Borrell: Radio Has Finally Discovered The Internet

Borrell and Associates has released its mid-year advertising forecast update. And, with some actual numbers in the books for 2019, the research firm says radio is looking a lot stronger when it comes to digital revenue. And that's a good thing because spot revenue isn't looking so good.

Eminem Drops Massive Lawsuit on Spotify

And the Music Modernization Act is right in the middle of it. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style claims Spotify has infringed on hundreds of song copyrights and is challenging the constitutionality of the MMA.

Alaska Public Stations To Have Funding Cut

Just as the Governor of Alaska was telling people to tune to the radio for continued wildfire updates, he announced all public radio and TV stations would see their funding reduced. $2 million in public funding will be slashed.

Talker Walsh Running For President

After leaving congress Joe Walsh launched a talk show which is now syndicated by The Salem Radio Network. According to Crain's, Walsh, a harsh critic of President Trump, will announce this week that he's running for President.

Swift To Re-Record Catalogue

With Taylor Swift's master recordings now in the hands of Scooter Braun, the superstar tells CBS she plans to re-record all of her music. Braun purchased the music from BMG for $300 million. Swift has said Braun is a bully. The full interview with Swift will air on CBS Television this Sunday.

iHeart’s Wall-To-Wall Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is releasing a new album Friday called Lover and iHeartMedia has partnered with the superstar to broadcast the iHeartRadio Lover Album Release Party which will feature exclusive audio from Swift.

Can A Format For The 55-72 Demo Work?

Has the radio industry given up on The Baby Boomer generation? John Sebastian says it has. He believes a format that targets the 55-72 year old demo can work and he knows how.

What’s Your Plan?

(By Deborah Parenti) There’s something about the fourth quarter that brings about a high-charged rush, adrenaline pumping amid the scurry of activity as wrapping up one year melds into planning the next.

How Radio Helped Rebrand This Wisconsin Business

(By Rob Dumke) Being part of a community for half a century is quite an accomplishment for a medical clinic. The name becomes ingrained. So how do you change the name without losing patients? Turn to radio for help.

Political Ads Start Rolling In Iowa

Politico is reporting that Democrat Pete Buttigieg is running radio ads targeting rural voters in Iowa. Politco reports the spots criticise President Trump as "too focused on the stock market and not enough on rural America."

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Bob Pittman Releases Another

The iHeart CEO is on a roll releasing the 16th episode of his podcast Math & Magic. This week Pittman interviews Translation’s Founder and CEO Steve Stoute in an episode called "Music Moves Culture."

Woody Launches On PodcastOne

ESPN commentator and award-winning sports columnist Woody Paige has launched a podcast on PodcastOne. ESPN’s Adam Schefter and EA Sports designer Clint Oldenburg are guests on the first episode. New episodes will drop every Thursday.

Podcast Looks At Tawdry Sterling Story

30 for 30 Podcasts has released a new podcast series, The Sterling Affairs, which examines the former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, his rags to riches rise, his ultimate downfall, and how it all impacted the NBA.

Beasley Celebrates 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

Beasley Media Group gave out this years Outstanding Achievement Awards at it's annual Management Meeting, Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Harvey Extends Contract With KOGO

LaDona Harvey, Co-Host of San Diego's KOGO Morning News, has agreed on a new contract extension.

Houston Named PD Of PRIDE Radio

iHeartMedia announced today that Jerry Houston will become Program Director for iHeartRadio’s PRIDE Radio, the Pulse of LGBTQ America, effective October 1.

New SiriusXM Package For College Students

Students are heading back to their college towns, so SiriusXM has picked a good time to offer a new subscription package especially for college students. The streaming package — called “Student Premier" package — is $4 per month.

Fantasy Football Podcast Joins SiriusXM

SiriusXM and leading fantasy football podcast The Fantasy Footballers are teaming up to produce The Fantasy Footballers on SiriusXM, a new live show. The program will debut August 22 and air every Thursday.

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