Changes to Cumulus Operations

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  • How market managers are being instructed to run their local markets.
  • Why corporate is going to double down on squeezing market managers.
  • How Cumulus is taking a page out of iHeart’s post-bankruptcy book.
  • What changes can be expected as Cumulus heads for liquidation.

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Townsquare’s Non-Turnaround

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  • On the surface, Townsquare looks like the little engine that could compared to iHeart, Entercom and Cumulus especially in digital, but are they turning it around?
  • How they are withholding revenue figures that show a revealing picture.
  • Why the big push to make it appear Townsquare is outperforming the larger radio groups.
  • Can they manage their debt while iHeart, Entercom and Cumulus can’t manage theirs?
  • How selling the company fits in to their new CEO’s plans.

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Pittman’s Blueprint for iHeart

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  • iHeart is the best large radio group in the industry, so what does its CEO’s plan to stop being a radio company really mean?
  • The biggest reason advertisers won’t buy iHeart ads spurring a decline in revenue.
  • How iHeart plans to change the way it sells radio advertising while holding on to predatory pricing tactics.
  • Why iHeart’s blueprint is a stop gap – here is when new owners are likely to take over. 

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Entercom’s Accelerated Layoffs

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  • Entercom is laying off employees at a faster pace than any other radio group.
  • Why David Field is so desperate to cut expenses and accelerate rolling layoffs.
  • The 6 targeted areas where Entercom is paving the way for mass cutbacks.
  • Entercom’s war on morning personalities.

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The Sale of Universal Music Group

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  • Why would parent Vivendi want to sell when Universal Music Group and all record labels are expected to thrive for years to come.
  • Who has the inside track?
  • What about Liberty that very publicly stated its desire to own part of UMG.
  • Where does Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon fit into all of this.
  • Will a private equity firm pay for a growth business trending up for the next decade?

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