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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 06-16-2009


Radio Headlines:

Radio News US: Business & Financial

  • In Radio These Days, Small Is Better wall street journal
  • Small Market Radio One of Few Bright Spots for Industry gerson lehrman
  • Mixed Forecast for OOH Media. PwC survey says terrestrial radio will decline, while traditional OOH and satellite radio will grow adweek
  • Report: Radio Ad Revenue To Continue Slide, Satellite Looking Up billboard
  • Clear Channel Media’s Impending Demise: Sirius Consequences seeking alpha
  • PwC: Radio to Sink by 4.7% CAG through 2013; Satellite Ad Revenue to Double media buyer planner
  • Time for Sirius Action as Stock Faces Removal from Russell Indexes seeking alpha
  • Will Positive Sirius News Be Enough to Offset Damage from Auto Bankruptcies? seeking alpha
  • What If Apple Fails Sirius? fool
  • Cracks in Muzak Monolith as a Young Rival Grows ny times
  • Radio Takes a Ad Revenue Hit As Well marketing pilgrim
  • Now for a really grim ad forecast. PwC warns U.S. ad spending may never recover medialife
  • Modavox Provides Corporate Development Update to Shareholders yahoo
  • Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2009-2013 price waterhouse

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • WGN-AM 720 moves John Williams to midmornings, brings in Greg Jarrett for morning drive chicago tribune
  • WGN radio shuffles the lineup again daily herald
  • WOR gives Glenn Beck a bigger voice, extends hours ny daily news
  • Air America’s WZAA 1050 AM Debuts June 17 in Washington, D.C. air america
  • Don Geronimo joins Del. station. Long-time syndicated radio host Don Geronimo is back on the air, this time in Delaware. Starting June 22, he’ll host “The Don Geronimo Show” on Rehoboth Beach-based 92.7 WGMD-FM. delmarva now
  • Westwood One taps Thomas Weisel for second round? radio business report
  • Y101/Richmond Shifts On The Dial, Upgrades Signal radio ink
  • FM 95.9 Charleston Debuts radio insight
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Announces Live Broadcast Coverage of U.S. Open Golf Championship yahoo
  • SIRIUS XM Extends E Street Radio, the Exclusive 24/7 Channel Devoted to Bruce Springsteen and the Legendary E Street Band yahoo
  • All-sports radio off air in city. After nine months on the air, ESPN Radio has left Vicksburg. vicksburg post
  • Dan Patrick’s radio show can become made-for-TV usa today
  • PPM Expert Guyther Joins ROI Media Solutions radio world
  • It’s official: Phil Savage replaces Ken Stabler as Alabama’s radio color analyst al.com
  • Savage named as radio color analyst tuscaloosa news
  • Bulldog Bites: More radio, money and sked cred. Georgia plans on expanding its pregame “Tailgate Show” radio broadcast by an hour, the Athens Banner-Herald reports. ajc
  • Rumblin’ on the radio. Wrestling legend and Shawsville resident Jimmy Valiant ronaoke times
  • The voices of baseball stl today

News & PR

  • More Than 235 Million Listen to Radio Every Week radio onlne
  • Radio Reaches 235MM Listeners per Week: Arbitron Radar 101 media buyer planner
  • Radio station manager a “woman to watch” Nancy McKinley, station manager at WDHA-FM and WMTR-AM radio, was featured in the June 1 edition of Radio Ink magazine’s Most Influential Women in Radio special issue. daily record
  • Former radio personality Shannon Burke headed to out-patient rehab orlando sentinel
  • Radio voice facing big challenge. John Mullen, a mainstay at major high school events, could soon be without a job. denver post
  • Tampa offender was not CBS employee. Arbitrend data for the Tampa-St. Pete market will be reissued this morning, after Arbitrend recalculated the numbers without entries from seven diaries submitted by a “media-affiliated” household. radio business report
  • Some viewers lose 6ABC, WHYY in digital switch philadelphia inquirer
  • Blindness no barrier for Rays radio broadcaster Oliu usa today
  • New York Festivals Announces 2009 Radio Programming and Promotion Awards Finalists radio magazine
  • 2009 Radio Mercury Award Finalists radio mercury awards
  • Radio Mercury Judges Toss Out Radio-Produced Ads radio online
  • Radio Mercury judges: Ads are sub-par. inside radio
  • The Marc Clarke Show on My 24 Baltimore (video) urban radio nation
  • Blinded vets honor radio reporter. WTOP-FM Washington, DC correspondent J.J. Green will be honored alongside two US Senators radio business report
  • Tax critic owed IRS nearly $13K. Henry Kriegel, a radio talk show host and president of Montanans for Tax Reform, owed the Internal Revenue Service $10,326 in taxes bozeman chronicle
  • Radio stations to hold fund-raiser. Good Karma Broadcasting will once again be dedicating 27 hours of on-air programming watertown daily times
  • Artie Lange — Equal Opportunity Fornicator (video) tmz
  • New Alliston FM radio station begins testing period on air madhunt
  • Report: Radiation high from radio tower. Floyd residents concerned about health impacts utica od
  • Local author lights up radio icon’s past (harvey) colorado springs gazette
  • Anti-slots group alters mistaken radio ad kfsm ft smith

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Reform groups offer tough questions for FCC nominees. The Senate will grill Obama FCC pick Julius Genachowski on Tuesday, and six reform groups are offering questions to ask about broadband and wireless access. The Parents Television Council is keeping an eye on the hearing, too. ars technica
  • The Senate Fires Up The Grill For FCC Nominees… mel phillips
  • Groups Ask District Court Judge to Toss Patent Suit. In April, a patent licensing company, Aldav LLC, filed suit against Clear Channel, CBS Radio and several other broadcasters radio onlne
  • MusicFIRST Asks FCC To Investigate Radio Stations For Threatening Performers, Refusing To Run Ads And Misleading The Public mi2n
  • Performance Rights Act: The View From Motown radio 2020
  • FCC Lifts Conditions on News Corp.’s Purchase of Major Stake in DirecTV broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Pushing ‘Double Re-scan’ broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Call Center Volume Continues Dropping broadcasting and cable
  • AT&T: FCC Needs To Fix Universal Service Fund broadcasting and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Backstage Buzz at Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! chicago public radio blog
  • ‘Home Is More Than Our House’: WDET’s coverage of facing Detroit’s mortgage crisis model d
  • WRPI Radio Station To Feature “Summer of Woodstock” Music rpi
  • WEKU Receives National Award for News Reporting eku news center
  • NPR’s Planet Money grows up daily finance
  • Alexandria-born radio host in Iowa serves community in at least three ways the town talk
  • WXPN holds regional fund drive york daily record
  • Community radio returns to Bar Harbor bangor daily news
  • Music that Makes You Go MAD christian post
  • New Indy Christian radio station aims to help listeners with “The Walk” indy star
  • Progressive talk-radio and interfaith voices spero news

Streaming & Tech

  • Clear Channel to stream radio to mobile devices post and courier
  • Clear Channel deal gives musicians Web channels reuters
  • CC, Front Line Let Artists Play DJ mediaweek
  • CBS Radio leads CBS Interactive sites radio business report
  • CBS Radio Sees ‘Tremendous Growth’ Online In May radio ink
  • Virgin-Universal deal may hit ‘persistent’ file sharers cnet
  • Virgin Does Music Deal With Universal; Everyone Involved Forgets The Past tech dirt
  • ISP, UMG agree on unlimited music plan, graduated response ars technica
  • Warner Music hooks up again with Imeem cnet
  • What’s a fair price for unlimited downloads? cnet
  • Wired editor says era of free online content is here to stay rain
  • Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson on the Future of Free wired
  • Pirate Bay launches encrypted private network. Delayed service fires broadside at Hollywood register
  • How podcasts increase radio listening james cridland
  • New MediaMonkey doesn’t go bananas cnet
  • SweetFM brings tasty Last.fm integration to your Mac tauw
  • Songbird Review: iTunes Killer? macapper
  • Big Media Sites Like Hulu “Anti-Consumer, Anti-Media Employees, Anti-America”? deadline hollywood daily
  • Avid adopts agile automation software development broadcast and engineering
  • TV’s broadcast flag has its DRM moment ars technica

Radio News International: Britain/Europe

  • BBC ‘faces cash cuts to fund Digital Britain’ independent
  • Digital Britain to give radio licencees guaranteed protection brand republic
  • Digital Britain: Analogue radio switch-off set for 2015 guardian
  • Britain losing radio habit? BBC benefits from commercial carwreck register
  • Radio stations to carry sponsored ‘blipverts’, Ofcom proposes. Commercial radio stations could be allowed to carry sponsored competitions and short adverts directly related to programme content, media regulator Ofcom has said. telegraph
  • Digital Britain to give radio licencees guaranteed protection mediaweek uk
  • Ofcom to review Broadcasting Code which sets rules for TV & radio stations public technology
  • Carlisle-born media man wins top award for contribution to radio. Media mogul John Myers has received a top award for his contribution to the radio industry. news and star
  • Jazz FM promotes Kendrick. Jazz FM has promoted producer and weekend show presenter Rosie Kendrick to deputy programme controller. music week
  • Are we ready for Digital Britain? radio today
  • Producer promoted at Jazz FM radio today
  • Ofcom reviews Broadcasting Code radio today
  • Price and Burns join Wave 102 radio today
  • Skinner signs up for another year radio today
  • Radio stations share common voice. Many familiar voices disappeared from Scotland’s airwaves this week as a new practice of sharing programmes among radio stations took a step forward. bbc

Canada

  • ZoomerMedia to Expand from Printing to TV, Radio tech finance
  • Rogers to Purchase Shares for Cancellation broadcaster
  • Radio is a sound salvation. old-fashioned radio has been able to weather attacks from TV, Podcasts and satellite radio because many Canadians still depend on live … financial post
  • The little radio station that could – and does. ‘Being who we are’ is part of the charm of CIDI-FM, a Knowlton community broadcaster run by a small army of enthusiastic volunteers the montreal gazette
  • Radio revenues went up before economy went down marketing mag
  • Aboriginal radio coming, and there’ll be bingo. Small-community network expands into city edmonton journal

Asia/Africa/Oceania

  • Spare us a million? Sydney radio asks Richard Branson yahoo
  • Richard Branson pledges support for FBi the australian
  • Radio egos sure to clash in Martin Place. IT promises to be a bonfire of Sydney’s breakfast radio egos on August 6 when all announcers will be corralled into the one location – a Martin Place pen – for a potentially volatile industry event. perth now
  • Radio Misty partners with Inter zone National Carrom Championship radio and music
  • IMI president Vijay Lazarus – Differences with the radio industry need to be bridged radio and music
  • Dubai 92 voted best radio station emirates business
  • Mega FM journalist in Gulu military barracks, says UPDF monitor uganda

Trades All Access

  • No Radio Winner In Radio Mercury Awards?
  • PWC Forcasts Our Digital Future
  • Norm Pattiz To Continue As Chairman At Westwood One
  • Report: Brian Graden Exiting MTV
  • Lincoln Financial Takes Bailout Money
  • Archstream Management Services Formed
  • Warner Back To Investing In Imeem
  • SEC Charges Chicago Sports Webio Owner With Fraud
  • EMF Closes On Odessa Swap
  • Too Many Qs In Cincinnati
  • Ex-Nickelodeon Boss Elected WNYC Board Chair
  • Jason Anfinsen Returns To WPBZ
  • KVPW Dark, Seeks New Tower Site
  • Peterborough’s KRUZ Moves To FM
  • Power Boost For Calgary’s Fuel 90.3 FM
  • CBS Interactive Experiences Major May Growth
  • Triton Partners With Wizzard Media
  • Ofcom Proposal Would Allow U.K. Radio ‘Blipverts’
  • Skinner Inks Extension With U.K.’s Absolute Radio
  • Morris Management Group Launches Treehouse Records
  • Dave Willis Takes On PD Duties At WJLS
  • SuperLiga 2009 On ESPN Deportes Radio
  • Phil Savage Joins Crimson Tide Radio Crew
  • Texoma TV Station Launches Radio News Service
  • KMXV Hooks Up With Fat Piggy

Radio Ink

  • RADAR 101: Radio Reaches More Than 235 Million Every Week
  • Archstream Management Service Launches, Allies With GAP
  • WSJ: In Radio Today, Small Is Better
  • Guyther Joins ROI Media Solutions
  • Y101/Richmond Shifts On The Dial, Upgrades Signal
  • Court Retains Stay On Newspaper-Broadcast Rules Change
  • AM On FM On FCC Agenda
  • CBS Radio Sees ‘Tremendous Growth’ Online In May
  • Jacobs Media Offers Blog App
  • Clear Channel, Azoff To Launch Custom Online Channels

FMQB

  • Arbitron: Radio Reaches Over 235 Million Weekly
  • Universal, Virgin Media Eye U.K. Music Service
  • Universal Republic Promotes Tom Mackay To EVP of A&R
  • Arbitron to re-issue Tampa Spring Phase-1 ratings
  • CBS Interactive posts major gains in online audience
  • Jay Guyther joins ROI Media Solutions
  • Smaller is better at radio

Inside Radio

  • Radio Mercury judges: Ads are sub-par.
  • Judge sees snub as a challenge.
  • CBS Radio charts web growth.
  • Radio wants patent suit tossed.
  • Oaktree Capital creates management firm.
  • Norm Pattiz stays at Westwood One.
  • Radio’s cume keeps growing.
  • Lincoln National to take TARP funds.
  • Inside Dallas’ April PPM Numbers.
  • Chicago shake-up at WGN.

Radio Business Report

  • Westwood One taps Thomas Weisel for second round?
  • Financial maneuvering by Lincoln Financial Group
  • Reorg and staff cuts at RAB
  • Oaktree expands in radio again
  • Blinded vets honor radio reporter
  • Tampa offender was not CBS employee
  • Arbitron vet now consulting PPM subscribers
  • Incubus to perform live on KROQ
  • ESPN Deportes to offer exclusive coverage of SuperLiga 2009
  • There’s a reason Country artists love radio

Radio Online

  • More Than 235 Million Listen to Radio Every Week
  • Radio Mercury Judges Toss Out Radio-Produced Ads
  • Groups Ask District Court Judge to Toss Patent Suit
  • Group Forms Radio Management Services Company
  • Nielsen Says CBS Radio Leads Interactive Unit
  • Arbitron to Re-Issue Phase One Numbers for Tampa
  • Jay Guyther Joins ROI Media Solutions as Partner
  • WDYL-FM (Y101)/Richmond to Change Dial Position
  • Jacobs Media’s jacAPPS Announces Blog Application
  • SSI Expands Syndication of ”The Allen Hunt Show”
  • Third Circuit Court Won’t Lift C/O Ownership Stay
  • AM Use of FM Translators on Open Meeting Agenda
  • CC Launches Artist Personal Experience Radio
  • AWRT Moves Gracie Awards to Hollywood in 2010
  • Missouri M.O.D. Details Radio’s Promotional Value
  • WQRT-AM to Debut New Talk Format in Cincinnati
  • WVNN Morning Host Suspended Over Press Stunt

NTS Aircheck

  • Allen Hunt To Expand To Weekdays
  • One Of The World’s Most Dangerous Places
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbaninsite

  • Arbitron – Charleston SC
  • News – Radio One Feltonville Tragedy Fundraiser in Philly
  • Insite – Growing Minority ownership in Obama era; Back to the future with a win-win concept for the industry
  • Arbitron – 235 Million Listen to Radio Every Week Reports Arbitron
  • Jobs – National/Local Tour Promoters – Great For College Grads!
  • News – The New Marc Clarke TV Show Starts Monday
  • News – New Affiliates: The Tazz Daddy Show

All About Country

  • Senate Set To Hear Genachowski’s Nomination Today
  • George Strait’s Living For The Night Tops Add Board Again
  • Sugarland Gets LIVE On The Inside
  • Rascal Flatts Creates Denny’s Dishes
  • Chicago Newspapers Praise Kenny Chesney
  • Laura Bryna Performs On The GAC Stage
  • WUBE/Cincinnati Celebrates Flag Day
  • Martina Helps Raise Over $72K For Nashville YWCA
  • Tampa Gets New Trends Today
  • Tomorrow’s Conclave Webinar: How To Be A Great Morning Show
  • Baumgartner VP/GM At Black River Music Group
  • The Heat Is On For 2009 CMT Music Awards
  • Charlie Robison’s Beautiful Day Begins Next Tuesday
  • COUNTRY Stars Talk About Dads
  • Treehouse Records Launches On Music Row
  • RADAR 101 Due Next Monday