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  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    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,...
  • Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa

    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa
    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co., a presence in Baltimore since its founding 54 years ago, will move its headquarters to Des Moines, Iowa — another disappointing loss of corporate clout for the city. The life insurance and annuity company,...
  • Digital-media use to average 15.5 hours a day by 2015, study predicts

    Digital-media use to average 15.5 hours a day by 2015, study predicts
    Americans are spending more time on their digital devices, and that won't change for years, according to a new study. The USC report released Wednesday shows that Americans consume "an enormous amount" of media via television, radio, phone and computer,...
  • KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks

    KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks
    The latest Arbitron radio ratings for the Los Angeles-Orange County market brought no change at the top from the previous month, with music stations KIIS-FM (102.7), KBIG-FM (104.3) and KAMP-FM (97.1) again finishing 1-2-3, respectively. Although...
  • From AM to FM: The latest evolution of local radio

    From AM to FM: The latest evolution of local radio
    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...
  • WGOP in the doldrums

     
    Robert Feder: Tough times for talk-radio on WLS Ratings released this week by Nielsen Audio (previously known as Arbitron) show WLS tied for 20th place with a 1.9 percent share of all listeners and a cumulative weekly audience of 437,100.......
  • KIIS-FM regains lone control of the top spot in radio ratings

     KIIS-FM regains lone control of the top spot in radio ratings
    Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which has been the dominant radio station in Los Angeles and Orange County for most of the previous three years, reclaimed sole possession of first place last month for the first time since April, according to figures...
  • Nielsen reaches agreement with FTC on Arbitron purchase

    Nielsen reaches agreement with FTC on Arbitron purchase
    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...
  • Radio ratings: KBIG-FM and KLAX-FM distance selves from rivals

    Radio ratings: KBIG-FM and KLAX-FM distance selves from rivals
    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-...
  • Open Lane?

     
    RFR*: (WGN- AM 720 traffic reporter Leslie) Keiling is expected to take on a more prominent role as a contributor to (host Garry) Meier's afternoon show. It's not yet clear whether Keiling -- known as "Lane Closure" when she was......
  • Hollywood wins China tax fight. 'Duck Dynasty' cast signs new deal.

    Hollywood wins China tax fight. 'Duck Dynasty' cast signs new deal.
    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...