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-- ‘Alison & Adam Memorial Fund’ Established In Support of Families of Victims -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – Broadcast trade organizations joined forces today to launch the “Alison & Adam Memorial Fund” to support families of the victims of the Roanoke TV shooting. The National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio Television Digital News Association and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that they will contribute to and accept ...Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the FCC's passage of procedures related to the broadcast spectrum incentive auction today (August 6), the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: "Today’s FCC vote is a major setback for stakeholders eager for a successful incentive auction. The Commission’s order undermines certainty for reverse and forward auction bidders and irresponsibly undercuts the ability of broadcasters to ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Committee on Civic Education announces the 16 schools chosen to compete in the annual Constitution Project, which will hold regional competitions during the fall 2015 semester and will culminate with championship rounds in Jefferson City later in the fall. This year’s competition will feature teams in four regions: In the western region are Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School in Columbia, ...Read More
NAB has launched the 2015 Congressional Public Service Announcements, offering radio and TV broadcasters more than 550 PSAs. This year, a record 307 members of Congress and their family members from 49 states and three (3) U.S. territories appeared in PSAs on the following issues: Cancer Prevention • Cyber Bullying Prevention • Distracted Driving Prevention • Emergency Preparedness • Healthy Kids • Literacy Mental Health Awareness • Supporting Returning Troops ...Read More
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The NAB has totally revamped the www.noperformancetax.org website and added a wonderful new tool for listeners to thank those members of Congress who have signed on to the Local Radio Freedom Act. The tool also allows visitors to ask legislators who have not yet signed on to the bill to please do so.  This online ad can be put on your website to promote www.noperformancetax.org where your listeners can tweet, ...Read More
All broadcast stations, regardless of whether they are NAB members, can now access new spots designed to help promote the important work of broadcasters to policymakers and audiences. The new "All Screens" We Are Broadcasters spots remind our legislators and audiences that local radio and television stations are part of the current and future media landscapes. Broadcasters' content is available on every screen in your life – the TV, radio, ...Read More
From Gregg Skall, Womble Carlyle: The FCC has announced its proposed regulatory fees for Fiscal Year 2015. Rather remarkably, for the second year in a row radio fees are not to increase, although most television fees are to rise modestly. A list of the planned revised fees is attached. As it had proposed last year, the FCC has eliminated its prior $10 fee for broadcast auxiliary microwave stations. Licensees are ...Read More