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Bayarea radio stations KFOG 104.5FM, Star 101.3 FM, KMEL 106.1 FM, KKSF103.7 FM, KISQ 98.1 FM and KGRN 960 AM are offering listeners a newparticipant news tool on their websites that connects them to ABC7's

Powered by Inkling Markets, thisplatform provides each station's listeners the opportunity to predictoutcomes of developing ne...

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Time magazine has a special issue out on America by the numbers...for radio, here's an important fact...The average American goes online 2.1 times at work and 1.2 times at home each day.  He/she visits an average of 6 domains per day and spends an average of 3 hours and 43 minutes online between work and home.

Only six domains?  Despite all the information and millions of websites out there the average listener has a very small universe.  Is your...

 

Washington,DC – The FederalCommunications Commission (Commission) today adopted a wide-ranging series ofownership, eligibility and technical rules and sought comment on additionaltechnical matters in the Low Power FM Third Report and Order (Order) and SecondNoticed of Proposed Rule.

In this Order,the Commission adopts a number of rules and policies designed to foster andprotect LPFM radio service which creates o...

CBS radio and AOL's Truveo, announced a deal that will put videos on more than 35 CBS radio stations websites. Some stations have already added Truveos video search engine online with more scheduled to launch in the coming weeks.

Visitors to CBS RADIOs websites will be able to search and browse through tens of millions of videos from thousands of sources across the Web. In addition to indexing user-generated video from popular video ...

A memo was circulated at WKTU yesterday reporting that the station will immediately drop the Whoopi Goldberg morning show..no word yet on a "permanent" replacement.  It had all had to do with ratings and Whoopi didn't get them...

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What's happening with the Sirius/XM merger?  The Justice Department could rule any day now on whether it believes the deal violates anti-trust laws, with the FCC expected to follow shortly after on whether it is in the public interest. Both Sirius and XM say they believe they'll get an okay by the end of the year so they can complete the deal...but experts say they're not so sure.  The NAB has been huge in opposing the merger and there...

Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Yahoo! Inc. and Time Warner Inc.'s AOL unit may shut down their Web radio services after being hit with a 38 percent increase in royalties to air music.

``We're not going to stay in the business if cost is more than we make long term,'' Ian Rogers, general manager at Yahoo's music unit, said in an interview.

Meg Tirrell has an indepth story in Bloomberg news this morning on theimpact of the royalites...click here ...

Verizon Wireless still leads Sprint and AT&T with the largest 3G network in the U.S...allowing high speed internet connectivity in at least 80% of the country.  Up until today Verizon has been very protective of what content can be transmitted on its network and what devices can be connected. Verizon Wireless strategy was to own the content with services like VCast.  But this morning all that changed as the company
announced that i...

Announced today at the Boston International Auto Show, Volvo will be the first automotive manufactures in the U.S. to offer innovative digital HD Radio technology on almost all models.  Equipped with the HD Radio system, Volvo owners will enjoy a higher-quality AM/FM radio system that features more channel choices, crystal-clear sound and new data services. Volvo Cars of North America, LLC will be offering factory installed HD Radio ...

 Company Revises Financial Guidance For 2007

NEW YORK; November 26, 2007 – Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) announced today that it will delay the commercialization of its Portable People Meter (PPM) radio ratings service in nine markets. New York, Nassau–Suffolk and Middlesex–Somerset–Union will be delayed by nine months; Los Angeles, Riverside and Chicago by six months; and San Francisco, San Jose and Dallas by three months.

In these nine markets...

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