PIRATE Act introduced in House

On May 8,  Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) introduced the PIRATE Act in the House of Representatives.  While the legislation differs from the original draft legislation, it marks and important step in fighting pirate operators. The bill would: Increase maximum fine Read more »

MBA members take home 29 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

MBA members take home 29 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Radio and television members of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took home 29 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards as determined by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  According to the RTDNA, award winners “demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow Read more »

Longtime WBZ News Radio 1030 reporter Lana Jones has passed

From WBZ: BOSTON (WBZ-AM) — WBZ News Radio 1030 is deeply saddened by the passing of one of their veteran news reporters, Lana Jones. Lana died suddenly this morning at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. She was an outstanding journalist Read more »

Massasoit to host Radio and Digital Media Arts Conference April 17

Massasoit Community College will be hosting the 3rd Annual Radio and Digital Media Arts Conference April 17th from noon-5PM.  The conference is open to the general public and combines panel discussions, workshops, and individual speakers.  Community broadcasters, high school students, area Read more »

MBA takes to Capitol Hill

Members of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took to Capitol Hill in Washington DC recently to particpate in the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference. MBA Executive Director Jordan Walton, WCVB-TV President and General Manager Bill Fine, WWLP-TV Vice President Read more »

MA DPH “Organ Donation” campaign begins 3/19

The MBA’s latest Public Education Program (PEP) campaign for the Department of Public Health begins on March 19th and runs for six non-consecutive weeks, ending on Sunday May 20th.  This radio and TV campaign seeks to educate Bay State residents Read more »

Comprehensive list for upcoming online public file deadline

Comprehensive list for upcoming online public file deadline

Thanks to our friends at the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters and the firm of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, and Leonard, the MBA is providing its members a comprehensive list of the items to be included in the online public Read more »

Confused About Paying Interns? The Rules Just Changed Again

Confused About Paying Interns? The Rules Just Changed Again

By Scott R. Flick Pillsbury Law Back in 2015, I wrote a post on CommLawCenter discussing the prevalence of interns in the communications industry, and the Department of Labor’s crackdown on businesses illegally failing to pay their interns.  That crackdown began in Read more »

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