All Entries in December, 2016

A Strong Finish To 2016 For Media Stocks

The Dow and Nasdaq were down, but radio and television stocks were up on Friday to end the year on a strong note...

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Cumulus Makes Prepayment On $1.8B Loan

Cumulus successfully purchased $28.7 million of face value of its senior secured term loan for $20 million -- a 30% discount...

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These LPTV, Translator CPs Accepted For Filing

Eight low-power TV and/or television translator applications have been accepted for filing by the FCC. ...

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A Silent FM Gets New Life In Indiana

A dark facility southwest of Indianapolis is set for a relaunch thanks to this transaction...

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Emmis Sets A Date For Fiscal Q3 Earnings Call

Emmis Chairman/CEO Jeff Smulyan and EVP/CFO/Treasurer Ryan Hornaday will host a morning call on Thursday...

Emmis Communications

How Much Did This South Dakota Trio Sell For?

Two Class C1 FMs and a 1kw AM are sold to a local broadcaster in a multi-million dollar deal...

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An Egregious ‘Enforcement’ Expose

Outside of the D.C. legal fraternity, little was known about a regulation that RBR + TVBR featured columnist Ken Benner takes to task...

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Clock Starts For Comments On FCC Ownership Rules

Petitions for Reconsideration of the FCC's multiple ownership rules are expected to appear in the Federal Register today...

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What Did This Analyst Just Do To Time Warner?

As the year comes to a close, Time Warner just got a bit of a disappointment -- courtesy of Brean Capital analyst Alan Gould...

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A Tough Last Thursday For iHeart, Beasley

Beasley Broadcast Group slid 75 cents, to $5.85. Volume was roughly 7.5 times higher than average....

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Here’s Another Retrans Fight Right At The Wire

Viewers were advised to contact AT&T U-Verse or DirecTV to say "that you pay them a lot of money to watch your favorite shows"...

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Sales & Marketing

Everett, WA – North Sound Media operates four locally owned AM/FM radio stations in Everett Washington, FOX Sports KRKO AM/FM & Classic Country KXA...

FCC Seeks Comment On Honda Accessibility Waiver

Honda contends that it was not aware of the impact of the FCC's requirements on automobile manufacturers until recently...

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Should Radio Be The Home For ‘Timeless Hits’?

There may be more timeless music than ever, and not playing it could be costing your radio stations revenue...

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Here’s How The 2016 Nationwide EAS Test Went

the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau on Wednesday released an initial overview of the nationwide EAS test results...

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