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  • Arbitron shareholders approve sale to Nielsen

    Arbitron shareholders approve sale to Nielsen
    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...
  • KBIG beats KIIS in radio ratings for the first time

     KBIG beats KIIS in radio ratings for the first time
    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...
  • Tom Willis uses his feet to spread his message at Camden Yards and other parks

    Tom Willis uses his feet to spread his message at Camden Yards and other parks
    Tom Willis knows all about making the best of whatever life throws at you. Born with no arms, he's had to make adjustments — about a million of them. He writes with his feet, for one thing. Steers a car with his feet. Cooks with his feet. He...
  • Brandmeier mired in the radio ratings

     
    Media blogger Robert Feder at TimeOut Chicago looks at the numbers: One year ago this week, Jonathon Brandmeier joined news/talk WGN-AM (720), inheriting the morning mantle of the late Radio Hall of Famers Wally Phillips and Bob Collins... On the......
  • 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...
  • Reach out and touch us

    Reach out and touch us
    What's up?! Today I want to talk to you, if you're someone who watches NewsFix regularly, but never ever would think of sending an e-mail to us or participate in any kind of contest to win something.  Which, believe it or not is likely the majority of...
  • 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...
  • New FCC proposal to boost Wi-Fi

    New FCC proposal to boost Wi-Fi
    The FCC gets the ball rolling on a proposal to release a large chunk of wireless spectrum to improve Wi-Fi reception in crowded public places. The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday unanimously voted to craft a plan that would free up an...
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • KPCC hires former Times Editor Russ Stanton

     
    Pasadena radio station KPCC has hired former Times editor in chief Russ Stanton....
  • Company that puts ads on airport bins to expand

     
    Hoping to deliver advertising to more affluent air passengers, a company that puts ads on the plastic bins that hold the belongings of fliers at airport security checkpoint plans to expand its operations....