| 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-...
| 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)?
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Arguing that billboards should be protected as free speech by the First Amendment, media firm Clear Channel Outdoor has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore and its new billboard tax.
Baltimore began imposing a tax last month on billboard...
| 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 20, 2013
Once more our fine liberal politicians (city or state, as both are the same mutated species) have reached beyond the bounds of common sense and constitutional intent to fetter the perceived "money holders." Let's go after those who have legitimately...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America.
The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
| 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 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Beth Williams, currently CEO of Key Brand Entertainment's theater division, will hang out her own shingle, launching a new production company called Grove Entertainment starting next year.
Grove will assume control of a number of the theatrical...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Tom Bradley has not returned to coaching since his four-game term as Penn State's interim head coach ended after the 2012 TicketCity Bowl in Dallas. Instead, the long-time Penn State assistant and defensive coordinator moved into the radio broadcast...