Radio NX Radio and Streaming Media News – Sirius Liberty Media Investment, Unhappy Radio Listeners, Obama Fairness Doctrine, Streaming Webcasting Deal 2-17-09

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:





Radio & Records

  • Liberty Makes Deal With Sirius XM. Liberty agreed to invest an aggregate $530 million in loans
  • NAB, SoundExchange Agree On Streaming
  • Ask The Industry Chieftains
  • Obama Advisor Dodges Fairness Doctrine Question
  • Familiar Voice Returns To KYLD
  • WAMJ Simulcast Moves WPZE
  • DePoe Touches Down In Montreal
  • Salary Cuts At Peak/Fresno
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots: Feb. 9-15
  • Doing More With Less
  • Cumulus Cuts Total 259
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Feb. 13, 2009
  • Journal Radio Revenue Falls 8% in Q4
  • Greensboro Loses Some Majic
  • Anti-Royalties Resolution Resurfaces On Hill
  • Google Says ‘Goo-bye’ To Radio Spots
  • Haley To Keynote Conclave
  • Copps Names Ellison FCC Acting General Counsel

All Access

  • Sirius XM And Liberty Media Reach Agreement
  • Wachovia Forecast: A ‘Depressing Story’ For 2009
  • Anheuser-Busch Serves Radio A Cold One
  • Poll Shows Declining Support For ‘Fairness Doctrine’
  • IDJMG Names Christopher Hicks EVP
  • Rhodes ‘Seeking A New Home’
  • Arbitron Reports Year End And Q4 Financials
  • Pirate Bay Trial Underway
  • FCC Names Ellison Acting General Counsel
  • FCC Denies License Grant To LPFM Over Tower Proof Trouble
  • Station Deals: Wisconsin FM, Silent California Noncomm
  • Another Suburban Move-In Targets NYC
  • Schares Upped To MD At Iowa Public Radio
  • Smith Named ‘Radio Noon’ Host At CBC Radio One/Montreal

Radio Ink

  • Updated: Sirius XM, Liberty Reportedly Near Deal
  • NAB, SoundExchange Reach Agreement On Streaming Rates
  • Report: Sirius XM Creditors Could Seek Karmazin’s Ouster
  • Geico Tops Spots For Valentine’s Week
  • Report Peak/Fresno To Cut Salaries
  • GLR Expands ‘Minuto 60’
  • Survey: Most Voters Don’t Support Return Of Fairness Doctrine
  • MMTC Wants Ad Nondiscrimination Rule Extended To Cable, Satellite
  • KOST/L.A. Hit With $6,000 Contest Fine
  • Rhodes Still Off The Air At Nova M
  • Carter: ‘Not In Favor Of Perpetuating The Fairness Doctrine’
  • Bill Clinton Supports Return Of Fairness Doctrine
  • Doyle’s ‘4% Solution’ Proposed In Senate
  • CC/Oklahoma City Goes Wall-To-Wall Weather In Tornado Coverage


  • Report: Sirius XM Creditors Threaten Karmazin Removal
  • RAB’s Jeff Haley to keynote at Conclave
  • If Sirius XM dies will it be missed?
  • digital piracy trial to begin this week
  • Web radio on target

Inside Radio

  • Bud demands four-month radio tab.
  • Streaming savings now; increases later.
  • Liberty Media to the rescue.
  • Fairness Doctrine support drops.
  • Activists seek to extend ad rules.
  • Trend to Watch: OAAA scraps show is off.
  • Radio One does Atlanta shuffle.

Radio Business Report

  • Liberty Media will rescue Sirius XM
  • 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?
  • Deal reached on online streaming rates for local radio
  • ION moves HD launch to accommodate DTV delay
  • A pissing match in NYC, LA
  • Today is D-Day for Sirius XM; Rescue or bankruptcy?

Radio Online

  • NAB, SoundExchange Reach Online Rates for Local Radio
  • Report: Liberty Media Near Minority Stake in Sirius XM
  • Radio One/Atlanta Launches Urban AC ‘Majic’ Simulcast
  • Sirius Creditors Seek Ouster of Karmazin Over Bankruptcy
  • Report: Salary Cuts Coming to Peak Broadcasting
  • CC/Tucson to Air 7000 PSAs for The Ad Council in 2009
  • Cory Provus is named as the new Milwaukee Brewers baseball commentator for News WTMJ-AM/Milwaukee
  • WNSP-FM/Mobile PD/afternoon host Seth Harp and producer Isaac Vazquez both exit
  • WHBC-AM/Canton, OH, afternoon host Jim Albright exits
  • Connoisseur Media/Wichita brings in Dan Tooker as its new Marketing Director.

NTS Aircheck

  • Bill Clinton Joins Fairness Fight
  • ‘08 Election Proves No Need For “Balance”


  • Liberty Media to invest in Sirius XM Radio
  • Rap mogul “Suge” Knight injured in fracas
  • NAB, SoundExchange Reach Online Rates for Local Radio
  • Chris Brown says he’s sorry ‘for what transpired’
  • Radio One Atlanta Rolls Out Majic 107.5 & 97.5

All About Country

  • New Music Showcase Set For CRS-40
  • WYCD/Detroit Responds To Listener’s Financial Crisis
  • Liberty Saves The Day For Sirius XM Radio
  • Collin Raye’s Never Going Back Ready For Release
  • Sound Exchange & NAB Reach Internet Streaming Agreement
  • Bo Reynolds Handles Saturday Nights In Flagstaff
  • Reba Says ‘Come On Down’ On The Price Is Right
  • Win 98.5/Terre Haute Leaves COUNTRY Tomorrow
  • WFYR/Peoria Delivers 1,478 Teddy Bears
  • Tooker Bolts Boise Back To Wichita
  • New Name–Same Great Country–Ocean County’s Country
  • How To Prevent A ‘No Radio’ Future
  • Watch For An Envelope From Arbitron–It’s Your SIP