Monthly Archives: April 2009

NY Times beating drums of Clear Channel failure

Article here The New York Times took the opportunity of the second round of Clear Channel job cuts to pound the drums of fear about the potential for Clear Channel to go into default on its loans and be forced … Continue reading

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Clear Channel – Job Cuts part 2

Today (April 28th), Clear Channel announced it has cut 590 jobs around the country, according to the Wall Street Journal. In the model of GM’s school of management, when faced with slumping sales and financial trouble, Clear Channel is going down the … Continue reading

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Tom Martino wins in court – kind of

First a little background – Tom Martino has hosted a radio program in the Denver, Colorado area for 30 years – currently on KHOW.   Tom Martino is a consumer advocate (The Trouble Shooter)  – along the lines of Clark Howard – but quite a bit more aggressive … Continue reading

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radio.findanisp.com

If you have bookmarked links using radio.findanisp.com (rather than streamingradioguide.com), they stopped working April 10th (on purpose) The StreamingRadioGuide.com domain has been in place for over 2 and a half years.   Google sees everything twice, which is not helpful. Since this is … Continue reading

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65 Pound Catfish

Once you get away from the coasts and visit Real America ™, you find some pretty interesting things and some of that winds up on the web site of the local radio station. Near the bottom of this page, one of … Continue reading

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Radio Campesina

Does the name César Chavez ring a bell?  What if I mention grapes? Back in the 1960s, the cause of the day within the Democratic party (other than the Vietnam war) was the Grape and Lettuce Boycott that were organized … Continue reading

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Rise of the Phoenix

 She’s back!!!! Just when I thought Randi Rhodes was about to fade into radio history (after abruptly leaving first bankrupt Air America and then bankrupt NovaM), Randi Rhodes has a new job – and it’s a biggie. According to Tom … Continue reading

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The Clout of Rush

Having just looked at the entire list, here is a stunning factoid about Rush Limbaugh. Of the 161 affiliates Rush has that stream – that I know of as of today – every single one of them streams his show … Continue reading

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Fact Checking Rush

Several talk radio people have thrown out a factoid on the air about the “Fairness Doctrine” – that news/talk has grown from a few hundred stations (before Rush) to about 2,000 today – because the fairness doctrine went away.   Before I get … Continue reading

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