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FM Chips Yes. Mandate No Way.

At Thursday's NABA Future of Audio Symposium in Washington, DC, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said you could make a case that all smartphones should have their FM Chips activated on public safety grounds…

Here Are Your Radio Mercury Awards Judges

The final-round judging panel for the 26th Annual Radio Mercury Awards has been announced. The jury, drawn together with the help of Chief Judge Mark Gross, founder and creative director, Highdive…

Nielsen: News On The Radio Was Big in 2016

On Thursday the Nielsen released the chart below to show how important the News Radio format was in 2016 leading up to the Presidential election. In 2012, News Radio audience levels spiked during the…

New York Court Reverses Flo & Eddie Case

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York and ruled that there is no common law right to performance fees in sound…

Alliance For Women Announce Board Members

The Alliance for Women in Media and its Foundation announced its 2017 National Board of Directors this week, which includes Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti as a Director-at-Large. The Board…

A New Starr For WKYS

Danni Starr is returning to DC radio to co-host The Fam in The Morning on the Radio One station. Starr will join QuickSilva behind the mic, weekdays 6-10 a.m., starting February 21. QuickSilva and…

Univision Radio Up 1% in Q4

The Hispanic-focused broadcaster reported total revenue for its radio division of $72.8 Million in Q4 of 2016, compared to $72.1 million a year earlier. If you back out political, radio would have…

WQAM & Hurricanes Stick Together

The University of Miami Athletics and Miami’s Sports Radio 560 announced Thursday that they have entered into a multi-year extension for the station to remain the flagship radio home of Miami…

“HELLO HOWARD, THIS IS THE IRS …”

(By John Garziglia) In a fact pattern worthy of a law school exam question, an IRS employee calls the Howard Stern Show and is put on hold. The IRS employee on a different line takes a call from a…