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Radio News for Monday, 9/29/2008


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Radio and Records

  • NABOB Continues The PPM Dialogue
  • Webcasters Welcome House Vote On Royalties Negotiation
  • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
  • ABC Radio’s Anderson Elevated To Senior VP Of Programming, Distribution
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Duopolies Rescue Radio From Recession
  • Kelly Steps Aside As WHAT/Philly GM
  • ‘The Beat’ Says Goodbye, Becomes ‘Digital’
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 26, 2008
  • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
  • Smiley Rolls Into Four More Markets
  • Syndication Scorecard: Sept. 26, 2008
  • Arbitron Forced To Scrap Houston’s PPM Report For Week 1
  • Arbitron Reissues San Diego Trends
  • Pietroluongo Named Billboard Charts Director
  • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools
  • Best Buy Snags Guns N’ Roses Album Exclusive
  • McCain Resumes Campaign, Will Debate Friday
  • CBS Interactive To Hold Investor Conference On Oct. 7
  • PPM Coalition, Arbitron Submit Comments To FCC
  • Collins Fills PD Opening At KYLD
  • San Diego Sports Shuffle
  • O’Dell Departure Is Official
  • Radio CEOs Emphasize Power Of New Platforms
  • Stokes Hit With Defamation Charges
  • KTAR Makes Changes
  • Greater Media Board Chairman John Bordes Dies
  • R&R Christian Summit Postponed
  • D.C. Lawyer: A McCain-Less Debate Poses Equal Time Issues
  • Baka Boyz Cross Over
  • UMG Plans Online Music Video Portal
  • MySpace Music Launch ‘Unhealthy,’ Says Merlin
  • Changes At Corus/Seaway Valley
  • Scott Joins Main Line/Dayton As Market Manager
  • CCKA Adds Two To Atlanta Marketing Advantage Team
  • Satellite Merger Dislodges Ernst Young From Sirius
  • The Debate Debacle
  • Romeo, Wherefore Art Thou?
  • Wilson Named NPR Digital Media Senior VP/GM
  • Bettelli To Exit Dial Global
  • Greater Media, Kurt Hanson Launch PhillySmoothJazz.com
  • SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds
  • Broadcasters Wait In The Wings As McCain, Obama Debate Their Debate
  • CBS Tops Ando Media’s Internet Radio Top 20 For August
  • Update: WMMS’s Dieter Charged In Bottle-Throwing Incident
  • One Music-Royalty Pact Done, One To Go
  • R&R Convention: The Voice Of The People
  • R&R Convention: No Harmony On Performance Rights
  • R&R Convention: R&R Talks About Alternative Business Models For, Well, R&R

    All Access

    • WSJ: Debate Over Royalty Rates Nears Resolution
    • Tom Kelly Exits As WHAT-A/Philly GM
    • Springsteen To Perform During Super Bowl Halftime
    • Rock 105 Is Cooking With Grease
    • Florida Attorney Jack Thompson Disbarred
    • DJ AM Released From Burn Hospital
    • Partnerships Bought And Sold In NH, NJ
    • A ‘Cadillac’ Will Drive WOGL In Afternoons
    • Report: KLLI’s Martin Indicted On Misdemeanor Charges
    • WCNY’s Dolloff To Retire
    • NPR Music To Stream New Dylan Album
    • Report: Live Nation Comes Alive
    • StreetPulse: Kings Of Leon Remain #1
    • Sebastian Bach Wins CMT’s ‘Gone Country 2’
    • Report: Madden Freed To Go To Pittsburgh’s X
    • KQTH’s Justice Turns Car Into Campaign Billboard
    • Padres Renew Leitner, Masur
    • Lynch Joins Wolves’ Radio Crew
    • Touchdown Radio’s Torretta Tapped For U. Of Miami’s Ring Of Honor
    • WKVT-A/Brattleboro Adds Keene Simulcast
    • Report: Cleveland’s Chris Quinn Dies
    • Congrats To XM 20on20’s Michelle Boros

    FMQB

    • e-QB highlights excerpts from the October issue of FMQB featuring interviews with Gene Romano, Sue O’Neil, John E. Kage, Sean Demery.
    • Nickelback Management UEG Expands Team
    • Intellectual Property Rights Act Passes
    • PPM Coalition Files FCC Comments
    • Universal Eyeing Music Video Web Site?
    • Congress Tackling Internet Music Issues

    Radio Ink

    • Houston PPM Report For October Week 1 Canceled
    • Crowley, Zuckerman Go One-On-One At Radio Ink’s Forecast ’09
    • WOR Radio Network Names Regional Affiliate Sales Execs
    • ABC Radio Networks Promotes Anderson, Combines Programming & Affiliate Relations
    • San Diego Trends Reissued
    • Who Are The Best Managers In Radio?
    • CEO Summit Focuses On New Opportunities
    • Arbitron Reports Full House At PPM Seminar
    • CCKA/Atlanta Adds Two Execs
    • Greater Media Chairman Bordes Dies

    Inside Radio

    • ABC Radio Networks merges operations.
    • Break in webcast royalty logjam.
    • Radio faces challenging holiday retail season.
    • ABC Radio Networks forms “Youth Lab.”
    • Critical Mass Media reorganizes.
    • Hurricane Ike claims another week.
    • WaMu woes touch radio.
    • Stern nemesis Jack Thompson disbarred.
    • Mark Madden snags new gig.
    • ASCAP Presents… The Mike Kinosian Interview

    Radio Business Report

    • Shotgun wedding for terrestrial/satellite radio?
    • Sirius XM a four-bit stock
    • Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes
    • FCC authority over PPM in dispute

    Radio Online

    • San Diego Arbitrends Re-Issued Over Tainted Diaries
    • ABC Radio Promotes Anderson to SVP/Programming
    • Arbitron Cancels October Week 1 PPM Report in Houston
    • Baka Boyz Exit XMOR (Blazin’ 98.9)/San Diego Mornings
    • Overflow Crowd Packs Spanish Format Seminar for PPM
    • Syndication One’s Rickey Smiley adds WHTA/Atlanta andWHTD/Detroit
    • Sports KLSD-AM/San Diego adds Content Factory-syndicated Dan Patrick from 6-9am
    • WGN-AM/Chicago morning host Spike O’Dell will leave the Tribune Talk outlet at the end of this year.
    • Chris Zito exits mornings at Hot AC WXLO-FM/Worcester, MA
    • Former WQBW-FM (The Brew)/Milwaukee morning personality Sean Lynch returns to the Classic Rocker as Assistant PD/middays.

    Billboard

    • Bruce Springsteen To Rock Super Bowl Halftime
    • Plant/Krauss, Iron & Wine Star At ACL Festival
    • Mars Volta, N.E.R.D. Get Austin City Limits Started
    • Best Buy Snags Guns N’ Roses Album Exclusive
    • New Britney Spears Single Hits Radio
    • Ludacris Lets Listeners Inside His ‘Mind’
    • Kanye Won’t Face Felony Charge In Airport Flap

    NTS Aircheck

    • OK, Cancel That Fill-In Host
    • Carl Anderson Upped At ABC Radio Networks
    • In Dallas ABCRN’s TJ Lambert Exits
    • Off The Front Page, But Still On The Front Lines (KTRH)
    • Jeff Monosso Joins FOX News Radio
    • RTNDA’s Barbara Cochran To Be Honored
    • KFI’s Towering Presence
    • Arbitron Rebuffs FCC Investigation Of PPM
    • Traffic Reporter, Or WWF Contender?
    • Does Bill Belichick Know About This?
    • USRN Taps Slade Sohmer For Dobbs Show
    • KDKA Sets “Warm-A-Thon”
    • Laura Ingraham Adds New Affiliates
    • NTS Aircheck Weekly
    • Gambling Demands Energy Reform
    • Another Host Charged With Diary Tampering
    • Murder Confession A Hoax
    • Talk Media News Notes
    • T-Mobile Unveils G-1 Phone
    • So You Wanna Be A News Reporter, Eh?

    Urbansite

    • News – Eric Lynch Named WLOK VP/GM
    • News – Emmai Alaquiva Wins Emmy
    • News – Tazz Launches Urban Radio Coach
    • News – Crain’s Detroit Profiles WJLB/WMXD GSM
    • News – Radio One Philly Voter Registration Drive
    • Arbitron – Greenville-New Bern, Huntsville and West Palm Beach

    All About Country

    • Jewel Takin’ NYC
    • Indie Producer Terry Wendt Responds To River County Bands Claims
    • Josh Turner and Martha Stewart Play Cupid
    • Webcasters Win Weekend Reprieve from the House – with Help From NAB
    • When You Hear Radio and/or Music News…
    • Critical Mass Media Lays Off Employees on Friday (9/26)
    • WCEN Ready To Pin Down Cancer
    • KSEL Ups Its Power And Frequencie
    • Rocker Sebastian Bach Names Season Two Winner of ‘Gone Country’ By Host John Rich
    • October Week 1 Houston PPM Report Canceled
    • Gonzo May Be Ridin’ The Range Again Soon
    • ABC Radio Networks: Anderson Promoted, Programming & Affiliate Relations Combined
    • Telns Sells Steckline Communications Buys Telns’ KGYN
    • After Thanksgiving Most Country Stations are Scheduling Two Christmas Songs An Hour
    • AllAboutCountry Adds New Country Music Releases Daily To The Website
    • This Week’s Featured Article may “Blow You Away”
    • What Do Tacos and Lasagna Have To Do With The Country Music Business?
    • Darius Does It Again
    • What T’s You Off?
    • Further UPDATE: River County’s CD Release Party Set For Thursday In Nashville
    • John Michael Montgomery “Time Flies” World Premiere Radio Special
    • Conclave Launches Online Educational Initiative with First Webinar Offering
    • You Can Get Tickets To CMT’s Taylor Swift and Def Leppard Taping
    • Trace Adkins To Host 2008 ‘Heroes & Winners
    • Kelly King Named Partner and Co-Owner of My Good Girl Music
    • KKWF.The Wolf/Seattle is Seeking Weekend Talent
    • Hushabye Baby and Carrie Underwood Creates Lullabies
    • Carson James Has Landed At WhiteStar/Nashville

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