May 5, 2021
by Bill King

The year was 1976 when Frank Sinatra brings Jerry Lewis’s former partner Dean Martin onstage, unannounced, at the 1976 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon in

March 3, 2021
by Bill King

I’m working through the final chapters of Talk, Vol.

Pic courtesy of BBC
December 10, 2020
by External Source

Consultant David Bray does the honours again with an out-of-the-gate analysis of the latest radio measurement rankings that were released on We

December 9, 2020
by Nick Krewen

No matter how hard he tried, Cliff Dumas couldn't pass the Buck.

Q107 Group PD Tammy Cole. Pic provided
September 23, 2020
by David Farrell

The also-ran FM that was once the pride of Toronto has done the unthinkable and crushed the competition. It took a pandemic, (pictured) Tammy Cole and the Q crew to make 'Rock Matters' the destination stop on the dial again.

September 10, 2020
by Bill King

The popular Toronto jazz radio host reflects upon his family’s musical background, his passion for Black culture and history, and his own diverse musical tastes in this in-depth interview.

August 27, 2020
by External Source

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters is warning the CRTC that without regulatory relief the industry could lose as many 200 radio stations over

Image courtesy of The Fold blog
August 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

SOCAN, on behalf of SODRAC members and clients, is finally able to collect for the reproduction of music on CBC television broadcasts.

Photo supplied
July 19, 2020
by David Farrell

One of the last of the few independent chains in Ontario, Durham's fleet of stations was hit with a Pyse ransomware attack that forced the stations off the air recently. Rather than stand down and pay up, Durham used its internal resources to get back up and running.

June 4, 2020
by External Source

In a world overrun by Covid-19, not to mention racial disputes and protesting in the streets, this doesn’t seem to hold the same significance that

Pic courtesy of the Nevin-Heather Facebook page.
May 7, 2020
by External Source

Friends remember the mouse that roared. Well, not exactly a mouse but Nevin was special in that he stood up to his big corporate competitors and competed head-to-head. His love of music and the top 40 format (later oldies radio) made him a formidable competitor, and a respected one too.