John Kiesewetter – Keeper of Cincinnati’s Broadcast History Will Be Missed


Newspaper media critics and the radio and television personalities they cover have always had an interesting interaction. On one hand, those in radio and television want the free publicity given to them by these critics.  But, when a story doesn’t meet to their satisfaction those radio and television personalities are the first to point the…

iHeart Media to Fire a Third of Who’s Left?


That’s what radio industry watchdog Jerry Del Colliano of Inside Music is reporting.  With indigestion from Thanksgiving feasts just starting to wane, his latest blog is sure to cause more heartburn for thousands of people and their families. Let’s face it.  It is what’s expected in the halls at Clear Channel iHeart Media offices across…

1st Anniversary – Famous Blog That Got Darryl The Heave-Ho


It’s been a year already since I received a copy of the “home game” from Clear Channel Media & Entertainment IHeartMedia.  While no reason was ever given, I’m sure the little missive below was reason enough.  I get it and accept the punishment.  I broke ranks. I thought some about how I would rewrite my…

Stupid Voters Want Conservative Government – Vote Themselves Tax Increases


On Tuesday as I was walking into the Lutheran church where I vote, a Republican party worker, who I knew, handed me a Republican “sample” ballot.  Next to him was a Democrat worker with that party’s “sample” ballot.  I said to her, “Can I have one from you too?”  I guess she knew who I…

Borrell – Media’s Future in 2024


Insights from Borrell Associates are always thought provoking and can also be shocking for the many who may think short term and avoid any long term planning. On Monday, the consultancy group which focuses on changes in the advertising world, revealed their predictions for changes in media and how media may look in 2024.  I…

F.C.C.’s Out of Control Licensing of the FM Band

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As we lead up to the first anniversary of my infamous blog which pointed out issues with the so-called “fixes” proposed to help the struggling AM band, fixes that would simply increase interference on AM, I thought I’d lead into my anniversary celebration week with a quick snap shot of where we are with licensed…


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