Radio and Streaming Media News for Thrusday 07-30-2009

Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Scott Greenstein reups with Sirius XM orbit cast
  • Greenstein Re-Ups With Sirius XM radio ink
  • Pay hike at Sirius XM. (For Scott Greenstein) inside radio
  • Hit Parade Radio, Inc. Moves Forward With Trademark yahoo
  • Stockguru.com: Legend Media Inc. is in the StockGuru Spotlight. Legend Media is China’s leading radio advertising firm. individual.com
  • Tech-Junkie Reader Feedback: Sirius XM (SIRI) the street
  • Martha Stewart Co. Records Net Loss of $6.3 million Profit up at broadcast unit; digital ad revenue rose 28% broadcasting and cable
  • IPG Organic Revenue Drops 14.5% in Q2 09 media buyer planner
  • Health care fight good medicine for radio. inside radio
  • Time Warner CEO: Advertising More Stable, Visibility Limited smart money
  • Meredith sees difficult ad environment in 2010 Meredith predicts recession will continue to hurt advertising in 2010, offers outlook yahoo
  • How Verizon, Campbell Soup, Scotts Find Value on Air. Marketers to Radio Execs: Give Us Research, Flexibility ad age

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • WLIT plans changes after ratings plunge. Forman may get a morning drive co-host, or she may be replaced chicago sun times
  • WBAL radio going to harder news in the morning baltimore sun
  • WGN-AM names Chicago Tribune Daywatch columnist Charlie Meyerson news director. Charlie Meyerson is leaving the Chicago Tribune to become WGN-AM 720’s news director chicago tribune
  • ‘El Gonzo’ and Guzman take over mornings on Mega 95.5 chicago tribune
  • 106.7 to change its format today. WNFN 106.7-FM The Fan is changing formats, according to the station, leaving Nashville without one of the country’s most popular syndicated sports radio networks. tennessean
  • MTSU searching for radio home, as ESPN leaves Nashville dnj murfreesboro
  • Blue Raider response to 106.7 (WNFN) format change go blue raiders
  • Bruno Returns to Fox Sports Radio for Late Nights radio online
  • Could Palin Be on the Radio? cbs news
  • Syndicating Sarah Palin, Part 2: The Next Rush Limbaugh? ( clear channel passes on palin) broadcasting and cable
  • Premiere passes on Palin? inside radio
  • Bob Shannon gets new home at CBS-FM examiner
  • Survey follows radio listeners’ habits The spring 2009 survey released by Arbitron, Inc. found that 93 percent of the population of Myrtle Beach tunes in to radio every week. the sun news
  • Detroit’s Real Talk: Radio show has a mission to create a movement mlive
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Charlotte West Palm Beach Orlando Gainesville-Ocala Rochester MN radio daily news
  • Garceau-Marx Duo Tops Rankings. CBS Radio is very happy about the latest quarterly ratings numbers for the new Baltimore FM sports-talk station, 105.7 The Fan. press box online
  • Analysis: Ethnic ratings drop more. inside radio
  • Arbitron diary book vs. PPM (pdf) all access
  • Adult Contemporary & Hot AC – June PPM – Report & Analysis inside radio
  • New Radio Talk Show for Small Business Launched by Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mike Whitaker (KRMG KTOK) pr web
  • Business News Radio Pro. Program Discusses Strategic Branding and Deming’s Profound Knowledge (WNSI) newswiretoday
  • Local radio may come to North Shore, on FM honolulu star bulletin
  • WLNK/Charlotte Hosts ‘Radio Camp’ radio ink
  • Watt-Lanta: Who’s Who in the ATL Sports Talk Radio War bleacher report
  • Tony Bruno Joins FOX Sports Radio Lineup nts online
  • Mullen’s radio show featured locally. Vicksburg radio stattion WVBG 105.5 is one of 26 stations statewide that will carry Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen’s weekly call-in show. the vicksburg post
  • Troy radio broadcasts expanding (WTBF-FM) dothan eagle
  • Wynalda replaces Cohen on Fox talk show. Cohen started online radio show World Soccer Daily (now available online and Sirius) with Nick Gerber soccer america

News & PR

  • Chicago radio legend chats it up at WIMS (John Landecker’) post tribune
  • Former shock Jock Russ Martin’s Ego and Wallet Continue to Swell, Though He’s Quietly Losing Relevance dallas observer
  • Howard Stern wack packer Ivy Supersonic sent to Bellevue by police ny daily news
  • Infamous Baba Booey Mets Pitch Baseball Acquired for $18,000 — Proceeds to Benefit Lifebeat AIDS/HIV Charity marketwire
  • Robin Quivers in the Inquirer best talk radio news
  • Hal Niven Dies. A leader of the Broadcast Pioneers and Broadcast Education Association, he also was at one time a vice president of the National Association of Broadcasters. radio world
  • The wife of Clear Channel talk WTAM/1100 Cleveland afternoon drive host Mike Trivisonno, Linda Trivisonno, has died. She passed away after battling lung cancer. ohio media watch
  • Neil Rogers and Jorge’s net show get some ink best talk radio news
  • Williams is doing just fine boston.com
  • Group Execs to Talk at NAB Radio Show radio world
  • NABEF to Host Career Day at 2009 NAB Radio Show radio magazine
  • TM Studios Debuts Two Production Libraries Online radio online
  • Disney Preps Ad Lab adweek
  • Dan Rather wants Obama to help save the news aspen daily news
  • KTLO is a finalist for NAB award baxter bulletin
  • Ashley’s Auction a big part of Radiothon daily item

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Does the broadcast model have a place in online radio? cnet
  • Radio One Hits the Internet radio 2020
  • ‘Internet catching up with traditional media’ abs cbn news
  • Goom Internet Radio Launched mp3 newswire
  • UbaTV gives radio talk fans chance to listen in on Bob Grant, Richard Bey once again ny daily news
  • HD Radio Electronic Program Guide goes to field trial in Boston radio business report
  • VoloMedia Awarded U.S. Patent for Podcasting businesswire
  • Ebay pulls PPM auctions. inside radio
  • ubroadcast Signs Distributor Agreement With Alexander Lindale, LLC yahoo
  • Civil trial opens on sharing of songs Defense argues a love of music is not a crime boston.com
  • Dave and Geri: When Radio Turned its Back on Them – They Turned Up the Heat How Two Long-Time Radio Personalities Are Leveraging Podcasting about.com
  • TM Studios Launches Two New Sites radio ink
  • User Report: Voice Artist Relies on Mayah Sporty radio world
  • Stick to listening to FM radio during a lightning storm arizona central
  • African Americans, Hispanics Lead Mobile Web Growth adweek
  • Breaking down Microsoft and Yahoo’s search deal cnet
  • Microsoft and Yahoo: Done deal cnet
  • Microsoft-Yahoo! pact hit with anti-trust question Three-into-two doesn’t wash register
  • Microsoft to launch UK ad-funded online video player Old shows coming to an interweb near you, eventually register
  • Social networking website Friendster up for sale brand republic
  • With uncertain future, Bebo gets a new president industry standard
  • MTVN Latin America, Samsung Launch MTVMusica.com media bistro
  • Online video keeps growing with help of broadband, mobile ars technica
  • Roberts x Cath Kidston Electric Flowers 50s-style DAB radio retrotogo

Radio News International:


  • David Cameron swore on radio ‘to try and sound cool’ – audio mirror
  • David Cameron drops the ‘twat’ bomb on radio crikey
  • BSkyB – Preliminary Results individual.com
  • CN Senior Executives exit radio today
  • Chill disappears from DAB radio today
  • Horrid Henry joins Fun Kids radio today
  • VIDEO: Absolute’s Twitter Clip radio today
  • Malin told to hit the road radio today
  • ESPN seals distribution deal with Virgin Media the independent
  • Media share the pain as advertising rate-card values suffer 22pc decline independent.ie
  • Country Mix and East Coast to merge. NICHE radio station Country Mix is set to merge with Wicklow’s East Coast FM, ending prolonged speculation about the country station’s future. independent.ie
  • Berlusconi Plays DJ, Spins ‘Reckless Life’ on Radio bloomberg


  • Police, DoCS to probe radio rape case the west australian
  • Sandilands’s job not under threat, says 2Day brisbane times
  • Rape revelation on radio sparks outcry sydney morning herald
  • Teen rape victim’s ‘brave’ radio admission new zealand herald
  • Radio stunt ‘was child abuse.’ adelaide now
  • Kevin Rudd criticises Kyle Sandilands, Jackie O ‘rape stunt’ herald sun au
  • Radio station accidentally reveals young girl was raped 3news nz
  • Radio rape revelation was a weird experience: Kyle and Jackie O examiner.com.au
  • Teen’s Rape Story Panicked Me, Says DJ Kyle Sandilands bubble wrap
  • DJs defend themselves in ‘rape row’ digital spy
  • Aussie radio show in ‘rape row’ digital spy
  • Vodacom Women in the Media Award winners’ biographies marketing web
  • Radio1XX Produces Segment For Beatles Show scoop nz
  • Men At Work Loses First Stage Of Copyright Lawsuit billboard
  • TAIWAN: Radio, TV operators attack NCC over disciplinary plan Radio and television service operators say the NCC doesn’t need to increase control over programming content asia media
  • DJ Soo’s accent not good enough for radio? asia one
  • Internet More Popular than Radio in Israel arutz sheva
  • Pop Sensation Mika on Fever 104 FM! radio and music
  • Big 92.7 FM presents City’s very own Green Ganesha radio and music
  • Ofcom plans for Ramadan 2010 pakistan daily news agency
  • Zimbabwe lifts reporting ban on BBC and CNN after eight years telegraph
  • ‘If we don’t broadcast, how will the public stay informed?’ mail and guardian
  • MISA- Zambia condemns harassment of journalists lusaka times
  • Journalist Found Dead in Acapulco. The body of a Mexican radio journalist was found beaten, gagged and partially buried in the resort city of Acapulco, police said Wednesday. washington post
  • Mexican radio journalist found dead abc local houston