New England First Amendment Institute to be in Dedham 10/18-10/20

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The New England First Amendment Institute will be held October 18 through 20 in Dedham, MA.  This annual three-day investigative journalism workshop is provided to 25 New England journalists at no cost and features an All-Star faculty of reporters, editors, attorneys and Read more »

Several MA reps record NAB PSAs

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Massachusetts Representatives Joseph Kennedy III, Jim McGovern, Seth Moulton, Richard Neal and Niki Tsongas have recorded Public Service Announcements through the National Association of Broadcasters Congressional PSA Campaign.  The NAB has offered this opportunity to our members of Congress for Read more »

MA to participate in regional EAS test

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New England states will be participating in a voluntary test of the Emergency Alert System this fall.  The test will send a National Periodic Test (NPT) message through IPAWS. The test, issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will be the Read more »

NAB releases new creative for “We Are Broadcasters”

NAB releases new creative for “We Are Broadcasters”

Two years ago, NAB launched the We Are Broadcasters campaign to educate lawmakers on the unique importance of free, local broadcasting. To date, nearly 1 million spots have been aired by stations across the country.  If your station is participating, Read more »

Get your ABIP inspection!

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There are few things scarier in broadcasting than staring down a large FCC fine.  Simple, easy to overlook violations with your studio or public file can mean fines in the tens of thousands of dollars.  The solution to sleepless nights, Read more »

Revised FCC plan will keep Boston field office open

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Last week Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler released a statement about his revised plan to keep fifteen FCC field officers open instead of the original plan, which called for only eight.  The Boston field office is now among those Read more »

MBA RELEASES STATEMENT ON FCC’S BOSTON FIELD OFFICE REMAINING OPEN

MBA RELEASES STATEMENT ON FCC’S BOSTON FIELD OFFICE REMAINING OPEN

For Immediate Release: Contact:  Jordan Walton Executive Director 800-471-1875 jordan@massbroadcasters.org Medford, MA (June 9, 2015) – With the recent announcement that the Federal Communication Commission’s Boston field office will remain open, the following statement can be attributed to Jordan Walton, Read more »

Longtime broadcaster Lucien “Lou” Dumont, passes away at 90

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Lucien “Lou” Dumont, an early generation broadcaster whose career spanned more than seven decades, passed away on May 7, 2015 in Hyannis, Mass. Born in Haverhill, Mass. in Nov. 16, 1924, he was the oldest son and second oldest child Read more »

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