| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The new top banana in local morning radio, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), not only held onto No. 1 in July but also widened his lead in the Los Angeles-Orange County ratings, according to figures released...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before jumping on the Dodger bandwagon.
The Skinny: I got homesick for New York watching the Democratic mayoral debate Tuesday. I can't decide who I would vote against more. Wednesday's headlines include a win for Hollywood in a tax...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The new elites of Los Angeles-Orange County radio raised their stature even further in August, as both KBIG-FM (104.3) and KLAX-FM (97.9) widened their leads against rivals, according to ratings released Tuesday by Arbitron.
KBIG — the "hot adult-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Nielsen Holdings on Friday announced an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that the company says clears the way for it to buy Columbia-based Arbitron.
Nielsen, best known for its TV ratings, announced in December plans to acquire Arbitron in...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:37 PM
What's the frequency, South Florida? If you're wondering why you're hearing some of your favorite AM sports and news talk stations on the FM dial lately, it's part of a recent migration that's changing the airwaves.
ESPN West Palm Beach's move to FM...
| Apr 18, 2013
Shareholders of Arbitron Inc. overwhelmingly approved the sale of the Columbia-based company to Nielsen Holdings N.V. during a special stockholders meeting Tuesday.
Nielsen, the TV ratings company, announced late last year that it would pay $1.26...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses.
New York-based Nielsen,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It pays to play the hits.
Just ask Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which on Monday finished No. 1 in the Arbitron radio ratings for Los Angeles-Orange County for the third month in a row by featuring the music of such pop stars as Katy Perry, One...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Until a month ago, Ricardo Sanchez was flying high as Los Angeles' top-rated local morning radio host.
Then the Spanish-language radio personality known as "El Mandril" disappeared from his slot on KLAX-FM (97.9), the Los Angeles station owned by...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Amid a rapidly evolving media landscape, radio remains a constant in Americans' daily lives, according to a new report from Nielsen.
Ninety percent of Americans listen to AM or FM radio each week, with the average listener tuning in for more than two...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:14 PM
For the first time, KBIG-FM (104.3), the rock and pop purveyor nicknamed "MyFM," took sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings in April, edging ahead of sister station KIIS-FM (102.7) — the latest leg in a head-to-head battle that...