Raycom Stations Return To AT&T U-Verse

In a message appearing on its TV station websites Sunday morning (3/26), Raycom Media has reached an agreement that ends its retransmission fee impasse...

Is The Chicago Radio Market About To Kill Off Kenosha?

If rumors are true, the Chicago radio market as defined by Nielsen Audio is about to say goodbye to a county in Wisconsin and hello to a county in Indiana.

This DBS Player Just Added The iHeartRadio App

Can't find anything to watch on DirecTV? Before turning it off, there may be something you wouldn't mind listening to, and iHeartRadio is now there to fulfill that need.

Poll: American Voters Largely Against CPB Cuts

A big majority of U.S. voters are against the elimination of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as a result of defunding proposed in the Federal budget submitted to Congress by President Trump. That's according to a just-released Quinnipiac University Poll released Friday.

Townsquare Media Group

Townsquare Media: A ‘Hipster’ Value For Investors?

A financial analyst took a deep look at the entertainment-focused owner of small-market radio stations and had much to say. When all was said and done, there was a simple conclusion: "Townsquare is a small cap radio company that deserves attention."

Univision Radio Paves A ‘Free-Guey’ For New PM Drivers

Univision has a new syndicated afternoon program targeting regional Mexican listeners. Its arrival comes as the Hispanic Radio Conference gets ready for its March 28-29 sessions, and an Opening Keynote from FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

Media Bureau Shoots Down EMF Push Against LPFM

The Educational Media Foundation has a Class A noncomm in Orange County, Calif., that airs its Air1 Christian Pop format. An LPFM on the same frequency granted to a nonprofit group in Pasadena, Calif., was challenged in an FCC Application for Review. The FCC's Media Bureau denied the AFR. Here's why.

Local Radio Freedom Act Gets Cochran’s Senate Support

The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 164 co-sponsors in the House and 18 in the Senate. Supporters in the upper body of Congress now include a veteran Mississippi legislator.
iHeart Radio

A Registration Milestone Is Reached For iHeartRadio

The iHeartRadio live streaming, podcasting, and on-demand digital music app has just surpassed a big number, with respect to its tally of registered users. The announcement comes after iHeart beat Pandora by roughly two months on launching an subscription-based on-demand audio offering.

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NoCal Translator Swap On Tranquil Day For Transactions

A translator has traded hands, for no cash consideration. It's the lone deal seen in TRANSACTIONS TODAY for Friday, March 24.

Raycom Stations Return To AT&T U-Verse

In a message appearing on its TV station websites Sunday morning (3/26), Raycom Media has reached an agreement that ends its retransmission fee impasse...

Why FilmOn X’s Claim That It Is A Cable System Was Nixed

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit this week ruled that FilmOn X, a service providing paying subscribers with access to retransmitted broadcast signals over the internet, did not qualify for the cable statutory license in Section 111 of the Copyright Act. Lucy Holmes Plovnick, an intellectual property attorney at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, breaks down the court's decision in this exclusive report.

Consent Decree Yields Short-Term ‘Impact’ In Detroit

The only African-American founded and operated national Christian TV network will be in no danger of losing its low-power broadcast home in the Motor City for the next two years, thanks to a Order adopted March 22 by the FCC that codifies a Consent Decree with the LPTV's owner.

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Here’s Where Radio Beats Google For Advertisers

Google is presently the center of attention for many advertisers, and it's not for anything positive. The digital ad giant is being assailed by some for its failure to prevent real advertising from appearing on "fake news" sites and for pre-roll to appear on YouTube ahead of "extremist" videos. Our Editor-In-Chief thinks this is a great opportunity for the radio industry and the RAB. Why? It's all about brand security.

Should Broadcast Media Be Concerned About CMO Tenure?

Winning over the Chief Marketing Officer to AM and FM, and VHF and UHF, may be more difficult than ever. That's because the average tenure of a CMO is shrinking, according to newly released data from eadership consulting firm Spencer Stuart. What does this mean for radio and TV? The better question might be, "What does this mean for advertising?"

Are You A Change Agent?

In the midst of an unnerving political, social, and economic game with twists, turns, and apparently no rules, Hispanic radio is poised to be a game-changer, thanks to the major influence it holds with an audience that is young, connected, and growing at a faster rate than any population in this country. That's why attendance at the Hispanic Radio Conference should be on your calendar.

Poll: American Voters Largely Against CPB Cuts

A big majority of U.S. voters are against the elimination of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as a result of defunding proposed in the Federal budget submitted to Congress by President Trump. That's according to a just-released Quinnipiac University Poll released Friday.

This DBS Player Just Added The iHeartRadio App

Can't find anything to watch on DirecTV? Before turning it off, there may be something you wouldn't mind listening to, and iHeartRadio is now there to fulfill that need.

American Tower Preps For Repack With Big Order

To ensure that the spectrum repack process goes smoothly for its customers, American Tower wanted its own inventory of broadband antennas on hand for its broadcast tower tenants. That's why it just placed a nearly $5 million order with Dielectric.
iHeart Radio

A Registration Milestone Is Reached For iHeartRadio

The iHeartRadio live streaming, podcasting, and on-demand digital music app has just surpassed a big number, with respect to its tally of registered users. The announcement comes after iHeart beat Pandora by roughly two months on launching an subscription-based on-demand audio offering.