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2008-03-01: Arbitron reveals it has been refused Media Rating Council accreditation for PPM ratings in Philadelphia and New York.
2008-03-01: UK media regulator withdraws Yellow Card against Canwest's Original 106.
2008-03-01: Sirius and XM agree to stick to merger agreement until May 1.
2008-03-01: GCap Media rejects improved bid from Global Radio.
2008-03-01: Citadel revenues up but it operational losses top USD 1 billion whilst Cumulus revenues are down and losses increase.
2008-03-02: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-03-03: CBC Montreal veteran Frank McCormick retires.
2008-03-03: Citadel fires staff following its losses.
2008-03-04: News/talk remains top US radio format but reach down nearly a fifth over three years according to The Media Audit.
2008-03-04: GCap shares fall back amidst suggestions that Global Radio will not increase its bid.
2008-03-04: Westwood One closes its long-term agreement with CBS Radio and the Gores Group starts investing in the company.
2008-03-04: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-03-05: US Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin J. Martin remains non-committal about satellite radio merger.
2008-03-05: UK radio revenues surge in third quarter - up 7.1% year-on-year.
2008-03-05: Salem revenues and net income down in final quarter and net income for year is halved.
2008-03-05: Global Radio makes "final proposal" of 225 pence a share for GCap Media.
2008-03-06: US 2007 radio revenues fall by 3%.
2008-03-06: GCap and Global Radio start talks about latter's takeover bid.
2008-03-06: Cox bucks trend with revenue increase in final quarter of 2007 and Regent revenues fall only marginally.
2008-03-06: Senator Byron Dorgan proposes Resolution of Disapproval to halt US media consolidation rules passed by Federal Communications Commission in December.
2008-03-07: Univision revenues rise in 2007.
2008-03-07: GCap returns DJs to daytime on Xfm in London.
2008-03-07: Federal Communications Commission extended deadlines for comments on its localism plans.
2008-03-08: GapWest Broadcasting gets USD 33 million of financing, which will help its USD 74 million purchase of Clear Channel stations.
2008-03-08: US National Public Radio ousts CEO Ken Stern.
2008-03-08: AOL Radio drops XM, which is to promote its own online service, and signs deal with CBS Radio.
2008-03-09: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-03-10: UK reaches total of 100 community radio stations on air.
2008-03-10: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-03-11: UK media regulator upholds no complaints against radio in latest Broadcast Bulletin.
2008-03-11: Federal Communications Commission fines Philadelphia pirate USD 10,000.
2008-03-11: Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union presents Digital Radio Mondiale chairman Peter Senger with Lifetime Award.
2008-03-12: GCap Media reported to have shelved sale of its Digital One holding to Arqiva in view of potential takeover by Global Radio.
2008-03-12: US National Association of Broadcasters files lawsuit against Copyright Royalty Board over increase in streaming rates.
2008-03-12: BBC Radio 2 announces that Humphrey Lyttelton is to retire as Best of Jazz host from next Monday.
2008-03-12: Bonneville International announces senior management changes.
2008-03-12: UK Competition Commission agrees in principle to takeover of National Grid Wireless by owner of Arqive, the other major UK broadcast transmission company: The deal is subject to conditions including cuts in charges.
2008-03-12: Lee Abrams leaving XM Satellite Radio to join Tribune Co. as chief innovation officer.
2008-03-13: US President George W. Bush tells the US National Religious Broadcasters 2008 Convention he would veto any attempt to re-introduce a fairness doctrine for broadcasters
2008-03-13: Arbitron announces diary enhancements to improve response rates for blacks, hispanics and young males.
2008-03-13: Latest US results from Spanish Broadcasting System and Westwood One.
2008-03-14: Sydney 2GB host Alan Jones loses appeal against conviction for broadcasting name of a juvenile involved in a murder trial.
2008-03-14: UTV 2007 revenues up 2% and operating profit up 5% led by radio with operating profit up 21%.
2008-03-14: CBS Radio flips its Houston Smooth Jazz station, KHJZ-FM (The Wave) to Rhythmic contemporary Hot 95.7.
2008-03-14: Cumulus shares leap by more than a quarter on news that lenders have agreed to amend its credit agreement to allow takeover by private equity group to go ahead
2008-03-15: Washington Democrat Rep Jay Inslee introduces resolution of disapproval over FCC easing of media ownership regulations.
2008-03-15: Macquarie Media Group sells 19 radio stations including all those whose divestment was required as condition of Southern Cross Broadcasting takeover.
2008-03-15: Clear Channel calls for any combined Sirius-XM to have to lease out at least half of its spectrum and also be subject to indecency rules.
2008-03-16: Leeds United soccer commentaries to move to digital only platforms after nearly four decades on BBC Radio Leeds.
2008-03-16: Clear Channel completes sale of its TV group after dropping price by around USD 200 million.
2008-03-16: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-03-17: Scottish newspapers express doubts about future of Edinburgh Talk 107 despite optimistic comments from UTV.
2008-03-17: Fall in US stock prices prompt more doubts about whether Clear Channel buyout will go through.
2008-03-17: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-03-18: GCap Media buys controlling interest in social networking site.
2008-03-18: Supreme Court to hear Federal Communications Commission appeal over fleeting indecency rules.
2008-03-18: US radio revenues down 2% year-on-year in February according to US Radio Advertising Bureau.
2008-03-19: US licensed broadcasting stations totalled 29,593 at end of 2007 according to FCC figures.
2008-03-19: Muxco Wales awarded digital multiplex licence.
2008-03-19: More than 235 million a week listen to US radio according to RADAR 96 preliminary figures.
2008-03-20: Entries open for this year's Australian Commercial Radio Awards.
2008-03-20: Xfm names Jo Goode as host of its afternoon show/Bauer promotes Magic FM Andrea Vidler.
2008-03-20: Clear Channel shares remain well below buyout price/Gores Radio buys more Westwood One shares.
2008-03-21: BBC Radio Devon marks 25th anniversary with 25 walks for 25 years project.
2008-03-21: Clear Channel further extends deadlines for outstanding notes.
2008-03-21: WorldSpace subscriptions and revenues down and losses up as it warns it needs new finance to continue operating.
2008-03-22: Yale history professor Jonathan Spence to deliver this year's Reith Lectures on BBC Radio.
2008-03-22: SaveWCAL says report on it sale to Minnesota Public Radio is strep forward for all public radio donors.
2008-03-23: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-03-24: GCap Media reported to be ready to accept Global Radio takeover with chief executive expecting to leave with GBP 1 million pay-off.
2008-03-24: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-03-25: Radio One Inc. exits Los Angeles, selling to Bonneville and enabling it to return to the city.
2008-03-25: RTÉ Radio 1 switches off its medium wave transmissions.
2008-03-25: US Department of Justice gives go-ahead for Sirius-XM merger but it still needs FCC approval.
2008-03-26: Jones retains lead in RADAR 96 network ratings.
2008-03-26: Clear Channel shares slump on fears that buyout has collapsed.
2008-03-26: Latest Australian ratings - the leaders all held on to their top spots.
2008-03-27: Cleveland host Shane "Rover" French, who last month left CBS Radio, joins Clear Channel's WMMS-FM with a four-year deal.
2008-03-27: Ugandan radio station Radio Pacis launch services on a second FM frequency thanks to its win in the BBC Africa Radio Awards.
2008-03-27: US Internet advertising has now overtaken that of radio according to TNS Media Intelligence.
2008-03-27: UK Takeover Panel extends until Monday the deadline for Global Radio to say whether it is to go ahead with its takeover offer for GCap Media.
2008-03-27: Clear Channel and private equity companies making bid for it launch lawsuits against bank consortium backing the deal, accusing them of reneging on their commitment to finance.
2008-03-28: Legendary Chicago WGN-AM host Wally Phillips dies aged 82.
2008-03-28: Texas judge grants Clear Channel temporary order restraining banks from pulling out of financing its buyout by private equity groups.
2008-03-29: GCap national digital station theJazz now seems certain to close at the end of the month.
2008-03-29 Mrs. Ruxandra Obrej takes over from Peter Senger as chair of Digital Radio Mondiale.
2008-03-29: Clear Channel warns in filing that buyout by private equity groups may collapse/defers dividend payment.
2008-03-30 BBC Radio 4 newsreader's giggles gain programme national publicity.
2008-03-30 Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-03-31 Interep goes private through bankruptcy re-structuring/ loses more clients as Citadel moves all its business to Katz Media.
2008-03-31 GCap Media board recommends acceptance of GBP 375 million bid from Global Radio.
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2008-02 01: Nielsen Media wins enhanced Australian radio ratings contract.
2008-02 01: Takeover Panel gives Global to March 5 to decide if it will launch bid for GCap Media.
2008-02 02: XM settles with Sony BMG over Pioneer Inno receiver that can record, leaving only EMI lawsuit outstanding.
2008-02 02: BBC Radio Manchester suspends late night host who was involved in hit and run accident.
2008-02 02: iBiquity claims 2007 as "breakthrough" year for HD with 330,000 receivers sold.
2008-02 03: Baltimore public station WYPR-FM fires long-time host Marc Steiner.
2008-02 03: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-02 04: Cumulus stock down amid market jitters about its buyout.
2008-02 04: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-02 05: 8.3% increase to USD 338.9 million proposed for Federal Communications Commission budget.
2008-02 05: Tony Blackburn to host weekend show on GMG's Smooth Radio.
2008-02 05: Long-time DC host Don Geronimo to step down at end of May/long-time Los Angeles newsman Don Herbert dies.
2008-02 05: Federal Communications Commission posts its final rules on media ownership - again provoking complaints from Democrat Commissioners.
2008-02 06: Arbitron signs up United Stations Radio Networks for its RADAR network ratings.
2008-02 06: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards this year include Lifetime Achievement Award to Scottish singer-songwriter John Martyn and two awards for Martin Simpson.
2008-02 06: Emmis flips smooth rock WQCD, New York, to new adult rock format.
2008-02 06: US public broadcasters vow to fight President Bush proposal to cut their public funding by more than half.
2008-02 07: Mega Media to launch its New York Pulse 87.7 on Monday with Star and Buc Wilde Show to launch following Monday.
2008-02 07: Success in radio terms at least for one winner of country's New Artist to Air award.
2008-02 07: Unexpected success reported for birdsong channel on UK digital radio.
2008-02 07: Emmis cuts 46 jobs in five markets.
2008-02 08: Salem appoints Sean O'Neill as General Manager of its New York Stations.
2008-02 08: Entercom ends negotiations with Brother Wease and announces new morning show on Rochester.WCMF-FM.
2008-02 08: UK media regulator Ofcom institutes rules on local content and digital multiplex audio, turning down radio company calls for looser regulation.
2008-02 08: CBS Radio latest to start job-cutting.
2008-02 09: UK media regulator says only incumbent applied for Wigan FM. asks for comment on sole application for Lincolnshire digital multiplex.
2008-02 10: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-02 11: Sydney 2GB host Alan Jones and his station face court action over remarks made about Moslems.
2008-02 11: GCap Media reported to be about to sell its half stage in digital multiplex to partner Arqiva.
2008-02 11: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-02 11: GCap Media announces major cost-saving retrenchment under which it will pull out of most of its digital only radio operations including closing The Jazz and Planet Rock stations; sell its share in the Digital One national digital multiplex to partner Arqiva for a nominal amount. It also plans to sell its three regional Xfm licences or hand them back to Ofcom.
2008-02 12: UK media regulator upholds two complaints against radio in latest bulletin.
2008-02 12: US National Association of Broadcasters says failure of another white-space device supports its views that devices should not be allowed.
2008-02 12: Managing director John Evington out at Canwest's Original 106.
2008-02 12: US National Public Radio says more than two million of its podcasts have now been downloaded.
2008-02 12: Rivals jump in to emphasize commitment to digital broadcasting after GCap pulls its support.
2008-02 13: GCap shares rise above price offered by Global Radio in December.
2008-02 13: US Radio Advertising Bureau President and CEO Jeff Haley delivers keynote address on opportunities for radio at RAB 2008 in Atlanta.
2008-02 14: BBC Radio Five Live "606" soccer phone-in show goes multi-platform with debut on BBCi
2008-02 14: Westwood One shareholders approve its new deal with CBS Radio running to 2017.
2008-02 14: Latest UK radio ratings for some 280 companies that are rated six-monthly tro be re-issued following discovery of errors.
2008-02 14: Clear Channel offers USD 22 million to settle claims brought following 2003 Providence night club fire that killed 100.
2008-02 14: First round bids due in today for SMG's Virgin Radio.
2008-02 14: US Department of Justice wants divestments in four cities to allow Clear Channel buyout to go ahead.
2008-02 15: Fairfax Media agrees divestment with Australian Communications and Media Authority.
2008-02 15: Overall listenership falls slightly in latest Irish radio ratings.
2008-02-15: Latest US radio US results shortly - Arbitron revenues up but earnings down; Beasley - revenues up but net income well down; and Clear Channel - record earnings per share with revenues up.
2008-02 16: Federal Communications Commission sets deadlines for comment on - and reply to comments on - its localism proposals.
2008-02 16: Winners of the 2007 New Adventures in Broadcasting Scheme run by the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland will receive their awards this evening in a ceremony and workshop session in Dublin.
2008-02 16: US National Association of Broadcasters files complaints with FCC about satellite companies' operation of translators.
2008-02 16: Austereo upbeat about radio's future as half-year results show revenues up 8.7%.
2008-02 17: Absolute Radio and Global Radio reported through to second round of bidding for SMG's Virgin Radio with position of UTV unclear.
2008-02 17: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-02 18: Clear Channel files lawsuit to force Providence Equity to complete USD 1.2 billion purchase of its TV stations.
2008-02 18: Malaysian media company joins bidding for Virgin Radio.
2008-02 19: Michael Ball to take over BBC Radio 2 Sunday Morning slot formerly occupied by Michael Parkinson.
2008-02 19: Australian commercial radio industry to launch campaign to promote effectiveness of radio in conjunction with online campaigns.
2008-02-19: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-02-20: APN News and Media profits up 5% and it says it is interested in buying out Clear Channel's half-share in ARN.
2008-02-20: Cleveland host Shane "Rover" French says he cannot comment on future of his show, which has been taken off-air by CBS before his contract expires.
2008-02-20: Ofcom says 22 transmitters were confiscated and three arrests made in raids on pirate stations in four London boroughs.
2008-02-20: Leaders retain their position at top ranks in first Australian ratings of the year but there is considerable movement lower down and 2GB increases its lead over commercial talk rival 2UE in Sydney.
2008-02-21: Radio One Inc. appoints new CFO.
2008-02-21: GCap media loses another executive as Scott Muller leaves.
2008-02-21: US January radio revenues down 6% year on year.
2008-02-22: Democrat Federal Communications Commissioner Michael J. Copps welcomes court decision overturning FCCs dismissal of Gulf Coast migratory birds petition.
2008-02-22: UK media regulator awards new digital licence, gets only one application for another and advertises a third.
2008-02-22: More radio results - Entercom, Fisher and Radio One Inc plus Mexican operator Grupo Radio Mexico.
2008-02-23: Shane "Rover" French out at CBS Radio's K-Rock Cleveland after contract negotiations break down..
2008-02-23: Air America Radio is again under new ownership.
2008-02-23: BBC appoints Adrian Van Klaveren as Controller BBC Radio Five Live.
2008-02-23: Zemira Jones leaves Radio One Inc.
2008-02-24: Look at DAB developments.
2008-02-24: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-02-25: Indian regulator proposes allowing private FMs to carry news, network their own programming, and be permitted greater foreign investment.
2008-02-25: Arbitron and Nielsen close down "Apollo Project"
2008-02-25: UK media regulator says 61 prosecutions, all successful, were made for illegal broadcastung in 2006-07 year.
2008-02-25: Westwood One announces deal for private equity group to invest up to USD 100 million in the company.
2008-02-25: Further GCap developments with reports on Global Radio to increase bid, two Scots and Bauer likely to make offers for Xfm stations that are up for sale & Steve Penk leaving Fox FM.
2008-02-25: US National Association of Broadcasters and recording companies spar over issue of performance royalty payments.
2008-02-26: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-02-26: UK media regulator upholds just one radio complaint in latest broadcast bulletin.
2008-02-27: Arbitron updates guidance; CBS revenues and net income down; Sirius revenues and subcribers up and loss down.
2008-02-28: Reba McEntire to host this year's Academy of Country Music Awards for the tenth consecutive year.
2008-02-28: Survey by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission shows that the amount of music by emerging artists played on French-language stations is approximately twice the amount played by English-language stations.
2008-02-28: Brother Wease, dropped by Entercom, to resurface with Clear Channel.
2008-02-28: Scottish consortium bids for Xfm stations put up for sale by GCap Media.
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2008-01 01: British police investigating death of radio present Kevin Greening arrest man on drugs charges.
2008-01 01: Radio France seeks easing of regulations that only allow it to take adverts from state-run companies, many of which are being or have been privatized.
2008-01 02: Sydney 2UE back on search for breakfast co-host after Deborah Thomas pulls out of negotiations.
2008-01 02: Ann Arbor WAAM-AM drops local morning show host and producer.
2008-01 03: WorldSpace announces USD 40 million of new financing from company controlled by its chairman and CEO.
2008-01 03: UNITY: Journalists of Colour, launches campaign against new US media ownership rules.
2008-01 03: XM to take programming of its Power channel in-house after deal with Radio One ends.
2008-01 04: Nassau New Jersey station to carry ESPN under local marketing agreement/ Bonneville sells St Louis AM.
2008-01 04: CBS Radio drops alternative from WOCL-FM, Orland, in preparation for flip.
2008-01 05: US radio revenues down 6% in November.
2008-01 05: UK commercial digital station Oneword stops streams from website and airs "best of" programming on digital platforms as owners say change is needed soon to prevent closure.
2008-01 05: US radio revenues down 6% in November.
2008-01 05: Entercom takes Rochester WCMF-FM morning host off air pending new contract/ Entercom Boston deal with Nassau to jointly operate classical station WRCB-FM falls apart.
2008-01 05: GCap Media reported to have rejected takeover bid from Global Radio.
2008-01 06: Strike ballot over BBC job cuts and other changes is postponed for a fortnight from Wednesday for further negotiations.
2008-01 06: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-01 07: GCap Media shares end Monday up 45.5% as details emerge of rejected Global Radio bid.
2008-01 07: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-01 08: UK media regulator Ofcom names two new board members.
2008-01 08: Broadcasting Commission of Ireland signs agreement for north-west regional youth licence.
2008-01 08: iBiquity as expected announced i-tagging arrangement.
2008-01 08: Heads of five international broadcasters issue joint call opposing media restrictions.
2008-01 09: US National Association of Broadcasters writes to Federal Communications Commission in support of Am stations being allowed to use FM translators.
2008-01 09: Consulting company estimates that by 2012 US will have 39 million satellite radio subscribers and 20 million HD receivers will have been sold.
2008-01 09: GCap Media shares up another 16.5% on Tuesday following 45.5% increase on Monday.
2008-01 09: Financial Times says Clear Capital share price indicates investors are betting against private equity takeover on originally-agreed terms.
2008-01 10: Westwood One appoints Thomas Beusse as President and CEO to succeed Peter Kosann.
2008-01 10: UK radio host moves including TV host taking on radio show with pay going to charity.
2008-01 10: Results from Corus and Emmis show former prospering, latter lagging.
2008-01 10: House Committee launches formal investigation into Federal Communications Commission.
2008-01 10: UK digital stations The Core and Oneword to close down this week.
2008-01 11: Voice of America Washington facilities to be updated.
2008-01 11: CBS flips O-Rock Orlando to Sunny classic hits.
2008-01 11: GCap Media confirms Denise Van Outen is to co-host Capital Radio breakfast show.
2008-01 11: Federal Communications Commission reported to have approved Clear Channel buy-out by private equity group.
2008-01 12: BBC to move another 120 staff from London to Salford on top of 1,500 already announced.
2008-01 12: Forces Radio and Birdsong take over from Core and Oneword on UK national digital multiplex/other UK digital radio news.
2008-01 12: Cumulus Atlanta changes and third quarter results.
2008-01 13: West Bengal police close down six pirate radio stations.
2008-01 13: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-01 14: GCap Media likely to face renewed takeover bid.
2008-01 14: Significant changes at Sydney breakfast shows as 2008 Australian ratings season begins today.
2008-01 15: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-01 15: UK media regulator Ofcom upholds two radio complaints, one partly, in its latest - and 100th - broadcast bulletin.
2008-01 15: Astral Media reports "excellent" start to 2008 with first quarter revenues and profits up.
2008-01 16: British DJ Andy Kershaw jailed for three months.
2008-01 16: George Noory renews his Coast-to-Coast AM contract with Premiere Radio Networks.
2008-01 16: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announces proposed new policies to maintain "diversity of voices in private broadcasting" including ownership caps and cross-ownership restrictions.
2008-01 17: US Federal Communications Commission reports big jump in broadcast complaints, mainly about indecency of obscenity, in first quarter of last year but they fell back again in the second quarter.
2008-01 17: Cox Radio buys five stations in Georgia.
2008-01 17: Australian commercial metropolitan radio revenues up 7.5% in 2007.
2008-01 18: More UK host changes.
2008-01 18: Westwood One signs up Wendy Williams.
2008-01 18: Macquarie Media reported to be going to drop Regional Radioworks name and brand itself Macquarie Southern Cross Media.
2008-01 18: Radio and Records comes under attack for withdrawing Lifetime Achievements award to Bob Grant.
2008-01 19: K-Rock General Manager and VP Tom Chiusano to step down after 23 years at the station.
2008-01 19: GCap Media operations manager Steve Orchard to leave/ Global Radio makes another executive redundant.
2008-01 20: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-01 21: US radio revenues down 5% year-on-year in December 2007.
2008-01 21: Annie Mac to host BBC Radio 1 weekend afternoon shows while Sara Cox takes maternity leave.
2008-01 21: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-01 22: Clear Channel sells its South African outdoor operations to partner Independent News and Media in all-shares deal.
2008-01 22: BBC World Service version of From Our Own Correspondent to be presented by reporter Alan Johnston who was kidnapped in Gaza last year.
2008-01 22: Irish state broadcaster RTÉ to close down its Radio 1 medium wave service, on air since 1926, in March.
2008-01 23: Federal Communications Commission General Counsel and Deputy are named.
2008-01 23: New Emap Liverpool speech station courts controversy with marketing campaign including F-word.
2008-01 23: More than a million digital radio receivers sold in UK in final quarter of 2007.
2008-01 23: US National Association of Broadcasters responds to announcement of second phase of testing "white space" wireless devices.
2008-01 24: Arbitron announces Portable People Meter ratings deal with Entercom.
2008-01 24: US Satellite radio shares rise on Internet rumour of merger approval by DOJ and FCC being imminent.
2008-01 24: WLTW-FM PD Jim Ryan to leave Clear Channel/GCap Media Group PD Dirk Anthony leaving company.
2008-01 24: BBC and its unions agree deal in principle over job cuts.
2008-01 25: Federal Communications Commission posts localism proposals.
2008-01 25: BBC reveals further breaches of its standards in relation to radio competitions.
2008-01 25: Federal Communications Commission gives Clear Channel sale the go-ahead.
2008-01 26: Washington D.C. Mayor signs of on assistance deal to development project that among other thins is to take Radio One Inc. back to the capital, where it was founded.
2008-01 26: Emap shareholders approve sale of consumer magazines and radio operations to German media company Bauer.
2008-01 27: Cumulus attempts to stop former host John LaBarca using the Italian House Party name for show he will now air on another station.
2008-01 27: Look at licence and regulatory news of the past week.
2008-01 28: Peoria public radio veteran Bob Johnson retires.
2008-01 28: Arqiva reported to be prepared to cut UK radio transmission charges by 15% to get approval of its takeover of National Grid Wireless.
2008-01 28: Our look at print and online media on radio over past week plus listening pick of the week.
2008-01 29: Eastlan Ratings adds third New York State market to its radio ratings.
2008-01 29: Choice Broadcasting awarded new Classic Gold/Easy Listening/Smooth multi-city FM licence.
2008-01 29: Arbitron signs PPM deal with Philadelphia Phillies.
2008-01 29: More than 8 million a week listen to UK radio via Internet according to RAJAR survey.
2008-01 30: UK regulator upholds no radio complaints in latest bulletin.
2008-01 30: HD Digital Radio Alliance formally files opposition to US satellite radio merger.
2008-01 30: UK DAB facing over capacity according to report/German DAB broadcasts run into problems and uncertain future.
2008-01 30: Clear Channel stock falls for second day - down 14% so far this week as investors worry that buyout may be dropped.
2008-01 31: BBC Radio 3 to launch three more podcasts including short musical extracts.
2008-01 31: Clear Channel stock price stabilizes/Cadillac Jack appointed PD of WWPR-FM.
2008-01 31: German broadcasters affirm their commitment to DAB digital radio.
2008-01-31: BBC increases its reach and share in latest UK radio ratings whilst in London breakfast ratings Capital falls back to second as Magic moves into top rank
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