Pai under fire.

Two high-ranking Democrat representatives are urging a probe into the relationship between Ajit Pai and the Sinclair Broadcast Group, as the FCC chairman is advocating the rollback of rules and policies that jam up the television group owner. In a…

Make room for JCP.

Over the years, GEICO has topped the list of radio advertisers in terms of dollars and commercials aired. Lately, The Home Depot has been regularly unseating GEICO, pushing the insurer into second place. But last week, Media Monitors reports that…

Popular morning show adds affiliate.

Greensboro, NC-based “2 Guys Named Chris” just picked up a new station, WQXR-FM in the Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, NC market, bringing the total to six affiliates. The 17-year-old program has racked up impressive numbers on its home station, WKRR-FM/Greensboro, prompting WXQR…

Commission okays mega-merger.

The marriage of Entercom and CBS Radio has been approved by the FCC. The agency issued a 20-page decision, which includes swaps and spin-offs in several markets and dismisses several complaints by one Ed Stolz, who has been gunning for…

We knew that.

New research from NuVoodoo reveals that of the 20 media outlets named, “your local news radio station” was tied at #1 across the board with “your local daily newspaper” when respondents were asked, “On a scale of ‘0’ to ‘10,’…