All Entries in December, 2014

Deal with a twist of Limon

Another station in the commercial band is set to eschew commercials. ...

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Media News: Entravision, Gannett, Ford, Netflix

News items from here and there in the media universe include... ...

Entravision Communications Corporation

Quiet year for broadcast at House panel?

The House Committee for Energy and Commerce issued a lengthy list of its “thoughtful solutions” for 2015... ...

U.S. Congress

Message: Don’t leave LPTV behind

Louis Libin took to the virtual pages of Capitol Hill news source The Hill to make the case for LPTV. ...

LPTV

Florida combo going noncom

A pair of stations in Blountstown FL are headed to a new owner... ...

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Price revealed for Alpha-Access.1 deal

The sale of nine stations in the Shreveport LA and Tyler-Longview TX markets was previously announced. ...

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Wall Street a downer as final week kicks off

Global weakness and slumping utility stocks got the blame for lackluster trading Tuesday, and at the end of the day, almost every stock followed...

Wheeler spins upward in Detroit

Mike Wheeler grew up in Detroit, has held down a PD gig at WJR for Cumulus, and now will be taking the title of...

Another Access.1 divesture

Chesley Maddox-Dorsey’s Access.1 Communications made a recent splash ... ...

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Consumer confidence nearing 1985 levels

The latest thermometer reading by The Conference Board... ...

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One deal ruled them all

Station trading during the week of 12/22 through 12/26 was completely dominated by a single blockbuster transaction. ...

Chart

Radio News: Westwood One, Cumulus, Bold Gold, Dragons

In today’s cornucopia of radio items, Westwood One Sports is ready for some playoff football... ...

Music-Old-Radio

Swipe app is apropos for radio

There’s a new way to find and bookmark terrestrial radio stations....

Tablets

More FCC clarification on closed captioning

It is clearly going to be much more difficult for small television producers... ...

Closed Caption

Wireless advocates say get on with the auction

In a move that should surprise nobody... ...

CEA / Consumer Electronics Association