The Week In Review: 2/17-2/21
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In this week’s Cover Story, we discuss a variety of issues currently facing the radio industry with the NAB's EVP of Radio, John David. In Programming To Win, Bill Jacobs of Jacobs Media finds what radio can learn from The Beatles and Steve Jobs. Question of the Week asks: What was your best artist interview moment and what was your most embarrassing moment? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]

CC Media Holdings Reports Results for Q4 and Full Year, 2013
Full year revenues totaled $6.2 billion, including a 2 percent increase at Media+Entertainment.

WMG And Shazam Form Strategic Alliance
New alliance will discover new acts and sign them to a Shazam branded label under WMG

Rob Anthony Named OM/PD for CCM+E Providence
Anthony will oversee all programming and operations of Providence stations and also continue in his role as RPM for New England, which includes Manchester, Portsmouth, N.H. as well as Springfield and Worcester, Mass.

Tribune Launches Sports/Talk "The Game 87.7 FM"/Chicago
Tribune Broadcasting debuts "The Game 87.7 FM" on the LPFM 87.7 frequency.

McElveen, Oakley Named NABPAC Co-Chairs

JAM'N 107.5 Returns To Portland

CMG Miami Seeks PD for WFLC-FM (HITS 97-3)

Republic Records & Fashion Designer John Varvatos Announce Label Launch

L&L Broadcasting Names Bill McElveen EVP-Southern Region
McElveen will oversee five markets for the Portland, OR based company

Pandora Now Identifying Users' Political Preferences

Cumulus Inks Deal With American Media For NASH Print Edition

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
How KEXP is doing live video on a budget, Long Island morning duo apologize for on-air hoax, Can we save AM radio?

In Brief - February 21, 2014
FCC Commissioners to be featured at NAB Show panel, Greater Media-Boston names Richard Brodey Sr. Account Executive

In Brief - February 20, 2014
Kenny Wall named OM/PD at KKEG & KBBQ/Fayetteville

In Brief - February 19, 2014
WOR-AM/New York drops Elliot In The Morning, WVBZ/Greensboro adds The Woody and Wilcox Show

In Brief - February 18, 2014
Race Taylor re-ups with WPLJ/New York, Dallas Nau named Market Manager for NRG Media LLC-Tri Cities NE, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Address 2014 Nab Show

In Brief - February 17, 2014
CCM+E-Macon, GA names Brett Henslee OM, Axe joins WLKK/Buffalo for nights

Breaking News
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundation’s 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radio’s Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
In Brief - November 16, 2015
November 13, 2015
Pierre Bouvard: "Pandora’s CFO Is Wrong, Radio Listening Remains Remarkably Stable"
Music News
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit
Quick Hits: Firefly Music Festival, Eagles of Death Metal, Grammy Hall of Fame
Adele Unleashes Video For "When We Were Young"
Quick Hits: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tool, Hangout Music Festival, Oasis

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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