New Royalty Rates Coming Down Wednesday

It's all come down to this. Every side has had its say, and on Wednesday, three Copyright Royalty Judges will decide what companies will pay to stream music for the next five years.

Howard Stays With SiriusXM

The new five year deal includes the development of a new app so fans can see the show via stream and download archives of the show. Howard says he's "jazzed and excited."

Pandora Launches Thumbprint Radio

Pandora calls Thumbprint Radio a hyper-personalized station for each listener. Thumbprint Radio is based on individual thumbing history and will continue to evolve with every new thumb on Pandora.

WOWO Starts Transition to 107.5

The Fort Wayne news-talker launched its FM simulcast back in 2012 on 92.3. 92.3 will eventually break off and become it's own station, but the details on that are still to be determined.

Radio One Launches BOOM Format in Indy

At 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, NWA’s Straight Outa Compton hit the airwaves as Radio One Indianapolis’ first song to launch the company’s new throwback hip-hop station, BOOM 102.9 FM.

Salem Renews Mike Gallagher Show

Salem and Gallagher agree to extend their relationship through 2018. Gallagher said, "After 15 years with Salem, I'm still amazed at how fortunate I am to have a radio home at this amazing company.

How WBZ’s Toucher & Rich Made It Big

In our December 21 issue of Radio Ink we feature the amazing rise to success of WBZ The Sports Hub in Boston. Market Manager Mark Hannon and Program Director Mike Thomas had to blow up long-time rocker WBCN to find a signal to launch the station. That meant a trip to see Dan Mason and company to get the corporate ok.

Salvation Army Honors Peter Smyth

On Thursday, The Salvation Army presented the Others Award, one of its highest honors, to Greater Media Chairman and CEO Peter Smyth in recognition of his service and contributions to the community.

Geraldo Files Suit Against Cumulus

Bloomberg reports Geraldo, who was let go by Cumulus, is claiming Cumulus backed out of a $600,000 deal for him to host his show in 2016.

New Royalty Rates Expected Any Day

Broadcast attorney David Oxenford gives us the detail on when we can expect the new streaming rates which will cover the next fove years. He says the decision is supposed to be out by the 14th.

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