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 -- Panel to reveal "What America's Most Influential Marketers Say About Radio" --

WASHINGTON, DC - Leading marketing executives from major name brands will be on hand to share their insights on radio in a super session entitled "What America's Most Influential Marketers Say About Radio." The session will take place on Thursday, September 27 at 1:30 p.m. during The NAB Radio Show at the Charlotte Convention Center.

The session will feature marketi...

Former radio/TV talk show host died Sunday in San Francisco after a two year battle with leukemia.  Tom began his career as a radio reporter in Milwaukee in the 60s...He hosted the "Tomorrow Show" after Johnny Carson from 1973 to 1982. 

Wikipedia bio is here...
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On the heels of the news helicopter crash in Phoenix comes this report from Texas of another scare involving a TV station's helicopter but this time the result is only a few bruises...A news helicopter carrying the pilot and two traffic reporters from Dallas TV station KDFW-TV lost power this morning but was able to make a hard emergency landing.  While there was some bruises, everyone escaped without serious injury.  The pilot was praised for a...
Did you ever think you would see a day where part of the record industry wants "the public" (Congress) to believe that if radio plays their music, their sales will go down?  Of course, the other part of the record industry gets up every morning, sends out "dj" copies of the record to radio and tries to figure out how to get the record on the radio.  So, it's a bit confusing.  Do you think there'll come a day when the job of the record guy is to ...
Clear Channel reported on Friday that their radio revenues were up only
1% during the second quarter of 2007.  But, the company's net income
increased 19% to $236 million or 48 cents a share.  That's up from
$197.5 million in Q2, 2007.. Revenues rose 5% to 1.8 billion. Wall
Street had forecast an increase of 44 cents. Outdoor was up 12% to
$8367.7 million.  Clear Channel has a pending sale and did not host a
conference call.  They're streamlinin...
In Phoenx...TV news helicopters covering a police high speed chase collided over Phoenix killing the pilots and reporters in both copters...ABC 15's Pilot Craig Smith and Photojournalist Rick Krolak were killed and KTVK-Channel 3's Scott Bowerbank and reporter Jim Cash were also killed.  The two helicopters burst in flames on impact and came down on a grass lawn in front of a boarded up church in Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix.  A third he...
Apple computers reported this afternoon that revenue during the most recent quarter is up 24% to $5.41 billion.  The company says they sold 9.8 million iPod players during the quarter..an increase of 21% from this time last year.  The company also said their computer sales is up 33%.  As for the highly touted iPhone, they didn't say exactly how many units they have sold..only that they have sold 270,000 iphones and related accessories...but comp...

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit today against Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), asking a federal court to protect the fair use and free speech rights of a mother who posted a short video of her toddler son dancing to a Prince song on the Internet.

Stephanie Lenz's 29-second recording shows her son bouncing along to the Prince song "Let's Go Crazy," which is heard playing in the background. Lenz uploaded the home video t...

Top Broadcaster Association "disappointed" 
in lack of response from Sound Exchange

The National Association of Broadcasters today renewed its unequivocal support for legislation sponsored by Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA), known as the Internet Radio Equality Action. The Inslee bill, introduced in April, has garnered 140 co-sponsors and would reverse a controversial Copyright Royalty Board decision that dramatically increased rates for local radio statio...

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