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Radio News for Thursday, 9/18/2008


Updated 9:30 am

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Yesterday

Radio and Records

  • Ramsey Shows Off His CAPP At R&R ’08
  • NAB Radio Show: TV Campaigns Fail To Produce Big Pop For Radio
  • NAB Radio Show: Rehr Encourages Troops To Ignore Negatives, Talk Up RadioRadio Revs Drop 11% For August
  • Updated Sep 17, 2008 9:32 PM ET
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Yahoo Buys Broadcast.com
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 17, 2008
  • R&R Convention: How The Web Is Won
  • R&R Convention: Digital & HD Possibilities
  • R&R Convention: Cross Country And Then Some
  • R&R Convention: Let’s Win Together
  • R&R Convention: ‘Take Pig, Apply Lipstick’
  • NAB Radio Show: With Consumers Tapped Out, Radio Needs To Reach Deeper Into The Advertiser Pool
  • NAB Radio Show: Radio’s Bleak Outlook Extending Into 2009
  • NAB Radio Show: Sorting Out Multiple Methodologies
  • NAB VP/CFO Williams Resigns
  • Sherwood Replaces Yusko As WW1 CFO
  • WOKY-AM Goes Classic Country
  • Nixon Gets A New Term
  • Emmis Declares Dividend On Convertible Preferred Stock
  • WW1 Schedules Call To Discuss Metro Networks Reengineering
  • Voting Already Open In Casper
  • Content Factory Goes Into The Night
  • Thiele Having Brain Surgery
  • Norman Whitfield Dies At 67
  • Local Radio Sites Poised To Be Cash Generators
  • Yangaroo Hires Zieman To Aid DMDS Expansion In U.S.
  • Obit: Elmer Dills
  • Former IU Coach Joins WFNI
  • When Protests Become Annual
  • R&R Meets Ike Head On
  • Global Shake-Up At WMG
  • Vivendi Sees Music Biz Hitting Digital Stride
  • Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album
  • R. Kelly Breaks Silence On Child Porn Trial
  • Convention Sneak Preview Of ‘Soul Men’
  • Destination: Austin!
  • Cline Joins ReelWorld As Director Of Affiliate Relations
  • Envision Premieres ‘Movies & More With Jeffrey Lyons’
  • NAB Asks Stations To Air PSA For Hurricane Ike Recovery Effort
  • Q Prime’s New Mom&Pop Music Company Open For Business
  • Bortnick & Jack Form A Spark-ling Bond
  • Diaz-Albertini To Manage WWBA
  • Bolton’s Bump
  • Journal Names Fernandez EVP/Finance & Strategy
  • Jackel To Hunt With CCOMR
  • Arbitron Releases Preliminary Radar 98 Findings
  • Smooth Jazz Network Adds Affiliates
  • Sony BMG Ups Obermann
  • Wilkins Pays $150,000 For KWDF-AM/Shreveport
  • Wall Street Pushing For Fed Rate Cut Today
  • Lisack Promoted At CBS Radio
  • HipCricket, Enticent Partner For Mobile Solutions
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • iBiquity Launches HD Radio University
  • Arb Plans Cell-Phone-Only Sampling For Diaries
  • Advisory Panel Assembled For 2009 R&R Talk Radio Seminar

    All Access

    • Martin: Address Localism Issues Before FCC Acts
    • Today At The NAB Radio Show
    • SVP/Market Mgr. Charlie Ochs To Exit CBS/Tampa
    • CBC Radio Names Denise Donlon Executive Director
    • David Graupner Messes With Texas
    • Ginsburg, Others Honored By MA Broadcasters Hall of Fame
    • Jury Awards $3.8 Million In Case Against KGEZ Host
    • KNWC/Sioux Falls Seeks Afternoon Host
    • Tom Kent Adds Denver, Kansas City And Wichita
    • Play MPE To Deliver Metallica Special
    • TKO To Add A ‘Big One’
    • WCBS-A Reporter Tony Brunton Dead At 76
    • NAB’s Rehr: Stop The Negativity!
    • NAB Show Update: Group Heads On The State Of Radio, PPM Generates Heated Views
    • RAB: Double-Digit Revenue Declines In August
    • Arbitron Offers New Spot-Check On Hurricane-Impacted Markets

    FMQB

    • Vivendi CEO Has High Hopes For Music Industry
    • Q Prime Launches Record Label
    • NAB Asks Radio To Unite In Hurricane Relief
    • RAB: radio revenue down 11 percent in August
    • Nixon named PD at WKRL-WKLL
    • Clear Channel Online adds two new execs
    • MySpace Music launch delayed?
    • Sirius XM is in a Serious Bind
    • What Zune did right

    Radio Ink

    • Rehr: ‘Negativity’ Threatens The Radio Business
    • CC Online Music & Radio Adds Two Execs
    • Radio Revenues Down 11 Percent In August
    • Sherwood Joins Westwood One As CFO
    • ESPN Radio HD Launches 24/7 Network
    • Report: Radio Websites Poised For Growth
    • Emmis Declares Dividend
    • Clear Channel’s Martin In Houston
    • Journal Names Fernandez To EVP Post

    Inside Radio

    • “Radio needs people who believe.”
    • Market meltdown unsettles financiers.
    • CBS Radio’s downsizing on track.
    • August down 11% led by big markets.
    • Gulf Coast diary markets get green light.
    • “No money, no deals – let’s just operate.”
    • Best Buy to cut holiday spending.
    • StratosAudio creates mobile ad accountability.
    • Inside the Numbers by Mike Kinosian: Talk was the #1 format (12+) of Top 44 markets.

    Radio Business Report

    • Radio industry to benefit as RBR and Radio Guide Magazine team up
    • Rehr warns against negativism
    • Radio’s red plague continues
    • Group heads slam the FCC
    • Financial turmoil felt in Austin
    • Arbitron cussed and discussed

    Radio Online

    • Total Radio Revenues Down 11% in August, NTR Up 10%
    • ESPN Radio HD Launches Network for Multicast Channels
    • Arbitron Offers Second Hurricane Market Status Report
    • Rehr Delivers Opening Keynote at NAB Radio Show
    • Westwood One Hires Sherwood as Chief Financial Officer
    • WTOP HD-2/Washington DC to Target South Asian Market
    • Emmis Declares Dividend on Convertible Preferred Stock
    • Nixon Joins WKRL-FM (100.9 K-Rock)/Syracuse as PD
    • CCOMR Announces Two New Senior Leadership Posts
    • Music Industry Vet to Head Yangaroo’s U.S. Operations

    Billboard

    • Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album
    • R. Kelly Breaks Silence On Child Porn Trial
    • Langerado Festival Headed To Miami In 2009
    • Motown Legend Norman Whitfield Dies
    • Live DVD Explores Smashing Pumpkins Reunion
    • Voegele Debuting New Song On ‘One Tree Hill’
    • Bono, The Edge Guest On Tom Jones Album

    Urbansite

    • Motown writer, producer Norman Whitfield dies at 67
    • Arbitron – Washington DC, Baltimore, Cleveland, St. Louis
    • News – August Radio Revenues Down 11%
    • Arbitron – Detroit and Hartford Arbitrend Phase 2
    • Arbitron – Radio Reaches More Than 235 Million Listeners Each Week According to RADAR 98
    • News – WAMO 106.7 FM “Stop The Music Start To Vote”

    All About Country

    • Milwaukee Has A Classic Country Station This Morning
    • Nikki Britt Opens For James Otto
    • Trace gives Kellie Pickler Opry Tips
    • NAB’s David Rehr: ‘Negativity Will Kill The Radio Star’
    • Moby Faces His Fears
    • Chad Hudson Visits WCOL/Columbus
    • August Is Radio’s Worst Month Since 2001
    • WUBE Helps Cincinnati Clear Out The Clutter From Ike
    • Fox Animates Foxworthy
    • Jessica Simpson’s Do You Know Her First #1 Ever
    • Reba Receives ASCAP Golden Note Award
    • KALF/Chico’s Coyote McGee ‘Adds’ New Partner
    • Tom ‘T.Q.’ Quarles Loses His Battle With Cancer
    • ‘Old Radio” Gains–‘New Radio’ Continues To Lose Ground