Block, Valerie
October 2005
Crain's New York Business;10/10/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p6
This article presents information on the New York radio broadcasting industry. Viacom inc. wants the ability to move reporters and writers between its two all-news stations, raising the question of whether it's only a matter of time until WCBS-AM and 1010 WINS become one. In 1995, when Westinghouse bought CBS, the company vowed to keep the two all-news radio stations independent. The guild says the moves would result in both stations having the same news and point of view or even a format switch at one station. Roger Daltrey, legendary microphone-twirling lead singer of The Who, has had a more interesting life than most mortals. But so far, no New York publisher is willing to bet on the book the rock star wants to write about it.


Related Articles

  • newsline... Saxe, Frank // Billboard;06/16/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 24, p82 

    Presents news briefs related to radio broadcasting as of June 16, 2001. Expectation that the live-music division of Clear Channel will be the company's fastest-growing business segment in 2001; Forecast of radio advertising revenue growth; Slowing of the consolidation of the radio industry;...

  • WNEW-FM format on the blink.  // Crain's New York Business;9/15/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 37, p1 

    After just five months on the air, the U.S.-based WNEW-FM radio station has pulled the plug on its Blink 102.7 format, as of September 15, 2003. The combination of music and entertainment news couldn't attract an audience. Viacom Inc.-owned radio station fired more than 20 people, including its...

  • Radio getting in on Net frequency. Szalai, Georg; Bond, Paul // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/29/2005, Vol. 388 Issue 24, p11 

    This article reports that at a time when major entertainment conglomerates have focused on optimizing their Internet businesses, major radio station groups also have been unleashing initiatives to push into the Web space with a newfound urgency. Industry observers say Viacom Inc.'s Infinity...

  • newsline...  // Billboard;09/02/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 36, p87 

    Presents news briefs for the radio broadcasting industry as of September 2, 2000. Decision of ABC/Disney to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit stemming from disparaging remarks made by KLOS morning hosts; Efforts of shareholders to block Viacom's purchase of Infinity Broadcasting shares...

  • Minority buyers at issue in D.C.  // MediaWeek;05/19/97, Vol. 7 Issue 20, p3 

    Reports on the opposition of the Reverend Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow-PUSH civil rights coalition against the sale of four radio stations in Washington D.C. owned by Viacom Inc.

  • Record Stocks Up, Radio Down. Garrity, Brian // Billboard;7/10/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 28, p3 

    Reports on the stock performance of recorded-music business and radio stations in the U.S. Effect of the election-year scrutiny by the Federal Communications Commission on the stocks of broadcasting companies Viacom and Clear Channel; Factors which influence the stock market performance of...

  • Choice FM plans Notting Hill work.  // Marketing (00253650);8/11/2004, p8 

    The radio station Choice FM has signed a two-year deal with Viacom Inc. for poster sites at the main gateways to London, England's Notting Hill Carnival. The radio station, which plays hip hop and R & B, has also teamed up with mobile operator O2 to broadcast the event from the Elgin Bar, which...

  • Viacom's radio play. Kamen, Robin // Crain's New York Business;02/10/97, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p6 

    Reports that Viacom Incorporated could make a fortune on the sale of two of its radio stations in New York, WAXQ-FM and WLTW-FM. Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone's failure to sell the company's whole radio group; Background information on the two radio stations.

  • Viacom: to Infinity and beyond. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;08/07/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 32, p27 

    Focuses on the expansion plans of Infinity Broadcasting Corp., the radio broadcasting giant controlled by Viacom Inc. Consolidation trend in the radio broadcasting market; Financial performance of Infinity and Viacom; Development of strategic partnerships and joint ventures with major Internet...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics