RadioNX Radio and Streaming Media News – Sirius Gets Nasdaq Exception, Carolla Bids Radio Farewell, Michaels PD WLTJ, BB King to Sirius, DeMint to Test Fairness Doctrine, Still No Webcaster Royalty Deal 2-20-2009

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Radio & Records

  • Univision Changes In Dallas
  • KLSX/L.A. Going Top 40 As ‘Amp Radio’
  • New Format, Better Frequency At Bustos
  • Costs Push Down Arbitron’s Q4 Profit
  • Ask The Industry Chieftains
  • CBS Q4 Income Falls, Dividends Cut
  • Updated: Cuddy Resigns From Citadel
  • ‘Magic’ Goes ‘Mix’ In Saginaw
  • Salem Offers Peek At Q4 Results, Says Revenues Decreased 6%
  • Obama To Fox News: No To Fairness Doctrine Return
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Feb. 18, 2009
  • Saga/Columbus Ups Trapp & Kelly
  • Henry Rollins Returns To KCRW
  • Luke Lewis Renews Deal With UMG
  • Amor/N.Y. Promotes Healthy Hearts
  • ‘Mega’ Moves In On ‘Movin’ In Dallas
  • Updated: Fruge Returns To Mix/Vegas, Thomas Upped
  • People Keeping Their Jobs
  • Talk In Terre Haute

All Access

  • DeMint To Force Senate Vote On Anti-Doctrine Bill
  • Ad Tax Nixed In South Dakota
  • U2 Album Leaked Down Under
  • Bustos Plans Format Moves In Sacto
  • Man Who Harassed WEEI Staff Pleads Guilty
  • Salem Division Sells Texas FM
  • KLSX Demise Won’t Stop John And Jeff
  • Dr. Doug And Skippy Split From Charlie
  • Centennial Ups Smith In Virginia Management Moves
  • Turi Takes Hits 106 Middays
  • Liz Laud Exits Dial Global
  • Yes Cancels Tour
  • StreetPulse: Plant & Krauss Back On Top
  • 101 ESPN/St. Louis’ Ramsey An SLU Hall Of Famer
  • R-Phils’ Degler Moves To TV
  • Nienaber Expands
  • Atlanta Exec, WWV Voice Don Elliot Heald Dies
  • CBC Toronto Host Andy Barrie’s Wife Mary Dies

Radio Ink

  • Radio One Net Revenues Dip In Q4, SOI Up
  • Nova M Is No More
  • Red Wolf Adds WURH/Hartford
  • Nasdaq: Sirius XM Can Issue Stock Without Shareholder Vote
  • Salem Releases Preliminary Q4 Results
  • CBS Radio Revenues Down In Q4, Full Year
  • ESPN Stations Sign With ABC Regional S&E Sales
  • SRN Hosts Hit The Road For Obama’s First 100 Days
  • USRN Grows ‘Hair’
  • Greenberg Will Host ‘Dateline NBC’ Special
  • KLSX/L.A. Will Flip To Top 40 As ‘97.1 AMP Radio’
  • Clark Howard Diagnosed With Cancer
  • SSI Celebrates Its 10th
  • CC/San Francisco Ups Plessas To DOS
  • FCC Hands Out Fines For Late Renewals
  • White House: Obama Opposes Return Of Fairness Doctrine


  • CBS Radio Flipping KLSX/L.A. To “Amp Radio”
  • WSJ: Ergen Not Done With Sirus XM Yet?
  • Radio One releases its fourth quarter fiscal results.
  • Final Adam Carolla Show airing tomorrow
  • spokesperson: Obama opposes Fairness Doctrine
  • Nova M Radio filing for bankruptcy
  • What does the Sirius XM-Liberty Media mean for subscribers?
  • promoters wary of Live Nation-Ticketmaster merger

Inside Radio

  • More states eye an ad tax.
  • “In Armageddon, I’ll be on the air.”
  • Move to force Fairness Doctrine vote.
  • McVay: Podcasting is vital.
  • Study: iPhone users recall ads better.
  • Nova M fallout: Phoenix sale’s off.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian: (AC)
  • Bustos’ “Ke-Buena” gets new home.
  • Recession Busters: One-minute interviews.

Radio Business Report

  • No vote for Sirius XM shareholders
  • Sirius XM stock soars on White Knight deal
  • Coming soon: The Al Liggins Show
  • KMLE-FM Phoenix Adds The Lia Show
  • Seattle scribe sees little space-threat to radio
  • On Second Thought launches where Nova M left off
  • Nova M Radio files for liquidation
  • CBS to challenge CC Radio in the top two markets
  • Skarzynski wants to make changes at Arbitron
  • WEEI expands footprint on Cape Cod
  • KLSX flips to CHR this Friday: “Amp Radio”
  • Milwaukee FM focuses on local musicians

Radio Online

  • Adam Carolla Exits CBS Radio/Los Angeles, Syndication
  • Michaels Appointed PD of WLTJ-FM (Q92.9)/Pittsburgh
  • Red Wolf Expands With WURH-FM/Hartford Purchase
  • former WQKL-FM/Ann Arbor, MI, morning host Martin Bandyke returns
  • WXOS-FM (101 ESPN)/St. Louis adds Chris “Hoss” Neupert as Executive Producer
  • Chris Baker rejoins News/Talk KPRC-AM (950 Radio Mojo)/Houston
  • KQKS-FM (KS1075)/Denver ups Assistant MD Michael Buhrman to programming assistant
  • KCTK-AM (Sportsradio 1310 The Ticket)/Dallas re-signs afternoon drive personalities Mike Rhyner and Corby Davidson

NTS Aircheck

  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition
  • Silver Gives Props To “97.1 The FM Talker”
  • Obama Says “No” To Fairness Doctrine
  • Clark Howard: “Yes, I Have Cancer”


  • Rihanna’s Family Opens Up About Chris Brown Arrest
  • Radio One Reports Q4

All About Country

  • Belmont College’s COUNTRY Showcase Is Tomorrow Night
  • Love And Theft Visit York, PA
  • Todd Fritsch Gets Great Day Houston Face-Time
  • GRAMMY’s Spur 43% Increase In Album Sales
  • You KNOW About Nashville’s Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge…
  • It’s 30-Years At WFMS/Indianapolis For JD Cannon
  • Julia Burton Visits Grand Rapids’ Thunder Country
  • ACM Awards Activities List Now Posted
  • Date Set For The WYCD/Detroit Downtown Hoedown
  • Brokedown Cadillac Performs On Newest Disney Movie
  • Jason Aldean’s She’s CountryTops MySpace Downloads
  • Miranda Lambert’s TAILS Event Raises $70K
  • Rascal Flatts Endorses JCPenney’s American Living Line
  • Super Night-Life Opportunities During CRS-40