Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & the Weekend of 04-10-2009

Radio Headlines:

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Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • KSTP-AM introduces morning talk duo twin cities
  • Left-leaning Wisconsin duo joins KSTP Radio star tribune
  • New radio show to debut on WMDH starpress
  • WPRV-AM changing to talk/finance projo.com
  • Citadel Broadcasting to switch 790 AM from oldies to talk projo.com
  • WPRV-AM moving to all talk providence business journal
  • Zac Davis Appointed KONN-FM (Hot 107.1)/Denver PD radio online
  • PD Shuffle At Cox/Richmond radio and records
  • 93.9 FM is Movin’ to Mexico; Dees launches online channel daily breeze
  • WRMA-Romance 106.7 FM Announces New Morning Reality Show ‘Hola Miami’ pr newswire
  • People: Live 105 won’t explain axing ‘Woody Show’ mercury news
  • Syndication One Expands Its Nationally Syndicated Programming With the Debut of CoCo Brother Live urban network
  • DORINDA CLARK-COLE LAUNCHES NEW SYNDICATED GOSPEL RADIO SHOW: DMI Music and Media Solutions produces ‘Serving Up Soul.’ eurweb
  • Syndication One to Syndicate ”Coco Brother Live” radio online
  • WBIX will air real estate show boston.com
  • K-Tribe Radio Network is on the Air our sports central
  • Savage Heading to Bama Radio Booth. Phil Savage Now a Radio Guy 19actionnews
  • Red Sox, WGAM have ‘handshake’ deal union leader
  • Fantasy 411, satellite radio join forces mlb

News & PR

  • The ‘King of All Media’ Provides Sirius with More Potential Marketing Outlets seeking alpha
  • Police: Radio ‘confession’ may be a hoax arizona central
  • Caller: Murder Confession Was Hoax kpho
  • Police investigating murder confession to radio show az central
  • Police pursuing possible murder tip called in on radio show az central
  • Radio station caller who witnessed murder sought tucson citizen
  • Radio station caller who witnessed murder sought kold
  • Confessions of a radio-show caller kgun9
  • WLS-AM turns 85 chicago suntimes
  • WLS-AM “The Big 89” Chicago Turns the Big 8-5 radio online
  • Garry Meier 101 wgn
  • Harvey wants to clear air on V103 change chicago breaking news
  • Steve Harvey says V103 change that bumped Tom Joyner was Clear Channel’s doing, not his chicago tribune
  • Steve Harvey “I didn’t Get Tom Joyner Fired” bossip
  • V103’s Steve Harvey on replacing Tom Joyner: I’m not the heavy in this chicago tribune
  • Rick Dees and ‘Hollywood’ Hamilton to start new gigs oc register
  • Former employee Skinner sues Cumulus, WFTK cincinnati business courier
  • Richard Skinner, half of the “Two Angry Guys” who was let go by Cumulus’ WFTK-FM (96.5 ROCK) in November, has sued Cumulus in federal court for continuing to use the “Angry Guys” morning team name cincinnati.com
  • Cleveland’s morning-radio hosts give us a peek behind the scenes cleveland.com
  • VA, Radio Station Clash Over Interview. Executives and lawyers for WAMU radio are demanding an apology from the Department of Veterans Affairs washington post
  • Bubba the Love Sponge Named Grand Marshal for Aaron’s 312 Race pr log
  • Macon Councilwoman Lucas files complaint against radio host Krok. Macon City Councilwoman Elaine Lucas filed a police report Wednesday accusing local radio show personality Chris Krok of harassment. macon.com
  • Macon Council Member FIles Complaint Against Local Talk Radio Host wmgt
  • Longtime News Anchor, Former Channel 6 Employee, Dies. Augusta lost one of its native sons Wednesday night. Dan Miller died following a heart attack. wjbf
  • WSMV anchor Dan Miller dead at 67 nashville city paper
  • Cart Innovator Jack Jenkins Dies radio magazine
  • 2009 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners radio business report
  • WTOP Sweeps Murrows mediaweek
  • WTOP Racks Up Regional RTNDA Awards mediabistro
  • WCLS’s Kale Named Top Sportscaster american chronicle
  • Area radio company wins Station of Year fort morgan times
  • Bealor Appointed Broadcast Electronics Vice President of Sales radio magazine
  • Dave Ramsey TV simulcast to focus on finance. Nine area churches hosting free event tmnnews
  • Seeing is believing: Behind the scenes of KOMO Newsradio komo
  • Hoss, Zurik and Mendez win Murrow awards wwltv
  • Local TV, radio stations win Murrow Awards fort worth star telegram
  • Kingsford grad seeks help in radio contest iron mountain daily news
  • Media World: Jersey talker Judi Franco goes digital daily finance
  • WRXP in Staten Island? silive
  • Lucero, talk show host in Greeley, Loveland Saturday the greely tribune
  • Bow Wow performs in Indio for radio station’s birthday my desert
  • NAB, EPA Release Going Green Guide radio magazine
  • 5 questions with Peter Greenberg. Travel expert and author brings his radio show to Baltimore baltimore sun

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OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Online Music Will Not Replace Satellite Radio seeking alpha
  • KSFO show on Muslims crosses the line sfgate
  • Chef DJ jacobs media blog
  • Adenhart Tragedy Dominates Sports Media; A’s Opening Night; Friday File sfgate
  • Tributes to Adenhart, TV and radio and typing through the tears la times
  • True/Slant Tests Another Model Of Web Journalism wall street journal
  • Warning: This tea may cause severe damage to journalistic integrity huffington post
  • Handicapping Radio Bankruptcy inside music media
  • The newspaper industry’s attack on Google misses the point ars technica
  • Mr. Radio Man sag harbor express
  • Loyal Radio Listeners Are Hanging In… mel phillips now and then
  • An Additional Dose Of Reality infinite dial
  • Rush Limbaugh is the King of the GOP, and the King is Dead reason
  • Rush Limbaugh Says He Is Not A Brainwashed Nazi the spoof
  • Bush neighbor to Limbaugh: Make me an offer dallas news
  • Rush Comes Clean on His January Face-to-Face Meeting with Obama rush limbaugh
  • Rush Limbaugh Speaks Out on ‘Millionaires’ Tax’ fox news
  • Fraud-Proof Ratings System Reveals Talk Radio’s Higher Numbers, So Left Of Course Cries Foul newsbusters
  • Obama Foreign Policy Enrages Hannity capitol hill blue
  • Move over Rush, it’s now Beck’s Republican Party daily kos
  • Montel Williams wants to run for office cnn
  • Maddow’s Unusual Transition to TV huffington post
  • Journalist Amy Goodman Tells It Like It Is on KC Visit for KKFI Radio kc tribune
  • Rachel Maddow: Fox News “not just reporting on teabagging, they are officially promoting it” crooks and liars
  • Glenn Beck Imitates Obama Pouring Gasoline On “Average American” (VIDEO) huffington post
  • Quote Of The Day: Is Glenn Beck Becoming A Patron Saint Of The Republican Party? the moderate voice
  • N.E. governors talk tech policy and promotion mass high tech

FCC & Legal

  • Bridging the Rural Digital Divide: FCC Starts Work on National Broadband Strategy democracy now
  • FCC Upholds $10,000 RFR Exposure Fine for CBS Station in Florida (WQYK-FM) radio world
  • FCC to Broaden Race, Ethnicity, Gender Data on Station Owners tv technology
  • Settlement Rounds Out Environmentally Dodgy Tower Siting television broadcast
  • Equity Media Sets Auction For Stations. Beleaguered broadcaster holds fire sale April 16 broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Approves Transfer of DirecTV’s Station Licenses to Liberty Entertainment
  • Commission says transfer of licenses is in public interest broadcasting and cable
  • Low power org pushes back on minority report radio business report
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR Snags Another From USA Today. Mark Memmott is leaving USA Today for NPR. mediabistro
  • KUT Radio Wins Four Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards dbusiness news
  • Vermont Public Radio wins top Murrow award times argus
  • (NPR) Journalist held in Iran was classic overachiever google
  • NPR’s Terry Gross to headline Dauphin County Library benefit penn live
  • KMHD 89.1: After 25 years, music may fade… to downtown PDX the advocate
  • Radio show gives nonprofits a voice camarillo acorn
  • Survey prompts some changes to AFN radio stations stars and stripes

Streaming & Tech

  • Who Will Buy Google Radio Automation Business? radio world
  • MLB puts radio streams on iPhone radio business report
  • Two New Studies Reveal Internet Radio’s Audience is Up audi4cast
  • American Media Services Survey Shows Popularity of Internet Radio, Even as Regular Radio Continues Holding Its Audience pr newswire
  • YouTube and Universal partner on pro music video site VEVO ars technica
  • Google, Universal Music partner on new music video site cnet
  • Universal, YouTube Make Vevo A Reality fmqb
  • American Media Services Survey Shows Popularity of Internet Radio, Even as Regular Radio Continues Holding Its Audience pr newswire
  • BMW to offer HD Radio technology in 7 and 6 Series vehicles automotive business review
  • Land Rover to offer HD Radio technology across 2010 US product line-up automotive business review
  • Sole Streaming Radio Measurement Source Ando Signs TargetSpot media buyer planner
  • iTunes Price Changes Hurt Some Rankings billboard
  • Qtrax Relaunches In The U.S. billboard
  • Microsoft and Yahoo! resume mating ritual. Bartz eyeballs Ballmer theregister.co.uk
  • Twitter Attracts The Likes of Jim Cramer, Howard Stern, P Diddy, Ashton Kutcher, President Obama and Even Myself namct
  • Internet Radio – A New Wave In Cruise Marketing yahoo
  • New York Times’ tech guru wowed by HD Radio sound smart brief
  • AP’s “Killing Frenzy” Gone Crazy soft sailor
  • AP Seems Shocked to Discover Its Own YouTube Channel pc world
  • New Internet Radio Station Devoted to the Compositions of Parker and Gillespie jazz corner
  • Continental Hosts DRM Panel at NAB radio magazine
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  • RAIN Summit welcomes Citadel’s Rosso, Slacker’s Baum, more rain
  • Progress & Freedom Foundation Postpones Aspen Summit Digital Think Tank Cites Economy broadcast newsroom

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Radio News International:


  • UKRD bid trumped by counter-offer for Local Radio Company, Existing shareholder Hallwood Financial counters UKRD’s bid for the Local Radio Company guardian Local Radio gets counter-offer from chairman reuters
  • Ofcom tells two radio stations to broadcast more local content. Bath FM and Swindon-based Brunel FM told off for breaching Ofcom code guardian
  • Government to consult on ‘listed’ free-to-air events mediaweek uk
  • Jazz FM sold to team led by Richard Wheatly. The sale of radio station Jazz FM to a consortium of directors led by its chief executive Richard Wheatly has been completed. telegraph
  • The directors of Jazz FM, led by CEO Richard Wheatly, are buying the station from The Local Radio Company. music week
  • Global Academy Invests in Future radio 2020
  • Ross and Brand out of the picture as prison radio up for four Sonys. Brixton prison radio station nominated in four Sony awards categories while Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand miss out guardian
  • Archbishop gets a Handel on radio presenting evening courier
  • Westwood aims to catch Birmingham on the hop birmingham mail
  • Party Of The Week: All tuned in to radio the independent
  • Radio 2 wins Station of the Year radio today
  • Event planned for News Editors radio today
  • Bidding war commences for TLRC radio today
  • Cross-station campaign for Azor radio today




Radio & Records

  • AMS: Internet Radio Gaining
  • UMG, Google In Deal For Video Service
  • Silence On The Streetz Of Atlanta
  • Davis’ Mile-High Mission
  • PD Shuffle At Cox/Richmond
  • Stock Market Snapshot: April 9, 2009
  • Corus Radio/TV Revenues Up 1%
  • CoCo Brother Live Across The Country
  • Robbins Nashville Closes, Stark To Exit
  • Promotional Restructuring At WB & Reprise
  • Hollywood Is Big In L.A.
  • ESPN Launches Chicago Sports Web Portal
  • Huero Exits Riviera/Phoenix
  • Citadel Sets Shareholders’ Meeting
  • FCC To Mine Deeper Into Ownership Data Collection
  • Updated: FCC’s Adelstein Calls For PPM Inquiry
  • Ando: Sole Streaming Radio Ratings Source
  • Land Rover Adds HD, BMW Expands
  • Broadcast Electronics Taps Tim Bealor As VP/Sales
  • Adams Officially Takes Over Mix/Houston
  • Guthrie To Retire From WOAI

All Access

  • Tom Joyner Returns To Chicago Radio
  • Radio Holding Audience; Net Radio Set To Explode
  • Law Enforcement In 3 States Investigate KISS Murder Call
  • AP Says Video Dispute Was ‘Misunderstanding’
  • Compass, Dial Global Offer Football For ’09
  • All Access’ Jim Asker Runs To Fight Cancer
  • Citadel Sets Shareholder Meeting
  • XM Canada Q2 Revenues Up
  • Skinner Sues 96 Rock/Cincinnati Over ‘Angry Guys’ Use
  • Uno Inks With McGavren Guild
  • Local Radio Chairman Makes Counter-Offer For Outstanding Shares
  • MLB At Bat Hits iPhone App Store
  • StreetPulse: Krall-ing Towards The Weekend
  • Sugarland Re-Launches Website, Offers New Fan Contest
  • Rascal Flatts To Make Media Rounds
  • Stars Come Out For Hannah Montana Premiere In Nashville
  • Dailey And Vincent To Appear On Bluegrass Junction
  • Geiger’s KTTI Hops To The Kids
  • Come On Inside The UMG Fun House
  • Benefit Planned For Slain Nashville Karaoke Host
  • WRTO-A To Air 20 Cubs Games
  • WPEN’s Missanelli Adds TV Gig
  • WXTR Adds Soccer Show
  • WMAC’s Krok, Councilwoman Slap Complaints On Each Other
  • Duncan Named ‘Radio Rehab’ CEO/Exec. Dir.
  • Air-1/Oklahoma City Collects Baskets For OK Foster Kids
  • J.J. And Jamie At Z100
  • Bubba To Serve As Grand Marshal For Race
  • 98.7FM Adds Complete Control Radio
  • New Voices At KKHH & KHMX
  • Mac Glo At WFLZ’s MJ Show
  • Condolences To Jan Jeffries
  • Cary Vance Bowls A Perfect Game!!!

Radio Ink

  • Executive Changes At SBS
  • Dial Global, Compass Partner For Football
  • BE Names Bealor VP/Sales
  • BMW Expands Commitment To HD Radio
  • HD Radio Lands In Land Rovers
  • Corus Radio Revenues Dip In Q2
  • Survey: ‘Net Radio Grows, But Terrestrial Radio Holds Steady
  • WTOP Tops Regional Murrow Awards
  • Call To KZZP Triggers FBI Investigation
  • SoCal Still A Billion-Dollar Market
  • Citadel Media Partners With RushmoreDrive.com
  • Adelstein: PPM Investigation ‘Forthcoming’
  • FCC Moves To Collect More Data On Minority, Female Ownership


  • FCC To Closely Study Minority Broadcast Ownership
  • Universal, YouTube Make Vevo A Reality
  • Caller confesses murder to Phoenix morning show
  • more automakers add HD Radio
  • NY Times critic likes HD Radio
  • France sets three-strike law for Internet piracy
  • comparing Prince vs. Flo Rida CD strategies

Inside Radio

  • Dial Global, Compass link for sports.
  • Listening holds steady.
  • Old-fashioned radio rules.
  • Fired Cincy host sues.
  • AP targets Tennessee FM.
  • Pay cuts for Citadel executives.
  • L-F CEO’s pay falls 60%.
  • Citadel Media grows web presence.
  • Cubs games to air in Spanish.

Radio Business Report

  • MLB puts radio streams on iPhone
  • Blogger predicts summer death of satellite radio
  • KNIT sews up 10x CP upgrade
  • BMW adds HD Radio as standard to its 6, 7 Series
  • CAM-D inventor Kahn files suit against international banks
  • Freedom Tower antenna deal nixed
  • WRMA announces new morning show
  • Murder witness confesses in Phoenix
  • Suleman’s pay fell in 2008
  • Adelstein claims FCC has authority over PPM
  • FCC holds up rural radio reform
  • LBI Media (Liberman) taking Don Cheto national
  • New Omnia ONE Studio Pro to Show at NAB
  • DaySequerra introduces M2HDSP for HD Radio

Radio Online

  • SBS Ups Flores to CRO, Radlovic Adds L.A. Duties
  • Radio Holds Audience, Online Gains Acceptance
  • Zac Davis Appointed KONN-FM (Hot 107.1)/Denver PD
  • Luxury Automaker Takes the HD Radio Fast Lane
  • Mojo Exits Cox Radio’s WDYL (Y101)/Richmond as PD
  • Syndication One to Syndicate ”Coco Brother Live”
  • WLS-AM “The Big 89” Chicago Turns the Big 8-5
  • Sean “Hollywood” HamiltonConnie Breeze exits Hot AC KPSI-FM (Mix 100.5)/Palm Springs, CA the new afternoon personality (3-7pm) at Hot AC KBIG-FM
  • Connie Breeze exits Hot AC KPSI-FM (Mix 100.5)/Palm Springs, CA
  • WRMA-FM (Romance 106.7)/Miami launches a new morning reality show called “Hola Miami”
  • WMXB-FM/Richmond, VA, Promotions Director Angie Castlebury adds similar duties for Alternative WDYL-FM
  • KNIT-AM (ESPN Deportes 1480)/Dallas receives FCC approval to boost its daytime power to 50kw
  • KSTP-AM/Minneapolis taps WTDY-AM/Madison afternoon hosts Shawn Prebil and Chris Murphy (aka Wisconsin Guys) for middays
  • KKFR-FM (Power 98.3) and Alternative KEDJ-FM (Edge 103.9)/Phoenix Marketing Director Charlie Huero exits
  • WMAS-AM (True Oldies AM 1450)/Springfield, MA, flips to Sports as WHLL-AM
  • KWOF-FM (92.5 The Wolf)/Denver brings in former Sirius personality J. Cruise for afternoons replacing Wingnut

NTS Aircheck

  • Big 89 Turns The Big 85
  • RIM Launches Blackberry Software Store
  • Smerconish Pens New Book
  • KLAC’s Hummer Hits The Highway
  • Trick Or Tweet?
  • Honoring Paul Harvey
  • End Of An Era At WOAI/San Antonio


  • Envy McKee and “The Beat” Featured on New HBO Series
  • Steve Harvey: I Did Not Take Chicago Away From Tom
  • Has The New Streetz 102.9 Been Kicked To The Curb??
  • CoCo Brother Starts Gospel Syndication From Atlanta April 10th
  • Yolanda Picks Up Memphis and Mobile
  • Rev. Al and V.P. Joe Biden “Keepin’ It Real”
  • Arbitron – Baton Rouge, Charleston SC, Gainesville

All About Country

  • Jim Asker Will Run The Country Music Half-Marathon
  • John Anderson’s New Album Releases In June
  • WTHO/Thomson, GA’s Steve Ferguson Loses His Son
  • New Info On Listeners’ Love/Hate Relationship With Commercials
  • Jonalee White Gets Second Season On Y’allWire
  • Dailey & Vincent Top Bluegrass Charts
  • Winter Phase II Trends Complete Monday
  • Bob Glasco Joins Ray Edwards International
  • Joe Nichols Leads As Pure Country Hits Broadway
  • Dean Brody Concert A Global Concert Event
  • KILT/Houston Ejects Local Night Show
  • Nashville’s Popular News Anchor Dies Of Heart Attack
  • Miranda Lambert Takes Part In Cotton Campaign
  • Keith Urban’s Defying Gravity Debuts #1
  • Grand Ole Opry Opens Store In Downtown Nashville
  • Carrie Visits Oprah Next Tuesday
  • Phyllis Stark Exits Robbins Nashville