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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Pai: FCC Cannot Revoke Licenses Based On Content
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) doesn’t have the authority to revoke a broadcast network’s license based on content, Chairman...
Pandora Research: AM/FM Finding New Place In Audio Landscape
A study of American audio consumption by music streaming service Pandora has, as would be expected, talked up the growth of music stre...
Radio's Role For New Music Discovery Facing 3 Threats
What impact do new devices such as smart speakers and new ways of listening to music like Spotify have on radio’s long-standing role of in...
NFL Policy On Anthem Kneeling Unchanged
National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump’s anger at their...
D-C Radio: Trump Administration Hosts Talk Radio Row
The Trump Administration Tuesday hosted talk radio row in the Old Executive Office Building in a push to get grass roots support for his ...
CNN Reporter Scoffs At President's Helping Hand
CNN political reporter Daniella Diaz sent a tweet on Monday pointing out that President Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell locked hands while...
iHM, FOX Team To Launch New Talent Showcase
Fox Broadcasting Company will team up with iHeartMedia on the new music competition series THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM. FOX will work w...
'The Daily' Is Podcast Hit For The NYTimes
Within nine months of its launch, it looks like The New York Times has more than a success on its hands. According to Ken Doctor at The ...
October 18 Radio History
➦In 1922 …The BBC, the British Broadcasting Company (later Corporation), was founded in London. ➦In 1931 …Inventor (phonograph, long...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
iHeartMedia Creates A Celebration of Alternative Rock
iHeartMedia announced today the first-ever iHeartRadio ALTer EGO. The biggest names in Alternative Rock will come together at the histori...
Steven Price OUT As Townsquare Media CEO
Townsquare Media, Inc. announced Monday the promotion of Bill Wilson and Dhruv Prasad as Co-Chief Executive Officers, reporting to the B...
Sinclair Jettisons Longtime WJLA Anchor Maureen Bunyon
Maureen Bunyon 2004 After more than 40 years of anchoring newscasts on Washington TV stations, Maureen Bunyan got some startling news of...
Two More Years Will Be The Last For Tom Joyner
Tom Joyner Reach Media today announced a two-year agreement that extends the Tom Joyner Morning Show in radio syndication through Decemb...
Pandora Guide Indicates Radio Listening Drops In Newer Cars
Pandora has given RAIN News a first look at its 2018 Definitive Guide to Audio, a report on the state of the industry with some statisti...
CBS Earnings To Disappoint Due To Weak NFL Ratings
Declining NFL television ratings will lower CBS earnings, according to Credit Suisse. CNBC reports the firm cut its third-quarter EPS es...
Report: Trump Absent From Talk Radio
The Daily Beast graphic President Trump has invited The New York Times into the Oval Office. He's granted behind-the-scenes White Ho...
Threats Force Radio Talker Dana Loesch To Move Family
Syndicated radio host and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch said she's had to pack up her belongings in garbage bags and leave her home ove...
Tucker Carlson Rips NBC News, Lisa Bloom
Tucker Carlson criticized high-profile feminist attorney Lisa Bloom for temporarily defending disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. ...
Netflix Adds More Subscribers Than Expected
(Reuters photo) Netflix Inc added more subscribers than expected around the world in the third quarter and projected growth in line with...
Atlanta Radio: Von Haessler Doctrine Goes On Remote
Eric Von Haessler, host of The Von Haessler Doctrine on Cox Media Group (CMG) Atlanta's News WSB 95.5 and AM 750, will broadcast live ...
St. Louis Radio: Salem Launching Urban Gospel Format
Salem Media Group announced today that it will launch a contemporary urban gospel radio station on Monday, October 23. The station will b...
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