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Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 07-09-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Corus 3rd quarter financial results coning July 15 yahoo
  • Astral Media releases third quarter results individual.com
  • Big League Sells KFNS-FM/St. Louis radio ink
  • For Media Business, The New Normal Is Ugly forbes
  • KNBR GM, Tony Salvadore, has been fired by Cumulus sf gate
  • The Edge 103.9 undergoing format change arizona central
  • WPWX-FM gets Sam Sylk chicago tribune
  • Family fears radio host’s killer may get off easy (Mike Webb) kval seattle
  • News salaries fall; staffing steady. inside radio
  • FCC Commissioner Circulates Document on ‘The State of Media Journalism’ CNSNews.com
  • Top DFLer asks for time on WCCO radio star tribune
  • U.S. Sen. Al Franken two-year deal for weekly KSTP-AM show. minn post
  • Jenner, Davis Wright on Internet Radio Settlement am law daily
  • Web Radio Gets Deal, Still At Disadvantage business week
  • Pandora charges listeners for internet radio wallet pop
  • Marty Tirrell Reaches Settlement with CC/Des Moines radio online
  • Why National Public Radio’s Mobile Web Approach Works poynter online
  • LDR Explores Crowdsourcing rwonline
  • Heart Harriet Scott will sign new contract at Heart FM, station insists guardian
  • Missing 9 Contest Violated Provision of Broadcast Code (CKIX) broadcaster

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Corus Entertainment’s third quarter financial results to be released July 15, 2009 yahoo
  • Astral Media releases third quarter results individual.com
  • Big League Sells KFNS-FM/St. Louis radio ink
  • Is a Reverse Split on the Horizon for Sirius XM? sirius buzz
  • News Corp, CBS in spotlight at Sun Valley riverton radio
  • News Corp Won’t Buy Twitter billboard
  • For Media Business, The New Normal Is Ugly. A new report says the ad collapse in television, radio and magazines isn’t a passing dip, but a permanent drop. forbes

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Salvadore Exits Cumulus/San Francisco as SVP/MM radio online
  • Main Longtime KNBR GM , Tony Salvadore , has been fired by Cumulus sf gate
  • The Edge 103.9 undergoing format change arizona central
  • Steve Harvey Number Two Listened to Radio Personality in America urban radio nation
  • WPWX-FM gets Sam Sylk … finally More than four years after WPWX-FM 92.3’s plan to hire then-WGCI-FM 107.5 afternoon star Sam Sylk blew up, Power 92 is getting its man. chicago tribune
  • Citadel to keep Oklahoma City FM. inside radiNo pay for Pittsburgh employees. Staff at “1590 The Promise” WZUM say they had to cope with bounced paychecks last month inside radio
  • Albany Greenville Raleigh-Durham Richmond Memphis Jacksonville Arbitron radio daily news
  • May PPM – Urban AC & Urban Contemporary inside radio
  • Economy takes toll on Cumberland County radio lineup. Two local radio personalities were given pink slips this week press of atlantic city
  • Joan Gerberding joins Nextgen Marketing Group radio magazine
  • WHAS11 Names Deener New Play-by-Play Announcer whas
  • Johnny Dee exits Radio One WPHI Philly urban insite
  • Chris Baker fills in for Glenn Beck on radio mike mcguff
  • Montana 200 broadcast on FM station, Web herald net

News & PR

  • Family fears radio host’s killer may get off easy (Mike Webb) kval seattle
  • Kasem Retires After Nearly 40 Years Of Top 40s npr
  • Beer Run Bobby (KSQQ) metro active san jose
  • News salaries fall; staffing steady. inside radio
  • WTMA’s John Quincy plays a vital role charleston city paper
  • Owens, radio stations offer contest for free college tuition toledo blade
  • Milwaukee Talks: FM 102.1’s Jacent Jackson on milwaukee
  • Santos to be ushered into WBZ’s Hall of Fame boston radio watch
  • Local African-American Community Leader Turns 50 (Cal Dameron) black voice news
  • Sports radio host calls McNair’s death ‘numbing’ wkrn
  • The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Stephen A. Smith sporting blog
  • Colin Cowherd and ESPN: I Don’t Need Bill O’Reily for Sports bleacher report

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Is HD Radio a Farce? about.com
  • Radio Unprepared for Another 9/11 inside music media
  • The Demonization of the Contest Pig infinite dial
  • Buying Your First Station george reed
  • Power Increases Should Be Put On Hold… mel phillips
  • The Healing Power Of Michael jacobs media
  • Can You Top These Cringeworthy Car Dealer Spots? infinite dial
  • Top DFLer asks for time on WCCO radio star tribune
  • DFL Wants Fair Time with Pawlenty Radio Show my fox twin cities
  • Former councilor, conservative radio host Medlock seeks Tulsa mayoral post kfsm
  • When local radio flips the keys to a politician. U.S. Sen. Al Franken just signed a two-year deal (with a two-year option) for an hour-long weekly KSTP-AM show. minn post
  • Christie talks layoffs, Palin on 101.5 politicker nj
  • Don’t expect a Colin Powell-Rush Limbaugh face-off anytime soon star tribune
  • New FCC chair picks leftwing ‘media reformer’ as spokesperson examiner.com

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Commissioner Circulates Document on ‘The State of Media Journalism’ CNSNews.com
  • Battle Over Royalties Plays Out Over Airwaves. Broadcasters say a proposed federal “tax” on the songs radio stations play could do just that. wowk tv
  • Royalty supporters look to shift momentum. inside radio
  • Behind the Copyright Controversy: What’s Really Being Proposed editor and publisher
  • Performers, labels seek payment from radio play Stations could be charged yearly fee siude
  • Jenner, Davis Wright on Internet Radio Settlement am law daily
  • Marty Tirrell Reaches Settlement with CC/Des Moines radio online
  • HD Radio power increase request based on extensive tests radio business report
  • Senate Commerce Committee Passes Kerry’s Spectrum Inventory Bill broadcasting and cable
  • House Bill Would Seek More Spectrum Data, Recommendations broadcasting and cable
  • FCC’s Enforcement Bureau Says MSOs Didn’t Discriminate Against WealthTV broadcasting and cable
  • US judge prunes damages from YouTube copyright suit register
  • Some doubt whether DOJ has case to reform exclusive phone deals industry standard
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • Web Radio Gets Deal, Still At Disadvantage business week
  • Experimental Fees Settle Royalty War For Internet Radio slashdot
  • Internet radio saved by rate deal with government’s Copyright Royalty Board ny daily news
  • Internet Radio Dodges Royalty Fee Bullet is Satellite Radio Next Target? ucwe
  • Agreement ends royalty battle, though no one’s declaring “victory” rain
  • Pandora’s Stream Stays Strong; Beck and Tom Waits Talk to Each Other About Nothing In Particular; Sports Stars Pay Tribute To MJ washington post
  • Pandora charges listeners for internet radio wallet pop
  • Final Verdict on Web Royalties Reached radio 2020
  • Are You Social Media Director Worthy? truth justice
  • Internet Radios As Fashion Statements audio4cast
  • Zookz: Unlimited downloads, one price cnet
  • Slower ad growth for social networks media life
  • Should Online Brand Metrics Go Traditional? adweek
  • LDR Explores Crowdsourcing rwonline
  • The new (MP3) Pirates of the Caribbean. Peculiar trade squabble allows Zookz to set sail register
  • TapStar Pushes Sony Music At Apple Store media daily news
  • Digital dividend debate flares: carriers, broadcasters contest rights to bandwidth commsday
  • Radio Gaga compiles 10,000 recordable radio stations macnn
  • The MYINE Internet Radio, is it the one for you? examiner.com
  • Harris ships three radio broadcast transmitters to Bible Broadcasting Network trading markets

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Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Harriet Scott will stay, says Heart Harriet Scott will sign new contract and stay as Jamie Theakston’s breakfast show co-host at Heart FM, station insists guardian
  • Digital Britain? We haven’t even got decent digital radio telegraph
  • Airwaves taken over by Darwen Vale pupils lancashire telegraph
  • New Car but no New Radio motoring
  • Manx Radio to Broadcast Southern ‘100’ superbike news
  • Bute radio station set for launch. BUTE’S new community radio station, Bute FM, will be officially launched at midday on Wednesday, July 15. buteman
  • Good morning Breton — It’s Radio Fred galway advertiser
  • Ricky replaces Moose at Rock radio today
  • Radio 1 sends Greg packing radio today
  • City Talk wins two news awards radio today
  • Newspaper man joins Northsound radio today
  • Polish radio station protests… with bird-song yahoo
  • Belgium radio station creates Eternal Moonwalk website as tribute to Michael Jackson examiner.com

Canada

  • Corus Entertainment’s third quarter financial results to be released July 15, 2009 yahoo
  • Astral Media releases third quarter results individual.com
  • Corus Announces Recipients of Corus Made with Pay Fund broadcaster
  • Missing 9 Contest Violated Provision of Broadcast Code (CKIX) broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Radio, television workers launch pay strike iol za
  • AIR FM creeps into top 5 in three metros radio and music
  • VH1 Handpicked Outlandish at Radio One Studio radio and music
  • Jordanian community radio resumes live parliamentary broadcasts individual.com