Two battles are under way now in Washington, D.C., that are likely to change the way you listen to the radio. What's at stake: services like satellite radio, high definition radio and Internet radio. The issue is what those services should pay to broadcast music -- and how much, if any, of it you'll be allowed to record or timeshift to listen to later. The majority of radio stations in the metro area also broadcast live on the Web, joined by independent Web-only stations around the state. Today at the National Association of Broadcasters meeting in Las Vegas, the Radio and Internet Newsletter Summit will meet to talk about skyrocketing royalty rates for those online broadcasters. Also affecting those broadcasts is the Platform Equality and Remedies for Rights Holders in Music (PERFORM) bill in Congress, which could change how songs are transmitted on the radio and whether they can be recorded or saved for later play... Saving on-air music may end (Mon, 4/16)
The WKQI-FM 95.5 morning radio program "Mojo In The Morning" and Rock Financial will give a listener the chance to fly out of Detroit to watch Detroit play their first opponent on the road during the upcoming NBA Playoffs.
Rasheed Wallace is known for his successful "hail mary" half-court freethrows. Now, the first Mojo In The Morning listener to duplicate Rasheed's amazing 60 foot buzzer-beater (that forced the Denver Nuggets game into overtime) will win a trip to cheer the team on during an away game.
Mojo In The Morning listeners will attempt the shot until a winner makes the basket. The contest starts at 7:30am on Tuesday, April 17th and anybody 18 or older is welcome to try to win the trip - even NBA players. The location is Lifetime Fitness, 1700 S. Haggerty Rd, Canton, MI 48188 (just off Ford Rd & I-275). The contest will be hosted by "Kyra" from Mojo In The Morning and will be broadcast live on Channel 955.