From Gregg Skall, MBA Washington Counsel: As every broadcaster likely knows by now, FCC operations have been suspended by the partial government shutdown. An FCC public notice announced that it must suspend operations as of Thursday, January 3, 2019, but a many of its online public databases and filing systems will remain open while others will be unavailable. Click here to read full article.
It's time for broadcast students and radio interns to apply for the 2019 Radio Talent Institute, which returns to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, July 29th - August 7th. The Radio Talent Institute is a fantastic opportunity for radio interns and broadcasting students to learn from dozens of radio professionals. This intense 10-day program allows students to immerse themselves in learning, and was created in partnership with the Missouri ...Read More
Jefferson City, Missouri, July 2, 2018 - The Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) is pleased with the June 28th decision of Federal Judge Douglas Harpool, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, finding that two Missouri regulations and one statute were unconstitutional under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, because they prohibited or inhibited truthful advertising. The decision means that the portions of three Missouri ...Read More
To assist journalists and help them even better cover the court system and law-related matters, The Missouri Press-Bar Commission has updated its popular resource - The News Reporter’s Handbook on Law and the Courts. The most recent edition of the handbook is now available free for download and serves as a guide to reporting on criminal, civil and juvenile cases, as well as libel, the Sunshine Law, locating sources of information and ...Read More
(Jefferson City)—They were the voices in the morning who told us the overnight news, the morning weather, and the sports scores. They entertained us and informed us throughout the day and into the night. They have been the unseen companions of Missourians for almost a century. The State Historical Society of Missouri has catalogued and archived hundreds of recordings gathered by The Missouri Broadcasters Association under the auspices of the ...Read More