Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 07-16-2009

Radio Headlines:

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Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Corus facing ‘worst case scenario’ in radio business, posts $145M quarterly loss yahoo canada
  • Radio-unit writedown takes toll on Corus toronto star
  • Corus sings blues as economy cuts into ad revenue winnipeg free press
  • Corus Entertainment Inc. F3Q09 (Qtr End 05/31/09) Earnings Call Transcript seeking alpha
  • Corus Entertainment declares monthly dividend for Class A and B shareholders yahoo
  • Ed Stolz to Acquire KNGY/San Francisco for $6.5M radio online
  • Energy 92.7 KNGY San Francisco Sold radio insight
  • Sources: Lenders takeover BMP. inside radio
  • InvestorSoup.com Issues Trading Outlook for SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. yahoo
  • Ryan Seacrest shifts to CAA ‘Idol’ host exits WME after negotiating new deal variety
  • Cox Enterprises to Sell The Daily Sentinel and The Nickel (Grand Junction, Colo.) to Grand Junction Media, Inc. individual.com
  • CC Outdoor strikes global alliance with H&M radio business report

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • D.L. Hughley to host morning show on New York’s Kiss-FM radio ny daily news
  • 98.7 Kiss FM Breaks the News, D.L. Hughley is the new Morning Host urban radio nation
  • No Joke- D.L. Hughley Joins WRKS urban insite
  • Nielsen Radio Samples Top Arbitron mediaweek
  • Nielsen bragging about sample size radio business report
  • Which radio talkers do Personal People Meters help? minn post
  • New ratings technology pummels local talk radio minn post
  • Could new technology hurt talk radio? daily kos
  • Stations Battle for L.A.’s Top Radio Spot la business journal online
  • Arbitron’s for Dallas-Fort Worth Houston Los Angeles Chicago New York San Francisco Philadelphia San Jose Riverside-San Bernadino Middlesex Nassau radio daily news
  • Inside June PPM Numbers – Miami inside radio
  • WBZ-FM may share WEEI ads, audience Room enough for two in sports talk boston herald
  • NYC’s WQXR-FM to Change Owners not Format about.com
  • Dial Global Ups Three to Manage Affiliate Services radio online
  • Jack is dead at 103.7 FM in Houston mike mcguff
  • Louisville Gets New FM Talker nts online
  • Main Line launches FM talk radio station business first louisville
  • 105.1 WLRS Louisville flips from Rock to News/Talk radio insight
  • WWMM (Live 100.5)/Birmingham PD Dave Rossi Exits radio online
  • Fred Rico Named PD of XHTZ and XHRM/San Diego radio online
  • Radio Bilingue to create L.A. format. inside radio
  • Rock Music 101: What Was The First Song Played on Boston Station WBCN? examiner.com
  • KZYM plans to change format. The Zimmer Radio Inc. owned operation will know be known as AM 1230 The Talker, switching to a talk radio format. carthage press
  • The Silence of the Lamm Has Finally Ended jacksonville observer
  • WBAL Sports Radio Still Carries Hammer press box

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News & PR

  • KLBJ-AM hosts suspended over ethnic slur Don Pryor used word to describe illegal immigrants repeatedly on talk show. austin american statesman
  • Two radio personalities suspended for racial slur (KLBJ) kuve austin
  • Calls for firing after Austin radio hosts says racial slur keyetv
  • KLBJ hosts suspended for racial remarks The ‘Todd and Don Show’ off the air for two weeks austin news
  • News 8 exclusive: Russ Martin talks about battery charge wfaa
  • Fire Topples Radio Disney Tower In Sacramento cw 13
  • Fire topples Sacramento radio tower sacremento bee
  • Caught on Tape: Timber! Fire Brings Down Sacramento Radio Tower news 10
  • Toucher and Rich talk life after WBCN examiner.com
  • Ex-radio host sent to prison for child porn (Aaron Aldridge) union leader
  • Former radio host admits to sex charges (Aaron Aldridge) boston.com
  • NAB, in Search of a Diplomat radio world
  • Mancow to visit NBC’s ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ chicago tribune
  • CNN will air ‘Black in America 2’ (Steve Harvey) gainesville.com
  • Kalispell radio station owner files more suits (John Stokes) kaj18 kalispell
  • Webio exec pleads not guilty in Ponzi scam (David Hernandez) chicago sun times
  • Sweetness continues to flavor the airwaves south florida caribbean news
  • Communications pro tells of many jobs with common thread jewish community voice
  • Reportlinker Adds Radio Industry individual.com

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Nominees Tamp Down ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Reinstatement nasdaq
  • FCC nominees oppose Fairness Doctrine. inside radio
  • Free speech plan booted by House committee ‘The last thing we want is a government takeover of the airwaves’ wnd
  • Unreal: Broadcaster Freedom Amendment Defeated big hollywood
  • Broadcasters outgunned on Capitol Hill radio business report
  • NAACP Endorses Conyers’ HR 848 urban insite
  • NAACP endorses bankrupting black radio radio business report
  • Expand Low-power FM in 2009! National call-in day July 20 deepmedia
  • FCC picks Clyburn, Baker differ on Net neutrality internetnews
  • Rockefeller: FCC Is Broken Slams FCC under former administration at confirmation hearings for FCC nominees Mignon Clyburn, Meredith Attwell Baker broadcasting and cable
  • Congress Wants FCC Cyber Security Updates FCC among a list of 11 agencies who may have been affected by a July 4 service attack broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

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Public, Educational & Religious

  • Is MPR helped or hurt by Personal People Meters? minn post
  • An ode to the Click and the Clack wadena pioneer journal
  • U of K’s Billboard Campaign Airs Fight Song via Radio media planner buyer
  • NPR’s Bob Garfield to Deliver Keynote Address at PRSA 2009 International Conference prsa
  • KMST adds two national programs missouri s&t
  • MU student radio station KCOU resumes broadcasting after hiatus columbia daily tribune
  • St. Ambrose University’s KALA-FM carries innovative morning commute news show quad cities online
  • A KUT Story from Chip Taylor austin 360

Streaming & Tech

  • Sirius XM Premium, portable Insignia HD Radio hit flat notes usa today
  • HD Radio goes portable la times
  • Katz targets email marketing dollars. inside radio
  • Internet radio station WOXY.com is moving to Austin, TX to be have greater access to musicians examiner.com
  • V-Soft Plans Software Training at 2009 NAB Radio Show radio magazine
  • Modulation Index First to Deliver True Adobe Flash Streaming Radio on Apple iPhone yahoo
  • iPhone News: Griffin Announces iFM Radio Browser mobile tech review
  • Frontier Silicon Internet Radio Receiver Now Pandora Certified radio world
  • Apple Bans Palm Pre from iTunes: Get the Work-Around industry standard
  • Microsoft apes Spotify with ad-stuffed tune streaming register
  • RAIN’s Internet radio royalty round-up rain
  • Congratulations to Pureplay Webcasters audio4cast
  • Open for Business If you want readers to buy news, what exactly will you sell? The case for a free/paid hybrid. columbia journalism review
  • The tragedy of the Creative Commons. Bogus tags sour the cybernetic dream register
  • Indie Ranch Media Subsidiary NetMix Broadcasting Announces Further Developments on NetMix Broadcasting Software individual.com

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Radio News International:


  • Riley’s Orion hires Bauer’s Serle as commercial director mediaweek uk
  • Bauer names brand solutions chief mad.co.uk
  • Fearne Cotton replaces Jo Whiley in Radio 1 shake-up london evening standard
  • Keep Thought sacred, urges DUP Old-fashioned BBC. The DUP has called on the BBC not to change its Thought for the Day slot on Radio Four’s Today programme. bbc
  • Wave 102 Announces Another New Presenter in Bid to Rule Dundee’s Radio Airwaves all media scotland
  • Brits don’t think musicians should be paid. but won’t pay register
  • Cotton picked for Radio 1 radio today
  • Smith rides Dundee’s Wave 102 radio today
  • New director for Bauer Media radio today



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