WINS Hires First Digital Reporter

According to 1010 WINS-AM New York reporter, Rebecca Granet will become the station's first full-time digital reporter.

Carson Daly Gets Hitched

CBS Radio host Carson Daly married longtime girlfriend Siri Pinter in a private Christmas Eve ceremony. About 30 people attended the quiet ceremony.

Illinois Declares FanDuel, DraftKings Illegal

These are both big radio spenders and we have seen them under attack by the government lately. First in New York State, now in Illinois.

Pandora Signs Deal With Atlas Music

Atlas Music Publishing was founded by Richard Stumpf in 2013 and currently represents songs performed by artists including Madonna, John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan and many others.

The Pandora Purchase of Rdio is Complete

After seeking bankruptcy protection, Rdio discontinued it's service on December 22, 2015. Pandora needed court approval to purchase the company for $75 million.

The Most Played Christmas Songs

As stations start to flip back to there regular formats - or use the holiday music format - to change to a completely new format, Nielsen has released a list of the most played Christmas songs by radio stations across America this year. (Picture of Brenda Lee courtesy R&R Hall of Fame)

Kurt Baker Helps Save Georgia Station

Asked by a friend to help keep Albany, Georgia station WWQA on the air as it went through bankruptcy proceedings, long-time radio host Kurt Baker worked with judges, lawyers, bookkeepers, auctioneers and FCC officials to take the station through the most unlikely survival story.

The Beatles Now Streaming. So What.

Broadcast attorney David Oxenford writes that the press is treating the recent Beatles announcement as a breakthrough, omitting the fact that the Beatles have been available on many streaming services for as long as there have been streaming services.

The 1996 Telecom Act – 20 Years Later

The debate rages on to this day. There are those that believe deregulation and consolidation ruined radio, homogenized its sound and killed jobs. Others still argue that more deregulation is needed and national scale is important for radio to compete with more competition for the eyes and ears of the consumer than ever before. There is one important point that seems to get overlooked when debating 1996.

WGCI DJ Dies at Age 34

Tim "DJ Timbuck2" Jones passed away Sunday, after a battle with cancer. He was only 34.

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