All Entries in April, 2016

Burns Was ‘Great Champion’ of Broadcasters

Former U.S. Senator Conrad Burns is remembered by broadcasters....

Conrad-Burns

Kid Causes Partial NPR Outage

A child caused a partial network outage for NPR....

NPR / National Public Radio

A Pennsylvania Trio is Sold

Farm & Home Broadcasting sells 3 Pennsylvania stations & an FM translator. ...

Deal

Can You Avoid the Highway to Business Hell?

M&A specialist Rod Robertson says success isn’t something most new businesses experience....

Rod-Robertson

Last Wilks Station Sold

The paperwork for the sale of Jeff Wilks last station is now at the commission....

Sold

Stocks Continue to Decline

U.S. stocks fell again Friday as tech companies continued to weigh down the market. Radio and Television did not follow the market, with both...

Auction Spectrum Clearing Target Set

FCC sets 126 MHz as the clearing target for TV spectrum at auction....

NAB-Wheeler

Like Cable, SiriusXM Looks for the ‘Better Bundle’

SiriusXM's business model is a good one, Jim Meyer tells Wall Street....

Jim Meyer

What’s Pandora’s End Game?

With Tim Westergren back at the helm, Pandora negotiates with labels over its planned on-demand service....

Tim Westergren

How Being Off the Air Lost Hyde a License

Too many off-air stints meant this licensee lost its license....

FCC

ASCAP Tops $1 Billion in Revenue

ASCAP reported record-breaking royalty distributions in 2015....

ASCAP

Stocks Post Large One-Day Loss

U.S. stocks fell Thursday, with the Dow posting the largest one-day loss since February, led by Apple and other tech companies. Radio and Television...

Stronger TV Upfront Predicted

Television network and ad agency execs predict a stronger TV upfront for 2016-2017....

TV Remote

Why Comcast Bought DreamWorks

Comcast said this week it will pay $41 a share in cash to purchase DreamWorks Animation....

Comcast

How Meredith Bucks Spot TV Ad Trend

Meredith Corp. did very well with political advertising early in the year....

Meredith