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Radio News for Friday 10/3/2008


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Radio and Records

  • Cell Phone-Only Sampling Accelerated For Diaries
  • Updated: Copyright Royalty Board Issues Decision
  • Q3 Wrap: UMG Tops Marketshare
  • Updated: ‘Best Of Both’ Packages Offered By Sirius XM
  • Edison Online Panel To Debate Webcasting
  • Congressional Black Caucus Troubled By FCC’s Localism Proposal
  • Conclave ‘TalenTrak’ Features Jonathon Brandmeier
  • FCC Awards $2.3M Contract For System Support
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 2, 2008
  • Ft. Wayne Meets Joe
  • Sony Gets Bertelsmann’s Half Of Sony BMG
  • Lyric Street Launches Sister Imprint Carolwood Records
  • EMF Closes On Its $1M Deal For KOBC/Joplin, Mo.
  • ‘Adelante’ Encourages Hispanic Voting
  • Kelly’s Peoria Pair Go Dark
  • Provident Launches Publishing Division
  • Way To Go, Daddio
  • Online Retailers Await Royalty Decision
  • Paisley, Underwood To Host CMAs
  • Vause Rises At BNA Records
  • Morning Show Exit Shuffles KTNI Lineup
  • Radio Disney Launches Daily Young Artist Spotlight
  • NAB Seeks To ‘Sit Down Quickly’ With SoundExchange On Internet Radio Rates
  • Schau To Direct CCR Melbourne Sales
  • Report: Bonaduce To WYSP?
  • Krampf To Oversee CBS Radio/Tampa
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 1, 2008
  • Senate Passes Webcaster Settlement Act
  • Sirius Brings On XM Brass At Top Dollar
  • Kissin’ Cody Hello: Carlson Takes KZSN PD Reins
  • FCC Names Jon Peha Chief Tech
  • Toulouse Named WICR PD
  • Jenkins Resigns As EMF CEO
  • Metallica Scores Third Week Atop Billboard 200
  • Saga Launches New Triple A In Asheville
  • Clampitt’s Suit May Continue Against American University
  • WFPL/Louisville’s Heidi Caravan Dies At 40
  • Pennington Promoted To WRIF PD
  • U.N. Ends Radio News Service
  • Maranville Exits Denver Radio
  • Budget Cuts Claim Cressman At WMFS
  • Obama, Durbin Push For PPM Delay
  • Summer Detroit Arbitrends Reissued
  • Oppenheimer To Manage CC/Memphis
  • Shiverick To Exit MJI Interactive
  • Library Of Congress Gets Andre Kostelanetz Collection
  • Bassik Joins Air America
  • Bill Would Force HD Radio On Sat. Receivers
  • NABOB Continues The PPM Dialogue
  • Webcasters Welcome House Vote On Royalties Negotiation
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
  • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
  • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools

All Access

  • cNet: What’s The Big Deal About WiMax?
  • TalenTrak Offers Insight And Johnny B
  • Scott Schau To Head Sales At CC/Melbourne
  • Wyoming Public Radio Gets EAS Grant
  • Tennessee AM Pair Sold
  • StreetPulse: T.I. Is #1
  • Josh Turner To Perform On The CBS Early Show
  • Alexander In, Hobgood Out For U. Va. Hoops
  • Chiotakis Exiting WBHM, Joining ‘Marketplace Morning Report’
  • Halbleib To Call PrairieThunder Hockey
  • WMXZ Signs Tommy Oz For Voice Duties
  • KUDD Gets M-Edge

FMQB

  • Sony Completes Buyout Of Sony BMG
  • Arbitron Moves Up Start Date For Cell-Phone-Only Sampling
  • Congressional Black Caucus Members Express Concern Over Localism Mandates
  • Sirius XM Officially Launches “Best Of Both” & A La Carte
  • Nokia Launches Mobile “Comes With Music” Service
  • EMI Case Against MP3tunes To Proceed
  • Daddio Upped to Jive Director/Top 40 Promotion
  • Jacobs Media & The Conclave team for free ‘webinar’
  • one billion streams in one week for MySpace Music
  • Bonaduce headed home to Philly at WYSP?

Radio Ink

  • Arbitron Moves Up Plans To Add Cellphone-Onlys In Diary Markets
  • Congressional Black Caucus Members: Localism Proposals ‘Unfair And Unwise’
  • Radio Disney Focuses On Unsigned Artists
  • Novak Upped To EMF CEO
  • WCBS, WINS Add FM Via HD Radio
  • Credit Crunch Stalls PA Station Deal
  • Sirius XM Debuts First A La Carte Receiver
  • Krampf Joins CBS Radio/Tampa
  • Peha Named FCC Tech Chief
  • Sony Buys Out Bertelsmann’s Stake In Sony BMG

Inside Radio

  • Radio debates HD2 ratings.
  • Diary markets get “sample guardrails.”
  • Arbitron speed dials cell phone households.
  • Localism proposals draw fire.
  • Political spigot for Michigan gets turned down.
  • No buyer, so stations go dark.
  • Radio Disney seeks the “Next Big Thing.”
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian:
  • A close call for Hawaii tower.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron accelerates cell phone-only sampling for diary markets
  • Radio Disney focuses on unsigned artists
  • Reporter fired for political t-shirt
  • WCBS-AM and 1010 WINS now heard on the FM dial
  • Arbitron rejects call to delay PPM
  • Radio’s future is multi-platform
  • Gaping hole in the digital receiver proposal
  • WorldSpace finances unresolved

Radio Online

  • Cell-Phone-Only Sampling Moved Up in Diary Markets
  • Educational Media Foundation Ups Mike Novak to CEO
  • Black Caucus Members Concerned Over Localism Rules
  • Clear Channel/Melbourne Promotes Schau to Dir./Sales
  • Radio Disney Launches NBT Daily Young Artist Spotlight
  • EMF to Acquire KOBC-FM/Joplin MO for $1 Million
  • Sirius XM Introduces First A La Carte Satellite Receiver
  • AAA KTNI-FM/Denver afternoon personality Whip will move to the morning slot
  • News WWJ-AM/Detroit fired radio personality Karen Dinkins after she wore a Barack Obama t-shirt
  • Nostaglia WOAM-AM (Unforgettable 1350) and Oldies WPMJ-FM (True Oldies)/Peoria, IL, both go dark due to bankruptcy.

NTS Aircheck

  • Talk Radio Drives Wall Street Bailout Discussion
  • Ramsey Offers Another Option
  • Radio Reporter Canned For Wearing Obama Shirt
  • SSI Debuts Wright On The Edge

Urbansite

  • Airchecks – Myke Julius
  • News – Keeping the Caucus Alive
  • News – PT On-Air Personality for Gospel Station

All About Country

  • Chuck Wicks One Of Nashville’s 25 Most Beautiful People
  • Helen Powers Leaves COUNTRY WYYD/Roanoke For Rock
  • New Tour & New Album For Blake Shelton
  • Gatlin Brothers Grab 3 Of Golf Digest Top 10 Slots
  • Arbitron Ups Cell Phone Only Household Sample For Spring 2009
  • Edison Special Live Online Event – The Future of Webcasting
  • HD Can Help Radio Serve The Long Tail
  • Danielle Peck Moves To WhiteStar Publishing
  • BNA Records Promotes Wes Vause
  • Award Winning Nashville Songwriters Go Sideways For Seniors
  • Wade Bowen Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament & Concert Set
  • Beer For My Horses Debuts On CMT November 2nd
  • New Music Awards Set For November 22nd
  • Second Imprint Launched by Lyric Street
  • Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Co-Host CMA Awards