PORTLAND, OR -- Less than a week after Lars Larson was dropped by Westwood One, the Oregon-based talk host has a new syndicator lined up. The deal means Larson will remain on the air with at least one of his two local affiliates.
PORTLAND, OR -- According to radio-info.com, syndication giant Westwood One has cancelled the Lars Larson show "effective immediately," leaving affiliates to line up replacements. Larson is reportedly seeking a new syndicator so he can stay on the air. (Updated 3/20)
When the New York Stock Exchange opens today, shares in Saga Communications stock will be worth about four times what they closed at yesterday. But shareholders didn't hit the lottery: they'll own only a quarter of the number of shares. (Sidebar inside: Updates on Citadel and Regent delisting threats)
WASHINGTON -- There seem to be conflicting reports on exactly how many people went to Washington, DC to witness the inauguration of President Barack Obama on Tuesday, but we know of at least two local radio journalists who made the trip. And one even provided CNYRadio.com with his own account of how things went.
ITHACA/CORTLAND -- Saga's WHCU is sending Geoff Dunn and Dave Vieser to Washington, DC to provide live coverage of the inauguration of Barack Obama tomorrow. To the best of our knowledge, they're the only local reporters in CNYRadio.com territory making the trip.
ITHACA -- The 5-station cluster operated by Saga Communications will be allowed to stand, after the FCC denied an "Application for Review" filed by the Finger Lakes Alliance for Independent Media. But two FCC commissioners called their agreement "reluctant" in a separate statement.