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Radio & Streaming Media News for Wednesday 07-08-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Radio One, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders’ Meeting yahoo
  • Arbitron Inc. 2nd Quarter Earnings & Conference Call Set for July 21 individual.com
  • Corus Entertainment’s third quarter financial results to be released July 15, 2009 yahoo
  • Bloomberg rides to media’s rescue crain’s new york business
  • For Clear Channel Outdoor, the End is Nigh bnet
  • Michael Jackson saluted in death by a changing radio realm ny daily news
  • Randy Cook ending run at WGST access atlanta
  • Warren Heads NY Women in Communications media daily news
  • Joan Gerberding Joins NextGen Marketing Group yahoo
  • Listeners Say Local DJs Went Too Far With Racist Comments (WMMS) newsnet5
  • Family worries radio host’s killer may get light sentence (Mike Webb) komo seattle
  • KGO Sets Live All-Star Debate nts online
  • Morning Buzz’s Richard Todd on the importance of local talk radio charleston city paper
  • Hispanic Ad Association Joins MRC media daily news
  • Dumb Harris Poll turns cold shoulder to Radio hear2.0
  • Races divided over Jackson coverage detroit freepress
  • House, Senate Moving to Inventory TV, Radio Waves wall street journal
  • iBiquity Urges FCC To Boost HD Radio Signals fmqb
  • Listener Driven Radio Launches New Software for Radio, Giving Listeners Control yahoo
  • Performance tax could rock radio philadelphia inquirer
  • NPR Labs backs HD power hike. inside radio
  • Web royalties compromise means fee hike for Pandora beta news
  • Internet Radio Survives, But Can it Thrive? pc world
  • Evolution of radio and Music Genome Project vator news
  • ASA bans Bognor Motors radio ad mediaweek uk
  • Well-liked DJ Martin Streek’s apparent suicide toronto star
  • Triple M Cancel Pete & Myf’s Breakfast Show defamer au
  • Radio listeners raise money for 1979 Spacelab debris fine desert dispatch
  • Radio vs. The Chavez Administration radio 2020


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Radio One, Inc. Announces Annual Shareholders’ Meeting yahoo
  • Arbitron Inc. Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for July 21, 2009 individual.com
  • Corus Entertainment’s third quarter financial results to be released July 15, 2009 yahoo
  • For Clear Channel Outdoor, the End is Nigh as Parent Struggles with $22 Bil. Debt bnet
  • Bloomberg rides to media’s rescue The mayor announced initiatives aimed at attracting new media business to New York City, and helping traditional media workers transition to the digital sector. crain’s new york business
  • Moguls divided over online media-revenue prospects la times
  • Murdoch and Google eye Twitter as moguls gather in Sun Valley guardian
  • A Million Questions for Sirius XM motley fool
  • Tribune May Seal Cubs Deal, Relieve Some Debt media daily news
  • Bertelsmann Forms New Rights Management JV billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

  • Casey Kasem’s countdowns rocked our world miami herald
  • Casey Kasem says goodbye to ‘American Top 20’: Sniff! entertainment weekly
  • After 39 years, DJ Casey Kasem does his final weekly countdown of the country’s top hits star tribune
  • Listeners Say Local DJs Went Too Far With Racist Comments (WMMS) newsnet5
  • Family worries radio host’s killer may get light sentence (Mike Webb) komo seattle
  • Greg Ashlock Voted #8 Best Off-Air LARP of 2009 la radio
  • The Morning Buzz’s Richard Todd talks about the importance of local talk radio and surviving Hurricane Mark charleston city paper
  • Ken Roberts – announcer of TV, radio dies at 99 san francisco gate
  • Wendy Williams Reveals Worst Rapper Alive black book mag
  • Wendy Williams Talks “How Ya Doing” to New York urban radio nation
  • Five Things To Know About Wendy Williams the frisky
  • CBS 6 is back on the radio — this time on 87.9 FM! cbs 6 albany
  • Owens, radio stations offer contest for free college tuition toledo blade
  • Dead air on conservative talk radio over Fourth of July weekend (KPNW) kval
  • Milwaukee Talks: FM 102.1’s Jacent Jackson on milwaukee
  • Brian McKnight On Upcoming Dallas Concert & MJ cbs11tv
  • Clear Channel scores big celebs for PSAs my san antonio business
  • Hispanic Ad Association Joins MRC media daily news
  • AHAA Joins Media Rating Council radio ink
  • PPM critic joins Media Rating Council. inside radio
  • AHAA Links Up With MRC mediaweek
  • Mechanics & Progress Illinois on the Radio gapersblock
  • The worst caller ever in talk radio history weei
  • Radio Brownsburg celebrates anniversary flyer group
  • Westwood One exec settles in Wrigleyville blockshopper chicago
  • Three samaritans pull woman from burning car in Delray Beach palm beach post
  • Reds debacle fodder for talk-show gab cincinnati.com

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Radio Finally Beats the Internet at Something seeking alpha
  • Dumb Harris Poll turns cold shoulder to Radio hear2.0
  • A Disclaimer is Worth a Thousand Rating Points hear2.0
  • “Pureplay” Webcasters Settlement Still Stinks inside music media
  • XM Pricing Alternatives technologizer
  • The Revolution May Not Be Televised – Broadcasters and New Media audio4cast
  • Internet Royalty Deal A Snap Compared To Ringtones… mel phillips
  • Cash for Radio jacobs media
  • The PD Summer NT Tune-Up Part 1packer blog
  • Media Talk USA: Is it time for an American BBC? guardian
  • Radio Industry is Pushing Against a Wave audio graphics
  • Top 10 Reasons Why The BMI Is Bogus npr
  • Could It Happen Here? nts mediaonline
  • Mommy Dearest “The History of Howard Stern, Part 2” replayed a segment from many years ago where Howard describes his upbringing by a domineering mother to being raised as a “little Hitler.” jewish journal
  • The language of non-engineers radio magazine
  • Investigative Journalists Out, PR Flacks In utne reader
  • Minn. Dem seeks rebuttal to Pawlenty radio show. The top Democrat in the Minnesota Senate is taking aim at Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s weekly radio show and asking for periodic rebuttal time. kttc
  • GOP radio ad slams governor on tax bills oregon live
  • The punk conservative? Jack Hunter on finding his way to WTMA charleston city paper
  • Funeral of a Superstar as a Media Moment ny times
  • Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough. In a week when the U.S. withdrew in Iraq and attacked in Afghanistan, when the governor of California declared an economic emergency and the governor of Alaska stepped down, it was Michael Jackson who drove the news agenda. pew research
  • Races divided over Jackson coverage Blacks follow news, whites tune out detroit freepress
  • Have Media Overplayed Jackson Story? According to Pew research, the public believes star’s death generated too much coverage adweek
  • Former Tulsa councilor, radio talk show host may enter mayoral race tulsa world
  • How could Palin blame the press for her demise when she owes her meteoric rise to Rush, Bill, and others in the conservative media elite? daily beast
  • Palin to Punditry? Probably Not ny observer
  • CORZINE GETS RADIO-ACTIVE red bank green
  • Congressman Rooney to appear on Treasure Coast Forum radio program tc palm
  • “Liberal” Media Hires Yet Another Loyal Bushie daily kos

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FCC & Legal

  • House, Senate Moving to Inventory Valuable TV, Radio Waves wall street journal
  • iBiquity Urges FCC To Boost HD Radio Signals fmqb
  • iBiquity Proposes Immediate Power-Up For HD Radio Signals radio ink
  • Obama Taps KCUR GM For National Board Cahill Nomination Awaits Senate Approval kctv5
  • Google, YouTube Win Dismissal Of Some Damages Claims billboard
  • Performance tax could rock radio To music industry, a royalty fee. philadelphia inquirer
  • Minnesota woman appeals $1.9M music piracy fine industry standard
  • Music labels take (more) Irish ISPs to court register
  • FCC Daily DIgest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • KUNC improves its signal in metro Denver and beyond denver westword
  • Column: WUFT-FM classical music fans may listen elsewhere gainesville.com
  • Event: ‘Cokie Roberts At Oak Hill Farm In Aldie, Va.’ shenandoah valley
  • NPR Labs backs HD power hike. inside radio
  • NFCB, NPR Create Station Action for Emergency Readiness Project radio magazine
  • WSRM to Play Christian Contemporary. WSRM-FM, which has been simulcasting the news/talk programming of it sister station, WRGA-AM will be switching to Christian Contemporary programming this week. cvn

Streaming & Tech

  • Internet Radio Survives, But Can it Thrive? pc world
  • Online radio stations strike big deal on royalties usa today
  • Web radio, music industry reach agreement on royalties cnet
  • SoundExchange, Web Radio Services Strike Deal mediaweek
  • Internet radio deal reached; performers fear loss of royalties tennessean
  • Cheaper Music Royalties Pull Internet Radio Back from the Brink yahoo
  • Online radio could start charging; Startups spread their wings king5
  • Royalties deal lets internet radio play on register
  • Web Radio Darling Pandora Slips the Noose, But at a Cost: Heavy Users Have to Pay. Next Up: A Big Funding Round? all things digital
  • Pandora Will Live On, At a Price technologizer
  • Web royalties compromise means fee hike for Pandora, perhaps others beta news
  • Listener Driven Radio Launches New Software for Radio, Giving Listeners Control yahoo
  • SBS looks to 360° programming. inside radio
  • Judge sides with YouTube on several copyright issues cnet
  • Ledger Live: How a newspaper webcast became less like a news show and more like a blog nieman journalism
  • Evolution of radio and Music Genome Project Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy shares a history lesson about radio, and current subscription models vator news
  • Zcom Signs Agreement With Another International Telecom Company earth times
  • Talk show host Lynn Cullen to go on Web pittsburgh post gazette
  • Toyota Highlights HD Radio in Promotion radio world
  • Google goes after Windows with launch of Chrome OS zd net
  • Study: Mobile Media Soars, Marketers Must Adapt mediaweek
  • Listener Driven Radio Offers ‘Crowdcasting’ Software radio ink
  • Big names dominate RadioTime list. inside radio
  • Mobile Media Usage Soars, Opens New Vistas for Marketers adweek

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • ASA bans Bognor Motors radio ad. A radio ad for car dealership Bognor Motors has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority today for breaching “good taste and decency”, with its end strapline “if you don’t go to Bognor Motors, you must be mental”. mediaweek uk
  • Jazz FM lands 12-month sponsorship deal with Yamaha mediaweek uk
  • Radio show comes to life in Brighton northumberland today
  • Peterborough robbed of breakfast news. BT engineers get to work on repairing the broadcast mast used by Heart FM along with other local stations after thieves stole a section of copper wire. peterborough telegraph
  • Ross cleared over gay link radio today
  • talkSPORT heads down under radio today
  • Blur gig is Absolute-ly free radio today
  • Ricky replaces Moose at Rock radio today
  • Latvian ex-premier to anchor Jackson radio tribute yahoo
  • Polish radio station protests… with bird-song yahoo

Canada

  • DJ’s death stuns fans. Friends blindsided by news of well-liked DJ Martin Streek’s apparent suicide toronto star
  • Toronto Radio Personality Martin Streek Dies at 45 exclaim
  • Shaw Opposes New CRTC Taxes on Canadians broadcaster
  • Corus Announces Recipients of Corus Made with Pay Fund broadcaster
  • CRTC Rejects Rogers Bid to Reduce CanCon broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Radio’s advertising volume down. METROPOLITAN radio station advertising revenue dropped by more than 3 per cent in the 2008-09 financial year, with the Sydney market the hardest hit, new figures show. australian business
  • Triple M Cancel Pete & Myf’s Breakfast Show defamer au
  • Radio DJ heads to Australia to pay NASA litter fine vv daily press
  • Local radio listeners raise money for 1979 Spacelab debris fine desert dispatch
  • Radio star inspires. CRICKET commentator and comedian Kerry O’Keefe entertained the students of Doonside Technology High School last Thursday while encouraging them to think about the future. blacktown sun
  • Cancer scare at ABC radio studios. THE ABC is urging staff at its Melbourne studios to undergo breast checks after two employees were diagnosed with cancer. the australian
  • Radio stations sign funding deal with MDDA the citizen
  • NYF: Big FM and Radio Mango win bronze world medals television point
  • “Now I want to speak too” – Women refugees from Darfur get a radio program just for them relief web
  • Afghan DJs play tunes, break hearts in Taliban country reuters
  • Taliban ‘Radio Mullah’ hurt in Pakistan offensive cnn
  • Radio vs. The Chavez Administration radio 2020

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