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Monday, January 31, 2011

Jan. 31: Rebellion on Fisher board



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Today's Headlines January 31, 2011

Investor Moves To Revamp Fisher Board

Investor Moves To Revamp Fisher Board

Fisher Communications shareholder FrontFour Capital, a hedge fund managed by David Lorber, has informed Fisher that it will move to nominate four new members to Fisher's board at the company's 2011 shareholders' meeting. Lorber is a member of the the boards of both Fisher and Huntingdon Real Estate Investment Trust, whose bid to purchase Fisher was rejected in December.
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Price For Townsquare/Idaho Sales Revealed

The price Rich Broadcasting will pay for six Townsquare station in Idaho is reported in an FCC filing: $1.85 million.

NJ-Owned Noncomms Up For Sale

Public Radio Capital is advising New Jersey's state treasurer on the possible sale of the nine state-owned public radio stations. The sale was authorized in a bill signed by Gov. Chris Christie in December.
Envision Takes On National Syndication For Hank FM

Envision Takes On National Syndication For Hank FM

Envision Radio Networks signs on as national syndicator for Kroeger Media's Hank FM Country format.

Bill Cunningham Adds 300th Affiliate

Premiere Radio Networks' Live on Sunday Nights It's Bill Cunningham adds KLIF/Dallas, the 300th affiliate for the weekend show.
TRN's Ingraham Adds Affiliates 

TRN's Ingraham Adds Affiliates

Talk Radio Network's Laura Ingraham Show adds KSFO/San Francisco, WFYL/Pittsburgh, and WTNT in DC. The show is now heard in eight of the top 10 markets.

The Upper End Of The Money Demo Is Waiting For You To Discover Something New

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FCC Moves To Dismiss Net Neutrality Challenges 

FCC Moves To Dismiss Net Neutrality Challenges

The FCC has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals in DC to dismiss challenges to the commission's net neutrality rules, saying the lawsuits are premature.
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CRTC Yanks Community Station's License

The Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission has revoked the license of CKLN, a station based on campus at Toronto's Ryerson University, citing problems including a seven-month staff lockout.
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