LRN makes major moves.

Twenty-four/seven programming supplier Local Radio Networks has expanded its on-air team with 15 additional major-market and network hires across all its music formats. New LRN personalities include Chicago Rock staple Cara Carriveau, multi-major-market and satellite star Craig “Catfish” Hunter, and…

BFOA broadcasts hope.

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is launching new promotional campaign, “Broadcasting Hope,” to reach broadcasters across the country with a barrage of multimedia advertising to ensure that industry members in acute need know they can apply for aid from the…

FCC probe targets Facebook.

The Federal Trade Commission is looking into the privacy practices of social media giant Facebook and whether the company violated an agreement made in 2011 to settle claims that its privacy policy allowed private data to be shared and made…

The FCC cracks down.

The Commission has proposed fines for a late license renewal ($1500—KLLS-A/Beaumont, TX), and for unlicensed operation (Brooklyn-based landlords Parkash 1718 LLC, for 105.7 FM in the Bronx; and 108 Field Place Realty LLC, for 99.3 FM, also in the Bronx).…

Cumulus has unhappy creditors.

A group of loan debt, senior noteholders and unsecured creditors have filed objections to the Chapter 11 reorganization plan Cumulus has submitted to the US Bankruptcy Court. There are basically two objections raised by the creditor: In one case, the…