22 NOV 1963
Dallas' three television stations were given separate assignments. As WFAA-TV 8 (ABC) was providing live coverage of the President's arrival at Love Field, KRLD-TV 4 (CBS) was set up at the Trade Mart for Kennedy's luncheon speech. WBAP-TV 5(NBC), being a Dallas/Fort Worth network based in the latter, had done live coverage of the President's breakfast speech in Fort Worth earlier that day. On hand to report the arrival on radio was Joe Long of KLIF 1190...and WFAA Radio reported as well: MORE
4 SEPTEMBER 1918 - Birth of Paul Harvey, American radio commentator.
Paul Harvey Aurandt, better known as Paul Harvey, is an American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He broadcasts News and Comment on weekday mornings and mid-days, and at noon on Saturdays, as well as his famous The Rest of the Story segments. His listening audience is estimated at 22 million people a week. Harvey likes to say he was raised in radio newsrooms.
FCC Cross-Ownership rules: A corrupt deal between Old Media and government from beginning to end
The 1975 FCC rule prohibiting companies from owning both a newspaper and broadcast station in the same local market began for the wrong reasons and may soon end for the wrong reasons. Don’t believe any of the claptrap you may have heard about how such legislation protects the public by keeping the press “independent” or ensuring “diversity.” It is nothing more than a stinky deal between Old Media and the government that has protected both of them at the expense of the people. The rest of the story.
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RIAA ?HD Radio? Comments to the FCC
Executive Summary of RIAA “HD Radio” Comments to the FCC
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Sony and others ware distributing virus and spyware type programs with some of their audio CD's. HD Radio will have problems.
The RIAA, ASCAP, BMI, and performers rights organizations have said they will not grant HD Radio stations music licenses and broadcast rights to digital radio stations once the receivers are mass produced without digital copy protection in the HD radios. This has scared off most of the large radio manufacturers that have the capacity to mass produce large numbers of HD radios. They don't want to be involved in the huge lawsuit that the music industry has promised.
Here are some links:
HD Radio may well wind up being only able to digitally play music from a hand full of unsigned independent musicians that are already available for download on the internet.
All this and digital jamming of analog stations too. The iBiquity version of digital radio, HD Radio, is a hoax.
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Updated: Thursday, 10 November 2005 9:16 AM EST