Radio and Streaming Media News for 8-12-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Radio operator files for bankruptcy protection (Mega Media’s Pulse 87) crain’s new york
  • Spanish Broadcasting System Second Quarter Financial Results yahoo
  • CBS Radio sees auto ads lifting revenues marketwatch
  • Rock radio station WBCN signed off for good boston herald
  • Brian Jennings Returns To Active Duty (Alpha Portland) nts online
  • KFI Middays: Bill’s Got It “Handeled” nts online
  • Bob Proffitt reunites with Wilson. inside radio
  • WIOO in Carlisle launches FM radio station penn live
  • Collins named program director for WUBE/WYGY cincinnati business courier
  • Rome’s show will join KFAN radio lineup deseret news
  • Radio producer charged with having sex with a minor (WBGG) miami herald
  • Entercom/Indianapolis VP/MM Phil Hoover to Retire radio online
  • Ira Apple, Broadcaster, TDGA Colleague and Friend, Dies at 74 tdga
  • No More Talk Radio Hosts on CNN? media bistro
  • Sirius XM Gets Another Extension On Channel Leases radio ink
  • Cuomo: 9 LI dealers running ‘deceptive’ clunker ads newsday
  • Public Radio Signs Royalty Deal With SoundExchange fmqb
  • Inside Pandora’s Sales Strategy hear 2.0
  • WSJ Radio Offers News Media Player radio ink
  • Ofcom: Club Asia goes into administration media247
  • National Capital Region to get three new radio stations cartt
  • Talkback swings to ABC, Nova boosts its youth appeal the west au
  • RED FM becomes India’s Largest Private FM Radio Network mynews.in

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Radio operator files for bankruptcy protection. Brooklyn-based Mega Media’s Pulse 87 plays dance music through the audio portion of a low-power television station. The Chapter 11 filing lists debts of about $3.5 million. crain’s new york
  • Mega Media Group files Chapter 11 radio business report
  • Mega Media Files For Chapter 11 radio ink
  • On the Radio: Pulse fainter – Parent co. in bankruptcy ny daily news
  • Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Reports Results for the Second Quarter 2009 yahoo
  • CBS Radio sees auto ads lifting revenues marketwatch
  • CBS Switches Off Radio seeking alpha
  • Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:EMMS) Was The Most Active Stock On NASDAQ trans world news
  • Bob Proffitt reunites with Wilson. inside radio
  • Big Radio Reports Big Declines media daily news
  • Katz to sell online display ads. inside radio
  • Katz 360 Partners With Rubicon For Online Ads radio ink
  • Dial Global Signs Up With MRC radio ink
  • GM plans significant increase in ad spending reuters
  • Auto Sales Boost Sirius Subscriber Numbers seeking alpha
  • Ando Media Merges With Spacial Audio media daily news
  • Ando Media and Spacial Audio Merge audio4cast
  • InterMedia Partners Announces Purchase of the Assets of Vibe Media Group individual.com
  • Ticketmaster Names Roger Ames CEO, International fmqb

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Boston Radio Swap Takes Effect ‘The Rock Of Boston’ WBCN Signed Off, Mix Moved Up The Dial wbz boston
  • Rock radio station WBCN signed off for good from 104.1 FM after more than 40 years, making way for Mix 98.5 to move up the dial and become “Mix 104.” boston herald
  • In final hours on 104.1, WBCN rocks a farewell boston.com
  • Bye-Bye ‘BCN: 104.1’s Last Gasp of Rock bostonist
  • The End : WBCN signs off for the final time boston radio watch
  • It’s official: Here’s the CBS press release ending the 41-year run of WBCN boston phoenix
  • WBCN Rocks Off Into the Sunset about.com
  • Smith, Turcotte named market managers. (Citadel Fredericksburg-New Orleans) inside radio
  • Brian Jennings Returns To Active Duty (Alpha Portland) nts online
  • KFWB abandons all-news format inland news today
  • KFWB News 980 Goes to Talk, Talk, Talk la weekly
  • Bill Handel Charges Dr. Laura Did Not Leave KFI Voluntarily la radio
  • KFI Middays: Bill’s Got It “Handeled” nts online
  • Collins named program director for WUBE/WYGY cincinnati business courier
  • Grover Collins Named WUBE-WYGY/Cincinnati PD radio online
  • Michael Baisden Dumped by 93.5 The Beat KDAY urban radio nation
  • July ‘09 PPM Survey Data Starts Today, Tomorrow and Friday urban insite
  • WIOO in Carlisle launches FM radio station penn live
  • Scarborough Adding Cellphone-Only Data radio ink
  • Arbitron Radio Rating for: Springfield MO Erie Lubbock Evansville Roanoke-Lynchburg Huntington-Ashland WV radio daily news
  • 2009 PGA Championship to Air Nationwide on SIRIUS XM Radio yahoo
  • WLMA Raises $1,525 for the Greenwood Soup Kitchen! gwdtoday
  • Rome’s show will join KFAN radio lineup deseret news
  • Local radio station to switch to all-sports format (KSFT) st jo news
  • Roth will join Schimmel on radio for football coloradoan
  • Demetrius Means finds a new radio gig si live
  • NFL Preseason Football on SIRIUS XM Radio about.com

News & PR

  • Radio Producer Steve Brancik Is Arrested (WBGG Paul & Young Ron) cbs 4 miami
  • ‘Paul and Young Ron’ radio producer Steve Brancik (Branzig) charged with having sex with a minor miami herald
  • Paul and Young Ron Producer Fondled Boy: Cops nbc 6 miami
  • Paul and Young Ron radio show producer accused of fondling a boy sun sentinel
  • Paul and Young Ron radio show producer accused of fondling 12-year … palm beach post
  • Radio producer charged with having sex with a minor miami herald
  • Riverside move-in moving on (KDES) radio business report
  • Entercom/Indianapolis VP/MM Phil Hoover to Retire radio online
  • Howard Stern cut out of Rosie O’Donnell’s Sirius XM deal examiner.com
  • DJ endures a poopy penance for toilet-paper prank on West Palm Beach mayor (WILD 95.5 Jason Pennington) palm beach post
  • Radio host Don Imus is coming to Chicago (TV) examiner.com
  • Imus’ Business Coverage Will Only Increase Once He Joins FBN, Source wall street pit
  • Radio celeb’s condition remains critical (Chester Thompson) goldsboro news argus
  • Ira Apple, Broadcaster, TDGA Colleague and Friend, Dies at 74 tdga
  • Ira Apple dead at 74. Ira Apple, a broadcaster for well over 50 years, died Tuesday at a hospice facility in Reisterstown, MD. radio business report
  • Paul Silverman, Former Mullen Creative Chief, Dies N.E. agency legend helped bring region into the big time adweek
  • No More Talk Radio Hosts on CNN? media bistro
  • CNN bans talk-radio hosts as guests in denver
  • CNN Bans Talk Radio Hosts national review
  • Radio Programming Executives Featured in NAB Radio Show Super Session webwire
  • Programming Execs Featured in NAB Super Session radio online
  • Battle lines drawn at SAG radio business report
  • Baseball’s Blind Radio Announcer (Enrique Oliu) cbs news
  • Radio host Don Imus’ own diagnosis puts spotlight on program for kids with cancer kansascity.com
  • CMJ MUSIC MARATHON RETURNS TO NEW YORK OCT. 20-24, WRXP NAMED COMMERCIAL RADIO SPONSOR tripplearadio
  • Rent-to-own News – Cincy DJ puts Policy Matters Ohio on Hotseat (Mike McConnell WLW) rtohq
  • Three Days of Sports Talk Madness: ESPN 980 vs. 106.7 “The Fan” washington post
  • Meet the Packers’ radio broadcast team milwaukee journal sentinel
  • DC Sports Talk Stations Offer Different Takes On Redskins, Snyder sports business daily



OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Radio stations caught up in public-service dispute usa today
  • MMTC fighting PRA “civil rights” claim radio business report
  • Sirius XM Gets Another Extension On Channel Leases radio ink
  • Cuomo: 9 LI dealers running ‘deceptive’ clunker ads newsday
  • A-G cracks down on ads. inside radio
  • Former Webio employees suing David Hernandez wbbm
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Public Radio Signs Royalty Deal With SoundExchange fmqb
  • Long Island University To Divest Operations Of NPR-Affiliate WLIU 88.3 FM hamptons.com
  • WLIU For Sale? prpd
  • Lyden Assumes New Role with NPR prpd
  • Bear Radio expands, works to complete plans for dial chandler statesman
  • Carrboro High: Home of the … radio station? (WCOM) durham herald sun
  • Fink Named EVP At Christian FM Radio Networks radio ink
  • Minn. radio station calls for community volunteers kare 11

Streaming & Tech

  • HP, Dr. Dre plan new ‘digital music ecosystem’ cnet
  • AirPlay Direct Announces Launch of New Digital Distribution Platform and Global Radio Charting System pr web
  • Inside Pandora’s Sales Strategy hear 2.0
  • Swan Song for Movie Soundtracks Slumping CD sales, iTunes policies take their toll on a once-strong source of revenue. the wrap
  • The Orchard Signs Up For China’s iMusic Service billboard
  • RealNetworks loses critical ruling in RealDVD case cnet
  • Seattle Man Used Limewire for Identity Theft pc world
  • Universal Sues Russian Internet Provider billboard
  • WSJ Radio Offers News Media Player radio ink
  • Slacker Radio Offers Free BlackBerry Curve with 2 Year Phone Plan about.com
  • Apple developing social network aggregator? iTunes 9 rumour claims “Social” application pocket lint
  • Free radio stations and podcasts sans computer individual.com
  • Internet Evolution Launches IE Radio With craigslist’s Founder Craig Newmark pr newswire
  • Amazon leaks Zune HD prices cnet
  • Cube Net radio player exchanges dials with tilts rain
  • 3 Reasons Why the New Zune Will Fail fool
  • IEEE Broadcast Symposium Scheduled for Fall radio world
  • 2010 NAB Show Calls for Technical Papers radio magazine

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Can Johnny Borrell save XFM? gq
  • Ofcom: Club Asia goes into administration media247
  • Nikki Murray leaves Rock FM to lead Emmerdale’s publicity department how do
  • Vincent steps in on Magic broadcast now
  • Guitar Hero backs Absolute coverage of V Festival mediaweek uk
  • HARLOW: Local Youngster To Become The Face Of Magic FM herald 24
  • Why RAJAR isn’t the talking point it once was jame’s cridland
  • Club Asia enters administration radio today
  • Galaxy takes the high road radio today
  • Time for change at Radio Ulster radio today
  • IDC wins Romanian radio contract individual.com

Canada

  • Astral Media pleased to be awarded new Ottawa/Gatineau radio licence fox business
  • French radio station for Ottawa gets OK. CRTC approves three additions to FM lineup ottawa citizen
  • National Capital Region to get three new radio stations cartt
  • CRTC Issues Licence to Radio de la communauté francophone d’Ottawa broadcaster
  • DAWG-FM Happy With CRTC Decision broadcaster
  • Rogers turns on new Halifax radio station media in canada
  • Political pressure not a factor in granting French radio licence, CRTC vice-chair tech media reports
  • CRTC To Examine Negotiated Compensation for Convential Broadcasters broadcaster

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