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Radio & Streaming Media News for Monday 07-26-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • CC Sets Date for Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release (8-10-2009) yahoo
  • Lenders seize Border Media Partners. inside radio
  • D.L. Hughley comes up huge on his 1st week as Kiss-FM host ny daily news
  • The Sports Fix debuts today at noon on ESPN980AM washington times
  • Departing Beauchamp took WBAL to hard-edged talk programs baltimore sun
  • Yazel Named OM At KCBC/San Francisco radio ink
  • Max Media Appoints Michele Williams OM in Norfolk radio online
  • Phillips: KLBJ hosts have right to say what they want, not to keep jobs statesman
  • Late Morning, Late Night (Carol Miller WAXQ) ny times
  • Ionia seeks $40,703 from B-93 owners for flooding (damage) during music festival mlive
  • The Radio Bailout: Devil vs. Angel radio ink
  • McDowell to FCC: Commission, Heal Thysef broadcasting and cable
  • Senate Confirms Pair of FCC Commissioners media week
  • Satellite radio fee debated columbus dispatch
  • Berkeley Liberation Radio hits its 10th year anniversary!!! media activism
  • NPR Moves to Rewire Its Approach to the Web ny times
  • Labels to serve digital albums to iTunes rivals cnet
  • Apple joins forces with record labels financial times
  • Spotify announces £120 a year unlimited sub. Needs Jobs’ blessing register
  • Ofcom awards three new community radio licences public technology
  • British Gas to sponsor Absolute Radio breakfast show mad.co.uk
  • Radio Point: Mirchi leads in all RAM markets in Week 28 television point india

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CC Media Holdings and Clear Channel Outdoor Set Date for Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release (8-10-2009) yahoo
  • Lenders seize Border Media Partners. inside radio
  • Cumulus cuts market ratings. inside radio
  • How’s business? Revenue bounces June above May. inside radio
  • Holding Sirius Stock: An Exercise in Humility seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM’s iPhone App Stats Are Misleading seeking alpha
  • TV, radio weather recession gjsentinel
  • Media giants prepare to report lower profits amid slowdown Viacom, Time-Warner and Disney to report this week; ad sales still down market watch
  • Sumner Redstone media empire faces an uncertain future la times
  • Automakers shortchange radio. inside radio
  • Buyers Rely More on Web Ads, 46% Using Radio More radio online

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Comedian D.L. Hughley comes up huge on his 1st week as Kiss-FM host ny daily news
  • The Sports Fix debuts today at noon on ESPN980AM washington times
  • Times debuts sports voice on ESPN radio ( WTEM Thom Loverro)  washington times
  • Holder, Medhurst will debut today (friday) on 106.7FM The Fan washington examiner
  • ‘The next Dr. Ruth’: Hyde Park doctor takes to the airwaves to deliver sex advice to Chicago’s African-American community chicago tribune
  • New country FM in New York. inside radio
  • A passion for news, radio. Departing Beauchamp took WBAL from soft music format to hard-edged talk programs baltimore sun
  • WBAL’s Beauchamp Bows Out nts online
  • Accord puts Channel 6 weather, news on Clear Channel radio stations milwaukee journal sentinel
  • Gaddis softens tone about WADL spat detroit news
  • KCBC/San Francisco Elevates Yazel to Ops Manager radio online
  • Yazel Named OM At KCBC/San Francisco radio ink
  • Max Media Appoints Michele Williams OM in Norfolk radio online
  • Williams Joins Max Media/Norfolk Duo radio ink
  • Dial Global/Triton Radio Networks Names Trautmann EVP Technology radio magazine
  • Why Wendy Wendy is leaving her WBLS (107.5 FM) radio show to bet it all on ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ ny daily news
  • Conclave Elects Bolke as Chairman, 5 New Directors radio online
  • Jack Gravely finds his voice again (WLEE) richmond times dispatch
  • Stations Set to Tackle ESPN Affils in NYC, L.A. and Dallas prep to battle Bristol behemoth’s local push broadcasting and cable
  • WCBS-FM @ two; take two examiner.com
  • El-Amin, brother prepare for weekly radio show on WGNU stltoday
  • Brenda Tremblay succeeds Simon Pontin as WXXI morning radio host rocherster democrat and chronicle
  • ‘Select choice,’ but diverse info. For almost five years, Selecta 1050 AM has broadcast Spanish music from a small, third-floor suite in the Norfolk Plaza Hotel. norfolk daily press
  • Life at a radio station brings calls from everywhere thibodaux daily comet
  • TV-RADIO NOTEBOOK New boss at KILT to settle issues soon houston chronicle
  • Arbitron:Baltimore Cleveland Montgomery urban insite
  • WHYY announces revamped Delaware staff. Following its decision to drop the Delaware Tonight newscast, WHYY has announced staffing for its TV, radio and web presence in Delaware. business ledger
  • Southernmost Radio Network takes off [Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon] 4gwe
  • Christmas music often arrives in time for Thanksgiving on radio heard in the Upstate the orange and white
  • WKYT’s ‘Sports Spectrum’ to be shortened kentucky.com

News & PR

  • Phillips: KLBJ hosts have right to say what they want but no right to keep their on-air jobs austin american statesman
  • Advertiser boycotted over axed radio show Mortgage broker says he’s lost $30,000 from listeners angry about cancellation. austin american statesman
  • Casey Kasem keeps reaching for the stars sf gate/radio waves
  • Husted: Jamie White has another story for her radio show denver post
  • Film looks at life of Jewish TV, radio star (Gertrude Berg) poughkeepsie journal
  • Late Morning, Late Night (Carol Miller WAXQ) ny times
  • How Howard Stern and Tom Bergeron Brought The Three Stooges to Satellite Radio about.com
  • Robin roasts Joan Rivers best talk radio news
  • Readers’ Choice: I-95 radio DJ Ethan Carey is the tops news times danbury
  • Ionia seeks $40,703 from B-93 owners for extra expenses related to flooding during music festival mlive
  • Ionia wants $ after Birthday Bash bust wood tv grand rapids
  • Trafficaster sues over crash. inside radio
  • Radio host injures ankle at dog show (Ken Ulmer WOXL) ashville citizen times
  • Local radio station receives nomination (KLRC) nwa news
  • Local radio stations offering new way of posting resumes (KGBX) ky 3
  • Broadcaster tells his own survival tale Leg was amputated in oil field accident evansville courier press
  • Spanish Broadcasting System and 93.3 La Raza to Hold Radiothon for Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland pr newswire
  • Power 99 FM-WDAS Partner with Philadelphia NAACP radio insite
  • Oldest man has hands full with media great falls tribune
  • Beatles-themed benefit will help young woman with cerebral palsy (WMGK-FM) examiner.com
  • Elvis’ supernova. nwa news
  • Broken record: Why labels want new album format cnet
  • Appreciation Runs Deep for Jingle Man radio world
  • Mayfield banned again; Refuses drug test on WBT radio wbtv
  • Local radio to air Indians football the wetumpka herald

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • NPR’s Digital Makeover. Can the mainstream media learn anything from National Public Radio’s new look and business plan? newsweek
  • NPR Moves to Rewire Its Approach to the Web ny times
  • NPR.org Relaunches; Video Doesn’t Play A Big Role paid content
  • NPR (National Public Radio) Unveils Website Redesign resource shelf
  • Media moguls rethink Web advertising in downturn reuters
  • Harris: Advertisers Migrate From Print To Net media daily news
  • Progressive Media Outlets Seek Ad-Sales Progress with Ad Progress Network media bistro
  • AM over FM. KCST installs new ‘green’ tower system capable of broadcasting AM radio station over FM airwaves. siuslaw news
  • NPR Labs Releases HD Radio Power Calculator radio magazine
  • Ashton Kutcher: Twitter will change media cnet
  • Labels to serve digital albums to iTunes rivals cnet
  • Miro gets faster database, audio podcasts cnet
  • OnlineRadioStations.com Launches its New Internet Radio Format yahoo
  • Apple joins forces with record labels financial times
  • Apple, Labels Work On Plan To Boost Album Sales: Report billboard
  • Spotify announces £120 a year unlimited sub. Needs Jobs’ blessing, though register
  • Spotify’s iPhone app: too like iTunes? Streaming music service Spotify submits iPhone app to Apple, but analysts say it might be too close to iTunes to be approved guardian
  • Spotify iPhone app completed: Will Apple allow it in the App Store? cnet uk
  • Spotify Submits iPhone App billboard
  • The Music Streams That Soothe an Industry ny times
  • Control Electricity radio world
  • Pirate Bay gets shirty with Dutch anti-piracy group register
  • Send Music Pirates to Jail for Seven Years – Minister individual.com
  • AdMob report finds Android lifting off, passing Windows industry standard
  • Musician angry after BPI forces YouTube to pull his video (Updated) ars technica
  • No more juggling the radio and phone. A team of five local engineering students have come up with a novel way to help drivers deal with the nagging problem of having to turn down the music to answer calls on the handphone. nst

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Ofcom awards three new community radio licences public technology
  • Saucy sausage ads rapped by watchdog ASA criticises innuendo-laden radio campaign for Mattesons’ ‘extraordinarily large’ sausages as unsuitable for children guardian
  • Why Laura turned down Johnny Depp. It’s just a year since she made her television debut, but MTV presenter Laura Whitmore has taken the switch of lifestyle in her stride. mail online
  • UK: FM being phased out (at some point in the future) – how that affects your car…. into mobile
  • British Gas to sponsor Absolute Radio breakfast show mad.co.uk
  • British Gas signs six-month sponsorship with Absolute’s Christian O’Connell show media week
  • BBC Switch announces 2009 Road Trip rapid talent
  • Radio 1 prodigy Greg to serve seafood treats at Mersea pub gazette
  • Radio experts get RadioWise radio today
  • Wolf journalist to stand tall radio today
  • Brown visits the Red Dragon radio today
  • Alpha Radio spreads to Durham radio today
  • Christian O’Connell gets Gas radio today

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas