Nielsen To Retaliate Against Non-Subscribers

Madder than hell, Nielsen isn’t going to take it any more: 

  • The onerous new rules for non-subscribing stations who are doing nothing illegally starting in January 
  • Lost revenue projected for radio groups from $25-40 million 

  • Making it harder for agencies to buy radio

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Owners Giving Up on AM Radio

A number of strategies to get out from under failing AM stations:

  • Desperation moves to save money
  • The surprising list of licenses being turned in
  • Major groups reverse their thinking on what to do with AM stations

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New Developments in Liberty’s iHeart Takeover

What’s taking so long – why is Liberty slow rolling the iHeart takeover it asked (and received) the DOJ to pre-approve?

  • Strategy change that has iHeart’s owners worried
  • Study Mel Karmazin and Tim Westergren’s demise at the hands of Liberty’s John Malone for a clue of the hardball tactics to come

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Cumulus Caught Running Up Expenses

What is that important that the Cumulus board of directors would mortgage the company’s future?

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