Radio News for Wednesday 10-15-2008

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Radio and Records

  • Sirius XM Treated For Premature Termination
  • TargetSpot Acquires Ronning Lipset Radio
  • DOJ Seeks Delay On Supreme Court Appeal Of Super Bowl Case
  • Karmazin Speaks
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: WFAN/New York Sold For Record-Setting $70M – 1991
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 14, 2008
  • ‘Radio Communicators Group’ To Promote Industry
  • BMG Rights Management Launches
  • Budget Axe Falls On Mainline/Louisville
  • WKLS Retooling Morning Show
  • Ryan Wilks’ GM In Fresno
  • Big Changes In Vancouver
  • Vallie-Richards-Donovan Arrives In Sovereign City
  • Bush Signs Controversial Anti-Piracy Law
  • Arbitron Releases ‘Network Radio Today’
  • Trio Of Former FCCers Jump To New Law Firm
  • Journal Declares 8-Cent Quarterly Dividend
  • McGregor Replaces Williams At NAB
  • Updated: McGraw Apologizes For ‘Greatest Hits 3’

All Access

  • TargetSpot Acquires Ronning Lipset Radio
  • Does Sirius XM Have Too Much Riding On Auto Installs?
  • The First SlotMusic Cards Ship
  • Speculation Grows Over Madonna Divorce
  • Journal Declares Dividend
  • WMGG Price: $3 Million
  • Sean Davey Named CC/Worcester Market Mgr.
  • Imus Set For Live Show In Providence
  • Australia’s ABC Radio National Cuts Programming
  • StreetPulse: Ray Lamontagne Debuts At #1
  • Raleigh’s Buzz, Bull Drop ESPN; Bull Adds Imus
  • U.K.’s Global Cuts Back On Local News
  • Tom Kent To Offer Free Halloween Show
  • CESD Launches Imaging Website
  • ‘Batman,’ ‘Odd Couple’ Composer Neal Hefti Dies


  • Sony Wants Electronics, Music To Be In Tune
  • Karmazin: Sirius XM Will Be Profitable
  • President Signs Anti-Piracy Bill Into Law
  • BMG To Offer Rights Management For Artists
  • Andrew Lack named CEO at Bloomberg L.P.
  • Marian Newsome-McAdam exits WRDW (Wired 96.5)/Philly
  • Westwood One renegotiating debt
  • Howard Stern loses luster on satellite radio
  • Report: MP3 players threaten users’ hearing

Radio Ink

  • Radio HOF Stands By Voting, Will Induct Dobson
  • ESPN Sports Gets New Home In Tampa
  • ‘Network Radio Today’ Shows Networks’ Reach
  • Lack Named Bloomberg Multimedia CEO
  • Journal Signs On For LAN File System
  • Regent Schedules Q3 Earnings Release
  • Radio Communicators Group Launched
  • Bush Signs Bill Creating ‘Intellectual Property Czar’
  • Guerini Joins Radio Disney As VP/Marketing

Inside Radio

  • TargetSpot buys Ronning Lipset Radio.
  • Ronning and Lipset join TargetSpot.
  • Firm exits won’t end big-ticket deals.
  • Economist: Lean times good for radio.
  • New York’s A-G goes fishing.
  • Default or delusion? A judge will decide.
  • Sovereign City preps “Great Day.”
  • Multi-format streaming arrives.

Radio Business Report

  • Howard Stern loses listeners, sway on Sirius XM

Radio Online

  • TargetSpot Buys Radio Ad Rep Firm Ronning Lipset Radio
  • DOJ Wants More Time to Consider Indecency Fine Appeal
  • Collins Exits WDJX/Louisville as PD Over Budget Cuts
  • Arbitron Releases 2008 Network Radio Today Study
  • Radio Communicators Group Debuts to Promote Industry
  • CEO Mel Karmazin Says Sirius XM Will Be Profitable
  • Wilks Broadcast Appoints Ryan GM of Fresno Group
  • Sovereign City Partners with Vallie Richards Donovan
  • Filmmaker Sues Michael Savage Over Copyright Claim
  • ESPN Radio Gets New Home in Tampa Bay on AM 1040

NTS Aircheck

  • Radio Communicators Group Formed
  • Arbitron Releases 2008 Network Radio Today
  • ESPN Radio Gets New Tampa Home
  • Komando Takes On The Economy
  • Macon Gets A Black Talk Outlet
  • Fisher News/Talker KVI/Seattle that brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, “potty talk.”
  • CBS Radio Cuts Workforce
  • As Goes New York, So Goes New Jersey


  • Airchecks – Detroit Arbitron 12+ Summer 2008 Quarterly Results
  • Arbitron – Arbitron Releases 2008 Network Radio Today

All About Country

  • American Music Awards Nominees Announced
  • Rumor: Renee Zellweger Inspired Kenny Chesney Album
  • Aaron Tippin & Sarah Palin Seek To ‘Drill’ Home Her Message
  • Shawna Visits 94.9The Outlaw/Wichita Falls, TX
  • Laugh Your A$$ Off
  • Inspirational Country Music Awards Tomorrow Night
  • Tim McGraw & Label Fued Over His Greatest Hits 3 Package
  • COUNTRY Radio’s Hottest Imager Flys Over Cedar Rapids
  • Whtiney Allen Takes Nights at 96KX/Lincoln
  • Sparkle & Twang With Marty Stuart At Rock And Roll HOF
  • KSCS/Dallas’ Dorsey Gang Celebrates 5000th Show
  • Stephen Dale Dares Music Row To Ignore Him
  • Taylor Swift & Def Leppard Next CMT Crossroads
  • Sony Music Can Now Integrate With Sony Electronic Devices
  • KSJJ/Bend is Oregon’s 2008 Station Of The Year
  • Jack-O-Bellies Big On Seattle’s 100.7 The Wolf
  • President Bush Signs Anti-Piracy Bill Into Law