| 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 23, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Walt Disney's ESPN is joining a consortium of media and advertising concerns hoping to automate the practice of buying TV and radio advertising, a practice that remains somewhat arcane despite advances available when buying digital media.
ESPN said it...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) has introduced legislation to require that broadcasters compensate artists and labels when their music is played over the airwaves, adding to the long history of efforts by the music industry to obtain such a "performance right."...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is bringing a new music venue to the Los Angeles area, the radio conglomerate announced Thursday.
The iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles, which will be located at the Burbank Studios in the former home of “The...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Tony Bennett, the veteran pop-jazz crooner who’s going strong at age 86, will dive headlong into the blogosphere on Tuesday to mark the release of his live album “Tony Bennett Live at the Sahara: Las Vegas, 1964.” His entire Columbia...
| 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 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 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.
| 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 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...