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  • 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 plans to close former Arbitron call center in Columbia

    Nielsen plans to close former Arbitron call center in Columbia
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings will shutter its Columbia call center at the end of August, one of three the company will close as it absorbs Arbitron Inc. A Nielsen spokesman declined to say how many people in Maryland will be affected by the call...
  • Cuts at former Arbitron center affect 325

    Cuts at former Arbitron center affect 325
    More than 300 people will lose jobs in Columbia with the shutdown of the Nielsen Audio call center, part of the consolidation of media ratings company Nielsen Holdings and former competitor Arbitron Inc., according to a notice filed with the state. The...
  • Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings

    Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings
    Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications has fired a programming executive at its KSCA-FM (101.9) in Los Angeles for scheming to artificially inflate the radio station's ratings. The high-ranking executive, who was not named by the company,...
  • Nielsen confirms 'inconsistencies' with Los Angeles radio ratings

    In an unprecedented move, ratings giant Nielsen has acknowledged problems with its audience estimates in recent months for Los Angeles radio stations. Earlier this week, Nielsen delayed the release of its May radio ratings, saying it needed more time to...
  • 2 months of L.A. radio data may be wrong, Nielsen says

    2 months of L.A. radio data may be wrong, Nielsen says
    In an unprecedented move, ratings giant Nielsen acknowledged problems with its audience estimates for Los Angeles radio stations. Nielsen conceded on Wednesday that two months of ratings data might have been compromised because of undisclosed problems...
  • 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.......
  • 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......
  • Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen

    Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen
    The company that helps TV networks determine what shows get canceled or live for another season is buying the Columbia-based company that helps radio stations decide whether to change formats. Nielsen Holdings of TV ratings fame announced Tuesday that it...
  • 50 years of Chicago's WVON: A Chicago voice that echoes nationwide

    50 years of Chicago's WVON: A Chicago voice that echoes nationwide
    In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century. But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
  • KIIS, KBIG share first place in Arbitron ratings

     KIIS, KBIG share first place in Arbitron ratings
    Sister stations KIIS-FM (102.7) and KBIG-FM (104.3) edged into a tie for first place in radio ratings for May, just a month after KBIG had grabbed sole possession of the top spot for the first time, according to figures released Monday by Arbitron....