Radio News for Monday, 9/15/2008

Updated 4:57pm

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Radio and Records

  • Arb Plans Cell-Phone-Only Sampling For Diaries
  • Advisory Panel Assembled For 2009 R&R Talk Radio Seminar
  • Share Price Nets Citadel NYSE Notice
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Yahoo Buys Broadcast.com
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 12, 2008
  • Restructuring And Cutbacks Hit Westwood One
  • Ingraham And Salem Part Company
  • George Putnam Dead At 94
  • Syndication Scorecard: Sept. 12, 2008
  • Walker, Laur Out At WKTI
  • Comments On Satellite Receivers Due By Nov. 10
  • One Host Dropped, Another Resigns At La Kalle/San Francisco
  • Stanton Craves Vancouver
  • Connolly Returns As FCC Economist
  • Arbitron Braces For ‘Hurricane Ike’
  • SBS Helps Hurricane Victims
  • Jamie Cohen Dies
  • Radio Service Heads To Blackberry
  • Not Exactly Valentine’s Day As WKIS APD Exits
  • CBSC Says No To F-Bomb
  • Pavek Museum To Induct ’08 Hall Of Famers
  • ‘Citizen President’ Selected For Jacobs Summit
  • Senate Committee Passes IP Enforcement Bill
  • More From N.Y.C. Council PPM Meeting
  • AMS Study: Daily Radio Listenership Up
  • Study: HD Radio Awareness Picking Up
  • Sheer, Chester Upped At IDJ
  • R.I.P., Jim Welch
  • Rochester’s ‘Zone’ Turns To Rivers
  • Citadel/Syracuse Loses One PD, Gains Another
  • Rocky Mountain Pacts For Five Colorado Stations, Plus GAB Network
  • Houston-Based StarCall Buys Texas Radio Trio
  • Mexican Billionaire Grabs 6.4% Of New York Times Co.
  • Arbitron: ‘Great News’ On PPM Sample
  • NYC Council Hears PPM Testimony
  • New York AG Investigates PPM
  • Beasley Lowers Quarterly Dividend
  • Media Monitors Gets MRC Accreditation
  • Marati, Koren To Lead Sales Team At Entercom/Denver
  • Mel: Merger Synergies More Valuable At $425M
  • AWRT, MIW Present ‘Speed Mentoring’
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Arbitron Opens Urban Ratings Clinics
  • FCC Seeks Input On PPM Petition
  • NABOB Files PPM Petition With FCC

    All Access

    • Arbitron Ups Cell-Phone-Only Sample To Attract 18-34s
    • Houston, Post-Hurricane Ike: In Recovery Mode
    • NYSE Threatens Citadel With Delisting
    • Exclusive: Frank Flores Explains Taking On PPM
    • Big Brands Get Onboard The MySpace Train
    • Connolly Back As FCC Chief Economist
    • Fall Station Name Preview Mailed By Arbitron
    • Buyer Disclosed For Chattanooga Noncomm
    • Penk Names Himself Morning Man At The Revolution
    • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
    • StreetPulse: Metallica’s On Top
    • Salem Radio Network Raising Money To Help Ike Victims
    • McCain And Obama: The Radio Stations
    • White Sox’ Stone To Move From Radio To TV
    • Killer Rates On The Loose
    • M-Edge Productions Launches Jingle Imaging
    • Former WGN APD Kenton Morris Killed In Plane Crash


    • Metallica Live Broadcast Sets Record
    • L.A. Broadcaster Files Against Satellite Merger
    • Survey: Radio, Internet Listenership Remains Strong
    • Westwood One Realigns Metro Networks
    • Hispanic Broadcasters Respond In PPM Debates
    • Senate Approves P2P Enforcement Bill

    Radio Ink

    • Arbitron To Add Cell-Phone-Only Households In 125 Diary Markets
    • Bill Bennett To Keynote Radio Ink’s Forecast ’09
    • Albertini To VP/GM Of Genesis’ WBBA, Internet Initiatives
    • Westwood One Restructures Metro Networks
    • Ingraham Out, Gallagher In On Salem Talkers
    • SBS Sets Telethon For Caribbean Hurricane Victims
    • George Putnam Dies At 94
    • Spanish Radio Association Talks Tough On PPM
    • Arbitron Prepares For Hurricane Ike

    Inside Radio

    • Hurricane Ike batters Houston radio.
    • Radio beats FEMA.
    • Will PPM withstand natural disaster?
    • Westwood One targets 300 layoffs.
    • Citadel gets NYSE warning.
    • Salem turns to Mike Gallagher.
    • McCain 570 and Obama 1260 sign-on.
    • The Mike Kinosian Interview

    Radio Business Report

    • Houston broadcasters in full-bore public service mode
    • Westwood One spells out savings
    • Arbitron beefing up diary market recruiting
    • Radio & TV icon George Putnam is dead
    • Emmis finds bonus money
    • Citadel gets NYSE listing notice

    Radio Online

    • Arbitron to Add Cell-Only Households in Diary Markets
    • Syndicated Laura Ingraham Moves to 16 New Affiliates
    • NYSE Notifies Citadel Broadcasting of Non-Compliance
    • AMSi, FlyCast Partner for Mobile Phone Distribution
    • Westwood One Restructures Metro Networks, Reduces Staff
    • Arbitron Monitors Hurricane Threatened Markets
    • Legendary Los Angeles Talk Host George Putnam Dies
    • Rhythmic CHR WWPR-FM (Power 105.1)/New York brings in DJ Self.
    • Dave Allen exits as Program Director of Citadel AC WLTI-FM (Lite 105.9)/Syracuse.
    • Oldies KGMZ-FM (Oldies 107.9)/Honolulu is flipping to Dial Global Radio Networks’ Oldies.


    • New Taylor Swift Album Set For November
    • The Who Puts Covers Album On Hold
    • Rob Thomas Gets Worldly On New Solo Disc
    • Virgin Festival Launching In South Africa
    • Hip-Hop Legal Roundup: Snoop Dogg, DMX
    • Dance Hit Heralds Michelle Williams Album
    • Rap Superstars Give Trick Trick A Lift
    • Heart Thinking Conceptual For Next Album


    • Citadel Broadcasting Notified by NYSE of Non-Compliance with Continued Listing Standards
    • Arbitron – Plans cell-phone-only sampling in 125 diary markets starting Fall 2009
    • With New Ads, Obama Pushes Back Against…
    • Pee Wee Wee (Lil Weezy)

    All About Country

    • HD2 Added To KFRG Los Angeles HD2
    • Chart-Topping Emerson Drive Joins The Valory Music Co.
    • Adam Gregory on Second Leg of Tour
    • New Country Songs Are Added Daily
    • Gregg Swedberg One of Clear Channels 17 Performance Excellence award winners
    • Stock Exchange Letter: Citadel Faces De-Listing
    • Tom Merriman,Dallas Jingle Legend, Gets Dinner Tribute
    • Arbitron Phase II of the Summer Book Begins Today (9/15)
    • Arbitron To Use Cell-Phone-Only Sampling in 125 Diary Markets Starting Fall 2009
    • Who Has The Music Power?
    • Did You Just Change A Job, Get a New Email Adress?
    • Hey Country RadioStick Em Up!
    • Country Weekly Readers Reel In A Hit With Jeff Griffith’s Fishin’ Forever
    • AllAboutCountry Gets You The Mediabase Top 30 Daily
    • K92 Found the Preacherman-Chad Hudson
    • Sugarland-CMA Finalists: The duo is nominated in five categories;
    • Aspirion/NorthWind Records Mike Aiken Continues to Make A Splash!
    • How Far Would You Go?
    • Oak Ridge Boys On eBay
    • The World United Radio/Membership Conference Is Set!
    • KMLE/Phoenix’s 2008 Miracle Marathon A Complete Success
    • WKIS/Miami Eliminates It’s Night-Time Host Position
    • Feared Westwood One Cuts Now Reality
    • Brad Paisley Joins 50 States in 50 Days Countdown