All Entries in May, 2012

Stocks drop 6% in May; worst for DJIA in 2 years

Stocks finished the month with all three indexes off 6% or more during May. Friday’s monthly payrolls data and the lowered expectations following a...

House panel tees up audio hearing

Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology is holding a hearing on the 68th anniversary of D-Day entitled “The...

Greg Walden

GM readying ad dollars for new model launches

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Another FCC reform bill gets House nod

FCC Consolidated Reporting Act, H.R. 3310 has taken another step on its way from being a bill to becoming a law. By unanimous consent,...

Medical company moving into Orlando radio biz

WEUS-AM in the Orlando FL market is going into an LMA with MultiCorp International, Inc./XTend Medical Corporation. MultiCorp intends to eventually buy the station,...

MVPD tax battle in progress in Illinois

The Illinois Senate has just approved a 5% tax on satcasters like Dish and DirecTV, saying it will help education children while leveling the...

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NPR teams with travel agency to spike contributions

Noncommercial radio icon NPR was able to provide an inducement to donate during pledge drives in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Boston –...

NPR / National Public Radio

FCC Chair, Connect2Compete partner on national campaign

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski was joined by Connect2Compete (C2C) members Cox Communications, Redemtech-GoodPC, The League of United Latin American Citizens and Carlos Slim at...

Julius Genachowski

Rick Neuheisel joins SiriusXM

Former college football coach Rick Neuheisel, who won the Rose Bowl as both a coach and a player, has joined SiriusXM as an analyst...

Sirius XM

Get it off me! The telltale signs of call reluctance

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Paul Weyland

NBC: Kings vs. Devils scores 2.4 rtg.

In metered-market household ratings, the overtime game between the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils averaged a 2.4 rating, 4 share from...

NBC

“So You Think You Can Dance” dominates Wed.

FOX’s SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE posted week-over-week gains last night to give FOX the nightly win across Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults...

FOX

FOX, so you think you can win Wednesday

So You Think You Can Dance had FOX tripping the light fantastic Wednesday night, doubling both the ratings and share results pulled down by...

Cumulus moves to buy Pensacola FMs

$6.5M WMEZ-FM & WXBM-FM Pensacola FL (Pensacola, Milton FL) from 6 Johnson Road Licenses Inc., a subsidiary of Pamal Broadcasting Ltd. (James J. Morrell)...

Legal woes lead to shifting LPTV shares

N/A WYSJ-CA, WVBN-LP & WJHJ-LP Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News VA (Yorktown, Virginia Beach, Newport News VA). 70% of JBS Inc. from Samuel Jacobs (70% to 0%)...