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The Tide Has Risen: Five Reasons to Worry About the Internet Radio Fairness Act

Chris Castle | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
Chris Castle

Let's be clear -- it's not about "Internet Radio", the Internet or Fairness. It's about money, power and lobbying, although I guess you could say it's an act.

Creative Billboard by Spy Sunglasses Taken Down

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 11.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Cyrus Saatsaz

Sunglass company Spy regularly posts creative billboards on the Pacific Coast Highway, and apparently their newest billboard, which read "Happy To Sit On Your Face," was too racy for numerous members of the community.

Gender Slurs: Why What Rush Limbaugh Said Is So Damning to Women

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.13.2012 | Media
Sarah O'Leary

Rush Limbaugh's use of "slut" and "prostitute" was a textbook example of how horrifically damning gender slurs are, and why such forms of abuse deserve swift and serious action.

Romney's Former Firm Invests In Ryan Seacrest Media

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business

What do presidential candidate Mitt Romney and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest have in common? No, Romney's recent singing performance hasn't land...

Rick Perry's Glenn Beck Problem

Will Bunch | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

As Perry surges to the head of the GOP pack, it's important to see how the governor's ideas and his rhetoric were radicalized in tandem with Beck's.

Lopez, Tyler Headline Seacrest Music Fest

Posted 09.10.2011 | Celebrity

Can't wait until the next season of 'American Idol' to get your Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler fix? You don't have to, thanks to Ryan Seacrest and Cl...

Turning Down the Radio, Slice by Budgetary Slice

David Coates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Coates

The removal of a public broadcasting subsidy of $445 million will not materially ease the budget deficit, but it will materially damage a precious American institution.

Astoria Characters: The Tall Guy in the Shorts

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The snow is stacked up like skyscrapers. Why is Anthony Bendinelli wearing shorts and sockless Converse All Stars?

WATCH: STREET ART: Artist Alec Monopoly Is The Spray Paint Zorro

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

It was a social message that first inspired Alec to start spreading his Monopoly Man mischief around town. As the economy collapsed and crooks were c...

A Street Art Xmas

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

This holiday season, while the city sleeps, a mystery man is climbing LA rooftops and leaving gifts for urban aesthetes.

WATCH: Sarah Palin Cuts Demo For Radio Show

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

It appears now that Palin's people are doing more than just testing the waters. We have obtained exclusive footage of Sarah Palin, in the studio, recording a demo to shop to potential syndicators.

Here's Why the Right Wing Dominates Talk Radio Today

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

Ever wonder why the right wing continues to dominate talk radio, even as it loses elections?

Clear Channel Plans To Revamp Debt Load

New York Times | Michael J. de la Merced | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Clear Channel Communications, the embattled radio and outdoor advertising giant, is seeking to reorganize its debt load by exchanging $2.3 billion wor...

Clear Channel To Restructure, Cut $400 Million In Costs

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The new owners of radio giant Clear Channel Communications will next week begin implementing a massive restructuring plan that seeks to cut $400 milli...

NYT, Clear Channel Top Most Vulnerable Media Companies List

Bloomberg | Tim Mullaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New York Times Co. and Clear Channel Communications Inc., the largest U.S. radio broadcaster, are among the most vulnerable media companies in the eve...