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Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 05-07-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Entercom Communications Corp. Reports First Quarter Results (net revenue down 21%) yahoo
  • Sirius XM Loss Narrows, Posts Net Subscriber Loss wallstreet journal
  • Dial Global Names Program Managers radio and records
  • BCA/San Diego Appoints Evans as VP/Programming radio online
  • Jim Schwartz on a roll during radio gig on rock station detroit news
  • Where Will the NAB Go from Here? seeking alpha
  • Shannon Burke back in jail while wife and dog recover at home orlando sentinel
  • Radio’s Savage wants UK to remove name from banned list cnn
  • Funeral Slated For Local DJ. Power 95.3 FM DJ Killed In Turnpike Crash wesh orlando
  • Boston’s Severin problem. Is WTKK up to measuring degrees of intolerance? boston phoenix
  • Big Media, R.I.P. Media conglomerates were supposed to takeover the world. So why are they dying? newsweek
  • FCC Releases Q3, Q4 Inquiry, Complaint Totals radio online
  • President’s Proposed Budget Cuts Include $5 Million in Public Broadcasting Grants broadcasting and cable
  • A fifth of US homes have cell phones, no landlines yahoo
  • Women Prefer Blogs/Facebook To Twitter. Losing interest in traditional media web pro news
  • Commercial radio’s share of listening still falling mad.co.uk
  • Digital radio attracts more than a third of listeners mad.co.uk
  • Chris Moyles closing the gap fast on breakfast radio king Terry Wogan daily mail
  • Rogers Agrees to Purchase An Additional 1,300,000 Class B Non-Voting Shares for Cancellation in Private Purchase individual.com
  • Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited – First Quarter 2009 – Period Ended March 31 cnw group
  • Email angst airs at 2GB. IT’S Sydney’s No. 1 radio station but staff at the already morale-depleted news.com.au
  • Popular radio presenter has leukaemia. Talk-show host Jeremy Mansfield has been diagnosed iol.za

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Entercom Communications Corp. Reports First Quarter Results (net revenue down 21%) yahoo
  • Sirius XM Loss Narrows, Posts Net Subscriber Loss wallstreet journal
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Reports First Quarter 2009 Results yahoo
  • Sirius XM Radio posts $236M loss for 1Q. Sirius XM Radio posts $236M loss for 1st-qtr, says revenue rose yahoo
  • Sirius XM Now Shrinking yahoo
  • Sirius’ Q1 Highlights the ‘Cash Flow Growth Story’ seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Raises Full-Year View the street
  • Sirius Subscriber Losses Getting Serious all things digital
  • Beasley’s cuts create a profit, but just barely, for broadcaster business matters talahassee
  • Beasley revenues dropped in Q1 radio business report
  • News Corp. 3Q net profit up 1% crain’s new york
  • News Corp. posts flat third-quarter profit Murdoch says worst of advertising downturn is ‘over’ market watch
  • News Corp Sees Big Drop in MySpace Ad Revenue clickz
  • Warner Music’s Losses Widen As Sales Fall Short billboard
  • EMI Music Earnings Treble To $246 Million billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Dial Global Names Program Managers radio and records
  • San Diego Killed the Radio Star voice of san diego
  • BCA/San Diego Appoints Evans as VP/Programming radio online
  • Jack Evans Resurfaces radio and records
  • WSPD-AM news director, anchor quits. Cassie Wilson, Clear Channel Toledo director of news operations and news anchor, is leaving WSPD-AM (1370) to pursue opportunities outside radio. toledo blade
  • Jim Schwartz shares his love of heavy metal on radio detroit freepress
  • Jim Schwartz on a roll during radio gig on rock station detroit news
  • VELVET REVOLVER – MCKAGAN LANDS WEEKLY RADIO SHOW contact music
  • Hanania Blends Radio & Newspaper radio world
  • WBEN mum on whereabouts of Dobson. Ron Dobson, a talk radio personality who skewered politicians on both sides of the partisan divide on his WBENAM 930 show, has disappeared from the airwaves. buffalo news
  • Miners announce deal to expand radio coverage the southern
  • Lakers’ fans release their anxieties on 710 ESPN oc register

News & PR

  • Where Will the NAB Go from Here? seeking alpha
  • Job opening at NAB as Rehr exits radio business report
  • How Will Rehr’s Resignation Impact Sirius? seeking alpha
  • Broadcasters Group Says President and CEO Rehr Is Resigning bloomberg
  • Shannon Burke back in jail while wife and dog recover at home. Shannon Burke’s wife was released from the hospital Wednesday. orlando sentinel
  • Radio host Shannon Burke back in jail. Shannon Burke is accused of attempting to make indirect contact with his injured wife. orlando sentinel
  • Former Radio Talk Show Host Arrested Again (Burke) wftv orlando
  • Local DJ Rearrested For Violating Injunction. Shannon Burke’s Wife Granted Restraining Order wesh orlando
  • Photos Show Injuries To Former Radio Host’s Wife, Dog. New pictures were released of the injuries suffered by former Real Radio 104.1 host Shannon Burke’s wife and his dog after a shooting inside his home. wftv orlando
  • Radio’s Savage wants UK to remove name from banned list cnn
  • US DJ demands apology from UK bbc
  • US radio shock jock Michael Savage brands Jacqui Smith a ‘witch’ over UK banned list telegraph
  • Profile: Michael Savage. US radio presenter Michael Savage, who has been placed on a list of people banned from entering the UK, describes himself as an “explosive conservative radio talk show host”. bbc
  • Funeral Slated For Local DJ. Power 95.3 FM DJ Killed In Turnpike Crash wesh orlando
  • Erika Roman memorial: Hundreds pay tribute to life cut short. Nearly 500 people paid tribute to Orlando DJ Erika Roman on Wednesday night. orlando sentinel
  • Order up for radio’s Brian and Joe: Minister of Culture. After I heard Brian Fowler and Joe Cronauer lost their morning-drive jobs at WMVX FM/106.5, I went looking for them to offer my sympathies. cleveland.com
  • What drives Boise deejay KeKe Luv to extremes? He talks for a living, but in the community, he’s taken on the role of listening to victims of child abuse idaho statesman
  • WAAF’s Greg Hill will host induction for Nashoba Hall of Fame wicked local
  • Local Radio Station Changes Frequency. Local radio station WSRM 95.3 will be switching position on the radio dial today according to station management. rome newswire
  • DUFF MCKAGAN’s ‘Radio Loaded’ To Debut On Seattle’s 99.9 KISW blabbermouth
  • Smirnoff Ice and Univision Radio Launch Summer Party Series Featuring Latin Music Artists international news
  • Operation HOPE Announces Continued Partnership with Premiere Radio Networks during the Milken Institute Global Conference 2009 premiere
  • WV Music Hall Of Fame Announces Inductees wowktv
  • Nancy Hall: Get ready for a flashback to the ’90s norwich bulletin
  • Local Radio Stations Kick Off Charity Drive. Event To Help Homeless Mothers, Families wnem
  • The Kathleen Show Named One of Top 50 Programs in Nation pr web

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Boston’s Severin problem. Is WTKK up to measuring degrees of intolerance? boston phoenix
  • Radio Is Losing the Royalty Exemption Battle inside music media
  • David Rehr waves goodbye. Radio waves back but should look forward the fourth speaker
  • Wanted: A Radio Lobbyist With Street Cred… mel phillips
  • Return Of The King the infinite dial
  • Radio: The Original Social Medium (and wireless before wireless was cool) george reed
  • Give Me An A jacobs media
  • The Rehr End and Radio audio graphics
  • Radio Stories: 20 Years Ago in Tampa classicrockfm
  • Big Media, R.I.P. Media conglomerates were supposed to takeover the world. So why are they dying? newsweek
  • The Vintage Newsroom: Typewriters, Teletype Machines, and Glue Fumes utne
  • US Sen Kerry: Relaxing Ownership Rules Won’t Save Newspapers smart money
  • Lawmakers eye ‘future’ of journalism. Messenger becomes the message washington times
  • The Myth of Media Objectivity gather
  • Why do different news media have similar stories? ask meta filter
  • New radio ad hammers U.S. Rep. John Tanner’s votes on spending commercial appeal
  • Radio gives newest Miramar commissioner a head start sun sentinel
  • Hey Jacqui, You May Already Be A Weiner american daily
  • Britain’s Ban On American Radio Host Is An Outrage insider advantage
  • Savage strains right of freedom of speech las vegas sun
  • UK Minister Who Blacklisted American Talk Show Host May Lose Her Post CNSNews.com
  • Jacqui Smith’s actions may enable the “weiner from a savage nation” examiner
  • Eric Cantor Retracts ‘Listening Tour’ After Rush Limbaugh Criticism (Video) wowowow
  • Rachel Maddow: “I’m Sort of a Creature of the Online World” mediabistro

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Releases Q3, Q4 Inquiry, Complaint Totals radio online
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Q&A: CBS Interactive Music President David Goodman billboard
  • Twitter co-founder says company not for sale reuters
  • Google: We’re good for journalism cnet
  • A fifth of US homes have cell phones, no landlines yahoo
  • Women Prefer Blogs/Facebook To Twitter. Losing interest in traditional media web pro news
  • Reinvent the Web for Advertising? Don’t Bother adweek
  • Can traditional media survive the third media revolution? silicon republic
  • Sirius XM app for Apple iPhone and iPod touch due within the next few weeks mac daily news
  • Sirius To Add Programs For iPhone App twice
  • Last.fm looks to boost ad revenues with visual music player new media age
  • Last.fm creates visual interface in bid to land ad money brand republic
  • Internet Radio Station A-List Goes Against The Grain In Programming, Format bailerstatus
  • Integrating Twitter and email marketing david morrisey
  • Social Networks On The Rise For Rock Radio Fans fmqb
  • ABC Music Lounge: No cocktails, but nonstop music google
  • US P2P bill aims shackles at browsers, IM. Warning: You are downloading the register
  • Middle Atlantic Updates Racktools Software radio magazine

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Commercial radio’s share of listening still falling mad.co.uk
  • Commercial radio regains share from BBC mediaweek uk
  • More people listening to radio than ever before, Rajar figures show. The number of people tuning into the radio has reached an “all-time high” of 45.8 million listeners per week, more than 90 per cent of Britons aged 15 and over, according to Rajar. telegraph
  • Digital radio switch-over expected by 2013, as Carter’s final Digital Britain report looms telegraph
  • One in three people now listens to digital radio. More than a third of people now listen to digital radio, sparking hope in the industry that the Government could agree to switch-off the FM and AM airwaves sooner 2017. telegraph
  • Digital radio attracts more than a third of listeners mad.co.uk
  • Chris Moyles closing the gap fast on breakfast radio king Terry Wogan daily mail
  • Capital Radio keeps breakfast top slot mad.co.uk
  • Capital’s Vaughan retains London breakfast crown broadcast now
  • Absolute claws back audience broadcast now
  • Johnny and Lisa consolidate Capital FM’s hold on the London breakfast radio show top slot mediaweek uk
  • Moyles catching up with Sir Terry. BBC Radio 1 presenter Chris Moyles has almost as many listeners as rival breakfast host Sir Terry Wogan, new figures have revealed. bbc
  • Rajar: Slow start for Bauer speech radio launch press gazette
  • Rajar: London’s LBC claims 15-year audience high press gazette
  • Robbie Savage’s performance on Radio Five Live were a breath of fresh air telegraph
  • Radio 2 and 6Music are next to face BBC Trust review. BBC Trust to review audience, quality, value and distinctiveness of Radio 2 and 6Music guardian
  • Paul Ross hails local media and backs brother Jonathan Ross this is local london
  • What’s the greatest ever Manchester song? NME Radio set to decide how do
  • Capital Fm Summertime Ball Tickets June 2009 Emirates Stadium music festival news
  • Soul man Malcolm heads for the stars railnews
  • Audioboo makes it to the mainstream james cridland
  • Local listeners listen longer radio today
  • Welcome in hillside for Wales radio today
  • Jazz FM comes swinging back radio today
  • A Magic number for Bauer radio today
  • UK radio listening is growing radio today
  • Hang the DJ. Or just ban him independent.ie
  • CTC Media: Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2009 individual.com
  • Kyrgyz radio station gets FM frequencies to launch countrywide broadcasting individual.com

Canada

  • Shaw and Corus launch a 3-D revolution yahoo
  • New Study Shows Canadian Programming Can Pay its Way – Broadcasters do get bang for their bucks individual.com
  • Rogers Agrees to Purchase An Additional 1,300,000 Class B Non-Voting Shares for Cancellation in Private Purchase individual.com
  • Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited – First Quarter 2009 – Period Ended March 31 cnw group

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • Email angst airs at 2GB. IT’S Sydney’s No. 1 radio station but staff at the already morale-depleted 2GB are feeling worse after their boss’s attempt to pep them up spectacularly backfired. news.com.au
  • Popular radio presenter has leukaemia. Talk-show host Jeremy Mansfield has been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and will start a six-month course of chemotherapy, Primedia Broadcasting said on Thursday. iol.za
  • An interview with the NZ Music Commission stuff.co.nz
  • Radio programmes to help strengthen ties. A joint production of radio programmes between broadcasters from Malaysia and Indonesia will not only strengthen existing ties but also open the minds of the peoples of both countries the star online
  • Radio Mirchi campaigns for Mirchi Kaan Sabha Elections radio and music
  • Dubai: Leo Rodrigues on Radio Spice daijiworld
  • Radio City FY’09 revenue pegged at Rs 1.15 bn indian television
  • Congo-Kinshasa: Government Suspends French Public Radio Broadcasts in Northeast all africa
  • Zimbabwe turns to SA media for news and advertising marketing web
  • Mexico’s forbidden songs bbc
  • “Pappy” suing radio station for $1M dominica news online

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Update: David Rehr Resigns As NAB Head. He will stay on until replacement is named
  • Dial Global Names Program Managers
  • Report: CPO Households Grow To 20%
  • Mr. Hutchison Goes To Seattle
  • Entravision Radio Revs Down 31% In Q1
  • Warner Music Group Q2 Losses Widen
  • Yangaroo Files Patent Suit Against Destiny Media
  • Star 94 Branches Out
  • Done Deal: Glassman Sr. VP At Universal Motown
  • Stock Market Snapshot, May 6, 2009
  • Beasley Revenues Decline 23% In Q1
  • Jack Evans Resurfaces
  • Friedman Takes Over Nielsen BDS Radio Canada
  • Renel’s Kiss Goodbye
  • Bringing Broadway To You
  • Savage Versus The Mother Country
  • Burke Shooting Details Revealed
  • Street Talk: WKOS Makes It Hot
  • College DJ On-Air Non-Stop In Job Plea
  • Hispanic Broadcasters Rush Capitol Hill
  • Piolin, Obama Share Oval Office Wonderment
  • CC Renews Diary Ratings Deal With Arbitron For 105 Markets
  • CBS Corp. Establishes Interactive Music Group
  • TNS: Media Spend Down 4.1% in 2008
  • Survey: Alternative, Classic Rock Fans Embrace Social Networking

All Access

  • A Fifth Of U.S. Homes Have Cell Phones, No Landlines
  • WMG Reports 2009 Q2 Financials
  • Entercom Q1 Revenues Drop 21%
  • Sirius XM Q1 Revenues Up, Sub Count Down From Q4
  • Senate To Hear Genachowski Nomination Tuesday
  • Cunningham Exits Universal Motown
  • KHJK Alters Mix, Drops ‘Jack’
  • Dial Global Names Programming Managers In Seattle
  • Kerry: Radio, TV Could Face Same Trouble As Papers
  • Ex-WTKS Host Burke Back In Jail
  • Pete Salant Exits WWYZ
  • Heather Branch Nabs Star 94 Middays
  • WPVL Drops Oldies For Top 40
  • Lyons On The Loose
  • Premiere, Operation HOPE Continue Partnership
  • USRN Signs Sales Agreement With Power Source Top-20
  • It’s Play MPE, Mate
  • Absolute Radio Ups Goldson
  • College Station Reaches Cell Phones Through AudioNow
  • Brenda Lee To Host ‘Sunday Mornin’ Country’ At The Opry
  • KFDI Morning Team Offers Virtual Handshake For All Graduates
  • Little Big Town & Josh Turner Added To CMA Music Fest
  • Jennifer Nettles On Vocal Rest; Cancels Three Concert Dates
  • Oak Ridge Boys Promote Gospel DVD On TV
  • Schnitt Happened On WTKK Wednesday
  • Heidi Harris Visits MSNBC Today
  • Southern Illinois Miners Form Network
  • Joey Brooks & Frankie V Are ‘Tweet About You’
  • KQKS Sells Out Summer Jam 2009
  • Kiss 95.7 Summer Kickoff Concert Rocked
  • SL100 Gets Freaky
  • Longtime Willie Nelson Manager Poodie Locke Passes
  • Goom Radio Is Settled In

Radio Ink

  • Sirius XM Revenues Up, Loss Narrows In Q1
  • Updated: Rehr Resigns
  • Indecency Leads Broadcast Complaints In Q3
  • Bustos: Royalty Could Be ‘Final Nail In The Coffin’
  • Entravision Revenues Off In Q1
  • Beasley Revenues Drop Sharply In Q1
  • TNS: Radio Spending Down Double Digits In ’08
  • Regent Signs With Spacial Audio
  • Schreck Joins Dial Global For Sports Sales
  • Savage Not Welcome In The UK
  • Coleman Offers Video Of PPM Webinar
  • Last.fm Debuts New Visual Player
  • Yangaroo Granted Patent On Digital Distribution

FMQB

  • Sirius XM Sees Loss Widen, Revenue Increase In Q1
  • Execs exit Universal Motown
  • Hutchinson to oversee Entercom-Seattle
  • Performance royalty would grant artists & labels part of radio’s take
  • Satellite radio broadens its reach
  • labels reportedly unhappy with MySpace Music
  • David Rehr Resigns As NAB President/CEO

Inside Radio

  • NAB seeks “new blood” in shakeup.
  • Republican Rehr in a Democratic city.
  • Signs car dealers may return.
  • “It feels like a bottom.”
  • Senate to begin FCC confirmations.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian: Classic Hits & Classic Rock.
  • More cross-ownership unlikely.
  • PPM cause-and-effect.
  • Dial Global names sports sales chief.

Radio Business Report

  • NATPE announces next TV competition
  • NABPAC wants you
  • Beasley revenues dropped in Q1
  • FNR announces “Summer of Savings”
  • CC Radio paying less, not more, for Arbitron diary service
  • Clear Channel renews Arbitron in some, but not all, markets
  • Spanish broadcasters to battle performance fees
  • Michael Savage banned from the UK
  • Clear Channel will write bigger check to Arbitron
  • Dog shooter now unemployed
  • Hispanic broadcasters hold tax protest
  • Scripps CEO sees “season of opportunity”

Radio Online

  • NAB President/CEO David Rehr Resigns After 4 Years
  • Entravision Q1 Revenues Down 25%, Loss Widens
  • FCC Releases Q3, Q4 Inquiry, Complaint Totals
  • BCA/San Diego Appoints Evans as VP/Programming
  • Beasley Broadcast Group Reports Profitable Q1
  • Operation Hope Renews Partnership with Premiere
  • WEPN-AM (1050 ESPN Radio) in New York renews its deal with Giants quarterback Eli Manning
  • Michael Schreck joins Dial Global as Director of Sports Sales
  • Citadel flips Eighties AC WKOS-FM (104.9 The Peak)/Tri-Cities, TN, to Hot AC as “104.9 KOS
  • Country KRYS-FM/Corpus Christi midday host Coco moves to mornings
  • KGSO-AM/Wichita syndicated Dan Patrick for afternoons (2-5pm)
  • Envision Radio’s “The Tour Bus” adds Classic Rock KUBQ-FM/La Grande, Or
  • Seven more affiliates adds syndcated Tom Kent

NTS Aircheck

  • “I Want To Sue The British Home Secretary”
  • TRN Stands By Their Man
  • Readers Respond To Savage U.K. Travel Ban
  • Talk Media News Notes
  • Twitter Buddies

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – Baton Rouge, Gainesville, Charleston SC, Jackson
  • News – Raphael Saadiq On Da Move

All About Country

  • Geroge Strait Schedules Houston
  • Overheard In The AAC Vent Section
  • It’s 59 And Counting For WXBQ
  • Will We Have A New FCC Head Next Week?
  • Texas Monthly Draws Texas Songwriters Symposium
  • More On Rehr Resignation
  • Charlie Daniels Visits The Troops Again
  • It’s The CoCo & Wintrow Show on KRYS/Corpus Christi
  • Arbitron Delivers Remaining Winter Books Today
  • Will Payne Takes Music At K55.5/Hugo, OK
  • Reba Returns To The Opry Saturday Night
  • Hannah Montana Soundtrack Outsells All COUNTRY Albums
  • David Rehr Resigns As NAB President
  • WBCT/Grand Rapids’ Broadway Adds Stations
  • Toby Readies America’s Toughest Tour
  • S’more Summer Fun From Rascal Flatts & Hershey
  • In A ‘Twit’ About Social Networking Sites?
  • 9 to 5 The Musical Snags 4 Tony Nominations
  • CBS Aggregates All Online Music Properties
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