| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Death usually brings tears. But Thursday was a day of shared smiles and laughter between friends of a certain age, and of pleasant memories exploding across the Internet and peppering local airwaves as a generation of Chicagoans reacted to the news that...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
More cell phone users are turning their handsets into radios, with half of all smartphone users streaming music on the devices.
Around 52% of smartphone owners used their devices to access apps like Pandora in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from 41%...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Are you planning to cruise your boat south of the border to Ensenada or Cabo San Lucas for an adventure and warmer weather before the hurricane season begins this year? Then I highly recommend that you do not cross the U.S.-Mexican border...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Ricardo Sanchez, the No. 1 morning radio personality in Los Angeles until he was abruptly sidelined last fall, has switched stations.
Sanchez -- who goes by the nickname "El Mandril" -- announced this week in a Facebook post that he has joined a new...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Winter did wonders again for KOST-FM (103.5) as listeners' appetite for holiday-themed music bouyed the station to the top of the local radio ratings for the second straight month.
Numbers released Tuesday by Arbitron showed that playlists with...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Those glued to either this week's "American Idol" auditions or Sunday's NFL playoffs have probably been humming Aloe Blacc's new aspirational jam, "The Man." The song has been blanketing the TV airwaves through a prominent Beats by Dre commercial...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:03 AM
In the upside-down world of radio and TV, where careers come and go like chunks of ice in pre-Christmas storms, Adam Vorce is making his mark. And he is doing it the old-fashioned way, by wearing out shoe leather, by developing contacts, by staying...
| Dec 18, 2013
Harold Camping didn't live to see the end of the world.
The Oakland-based radio preacher, who died Sunday, drew international attention, much of it in the form of ridicule, when he predicted — more than once — the precise date of the Rapture...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Longtime broadcaster and former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has a new shift on South Florida radio.
The flashy and sometimes controversial newsman is joining WIOD's morning block from 10 a.m. to noon weekdays beginning Jan. 6. For the past year, the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:14 PM
This is the time of year when a Rockette really has to be on her toes.
Thursday, Dec. 19, the high-stepping, perfectly coiffed dancers will bring their "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" to Tampa for a 36-show run. The Tampa stop is part of a four-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NPR wants more things considered for its mobile applications.
As more people -- especially those in younger generations -- listen to programming on mobile devices and in Internet-connected cars, the public radio institution is trying to improve its...