1. Companies Behind 300 Canadian Radio Stations Consider Dropping Michael Jackson's Music

    March 07, 2019 8:03 PM EST "Our decision for the time being is to make no firm decision," says an executive with Stingray Three Canadian radio stations have pulled Michael Jackson 's songs following the release of HBO's documentary Leaving Neverland last ...

  2. 'Bean' Baxter Exiting KROQ Morning Show 'Kevin & Bean' After 30 Years

    March 06, 2019 7:16 PM EST Baxter, who has hosted the show alongside Kevin Ryder since it launched in 1989, made the surprise announcement Wednesday morning. Gene "Bean" Baxter is leaving KROQ's morning show Kevin & Bean  after 30 years.    Baxter, who ha ...

  3. The So-Called 'Local Radio Freedom Act' Is Actually an Anti-Creator, Anti-Property-Rights Bill (Guest Column)

    February 25, 2019 3:32 PM EST Conservatives focused on private property rights and progressives focused on fair compensation for hard work should find this arrangement anti-business and unethical, says A2IM CEO Richard James Burgess. The 116th U.S. Congress and Democratic majo ...

  4. Cumulus Media Sells Off Six Stations to K-LOVE Christian Radio Owner EMF, Including New York's 95.5 PLJ

    February 13, 2019 7:12 PM EST The radio giant also swapped three stations with Entercom Communications Corp. Cumulus Media Inc. announced on Wednesday a combo of portfolio moves that sells six radio stations to Educational Media Foundation (EMF) and swaps three stations with E ...

  5. As Country Radio Seminar Turns 50, Terrestrial Radio Redefines Its Role

    February 12, 2019 6:15 PM EST Radio stations are still a major voice in the genre, but not the only one. When broadcasters convene in Nashville for the 50th annual Country Radio Seminar (CRS) running Wednesday to Friday this week, they will find their industry in a much differ ...

  6. iHeartMedia's Bankruptcy Plan Approved, CEO Bob Pittman Receives Contract Extension

    January 22, 2019 8:12 PM EST The restructuring process will cut the company's debt load and spin off its outdoor advertising business. iHeartMedia has received necessary approval for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan, which will cut its debt load and spin off its outdoor ad ...

  7. Community Organizers Call on iHeartRadio & Radio One to Ban R. Kelly Music

    January 07, 2019 5:57 PM EST The accused musician has reportedly seen a spike in streams since the release of Lifetime’s 'Surviving R. Kelly.' Following the release of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docuseries that aired in six parts over the weekend, community leade ...

  8. Sy Dresner, Former Owner of Hartford Radio Station Where Howard Stern Got His Start, Dies at 89

    January 04, 2019 1:43 PM EST Dresner at WBNR in 1962 in Newburgh, NY. Courtesy of the Dresner family Marc Schneider Radio bbbiz ...

  9. Justice Department Demands Radio Station Be Ordered to Register As Russian Agent

    January 02, 2019 10:44 AM EST On New Year's Eve, the U.S. Department of Justice ratcheted up the legal war with the owner of a Washington D.C. radio station that is broadcasting Sputnik International. In Florida federal court, the DOJ now demands injunctive relief requiri ...

  10. No Evidence of a Crime in Casey Kasem's Death, Police Review Says

    December 01, 2018 3:24 PM EST Police found no evidence of wrongdoing after investigating allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were responsible for his 2014 death but will now turn the matter over to prosecutors, officials in Washington state said Friday ...