What Citadel Could Learn From Paul Harvey

Look, I know Paul Harvey is old.

He is a remarkable throwback to another generation

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CBS Radio and Racial Parodies

All too often lately the major broadcast groups have been firing able and talented people to save money.

Last week CBS pulled off a double firing of a PD and morning personality with surgical precision.

WYSP, Philadelphia morning jock Kidd Chris lost his gig because of a March 21st in-studio guest named Lady Gash who sang the song

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The Big Four Reckless Labels

(On the road with the Flyers NHL playoffs in Philadelphia pictured with my daughter, Daria and wife, Cheryl).

A few weeks back the RIAA was dealt a blow in a music piracy case. Perhaps you saw it.

A judge in the Atlantic vs. Howell case ruled that the sole act of making a music file available in a "shared folder" does not violate copyright laws.

The RIAA had been arguing that a sound recording that is ripped to a computer and stored in, say, a shared folder, constitutes unlawful use. Even the RIAA doesn

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The Weird Channel Deal

Did you see how Clear Channel began saying publicly that the Lee and Bain bailout may never happen? Then, a few days later brinksmanship brought the banks and Clear Channel together to arrive at a lower, more realistic purchase price at $36 a share along with other considerations. Now their fate is in the hands of the shareholders once again.

Leave it to the largest, storied radio group to come up with one of the weirdest sales that has ever graced our industry.

First, Clear Channel honchos do a gut check and find nothing there

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Radio and Airlines

The radio business is really the airline business.

Flying back to Philly for the hockey playoffs this week, it occurred to me that the similarities are so striking.

Radio and airlines crave consolidation and each has failed miserably as consolidated industries. That doesn

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Randy & The Rainbows

I saw a video of Randy Michaels speaking to a group of newspaper people at the Allentown Morning Call.

I

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Radio One Dollar

Radio One CEO Alfred Liggins doesn

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