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
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Music News
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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