WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Local radio and TV broadcasters will undertake a national effort to address heroin and prescription drug abuse that is impacting communities across America, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced at a press conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, September 13th. NAB has teamed with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (Partnership), a national nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use, on a ...Read More
Just over a year ago, Frank Absher, executive director of the St. Louis Media History Foundation, contacted the MBA about a project to collect and catalog radio recordings from all over the state of Missouri.   Absher serves on the Radio Preservation Task Force which was started by the Library of Congress in an effort to save some of the local radio voices that have been important to communities for nearly ...Read More
The FCC has announced that this year's regulatory fees must be paid no later than September 27th.  Fee Filer is now up and running.  See the blog below for details and tips regarding Form 159-E.   The Commission will not be sending hard copy reminders.Failure to file can result in a late payment penalty of 25% of the unpaid amount, starting immediately after the deadline; additional processing charges for collection of ...Read More
Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2016) -- The University of Missouri's School of Journalism, Office of the Provost and the Mizzou Advantage initiative announce today a new, immersive education-industry recruiting and training effort designed to increase the representation of underserved communities in journalism and strategic communication. "We're proud to be a national pioneer and leader in tackling issues related to diversity and inclusion," said Dean David Kurpius in front of several ...Read More
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Latest Update
The MBA is taking part in a pilot project for the Radio Preservation Task Force. This group has been tasked by the Library of Congress to assemble a national radio air check database. Frank Absher, Executive Director of the St. Louis Media History Foundation, is building a regional repository of these air checks in Missouri which could be used as a template for other states.  Collections are already established in ...Read More