According to Law360 a federal judge in Texas significantly trimmed the lawsuit brought by Cumulus against syndicated talker Michael Baisden. Cumulus said it overpaid Baisden by $1 million. Back in 2014 Cumulus filed the lawsuit in Dallas, alleging Baisden was accidentally paid for 15 months after he left. Cumulus called it an accounting error of approximately $66,666.67 for each of the fifteen payments that were made to the host.
This week, the NAB Education Foundation held its annual Celebration of Service to America Awards in Washington, D.C. CMG's WEDR-FM in Hollywood, FL, and Air 1 Media's KZLV-FM in San Antonio took home awards for radio. Watch a highlight video of the event HERE. Here are the details of the WEDR and KZLV wins...
Part of the reason iHeartMedia executives travel and participate at Cannes is to hobnob and schmooze with executives spending the big money on advertising. And to raise the level of awareness for radio. For the sixth year in a row, iHeartMedia and MediaLink hosted a VIP Dinner at Cannes.
The Gracies Luncheon, honoring local and student radio, television, and interactive media Gracies recipients, will be held Tuesday, June 27 in New York at Cipriani on 42nd. Jane Pauley will be acknowledged with the Gracies Lifetime Achievement Award.
Here's a story getting national attention, and probably wouldn't be if Donald Trump was not the President. And it's a great General Manager case study. What would you do if you had to manage Bruce Bond? Can he ever be hired again in radio or has he burned his last bridge?
(by John Garziglia) In the spirit of Top 10 lists, the following are 10 things to know about the upcoming July 26 – August 2 AM-exclusive filing window for new FM translators as announced in the FCC’s June 6, 2017 Public Notice...
The FCC says Conroy Dawson must pay a $25,000 penalty for operating a pirate radio station at 97.5-FM in Paterson, New Jersey. Over a year ago, New York field agents investigated Dawson's operation which identified itself as “WBLR – Big Link Radio 97.5 FM.” They have concluded his argument against paying the fine doesn't fly.
Between April and mid-summer Borrell & Associates asked over 7,500 small business owners 44 questions and has been pushing out the data in a weekly chart. In this week's chart 1,907 local advertisers responded to the question about whether they planned to cut or eliminate a certain media from their ad budget. So exactly how did radio stack up?
The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the winners of the 2017 national Edward R. Murrow Awards, which recognize outstanding work produced by radio, television, and digital news organizations around the world. Let's take a look at the radio winners.
Another big win for Amazon and audio listening in the home. SiriusXM has announced Howard Stern and more than 200 other channels are now available to paid subscribers on Amazon's Alexa devices.