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 2020-07-10 08:00 

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Washington, DC Considers Adopting A Tax On Advertising....

The COVID-19 pandemic has blown holes in state budgets coast to coast and a move in the nation's capital may soon catch fire elsewhere. The Council of the District Of Columbia this week advanced a plan that would raise several......

 2020-07-10 07:52 

Radio Times

Glee star Naya Rivera presumed dead as investigators continue with "search and recovery operation"...

The actor rented a boat with her son yesterday and went missing shortly afterwards....

 2020-07-10 05:00 

Radio Times

Neighbours star wants Shane and Dipi's missing son Jay to be introduced...
 2020-07-09 23:09 

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Westwood One Is Closing Down Its News Operations Effective August 30th...

Big news out of WESTWOOD ONE regarding the closure of its entire news operation. ALL ACCESS has obtained this statement from a WESTWOOD ONE spokesperson: "Given the current necessity to ......

 2020-07-09 23:00 

RadioInsight

Westwood One News To Cease Operations...

Cumulus Media's Westwood One has informed affiliates that it will cease operations of the Westwood One News service on August 30. Westwood One News was launched in 2014 as a white-label service for affiliates utilizing CNN content. In the affiliate me...

 2020-07-09 22:52 

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Westwood One News To Cease Operations At End Of August....

Five and one-half years after launching its own network news products, Westwood One will shutter its Westwood One News operation at the end of August. In announcing the shutdown to affiliates, the company cited the "extraordinary circumstances in the ...

 2020-07-09 22:35 

RadioInk

Cumulus Closing Down Westwood One News Service...

In a letter sent out Thursday evening, Cumulus notified all Westwood One News affiliates its service would be shutting down August 30, due to extraordinary circumstances....

 2020-07-09 22:02 

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WRIF & WCSX/Detroit PD Jerry 'JT' Tarrants Has Left The Stations...

SHOCKER! ALL ACCESS has learned that BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP Active Rock WRIF and Classic Rock WCSX/DETROIT PD JERRY "JT" TARRANTS has left the stations. TARRANTS, who has programmed ......

 2020-07-09 21:13 

RadioInk

Le Batard Feels Like ESPN Demoted Him...

That's what the ESPN Radio host said about the network's changes that cut off one hour of his three hour show. Le Batard revealed his displeasure with the move on his podcast while vacationing from the show, according to Jason Barrett. Read BSM...

 2020-07-09 21:00 

RadioInsight

June 2020 (5/21 - 6/17) Nielsen Audio PPM Ratings Day 3: Three Records In A Row For WNCX...

Day 3 of Nielsen Audio's PPM releases are now available for Portland, Charlotte, San Antonio, Sacramento, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Orlando, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Kansas City, and Columbus. All the numbers can be found at RadioInsight.co...

 2020-07-09 20:14 

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New Nielsen/MRC Data Report Yields Good News For The Country Genre...

NIELSEN MUSIC/MRC Data just unveiled their 2020 Mid-Year Report, which includes data from the first six months of the year, along with relevant highlights and pivotal moments from the music ......

 2020-07-09 20:06 

RadioInk

A Virtual Summit For Podcasters Worldwide...

Podthon is a virtual summit for podcasters being held on July 18-19th. The schedule includes over 30 speakers and two keynote panels including podcast event organizers like Podfest and Afros & Audio and podcast news publications....

 2020-07-09 19:45 

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iHeart Flips Hot AC WMIA Miami To All 90s As 'Totally 93.9.'...

Decade-defining artists like the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez now have their own place on the FM dial in Miami. iHeartMedia today flipped hot AC WMIA to "Totally 93.9, All 90s, All the Time." While the 90s are......

 2020-07-09 19:30 

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'98.5 The Sports Hub' Has Commanding Lead In Boston Sports Radio Battle....

Tom Brady has bolted town and the Red Sox have yet to "play ball," but sports is still hot in Boston. However, the market's sports radio rivalry is decidedly favoring one team, "98.5 The Sports Hub." Beasley Media Group's WBZ-FM......

 2020-07-09 19:15 

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Kurt Johnson Re-elected To President Of CRB Board....

Country Radio Broadcasters has announced election results for its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Returning as President is Townsquare Media Senior VP of Programming Kurt Johnson. John Shomby was voted in as VP and Beverlee Brannigan returns as Secretary. T...

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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iHeart's 'The Gambler' Named Flagship Station Of Philadelphia Union....

iHeartMedia Philadelphia inks a broadcast agreement with the MLS Philadelphia Union, with games airing on Fox Sports Radio "The Gambler," which originates on WDAS and is simulcast on the Philadelphia-licensed translator W273DO at 102.5. The new de...

 2020-07-09 18:45 

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Here's What Listeners Are Ready To Do Next And How To Reach Them....

Consumer behavior has changed drastically and local merchants are trying to understand how that will impact their business. The latest wave of a multi-phase survey of Americans ages 18-64 on how the pandemic has impacted them offers a roadmap for......

 2020-07-09 18:41 

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Country Radio Broadcasters Unveils 2020-2021 Board Of Directors...

COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS (CRB) has announced its 2020-2021 Board Of Directors. TOWNSQUARE MEDIA's KURT JOHNSON will return as the CRB Board Pres., former CUMULUS MEDIA NASH ......

 2020-07-09 18:35 

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SiriusXM's Hair Nation Channel Featuring 'Hair Nation Virtual Festival'...

SIRIUSXM's HAIR NATION (Channel 39) is presenting a "Hair Nation Virtual Festival" hosted by SLAUGHTER's MARK SLAUGHTER starting this FRIDAY, JULY 10TH at 5p (ET) featuring ......

 2020-07-09 18:35 

Radio Online

Benztown + MMPN to Produce ''First Match with Jesse Kage''...

Benztown + McVay Media Podcast Networks announces that it will produce and market "First Match with Jesse Kage," a podcast for professional wrestling fans that goes behind the scenes with wrestling's superstars to tell their first-hand account...

 2020-07-09 18:32 

RadioInsight

Beasley Detroit Seeking New Operations Manager As Jerry 'JT' Tarrants Departs...

Beasley Media Detroit is seeking a new Operations Manager as Jerry 'JT' Tarrants has exited the company. Tarrants joined the cluster as Program Director of Classic Rock 94.7 WCSX in 2013, added PD duties of Rock 101.1 WRIF following the exit of Ma...

 2020-07-09 18:30 

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Report: ESPN's Dave LaMont Under Scrutiny For Comments Made On Race Relations Call....

Dave LaMont, who calls college sports games for ESPN Radio and TV, is under scrutiny by the network for comments he made while on a company conference call discussing race issues following the death of George Floyd. Meanwhile, ESPN Radio......

 2020-07-09 18:26 

Radio Online

Cumulus to Shut Down Westwood One News on August 30...

Cumulus Media has notified all affiliates of its Westwood One News that the service would shut down on August 30. In a cancellation letter to stations, the company wrote, "Due to the extraordinary circumstances in the current marketplace, Westwood One...

 2020-07-09 18:15 

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Planet Money Turns Its Podcast Into Summer School....

The kitchen table Zoom classes may be over for the kids, at least for the moment, but the learning does not need to stop. Enter Planet Money, the NPR economics-focused podcast and public radio show. During the next nine weeks,......

 2020-07-09 18:00 

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News Bites: 'Nights With Elaina,' WXKB, WVON, Bob Cole....

Another week of guest hosts for Westwood One's "Nights with Elaina" is on tap for July 13-18... Joe Exotic from the Netflix series "Tiger King" wrote back to WXKB's "Big Mama and the Wild Bunch" after an interview request.....

 2020-07-09 17:55 

Radio Online

Jerry ''JT'' Tarrants Exits WRIF and WCSX/Detroit as PD...

Jerry "JT" Tarrants exits Beasley Media Group's Active Rock WRIF-FM and Classic Rock WCSX-FM/Detroit as Program Director after seven years in the market. He joined WCSX as PD in 2013 and added WRIF programming duties lat December, replacing lo...

 2020-07-09 17:51 

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Research Director Inc., Exclusive June PPM Analysis For Miami, Seattle, Detroit, Phoenix, Minneapolis...

ALL ACCESS Recaps JUNE 2020 Day Three So, what have we learned so far? The Ratings Experts from RESEARCH DIRECTOR, INC., in conjunction with the fine folks at XTRENDS, have been poring ......

 2020-07-09 17:42 

RadioInk

All 90s Hits Gold Coast...

Totally 93.9, All 90s, All the Time is playing in Miami. iHeartMedia flipping the former 80s-90s hits 93.9 MIA to just the top 90s decade defining artists....

 2020-07-09 17:32 

RadioInk

CRB Select New BoD...

The Country Radio Broadcasters have completed their elections for the organization's 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Returning as CRB Board President is Kurt Johnson (Townsquare Media), elected as Vice President is John Shomby and returning as Secretary...

 2020-07-09 17:30 

AllAccess.com

Five Arrested In Murder Of Hip Hop Artist Pop Smoke...

LOS ANGELES PD has announced the arrest of three men and two teens in the murder of Hip Hop artist POP SMOKE (real name: BASHAR JACKSON). JACKSON was shot and killed FEBRUARY 19th in a home ......

 2020-07-09 17:29 

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iHeartMedia Flips WMIA/Miami & Debuts Totally 93.9 All '90s, All The Time...

iHEARTMEDIA Hot AC WMIA/MIAMI today became TOTALLY 93.9 ALL '90s, ALL THE TIME. The station will focus on the biggest songs from the top decade-defining artists, such as BACKSTREET BOYS, ......

 2020-07-09 17:11 

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Better Noise Music Festival Set For Thursday, July 16th...

BETTER NOISE MUSIC is presenting a virtual music festival featuring major Rock artists like MTLEY CRUE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, AWOLNATION, CORY MARKS and to air worldwide on ......

 2020-07-09 16:45 

Radio Times

What channel is Brighton v Manchester City on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news...

Brighton welcome Manchester City to the south coast as the Seagulls seek to ensure Premier League survival...

 2020-07-09 16:45 

Radio Online

WGTO/South Bend Adds Sun Broadcast Group's MeTV-FM...

Sun Broadcast Group has announce that MeTV-FM adds WGTO-AM (910) and FM (97.1) in South Bend, IN, as a new affiliate. The duo started airing the format this past Sunday. "WGTO AM910 and FM97.1 has been a Classic Hits station for many years, but we fou...

 2020-07-09 16:39 

Radio Times

His Dark Materials announces star-studded panel for Comic Con At Home...

Get ready for some juicy details about season two....

 2020-07-09 16:35 

Radio Times

When is Ghostbusters: Afterlife's release date? Cast, plot and trailer...

Everything you need to know about the new 2020 sequel's delayed release date, the cast and which original Ghostbusters are due to star in the film....

 2020-07-09 16:33 

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Academy Of Country Music Sets Date for 56th ACM Awards In 2021...

The 56th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) Awards will broadcast live on SUNDAY, APRIL 18th 2021 from 8-11p (ET), on CBS TELEVISION NETWORK and live on demand on CBS ALL ACCESS. Additional ......

 2020-07-09 16:30 

Radio Times

What channel is Sheffield United v Chelsea on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news...

Chelsea seek to solidify their top-four claim against a Sheffield United side chasing Europe...

 2020-07-09 16:15 

Radio Times

There's a new Batwoman but the backlash is as tired and unnecessary as ever...

The reaction in some quarters to Javicia Leslie replacing Ruby Rose is part of a worrying trend, says David Craig....

 2020-07-09 16:15 

Radio Times

What channel is Liverpool v Burnley on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news...

Liverpool push towards 100-point mark with Anfield clash against Burnley this weekend...

 2020-07-09 16:12 

AllAccess.com

WDAS-A-W273DO (Fox Sports The Gambler)/Philadelphia Is New Radio Home Of Philadelphia Union MLS Games...

iHEARTMEDIA Sports WDAS-A-W273DO (FOX SPORTS THE GAMBLER)/PHILADELPHIA is the new radio broadcast partner of MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER's PHILADELPHIA UNION. The first broadcast, hosted by ......

 2020-07-09 16:11 

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Over 200 Maine Businesses Sign Up for Hot Radio Maine Rebuilds Program...

MAINESTREAM MEDIA's HOT RADIO MAINE has hit a new milestone with its HOT RADIO MAINE REBUILDS program as over 200 MAINE businesses are now participating. On JUNE 1, HOT RADIO MAINE, in ......

 2020-07-09 16:10 

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Hanna Rosin To Lead New York Magazine's Podcast Ambitions....

New York Magazine is showing its podcast ambitions with the hiring of Hanna Rosin as Editorial Director for Audio. The NPR veteran will lead the direction of the magazine's podcast efforts. New York says it plans to "greatly expand" its......

 2020-07-09 16:08 

RadioInsight

iHeartMedia Launches 1990s Hits "Totally 93.9" In Miami...

iHeartMedia flipped Hot AC "93.9 MIA" WMIA-FM Miami Beach FL to 1990s Hits "Totally 93.9" at noon today. The station will feature two 90 minute blocks commercial-free at 8am and 5pm under iHeartMedia Miami SVP/Programming Rob Miller. Core ...

 2020-07-09 16:01 

Radio Times

What channel is Norwich v West Ham on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news...

Norwich could be relegated on Saturday if they suffer defeat to battling West Ham at Carrow Road...

 2020-07-09 16:00 

Radio Times

What channel is Bournemouth v Tottenham on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news...

Tottenham travel to face Bournemouth in a Premier League showdown that could make or break their European hopes....

 2020-07-09 16:00 

Radio Times

What channel is Everton v Southampton on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news...

Everton take on Southampton in a mid-table Premier League encounter this week....

 2020-07-09 16:00 

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Demi Moore To Star In and Produce QCode's New Scripted Dramatic Podcast....

She may be best known for her work on the big screen, but it's between the ears that actress Demi Moore will next be appearing. The actress and film producer will star in and produce QCode's new scripted dramatic podcast......

 2020-07-09 15:53 

Radio Times

When is Respect movie's released date? What we know about the Aretha Franklin biopic...

If an Aretha Franklin biopic is what you want, then baby you got it....

 2020-07-09 15:50 

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John Roa Promises 'Hyper Honesty' In New Podcast About Business Success....

John Roa realizes most people probably have no idea who he is, or why he has a new iHeartPodcast Network show. He says so right up front on his new podcast's preview. But the entrepreneur and technologist may change that......

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