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  • Nielsen ratings scandal widens; Univision executive implicated

    Nielsen has widened its investigation into a ratings scandal in Los Angeles and uncovered evidence that a Univision Communications radio executive allegedly has been manipulating the ratings. On Monday, the measurement giant confirmed that the Los...
  • How my interview with O.J. almost ended in a fistfight

    As 1993 wound down, Leo Wolinksy, then the Metro editor at The Times, asked me to put together a story that would take stock of the period we’d just been through: A few days earlier, a jury had delivered a mishmash of verdicts against those involved...
  • 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...
  • FCC Takes Fire From GOP and Democrats at Hearing on Media Ownership

    Republicans call the FCC rules outmoded and outdated. Democrats suggest some are ineffective. The gulf between the parties on just what role the federal government should play in limiting the concentration of media was on full display at a congressional...
  • FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing

    FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing
    The Federal Communications Commission was attacked by Republicans and Democrats during a congressional hearing Wednesday on the regulatory agency's media-ownership rules. Among the issues debated were the FCC's long-standing rule prohibiting one 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...
  • Dangers of sniffing glue highlighted by state medical examiner [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964: Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...
  • Ex-Rep. Walsh says he was kicked off radio station

    Ex-Rep. Walsh says he was kicked off radio station
    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said today he was “kicked off the air” from his radio show after discussing racial slurs, including using the n-word. Management kept cutting off Walsh with commercials before taking him off the air “until...
  • In the Arts

    The Laguna Beach City Council granted $18,000 to local radio station KX 93.5 for emergency preparedness measures. The unanimous vote at the June 3 budget meeting means the radio station can install backup generators so it can broadcast for days during a...
  • Lee Marshall dies at 64; voice of Tony the Tiger

    Lee Marshall dies at 64; voice of Tony the Tiger
    Lee Marshall wasn't born Tony the Tiger. With his magnificent basso profundo reverberating in wrestling arenas and radio newsrooms for decades, he had to earn his stripes. Marshall, who first voiced the Kellogg's Frosted Flakes icon in 1999, died...
  • CBS beats expectations but first-quarter revenue falls 4%

    CBS beats expectations but first-quarter revenue falls 4%
    CBS Corp. turned in record first-quarter earnings, surpassing analysts' expectations. However, revenue slipped at the broadcasting giant. CBS had a tough comparison because the year-earlier period was boosted by CBS' broadcast of the Super Bowl, which...