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This year, Missouri citizens have faced tragic losses of homes, businesses, belongings, and even their lives in the face of extreme weather conditions. We are so proud of the way broadcasters have worked tirelessly to ensure that their listeners and viewers have the information they need to stay safe and recoup. We wanted to let you know about one more opportunity to pass along to your audience to aid in ...Read More
The Missouri Broadcasters Association held its 2019 Awards Banquet on Saturday, June 8th at the Branson Hilton Convention Center.  The evening was part of the MBA annual convention and included dinner, entertainment by the Showboat Branson Belle, the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and MBA Awards Presentation. "We not only recognize the tremendous talent in our Missouri radio and television markets today, but also the lifetime achievements of our three Hall ...Read More
Important Reminder: Activate and/or Update Your Online Public Inspection File   As of March 1, 2018, all radio and television stations were required to transition their public inspection file to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) online public file system. However, despite the year-old deadline, a substantial number of broadcasters have not yet activated their online public file or have failed to keep their public file up-to-date.   These stations are ...Read More
TELEVISION BROADCASTERS ANNOUNCE  COLLABORATIVE BUILD-OUT PLANS  FOR NEXT-GEN TV IN TOP 40  U.S. TELEVISION MARKETS (more…)
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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