All Entries in January, 2013

Stock indexes tally best January in years

Stocks fell Thursday, reducing what still proved to be a strikingly strong start to the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 49.84 points,...

Hubbard Radio receives upgrade from Moody’s

Hubbard Radio has had its Corporate Family Rating promoted from B2 to B1 by Moody’s Investors Service, based on solid operations and success in...

Hubbard Radio

Peer-to-Peer Investing Part I

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Erwin Krasnow / John Brooks

The Tacher Company signs Rochelle Broadcasting

Independent rep firm The Tacher Company has aligned itself with Rochelle Broadcasting as the station group’s exclusive national rep. The group operates WRHL-FM as...

The Tacher Company

Interviews: Daniel Anstandig, LDR CEO

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Daniel Anstandig

Idol keeps on rolling, Fox takes Wednesday

In the Wednesday night Nielsen 18-49 derby it was Fox and American Idol 5.4/14, the other three majors combined 4.9/13. We’d call that a...

Radio deals in Sturgeon Bay WI, Liberty KY

$420K WSRG-FM Sturgeon Bay WI from Al Johnson Broadcasting (Allen J. Johnson) to Case Communications LLC (Michael Messic, Carrie Messic). $20K escrow, $390K cash...

FCC plans uneventful February Open Meeting

It’s not that there is a lack of broadcast-related activity at the FCC at the moment, it’s that they do not seem to make...

FCC

Mobile at risk on Super Bowl Sunday

Members of the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens will not be the only ones risking injury Sunday 2/3/13. Mobile devices will also be...

Tablets

Media General flies high during Q4 2012

Traditional advertising registered a nice increase for television group Media General, and political...

Media General

Alabama combo headed to 21st Century

No, WBZR AM & FM, a combo located to the north of the Mobile AL-Pensacola FL area, is not stuck back in the 1900’s....

Sold

Entravision re-names LER “Entravision Solutions”

Entravision Communications has changed the name of its Lotus Entravision Reps (LER) to Entravision Solutions, a  national sales and marketing organization specializing in Spanish-language...

Entravision Communications Corporation

Future of two Maryland Public FMs in question

Delmarva Public Radio was founded a quarter century ago by Salisbury University (Maryland). But there is a very real possibility that the initial 25...

NPR / National Public Radio

A look at the latest ad spend by sector

Despite moderate global growth in ad spend, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies continued to invest—and invest more—according to Nielsen’s quarterly Global AdView Pulse report....

Nielsen

Broadcast networks postpone settlement talks with Dish

NBC, CBS and ABC were scheduled to meet this week and try to cut an out-of court settlement path with Dish over their litigation...

Dish Network