Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 04-14-2009

Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Emmis Domestic Radio Revs Off In Q4 radio and records
  • Emmis calls ad climate ‘incredibly weak’ ibj.com
  • Emmis Q4 Revs Fall 20%, OI Loss Widens on Charge radio online
  • KIIS-FM/Los Angeles Radio’s Top Biller In ’08 radio ink
  • Top Three 2008 Billing Stations Were In L.A. mediaweek
  • Digital Radio Growth Shifts to Emerging Asian Markets after Strong 2008 Growth, Reports In-Stat yahoo
  • Special Committee of Hearst-Argyle Television Board Appoints Advisors to Assist in Review of Hearst Corporation Tender Offer pr newswire
  • New York Radio Revenues radio insight
  • Clear Channel or Static Interference? (video) cnbc
  • Sirius XM (NASDAQ : SIRI) And iPhone: OS 3.0 istock analyst
  • XM Canada repurchases senior notes individual.com
  • Newspapers’ ad revenue flowed in until recently, but damage was done chicago tribune
  • On the radio: For ads, WLTW’s at the top of the bill ny daily news
  • ZO Revises Ad Spend Forecast Downward. Becomes 2nd major media agency network to do so in recent weeks adweek
  • U.K. Biz Builds North America Market Share billboard
  • Warner Music Group Shares Rise On Upgrade billboard

Fleeced: How Barack Obama, the Media That Downplays Terrorism, Liberals Who Want to Kill Talk Radio, the Do-Nothing Congress, C
Fleeced: How Barack Obama, the Media That Downplays Terrorism, Liberals Who Want to Kill Talk Radio, the Do-Nothing Congress, C

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Pulse 87 Coming to Washington, D.C. radio insight
  • Convicted former Ohio Rep. Bob Ney has radio show yahoo
  • Bob Ney begins talk-radio gig (video) zanesville times recorder
  • From Prison To Airwaves: Convicted Congressman Gets Radio Show wtov9
  • On WINZ, progressive talk is gone, but DJ still sounding off miami herald
  • Channel 93.3 gets funky with Mixtape Thursdays examiner
  • SIRIUS XM Radio to Air Every Game of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs yahoo
  • SIRIUS XM Expands Book Radio Channel yahoo
  • Joe Sib (22 Jacks/SideOneDummy) joins 98.7 FM for Punk Show punknews.org
  • CBS Radio, Spacial to Offer Syndicated Programming radio online
  • The Jimmy Conrad Show, Presented by Budweiser, Returns Wednesday on Sports Radio 810 WHB our sports central
  • ‘In The Fairway’ now on FM at KKFN, 104.3 examiner
  • Chicago Cubs to Broadcast 20 Games in Spanish via WRTO-AM mediabuyerplanner

News & PR

  • Iconic voice of Phillies, Kalas, dies in radio booth. 73-year-old also well-known for work on NFL Films. statesman.com
  • Longtime announcer, UI grad Harry Kalas dies in radio booth at stadium gazette online
  • Radio broadcaster Kalas dead at 73 marietta daily journal
  • Kalas and unmistakable voice certain to be missed the news messenger
  • Kalas death saddens fans. He’s remembered as the last symbol of ‘a golden era.’ the morning call
  • Rich Hofmann: Harry Kalas had just the right touch for Philly philly.com
  • Tampa radio personality Pat Chamburs, 84, dies tampa bay online
  • KJNP co-founder Genevieve Nelson dies at age 85 newsminer
  • Inqlings: Booker’s bicoastal prospects the philadelphia inquirer
  • Cincinnati. Changes in radio ownership bring new competition to a market that’s also seen its newspapers wither mediaweek
  • NAB Daily News nxtbook
  • STEVE HARVEY ADDRESSES JOYNER SITUATION: Radio host says don’t blame him for replacing TJMS, blame Clear Channel. eurweb
  • New Morning Show, “hola Miami” Debuts With Successful Premier on WRMA-Romance 10 newsblaze
  • Edge ‘signs off’ as Crossroads GM. On April 20, Doug Edge, General Manager of the Crossroads Communications LLC family of radio stations will sign off. terre haute trib star
  • WEGENER(R) Showcases Advanced Localization Tools for Radio Networks at NAB 2009 pr newswire
  • Reigncom Changes Name to Iriver, Appoints New President and CEO radio magazine
  • Impact of Google’s Exit Is Minimized. Google’s announcement that it is exiting the radio ad placement business might have sent nervous chills down the backs of a few radio station executives worried about lost revenue, but industry analysts say the overall impact to radio stations likely will be minimal. radio world
  • Jamie Foxx Unleashes Miley Cyrus Radio Tirade. Actor/musician insults ‘Hannah Montana’ star following Radiohead incident. mtv
  • Pastor’s daughter gets Kiss of fame naperville sun
  • LA jury convicts Phil Spector in murder of actress google
  • Caller: Murder Confession On Radio Was Hoax. Man Claimed To Have Witnessed Murder Near Cincinnati In 1988 wlwt
  • Police Say Radio Show Murder Confession Was Hoax local12
  • Win a dotFM Domain From BRSMedia audio4cast

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • US radio jock calls Indian IT workers ‘slumdogs’ (Rush Limbaugh) indian times
  • US radio host calls Indian workers ’slumdogs’ thaindian news
  • Rush Limbaugh wants Obama to fail because he deserves to fail examiner
  • Public Radio: Easter Scrooge big hollywood
  • Are you tired of commercials? monroenews
  • A reminder of radio’s power the phildadelphia inquirer
  • Stitcher – death to speech radio? james cridlands blog
  • Radios and Automobiles: Honoring a Special Bond radio 2020
  • Five New Rules for Marketing hear2.0
  • Your Local Media Opportunity is Slipping Away, Radio hear2.0
  • Blueprint for silencing talk radio exposed. New book warns of ‘commissar committees’ to censor speech worldnet daily
  • Indicted former state Sen. Efrain Gonzalez profited from lobby efforts, feds say (SBS) ny daily news
  • Paranoia Proliferates Around the Right-Wing utne reader
  • Coleman’s next stop: Minnesota Supreme Court. Republican Norm Coleman says he will appeal a three-judge panel’s ruling that Democrat Al Franken was the top vote-getter in Minnesota’s 2008 U.S. Senate election. minnesota public radio
  • Brand New Thom Hartmann Book: Threshold: The Crisis of Western Culture buzzflash
  • Supporters of Terrill’s bill attack Republican lawmakers in newspaper, radio ads kfsm
  • Joan Gronowski – On the Level with Hezi Aris on WVOX-1460 AM yonkers tribune

Sports Talk: A Journey Inside the World of Sports Talk Radio
Sports Talk: A Journey Inside the World of Sports Talk Radio

FCC & Legal

  • FMC wants FCC in the monitoring business radio business report
  • NCTA Comments on FCC’s Role in Broadband Stimulus Program. Reiterated that the money should be focused on areas that currently do not have broadband service broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • WAMU Airs Audio of VA Incident the washington post
  • VA returns seized recording to WAMU radio business report
  • Tie with Mountaineer Food Bank helps boost public radio fundraising drive. Donors spare more than ‘a dime’ wv gazette
  • Real Change, KPLU Public Radio take national journalism honors the seattle times
  • U.S.-Iranian reporter on trial, verdict expected soon canada.com
  • Iran says US journalist tried behind closed doors examiner
  • Three journalism heavyweights visit Tampa Bay area this week tampabay.com
  • Longtime Navajo Nation AM radio announcer dies at 57 az daily sun
  • Adventures in Broadcasting fine wood working
  • Jackson couple win NPR singing contest localnews8
  • Marshall Journalism Students take top Honors in Regional Competition wowktv
  • Youth Radio environment, sustainability series begins its Monday broadcasts on Carbondale’s KDNK today glenwood springs post independent
  • Local Radio Station KPFA to Celebrate 60 Years dailycal
  • Radio station returns to Christian roots the pottstown mercury

Streaming & Tech

  • Goom Radio Raises More Than $16 Million in Venture Capital to Launch Internet Radio Service yahoo
  • NAB pushing for FM in iPhones radio business report
  • Triton, Ando to enter Net radio mobile deal with Airkast, Stream The World rain
  • Triton Digital to announce a One-Stop Integrated Mobile Platform for Broadcasters hear2.0
  • Apple seen readying huge Wi-Fi boost for iPod touch, iPhone mac video
  • Great Apple Apps for Radio inside music media
  • RAIN Summit “Must Attend” for Radio Industry audio graphics
  • Trending Up: Nielsen Says Online Video Usage Soars media daily news
  • Zcom Networks Announces Update on Company’s Strategy trading markets

Shock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio: America's Ten Worst Hate Talkers and the Progressive Alternatives
Shock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio: America’s Ten Worst Hate Talkers and the Progressive Alternatives
The highly politicized and often factually challenged world of talk radio dominates a sizable portion of America”s airwaves.

Radio News International:




  • Digital radio buying guide. Making the transition to the new digital radio format. pc world au
  • Stability in FM radio sector will contain attrition and volatility dna india
  • Learning organic farming through radio inquirer.net
  • Politicians, media barred from service sowetan


Radio & Records

  • Emmis Domestic Radio Revs Off In Q4
  • Goom Radio Raises $16 Million In Venture Capital
  • Spector Fails To Dodge The Bullet
  • Updated: Phillies Broadcaster Harry Kalas Dead At 73
  • D.C. To Begin Pulsing
  • Stock Market Snapshot: April 13, 2009
  • Consultancy Pledges To ‘Protect And Grow’ Value Of Radio
  • Watson Delivers ‘Fresh Perspective’ To Universal Motown
  • Warner Music Group Shares Rise On Upgrade
  • Street Talk: Branch Makes Her Point
  • Nielsen: Web Users Flocked To Video Streaming Sites In March
  • Eleven Seven Music Announces Expansion
  • Nix Goes National
  • KCSP Debuts New Batting Order
  • Chart Highlights: New No. 1s at Four Formats
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • R&R Condolences: Deano Day
  • WAMU Reporter Gets Audio Card Back
  • ‘Don Cheto’ Debuts On KXTS/Santa Rosa
  • NRG Media/Omaha Hopes To Stimulate Local Auto Sales
  • Top Three 2008 Billing Stations Were In L.A.
  • Flores, Radlovic Get New Roles At SBS
  • Citadel’s Suleman Earned $6 Million in 2008
  • Will Box’s Exit Bring Joyner Back To The Chi?
  • Compass Points To Football

All Access

  • THL’s Sperling: CC Not In Danger Of ‘Imminent Blowup’
  • SBS Said To Funnel Cash To Indicted Pol’s Charities
  • Emmis Sees Revenue Drop For Q4
  • Goom Radio Gets $16M In Funding
  • Translator Sold In Washington State
  • Jamie Foxx Rips Into Miley Cyrus On Air
  • Where In The World Is Booker?
  • Country Out, Spanish In At KJSA-A
  • Ex-WLDR Jock Files Suit
  • After One Big Stall, Qtrax Finally Launches
  • Spacial Audio Offers CBS News To Internet Stations
  • Local Radio Co. Urges Shareholders Reject UKRD Bid
  • CMA Unveils Music Consumer Study
  • Keith Urban Added To Lineup For Nashville4Africa Benefit
  • The Oak Ridge Boys To Release Gospel CD & DVD
  • Survey: Radio News Departments Cutting Back
  • Tampa’s Pat Chamburs Dies

Radio Ink

  • Emmis Radio Revenues Fall In Fiscal Q4
  • Phillies Broadcaster Harry Kalas Dies At 73
  • Mega Media Bringing Pulse 87 To DC
  • Renda Opens Velocity Radio Management
  • Executive Changes At SBS
  • Cubs Add Spanish-Language Radio Partner
  • Rehr Asks Apple To Add FM To iPods
  • BlackBerry Users Heart IHeartRadio
  • Goom Radio Gets New Funding
  • Dial Global, Compass Partner For Football
  • McGavren Guild Signs Up Uno Radio
  • Adelstein Makes Staff Changes


  • BIA Financial Announces Top Billing Stations
  • Eleven Seven Music Expands, Adds Alternative Label
  • Philadelphia Broadcasting Legend Harry Kalas Dies
  • Survey: Internet Radio Still Picking Up Steam
  • SBC promotes Flores
  • Live Nation/Ticketmaster merger under fire
  • was Phoenix radio murder confession real?
  • Mike Francesca wants new partner
  • FCC Misfires On Minority Ownership

Inside Radio

  • Emmis: Big markets “challenging.”
  • Sperling: Clear Channel’s stable.
  • Westwood One: Gores deal critical.
  • Recession hits radio newsrooms.
  • NAB pushes Apple.
  • Mega Media expands to Washington.
  • Goom Radio raises $16 million.

Radio Business Report

  • NAB pushing for FM in iPhones
  • FMC wants FCC in the monitoring business
  • Tough quarter for Emmis
  • Phil Spector convicted of murder
  • Telos, Omnia & Axia present “Streaming Solution Center” at NAB
  • WONX doubles power, flips calls
  • GLR presents: Chivas vs. America
  • Yolanda Adams, Radio One Gospel stations raise $800K for St. Jude
  • Mega Media Group adding Pulse87 in DC
  • VA returns seized recording to WAMU
  • MLB puts radio streams on iPhone

Radio Online

  • CBS Radio, Spacial to Offer Syndicated Programming
  • Emmis Q4 Revs Fall 20%, OI Loss Widens on Charge
  • BIAfn: KIIS-FM/Los Angeles Was Top Biller in 2008
  • NAB’s Rehr Encourages Apple to FM to iPhone, iPod
  • iHeartRadio is Number Two Application for Blackberry
  • Mega Media Group Expands Pulse 87 to Washington DC
  • Tony Renda Jr. Launches Velocity Radio Management
  • Longtime Phillies Broadcaster Harry Kalas Dead at 73
  • Liberman adds its syndicated Hispanic morning program, “El Show de Don Cheto,” to KXTS-FM/Santa Rosa, CA
  • KTOH-FM/Kauai, HI, flips to Country as “Rooster Country 99.9”
  • Gina Ferraro joins AC WLIT-FM (The Lite 93.9) Chicago as morning traffic reporter
  • Seth Everett is named to nights (7-10pm) at Sports WEPN-AM (1050 ESPN)/New York
  • KCSP-AM (610 Sports Radio)/Kansas City moves late morning hosts Chris Hamblin and “Cowboy” Cory Anderson shift to afternoons
  • Sporting News Radio Production Director Glenn Gordon is out
  • Jennifer Horn returns to Talk WSMN-AM/Nashua, NH, for 10am-noon

NTS Aircheck

  • Guest Passes Out Live On Beck TV Show
  • Harry Kalas Dies
  • 40% Of Radio’s Top 10 Billers Are News/Talkers
  • Seth Everett Joins ESPN Radio/New York
  • Doug Does Baghdad
  • Talk Media News Notes


  • Arbitron – Huntsville, Greenville-New Bern
  • Airchecks – Kyle Street: Seeking Opportunities
  • Airchecks – Got Talent?
  • Airchecks – JoJo McToy: Hot 105.7 Montgomery, AL
  • News – Atlanta’s New Steetz 102.9 Now Broadcasting Baseball

All About Country

  • Oprah Goes COUNTRY Today
  • Dolly’s Backwoods Barbie Breaks Soundscan Top 10
  • Charlie Daniels Honored By Middle Tennessee State University
  • Tracy Lawrence Gold Classic Next Monday
  • KKGO’s Charlie Cook Moves To L.A.–His Furniture Doesn’t
  • Reba’s Strange Is MediaBase’s Most-Added
  • Phil Spector Goes To Jail
  • Nashville Twister Takes Rocco Cosco & Family’s Home
  • CMA Consumer Segmentation Study Releases April 28th
  • CMT Music Awards’ First Round Voting Is On
  • KFDI/Wichita Listener Appreciation Show Set
  • George Strait’s Brother Found Dead In San Antonio
  • CRB Vision Now Available From Country Radio Broadcasters
  • Hawaii Has Another COUNTRY Station
  • Norbert Nix Takes RCA Nashville National Director/Promotion
  • CMA Music Festival Helps Out With Single Night Tickets
  • Dailey & Vincent Visit Bluegrass Junction Tomorrow