Radio & Streaming Media News for Monday 07-20-2009

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Business & Financial

  • Advertisers more upbeat about radio. inside radio
  • Malone Says ‘It May Be Too Late’ for Media Companies bloomberg
  • Political ads are key to broadcasters’ recovery the deal
  • The Sirius Futility of Subscriber Estimates seeking alpha
  • BMW Launches SIRIUS Introductory Offer on Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles yahoo
  • Google Radio’s Assets Being Bought by WideOrbit yahoo
  • Zcom Networks Subsidiary Announces Compliance and Record Revenue and Earnings earthtimes

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • KLBJ cancels ‘Todd & Don Show’ austin business journal
  • KLBJ-AM’s ‘Todd and Don Show’ canceled; co-host Pryor loses on-air duties. Ethnic slur to describe illegal immigrants was used repeatedly during last Tuesday’s show. austin american statesman
  • KLBJ-AM will cancel show, remove Pryor from airwaves after slur keye tv
  • ‘Todd and Don Show’ cancelled after community uproar kuve
  • Sports talk competition begins today with launch of 106.7 The Fan washington examiner
  • PPM improvement in Detroit, but still a problem radio business report
  • Arbitron Details June PPM Sample Quality Metrics radio online
  • In the PPM world, Mix looks to gain with the move to the new frequency boston radio watch
  • Walton & Johnson take Round 1 The opening round of Houston’s radio ratings throwdown pitting Walton and Johnson on KKRW (93.7 FM) against Dean and Rog on KGLK (107.5 FM) goes, decidedly, to Walton and Johnson. houston chronicle
  • Bayou Beat: ZZ Top Winner, New KPFT Schedule, the Little Joe Twitter Mystery and More houston press
  • Numbers don’t favor local TV, radio personalities washington observer reporter
  • Urban Sports/Talk to Launch on WESL-AM/St. Louis radio online
  • St. Louis’ Sports Station 1490 Drops FOX Sports for “Urban Sports” urban radio nation
  • FM rock station 96.1’s switch to ESPN format offers friendly competition to WBBL mlive
  • Big Boy’s Neighborhood Bounced from Power 99 urban radio nation
  • Long-time radio voice Julie Jones returns to the air rochester post bulletin
  • CNN’s Soledad O’Brien to Moderate ‘Black in America 2’ Roundtable Exclusively on SIRIUS XM Radio pr newswire
  • “Green” radio emits from Palm Beach Gardens. “Radio Green Earth” is South Florida’s first and only all-environmental radio show. wptv palm beach
  • Walters’ Interview With Cronkite On Sirius/XM nts online
  • Historic Walter Cronkite Interview with Veteran Media Legend Barbara Walters to Air on SIRIUS XM Radio in Commemoration of His Life and Caree yahoo

News & PR

  • Young listeners tune out radio in search for new music boston.com
  • Jamie White Arrested on Felony Charge (KYSR LA) la radio
  • Mike O’Meara Signs Off, but He’s Still Got A Lot to Say (WJFK) washington post
  • Clear Channel Communications may be sued for B-93 Birthday Bash flooding mlive
  • Class-Action Suit Filed Over Birthday Bash Cars. (Clear Channel Grand Rapids) fox 17
  • Clear Channel’s Andy Levin to exit. inside radio
  • NYC disc jockey recounts music behind the festival Fornatale book captures Woodstock times herald record
  • Legendary DJ’s book highlights music of Woodstock (Pete Fornatale) poughkeepsie journal
  • Some broadcasting bad blood. The Dallas radio chat boards are buzzing with the antics of Pugs toward a former co-worker and program director at Live 105. Pugs half of the Pugs and Kelly show currently airs on AM 1360. examiner/dallas radio examiner
  • NAB Marconi Finalists Named radio ink
  • Less teddy bear money for Howard Stern best talk radio news
  • Bullish on bears Under new CEO, Vermont Teddy Bear shifts its focus to kids, betting quality will be selling point for safety-conscious parents (o Stern) boston.com
  • Howard Stern’s personal chef? best talk radio news
  • Real life wrestling soap opera comes to the air? best talk radio news
  • Mancow to Jimmy Fallon: ‘You’re the talk of the town … you made a real fool of yourself’ chicago tribune
  • ESPN Radio hopes new antenna helps its 1050 signal ny newsday
  • Stay Tuned with Kirk laBaird: Boomer on the radio toledo blade
  • Cronkite Funeral Announced nts online
  • Dallas McKennon dies at 89; actor gave voice to many animated characters la times
  • Radio host with proud heritage dies at 96 (Charlotte Shedd) delaware online
  • Radio One’s Job Ads Spiking media bistro
  • Wendy Williams: Family Still Number 1 jacksonville observer
  • Bob and Tom comedian set for Aug. 28 th online
  • Jim Roberts ‘voice of the bus’ about 5 years (KJWL) fresno bee
  • Radio Station Readies To Crown Star Winner Receives $10K Recording Contract wnem
  • Hayward considering shoreline radio towers contra costa times. The four towers would be used by Salem Communications for broadcasting KNTS, an AM talk radio station. contra coasta times
  • Old radio station near Ellisville burns to the ground (WBSJ) laurel leader call
  • Local Radio Pioneer Member of 2009 WV Broadcasting Hall of Fame Selections huntington news
  • Mike Shanahan talks to Denver radio station (KDZA) kttv

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Haley’s Vision For Radio’s Digital Future heine-sight
  • Fishtown Local: WBCN: A piece of music history glouchester daily times
  • Taking a spin on FM radio lowellsun
  • The Redickulus Cumulus Employee Spying Program inside music media
  • The Wacky World of Radio – The Promotion Director
  • Why Radio and Television Should Partner Up 5 comments seeking alpha
  • Media: The Eye-Opening Truth barrons
  • Killing Radio? jacobs media
  • Lessons From App World jacobs media
  • ‘Fair Pay for Air Play’ Won’t Hurt Black Radio Stations afl cio
  • Explaining ‘The Way It Was’ to the YouTube Generation ny times
  • Portrait of the Journalist as an Anchorman An Appreciation of the Broadcast Pioneer and the News Role He Created cbs news
  • News Industry Honors a Broadcast Titan cbs news
  • Opinions Walter Cronkite Never Aired truth dig
  • Walter Cronkite was a ‘Five Ws’ man Experience at OU taught him valuable lesson in preparation news ok
  • Cronkite, Christian Radio and Canadian Health Care philadelphia weekly
  • Retired Broadcaster remembers television legend (milton metz) wave3
  • Rep. Cooper on wrong side in radio royalties fight tennessean
  • Radio star Michael Savage allowed to travel to Britain m&c
  • U.K. Lifts Ban On Savage radio ink
  • Michael Savage: Pack your bags for England! Britain’s incoming home secretary says ban on radio talker’s travel to be lifted wnd
  • Five reasons to listen to Michael Savage–and 5 reasons to turn the dial examiner.com
  • Blagojevich slams Ill. lawmakers on radio abc chicago
  • On talk show, Blagojevich offers his advice for Illinois budget wqad
  • Blagojevich Slams Quinn’s Actions on Radio Gov. Pat Quinn Responds to Blagojevich From Iraq cbs2 chicago
  • Right Wing Radio Week in Review: July 13-17 examiner.com

FCC & Legal

  • As Media Grow, FCC Looks Ahead Agency’s New Chief Is a Product of the Information Age washington post
  • Data-Driven FCC in Overdrive New chairman faces an enormously ambitious agenda, starting with a broadband plan broadcasting and cable
  • FCC clears Sheridan deal. inside radio
  • FCC goes to the Hill. inside radio
  • Cox Radio Opposes Change To Move-In Rules, Prometheus Likes The Plan radio ink
  • MMTC proposes “radio rescue” radio business report
  • NAB’s next chief may be in Congress. inside radio
  • Radio, music industry at odds on new legislation fosters
  • Copyright Royalty Board Offers Relief with Licensing Fees black web 2.0
  • “What’s The Harm In Taking A Vote?” nts online
  • Senator Kaufman Emerging As Sirius XM’s Next Saviour sat waves
  • Network fined for neglecting license radio business report
  • FCC Daily DIgest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Former NPR editor spared prison in child porn case examiner.com
  • Public Radio Dangerously Close To Making Public Radio Obsolete cbs news
  • WHRO dives into digital radio daily press
  • WHRO opens Williamsburg studio daily press
  • Access to public radio part of life centre daily
  • Ira Glass, host of ‘This American Life,’ at Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference dallas morning news
  • Radio Provides Vital Information To Rural Tribes npr
  • Aside from WUFT, more changes in store at UF stations gainesville.com
  • A tip for WUFT-FM: We need more local news about Congress gainesville.com
  • WFDD restores its main transmitter greenboro news record
  • 88.5 WFDD Antenna and Transmitter Repaired, Broadcasts Restored carolina newswire
  • The changing face of public radio. Iowa Public Radio faces the future after cost-cutting measures and merger ames tribune
  • Local independent radio station not just for music (WXCS) meadville tribune
  • BMC to host live WDAV radio broadcasts next week asheville citizen times
  • Afternoons on WFPL: On Point and Science Friday wfpl
  • New leader works to keep Christian radio station on the air austin business journal
  • Christian Living 101: Where can I find Christian radio stations in Rochester, NY? examiner.com
  • Boise radio station asks neighbors to make a “drive-thru difference” (KTSY) examiner.com

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:



  • Internet radio tuning in. Station devoted to indie musicians finds listeners and curious advertisers. toronto star
  • Copyright Reform Consultation Is Up In The Air broadcaster


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