DJ ahead of his 5 Live return guardian
  • ‘Ratings war between Chris Moyles and Chris Evans would hurt listeners’ guardian
  • Bauer Media moves to boost its networked radio content mediaweek uk
  • Betfair signs TalkSport deal mediaweek uk
  • Mark Grinnell named managing editor for BBC Radio Devon journalism uk
  • Hadrian’s Wall should be done our way say Radcliffe and Maconie news and star
  • Leeds radio presenter wants daredevils to support charity yorkshire evening post
  • To IBC, Amsterdam james cridland
  • Your say on radio DJs teletext
  • Star heads to the North East radio today
  • DAB postcode checker launched radio today
  • Less is more for Swansea Bay radio today
  • Absolute Radio teams with Spotify radio today
  • Gorman joins Absolute Radio radio today
  • Spectrum’s local program gets fantastic morning slot euro weekly
  • Russian Download Store Fidel Returns To Original Owners billboard

Canada

  • Corus and Puretracks make new deals as Spotify looms tech media report
  • Corus Launches Media Campaign to Promote Re-branded DUSK broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle Sandilands insults Magda Szubanski, Holocaust survivors herald sun
  • Sandilands apologises for Madga gaffe news au
  • Mike Carlton quits morning radio. Radio presenter Mike Carlton has announced his retirement from the breakfast show at Sydney station 2UE. sky news
  • Mike Carlton quits radio, returns to SMH news au
  • Triple M warms up breakfast. Triple M launched its Hot Breakfast radio show marketing mag
  • Perth radio stations hardest hit by ad slump perth now
  • Station forced to play country tunes abc au
  • NT radio station forced to play more country. A TERRITORY radio station has been punished for being too popular – and is now being forced to play country music almost non-stop. northern territory news
  • Lotus FM manager quits. The manager of Lotus FM, Gail Samuels, has resigned after she was suspended following allegations of misconduct levelled against her by staff, the SABC said on Tuesday. news 24 south africa
  • Big FM appoints Raj Kambhoj as director, rural activation television point
  • Big FM launches rural activation div; appoints Kambhoj to head indian television
  • Radio Sarang seeks frequency change from I&B radio and music
  • Radio Point: Mirchi leads in 3 RAM cities in Week 34 television point
  • Radio Choklate becomes self sufficient; aims for 360 degree integration exchange4media
  • Thaksin interview costs radio host his job enews
  • Expanding VOV’s radio transmission vov news
  • Gareth Cliff gets his own TV show tonight za
  • Heart FM fraudster loses appeal iol za
  • Nigeria: NBC Urges Radio, TV Stations to Ignore Pirated Materials all africa
  • A case of LSS The jingle makers of Hit Productions the manilla times
  • One song too many sun2surf
  • Venezuelan minister: More radio closures coming cnn
  • Diosdado Cabello takes on 29 private radio stations and Globovision vheadline
  • Anti-Chavez TV faces possible 72-hour shutdown taiwan news
  • ‘Movie star’ Hugo Chavez cracks down on media the australian
  • Thieves invade Brazilian radio station and rob announcer on the air knight center for journalism