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Radio & Streaming Media News for Wednesday 05-13-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Radio Would Pay for Music Under Measure Approved by House Panel bloomberg
  • Mayday: 3 Big Radio Broadcasters Dive In 1Q media daily news
  • Larry Wilson Buys Two From Rose City Radio radio ink
  • Rock station to shift to all news the olympian
  • ‘KJ103’ Oklahoma City’s top radio station again news ok
  • WGN-AM to broadcast mock Drew Peterson trial chicago sun times
  • DeDe McGuire Joins K104 morning team radio business report
  • Anti-Castro stations slash budgets usa today
  • Clear Channel Radio Opens New York’s Newest Exclusive Performance Space yahoo
  • Why Larry Wilson Matters radio ink tank
  • Will Radio Broadcasters Tune Out Arbitron? bnet
  • Performance royalty headed for markup radio business report
  • Black stations protest radio fees bill detroit news
  • FCC Is Put on Hold While GOP Weighs Candidates wallstreet journal
  • Saberi ‘had classified document’ bbc
  • Sony touch Walkman hits US with Slacker Radio electronista
  • France ignores EU and passes antipiracy law cnet
  • SWEDISH PHISH: WEB PIRATES WON’T PAY BOOTY ny post
  • NME Radio launches on DAB in London brand republic
  • UKRD claims controlling share in The Local Radio Company how do
  • Generation F (for forgotten) the age au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Mayday: 3 Big Radio Broadcasters Dive In 1Q media daily news
  • Big media’s digital shuffle. NBC, News Corp., and others rethink the role of the chief interactive officer. cnn money
  • Larry Wilson Returns to Radio with Portland Buy radio online
  • Larry Wilson Buys Two From Rose City Radio radio ink
  • Alpha B’casting Snaps up Two Portland Radio Stations media buyer planner
  • Larry Wilson cashing out Paul Allen radio business report
  • Parent firm of Clear Channel loses $418M: Company owns 5 Toledo-area stations trading markets
  • Don’t let losses fool you: Sirius XM has promise cnet

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Rock station to shift to all news. The Eagle: Owners sign deal with Seattle’s KOMO; 10 to 15 employees of 97.7 FM will lose their jobs the olympian
  • ‘KJ103’ Oklahoma City’s top radio station again. Arbitron Ratings: Morning team of T.J., Janet gives listeners ‘group therapy’ news ok
  • WGN-AM to broadcast mock Drew Peterson trial chicago sun times
  • DeDe McGuire Joins K104 morning team radio business report
  • WBRK radio show to have Berkshire flavor the berkshire eagle
  • Diaz-Infante dropped from Broncos’ radio team examiner
  • The Care Navigator Announces Parenting Your Parents Radio pr newswire
  • Local radio show features interview with Cuban-born actor Andy Garcia on May 17 fort myers florida weekly
  • CHRIS CORNELL Interviewed On Portland’s 101 KUFO; Video Available – May 12, 2009 blabbermouth
  • Corus Radio Hamilton Is The 2009 Home To The Hamilton Tiger-Cats our sports central
  • O-Tigers to hit radio this season the daily star

News & PR

  • Art Bell: Radio’s Master of the Unexplained Explains Himself wired
  • River Radio goes all out for region the southern
  • Farm radio broadcaster plans to retire Skip Davis will sign off after 45 year career wlfi
  • 5/12: Dallas Austin’s appearance on “Make Me a SuperModel,” new Star 94 mid-day host, Neal Boortz “commencement” speech (Atlanta radio & tv talk) access atlanta
  • Jeanne Jakle: Texans compete for reality TV hottie (san antonio radio news) my san antonio
  • Layoffs at Miami-based Radio, TV Martí part of retooling palm beach post
  • Anti-Castro stations slash budgets usa today
  • Interview with Callie Crossley my fox boston
  • Clemens denies using drugs on ESPN. Cy Young winner speaks out same day a book alleging his drug use is released. times leader
  • Pittsburgh Penguins’ New Goal Is HD Radio wpxi
  • Radio hosts reveal ‘Faces Not Numbers’ banner at Chrysler plant candgnews
  • DP radio station may get back on the air deer park tribune
  • Deejay runs cycle club, business, sound board costal courier
  • Clear Channel Radio Opens New York’s Newest Exclusive Performance Space yahoo
  • On this date in 1939 the first commercial FMradio station in the United States is launched in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station later becomes WDRC-FM. dane101
  • Wholesale TV and Radio Advertising Announces Free Production of Radio Commercials for All Clients Nationwide yahoo
  • Talk Radio Show Host Wendell James Puts On A Show Stopping Performance In The Off Broadway Play Sex, Relationships And Sometimes Love 1888 press release
  • Sue Serio To Speak At Press Club Lunch town talk news
  • Mount to Honor FOX Television Exec., Westchester Radio Exec. at Commencement pr newswire
  • Sony Music Sues EMI Over Werre Contract radio and records

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Why Larry Wilson Matters radio ink tank
  • Will Radio Broadcasters Tune Out Arbitron? bnet
  • Radio’s Silver Lining radio business report
  • Where Are Indie Artists in Radio Industry? audio graphics
  • Heads Up On Your Next Big Competitor inside music media
  • In A Chart Panel Change, Echoes Of A Kiss infinite dial
  • Bob & Jack Week: #4 – WLWK (The Lake) Milwaukee infinite dial
  • Trust vs. Antitrust (siri) fool
  • Radio rage. The assassination jokes and “liberal” conspiracy theories on talk radio could be an ominous sign of things to come. salon
  • Fox Condemns Sykes’s Act: If A Talk Radio Host Compared Obama To A Terrorist, He Would Be Fired think progress
  • Gagging Free Speech Radio opednews
  • Conservative Talk Radio in the Dock national review
  • Rush Limbaugh, global warming, and susceptible conservatives examiner
  • Writer Disagrees With Radio Host’s Methods (Savage) tri cities
  • Michael Savage Wishes to be Unbanned from Traveling to UK mns
  • Michael Savage: Master of Distortion tpm
  • McFeatters: Protecting Great Britain from Michael Savage milford daily news
  • Radio ads urge lawmakers to solve budget crunch without relying on salary cuts las vegas review journal
  • Christian Radio Ad Hammers Energy Conglomerate Over Climate Lobbying huffington post
  • Oxendine airing radio campaign ad. Announcement comes amid controversy over campaign donations ajc
  • Wanda Sykes and Rush Limbaugh Kiss And Make Up the spoof

FCC & Legal

  • Radio Would Pay for Music Under Measure Approved by House Panel bloomberg
  • Performance royalty headed for markup. It’s time to strap on helmets and report to defensive battle stations. John Conyers (D-MI) will muster his committee Wednesday 5/13/09 for the purpose of marking up H.R. 848 the “Performance Rights Act.” radio business report
  • Radio Stations Are Singing the Blues. Conyers’ Bill Would Make Stations Play and Pay roll call
  • Black stations protest radio fees bill detroit news
  • Al Sharpton, John Conyers on opposite sides of airplay fee battle ny daily news
  • HUGHES AGAINST CONYERS BILL: Radio One founder says congressman’s legislation could ‘put many black-owned stations out of business.’ eurweb
  • Radio One Rally to Fight Performance Rights Act radio online
  • Conyers’ Royalty Fee Amendment Creates B’casters Uproar radio and records
  • Conyers Stirs The Royalty Pot With A New Web Bill… mel phillips
  • FCC Is Put on Hold While GOP Weighs Candidates wallstreet journal
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Saberi ‘had classified document’ A lawyer for US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi says she was convicted of spying for the US partly because she had obtained a classified document. bbc
  • Journalist freed by Iran thanks her supporters ny times
  • NPR review of gay-politician documentary won’t name names stl today
  • Radio Hofstra University Wins Society of Professional Journalists Award media newswire
  • KERA launches Living with the Trinity website, radio series pegasus news
  • NPR’s Robert Siegel Wonders How Heritage Auction House Can Sell a Rock for Five Figures dallas observer
  • Young broadcasters take to airwaves in Carbondale glenwood springs post independent

Streaming & Tech

  • SWEDISH PHISH: WEB PIRATES WON’T PAY BOOTY ny post
  • Music marketing takes center stage at iLike cnet
  • Lawyer in Pirate Bay case facing ‘DDo$’ attack cnet
  • France ignores EU and passes antipiracy law cnet
  • Study – Legalizing Filesharing and Issuing Flat Rate is the Way to Go zero paid
  • iPhone Apps’ Launch of Siri XM: A Powerful Combination seeking alpha
  • iPhone App Will Launch Sirius XM sirius buzz
  • How the iPod changed everything globe and mail
  • Sony touch Walkman hits US with Slacker Radio electronista
  • Walkman bites back: 30 years on Sony declares war on iPod in clash of MP3 player titans mail online
  • Music industry mining some revenue from YouTube la times
  • HD Radios To Get Sporty twice
  • SlingPlayer for iPhone release imminent: $30, Wi-Fi only cnet
  • Sourcetone picks tunes for your mood cnet
  • The Ten Biggest Tech Failures Of The Last Decade (#6 siri) 247 wallstreet
  • Pubcaster Uses Satellite to Distribute HD-R radio world
  • Stream the World Adds Bernardi to Board radio magazine
  • Getting Sirius About Streaming audio4cast
  • Wall Street Journal analyzes Google’s stumble with radio rain
  • I’m About to Kick Twitter In The Nads (I Want My Collateral Replies Back) truth justice…
  • Indie Ranch Media Subsidiary Netmix Broadcasting to Schedule Testing for Content Distribution for JENNiRADIO pr inside

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • NME Radio launches on DAB in London brand republic
  • Global Radio expects steady profits despite ad slump guardian
  • Ofcom proposes own tests for local radio deregulation guardian
  • UKRD claims controlling share in The Local Radio Company how do
  • Radio review guardian
  • Let’s hear it for Radio 3 and that Sony Award london evening standard
  • UK: Radio Listenership Soars with New Tech radio 2020
  • Watching and listening james cridland
  • ‘A bit like Radio Five, only much more interesting’ It is produced by inmates for inmates and never broadcasts beyond the confines of HMP Brixton. guardian
  • Ofcom lets Bauer put music on its Liverpool all-talk station guardian
  • Exmouth’s community radio returns during town festival exmouth herald
  • Ben Stiller gets Radio 5 Live’s number media guardian
  • NME launches on London DAB radio today
  • UKRD ups offer for TLRC radio today
  • London licences up for grabs radio today
  • All change for City Talk radio today
  • Comments from Sony Winners radio today
  • NME launches on London DAB radio today
  • UKRD declares Local Radio offer unconditional yahoo ireland
  • All change at KFM as Noel Shannon steps aside. NOEL Shannon has stepped down from presenting his morning show, Kildare Today, on KFM radio. leinster leader
  • Dirty domain. A move by a popular radio station to snatch up a new competitor’s possible website domain was shot down by the complaints board copenhagen post
  • Renault Enters Into Commercial Agreement to Install ONDAS Satellite Radio Receivers the auto channel

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • Announcers to captive audience win prestigious radio award abc au
  • 94.5 on top but 6PR in the mix the west
  • Generation F (for forgotten). Women are still overlooked when mainstream radio and television shows go hunting for presenters. the age au
  • Little-heard music gets a big voice the age
  • Independent Music New Zealand – May News scoop
  • IRS 2009 R1: FM players unanimously vote for RAM; Radio Mirchi vetoes exchange4media
  • Debate in Saudi Arabia over Women in Media memri
  • Voice of Israel Radio Agrees to Run Ad Against Assimilation israel national news
  • SPTC scrutinising radio broadcasting licence applications swazi observer
  • Court orders reopening of Adaba FM punchng
  • Broadcasting commission suspends licence of private radio station afrol news
  • Radio programmes to help CXC students barbados nation news

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Conyers’ Royalty Fee Amendment Creates B’casters Uproar
  • Sony Music Sues EMI Over Werre Contract
  • Larry Wilson Buys Portland Pair From Paul Allen
  • Ando Media Promotes Krasinski To COO
  • Update: McGinty Out, Hamlin In In K.C.
  • Texas Triple A Update
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 12, 2009
  • Minority B’casters Angry With Conyers Over Performance Rights Act
  • April Album Sales Down ‘Only’ 9%
  • Flom, Cherry Lane Form Lava Music Publishing
  • Richards Resurfaces At Tribune
  • The Conclave, RCS Team Up For Free PPM Webinar
  • CC/N.Y. Opens Performance Space
  • Tyler Moves From Gator To Froggy
  • Glasco: Inadvertently Available
  • ‘Country’s Biggest Hits’: The Name Says It All
  • Marketron Exchange Connects 1000 Stations With Advertisers
  • Genesis, Radiolicious Team To Stream
  • Corus Stations Segue With iTunes
  • McElligott Promoted To NRG/Omaha AM GSM
  • Local Host Notes: San Diego, Denver, West Palm Beach
  • CC Radio Revenue Drops 22% In Q1
  • Cumulus Revenue Slips 24% In Q1; Net Loss Improves
  • WW1 Q1 Revenue Off 19%
  • Radio One Q1 Radio Revs Slip 24%
  • Update: Roxana Saberi Sentence Commuted
  • Cox Radio Q1 Revenue Down Nearly 23% To $75.5 Million

All Access

  • Sony Sues EMI, Ron Werre
  • WSJ: Is McDowell’s Renomination In Question?
  • Urban Radio Protests Performance Fee Legislation
  • WBAI PD Suspended
  • Ando Media Promotes Paul Krasinski To COO
  • Court OKs Tribune Bonuses; Stock Plan Deal Draws IRS Audit
  • Play MPE Chosen By UMG International
  • Birach Buys Michigan Pair
  • PPM Webinar Offered By The Conclave Today
  • Sony Awards Honor BBC Radio 3, Prison Station
  • Global Traffic Network Q3 Revenues Up But Loss Widens
  • Odessa Jackalopes Jump To Jack FM
  • Kelly Colonghi Exits CC/Hartford
  • StreetPulse: Dylan’s Locked In At #1
  • Kami Knake Leaves WB For Topspin
  • Ken Moultrie Launches ‘Country’s Biggest Hits’
  • Jack Christopher Beats The Odds And Turns 50
  • Target Features St. Jude In ‘Bullseye Gives’ Promotion
  • Trace, Lady A, JMC Ask Fans To Support Country Music HOF
  • Study: Radio Gets Under 10 Minutes Of Consumers’ News Time
  • Smerconish Visits O’Reilly, Maddow
  • WGN To Stage Mock Trial Of Drew Peterson
  • Compass Unveils ’09 NCAA Football Schedule
  • WIXC Adds ‘Ed And Liz’ Show
  • WCSX’ D&D Unveil ‘Faces Not Numbers’ Banner
  • A New Book From Dick Heatherton
  • Weekend Throwdown Adds KZZP, KONN, More
  • Retro Rewind’s Dave Harris Interviewed By Blog Critic Music
  • Kim Kendrick Dead At 49
  • Gary Pietruch Passes

Radio Ink

  • Larry Wilson Buys Two From Rose City Radio
  • More Support For House Anti-Royalties Resolution
  • Radio One Reports Revenues
  • WSJ: What Went Wrong For Google And Radio
  • Cumulus Net Revenues Off Sharply In Q1
  • Westwood One Reports Q1 Results
  • Clear Channel Radio Revenues Down Double Digits
  • Citadel Revenues Fall In Q1
  • Coyote Calhoun Celebrates 40 Years In Radio
  • Clear Channel/New York Opens Performance Venue
  • Katz Marketing Solutions Adds Three VPs
  • Jailed NPR Reporter Released
  • Genesis Stations Now On iPhones
  • Penguins To Launch HD Channel

FMQB

  • Performance Rights Act Targeted For Markup
  • Q1 Radio Revenue Roundup
  • Cumulus and Radio One announce their first quarter results.
  • Jason Flom, Cherry Lane Form Lava Music Publishing
  • Larry Wilson’s new Alpha Broadcasting purchases 2 Portland stations
  • Westwood One Q1 revenue down 19.4%
  • Hamlin replaces McGinty at KUDL/K.C.
  • WSJ: how Google whiffed on radio ad sales
  • GOP searching for FCC candidate
  • How MySpace Music Fits Into “The New Free”

Inside Radio

  • Royalty fight head into the ring.
  • Larry Wilson: “I love the radio business.”
  • More ex-owners eye return.
  • Listeners don’t expect in-depth radio news.
  • McDowell’s future in flux.
  • Obama cuts public radio.
  • “Alice” goes global via video.

Radio Business Report

  • Performance royalty headed for markup
  • GLR Brings Mexican First Division Soccer League Playoffs
  • DeDe McGuire Joins K104 morning team
  • Battle royal on Capitol Hill
  • Analysts differ on Cox Radio results
  • Cumulus Q1 revenues down 24.1%
  • Cox Radio revenues fall 22.8%
  • Westwood One’s Q1 down 19%
  • Pittsburgh Penguins to Launch HD2 channel
  • Q1 decline for Clear Channel
  • Clear Channel Radio revenues fall 22%
  • Subscribers drop for Sirius XM
  • Q1 revenues fall 22.8% for Citadel
  • Regent still pushing hard for local direct

Radio Online

  • Ando Media Promotes VP/GM Paul Krasinski to COO
  • Larry Wilson Returns to Radio with Portland Buy
  • Radio One Rally to Fight Performance Rights Act
  • Clear Channel Opens New York Performance Space
  • Thom McGinty Exits KUDL-FM/Kansas City as OM/PD
  • Liz Litterello Upped to WIXC-AM/Melbourne PD
  • Genesis Stations Now Available on iPhone & iTouch
  • NRG Media/Omaha Promotes Stacie McElligott to GSM
  • Marketron Exchange Passes 1000 Stations Mark
  • WWGR-FM Fort Myers PD/midday host Justin Tyler resigns
  • Jon Elliot, most recently with Air America, joins Talk XEPE/San Diego for afternoons
  • KCKK-AM/Denver adds a local show in mornings featuring former sports anchor Les Shapiro
  • WABC-AM/New York drops syndicated Laura Ingraham
  • WURH-FM (FM 104.1)/Hartford Programming Coordinator Michael Czarnecki moves co-owned CHR WKSS-FM
  • WKOA-FM/Lafayette, IN, Farm Director Skip Davis is retiring

NTS Aircheck

  • Larry Wilson Returns To Active Duty
  • “Next Year Maybe It’ll Be Carrot Top”
  • White House Backs Away From Sykes Remarks
  • More Ratings Success Stories

Urbansite

  • News – Detroit Black Stations Protesting Radio Fees Bill
  • News – Al Sharpton, To John Conyers You Will NOT Shutdown Black Radio- Will You
  • News – Exclusive: Radio One’s Cathy Hughes Talks PRA
  • News – Radio One Revenue down 16%

All About Country

  • KUPL/Portland’s Lee Rogers Into His 40th Year
  • Webster & Associates/NYC Installs Victoria Varela
  • British Singer Tim McKay Visits CMA Music Fest
  • Little Big Town Rides For A Cure
  • Megan Munroe Trades Acting For COUNTRY Music
  • David Frizzell Writes Song For Special Olympics
  • The New Broadcast Partners Launch Country’s Biggest Hits
  • Lonestar & Friends Team To Strike Out Childhood Cancer
  • Justin Tyler Takes Froggy 103/Murray, KY PD Gig
  • WIRL/Peoria’s Dan Dermody Sent To the Sidelines
  • Bob Glasco Ready To Return To Radio
  • Music City Gets Music Business Council
  • Conclave Presents COUNTRY Music Smackdown
  • Liz Sledge Takes RCA/Nashville SE Region
  • George Strait Artist Of The Decade Show 2-Weeks Away
  • Larry Wilson Returns To Radio