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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 05-19-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • CBS Radio chief says ad sales are improving market watch
  • CC Flips KKSF-FM/San Francisco to Classic Rock radio online
  • First Listen: KKSF (103.7 The Band) San Francisco infinite dial
  • Quality Rock Comes To Nashville radio and records
  • Questions remain about future of WAMO radio after its sale pittsburgh post gazette
  • Not−guilty plea in radio slay. Teen arraigned in murder of WABC journalist yournabe
  • New Regulatory Atmosphere: FCC Opens PPM Inquiry media daily news
  • THE OBMANISTAS TAKE ON… RADIO RATINGS 620 wtmj
  • Founder Buys Ailing Conn. School Of Broadcasting wsb tv
  • The Best of the Story. Good Day!: The Paul Harvey Story american spectator
  • Voice of public radio growing steadily quieter the justice
  • LDS Church launches new radio network deseret news
  • CBS Radio, Last.fm Partner With mSpot mediaweek
  • Apple iPhone app likely to fuel incremental subscriber gains for Sirius XM macdailynews
  • Can Price Cuts Save Napster? ny times
  • Smith defends UK ban on radio host yahoo uk
  • Bauer Media to axe 30 editorial and sales jobs mediaweek uk
  • CRTC Grants One Year TV Licence Renewals and Will Not Impose a 1-to-1 Ratio broadcaster magazine
  • Kilsyth radio business sends out the right signal leader au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CBS Radio chief says ad sales are improving. Telecommunications firms, movie studios are buying more time market watch
  • Cox Radio buyout goes into extra innings radio business report
  • Sirius XM Dances with the Bulls and the Bears 5 comments seeking alpha
  • What If Apple Doesn’t Save Sirius XM? motley fool

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

  • Not−guilty plea in radio slay. East Elmhurst teen arraigned in murder of WABC journalist Weber yournabe
  • Founder Buys Ailing Conn. School Of Broadcasting wsb tv
  • The Best of the Story. Good Day!: The Paul Harvey Story american spectator
  • NRRC Releases PPM Recommendations For National Radio fmqb
  • KROQ’s 2009 Weenie Roast goes outside the bun. This year’s festival puts ’90s alt rock on the back burner and brings a broader mix of bands — Rancid, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jimmy Eat World — closer to the flame. la times
  • Radio Bruce. DJ, fellow fans ready for Springsteen’s homecoming daily record
  • Dive Into Summer With SIRIUS XM Radio’s Extensive Memorial Day Weekend Programming yahoo
  • Former Radio Talk Show Hosts Vents (Mike Fleming) fox memphis
  • Radio personality Jaxon brings eclectic mix to airwaves press democrat
  • Former KWIN DJ killed in auto wreck (Juan Carlos Reyes-Torres) modbee
  • Popular radio personality is signing off air (Russ Long WRNJ) mount olive chronicle
  • Radio host Dantzler to remain off baseball play by play online athens
  • Rooke loves radio job with Friars (John Rooke) woonsocket call
  • John Costigan Hosts “Secret to Success” Series on 99.9FM The Fan pr-usa
  • Sandusky Seattle Radio Group Goes Commercial With ‘Quu’ Platform; Technology Makes Advertising and Programming Fully Interactive web 2.0

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Radio Station Blowout Underway inside music media
  • First Listen: KKSF (103.7 The Band) San Francisco infinite dial
  • Faster? Stronger? infinite dial
  • Signs. Larry Wilson We’re all looking for indications that it’s getting better, whether it’s real estate sales in our market or pacing reports at our stations. jocobs media
  • My Turn: Performance rights bill benefits recording companies most burlington freepress
  • Analysis: What Can Replace Falling CD Revenues? billboard
  • THE OBMANISTAS TAKE ON… RADIO RATINGS 620 wtmj
  • Death of Black Radio anderson at large
  • Ciao, WAMO — we hardly knew you anymore pittsburgh post gazette
  • What happened to hip hop on the radio examiner
  • Satellite Radio: One of the biggest failures of the decade? orbit cast
  • The remarkable relevance of Paul Harvey world net daily
  • Maybe more talk radio in order dallas news
  • Dissecting Democrats Negative Radio Ads nbc 29
  • Hour 1: Rush Renames Employee Free Choice: “The Union Brass Knuckles Busting On Your Knees Act” media matters

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Reviewing Arbitron’s Counting of Minorities washington post
  • New Regulatory Atmosphere: FCC Opens PPM Inquiry media daily news
  • FCC opens up inquiry on Arbitron radio ratings gadget. The FCC wants Arbitron to make good on its promises to improve the accuracy of its controversial Portable People Meter. ars technica
  • FCC Opens Probe of Arbitron’s Portable People Meter bloomberg
  • Groups say Arbitron’s devices underreport minorities daily record
  • New Bill Wants Radio Stations to Pay to Play. Opponents Say It Could Shut Stations Down cbs4 miami
  • Radio stations fear proposed tax fox toledo
  • Royalty bill threatens small radio stations paradise post
  • Static Over A Radio Bill. Are Minority Radio Stations In Danger? 39 online
  • FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Part III: Bono and the FCC’s change of course. volokh
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

  • CBS Radio, Last.fm Partner With mSpot mediaweek
  • Samsung, IMEC Team to Turn Radio Green radio 2020
  • Jacobs Releases jacAPPS 2.0 For iPhones radio ink
  • RIP standalone network media players cnet
  • CBS Radio Launches Custom Internet Stream for “Hair” about
  • Indie Ranch Media Subsidiary NetMix Broadcasting Announces Completion of Technical Components Required for Flycast Broadcasting Agreement sys-con
  • Industry Article Says, “Internet Radio Is Ready for Take Off” pr canada
  • Zoosk Introduces Last.fm and Netflix Integration Into Online Dating Profiles earth times
  • IHeartRadio Gets Happy With Fox TV And GLEE audio4cast
  • Biz Stone: Paid Twitter services coming, but “less on the advertising front” industry standard
  • What will Apple do next? News breaks down the latest iPhone rumors ny daily news
  • PURE Launches iPhone-ready Sirocco 150 DAB microsystem itproportal
  • Pure DAB works with iPhone radio today
  • Apple iPhone app likely to fuel incremental subscriber gains for Sirius XM macdailynews
  • Slacker raises nearly $10m in venture funding rain
  • Danger Mouse seems to want fans to pirate his blocked release register
  • Can Price Cuts Save Napster? ny times

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Smith defends UK ban on radio host. The home secretary has defended her decision to ban a controversial US radio host from entering the UK. yahoo uk
  • I nearly bought Everton for £13.5m in the Nineties, reveals radio host Chris Evans mail online
  • BBC Radio host almost bought Everton for a song tribal football
  • Bauer Media to axe 30 editorial and sales jobs mediaweek uk
  • Ross’ Twitter email slip prompts warning metro uk
  • BBC in bid to broadcast from top of Buchan landmark press and journal
  • New bosses step in at Silk FM owner crain’s manchester business
  • Sharon’s hot to foxtrot! RADIO DJ Sharon Oakley is stepping out in style after getting fit during training for a cancer charity dance contest. paisley daily express
  • Radio 2 celebrates local communities easier.com
  • Bunton is straight to your Heart radio today
  • GMG Radio hires the newsleader radio today
  • TLRC Board is all change radio today
  • ‘Hot’ transmitters keep AFN radio Naples off-air stars and stripes
  • European Music Star Ayo Lends Her Voice to Promote Radio pr newswire

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana

  • Kilsyth radio business sends out the right signal leader au
  • International Repertoire Down 18% In Japan Q1 Figures billboard
  • Radio Festival begins in Tehran payvand
  • Radio Misty adds two more BBC shows radio and music
  • ‘Happy Mornings’ gets a new voice…BIG 92.7 FM Delhi launches RJ Richa indian television
  • Fever FM narrows FY’09 loss to Rs 297 mn indian television
  • Media Prima Radio Networks Continues To Perform Strongly bernama
  • RADIO ADSPEND GREW 9% FOR Q1 ‘09 OUTPERFORMING TOTAL AD MARKET! adoi magazine
  • HOT FM RETAINS NO#1 POSITION FLY FM INCREASES LISTENERSHIP 70% adoi magazine
  • HT Media gets govt nod for radio licence transfer reuters india
  • Bali AIDS commission holds radio ads competition the jakarta post
  • New TV channel, radio station hit the airwaves vietnam news
  • Malawi: MEC Blasts Public Broadcasters all africa
  • Malawi: Police Detain Joy Radio Journalists all africa
  • Faith Satellite Radio Contracts Capacity on Intelsat 10 Satellite to Expand Its Programming Throughout Africa pr.com

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Arbitron ‘Welcomes’ PPM Inquiry Lawyer: FCC has opened ‘can of worms’
  • FCC Launches PPM Inquiry
  • CC Strikes Up The Band In S.F.
  • Quality Rock Comes To Nashville
  • Analysis: Performance Royalties One Way Of Replacing Falling CD Revenues
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 18, 2009
  • Premature Factulation: Windy City Edition
  • Napster Introduces $5 Unlimited Stream, Five-Download Tier
  • Sandusky Takes ‘Quu’ To Become Fully Interactive
  • NRRC Addresses PPM Integration Into Nat’l Radio Measurement
  • John Michael Named APD Of AMP
  • mSpot Partners With CBS Radio, Last.fm
  • HD Alliance’s Warren Opens Consultancy
  • Fisher Ups Bellavia To SVP/General Counsel
  • Ryan Departs Gainesville
  • Strickland, Howell Are Golden
  • Matenaer Leaves WMYX
  • RadioNOW Rigged For Action
  • Street Talk: Lewis Out In Tulsa
  • Changes At CNN
  • Goodbye, Kiss, Hello, Kiss!
  • Jacobs Media’s jacAPPS Announces Version 2.0

All Access

  • CBS Chief Says Ad Sales Are ‘Improving’
  • NY Times: Can Price Cuts Save Napster?
  • American Idol Finals Start Tonight
  • WMG To Offer $500M In Notes
  • Sold: Rochester CP, Georgia/Alabama CPs, Illinois FM
  • Oldies Moving Up The Dial In Cincinnati
  • Bonneville Launches ‘Mormon Channel’
  • Bochan Returns To WPKN
  • Scott Gaines Leaves The Fox, Finds Quality Rock
  • KBBY Morning Man Bo Jaxon Promoted To APD
  • Bridget Taylor Exits KAMX
  • WXHC Is Without It’s King
  • Conclave Webinar Address Music Strategies
  • Gervais Podcast To Become HBO Cartoon
  • Antoon Retiring From Mississippi Public Broadcasting
  • Michele McCord Joins Chip Peay Entertainment
  • Pickler To Appear On Ellen, Co-Host CMT Nominee Special
  • Phil Vassar Comes To The Rescue At Make-A-Wish Benefit
  • Ashley Monroe Releases Album Digitally
  • WWRL Adds An Hour Of Miller Time
  • Tirico Exits ESPN Radio’s ‘Tirico And Van Pelt’
  • Hometown Paper Profiles Fox News Radio’s Todd Starnes
  • The Beat’s Playing RV Survivor
  • Impact Radio Networks Gets With Jayne FM
  • New Imaging Clients For Road Kill Creative
  • Rapper Dolla Shot In Los Angeles

Radio Ink

  • Arbitron Welcomes PPM Inquiry As ‘Opportunity To Educate’
  • 200 House Members Now On Board With Local Radio Freedom Act
  • FCC Opens PPM Inquiry
  • Flores: PPM Inquiry Is ‘A Vindication’
  • Adelstein: FCC Could Look At Blocking Broadcasters From Using PPM
  • Civil Rights Groups Ask Pelosi To Look Into Performance Rights Act
  • Warren Opens BounceOLOGY, HD Alliance First Client
  • Sandusky/Seattle Quus Up For Interactive Programming
  • Fox Hearts iheartradio
  • Offer For Cox Radio Extended, Price Stays The Same
  • Radio Down, TV Up At SBS
  • Report: Sheridan Sells Three In Pittsburgh
  • Univision Radio Revs Down Sharply In Q1
  • Jacobs Releases jacAPPS 2.0 For iPhones
  • CBS Radio, Last.fm Partner With MSpot For Mobile Radio
  • NRRC Makes Recommendations On PPM Integration
  • Simpson Heads Integrated Marketing For CBS/New York
  • Paul Harvey Bio Due Tuesday

FMQB

  • FCC Announces Inquiry Into PPM Methodology
  • Arbitron Responds To FCC Inquiry Into PPM
  • Civil Rights Groups Ask Pelosi To Review Radio Royalties
  • NRRC Releases PPM Recommendations For National Radio
  • SBS and Univision announce first quarter revenue.
  • John Michael named APD at AMP Radio
  • Jobanputra becomes President of Virgin Records UK
  • CBS Radio and Last.fm team with mSpot
  • Sandusky launches interactive radio system Quu

Inside Radio

  • Wi-Fi hits the dashboard.
  • Arbitron rolls PPM dice.
  • Research shows radio is top traditional media for potential car buyers.
  • Last call at Cox Radio.
  • Royalty opposition grows.
  • Bonneville creates “The Mormon Channel.”
  • Newspaper gets into radio news.
  • Reach out and touch CBS Radio.

Radio Business Report

  • FCC orders investigation of Arbitron’s PPM
  • Cox Radio buyout goes into extra innings
  • Minority broadcasters appeal to higher authority
  • More audio ads coming to Pandora
  • Arbitron defends PPM; will cooperate with FCC
  • 200 House opponents of performance tax
  • Times Radio News hits the airwaves
  • Breaking: FCC orders PPM inquiry
  • Breaking: Cox Radio tender extended again
  • Report: Clear Channel eying restructuring
  • Bank keeps pressure on Regent
  • Univision grew OIBDA even as revenues fell
  • WWRL adds Stephanie Miller, Montel

Radio Online

  • FCC Issues NOI Seeking Comment on Arbitron PPM
  • CC Flips KKSF-FM/San Francisco to Classic Rock
  • NRRC Addresses PPM Integration into Natl. Currency
  • mSpot, CBS Radio & Last.fm Team for Mobile Lineup
  • Warren Launches BounceOLOGY, Adds HD Alliance
  • Sandusky/Seattle Goes Commercial w/Quu Platform
  • Jacobs Media’s jacAPPS Announces Version 2.0
  • European Music Star Ayo Voices Support for Radio
  • Arbitron’s Skarzynski Appears in “The Closing Bell”
  • KLSX-FM (97.1 Amp Radio)/Los Angeles names John Michael as its new Assistant PD
  • Charlene Lewis exits AC KBEZ-FM/Tulsa
  • Greg Ryan exits the PD slot at AC WKTK-FM/Gainesville, FL
  • CNN Radio VP Jerry DeMink exits after 21 years
  • Andre Ware departs KILT-AM/Houston
  • WNOU-FM (Radio Now 100.9)/Indianapolis appoints Riggs as Asssistant PD/Imaging
  • KLZK-FM (Stars 97.3)/Lubbock, TX, taps Vince Carillo

NTS Aircheck

  • FCC Will Launch A Public Inquiry Into PPM
  • Talk Media News Notes
  • Janet Parshall Addresses Moody Grads
  • Miller And Montel Debut In NYC
  • What A Revolting Development This Is

Urbansite

  • News – Questions remain about future of WAMO radio after its sale
  • News – 11th Annual Ford Freedom Award Program Honors Ed Bradley and Robin Roberts
  • News – FCC Reviewing Arbitron’s Counting of Minorities
  • News – Cox Enterprises extends tender offer for Cox Radio

All About Country

  • Charlie Allen Joins COUNTRY Stars In Ireland
  • COUNTRY Radio’s Biggest Advertisers
  • Hank Locklin Honored By Alabama Music Hall Of Fame
  • Rascal Flatts’ Summer Nights Mediabase Most-Added–Again
  • Steve Pleshe Takes RCA Nashville West Coast Promotions
  • Scott Gaines Leaves COUNTRY Radio
  • The Conclave Helps Stations Develop Music Strategy
  • Toby Keith: My Proudest Moments
  • Montgomery Gentry’s For Our Heroes Now Available
  • FCC Launches Investigation Into PPM
  • Fans Meet Artists One-On-One At CMA Music Festival
  • Keith Urban Appears On American Idol Tomorrow Night
  • 13 Is Taylor Swift’s Lucky Number
  • Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Named Tomorrow