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.
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.
July 25, 2011 |
Before "The Soup" or any number of cable television shows filled their airtime with celebrity mockery and current-events satire, morning radio hosts made such bits their stock in trade. Now, some of those radio hosts will turn the tables and bring their snark and silliness to TV viewers around the country. "Dish Nation" puts cameras in the studios of drive-time radio shows in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Detroit and gives viewers a best-of collection of jokes and interviews from that day's programs.