Radio & Streaming Media News 8-17-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Univision’s Rodriguez To Retire, Conde To Move Up radio ink
  • Tribune Creditors Plot Moves Against Zell media daily news
  • Alpha Files with FCC to LMA CBS/Portland Deal radio online
  • Steve Harvey joins ‘GMA’ abc local
  • 93.5 Drops the Beat and focuses on 93.5 KDAY FM urban insite
  • 99X alum Jimmy Baron debuts today on Dave FM access atlanta
  • Rob Redding named PD at Talk 540 KMLB urban insite
  • WCTK-FM/Providence Names Bob Walker as PD radio online
  • KMTT SEATTLE PROMOTES SHAWN STEWART TO APD/MD tripplearadio
  • Ed Reimers, ‘good hands with Allstate’ voice dies des moines register
  • Fox Business Needs a Lift. Could It Be Don Imus? ny times
  • Is radio suppressing pro-Performance Rights Act artists? ars technica
  • U.S. Sen. Grassley: Asks FCC chairman to clarify Fairness Doctrine statements iowa politics
  • KFUO: What Joy FM said on-air about its plans to buy the station stl today
  • Gen2Media to Launch Internet Television Channels for Emmis Radio Chicago globe newswire
  • US digital music sales to eclipse CDs by 2010 ars technica
  • Radio 2 DJ accuses BBC of abandoning older listeners telegraph
  • Jo Whiley sends Radio 1 fans to husband’s bands times online
  • CBC Radio Launches Free IPhone Application broadcaster
  • Kyle and Jackie O under fire for short changing disabled boy live news au


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Univision’s Rodriguez To Retire, Conde To Move Up radio ink
  • The Media Has Difficulty Realizing the Liberty Deal Is Not Bad for Sirius seeking alpha
  • Liberman sees “cautious improvement.” inside radio
  • Alpha Files with FCC to LMA CBS/Portland Deal radio online
  • Banks Are Running The Tribune Company…mel phillips
  • Is Comcast poised to do another Disney? reuters
  • Tribune Creditors Plot Moves Against Zell media daily news
  • Tribune Co. creditors seek special counsel to probe buyout, could sue to recover money chicago tribune
  • Health debate spends millions inside radio

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

  • Steve Harvey joins ‘GMA’ abc local
  • Paul and Young Ron morning radio show briefly discusses arrest of former executive producer tc palm
  • HD Radio innovations fail to draw much interest nj.com
  • Update: Alpha to LMA CBS four-pack inside radio
  • Guitar hero Les Paul remembered with admiration by New York radio DJs ny daily news
  • Ed Reimers, ‘good hands with Allstate’ voice and former Des Moines radio staffer, dies des moines register
  • Hitzges still a force after 35 years in radio dallas morning news
  • WCHB’s Mildred Gaddis calls police on Hot 102.7’s Reggie Reg urban radio nation
  • NABOB: Mini apology comes up short inside radio
  • Nats – Strasburg drama just made for sport talk radio washington examiner
  • Dave Ramsey and your money: Upcoming events in Atlanta examiner.com
  • Monday Q&A: A face for radio richmond business sense
  • WPGC’s America’s Next Top Jock Finalists urban radio nation
  • Treasure Coast The Breeze morning radio show has contest for new co-host tc palm
  • Radio Station Announces Unusual Prize. ean Henry, a morning show DJ at B103, has offered his newborn son up for grabs. city tv
  • Earthworks Entertainment’s Hit Parade Radio Signs With Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication marketwire
  • Coalition of media firms, marketers may form own group to challenge Nielsen measurements chicago tribune

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Who Are The Trust Agents For Your Station? infinite dial
  • First Listen: No Shoes Radio infinite dial
  • Sirius XM and Mainstream Media Critiques seeking alpha
  • Are you “Beyond Comparison”? hear 2.0
  • Should we call this “Marketing”? hear 2.0
  • Apple’s New Radio Killer inside music media
  • Teasing versus Promoting Ahead tommy kramer
  • The Marketer vs. the Sales Person radio world
  • Radio: Still Free radio 2020
  • The Speed Of Survival jacobs media
  • Does it matter that Good Morning America hired comic Steve Harvey as a reporter? tampabay.com
  • Talk Radio Tyranny. FCC Appointee Would Impose ‘Fees’ dnr online
  • Freedom of Speech Under Fire: FCC’s ‘Chief Diversity Officer’ Targets Talk Radio prison planet
  • New FCC Officer’s Proposed Regs Would Stifle Free Speech new majority
  • Liberals to America: “Shut Up!” newsmax
  • Sue Wilson: Radio Speech Is Not Free Speech buzzflash
  • Healthcare Debate Exposes The Bitter Reality Of American Capitalism the link paper
  • Obama Socialism Posters Now a Conservative Radio Contest laist
  • Fox Business Needs a Lift. Could It Be Don Imus? ny times
  • Don Imus This Close to Bringing His Crazy Old Racism to Fox gawker
  • Glenn Beck’s advertisers flee – really? examiner.com
  • Fox News Glenn Beck show loses 12 sponsors after Obama remark examiner.com
  • Limbaugh Yells ‘Nazi’ (And the Press Yawns) enews park forest
  • Bill Press: Is this the end for Lou Dobbs? wisc news
  • Is There A Double Standard In The Media Between Obama & Bush? digital journal
  • Advertisers, Censorship And The Media north county gazette
  • Television — As We Know It — Is Finished, Part 1 the wrap



FCC & Legal

  • Is radio suppressing pro-Performance Rights Act artists? The FCC is accepting comments on concerns that musicians and groups who support the Performance Rights Act are getting the bums rush from radio stations. ars technica
  • U.S. Sen. Grassley: Asks FCC chairman to clarify Fairness Doctrine statements iowa politics
  • Senator Asks Genachowski To Reaffirm Opposition To Fairness Doctrine radio ink
  • Grassley Seeks Fairness Doctrine Clarification broadcast newsroom
  • Fairness Doctrine heat on FCC official inside radio
  • FCC’s New Hire Targeted Conservative Radio Stations in Writings Mark Lloyd, the FCC’s new chief diversity officer, laid out a “battle plan” for liberal activists to target conservative talk radio stations in 2007. fox news
  • Who is Mark Lloyd and Why is Conservtive Talk Radio Concerned? about.com
  • Officials to consider moving antennas on Floyd radio tower utica od
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Board of Directors to Debate KFUO Sale This Week all about jazz
  • KFUO: What Joy FM said on-air about its plans to buy the station stl today
  • Poll: Can St. Louis afford to lose KFUO-FM? stl today
  • Previous Post NPR Opens 80,000 Transcripts via New Transcript API programmable web
  • KAWC Radio Stations Re-launching as Colorado River Public Media – AM1320 & FM88.9 imperial valley news
  • Centerville High School’s radio station now at 107.3 FM tc newsnet
  • MTSU Notebook: MTSU, WMOT sign broadcast deal dnj
  • WHYY announces staff for Delaware news service cape gazette
  • Dos Palos’ grass roots effort keeps radio local merced sun star
  • Bellevue’s eclectic KBCS making programming changes seattle times
  • Catholic radio makes its mark Forum draws 11,000 to HSBC Arena as WLOF celebrates 10 years on the air the buffalo news
  • Christian radio station celebrates anniversary, founder (KTIS) one news now

Streaming & Tech

  • Gen2Media to Launch Internet Television Channels for Emmis Radio Brands Serving Chicago globe newswire
  • Qtrax faces more financial, legal problems cnet
  • ‘NPR News’ App Now Available in App Store macrumors
  • IPhone app serves up KWXX-FM’s island music honolulu star bulletin
  • Album art takes backseat to ads on NME Radio iPhone app rain
  • NIAGARA FALLS: Internet radio-TV network begins broadcasting niagra gazette
  • Internet radio ‘Blayze-ing’ in downtown Killeen kdh news
  • Study: Advertisers Get What They Pay For With Online Ads audio4cast
  • Can Radio Get Noise Floor Issues Under Control? radio world
  • Web Music Players Strike a New Chord Just months after a near-death experience, ad-funded Webcasters chart paths to profits ad week
  • Microsoft’s Zune is apt to ease the iPhone envy boston.com
  • Content-driven websites gain more traffic than etailers new media age
  • US digital music sales to eclipse CDs by 2010 ars technica
  • U.K. Govt Rebuffs File-Sharing Reports billboard
  • Mandy not swayed by ents mogul on illegal file sharing. Says piracy chat with David Geffen never happened register


Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • Student creates wiki site for Canadian music edmonton journal
  • XM Canada announces stellar line-up for second annual The Verge Music Awards cnw group
  • CBC Radio Launches Free IPhone Application broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Kyle and Jackie back amid new controversy wa today
  • Radio rape stunt DJs return to airwaves new zealand herald
  • Kyle and Jackie O broke donation promise to disabled boy’s family herald sun
  • Kyle and Jackie O under fire for short changing disabled boy live news au
  • New controversy surrounds Kyle and Jackie O wa today
  • Radio waves. A radio stunt goes wrong the age
  • Aussie Gardening Guru Uses Radio Show to Denigrade Parsnips – What? about.com
  • New Breakfast Show Launched. Auckland’s More FM is launching a new breakfast show this week scoop nz
  • US to fight Taliban with FM radio, cell phones new kerala
  • U.S. Plans a Mission Against Taliban’s Propaganda ny times
  • Double JOY for radio DJ malay mail
  • Ifugao community radio station to air pia.gov.ph
  • Y FM Big Bang rocks Colombo daily mirror ik
  • Kiswahili radio stations top charts in audience survey business daily africa
  • ONDAS Media Agrees Content Deal and Development of Tailored Radio Channels with Rotana Audio & Video individual.com
  • Bush Radio offers producer internships journalism.co.za
  • Classic FM Donates To Orphanages ghana web