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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 05-05-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • CC Inks Partial Renewal With Arbitron mediaweek
  • Clear Channel CEO pay drops 11 percent at outdoor company new mexico business weekly
  • CBS Corporation Establishes The CBS Interactive Music Group pr newswire
  • U.S. Ads Not Improving After 9.2% Fourth-Quarter Drop, TNS Says bloomberg
  • Severin’s agent says he will return to the airwaves soon boston.com
  • Bohannon Re-Ups With Westwood One radio ink
  • Eric Chase Adds WAEB, WSAN/Allentown PD Duties radio online
  • Radio personality Shannon Burke terminated, still in jail orlando sentinel
  • NH radio host faces porn, rape charges boston.com
  • Shock jock Michael Savage on UK’s ‘least wanted’ list the first post
  • Erika Roman’s public memorial set for Wednesday in Longwood orlando sentinel
  • Opposition Mounts to “Performance Tax” radio 2020
  • The Truth About the PPM Performances of Spoken Word Formats coleman insights
  • Don’t Be Anti-Social jacobs media blog
  • Fairness Doctrine Watch: The FCC’s “Diversity Panel” michelle malkin
  • Limbaugh’s living large while radio boss Clear Channel implodes media matters
  • Dunn Still Interested In FCC Seat broadcasting and cable
  • US Reporter`s Appeal to be Heard Next Week in Iran kmot
  • Nielsen: Future Looks Bright for Online Media adweek
  • Global Radio make more cuts at XFM and Gold – debt fears london daily news
  • Ocean FM rebrands as Heart FM across the South daily echo
  • Rogers Broadcasting increases presence in Ontario cnw group

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LP-to-Digital Recording System with USB Turntable

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CC Inks Partial Renewal With Arbitron mediaweek
  • CORRECTING and REPLACING Clear Channel Radio Reaffirms Commitment to Nielsen in 18 Markets, Signs Partial Renewal with Arbitron. Clear Channel Radio will go without ratings data in seven markets market watch
  • Clear Channel Inks Partial Renewal With Arbitron. Broadcaster to go without ratings data in seven markets; ups deal with Nielsen to cover 18 markets radio and records
  • Arbitron and Clear Channel Communications Sign Multi-Year Agreement for Diary-based Ratings Services individual.com
  • CC to Go Without Ratings Data In Seven Markets radio online
  • Clear Channel renews Arbitron in some, but not all, markets radio business report
  • Clear Channel CEO pay drops 11 percent at outdoor company new mexico business weekly
  • S&P Mulls Moving CC Media Ratings To Highly Speculative wall street journal
  • CBS Corporation Establishes The CBS Interactive Music Group pr newswire
  • Westwood One to Report First Quarter 2009 Results in Teleconference Call on Monday, May 11, 2009 pr newswire
  • Throwing Light on the Sirius XM / Liberty Deal seeking alpha
  • Sirius Investors Should Get to Know the Company’s Savior seeking alpha
  • Sirius XM Needs to Show Cost Cuts the street
  • Sirius Bonds Are Siriusly Attractive minyaville
  • U.S. Ads Not Improving After 9.2% Fourth-Quarter Drop, TNS Says bloomberg
  • Ad spending tumbles in fourth quarter. Falls 9.2 percent, dragging down full-year 2008 media life
  • AUTOMAKER’S AD SPENDING HITS $67M WALL ny post
  • Virgin Media Reports First Quarter 2009 Results individual.com
  • Muzak Announces Fiscal Year 2008 Financial Highlights prnewswire
  • Redstone Defies Disaster, Revels in Foes’ ‘Mistakes’ (Update2) bloomberg

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

  • Suspended Mass. radio host seeks reinstatement (Jay Severin) boston.com
  • Severin’s agent says he will return to the airwaves soon boston.com
  • WTKK keeps controversial yakker Jay Severin off the air boston herald
  • Severin, station discuss future of fiery host after Mexican remarks boston.com
  • Real Radio’s Shannon Burke still behind bars — and out of a job orlando sentinel
  • Radio host Shannon Burke loses job after arrest florida today
  • Radio personality Shannon Burke terminated, still in jail. Shannon Burke, a personality for Real Radio 104.1, was arrested on charges related to shooting both his wife and her dog. orlando sentinel
  • NH radio host faces porn, rape charges boston.com
  • Shock jock Michael Savage on UK’s ‘least wanted’ list the first post
  • Britain publishes list of people banned from entry (Savage) google-ap
  • Tom Leykis makes first appearance since leaving air oc register
  • Book Review: Michael Smerconish’s Morning Drive the phanatic magazine
  • Erika Roman’s public memorial set for Wednesday in Longwood orlando sentinel
  • Jack E. Jett hospitalized. Needed: prayers, tasteless jokes dallas voice
  • Radio royalties: performers lust, stations may bust louisville courier journal
  • Bill would require radio stations to pay record labels, artists for airplay lohud
  • Opposition Mounts to “Performance Tax” radio 2020
  • NAB Opens 2009 Marconi Radio Award Nominations radio magazine
  • Popular KFNX 1100 AM News Talk Radio Program, Energy Dynamics, Announced That the Show Will Feature pr usa
  • Dead Air to Screen Both Sides of the Atlantic dread central
  • RCA Promotes Gray To Senior VP billboard

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Power Tools For Garageband: Creating Music With Audio Recording, Midi Sequencing, And Loops

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Beyond the Rhetoric: The Truth About the PPM Performances of Spoken Word Formats coleman insights
  • Don’t Be Anti-Social jacobs media blog
  • Another Reason To Appreciate WGHT infinite dial
  • Pick Your Partners greater media
  • Radio: Cat Litter Channel gorman media
  • Detroit Free Press: Obama Ushers in Era of Oppression of Free Speech? newsbusters
  • Obama criticism shuts down conversation detroit freepress
  • IS THIS THE RETURN OF THE “(UN)FAIRNESS DOCTRINE?” wgn milt rosenberg
  • Fairness Doctrine Watch: The FCC’s “Diversity Panel” michelle malkin
  • Limbaugh’s living large while radio boss Clear Channel implodes media matters
  • Rush Limbaugh to Get Freedom of Speech Award newsmax
  • Limbaugh: Jeb and Romney “Hate” Palin poli gazette
  • Rush Says Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney ‘Hate’ and ‘Despise’ Sarah Palin politics daily
  • Rush Limbaugh: “They hate Palin”; Sarah Palin Conservative Standard right pundits
  • Hour 1: Rush advances disputed allegation against Obama “auto czar” media matters
  • Dave Ramsey and Governor Michael O. Leavitt to Speak at the 22nd Annual Benefits Forum & Expo market watch

FCC & Legal

  • Dunn Still Interested In FCC Seat. Has been endorsed by Parents Television Council broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • US Reporter`s Appeal to be Heard Next Week in Iran kmot
  • Jailed US journalist to appeal against Iran spying conviction. Roxana Saberi said to be on hunger strike after being sentenced to eight years in closed, one-day trial guardian
  • Baltimore’s WYPR-FM to do one-day pledge drive baltimore sun
  • Senior stays on air for days to land job. TSU student pulls broadcast marathon tennessean
  • BHSU radio rocks expanded airways rapid city weekly news
  • Oahu church briefly starts radio station on Big Isle honolulu star bulletin

Streaming & Tech

  • Last.fm Goes Ahead With Subscription Charge avreview
  • Online Ad Dollars For Radio audio4cast
  • Nielsen: Future Looks Bright for Online Media adweek
  • Facebook: We’re Doing It Live, Sort Of techcrunch
  • FTC Looks At Google-Apple Board Ties: Report billboard
  • Sony Music Entertainment To Bulk Up Artist Web Sites billboard
  • Star & Buc Wild show debuts on VladTV.com hip hip press
  • 13 Radio Groups Sued Over Internet Streaming inside music media
  • London software company wins Radio World ‘Cool Stuff’ Award london topic
  • Research and Markets: Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade 2009 individual.com

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • A different radio awards james cridland’s blog
  • RAM Rambling: Radio Mirchi continues to lead in Kolkata exchange4media
  • Fever FM Q4 break even, FY’09 net loss at Rs 200 mn indian television
  • Radio Mirchi Delhi turns 6! radio and music
  • Broadcasters and digital media screen africa
  • BCC Head Says He Does Not Support Gambling. President of the Bahamas Christian Council, Rev. Patrick Paul, on Monday strongly refuted reports in The Tribune and The Guardian newspapers, which insinuated that he supported the idea of gambling. jones bahamas
  • US government fights illegal immigrants … with a pop album! A collection of songs that warn of the dangers of illegally crossing the US/Mexican border has been distributed to Central American radio stations guardian

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Understanding Audio:: Getting the Most Out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Clear Channel Inks Partial Renewal With Arbitron. Broadcaster to go without ratings data in seven markets; ups deal with Nielsen to cover 18 markets
  • TNS: Media Spend Down 4.1% in 2008
  • Gray Upped To RCA Senior VP/Pop Promotion
  • Marella Goes Konvict; Glassman Sr. VP At Uni Motown
  • Court To Review CBS Indecency Fine
  • Update: Clear Channel Cuts Grow
  • Stardome Announces Affiliate Agreements For ‘El Genio’
  • D’Agostino Heads Glassnote Records Promotion
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 4, 2009
  • Coleman Insights Offers Video Of PPM Webinar
  • Catino Now President Of Stroudavarious
  • Hodges Named Sr. Promo VP At Capitol Nashville
  • Rogers Picks Up Kingston Pair
  • Royalties Bill Opposition Increases
  • NAB Chief Touts Digital Future To Incoming Tech Czar
  • Bill Banning Erectile-Dysfunction Ads Reintroduced
  • KABQ, WDSJ Jazzed About Country
  • Austin Makes Time For Kiss
  • Street Talk: Greg Rampages Through Seattle
  • DOJ Satellite Merger Lawyer Joins D.C. Firm
  • Razor & Tie, Sony Music Extend Distribution Deal To Digital Space
  • Smyth: ‘Pick Your Partners’
  • WW1 Re-Ups Bohannon
  • Chase Gets Allentown Duo
  • Street Talk: Kraddick Mixes Up Ft. Myers

All Access

  • Details Of Arbitron And $69 Million Clear Channel Deal
  • TNS: Q4, ’08 Radio Revenues Off By Double Digits
  • S&P Mulls Downgrading CC Media
  • Chrysler Ad Budget Cut From $17.5 To $6M Per Month
  • Bleed Exits WGN
  • Live Nation To Exit Some Boston Properties
  • Idaho, Wyoming Translators Sold
  • ESPN Deportes Comes To Portland
  • WYPR/Baltimore Tries One-Day Pledge Drive
  • Another U.K. Station Shuts Down
  • El Dorado/Yuma OM Chuck Geiger Resigns
  • WIOG MD Injures Self In Charity Event
  • Free PPM Video Released By Coleman Insights
  • Another PPM Webinar Offered By The Conclave
  • Nominees Announced For Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame
  • GAC-Nights Hires Buzz Brainard To Join Suzanne Alexander
  • Savage Banned From U.K.
  • Dallas Host Jett Recovering From Heart Surgery
  • WJTL Receives Two PA Broadcasters Awards
  • Purple Door Announces Speaker Forum, Additional Artists
  • Former Radio Network Exec Robert Pauley Dies
  • KMLE’s Andrea Hiland Has A Boy

Radio Ink

  • More Details On Arbitron-Clear Channel Deal
  • Clear Channel, Arbitron Make A (Partial) Deal
  • Forecast: Mobile Advertising Will Grow 36% In ’09
  • Beck Gets New Book Deal
  • Journal Suspends Dividends
  • Supreme Court: Lower Court Must Look Again At ‘Wardrobe Malfunction’
  • Local Radio Freedom Act Adds Senate Support
  • Spanish Radio Leaders Gather To Oppose Performance Royalty
  • MRC Reps Meet With FCC
  • NAB Partners With HHS For Flu PSAs
  • Jacobs Survey: Social Networking On The Rise
  • Report: Local Media More Competitive Online
  • Smyth: ‘What Makes A Customer A Partner?’
  • Bohannon Re-Ups With Westwood One
  • Citadel En Espanol’s Marin Adds Daily Show
  • NABEF Expands Mentoring Program
  • WPYO/Orlando’s Roman Killed In Traffic Accident
  • Marconi Nominations Are Open
  • Limbaugh Makes Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential
  • Envision COO Honored By Women’s Business Group

FMQB

  • Borrell: Radio Lagging Behind In Online Revenue
  • Todd Glassman Named SVP/Promotion At Universal Motown
  • Gary Marella resigns as SVP/Promotion and joins Akon’s Konvict Music.
  • Peter Gray Upped To SVP, Pop Promo At RCA
  • Court To Return To Janet Jackson/Super Bowl Ruling Once Again
  • More politicians oppose performance royalty
  • Razor & Tie expands distro deal with Sony
  • D’Agostino joins Glassnote as Head of Promotion
  • KROQ announces Weenie Roast ’09 lineup
  • more affiliates for Elvis Duran
  • Peter Smyth: “Pick your partners”
  • Early results on iTunes variable pricing
  • Twitter emerges as viable music marketing channel

Inside Radio

  • Auto giant advertising woes.
  • TNS: Automotive down but not out.
  • Clear Channel’s Arbitron diet.
  • More listeners log into social networks.
  • Jay Severin remains in limbo.
  • FCC handed a second indecency victory.
  • BIA: TV also feels pain.
  • Spanish radio tackles royalty.
  • Jim Bohannon stays put.
  • CBS Radio’s newest client is CBS TV.

Radio Business Report

  • Clear Channel renews Arbitron in some, but not all, markets
  • Spanish broadcasters to battle performance fees
  • Scripps CEO sees “season of opportunity”
  • Westwood One reups with Jim Bohannon
  • Citadel Media expanding “Tu Vida Es Mi Vida con Maria Marín”
  • Richmonders mad about another syndicated morning show
  • NY Times story warns of Clear Channel default
  • FMC: Majors still dominate the airwaves
  • Severin suspended at WTKK
  • Compass announces NFL Sunday sked
  • Bob & Sheri dials into new home in Naples
  • Orlando host killed in crash
  • Marconi nominations open
  • Radio host jailed in shooting
  • Sirius XM on defense, but against whom?

Radio Online

  • CC to Go Without Ratings Data In Seven Markets
  • Spanish Radio Leaders to Oppose Airplay Royalty
  • Eric Chase Adds WAEB, WSAN/Allentown PD Duties
  • WTKK/Boston Talk Host Severin Remains Off the Air
  • Burke Ousted from WTKS-FM/Orlando After Shooting
  • Dearing VP/Affiliate Relations at VirtualNewsCenter
  • Survey Shows Spikes in Social Networking Usage
  • Westwood One Reaches New Deal with Jim Bohannon
  • Citadel Media en Español Expand’s Maria Marin Show
  • Impact Radio Adds ”Jim Brickman’s Your Weekend”
  • More Members Oppose Royalties for Local Airplay
  • WWFS-FM (Fresh 102.7) New York officially adds former weekender and WXRK midday personality Danni to mornings
  • WGN-AM/Chicago adds three new programs to its weekend line-up
  • Joe and Karen are out at Hot AC KSMG-FM
  • KSWD-FM (100.3 The Sound)/Los Angeles adds Jeff Gonzer to The Sound’s weekend team
  • NRG Media/Omaha will cover of selected Omaha Royals baseball games in Spanish on KOIL-AM

NTS Aircheck

  • Bohannon And WW One Renew Vows
  • Sabo: Talk On FM Is Great For Radio Industry
  • Boyce Responds To Reader Inquiry On FM Talk
  • Talk Host Remains Jailed In Shooting Incident
  • Hard Times Breed Strange Bedfellows

Urbansite

  • News – CLEAR CHANNEL REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO NIELSEN IN 18 MARKETS, SIGNS PARTIAL RENEWAL WITH ARBITRON
  • Arbitron – Norfolk, Greensboro, Richmond, Greenville-Spartenburg, Columbia SC, Chattanooga
  • Arbitron – Charlotte, Birmingham
  • Arbitron – Miami, Memphis, Nashville
  • News – Syndication One’s News-Talk Network Adds Atlanta and Birmingham!

All About Country

  • Taylor Swift’s You Belong With Me Mediabase Most-Added
  • Adam Gregory Scores Big-Screen Acting Role
  • It’s A Daughter For WUSY/Chattanooga PD Jay Cruze
  • Camp Nashville Postponed Until 2010
  • Clear Channel Radio Gets Ratings Deals Done
  • Albuquerque Gets A Classic Country Station
  • Buzz Brainard Joins Suzanne On GAC Nights Radio
  • More Poop On PPM From The Conclave
  • Clint Black Gets His Apprentice Walking Papers
  • Arbitron Releases More Winter Books Today
  • Kenny Chesney Sets Sun City Carnival Dallas Redux
  • Chuck Geiger Leaves El Dorado Broadcasters/Yuma
  • Clear Channel Likes What It’s Seeing From Nielsen
  • TM Studios’ Audio Architecture Available Online
  • AristoMedia Report Tracks Video Outlets
  • Joel Dearing Joins Virtual News Center
  • Jewel Releases Lullaby Today
  • Miranda Lambert’s Dead Flowers Is Anything But…
  • KUPL/Portland Moves To New Facilities
  • Smooth Jazz WDSJ Becomes 106.5 The Bull
  • Steve Hodges Steps Up To Capitol Nashville SVP/Promotion
  • CMT Is Taylor-Made This Week
  • Bill Catino Stroudavarious Records President
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