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The Week In Review: 12/2-12/6

In this week Cover Story, ThinkSay Records President Brad Davidson takes us inside the art of building and branding a new independent label. Brad talks about his team and what’s in store for 2014. In her latest Programming To Win, Ruth Presslaff offers a new acronym for programmers to learn: TSR or “Time Spent Relating.” Question of the Week asks: What’s your all-time favorite holiday song? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

Nielsen Report: Radio Still A Great Way To Reach Consumers
Nielsen releases its Q3 Cross-Platform report, finding that radio plays "a huge role" in U.S. consumers' lives. [more]

RADAR 119: Radio Now Reaches 241.8 Million Weekly
Nielsen releases the latest RADAR report, with weekly listenership among 12+ up by over 700,000.

Report: Clear Channel "Burning Cash" To Delay Debt Issues [more]

Bruce Logan Named VP Of Programming/OM For CBS Radio-Houston
Longtime Clear Channel employee Logan joins CBS Radio-Houston to oversee the six station cluster. [more]

Musicians Lobbying Pandora To Join Performance Royalty Fight [more]

Nielsen Study Examines Ratings Boost Of All-Christmas Format
New data from Nielsen examines holiday music's impact on radio listenership and more. [more]

WMGK/Philadelphia PD Charley Lake Announces Retirement
Programming veteran Lake to retire at the end of January.  [more]

Rdio Names Anthony Bay As New CEO [more]

Spotify Reports 4.5 Billion Hours Of Streaming In 2013 [more]

Spotify To Offer Free Mobile Access Next Week   [more]

Clear Channel's KTLK-AM/L.A. Becomes "The Patriot" [more]

CBS Radio Names Alan Blum VP Of Branded Content Solutions [more]

Jennifer Morelli Named CBS Radio VP Of Integrated Marketing [more]

Lew Dickey Sr. Passes Away [more]

Candy & Potter To Host Mornings At KHTP (The New HOT 103.7)/Seattle [more]

Reps. Upton & Walden To Push For Revamped Communications Act [more]

Edison Research Teaming With Triton Digital For 2014 Infinite Dial [more]

CCM+E Names Stevens, Mills As New PA PDs [more]

Cumulus Media Refinances Debt [more]

Fred Shade Joins Glassnote As Director Of Midwest Promotion   [more]

SiriusXM's Legal Troubles Involve Royalties, Telemarketing [more]

Pandora Reports Its November 2013 Listening Metrics [more]

In Brief - December 2, 2013
Mark Callaghan named OM for CCM+E-Fort Collins-Greeley-Loveland, CO & Cheyenne, WY  [more]

In Brief - December 3, 2013
Kristin The Island Girl joins The New HOT 103.7/Seattle for middays, Pandora brings its Discovery Den series to NYC  [more] 

In Brief - December 4, 2013
Kris Kelley exits CCM+E-Chicago as WKSC & WGCI PD, Beats Music to launch in January  [more]

In Brief - December 5, 2013
Jordan DeSocio named APD/MD for KSLZ & KBWX/St. Louis, Leslie Scott named Digital PD for Entercom-Seattle, CD102.5 to launch 21st annual "Andyman-a-thon"  [more]

In Brief - December 6, 2013
Kobi named PD of CHR KWNW (101.9 Radio Now)/Memphis, Changes at CCM+E-San Francisco AM Talkers  [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About  [more]

Breaking News
Report: Two-Thirds See Radio As Local
In Brief - April 17, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
April 16, 2014
BIA/Kelsey Says "The Internet Radio Revolution Has Arrived"
In Brief - April 16, 2014
April 15, 2014
Alan Chartrand Named Market President For CCM+E-Boston
CBS Radio New York SVP Market Manager Don Bouloukos To Retire
In Brief - April 15, 2014
April 14, 2014
CCM+E Research Report: The Power of Personality
In Brief - April 14, 2014
April 11, 2014
The Week In Review: 4/7-4/11
Major Labels Sue Megaupload
In Brief - April 11, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
April 10, 2014
BIA/Kelsey Predicts Continued Mobile Growth
Radio Disney & Dees Entertainment Announce Partnership
In Brief - April 10, 2014
April 9, 2014
Report: Apple Considering Retooling iTunes
In Brief - April 9, 2014
April 8, 2014
SNL Kagan Releases Report On Q1 Radio Station Sales
UMG Acquires Eagle Rock Entertainment
Azoff MSG Entertainment Acquires 50% Of Burns Entertainment
Music News
Grohl & Novoselic Talk Nirvana's Hall Of Fame Night
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Forbes' wealthiest rappers, American Idol, Beck, The Whigs
AC/DC Will "Continue To Make Music"
Frozen Soundtrack Still Rock Solid In Sales
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Jay Z & Beyonce, Made In America festival, Paul McCartney, The Who, Golden Gods Awards
Is AC/DC Really Retiring?
Quick Hits: Nirvana, Imagine Dragons, 2 Chainz, Muse, The Rolling Stones
Coachella Boasts Star-Studded Cameos In Weekend One
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey, Smashing Pumpkins, Janelle Monáe & Kimbra
The Week In Review: 4/7-4/11
Nirvana, KISS & More Enter Rock Hall Of Fame
Demi Lovato and Jason Derulo To Stream Live Performances
Quick Hits: Capital Cities, Billboard Music Awards, Drake
Linkin Park Ready To Rock With The Hunting Party
Quick Hits: Nirvana, Katy Perry, Madonna, Smashing Pumpkins, Quebec City Summer Fest

Nick Petropoulos
Glassnote Entertainment

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