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Top of the Tower: The Fybush Media Podcast

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Top of the Tower Podcast #016: KQV and WMEX Fight for Survival

12/20/2017
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Beasley, iHeart take control of new Boston properties - What's happening to the HD subchannels in the shuffle? - Ed Perry's surprise purchase of WMEX, away from the high-profile auction - Pittsburgh's KQV seeks buyer, could go dark

Duration:00:28:16


Top of the Tower Podcast #015: Net Neutrality, WGHT’s End and More

12/14/2017
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Some thoughts on how the FCC handled Net Neutrality, and how different it's been from usual public comment processes - Saying goodbye to one quirky small AM, and wondering about the future of another - Mike Francesa's farewell from WFAN

Duration:00:23:27


Top of the Tower #014: Who Controls ALT?

12/6/2017
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Sexual harassment allegations take two more public media voices off the air in New York - The FCC sets the date for the next AM translator window: what do broadcasters need to know? - "ALT" branding creates new conflicts between Entercom and iHeart - CBS/Entercom fallout includes Seattle format changes - The latest on DTV repacks and zombie licenses

Duration:00:24:34


Top of the Tower Podcast #013: The Entercom Fallout

11/22/2017
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In this week's podcast: Lance Venta from RadioInsight.com joins us again to analyze the first week of Entercom's takeover of CBS Radio.

Duration:00:24:23


Top of the Tower Podcast #012 – Entercom/CBS/iHeart/Beasley, Dissected

11/15/2017
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In this week's episode: We're joined by RadioInsight's Lance Venta as we break down all the many moving parts of the CBS Radio/Entercom deal set to close on Friday.

Duration:00:53:56


Top of the Tower Podcast #011: Conversations from NAB/AES NY

11/8/2017
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While we're on the road, we bring you more of our interviews from the floor at the Audio Engineering Society and NAB New York conventions in October. We talk with two top spoken-word consultants, Valerie Geller and Holland Cooke, plus a chat with Bill Bennett of LAWO about virtualizing studios and cool-looking European broadcast consoles.

Duration:00:22:13


Top of the Tower Podcast #010: Cross-Ownership Changes?

11/1/2017
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In this week's installment: We're on the road, but the FCC's busy getting ready for a vote to change some cross-ownership rules. What will it mean for broadcasters (and newspapers)? We dig deep...

Duration:00:15:15


Top of the Tower Podcast #009 – Main Studio Rule and NAB/AES NYC

10/25/2017
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Top of the Tower tackles the intricacies of the FCC's elimination of the main studio rule - plus conversations with engineers at the NAB New York and AES shows

Duration:00:27:39


Top of the Tower Podcast #008: Entercom’s Big Spins

10/10/2017
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This week's episode is all about one big breaking news story: the announcement Tuesday afternoon that Entercom's spinoffs will include five Boston stations. Who'll end up with WBZ(AM), WBZ-FM, WZLX, WRKO and WKAF? Will it be Hubbard? Cox? iHeart? Someone else? We break down all the possibilities with Lance Venta of RadioInsight.com, which broke the story.

Duration:00:39:18


Top of the Tower Podcast #007: Repack Fun, the Telos Van and AES NYC

10/4/2017
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It’s an extended episode this week with two great guests! We talk about some of the latest TV repack developments (including the exclusive news about an unusual deal in Boston that you read about first in NorthEast Radio Watch), and then we chat with some of the Daves we know. First up, it’s Dave Collins […]

Duration:00:41:49


Top of the Tower Podcast #006: K-Love, High School Radio and Airchexx.com

9/27/2017
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In this week's Top of the Tower podcast: EMF picks up signals from CBS Radio/Entercom deal, including a Scranton rimshot - New translator/HD2 signals on the air in Rochester, Binghamton - Bruins seek new radio voice - WFMU's odd new billboard - A chat with Howard Price about a new high school radio station he's building - Steve West talks about his labor of love, Airchexx.com

Duration:00:35:31


Top of the Tower Podcast #005 – TV Repack, Anita Bonita and More

9/19/2017
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In this week's Top of the Tower podcast: New Hampshire's WBIN goes away (sort of) in the first shot of the TV repack, some thoughts on CBS/Entercom, a conversation with New York radio legend Anita Bonita, and more from the Radio BBQ!

Duration:00:21:16


Top of the Tower Podcast #004 – Recovering from Irma, and a Radio BBQ

9/12/2017
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In this week's edition: Thoughts on the Radio Show in Austin - Wheatstone's Mike Erickson and broadcast continuity/disaster prep expert Howard Price talk about the lessons from Harvey and now from Hurricane Irma - Sounds from the big Radio BBQ in Connecticut over the weekend - and more!

Duration:00:39:11


Top of the Tower Podcast #3

9/5/2017
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In this week’s episode: How an obscure Rhode Island law could delay WBRU’s license sale – Saluting Texas broadcasters – The Radio Show gets underway in Austin – What we heard at the eclipse – and more!

Duration:00:24:31


NERW 6/17/2013: WMSX Makes its Move

6/17/2013
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In this week’s issue… Langer plots WMSX move – Format change in upstate NY – Wade out at Z100 – NERW on the Road – PLUS: Baseball on the Radio 2013, the finale By SCOTT FYBUSH *There’s a new AM signal coming to eastern MASSACHUSETTS, as owner Alexander Langer moves forward on a relocation of […]

Duration:00:33:37


NERW 11/28/11: AM Bounces Back

11/28/2011
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In this week’s issue: New AMs in Toronto, Montreal – WDAS revival in Philadelphia – EMF sells in Central New York – Cumulus cuts jobs at ex-Citadel stations by SCOTT FYBUSH *Over the last few years, we’ve spent a lot of time chronicling the gradual disappearance of AM radio in CANADA. Since the CRTC began […]

Duration:01:29:32