Tag Archives: Clear Channel

Pandora / Katz media deal

This is another of those “really important moments” for the radio business. I’m not in the “radio biz” and not part of the “club”, so I’m a little slow on the uptake at times. Since many of the visitors here … Continue reading

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The Obamafication of Clear Channel begins

A curious announcement today in the San Antonia Biz Journal Read it here Clear Channel is “donating” 4 AM radio stations to the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council, which has pressured the FCC for over 20 years to give preference … Continue reading

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Radio Owner Profile – BiCoastal

BiCoastal is very similar to Cherry Creek.   They are owned by a Private Equity firm, and bought up inexpensive stations on the West Coast in minor markets.  In 2007, they acquired 14 stations in Oregon from Clear Channel as Clear … Continue reading

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The Radio Quagmire in Grand Rapids

It started innocently enough.    B-93, Clear Channel’s country music station in Grand Rapids decided to have a concert at the Ionia County fairgrounds on June 20th. The day of the concert, an estimated 60-80,000 fans showed up from all over … Continue reading

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Exploring Sirius and XM Online

CAUTION:  I’ve only been using Sirius/XM online for 3 days.  Don’t make any purchase decision  based on my experience.   When I did a “dry run” of subscribing to XM Online, it directed me to sign up for Sirius online, which has … Continue reading

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Clear Channel’s woes

The London Financial Times reports there is trouble in Clear Channel land (not really news – just new details).  Their story is [here] The key idea in the story is some of the lenders in the ~$20 billion loans to … Continue reading

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“Government Media”

Rush gets it. “MainStream Media” and “Drive By Media” has been replaced with his new descriptive term “Government Media”.   The “Fourth Estate” has now decided its job is to support the Obama Administration and distort or suppress any news which … Continue reading

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Radio Owner Profile – Clear Channel

Nothing in this or any of the station owner profiles should be construed as investing advice.   They are here to provide information to get better understanding of who own’s America’s Radio stations, and how they may be affected by the … Continue reading

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Radio Owner Profile – Univision

Univision is the perfect company to study if you’re into conspiracies.   Everywhere you turn, there is another “dot to connect”. Univision TV started in the early 1960s as a network of Spanish language TV stations in the United States – … Continue reading

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