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Radio News for Friday 10-10-2008


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Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • Now New Jersey Is Suing Arbitron Over PPM
  • N.Y. AG Sues Arbitron
  • More Congressional PPM Pushback
  • UMG’s Morris Renews Contract
  • Theodore Ready To Change Channels
  • Check, Austin, Powell Power Clear Channel/Philly
  • Boyce Exits WABC/New York
  • 35 Pivotal Moments in R&R History: Passage Of The Telecom Act – February 1996
  • September PPM Numbers For Houston Available Monday
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 9, 2008
  • FCC Hits Spokane’s KZZU With $12K Consent Decree Fine
  • CCR Launches ‘iHeartRadio’ For iPhone
  • Cumulus Brings Burns Back
  • Picazzo Resurfaces At KVYB
  • Starr Downsized At Zomba
  • More Congressional PPM Pushback
  • PPM Coalition Fires Another Rocket
  • WPGC-AM: It’s A Wrap
  • Davis Named KZPS/Dallas PD
  • T.I. Breaks Own Record With Hot 100 Burst
  • GNR’s ‘Chinese Democracy’ Gets Release Date
  • Centricity Expands Publishing Division
  • Record Company Sues Lil’ Kim Over New Album

All Access

  • Oh, Yes He Will — Cuomo Sues Arbitron
  • Now NJ AG Will Also Sue Arbitron
  • Euro Revenues Soften Tough Q2 For Emmis
  • Stocks On Track For Their Worst Year Since 1937
  • NY Post: Clive Davis Flexing His Muscles
  • CBS Radio Launches Multi-Functional Widget
  • Joel Grey Gets Off The Peak
  • Dan Persigehl Returns To KRSK
  • Emmis Reports Revenues Down In Q2
  • Stocks On Track For Their Worst Year Since 1937
  • RTNDA Study Shows More Radio News, Less Staff
  • ‘Anti-Feminist’ Lawyer Sues O&A’s Norton
  • 6 N.C. Stations Sold In Bankruptcy Deal
  • Jude Walker Moving To KMDL For APD/Mornings
  • U.K.’s Channel 4 Shuts Radio Division
  • StreetPulse: Dylan’s #1 Heading Into The Weekend
  • KPHX/Phoenix Starts Simulcast On KNUV
  • Williamsport Crosscutters Ink Renewal With WLYC
  • Mix 93.3 Pays Your Bills

Radio Ink

  • NY Congresswoman: PPM Will ‘Jeopardize The Diversity Of Our Airwaves’
  • Lincoln Financial Offers Preliminary Q3 Results
  • Cuomo Sues Arbitron
  • Smulyan: Perception Is The Problem
  • Boyce Exits Citadel & WABC
  • Clear Channel Ups Three In Philly
  • RTNDA: More News On The Air In ’08
  • CBS Radio Leads August Webcast Ratings
  • Clear Channel Radio Gets An iPhone App
  • Citing Economy, WDAV/Charlotte Suspends Fund Drive
  • Walker Joins Aurora Media As VP
  • Cox Radio Sets Q3 Earnings Release
  • PPM Coalition Calls September PPM Data ‘Inaccurate’

Inside Radio

  • Two States Take On PPM.
  • “These are very challenging times.”
  • WGN’s Spike O’Dell retiring.
  • We need a little Christmas…
  • Lawyer sues Opie & Anthony.
  • Lincoln Financial rushes results to market.
  • Radio stocks fall as markets plunge.
  • Not just radio, lots of delisting threats.
  • Kagan: Deal market toughens.
  • Cluster could lose its home.
  • Phil Boyce exits Citadel.
  • Pay-for-play trouble in Spokane.
  • More news is heard on radio.
  • CBS moves online station to HD2.
  • Ratings return in Houston.

Radio Business Report

  • Now it’s up to the FCC to decide
  • Agree to decree for QueenB
  • Beck to take over “Left of Center”
  • Laura Ingraham scores interview with Sarah Palin
  • Advice for PPM market programmers

Radio Online

  • NY Attorney General Cuomo Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • New Jersey AG Follows NY and Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • RADIO ONLINE Adds Twitter Support for Text Alerts
  • Emmis Q2 Net Revenues Down 1.5%, Radio Falls 8.4%
  • CBS Radio Launches Multi-Functional Widget on Web Sites
  • Phil Boyce Departs WABC-AM/New York After 14 Years
  • CC/Philadelphia Realigns Programming Team, Ups Check
  • WKQI (Channel 95-5)/Detroit VP/P Dom Theodore Resigns
  • Arbitron to Issue Houston PPM Results on October 13
  • RTNDA: More Locally Produced News Aired in 2008
  • Walker Joins Aurora Media as VP/Strategic Programming
  • Clear Channel Launches iheartradio for iPhone, iPod
  • Former B94 Talent/Producer Sues for Sex Discrimination
  • WKZL-FM/Greensboro Suspends Jack Murphy Over Call
  • NAB Executive VP/Finance & Operations and Joint NAB Board Secretary and Treasurer Mike Williams is stepping down

NTS Aircheck

  • Cuomo Sues Arbitron
  • Are We Really Arguing That Diaries Are Better?
  • Obama Backs Phillies In NLCS
  • Press Mostly Fair On Candidate Coverage
  • Hurricane Ike Still Impacting Houston Ratings
  • Phil Boyce is leaving the Citadel
  • Talk Radio Better Get Ready For Obama
  • Timely Insight Into PPM Panelists
  • Radio’s Average Daily News Minutes Grow
  • Planning For A Democrat In The White House
  • In Tomorrow’s NTS Aircheck Weekly

Urbansite

  • News – Attorney General Cuomo Sues Arbitron For False Advertising And Deceptive Business Practices That Threaten To Drive Minority Broadcasters Out Of Business
  • News – Quita B Exits WRBJ, Jackson, MS
  • News – Barack TV Coming October 29th
  • News – Emmis Reports Q2
  • News – Kashon Powell Named WUSL PD
  • Jobs – Producer/Board Op for WJKS Wilmington
  • News – Obama in VA

All About Country

  • Rascal Flatts Greatest Hits Radio Special Available
  • Conclave TalenTrak Adds Lujack & Brandmeier
  • Stephen Cochran Sees His Latest Single Turned Into A Line Dance
  • CMA Names Broadcast Personality Winners for 2008
  • John Michael Montgomery Releases His 10th Studio Album Tuesday
  • Trace & Skynyrd–In Two Places At Once?
  • Rick Huckaby Invades Oklahoma City
  • Here It Is! Cuomo Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • CBS Radio Websites Get New Widget
  • Road Hammers Meet Charlie Daniels
  • Big Machine & Valory Music Co Gives You Webstream Content
  • Kix104/Fayetteville, AR Continues Silver Anniversary Concerts
  • Jude ‘Walker’ Leaves The Planet For The Dawg
  • Ready2GoCountry Adds 6 Stations
  • Rob Walker Stays In Seattle With New Gig
  • Webcast Scores Are In: CBS Leads ‘Em All
  • Broadcast Issues Mixed As Dow Does Downer Again
  • Rudy Gatlin Golf Digest’s #1 Star Golfer
  • Julia Burton Joins KMLE/Phoenix Morning Show–For A Day
  • Kenny Chesney Radio Special Available This Weekend
  • COUNTRY Stars Help Get Out The Vote
  • Rhonda Towns Visits KBCR/Steamboat Springs
  • KKGO/Los Angeles Is Now COUNTRY’S Most-Listened To Station
  • You Gotta Get ‘Social’ To Audition For The WSM Birthday Bash
  • iPhones & iPod Touch Now Get Radio Streams
  • WYRK/Buffalo Listeners Prefer Toby Keith Concert
  • KZNN/Rolla, MO’s Blake Hunter’s Son Dies
  • 60’s Personality Lloyd Thaxton Dies
  • Trisha Walker-Cunningham Receives Award of Merit
  • Jason Meadows’ Ride It Out Official Theme Of CBR
  • Rascal Flatts’ New Playground In Birmingham Now A Reality
  • Baton Rouge’s 100.7 The Tiger Gets The Tigers
  • Houston-Galveston PPM Ratings Release Monday
  • LoCash Cowboys Sign With Jeffrey Steele & Sony Tree
  • Eli Young Band Gets Shot At Yahoo’s Who’s Next?
  • EMI Moves Into OnLine Music Sales
  • Carlene Carter Performs On NPR’s Mountain Stage
  • Reba For President? AAC Grants Equal Time
  • Kellie Pickler Battled Depression Last Year
  • Eric Durrance Completes His First Video
  • Kix 106/Memphis Celebrates A Quarter-Century
  • Country Crossing Names Names For New Theaters/Restaurants