April 6, 1986
BEAUTIFUL MUSIC KBIG-FM (104.3) KDOU-FM (97.5) KIQQ-FM (100.3) KJOI-FM (98.7) KOCM-FM (103.1) NEWS/TALK KABC-AM (790) KFOX-AM (93.5) (also country) KFWB-AM (980) KGIL-AM (1260) KIEV-AM (870) KNX-AM (1070) NOSTALGIA KBOB-FM (98.3) KGRB-AM (900) KMPC-AM (710) KWRM-AM (1370) POP / ROCK KBZT-FM (97.1) KEZY-FM (95.9) KFI-AM (640) KGIL-FM (94.3) (soft rock) KIIS-AM (1150) KIIS-FM (102.7) KKHR-FM (93.1) KLOS-FM (95.5) KMET-FM (94.7) KNAC-FM (105.5) (heavy metal) KNJO-FM (92.7) (soft rock) KNOB-FM (97.
November 30, 2012 |
The jockeying has begun on Capitol Hill over congressional legislation known as the Internet Radio Fairness Act, or IRFA (HR 6480 and S3609), with many musicians, record companies and performing rights organizations lining up in opposition to the bills that are supported by Internet radio operators and other big tech companies such as Google. Wednesday's first day of hearings included testimony from producer-songwriter Jimmy Jam, SoundExchange president Michael Huppe, Hubbard Radio President and CEO Bruce Reese, Venrock investment partner (and former eMusic chief)
August 11, 1987 |
An administrative law judge at the Federal Communications Commission today denied renewal of RKO General Inc.'s licenses for 14 radio and television stations, including three in Los Angeles, saying the company's dishonesty is unprecedented for a broadcaster. "No case ever before decided by this commission presents dishonesty comparable to RKO's," Judge Edward J. Kuhlmann wrote in a 75-page decision.
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May 1, 2008 |
"Big Ron" O'Brien, 56, a disc jockey who spent more than a decade in Los Angeles radio and was host of a weekday afternoon show on KIIS-FM (102.7), died Sunday from complications of pneumonia, Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia announced on its website. O'Brien had been hospitalized in Paoli, Pa. Since 2002, he had worked at WOGL-FM (98.1), a Philadelphia station that plays classic pop. Don Barrett, publisher of LARadio.com, called O'Brien "one of those passionate radio people who electrified his audience every time he flipped on the microphone."
July 3, 1985 |
KUSC-FM (91.5), the most widely listened-to public radio station in Los Angeles, has dropped "All Things Considered"--the last vestige of National Public Radio news programming on its schedule. Station manager Wallace Smith said that replacing the afternoon program with classical music was both a programming and budgetary decision.
January 25, 1988
President Reagan's State of the Union address will be televised live at 6 tonight on ABC, CBS, NBC and on cable's CNN and C-SPAN. Radio coverage airs at 6 p.m. on KCRW-FM (89.9), KFWB (980), KGIL (1260 AM), KNX (1070), KPCC-FM (89.3), KPFK-FM (90.7). In addition, C-SPAN will also have tape-delayed coverage at 8:30 p.m.