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Radio & Streaming Media News for Wednesday 07-15-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • New York Times exits radio with $45M station sale yahoo
  • Corus Entertainment announces third quarter results (down 6%)  yahoo
  • Major market FM prices keep falling inside radio
  • CBS Radio Launches All-Sports Stations In NY, D.C. media daily news
  • WBCN Out, FM Sports In wbz
  • ’BCN launched many star DJ’s boston herald
  • WJFK Goes All Sports Monday washington examiner
  • Format switch symbolic of talk ‘invasion’ on FM dial boston herald
  • Sale of WKLU-FM (101.9) will retire ‘oldies’ indy star
  • John Cook Exits KKSN and WDAF/Kansas City as PD radio online
  • Clear Channel Outdoor Appoints David Clark as General Counsel business wire
  • Florida Sues Arbitron; Arbitron Bumps Up PPM Date media daily news
  • Arbitron Commercializes PPM Service in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale yahoo
  • Artie Lange Pleads Not Guilty tmz
  • Did iPod kill the radio star? boston herald
  • Dare to Ask: Is NPR for rich, white, liberals only? jacksonville.com
  • Kellar Radio Talent Institute Begins Third Year radio online
  • Broadcaster Freedom Amendment Defeated nts online
  • Microsoft making a Spotify clone cd freaks
  • Pandora Passes Sirius XM Radio motley fool
  • BBC Resists Move to Give Part of Its License Fee to Other Broadcasters ny times
  • Nfld. Capital Corp sells FM stations in Thunder Bay for $4.5 million google canada
  • All India Radio revenues register drop in ’09 radio and music


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • New York Times exits radio with $45M station sale yahoo
  • Univision buys WQXR la biz observed
  • Times Co. Agrees to Sell WQXR Classical Radio ny times
  • New York Times to sell NYC radio station yahoo
  • New York Times to Get $45 Million for Radio Station bloomberg
  • New York Times Co. Sells Radio Station for $45 million editor and publisher
  • Times Co. To Sell NY Classical Radio Station WXQR media daily news
  • Corus Entertainment announces third quarter results (down 6%)  yahoo
  • Corus Entertainment to acquire Drive-In Classics and SexTV from CTVglobemedia yahoo
  • XM Canada’s Strong Year Continues in Third Quarter fox business
  • Clear Channel Outdoor Appoints David Clark as General Counsel business wire
  • Local radio station WKLU-FM sold for $6.3M ibj
  • Are Sirius XM Insider Sales a Buy Signal? seeking alpha
  • Swap translates into Utica AM radio business report
  • Major market FM prices keep falling inside radio
  • Modavox Completes Acquisition of Augme Mobile(tm) yahoo
  • Terra Firma To Pump $300 Million Into EMI? fmqb
  • RAB suspends Radio 2020 role. inside radio
  • Exploring the world of bankruptcy radio business report
  • Michael Rapino: ‘Strong Summer’ For Live Nation billboard

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • WBCN signs off air in CBS Boston radio shakeup yahoo
  • Big Boston Radio Swap: WBCN Out, FM Sports In wbz
  • WJFK adopts sports talk washington times
  • Format switch symbolic of talk ‘invasion’ on FM dial boston herald
  • FM Sports may be the next big hit. inside radio
  • FM start-up muscling into sports talk A CBS-launched rival to WEEI emerges in post-WBCN shakeup boston.com
  • CBS Radio Launches All-Sports Stations In NY, D.C. media daily news
  • Entercom responds to exit of WBCN and entry of Sports Hub 98-5 boston radio watch
  • Area Notes: Patriots Radio Shift hartford courant
  • The new all sports 106.7FM The Fan – WJFK Goes All Sports Monday washington examiner
  • Station Break with Paul Farhi: WJFK-FM to Challenge Dan Snyder’s WTEM as All Sports washington post
  • O’Meara’s Taped Farewell To Air 3 Times Friday dcrtv
  • O’Meara out in WJFK format change inside nova
  • Washington Wizards announce flagship radio station inside hoops
  • Louisville Gets New FM Talker nts online
  • Sale of WKLU-FM (101.9) will retire ‘oldies’ indy star
  • John Cook Exits KKSN and WDAF/Kansas City as PD radio online
  • CC/Philadelphia Names Lewis as Director/Sales radio online
  • Nielsen Radio Samples Top Arbitron mediaweek
  • Arbitron Commercializes the Portable People Meter Radio Ratings Service in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood yahoo
  • Arbitron Releases Miami PPM Data radio ink
  • Mocarsky Returns To Arbitron radio ink
  • KarenZupko & Associates, Inc. and ReachMD XM 160 Announce New Radio Programming Series, “Practice Success” hosted by Karen Zupko yahoo
  • On LI radio show, Sonia Sotomayor’s the main topic (LaFiesta) newsday
  • Kingery’s radio role with Rockies reduced denver post
  • Area sports radio going off the air (KZYM) neosho daily news

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • How To Connect With Your Audience audio4cast
  • Saving Radio’s Last Generation inside music media
  • Performance Tax: Worth the Fight radio world
  • Casey Kasem signs off as voice of Baby Boomer radio examiner.com
  • Rated CCC: Clear Channel Keeps Skirting the Rocks… digital music news
  • Dare to Ask: Is NPR for rich, white, liberals only? jacksonville.com
  • Radio stations are worth 3x BCF george reed
  • Thoughts on Radio’s Digital Future June 12, 2009: And Then There Was One… ibiquity
  • Making The Buy jacobs media
  • Who Will Make Headlines This Week At The Conclave? paul heine
  • Microsoft Should Take Music Siriusly seeking alpha
  • MSN shouldn’t guide Microsoft’s music strategy cnet
  • Minority Broadcaster Bailout? Minority Broadcasters Bailed Out by Obama? right pundits
  • Liberal media, shmiberal media: Why not just honest media? dane 101

FCC & Legal

  • Broadcaster Freedom Amendment Defeated nts online
  • Florida AG sues Arbitron over Miami radio ratings Florida AG sues Arbitron, claiming minorities undersampled in Miami radio ratings yahoo
  • Florida A.G. Files Suit Against Arbitron mediaweek
  • Florida Sues Arbitron; Arbitron Bumps Up PPM Date media daily news
  • Florida files suit against Arbitron orlando business journal
  • Florida wants to block Arbitron ratings release tampa bay business journal
  • McCollum Sues Arbitron Over Pending Release of Flawed Radio Station Ratings wmbb
  • Third state suing Arbitron over ratings crain’s new york
  • Florida’s Attorney General sues Arbitron over Miami radio ratings urban radio nation
  • Arbitron plays hardball in Florida. inside radio
  • Republicans target Fairness Doctrine. inside radio
  • Walden introduces legislation to block Fairness Doctrine news watch 12
  • Fairness Doctrine Still Being Debated 22 Years Later wibc.com
  • All Voices Are Heard On Talk Radio Since Demise Of Fairness Doctrine, Says Rep. Pence talk radio news service
  • Should radio have to pay royalties? Pandora, labels say yes zd net
  • Pandora asks listeners to support radio royalty bill rain
  • Low Power (Radio) to the People 
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philadelphia weekly
  • Call-in day to support low-power radio set for July 20 catholic news
  • Companion Bill to Senate Radio Spectrum Inventory Act Introduced in House arrl
  • Feds: NY woman misused UN funds meant for Iraq radio station; lawyer cites poor record keeping star tribune
  • FCC Daily Digest FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

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Streaming & Tech

  • Microsoft making a Spotify clone cd freaks
  • Pandora Passes Sirius XM Radio motley fool
  • ubroadcast Announces Official Launch of New “ubroadcast TV” Video Platform yahoo
  • Comcast VOD service signs first major broadcast partner cnet
  • Analyst: Forget the Feds, Apple is ‘doing just fine at wrecking the wireless business’ zd net
  • YouTube pulls audio from greatest music video ever (keyboard cat) cnet
  • MP3 Insider 153: Appsolutely fabulous cnet
  • Xbox users to get streaming music on their consoles soon. Coming as early as end of July! examiner.com
  • TuneWiki Puts Lyrics, Radio And Social Features Into Mobile Music life hacker
  • Netbook to net jukebox live mint
  • First look: Radio Gaga macworld
  • Commercial Eliminating Radio and MP3 Recorder slippery brick

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • BBC Resists a Move to Give Part of Its License Fee to Other Broadcasters ny times
  • BBC and Government Fall Out Over Financing Plan ny times
  • Good reception for digital radio guardian
  • The Local Radio Company braced for Job cuts. check4jobs
  • The Media Week – Stylist, IPC, Agency account moves mediaweek uk
  • BBC Radio York’s Jonathan Cowap broadcast from London’s Trafalgar Square the press
  • Why breakfast at Kiss beats Radio 1 prweek
  • Scott hits airwaves to help tragic family leigh journal
  • Radio spectrum to be used for wireless home cinema dtg
  • AUDIO: This is Gold, refreshed radio today
  • Moyles signs for another year radio today
  • Jazz FM gains Prince exclusive radio today
  • Steve le Fevre back in Bristol radio today
  • Hertbeat suffers arrhythmia radio today

Canada

  • Corus Entertainment announces third quarter results (down 6%)  yahoo
  • Corus Entertainment to acquire Drive-In Classics and SexTV from CTVglobemedia yahoo
  • XM Canada’s Strong Year Continues in Third Quarter fox business
  • Yukon to extend CBC’s lease on AM transmitter site, letter says cbc
  • Nfld. Capital Corp sells FM stations in Thunder Bay for $4.5 million google canada
  • NEWCAP to Sell Thunder Bay Stations cnw group
  • Sirius Satellite adds support to music fest sa observer
  • CRTC Internet Hearings Adjourn – For Now broadcaster
  • Astral Radio Launches “Second Cup of Laughs” Campaign broadcaster

Asia/Africa/Oceania/Americas

  • Melbourne digital radio may miss Geelong geelong advertiser
  • All India Radio revenues register drop in ’09 radio and music
  • New Satellite Radio Policy Doubles Entry Fee; Commercials Barred; Online Radio? media nama
  • Radio is a sound salvation. Marginalized Thai groups seek access to the public sphere through community radio because the mainstream media is concentrated in corporate hands asia media
  • Helping visually-impaired find their voice on radio. Satish Navale traveled around India for over eight years, learning radio production and recording his experiences, to achieve his dream of working in radio despite being visually impaired asia media
  • Govt may revoke 200 FM licenses republica
  • Bethlehem police launch radio talk show maan news agency