An Aug. 3 Remembrance of Emile Berliner

July 27, 2010

Paul McLane is U.S. editor in chief of Radio World.“Aug. 3 marks the 81st anniversary of an incredible commemoration.”I received the e mail from Oliver Berliner, grandfather of audio innovator Emile Berliner, and a regular reader of Radio World. “NBC

McLane: Broadcasters' Tone Shift on Performance Royalty

July 20, 2010

I hate to say I told you so, but …From the sound of things, radio’s big cheeses may be bracing their troops for some compromise and conciliation on the performance royalty. Recall that Radio World opined last year that

Moss: Is Dead Air Better in Stereo?

July 20, 2010

Brett Moss is RW gear and technology editor.SRS Labs’ recent announcement of SRS HD Audio Lab might normally go unnoticed by broadcasters. It certainly wasn’t of the magnitude of “Mr. Watson, come here …” or even “Dewey Defeats Truman” but

Moss on: Welcome to the Multiverse at CBS

July 15, 2010

Brett Moss is RW gear and technology editor. Next Tuesday, CBS and Sheryl Crow will give the world a glimpse at what the multiverse is going to look like. It won’t involve helicars, or jet packs, probably not human Cylon

Frank, Who ... er, WHERE Are You?

July 6, 2010

By Gear & Technology Editor Brett MossWhile it might not entail deafeningly loud music, trashing hotel rooms, groupie trains or exotic pharmaceuticals, the Frank Foti 2010 World Tour is starting. Or maybe in the tradition of his idols The Who,

Moss on: 'AT40' @ 40

July 1, 2010

Premiere Radio Networks has taken note that its program, the latest iteration of iconic “American Top 40,” is celebrating its 40th anniversary. There’ll be a weekend (July 3–4) celebration filled with tributes to long time host Casey Kasem and many