Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesd:ay 05-26-2009

Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

  • Portable People Meters bring seismic shifts to Chicago radio programming. End of ‘Kathy & Judy’ show, WNUA’s smooth jazz format tied to how audiences are measured chicago tribune
  • Is The PPM Killing Hispanic Radio? hispanic market weekly
  • What went wrong with radio personality Shannon Burke? orlando sentinel
  • For radio personality Shannon Burke, a shocking turn of events orlando sentinel
  • On the Airwaves, News You Can Lose? voice of san diego
  • How radio ranked the Season 8 American Idols usa today
  • KATI radio returns to the air for commemorative weekend trib.com
  • Pine Island man fulfills lifelong dream on the radio cape coral daily breeze
  • Radio personality excelling in interior design career natchez democrat
  • RIP Lois Lane: Radio Actress Joan Stanton Passes radio 2020
  • Radio’s ‘Lois Lane’ Dies at 94 about.com
  • Country artists singing recession blues. Other music genres don’t seem to be tapping the economy for lyrics. th online
  • Media has heaviest drinkers, poll finds guardian

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big? radio business report
  • How about saving the radio listeners? detroit freepress
  • More lost than gained in WAMO radio station sale pittsburgh post gazette
  • Cultural, financial storm blowing against Severin boston.com
  • Radio’s Extra-Terrestrials inside music media
  • Radio: Sympathy for the devils? gorman media
  • Don’t Be A Twit jacobs media
  • Radio’s open invitation from Advertisers hear 2.0
  • “Why should I come back?” hear 2.0
  • Dr Boyce Money: Barack Obama and Alarming Black Unemployment black voices
  • “STUFF THAT’S NOT WORKING!” brought to you by the Radio Industry Do you have a HD radio? Do you even care about a HD Radio? urban radio nation
  • Why Isn’t Sirius XM Utilizing Effective Marketing Strategies? seeking alpha
  • Free Should Only Be Free Once It’s Paid For – Siriusly seeking alpha
  • Why satellite radio makes us beam ny daily news
  • Rush Not Fit to Shine Colin Powell’s Boots nbc new york
  • Conservative Radio Host Takes a Waterboarding Challenge: It’s Torture huntington news
  • Glenn Beck: Bush’s Compassionate Conservatism Must ‘Die Violent Death’ newsmax
  • New York Times Capitulates to Limbaugh, Hannity daily kos
  • Ridge takes aim at Limbaugh cnn
  • Evil Talk Radio Host Strikes Again (boortz) mind your own damn business politics
  • Newsom To Return Donation From Conservative Radio Host’s Son (savage) fox reno
  • Former Mayor Fetzer Plans To Sue Radio Host Over Forwarded E-mail wake ny nc
  • Former Mayor Fetzer Sues DJ Over ‘Gay’ Remark raleigh telegram
  • Bob Sanders: Democrats should target Rush oanow
  • 3 in N.J. GOP to square off in radio debate app
  • Akron Mayor discusses recall on radio show wkyc
  • Merkt to raise issues in GOP radio debates north jersey
  • Obama’s War on Talk Radio townhall
  • Keeping score: Is the paper ‘fair and balanced’? fredricksburg
  • Andrews: Talk radio vs. the thought police denver post

FCC & Legal

  • House Reps Seek A Helping Hand For Minority Broadcasters… mel phillips
  • Hot Button Radio bailout. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, South Carolina Democrat and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is leading an effort to petition the Treasury Department to bailout minority-owned broadcasting businesses. washington times
  • FCC Publishes 16-Month Old Denial of News Corp. Waiver Challenge broadcasting and cable
  • CCFC Says It Urged Congress To Require FCC Bus Report broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Call Center Gets 55,000 Calls broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious  

Streaming & Tech

  • Is the New iTunes Sirius App a Sign of Things to Come? seeking alpha
  • How Does Internet Radio Stack Up Against Satellite? seeking alpha
  • Dan Gross: Kidd Chris kicks off online radio show today philly.com
  • Casting beyond the Pod fourth speaker
  • Indie Ranch Media Subsidiary NetMix Broadcasting Signs Flycast Broadcasting Agreement earth times
  • Sirius v. Audible: Two Customer Retention Programs ozelwebtasarim
  • U.K. Streaming Rates Rise And Fall billboard
  • Reminder from the MPAA: DRM trumps your fair use rights ars technica

Radio News International:


  • Former Chrysalis boss buys eight radio stations london daily news
  • Global links with iTunes for new Big Top 40 Show media week uk
  • Global Radio relaunches chart show to include updated download sales brand republic
  • Phil Riley hires David Lloyd for LDC Midlands radio group guardian
  • Pete Mitchell joins XFM from Radio 2 howdo
  • Ed Richards warns against setting ‘meaningless’ radio switchoff date guardian
  • Bauer Media to axe radio jobs. Job losses will be centred around 20-strong network of Big City stations in the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland guardian
  • Not so Big City for Bauer music week
  • Radio review guardain
  • The Radio 4 road show guardian
  • Radio 1’s Big Gaming Weekend bbc
  • Mike Owen: hugely disappointed radio today
  • David Lloyd heads up consortium radio today
  • New marketing for Smooth Radio radio today
  • Final countdown for hit40uk radio today
  • Xfm Manchester signs Pete Mitchell radio today
  • After Radio Ulster, Curtis turns the air blue again belfast telegraph


  • Obama Joke on Radio Prompts Censure ny times
  • Broadcast standards council not laughing at satirical Radio-Canada show canoe
  • Radio Canada rapped for Obama assassination joke yahoo
  • DJs’ on-air name-calling didn’t defame Jackson, station says (CFNY) the star
  • BBM, Coleman Insights Ready Canada for PPM radio online
  • Polaris Music Prize Announces Sirius Canada as Presenting Sponsor broadcaster
  • Polaris Music Prize announces Sirius Satellite Radio Canada as presenting sponsor, and Long List, Short List and gala dates for 2009. newswire
  • CBC Lays Off More Employees broadcaster



Radio & Records

  • Broadcasting: Plenty Of Gas Left In The Tank. Analysts talk radio at BIA conference
  • Mocarsky Exiting Arbitron
  • Radio/TV Sellers: Insight On Closing The Deal
  • A Bittersweet Adios For WNUA
  • KWOD Buzzes Into The ’90s
  • Gilreath Opens RASS
  • The ‘Kidd Chris Show’ Returns Online
  • BBM, Coleman Team For Canadian PPM Seminars
  • T Bone Burnett To Be Q&A Keynote At The Summit
  • HD Side Channels: Are Advertisers Biting?
  • Q1 Radio Revenue Tumbles 24%
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 22
  • Changes At WGN: Kathy & Judy Exit
  • Cincinnati’s Sound Is Silenced
  • Warner Bros. Partners With Emblem
  • Street Talk: Kraddick Gets The Point
  • Celling Carriers On Radio
  • BIA Offers Local Media Forecast
  • 93X/Memphis Is No More
  • Rogers’ F-Bomb Slip
  • Ernst Joins Yangaroo
  • McGrath To Receive AWRT Award
  • Music Of Your Life Adds ‘Hit Parade Radio’
  • Kris Allen Crowned ‘American Idol’ In Surprise Victory
  • Yangaroo’s DMDS Delivers ‘Idol’ Track To Radio
  • Former FCC Chairman Doubts PRA Passes This Year

All Access

  • Thom Mocarsky Is Leaving Arbitron
  • Don Anti Passes On
  • Susan Love To Exit Westwood One
  • Is PPM Killing Hispanic Radio?
  • FCC Seeks More Comment On Digital Power Increase
  • Nassau, Riviera Restructuring Plans Filed With FCC
  • Top 40 Replaces Urban AC At WMKS
  • WQHK/WMEE’s Dave Michaels Is Back Full-time
  • Kidd Chris Goes Online
  • David Lloyd Joins LDC Midlands
  • Coleman Insights Offers PPM Seminars To Canadian Stations
  • More Cuts Coming To Bauer Radio
  • John Fogerty Signs With ImagineNation
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • King George Reigns As ACM ‘Artist Of The Decade’
  • Brad Paisley Scores His 10th Consecutive #1 Single
  • Daniels Now Enjoying Wild Weekends
  • Wynonna To Headline Music City’s July 4th Celebration
  • NBC Goes Backstage With Taylor Swift
  • GAC Goes Behind The Scenes On Keith Urban Tour
  • RFD-TV & Time Warner Cable Enter Multi-Year Agreement
  • Chicago’s Score Launches Contest For New Reporter
  • NJ 101.5 To Split South Jersey Simulcast
  • Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication Opens It’s Doors
  • Billy Raven Launches ‘Smooth Jazz R’N’B’ Show
  • Singer DeSare Joins MOYL
  • Hit Parade Hall Of Fame Launches
  • Joan Alexander, Radio’s ‘Lois Lane,’ Dies At 94
  • Get Well Wishes To Mike McVay

Radio Ink

  • Mocarsky To Exit Arbitron
  • NY Post: CC Lenders Turn Down Debt Swap
  • RAB: Radio Revenues Down 24% In Q1
  • RAB Roundtable Seeks Better Radio Ads
  • Memphis FM Radio Is A Contact Sport
  • WNUA/Chicago Flips To ‘Mega’
  • KWOD/Sacramento Goes ’90s As ‘Buzz’
  • AFTRA, SAG OK New Commercial Contracts
  • Report: FCC Sues WQYK Over Unpaid Fine
  • Inspect Your Gadgets: FCC Claims Right To Warrantless Home Searches
  • Congress Pushes Financial Assistance For Minority Radio
  • AP Mobile Turns One
  • iBiquity OK’s Sanyo HD Radio Approach
  • Pandora Predicts Profit


  • RAB: Radio Revenue Off 24% In Q1
  • Warner Bros. Partners With Emblem Music Group
  • Modern Rockers WSWD and KWOD flip formats
  • A2IM elect new board members
  • Radio One-Detroit GM editorial on performance royalty
  • WMG still watching EMI?
  • YouTube struggling with music rights issues
  • Sony considering music downloads for PSP

Inside Radio

  • Study: Podcasts offer revenue promise.
  • More buzz than ads.
  • Investors avoid radio.
  • ESPN targets Hispanic market.
  • Tom Beusse charts a new course.
  • No “Pulse” in L.A. and Chicago.
  • No debt help for Clear Channel.
  • Host finds way to get back on the air.
  • Obama joke gets station in hot water

Radio Business Report

  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big?
  • Shake-up on Chicago FM dial
  • Senate Republicans facing retirement issues
  • Radio’s Lois Lane dies
  • Traffic congestion loosens
  • Mancow gets waterboarded
  • Regent gets a downgrade from Moody’s
  • “Elvis Radio” to celebrate Memorial Day
  • “Seismic shift” for radio revenues in Q1
  • Neil Rogers suspended for f-bomb
  • FCC orders investigation of Arbitron’s PPM
  • WSOC FM-103’s Rob Tanner joins MRN Lineup

Radio Online

  • BBM, Coleman Insights Ready Canada for PPM
  • Report: Major Lenders Reject CC Debt Restructure
  • Smooth Jazz Finds New Home on WLFM-FM/Chicago
  • FCC Takes WQYK/Tampa to Court Over Failure to Fine
  • Greater Media/Charlotte Syndication Ups Snider
  • Businessman, WILK/Wilkes Barre Talk Host Indicted
  • WGN-AM in Chicago has cancelled the mid-morning program hosted by Kathy O’Malley and Judy Markey
  • WPTE-FM (94.9 The Point)/Norfolk adds Kidd Kraddick to mornings
  • Following KWOD-FM/Sacramento’s flip to a 90’s format, midday personality Andy Sims is out.
  • Robert “Rob” Redding Jr. adds WLMC-AM/Charleston and Myrtle Beach as his latest affiliate
  • John Evans is out at Classical KDFC-FM/San Francisco
  • WWQM-FM (Q-106)/Madison PD/afternoon talent Brad Austin exits.
  • Former KXNO-AM/Des Moines sports/talk host Marty Tirrell joins crosstown Sports KBGG-AM
  • WOWO-AM/Fort Wayne, IN, Sports Director Bob Chase, 83, is retiring

NTS Aircheck

  • Limbaugh In The News … Again
  • Please Don’t Forget To Remember
  • Mancow: “It’s Absolutely Torture”
  • Kathy And Judy Era Ends At WGN
  • Larson Returns To SD Radio Dial


  • Obama to nominate Sonia Sotomayor – first Hispanic – for Supreme Court
  • How about saving the radio listeners?
  • Radio Canada rapped for Obama assassination joke

All About Country

  • Bill Engvall Hosts CMT Music Awards
  • Wynonna Headlines Music City July 4th
  • Thom Mocarsky To Leave Arbitron After 26-Years
  • Scott Gilreath Launches Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication
  • George Strait Artist Of The Decade Show Tomorrow Night
  • PPM Begins In Canada
  • Arbitron Begins Release Of Spring Phase I Today
  • ‘Then’ is Then…and Now It’s Number One
  • Jerry Audley Gets Week #5 Atop The Texas Regional Top 75
  • New Feature Article: NUMB3RS
  • New AAC Survey Question
  • Making Better Radio Ads
  • People Names COUNTRY’s Hottest Guys