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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Dramatic Shake-Up At The LA Times
The Chicago-based parent company has installed new leadership and plans to invest more resources in the news organization to move it more ...
Seattle Radio: Joe Rantz EXITS KIRO For KTTH
Jason Rantz Seattle radio talker Jason Rantz has announced he's departing evenings at Bonnieville's N/T KIRO 97.3 FM, where he...
Tampa Radio: Attorneys For Bubba Seek More PPM Data
Lawyers for Bubba the Love Sponge have filed a formal objection to a judge’s recent ruling limiting the documents Nielsen must provide reg...
CNN Launches Snapchat Daily
CNN on Monday began streaming "The Update," a daily show on Snapchat featuring at least five news stories each episode from repo...
Teens Using Facebook Less
Facebook will see a decline among teenagers in the U.S. this year, says market research firm eMarketer. eMarketer predicts 14.5 millio...
Kesha 'Rainbow' Comeback Debuts At Top of Billboard
Kesha scored top billing on the Billboard 200 chart with her comeback album "Rainbow," her first studio album in five years amid...
Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse' Tops iTunes
Interest in Bonnie Tyler's 1983 Total Eclipse of the Heart was strongly renewed ahead of Monday's rare total solar eclipse. I...
August 22 Radio History
➦In 1906 …The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey began to manufacture a record player called the Victrola. The hand...
Monday, August 21, 2017
Nielsen Millennials Reveal Their Cohorts’ Digital Power
Nielsen has launched the latest in a series of Millennial studies that was created by its own Millennial employees. As the company notes...
Cox Names Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner Chief HR Officer
Mary Ellen Marcilliant-Falkner Cox Media Group (CMG) has named Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner as its new Senior VP & Chief HR Officer...
The Millennial Research Project Released
The Public Radio Program Directors Association (PRPD) released the findings of the Millennial Research Project (MRP) at this year’s PRPD C...
Podcast Movement To Explore Who's Really Listening
Steve Goldstein NuVoodoo Media Services, a data-driven media marketing, programming and content intelligence provider, announces that it...
NYC Radio: Chris Christie Not On WFAN's Short List
Chris Christie There's one position Gov. Chris Christie can reportedly cross off the list of potential new jobs when he leaves offic...
Rush Limbaugh: U-S "On The Cusp Of Second Civil War"
Syndicated radio talker Rush Limbaugh suggested Friday that the U.S. may be "on the cusp of a second civil war" as the country...
Larry Elder: Fatherless Families Are No. 1 Problem
Syndicated Radio Talk-show host, attorney, and best-selling author Larry Elder said the breakdown of the family -- fatherless families -- ...
Report: If The Results Don't Fit..You Must Omit
PBS and NPR are now in the polling business with Marist College, and like the other networks, their polls are often used to support puttin...
R.I.P.: Fargo-Moorhead Radio Legend Don Dresser
Longtime radio announcer and popular morning show host Don Dresser could have moved from the Fargo-Moorhead market to the national scene a...
R.I.P.: Comedic Genius Jerry Lewis, Dead At 91
Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day tel...
August 21 Radio History
Ken Carpenter ➦In 1900. .. the man who, for 27 years was the announcer for Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter was born in Avon Illinois. H...
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