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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 04-21-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Radio Giant Is Planning to Revamp Its Debt Load. (Clear Channel) ny times
  • Cox Radio Lowball Set to Rise Up yahoo
  • Arbitron Inc. Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results individual.com
  • Fake Sirius News Report Outrages Investors seeking alpha
  • TargetSpot Adds 10 More Radio Broadcasters media daily news
  • Tafoya will be ‘CCO Radio afternoon-drive host star tribune
  • Joyner buys his way back on the air here chicago tribune
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media radio and records
  • Bo Money Exits Radio One/Detroit Trio as Ops Mgr. radio online
  • WOOD-AM radio host Gary Allen ‘doing great’ after double-bypass heart surgery mlive
  • Police Continue Search For Newport Radio Host wmur
  • SPJ: Don’t Reinstate Fairness Doctrine broadcasting and cable
  • Kerry Schedules Hearing On Future Of Journalism broadcasting and cable
  • Clear Channel Coming To The Very Halting Realization That It Pretty Much Screwed Up Radio idolator
  • Iran hints US (NPR) reporter’s sentence may be eased lincoln daily news
  • Older generation chooses internet radio but their kids prefer MP3 after dawn
  • The Pirate Bay loads cannon with official appeal the register
  • Jonathan Ross: ‘Russell and I will rule the world’ mail online

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Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Radio Giant Is Planning to Revamp Its Debt Load. Clear Channel Communications, the embattled radio and outdoor advertising giant, is seeking to reorganize its debt load by exchanging $2.3 billion worth of bonds, according to a regulatory filing on Monday. ny times
  • CC Projecting Q1 Revs Off 23% radio and records
  • Cox Radio Lowball Set to Rise Up yahoo
  • Cox Enterprises extends tender offer for Cox Radio. Cox Enterprises extends tender offer deadline for Cox Radio yahoo
  • Cox Siblings Adify And AutoTrader Partner On Ad Net; Cox Enterprises Offers To Buy Cox Radio yahoo
  • Cox Radio Committee Now Takes Neutral Position on Buyout media buyer planner
  • Saga Communications, Inc. Announces Date and Time of 1st Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call yahoo
  • Arbitron Inc. Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results individual.com
  • Fake Sirius News Report Outrages Investors seeking alpha
  • Sirius Call Options Volume Continues seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM’s Further Dilution Could Kill Any Hopes for a Near-Term Rebound seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Announces Annual Meeting sirius buzz
  • Sirius XM Is a 10-Bagger motley fool
  • Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) +53% After Buyins.net Friction Factor Report trading markets
  • Sirius Investors Should Prepare for Share Dilution, Reverse Split seeking alpha
  • Music of Your Life(R) Signs Development Deal with Mansion Entertainment fox business
  • TargetSpot Adds 10 More Radio Broadcasters media daily news
  • TargetSpot partners with 10 radio groups radio business report
  • Millard Outlives Martha Stewart, Partners With Ad Industry ‘Player’ Kassan media daily news

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Tafoya will be ‘CCO Radio afternoon-drive host star tribune
  • Tafoya will be ‘CCO Radio afternoon-drive host: The “Monday Night Football” regular also has a new baby. individual.com
  • ‘Big’ announcement scheduled for Don Shelby’s radio show twin cities
  • Arbitron To Reissue Atlanta PPM Data radio and records
  • JOYNER RADIO SHOW BACK IN CHICAGO: TJMS to begin airing Wednesday on SOUL 106.3. eurweb
  • Tom Joyner Back On The Air In Chicago beta culture 11
  • Joyner buys his way back on the air here chicago tribune
  • Playa, Playa, Play on: Tom Joyner Returns to Chicago Airwaves! huffington post
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media radio and records
  • Bo Money Exits Radio One/Detroit Trio as Ops Mgr. radio online
  • Genesis Taps Cantwell for Orlando VP/GM Post radio online
  • Rehr sees opportunities for radio and television radio business report
  • John Madden not retired from KCBS, No Name back and another good BFD sf radio examiner
  • Radio news: KXNO fills afternoon sports-talk slot, KXNO-AM (1460) Radio officials have hired Keith Murphy and Andy Fales to fill the station’s mid-afternoon time slot, Murphy confirmed Thursday. des moines register
  • BOB DYLAN – DYLAN ENDING RADIO SHOW? contact music
  • Rainbow twin bill won’t be on radio honolulu advertiser
  • Fox Sports Radio now available on Naples station AM 1460 naples news
  • Saints switch Baton Rouge radio spot. Broadcasts will be heard on WYPY-FM the advocate
  • Saints radio broadcasts switching stations the advocate

News & PR

  • WOOD-AM radio host Gary Allen ‘doing great’ after double-bypass heart surgery, wife says mlive
  • WOOD-AM radio’s Gary Allen undergoes heart surgery mlive
  • Police Continue Search For Newport Radio Host. Arrest Warrant Accuses Man Of Child Pornography wmur
  • Manhunt for Upper Valley Radio Host wcax
  • ’ZLX morning man bombs in Ashland. Like the Boston Marathon-weary Ashland cops didn’t have enough to do yesterday, WZLX-FM morning man Kevin Karlson had the men in blue scrambling the bomb squad! boston herald
  • Air America Not Hunting For Donations radio and records
  • Live 105 BFD lineup announced mercury news
  • Regent, Saga, Journal, Corus Join Broadcaster Traffic Consortium radio ink
  • NAB 2009 Opening weekend photos radio magazine
  • NAB 2009: Recession ‘Isn’t Stopping Us’.Rehr says great minds will thrive in Great Recession broadcasting and cable
  • Morning Mash with Cadillac Jack, “Drop Dead Diva” casting call access atlanta
  • Inqlings: KYW tops in billings – again the philadelphia inquirer
  • Higher radio pay for artists urged, A group pushing legislation to make radio pay more money to artists held a town hall meeting. miami herald
  • Pending radio tax pitting artists against broadcasters san antonio business journal
  • Would you donate money to a for-profit radio station? walletpop
  • InsideSales.com Primary Sponsor of ‘Glenn Beck at the Capitol’ Black Tie Fundraiser for George Wythe University marketwire
  • Laurel radio station apologizes to Southern Miss fans laurel leader call
  • Black Journalists Slashed from Newsrooms at Alarming Rate prnewswire
  • Former radio man plans bookstore. Ben Stomberg aims to open independent bookstore galesburgh register mail
  • “Nick D” is on your radio dial niner online
  • JULIE CHEN EXPECTING BABY ny post
  • He was wild about Harry. Jim Vassallo can be counted among the legion of baseball fans mourning the death of beloved sportscaster Harry Kalas. philly burbs
  • Harris expands VistaMax family of audio management systems individual.com
  • Local radio, TV shakeups turn off fans new haven register
  • Radio stations work to prevent child abuse wthr indianapolis
  • On-air talk about sex, sex, sex and the ‘N’ word oursports
  • Accenture Releases Consumer Broadcast Survey world screen

OP/ED, Political & Feature

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FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Iran hints US reporter’s sentence may be eased lincoln daily news
  • Ira Glass will spin his yarns live courier journal
  • Divas for a Difference: Amy Goodman event to help Boise Community Radio idaho statesman
  • Local radio stations persevere. Budget cuts and funding woes are causing issues for National Public Radio Inc., and its relationship with some of its local member stations. the baylor lariat
  • Broadcasting majors get hands-on experience fay observer
  • Webcasting Helps Non-Profits Reach More with Less infocommiq
  • Local Public Radio Station – WKMS Hires Membership Coordinator isurfhopkinsco
  • Fashion show, auction benefit Rockland’s nonprofit radio station village soup
  • Pump up the volume for low power community radio greater washington
  • Intelligent talk radio on ‘The Voice of the Nation’ final call news
  • The end of the Worldwide Church of God dallas morning news
  • WDBA now WCOH. Family Life Network has changed the call letters for its station in DuBois from WDBA-FM (107.3) to WCOH-FM (107.3). courier express

Streaming & Tech

  • 10 Radio Stations in the On LIne Era channel4
  • Pirate Bay says appeal is filed cnet
  • The Pirate Bay loads cannon with official appeal the register
  • Older generation chooses internet radio but their kids prefer MP3 after dawn
  • RAIN Summit 2009 underway in Las Vegas rain
  • Entercom’s Digital Homerun: WEEI.com audio4cast
  • RTNDA@NAB: Stations Atwitter Over Twitter. ‘Facebook on crack or Red Bull’ an effective newsgathering tool broadcasting and cable
  • That Deal With Napster? It Never Was Going to Happen billboard
  • Triton Digital and RadioTime Create Sales Alliance to Help Radio Broadcasters Develop Online Revenues yahoo
  • Study: pirates biggest music buyers. Labels: yeah, right ars technica

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Global Radio nears £30m stations deal with Bauer Media mediaweek uk
  • Chris Moyles blasts the Sun over paper’s claims he faces Radio 1 axe guardian
  • Russell Brand’s latest radio prank, Noel Gallagher and Russell Brand phoned US President Barack Obama to quiz him about soccer. yahoo
  • Jonathan Ross: ‘Russell and I will rule the world’ mail online
  • Oasis’ Liam Gallagher: ‘Noel And Russell Brand Are Pair Of Housewives’ festival wise
  • It’s time to go, says Liverpool Radio City founder Terry Smith ic liverpool
  • Radio Empire of the Sun channel4
  • Future of Pennine FM radio station in balance the huddersfield daily examiner
  • Radio DJ puts pants on eBay watford observer
  • School’s radio broadcasters hit the internet prestwich & whitefield guide
  • Radio review guardian
  • Cornish media company completes deal. Cornish company UKRD Group has sold its majority shareholding in Bristol Community Radio Ltd, which operates ‘Star 107.2 FM Bristol’ Radio Station, to rival Original Bristol FM. business cornwall
  • DJ Joey B: “I’m the best” get bracknell
  • You could be on the radio. A SOUTH Yorkshire radio station is offering wannabe DJs and producers the chance to train for free. the star
  • Volunteers needed for Helen Newlove’s charity Warrington radio station this is cheshire
  • New radio show is very Scilly radio today
  • Rose grows to BBC Wiltshire radio today
  • Breakfast’s Alex Zane exits XFM radio today
  • Literacy services promoted in radio series from Oban. A radio show is about to launch its second series to help people with literacy issues. stv

Canada

  • CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi to MC Dora Awards, celebrating theatre the record
  • Dealing with Ben Mulroney Radio eye weekly

Asia/Africa/Oceana

  • Station keeps listeners after Hosking takeover new zealand herald
  • Uproar after Radio Televisyen Malaysia’s retiming of Mandarin, Tamil news new kerala
  • Rais’ idiotic hypocrisy: Is it the job of TV/Radio stations to bodek BN? malaysia today
  • Somalia: Al Shabaab Arrest Radio Journalist in Baidoa all africa
  • DJ Sbu suspended for being too close to Zuma iol
  • DJ back on the air. YFM DJ Sbu Leope is back on the air after he was earlier suspended for allegedly appearing next to African National Congress President Jacob Zuma at a rally iol

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Arbitron Revenue Up 4.7% In Q1. Net income was $12.3 million
  • Professional Journalists: No Fairness Doctrine
  • Arbitron To Reissue Atlanta PPM Data
  • For Radio, The Future Is Now
  • Lesourd Joins Citadel Media
  • Broadcasters Hit With Web Radio Patent Suit
  • NAB: Let HD Radio Lure New Advertisers
  • Radio One/Detroit OM Departs
  • Bono Fires On NAB Over Royalties Statement
  • Condolences: Don Bernstine
  • Stock Market Snapshot, April 20, 2009
  • Stream Surge
  • CC Projecting Q1 Revs Off 23%
  • Obit: Karen Lash
  • TargetSpot Picks Up 10 More Clients
  • Pinka’s Label Love
  • Street Talk: Tesh Expands Further
  • Air America Not Hunting For Donations
  • CCR Names Sharma SVP, Strategic Initiatives
  • Triton Digital Offers Affiliates New Search Product
  • Arbitron Names EVP, Chief Strategy & Biz Dev Officer
  • Promo Summit Will Help Radio Meet Demands Of Marketplace
  • ‘Idol’ Vet Joins WHBQ/Memphis
  • Updated: Reporter Sentenced To Eight Years, NPR Asks For Immediate Release

All Access

  • Arbitron Will Reissue Atlanta Data
  • Arbitron, Clear Channel Handshake Now In Question?
  • Arbitron Reports Q1 Financial Results
  • NY Times: Is Clear Channel Planning A Big Refinance?
  • Florida AM CP Sold
  • Taylor Swift Receives Plaque For 7 Million Albums Sold
  • WKHX’s Cadillac Jack In “The Buddy Holly Story”
  • Mitch Mahan Named PD For KFIN
  • Country’s ‘Best Sellers’ Set To Appear At The ‘Best Cellars Dinner’
  • Brad Paisley To Appear On Tonight Show
  • Alison Krauss To Perform At Governor Bredeson’s Prayer Breakfast
  • Kathy White Launches KW Management
  • SOLID Presents “Backstage Pass”
  • ASCAP Hands Out Christian Music Awards
  • Tafoya Takes Afternoons At WCCO
  • Live 105 Rolls Out ‘BFD’
  • CC McCartney Adds To His Empire
  • MoJoe Marries Madden

Radio Ink

  • Lesourd Named Citadel Media VP/Programming & Distribution
  • Rehr: With Change Comes Opportunity
  • Cantwell Joins Genesis As Orlando VP/GM
  • Entercom Gets Greener
  • NPR Presses For Release Of Reporter Imprisoned In Iran
  • CRB Names Three New Directors
  • Sharma Joins Clear Channel Radio As SVP/Strategic Initiatives
  • Behbehani Tapped As Arbitron EVP
  • Regent, Saga, Journal, Corus Join Broadcaster Traffic Consortium
  • Cox Radio Committee Now Neutral On Buyout, Offer May Be Upped
  • Star Media Group Gets SMART
  • CMP Susquehanna Revenues Fall In ’08
  • Broadcasters Sued Over Ad-Replacement Patent
  • Liquid Compass Tags Loomis As Sr. Developer
  • Triton Hooks Up With MojoPages
  • BE Ties iTunes, Twitter Together
  • GSS Offers FM Radio Chips For Cellphones

FMQB

  • CC Media Holdings Sees Q1 Revenue Drop
  • Arbitron Names New EVP, Chief Strategy And Business Development Officer
  • Aldav LLC Sues Broadcasters For Patent Infringement
  • Bono Favors Performance Rights Act
  • Live 105 names No Name as new morning host
  • Clear Channel Radio names Vishal Sharma SVP of Strategic Initiatives
  • EMI to distribute Eleven Seven overseas
  • Conclave announces Promotion Summit lineup.
  • Online piracy at the tipping point?
  • Is Bob Dylan ending his Sirius XM show?

Inside Radio

  • HD-based traffic plan grows.
  • Arbitron hits a snag.
  • Better-than-expected vibe at NAB Show.
  • FCC rethinks FM move-ins.
  • BE merges iTunes tagging and Twitter.
  • Boost for FM-in-cell phones.
  • Cox may raise offer.
  • Entercom goes green.
  • Maureen Lesourd joins Citadel Media.
  • Keke Luv airs non-stop through Saturday.

Radio Business Report

  • Clear Channel waxes Congress
  • Cox tries a little tenderness
  • Entercom goes green
  • Keke does it again
  • Broadcaster Traffic Consortium expands
  • FCC unveils rural radio initiative
  • Early peek at Clear Channel’s numbers
  • Compass signs Ron Insana for biz reports
  • Emmis buys back some debt
  • WKOX ups power to 50K
  • Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of Michael Savage
  • Cumulus Media Partners confident for 2009 compliance
  • Clear Channel putting more Non-Local programming on stations

Radio Online

  • Citadel Media Appoints Lesourd VP/P & Distribution
  • Bo Money Exits Radio One/Detroit Trio as Ops Mgr.
  • Genesis Taps Cantwell for Orlando VP/GM Post
  • Rehr Delivers 2009 NAB Show Opening Keynote
  • Broadcaster Traffic Consortium Adds 4 Radio Groups
  • Bloomberg Radio Expands Lineup with Four Features
  • Arbitron Appoints Behbehani as EVP/Chief Strategy
  • Liquid Compass “Tags” Loomis as Senior Developer
  • Triton Signs with MojoPages for Triton Local Search
  • TargetSpot Inks 10 Radio Groups for Internet Ads
  • Entercom Goes Green With Sustainability Initiative
  • Clear Channel Radio Appoints Sharma as Senior VP/SI
  • “Monday Night Football” sideline reporter Michele Tafoya joins CBS Radio’s News/Talk WCCO-AM/Minneapolis
  • Tom Joyner returns to Chicago on Urban AC WSRB-FM and WYRB-FM
  • “Watchdog on Wall Street Radio Show” hosted by Chris Markowski adds WZAN-AM/Portland
  • KITS-FM (Live 105)/San Francisco taps No Name (aka Mike Nelson) to host the station’s weekday morning lineup

NTS Aircheck

  • Columbine: Ten Years Later
  • White House Calls Tea Parties “Unhealthy”
  • Rehr: Our Goal For Radio Is Simple
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • News – NAB President Rehr Seems New Opportunities
  • News – Give Us The Money: Joyner buys his way back on the air in Chicago
  • News – Watch The NAB on Urban Insite
  • News – From Chicagotribune.com: Tom Joyner reaches agreement with Soul 106.3

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