Tuesday, October 3rd, The FCC announced that it plans to vote on a Report and Order in connection with its proposal to eliminate its main studio rule at its October Open Meeting on October 24. The FCC’s main studio rule requires each AM, FM, and television broadcast station to maintain a main studio located in or near its community of license. The Commission first adopted main studio requirements in 1939 ...Read More
From CommLawBlog on September 1, 2017 The FCC on Sept. 1 postponed the due date for the submission of 2017 biennial broadcast ownership reports to the FCC until March 2, 2018. Biennial ownership reports are required to be filed every two years by all commercial and (starting this year) noncommercial AM, FM, TV, Class A, and LPTV stations and entities holding attributable ownership interests in those stations. This year’s reports ...Read More
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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
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