Monthly Archives: April 2015

A long way from Wall Street

WBIA is coming to an end http://radioinsight.com/community/topic/wbai-moving/ They’ve been kicked out of their temporary space in Harlem, relegated to trying to broadcast from office space in Brooklyn with no studio, using just a phone line to their transmitter. Atlantic Avenue … Continue reading

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Country Rap

http://zhiphopcleveland.com/4494208/really-spittin-that-country-grammar-nelly-readies-country-ep/ Gay Country and Rap Country – there goes the neighborhood. I should rewrite some classic Country lyrics and bring them up to date. Do you see any downside to randomly sending Friend requests to people on Hip Hop web … Continue reading

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The new Big Cheese at Cumulus

Jeff Marcus Crestview Media Parterns is the largest stockholder in Cumulus. He was just named as the Chairman of the Board in a “non-executive” role, and Lew Dickey was given a three year contract extension. The wording of the press … Continue reading

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73%

Streaming is changing extremely fast http://www.tritondigital.com/press-releases/triton-digital-releases-march-2015-top-20-ranker In March, 73% of audio streaming is happening on mobile devices, and Pandora, Spotify and Slacker are crushing Terrestrial radio. SiriusXM doesn’t use the Internet (although streaming is available) so their 25 million paying … Continue reading

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Don Imus gives Fox the Biz back

Fox Business News just found out Don Imus is leaving Cable TV in 30 days. Currently, the show is a simulcast originating from the New York studios of Fox. Presumably, he will continue to do the Cumulus radio show. I … Continue reading

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Who owns TV + Radio

While 99.97% of this web site is about radio, the database does track TV. While the grouping is somewhat arbitrary, this new list gives a really good feel of who owns what on the broadcast media http://streamingradioguide.com/license-count-by-owner.php

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Fish in the Water!

The NAB Radio Convention met in Las Vegas a week ago to reassure themselves there is no problem. Jeff Smulyan, the CEO of Emmis Radio was again pushing his campaign to force cell phones to activate the FM tuner inside … Continue reading

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God Bless the USA (Obama Edition)

[Intro music] If tomorrow all the things were gone I stole for all my life And I had to start again With just my Crack pipe and my knife I thank my lucky lotto card To be living here today … Continue reading

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Remote Viewing

Here is looking at you, kid Located in the Target store parking lot on private property. This shopping center is right across the street from the terminus of the 8 mile long, $540 million Lynx LRV line. One common reason … Continue reading

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My Radio Kingdom

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