Radio News for Monday 10-6-2008

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Radio and Records

  • Updated: New York AG Sues Arbitron Over PPM
  • BIA Buys The Kelsey Group, Forms New Media, Trends Group
  • Williams Exiting Clear Channel/New York
  • KXJM PD Position Eliminated
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Music Scheduling Software Introduced – 1979
  • Howard Stern Weds
  • Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of ’08
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 3, 2008
  • A New Pair Dawns … On The KOST
  • Cell Phone-Only Sampling Accelerated For Diaries
  • New Station To Ignite Winnipeg
  • Satellite Pro On The Loose
  • Kid & Ruben Cut From KZON
  • Connolly Named Greater Media Detroit DOS
  • Jive Takes Equity Stake In A&R Man’s Imprint
  • Updated: Copyright Royalty Board Issues Decision
  • Anne-Taylor Adams Exits Sirius XM
  • WBHM’s Chiotakis To Join ‘Marketplace Morning Report’
  • Wyoming Public Radio Gets EAS Grant
  • Mirabella To Exit Sony BMG For Nokia Role
  • Nick Reynolds, Member Of Kingston Trio, Dies
  • Adams Gets National With IDJMG
  • Q3 Wrap: UMG Tops Marketshare
  • Obit: Larry Birleffi
  • Updated: ‘Best Of Both’ Packages Offered By Sirius XM
  • Stocks Open Higher As Unemployment Rate Holds At 6.1%
  • No Charges For Cox
  • Edison Online Panel To Debate Webcasting
  • Congressional Black Caucus Troubled By FCC’s Localism Proposal
  • Conclave ‘TalenTrak’ Features Jonathon Brandmeier
  • FCC Awards $2.3M Contract For System Support
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 2, 2008
  • Ft. Wayne Meets Joe
  • Lyric Street Launches Sister Imprint Carolwood Records
  • Senate Passes Webcaster Settlement Act
  • Sirius Brings On XM Brass At Top Dollar
  • Obama, Durbin Push For PPM Delay
  • Shiverick To Exit MJI Interactive
  • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
  • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
  • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools

All Access

  • Arbitron Strikes Back At NY AG Cuomo
  • PPM Coalition Supports NY AG’s Intent To Sue Arbitron
  • RadioCrunch Analysis: NY AG PPM Allegations Not Reflected In Ratings
  • BIAfn Buys The Kelsey Group
  • Thiele’s Back On The Job At Salem/N.Y.
  • New Orleans, Oregon Stations Change Hands
  • Howard Gets Hitched Again
  • Radio Football Coverage Replaces TV For Some Cable Subscribers
  • Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame Inducts ’08 Class
  • June Colbert Joins Superadio
  • Casapari Gets New Position At BBC
  • MPR Signs On New Full Power Warroad-Roseau Signal
  • StreetPulse: T.I. Is Still #1
  • WFAN Gets FM HD Simulcast
  • Castleberry Exits Norfolk’s Game
  • KOH Adds KOLO-TV Reports
  • Burke Named Voice Of Peoria Rivermen
  • Hot 95.7 Pays Your Bills
  • Dierks Bentley & Wife Welcome Baby Girl


  • NY Attorney General To Sue Arbitron Over PPM
  • Royalty Rate Remains The Same For Downloads
  • Rob Williams steps down as CCR-NY Market Manager
  • more Sirius XM management appointments
  • IDJMG promotes Traci Adams to National Director/Promotion
  • Stations experiment with technology
  • Tax on radio would enrich labels at communities’ expense
  • iBiquity’s Struble on ‘the long tail’
  • Confessions of a promo-CD junkie

Radio Ink

  • BIAfn Buys The Kelsey Group
  • Arbitron: We Will Defend PPM
  • Clear Channel/NY Market Manager Williams Exits
  • Stations Go All Christmas Without Changing Format
  • NPR: Delilah Is The ‘Oprah Of Radio’
  • Wyoming Public Radio Gets EAS Grant
  • Connolly Named DOS At Greater Media/Detroit
  • Arbitron Moves Up Plans To Add Cellphone-Onlys In Diary Markets
  • Congressional Black Caucus Members: Localism Proposals ‘Unfair And Unwise’

Inside Radio

  • Credit crunch pressures radio’s top category.
  • Watershed week for electronic ratings.
  • The legal battle over PPM begins.
  • BIA expands its reach into Yellow Pages.
  • NYSE hits Westwood One.
  • Fox News Radio links with bloggers.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron threatened with lawsuit by New York Attorney General
  • Arbitron accelerates cell phone-only sampling for diary markets

Radio Online

  • NY Attorney General Cuomo to Sue Arbitron Over PPM
  • Clear Channel/NY Market Manager Rob Williams Exits
  • Lisa Adams Out as PD of KVMX (MOViN 107.5)/Portland
  • Connolly Named Dir. of Sales at Greater Media/Detroit
  • Rhythmic CHR KZON-FM (101.5 Jamz) Phoenix turns loose of market vets Kid & Ruben
  • CHR WIHB-FM (B92)/Charleston, SC, night personality Sean Mack adds Music Director stripes
  • Brock Owen exits mornings at AC WJKK-FM (Mix 98.7)/Vicksburg, MS
  • Rock WWWV-FM/Charlottesville, VA, hires Helen Powers for middays from Country WYYD-FM/Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA
  • Aunt Eloise exits Country WTQR-FM/Greensboro
  • Sirius XM Senior Manager of Corporate Communications Anne Taylor-Adams exits

NTS Aircheck

  • New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has announced his office will file a lawsuit to stop Arbitron PPM
  • Hannity Heads To Nashville
  • Bill O’Reilly Should Moderate Debate
  • FOX News Radio Unleashes “Battle Of The Blogs”
  • Sirius XM Names Talk Management Team
  • Sirius XM Also Sets Sports Programming Team
  • Talk Radio Drives Wall Street Bailout Discussion


  • News – Arbitron May Be Sued Over PPM
  • News – Karen Dinkins WWJ 950 Detroit Radio reporter fired over Obama T-shirt
  • News – Percentage Of African Americans “Un-Registered” to Vote

All About Country

  • Mark Wills’ New CD Will Benefit Children’s Miracle Network
  • KMLE/Phoenix’ Jim West Gets Career Achievement Award
  • NY Attorney General Sues–Arbitron Viorously Defends PPM
  • Singer Songwriter Tony Stampley ‘Get Er Done’
  • Cary Ryan Adds Strips At Sony BMG
  • Shaun Kelly Now On The Air At WINH Terre Haute
  • CC/Chattanooga Cluster Gets A New TV News & Info Partner
  • It’s a Boy For Brady Seals & Wife
  • Alan Jackson Turns The Big 5–0