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Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & the Weekend of 07-10-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Emmis revenues drop 27%  inside radio
  • Univision Tender Offer Expires radio ink
  • Regent Schedules 2nd Quarter Earnings Release yahoo
  • Entravision Schedules 2nd Quarter Earnings Release pr newswire
  • Smulyan: “We have seen the bottom.” inside radio
  • KNBR day after; Tony Salvadore post-mortem notes sf gate
  • KMET rocks airwaves Friday; Jackson is ready to return daily breeze
  • Earl Jones: Exec who dumped popular radio jock confident chicago sun times
  • Skins-To-JFK Rumor Denied dcrtv
  • Spittle To Program KILT-AM/Houston radio ink
  • CBS Radio Acquires ”Fresh” Format and Trademark radio online
  • Chase Programs Two For Beasley/Las Vegas radio ink
  • Gil Santos Enters WBZ Radio’s Hall Of Fame wbz
  • Citadel Closer to Bankruptcy inside music media
  • MIA Randi Rhodes Slams Al Franken newsbusters
  • House Committee Holds Hearing On Minority Ownership fmqb
  • Noncomm Gets $6,000 Fine For Airing Ads radio ink
  • Copps Circulates NOI On State Of U.S. Media nts online
  • Apple proposes HTTP streaming feature as protocol standard ars technica
  • Orange Goes DRM-Free billboard
  • Media bosses call for commercial restrictions to be eased mediaweek uk
  • Roz Weston to Co-Host KiSS 92.5 Morning Show cnw ca
  • CRTC reviewing pending sale of CKPC the expositor
  • Venezuela’s Chavez Set To Expand Control Of Airwaves wall street journal

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Regent Communications Schedules Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Teleconference yahoo
  • Emmis Quarterly Earnings and Financial Statement emmis
  • Emmis revenues drop 27%. inside radio
  • Univision Announces the Expiration of its Tender Offer for its 7.850% Senior Secured Notes due 2011 and Related Consent Solicitation businesswire
  • Univision Tender Offer Expires radio ink
  • Entravision Communications Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Teleconference pr newswire
  • Wegener Corporation Sets Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Earnings Announcement Date pr newswire
  • Smulyan: “We have seen the bottom.” inside radio
  • New radio stations to cost Hennen $750,000 It will cost former Grand Forks radio personality Scott Hennen $750,000 to expand his Fargo-area radio station cluster by adding two stations, according to a purchase agreement filed with federal authorities. grand forks herald
  • Free Internet Radio No Longer Free: Pandora, Sirius XM Now on Equal Ground seeking alpha
  • Bottoms Up: Interpublic Revises Forecast Model, Shifts To ‘Top-Down,’ Media-Centric Approach media daily news
  • Sorrell: Bearish On Future Of Advertising media daily news
  • Zucker Says Marketplace Has Reached Bottom broadcasting and cable
  • Nielsen: Global Ad Spend Down 7% in Q109 media buyer planner
  • How to Get Radio and Outdoor on Media Plans Earlier adage
  • Music biz should do more. Viviane Reding gives industry a kick up the bum register

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • KNBR day after; Tony Salvadore post-mortem notes; Radnich’ future sf gate
  • KMET rocks airwaves Friday; Jackson is ready to return daily breeze
  • Earl Jones is making plays & waves Exec who dumped popular radio jock confident of game plan chicago sun times
  • O.C. radio in the ’60s: ‘Buddy & Fran’ show On the radio: Jackson coverage – one final look. oc register
  • Power 92 Chicago Finally Gets Their Man Sam Sylk urban radio nation
  • Radio station launches digital TV sub-channel for over-the-air viewers milwaukee journal sentinel
  • Skins-To-JFK Rumor Denied dcrtv
  • Arbitron to measure “engagement.” inside radio
  • CBS Radio Acquires ”Fresh” Format and Trademark radio online
  • Spittle To Program KILT-AM/Houston radio ink
  • Steve Dahl links with CBS Radio. inside radio
  • Chase Programs Two For Beasley/Las Vegas radio ink
  • Justin Chase Named PD of Beasley/Las Vegas Duo radio online
  • Compass Media expands to basketball. inside radio
  • Compass to air NCAA B-Ball beginning next season radio business report
  • Mega 95.5/Chicago Names Matthew Tune as LSM radio online
  • James Hale returning to KREF. Following the demise of KOKC-AM 1520’s “Total Access Sports” afternoon drive talk show, James Hale is returning to afternoon drive on KREF-AM 1400 “The Ref” news ok
  • SIRIUS XM to Broadcast Live Daily From the NAACP’s 100th Anniversary Convention yahoo
  • TV, radio melange is back on the airwaves times union
  • The John Adam Show Prepares for Daily Broadcasting ev living
  • Local radio station changes format. Radio station WSRM, 93.5 FM, has a new format of secular and contemporary Christian music. rome news tribune
  • Radio show expected to draw Palin, Nugent (KFAR) anchorage daily news
  • AutoWeek Announces the Launch of Its Nationwide Radio Program the auto channel
  • The Shawn and Wally Radio Show to Air From ASUs Convocation Center Friday todays tvh
  • More radio listeners will get Army sports. Army signed a new local radio affiliate deal that will improve the reach of the Black Knights’ athletic offerings into the Middletown and Poughkeepsie markets. record online
  • ESPN Radio 1100 to Host 4th Annual “Longest Radio Show Ever” philboxing
  • Media war: Craig Carton vs. Howie Rose ny post
  • McKamey Ready For On-Air Duties: Former Lobo quarterback looking forward to season individual.com

News & PR

  • Gil Santos Enters WBZ Radio’s Hall Of Fame wbz
  • Wendy Williams brings her big talk to daytime TV sf gate
  • Wendy’s New Wig Former radio talk jock brings her outrageous personality to TV southern voice
  • Entercom/New England Sets Up Deal With Auto Dealer, Red Sox Player radio ink
  • Is Michael Jackson communicating to media from beyond? examiner.com
  • National Radio Hall of Fame Nominates Neal Boortz, Others associated content
  • Radio Talk Show Host Karel Returns To The Rrazz Room 7/25 broadway world
  • FM 103.9 Hosts Third Thursday With Scott Russo of Unwritten Law This Month phoenix new times
  • Top DFLer asks for time on WCCO radio star tribune
  • Behind the scenes at KQDS-FM’s “Afternoon Trainwreck” fox 21 news duluth
  • 98.7fm Presents Coldplay in an Exclusive “Stripped” Performance! businesswire
  • K-Love host says drugs ended his show. inside radio
  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition nts online
  • Kevin Pritchard goes public on the BFT at 3:05 p.m. oregon live
  • “Saved By The Music” Fundraiser to Help Keep Music in Chicago’s Schools and Kids Off the Street pr inside
  • Somerset native: From mascot to NHL radio booth. Donning a team’s Iron Dog mascot outfit might not be the most logical launching point to a career in a National Hockey League radio booth. tribune democrat
  • Harborfest’s Radio Disney concert features Savannah Outen palltimes
  • Journalists Find New Careers wcpn

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Citadel Closer to Bankruptcy inside music media
  • Radio: SoundExchange – Men of Steal gorman media
  • The Sony Walkman hits a Milestone infinite dial
  • Houston, Is There Really A Problem? infinite dial
  • What Was Michael’s Magic? It Was The Vamping infinite dial
  • House Judiciary Committee Is Way Off Base… mel phillips
  • The $ummer Of Love jacobs media
  • New Regulations Will Mean “Talk Radio Is Out” nts online
  • “Appetizers On-Air, Meals Online” nts online
  • Mobile Pointers for Radio From NPR radio 2020
  • Before Radio, the Record Industry and America Abandoned Him, Michael Jackson Went Global urban radio nation
  • Sirius XM Has Partnered With Apple; Could Google Be Next? satwaves
  • Jacko frenzy: where was intelligent radio when we needed it? examiner.com
  • The cross-examination of Jesus Christ – live on Hallelujah FM 95.7 crikey
  • The Producers pop dose
  • Michael Jackson’s death prompts a media debate Commentary: How did journalists do in covering the big news? market watch
  • MIA Randi Rhodes Slams Al Franken newsbusters
  • Rush Limbaugh, global warming, and susceptible conservatives daily kos
  • Rush Limbaugh: selling Middle Class America its own destruction examiner.com


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FCC & Legal

  • Minority broadcast hearing sways to PRA radio business report
  • Arbitron CEO Testifies at House Judiciary Hearing radio online
  • Skarzynski Testifies At Judiciary Hearing radio ink
  • House Committee Holds Hearing On Minority Ownership fmqb
  • Testimony of Michael Skarzynski before U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee urban insite
  • Black Radio Owners say to Congress: The Electronic Ratings System Needs to be Investigated urban radio nation
  • AFM Disappointed Radio One a No Show urban insite
  • The Business of Music The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing today on “trends affecting minority broadcast ownership.” anderson at large
  • Congressman reveals: He’s a panelist. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) made a surprise announcement during a hearing yesterday. He and his wife Soraida have been PPM panelists inside radio
  • Fresno owner gets federal stimulus. inside radio
  • Radio Station Concerned About Paying Royalties for Songs 13 wowk
  • Evolution Broadband Says FCC Waiver Won’t Undermine Integrated Set-Top Ban broadcasting and cable
  • Noncomm Gets $6,000 Fine For Airing Ads radio ink
  • FCC mulls mandatory news. inside radio
  • Copps Circulates NOI On State Of U.S. Media nts online
  • GLR seeks foreign ownership waiver. inside radio
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • WNYC’s Radio Rookies Celebrates 10 years wnyc
  • SJ noncom elects to go solo radio business report
  • Arizona Public Media to Offer Live Coverage of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings university of arizona
  • Web site asks people to help raise money for a new public radio station in Flint mlive
  • Cash prize for WHUS poster contest. examiner.com
  • FBC to end Criswell College ownership baptist press
  • Sauk Rapids-based Catholic radio station to hit airwaves sc times

Streaming & Tech

  • Apple proposes HTTP streaming feature as protocol standard ars technica
  • London To Host ‘Music Hack Day’ billboard
  • Pandora: still going bankrupt p2pnet
  • Live365 Says Webcaster Agreement Doesn’t Fit All Sizes fmqb
  • L.A. Times examines why it took so long to reach a webcast royalty deal rain
  • Orange Goes DRM-Free billboard
  • EU Plans Overhaul Of Internet Download Rules billboard
  • Radio Refugee and Minnesota Media Wonk Talk Media media bistro
  • Report: 20% of online video fans watch less TV ars technica
  • TuneCore ties up with world’s largest record label cnet
  • Universal/TuneCore deal opens major doors for indie artists ars technica
  • Wunder Radio review. We review Wunder Radio, a web radio app that gives you access to over 30,000 stations know your mobile
  • New York Times Considers $5 Monthly Web-Access Fee bloomberg

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Above the Title to produce new O’Connell show. Radio and TV indie Above the Title has won the race to produce a new BBC Radio 5 live comedy strand featuring Christian O’Connell. broadcast now
  • Media bosses call for commercial restrictions to be eased mediaweek uk
  • Leeds United: Yorkshire Radio agrees new Leeds United broadcast deal with Minster FM yorkshire evening post

Canada

  • Roz Weston of Entertainment Tonight Canada announced as Co-Host of the KiSS 92.5 Morning Show cnw
  • CBSC finds radio scavenger hunt “unfair” cartt
  • CRTC reviewing pending sale of CKPC the expositor
  • Rock Radio Website To Launch Online Radio Station broadcaster
  • CBC Morning North is award winner Wins the RTNDA Gzowski Award timmins times
  • Public access should ‘be kept open’ financial post
  • Hardcore Sports Radio Broadcasts Canadian Football League Games on SIRIUS Satellite Radio channel canada
  • Popular deejay found dead mississauga

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas