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Radio and Streaming Media News for Friday and the Weekend of 07-31-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Bonneville Seeks Cost Cuts Through Salary, Benefit Reductions radio world
  • Legacy stations forced into receivership. inside radio
  • Radio entrepreneur John Lynch hopes to expand station stockpile san diego news network
  • ‘Stripper radio’ debuts in Denver radionx
  • Ryan, Kevin and Bean: Do they talk too much? oc register
  • Nashville loses ESPN radio affiliate for third top 40 station tennessean
  • Border Media Flips KRIO/San Antonio To “El Compa” radio ink
  • Christina Aguilera becomes DJ, talks music, film google/ap
  • WOR-AM/New York Ups Buckley to DOS, Lakefield PD radio online
  • McCoy Programs WKQI/Detroit radio ink
  • Night jock English Nick leaves Rock 100.5 atlanta journal constitution
  • Mojo’ welcomes new radio co-host Shannon Murphy detroit news
  • Not syndicating Palin politico
  • Warwick slams labels while attacking Radio One radio business report
  • So Over It: Radio Kills Radio Star the street
  • Seacrest…out? hear 2.0
  • Genachowski: FCC Still Justified in Regulating Broadcast Content broadcasting and cable
  • Plaintiffs win Tenenbaum case; verdict on copyright liability copyrights and campaigns
  • Newberry, Sheila E To Speak At Hearing On Performance Rights Act radio ink
  • Evans Leaving KUT; Plans to Consult & Coach prpd
  • Dutch court tells Pirate Bay to scram, or else cnet
  • Ofcom proposes relaxing local radio and cross-media ownership rules guardian uk
  • CBC World Report gets new anchor cbc
  • Radio show suspended by Austereo (Kyle and Jackie O) big pond news
  • Venezuelans protest radio station shutdowns usa today

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Bonneville Seeks Cost Cuts Through Salary, Benefit Reductions radio world
  • Bonneville Makes Cuts mediaweek
  • Bonneville Intl. Implements Cost-Reduction Measures radio online
  • Legacy stations forced into receivership. inside radio
  • Westwood shareholder vote: what to expect on the ad side radio business report
  • Could We Be Witnessing the End of Sirius XM Stock Manipulation? seeking alpha
  • Washington Post Broadcast Revenue Down 20% Cable a bright spot broadcasting and cable
  • Washington Post Co. Joins Q2 Profit-Making Club editor and publisher
  • Radio entrepreneur John Lynch hopes to expand station stockpile The media man discusses expansion, knee operations, golf and how the economy is effecting his business. san diego news network
  • Are Single-Revenue-Stream Media Companies Dead? media post
  • Anticipating declines in funding, Ideastream says it will lay off nine employees and cut salaries for three top executives in October to maintain financial stability. cleveland.com
  • Squeaky Mouse: Disney Revs Fall 7% media daily news
  • View from the Top: John Malone, chairman of Liberty Media financial times
  • Dickstein Shapiro Holds Financing Conference At NAB Radio Show radio ink

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • ‘Stripper radio’ debuts in Denver. This afternoon, the station dubbed “The Pole” played “Addicted to Love,” and “Baby Got Back,” along with some techno-beats that one could certainly, umm, dance to. denver post
  • Denver’s newest station is “The Pole” – stripper music radio info
  • Ryan, Kevin and Bean: Do they talk too much? Ryan Seacrest stirred the troubled waters of personality morning radio recently when the KIIS/102.7 FM morning host called on-air KROQ.106.7 FM’s Kevin & The Bean to talk about a management request to talk less and play more music. oc register
  • Nashville loses ESPN radio affiliate for third top 40 station 106.7 The Fan becomes i106 tennessean
  • ESPN Radio is Off Nashville’s Hot Seat. Formerly home to ESPN Radio, the new i106.7 will now play top 40. nashville scene
  • WNFN/Nashville Makes The Flip: It’s Top 40 radio ink
  • Border Media Flips KRIO/San Antonio To “El Compa” radio ink
  • Reno AM station begins Spanish talk-radio format rgj
  • Christina Aguilera becomes DJ, talks music, film google/ap
  • Christina Aguilera spins tunes on her own radio station, talks new music, film the record
  • Christina Aguilera, Eagles launch online radio stations live daily
  • Aguilera to be radio DJ otago daily
  • WOR-AM/New York Ups Buckley to DOS, Lakefield PD radio online
  • Buckley To VP/DOS At WOR, Lakefield Named PD radio ink
  • McCoy Moves WKQI-FM (Channel 955)/Detroit as PD radio online
  • McCoy Programs WKQI/Detroit radio ink
  • Entercom/Boston Ups Dana Panepinto to WEEI GSM radio online
  • Hal Kneller Heads to Nautel radio world
  • Chicago’s WGN Radio 720 Names Charlie Meyerson News Director chicago press release
  • Multi-market morning man Bill Gardner leaves Las Vegas and Phoenix radio info
  • Night jock English Nick leaves Rock 100.5 atlanta journal constitution
  • Mojo’ welcomes new radio co-host Shannon Murphy. WKQI-FM’s (95.5) “Mojo in the Morning” show announced a replacement this morning for departed co-host Kyra Dillard, who was let go by the station two months ago. detroit news
  • Howard Stern’s return to terrestrial radio; Tony Bruno; Vin Scully rich lieberman report
  • Last Day on the Radio for Wendy Williams… For now urban radio nation
  • Radio host Bob Rudy leaves The Peak york dispatch
  • 101.1 FM takes the lead in St. Louis sports radio stl today
  • STATIC: Inside the dial’s nooks and crannies. In a word: K-huh? If you look through the latest radio ratings you’ll find lots of stations you’ve never heard of. north county times
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: July 30 Denver Colorado Springs Columbus OH Fresno Portland OR Dayton Beach radio daily news
  • Steve Harvey show returns to airwaves.The syndicated “Steve Harvey Morning Show” is returning to the Southern California airwaves, this time via Stevie Wonder’s KJLH (102.3 FM). daily breeze
  • Ian Fitzsimmons leaves WJOX for Dallas station Posted by Bob Carlton. Sports-talk radio personality Ian Fitzsimmons has left Birmingham’s WJOX 94.5 FM to join ESPN 103.3 FM in Dallas. al.com
  • New manager for Lafayette radio group. The Lafayette based radio group, WASK Inc. has hired Mike Shamus to take over as operations manager. wlfi lafayette
  • Owner of WILL switches up management positions urbana news gazette
  • The Think Tank Heads to the Radio. (103.7 The Buzz) arkansas news
  • WEEI is set for 8th Jimmy Fund Radiothon boston radio watch
  • JASON NEWSTED Interviewed On 101.5 KFLY’s ‘The Edge’ blabbermouth
  • Fox Sports Radio reshuffles the deck the inquisitr
  • Tom McManus featured on new sports radio show ponte vedra leader
  • No Jets on WOFX Radio this season albany times union
  • MTSU radio flagship status up in the air Format change impacts Blue Raiders blue raiders
  • Southwest Florida radio stations become affiliate of Chicago Cubs, Bears (WCNZ WMYR) naples news
  • 770 ESPN Radio to carry every Florida Gators game fort myers news press

News & PR

  • Sarah Palin’s Uncertain Future in Radio politics daily
  • Sarah Palin Cuts Demo For Radio Show huffington post
  • Radio Palin? You betcha daily mail
  • Not syndicating Palin politico
  • Palin radio decision “in the future.” inside radio
  • Radio duo mobilizes residents for Adams recall. (KFI) high desert daily press
  • DJ Russ Martin wants to get back on the air fort worth star telegram
  • Sportscaster Dan Patrick goes DirecTV boston herald
  • Former ESPN broadcaster Dan Patrick offers look behind radio curtain for DirecTV mlive
  • Dan Patrick returns to television on Monday news ok
  • George Taylor Morris, National Radio Music Personality Passed Away at His Home in Reston, Virginia, from Throat Cancer. He Was 62 Years Old pr newswire
  • Broadcaster Bill Otto says farewell to morning show indiana gazette
  • Laura Ingraham to Host NAB Marconi Radio Awards radio magazine
  • Imus’ “Home Alone” Moment At NM Airport nts online
  • Documentary focuses on Gertrude Berg, radio and TV-sitcom pioneer mercury news
  • Go 2 Guy: O’Day a link to Seafair, summers past seattle pi
  • WEEN Featured on Black Entertainment Television’s “106 & Park” for Special Episode on Body Image hip hop press
  • Hayward Says No to New Radio Towers bay newser
  • Local radio personality gets the ‘What Not To Wear’ treatment. Channel 93.3’s mid-day host Bailey was nominated by her boss and a co-worker. 9 news denver
  • WPKN benefit: Rock on at the Quick Center arts and leisure
  • Local Personalities Step Up for the Fourth Annual Magnificent Mile carolina newswire
  • Radio Highlights ashville citizen times
  • Radio station urges adults to go back to school (WNTA) wrex rockford
  • Rock and Roll: The Winterland Door diabetes health
  • Nappi to Rock Boulder Michael Nappi to perform at FMQB Triple A Conference in Boulder, CO. big news
  • Warwick slams labels while attacking Radio One radio business report
  • Dionne Warwick Attacks Cathy Hughes Over Radio Performance Rights Act urban radio nation

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • So Over It: Radio Kills Radio Star. CBS Radio will silence its rock station in Boston, WBCN, after 41 years. “The Rock of Boston” will be relegated to online-only status. the street
  • Seacrest…out? So Ryan Seacrest has reportedly been coached to talk less between the songs on KIIS FM. hear 2.0
  • Radio’s “Rules of Thumb” – an interview with author and Fast Company founder Alan Webber hear 2.0
  • Clear Channel Suing a Community It Serves inside music media
  • Radio: ImPalin gorman media
  • Palin on the Radio? radio 2020
  • ‘Another Ranting Radio Host’ ny times
  • Clear Channel Passed on Palin Radio Show media bistro
  • Sarah Palin good for radio inside radio
  • Talk radio rejects Palin the impolitic
  • Radio Coming to a TV Near You infinite dial
  • From The CEO jacobs media
  • The life rule has always been … george johns
  • Two Words For Sports-Talk Radio: SHAD-DAP! san diego weekly news
  • Did video really kill the radio star? What happened to the original MTV? western herald
  • Responsibility goes off the air. DON’T humiliate kids for radio ratings. the australian
  • Letter: Mansfielders need to call local radio station, complain mansfield news journal
  • Dionne Warwick: ‘Fair Pay for Air Play’ About Economic Justice afl-cio
  • Aunt Dionne Is Not Pleased crunktastical
  • Sarah Palin is not the next Rush Limbaugh. But is William Shatner? la times
  • Right Wing Media Strategists Seize Upon Gates Arrest and Controversy znet
  • Cable News Catches the Slime Flu from Talk Radio huffington post
  • Facts get in the way of Klein’s claim that Dobbs radio show is “separate and apart” from CNN media matters
  • State-Run Media Promotes Race War Between Obama, Talk Radio rush limbaugh
  • Group Questions Limbaugh’s Genus (satire) the spoof
  • Rush Limbaugh Diet Quick Weight Loss Center (satire) the spread it

FCC & Legal

  • Baker sworn-in to FCC. inside radio
  • New head of FCC sets a different course philadelphia inquirer
  • Genachowski: FCC Still Justified in Regulating Broadcast Content New FCC chairman confirms commission will conduct inquiry into state of journalism industry broadcasting and cable
  • New Leaders Set for FCC Media, Enforcement, Wireline Bureaus radio world
  • FCC Sets Preliminary Topics for Upcoming Broadband Workshops broadcasting and cable
  • FCC chair eyeing handsets, media reuters
  • Artists hope bill will make radio stations pay. Senate Judiciary Committee to take up issue in Aug. variety
  • Plaintiffs win Tenenbaum case; court reconsiders Rule 50 ruling, grants directed verdict on copyright liability copyrights and campaigns
  • Newberry, Sheila E To Speak At Hearing On Performance Rights Act radio ink
  • CBC VS. BLACK RADIO OVER ROYALTIES: Radio One’s Cathy Hughes leads the charge against Caucus. eurweb
  • Lawmakers Circulate ”Dear Colleague” Letter radio online
  • CBO: Royalty impact “substantial.” inside radio
  • MusicFirst Highlights Ad Rejection radio world
  • Performance Royalty Issue Heats Up… mel phillips
  • Lawmakers Ask For More LRFA Support radio ink
  • Broadcast Group Isn’t a Church for Tax Purposes courthouse news service
  • Sunday Baroque sues Sirius XM for trademark infringement individual.com
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR Proceeds With Caution in Sale of Digital Sponsorships clickz
  • We’re tellin’ you: ‘Wait Wait’ an NPR hit az starnet
  • Evans Leaving KUT; Plans to Consult & Coach prpd
  • NFCB President, CEO Retiring Carol Pierson, president and CEO of the National Federation of Community prpd
  • Radio veteran Bruce Parrott now hosting ‘Legacy’ on WYCE mlive
  • NPR features recent News-Journal series news journal
  • WNCW faces $200K in state cuts take 5 ashville
  • Today Marks 10-Year Anniversary of KPFA’s Return bay newser
  • SCSU students, instructors set up radio show for aviation convention sc times
  • Robert Panara Makes National Radio Debut rit
  • Roadies on the radio route 66 news
  • Sunnyside radio to hit airwaves az daily sun
  • Eavesdrop Radio… Now for Something Completely Different urban radio nation
  • Gericke, founder of NOBTS radio, dies baptist press
  • Gospel Music 101: What gospel music radio stations are in Nashville? examiner.com

Streaming & Tech

  • “Eagles Radio Hosted by Joe Walsh” and “Christina Aguilera Radio” to Launch on July 31st businesswire
  • Radio One reportedly relaunching sites company-wide rain
  • Radio One Hits the Internet radio 2020
  • Former talk-show hosts embrace new media sign on san diego
  • Will Internet Radio Always Be Free? the street
  • A conversation with MySpace Music President Courtney Holt wallet pop
  • Game On. Goom Radio US Launches audio4cast
  • VoloMedia claims it holds patent on podcasting, drawing howls of protest beta news
  • Company wins US patent for podcasting. VoloMedia wants loads of money ‘collaborative relationships’ register
  • BTRN, LTRN to Become Available Thru iPhone App radio online
  • Hands-on with the Mintpad cnet
  • First full UK hands-on with Spotify on iPhone tech radar
  • Sonoro Elements W Wi-Fi Internet radio works without a computer dallas morning news
  • SPB Radio: A World of Radio in the Palm of Your Hand mobile gadget news
  • Legacy Recordings Adds New Line of Digital 45s to Summer Digital Release Schedule pr newswire
  • Pirate Bay Owners To Appeal Dutch Ruling billboard
  • Dutch court clogs Pirate Bay. Say goodbye to the Low Countries register
  • Dutch court tells Pirate Bay to scram, or else cnet
  • MSN launches free streaming video bbc
  • YouTube Wedding Video Spurs Music Sales ny times
  • Did You Hear The Google AdSense Radio Commercials? seoroundable
  • Google back to radio, on the air. inside radio
  • The Internet’s most evil company? The Great Satan of the Blogosphere examined register

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Ofcom plans ‘offer lifeline to local radio.’ Regulator says proposal to allow commercial radio stations to share content and co-locate will improve their viability guardian
  • OFCOM Seeks Consultutation About Media Ownership Rules wall street journal
  • Ofcom proposes relaxing local radio and cross-media ownership rules Watchdog launches consultation on plans to allow commercial radio stations in one area to be owned by one company guardian
  • WFMU: music radio without frontiers guardian
  • BBC Trust approves local services proposals individual.com
  • RAB produces new ad in response to Thinkbox mediaweek uk
  • BBC Trust approves plans to extend local news services mediaweek uk
  • Radio row: What could David Cameron have said to redeem himself? utv
  • ESPN team shapes up for new season broadcast now
  • BBC Radio Drama Manchester announces winner of Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2009 individual.com
  • Galaxy expands on local DAB radio today
  • VIDEO: JACK fm goes Android radio today
  • Ofcom recommends rule change radio today
  • Heart signs Westfield for Drive radio today
  • Kicking off at Absolute Radio radio today
  • BCI Clears O’Brien of Having Interests in “Undue” Share of Media adworld ie

Canada

  • CBC World Report gets new anchor cbc
  • CBC Strengthens News Coverage broadcaster
  • Heat temporarily reduces two radio stations to static times colonist
  • N.D. city to make up for border incident. A radio station in Grand Forks — 1310 KNOX — is set to offer Donald and Jan Miller a weekend stay at a hotel as an apology. winnipeg freepress
  • Government of Canada Renews Canada Music Fund and Increases Investment in Digital and International Market Development individual.com
  • Canadian Internet Marketing Overtakes Radio Advertising direct traffic media

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Radio show suspended by Austereo. The Kyle and Jackie O radio show has been suspended indefinitely after last week’s lie detector stunt, with host Kyle Sandilands declaring he is unable to go on air. big pond news
  • Kyle Sandliands goes radio gaga. KYLE Sandilands, the TV talent show judge and host of the breakfast show on 2DayFM, is lucky to be still employed. news.com.au
  • Radio hosts Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O to escape censure perth now
  • Kevin Rudd criticises Kyle Sandilands, Jackie O ‘rape stunt’ adelaide now
  • Radio stunt ‘wrong’ -Rudd big pond
  • Radio stunt ‘off’ – Rudd sky news
  • Rudd comments on radio stunt big pond
  • Radio shock waves focus attention on privacy the advocate
  • Stunt could leave judge idle. KYLE Sandilands’ future as a judge on Australian Idol is in doubt amid continuing furore over his role in questioning a 14-year-old about her sex life on his FM radio show. the age
  • Outrage Down Under over radio bit radio business report
  • Calls to stop media exploiting kids sky news
  • How media regulation works crikey
  • Keysar Trad loses radio defamation case the age
  • MediaCorp’s Lush 99.5FM moving to Orchard Central in August channel news asia singapore
  • Mirchi maintains status quo, AIR’s Gold is no.3 in Delhi, Mumbai radio and music
  • IIT-Kanpur to start its own FM Radio station rediff business
  • Opening for three new radio stations south africa info
  • South Africa: Icasa Clarifies, Amends ITA for Regional Commercial Radio all africa
  • Congo-Kinshasa: Govt Bans Radio France Internationale all africa
  • Kibera’s Pamoja FM radio pri the world
  • White-Owned Media Companies Still Call the Shots – Report individual.com
  • Hugo Chávez revokes radio station licences in wider media crackdown guardian
  • Venezuelans March Against Radio Closures, Globovision Reports bloomberg
  • Venezuelans protest radio station shutdowns usa today
  • Dozens of radio stations shut down in Venezuela cnn
  • Venezuelan regulators to pull 34 radio concessions ap
  • Venezuela shuts down first of 34 radio stations reuters