Take THAT Eric Rhoads!
I can suck up to Lew Dickey just like everyone else to get advertising.
I don’t take advertising.
And I’ll put Jon Pinch on my cover, too – wait, wait -- I don’t have a cover.
Okay, then I take it back.
Cumulus is the worst radio group in America.
Just playing with you Eric. But I just don’t get it.
Don’t understand how this tricky Dickey gets away with putting lipstick on a pig every three months – a veritable pig roast, even.
I have a no-bullshit Wall Street analyst that strips Dickey bare (forgive that imagery) and exposes what’s really killing Cumulus revenue.
And I will add four of these upsetting moves are going to be advanced this year.
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- News of a merger in which Dickey can bury debt and lay claim to the seller’s revenue performance.
- Why the over-priced Westwood One deal could unravel the rest of Cumulus.
- How SweetJack, traffic and the Nash country format lived up to their hype in terms of revenue.
- How Cumulus will be able to cut on-air talent and management jobs at a very fast pace from here on in.
- The one piece of good news for Lew Dickey that spells bad news for Cumulus sellers.
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- Scripps Sell-off Disaster
- The Dickey Cumulus Hostile Takeover
- The Entercom Management Fail
- iHeart’s Bully Bankruptcy Move Backfires
- A Second Cumulus Bankruptcy
- Cumulus Rate War Against Competitors
- Newspapers Buying Radio Stations
- Cumulus Orders More Trade
- The iHeart Breakup
- Cumulus Management Consolidation