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MICROSOFT REVEALS ZUNE HD

The broadcast industry is smiling this morning. Microsoft has announced the world's first portable media player to include HD Radio technology...the "Zune HD."  The Zune is a small video and audio player that will not only display high quality video, but also includes HDMI connectors to play true HD video on big screen TVs.  And, it will receive HD radio signals as well. The Zune will be available this fall and will come...

New Unit Combines CBS RADIO Online Assets and Last.fm to Give People More Content and Community Around Their Favorite Music

Industry-Leading Music Group Will Drive Increased Audience Share and Revenue Opportunities for the Company

David Goodman Appointed President of the New Group


NEW YORK, May 5/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A)announced today the establishment of the CBS Interactive Music Group.The new business ...

CBS radio reported another down quarter this week as they issued their fourth quarter report...But, in the stations that Dan Mason, (almost) newly President changed to new (actually old) formats, there was a surge in the ratings.  Mason said he does not have much confidence in the Free FM formats, and he took stations like WCBS-FM in New York back to oldies and brought back old favorites like B-94 in Pittsburgh and KFRC in San Francisco...rating...
AdWeek.comDan Mason, President of CBS radio is, first, a content guy, having been a  very successful program director over the years..of course he's a successful  radio station executive and owner as well and, in the position as head of the biggest radio  owner  groups he has to be focus on the bottom line.  Dan has been an advocate for radio joining with the new technology even before he took over at CBS...now , in his new postit...