Clear Channel Communications Inc.

  1. Richard Bressler Named President, CFO of CC Media Holdings and Clear Channel Communications

    July 30, 2013 1:16 PM EDT CC Media Holdings, Inc. announced that Richard J. Bressler will become President and Chief Financial Officer of CC Media Holdings, Inc. and Clear Channel Communications Inc. and CFO of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Bressler is a member of ...

  2. Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas Play Clear Channel's IHeartRadio Star-Studded Launch Concert (Video)

    September 26, 2011 7:00 AM EDT LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jay-Z rapped about his beef with corporate radio in the monster jam "99 Problems," noting that stations won't play his hits if he doesn't do their shows. But on Friday, he played savior to radio station giant ...

  3. Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Revamp: Details Announced

    July 11, 2011 10:51 AM EDT Radio station giant Clear Channel Communications Inc. is taking a swipe at online music service Pandora with a revamp of its iheartradio application that imitates Pandora's personalized listening experience but doesn't mimic the startup& ...

  4. Clear Channel Cuts 1,850 Jobs

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The parent of Clear Channel Communications Inc. told workers on Tuesday that it is cutting 1,850 jobs as the nation's largest owner of radio stations grapples with the economic meltdown. The cuts represent about 9 percent of the company' ...

  5. Radio Billboards Removed After Spears Complains

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio station billboards that featured unflattering photos of a bald, scowling Britney Spears have been taken down after the pop star's attorneys threatened legal action. In a letter to Clear Channel Communications Inc. dated last Thursday, S ...

  6. Stations To Pay $12.5M In FCC Settlement

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Exasperated listeners weary of hearing the same songs over and over on the radio may have something to cheer about: a pair of innovative deals that could shake up the music playlists of some of the nation's largest radio-station chains. Four ...

  7. Clear Channel Agrees To $18.7B Buyout

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications Inc., the nation's biggest radio station owner, said Thursday (Nov. 16) it has agreed to be taken private for about $18.7 billion by an investment group. Clear Channel Communications Inc., the nation's bigges ...

  8. Sources: Clear Channel Bids Due In Coming Days

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Company declines to comment. Bids are due in the coming days for Clear Channel Communications Inc., the largest U.S. radio company, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Nov. 9. Clear Channel, which has about 1,150 stations, said las ...

  9. Clear Channel Sued Over Concert Competition

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Communications Inc., the No. 1 U.S. radio broadcaster, was accused in a lawsuit on Friday (June 2) of violating federal anti-trust laws by curtailing concert competition and jacking up t Clear Channel Communications Inc., the No. 1 U ...

  10. Clear Channel Sued

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Class action filed for dominating competitors. Clear Channel Communications Inc., the No. 1 U.S. radio broadcaster, was accused in a lawsuit on Friday (June 2) of violating federal anti-trust laws by curtailing concert competition and jacking up t ...

  11. NY AG Spitzer To Announce Payola Settlement

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Press conference July 25 11:15 AM (eastern). New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer plans to announce on Monday a settlement in his probe of the way music companies influence which songs get played on the radio, a spokesman for the attorney ...

  12. Sirius To Offer 'Podcast' Show

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hosted by former MTV host Adam Curry. Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. is latching onto the "podcasting" phenomenon, launching a show later this month that will feature a daily selection of the increasingly popular do-it-yourself audio progra ...

  13. Clear Channel Posts Big Q4 Loss

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live-entertainment revenues dip; radio flat. Clear Channel Communications Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $4.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2004, due to an accounting change to comply with new federal regulations. Excluding the charge, Clear ...

  14. Clear Channel: Stern Dispute Is Resolved

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawsuits dropped by both sides. SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Radio giant Clear Channel Communications Inc. and Howard Stern have agreed to withdraw lawsuits against each other related to Stern's ouster from the radio giant's airwaves because of i ...

  15. Clear Channel Q3 Revenues Up

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Communications Inc., the largest U.S. radio station chain, on Friday posted higher operating earnings and said a new strategy to trim advertising airtime showed early signs of success. Clear Channel Communications Inc., the largest U ...

  16. FCC Seeks To Lift Stay On Ownership Limits

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Says 'no sound reason' for hold on radio rules. U.S. communications regulators have asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision putting on hold new, tighter radio ownership limits, according to a copy of the petition obtaine ...

  17. Clear Channel Sued For Contract Breach Regarding Howard Stern Show

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Infinity Broadcasting East and the talent agency representing Howard Stern and his radio show have filed a lawsuit seeking more than $10 million from Clear Channel Communications Inc. WASHINGTON -- Infinity Broadcasting East and the talent agency ...

  18. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  19. Clear Channel Sued for Dropping Stern Show

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Action seeks $10M for alleged contract violation. Two companies affiliated with the raunchy Howard Stern show today (June 30) filed a lawsuit seeking more than $10 million against Clear Channel Communications Inc. (CCC), accusing the nation's ...

  20. Clear Channel Profit Up Slightly

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Communications Inc. posted a slim increase in fourth-quarter profit as weak local advertising at radio stations was offset by gains in its billboard business. Clear Channel Communications Inc. posted a slim increase in fourth-quarter ...

  21. FCC Proposes Fining Clear Channel

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) proposed today (Jan. 27) that Clear Channel Communications, Inc. be fined $755,000 for airing sexually explicit programming on a radio show carried by four o The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) pro ...