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Radio and Streaming Media News for Tuesday 07-28-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Beasley Broadcast will announce quarterly earnings Aug. 4 naples news
  • Rogers Reports 2nd Quarter Financial Results individual.com
  • Allen Takes Chief Reconstruction Officer Post With Riviera radio ink
  • Lincoln, Neb., radio station KRKR sold kitv
  • Radio industry in for a rough overhaul daily titan
  • Ohr Joins Entercom/Madison As VP/MM radio ink
  • Logan Joins KKSF San Francisco as PD radio online
  • The Big Boss “Smith” Moves Up to “Inspirational Format Director” urban radio nation
  • Johnson Named GM For WEDJ & WYSW/Indy radio ink
  • Beasley/Philadelphia Ups Mark Vizza to OM/Marketing radio online
  • Less Talk, More Music Proposed for Ryan Seacrest and Kevin & Bean la radio
  • Dale Hanson walks away from ESPN 103.3 FM pegasus news
  • Lou Merloni picks WEEI in sports radio battle boston herald
  • Gen2Media & Clear Channel Launch Internet TV for Orlando Radio sys-con
  • AP Approves Station Rate Reduction broadcasting and cable
  • Ex-KFAN host Dubay gets 180 days in workhouse star tribune
  • Charleston Radio Talk Show Host Charged with DUI (Michael Agnello WCHS) wsaz
  • Nett Radio Host Hal Turner Arrested for Threatening 3 Federal Judges chicago press release
  • Former Idaho radio personality gets 5 years in prison for kiddie porn. (Ryan Chambers KLLZ) kivitv boise
  • Legendary Soul Radio Personality, Jay Baby Passes urban radio nation
  • The Marriage of Radio and Mobile: A Conversation With Jeff Smulyan kelsey group
  • Palin tests radio waters. inside radio
  • Michael Savage Is Obsessed with Death, Destruction ny times
  • Bitter feud between black radio, CBC over royalties the hill
  • Congressmen Ask GAO To Investigate Arbitron Minority Undercount multichannel
  • WEDU president to head Florida PBS, NPR group tampa bay online
  • KPFK loses another general manager la observed
  • AES Jumps Into the Stream radio world
  • Best Buy’s social media guru gets personal with radio minn post
  • McCabe hired for senior Global role mediaweek uk
  • Irish broadcast regulator: O’Brien does not have ‘undue control’ over Irish media press gazette
  • New watch takes over radio measurement (Switzerland) follow the media
  • Happy trails to Halifax’s last AM radio station metronews
  • Girl’s rape revelation sinks radio lie detector stunt sydney morning herald

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Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Beasley Broadcast will announce quarterly earnings Aug. 4 naples news
  • Rogers Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results individual.com
  • Allen Takes Chief Reconstruction Officer Post With Riviera radio ink
  • BMP heads into trust radio business report
  • Lincoln, Neb., radio station KRKR sold Lincoln radio station KRKR sold to Mission Nebraska; new format will be contemporary Christian yahoo finance
  • Two Huskers buy Lincoln KRKR omaha.com
  • Lincoln, Nebs, radio station KRKR sold kitv
  • Tribune Co. seeks extension of reorganizahtion plan Bankrupt company cites complex nature of case, Cubs sale in its ‘routine’ request chicago tribune
  • Radio industry in for a rough overhaul. With the second largest radio market practically located in our backyards, even the once booming radio industry is feeling the effects of the recession. daily titan
  • Ryvicker sees broadcasters hitting Q2 targets radio business report
  • Moody’s sees ad revenue declines moderating radio business report
  • Media Cos Climb As Investors Regain Confidence In Survival wall street journal
  • 2008 Canadian Online Advertising Revenue Grows To $1.6 Billion And Surpasses Radio individual.com
  • Viacom’s Net Drops 32% wall street journal
  • Viacom Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results pr newswire
  • Recession hobbles Viacom’s 2ns Q as profit falls sharply crains new york
  • Time Warner buys Google’s stake in AOL for $283 million reuters
  • Analyst predicts earnings repeat. inside radio
  • Big Spenders Get the Most Buzz ad age

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Logan Joins KKSF (The Band)/San Francisco as PD radio online
  • Ohr Joins Entercom/Madison As VP/MM radio ink
  • Ohr Named VP/Market Manager of Entercom/Madison radio online
  • The Big Boss Moves Up to “Inspirational Format Director” urban radio nation
  • Radio One Ups Smith to Inspirational Format Director radio online
  • Vizza Moves Up At Beasley/Philly Pair radio ink
  • Johnson Named GM For WEDJ & WYSW/Indy radio ink
  • Beasley/Philadelphia Ups Mark Vizza to OM/Marketing radio online
  • Less Talk, More Music Proposed for Ryan Seacrest and Kevin & Bean la radio
  • Detroit’s Real Talk: Radio Show Has a Mission to Create a Movement model d media
  • Radio news director quits amid blog controversy (Eileen Goode KDLG) ktuu alaska
  • Dale Hansen Explains His Departure From ESPN: “I Finally Walked.” dallas observer
  • Dale Hansen Out at ESPN dallas observer
  • ESPN radio show host quits the network over the Roethlisberger muzzling. “I don’t want to be identified with being one of ESPN’s puppets.” fan iq
  • Dale Hansen exits ESPN examiner.com
  • Dale Hanson walks away from ESPN 103.3 FM pegasus news
  • Lou Merloni picks WEEI in sports radio battle boston herald
  • Pittsburgh’s Last Urban Station 106.7 WAMO, Best Ratings Ever urban radio nation
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Tucson New Haven Akron Cincinnati St Louis Pittsburgh radio daily news
  • Reds power WLW’s spring ratings cincinnati business courier
  • San Diego – JUNE PPM – Report & Analysis inside radio
  • CBS Radio presents Cars for Courage Boat Drive pr newswire
  • Decatur’s WDZ-AM 1050 to broadcast the Redbirds examiner.com
  • Hope sports changing radio stations (WYVN-FM) holland sentinel

News & PR

  • Gen2Media and Clear Channel Team to Launch Internet Television for Orlando Radio Stations sys-con
  • Satellite subscribers complain about rate increase radio business report
  • AP Approves Station Rate Reduction Local TV rebate follows radio and newspapers broadcasting and cable
  • NAB Asks: ‘What’s Working for You?’ radio world
  • Bayliss Auction extended radio business report
  • Ex-KFAN host Dubay gets 180 days in workhouse star tribune
  • Charleston Radio Talk Show Host Charged with DUI (Michael Agnello WCHS) wsaz
  • Local pastor, talk show host arrested on DUI charge charleston gazette
  • South Florida Traffic Reporter Sues Chopper Co. (Paul Cavenaugh WFTL) nts online
  • Talk Media News Notes nts online
  • Paul Ray, Dudley and Bob honored by Texas Radio Hall of Fame statesman
  • Longevity expert’s time on ‘CCO radio show may be short-lived (Esme Murphy WCCO) star tribune
  • Ramsey Signs 450th Affiliate radio ink
  • Howard Stern agrees to be roasted before retirement examiner.com
  • Legendary Soul Radio Personality, Jay Baby “Live And In Color” Passes in Florida urban radio nation
  • James “Jay Baby” Robinson urban insite
  • Internet Radio Talk Show Host Hal Turner Arrested for Threatening Three Federal Appeals Court Judges in Chicago Over Recent Decision Upholding Handgun Bans chicago press release
  • Moscow man gets 5 years in prison for kiddie porn. A former northern Idaho radio personality has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. (Ryan Chambers KLLZ) kivitv boise
  • DJ B-Mello Makes Some New Moves hip hop press
  • DJ B-Mello Talks About Leaving KEXP Streetsounds For Death Row Records seattle weekly
  • Gasoline For $1.59 A Gallon In Tulsa (ktbt) newson6 tulsa
  • Radio station hosts fundraiser for Community Resource Center (WKIF) kankakee daily journal
  • Radio personalities face off against Jonas Brothers in kickball your west valley
  • Where radio made some noise greensboro news record
  • At seminar, disinvited campers called ‘special’ (WDAS) philadelphia inquirer
  • 3 New Arbitron Portable People Meter PPM Radio Ratings (for sale on ebay) ebay
  • Alize Announces the Launch of National DJ Program ‘The Alize Mix Squad’ pr newswire

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OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • The Marriage of Radio and Mobile: A Conversation With Jeff Smulyan kelsey group
  • NPR Does More With Less Than Anyone Else… mel phillips
  • Radio: Text During the Mid-Day Lull? radio 2020
  • Cumulus Is the New Clear Channel inside music media
  • Attention Please jacobs media
  • A Failed Quest and Why Radio Needs to Embrace Failure radio ink
  • The future of radio – the worst thing james cridland
  • Sheer, astonishingly unmitigated chutzpah rain
  • D.L. Hughley Has a Fan at the New York Daily News, Not Among Our Readers urban radio nation
  • Jock talk mostly self-serving (Alan Burns) inside radio
  • Where’s Radio’s Humanity? hear 2.0
  • Climb aboard the Cluetrain hear 2.0
  • As an era fades, another voice – Warren Suttles – is gone ny daily news
  • Media may owe Mr. Met an apology, says longtime journalist silive
  • Howard Stern Fined For Baring Breast On Air (satire) enduring vision
  • The Economy Is Destroying Every Sector…Except Syracuse Sports Radio nunes magician
  • Resurgent watchdogs could help save news media chicago tribune
  • Palin tests radio waters. inside radio
  • Liberal Talkers Ramp Up “Hate Talk” nts online
  • Bill Moyers Indicts Limbaugh, Other Radio Hosts for ‘Inciting Riots in the Public Mind’ news busters
  • NY Times Bashes Birthers & Blames Limbaugh, But Gave 9-11 Truthers Respect news busters
  • How Lou Dobbs scared Rush Limbaugh off the birther story media matters
  • Report: Savage Named To ‘Balance’ UK Banned List radio ink
  • Michael Savage Is Obsessed with Death, Destruction ny times
  • What Got Glenn So Hot Under the Collar? fox news
  • Glenn Beck launches 10 million American watchdogs examiner
  • Michael Medved takes on ‘birthers’ and his fellow conservatives wbur
  • Obama birth certificate conspiracy theorist known as ‘crazy Eileen’ examiner.com
  • Morning Fix: Mike Huckabee as Rodney Dangerfield washington post
  • Boston NPR Analyst Hopes Our Captured Soldier Isn’t Tortured Like He’s at Gitmo
  • GOP targets NM congressmen in health care radio ad kob new mexico

FCC & Legal

  • Bitter feud between black radio, CBC over royalties the hill
  • Congressmen Ask GAO To Investigate Minority Undercount Allegations Against Arbitron’s PPMs. House Oversight Committee, FCC Also Investigating Claims multichannel
  • Ivie: MRC’s right for the job. inside radio
  • GAO to study PPM. inside radio
  • SEC Makes a Move on Naked Short Selling: Too Little Too Late for Sirius seeking alpha
  • Satellite radio fee debated columbus dispatch
  • FCC Still Awaiting Official Word On New Commissioners Clyburn, Baker were confirmed by the Senate Friday, but must still be officially commissioned by the president and sworn in broadcasting and cable
  • P2P Judge: File sharing ain’t fair use. Slams Merry Pranksters for spongy defence register
  • Sen. Kohl Wants Live Nation/Ticketmaster Probe fmqb
  • Lawmakers Want Ticketmaster/Live Nation Probe billboard
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • 127th AES Convention Adds to Broadcast and Streaming Sessions radio magazine
  • AES Jumps Into the Stream radio world
  • The Hardware Matters Too infinite dial
  • Wireless Companies and Sirius XM to Conduct Demos This Week radio world
  • We’ve seen the Spotify iPhone app in detail and it’s pretty damn good tech crunch
  • Best Buy’s social media guru gets personal with radio minn post
  • Web, TV Blend in Diller’s Grand Plan Teaming with Ben Silverman on new ventures ad week
  • Google partners for addressable ads Other shorts: AMI suspends publication of Mom & Baby media life
  • The top 10 songs the Web brought back cnet
  • Review: Insignia Portable HD Radio egear
  • Acoustic Research ARIR200 Internet Radio cnet
  • Flycast’s New Features Nothing To Swat audio4cast
  • MyMusicSuccess.Com Joins Forces With Worldwide Radio Network Xltrax mi2n
  • What’s Twitter? Research Network/Harris Poll, 69% said they didn’t know enough about Twitter to comment on the service. media bistro

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • Rogers Reports Q2 Results broadcaster
  • Rogers Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results individual.com
  • Happy trails to Halifax’s last AM radio station metronews
  • 2008 Canadian Online Advertising Revenue Grows To $1.6 Billion And Surpasses Radio individual.com

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Girl’s rape revelation sinks radio lie detector stunt sydney morning herald
  • Global media’s war dawn
  • George FM has power to compete herald.nz
  • Live Revenues Dip Down Under billboard
  • HT Media Q1 net profit at Rs 32 cr business standard india
  • Govt plans to raise FDI limits in FM and DTH (India) individual.com
  • Radio Misty partners with Star Jalsha for musical event business of cinema
  • Mother of tv, radio sports commentator laid to rest (Muhammad Toufeeq) individual.com
  • I’m a believer of media freedom: Shikapwasha denies threats to close Sky FM the post
  • South Africa: Daughter of Exile Traces the Pulse of the Y-Generation all africa
  • Multimedia Group promises world-class services joy online
  • Chief of media union arrested for leading ‘illegal’ walkout (Korea) individual.com