NERW 7/7/2014: Opie, No Anthony

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In this week’s issue… Twitter rant pulls Cumia off satellite radio – Clear Channel cuts in Rochester, W. Mass. – NYC’s new 103.9 debuts – Changes afoot in CT radio – Canadian AM seeks power cut By SCOTT FYBUSH *It’s been quite a few years since Opie and Anthony have been a terrestrial radio story […]

NERW 6/30/2014: Cox, Fox Reshape Boston TV

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In this week’s issue… Cox/Fox swap gives WFXT new owner – Cumulus readies NYC’s new FM – Sinclair sells in PA – New FM in southern Ontario By SCOTT FYBUSH MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: It appears Clear Channel is busy cutting staff again, at least here in Rochester. Veteran WHAM (1180) morning man Chet Walker was […]

NERW 6/23/2014: Urban Shakeup in NYC

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In this week’s issue… Urban radio battle in NYC heats up – Mass. TV station sold – Eviction notice for WBAI? – Binghamton translator launches – NHPR makes a buy By SCOTT FYBUSH (A quick programming update: after coming home for a week, “Mrs. NERW” bounced back in to the hospital for a few days […]

NERW 6/16/2014: Boston’s Full of Bull

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In this week’s issue… Boston’s dance FM evolves to country – New FM coming to RI? – AM talk ratings sink to all-time lows – Translators on the move near NYC – WBZ slaps down “WBZ” – PLUS: More Baseball on the Radio By SCOTT FYBUSH *When Clear Channel bought a third FM station in […]

NERW 6/9/2014: What’s Coming to Central Vermont?

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In this week’s issue… Classical out, “The One” in at Radio Vermont – “Boston Public Radio” expands – PDs on the move in Pennsylvania – Simulcasts shift in Albany – More Ontario AMs move to FM By SCOTT FYBUSH (This is a particularly brief NERW edition this week. Thanks for your patience as we head […]

NERW 6/2/2014: Dave Herman is Dead

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In this week’s issue… Remembering Dave Herman, for good or bad – FM move in Connecticut – NYC morning show cancelled – Emily Rooney scales back – Challenge halts NY station sale – Tower down in Mass.? By SCOTT FYBUSH (Another brief note before we launch into the column: Lisa is back in Rochester, but […]

NERW 5/26/2014: Entercom to Morning Team – Buzz Off

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In this week’s issue… NYC’s Now is now Amp – Rochester morning team axed – CBC: No shutdown of Radio 2…yet – Cape noncomm dial lights up – Dodge LPFM rescinded – Knowlton Nash, RIP By SCOTT FYBUSH (Another brief note before we launch into the column: Lisa is back in Rochester, but remains hospitalized, […]

NERW 5/19/2014: Big Changes in LI, Cape Radio

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In this week’s issue… Clear, Connoisseur, Qantum, JVC make moves – AM auction ends with Rockland win – WMVY’s on-air return comes with big power – CRTC hears Toronto FM pitches, approves Montreal FMs By SCOTT FYBUSH CBS3’s Pat Ciarrocchi and 6ABC’s Jim Gardner have been inducted into the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of […]