SBS fires back at SAG-AFTRA through the LABOR BOARD.

Spanish Broadcasting System says it has filed charges of unfair labor before the National Labor Relations Board against SAG-AFTRA. It’s the latest move in an ongoing battle. The union had previously accused the Hispanic media company of numerous violations of labor laws at its two Los Angeles radio stations. In a statement, Richard D. Lara, […]
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Saul Levine wants Nielsen to adopt Headphone Backup plan.

Stakeholders continue to discuss what they see as shortcomings in how Nielsen’s PPM service measures radio listening that occurs on headphones. Meanwhile, one veteran station owner has a suggestion: Field a separate survey of diarykeepers in parallel with the PPM and compare the results of the two audience samples. Reacting to an Inside Radio Inside […]
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FL RADIO HOST’S REPORT LEADS TO STUNNING ARREST.

A live play-by-play broadcast of an unfolding crime in Panama City, FL was captured by a personality from iHeartMedia’s country WPAP (92.5), ultimately leading to the arrest of the alleged perpetrators. The story plays like an episode of a TV show on Investigation Discovery, with the station’s morning man, Dr. Shane Collins, and his report […]
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WITH TAMPA OUTLIER GONE, WYUU STREAM DOESN’T QUITE RATE.

It’s “lights out” for the online stream of “92.5 Maxima FM” WYUU in Nielsen’s latest Tampa ratings. As expected, the webcast for the Beasley Media Group Spanish CHR vanished from Week 1 of the March PPM ratings after Nielsen removed a household it said contributed “substantial listening” to the stream. The WYUU webcast didn’t meet […]
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ONCE AGAIN: WTOP IS RADIO’S TOP REVENUE PERFORMER.

Is it any wonder that a Capitol Hill news station would finish 2016 leading the annual revenue race? Nope—not when it’s Hubbard Broadcasting’s news WTOP-FM. It’s the second-straight win for WTOP-FM; with total billings of $67.5 million ($65 million in 2015), the stellar performer was the highest-revenue-generating U.S. radio station. It’s also the only non-top-three […]
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Nielsen, Broadcasters At Odds Over Headphone Measurement

In today’s Inside Story—our weekly in-depth feature covering critical issues that impact radio’s success—managing editor Paul Heine taps into something of a rallying cry among broadcasters. The question is, how effectively is Nielsen capturing headphone listening in PPM markets? Broadcasters continue to doubt that all listening taking place on headphones and earbuds is being detected, […]
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PAI PLANS TO GO WITH TRUMP’S TWO-FOR-ONE REG EXCHANGE.

President Trump’s order that federal agencies eliminate two regulations on the books for every one adopted may not technically apply to independent agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission, but agency chief Ajit Pai said Thursday he plans to go along with the mission nevertheless. “If you look at some of the actions, we have […]
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Pai Plans To Go With TRUMP’S TWO-FOR-ONE REG Exchange.

President Trump’s order that federal agencies eliminate two regulations on the books for every one adopted may not technically apply to independent agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission, but agency chief Ajit Pai said Thursday he plans to go along with the mission nevertheless. “If you look at some of the actions, we have […]
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COPYRIGHT FIGHT COULD AFFECT RADIO ROYALTY BILL.

With a number of copyright-related issues brewing for radio, a bipartisan effort in Congress to allow the President to appoint the Register of Copyrights is drawing praise from the National Association of Broadcasters. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and ranking member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) on Friday introduced a bill as part of […]
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Die Top 20 Afrikaanse Musiek en Kunstenare Lys

Die Top 20 Afrikaanse Musiek Snitte:- Die musiek groep Anders en Hemelbesem neem vandeesweek die eerste posisie in met “Die tyd is nou” 1. Anders ft Hemelbesem – “Die tyd is nou” 2. Leah – “Jou liefde” 3. Karlien van Jaarsveld – “Sing vir liefde” 4. Riana Nel – “Jy sal weet” 5. Appel – […]
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