Citadel swaps out an AM

Here's one that's a bit on the unusual side. Citadel Broadcasting is doing a two market cash/swap deal with the Pearce family's Apex Broadcasting,...

FCC starts clock on satellite merger

It took a long time to get to the starting gate, but the FCC at the close of business Friday finally announced deadlines for...

Arbitron toppling dominoes

CL King analyst Jim Boyle says the dominoes appear to be falling faster than expected, since long-time holdout Cox Radio signed its deal for...

Rehr returns Karmazin fire

NAB President/CEO David Rehr has decided not to let Sirius Satellite Radio honcho Mel Karmazin's recent description of NAB activity go unanswered. Karmazin called...

MINI Now Offering HD Radio as Factory Installed Option

MINI USA is now offering a factory-installed digital HD Radio receiver as an option in the all-new 2007 MINI Cooper and Cooper S hardtops,...

Post ponders its own "Post Radio" ratings

The Washington Post penned an article yesterday on its "Washington Post Radio," a partnership with Bonneville in DC that uses rim-shotter WTWP-FM out of...

Kunin goes camping in Pine City

WCMP AM-FM has been sold. The Pine City MN combo is headed for Red Rock Radio Corporation, which is 85% owned a subsidiary of...

Mancow and Miller headline symposium

The annual Radio Symposium that Interep and Bear Stearns put on in NYC usually features a lot of Wall Street types, bankers, ad agency...

Revenues rebounded in April

It is hardly a robust rebound, but any up month is good news for radio. The RAB reports that local revenues rose 1% in...

Close encounter in Great Falls

Some may get their kicks on Rt. 66, but you get your KAAK in Great Falls MT (off I-15, for what it's worth). At...

Washington think tank attacks satmerger

It is widely agreed that the proposed merger of XM and Sirius satellite radio companies faces high hurdles to get beyond antitrust concerns. It...

Antitrust action bad news for XM/Sirius

The Federal Trade Commission has gone to federal court in an effort to block the proposed merger of Whole Foods and Wild Oats Market,...

Study finds fewer women and minority women owners

Stating the obvious, the activist group Free Press has released a "landmark report" revealing that there are fewer women and minority owners of radio...

Update on Citadel-ABC wedding plans

Citadel Broadcasting remains mum on any public announcement of its top leadership structure following next week's acquisition of ABC Radio, but we have gotten...

Campaigning on radio

Question: If you're running for office, should you use radio advertising to preach to the choir or should you try to convert nonbelievers to...
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