Tag Archives: Nine FM

Former Nine FM, Bus home sold

Bible thumpers strike again as 99.9 FM sold The former home of both WBUS and Nine FM was sold Tuesday to a non-profit educational foundation specializing in religious [..]

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Think Tank Express: Media’s bizarro summer

Radio is experiencing a renaissance  and television in the dumps? Welcome to the summer of the bizarro world. You’ve probably read several articles lately proclaiming radio’s resurgence, with Nielsen [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Don’t come back, y’all

Jacobson loses lawsuit; Rover gets busted; Birmingham format flip goes awry – As first reported by the Chicago Tribune Wednesday evening, a Cook County Judge threw out a [..]

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The axe swings on FM News in Chicago, New York

It’s safe to say this now: FM News 101.1 is the biggest bomb in the history of Chicago radio. But you knew that already, right? Merlin Media pulled [..]

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T Dog’s Fridge Pack: The dirty dozen of the decade

The 2000s brought with us a decade of change on how we consume media – whether if its at home or on the go. But it also brought [..]

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WKTI kicked to curb

A poignant part of Milwaukee’s call letters is history. WKTI-FM dropped its Hot AC format today and flipped to adult hits “The New 94.5 The Lake”, an obvious [..]

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Chicago PPM numbers for October

Click here to see the PPM numbers for 6+ and here for adults 25-54 for the month of October. Winners: The Drive (WDRV-FM), WBBM-AM, WLS-AM, V103 (WVAZ-FM), Kiss [..]

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Nine-FM says goodbye

Since radio stations changing formats don’t say goodbye on the air anymore, the best way to do so is through an e-mail to your listeners. This was posted [..]

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T Dog’s Four on the Floor – Edition 8

In this week’s edition, we have a renewal, a couple of layoffs, and two firings… T Dog’s Fabulous Four Gossip Girl and One Tree Hill. Say what you [..]

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Nine’s lives run out

Nine FM, we hardly knew ye. After a four-year run, the suburban simulcast of WDEK-FM, WKIE-FM, and WRZA-FM will dump its Adult Hits format on Monday and switch [..]

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Chicago’s PPM results are here

Here they are… the first official Portable People Meter results for the Chicago market. Arbitron decided to release the numbers today instead of Wednesday for Chicago, New York, [..]

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Chicago radio’s Winter book results

The winter books are here, and according to Arbitron (click here to see daypart info): WINNERS: WGN-AM: This could be the beginning of a long reign for longtime [..]

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Ladies and Gentlemen – the 1,000th post.

The T Dog Media Blog has reached its 1,000th post. And in those one thousand posts, what has we learned? Well… – Jim Belushi still has no talent [..]

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T Dog Media Think Tank: Nine-FM’s not an alternative

Yours truly remembers two years ago when Nine-FM – the triplecast of WDEK, WKIE, and WRZA – ran promos that stated “Give corporate radio the finger.” But today, [..]

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Matt DuBiel heads to "The River"

Matt DuBiel has resigned as programming director and afternoon personality of the Nine-FM triplecast (WKIE,WDEK,WRZA-FMs) to become operations manager at NextMedia’s WERV-FM (95.9), or “The River” in west [..]

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