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Radio and Streaming Media News for Monday 08-03-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Clear Channel Subsidiary To Sell Ads On Pandora paid content
  • JCDecaux Chief Eyes Clear Channel, CBS Outdoor Assets bloomberg
  • Westwood One Shareholders Approve Reverse Stock Split radio ink
  • Dodgers announcer Vin Scully to retire after next season chicago tribune
  • 570 KNRS Radio Goes FM fox 13 now utah
  • Reno AM station begins Spanish talk-radio format rgj.com
  • Border Media Flips KRIO/San Antonio To “El Compa” radio ink
  • Indie 101.5 FM alternative music format gone (FM Talk Coming) examiner.com
  • Morning Mess’ Shannon Murphy has a new gig… in Detroit access atlanta
  • Michael A. Wiener Dies at 71 ny times
  • George Taylor Morris, National Radio Music Personality Passes yahoo
  • The Best & Worst Radio Groups inside music media
  • Baker Sworn In As FCC Commissioner radio ink
  • FCC says no fee break for radio. inside radio
  • Lawmakers Ask For Delay On Performance Rights Act Vote radio ink
  • We’ll sell off Radio 1, say Tories times online
  • Magic 104 gets new name. Max FM, will play classic rock canada east
  • Kyle Sandilands sacked from Idol, radio career up in air news.com.au
  • Hugo Chavez closes 34 Venezuelan radio stations telegraph.co.uk

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Clear Channel to Sell Ads for Pandora ad age
  • Old Radio Meets New: Clear Channel Subsidiary To Sell Ads On Pandora paid content
  • JCDecaux Chief Eyes Clear Channel, CBS Outdoor Assets bloomberg
  • CLEAR CHANNEL MAY BE GOING FRENCH ny post
  • Clear Channel Communications Announces Tender Offer For Senior Notes yahoo finance
  • CC Media Holdings, Inc. Announces Subsidiary’s Tender Offer For Senior Notes yahoo finance
  • Westwood One Shareholders Approve Reverse Stock Split radio ink
  • Velocity Radio Mgmt. Announces Board of Advisors radio online
  • Previewing Q2 earnings at CBS radio business report
  • Struggling to stay on the dial Radio industry, with revenues faltering and staffs cut to the bone — plots survival strategy columbus dispatch
  • Leesburg’s WAGE Suspends Operations dulles district
  • Broadcasting & Cable back on the auction block radio business report
  • Cash for Clunkers = Cash for Sirius XM (SIRI) satwaves
  • ‘Cash For Clunkers’ Could Be Rare Good News For Sirius XM yahoo
  • Could We Be Witnessing the End of Sirius XM Stock Manipulation? seeking alpha
  • ‘Billboard’ Plugs Into Fuse adweek

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Dodgers announcer Vin Scully, a longtime voice of summer, to retire after next season chicago tribune
  • Spring KC radio ratings: The(y) rock Images-1What is this, the ’90s? KQRC-FM stormed to first place in the spring Arbitrons, released Friday. kansascity.com
  • WTVN holds onto first for spring.Another first-place finish for the leading Columbus news-talk station in the Arbitron ratings. columbus dispatch
  • ON THE AIR: JMP still dominates radio dial pj star
  • teve Harvey show buoys latest ratings for WBAV radio Comedian still tops in a.m. WPEG wins overall. Survey now includes cell-only households. charlotte observer
  • Perry and Price tops again in radio ratings KSSK dominates radio in the mornings on Oahu, as well as throughout the day honolulu star bulletin
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Kansas City Birmingham Honolulu Las Vegas Huntsville Lexington Puerto Rico Indianapolis Salt Lake City radio daily news
  • Arbitron Mails Fall 2009 Station Information Packets radio online
  • Will new way of measuring ratings hurt talk radio? deseret news
  • Bob Kingsley Inks Longterm Deal with Dial Global radio online
  • 99.9 The Carp confusing listeners with holiday music wqow eau claire
  • Posting moves forward. As new technology allows PPM posting, Radio One embraces it across all markets. inside radio
  • Syndicator sees PPM “witch hunt.” inside radio
  • Morning Mess’ Shannon Murphy has a new gig… in Detroit access atlanta
  • New ‘Mojo in the Morning’ show host introduced to fans detroit freepress
  • Indie 101.5 FM alternative music format gone examiner.com
  • 570 KNRS Radio Goes FM fox 13 now utah
  • Station goes to Spanish talk-radio. 1590 AM, had been playing Spanish-language Christian music for the past month before switching formats on Friday 2 news reno
  • Reno AM station begins Spanish talk-radio format rgj.com
  • Border Media Flips KRIO/San Antonio To “El Compa” radio ink
  • BMP/San Antonio Launches El Compa ”Puras Buenas” radio online
  • Sports, Liberal Talk Radio Stations Swap Signals jacksonville observer
  • As of Friday morning July 31st, Bill Gardner’s morning show and KMZQ-AM & FM have gone their separate ways. bill gardner
  • Fitzsimmons leaves WJOX. Ian Fitzsimmons has left Birmingham sports talk station WJOX (FM-94.5) to rejoin Dallas station ESPN (FM-103.3) al.com
  • Radio show returns to Fairbanks (Michael Feldman KUAC) newsminer
  • MTSU broadcasts move to 560-AM tennessean
  • Radio station to broadcast all Lincolnton, Maiden football games gaston gazette

News & PR

  • Michael A. Wiener, Founder of a (Infinity) Radio Chain, Dies at 71 ny times
  • George Taylor Morris, National Radio Music Personality Passed Away at His Home in Reston, Virginia, from Throat Cancer. He Was 62 Years Old yahoo
  • Radio Host Played Classic Rock. “XM Artist Confidential,” died Aug. 1 of throat cancer at his home in Reston. washington post
  • Former Boston rock radio vet passes away boston radio watch
  • So Long, George The radio industry has lost another of its longtime veterans as George Taylor Morris lost his fight with cancer nts online
  • Local Radio Personality Fighting Colon Cancer. (Rachel Greenwalt) wtap
  • Dan Taylor and Mr. G waking up loyal CBS-FM listeners examiner.com
  • WKLS Home Cookin’ II (1981) radio use only
  • Power 99 Launches the Search for New Morning Show Host urban radio nation
  • Loudoun County’s Only Radio Station Turns to Static. WAGE Radio Stops Broadcasting loudon independent
  • Dave Koz looks back while still moving forward macomb daily
  • WAMU-FM to Receive NAB HD Radio Multicast Award radio online
  • Georgia Radio Hall of Fame 2009 Legacy Inductees georgia radio hall of fame
  • WQXA once commanded attention on the radio dial lancaster online
  • Radio shows tackle business topics (WWPR) bradenton herald
  • Radio show host visits CSS Neuse kinston.com (WOUB-AM) kinston.com
  • Local Radio Station Nominated for National Award (KLRC) nwa online
  • Bonnie Henry : Spanish station’s roots in Connecticut (KEVT) az starnet
  • PlatformQ and ClearChannel Radio Announce New England Day at CollegeWeekLive pr web
  • Barnstormers Dave Collins makes it sound effortless lancaster online

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Kyle and Jackie O tackiness gets the listeners attuned. COMMON sense and the slightest knowledge of the human condition make it obvious that if you insist on walking on the edge of a precipice, chances are one day you’ll fall off. australian business
  • Unless the media watchdog wakes up, the Kyle and Jackie O rape debacle will change nothing mumbrella
  • Where is Advertising Headed? hear 2.0
  • Malibu Chapter Twenty-One claude hall
  • “The Adventures of….YOU” – A Series of Little Plays tommy kramer
  • The Best & Worst Radio Groups inside music media
  • Sirius Monthly Cost Increase – Is It Worth It? seeking alpha
  • Performers deserve royalties from radio chicago sun times
  • OPINION: Remembering radio’s golden era wicked local ashland
  • Understanding the Performance Royalty Tax urban radio nation
  • 3 Charts, No Weighting jocobs media
  • Palin: Top Ten Ideas That Beat “Doing A Talkradio Show” hot air
  • Right Wing Radio Week in Review: July 27 – July 31, 2009 examiner.com
  • McClatchy cites Dobbs, Limbaugh, Hannity as providing “a stage on talk radio and cable TV” to birthers media matters
  • Talk Radio Campaign Frightening Seniors Provision for End-of-Life Counseling Is Described by Right as ‘Death Care’ common dreams
  • Don’t fire Lou Dobbs; just ignore him sf gate
  • Conservative Radio’s Andrew Wilkow Makes Sean Hannity Sound like Rosie O’Donnell huffington post
  • Rush Limbaugh Drops 90 Pounds abc news
  • Rush: Half The Man He Used To Be nts online
  • Michael Savage Talks About His Radio Show the new yorker
  • Forget the tepid New Yorker profile: here’s an accurate picture of Michael Savage examiner.com
  • Controversy Surrounding Lou Dobbs Has Failed to Increase His Ratings new york observer

FCC & Legal

  • Baker Sworn In As FCC Commissioner radio ink
  • Lawmakers Ask For Delay On Performance Rights Act Vote radio ink
  • Democrats Ask Pelosi to Reject Floor Vote on PRA radio online
  • MusicFIRST Releases Ad Clear Channel Doesn’t Want You To Hear mi2n
  • FCC says no fee break for radio. inside radio
  • FCC’s cross purposes radio business report
  • FCC’s Speed Shockingly Fast Looking Into iPhone-Google Voice Fiasco (AAPL, GOOG) silicon valley insider
  • FCC Looking Into AT&T Rejection Of Google Voice App smart money
  • FCC Seeking More Information on Applications Approved For iPhone Looking to find out whether Apple, AT&T consulted before Google Voice rejection broadcasting and cable
  • ‘To Better Serve Their Local Communities radio world
  • FCC Extends Deadline For Newspaper/Broadcast Cross-Ownership Fillings Cox, Bonneville, and others gain more time to file broadcasting and cable
  • CBO Says Airplay Royalty Costs Would Be Substantial radio online
  • Congress pushes FCC royalty review. inside radio
  • Lobbyists Continue Pressing Their Cases medilexicon
  • Student must pay $675k for songs Jury votes damages for illegal downloads Lawyer calls verdict unfair; vows appeal boston.com
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Four webcaster groups score last-minute royalty settlements with SoundExchange rain
  • New radio Aguilera to feature pop singer as a DJ denver post
  • Joe Walsh and Christine Aguilera Get Their Own Stations radio 2020
  • Skipping the radio fantastic… Atmospheric anomalies played havoc with local FM radio reception on Wednesday, pulling in signals from more than 1,000 miles away. genesee daily news
  • Motley Fool asks: Will listeners ever accept subscription models? rain
  • New Twitter site designed for journalists cyber journalist
  • Ducting phenomenon affects radio signals daily press
  • Review: SPB Radio wmexperts
  • Spb Radio 1.0 Released smartphone thoughts
  • Podcasting Patented audio4cast
  • Antique-radio enthusiasts find joy in crackle of static herald tribune
  • SBE Opens 2009 National Elections radio magazine
  • A New Audio Interview With John Castiglione, President of ubroadcast, inc., Is Now at SmallCapVoice.com yahoo
  • UQ radio revolution. BRISBANE’S newest radio station will not be found by the radio turning dial, but by visiting jacradio.com.au, the University of Queensland’s student radio station, which broadcasts around the clock. westside news
  • Mercury News Interview: CEO Eric Schmidt on Google, Apple and Microsoft mercury news

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Sell Radio 1 and freeze the BBC’s licence fee, says senior Tory mail online
  • We’ll sell off Radio 1, say Tories times online
  • 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
  • Conservative official urges Radio 1 sale upi.com
  • The BBC should get its tanks off our lawn times online
  • Radio 4 Profile: Sebastian Coe bbc
  • Global extends Galaxy reach in South and Western England media week uk
  • ‘Youth cult’ warning to BBC news scotsman
  • Late night for Fearne Cotton? Radio host mismatches a hoodie and heels after late-night party mail online
  • Keith Macklin dies, aged 78 warrington guardian
  • Tributes to broadcasting legend Keith Macklin Rock FM is sad to report the death of broadcasting legend Keith Macklin rock fm uk
  • DJ Taylor: Pet hates the independent
  • ‘Fear is a real problem in this industry’ She turned down the job three times before becoming editor of Radio Times – seven years later she’s off to ‘sort out’ Reader’s Digest. But her personal triumph? Getting a kiss from Kiefer Sutherland. guardian
  • Kidd and Burns wake up London radio today
  • NME Radio launches Apple app radio today
  • Orion Media starts to shine radio today
  • Auction off Radio 1, Ed says radio today
  • Interview: Scott Mills, Radio One presenter scotland on sunday

Canada

  • Magic 104 gets new name. Radio station now known as Max FM, will play classic rock times transcript canada east
  • Hal Anderson moving to ‘OB. After 14 years as a Power 97 rocker, radio host Hal Anderson will take over as morning talker for Larry Updike on sister station CJOB winnipeg freepress
  • Alberta’s Big Valley Jamboree ends early after storm kills one, injures dozens (CFCW) 660 news calgary
  • Consulation on Copyright Legislation To Come to Toronto broadcaster magazine

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle Sandilands sacked from Idol, radio career up in air news.com.au
  • Channel 10 sacks Kyle Sandilands 3aw
  • Sandilands axed from Idol role over lie-detector stunt courier mail
  • Chris Page fills in for Kyle, Jackie O brisbane times
  • Kyle and Jackie O Get An All Expenses Paid Holiday undercover
  • DJ is sacked as Australian Idol judge in backlash over radio stunt where teenager revealed she’d been raped mail online
  • Australian radio show cancelled over rape scandal in the news
  • Kyle and Jackie O no big loss. A media analyst says 2Day FM may improve its breakfast audience share if it gets rid of Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O permanently. abc news
  • Radio show suspended by Austereo. The Kyle and Jackie O radio show has been suspended indefinitely after last week’s lie detector stunt big pond news
  • Shock jocks suspended after radio stunt new zealand herald
  • Kyle and Jackie O ‘in recess’ wa today
  • Aussie BBC chief faces ‘conflict’ claims. The BBC is facing calls to investigate its Australian-born controller amid claims she also works for a media training company the broadcaster pays to help its staff. ninemsn au
  • New Radio Broadcast Deal for Australia Revealed afana
  • Radio stars in gala launch of digital players australian business
  • ABC Radio bands with commercials to promote digital cnet
  • Astro Group Increases Stake In Sun FM To 20% reuters india
  • Sun TV completes equity sale with Astro for radio subsidiary indian television
  • Radio Mirchi slips into the red as revenue drops indian television
  • Radio City : India’s First FM Radio Brand media newsline
  • Radio City 91.1FM connects with Mumbai City like never before india infoline
  • Child radio reporters ‘in making’ at Kolkata new kerala
  • IIT Kanpur to launch its own radio station indian television
  • Himesh could be packing new voice in Radio sify
  • Reliance readies to list Big FM under Reliance Media World indian television
  • Taliban warns people on FM radio for supporting Pak ptinews
  • Radio station’s monster video gig newstraitstimes
  • Astro raises stake in South Asia FM business times
  • FBC’s new logos represent a new era says CEO radio fiji
  • New addition for early Kingfisher FM show weekender post za
  • Algoa FM wins the Vodacom Fame radio challenge and gives to charity bizcommunity
  • KTN’s Allan Namu conquers coveted African journalism contest the standard
  • ‘You’re banned’ – Khumalo’s music off Ukhozi FM sunday world za
  • US honours for radio’s Henry artslink za
  • Hugo Chavez closes 34 Venezuelan radio stations telegraph.co.uk
  • Hundreds Of Venezuelans Protest Radio Closures Opponents Voicing Anger On Social Networking Sites cbs 13
  • Venezuela’s Radio, TV Closings Reduce ‘Freedom,’ Executive Says bloomberg
  • VENEZUELA – National Radio Network CNB Shut Down poder 360
  • Venezuelans turn to Twitter to have voices heard breaking tweats