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Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 06-11-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • TNS: Ad Spending Down 14% In Q1, Radio Down 26% radio ink
  • Univision Reaches Agreement to Amend its Senior Secured Credit Agreement yahoo
  • Commonwealth’s Newberry NAB Joint Board Chair radio online
  • WCBS-FM replaces ‘Radio Greats’ with ‘Dick Bartley’s Classic Countdown’ ny daily news
  • Philly Clear Channel Stations Snare New President/Market Manager media buyer planner
  • Cox Radio Ousts Scarborough as KGLK/Houston PD radio online
  • KERA’s New Station: What is Adult Album Alternative, Anyway? art seek
  • WXRT-FM’s Lin Brehmer distances himself from ‘Lin Brehmer’ royalty e-mail chicago tribune
  • Radio show back today – with transgender advocates (Arnie & ROb KRXQ) sacramento bee
  • Powder panics radio crew, turns out to be a sweet deal (KSTZ) des moines register
  • KWBE celebrates 60 years of local radio service beatrice daily sun
  • Rush Limbaugh Contender For Rams Purchase my stateline
  • Radio commentator’s prank prompts probe(Dale Jackson WVNN) tuscaloosa news
  • Judge upholds verdict in sheriff slander suit (WAAW Frank Neely) augusta chronicle
  • Complaint says top-selling artist banned by radio stations canoe
  • Radio After Clear Channel inside music media
  • The 5 Universal Principles of Every Great Morning Show with RANDY LANE gomeeting
  • America’s radio lobby ‘fighting dirty’ ‘Snot fair, says RIAA register
  • Efforts to Diversify Radio Take a Different Tack ny times
  • Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009 enters Senate rain
  • World Copyright Summit: The unprintable bits register
  • French ‘three strikes’ piracy law dealt setback cnet
  • Last.fm Founders Sever Ties With CBS wall street journal
  • ACA: Charging Sub Fees For Internet Content Could ‘Cripple’ Broadband Rollout multichannel
  • BBC tells Terry Wogan, Jeremy Clarkson and others to expect pay cuts times online
  • TLRC sells Silk FM for nominal amount brand republic
  • Margherita Taylor loses Capital 95.8 morning slot in shakeup guardian
  • CRTC approves tourist information FM station bracebridge examiner
  • ADIO 2AY dumped Derryn Hinch after determining Radio listeners want music the border mail au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • TNS: Ad Spending Down 14% In Q1, Radio Down 26% radio ink
  • Univision Reaches Agreement to Amend its Senior Secured Credit Agreement yahoo
  • Univision Announces Tender Offer for its 7.850% Senior Secured Notes due 2011 and Related Consent Solicitation yahoo
  • What’s Clear Channel worth, anyway? radio business report
  • Sirius XM Is Stuck fool
  • Heartbeat of the Internet Is Speaking, but Is Sirius XM Listening? seeking alpha

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Newberry Elected NAB Joint Board Chair radio ink
  • Commonwealth’s Newberry NAB Joint Board Chair radio online
  • CBS Trying to Kill Dan Snyder’s Radio Star WJFK could switch to a sports-talk platform washington post
  • Report: CBS Plans WJFK/Washington Flip to Sports radio online
  • WCBS-FM replaces ‘Radio Greats’ with ‘Dick Bartley’s Classic Countdown’ ny daily news
  • Philly Clear Channel Stations Snare New President/Market Manager media buyer planner
  • Burrell Communications Appoints Industry Veteran Don Moore to Head New Digital Division pr newswire
  • Cox Radio Ousts Scarborough as KGLK/Houston PD radio online
  • CRN to Launch ”Jack And Stretch Show” on June 15 radio online
  • Radio talk-show host Bruce Jacobs leaves KFYI arizona central
  • How big are Howard Stern’s ratings? cnet
  • News and notes: New Mountain PD; Novoselic, Yakima host file for office seattle radio examiner
  • New talk radio show tackles El Paso politics, culture whats up pub
  • SIRIUS XM Radio to Broadcast 24 Hours of Le Mans Live June 13-14 yahoo
  • GI Radio Network Expands. The show is broadcast on 1340AM during the morning drive from 7am to 9am Monday through Friday. wptv west palm beach
  • Jamn’s Ramiro adds Red Sox TV duties boston radio watch
  • Coyotes renew radio partnership rapid city journal
  • USD Extends Deal With Flagship Station keloland television

News & PR

  • Musicians claim intimidation by radio stations. Complaint says top-selling artist – possibly Bono – banned from playlists toronto star
  • Boycott complaint in radio royalty row toronto star
  • Single yanked over take on radio royalties? richmond times dispatch
  • Complaint says top-selling artist banned by radio stations canoe
  • WXRT-FM’s Lin Brehmer distances himself from ‘Lin Brehmer’ royalty e-mail chicago tribune
  • Banned From Radio? An artist organization alleges several radio stations are refusing to play a song by a really big band. Can you guess which band that might be? pollstar
  • Radio show back today – with transgender advocates sacramento bee
  • Another advertiser drops Sacramento radio show over transgender comments mcclatchy dc
  • Fallout continues from transphobic radio show bay area reporter
  • Powder panics radio crew, turns out to be a sweet deal (KSTZ) des moines register
  • Hazmat Called After Box Leaks White Powder Substance Was Cookie Dough kcci
  • Powder at DSM radio station is cookie mix chicago tribune
  • Pizarro: KCBS marking 100th anniversary of first radio broadcast in San Jose mercury news
  • KWBE celebrates 60 years of local radio service beatrice daily sun
  • Radio commentator’s prank prompts probe. Alabama Democratic Party officials are asking state and federal authorities to investigate an election day prank by a conservative radio commentator in Huntsville. tuscaloosa news
  • Jackson’s Satrical Press Release Riles Alabama radio online
  • Judge upholds verdict in sheriff slander suit. The radio station owner whose talk-show host slandered Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength lost another legal round Wednesday. (WAAW Frank Neely) augusta chronicle
  • Steve Harvey Hosts MotorCity Casino Hotel’s RADIO STAR 6/11 broadway world
  • Artie Lange’s New “Smokin’ Hot Chick”: Who is Adrianne? ac
  • How to set the world record for radio talk show appearances examiner
  • ‘Nudge at Night’ talks to WEEKEND ids news
  • Local DJ offers up coffee talk. Since last year, del Llano, of Nashua, has been airing his show in Manchester, which has now expanded to local access cable channels as far away as Pennsylvania and points beyond. nashua telegraph
  • Radio voices will carry at sailing regatta buffalo news
  • Maryknoll radio show wins Gracie Award. Maryknoll’s “Voices of Our World” radio show was named winner of a 2009 Gracie Award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program with the piece “Till Fear Do Us Part.” lohud
  • Ethnic Media Expand Audience by 8 Million Adults in 4 Years; Outlets Now Reach 57 Million Blacks, Latinos and Asians individual.com

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Why would iPhone have an FM Radio? audio4cast
  • The Key to Survival For Terrestrial Radio ezinearticles
  • Radio After Clear Channel inside music media
  • The 5 Universal Principles of Every Great Morning Show with RANDY LANE (webinar Wednesday, June 17, 2009 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT) gomeeting
  • Performance Rights Act: The Voice of Reason radio 2020
  • Technology corner: Before Facebook and Twitter, there was talk radio garner citizen
  • Open mic check: chatting about WNY’s local talk radio programs the sun news
  • In Defense of “Shock Jocks” (Rob, Arnie, and Dawn related) daily kos
  • It Don’t Come Easy. IPhone 3G Now that the hoopla over the iPhone announcement has passed, let’s take a look at what these developments might mean – at least in the short term. jacobs media
  • Former NPR Reporter Denounces ‘Canard’ of Liberal Media Bias for Causing ‘False Balance’ news busters
  • Et tu, NPR? Moral panic hits public radio feministing
  • Newspapers are Dying. Cue the Music. utne
  • No fairness in this doctrine dallas news
  • Rush Limbaugh Contender For Rams Purchase my stateline
  • Rush Limbaugh dumped by Puerto Rican radio station daily kos
  • Rush Limbaugh: Free Speech Is In Grave Danger american daily
  • Mark Levin Discusses Obama Media fox news
  • Can right-wing hate talk lead to murder? salon
  • Radio talk show host protests President. Jerry Bader plans to gather with a group at Beaver Dam Park in Green Bay Thursday and walk down West Point to Packerland around noon wfrv green bay

FCC & Gov

  • America’s radio lobby ‘fighting dirty’ ‘Snot fair, says RIAA register
  • Efforts to Diversify Radio Take a Different Tack ny times
  • Should Congress make radio stations pay performers? Yes. Legislation promotes fairness; won’t ‘kill’ black radio as some claim. No. Bill rewards record labels; performers are already compensated. ajc
  • Congressman says he’s not trying to kill black radio on common ground news
  • Backers of Conyers’ pay-to-play bill charge backlash detroit news
  • House Approves Delay in Web Radio Royalty Talks. The House on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that gives Internet radio stations and rights holders more time to agree on royalty payments. pc mag
  • House passes Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009 rain
  • Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009 enters Senate rain
  • Congressional Hearing Indicates Promise for Bipartisan Local Community Radio Act common dreams
  • World Copyright Summit: The unprintable bits. A bloggy buffet of wit, wisdom and WTF register
  • Copyright Holders Acknowledge Losing Battle For Public Consciousness At World Copyright Summit ip watch
  • IAB Lobbies in D.C. Industry group hopes to head off potential regulatory moves adweek
  • Composers Seek Change In Copyright Law billboard
  • musicFIRST Takes Perf Fee Case to FCC mediaweek
  • MusicFirst Plays Hardball On Performance Rights… mel phillips
  • FCC Pitches DTV Benefits In E-Mail Alerts broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • San Diego Jazz Station Gets National Award (KSDS) all about jazz
  • WBFO 88.7FM Wins Top Award for Second Time in Three Years from NYS Associated Press university at buffalo
  • KERA’s New Station: What is Adult Album Alternative, Anyway? art seek
  • WKNC takes runner-up honors from INDY ‘Independent Weekly’ names campus station as finalist for Best of Triangle technician online

Streaming & Tech

  • Last.fm Founders Sever Ties With CBS wall street journal
  • Last.fm Founders Leave The Company digital trends
  • Last.fm Co-founders Leave CBS it pro portal
  • IAC’s Diller: The iPhone is our crystal ball cnet
  • French ‘three strikes’ piracy law dealt setback cnet
  • CTIA and Cell Providers Dispute Call for FM Receivers in Cell Phones radio magazine
  • Digital music kiosks take another spin cnet
  • Chilirec records Net radio music to your PC cnet
  • Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio askmen
  • The Score Launches ScoreMobile for BlackBerry Smartphones cnw group
  • Pocket Tunes Radio for iPhone review. Streaming app includes access to satellite radio services through the Web macworld
  • Web radio hits the road nashua telegraph
  • News Dissector Radio Show (Audio). Danny Schechter is now hosting a weekly hour-long News Dissector Radio Show Thursdays at 10 AM on ProgressiveRadioNetwork.com. media channel
  • Ars toasts English language as Web 2.0 named millionth word ars technica
  • The Web in Numbers: Twitter’s Phenomenal Growth Suddenly Stops mashable
  • Massive Layoffs Coming To MySpace – 25% Or More May Be Cut tech crunch
  • ACA: Charging Sub Fees For Internet Content Could ‘Cripple’ Broadband Rollout. Polka Tells FCC Pay Model Will Drive Down New Adoption Rates multichannel
  • Recession and free media expansion impact further on media consumption patterns, research shows mediaweek

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • BBC tells Terry Wogan, Jeremy Clarkson and others to expect pay cuts times online
  • BBC: BBC Radio 1 DJs face their toughest test yet! trading markets
  • BBC stars are told: the days of big pay deals are over. Cuts of up to 40% for salaries above £100,000 guardian
  • TLRC sells Silk FM for nominal amount brand republic
  • Chester’s Dee 106.3 buys Silk FM the business desk
  • Margherita Taylor loses Capital 95.8 morning slot in shakeup. Capital’s early afternoon presenter Roberto to replace Taylor on the Global Radio-owned London music station guardian
  • Capital shuffles DJ line up. 95.8 Capital FM has re-shuffled its DJ line up for the second time this summer, with Margherita Taylor, who presented the morning show from 10am – 1pm, being replaced by Roberto. musicweek
  • BBC: Stop and listen: BBC World Service invites audiences to Save Our Sounds tmcnet
  • Elisabeth Mahoney on From Boom to Bust (Radio 4) u.tv
  • £54,000 boost for radio station. A COMMUNITY radio station has been given £54,000 to help pay for running costs and safeguard its future. hartlepool mail
  • Discovering music the modern way with Stephen Johnson birmingham post
  • Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills to perform set at Chester nightclub evening leader
  • UKIP candidate compared homosexuality to paedophila. Mike Mendoza, a presenter on talk radio station Talksport, was suspended for a week over his outburst. pinknews uk
  • Kelly drops Galaxy for Capital radio today
  • Silk FM sold to Dee 106.3 radio today
  • Jazz FM releases 3rd album radio today
  • New radio podcasts launched radio today
  • The government agreement to back digital and internet radio will see conditions eased for commercial stations and extra funds allocated to public service TV channels copenhagen post
  • DR DEPLOYS DALET ENTERPRISE EDITION ACROSS BROADCAST OPERATIONS digital content producer

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceania

  • Radio listeners want music, says 2AY. RADIO 2AY dumped Derryn Hinch after determining there was greater listener support for a mostly music format program hosted by Emily Canning. the border mail au
  • Award-Winning Radio Network Planning to Widen National Reach jakarta globe
  • Labour chief warns abusive employers. Namibia Labour Commissioner, Bro-Mathew Shinguadja, issued the stern warning following a complaint laid by suspended Fresh FM deejays, informante

Trades

All Access

  • Rob, Arnie & Dawn Return To KRXQ This Morning
  • TNS: Radio Ad Spending Fell 26.2% In Q1
  • Newberry Named NAB Joint Board Chair
  • NYC Comptroller Weighs In On Ad Dictates
  • House Holds LPFM Bill Hearing Today
  • Univision Offers New Sr. Notes, Amends Credit Agreement
  • NY, CA Translators Sold
  • Lin Brehmer Disagrees With Employer-sent Email
  • CBS-FM Drops ‘Radio Greats’ Feature
  • Duran Adds Afternoons At KOCP
  • KWBE Turns 60
  • Gap West/Yakima’s Cefus & Dave Ettl Run For City Council
  • WOR Adds Another Hour Of Beck
  • WVNN Host’s Election Day Prank Angers Democrats
  • WTAQ’s Bader Leads Protest Of President’s Speech
  • B94 And Qdoba Hold A Pens Road Rally
  • ‘Xtreme Radio’ Joins Sun Radio Network
  • Famed Musician/Producer Barry Beckett Passes

Radio Ink

  • Newberry Elected NAB Joint Board Chair
  • Local Radio Freedom Act Gathers More Support
  • MusicFirst Accuses Stations Of Boycotting Pro-Royalties Artists
  • TNS: Ad Spending Down 14% In Q1, Radio Down 26%
  • Lincoln Financial Signs On With Marketron
  • Rohm Heads Clear Channel/Philly
  • Report: WJFK Flipping To Sports?
  • Hit Parade Radio Debuts
  • Last.fm Founders Exit

FMQB

  • TNS: Ad Spending Down 14.2% In Q1
  • French anti-piracy law dealt setback
  • Ticketmaster-LN merger is Obama’s antitrust test
  • record labels still unsure how to profit from social networks
  • what Sirius XM can learn from Apple

Inside Radio

  • Smaller advertisers, bigger cuts.
  • Advertisers “lagging” economy.
  • Univision strikes debt deal.
  • Growing hurdle for record labels.
  • Artists back LPFM expansion.
  • Ad agencies pressured over NUDs.
  • Last.fm founders to exit.
  • Inside The Numbers: April 2009 PPM Classic Hits & Classic Rock
  • Not just for kids: iPhone skews older.

Radio Business Report

  • What’s Clear Channel worth, anyway?
  • musicFIRST takes its case to the FCC
  • S&P knocks Clear Channel down two notches
  • MRC briefed the FCC again
  • Rush wins leadership poll
  • SIRIUS XM to air 24 Hours of Le Mans Live
  • Howie Carr announces President of “Howie Nation”
  • Limbaugh wants to steer clear of GM
  • Brokers battle performance tax
  • HFS returns to DC
  • Hit Parade Radio debuts on Music of Your Life
  • FC Dallas signs with ESPN Deportes
  • KCBS celebrates 100 years; Dan Mason comments

Radio Online

  • Commonwealth’s Newberry NAB Joint Board Chair
  • Cox Radio Ousts Scarborough as KGLK/Houston PD
  • Clear Channel/Philly Names John Rohm President/MM
  • Report: CBS Plans WJFK/Washington Flip to Sports
  • Ad Spending Declines 14.2% in Q1, Radio Down 27%
  • 15 More Lawmakers Oppose Royalties for Airplay
  • Jackson’s Satrical Press Release Riles Alabama
  • musicFIRST Files FCC Complaint, NAB Responds
  • CRN to Launch ”Jack And Stretch Show” on June 15
  • IRN, Interview Factory Team for ”Country Mailbag”
  • CC/Chicago Names Romero WNUA (Mega 95.5) PD
  • Confirmation Hearing Set for Genachowski, McDowell
  • Emmis Alliance to Relaunch Streaming Platforms
  • Gilreath Opens Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication
  • Covenant Educational Media to Sell KVTT-FM/Dallas
  • Kraddick Debuts on iHeartRadio Through CC Deal
  • Russell Reynolds to Lead NAB Presidency Search

NTS Aircheck

  • Savage To U.K.’s Brown: “Address The Injustice”
  • Boy-Oh-Boy-Oh-Boycott
  • Stern: “I Never Liked Jay Leno”
  • Can Radio Websites Be “Go To” News Source?
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbaninsite

  • News – Backers of Conyers’ pay-to-play bill charge backlash
  • News – Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson refutes negative radio campaign over Performance Rights Act
  • Arbitron – Memphis, Raleigh-Durham, Richmond, Jacksonville, Greenville-New Bern
  • Airchecks – Jassiem The Cali Kid
  • News – AP: Complaint says top musician dissed over royalties

All About Country

  • Producer Barry Beckett Dies
  • Next Wednesday’s Conclave Webinar Is For Morning Shows
  • Montgomery Gentry Cracker Barrel CD Cracks 40K
  • Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic Tomorrow
  • KTTS/Springfield Brings Home Heavy Metal
  • 103 WKDF Beach Party Raises $46K For Cystic Fibrosis
  • Darryl Worley Is GAC Artist Of The Month
  • 9 To 5 The Musical Original Cast Recording Ready For Release
  • Toby Keith’s America’s Toughest Tour Launches Next Thursday
  • Hannah Montana Soundtrack Tops Soundscan
  • Total Outdoorsman Challenge At CMA Music Fest
  • MusicFIRST Formally Requests FCC Investigation