CATEGORY: BROADCAST & SATELLITE

What Truly Makes A Fan

In this piece, Fred Jacobs compares radio and sports fans, highlighting the value of cultivating long-term enthusiasts, and the limits of numbers and data...



Court Approves Pandora Appeal Of Pre-1972 Recordings Suit Due To Music Modernization Act

Last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals told a lower federal court to reconsider Pandora's bid to negate a class-action lawsuit over the...


WNYC-FM Is Latest Public Radio Station To Slash Music

WNYC-FM, one of New York City's top non-commercial radio stations, is canceling most music programming in favor of news and talk. Disturbingly, other public...


KFOG Joins Rock Radio Deadpool

Influential and iconic California album and alt-rock station KFOG will be signing off the air for good in September. According to the San Francisco...


Full List Of BET Award Winners 2019: Cardi, Childish, Beyonce, Bruno and More

Cardi B was the big winner at Sunday night's 2019 BET Awards. Hosted by Regina Hall, the ceremony aired live from the Microsoft Theatre...


KCRW MD and DJ Jason Bentley Is Exiting

Jason Bentley, the longtime Music Director of the influential Los Angeles radio station KRCW, announced that he was stepping down from the position and...


iHeartMedia Files For $100M IPO As It Nears Bankruptcy Exit

iHeartMedia, the dominant player in US radio broadcasting, has filed a $100 million IPO offering of Class A shares, just as it nears exiting...


There’s Still A Case For Radio: It’s Simple, Free & Easy

Despite the ubiquity of other media entertainment options, radio has endured into the streaming age, albeit with its own share of struggles. In this...


LiveXLive, iHeartMedia Pact For Live Streaming, New Content

Live music streaming service LiveXLive has announced an exclusive multi-year agreement with iHeartMedia that combines content, distribution and promotion. The newly expanded partnership gives...


Sirius XM Q2 Revenue Up 9%, Subscribers Pass 32 Million

Sirius XM exceeded investor expectations with a strong Q2 report. News that revenue was up 9% for the quarter to $1.3 billion and subscriptions...