It was revealed what killed the 72-year old Bell: a cocktail of prescription drugs. Officially, “the result of multiple drug intoxication from his own lawfully prescribed prescriptions. “Sound familiar?
Deregulation? An unspoken reason radio needs “government assistance.”
The National Association of Broadcasters (N.A.B.), a group that would sell out a frail great grandmother in hospice, now wants more deregulation of the radio industry to the exclusion of consumers like you.
Would CSNY’s “Ohio” make it to the radio today?
May 4th is the anniversary of one of the most tragic events in American history, the “inexcusable” killing of four students at Ohio’s Kent State University in 1970 at the hands of the Ohio National Guard. After seeing the pictures taken on the Kent State campus that day, musician Neil Young wrote the lyrics to the song “Ohio.”
The real reason Mike Francesa is back on WFAN.
Mike Francesa, along with his then partner Chris Russo, changed the way sports talk radio was done in New York City and across the country. Francesa is to be honored for all he has accomplished in his career. But, here’s where the ego part comes in.
Hannity’s misstep displays truth about “News Radio”
Many of the conservative, mostly AM talk radio stations across America still tell you they’re news stations, when in reality they are no different than what their talk hosts will claim the Fox News channel is, opinion stations.
5 Radio Road Trip Discoveries You Need to Know
Late last week I took a road trip to Western New York. If you’re moving (that means speeding), it’s about a 6-hour drive each way from my home in Cincinnati to Orchard Park. Traveling alone here are some of the things I discovered. CONTESTS Did you know you could win $1000 (or “a share…
Shocking (and insightful) things people say in your career
I remember insightful things people tell me. As I get older, I think my brain may be getting full though. At least that’s what I tell me wife when she’s babbling and telling me something I don’t really need to know. So it’s best I start writing these things down.
The sad BANKRUPTING of Radio
The two largest radio companies in America, Cumulus and iHeart Media are BANKRUPT. This means they don’t make enough or have the money to pay their bills and cannot or will not honor their financial commitments.
The Annual “Radio Show” That Accomplishes Nothing
It’s all very exciting. Each fall, old white guys in ill fitting suits, wrinkled button down collar shirts, unpolished shoes and ties fashionable in 1986, American radio broadcasters if you will, gather in a different city to discuss what’s right and wrong with the radio industry, discuss theories, drink a few beers and return home…
No “Salary” for Rush? What this means for local talk radio hosts.
So, four more years is what — The release didn’t specify that. Because I told everybody involved I don’t want any terms announced. I have never, by the way, released that kind of information about my arrangement here. Those numbers have always come from other people. My parents, my dad always told me, “you…