Radio News for Tuesday 10-14-2008

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Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • McGregor Replaces Williams At NAB
  • Bush Signs Controversial Anti-Piracy Law
  • All 10 PPM Markets Have Been Released
  • After Initial Slump, CBS Shares Jump 8%
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: WFAN/New York Sold For Record-Setting $70M – 1991
  • McEntire, Jackson, Berg Honored By ASCAP
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 13, 2008
  • Tuna Served At Classic Top 40
  • Analyst: Emmis Q2 Results ‘Could’ve Been Worse’
  • Guerini Named VP Of Marketing At Radio Disney
  • Y-102.9/Raleigh Ups Two
  • Pederson Goes Global
  • Greaseman Off DC101 … Again
  • CCR Names Davey, Ward Market Managers In Worcester, Salisbury
  • MySpace Aims Ad Service At Bands
  • Beastie Boys Draft Stars For ‘Vote’ Tour
  • In The Studio: WXNT, KMJ, WGN, KKFN, WXTG
  • Reggae Legend Alton Ellis Dies At 70

All Access

  • Report: Sony BMG Split Gives Sony More Options
  • BMG Rights Management Launches
  • Bush Signs RIAA-Backed Intellectual-Property Law
  • NY Post: Media In A Muddle
  • Vox Spins Vermont Pair
  • OneRepublic Sponsors City Of Hope Benefit Auction
  • Saga/Columbus Announces Staff Changes
  • Dempsey Upped At WLS
  • WKRS Adds Ingraham, Ramsey
  • North Iowa Outlaws To Air On KGLO, KRIB
  • KIDO Gets Twin
  • Zone Radio Imaging Partners With TM Studios
  • Charlie Tuna Joins Classic Top 40
  • David Lawrence Appears On Heroes
  • Houston Chopper Crash Claims Life Of Metro Employee
  • KPQ H.S. Football Voice Mike Dempsey Dies

Radio Ink

  • Guerini Joins Radio Disney As VP/Marketing
  • Fleming Tapped As Dial Global VP/Midwest Sales
  • Radio Stocks Follow Market Up
  • SBS Loses Funding Due To Lehman Bankruptcy
  • Layoffs Hit CBS’s KNX, KFWB/L.A.
  • Arbitron Files For Injunction Against New Jersey AG
  • New Jersey AG Files Suit Against Arbitron
  • NY Congresswoman: PPM Will ‘Jeopardize The Diversity Of Our Airwaves’


  • NJ AG Sues Arbitron, Arbitron Files Countersuit
  • Janet McGregor named NAB COO/CFO
  • Howard Stern loses luster on satellite radio
  • Report: MP3 players threaten users’ hearing

Inside Radio

  • Votes are in, radio wins.
  • Obama outspends McCain five-to-one.
  • Analyst: CBS’ stock “disgustingly low.”
  • After Ike, some still face hurdles.
  • ASCAP Presents “The Mike Kinosian Interview” … Neal Schore
  • Downturn blamed for aborted fundraiser.
  • Are talk shows too nice or too tough?
  • Redstone sells less than planned.
  • Metro chopper crash kills two.

Radio Business Report

  • Howard Stern loses listeners, sway on Sirius XM
  • New York files suit against Arbitron
  • CBS Radio cuts staffers in LA

Radio Online

  • NAB Taps McGregor Chief Operating & Financial Officer
  • WWI’s Metro News Suffers Loss in Houston Copter Crash
  • Matthews Named WWMY (Y-102.9)/Raleigh Ops Manager
  • Report: Westwood One Explores Refinancing on 2009 Debt
  • CC Names Sean Davey, Jefferson Ward as Market Mgrs
  • CBS Radio Lays Off Staffers at KNX & KFWB/Los Angeles
  • Jim Trapp Exits CBS Radio’s KJAQ (Jack FM)/Seattle
  • Phil Guerini Joins Radio Disney as VP/Marketing
  • Cox Radio/Orlando Appoints Shane Reeve as WHTQ GSM
  • SBS Loses $10 Million in Funding Over Lehman Bankruptcy

NTS Aircheck

  • CBS Radio Cuts Workforce
  • As Goes New York, So Goes New Jersey
  • Is PPM Programmed By Trilateral Commission?


  • Airchecks – Ayana Mack 104.1 KRBE Houston
  • Arbitron – Houston PPM 6+
  • News – 97.7 WRBJ FM Assigns Operations Manager Duties To Program Director Kwasi Kwa
  • News – Free Joins The Ed Lover Morning Show on Power 105.1
  • News – Brandy Goes Behind The Beats

All About Country

  • Summer Books Roll Out Today
  • Bob Dylan Tops Adds At Americana
  • Rebel Hearts Scores BIG On Y’allWire
  • President Bush Signs Anti-Piracy Bill Into Law
  • Jeff Griffith Entertains For Kinetic Kids
  • Toni Marie Moves To Nights at KUZZ/Bakersfield
  • Final Nominees Set For New Music Awards
  • AllAboutCountry Is Your COUNTRY News Connection
  • Country Boy Tops Adds For Second Consecutive Week
  • CRB Gears Up For CRS-40
  • Dow Gets Big Kiss–Broadcast Stocks Get Peck On Cheek
  • John Michael Montgomery Releases 10th Studio Album Today
  • Justin Moore Visits WPOC/Baltimore
  • T.J. Martell Gives Charlie Daniels Award
  • Travis Tritt & Marty Stuart Reprise No Hats Tour
  • Inspirational Country Music Awards Thursday Night In L.A.
  • NAB Names Janet McGregor COO & CFO
  • COUNTRY Radiio’s Ad Dollars
  • National Attention Given To New ‘Friends On Wall Street.’ Song