Radio News for Thursday, 9/25/2008

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Radio and Records

  • Radio CEOs Emphasize Power Of New Platforms
  • D.C. Lawyer: A McCain-Less Debate Poses Equal Time Issues
  • SRA Applauds N.Y.C. Council PPM Vote; Arbitron Responds
  • Sirius XM Names Music Programming Execs
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Burkhart/Abrams Launches AOR To National Prominence
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 24, 2008
  • MySpace Music Launches with Notable Upgrades, Glaring Omissions
  • Broadcasters Wait In The Wings As McCain, Obama Debate Their Debate
  • Cook To Join KKGO Full-Time
  • Judge Grants New Trial In Thomas Downloading Case
  • Airstaff Cruise Into Denver Oldies
  • TNS: First-Half Ad Spend Down 1.6% In 2008
  • Diary Controversy Take Two: San Diego
  • CBS Tops Ando Media’s Internet Radio Top 20 For August
  • Knoll, Gannon Exit TM Studios
  • Springer Joins CBS Radio Sales As L.A. DOS
  • Kierszenbaum To Lead Interscope Rock/Pop A&R
  • Update: WMMS’s Dieter Charged In Bottle-Throwing Incident
  • Greaseman Is Just Fine
  • Boise Scheduled To Rock
  • One Music-Royalty Pact Done, One To Go

    All Access

    • It’s Official: MySpace Music Launches
    • TNS Report Shows Ad Revenues Down For Q2, Year-to-Date
    • NABOB Pleased With NYC Council’S PPM Vote
    • Jay-Z And Stargate Officially Announce Label StarRoc
    • KSXT Sold, Flips To Religion
    • Tommy Edwards Not Feeling The Love
    • Station Tapes Sought In Rape Case
    • Former WNNK Host Bond Pleads Guilty In Check Scheme
    • Arbitron Summer ’08 Phase 2 Trends Are Out Today For…
    • Eric Lynch Named VP/GM At WLOK-A
    • KGED/Fresno Flips Again
    • KFI Celebrates New Tower, Return To 50kw
    • Campaign Sign Snatching Lands Suspension For KERN’s Cox
    • Sutton Gets Earlier Wake-Up Call At WSBA
    • Syndicated Host Knapp Pens Biden Article For Human Events
    • Tom Kents Grabs Nights In Beantown


    • Sirius XM Announces Music Programming Team
    • Bill Cahill takes two at CC-Washington D.C.
    • Michael Fang joins Columbia
    • How CBS went digital
    • Can Pandora survive royalty rate battle?
    • ratings discrepancies at XTRA Sports/San Diego

    Radio Ink

    • NYCC Asks For PPM Investigation
    • Cook Joins KKGO/Los Angeles
    • Ad Spending Down In First Half Of ’08
    • Your Clients Don’t Want ‘Spots’
    • Springer Arrives At CBS Radio Sales
    • Sirius XM Names Music Programming Execs
    • Friedlander Leads Air America Website
    • Ratings Flap In San Diego
    • Emmis Sets Fiscal Q2 Earnings Call
    • Davies Heads Radio One/Atlanta

    Inside Radio

    • Radio takes on its image.
    • Arbitron: Only a judge will stop PPM rollout.
    • SRA calls PPM vote a “wake up call.”
    • Auto dealers weigh ad spending.
    • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian:
    • Ad spending off the worst since 2001.
    • Host pleads guilty to forgery scheme.
    • Talker linked to bogus Arbitron diaries.

    Radio Business Report

    • Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes
    • NYC Council backs FCC probe of PPM
    • Tainted diaries pulled in San Diego
    • No murder charge in radio confession

    Radio Online

    • NY City Council Resolution Asks FCC to Investigate PPM
    • Charlie Cook Joins KKGO/Los Angeles as Sr. Mgr./Country
    • Ludlum Exits KFWB/Los Angeles as Program Director
    • San Diego Air Personality Out Over Ratings Controversy
    • KERN/Bakersfield Morning Host Cox Suspended for Stunt
    • Bonneville Taps Barrett to Program WMVN-FM/St. Louis
    • Total Ad Spending Declined 1.6% in First Half 2008
    • WMMS/Cleveland Stunt Boy Deiter Charged with Assault
    • Former KYZZ-FM (The New Jammin’ 97.9)/Monterey Assistant PD/MD and afternoon personality Your Boy Q heads to Rhythmic CHR KVPW-FM
    • Alternative KQXR-FM (100.3 The X)/Boise, ID, flips to Active Rock as “100.3 The X Rocks”


    • Metallica Edges Ne-Yo, Nelly To Remain No. 1
    • Kanye Bumps Album Up, Single Debuts At No. 3
    • Enya, Sarah Brightman Releasing Holiday Albums
    • Smashing Pumpkins Ready 20th Anniversary Tour
    • Fresh Hot Chip: Covers, EPs, Shows, New Songs
    • Rockers Band Together For Obama Events
    • Matisyahu Preps EP, Eyes ’09 For New Album


    • Arbitron – Charleston, Chattanooga, Columbia, Raleigh, Richmond
    • News – Ad Agencies Making Progress on Hiring Minorities, After All
    • Arbitron – Birmingham, Charlotte, Memphis, Nashville
    • News – Tim Davies Joins Radio One Atlanta
    • News – Prayers Needed For Hank Spann
    • Arbitron – Indianapolis, Las Vegas, New Orleans

    All About Country

    • Eli Young Band Debuts #5 On Album Charts
    • First-Ever Music File-Sharing Trial Gets A Do-Over
    • Danny Wright Departs Dial Global
    • Arbitron’s Summer Phase II Results For 18 Markets Due Today
    • Anthony Snares Sirius XM VP/Country–Lindy Leaves
    • Toby Keith Appears On Forbes List
    • Katie Armiger Helps Raise Funds For The Red Cross
    • #1 Songwriters Honored By ACM
    • Jason Meadows featured in new Chrysler Campaign
    • Crack the Code® Debuts Monday On Virgin Radio 999/Toronto
    • Darius Rucker’s Learn To Live Outsells ‘Em All
    • Analyst: Radio Revenue Declines Everywhere
    • Celebrity Auction On eBay Launched By ‘Women For The Cure’
    • Vince Gill To Appear At R.O.P.E. Golden Banquet/Awards
    • Charlie Cook Climbs Aboard Mt. Wilson As Sr. Dir./Programming


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