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Radio March 2005 Archive


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Talk About Putting Howard Stern in Context

Thursday March 31, 2005
FMBQ.com has an interview with Saga Communications' Chairman/President/CEO Ed Christian in this week's issue. This has got to be the quote of the week: "Let me put it very simply, and ... Read More

Top 40 Radio's Dr. Don Rose Dead

Thursday March 31, 2005
Dr. Don Rose, one of Top 40 Radio's great wake-up DJs, died Tuesday night in his sleep. He worked at legendary stations like KFRC, San Francisco; WFIL, Philadelphia and other ... Read More

Radio Quickly Stealing Podcasting From the Original Podcasters

Wednesday March 30, 2005
It began as a quirkly phenomenom among individuals who wanted to create their own radio shows for on-demand delivery to users of iPods and mp3 players. But, Podcasting has quickly ... Read More

Songs by Subject: April Fool's Day

Wednesday March 30, 2005
Each week, The Green Book of Songs By Subject provides a new list of songs for a particular topic exclusively to the Radio site at About.com. This week: Songs For April ... Read More

Chicago Radio Talker Kevin Matthews Off WCKG-FM Over Contract Talks

Tuesday March 29, 2005
Robert Feder in The Chicago Sun Times says: "Faced with the prospect of a substantial pay cut, midday star Kevin Matthews turned down a contract renewal offer from WCKG-FM (105.9)." ... Read More

BlogMatrix Introduces All-In-One Solution For Podcasters

Tuesday March 29, 2005
BlogMatrix has introduced an integrated podcasting/podcatching application – BlogMatrix Sparks! 2.0. It allows the user to record podcasts directly on their computer using up to 8 tracks, mix music with ... Read More

Clear Channel Radio to Offer On-Demand Studio Performances by Artists Thru Station Web Sites

Tuesday March 29, 2005
For fans craving authenticity and artists who thrive on performing without studio and video embellishments, Clear Channel Radio begins production next month on Stripped(TM) -- an exclusive, weekly in-studio performance ... Read More

Land Rover, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai Cut Deals For Satellite Radio

Monday March 28, 2005
Both SIRIUS and XM Satellite Radio have announced several new partnerships with auto makers. Full Details.

Listen to Excerpts of Michael Jackson on Radio with Reverend Jesse Jackson About Child Molestation Trial

Monday March 28, 2005
Yesterday, Michael Jackson appeared on the weekly syndicated radio show,"Keep Hope Alive With the Rev. Jesse Jackson". Jackson had plenty to say about his innocence and a "conspiracy" against ... Read More

Find The Right Microphone For Your Podcast or Internet Radio Station

Saturday March 26, 2005
If you're thinking of creating an Internet Radio station or your own Podcast, you can quickly compare prices for the most popular microphone brands with just a few quick clicks ... Read More

Radio Talk Show Host Don Imus' Charity Was Being Investigated

Friday March 25, 2005
The New York Times reports: "The office of the New York attorney general, Eliot Spitzer, has been examining the business practices of a charity operated by the talk radio host ... Read More

Jerry Springer's Radio Show To Be Heard On Air America

Thursday March 24, 2005
From KWQC-TV in Cincinnati: "Trash T-V talk show host Jerry Springer is taking his liberal radio program nationwide. He reached a deal today to go live weekdays on the ... Read More

Potential Podcasters: Just Create The Audio and Leave The Coding to These Guys

Wednesday March 23, 2005
If you're thinking of creating your own podcast but you're a little hesitant because even though you know how to create your audio, you're not too sure of that "RSS" ... Read More

Christian Radio DJ Nabbed For Child Porn

Wednesday March 23, 2005
Tennessean.com reports: A Nashville midday Christian radio host was arrested by federal agents yesterday and charged with downloading child pornography from the Internet. FBI officials said they found numerous graphic ... Read More

Radio Talk Show Host Tries to "Buy" Terri Schiavo From Husband

Tuesday March 22, 2005
BillBoard Radio Monitor reports: Syndicated talk show host Glenn Beck has offered embattled Florida man Michael Schiavo, whose wife, Terri, is the subject of national debate, $5 million to “buy ... Read More

Songs by Subject: Spring Is Here

Tuesday March 22, 2005
Each week, The Green Book of Songs By Subject provides a new list of songs for a particular topic exclusively to the Radio site at About.com. This week: Spring Is Here

XM Satellite Radio and Yamaha Electronics Announce "Connect-And-Play" Concept

Tuesday March 22, 2005
XM Satellite Radio and Yamaha Electronics will introduce the first XM-ready home entertainment products in April. Yamaha will manufacture four new receivers and several new home-theater-in-a-box systems. Users will only ... Read More

Comcast High-Speed Internet Subscribers: Get "Rhapsody Radio PLUS" Free

Monday March 21, 2005
That's right! Over 80 commercial-free radio stations - FREE. Details.

Howard Stern Promises "Farewell To Conventional Radio" Tour

Monday March 21, 2005
John Mainelli in this morning's New York Post reports: HOWARD Stern is planning "the biggest tailgate party in the history of this country" to serve as a "farewell tour" when ... Read More

SIRIUS Satellite Radio Hires Former MTV VJ Matt Pinfield For Alternative Channel

Sunday March 20, 2005
SIRIUS Satellite Radio has hired alternative rock music personality Matt Pinfield for its commercial-free alternative rock channel "Alt Nation 21". Full story. Listen: Alternative Modern Rock Online More: 10 Clicks To ... Read More

iPodder 2.0 Software Makes Podcasting Even Better and It's Still Free

Saturday March 19, 2005
iPodder 2.0 has been released, the podcasting application which allows users to capture and listen to Internet audio programs anytime and anywhere. Read more. How To Listen: What You Need to ... Read More

Why Did My Favorite Radio Station Change Format?

Friday March 18, 2005
Recently, Philadelphia lost it's longtime Modern Rock station, Y100, and just this week, KCBS-FM/"The Arrow" in Los Angeles became "93.1 Jack-FM". Someone emailed me today and wanted to know what ... Read More

Some of Philly's Former Y100 Jocks Will Be Back on Radio Soon

Friday March 18, 2005
Billboard Radio Monitor reports: "Matt Cord...who hosted afternoons for seven years on modern rock WPLY (Y100) until its untimely death last month, has found a new Philadelphia radio home...[and]...will eventually ... Read More

Satellite Radio Survey: 18-34 "Get it" - Older Demos Slower To Come Around

Friday March 18, 2005
According to a survey of over 7,000 consumers 18-34 year olds are the Satellite Radio's #1 age group for current subscribers and also for those planning on buying in the ... Read More

XM Satellite Radio and PGA Team Up for Golf Coverage

Thursday March 17, 2005
The PGA TOUR and XM Satellite Radio have announced a long-term agreement which includes exclusive XM broadcasts of PGA TOUR events. Read more.

Songs by Subject: St. Patrick's Day

Wednesday March 16, 2005
Each week, The Green Book of Songs By Subject provides a new list of songs for a particular topic exclusively to the Radio site at About.com. This week: St. Patrick's ... Read More

Bush Appoints New F.C.C. Chairman To Succeed Powell

Wednesday March 16, 2005
FMQB.com reports: "President Bush has chosen Kevin Martin to replace Michael Powell as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Martin, a Republican from North Carolina, has served as an FCC ... Read More

What You Need to Know About Subscribing to Podcasts

Wednesday March 16, 2005
There are thousands of podcasts already out there on the Internet just waiting for you to subscribe. It's free, it's easy, and it can provide you with unlimited audio enjoyment. ... Read More

Portable "Radio YourWay LX" Records Digital AM/FM Radio

Wednesday March 16, 2005
PoGo! Products has introduced its new Radio YourWay LX portable digital AM/FM radio recorder which allows users to listen record, rewind, and playback programs on their own schedule. Read more.

Morning Radio Show Canned Over KoRn Remarks

Tuesday March 15, 2005
FMQB.com reports: The morning duo of Rocky Nash and Scott "Snatch The Sidekick" Welter were fired from...KKXX/Bakersfield recently over a bit regarding the departure of KoRn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch. ... Read More

Yahoo! Music Tops Online Internet Radio Listening For January

Monday March 14, 2005
Arbitron Inc. and comScore Media Metrix have released the online radio ratings for January, 2005, which for the first time include Live365. Yahoo! Music was the top rated online Internet ... Read More

London Radio Station Heart FM Pulls Michael Jackson Music From Daytime Programming

Monday March 14, 2005
Gigwise.com reports London radio station, Heart FM, has pulled Michael Jackson songs from its daytime playlist. Full story. News Archive: The Michael Jackson Trial: Will Radio Be Afraid To Still Play ... Read More

Want Wacky and Weird News? Check Out This Podcast!

Sunday March 13, 2005
Yep, after learning about podcasting, how it works, and then writing a tutorial on how to podcast, I decided to do it myself! Now, one of the most popular features ... Read More

XM Satellite Radio's Opie & Anthony to Modify Daily Time Slot

Saturday March 12, 2005
Beginning Monday, March 14, XM Satellite Radio's "Opie & Anthony" will modify the program’s current timeslot. Full Story Related: Profile of Opie & Anthony Look: Photo of Opie & Anthony at XM ... Read More

Dan Rather Talks About Radio

Friday March 11, 2005
Here's a short cut (mp3 format) on Radio's influence on Dan Rather, the former CBS anchorman who did his last TV newscast on Wednesday. More: Rather Leaves Network Radio Show

Brisbane's Newest Radio Station "Nova 1069" Set to Debut

Thursday March 10, 2005
RadioInfo.com.au reports: "The much anticipated launch date of...Brisbane’s newest radio station, Nova 1069, has been announced. [It] will begin officially broadcasting on Monday 4 April." RadioInfo.com says the morning ... Read More

Songs by Subject: March is "National Talk To Your Teen About Sex" Month

Thursday March 10, 2005
Radio stations, programmers, and deejays have used The Green Book of Songs By Subject for years. Each week, The Green Book of Songs By Subject provides a new list of ... Read More

How to Create Your Own Podcast - A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Wednesday March 9, 2005
Podcasting. You've heard about it and now you want to do it yourself. Finally: you can have your own talk show or radio program of any sort and distribute it ... Read More

Violent Rap Music: Al Sharpton Wants 90 Day Ban on Radio

Tuesday March 8, 2005
According to the New York Daily News: "The Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for a 90-day ban on radio and TV airplay for any performer who uses violence to settle ... Read More

It's The Latest Federal Craze: Broadcast McCarthyism

Monday March 7, 2005
Senator Ted Stevens and Representative Joe Barton want to “level the playing field”, so to speak, between free broadcasting and pay broadcasting. It's the latest faze of broadcast intimidation courtesy ... Read More

"Strongbad Email" Does Radio

Sunday March 6, 2005
This is a very funny flash animation poking fun at Radio and DJs. Get the link. Former "Radio Caroline" Pirate DJ Tommy Vance Has Died. Related: Background and History on "Radio ... Read More

Company Says It Can Put Satellite Radio on PDA, iPod, mp3 Player and Cell Phone

Saturday March 5, 2005
Calypso Wireless, Inc. says it's developed a technology that will allow users of mobile devices such as cellular phones, PDAs, satellite radios and portable music players, to listen to satellite ... Read More

Tax Time For DJs

Friday March 4, 2005
- From The 9 weirdest tax write-offs Disc jockeys typically don't make much money and save even less. A few years ago, one approached Wyoming CPA Mike Lovelett for some free ... Read More

Legendary Dallas Radio DJ Ron Chapman Announces Retirement

Thursday March 3, 2005
DallasNews.com reports: Ron Chapman, a popular Dallas radio personality for 45 years whose influence beamed across the nation’s airwaves, announced Thursday that he will hang up his microphone in June. ... Read More

More Respect For Internet Radio: Live365's Online Listening Will Now Be Rated

Thursday March 3, 2005
Arbitron and comScore Media Metrix announced today that the online broadcast network Live365 is joining the comScore Arbitron Online Ratings service and will be included in the ratings for the ... Read More

Infinity Ups Webcasting Stakes: Will Stream Leading News/Talk Radio Stations

Thursday March 3, 2005
Infinity Broadcasting has announced it will begin streaming audio of 11 of its leading news and news-talk stations on Monday, March 14. Full Story.

January's BBC Internet Radio Use Jumped 70% Over One Year

Wednesday March 2, 2005
Nearly seven million unique users visited the BBC Radio websites in January, a year-on-year increase of 70 per cent and the highest ever for BBC Radio. Read more.

Songs by Subject: Martha Stewart Leaves Prison This Weekend

Wednesday March 2, 2005
Each week, The Green Book of Songs By Subject provides a new list of songs for a particular topic exclusively to the Radio site at About.com. This week: "Martha Stewart ... Read More

Senator Wants Indecency Standards to Apply to Satellite Radio

Tuesday March 1, 2005
FMQB.com reports: "Alaska Republican Senator Ted Stevens plans on pushing to have decency standards applicable to subscription radio [XM, SIRIUS] and television and is planning to address the matter ... Read More

Man Shot in Lobby of New York Radio Station "Hot 97"

Tuesday March 1, 2005
Newsday.com reports: "A man was shot in the leg Monday night in the lobby of a Manhattan radio station while rapper 50 Cent was making an appearance there, police said. ... Read More

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