| Aug 28, 2013
Does the general public really oppose taxes on billboards that use publicly funded highways for free to advertise to drivers in cars that run on gas that is taxed ("Clear Channel sues Baltimore, calls new billboard tax 'unconstitutional,'" Aug. 16)?
| 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 12, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Clear Channel Media & Entertainment and Warner Music Group Corp., the world's third-largest record label, have entered a partnership that will let Warner promote music through the radio giant and take in revenue from terrestrial radio.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Fox News has signed Shepard Smith to a new long-term contract and is creating a breaking news division for the anchor to oversee.
Smith, who currently anchors a 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. newscast, will give up his early evening duties. However, Fox News...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before eating a ton so I can fast tomorrow. Yeah, right.
The Skinny: Twitter hasn't called me yet about my options for its IPO. I'll settle for $10 for every follower. I don't have too much to atone for this weekend which says more...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Cumulus Media Inc. is investing in digital media through a new deal with online music-streaming service Rdio that gives the radio giant what it calls a "significant equity stake" in Rdio's parent company, Pulser Media.
Rdio will also launch a free...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- "The Super Bowl of music."
That's how Clear Channel Communications executive Tom Poleman described the iHeartRadio Music Festival that his employer is putting on this weekend in Las Vegas. And judging by the number of A-list acts due to...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:56 AM
LAS VEGAS -- To get a sense of how much music -- and how much corporate appeasement -- was crammed into the first night of this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival, consider this: Robin Thicke, whose "Blurred Lines" recently topped the Hot 100 for 12...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Area billboard companies are speaking out against a proposed tax introduced this week by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
In a hearing before the City Council's taxation committee Thursday, the global billboard firm Clear Channel Outdoor offered to give...
| 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...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Baltimore isn't known as the City of Great Sports Billboards. But perhaps it should be.
A taunting billboard that went up in January, shortly after the Ravens beat the Patriots in the AFC playoffs, was called the "Best Sports Billboard Ever" by...