Radio News for Thrusday, 8/28/2008

– updated @ 9:33am Eastern

Radio and Records

  • SRA, Arbitron Spar Over PPM
  • Adelstein Speaks Out Against Media Consolidation
  • Obama Ads Removed From Web Sites
  • SRA Responds To Arbitron
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Birth Of The Morning Zoo
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Aug. 27, 2008
  • Salas Moves From Radio To TV
  • Channel 104.3/Baltimore Lands ‘TY’
  • The Orchard Licenses Catalog To Limewire
  • T.I. Sets New Record With Hot 100 No. 1 Jump
  • Tischker Rises To VP Of A&R And Music Publishing At Razor & Tie
  • Labor Day Shuffle In Columbia, S.C.
  • RAB’s Haley Will Keynote NAB Radio Luncheon
  • Coleman To Present PPM “Tell All” Study At NAB Radio Show
  • Blogger Arrested Over Guns N’ Roses Leaks
  • FCC Ponders HD Radio On Sat Receivers
  • CBS Radio Reorgs Management Roles Replacements
  • Drummer Steve Foley Dies
  • Ottawa Expands Its Dial
  • Programmers From PPM Markets To Share Insights At R&R Convention
  • Kevin Martin To Address NAB Radio Show Breakfast
  • Nashville Loses Its V
  • Wheeler To Bid Farewell To The Bull/Birmingham
  • Phillips New Wolf MD
  • Harold Joins McDowell’s FCC Staff
  • WPGC Names Scorpio OM
  • Mitchem To Return To D.C.
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • SBS Gets Nasdaq Delisting Notice
  • Providence Diary Mystery Explained
  • Syndication Scorecard: Aug. 22, 2008

All Access

  • Is WVNS Flipping To Top 40?
  • Mediabase And S.I.N. Partner
  • Blogger Who Leaked G N’ R Tunes Arrested
  • Bertelsmann Reports Profit
  • FCC Renews PA Noncomm License, Rejects Programming Complaint
  • Wyoming CP Changes Hands
  • Obama Campaign Organizes Protest Of WGN Over Guest
  • XFM/Scotland To Become Galaxy
  • Capital/London Adds Snowdon To Mornings
  • Vieito Upped At U.K.’s Virgin Radio
  • ndie/L.A.’s Girocco Joins L.A. Times
  • U.K.’s Jazz FM Inks Sales Deal
  • Suge Knight Arrested In Vegas
  • New Sports Talker For Fort Myers
  • Marshall And Stone Reunited In Palm Springs
  • LeSea Stations To Carry Notre Dame Baseball, Women’s Hoops
  • Pate Fills In At WIOD Again

Friday Morning Quarterback

  • DMC-Obama Ads Pulled From Radio Web Sites
  • PPM Panelists Tell All At NAB Radio Show
  • Death Row Deal Back On Track?
  • WXPN Believes In The “Power Of Song” In September

Radio Ink

  • PPM Research Results Revealed Next Month
  • Clear Channel Stations Join Martin Luther King Jr. Radiothon
  • Nominate Your Choices For Radio Wayne Awards
  • WJKN-FM Changes Format
  • RAB’s Haley To Speak At NAB Radio Show
  • SRA: Arbitron’s Response To Hispanic Measurement Concerns Disappointing
  • Sirius XM Joins Stand Up To Cancer Benefit
  • Nasdaq Approves Radio One Transfer
  • Canadian Ad Sales Up 6 Percent In 2007
  • WLS-AM Welcomes Pat Cassidy

Inside Radio

  • Royalty fight heads to Denver.
  • DNC seeks free radio for candidates.
  • Sirius XM ads up, but hints of a slowdown.
  • Global forecast: Online trumps radio.
  • No peace between SRA and Arbitron.
  • Sony pushes HD Radio, subtly.
  • Copper thieves strike again.
  • TNS still not ready to walk down the aisle.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian:

Radio Business Report

  • Spanish broadcasters attack PPM again
  • PPM panelists unmasked
  • When the Traffic Audience Leaves
  • DNC tally for Day 2
  • Judy back on top
  • No DOJ karma for Sinclair in Richmond
  • Clear Channel hopes to “Build the Dream”
  • GfK won’t pursue TNS
  • Honored at the Denver convention
  • Alphabet net picks up five
  • Harper responds
  • Have lunch with Jeff Haley


  • Jonas Brothers Begin Second Week At No. 1
  • T.I. Sets New Record With Hot 100 No. 1 Jump
  • Blogger Arrested Over Guns N’ Roses Leaks
  • Snow Patrol Sets Date For ‘Suns’ ‘
  • Suge’ Knight Busted For Assault, Drugs In Vegas
  • Flobots To Rock With Rage At DNC In Denver Genesis Wraps Reissue Series With 13-Disc Box


  • Radio Dips 7% in First Half of ’08
  • SAG, AFTRA Unite for Ad Talks


  • Game Visits WQHH
  • Anji Corley Lands Middays on WAMO
  • Trick Trick Speaks About Yung Berg Situation
  • Historic Moment: Obama Nominated for President
  • Richmond, Raleigh-Durham, Chattanooga, Columbia SC, Charleston SC
  • Radio One Transfers Class A Stock
  • News – Dr. Dre’s Son Found Dead
  • Arbitron – Nashville, Memphis, Charlotte, Birmingham

All About Country

  • Keith Hill Makes Music Scheduling University A Reality
  • Longtime COUNTRY GM Ed Cearley Dead at 61
  • Mitch Morgan Celebrates 25 Years At WMIL/Milwaukee
  • Billy Ray Cyrus Shoots Video For Somebody Said A Prayer
  • The Inside Scoop On Josh Gracin’s Unbelievable (Ann Marie)
  • Yvette Arledge Joins Cherry Heart Music
  • CCMA’s Add Randy Bachman & Crystal Shawanda As Performers
  • Keith Urban’s Back Injury Not Serious
  • Josh Turner Does Joe’s Pub In NYC
  • RAB’s Jeff Haley Keynotes NAB Show Luncheon
  • The Marty Stuart Show Debuts On RFD-TV

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