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Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & the Weekend of 06-03-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Harvey’s Son Delivers Eulogy at Service – washington post
  • Emmis cuts 7.5% of work force – indy star
  • Regent Communications Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Results – yahoo
  • Citadel Broadcasting Corporation Common Stock to Move to OTC Market – yahoo
  • Chapter 11 for Connecticut School of Broadcasting – radio business report
  • Former Westwood One CEO Launches Radio Net – ad week
  • Jim Kerr Joins Triton Digital Media as VP/Strategy – radio online
  • KYDZ Radio Launches in Las Vegas – radioinsight
  • Radio Broadcasters Delivering the Magic of Radio to White House Press Secretary – broadcast newsroom
  • Nielsen Reveals Results From Radio Pilot Test – fmqb
  • Ex-radio host facing April 29 jury trial for assault charge (Troy Neff WCWA) – toledo blade
  • Speaker Pelosi Backs Senate Amendment to Regulate Talk Radio – cns news
  • Democrats plan to answer Rush Limbaugh near his Palm Beach home – sun sentinel
  • Radio royalty battle brews in Washington – the times tribune
  • ND Stations Hit With Public File Fines – radio ink
  • US-Iranian reporter to be released soon, says Iranian judiciary – the earth times
  • The Music Industry’s New Internet Problem. – business week
  • Local Radio Company profits down 2% – mad.co.uk
  • Presenter Tim Stewart dies at 52 – radio today uk
  • Canada To Investigate Ticketmaster Complaints – billboard
  • ‘Whining bitches’: Singo launches scathing attack on advertisers – live news au
  • Radio presenter critically injured in Philippines shooting – yahoo

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Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Emmis cuts 7.5% of work force – indy star
  • Regent Communications Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Results – yahoo
  • Former Westwood One CEO Launches Radio Net. Peter Kosann has launched with two products, Free Beer & Hot Wings and Download HD – mediaweek
  • Former Westwood One CEO Launches Radio Net – ad week
  • Citadel Broadcasting Corporation Common Stock to Move to OTC Market – yahoo
  • McGavren Guild Solidifies Representation Partnership With Salem Media of New York – yahoo
  • Citadel B’casting stock value falls to 1 cent – thr finance
  • Radio One suffers credit downgrade – baltimore business journal
  • CBS May Face Debt Funding Gap in 2010, Analyst Says (Update1) – bloomberg
  • Arbitron Inc. Annual Stockholder Meeting Scheduled For May 26, 2009 – broadcast newsroom
  • Google, Universal in talks to create MTV Music competitor – ars technica
  • Sirius Trouble Ahead – seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM In Trouble Again – sirius buzz
  • Chapter 11 for Connecticut School of Broadcasting – radio business report
  • Modavox Appoints John M. Devlin, Jr. to its Board of Directors – yahoo
  • Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Q4 2008 Earnings Call Transcript – seeking alpha
  • Deseret Management reorganizing boards – deseret news
  • Local Radio Company profits down 2% – mad.co.uk

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • WLUP-FM cuts Erin Carman as Emmis reduces staff, pay – chicago tribune
  • Veteran broadcaster Dave Wilson among 105 Emmis layoffs – indy star
  • Jim Kerr Joins Triton Digital Media as VP/Strategy – radio online
  • Radio seeks to clear signal in trying times – yahoo
  • Tim Conway Jr. settles in at KABC. On the radio: The former KLSX host is filling for Al Rantel, who is recovering from surgery. – oc register
  • Local singer hosts radio show (Jerry Day KTXJ) – deridder daily news
  • Man who taped Mount Vernon aide is Reisman’s radio guest – lohund.com
  • “THE GREEN ENERGY SHOW with Bill Tauber” Premiers on KRLA-870AM Radio – March 7th, 2009 – yahoo
  • West Bridgewater native living dream as late-night talk show host – enterprise news
  • Henry Rollins to host LA radio show – nme
  • Is 103.7 Jack FM KHJK going Spanish? – mike muguff
  • KYDZ Radio Launches in Las Vegas – radioinsight
  • Huard added to ESPN lineup. ESPN Seattle AM (710) has named Brock Huard, the former University of Washington and Seahawks quarterback, its second headlining broadcaster… – the seattle times
  • Former Sundogs Radio Broadcaster Robby Incmikoski Joins FOX Sports North Team – our sports central
  • BSU lines up new partner for TV, radio rights – ktvb
  • Hawks: Brock Huard on the air – seattle pi

News & PR

  • Harvey’s Son Delivers Eulogy at Service – washington post
  • Radio Dissed by White House Press Secretary – wtop
  • CC Sends White House Radio Care Package – mediaweek
  • Clear Channel Radio To Help White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Get His Radio On! – yahoo
  • Radio Broadcasters Delivering the Magic of HD Radio and iTunes Tagging to White House Press Secretary – broadcast newsroom
  • Even More Radios for Gibbs – media bistro
  • Oh Snap! WTOP’s Jim Farley on Chuck Todd & Robert Gibbs – media bistro
  • White House Press Secretary Gets His Wish – Receives Radio From ABC News Radio White House Correspondent Ann Compton – pr newswire
  • Cumulus, Clear Channel Praise Nielsen – radio world
  • 20% Of Persons 12+ In Lexington KY Use Only Cell Phones, Nielsen Finds During Pilot For Radio Measurement Service. Increased Representation in Radio Sample Includes Hard-to-Reach Younger Audiences Who Listen Longer to More Stations – neilson
  • Nielsen Reveals Results From Radio Pilot Test – fmqb
  • Arbitron To Measure Digital Video In Health Venues – media daily news
  • McGavren Guild To Rep Salem/New York – radio and records
  • Ex-radio host facing April 29 jury trial for assault charge (Troy Neff WCWA) – toledo blade
  • Founder Of Broadcasting School Vows To Reopen Farmington Branch (Connecticut School of Broadcasting) – hartford courant
  • Broadcasting school closes after lender cuts off money – charlotte observer/individual.com
  • Copyright Office Posts NAB, Sound Exchange Streaming Rates in Federal Register – radio magazine
  • How Birmingham radio host Bubba Bussey helped bring Davis Cup to Magic City – the birmingham news
  • Naughty Natalia from 93 Rock Talks Strippers, Titties, and Her Show – miami new times
  • KSPN Moves Into New Hood – la radio
  • Loss of radio station ‘like a death in family’ FCC advises Granite Falls’ 104.5 FM to get off the air. – hickory record
  • Radio show to present business expo (WJLK) – business first louisville
  • Radio personality Bill Handel to speak in Santa Clarita – santa clarita valley signal
  • Dave Ramsey Warns Against Use Of Credit Cards – cbs2
  • Talk Show Host Dave Ramsey Endorses ‘Safe Eyes’ Family Internet Filter – red orbit
  • Radio talk-show host Ed Schultz to appear in Tucson – tucson citizen
  • Radiothon is one way to show kids you care – poughkeepsie journal
  • WXYZ-TV news anchor Christy McDonald and Jamie Samuelsen of “Mike in the Morning” on WRIF-FM have a daughter – detroit freepress
  • Pontypool: Dead air isn’t only on the radio (Pontypool Movie Review) – national post
  • The Eagles At Center of Goddamn “Fast Lane” Censorship Battle – rolling stone
  • CTS/Live Nation Pact Would Survive Ticketmaster Deal – billboard
  • Radio News (“The Loudest Rock: 60 Years of Pirate Radio,”) – north jersey
  • FREE BEER & HOT WINGS Partners With Compass Media Networks – pr newswire
  • U2 planning several live radio events – upi
  • Tim McGraw Previews New Music at Country Radio Seminar – cmt
  • Seth Godin highlights from the Country Radio Seminar – hear 2.0
  • Who listens to country music? CMA study finds fans of all stripes – tennessean.com

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Paul Harvey mourned as ‘one of the last voices of an era in radio’ – new york daily news
  • His story: Paul Harvey pioneered a folksy brand of radio – pittsburgh post gazette
  • A legend clearly connected to traditional, conservative values, Talk Radio Before Talk Radio – canada freepress
  • Paul Harvey will be missed – hattiesburg american
  • Radio’s “Silo” Problem – and how to fix it – hear 2.0
  • Dickey Do & The Don’ts – inside music media
  • An Alternate Universe Within An Alternate Universe – the infinite dial
  • Lessons blessing number 6- finding the listener who cares – nab weekly
  • When sports radio gets cruel, change the channel (WXYT) – detroit freepress
  • Speaker Pelosi Backs Senate Amendment to Regulate Talk Radio – cns news
  • Fairness doctrine should remain on history’s scrap heap – bend weekly
  • Free speech litmus test proposed – american daily
  • Fears of a Clown. Once upon a time, you could drive to the most remote reaches of the United States and escape Rush Limbaugh. – new york times
  • WRKO urges listeners to push for Rush-Obama debate – boston radio watch
  • What’s Barack Obama’s Rush to make new enemies? – boston herald
  • White House Cheat Sheet: Democrats Ca$h in on Rush – wasthington post
  • Of Limbaugh and Steele and their pending doom: A morality tale of heavenly justice – buzzflash blog
  • Rushbo: This is the GOP? – baxter bulletin
  • Globe Column: A Perfect Example of Lies About Rush – news busters
  • S.C. Democrats ‘appologize’ to Rush in resolution – aiken standard
  • Execute Rush Limbaugh for treason? That’s what Obama-loving talker suggests on CNN – world net daily
  • Democrats plan to answer Rush Limbaugh near his Palm Beach home – sun sentinel
  • Democrats Issue Call for Slogans for Anti-Limbaugh Billboard in Rush’s ‘Backyard’ – cns news
  • What Happens to Tough Guy Limbaugh When Confronted? – political cortex
  • Will Limbaugh Sink the GOP? – falls church news press
  • Obama’s Rush Quickens – canada freepress
  • A special message to Ticket readers from Rush Limbaugh – los angeles times
  • OPINION: Rush Limbaugh Doesn’t Need Women, but Conservatives Do – opposing views
  • Rush Limbaugh’s asking: What do women want? – the seattle times
  • Todd: Why do women hate El Rushbo? – wicked local

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Free Wi-Fi Won’t Kill Sirius XM. Satellite radio can survive the coming of ubiquitous broadband. – msnbc
  • The Music Industry’s New Internet Problem. Music sites with freely accessible content are being used by a growing number of listeners as a substitute for buying music – business week
  • Internet-radio royalty dispute heading to court – market watch
  • Metallica’s Lars Ulrich illegally downloads own album – theregister.co.uk
  • HD Radio: It’s time to upgrade – gather
  • Google launches expandable ad format across Content Network – new media age
  • Twitter: Tweet Ads Are on Their Way – pc world
  • ABC’s Rick Klein Talks New/Traditional Media Convergence – mediabistro
  • Barberi’s back on radio — on the Web – deseret news
  • Get Your Music On With Fresh Hot Radio – readwriteweb

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Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • John Singleton lets fly at rival radio after ratings win – the daily telegraph
  • 4BC savour Jamie Dunn takes a dive in radio ratings – courier mail
  • ‘Whining bitches’: Singo launches scathing attack on advertisers – live news
  • Chook ‘roosts’ at radio 4AK – the chronicle au
  • Radio Carcoar just weeks away – blayney chronicle
  • Radio Indigo’s ride on Women’s Day – navhind times
  • Radio One announces the launch of Bollywood Fataafat – media newsline
  • Radio presenter critically injured in Philippines shooting – yahoo
  • Radio presenter critical after Philippines shooting – yahoo
  • X-FM Programme To Reach Out To Youths – bernama
  • Namibia shuts down radio show – news 24
  • ‘Children in container’ hoax shuts down Trinidad port – caribbean net news

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Investors Bail Out On Citadel
  • More Emmis Layoffs In Chicago
  • A Day In The Life Of Radio: Five Days Without A Deal
  • Kosann Opens Compass Media Networks
  • Nielsen Releases Pilot Ratings Study Results
  • Obit: Richard Pegue
  • Radio’s Not-So-Secret Service To White House
  • McGavren Guild To Rep Salem/New York
  • CBS Acts Childish In Vegas
  • Brown Charged With Two Felonies
  • Kerr Joins Triton Digital Media
  • Scoleri Joins Live Nation
  • CMA Study: Work The Core
  • Media Monitor’s Product Offers New Insight For Programmers
  • Michael Jackson: ‘This Is It’
  • Dick Purtan: Human ATM
  • Walker Upped To GM At WUNC
  • Kazala Named GM
  • SRA, NABOB ‘Disappointed With Arbitron’s Latest PPM Promises’
  • Remington To Run Cumulus’ Houston Cluster
  • NPR Music and Pitchfork.tv Team Up
  • Kevin & Steve Return
  • Cox Radio Has Q4 Loss Of $357 Million

All Access

  • Citadel Moves To OTC Market Today
  • Regent Revs Down 5% For Q4, 1.6% For ’08
  • The Music Industry’s New Internet Problem
  • CC Trust Sells Nova 105.1/Syracuse
  • Vegas Kids Get AM Choice
  • WSUN MD/Middayer Kate Murphy Exits
  • Davey Jones Is B-a-a-a-a-ck
  • N.C. Pirate Shuts Down
  • Lynn Cullen Joins Pittsburgh’s WAMO-A
  • WRKO Asks Listeners To E-Mail Obama On Rush Debate
  • KGOW Tweaks Lineup
  • Wilson Exits WIBC/Indianapolis
  • Learfield Nabs Boise State Rights
  • Sarah Pepper’s Got Talented Hands

Radio Ink

  • Emmis Cuts 7.5 Percent Of Workforce
  • Kerr Joins Triton Digital Media As VP/Strategy
  • Press Secretary Gibbs Gets A Radio — Or Several
  • Medallas De Cortez Nominations Being Accepted Now
  • Harvey Time Slots Go To Gross, Limerick
  • Limbaugh To Obama: Debate Me
  • Changes At Greater Media/Philly
  • CRB Honors 2009 Radio, DJ Hall Of Famers
  • Kosann’s Compass Media Offers ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’
  • Salem/New York Signs With McGavren Guild
  • S&P Downgrades Radio One
  • Neil: Cox Radio Brands Strong In Tough Environment
  • Cox Radio Revenues Drop In Q4, Full Year
  • ND Stations Hit With Public File Fines
  • Streaming Royalties Agreement Published
  • SRA, NABOB Unhappy With Arbitron PPM Commitments
  • Katz Online Network Attracts 4 Million Weekly Listeners

FMQB

  • Programming Changes At Emmis-Chicago
  • Universal, YouTube Eyeing New Video Venture
  • Cox’s Bob Neil Slams Performance Rights Act
  • Organizations Unhappy With PPM Panel Changes
  • Nielsen Reveals Results From Radio Pilot Test
  • Joey Scoleri to join Live Nation
  • Compass Media Network launches
  • Peter Remington named Market Manager at Cumulus-Houston
  • White House given the gift of radio
  • U.S. copyright office publishes streaming royalty rates
  • Sirius XM’s Web radio strategy
  • Genachowski faces high expectations at FCC

Inside Radio

  • Nielsen goes live in 51 metros.
  • Cell phone only homes boost listening.
  • Gaff becomes HD Radio PR event.
  • Emmis fine-tunes its costs.
  • Citadel exits NYSE.
  • Kosann returns to network business.
  • Larry King honors Paul Harvey.
  • Study identifies country listeners.

Radio Business Report

  • Limbaugh remains in eye of hurricane
  • Minority broadcasters still dissatisfied with PPM
  • Financial ducks in a row for Westwood One
  • Nielsen hails success of sticker diary test
  • Citadel is the ultimate Penny Stock
  • Obama spokesman can now tune in
  • Clock starts for stations to accept NAB online rates
  • ABCRN updates programming for Paul Harvey timeslots
  • Peter Kosann launches Compass Media Networks
  • Tough times took Clear Channel down double digits
  • Talker gets five-year sentence
  • Bonus time at Cumulus
  • Cox Radio revenues fell 13.1% in Q4

Radio Online

  • Nielsen Issues Pilot Study for Radio Measurement Service
  • Investors Bail as Citadel Shares End NYSE Trading
  • Cuts Hit Emmis/Chicago, WKQX PD Marc Young Exits
  • McGavren Guild Inks Rep Deal with Salem/New York
  • Jim Kerr Joins Triton Digital Media as VP/Strategy
  • Peter Kosann Launches Compass Media Networks
  • HD Radio Delivered to White House Press Secretary
  • Bonneville Seattle adds local sports broadcaster Brock Huard
  • Mike Kazala is named General Manager of Delmarva Broadcasting’s three outlets in central Delaware
  • WMIB-FM/Miami taps former weekend air personality Ryan Da Lion
  • Envision Radio’s “Country Live USA” adds WKUL-FM/Cullman, AL

NTS Aircheck

  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly
  • “Radio Is A Dying Medium”
  • “Does This Sound Like A ‘Dying Medium?’”
  • Yo, Bob. We Got Your Radio Right Here!
  • OK Robert, Here’s How You Turn It On
  • ABC Radio Updates Plans For Paul Harvey Timeslots
  • In Tomorrow’s NTS MediaOnline Weekly
  • UPDATED: Voters Say Limbaugh Not GOP’s Leader

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – Miami, Nashville, Memphis
  • Chris Brown officially charged with two felonies
  • Kirk Tanter & The Speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • Airchecks – Julian Neih B96 Chicago
  • Airchecks – WIMX- Toledo Clarence Minniefild
  • Arbitron – Tampa, Columbus OH, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, New Orleans
  • Arbitron – Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Kansas City and Buffalo

All About Country

  • Stella Parton Releases Her New Song To COUNTRY Radio
  • Irby Mandrell, Father and Longtime Manager of Barbara Mandrell, Passes at the Age of 84
  • Wingnut Heads To Mile High City
  • Gloriana To Make Grand Ole Opry Debut March 6th
  • CRB To Post Free Streaming CRS-40 Panels Online