Radio NX Radio and Streaming Media News – Liberty Sirius Deal, Cuddy Out at WPLJ, Nova M Network Off Air, KYLD Doghouse Back, Michael Graham Arrest 2-18-09

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Radio & Records

  • Cuddy Resigns From Citadel
  • What’s Up With Adam Carolla?
  • ‘Mega’ Moves In On ‘Movin’ In Dallas
  • Updated: Fruge Returns To Mix/Vegas, Thomas Upped
  • No Deal Reached For DIMA, SoundExchange
  • Scott Promoted To Cumulus/Eugene OM
  • Plessas Given Sales Keys At CC/S.F.
  • Condolences: RD Summers
  • Liberty Makes Deal With Sirius XM
  • CBS Radio Names Springer L.A. DOS
  • Sirius XM Shares Soar On Liberty Media Deal
  • NAB, SoundExchange Agree On Streaming
  • Paragon Consulting Network Offering Free ‘Radio Stimulus Packages’
  • Iowa Public Radio Makes Management Changes
  • Nova M Becomes ‘On Second Thought’
  • Swift Makes Country Crossover Hi-‘Story’

All Access

  • Carolla To Exit CBS, KLSX To Exit Talk?
  • Music Sites And SoundExchange Royalty Deal Fails
  • WTKK’s Graham Pleads Not Guilty, Wants Jury Trial
  • St. Dennis To Exit Fisher Board
  • Pair Of Idaho FM Translators Sold
  • Coe Lewis To Middays At KGB
  • Power Cut Takes KFPR Off Air
  • Play MPE and RockSTAR Host VIP Juno Awards Party
  • Cooper Named Deputy Controller At BBC Radio 1
  • StreetPulse: Annie Lennox Debuts #1
  • Former CMT Staffer Lauren Tingle Joins Aircheck
  • Kaplan Celebrates 40 Years At WBBM
  • KQTH Justice Update: Surgery Went Well
  • Vee Exits WEAM-A/Columbus
  • Maun Added To Pelicans’ Radio Crew
  • Happy Birthday Pulse 87/New York

Radio Ink

  • Citadel’s Tom Cuddy Resigns
  • Springer Gets DOS Job For CBS Radio/L.A.
  • CBS Radio Gets Movin To Mega In Dallas
  • Fired Jocks Take To The Street For Jobs
  • Rhodes Still Off The Air At Nova M
  • Sirius XM, Liberty Reach A Deal
  • Arbitron Profits Dip In Q4 As Costs Grow
  • Paragon Offers ‘Radio Stimulus Package’
  • Anheuser-Busch: We’ll Pay Up — Four Months From Now
  • NAB, SoundExchange Reach Agreement On Streaming Rates
  • Geico Tops Spots For Valentine’s Week
  • Citadel Gets $4K Fine For Public File Violations
  • MMTC Wants Ad Nondiscrimination Rule Extended To Cable, Satellite
  • Survey: Most Voters Don’t Support Return Of Fairness Doctrine


  • Sirius XM & Liberty Media Reach Deal
  • Royalty Rates Reduced For Online Streaming
  • Tom Cuddy Resigns From WPLJ
  • Arbitron Reports Q4 & Year-End Fiscal Results
  • KMVK/Dallas flips to Spanish Hot AC
  • Christopher Hicks appointed EVP at Def Jam
  • Paragon offering “radio stimulus package”
  • Wachovia forecasts more radio troubles in ’09
  • Study: radio listeners dissatisfied
  • Anheuser-Busch cuts back on ads

Inside Radio

  • Arbitron seeks a “fresh start.”
  • Financing goes retro.
  • Google’s selling; Who’s buying?
  • Radio: This Bud’s not for you.
  • Karmazin may end-up the big winner.
  • Cuddy to cut loose from Citadel.
  • Fairness Doctrine for the web?
  • Libnet Nova M shuts down.

Radio Business Report

  • Sirius XM stock soars on White Knight deal
  • CBS to challenge CC Radio in the top two markets
  • NAB, SoundExchange get together on stream scheme
  • Clock ticking for Karmazin; Will Sirius XM file Chapter 11?
  • Details of Liberty Media’s rescue of Sirius XM
  • Beasley lunches HD in Eastern NC
  • Savage debates CA AG Jerry Brown on The Fairness Doctrine
  • Liberty Media will rescue Sirius XM
  • Deal reached on online streaming rates for local radio
  • ION moves HD launch to accommodate DTV delay
  • A pissing match in NYC, LA

Radio Online

  • Tom Cuddy Resigns as WPLJ/New York PD, Citadel VP/P
  • Liberty to Invest $530 Million with Sirius XM Radio
  • CC/San Francisco Promotes Plessas to Director/Sales
  • Obama Adviser Says Julius Genachowski Will Head FCC
  • Fruge Returns to KMXB-FM (Mix 94.1)/Las Vegas as PD
  • CBS Radio Flips KMVK (MOViN)/Dallas to ”Mega 107.5”
  • CBS Radio Los Angeles Ups Springer to Director of Sales
  • Arbitron Q4 Revenue Grows 16.8%, Net Earnings Down
  • Paragon Consulting Offers Free Radio Stimulus Package
  • JV returns to Clear Channel CHR KYLD-FM (Wild 94.9)/San Francisco for mornings

NTS Aircheck

  • Majority Of Voters Oppose Fairness Doctrine
  • Updated: The “Where’s Randi?” Drama Continues
  • Mel Breathes Sigh Of Relief … For Now
  • Cellphones Changing Notions Of Privacy
  • Enough Pork To Choke A Senator
  • Sam Checks Out


  • Exclusive: President Obama Speaks with Warren Ballentine Today
  • President Barak Obama: America Recovery at Work
  • Liberty Media to invest in Sirius XM Radio
  • Rap mogul “Suge” Knight injured in fracas
  • NAB, SoundExchange Reach Online Rates for Local Radio

All About Country

  • Win 98.5/Terre Haute Says Goodbye To COUNTRY
  • Heidi Newfield Visits ABC Radio/Dallas
  • What A Trip ACM Las Vegas Packages Still Available
  • Central Louisiana Gets Classic Country
  • Little Jimmy Dickens Returns Home
  • Buddy & Julie Miller Top Americana’s Most-Added Again
  • Hot COUNTRY Passion Defines Thunder Country 98.5
  • Bad Economy = Great Imaging
  • Rodney Atkins Releases In America March 31st
  • Paisley Party Tour Moves Thru Canada
  • Dierks Moves Sideways To COUNTRY Radio
  • George & Reba Open New Dallas Cowboys’ Stadium
  • Julie Ingram Sends A New Song To COUNTRY Radio
  • Sony Music Nashville Promotes Britta Coleman
  • NY Songwriter Says Rascal Flatts Infringed On His Song
  • Gaylord Entertainment Cuts 350-Jobs
  • Stations Can Win 3-Months A Free Radio Stimulus Package
  • Despite Nielsen, Arbitron Continues To Meaure All Markets
  • Artists & Friends Gather For Ernie Ashworth/Ray Griff Benefit