This New Nielsen Contract Prohibits Voltair

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  • Can you get your $15,000 per Voltair unit back now?
  • Read the contract clause – word for word – that slyly prohibits their client stations from using Voltair going forward.
  • This in spite of suspicions that Nielsen knew that their encoded signal favored certain stations.
  • The formats that are getting screwed by PPM – one of them is losing 90% of its audience to faulty technology.
  • The chances of a class action lawsuit back at Nielsen for this.
  • How PPM that only reliably reports loud stations is helping radio’s competitors.

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First Great News For Cumulus Employees

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  • Here are the first concrete results of Jeff Marcus’ “intervention” to save Cumulus and his 30% stake in the company from further Dickey damage.
  • How these new changes will be rolled out – which markets first and how soon.
  • What about the Dickey appointees that are in place and who have supported their ill-fated strategy? Here’s how Marcus will handle them.
  • Specifically – let’s get to it – what about McVay and John Dickey.
  • In one market, employees are ecstatic because of this announcement – and it may repeat in other markets – details.   Cumulus pride!
  • The fundamental change in which Cumulus stations will be managed in the post-Dickey era.

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More Trouble Brewing At Westwood One

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  • The one option left to turnaround Westwood One that Cumulus is ignoring.
  • What happened within weeks of Cumulus acquiring Westwood One that accelerated their decline and it continues to grow worse.
  • Specific contracts that Cumulus/Westwood cannot get out of leaving them little left to cutback – details.
  • The latest on the affiliate revolt that threatens to bring Westwood down.
  • Westwood for sale?

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People With Big Titles Turning on the Dickeys

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  • How widespread is this revolt by once loyal top execs turning on Lew and John Dickey.
  • One of the surprising turncoats is this Cumulus exec who has his head so far up Lew’s you know what that he can’t see the light of day.
  • The one thing that has been holding up largest shareholder Jeff Marcus from reassuring shareholders he has things under control and ready to turnaround.
  • What has been stopping Marcus from going public with the changes he has already made privately.
  • What Jeff Marcus is hearing on his lone listening tour of troubled Cumulus clusters without Lew Dickey by his side.
  • What Marcus is discovering that the Dickeys have covered up.
  • The fate of Lew and John’s “mafia” under Jeff Marcus.
  • Who is likely to handle Cumulus operations now – 12 months after Lew refused the board’s demand that he hire a non-Dickey for the job.

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Wall Street Suspicious of CBS Radio’s Future

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  • An analyst trips up CBS CEO Les Moonves making him reveal what it will take to sell CBS Radio – here it is word for word.
  • Are competing radio CEOs buying Les’ B.S. about standing pat.
  • The main reason why Moonves has to start selling off his CBS stations now – there are several reasons but none bigger than this.
  • What will be left standing at CBS radio stations that are not sold by the end of this year.
  • Best thinking on how the CBS station sales will be unveiled and in what order.
  • Latest list of potential buyers.
  • The exceptions: Moonves may keep a select few radio stations. Here’s a hint of who they are likely to be.

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