SiriusXM’s Pandora Strategy

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  • Why every radio company wants to be SiriusXM – unthinkable just a few years ago.
  • The thinking behind buying the rest of Pandora outright.
  • The potential sales opportunities SiriusXM can build to drain more revenue from terrestrial radio.
  • The chances SiriusXM’s owner, Liberty, will still buy iHeart.
  • Why the cost of buying a radio station or group just went down with Liberty’s purchase of Pandora.
  • Has the future of satellite radio now changed among younger demos.

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Entercom Without Marci

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  • What does this mean for David Field and Entercom.
  • Why the most powerful Wall Street analyst and Entercom cheerleader was relieved of her duties.
  • And why just days before her high profile appearance at this week’s NAB Radio Show.
  • Now no major lender is left to cover the industry – what does that look like for the future of radio.
  • How losing Ryvicker is almost as important as losing Weezie – maybe more.

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How Dickey Will Spend His $300 Million Blank Check

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  • The investment money expires in 60 days, here’s what he will buy with it.
  • What happened to taking over Cumulus. 
  • The “surprise” decision that will eventually reshuffle the radio industry.
  • The plan to morph Modern Luxury publishing into Modern Media.
  • The chance that Modern Media will soon be hiring.

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The Only Way Podcasting Can Save Radio

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  • How Cumulus & iHeart are going about embracing podcasting the wrong way.
  • How their game plan comes up short to add more revenue.
  • The one way a radio station can do podcasting and grow a revenue stream every three months guaranteed.
  • Separate sales teams, just one or none?
  • How the Pittman & Berner plans could backfire on radio revenue.

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The Uncertain Future of Cumulus

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  1. What if Lew Dickey takes a pass on buying Cumulus?  How do lenders cash out then?
  2. What changed in the past 2 months that could affect Malone’s iHeart takeover and a Dickey bid for Cumulus.
  3. How employees will pay with their jobs if these two takeovers don’t happen.
  4. Details and timeline of the fire sale that is coming.
  5. The changes that will be forced on Cumulus without fresh money from an outside bidder.
  6. How long before a Cumulus selloff.
  7. The big cost cutting ahead.

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