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Radio December 2009 Archive


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Rush Limbaugh Resting Comfortably, Detractors Are Not

Thursday December 31, 2009
Rush Limbaugh underwent a medical exam on Thursday after being rushed to a hospital on Wednesday complaining of chest pains. "Walter Williams, the guest host on Limbaugh's radio show Thursday, told ... Read More

Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Rushed to Hospital

Wednesday December 30, 2009
Rush Limbaugh has been hospitalized in Honolulu. "Limbaugh suffered from chest pains, sources said. Paramedics treated him and took him to Queen's Medical Center in serious condition," writes politico.com. KITV 4 ... Read More

New Year's Eve the Old Time Radio Way

Wednesday December 30, 2009
Otrcat.com is offering free listening access to several Old Time Radio programs with New Year's Eve themes. Programs include "New Year's Dance at the Country Club " from December ... Read More

Audionow: 'Listen to Any Radio Station on Any Phone Free'

Monday December 28, 2009
That's the claim from Audionow.com, currently in BETA. A visitor to radio.about.com tipped me off and wrote, "A few months ago a friend turned me on to Audionow that ... Read More

Top 10 Radio News Stories of 2009

Saturday December 26, 2009
Here is my annual Top 10 list of the most important Radio news stories from 2009. Stories are listed chronologically by date - not by relative importance to each ... Read More

iheartradio Mobile App Released for Android v1.5

Thursday December 24, 2009
Today, Clear Channel Radio's iheartradio mobile app becomes available for smart phones with Android v1.5 or higher including Motorola, DROID, HTC, Droid Eris, HTC MyTouch and Samsung Moment. (Graphic: Clear ... Read More

Little Sympathy for Bankrupt Radio Companies

Tuesday December 22, 2009
Earlier this year, major radio players were forced to cut back employees to trim expenses during a downturn in advertising revenues. Now, the other shoe is dropping as several companies ... Read More

NextMedia Next for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Monday December 21, 2009
Another radio company files for bankruptcy protection. This time it's NextMedia Group which owns 36 AM and FM radio stations. According to Reuters.com: "NextMedia said the reorganization process will have ... Read More

Citadel Broadcasting Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sunday December 20, 2009
It's official: one of the big players in radio has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Citadel is the third-largest U.S. radio company and owns legacy stations like WABC/New ... Read More

Nick Cannon to be New Morning Host at New York's 92.3 Now

Saturday December 19, 2009
On January 19, 2010 Nick Cannon will start as the new morning host on WXRK-FM/New York (92.3 Now), according to David Hinckely at nydailynews.com. Cannon is host of "America's Got Talent" ... Read More

BBC Radio Breakfast Show Scrambles When Band Sings "F" Word Live

Thursday December 17, 2009
The band, Rage Against the Machine, "...incited mass panic at a British radio show this morning -- when the lead singer unleashed a string of f-bombs during a live on-air ... Read More

Jonathon Brandmeier Fires Back at Those Who Fired Him from WLUP-FM

Wednesday December 16, 2009
We all deal with unemployment differently. Some of us sulk, some of us try to keep ourselves busy so we don't think about it. Jonathon Brandmeier, recently let ... Read More

SIRIUS XM Radio to Air Third Part of Howard Stern Documentary

Tuesday December 15, 2009
SIRIUS XM Radio will air The History of Howard Stern: Act III, the third chapter to the radio documentary detailing Stern's career. (Howard Stern, Photo: SIRIUS Satellite Radio) Subscribers will be ... Read More

Cutbacks at K-Elf, The Official Radio Station of Santa Claus

Monday December 14, 2009
Today, K-ELF radio, the official radio station of Santa Claus and his workshop, announced a staff cutback due to increasing costs. The ongoing recession has decreased the amount of ... Read More

Third-Largest U.S. Radio Broadcaster May File Bankruptcy

Friday December 11, 2009
"Citadel Broadcasting Corp., the nation's third-biggest radio company...is preparing to file a prearranged bankruptcy before the end of the year, according to the Wall Street Journal and later the New ... Read More

The New Goldfinger: Radio and TV Host Glenn Beck

Wednesday December 9, 2009
Radio host and Fox News Channel personality, Glenn Beck, is being criticized for what some are saying is a conflict of interest between one of his advertisers, Goldline, and the ... Read More

Slacker Intros Free iPhone Holiday Radio App

Tuesday December 8, 2009
Slacker is offering a new standalone iPhone Holiday Radio app which has 11 holiday stations ranging from Classics to R&B, Country, and even a station called "Dysfunctional Holiday". (Photo: Slacker) All ... Read More

SIRIUS XM Host 'Cousin' Bruce Morrow to Visit National Press Club

Monday December 7, 2009
"Cousin" Bruce Morrow visits The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. According to David Hinckley at nydailynews.com: "When he started on the radio in the late 1950s, ... Read More

Radio Saves Christmas in Orlando

Saturday December 5, 2009
When I read a story like this it reminds me that I work in a profession that really has the power to effect change. With the economy weighing down ... Read More

Jesse Ventura Walks Off Opie & Anthony's Satellite Radio Show

Thursday December 3, 2009
Jesse Ventura walked off the Opie & Anthony radio show on SIRIUS XM radio after a heated argument with co-host Jim Norton. Ventura is making the rounds promoting his ... Read More

Radio Talkers Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck Lead Conservatives Poll

Tuesday December 1, 2009
Radio Talk Show host, Rush Limbaugh, is the country's most influential conservative voice, according to a poll by "60 Minutes" and Vanity Fair magazine as reported by the Associated Press. ... Read More

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