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LET IT GO Eddie Long… LET IT GO!

First off allow me to say sexual harassment or sex against one’s better judgement is not funny and it’s a serious situation. I’m absolutely not poking fun at that but I am poking fun at the hypocrisy of it all. I…

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Suit Claims Hedge Fund Mogul Gambled on iHeartMedia’s Demise

Hedge fund mogul Paul Singer is reported to have purchased credit default SWAPS (insurance), betting that iHeartMedia would default on its corporate debt.  He allegedly did this while assisting iHeartMedia into default, claims a lawsuit filed by the media behemoth. Singer along with…

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Biggest Industry Stories of 2015

Here are the biggest stories of 2015 in Radio Facts. It was a great year for those in business in the industry and we continue to see technology like streaming and podcasting grow by leaps and bounds. Steve Harvey makes…

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David Banner Sues Lil Wayne

It’s not looking good for Lil Wayne in these music industry streets. There have been attempts on his life, he is trying to sue his once father figure, Birdman and Cash Money Records, and now he is being sued by rapper/producer/actor/activist…

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Radio Host Charged with Assaulting a Boston State Trooper

It’s obviously getting real in these streets when you have radio hosts going at police. Radio talk show host and journalist Michele McPhee was charged with assaulting a Boston State  trooper and resisting arrest. McPhee was pulled over during the…

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INSANE CLOWN POSSE IN-STORE TOUR ABRUPTLY CANCELLED

Insane Clown Posse (ICP) was forced to announce the cancelation of remaining dates on their nationwide “The Marvelous Missing Link’s Traveling In-Store Insanity Tour” due to legal issues. ICP, one of the best-selling independent groups of all time, kicked off…

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Ex Christian Radio Host Sentenced to 40 Years

Grand Rapids – A former Christian radio host John Balvo has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for child sex crimes. Details of what was presented to the court is here. On top of his sentence, his pregnant wife…

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SoundExchange Backs Rock Band’s Legal Victory

Yesterday, the Turtles won a critical legal victory in their lawsuit against Sirius XM (Flo & Eddie Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio Inc.) (Read the ruling here.) The Turtles sued because Sirius XM has taken the position that it doesn’t…

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Lawsuit Against Radio Vet Dismissed

QC COMMUNICATIONS INC.’s lawsuit against former Urban AC WJKS (KISS 101.7)/WILMINGTON, DE partial owner/GM TONY QUARTARONE and Q MEDIA has been dismissed with prejudice, with each party bearing its own attorneys’ fees and costs. According to QUARTARONE lawyer PERRY F….