Xperi Inc. Addresses Rubric Capital’s Hostile Quest For Control

This year has been largely successful for Xperi Inc., parent of DTS AutoStage, HD Radio and TiVo. Rubric Capital feels otherwise and seeks to replace half of Xperi’s independent board directors. Xperi on Wednesday addressed this "puzzling campaign" by firmly dismissing Rubric's effort.

Sirius XM Sued For Patent Infringement By Rothschild

Did Sirius XM Holdings engage in patent infringement, using technology that was unlawfully based on a high-bandwidth content distribution structure created by a Texas limited liability company? That's what a Feceral District Court could decide. Given the plaintiff, a pre-trial settlement is likely.

A Local Media Growth Story, Fueled By JAM

Local Daily Media publishes online newspapers powered by its radio stations in each of the markets it serves.  That market roster is about to grow, thanks to a deal to acquire JAM Media Solutions' properties as that company completes a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding.

Farber Saluted By Broadcasters Foundation For Excellence

It has become a tradition for many NAB Show attendees to conclude the annual conference with an early morning breakfast and awards event hosted by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at the Encore Resort. This year saw a radio industry icon receive an "Excellence in Broadcasting Award."

This Webinar Could Maximize Your Political Dollars

Gen Media Partners and the Ten-Minute Trainer Network are conducting a no-cost webinar designed to help stations in small and medium markets across the U.S. fully recognize their political advertising potential in the upcoming election season.

NAB Crystal Radio Award Winners Announced

Finalists were honored and winners were announced during the We Are Broadcasters celebration today at the  2024 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Bipartisan Legislative Hearing on AM Radio Coming To Congress

The head of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and its Democratic Ranking Member shared plans midday Tuesday for an April 30 legislative hearing that could push the "AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act" forward in a big way.

The Business of Multiplatform Sports Runs Through Broadcast Media

There are so many ways to consume content. How has this impacted the business of multiplatform sports? A meaningful conversation on the subject served as the centerpiece for this year's Alliance for Women in Media breakfast, held Monday morning during the 2024 NAB Show.

Super Hi-Fi Bolsters Audacy’s Streaming Content and Tech Stack

Super Hi-Fi and Audacy on Tuesday announced an enhanced partnership "to drive operational innovation and efficiency" across Audacy’s digital ecosystem. The agreement will "streamline" Audacy’s digital content programming, production, and broadcasting processes.

Nasdaq Sends a Delisting Warning to Urban One

With Urban One's FY 2023 report still not filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Nasdaq Stock Market has notified the company that its stock could be delisted. The key word here is could.

A Centennial Celebration for A Windy City Legend

For a century, it has served the Midwest with one of the station's biggest AM radio signals. From the 1960s through the mid-1980s, it was one of the world's most-listened-to Top 40 radio stations. Today, it is a Cumulus Media spoken word property that's celebrating its 100th birthday.
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GenAI Voices Coming To Audacy Via New Partnership

Audacy is partnering with a voice AI research and deployment company to augment its existing programming and production workflows, the audio content creation and distribution company emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection announced on Friday. 
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FCC’s Gomez To Keynote Hispanic Radio Conference

The newest Commissioner on the FCC, and the first to issue official statements in both English and in Spanish, has agreed to deliver a Keynote address at the 2024 Hispanic Radio Conference, scheduled for June 12-13 in San Antonio.
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Cumulus Further Extends Early Debt Swap Deadline Window

On February 27, "Cumulus Media New Holdings" launched an initiative to extend its debt maturity by three years while increasing the interest rate by two percentage points. The first wave of that Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation appears to have met debtholder resistance.
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NAB, NPR Voice Opposition To FCC Localism Effort

The FCC’s proposal to prioritize licensing and application procedures for stations providing a Commission-approved amount of locally originated programming has received a pair of “don’t move forward” suggestions.