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Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 07-23-2009


Radio Headlines:


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • SIRIUS XM Radio to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Results Company to Webcast Earnings Call for Investors and Media yahoo
  • Buy Broadcasters. With the industry looking to revamp itself, there are good bargains in broadcast. forbes
  • N.Y. company takes over Radio Medford Four local FM and two AM stations will be under Lazard Group, which gets a 90% stake in them from a Los Angeles company mail tribune
  • On-Air Market Commerce flourishes on an AM Spanish-language radio program hartford advocate
  • Katz Sends 7000 Orders to Stations Thru Marketron radio online
  • The Real Story Behind Sirius Capex and EBITDA seeking alpha
  • GE Capital to exit TLGP radio business report
  • CIT Bond Advisers Said to Push for Bankruptcy After August Swap bloomberg
  • TribCo seeks judge’s OK to pay bonuses chicago business
  • News Analysis: Iffy Recovery, Ad Blues media daily news
  • ‘Billboard’ Revamps Site To Increase Future Revs media daily news
  • BMG Acquires Crosstown Songs America billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Wendy Williams Ending Radio Show Focusing On TV Show my fox new york
  • Wendy Williams leaving WBLS for TV; final radio show will air July 31st ny daily news
  • Wendy Williams bids farewell to seven year radio show examiner
  • Wendy Williams Takes the Talk Out of Talk Show eonline
  • How You Doing? Wendy Williams is Leaving WBLS and Radio urban radio nation
  • Wendy Leaving WBLS urban insite
  • Dud debut for talker ‘Wendy Williams’ Lots of pre-launch hype but ratings in the toilet media life
  • CBS Radio/Cleveland Appoints Maduri Market Mgr. radio online
  • Landecker, Quick Launch Consultancy radio ink
  • Quick, Landecker Launch Consulting Firm nts online
  • Jon Quick, John Landecker Launch Q Consulting radio online
  • WNYC president Laura Walker moves to stake out a radio home for classical music ny daily news
  • The Edge back in business after format change. The Edge 103.9 FM has life again. arizona central
  • More on the Proposed Changes at KBCS. The up-coming changes to KBCS programming will deal a huge blow to the Seattle Jazz Community and local jazz on the radio. all about jazz
  • O.C. listeners tune in to different stations than L.A. On the radio: Find out which stations are the most popular locally. oc register
  • WTMJ-AM catches spring ratings boost Brewers likely factor in move to first place milwaukee journal sentinel
  • Arbitron Radio Ratings for: Bakersfield Grand Rapids Harrisburg Lansing York PA Victor Valley CA Oxnard-Ventura Myrtle Beach Wilmington NC Quad Cities Peoria Rockford IL South Bend San Luis Obispo Santa Marie CA Santa Barbara Bloomington IL Dubuque LaSalle-Peru IL Sheboygan radio daily news
  • Inside the Numbers: June PPM-Talk inside radio
  • Seattle – JUNE PPM – Report & Analysis inside radio
  • Is a radio sales job a “prize?” inside radio
  • High Country Welcomes New Radio Station. WZJS-FM, formerly known as “100.7 MacFM,” dropped its classic rock format last night at midnight, and began playing oldies music from the 60’s, 70’s, and early 80’s go blue ridge
  • Columnist adds radio show to his portfolio (WLTH) post tribune
  • Veteran Beauchamp Steps Down At WBAL press box
  • Braves to move to 680 The Fan, Rock 100.5 FM in 2010 access atlanta
  • Braves moving to new radio home in 2010 news ok
  • Atlanta Braves Ink 5-year Deal with Dickey/Cumulus radio online
  • Caps to stay on WFED 1500AM – Nat’s the next team to make a move… washington examiner
  • WEEI makes a move to retain local and national football coverage boston radio watch
  • Islanders sign Biron, DiPietro just fine, thanks; Radio team: not so much light house hockey
  • Amerks and Knighthawks President on WHAM Radio Saturday our sports central

News & PR

  • Radio towers denied place on Hayward shoreline inside bay area
  • Talk Media News Notes nts online
  • WXXI-FM’s ‘Backstage Pass’ ep wins award the daily news
  • Radio deal encourages female, minority ownership (KMFX) rochester post bulletin
  • Clear Channel Donates Radio Stations to Minority Media and Telecommunications Council radio 2020
  • Central Jersey couple helping to organize fundraiser for fallen soldiers (Jersey 101) my central jersey
  • KZPS radio host Bo Roberts recuperating from surgery dallas morning news
  • Ray, Dudley & Bob named to radio hall of fame. KUT’s Paul Ray and KLBJ-FM’s Dale Dudley and Bob Fonseca have been named to the Texas Radio Hall of Fame austin 360
  • Ryan Seacrest Adds Danny Gokey to Dream Wedding Givaway hollywood outbreak
  • Celebrities and Hip Hop Legends Come Together to Celebrate and Honor One of Their Own (Kiss FM NY) hip hop press
  • Small radio station has big hopes, Adv25-27, VA fredericksburgh.com
  • KSDK, KMOX, KWMU win Murrow Awards st louis business journal
  • KLOS & Red Cross Set to Rock SoCal With Massive 5 Day Blood Drive pr newswire
  • KSPN Shoots Hoops for Ronald McDonald la radio
  • Clear Channel and WDAS Radio Claims “Unity Day” Trademark and Stops Philadelphia Group’s Permit for 2009 Event urban radio nation
  • Iconic Shorebirds announcer and radio host dies (Jim Whittemore) delmarva now
  • Radio stations, businesses chip in to help Stockdales idaho statesman
  • Donations pour in for Ryan Stockdale’s surgery ktvb
  • John Costigan Hosts “Success Leaves Tracks” Series With 99.9FM The Fan and Triangle Business Journal d business news
  • Free Guide: Making the Most of Your Radio & TV Advertising yahoo
  • DJ brings Latin Night to skating rink (WQSU) sunbury daily item
  • WMPG Power Up Night @ Geno’s maine today

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Radio’s Last Fortress Under Siege radio world
  • Options Ahead for FM Radio inside music media
  • Life Rewards Action infinite dial
  • Switcheroo jacobs media
  • Is classical radio in New York saved? Here’s what the new boss of WQXR has to say down with tyranny
  • Sue Wilson: Talk Radio Rules Blue Dog States buzzflash
  • Michael Savage has no option except to ‘pursue a defamation complaint against Jacqui Smith’ mail online
  • Savage aftermath; media whores and bores; The Wednesday ‘buzz sf gate
  • Unwelcome status–Michael Savage not alone examiner.com
  • Trouble Brews on Sharpton Show rush limbaugh
  • Hour 1: Limbaugh Praises DeMint’s “Waterloo” Comments About Health Care Reform media matters
  • As Dobbs digs in, CNN rebuts, ridicules, distances itself from birth certificate claims media matters
  • CNN “conspiracy theorist” Lou Dobbs discredits his network — one wild claim at a time media matters
  • Lou Dobbs embraces the Birthers salon
  • On the Radio: A radio veteran recalls Walter Cronkite – dapper & so well-suited ny daily news
  • Walter Cronkite: Nattering Nabob of Negativism chicago daily observer
  • Why I Didn’t Trust Walter Cronkite slate
  • More Cronkite Memories nts online
  • Corning mayor to appear on WENY radio program star gazette

FCC & Legal

  • Source: Clyburn, Baker Vote Will Have To Wait Said there was no particular reason for not getting the vote broadcasting and cable
  • House Energy & Commerce Committee Postpones FCC Oversight Hearing New date likely to be after August recess broadcasting and cable
  • Senator Wants FCC To Look Harder Into ‘Fake News’ McCaskill said she was particularly concerned about stimulus money ads masquerading as news broadcasting and cable
  • TX LPFM Draws Fine For Airing Ads radio ink
  • LPFM ordered to pay up for ad violation radio business report
  • Living with the FCC – a History radio magazine
  • FCC to Study Media and Kids to Aid ‘Scared’ Parents bloomberg
  • FCC To Revisit Kids TV Rules Chairman cites new media, but still says broadcasting is “uniquely accessible broadcasting and cable
  • Performance Royalty Opposition Continues To Grow fmqb
  • Trial set in webcast suit. A federal judge circles November 11, 2010 on the court calendar. That’s when a trial begins in U.S. District Court in Tyler, TX which will pit one-dozen broadcasters against Acaci inside radio
  • S.C. Attorney General McMaster asks court to dismiss Craigslist lawsuit charleston business journal
  • FCC Daily DIgest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Tacoma noncom’s future in doubt radio business report
  • Public Radio app updated and renamed tuaw
  • Business owners talk shop about the economy pri
  • Station partners and upgrades. The radio broadcast frequency of the Berkshire School is now affiliated with National Public Radio. berkshire eagle
  • On the Bright Side: WUOW radio station to expand its reach the daily star
  • Summerbridge teens do radio from behind the scenes pittsburgh tribune review
  • WEKU Adding Prairie Home Companion, WoodSongs to Lineup eku
  • Provincetown radio head resigns. David Myers, executive director of WOMR, Provincetown’s local public radio station, has resigned effective July 31. wicked local provincetown
  • Faulty transmitter may silence 2 local Christian radio stations lufkin daily news
  • Local radio stations in need of donations. Local Christian radio stations KSWP and KAVX are in danger of going off-air if they do not receive the proper funding, according to a press release. ktre lufkin

Streaming & Tech

  • Post Royalty Rate Agreement, Wowza Seeing A Big Uptick In Streaming Radio Interest tech crunch
  • Webcasters won’t see 50% profit margins, but Pureplay deal is no “death march” rain
  • Engaging Through Your Web Stream infinite dial
  • Arqiva: Arqiva to acquire Project Kangaroo platform assets tmc
  • Pandora Names MySpace Exec Sean Duggan As VP Eastern Regional Sales mi2n
  • Disney’s Iger: Content need not be free cnet
  • Iger Says Disney Developing Subscription Web Product bloomberg
  • French Anti-Piracy Sanctions Delayed billboard
  • Study: Streaming Up, Filesharing Down in UK audio4cast
  • Paytard pirates press pause. Zookz knuckles under register
  • Public Radio app updated and renamed tuaw
  • mocoNews – What If Apple Blocks Spotify’s iPhone App? washington post
  • Cronkite Funeral Service to Be Webcast by CBS News ny times
  • Reciva Brings Pandora to Internet Radios radio world
  • Disney puts toll on format shifting, rolls out microSD films ars technica
  • Number of online radios grows rapidly: currently about 2,000 in Germany pr inside
  • Brando Cube desktop PMP with 3.5-inch LCD slash gear

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • WideOrbit Selected by Rogers Media for Over 50 Radio Stations yahoo
  • There’s plenty of ire in TEAM as mouthpieces melt down Dead air follows David Pratt/Don Taylor scrap vancouver sun
  • Broadcast Team Grows Broader at Rossland Radio Co-op rossland telegraph
  • Corus Entertainment’s women’s specialty nets announce fall 2009 programming lineup yahoo

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Austereo CEO says current term will be his last news.com.au
  • Austereo CEO walks away from top radio job. THE most powerful executive role in Australian radio is up for grabs after Austereo Group chief executive Michael Anderson confirmed yesterday he would not renew his tenure next year after six years in the top job. australian business
  • Austereo sees beyond radio for new CEO. The Australian RADIO group Austereo is looking at candidates from the broader media and marketing industry, as well as radio, to replace chief executive Michael Anderson, who will not renew his contract. australian business
  • Hold Hands for Community Radio faster louder
  • FM 92.4 to regulate traffic, cut crime: Sumsam daily times pakistan
  • Radio propaganda Crackles of hatred. Silencing murderous messages is not as easy as it sounds economist
  • Guatemalan President Launches Weekly Radio Show americas quarterly


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