Entercom Communications

  1. Here's Why Warner Music's Deal with Clear Channel Could be Groundbreaking for the Future of the U.S. Music Biz (Analysis)

    September 12, 2013 7:32 PM EDT There's been a lot of confusion online about a groundbreaking new partnership between Clear Channel and Warner Music Group (WMG), but here's what you need to know: Clear Channel is paying artist performance royalties for terrestrial ...

  2. Big Machine Label Group Signs Terrestrial Royalties Deal With Entercom

    September 20, 2012 10:12 AM EDT Big Machine Label Group, home to such stars as Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw, has followed its landmark deal with Clear Channel by striking a deal with Entercom Communications that allows Big Machine artists to participate in Entercome's terres ...

  3. Briefs: Spotify, Entercom, Imeem, YouTube

    August 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Three new investors have backed Spotify at a valuation of $250 million, according to paidContent. One of the investors is Li Ka-Shing, a Hong Kong-based investor that backed Facebook in 2007, according to reported TechCrunch. In addition, Spoti ...

  4. Impala: Indies Need Better Access To Euro Radio

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Impala has called for European measures to promote independent airplay in the wake of the $12.5 million U.S. payola radio settlement earlier this month. A side deal to the Federal Communications Commission settlement over paid airtime claims gives ...

  5. Spitzer Settles With Entercom for $4.25 Million

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has settled with Entercom Communications to resolve allegations of "pay-for-play" in the music industry, totaling payments of $4.25 million. The settlement includes a $3.5 million payment to be dis ...

  6. Judge Denies Entercom Motion To Dismiss Payola Suit

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Not known if company will appeal. A New York State Supreme Court judge has denied a motion filed by Entercom Communications to dismiss a suit brought against the broadcaster by Eliot Spitzer, clearing the way for the New York State Attorney Genera ...

  7. Entercom's Motion To Dismiss Payola Suit Denied

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Not known if company will appeal the decision. A New York State Supreme Court judge has denied a motion filed by Entercom Communications to dismiss a suit brought against the broadcaster by Eliot Spitzer, clearing the way for the New York State At ...

  8. Entercom Pushes Back At Spitzer

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Company moves for dismissal of suit. While lawyers may simply be employing a frequently used legal tactic, Entercom Communications appears to be pushing back against a suit filed by New York’s attorney general. According to a Wall Street Journal r ...

  9. Entercom's Alleged Dirty Dealings

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Documents reveal specific payments. New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer’s lawsuit charging Entercom Communications of illegally trading airtime for “secret” payments outlines numerous specific instances of alleged dirty dealings in the s ...

  10. Fired Programmer Cited In Spitzer Lawsuit

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dave Universal exited Entercom in Jan. 2005. The former WKSE Buffalo programmer Dave Universal, fired by Entercom Communications in January 2005 amid allegations of payola, figures prominently in New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer’s civ ...

  11. Spitzer Files Payola Suit Against Entercom

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer is bringing a lawsuit against Entercom Communications, accusing the radio company of illegally trading airtime for payments. New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer is bringing a lawsuit against ...

  12. Source: Citadel, Entercom Final Bidders For ABC

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cumulus, Cumulus Media Partners eliminated. Entercom Communications and Citadel Broadcasting are the two leading bidders for the radio assets of the Walt Disney Company, a source very close to the situation told Billboard.biz. Cumulus Media and of ...

  13. Radio Fights Back

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Taking the mounting competitive threat from satellite radio and other alternative media seriously, radio broadcasters went on the offensive yesterday (Jan. 10), launching a nationwide advertising camp Taking the mounting competitive threat from sa ...

  14. House To Re-Examine DMCA Digital Royalty Issue

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A House copyright panel will soon announce an oversight hearing to review a section of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that deals with the performance right for digital sound recordin WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A House copyright panel wi ...

  15. UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group (UMG) has filed suit against three subsidiaries of New York-based American International Group Inc. (AIG): American Home Assurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pitts UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case NIP ...