Radio and Streaming Media News for Wednesday 07-29-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • ESPN 106.7/Nashville Stunting Ahead of CCM Flip radio online
  • Study: Jocks Talk About Own Station During Breaks fmqb
  • Poor ratings data hampering radio my san antonio
  • Kornheiser Getting Ready for Radio Return washington post
  • Tony Kornheiser’s radio return examiner.com
  • Sports Babe leaves 790/The Zone’s Mayhem in the AM atlanta journal constitution
  • Sarah Palin on the radio? Inside Radio reports that the former Alaska governor is considering a syndicated show the week
  • Could Palin Be on the Radio? cbs
  • Palin tests radio waters. inside radio
  • Sarah Palin, radio host? salon
  • Sarah Palin, Radio Star? Ex-Governor May Be Seeking Radio Deal huffington post
  • R.I. Speaker Murphy has a voice on talk radio (WPRO The Buddy Cianci Show) projo
  • Buddy’s ‘Supervision’ Period Over. Cianci now works as a talk radio host and TV commentator. abc 6 providence
  • WBAL Goes All-News In Wake-Ups nts online
  • Another season for Vin Scully. inside radio
  • WDVE stays at No. 1 in Arbitron ratings pittsburgh post gazette
  • WLW-AM back on top of ratings cincinnati.com
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Tampa – St Petersburg Rochester NY Buffalo-Niagara Falls Shreveport radio daily news
  • Wood back at KSMB radio the independent
  • FoxRock Launches Syndicated ”Positive Parenting” (KOIT) radio online
  • Rick & Bubba Score Favre Interview nts online
  • Talk Radio Teacher On The Front Lines (Holland Cooke) nts online
  • Kenny Chesney a Radio Shoe-In. A year ago, Kenny Chesney launched his own own station, No Shoes Radio, on XM Satellite Radio. This year, Kenny’s reintroducing the channel with an online franchise, www.noshoesradio.com. gactv

News & PR

  • Radio host denies threatening federal judges (Hal Turner) chicago breaking news
  • Hal Turner, Talk Radio Host, Denies Threatening To Kill Judges huffington post
  • Hal Turner Admits He Worked for the FBI. In a lame attempt to save his hide and stay out of prison for allegedly threatening to kill federal judges, the racist talk show host Hal Turner has admitted in court that he is an FBI informant prison planet
  • Former shock Jock Russ Martin’s Ego and Wallet Continue to Swell, Though He’s Quietly Losing Relevance dallas observer
  • Former local radio DJ sentenced for child porn krem spokane
  • Local pastor and talk show host Agnello arrested on DUI charge charleston gazette
  • Former radio personality Dubay sent to workhouse: Jeff Dubay, fired by KFAN after his drug arrest last fall, was sentenced to 180 days after 12 positive cocaine tests. individual.com
  • Jeff Dubay lands in county workhouse after failing two substance abuse programs: Ex-radio personality failed two substance abuse programs individual.com
  • Radio news director resigns amid personal blog controversy (KDLG Eileen Gpoode) jeneau empire
  • Radio talkers canned for Farah interview Obama eligibility issue does in Louisiana co-hosts (Mike and Spike Show KNCB) wnd
  • Hear Rush Limbaugh as a Top 40 Radio DJ about.com
  • Veteran jock Broadway Bill Lee feels right at home at CBS-FM examiner.com
  • Howard Stern and ‘Dancing With the Stars’ host Tom Bergeron to honor Three Stooges on Sirius XM ny daily news
  • ABC News Radio Correspondent Bob Walker Dies radio online
  • Police talk man off South Bend radio tower He was about 400 feet up WSBT transmitter south bend tribune
  • Ben Harper cancels Fox Theatre concert during Triple A conference colorado daily
  • Study: Fewer minorities in radio. inside radio
  • Survey: Women Up, Minorities Down for Local News mediaweek
  • Survey Finds More Women Leading in Local News radio online
  • News staffing: Women up, minorities down radio business report
  • KGGI “99.1” Celebrates With Fun on 30th Anniversary la radio
  • NAB Asks ‘What’s Working For You?’ radio ink
  • Super Session Breakfast Features Broadcast Execs radio online
  • Your Town: Radio hosts on Central Coast Views monterey county herald
  • Job losses expected at KCLR kilkenny today
  • Radio Station Blames Grand Theft Auto for Teenage Delinquent (WTOP) softpedia
  • Philadelphia Area Radio Personalitites Named as 2009 Sexy Singles urban radio nation
  • Ray and Ted back on local TV maine news updates
  • Black Journalists’ Convention to Deliver Multimedia Education, Address the Nation’s Pressing Issues pr newswire
  • Inside TV and Radio TV. Tim Cuprisin: Yes, I’m leaving milwaukee journal sentinel
  • Minneapolis local radio: meet KFAI examiner.com
  • WCSJ staying on local airwaves morris daily herald
  • Mike Wise: WJFK The Fan and the Mike Wise Show washington post
  • Mullen’s DawgsTalk Radio Show To Be Held At Harvey’s On Thursdays mst athletics
  • PA Announcer Finalists to Audition on Air This Week (WJAB) our sports central

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • The most grotesque media exploitation imaginable brisbane times
  • What Does Music Radio Communicate When It’s Not Playing Music? Is it talking to its audience? burns radio
  • Off-target in the case of Listener Driven Radio (Mike McVay) radio business report
  • Laughable Radio Recruiting Tactics inside music media
  • Radio: Text During the Mid-Day Lull? radio 2020
  • A Local Content Model For The Future infinite dial
  • Radio Coming to a TV Near You infinite dial
  • It’s All About ME jacobs media
  • Station Talk or Content Talk (Alan Burns) urban insite
  • How Many New Customers Have You Created? That’s the question posed by the latest post to Paragon Media Strategies’ The Blog by the company’s Gerry Tablo. nts online
  • Music Industry Needs Money But Not Press? cincinnati city beat
  • My Turn: Musicians just want fair radio pay burlington freepress
  • Royalties bill would bring U.S. radio into global compliance tennessean
  • Pick a station, any station examiner/baltimore
  • Radio’s the perfect way to see a perfect ballgame chicago tribune
  • Conservative radio hypocrites ignore Michael Savage UK-ban story sf gate
  • Hour 1: Limbaugh Blames “State-Controlled Media” For His “Schizophrenia” media matters
  • Michael Savage’s Favorite New Yorker Profiles new yorker
  • Savage Lawsuit Uncovers Explosive Emails nts online
  • Talk-show host begins campaign (Mark Kinsley KZRG-AM) joplin globe
  • Paul Stanley Quits Tennessee Senate, Asks Forgiveness.Stanley has just announced his resignation on Memphis radio (WREC) nashville scene
  • Ahead for Palin: ‘It’s show time!’ idaho mountain express
  • Big Plans For Palin From TV To The Trail, A Few Modest Proposals For Her Next Step national journal
  • Air America’s Ron Reagan Lambasts Lou…as in CNN’s Lou Dobbs. about.com
  • Fox’s Glenn Beck says he believes Obama is racist las cruces sun news
  • Birthers are citizens of Idiot America The media must stop pandering to the conspiracy theorists who are challenging Barack Obama’s US citizenship guardian
  • BURNIE THOMPSON: Political rhetoric doesn’t match economic reality panama city news herald
  • GOP buys radio time against Minnesota representative duluth news tribune
  • Republican Radio Ad Targets Health Care Bill In Congress 12 fox mankato
  • On the sports broadcast scene……… first in

FCC & Legal

  • Arbitron Responds to GAO Inquiry of PPM pr newswire
  • Arbitron PPM Gets More Congressional Attention radio world
  • Congressmen press GAO to investigate Arbitron’s PPM ratings system research live
  • House Members Ask GAO To Look At PPM radio ink
  • FSC replaces outspoken Steven Cohen with outspoken Eric Wynalda ny post
  • FCC Chairman Genachowski Announces Senior Staff radio online
  • Lake named Media Bureau chief. inside radio
  • Genachowski: Tech Over Regulation media daily news
  • FCC Inspector General Reverses Universal Service Fund Low Income Program Decision Program will be audited for potential waste, fraud and abuse broadcasting and cable
  • Class Alleges $11 Million Ponzi Scheme (David Hernandez) courthouse news service
  • Bitter feud between black radio, CBC over royalties urban insite
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • New site extends NPR’s push beyond audio but goes light on video knight center for journalism
  • Quality Still Matters: Public Radio’s iPhone App wired
  • New NPR.org Pushes Multi-Platform Business Model bivings report
  • NPR Revamps Web Site, Steps Up App Push radio world
  • Former WCCO radio voice on MPR (John Wanamaker) twin cities
  • Student-run radio program looking for hosts Radio 1190 News Underground temporarily canceled colorado daily
  • Appalachian’s campus radio station receives N.Y. Festivals Radio Broadcasting Awards honors appalachian state university
  • Centerville High’s radio station changes frequencies dayton daily news
  • Culhane Communications, Wayne State Announce Deal yankton press
  • King Award winners to be heard on Radio Kansas saljournal
  • Cross Rhythms Teesside: Pioneering a radio station ministry cross rhythms

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Streaming & Tech

  • Does the broadcast model have a place in online radio? cnet
  • HD Radio Electronic Program Guide goes to field trial in Boston radio business report
  • HD Radio Electronic Program Guide Trials Underway fmqb
  • HD Radio Electronic PGM Guide Moves to Field Trial radio online
  • MySpace Music Sees Huge Traffic Growth audio4cast
  • FM stations go the social media way to tap new listeners exchange4media india
  • Report: Marketplace Wants Ad Supported Music Download Service audio4cast
  • Internet Use Plateaus The heady era of steep upticks appears to be over, per new research from Forrester adweek
  • Arbitron’s buying on eBay. inside radio
  • Slacker Radio goes on (BlackBerry) Tour cnet
  • VoloMedia Patents Podcasting – Meaning What? infinite dial
  • Social-media skills become crucial for job hunters ajc
  • Vudu streaming video service to be embedded in select LG TVs cnet
  • ubroadcast Signs Distributor Agreement With Alexander Lindale, LLC yahoo
  • Former Grokster exec pulls out of Pirate Bay acquisition cnet
  • Pirate Bay co-founder denies MPAA allegations cnet
  • Hollywood movie houses sue Pirate Bay operators yahoo
  • Hollywood demands shuttering of Pirate Bay. Site sails on despite conviction register
  • Lawyer: Song swapper on trial doing `what kids do’ washington post
  • Joel Tenenbaum follows in Jammie Thomas’ footsteps cnet
  • Stephane Panier Upped At Bebo billboard
  • Google AdSense Radio Ads & Microsoft Bing Travel TV Commercial search engine land
  • Big ticket webcast Goom Radio “alpha” testing for U.S. audiences rain
  • New Sonos home music system sports touch-screen remote, access to streaming services rain

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • McCabe hired for senior Global role mediaweek uk
  • David Cameron expresses regret for Twitter radio ‘swearing’ gaffe telegraph
  • David Cameron swears on live radio – listen here mirror
  • Classical – and all that jazz … BBC Radio 3’s controller on how he deals with his critics, why he has no time for the music elitists – and how he justifies his expenses. guardian
  • Radio review: Pick of the Pops Weekends on Radio 2 are a happier place than they’ve been for a while, says Elisabeth Mahoney guardian
  • More FM stations for London radio today
  • BBC Radio Derby rams it home radio today
  • Ofcom plans for Ramadan 2010 radio today
  • NBS takes it all the way to the top radio today
  • Night Out for BBC Nottingham radio today
  • Communicorp to cut pay at Today FM and Newstalk as revenue falls irish times
  • Radio stars face 10pc cut in pay after fall in advertising independent ie
  • BCI plays dead in ruling on O’Brien irish times
  • Berlusconi Plays DJ, Spins ‘Reckless Life’ on Radio bloomberg

Canada

  • Another One “Beached!” Contract of radio vet Dearborn not renewed – pdf (Bob Dearborn CKWR-FM) radio daily news
  • Radio initiative looking for investors. The idea of a community FM radio station has much support but the crunch now is money. bc local

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Teen admits rape in Kyle Sandilands, Jackie O 2Day FM stunt herald sun au
  • No apology from radio jock over child rape show news.com.au
  • Girl’s rape revelation sinks radio lie detector stunt sydney morning herald
  • Austereo in crisis over Kyle & Jackie O rape debacle mumbrella
  • Teenage girl’s radio rape admission sparks DOCS inquiry australian business
  • Calls for Kyle Sandilands to be sacked, 2Day FM to be shutdown news.com.au
  • Call to sack radio hosts after girl, 14, reveals rape on air the age
  • DOCS investigates radio stunt gone wrong world news australia
  • Australia: Shock as Kyle Sandilands Quizzes 14 Year Old Rape Victim on Air the global herald
  • Girl reveals rape on morning radio yahoo au
  • AUTHORITIES are investigating a sick radio stunt in which a young girl attached to a lie detector by Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O told her mum she was raped. couriermail au
  • Kyle and Jackie O’s live lie detector test goes very wrong crikey
  • Sandilands’ radio rape victim disgrace the australian
  • Authorities are investigating a radio stunt in which a girl was strapped to a lie detector before revealing she was raped sky news online
  • Radio stunt ends with teen’s rape admission new zealand herald
  • Julia Gillard on ABC Radio National 730AM australia.to
  • League extends existing radio rights agreement big pond
  • Radio station defends hoax call to mayor times age nz
  • Jono Pryor regrets radio bomb scandal – sort of. Award-winning radio and television presenter Jono Pryor says he regrets the incident that led to his broadcasting license being revoked for 10 days. 3 news nz
  • Radio Pakistan spreads propaganda about Dalits in India new kerala
  • Radio Misty partners with expedition to ladakh mountains radio and music
  • Saif Ali Khan turns Love Guru to ‘Sud’ on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM radio and music
  • 5FM station manager to leave bizcommunity
  • Congo suspends Radio France International frequency yahoo
  • Ronnie denies intention to close down Sky FM post zambia
  • Ronnie warns ‘rebellious’ media houses zambia daily mail
  • Gae to Quit Vision Radio uganda online
  • Good News for NTA, Bad News for Deregulated Broadcasting individual.com
  • Another broadcaster slain in the Philippines seapabkk
  • Venezuela: 50 radio stations could lose licenses the star
  • Argentine hospital uses radio to treat mental illnesses fsrn