Radio News for Thursday 10/2/2008


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Radio and Records

  • NAB Seeks To ‘Sit Down Quickly’ With SoundExchange On Internet Radio Rates Sony Gets Bertelsmann’s Half Of Sony BMG
  • Q3 Wrap: UMG Tops Marketshare, CD Sales Down 17%
  • Online Retailers Await Royalty Decision
  • NAB Seeks To ‘Sit Down Quickly’ With SoundExchange On Internet Radio Rates
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: The Mighty RKO General Falls
  • ‘Best Of Both’ Packages Offered By Sirius XM
  • 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
  • Hewitt Scores With Palin Interview
  • Janet Out Of Hospital, Postpones Two Shows
  • Pennington Promoted To WRIF PD
  • Jay-Z Playing Free Shows For Obama
  • U.N. Ends Radio News Service
  • Maranville Exits Denver Radio
  • Obama Tries To Stop NRA Ads
  • Budget Cuts Claim Cressman At WMFS
  • Obama, Durbin Push For PPM Delay
  • Summer Detroit Arbitrends Reissued
  • Genesis Pays $3M For Mega’s WMGG/Tampa
  • Oppenheimer To Manage CC/Memphis
  • Shiverick To Exit MJI Interactive
  • Library Of Congress Gets Andre Kostelanetz Collection
  • Bassik Joins Air America
  • Janet Jackson Hospitalized In Montreal
  • Bill Would Force HD Radio On Sat. Receivers
  • NABOB Continues The PPM Dialogue
  • Webcasters Welcome House Vote On Royalties Negotiation
  • Walter Lee Succumbs
  • 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 School

All Access

  • EMI Loses Case Against MP3Tunes’ Michael Robertson
  • Is Danny Bonaduce Philly Bound?
  • Credit Crunch Craters Nassau Purchase Of WFKB For Now
  • KERN’s Cox Won’t Be Charged In Sign-Taking Incident
  • Gap Buys KTXN/Victoria, TX
  • 106.3 Drops It’s Vibe For A Cup Of Joe
  • VOA Drops Radio Broadcasts In Languages
  • WFCL/Clintonville, WI Flips To Oldies
  • Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel To Perform At Obama Events
  • New Sirius XM Receiver Gets A La Carte Programming
  • Time Change For Obama On ESPN’s ‘Mike And Mike’
  • Davidson Radiothon To Raise Funds For St. Jude’s
  • Grab A Free Cubs Tune

FMQB

  • Webcaster Settlement Act Passes Senate
  • Ruling This Week Could Up Royalties For Downloads
  • Pennington Promoted To PD At WRIF
  • “Radio Heard Here” spots launch
  • Ed Krampf joins CBS Radio-Tampa
  • Oppenheimer named Market Manager for CC-Memphis
  • Rob Cressman exits WMFS
  • iBiquity’s Struble on ‘the long tail’
  • Confessions of a promo-CD junkie
  • Which came first? Guitar Hero or the hit song?

Radio Ink

  • Krampf Joins CBS Radio/Tampa
  • Peha Named FCC Tech Chief
  • Sony Buys Out Bertelsmann’s Stake In Sony BMG
  • NAB Looks For Quick Talks On Webcast Rates
  • Webcaster Settlement Act Passes In Senate
  • Struble: HD Addresses The ‘Long Tail’
  • EMF Broadcasting CEO Jenkins Resigns
  • Oppenheimer Moves To CC/Memphis As Market Manager
  • Arbitron Reissues Detroit Arbitrends

Inside Radio

  • Radio makes mobile progress.
  • Got credibility? Radio ranks third.
  • Auto ads not revving.
  • Credit crunch sidelines Nassau deal.
  • CBS Radio hints it’s not selling Tampa.
  • High hopes for royalty deal.
  • HD2 becomes a primary outlet.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron rejects call to delay PPM
  • Radio’s future is multi-platform
  • Gaping hole in the digital receiver proposal
  • WorldSpace finances unresolved
  • Jewel credits radio for breakthrough
  • It’s all about attitude and leadership

Radio Online

  • CBS Radio/Tampa Appoints Ed Krampf SVP/Market Mgr.
  • FCC Taps Dr. Peha as Chief Technologist, Sr. Adviser
  • Hutton to Operate KTRC-AM/Santa Fe with Option to Buy
  • NAB Ready for ‘Quick’ Talks w/SoundExchange over Rates
  • Carlson Named New Program Director at KZSN/Wichita
  • No Charges Against KERN’s Cox for Sign Stealing Stunt
  • Ike Knocks KFNC/Houston Off the Air for Four Weeks
  • Entercom hires Heather Moore as morning co-host with Fletcher Keyes for “Fletch in the Morning” on Classic Hits WOLX-FM/Madison
  • Alternative WMFS-FM (93X)/Memphis Program Director Rob Cressman is out
  • Radio One/Detroit adds syndicated Rickey Smiley to mornings on WHTD-FM

NTS Aircheck

  • Hugh Hewitt Scores Sarah Palin Interview
  • Radio Feels Pinch From McCain Campaign Suspension
  • Mandis ‘Da Man At WOWO/Ft. Wayne
  • Headphones Suddenly A “Must Have” Accessory

Urbansite

  • News – Keeping the Caucus Alive
  • News – PT On-Air Personality for Gospel Station
  • Arbitron – Detroit (Revised)

All About Country

  • Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Co-Host CMA Awards
  • Rascal Flatts Continues ‘Bob That Head Tour’Into Winter 2009
  • Radio ER Gets You ‘Preped’
  • Kenny Chesney Tour Ends
  • Sirius XM Gives Listeners the Choice to Customize Programming
  • Senate Passes Webcaster Settlement Act
  • Kellie Pickler Begins National Texting Campaign
  • WSOC/Charlotte Loses Frank Laseter To Budget Axe
  • Exite Reunites & Tours Again
  • Katie Armiger Signs With Buddy Lee Attractions
  • IBMA Songwriter Showcase Part of Bluegrass Week In Nashville
  • Wall Street In ‘Holding Pattern’
  • Rebel Hearts Releases Wrangler Walk In Canada
  • Taylor Tapped to Host CMA Awards Preview Radio Special
  • KYGO/Denver Recognized For Supporting U.S. Troops
  • Ed Krampf Is CBS Radio/Tampa’s New Market Manager
  • Cody Carlson Moves To Take KZSN/Wichita PD Post
  • Wanna Work In Fargo?
  • Ashton Shepherd Gets Good Advice From Vince & Patty
  • Mike & Dana Celebrate 20-Years On Kicks 99.9/West Texas
  • Rollodex Alert: Aspirion Records New Location
  • Keni Thomas Appears On GAC Top 20 Countdown
  • Ad Agencies Support PPM
  • Chicks With Hits Celebrates10-Years Of Hatching Hits
  • WIRK/West Palm Beach Remains On-Air During Fire