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Radio & Streaming Media News for Wednesday 03-18-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Imus threatens to shoot TKK’s Severin in Hub dust-up – boston herald
  • Urban, Hispanic Radio Adapt To PPM – radio and records
  • Krampf Adds Management Duties at CBS Radio/Orlando – radio online
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Q4 2008 Earnings Call Transcript – seeking alpha
  • Bob Lobel to guest host on ESPN 890 AM – boston herald
  • 107.5 Frank-FM Reading To Return To Christian – radio insight
  • Radio Personality Charged With DUI After Crash (Darrin Fitzgerald “Skip Church”) – wyff
  • The State of the Media: Not Good – time
  • Live music overtakes record sales – bbc
  • Lawmakers, broadcasters urge Hatch to change his tune on music royalties – salt lake tribune
  • Pirate Station Draws $10,000 FCC Fine – radio ink
  • ‘Day to Day’s’ end severs NPR’s strongest tie to the West – la times
  • Arbitron Selects Telular Solution to Wirelessly Collect Radio Ratings Data – yahoo
  • Pulling Your Radio Stream Not the Answer – audio graphics
  • Global Radio defies Ofcom over warning – guardian
  • RSF criticises Senegal for silencing radio – yahoo

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • The State of the Media: Not Good – time
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Q4 2008 Earnings Call Transcript – seeking alpha
  • Sirius: RBC Urges Investors to Remain on Sidelines Following Latest Earnings – seeking alpha
  • An End to Sirius Stock Manipulation May Be in Sight – cnet
  • SIRI: Sirius hit .380 at the high, closed at .336, and is at .350 after market – motley fool

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • RAB: Urban and Hispanic Radio Deliver Exclusive, Engaged Audiences – mediaweek
  • Urban, Hispanic Radio Adapt To PPM – radio and records
  • Krampf Adds Management Duties at CBS Radio/Orlando – radio online
  • For Jonathon Brandmeier, keeping staff is music to his ears. Johnny B. signs one-year contract extension at WLUP-FM 97.9 – chicago tribune
  • Oprah Taps Best Friend Gayle as Talk Show Successor – cleveland leader
  • Bob Lobel to guest host on ESPN 890 AM – boston herald
  • Capitol Broadcasting won’t discuss its cuts – the news and observer
  • Shanks returns to Macon airwaves (Bill Shanks WFSM) – macon.com
  • Williams left a void in local radio (WFNZ) – individual.com
  • 107.5 Frank-FM Reading To Return To Christian – radio insight
  • ‘Big Poppa’ Spears resigns from KISS FM – utica od
  • What?!? Cliff Roles’ radio show gets cancelled?!? – the 941
  • Liberal host expands her Reno radio show (Christiane KJFK) – rgj.com
  • Sirius XM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio to Broadcast Live at MATS – truckinginfo
  • WVRY 105.1FM to broadcast all Northeast and Clarksville Academy State Tournament Games – the leaf chronicle

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News & PR

  • Don Imus hits nerve with shoot ‘joke’ WTKK host fired up over threat – boston herald
  • Imus, Severin get into fiery exchange (video) –necn.com
  • ‘Kiss Me I’m Imus’ breakfast turns nasty (video) – necn.com
  • Imus threatens to shoot TKK’s Severin in Hub dust-up – boston herald
  • Radio Personality Charged With DUI After Crash (Darrin Fitzgerald “Skip Church”) – wyff
  • Local ‘Rise Guys’ DJ Charged With DUI. Police: DJ Tried To Leave Scene After Hitting Tree – fox carolina
  • Popular Radio Personality Arrested for DUI – wspa
  • Five Hot Show Ideas for Spring-Related Topics – pr newswire
  • Rising Music Star Caitlin Crosby is Featured in New Radio Heard Here Promotional Campaign – pr newswire
  • The Paul and Angel Harvey Center – mbc
  • Jacobs Concludes Going For The Gold Campaign – radio magazine
  • Billy Corgan leads charge to Congress; deal in the works on royalties? – ny daily news
  • Musicians Want the Airwaves Back – freepress
  • Live music overtakes record sales – bbc

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Haley: ‘We Never Have To Doubt Radio’ – radio ink
  • Death Bed Radio “These are our talk hosts’ last words, and they make each one count” – citypages
  • Cumulus Is Radio’s AIG – inside music media
  • Lawmakers, broadcasters urge Hatch to change his tune on music royalties – salt lake tribune
  • Limbaugh’s Favorable Rating: 19 Percent – cbs news
  • Lefty Radio Host Ed Schultz on AIG Bonuses: ‘The Obama Administration Wants this Public Outrage’ – news busters
  • Michael Medved, Thom Hartmann to have ‘great debate’ in suburban Chicago – js online

FCC & Legal

  • Pirate Station Draws $10,000 FCC Fine – radio ink
  • FCC Daily Digest – FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • ‘Day to Day’s’ end severs NPR’s strongest tie to the West – la times
  • Florence Rogers, president, general manager of Nevada Public Radio – las vegas sun
  • Listeners power Radio Free Minturn – denver post
  • DJ of the Week: Tahira Khalid – the bates student
  • WXIN Radio Offers Diverse Music Selection – the anchor
  • Radio Phoenix: Is Phoenix’s Only Community Radio Station Tuning In or Fading Out? – new times
  • Christian broadcaster airs anti-cholera programme – religious intelligence

Streaming & Tech

  • Arbitron Selects Telular Solution to Wirelessly Collect Radio Ratings Data – yahoo
  • Best Radio Website Trends Detailed in New Report from the Web Marketing Association – yahoo
  • Pulling Your Radio Stream Not the Answer – audio graphics
  • More 18-34s listened to the Fresh 102.7/NY stream than its broadcast – rain
  • More Americans buy music online, fewer buy CDs (AFP) – yahoo
  • TuneKast: A Monetized Mobile Radio Platform – radio 2020
  • At SXSWi, how much should big media be listening? – cnet
  • The Best Mobile Application for Radio on the Market – hear 2.0
  • YOUR TECH: Much more with HD radio – the wasnington times
  • HipCricket Expands To Latin America – individual.com
  • WPP, Google to Fund Web-Ad Research. Duo Will Spend $4.6 Million on Business Analyses, Psychological Studies – wall street journal
  • rish ISPs rally against record label anti-piracy threat. Three strikes rule? Pshaw – theregister.co.uk

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Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Paul O’Grady, Alan Carr and Emma Forbes in at Radio 2 – guardian
  • Colin Murray to leave Radio 1 – broadcast 1
  • Global Radio defies Ofcom over warning – guardian
  • Children’s programmes to vanish from mainstream BBC radio – telegraph
  • Off the Fence – Has private ownership been good for commercial radio? – mediaweek uk
  • Interview: Jonathan Ross – net news daily
  • The swashbuckling rock rebels of Radio Caroline. In the Sixties, only one station truly tuned into the spirit of the age. Radio Caroline sparked a pop revolution – and now it’s inspired a movie. John Walsh sails back in time – the independent
  • Community radio station gets lottery windfall – the fermanagh herald
  • Radio station debuts recruitment initiative – business cornwall
  • BBC: BBC announces new Springwatch presenters – individual.com
  • TLRC holds the Quay in Iraq – radio today
  • Athy schizophrenia sufferer offended at RTE radio remark – leinster leader

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana

  • Radio star Duclos steps up to Preston stage – leader news au
  • RSF criticises Senegal for silencing radio – yahoo
  • Sudan: Three Community Radio Stations Suspended for Broadcasting Political Programmes – all africa
  • 2010 security exercise takes radio jocks hostage – bua news
  • Four presenters leave Motsweding radio – sowetan
  • Motsweding FM loses show hosts – bizcommunity

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Urban, Hispanic Radio Adapt To PPM
  • Menendez To Arbitron: ‘Work Tirelessly’ For PPM Accreditation
  • More House Members Back Anti-Royalties Resolution
  • CBS Radio Aligns With Media Monitors
  • Williams, Romeo, Hilles Join Goom
  • Krampf Adds Oversight Of CBS Radio/Orlando
  • Rogers/Ottawa Makes Some Changes
  • Tulsa Loses Spirit
  • Terra Firma Chief Guy Hands Steps Out Of Day-To-Day Role
  • Chart Highlights: Rucker Rules Country
  • Citadel Reports Q4 Loss of $787 Million
  • RAB Conference: Mobile Marketing Offers Ripe Opportunity For Radio
  • Obit: ‘Spyder’ McGuire
  • Westwood One Q4 Revenue Falls Nearly 15%
  • Entercom Selects StreamTheWorld
  • Cumulus Loss Accelerates In Q4
  • Schwartz Added To NAB Roster
  • Chicago Stations Team For Debate
  • Johnny B. Re-Signs With The Loop
  • Jacobs’ ‘Gold’ Campaign Ends at 2,600
  • Stock Market Snapshot: March 16, 2009
  • Imus Says He Has Stage II Prostate Cancer

All Access

  • NJ Senator Responds Publicly To Arbitron
  • AMP Airstaff Shaping Up
  • Beasley Amends Credit Agreement
  • CBC Board OKs Budget, Cuts Expected
  • Translator Deals In MS, WY
  • HipCricket Heads South Of The Border
  • Goldstein Exits 890 ESPN Boston
  • Toronto FC Hits The Fan
  • Ford Goes To K.C., McCabe Returns To Binghamton Mets
  • Shanks Finds New Home In Macon
  • BBC’s Murray Moves From 1 To 5
  • WFBC Welcomes Elliott Yamin
  • Dancing With The Delaware Stars
  • Former BBC Radio Scotland Host Gerry Davis Dies

Radio Ink

  • Haley: ‘We Never Have To Doubt Radio’
  • RAB2009: AT&T Panel Focuses On Tech
  • Chicago Stations Team For Political Debate
  • Jacobs Media Wraps Up ‘Going For The Gold’
  • Former Clear Channel, Google Execs Team For Goom Radio
  • Entercom Picks StreamTheWorld
  • CC’s iheartradio Gets Millionth Download, BlackBerry Beta
  • Local Radio Freedom Act Adds Co-Sponsors
  • Pirate Station Draws $10,000 FCC Fine
  • LPFM Suit Goes To Court
  • RADAR 100: 234 Million Listen To Radio Every Week

FMQB

  • Ex-CC & Google Execs Launch Goom Radio
  • Guy Hands Releases Daily Control Of Terra Firma
  • Jacobs Media Wraps Up “Gold” Campaign
  • Westwood One releases Q4 and 2008 fiscal results
  • Five more lawmakers oppose performance royalty
  • Sirius founder pessimistic about satcaster future
  • SpiralFrog faces uncertain future
  • music stopped paying off at Virgin Megastores
  • 93.3 Now vs. Z100

Inside Radio

  • RAB2009: Optimism reigns.
  • GM buyers hand radio an assignment.
  • New “Radio Heard Here” campaign set.
  • Senator: Arbitron must “go further.”
  • FCC issues $10,000 pirate fine.
  • Lenders help Beasley.
  • Talk radio smackdown set.
  • Host fired for off-color comments.
  • CBS signs Media Monitors deal.
  • Stations upload 2,600 protest photos.

Radio Business Report

  • Senator not satisfied on PPM assurances
  • Cancer-fighter Imus hit by cancer
  • ABCRN updates Paul Harvey timeslots with Huckabee
  • NAB bags five more anti-tax allies
  • Beasley amends loan agreement
  • Crystal finalists named
  • Citadel revenues down, negotiating with lenders
  • “The Alternate Side” goes nightly on WFUV
  • B-101 pulling stream in protest of royalty rates
  • Imus announces that he has cancer
  • LPFM battle in DC court

Radio Online

  • Krampf Adds Management Duties at CBS Radio/Orlando
  • Menendez Wants Arbitron to ”Do More” with PPM System
  • Former CC, Google Execs to Launch Online Radio Venture
  • Four CBS Radio Clusters Sign with Media Monitors
  • Cox Radio Flips KKCM-FM/Tulsa to News/Talk Simulcast
  • Greenville Morning Host Charged with DUI After Crash
  • More Lawmakers Oppose Local Radio Airplay Royalties
  • WLUP-FM (The Loop)/Chicago morning host Jonathon Brandmeier has inked a one-year deal contract extension
  • Former WIFN-FM (105.5 The Fan)/Macon, GA, afternooner Bill Shanks joins Fox Sports affiliate WFSM-AM
  • Jordan Smith is out as afternoon co-host with Sports XEPRS-AM
  • WSKS-FM and WSKU-FM (Kiss FM)/Utica-Rome, NY, morning personality and Promotion Director Gary Spears exits
  • WCOS-FM/Columbia, SC, Assistant PD/MD and afternoon host Andy Woods has decided to remain with WCOS instead of joining co-owned WKKT-FM/Charlotte
  • WFKB-FM (107.5 Frank FM)/Reading, PA, will flip back to Christian programming on April 1
  • Citadel Broadcasting Q4 Revenue Fell 12.7%, Radio Down
  • Don Imus Diagnosed with Stage Two Prostate Cancer

NTS Aircheck

  • Pelosi Favors Media Consolidation
  • L.A. Times Story “Bogus”
  • Jersey Guys To Lead “Empty Wallet Convoy”
  • KRMG Adds FM Simulcast
  • She’s Gonna Make It After All
  • Conservative Talk “On The Wane” In California

Urbansite

  • Redefining Radio for the Digital Generation
  • RAB Conference: Keep Up With What’s Happening Daily
  • More Than 234 Million Listen to Radio Every Week Reports Arbitron

All About Country

  • Holly+Guidry Produces 2009 Froggyfest
  • Charleston, WV City Official Wins Songwriting Session With Katie Armiger
  • RAB Chief Says ‘We’re Still Here’
  • Randy Travis Mentors On American Idol Tonight
  • Ian Tyson Releases New Album Next Week
  • The Seattle P-I Marches Off Into History
  • Brian Beddow Joins Kelly Music Research
  • Reba’s New Single To Radio April 6th
  • CMT Crossroads Pulls In Shooter Jennings & Jamey Johnson
  • Mark Chesnutt Sings 2-Songs For Movie Noble Things
  • Lyric Street’s Renee Leymon Loses Her Mom
  • WKLB/Boston Raises $421K For St Jude
  • Ashton Shepherd Signs With Cherry Heart
  • WUBE/Cincinnati Creates Virtual Duet
  • Big D & Bubba Hang With Kenny Chesney In Key West
  • Mac McAnally Signs With Show Dog Nashville
  • Dane Patterson Enters Music City Marathon
  • Tin Pan South Set For Month’s End
  • Jones Jam Set For Saturday In Alabama
  • Pure BS Gets The Gold
  • Arbitron Has Good News For Radio
  • NAB Announces Crystal Radio Award Finalists
  • McKinght-McCready’s Sweeter Arrives At Radio This Week
  • Jeff Young In The Morning For Dial Global’s Hot Country
  • Indianapolis COUNTRY Fans Get Second Shock-Wave