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Radio & Streaming Media News for Wednesday 05-27-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Citadel Board Member Resigns (Herbert J. Siegel) radio and records
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Lincoln Financial Media busineswire
  • Thom Mocarsky Out at Arbitron media buyer planner
  • Clear Channel Expands Roles of Davis, Hunnicutt radio online
  • Mason Upped to XHPRS (The Walrus)/San Diego PD radio online
  • Arbitron to Reissue N.Y. PPM mediaweek
  • Emmis’ SkyConcert to go dark this Labor Day indystar
  • First Listen: KBZC (the Buzz) Sacramento infinite dial
  • Radio Orenovscotia Petitions Congressman Conyers To Amend Performance Rights Act yahoo
  • Murdoch’s crossownership waiver stands radio business report
  • Microsoft’s Zune HD Coming in Fall With OLED, HD Radio pc world
  • Streaming rates cut to lure back YouTube, Pandora register
  • Former Virgin exec Lloyd joins Phil Riley’s Midlands radio group brand republic
  • PPM Audience Measurement Seminars for Radio Broadcasters broadcaster
  • FM radio seeks better listener measurement system indian television

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Citadel Board Member Resigns (Herbert J. Siegel) radio and records
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Lincoln Financial Media busineswire
  • Liberty Can Bring Multiple Leverage Possibilities to Sirius seeking alpha
  • Was Wienkes Right About Sirius XM? fool
  • With Forecast Grim, Investment Key to Local Media’s Future mediaweek
  • Kalispell radio station owner fights asset liquidation missoulian

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Arbitron’s Mocarsky to Exit mediaweek
  • Thom Mocarsky Out at Arbitron media buyer planner
  • WROR revs up afternoon drive with Doyle and Devereaux boston radio watch
  • Chicago talk radio sounding more and more like WBOY chicago tribune
  • Clear Channel Expands Roles of Davis, Hunnicutt radio online
  • Mason Upped to XHPRS (The Walrus)/San Diego PD radio online
  • Data Entry Error Affects More New York PPM Results radio online
  • Arbitron to Reissue N.Y. PPM mediaweek
  • Tobar Named KRTH (K-Earth 101)/Los Angeles LSM radio online
  • An AM to FM move in South Jersey. Millennium Radio Group’s 97.3 WXKW Millville/Atlantic City, NJ has begun on-air announcements that it will soon drop its simulcast of sister “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton. radio insight
  • WLFM-FM: Chicago’s new smooth jazz radio outlet has arrived chicago sun times
  • Dave Matthews Band Radio To Air on SIRIUS XM Radio yahoo
  • 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival Special to Air on Sirius XM’S Exclusive Playboy Radio Channel all about jazz
  • Heartbeat Radio comes to Leesburg daily commercial
  • Ernie Alexander returns to KVOL independent weekly
  • Former state rep to return to radio. Former State Rep. Ernie Alexander will return to the airwaves next week as host of a new radio show. the advertiser
  • Alexander returns to radio. Former State Rep. Ernie Alexander is returning to radio as general manager and radio host of KVOL-AM in Lafayette. 2 the advocate
  • ‘Successful Aging’ radio show begins on Treasure Coast tc palm
  • The Charmer Sunbelt Group Launches Socially Responsible Media Campaign on CBS Radio Stations across the Country earth times
  • Radio Resumes. 93.3 the Wolf, along with 570 WKBN are offering their unemployed listeners the chance to have their resume put on the air. wytv
  • High Country Radio Personalities Compete on Sqrambled Scuares go blueridge
  • RoadRunners sign radio deal 49news topeka
  • Texas Tech Athletics sells media rights to Learfield Sports daily toreador

News & PR

  • Shannon Burke returns to court today: Shannon Burke, former Real Radio personality, will ask a judge to set bail individual.com
  • DM’s lone liberal radio host is ‘a stranger in a strange land’ iowa independent
  • Emmis’ SkyConcert to go dark this Labor Day. Struggling broadcaster puts blame on economic woes. indystar
  • Kalispell radio station owner fights asset liquidation missoulian
  • ‘On the Air’ with D.J. Hoyle pine island eagle
  • TJ Walker & Jess Todtfeld will be attempting to break the Guinness World Records®
  • for Most Radio Interviews in a 24-Hour Period. tjwalhersecret
  • Red Sox Nation has presence in Richmond, radio reflects richmond times dispatch
  • Hey, WTMM listeners — who won that NBA game Tuesday night? times union

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Radio Orenovscotia Petitions Congressman Conyers To Amend Performance Rights Act yahoo
  • Minority Broadcasters Want Hearing On Radio Royalties fmqb
  • More on H.R. 848 Performance Royalty Tax – Passionate Plea from Cathy Hughes urban radio nation
  • Murdoch’s crossownership waiver stands radio business report
  • FCC: News Corp. Order Was Not Buried broadcasting and cable
  • D.C. Court Upholds Ban on MDU Contracts. FCC prevents new exclusive contracts and nullifies existing ones broadcasting and cable
  • FCC’s Rural Broadband Report Expected To Be Released Wednesday broadcastinga and cable
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Lovers of mountain music could feel budget hit ashville citizen times
  • Between the Lines: Keillor on Torture. The liberal from Lake Wobegon leans against war crimes prosecution. valley advocate
  • KPCW changes park record
  • Vatican Radio To Air Its First Commercial npr
  • Vatican Radio goes commercial radio netherlands
  • Vatican Radio set to run ‘ethically sound’ commercials for first time in 78-year-history mail online

Streaming & Tech

  • Microsoft’s Zune HD Coming in Fall With OLED, HD Radio pc world
  • Broadcast Community Applauds Microsoft for Featuring HD Radio(TM) Technology on the New Zune HD pr newswire
  • iPhone/iPod rumors fly pre-WWDC computerworld
  • Elbonia: Your next (and only) music destination? register
  • Streaming rates cut to lure back YouTube, Pandora register
  • PRS announces new royalty rates for UK webcasters rain
  • Pandora sees revenue up 80% this quarter. CEO Joe Kennedy on monetization of personalized radio on the Web vator news
  • Apple May Start Selling Music Across EU on iTunes (Update2) bloomberg
  • Yahoo Music Revamp Gets Thumbs Up audio4cast
  • Sony Pictures CEO: Internet needs regulatory “guardrails” ars technica
  • First commercial 4G base station being tested in Sweden cnet
  • SIRIUS FM-5 Spacecraft Delivered to Baikonur space fellowship

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Former Virgin exec Lloyd joins Phil Riley’s Midlands radio group brand republic
  • Media 360: Perfect storm puts consumers in control mediaweek uk
  • Global builds on client credentials with key strategist appointments mediaweek uk
  • Sony wants digital radio switchover by 2015 tech radar
  • Listening to football on the radio while driving is dangerous, say scientists telegraph
  • Job Cuts Reported at Bauer’s Scottish Radio Stations all media scotland
  • Ball bags regular Radio 2 show radio today
  • Xfm Manchester signs Pete Mitchell radio today
  • David Lloyd heads up consortium radio today
  • Final countdown for hit40uk radio today
  • ‘CSA selects first wave of digital radio stations’ trading markets
  • National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting: no grounds for complete ban from advertising tobacco, low-alcohol beverages kyiv post

Canada

  • Radio station approved. Five Amigos Broadcasting (FAB) Inc. has received CRTC approval for a Wallaceburg radio station. chatham daily news
  • New radio station OK’d. Local media entrepreneurs have overcome a major hurdle in bringing a new radio station to Wallaceburg. chatham daily news
  • New radio station approved for Wallaceburg. Hetherington gone from CKSY courier press
  • PPM Audience Measurement Seminars for Radio Broadcasters broadcaster
  • Canadian radio Obama assassination joke criticized yahoo
  • CRTC “Tunes Out” Networks Appeals broadcaster
  • Canada’s broadcasters, regulators need to compromise to save industry: observers yahoo

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Bucketts Radio approval to broadcast. Gloucester Broadcasters Association Inc., better known as “Bucketts Radio”, will begin broadcasting on 97.3FM as of Monday June 1. glouchester advocate au
  • Geelong’s Pulse may hang on to its FM spot. GEELONG community broadcaster the Pulse could win the battle to hold on to its powerful 94.7FM frequency. geelong advertiser
  • Somalia: Radio Reporter Shot By Militia Dies of Injuries, Fourth Journalist to Be Killed This Year all africa
  • FM radio seeks better listener measurement system indian television
  • The FM Mullahs and the Taliban’s Propaganda War in Pakistan jamestown foundation
  • Gospel radio station searched. Licence breach suspected trinidad and tobego express

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Microsoft Packing HD Receiver In New Zune
  • Arbitron To Revise Earlier New York PPM Data
  • Minority Groups Press Leahy On Performance Rights Act
  • Davis, Hunnicutt Expand CCR Roles
  • Broadcasting: Plenty Of Gas Left In The Tank
  • Greensboro Demands Hit Music…Now
  • Triton Offers Enhanced Mobile Marketing Solution
  • Grace Broadcast Sales Launches Online Social Network
  • Dark Reno Station Sold In Bankruptcy For $65,000
  • Mocarsky Exiting Arbitron
  • Stock Market Snapshot: May 26, 2009
  • Citadel Board Member Resigns
  • Condolences: Don Anti
  • K-MOZART Is Back
  • Midday Vacancy On Hot 107.9 In Atlanta
  • Doyle Dizzy After Spinning Off
  • R&R Chart Highlights: New No. 1s At AC, Country
  • Condolences: Craig Erickson
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Gilreath Opens RASS

All Access

  • New Zune Player Will Include HD Radio Receiver
  • NYT: AT&T May Have Swayed ‘Idol’ Results
  • Siegel Resigns From Citadel Board
  • Emmis Pulls Plug On Indy’s Labor Day Fireworks
  • Stations Sold In California, Nevada
  • What’s Up At KRZR/Fresno?
  • Alexander Returns To KVOL As GM, Morning Host
  • Montana Station Owner Fights Liquidation
  • Fox Nabs WJMX MD Stripes
  • Ball, Forbes Wake Up Early At BBC Radio 2
  • Liquid Compass Extends Deal With Lincoln Financial
  • StreetPulse: Grizzly Bear Grabs The Top Spot
  • Doug Montgomery Is A Premium Choice
  • Montgomery Gentry To Join The Grand Ole Opry
  • Sugarland Wants You To Choose Their Opening Act
  • Host In Search Of Aircheck… His Own Aircheck
  • Tigers’ Voice Dickerson Injured, Misses Game
  • KMOX Hosts Food Drive
  • Topeka Roadrunners Return To Radio On KTOP
  • KBNP’s Roger Curtis Dead
  • Former CRTC Chair Charles Dalfen Dies

Radio Ink

  • Microsoft’s Zune Adds HD Radio
  • Broadcasters, Civil Rights Groups Appeal To Leahy For Royalties Hearing
  • Davis, Hunnicutt Take On New Roles At Clear Channel
  • Mocarsky To Exit Arbitron
  • Morris: PPM Inquiry Part Of A ‘War On Talk Radio’
  • Gilreath Opens Radio Affiliate Services & Syndication
  • Lincoln Financial Re-Ups With Liquid Compass
  • Coleman Sets PPM Seminars In Canada
  • AP Mobile Turns One
  • iBiquity OK’s Sanyo HD Radio Approach

FMQB

  • New Zune To Include HD Radio
  • Is the PPM killing Hispanic radio?

Inside Radio

  • April declines, but glimmers of hope.
  • Consumers to advertisers: Spend!
  • Study: One-third sit through ads.
  • Lenders take over Riviera.
  • Radio wins patent suit delay.
  • Groups push for royalty hearing.
  • Activist shareholder seeks pay oversight.
  • Emmis to cut fireworks.
  • “K-Mozart” returns in L.A.

Radio Business Report

  • Civil Rights groups press Senate for royalty hearing
  • Stations sold: Is it the start of something big?
  • Shake-up on Chicago FM dial
  • No fireworks for Emmis
  • Another Arbitron exit
  • Lenders become owners at Nassau
  • Skarzynski continues to remake Arbitron
  • More problems with NYC PPM data
  • Senate Republicans facing retirement issues
  • Radio’s Lois Lane dies
  • Traffic congestion loosens

Radio Online

  • Clear Channel Expands Roles of Davis, Hunnicutt
  • Mason Upped to XHPRS (The Walrus)/San Diego PD
  • Data Entry Error Affects More New York PPM Results
  • Tobar Named KRTH (K-Earth 101)/Los Angeles LSM
  • Senior VP/Press Thom Mocarsky to Exit Arbitron
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Lincoln Financial Media
  • Velocity Radio Management Partners with Gary Hess
  • Sheridan/Pittsburgh Ousts 35 Ahead of $8.9M Sale
  • BBM, Coleman Insights Ready Canada for PPM
  • LaShell Griffin to Perform at 2009 Gracie Awards

NTS Aircheck

  • Davis: “I Salute Mancow’s Guts, But …”
  • Still No Sign Of Severin’s Return
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • Mike Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter, Exodus, has died
  • Greensboro’s UAC KISS 105.7 is now Top 40
  • 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

  • COUNTRY Premium Choice Gets A PD
  • Rascal Flatts’ Summer Nights Mediabase Most-Added–Again
  • KIK-FM Reunion Set For June 5th In Fullerton, CA
  • Richie Fields Releases New Single
  • Montgomery Gentry Invited Into Opry Membership
  • Tonight’s The Night For George Strait
  • NYC Gets PPM Returns Today
  • The Conclave Sets Technology/Interactive Track
  • Randy Houser Plays Peoria For 97.3 River Country
  • Charlie Allen Returns To Bonnaroo
  • K92/Orlando Sets Guinness World Record
  • 650-WSM Allows Listeners To ‘Steal’ Outlaw Tickets
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