John Malone. John Malone, the local mogul at the helm of Liberty Media, didn't become one of the richest men in the state by making foolish investments. But his decision, made public moments ago, to provide $530 million in loans to Sirius XM Radio in exchange for a 40 percent equity stake in the st ... More >>
Yesterday's blog "The Bloodletting Starts at Clear Channel Denver" documents ten layoffs at the Texas corporation's local properties: five FMs -- KTCL/93.3 FM, The Party/95.7 FM, KBCO/97.3 FM, The Fox/103.5 FM and KBPI/106.7 FM -- and three AMs -- KHOW/630 AM, KKZN/760 AM and KOA/850 AM. This morn ... More >>
Oh, how times have changed in the Denver radio market. Back in 2000, KXPK/96.5 FM, then known as the Peak, sold to Emmis Communications for $36 million -- a price tag that didn't seem outrageous at the time. Cut to December 2008, when CBS peddled three high-profile Denver FMs -- KWLI/92.5 FM (know ... More >>
Watch out, radio stations. I'm no longer impotent when it comes to determining your success of failure. Suddenly, I'm a force to be reckoned with. Sort of. Kind of. In a way. A few days back, my beloved received a letter from Arbitron, the Maryland-based radio-ratings service. "Be Part of the Rad ... More >>
Thursday, November 15, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.
Saturday, July 21, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
Wednesday, January 24, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
HD radio rocks -- but is anyone listening?
From the week of June 23, 2005
From the week of November 18, 2004
A jury may finally get to hear a juicy suit against Clear Channel.
On his tour, Sage Francis flips Clear Channel the bird.
Radio waves: Clear Channel clears the air about independent promoters.
House of Rock
If Clear Channel can't afford Internet radio, who can?
A local college student is on a one-man mission to attack lousy radio.
An adult advertiser complains that explicit radio stations won't run his not-very-explicit commercials.
Still battling Goliath, Nobody in Particular Presents claims a clear victory in court.
Old Ship of Zion
Deluxe Speedometer & Radio Service
Does the sale of five major Denver radio stations mean big changes, or more of the same?
Most radio stations pick songs that are good for everyone but aspiring musicians and listeners.
The Clear Channel Empire Strikes Back
A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.
As two of his competitors brace for a legal battle, a revived Barry Fey sits quietly by. Kidding!
A lawsuit brought by nobody in particular presents could muddy the waters of the Clear Channel empire.
Lynn Carey, Metro Traffic
Clear Channel merger
Rick Barber, KOA-AM/850
Denver's radio shakeup may leave some big names without a home.
The world may be in the hands of a bunch of hams on New Year's Eve.
The toughest executive in Denver radio pleads his case.
Are Denver listeners getting the radio they deserve? A Backbeat investigation.
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