Pandora has signed a music rights deal with BMG as of September 11th, 2014. In an effort to secure a more favorable deal for the songwriters and copyright holders, the 4th largest publisher executed a direct deal with the most popular streaming service. Show More Summary
Clear Channel on Tuesday announced it became iHeartMedia, “reflecting the company’s success in becoming a one-of-a-kind multi-platform media company with unparalleled reach and impact.” The move doesn’t affect Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Show More Summary
It’s clear that Endemol is making a play to be the go-to location for top-notch content.
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) argued that President Obama was “clearly looking forward to leaving [ISIS] to his successor” on Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “They’re [ISIS] going to have to be defeated by ground troops, now...Show More Summary
When I was 11, I scrawled “Maribeth” with a star over the “i” over anything I could get my hands on, homework and diary alike, and told all my friends that they had to write my name that way from now on. That lasted about a month. And now that Clear Channel has everyone’s attention at this sleepover, it’d like … [More]
It's been almost nine years since Clear Channel spun off Live Nation (who went on to buy Ticketmaster). Now:Clear Channel on Tuesday refashioned itself as iHeartMedia, accentuating how the lines between online and AM/FM radio are blurring at the...
Communications giant Clear Channel, the largest owner of radio stations in the U.S., announced this week it will change its decades-old name to something a little more suited to the evolving tastes of the discerning contemporary millenial. Read more...
The largest radio operator in the country has changed its 42-year-old name. On Tuesday, in a sign of the growing hold that online streaming has over the world of broadcasting, CC Media... To view the full story, click the title link...
"It’s clear that no other company can match our reach or broad spectrum of media platforms," says CEO Bob Pittman read more
Clear Channel has finally tuned in to the need to rethink its brand. Clear Channel, the radio conglomerate that operates more than 1,200 stations around the United States, announced Tuesday that it is rebranding as iHeartMedia, drawing...Show More Summary
Am I the only one who has always thouht that the name iHeartRadio sounds dated and.., well, just silly? The folks at broadcast behemoth Clear Channel apparently loved the name so much that, in an attempt to put their digital media front and center, they've just rebranded the whole company as iHeartMedia. Show More Summary
When iHeartRadio first launched years ago, it was a just a mobile app to let people listen to any of Clear Channel's 800-something radio stations on their phones. Now, three years and some 50 million subscribers later, the "iHeart" moniker has grown...
Media and entertainment company Clear Channel is today rebranding itself as iHeartMedia, picking up the new name from its digital business iHeartRadio. The latter was formed three years ago as Clear Channel’s key entry into digital music, and as of June has reached 50 million registered users, the company claims. Show More Summary
Big news: Clear Channel is now "iHeartMedia," named after the company's iHeartRadio online radio station streaming service.
The move builds on the success of iHeartRadio, which has become central to Clear Channel’s efforts to remake itself as a multiplatform media company.
Clear Channel, the nation's biggest radio station owner, is broadcasting a new signal to listeners and advertisers.
On Friday we wrote that 40 year District TV veteran Arch Campbell would today depart WJLA and News Channel 8, and he’s since cleared the air that he’s not retiring, merely, taking a break. Campbell clarified with FishbowlDC that while...Show More Summary
Clear Channel has suspended San Diego Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer for the team's final preseason game on Thursday night after making an anti-semitic joke on-air last week.
When Google started to push out 64-bit versions of Chrome to its Dev and Canary channels in June for the Windows operating system, it was not clear at first if the company had the intention to offer it permanently to users of the browser. Show More Summary
San Diego Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer has been suspended from the broadcast of the team's final preseason game on Thursday. The Chargers announced the news, noting that it was Clear Channel's decision to suspend Bauer for the invention-of-copper-wire joke. Read more...