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Radio News for Wednesday 10-8-2008


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Radio and Records

  • iBiquity Reports HD Radio Marketplace Progress
  • PPM’s War Of Words Ratchets Up
  • Arbitron Proclaims ‘Currency’ Status Of PPM, Despite Cuomo’s Objections
  • Arbitron Cancels PPM Call; Provides PowerPoint Presentation
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Music Scheduling Software Introduced – 1979
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 7, 2008
  • Spector Takes KEZO PD Title
  • New York, Meet Mr. Seacrest
  • Salem In Business In Miami
  • Jones Joins Journal/Tucson As DOS
  • Shepard Media Merges With PMW
  • It’s A Small World After All: Sirls Joins Lyric Street
  • Univision Introduces ‘Hitz’/Austin
  • Fogg Was Out, Now In At WLEC
  • AWRT Honors Angel Harvey
  • Chart Highlights: New No. 1s At Five Formats
  • B’casters Petition FCC To Reject PPM Inquiry
  • New York AG ‘Cautions’ Against Using New PPM Ratings
  • PPM Coalition ‘Outraged’ Over PPM Rollout
  • Arbitron Commercializes PPM In Eight Markets
  • NABOB Boss: ‘Arbitron Turns PPM Issue Into Trench Warfare’
  • SBS: PPM ‘Will Severely, Irreparably Harm Media Diversity’
  • New York AG Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • Pearson Navigates S-Curve
  • Changes At Clear Channel/San Diego
  • Geiger Exits As KHGE PD
  • Salem Cost Cuts Trim President/COO Eric Halvorson As Share Price Dips Below $1
  • Kooker Upped At Sony BMG
  • Triton, Dial Global Name Urena VP/Biz Dev
  • Getty Images Rolls Out Online Music Licensing Service
  • The Orchard Reveals New Physical Pacts
  • USRN Offers Free Auto-Dealership Ad Production Services To Affiliates
  • Updated: Copyright Royalty Board Issues Decision
  • Senate Passes Webcaster Settlement Act
  • Shiverick To Exit MJI Interactive
  • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
  • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
  • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools

All Access

  • NY AG Backs Down On PPM Restraining Order
  • Record Political Ad Spending Reported
  • 100 HD Radio Products Now Certified by iBiquity Digital
  • WW1: We ‘Successully Executed’ ‘Re-Engineering’ Cuts
  • EMF Swaps Into Juneau
  • 107.7 Hitz/Austin Debuts
  • Travis Barker Thankful To Be Alive After Jet Crash
  • BBC: Gloomy News At Music Conference
  • Tarleton Back At McGavren Guild
  • MPR’s Lutman Named To Head Orchestra
  • John Michael Montgomery Featured On GAC’s ‘Master Series’
  • Clay Walker & Band Against MS Bike Team Raise $25,000
  • Jimmy Cefalo Joins WIOD For Mornings
  • ESPN Radio To Air World Baseball Classic Semis, Finals
  • McKenzie Talks Hockey On AM640/Toronto
  • KNOM Wins Gabriel Award
  • Lloyd Thaxton Dies At 81

FMQB

  • Z100 Welcomes Seacrest For Middays
  • Arbitron Replies To FCC Over PPM Dispute
  • NY AG Cuomo Responds To Early PPM Ratings Release
  • HD Radio Rollout Continues With New Technology
  • Dennis Kooker upped at Sony BMG
  • Salem President/COO Halvorson exits
  • Supreme Court to hear FCC indecency case in November
  • Arbitron releases PPM ratings early
  • Rock Band merch for virtual bands
  • Howard Stern gets hitched

Radio Ink

  • Arbitron Details PPM Samples For September
  • iBiquity Declares HD Radio Milestones
  • WSJ Radio Network Debuts Daily Finance Report
  • AHAA Calls PPM Rollout ‘Reckless’
  • Arbitron Confirms: PPM Data Is ‘Currency’ For Radio Sales
  • Comprehensive Website Design Solution
  • Arbitron Defends ‘Radio First’
  • ESPN Radio Promotes Three
  • Salem Extends CRN Digital Deal

Inside Radio

  • Flying without a PPM safety net.
  • Bad economy good for business nets.
  • HD Radio hits milestones.
  • Peter Davidson exits his own company.
  • Ad forecast cut amid economic woes.
  • “Pager” is an off-limits word.
  • Boner and Billy Black off Rock 105.
  • Salem extends syndication partnership.
  • Pinnacle Media absorbs Shepard Media.

Radio Business Report

  • Now it’s up to the FCC to decide
  • Arbitron sues Cuomo
  • Arbitron accelerates cell phone-only sampling for diary markets
  • Kelly Communications still above water
  • Arbitron cancels monthly PPM call
  • CRN and Salem sign deal
  • Z100 adds Ryan Seacrest to middays in NYC
  • WPGC-AM to announce new programming
  • WSJ Radio Network launches new daily report
  • Roger Hedgecock goes daily with Radio America
  • PPM rollout: Not tomorrow, but yesterday

Radio Online

  • HD Radio Reaches Major Milestone with 1.5M Chipsets
  • Arbitron Details Sample Quality for Eight PPM Markets WSJ Radio Network Launches ”Watching Your Wallet”
  • Arbitron Confirms Currency Status of New PPM Markets
  • Z100 Welcomes Ryan Seacrest to Middays in New York
  • Jim Spector Appointed Program Director at KEZO/Omaha
  • ESPN Radio Reorganizes Content and Programming Team
  • CC/Chattanooga Suspends Rock 105 Afternoon Duo
  • WSJ Radio Network Launches ”Watching Your Wallet”
  • Journal/Tucson Names Dewayne Jones as Dir. of Sales
  • Hot AC KMYI-FM (Star 94.1)/San Diego afternoon hosts Rick & Jen (Rick Moorten & Jen Sorensen) exit.

NTS Aircheck

  • ESPN Radio Ups Three
  • Arbitron Food Fight!
  • Talk Media News Notes
  • R.I.P. Herb Shaindlin
  • Veeps Spike Online Listening
  • Watching Your Wallet Debuts
  • USRN Wants To Drive New Cars

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – PPM Ratings: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Riverside-San Bernadino
  • News – Arbitron Highlights Urban & Spanish Results in New PPM Ratings

All About Country

  • Aaron Tippin: A New Fireman In Town?
  • WWQM/Madison Host 20th Annual Madison Country Music Awards
  • Is Today The Day For Andrew Cuomo?
  • The Roys Join Hazel On Southern Friend Flicks Saturday
  • Airplay Direct & Hollywood Music Awards Form Strategic Partnership
  • CMA Close Up Puts Shawna Russell In The New Artist Spotlight
  • HD Radio Continues Its Consumer Roll-Out
  • Analysts Look For Another Rough Ride On Wall Street
  • GAC Master Series Features John Michael Montgomery
  • Exile Reunites And Tours Again
  • WYCD/Detroit Throws Fundraiser For Local Police Chief
  • WQYK/Tampa’s Chad Brock Issues Video For His White House ‘Bid’
  • Big & Rich Take Us Through Another Galactic Journey
  • Stephen Cochran Joins Fellow Veterans On The Road To Recovery
  • Cool Broadcasting Offers Free Holiday Programming
  • Lyric Street Gets Mike Sirls
  • Dierks Bentley’s Feel The Fire MediaBase Most-Added
  • Toby Keith’s That Don’t Make Me A Bad Guy Readies For Release
  • Donna James Says Goodbye To KUZZ/Bakersfield
  • Lucinda Williams Is Americana’s Most-Added
  • Westwood One Exec’s Buying Their Company’s Stock