All Entries in June, 2007

Transactions 06-29-07

652K KJDJ-AM San Luis Obispo CA from Padre Serra Communications Inc. (Jaime Bonilla Valdez) to Centro Crisitano Vida Abundante Inc. (Manuel S. Sanchez Sr.,...

Alabama stations deploying "ALERT FM"

Global Security Systems, LLC (GSS) announced that five radio stations in Alabama are among the first in the state to deploy a local platform...

Streaming media advertising forecast at 1.4 billion for 2007

Streaming media (audio and video) advertising is on course to deliver a 1.37 billion market in 2007, up 38% over 2006, according to the...

The day after the "Day of Silence"

On Tuesday thousands of Internet radio stations across America turned silent in symbolic protest of the increase in royalty rates proposed by the Copyright...

Hurricanes switch flagships

Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) and the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL announced an agreement giving broadcast rights to CBC's station, WCMC-FM "99.9 Genuine Country"...

Clear Channel deal put on notice

The 452.1M sale of 187 radio stations from Clear Channel to GoodRadio.TV has been put into permit-but-disclose ex parte status by the FCC for...

Nexstar on Mission to play wild KARD

Mission Broadcasting is buying NBC 10 KTVE-TV in the far-flung, state-straddling Monroe LA-El Dorado AR Nielsen DMA. Nexstar Broadcasting Group is already in the...

Clear Channel deal put on notice

The 452.1M sale of 187 radio stations from Clear Channel to GoodRadio.TV has been put into permit-but-disclose ex parte status by the FCC for...

EMF continues to expand

There seems to be no end to Educational Media Foundation's appetite for radio stations. It has another deal submitted to the FCC, this time...

EMI buyout stuck in neutral

Wednesday's tender deadline for the proposed 4.7 billion bucks buyout of EMI Group by the Terra Firma private equity group found only 3.53% of...

Carat revises US ad spending forecast downward

Carat revised its 2007 U.S. ad spending forecast downward slightly to 5.1% growth. In December, the company had projected a growth rate of 5.2%....

HM buying up yellow pages

HM Capital Partners LLC (formerly Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst), a Dallas-based private equity firm, announced a deal to acquire Phone Directories Company LP,...

Inter/Media revs up AIS TV spot

If you are trying to reach a young male demographic that spends his free time at a computer terminal, what better way to do...

Nike tops brand exposure at U.S. Open

Continuing a trend set at the 2007 Masters Tournament earlier this year, Nike once again received the most brand exposure value during NBC's final-round...

Three radio campaigns score Grand Prix Lions at Cannes

The awards giving kicked into high gear at the recent Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival as judges handed out 172 Lions, including three best-of-show...