Do Social Media Likes Lead To Ratings: Part 1

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One week after the launch of Country "94.7 Nash-FM" New York the first thing we noticed were the amount of people that quickly began following the station on social media. Seven days into operation WNSH already has 8894 likes on Facebook and 2356 Twitter followers*.To put it into comparison, top … [Read more...]

101.7 Boston Evolves To Dance

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After just five months on the air, Clear Channel's Variety Hits "101.7 The Harbor" WHBA Boston is no more.The station flipped to Electronic Dance "Evolution 101.7" at 6pm this evening. The station is utilizing programming produced for the "Evolution" IHeartRadio channel. That channel is … [Read more...]

Clear Channel Reaches Boston’s Harbor

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Update 7/24: As expected "101.7 The Harbor" debuted with Variety Hits this afternoon.Just after 4:00pm, 101.7 cut out of Florence + The Machine's "Shake It Out" and went silent as the station transferred operations to Clear Channel. After a three loops of Dirty Water by The Standells, The Harbor … [Read more...]

WFNX Says Farewell

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Update 7/20: WFNX bid adieu just after 7:00pm today. The station is still running automated Alternative Rock until Clear Channel begins operating the station.The final hour of WFNX's live programming musically consisted of: Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye Frank Black - Los Angeles New Order - … [Read more...]

The Talk1017 Boston Chronicles

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The Boston market is abuzz today over the registration of Talk1017.com redirecting to Clear Channel's "Talk 1200" WXKS.Only one problem. There is nothing to connect the domain to Clear Channel. The domain was registered anonymously using GoDaddy's Domains By Proxy and is hosted on Godaddy's … [Read more...]

Boston.com To Launch Alternative Rocker WIth WFNX Staff

101.7 WFNX Lynn Boston Phoenix Stephen Mindich Clear Channel WHBA Bay Harbor

The Boston Globe has announced that it will launch an online radio station featuring a group of former WFNX staffers.The station which will launch later this summer has hired former WFNX Program Director Paul Driscoll, Henry Santoro, Julie Kramer, and Adam 12 to round out the on-air team along … [Read more...]

WFNX Announces Final Day

101.7 WFNX Lynn Boston Phoenix Stephen Mindich Clear Channel WHBA Bay Harbor

Following its sale to Clear Channel, 101.7 WFNX Boston has announced its final day of broadcasting.[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/WFNX/status/209116723897577473"]This means that WFNX will cease broadcasting at some point on Sunday, July 22 with Clear Channel taking over operations of … [Read more...]

WFNX Boston Sold To Clear Channel

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Clear Channel has agreed to purchase Alternative 101.7 WFNX Boston for an undisclosed price.The station which had been co-owned with the Boston Phoenix newspaper has carried an Alternative Rock format since April 1983. It will now join a Clear Channel cluster of "Talk 1200" WXKS, Spanish AC "Mia … [Read more...]