Radio News for Monday 10-13-2008

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Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • Arbitron Now Suing N.J. AG
  • Now New Jersey Is Suing Arbitron Over PPM
  • N.Y. AG Sues Arbitron
  • More Congressional PPM Pushback
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: WFAN/New York Sold For Record-Setting $70M – 1991
  • Trapp & Jack: No Longer Pals
  • Big Country
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 10, 2008
  • Syndication Scorecard: Oct. 10, 2008
  • Updated: Emmis’ Fiscal Q2 Net Revenues Slip 1.5%
  • Sky Daniels Joins Fontana
  • UMG’s Morris Renews Contract
  • Persigehl Buzzes In Again
  • Condolences: Lauren Babineau
  • Reed Hundt Goes Solar
  • Harris Exits Gapwest/Yakima, Wash.
  • Madden Takes WXDX Afternoons
  • Updated: Phil Boyce Leaves WABC
  • Cleveland Rocks With Elvis

All Access

  • Boyle: Spinning Aside, Houston Data Helps PPM’s Case
  • Report: Jason Flom Set To Join Doug Morris At UMG
  • Big Layoffs Hit KNX, KFWB
  • WTMJ Host Takes Heat, Threats For Remarks At McCain Rally
  • WGN’s O’Dell: Yep, I’m Retiring
  • Talk Comes To WIBB-A/Macon
  • Jones, Taylor Among Casualties Of WDRC Cutbacks
  • Absolut Vodka Sues Absolute Radio
  • Chicago Radio Legends Join Conclave’s TalenTrak ‘08
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • StreetPulse: Dylan Stays On Top
  • Filmmaker Sues Savage Over YouTube Takedown
  • Chris Daniel In For PM Drive At KMJ/Fresno
  • Mock The Vote?
  • Zanderadio Rebrands As 4c Studios
  • Looking For Sports Marketing Opportunities?
  • Former WINS Anchor Lew Fisher Dies
  • Gil Stratton Dead At 86


  • NJ AG Sues Arbitron, Arbitron Files Countersuit
  • It’s Official: NY AG Cuomo Sues Arbitron
  • Emmis Announces Q2 Fiscal Results
  • CBS Radio Offers Station-Branded Widgets
  • Dom Theodore to exit WKQI/Detroit
  • Arbitron to release Houston PPM ratings Monday

Radio Ink

  • 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’
  • Helton, WQYK/Tampa Lead CMA Broadcast Winners
  • Lincoln Financial Offers Preliminary Q3 Results
  • Cuomo Sues Arbitron
  • Smulyan: Perception Is The Problem
  • Emmis Shows Profit In Q2
  • Boyce Exits Citadel & WABC

Inside Radio

  • New cutbacks come to radio.
  • No outbreak of cancellations.
  • The GAO may get a whack at PPM.
  • CBS deploys “Now Playing” widget.
  • Continental Electronics sold.
  • Michael Savage takes on studio.
  • SBS shortchanged by Lehman.
  • ASCAP Presents “The Mike Kinosian Interview” … Neal Schore

Radio Business Report

  • New York files suit against Arbitron
  • New Jersey files, too

Radio Online

  • Arbitron Seeks Declaratory Judgment Against NJAG
  • New Jersey AG Follows NY and Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • NY Attorney General Cuomo Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • RADIO ONLINE Adds Twitter Support for Text Alerts
  • Emmis Q2 Net Revenues Down 1.5%, Radio Falls 8.4%
  • Persighel Adds KRSK (The Buzz)/Portland PD Duties
  • CBS Radio Launches Multi-Functional Widget on Web Sites
  • Longtime WGN-AM/Chicago morning personality Spike O’Dell (6-10am) told listeners Friday he intends to follow through on his plans to retire
  • Syndicated Elvis Duran adds Clear Channel CHR WAKS-FM (96.5 Kiss)/Cleveland
  • Bonneville flips Hot AC WMVN-FM/St. Louis to all-Christmas

NTS Aircheck

  • Cuomo Sues Arbitron
  • Are We Really Arguing That Diaries Are Better?
  • Obama Backs Phillies In NLCS
  • Press Mostly Fair On Candidate Coverage


  • News – Brandy Goes Behind The Beats
  • News – Monique Jordan Has That Flo
  • News – Michelle Obama, Oprah rally women
  • New Releases – Wake Up Everybody 2008
  • New Releases – We Are The Ones- Will.I.Am- Obama
  • News – Georgia Congressman John Lewis: McCain-Palin “Sowing The Seeds Of Hatred And Division”
  • News – Attorney General Cuomo Sues Arbitron For False Advertising And Deceptive Business Practices That Threaten To Drive Minority Broadcasters Out Of Business
  • News – Quita B Exits WRBJ, Jackson, MS

All About Country

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    Harry Smith and Sarah Darling’s Country Song Available To Radio Now
    AAC Lets You Listen To The New Releases Anytime
    Curtis Media Grows In Western North Carolina
    Jimmy Wayne Celebrates Number One
    Keep Your AllAboutCountry Member Directory Info Up To Date
    Jean Hetherington KVOO, Tulsa Only Doing Traffic Reports Now
    National Attention Given To New ‘Friends On Wall Street.’ Song
    Hooligans Plough Logging Truck Into WILQ/Williamsport, PA Transmitter Building
    Got Something To Say AboutCountry Radio, Country Music?
    Laugh You’re A$$ Off
    Two Great New AAC Featured Articles
    Learn About Kellie Pickler, John Michael Montgomery, Taylor Swift and more…
    The World United Radio Conference & Music Festival
    AllAboutCountry is Your 24/7 News Connection
    Advance Look at TRRR Texas Chart
    Kenny Stays On Top For 2nd Week
    Post Your Job with AllAboutCountry
    Lyric Street Visits Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
    Newcomer Chad Hudson Sees Red
    Bill Currington’s New CD Hits Streets Tues. Oct 14th
    More Artists Added To 11th Annual ‘Wade Bowen Classic’
    Ash Bowers Signs Deal With BBR and Magic Mustang Music
    Legends Come Out For The R.O.P.E. Awards
    Now It’s New Jersey Suing Arbitron’s PPM
    CMA Names Broadcast Personality Winners for 2008
    Cuomo Sues Arbitron Over PPM
    KKGO/Los Angeles Is Now COUNTRY’S Most-Listened To Station