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Information Diet: Carson Daly The 'Voice' host gets in a New York state of mind with the 'Post,' the 'Times' and Howard Stern

Specs Who Carson Daly Age 38 Accomplishments Host Last call With Carson Daly and The Voice (returns Feb. 5 after the Super Bowl), both on NBC; DJs morning show on Los Angeles' AMP Radio…

January 26, 2012, 11:26 PM EST

New York Lottery Rolls Out New Campaign Powerball ticket prices double as jackpot grows

Win Powerball, and you can hire Cyndi Lauper to serve as your personal house musician. So says a 2012 New York Lottery campaign running under the new tagline, “Yeah, that kind…

January 24, 2012, 6:25 AM EST

iHeartRadio Opens Its API Third-party developers may expand availability, attract brands

Digital streaming services are expanding their self-definition by turning themselves into platforms. Last fall, Clear Channel revamped its iHeartRadio streaming site to include customization features on top of the its 800…

January 11, 2012, 8:02 AM EST

Streaming Music Has a Problem—It's a Huge Success Pandora, Spotify and others need revenue—and where they want to get it from is ruffling feathers

In late September, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek was the first guest Mark Zuckerberg introduced on stage during his keynote speech at the f8 developer conference, which introduced the network’s new…

January 10, 2012, 6:42 AM EST

Clear Channel, Cumulus Partnership Aims Crosshairs at Pandora, Groupon Will cross-publish content from iHeartRadio, SweetJack

Clear Channel's three-year-old digital streaming service, iHeartRadio, will now stream content from 570 terrestrial radio stations owned by competitor Cumulus Media, the companies announced today. iHeartRadio launched several years ago as…

December 5, 2011, 11:49 AM EST

MOG Challenges Spotify With Free Music No-cost streaming comes in exchange for brand pitches

It’s cloud-based. It’s on-demand. It’s all-you-can-eat. Or listen, rather. It’s customizable, “intelligent,” browser-based, built in HTML5, and curated. It’s a music service that competes with Spotify, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Pandora.…

September 14, 2011, 7:11 PM EDT

Conservative Groups Paying Up for Talk Show Endorsements Politico investigates the business of subtle promotions

For the past few years, conservative radio hosts like Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Mark Levin have been preaching the messages of prominent conservative advocacy groups—and encouraging their…

June 15, 2011, 11:59 AM EDT

Pandora Revenue Doubles in Q1 But so do losses in advance of IPO

Even as Pandora Media reports soaring first-quarter revenue, the streaming radio service said losses more than doubled in the period. Pandora, gearing up for an IPO next month, incurred losses…

May 27, 2011, 10:29 AM EDT

Ratings Drop for Limbaugh, Hannity Radio Shows Numbers have been down since the 2010 elections

The popularity of right-wing radio shows—including Rush Limbaugh's and Sean Hannity's afternoon programs—has declined steeply in recent months, according to a new report from Arbitron. Limbaugh’s and Hannity’s WABC shows have…

May 24, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT

Congress, Back at Work, Has FCC in Its Sights House Republicans aren't happy with the way the regulator has been going about its business lately, and they're getting ready to do something about it

While Congress has been off on a break over the last two weeks, the five men and women who make up the Federal Communications Commission have been able to breathe…

May 4, 2011, 6:46 AM EDT