Monthly Archives: October 2014

Darryl Parks on the death of syndicated talk

http://darrylparks.com/2014/10/27/nyc-talk-radio-ratings-not-good/ To appreciate the significance of this, you need to know who he is. Clear Channel (now iHeart) has one news/talk station that is very different than the rest. While most Clear Channel stations news talk stations are drifting down … Continue reading

Posted in American Politics, IHeart Media, Premiere (IHeart), Radio Biz | 5 Comments

IRN/USA network fading fast

This morning I was attempting to confirm that IRN’s Daybreak USA show is still even being distributed. Β  Β A couple months ago, I carried the item that the “network” was being “sold” to a “Christian” “news” service. The one station … Continue reading

Posted in Radio Biz, Syndicators | 7 Comments

Whois added to station editor

For those doing station verification, a new link has been added to click to do a “Whois” query. (Note the thumbnail of the page which I added recently but didn’t tell about in the blog) Since I’m not asking you … Continue reading

Posted in About the Guide, Volunteer | 1 Comment

What if Premiere Radio shuts down?

Bob Pittman, who runs Clear Channel, is a lifelong major donor to Democratic candidates. He would like few things more than being the guy who “got” Rush Limbaugh off the air – if he can convince the investment bankers who … Continue reading

Posted in American Politics, IHeart Media, Premiere (IHeart), Radio Biz, Talk Radio | Leave a comment

New link to Archive.org

Hello testers, For those of you who have been brave enough to invoke the station editor (which is read only for new helpers), I’ve added a link to open up archive.org for the web page we think is the URL … Continue reading

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Several volunteer changes

College radio stations are crap. I’ve written about this in the blog, and am not going to discuss their merits any further. Most college stations are active about 2 days a year, if that. Only a handful (usually where there … Continue reading

Posted in About the Guide, Volunteer | 2 Comments

Ebola

What is wrong in this picture?

Posted in Collapse of America, Global Instability | 8 Comments

The death of a great radio station

Back in the day, WLS-AM in Chicago was one of those radio stations that transformed a generation in the 1960s. ABC radio, along with sister station WABC in New York turned the country on to rock ‘n roll, before FM … Continue reading

Posted in Radio Biz | 4 Comments

Do you miss Neal Boortz?

Donald Trump protege Andy Dean left his nationally syndicated Radio show to start up a podcasting service. According to the Atlanta Journal and Constitution (owned by Cox Media, the owner of WSB-AM in Atlanta, where Boortz’s show was produced), Neal … Continue reading

Posted in Libtertarian Politics, Syndicators | 12 Comments

America loves sports, but…

Charlotte loves Jesus. The former home of PTL (Jim & Tammy Faye Bakker) and the Billy Graham freeway, and the Bible Broadcasting Network just can’t get enough Jesus. If you scan the map, most major streets have a Biblical connection … Continue reading

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