Is CCU fudging on payola agreement?

In the consent decrees between the FCC and four broadcast companies active in the state of New York - Clear Channel, CBS Radio, Entercom...

Entravision signs for PPM

Spanish multi-media company Entravision has signed up for Portable People Meter (PPM) ratings from Arbitron in its five top 50 radio markets. The first...

Six major broadcasters sign with HipCricket

HipCricket has announced new partnerships with several key broadcast radio groups including: Hubbard Radio, Triad Broadcasting Company, Perry Broadcasting, Inc., Press Communications, Sandusky Radio...

Howie Carr heads to court

A day after his attorney announced that Howie Carr was leaving Entercom's WRKO-AM Boston, where he has a long-running afternoon talk show, to take...

Spokane price revealed, and then some

Adam Nathanson's Mapleton Communications will be paying 22.5M to get Citadel's three-AM, four FM cluster in Spokane WA. The deal also includes a non-competition...

Katz Radio buys Net Radio Sales

Katz Radio Group has acquired Net Radio Sales, a major streaming audio ad sales company, from Aritaur Communications. The acquisition represents Katz Radio Group's...

We really need radio to step up on this one

The American Automobile Association and Seventeen magazine have collaborated on a study which should give the chills to all Americans who either drive or...

Radio outlook worsening

Yesterday we reported on Wachovia analyst Marci Ryvicker's lowered forecast for ad spending in general. So, what does she think about radio? As you've...

Is Google the answer?

Or, at least, an answer? Emmis Radio President Rick Cummings told analysts he had spoken to the Google/dMarc folks just a day earlier -...

Another tough quarter for Emmis

"Slovakia is having a wonderful year," said CEO Jeff Smulyan as he reported on fiscal Q1 (March-May) results for Emmis Communications. And it was...

Howie Carr: Jumping or not?

The Boston Herald reported on its website yesterday that WRKO-AM Boston afternoon talk host Howie Carr has signed a deal to do mornings on...

Smashing Pumpkins take over K-Rock in NYC

On Thursday, K-Rock NYC becomes Cherub Rock as the Smashing Pumpkins take over afternoon drive there.  Fresh off their Live Earth performance and The...

HD award to be given in Charlotte

NAB announced establishment of a new award to recognize HD Radio programming. The NAB HD Radio Multicast Award will be given to a multicast...

Traffic data goes HD with CC Radio

Clear Channel Radio's Total Traffic Network has begun transmitting traffic data via HD Radio in 48 of the largest metros.  This launch marks the...

Imus to return in January?

That's what the Drudge Report is speculating. News of the comeback first broke in the NY Post (7/3/07 RBR #129).Said the report: "Controversial radio...