On September 22, 2022 nine prestigous radio and television broadacsters were inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame during a luncheon induction at the Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel. Inducted into the Hall of Fame by emcee Jordan Rich and Hall of Fame Committee Chairman... Read More.
On Friday, the FCC released a Report and Order in its annual rulemaking proceeding to determine the regulatory fees that its regulatees will pay for FY2022. The fee schedule adopted in this Report and Order establishes the final amounts that broadcasters will be required... Read More.
New York, NY – August 15, 2022 – It is with great sadness that the Broadcasters Foundation of America shares the sad news of the passing of its longtime President and beloved broadcaster Jim Thompson. ... Read More.
Induction Ceremony to be Held Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel BOSTON – Nine highly accomplished members of the broadcast community will be inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) Hall of Fame during a luncheon ceremony on Thursday, Sept.... Read More.
The pandemic, on top of coverage of protests, school shootings, etc. weigh heavy on any person and young reporters are particularly susceptible because they are often seeing these things up close and, for many, it's their first time being involved with this type of news.
WCRN TV 31 Boston has launched the region’s first ATSC 3.0/Next Gen TV platform. A cutting-edge technology, ATSC 3.0 datacasting and the NextGen TV/Radio technical platform is based on Internet Protocol (IP), transforming televisions into web browsers, opening a world of possibilities for the... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, in combination with the state broadcasters associations of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, filed Joint Comments urging the FCC to modernize its methodology for setting annual regulatory fees to comply with the RAY BAUM’S Act... Read More.
On June 15, 2022 several television and radio members of the Massaschusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) participated in a "Guardsman for a Day" event put on by the Massachusetts Army National Guard and the MBA. The event highlighted some of the training that our local... Read More.
This week the White House issued a briefing regarding potential cyber threats to private businesses eminating from Russia. The document lays out the following eight steps that businesses can take to help prevent cyber security attacks. Mandate the use of multi-factor authentication on your... Read More.
An advocacy message shared on behalf of the National Association of Broadcasters Please note that Representatives Seth Moulton, Stephen Lynch, and Bill Keating have all co-sponsored the pro-radio Local Radio Freedom Act. The NAB Radio Board of Directors has unanimously approved an on-air campaign to fight... Read More.
During a virtual hearing for the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Revenue, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association filed comments on behalf of its member radio and television stations opposing several bills calling for a tax on digital advertising within the commonwealth. Any tax on advertising, digital... Read More.
Today the FCC released a public notice outlining new filing procedures eliminating use of the Consolidated Database System (CDBS) as of 5PM January 12. According to the Commission "this action is necessary due to pressing technical issues that prevent the effective... Read More.