NERW Update: Buffalo Gets Mix-ed

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By SCOTT FYBUSH Welcome back to the workweek, and to the fall season in radio! If you missed it over the long, lazy Labor Day weekend, there’s a full NorthEast Radio Watch column this week, available for your reading pleasure right here. Better yet – this column is free in its entirety for everyone. Our […]

NERW Labor Day Weekend: WFAS Makes Its FM Return

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In this week’s issue… WFAS relaunches on FM – Country brand extends up the coast – CC modifies Providence plan – Corus shuffles Cornwall lineup By SCOTT FYBUSH This week’s NERW is coming to you a little early, both because of breaking news and the Labor Day weekend holiday. And it’s coming to you FREE […]

Site of the Week 8/29/14: Dallas Studios, 2012

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH It doesn’t usually (or often) work out this way, but it’s always exciting when we can see a whole bunch of facilities in just a couple of hours, especially on very short notice. And that’s just what happened in Dallas in December 2012, when a day that started with […]

NERW 8/25/2014: New Owners in New York

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In this week’s issue… New owners in upstate NY – Media General sells in RI – Public broadcaster plots spectrum auction – Remembering Philly, NYC morning legends – CBS shakes it up in Boston By SCOTT FYBUSH *Upstate NEW YORK tends to be a fairly conservative place – not just politically, but when it comes […]

Site of the Week 8/22/2014: KXAS, Fort Worth, Texas

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH This week’s installment is a special one for us, because it completes (at long last) our “Things That Won’t Be There Much Longer” tour that stretched over much of 2012. Over the course of that year, we at first failed (and then finally succeeded) at getting out to Catalina […]

NERW 8/18/2014: Disney AMs – The Next Chapter

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In this week’s issue… What’s next for the Radio Disney sell-offs – Nash Icons on the way? – New York AM deleted – Morning shift in Worcester – CRTC targets border blasters By SCOTT FYBUSH *If you have kids, as we do, you almost surely have a shelf somewhere full of Disney videos. And if […]

Site of the Week 8/15/2014: San Diego, 2012

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH We do indeed play favorites here at this column: I gladly confess that San Diego is one of my favorite cities anywhere. It’s not just the perpetually perfect weather – it’s also the friendly broadcast community, where there’s always something new to see every time I’m in town. 2012 […]