Radio and Streaming Media News for 8-6-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CBS Second-Quarter Profit Tops Estimates, Ads Tumble bloomberg
  • Salem Communications Announces Second Quarter 2009 Total Revenue of $50.1 Million (down 12.8% over yr) yahoo
  • Saga Communications, Inc. Reports 2nd Quarter 2009 Results (down 15.3% over yr) yahoo
  • Radio, TV ad dips hurt Fisher in Q2 seattle business journal
  • Sirius matches forecasts with 2Q loss Sirius XM Radio’s 2Q loss widens to $157.4 million, matches expectations yahoo
  • Sirius XM Radio posts wider loss market watch
  • Sirius XM Radio’s 2Q loss widens to $157.4 million, matches expectations fox 8
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results yahoo
  • Sirius XM Reports Loss, Ups Guidance the street
  • Sirius Investors Losing Cash on Clunker all things digital
  • Radio One, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results (down 16% over yr) yahoo
  • Cost cutting pays off for Radio One washington business journal
  • Revenue is Down at Radio One; Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results urban radio nation
  • Lew Dickey: “It’s a buyer’s market” radio business report
  • Dickey: Radio has a rate problem. inside radio
  • Entravision says the worst appears over. inside radio
  • Metropolitan Radio Closes KGHT/Little Rock Deal radio online
  • Bank gets famed jazz outlet KRML. inside radio
  • Emerging Markets Consulting, LLC. : Emerging Equity Alerts (CMLS) tmcnet
  • IDC: Online ad spending down again cnet
  • News Corp swings to Q4 loss but poised to return to profit australian business
  • News Corp. Slammed By Major Losses media post
  • News Corp. Loses $3.4 Billion in 2009 broadcasting and cable
  • Google jettisons radio broadcasting biz. WideOrbit takes payload register
  • Internet Ad Market Suffers Second Straight Decline In 2Q smart money
  • Google sheds radio ad business-buys video tech firm yahoo
  • Still a tough job market for media folks Buyers are having a tougher go of it than planners. Most in demand: The digitally savvy. Talking with recruiter Patricia Sklar. medialife magazine
  • Journalism Grads Might Want To Learn A Trade mediabistro
  • Grim Job Picture for New J-School Grads editor and publisher
  • Virgin Media Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results individual.com
  • Q2 Revenues Down At WMG billboard
  • AFTRA increases initiation fee Funds set for organizing purposes variety

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Jeff Foxx could be Wendy Williams’ long-term replacement on WBLS ny daily news
  • James Named PD At Star 93.3 In Cincinnati radio ink
  • Dan Persigehl Joins Entercom/Kansas City as PD radio online
  • Parker: The Pole radio is not just for strippers denver post
  • KNRS will soon be heard exclusively on 105.7 deseret news
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: August 5 Columbus OH Oklahoma City Fort Myers-Naples Tulsa Knoxville Nashville radio daily news
  • CHR & Rhythmic CHR June PPM inside radio
  • KENT: Radio station to bring commentators together the olympian
  • KCTV finds a new sports partner: 810 WHB kansascity.com
  • Rowland added to OU radio crew tulsa world
  • Menu of radio options for college football fans is expanding ledger enquirer
  • Greene, Butler added to radio online athens
  • Sportsradio 1400 The Team makes changes gamecocks
  • Rowland Joins Sooner Network oaklahoma sooners
  • Clear Channel to serve as Fighting Sioux flagship station fighting sioux
  • NEWS 9’s Toby Rowland Named OU Sideline Reporter news on 6 tulsa
  • Greene, Butler join UGA radio team ajc
  • UFC 101 preview talk with Cagewriter on radio yahoo

News & PR

  • Neal Boortz enters the Radio Hall of Fame atlanta journal constitution
  • The Talkmaster to be Enshrined in the Hall of Fame wsb radio
  • Sutton: Black, Hispanic Radio ‘Must Not Be Allowed To Go Extinct’ radio ink
  • New York’s “Pulse 87” faces new threat. inside radio
  • Triple A Radio Conference back in Boulder colorado daily
  • TV/Radio Redux: WEEI/Globe Together Again, Paula Quits Idol bostonist
  • Radio host subject of Secret Service probe upi
  • Great Falls cluster goes dark. inside radio
  • Fayetteville’s father of urban radio, Bill Hennessee, to be honored fayetteville observer
  • Award Winning Jazz Radio Personality Bubba Jackson to Co-Host Event 7th space
  • Radio station helps girl whose lemonade stand was shut down by Tulare officials (KSEQ) visalia times delta
  • Unemployed Take Resumes to the Radio nwa
  • Town Hall meeting scheduled for Floyd radio tower issues (WOKR) wktv utica
  • Radio Personality and Local Teen Talk Diabetes (Rick Swann) kcrg cedar rapids
  • Teen DJs kohd oregon
  • Daily News readers try to smooth talk their way into MTA announcer job ny daily news
  • WVON warns of South Side robberies. WVON Radio’s talk show hosts are leading the charge to get more attention paid to the robberies abc local chicago
  • Sacramento Rock Music 101: How can I get my band on the radio? examiner.com
  • Lynch to fly nationally syndicated radio talk show host Mike Reagan west branch times online
  • WZAA/Washington DC to Air Ravens Games in DC radio online
  • Brendan Haywood Discusses His Sports Talk Show washington post

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Radio has Cut Too Much and Added Too Little hear 2.0
  • Radio hosts have built careers on boorishness the west
  • Drive-by Radio inside music media
  • WLNG: Radio America Remembers (video) huffington post
  • RadioShack, Wireless, and Radio Ruminations radio 2020
  • TV & The Fountain Of Youth jacobs media
  • RE: Big Government – The gift that keeps on taking your money omninerd
  • The Struggle Over Local Media: An Interview With Eric Klinenberg (Part One) world changing
  • 10 Promotional Stunts That Horribly Backfired yahoo
  • How the media became painfully middle class. Unpaid internships ensure that only the middle classes can afford to enter the profession firstpost uk
  • ESPN Newest Corporate Offender. ESPN has decided they’re going to join the likes of WFAN with their corporate political garbage. ny baseball digest
  • Virginia GOP Governor Nominee to Rebut Obama Weekly Radio Address fox news
  • Salem, watchdog work to derail health reform radio business report
  • Mr. President, Help Save the News in these times
  • Talk Radio attacks on President Obama going too far – Secret Service getting involved examiner.com
  • Roy’s Media Matters: Articulation of thought battered by Palin-speak newspaper tree
  • Frost: Mad about Maddow wicked local lincoln
  • Dobbs to protestors: don’t be “intimidate[d]” by groups like “really pathetic” “attack dogs” Media Matters media matters
  • CNSNews.com Liberal Talk Radio Host Hopes Conservative Glenn Beck Commits Suicide on TV (Mike Malloy) cns news
  • Even Glenn Beck’s bashing the Birthers salon
  • The Beginning of the Birther Party or Just Another Crazy Tea Party? Group With Racist Ties Urges Lou Dobbs to Run for President buzzflash
  • FRED THOMPSON: Phantom pains at The Post washington times
  • Fargo radio talk show host Scott Hennen to be part of Grand Forks ‘Tea Party’; similar event planned for here Aug. 13 inforum
  • Huckabee leaves 2012 decision open. inside radio
  • Reed pushes mayoral bid with radio ad atlanta journal constitution


FCC & Legal

  • Senate hears royalty debate pitting Big Content vs Big Radio ars technica
  • Sens. Feinstein, Leahy Urge Radio, Labels to Talk radio world
  • Both Sides Debate At Performance Royalty Hearing fmqb
  • Webcasters make case for rate parity at Senate hearing on radio royalties rain
  • Congressional Budget Office Debunks NAB Claim mi2n
  • Black and Hispanic Broadcasters Meet with White House Officials for Bailout urban radio nation
  • White House may be open to a bailout. inside radio
  • FCC: Tower’s radiation levels in acceptable range Town hall meeting planned in Floyd utica od
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Murdoch vows to charge for all online content financial times
  • Rupert Murdoch’s move to charge for content opens doors for competitors guardian
  • News Corp.: We’re walling off our news The big change will happen sometime over the next fiscal year. CEO Murdoch: ‘We intend to charge for all news sites.’ media life
  • Murdoch says Page 3 won’t be free from next year. News Corp to throw up pay walls, burn Kindle register
  • Murdoch’s gamble to save journalism – News Corp. to begin charging for news sites online content examiner.com
  • More Broadcasters Not Streaming audio4cast
  • Learning a New (Media) Language radio world
  • Google And Bing Updates For Internet Radio infinite dial
  • User Report: Harris Connects Multiple Booster Sites for KYLZ(FM) radio world
  • User Report: Satellite System Upgrade Reduces Costs for EMF radio world
  • Google may take aim at Web video standards with On2 purchase ars technica
  • What does Google see in On2’s video tech? cnet
  • Video-compress tech could help lower YouTube costs yahoo tech
  • Sony Wipes Out Ads From Popular PS3 Game adweek
  • Mediabrands Thinks ‘Hyper Local’ With Geomentum Dave Walker to helm new unit at IPG-owned shop adweek
  • Research and Markets: Digital Media – Impact on the Media Industry individual.com
  • Music Piracy: Is it Getting Any Better? infinite dial
  • API to Survey New Online Revenue Strategies with ITZBelden editor and publisher
  • Social sites losing popularity with young financial times
  • Panel: Producing Online Entertainment Content A discussion about creating and distributing online entertainment content media bistro
  • Netflix to Wii, iPhone, and perhaps Apple TV? cnet
  • TiVo adds new Web videos, option to watch niche content cnet
  • Review: New Sony Walkman misses multimedia mark google/ap
  • The Crosley Table Alarm Clock Speaker coolest gadgets
  • Crosley Radio intros four new Turntables macnn

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • Quebecor Inc. Reports Consolidated Results for Second Quarter 2009 individual.com

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Audience flocks to see jocks promote digital radio sydney morning herald
  • Breakfast jocks plug digital radio sky news
  • Jocks ditch rivalry for digital radio launch the west
  • Digital Radio event rocks Sydney! cnet australia
  • Radio ushers in new era the west
  • Digital Radio Central cnet australia
  • Make the big switch to digital radio the age
  • Kyle and Jackie O axed from digital radio promo bandt
  • Rivals make fun of Kyle and Jackie O at radio event the west
  • Rivals poke fun at Kyle, Jackie O the australian
  • Jackie O disappears in the mist brisbane times
  • Ricki-Lee in tune with Idol bosses over Kyle Sandilands’ sacking adelaide now
  • Girl rules out investigation. A TEENAGER whose shock on-air revelation she had been raped prompted the suspension of a hit radio show has asked police to drop their investigation into the crime straits times
  • Kyle and Jackie O scandal: alleged victim demands end to rape investigation watoday
  • Call off investigation: polygraph girl brisbane times
  • Local derby live on radio northern times
  • Big changes at Joy 94.9. Australia’s only GLBTIQ radio station is about to get some advice from one of the nation’s most experienced broadcasters. mcv
  • Colourful radio personality Paddy O’Donnell dies yahoo nz
  • Renowned radio veteran Paddy O’Donnell dies stuff nz
  • Kritika’s resignation: Fans to send tomatoes in protest xpress
  • Sunny Deol in red hot mood, sues the FM radio bollywood mantra
  • Sunny Deol goes legal against Son Sunny of BIG FM 92.7
entertainment daily
  • Cine Star Sunny Deol announces Defamation Suit against Private FM Radio Station daijiworld
  • Radio Mirchi celebrates Rakhi with street kids times of india
  • Should FM radio dump the spoof? radio and music
  • Krishna Bharat: The future of news is digital television point
  • Govt now turns heat on CBS FM observer ug
  • Unhygienic – FM 101 station stays 3 months without toilets nyastimes
  • Demonstration against closing of radio station in Mérida eluniversal
  • Radio Globo Defies New Military Tribunal Order to Close Its 15 Stations indybay/honduras
  • Ecuador Govt Braces For Reaction To Radio, TV Takeovers wall street journal
  • VENEZUELA – Chavistas Break Up Opposition Protest Against Radio Station’s Closure poder 360