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Radio and Streaming Media News for Wednesday 04-22-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Q1 2009 Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • Arbitron to reissue Atlanta data radio business report
  • YAHOO! PROFIT DROPS 78%, SLASHES 700 JOBS ny post
  • Bono: Radio Should Pay for Songs, Like Web Does yahoo
  • NAB Hits Airwaves With Case Against Radio Royalties mediaweek
  • Radio host charged with child porn found in California boston herald
  • Husband of radio personality Diane Prior is accused of posting MySpace video nj.com
  • WTSA owne (Bill Corbell) r, 40, dies with cancer rutland herald
  • Time to Build for the Future radio world
  • Will Obama Seize the Radio Stations Next? american spectator
  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act radio ink
  • Iran hints journalist could get a reprieve philadelphia inquirer
  • Study: 86% Would Pay For Legal P2P billboard
  • Radio 1 DJ’s basement plan angers neighbours evening standard
  • Uncertain future for radio prompts Corus to move radio stations to MySpace tech media reports
  • Digital vs internet radio: what does the future hold?  cnet aus

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Q1 2009 Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • Clarifying Sirius Ambiguities over Liberty Shares seeking alpha
  • Is Sirius’s Dilution Actually Dilutive to Shareholders? seeking alpha
  • SIRI: Sirius dropped to almost .40 due to stale news hitting the wire, buy now! caps fool
  • How Will the Shifting Automaker Landscape Impact Satellite Radio? seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Radio Killed the Video Star motley fool
  • CC Looks to Refinance Debt media week
  • Journal Communications’ net income drops 98 percent milwaukee business journal
  • Global music sales down 8 percent in 2008: IFPI reuters

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Arbitron to reissue Atlanta data radio business report
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Covers Every Pick of the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26 yahoo
  • Where do your loyalties lie in the sports radio battle? seattle pi

News & PR

  • Bono: Radio Should Pay for Songs, Like Web Does yahoo
  • NAB Hits Airwaves With Case Against Radio Royalties mediaweek
  • NAB 2009: 83,242 Attendees. Vendors cite quality traffic broadcasting and cable
  • Higher radio pay for artists urged. A group pushing legislation to make radio pay more money to artists held a town hall meeting. miami herald
  • Times call for changes, author tells broadcasters. Economic downturn called opportunity to modernize review journal
  • Radio host charged with child porn found in California boston herald
  • Former NH policeman and radio host arrested in California boston.com
  • Former Talk Show Radio Host Arrested. Aldridge Wanted For Possession Of Child Pornography fox5news
  • Husband of radio personality Diane Prior is accused of posting MySpace video nj.com
  • Estranged husband charged over MySpace video. Chester Twp. cops say radio DJ’s divorce deposition was online daily record
  • Adelstein: Payola Consent Decrees Are In The Works radio online
  • Barbara Cochran Receives Awards from RTNDA, NAB radio online
  • The not-so-private life of Sheri Lynch. The popular radio host opens up about family, friends and love charlotte observer
  • Steve Harvey Hosts MotorCity Casino Hotel’s RADIO STAR 6/11 broadway world
  • WTSA owner, 40, dies with cancer. Bill Corbeil interned at the station before graduating from Brattleboro Union High School in 1987, then returned in 2006 when he signed a purchase agreement for the AM-FM facility. rutland herald
  • Boise DJ Keke Luv to run 7 marathons in 7 days to raise awareness about child abuse idaho statesman
  • Author Anthony Rudel recalls ‘Dawn of American Radio’ ny daily news
  • CNBC takes a look at world of Billy Mays, infomercials and our ad-diction ny daily news
  • Billy Bob strikes again with Kimmel comments the spec
  • Radio’s Tom Bodett set to host Latchis benefit rutland herald
  • Waco Radio Show Hosts Head Back To Iraq kwtx
  • Sharpton show to air from St. Aug’s news and observer
  • ABC, ESPN sports announcer Bradley Nessler to receive Minnesota State Mankato alumni award the weekly

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act radio ink
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Iran hints journalist could get a reprieve philadelphia inquirer
  • Jesse Jackson offers to go to Iran to help free journalist cnn
  • Scholarships Established in Honor of Reggae Radio Pioneer Clint O’Neil south florida caribbean news
  • SU extends radio partnership with Galaxy Communications 9wsyr
  • NewspaperARCHIVE Sponsors Public Radio Program yahoo
  • WNYC Unveils New Performance Space; Launches 10-Day Opening Festival On 4/28 broadway world
  • Thursday’s Agenda: ‘This American Life’ live broadcast; talk on arts and social change; Mozart’s Requiem at the Meyerson fort worth star telegram
  • Newark police detective launching radio program on race relations newark advocate
  • Wiley hosts Golden Mic Awards Thursday; event free to public marshall news messenger
  • Local theaters to play NPR program the lariat online
  • WWSU radio station at Cyber Cafe the guardian
  • Public radio station to analyze Lincoln case pekin daily times
  • NPR reporter tells Bethel audience of putting stories on air and page bethel college news
  • Popular Local Radio Station For Sale. A popular Christian radio station in Fort Wayne is up for sale. indiana newscenter
  • Dave Ramsey spreads Message of Hope Through Nationwide Town Hall Meeting union sentinel
  • Local churches to broadcast Ramsey show hattiesburg american
  • Dave Ramsey program to air at 3 local sites grand haven tribune
  • Gospel Music Association Announces 2009 Radio Stations Of The Year cn spin

Streaming & Tech

  • YAHOO! PROFIT DROPS 78%, SLASHES 700 JOBS ny post
  • NAB chief Rehr pushes radio, streaming in keynote address rain
  • Internet radio making waves biz report
  • IBM Unveils Enhancements To Media Hub Solution prnewswire
  • Uncertain future for radio prompts Corus to move radio stations to MySpace tech media reports
  • Study: 86% Would Pay For Legal P2P billboard
  • New Research Presented at Internet Radio Event This Week audio4cast
  • Technological Design Decisions Behind Gram Vaani’s Radio Platform idea lab
  • Radio Is The Next Big Thing, says Cleevely. The world is on the brink of a wireless technology breakthrough that will have as much impact as the Internet revolution of the 1980s. cambridge wireless
  • Bad Economy Leads Woman to On-Line Broadcasting Job wabi
  • eMarketer: Twitter Use Soars adweek

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Radio 1 DJ’s basement plan angers neighbours evening standard
  • History made as Journal Radio goes live journal live
  • BBC apologies after Radio 1 news bulletin blames Hillsborough disaster on Liverpool fans mail online
  • BBC’s Radio Times Offers iPhone and iPod Touch Application about.com
  • Drivetime changes at Radio Aire radio today
  • Swansea presenter gets filmed radio today
  • UKRD extends offer deadline radio today
  • NME signs deal with Adidas and JD Sports for 60th anniversary mediaweek uk
  • National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine dismisses Shevchenko kyiv post

Canada

  • Uncertain future for radio prompts Corus to move radio stations to MySpace tech media reports

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • Digital vs internet radio: what does the future hold?  cnet aus
  • ‘Dicko’ still happy to play the tart the age
  • TAIWAN: Illegal radio station busted in Kinmen asia media
  • Thai gov’t checks local radio, TV network on fears of inciting people to oppose gov’t xinhnet
  • Ministry studying private TV and radio stations drafts law yemen times
  • Democracy, on Mic and on Camera the nation
  • VOA Somali service announces piracy special mnilive
  • Dupont and Washie booted from WINN FM skn vibes

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Payola Consent Decrees In Works. Will soon be released
  • IFPI: U.S. Music Sales Slump 18.6%
  • Clear Channel Looking To Refinance Debt
  • Radio One Fills Voids From Within
  • KABC’s Vin Scully Inducted Into NAB Hall of Fame
  • Nettleton To ‘Wibbage FM’ Mornings
  • Cochran And RTNDA Staffers Honored
  • NAB Show Attracts Nearly 84,000
  • NAB: 2009 NAB Crystal Radio Awards Announced
  • Stock Market Snapshot, April 21, 2009
  • NAB Ratchets Up War On Performance Royalties Bill
  • Arbitron Revenue Up 4.7% In Q1
  • Veterans Honor WTOP Staffer
  • Professional Journalists: No Fairness Doctrine
  • Street Talk: Kevin & Bean Add Another
  • CBS Recaps 100 Days
  • UPDATE: Don Bernstine
  • Arbitron To Reissue Atlanta PPM Data
  • Citadel Media Teases Spanish Service
  • Updated: Charlamagne Tha God Lands In Morning Drive On WPHI
  • Now Makes It Hot In Philly
  • RadioTime Teams Up With Ando Media, Triton Digital
  • For Radio, The Future Is Now
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media
  • EA Games’ Steve Schnur To Be Honored At MUSEXPO Conference
  • Mapleton Hires Criswell To Oversee San Luis Obispo Stations
  • Street Talk: Haze Clears From Lazer
  • AWRT SoCal Cancels 2009 Genii Awards Show
  • Broadcasters Hit With Web Radio Patent Suit

All Access

  • New Wave Of Cuts At Yahoo!
  • Why Did 108,320 People Go To Vegas?
  • Cochran Honored By RTNDA, NAB
  • Former Talk Host Arrested In California
  • Journal Comm Revs Down 20.4% For Q1
  • Diane Prior’s Husband Charged Over MySpace Video
  • Has Dylan Done His Last Show?
  • An Elvis Sighting In Dayton
  • Jim Nettleton’s Back On ‘Wibbage’
  • Westwood One Appoints Michelle Jennings Dir./Interactive Sales
  • AWRT SoCal Cancels Award Show
  • StreetPulse: Rick Ross Debuts #1
  • Seth Necessary Joins Apex Music/Horizon Music
  • Eric Church To Perform At Lollapalooza
  • Martina Is Hollywood Hot
  • Little Big Town To Host ‘Ride For A Cure’
  • Trace Adkins To Sing At Nation’s Memorial Concert
  • Faith Hill On The Cover Of Redbook
  • WQYK Holds 8th Annual Red Neck Open
  • Chuck & Julianne Wow The Judges On DWTS
  • Viva SLC Rides Again With KZZQ
  • ‘Go Deep’ With Bruce Rave Debuts
  • Jackson Blue Heard On WPRT, WDJX
  • Big Apple Airchecks Update
  • Don Bernstine Passes
  • WTSA Owner Bill Corbeil Dead At 40

Radio Ink

  • Arbitron Revenue Rises In Q1
  • FCC Sets Rural Radio Rulemaking
  • More Lawmakers Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act
  • WIBC, WKRQ Among Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • Greenblatt Heads Air America Affiliate Sales
  • Lesourd Named Citadel Media VP/Programming & Distribution
  • Rehr: With Change Comes Opportunity
  • Cantwell Joins Genesis As Orlando VP/GM
  • Clear Channel Looking To Reorganize Debt
  • Regent, Saga, Journal, Corus Join Broadcaster Traffic Consortium
  • Cox Radio Committee Now Neutral On Buyout, Offer May Be Upped
  • Broadcasters Sued Over Ad-Replacement Patent
  • Liquid Compass Tags Loomis As Sr. Developer
  • Triton Hooks Up With MojoPages
  • BE Ties iTunes, Twitter Together

FMQB

  • Arbitron Revenue Up In 2009 Q1
  • Rehr Delivers State Of The Industry Address
  • Clear Channel Planning Debt Re-Organization
  • Eighth House committee member supports Performance Rights Act
  • Maureen Lesourd joins Citadel Media as VP/Programming & Distribution
  • Online piracy at the tipping point?
  • Is Bob Dylan ending his Sirius XM show?

Inside Radio

  • NAB goes on-air with royalty fight.
  • Arbitron wants to be an “asset.”
  • Localism initiative worries some.
  • AWRT scraps awards show.
  • MOYL signs live show deal.
  • Diary service gets clean bill of health.
  • Ten groups win Crystal Radio Awards.
  • Tom Joyner buys Chicago airtime.
  • Atlanta to get two ratings reports.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron Q1 net income down; revenue up
  • Clear Channel looking to restructure
  • NAB announces Crystal Radio Award winners
  • Crystal Radio Award winners named
  • NAB is not pro Bono when it comes to royalties
  • CRB finalizes Board for 2009-2010
  • Music of Your Life signs development deal
  • Arbitron to reissue Atlanta data
  • Clear Channel waxes Congress

Radio Online

  • Adelstein: Payola Consent Decrees Are In The Works
  • Barbara Cochran Receives Awards from RTNDA, NAB
  • Candelaria, Wallace to Program Radio One Duo
  • NAB Reveals 2009 Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • Clear Channel Seeks to Restructure Debt Load
  • Arbitron to Reissue Atlanta PPM Data Over Simulcast
  • Arbitron Q1 Revenues Up 4.7%, EPS Grows to $0.46
  • Greenblatt to Head Air America Affiliate Sales Unit
  • More Members, New Spots Oppose Performance Tax
  • WPHI-FM (100.3 The Beat) Philadelphia taps Charlamagne Tha God for mornings
  • John Madden will continue to join the morning show on all News KCBS-AM/San Francisco
  • “Watchdog on Wall Street Money Minutes” hosted by the “Watchdog on Wall Street” Chris Markowski adds KRCN-AM/Longmont-Denver, and KKKK-AM (K4 Radio)/Colorado Springs
  • Mike Haze exits afternoons at Active Rock WLZX-FM
  • WLS-AM/Chicago Local Sales Manager Nic Merenda exits
  • WEEI Sports Radio Network adds three programs to its line-up
  • Mapleton/San Luis Obispo, CA, appoints Aaron Drake Criswell as Market Manager

NTS Aircheck

  • Yo Crystal, Bring Me An Award, Will Ya?
  • No More Daily Newspapers?
  • WCCO Taps Tafoya For PM Drive
  • Stuart Greenblatt Joins Air America Media
  • Maureen Lesourd Joins Citadel Media
  • Media Pros Recruiting At NAB Show

Urbansite

  • Airchecks – Radio One Detroit PD Duties Dispersed
  • News – Charlamagne Takes Over Mornings at 100.3 The Beat
  • News – Update: Funeral Services for Ray-Ray Russell
  • News – New Radio Opportunities says NAB President David Rehr
  • News – Give Us The Money: Joyner buys his way back on the air in Chicago

All About Country

  • Wynonna Sings For Your Mom On Mothers’ Day
  • WQYK/Tampa’s Redneck Open Raises $20K
  • Live Theater Entices KICKS 101-5/Atlanta’s Cadillac Jack
  • Arbitron Releases PPM Results Today & Tomorrow
  • Martina’s Hot Hollywood Style Reps Nashville
  • Kathy White Moves To The ‘Other Side’
  • NAB Names Crystal Radio Award Winners
  • FCC Proposes To Give Rural America Better Radio Service
  • Rascal Flatts Readies American Living Unstoppable Tour
  • CMA Music Festival Announces More Artists
  • Whitney Allen Returns To Work
  • Paisley Does Leno Show Friday Night
  • Edgehill Music & Media Debuts
  • Rosey Fitchpatrick Joins Shawna Russell Promo Team
  • Taylor Swift’s You Belong With Me Tops Add Board
  • 2009 Canadian Country Music Awards In Vancouver, BC
  • Moby In the Morning Welcomes U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson
  • CC McCartney Signs Up Some More!
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