Mr. Mean Genes Fights Furlough Unemployment Claims

I didn't want to believe it, but apparently Cumulus has taken their brand of mean management to another level.

You may remember those furloughs that Cumulus forced upon all but their sales people earlier in the year?

Well, turns out these folks were really not forced furloughs at all.

At least that's what we are being told is the argument Cumulus is using to defend against numerous unemployment claims made by employees for the one week they were told not to come to work.

Apparently they are forced furloughs when Cumulus issues the order and "voluntary" when Cumulus tries to get the one-week unemployment&hellip

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Mr. Mean Genes Fights Furlough Unemployment Claims

I didn't want to believe it, but apparently Cumulus has taken their brand of mean management to another level.

You may remember those furloughs that Cumulus forced upon all but their sales people earlier in the year?

Well, turns out these folks were really not forced furloughs at all.

At least that's what we are being told is the argument Cumulus is using to defend against numerous unemployment claims made by employees for the one week they were told not to come to work.

Apparently they are forced furloughs when Cumulus issues the order and "voluntary" when Cumulus tries to get the one-week unemployment&hellip

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Radio’s “Believe It Or Not”

The big three bumbling consolidators are screwing up radio even more these days what with high anxiety management, totally irrelevant priorities, potentially illegal recruitment tactics and contradictory policies.

Yes, certified "stoopid" ways to get in your talented employees' way while they are trying to save your bacon.

Incredible stories of death, destruction and self-immolation by or at the hands of the three most dangerous companies owning radio stations -- Clear Channel, Citadel and Cumulus.

And, a programming note -- Cumulus has far surpassed Clear Channel as "Radio's Worst Group" -- virtually impossible&hellip

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Radio’s “Believe It Or Not”

The big three bumbling consolidators are screwing up radio even more these days what with high anxiety management, totally irrelevant priorities, potentially illegal recruitment tactics and contradictory policies.

Yes, certified "stoopid" ways to get in your talented employees' way while they are trying to save your bacon.

Incredible stories of death, destruction and self-immolation by or at the hands of the three most dangerous companies owning radio stations -- Clear Channel, Citadel and Cumulus.

And, a programming note -- Cumulus has far surpassed Clear Channel as "Radio's Worst Group" -- virtually impossible&hellip

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Radio Needs Video

Video streaming has been growing in popularity especially in the last six months.

There is a new research study out from Ipsos MediaCT's MOTION that is picking up on a trend that radio people should consider and understand.

Americans with access to the Internet are now streaming more TV shows and movies than at any previous time in history -- 26% streaming a full-length TV show and 14% a movie within the last 30 days alone (an increase of

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Radio Needs Video

Video streaming has been growing in popularity especially in the last six months.

There is a new research study out from Ipsos MediaCT's MOTION that is picking up on a trend that radio people should consider and understand.

Americans with access to the Internet are now streaming more TV shows and movies than at any previous time in history -- 26% streaming a full-length TV show and 14% a movie within the last 30 days alone (an increase of

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The Best Radio Group

Years ago when I was publishing Inside Radio, I received a phone call from one of my advertisers who said they were going to go out of business.

The economy was good.

The advertiser was very solid -- certainly as far as how they paid my invoices.

But, they still had the majority of a $60,00o signed contract to fulfill.

To my delight and surprise, the advertiser said "we'll keep paying your bills until we have paid for the contract in full". They just didn't want me to run any ads since they decided to close down their syndication division.

That client -- the one that could have just said, "too bad, you're&hellip

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