Radio Jumping the Shark

So, remember all those threats and accusations against Arbitron's People Meter practices made by minority broadcasters, the States of New York and New Jersey?

Now you can forget them.

That's what New York's overly ambitious Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said yesterday when his office announced a settlement in the farcical suit he perpetrated on Arbitron for successfully selling the People Meter to the marketplace there.

Arbitron came away the winner.

Radio the loser.

Some minority groups simply wasted their valuable political capital.

Arbitron stock was up 18% on a day the market lost 245 more points&hellip