Naming rights.

A California representative, Tony Cardenas, has introduced a bill to change the name of the Pacoima, California post office to the Ritchie Valens Post Office Building, after the native-son singer who perished in that fateful plane crash the day the…

Elijah Cummings, 68.

The Democratic Congressman from Maryland, who first came to national prominence for his civil-rights efforts, died earlier today at a Hospice Center in Baltimore. The cause of death has not been revealed, but he had been out of his office…

Bob Kingsley, 80.

The syndicated radio host died early today at his home in Texas, the victim of bladder cancer. Throughout Kingsley’s long broadcasting career, he racked up numerous honors and accolades, including being inducted into the Country Radio Broadcasters Hall of Fame,…

The FCC wants to hear from you.

The Commission is seeking comment on competitive bidding procedure changes that are slated to be implemented with FM Auction 106 at the end of April. One hundred thirty FM construction permits will be auctioned off, including 34 left over from…

LRFA roster grows.

Two more members of Congress have signed on as cosponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, the resolution that puts lawmakers on record as being in opposition to “any new performance, tax, loyalty, or other charge” on local radio station.…

Cumulus, Entercom leaders honored.

Cumulus President/CEO Mary Berner and Entercom COO Weezie Kramer are among five female media executives slated receive the 2019 Gracies Leadership Award, an honor bestowed annually on woman executives who have made a significant impact on the media industry. The…