FCC proposes eliminating physical letters/emails in NPRM

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By David Burns – Pillsbury Law On a day when a major broadcast ownership decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit garnered most of the attention, the FCC worked on more prosaic matters, issuing aNotice of Proposed Read more »

Webinar: Online Public Files- Radio, You’re up Next! 6/2

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The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, in conjunction with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, will present a webinar discussing the upcoming transition for radio station public files. Please join us for: Online Public Files- Radio, You’re up Next! Thursday, June 2 at Read more »

New online public file for radio AND television – June 24

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On May 12, the Federal Communications Commission released a Public Notice announcing the effective date that certain radio stations must begin using the online public filing system.  The FCC also announced a new filing system called the Online Public Inspection Read more »

Joel Palmer passes away at 67

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iHeart Media Worcester is sad to announce our dear friend and colleague Joel Palmer passed away Friday after a long battle with cancer.  Joel joined the WTAG/WSRS production department in 1985 as Creative Production Director where his voice could be Read more »

RTDNA recognizes numerous MBA stations

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The Radio Television Digital News Association has released the regional winners of the Edwards R. Murrow Awards.  The winners from Region 10, covering all of New England, automatically move on to the national awards which are announced in June.  Congratulations Read more »

MBA looking for EAS NPRM comments

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The long-awaited FCC EAS NPRM has been published in the Federal Register.  The National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations’ (NASBA) counsel Dick Zaragoza and chief EAS expert Suzanne Goucher, President of the Maine Association of Broadcasters, are looking for input Read more »

Pillsbury Law releases two advisories re: FCC deadlines

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Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Washington counsel Pillsbury Law has released two advisories regarding upcoming FCC deadlines for Quarterly Children’s Television Programming Documentation due April 11 and First Quarter Issues/Programs List due to the FCC April 10.  Each report covers January, February and March Read more »

IPAWS legislation heads to President’s desk

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In a voice vote held yesterday evening the House of Representatives passed the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015.”  The bill, which was originally introduced by Senator Susan Collins of Maine in the Senate, was born Read more »

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