Dow Jones shutters WSJRN.

Dow Jones has announced that it will be closing the Wall Street Journal Radio Network and the MarketWatch Radio Network at the end of the year. Dow Jones CEO William Lewis said in the announcement, “[These networks] will cease operations…

Hall of Fame swells by eight.

The National Radio Hall of Fame conducted an induction ceremony in Los Angeles yesterday (Sunday 11/9) to shoo in the class of 2014. Among those inducted were morning team Charlie and Harrigan; veteran New York talker Barry Farber; “This American…

Let the games begin.

The US Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) will be deciding the fate of broadcasters’ budgets for the years 2016-2020, as it weighs arguments from SoundExchange and from broadcasters about what the royalty rates should be for webcasters. SoundExchange has proposed an…

Show us the money.

According to Forbes Magazine, Howard Stern is tied for first place as the highest-paid entertainer in the world. He shares the spot with Simon Cowell, each of whom made $95 million last year. According to Forbes, “Stern makes most of…

The Redskins pile-on continues.

A new voice has emerged urging the FCC to ban the name “Redskins” from radio and television. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), is saying, “The FCC cannot stand by, particularly after there has been an official finding that our hometown team…