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US radio hosts suspended over Houston ‘crack’ jibe

LOS ANGELES - Two popular radio presenters in Los Angeles were suspended Thursday for derogatory comments about Whitney Houston in a live discussion about her death. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, afternoon talk show hosts on KFI-AM radio, were ordered off-air until February 27 after calling Houston a “crack ho.

Whitney Houston News: John and Ken Suspended for Calling Singer a 'Crack Ho'

John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, KFI-AM radio's popular afternoon talk show hosts better known as "John and Ken," were suspended effective immediately on Thursday, for reportedly calling Whitney Houston a "crack ho," according to reports.

US radio hosts suspended over Houston 'crack' jibe

Two popular radio presenters in Los Angeles were suspended for derogatory comments about Whitney Houston in a live discussion about her death. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, afternoon talk show hosts on KFI-AM radio, were ordered off-air until February 27 after calling Houston a "crack ho.

Kailua Man Indicted for Hurricane Katrina Fraud

HONOLULU—A federal grand jury returned a 28-count indictment today against Kailua (Oahu) resident Dan Doyle, age 54, for an investment fraud scheme marketed primarily on AM radio financial shows airing in California. Florence T Nakakuni, United ...

Funding controversy hits Japan whaling

Last Updated: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 07:25:00 +1100 Japan's whaling fleet has left port at the start of this season's hunt - amid allegations Japan's whaling operations are being subsidised by tsunami recovery funds. The claim is made today by Australian Broadcasting Corporation's AM radio program.

Two new AM radio stations approved for Montreal

Montrealers are soon going to hear two new high-power AM radio stations, including a French-language news-talk station that's going to go up against 98.5FM and a frequency change for TSN Radio 990.

Plea to save BBC AM radio service

The leaders of two councils are calling on the BBC not to switch off one of its local radio transmitters in Somerset.

Japan to assist Radio Pakistan in equipments’ upgradation

ISLAMABAD: Japan likely to help Radio Pakistan to rehabilitate its medium wave transmitting network and studio facilities. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Director Yasumichi Araki stated this while speaking with Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) Director General (DG) Murtaza Solangi at National Broadcasting House on Thursday.

New Products › FM/ AM radio and speaker combo

Sony's FM stereo/AM portable radio SRF-18 model has an FM/AM tuner with a built-in speaker, two 80mW stereo speakers and radio recording capability. Batteries are good for up to 47 hours of listening. Comes in three colors. Price: 3,500 yen.

Dutch Radio 1 via British transmitter

Dutch domestic news/information network Radio 1 has commenced temporary broadcasts from the former BBC mediumwave transmitter at Orfordness in Suffolk on 648 kHz....

Canada AM radio declines, FM increases

OTTAWA, July 13 (UPI) -- The number of Canadian AM radio stations shrank in 2010, although revenues remained steady as FM stations and revenues grew, the national regulator said. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission reported...

NASA's Cassini can hear it when lightning crashes on Saturn

Some folks can fall asleep to the calming pitter patter of gentle rain. Yeah, we're not those people. But we could be swayed into a somnolent stupor if those sounds came from epic storms -- on Saturn. Captured by NASA's Cassini probe last March, this 11-second clip of AM radio-like electrostatic is....

TCG and WFLA 540 AM to Host the “2011 Florida Legislative Updates for Condo and Homeowners Associations”

(PR-inside.com) (MIAMI) July 6, 2011 – The Continental Group (TCG), in conjunction with WFLA 540 AM Radio, will host the “2011 Florida Legislative Updates for Condo Associations” on Tuesday, July 12th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Universal located at 7800 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819.

Montreal to get two all-traffic radio stations

Transport Quebec and Cogego are teaming up to create two new all-traffic AM radio stations (one English, one French) for the Montreal region.

Born of Pirate Radio, Seeking a Spot on British Dial

Radio Caroline, which first took to the air from a makeshift studio on an offshore ship in 1964, wants an AM radio designation in Britain.

Santorum blames abortion for Social Security woes

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In his latest trip to New Hampshire, Republican Rick Santorum says the Social Security system would be in much better shape if there were fewer abortions. The former Pennsylvania senator and potential presidential candidate was asked about Social Security during an interview on WESZ-AM radio in Laconia on Tuesday morning.

Angola: Uige Province Gains Medium Wave Transmitter

A medium wave transmitter will be installed in northern Uige province this year, in order to expand the signal of the State-run "Radio Nacional de Angola" (RNA) broadcasting station to the whole provincial territory.

Uige province gains medium wave transmitter

Angola, Uíge A medium wave transmitter will be installed in northern Uige province this year, in order to expand the signal of the State-run “Radio Nacional de Angola” (RNA) broadcasting station to the whole provincial territory. The information was released by RNA chief executive officer, Pedro Cabral.

Private AM radio on the rise in Italy

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While state controlled Medium Wave or AM radio stations in Italy were reduced to a minimum of about 50 transmitters, all of them  re-broadcasting RAI first radio channel, private AM stations have started to appear in Italy over this (almost) empty band.

Effective Feb 9, 2011 NEXUS-IBA and European Gospel Radio are on the air on two AM (Medium Wave) frequencies, covering the city of Rome (population 2.7 million) and the North East of Italy (Venice, Padua, Verona, Bologna and vicinities, population around 3 million) from 8PM until 1AM Central European Time.

Following the tradition of a 30+ years old FM, Shortwave and now AM international relay service, IRRS (The Italian Radio Relay Service) and NEXUS-IBA  are carrying international programming from different sources from around the world, consisting mainly of news, information and dedicated segments of Christian radio (avail. Sundays only) in English.

1566 kHz covers the centre of Rome, while 1368 kHz is very well heard in the North-Eastern part of Italy, including Padua, Venice, Verona, Vicenza and Bologna. favoured by a quite clear channel all over continental Europe, several listeners are reproting reception as far away as Spain, Austria, Germany, Sweden and Finland during the evening and night.

 

 

ITV profits treble in ad revenue boom

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3/2/2011 - 7:56:41 AM Broadcasting giant ITV reported a near trebling in annual profits today as it benefited from a bounce-back in advertising revenues and hit shows such as 'Downton Abbey' and 'The X Factor'. The group posted underlying pre-tax profits of £321m (€378m) for 2010, up from £108m....

AM radio or YouTube? How parties reach their supporters

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Marketing is almost always targeted at a particular audience. That’s why you don’t see sugary breakfast cereal commercials during a cop drama or life insurance ads during episodes of Glee . Political marketing is no different, and recently the Conservatives purchased advertising time during the....

Medium wave frequency for the "Voice of Russia" radio station

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[ Federal Office of Communications ] The Russian public service broadcaster "Voice of Russia" has been granted permission to transmit its program service on medium-wave from the Monte Ceneri transmitter. The Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) awarded the station a corresponding licence. 08.02.

Knoxville pioneering broadcaster James Dick dies

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Associated Press - February 8, 2011 6:24 AM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Knoxville broadcaster James A. Dick Sr., who parleyed a construction permit for a 1,000-watt AM radio station into an East...

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Associated Press - February 8, 2011 6:25 AM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Knoxville broadcaster James A. Dick Sr., who parleyed a construction permit for a 1,000-watt AM radio station into an East...

Huntington Names Mike Fezzey President of its SE Michigan Region

COLUMBUS, Ohio Jan. 5, 2011 -- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) announced today that it has named Mike Fezzey president of its SE Michigan region. A successful businessman and civic leader, Fezzey has been president and general manager of WJR-AM radio.

CA upholds sanctions vs GMA radio station

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MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals 10th Division has affirmed 2 orders by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) imposing a fine to GMA Network, Inc. for operating its DYSP-AM radio station in Puerto Princesa, Palawan with an expired Provisional Authority.

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Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Business News : PNG Government backs shortwave to reach rural areas [23/11/2017

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to improve communication and the dissemination of information to the provinces using the shortwave radio network, says Com...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 HR What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 Min What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

How North Koreans bypass media censorship Some catch forbidden programming via shortwave radios, others secretly watch South Korean TV. Denied access to information from abroad, North Koreans have inventive ways of following the news.

TV, North Korean-style. In a country where listening to or watching foreign media is forbidden, state broadcasters reign, with anchors in traditional Korean clo...

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de facto independence, when Russian or Western analysts spoke about demographic problems in them, they focused almost entirely on the role of ethnic Russians an...

Putin’s Announcement Of Candidacy Shows Need For Kremlinology Has Returned – OpEd

By Paul Goble The need for Kremlinology to understand what is going on in Moscow is increasingly important, Yakub Koreyba says, because “there are no politics i...

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By Paul Goble The Russian government claims that Russians have reduced their alcohol consumption by almost 30 percent over the last decade, but in fact, while t...

Eight Reasons Why Finland Is Only Part Of Pre-1917 Empire Moscow Never Got Back In Whole Or In Part – OpEd

By Paul Goble This week, Finland marks the centenary of its independence from Russia, a date that is all the more impressive because it is the only country that...

Chinese firm secures $42.5m loan for Enugu project 15 mins ago Nigeria

A Chinese firm, Shenyang International Economic and Technical Cooperation Limited (CSYIC), has secured a $42.5m loan, under the Chinese Credit Insurance Corpora...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling i...

China’s Oil Import Dependence Climbs As Output Falls – Analysis

By Michael Lelyveld. RFA China’s dependence on foreign oil is growing and is likely to keep rising for decades to come, experts say. Despite increases in intern...

Currency depreciation

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of thi...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

By HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press. CAIRO (AP) - Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to re...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...