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.
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.
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.
Radio Ink debuts the Mighty Red II, bringing back the little HD radio with mighty HD sound. New features on the Mighty Red II include Artist Experience -- cover art, artist info, and more -- onscreen ads that can be synced with audio, Live Pause, and song and ad Bookmarking. It's a great gift for clients to show them what's really possible with HD Radio. Click the headline to order now.
PastBlast, the new iPad app from Radio Ink is available now in the Apple App Store. Historical audio, photos, and more from every era of radio's history, with navigation through a beautiful, fully equipped retro radio studio. Click the headline to see it, or get it here.
The economy is slowly turning around, and broadcasters are beginning to hire again. Put your name in front of the industry with a free listing in Radio Pros Available. And we'll be happy to post your aircheck or demo, or a link to your website. Click the headline to learn more.
February 7: Focus on Formats, talking respected consultants including McVay Media's Mike McVay Format trends
Focus on Hispanic: Featuring research from Scarborough; Frank Flores on marketing to Hispanics
Also: Tech Ink, edited by Judith Gross Coming up in Radio Ink: February 21: Focus on Country -- the annual CRS issue March 7: The Urban Radio Issue/Most Influential African Americans in Radio March 21: Radio's Best Studios and Facilities