Monthly Archives: March 2009

Larry Glick dies at 87

Story here In the early days of AM radio, the pioneer AM radio stations were given 50,000 watt “Clear Channel” licenses (nothing to do with today’s Clear Channel company).  The clear channel designation allowed the station to continue to broadcast at 50,000 watts … Continue reading

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Peter B is out

Peter B Collins has announced to his audience that he  has decided to end his show effective this Friday.   Peter B. had been syndicated by failed Nova M.  He did not pick up a new syndicator and was only streamed on KKGN … Continue reading

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Connecticut School of Broadcasting closes

Story Here Would you pay $12,000 for a 16 week course to learn how to get a minimum wage job in an industry that has a very bleak employment future – given computer automation, syndicated programming and migration of the younger audience … Continue reading

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Westwood One changes hands

Westwood One was facing debt payments it couldn’t meet, so they agreed to let the bondholders take effective control of the company.  The common stock was at $.04 a share and the entire company was only “worth” $3 million (Market … Continue reading

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Change “March”es in

March 2nd sees the debut of Fred Thompson, the move of Thom Hartmann from Air America to Dial Global, Fox Radio brings back Spencer Hughes in John Gibson’s evening time slot TRN offering replay of Michael Savage against “the golfer”, and … Continue reading

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Air America telegraphing change

If you have visited the Air America web site to play their stream any time in the past few months, it was clear that Air America had no concern about being perceived as being a wholly owned subsidiary of the American … Continue reading

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