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Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & the Weekend of 06-26-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Journal Communications Sets Earnings Release Date individual.com
  • Westwood One, Inc. Announces Plans to Reconvene Special Meeting of Stockholders pr newswire
  • BBGI – Beasley Broadcast Group to Sells Select Assets for $15.25 Million Cash – Sourced WhisperFromWallStreet.com transworld news
  • Standard & Poor’s latest Radio One credit report suggests company is overextended baltimore business journal
  • Westwood One shareholders vote today radio business report
  • Junk Bond Revival Lets XM Radio, Univision Extend Maturities bloomberg
  • Movie Sheds Light on Sirius Naked Shorts seeking alpha
  • Sirius’ XM Debt Sale Attracts Surprisingly Strong Demand; Subs Get Hit With Royalty Rate Hike paid content
  • Want Sirius XM Bonds? Take A Number! satwaves
  • Sirius XM must raise prices to pay music royalties cnet
  • AEG Facing $85 Million-Plus Jackson Ticket Refund billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

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News & PR

  • Neal Rogers gets nominated for Radio Hall of Fame sun sentinel
  • Voting for National Radio Hall of Fame radio business report
  • Irv Homer, longtime talk-show host philly.com
  • RIP ‘Evil’ Irv Homer the clog
  • Clear Channel to boost local presence.To fight dwindling advertising revenues, San Antonio-based Clear Channel Radio is launching wider community affairs commitments and stepping up its online, cell phone and high-definition radio programming my san antonio
  • Clear Channel Joins Greater Than AIDS Campaign yahoo
  • KPOI-FM celebrates 50 years of Rock with sizzling summer concert at the Waterfront honolulu music examiner
  • T.O. radio station moving main operations to Irvine area ventura county star
  • Eight local men nominated for Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Larry James among potential inductees ledger enquirer
  • HOUSTON STATION’S HIV AWARENESS CAMPAIGN: Free test and results = Free concert admission. eurweb
  • Statement from Walter Cronkite’s Family media bistro

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Purdue’s WBAA-FM to increase power to 14,000 watts lafayette online
  • WHIL-FM public radio seeks ’emergency’ money from listeners al.com
  • KQED chief to step down in a year san francisco business times
  • Campus Internet Radio Station myWCWP breaks national murder case long island university
  • KDHX may drop talk shows. St. Louis’ community radio station, KDHX, is considering doing away with local talk shows that air Monday through Thursday evenings. 90.7 kwmu
  • For financial guru Dave Ramsey, economy has an upside houston belief

Streaming & Tech

  • Pioneer demos in-car WiMax media streaming cnet
  • Is Radio Becoming a Video Star? radio world
  • “Just call it radio,” Pandora says hear 2.0
  • WEEI/Boston Partners with FlyCast For Mobile Access radio online
  • Google selling ads in mobile apps; FlyCast creates unique WEEI app rain
  • Listen for the pop of social media It’s a pretty balloon attracting billions in investment media life
  • Little poking in marketing executive suites real time cannes
  • Michael Jackson’s death and its lessons for online journalists covering breaking news knight digital media
  • Debate: Can the Internet handle big breaking news? cnet
  • Michael Jackson’s death knocks Google & Twitter offline industry standard
  • Web swoons as Jackson dies. Shock death trips up news sites, concert venue register
  • Jackson Dominates iTunes, Amazon, Twitter billboard
  • Ballmer says offline media is dead, keeps mum on Microsoft’s offline software cnet
  • Indie Ranch Media Today Announces Launch of NetMix Broadcasting Website; Showcasing Services Aimed at 19 Billion Dollar Internet Radio Market it businessnet
  • MPAA says Real’s patent attempt saps RealDVD argument cnet
  • Copyfraud: Poisoning the public domain. How web giants are stealing the future of knowledge register
  • Mac News Briefs: Snowtape adds online radio directory yahoo
  • TUAW First Look: A behind-the-scenes peek at WorldVoice Radio tuaw

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • SIRIUS and CFL Expand Coverage to Bring Fans Action from Every Single Game on Satellite Radio for the First Time newswire canada
  • Radio host moves down dial. TJ Connors, the eccentric radio host who has been at BOB FM in Lindsay for the past year-and-a-half, will be taking over the morning show at The Wolf, 101.5 FM in Peterborough, on Thursday, July 2. lindsay post
  • SCREAM channel morphs to DUSK – Corus Entertainment rebrands network on 09.09.09 yahoo finance
  • Scream to be Re-Branded broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Jackson’s Malaysian fans phone in, jam radio network new kerala
  • From artist and RJ to author now republica
  • Indonesia radio becomes voice for tolerance yahoo
  • AM transmissions of VOM interrupted miadhu news
  • Govt to cancel idle radio frequencies daily nation
  • Africa Remembers Michael Jackson africa matata
  • Pakistan and the King of Pop abc
  • ‘Ensure media freedom in broadcast code’ …appeal to Telecommunications Authority to limit legislation trinidad and tobago express
  • Power 102.1fm and Boom Champions 94.1fm protest against rising crime in the country. power 1021
  • Yet another baby dies, this time at KHMH amandala
  • Jones Communications CEO, other prominent Bahamian businessmen brought before court freeport news

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